EU reissues ultimatum on hate speech

The European Union gave the ultimatum to social media companies last year, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, to remove hate speech from their platforms.

Ten months to Brexit: All up in the Air

SGI news, Gütersloh – Time-consuming negotiations with the European Union and deep divisions within the two leading parties are hampering Britain’s day-to-day politics. See more.

Study Finds No Race or Gender Bias in Grant Peer Review

The paper’s authors say bias may nevertheless be present in other steps of the granting process.

Morimura, Japan’s Most Astonishing Art Chameleon, Is Coming to New York With a Major Debut Show

But you might not recognize him.

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Reel Art: Hauser & Wirth Taps Artists to Pick Their Favorite Flicks for a Summer Rooftop Film Series

Outdoor movie season is upon us!

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New Liquid Biopsy Detects Cancer at Earlier Stages Than Currently Possible

The test can pick up several types of cancer, including pancreatic and ovarian, years before symptoms appear.

Long in the Shadows, ‘Lord of the Rings’ Author JRR Tolkien’s Fantastical Artworks Are Now Being Shown for the First Time

The author created many depictions of the magical world of Middle-earth.

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Brexit negotiations: No cure, no pay?

UK Brexit Minister David Davis has said that Britain will not pay £40 billion (€45.17 billion) to the European Union as it leaves the bloc.

To Avoid a Syrian Quagmire: Turkish-American Compromise and Cooperation

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Negotiation and compromise between both governments and the SDF are explored as the path forward for the United States, Turkey, and anti-Assad forces.

New Study Contradicts Previous Idea About Origins of South Americans

Divergent human lineages of North America intermingled before setting off to establish populations of Central and South America.  

In Pompeii, Archaeologists Discover the Skeleton of a Man Who Escaped the Deadly Ash—Only to Be Crushed by a Giant Rock

The man escaped the ash and lava, but died thanks to a rock sent flying through the sky by the force of the volcanic eruption.

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Jon Stewart, Michael Arad, and Others Talk About the Meaning of the Newly Unveiled Design for the 9/11 Memorial Glade

The addition of six stone slabs to the existing 9/11 memorial honors first responders and recovery workers.

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Researchers Identify Biomarkers for Obesity Risk in Women

Low levels of a biochemical process involved in fat breakdown predicts weight gain and metabolic complications more than a decade later.

MoMA Workers Plan to Protest Contract Negotiations at the Museum’s Party in the Garden

The union aims to make its case loud and clear to MoMA patrons.

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Life Reemerged Just Years After Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impact

Nutrient-rich water helped marine organisms reinhabit Chicxulub crater relatively quickly after the mass-extinction event.

Norway wrestles with EU ties

While Britain looks to Norway for inspiration in its divorce from the EU, some in Oslo see the U.K. as a model for severing ties to the 28-nation bloc altogether.

In Utero Transplant in First Clinical Trial Successful

Doctors treated the fetus, who has alpha thalassemia major, with cells from her mother’s bone marrow.

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