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NYU Medical School is Now Free, Almost

All students’ tuition will be funded through its endowment.

3 hours ago from The Scientist

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Historically black schools pay more to issue bonds, researchers find

A new study from the University of Notre Dame found that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) pay higher fees to issue tax-exempt bonds than non-HBCUs. And the evidence points ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Saint Louis University To Install Echo Dots In All Student Residences

College dorm rooms have basic furnishings so residents have to spend some money if they want the comforts that they’re used to at home. If they have been increasingly reliant on Amazon’s ...

Thu 16 Aug 18 from Ubergizmo

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Why this Fresh Off the Boat episode is the best thing to watch after Crazy Rich Asians

There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it’s hard to see through all the crap you could be watching. Each Friday, ...

7 hours ago from The Verge

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Funny bone: Survey finds 99 percent of science students appreciate instructor humor

There's nothing like a good laugh to lighten a mood, especially when the atmosphere is serious—like it can be in a science classroom.

Wed 15 Aug 18 from Phys.org

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Reebok's first plant-based shoes go on sale for $95

It took a while, but Reebok's first plant-based shoes are ready for your feet -- the company is now selling limited numbers of the NPC UK Cotton + Corn through its website for ...

Tue 14 Aug 18 from Engadget

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Hackers are out to jeopardize your vote

Cyberattacks on the 2016 US election caused states to bolster the defenses of their voting systems. It hasn’t been enough, says the University of Michigan’s Alex Halderman.

Wed 15 Aug 18 from MIT Technology Review

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Bots on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk are ruining psychology studies

Psychologists use Amazon’s Mechanical Turk platform to study our behaviour, but now bots are spoiling things by pretending to be human

Sat 11 Aug 18 from Newscientist

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Marvel Rising: Initiation is a fun team-up that kicks off with a twist - CNET

Spoiler-free review: Gwen Stacy's Ghost Spider gets an origin story with a wallop.

Tue 14 Aug 18 from CNET

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How attitudes on race, immigration, gender will affect the 2018 midterm elections

Cornell researchers are taking a new approach to understanding how voters' attitudes about immigration, race and gender influence contemporary U.S. politics.

Mon 13 Aug 18 from Phys.org

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