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Quirky glacial behavior explained

In August 2012, in the frigid wilderness of West Greenland, the Jakobshavn Glacier was flowing and breaking off into the sea at record speeds, three times faster than in previous years. An underwater calving event had caused ...

dateNov 29, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Ecologist finds optimism in Alaskan forests

Ice caps are melting, the ocean is acidifying and extreme weather is plaguing those who live in vulnerable areas. But in the face of climate change, there are also stories of hope: communities coming together, species adapting ...

dateNov 29, 2018 in Environment
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Smart speakers make passive listeners

People explore less when they get recommendations from voice-based platforms such as Amazon's Alexa or Apple's Siri, making it more likely that they'll hear options chosen by an algorithm than those they might actually prefer.

dateNov 28, 2018 in Consumer & Gadgets
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