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Cows prefer to co-moo-nicate in person, research suggests

Cows don’t make video calls but if they did, chances are they’d hate them just as much as most of us do. The farm animals prefer face-to-face chat, new research from Austria suggests. Cows are more relaxed after being spoken to directly by a live human rather than when listening to a recorded voice via…MORE

Eight nations sign NASA’s Artemis Accords that guide cooperative exploration of the moon

Eight nations sign NASA’s Artemis Accords that guide cooperative exploration of the moon

Eight countries have signed on as founding member nations to NASA’s Artemis Accords during the 71st International Astronautical Congress this week. Those nations include Australia, Canada, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. NASA released the Artemis Accords in May to establish a framework of principles…MORE

Governments are using the pandemic to crack down on digital rights, report finds

Governments are using the pandemic to crack down on digital rights, report finds

In their fight against the coronavirus, some governments are introducing digital surveillance and data collection tools that could pose a lasting threat to citizens’ rights, according to a new report by research institute Freedom House. The Freedom on the Net 2020 report, an assessment of 65 countries released Wednesday, found that the pandemic has accelerated…MORE

Will vulnerable Republicans cut Trump loose to save themselves?

Will vulnerable Republicans cut Trump loose to save themselves?

Joe Biden might win the White House simply because he’s not Donald Trump. The President’s talent for shooting himself in the foot has allowed his Democratic rival to avoid some scrutiny of what a Biden presidency might actually look like. But the former vice president is getting jammed over his refusal to say whether he…MORE

NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonauts launch to the space station

NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonauts launch to the space station

Just a few weeks ahead of the 20th anniversary of a continuous human presence in space, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov launched for a stay on the International Space Station. The launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in southern Kazakhstan occurred at 1:45 am ET on Wednesday. The trio’s…MORE

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