Four technology fallacies
As any historian, psychologist, sociologist or scientist will tell you, the truth of an idea has very little to do with how fast it spreads and how well it’s believed.Continued ...
GOP candidates show signs of retreat on full ACA repeal as midterms approach
WASHINGTON — Republican candidates have begun to retreat in recent weeks from their all-out assault on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in favor of a more piecemeal approach, suggesting they would preserve some aspects of the law while jettisoning others.Continued ...
Census to change how it counts gays
WASHINGTON — The Census Bureau, which struggles to keep up with the rapid changes in American life, is about to start categorizing same-sex married couples as families.Continued ...
Low-paid workers last to get a leg up as U.S. grows
Life is looking up for Marco Ruiz, whose four months of unemployment ended in December when a landscaping company in Dallas hired him at $9.50 an hour, with small raises since then and a promotion two weeks ago.Continued ...
Chinese doctors seek more compassionate name for dementia
BEIJING — The Chinese name diseases based on symptoms, so diabetes is known as “sugary pee,” while a dyslexic “has trouble reading.” Dementia derives from two Chinese characters meaning “insane” and “idiotic.”Continued ...
Dogs’ highly sensitive noses offer 90%-plus accuracy in sniffing out cancer
Which is better at detecting cancer, a laboratory or a Labrador retriever?Continued ...
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