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The Missing Gun Control Movement

  The Missing Gun Control Movement [Podcast] Earlier this week a lone gunman perpetrated the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Why does the U.S. lack a comprehensive gun control policy? After the violence at Columbine High School, Kristin ...

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Q&A: Respecting employees with disabilities

  MIT Human Resources administrative assistant Pauline Dowell (far left) competes in the 2017 Blind Sailing World Championship. Image courtesy of MIT Human Resources.   Q&A: Respecting employees with disabilities For National Disability Employment Awareness Month, staff members Pauline Dowell ...

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Can you do the robot?

Robocup International Championships third-place winners from Brisbane Boys’ College in Nagoya, Japan.   Can you do the robot? Everyone has a friend who thinks they can do ‘the robot’, but we know where you can find some. More than 560 ...

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NASA Tech Aids Search Following Mexico Quake

An emergency responder in Mexico City carries an orange case holding a radar instrument called FINDER. This technology can detect the heartbeats of earthquake survivors buried under rubble. It was developed in a collaboration between NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and ...

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UCT underprepared for drought

  UCT underprepared for drought Story Kevin Winter According to Dr Kevin Winter, from the UCT Future Water Institute and Water Task Team, UCT’s campuses are largely underprepared for managing the ongoing drought. The City of Cape Town could soon ...

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