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Engineering the boundary between 2-D and 3-D materials

Engineering the boundary between 2-D and 3-D materials

Caption:These images of "islands" of gold atoms deposited on a layer of two-dimensional molybdenum sulfide were produced by two different modes, using a new scanning tunneling electron microscope (STEM) in the new MIT.nano facility. By combining the data from the two different modes the researchers were able to figure out the three-dimensional arrangement of atoms…
Voters look at both major parties and ask, is this all there is?

Voters look at both major parties and ask, is this all...

America’s two-party system has been entrenched throughout much of the nation’s history. Changing it would be difficult if not impossible, requiring substantial money and coordination, as well as structural changes such as the adoption of ranked-choice voting.But party crackups have happened before: The current Republican Party was founded in 1854 amid the rubble of the…
From savior to bully: Is Cuomo’s hardball style falling out of favor?

From savior to bully: Is Cuomo’s hardball style falling out of...

One year ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo was becoming as popular as he’d ever been, his daily briefings from the early epicenter of the COVID-19 crisis bipartisan must-see TV.Now New York’s attorney general, Letitia James, has released a report finding the governor undercounted pandemic deaths at nursing homes by about 40%, leaving out residents who died…
Why did Capitol security fail on Jan. 6?

Why did Capitol security fail on Jan. 6?

A weekly window on the American political scene hosted by the Monitor's politics editors. Top security officials engaged in finger-pointing at the first congressional hearing on the U.S. Capitol attack. But at least senators agreed on who caused it, with one notable exception.  Erin Scott/The New York Times/AP Former U.S. Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund…
Public school parents consider pandemic leap to private schools

Public school parents consider pandemic leap to private schools

Atlanta With her children struggling in many classes last spring, Kelli Rivera became so frustrated with how her suburban Atlanta district was handling the coronavirus pandemic that she withdrew them to home-school them. They’re back in public school and mostly attending class in person. For now.Ms. Rivera is thinking of enrolling her younger son in…
After car crash, will Tiger Woods make a ‘Ben Hogan comeback’?

After car crash, will Tiger Woods make a ‘Ben Hogan comeback’?

Los Angeles In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all.Mr. Woods was driving through a sweeping, downhill stretch of road through coastal suburbs of Los Angeles when his SUV struck a sign, crossing over a raised median and two oncoming lanes before it toppled down an embankment, coming…
China Gas responds to China’s rural rejuvenation strategy by introducing unique Smart MicroGrid village gasification technology

China Gas responds to China’s rural rejuvenation strategy by introducing unique...

HONG KONG, Feb 24, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - On February 21, 2021, China issued 2021 No. 1 Central Document titled "Opinions of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council on Comprehensively Promoting Rural Revitalization and Accelerating Agricultural and Rural Modernization". It requested the strengthening of rural public infrastructure…
Kentucky basketball vs. Florida live stream: Betting odds, TV channel, prediction

Kentucky basketball vs. Florida live stream: Betting odds, TV channel, prediction

FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS - FEBRUARY 16: Colin Castleton #12 of the Florida Gators shoots a free throw during a game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Bud Walton Arena on February 16, 2021 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Razorbacks defeated the Gators 75-64. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) Kentucky basketball looks to pull off an upset against Florida…
MLB: 8 hitters poised to bounce back from ugly 2020

MLB: 8 hitters poised to bounce back from ugly 2020

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - SEPTEMBER 11: Kris Bryant #17 of the Chicago Cubs (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) Use your ← → (arrows) to browse2020 didn’t turn out to be the season a lot of players had in mind, but there are a handful of guys who should bounce back in 2021.Athletes are creatures of habit.…
Saints: This trade would send Russell Wilson to New Orleans

Saints: This trade would send Russell Wilson to New Orleans

LANDOVER, MARYLAND - DECEMBER 20: Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks looks to pass against the Washington Football Team in the first half at FedExField on December 20, 2020 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) He has them on his list of preferred trade destinations, and here’s how the New Orleans…

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The New Chapo: An inside look at the hunt for El Mencho, Mexico’s bloodiest...

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Sometimes, the decapitated bodies are hanging from bridges. Other times, the mutilated torsos are just discarded on the street. Often, the carnage comes with a calling card: “CJNG” in scrawled lettering.The Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación likes to send a message.To those who have been tracking the resurgence of the Mexican drug war…
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Clam freaks out a woman when it sticks out its foot

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The driving force behind the EU colocation market’s climate-neutral push

The driving force behind the EU colocation market’s climate-neutral push

Demand for colocation and hyperscale capacity within many of the major European datacentre hubs is soaring as enterprises seek to shutter their in-house datacentres and migrate more of their business-critical workloads to the public cloud. The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has only served to exacerbate and accelerate the pace of these migrations, but demand…
Tech-enabled hybrid working enables HSBC to cut 40% of its global office space

Tech-enabled hybrid working enables HSBC to cut 40% of its global office space

Bank is making huge reductions in the amount of office space it uses through a global hybrid-working policy By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 25 Feb 2021 13:09 HSBC is the latest big bank to formalise flexible working, with a plan for a huge reduction in the amount of office space it…
Deloitte: How organisations can prepare for new look office work

Deloitte: How organisations can prepare for new look office work

In the 1980s, desktop computing changed the workplace. Today, the coronavirus pandemic has led to companies rewriting a 40-year-old rule book By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 25 Feb 2021 12:00 No one can deny how desktop computing revolutionised the workplace by empowering office productivity. It enabled employees to create and print out their own…