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Friday, January 17, 2014

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Water in America: In the Tap We Trust? | The Delicate Dance of U.S. Spy Agencies | Obama Announces Overhaul of NSA Surveillance Programs | The Evolution of Hollywood Movie Villains | Developing Innovative Ways to Fund Science

Obama Overhauls NSA's Surveillance Programs

President Barack Obama has announced a major overhaul of the National Security Agency's (NSA) surveillance practices. The president said that in order for the nation's intelligence co...

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Water in America: In the Tap We Trust?

How did America’s water system get the way it is today? Martin Melosi, author of The Sanitary City and professor of history at the University of Houston, explains. Jennifer Weidhaas, ...

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The Evolution of Hollywood Movie Villains

Movie villains are everywhere in the films hitting the box office this week—from Victor Cherevin in the new film “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” to the mysterious secret kingpin in "Ride...

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Developing Innovative Ways to Fund Science

On the surface, crowdfunding science research provides an opportunity to close the divide between the scientists and the general public. But how effective are these efforts? Heather G...

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