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It’s back: Chemical e-commerce tries for an act 2

17 hours ago from C&EN

Almost 2 decades after a series of flops, new web portals are emerging for online buying and selling

Former Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin retires

20 hours ago from UPI

Former Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin announced his retirement from the NFL.

Tim Peake joins Scouts Association to launch a new science badge for scouts.

20 hours ago from BBC News: Science & Nature

Tim Peake says the new science badge for scouts will help highlight different career opportunities for the youth.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand kicks off presidential bid in New York rally

23 hours ago from UPI

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand officially kicked off her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination Sunday in a rally in front of Trump International Hotel on Sunday.

Henry Avocado issues recall for possible listeria contamination

1 day ago from UPI

Henry Avocado Corporation announced a voluntary recall of California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores due to potential contamination.

Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd reunite with 'Clueless' co-stars

1 day ago from UPI

"Clueless" co-stars Alicia Silverstone, Breckin Meyer and Donald Faison posted photos on social media after reuniting Saturday in Chicago.

Powerball jackpot jumps to $750M after no winner

1 day ago from UPI

The Powerball jackpot jumped to $750 million after no one picked all five numbers and the Powerball.

'Artificial Gravity' Bed-Rest Study to Track Space Travel's Effects on Human Body

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Some brave people will soon lie down for science — and they won't get up for a long, long time.

Apple's rivals in streaming video

1 day ago from Physorg

Apple is expected to take on streaming rivals like Netflix and Amazon as Hollywood giants Disney and WarnerMedia also move into the space.

'Back from the dead': Greek homes in Airbnb fever

1 day ago from Physorg

For Dimitra Dionysopoulou, who lives in the shadow of the Acropolis, there is no mistaking the signs of the Airbnb takeover in her neighbourhood.

Colombia's coca growers facing stark choices over crops

1 day ago from Physorg

Decades into the US-led war on drugs, coca plantations continue to surge like a green tide across ally Colombia's Catatumbo region.

Fixing federal payroll IT system could almost double its cost, says memo

The Liberal government is dealing with another payroll headache. An 'imaging' system used to store pay documents needs a fix, six years after it was designed quickly and cheaply. The...

March Madness: Maryland fans call foul over LSU's winning shot

1 day ago from UPI

The LSU Tigers advanced to the Sweet 16 on Saturday with a 69-67 win clinched in the final seconds with a layup by Tremont Waters.

Pentagon IDs two soldiers killed in Afghanistan

1 day ago from UPI

The Department of Defense on Saturday released the identities of two soldiers who died this week during combat in Afghanistan.

Protesters rally against EU internet copyright reform

2 days ago from Physorg

Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied in Germany on Saturday to protest against an imminent EU copyright reform.

Kazakhstan renames capital in honor of former President Nursultan Nazarbayev

2 days ago from UPI

Interim Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Saturday signed a decree renaming Kazakhstan's capital from Astana to Nur-Sultan.

1 million rally in London for 2nd Brexit vote

2 days ago from UPI

More than 1 million people participated in a march in London on Saturday, demanding a second public vote on Brexit.

Watch: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson reunite in 'Unicorn Store' trailer

2 days ago from UPI

Netflix has released a 2 1/2-minute trailer for "Unicorn Store," a movie featuring "Captain Marvel" co-stars Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson.

Space Development Agency Promises to Do More with Less

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The Space Development Agency officially came into existence last week and already is causing a stir.

Janel Parrish, John Corbett returning for 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' sequel

2 days ago from UPI

The sequel to 2018's "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" is now in pre-production, with director Michael Fimognari at the helm, Netflix announced.

Season 15 will be the last for 'Supernatural'

2 days ago from UPI

The stars of "Supernatural" posted a video on social media Friday announcing the upcoming 15th season will be The CW show's last.

Medicare for All Would Abolish Private Insurance. ‘There’s No Precedent in American History’

2 days ago from NY Times Health

Unlike Obamacare, emerging plans would sweep away the private health insurance system. What would that mean for the companies’ workers, the stock market and the cost of care?

Richard Cohen resigns as SPLC president

2 days ago from UPI

Longtime president of the Southern Poverty Law Center Richard Cohen announced his resignation Friday.

Privacy: A hole in the virtual medicine cabinet

2 days ago from CBC: Health

Researchers hoped health data would be treated as personal and sensitive. They were disappointed to find the sharing going on was really "business as usual."

Islamic State 100% defeated in Syria, rebels say

2 days ago from UPI

The Islamic State terrorist organization has been entirely defeated in Syria, U.S.-backed rebels known as the Syrian Democratic Forces said Saturday.

Chemical industry stumbles out of the gate

2 days ago from C&EN

Job cuts at Eastman and a lower forecast at Huntsman point to a challenging year ahead

Ottawa rejects plea for nationwide conversion therapy ban

2 days ago from CBC: Health

Federal government responds to petition to ban conversion therapies with statement saying they are 'immoral, painful, and do not reflect the values of our government or those of Canadians,' but...

On This Day, March 23: 'Titanic' wins record-tying 11 Oscars

2 days ago from UPI

On March 23, 1998, "Titanic" won 11 Academy Awards, tying the record total won by "Ben-Hur" in 1959.