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Thursday, August 22, 2013

A Clark's anemonefish snuggles into the bulbous tentacles of its host anemone. This is an example of a mutualistic symbiosis. (Ethan Daniels/Shutterstock)

New Documents Show Sweeping NSA Surveillance of Americans | The End of an Era: Final Set of Nixon Tapes Released | Mapping Our Digital DNA | North Carolina Overhauls Election Process | Symbiotic Relationships & The Circle of Life | Why Bacteria Can Be Good for Us | Revitalizing & Reinventing Immersion Theater 

New Documents Show Sweeping NSA Surveillance of Americans

Yesterday, U.S. officials released new documents showing that the NSA may have unintentionally collected as many as 56,000 emails from Americans between 2008 and 2011, and private tel...

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The End of an Era: Final Set of Nixon Tapes Released

On Wednesday, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum released the last set of secret recordings from the 37th president. The 340 hours of tape cover April 9th through July ...

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Mapping Our Digital DNA

Cesar Hidalgo and a team of researchers at MIT have created a platform for individuals to access their metadata. It’s called “Immersion” and it uses your email’s metadata to create a ...

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North Carolina Overhauls Election Process

Last week North Carolina became the latest when the Governor signed an election law overhaul that includes a voter ID requirement, reduces early voting hours, and prohibits same-day...

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Symbiotic Relationships & The Circle of Life

When studying nature, we often focus on predatory relationships. But there are other kinds of relationships in nature as well. Some, like the suckerfish and shark, fall under the cate...

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Why Bacteria Can Be Good for Us

We have long been fighting bacteria with a whole host of anti-bacterial sprays, soaps, and sanitizers. But when it comes down to it, there is no escaping the 100 trillion bacterial ce...

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Revitalizing & Reinventing Immersion Theater

Theater, one of the oldest forms of entertainment, is again embarking on this tradition of immersion. While interactive theater isn’t new, it is growing in popularity as audience memb...

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