Today's Takeaway | February 19, 2013

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Mapping the Brain to Better Understand Ourselves | Chinese Hackers Linked to Government | Understanding the Brains of Mass Killers | Is Mary Jo White a Tough Cop or a Wall Street Insider? | Economic Equality Still Eludes Women as 'Feminine Mystique' Turns 50 | How to Emerge from Default and Debt: Lessons from Cleveland

Mapping the Brain to Better Understand Ourselves

President Obama has proposed a brain mapping project to help us understand a bit better what's going on inside our noggins. Dr. Rafael Yuste is a neuroscientist at Columbia University...

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Report: Chinese Hackers Linked to Government

Today an American computer security firm, Mandiant, released a detailed 60-page report linking members of one of China's most sophisticated cyber espionage units directly to the Chine...

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Is Mary Jo White a Tough Cop or a Wall Street Insider?

President Obama's nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White, continues to receive praise and criticism for her background. By some, she's hailed as the tou...

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Understanding the Brains of Mass Killers

What compels a person to open fire upon innocent people? In a new documentary produced by NOVA, journalist Miles O'Brien investigates how far nueroscientists have come in determining ...

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Economic Equality Still Eludes Women as 'Feminine Mystique' Turns 50

Today, Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique," the book that sparked the feminist movement of the 1960s, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary of publication. Stephanie Coontz, author ...

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How to Emerge from Default and Debt: Lessons from Cleveland

In December 1978, Cleveland, Ohio became the first in the United States to default on its debts since the Great Depression. In the next few days, Detroit will decide whether to appoin...

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