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8.30.19

California's Game-Changing Plan to Get Student Athletes Paid

A new bill in California would give college athletes the right to their name, image, and likeness.

6.12.19

The College Admissions Scandal Just Produced Its First Criminal Sentence

A Stanford coach who took more than $600K in bribes isn't getting any jail time.

1.30.19

Leaving Facebook Makes You Happier and Less Informed, Study Finds

When researchers measured the welfare of hundreds of people who left Facebook for a month, they found they were happier, less politically informed, more active in IRL activities, and less likely to go back to Facebook.

12.28.18

Women are coming for the judge who let Baylor ex-frat president accused of sexual assault off with no jail time

Texas judge Ralph Strother accepted a plea of “no contest" from Jacob Anderson, a Baylor University student, in early December.

12.13.18

The judge kicked off the bench for Brock Turner's sentence is crowdfunding his legal bills

Judge Aaron Persky needs help paying off $135,000 by Dec. 31.

12.4.18

Women at top U.S. law schools renounce firms that don't let employees sue over sexual harassment

Not only are employees overwhelmingly unlikely to be awarded money in arbitration cases, they also tend to win less than in cases involving court trials.

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11.26.18

‘Society Will Decide What to Do Next’: Chinese Researchers Claim to Create the First Gene-Edited Babies

The researchers claim the DNA of twin girls was altered to protect them against HIV, but the results haven’t been published in a scientific journal and many researchers are questioning the ethical and scientific validity of the claim.

11.9.18

Researchers Defeat Most Powerful Ad Blockers, Declare a ‘New Arms Race’

Perceptual ad blockers will come out on the losing side in the war against internet advertisers and expose users to a host of new attack vectors in the process, the researchers warned.

8.9.18

After Losing Appeal, Brock Turner Must Register as a Sex Offender for Life

A court rejected Brock Turner's request for a new trial on Wednesday after his lawyer argued he wanted "outercourse" with his victim, not intercourse.

7.9.18

Watch Stanford's Self-Drifting Electric DeLorean Shred Some Doughnuts

If you’re going to build a autonomous electric car, why not do it with some style?

4.18.18

The Army Wants to Use a Theoretical Particle To Make an Unhackable Quantum Computer

A telltale signature of the theoretical particle was discovered last year. Now the Army wants to use it to build a quantum computer.

2.23.18

Jonathan Martin Arrested After Posting Threatening Photo on Instagram

The former Miami Dolphin threatened two former teammates, and tagged his old high school, which was shut down after the post.

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