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Driverless car proponents love this stat. Too bad it's a wreck.

In “<a href=”https://amzn.to/2XFqxZz”>Are We There Yet</a>?” Dan Albert looks at the past, present, and autonomous future of the automobile. (Deposit Photos/) The driverless car stars daily in the news, in opinion columns, and the business pages. It is on the tip of everyone’s tongue. The robot car will disrupt the …

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How to Protect Yourself From the New macOS Security Vulnerability

Mac users take heed: A recently disclosed vulnerability present in the macOS Gatekeeper—otherwise known as the “Cavallarin” exploit—has reportedly been leveraged by adware creators. It’s times like these when we’re reminded of the best advice for keeping your Mac protected from these kinds of issues: When in doubt, install apps …

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This probiotic is going to bat against a horrifying fungal plague

A little brown bat (<em>Myotis lucifugus</em>) with white-nose syndrome. (Joseph Hoyt/) Since it was first observed in 2006, white-nose syndrome—a fungal disease spread by the aptly named Pseudogymnoascus destructans—has ravaged bats across the United States and Canada, threatening to wipe out several species. Biologists have found infected bats in 33 …

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The secret to moving this ancient sphinx? Hoverboards

The Sphinx of Ramses II awaits its relocation. (The Penn Museum/) Relative to its grand provenance and imposing figure, the Sphinx of Ramses II received a paltry welcome upon its arrival in North America in 1913. The 3,000-year-old red granite Egyptian statue languished for more than a week at the …

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