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Banishing bias across disciplines, genders and experience—new tool for fairer research metrics

Citation mass relative to years since first publication. Relationship between a researcher’s citation mass and loge years since first peer-reviewed publication for eight disciplinesComprising 60 researchers each in three different career stages: early career researcher (ECR), mid-career researcher (MCR), and late career researcher (LCR). The fitted lines correspond to the entire sample (solid black), women…

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A TikTok user came across a strange Amazon ad, but the e-commerce giant says it has nothing to do with it

YouTuber Eddy Burback spotted a strange ad on TikTok that appeared to be from Amazon.  Amazon says it had nothing to do with the video and is “looking into it with TikTok.” The video features roasts interrupted by an “apple bottom jeans” edit inspired by Flo Rida’s “Low.” LoadingSomething is loading. A TikTok user spotted…

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Blockchain Gets Real Across Industries

Blockchain use cases are exploding across industries because these days trust is ‘a thing.’ Here are 11 examples.1 of 11 Credit: Pixabay Bitcoin arguably put blockchain technology on the map for the general public. Of course, without blockchain technology, Bitcoin wouldn’t exist. Few remember the early “digital cash” initiatives that emerged not long after the…

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Waterlogging across Delhi after rains; man drowns in flooded underpass

Incessant rainfall in the city on Monday morning led to waterlogging and traffic snarls on several road stretches, including ITO, Ring Road and Mathura Road Topicsheavy rains | Delhi traffic | Waterlogging Incessant rainfall in the city on Monday morning led to waterlogging and traffic snarls on several road stretches, including ITO, Ring Road and Mathura Road, while a…

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Slow train across Siberia offers glimpse of Russia’s rail ambitions

All aboard — Redevelopment of a 4,300 km Soviet-era line aims to propel the network into this century. Nastassia Astrasheuskaya, Financial Times – Jul 17, 2021 1:00 pm UTC On the shore of Lake Baikal, deep in eastern Siberia, one of the most ambitious feats of modern Russian rail engineering is nearing completion. The Baikalsky…

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Wildfires burn US West threatening Flagstaff, Arizona

Officials are warning rural residents near an Arizona wildfire to be ready to leave at a moment’s notice.Dozens of wildfires were burning in hot, dry conditions across the western United States, including a blaze touched off by lightning that was moving towards northern Arizona’s largest city. The mountainous city of Flagstaff was shrouded in smoke…

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Students across the US Require colleges atone for role in slavery

Providence, R.I. For Brown University students, the Ivy League college’s next step in its yearslong quest to atone for its legacy of slavery is clear: Pay up.Nearly two decades after the Providence, Rhode Island, institution launched its much-lauded reckoning, undergraduate students this spring voted overwhelmingly for the university to identify the descendants of slaves that worked…

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Police Across U.S. Preparing For ‘White Lives Matter’ Rallies Sunday

Topline White supremacists are organizing “White Lives Matter” marches in cities throughout the United States this Sunday, and, with counterprotests being planned, local police forces are readying for conflict. White nationalist attend a rally on October 28, 2017 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. (Photo by Scott … [+] Olson/Getty Images) Getty Images Key Facts The Anti-Defamation League’s…