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Minds raises $10M for decentralized and encrypted social network and messaging app

Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Minds, the crypto social network with a focus on encryption and privacy, has raised $10 million from the tech freedom organization Futo. Owned by Yahoo Games founder and WhatsApp seed investor Eron Wolf, Futo is dedicated to tech and policies that give the control of…

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NBA DFS: Top Bucks vs. Nets DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for June 17, 2021

After missing essentially the first four games of the series due to a hamstring injury, Nets’ guard James Harden returned to action in his team’s Game 5 win over the Bucks. Harden played 46 minutes but clearly wasn’t his usual self and finished with just five points on 1-of-10 shooting. Whether you chalk his performance…

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Science & Nature
Hired blade: Anchoring complex in plant cells recruits its own katana sword

IMAGE: In wild-type plant cells, lattice-bound Msd1 (filled green circle) recruits cytoplasmic Wdr8 (open green circle) to form a heteromeric complex, which is translocated to and associated with a microtubule nucleation… view more  Credit: Takashi Hashimoto Ikoma, Japan – The katana, a Japanese sword, may be thought of solely as a weapon used by the samurai.…

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Supreme Court sides with Catholic foster care agency in religious liberty case

Washington — The Supreme Court on Thursday sided with a Catholic foster care agency that was cut off by the city of Philadelphia from receiving foster care referrals because it refused to work with same-sex couples looking to serve as foster parents because of the agency’s religious beliefs about marriage. The high court unanimously ruled in…

2021 PFL 5's Jordan Young unfazed by Tom Lawlor: He's a tough guy but he's not a killer thumbnail
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2021 PFL 5’s Jordan Young unfazed by Tom Lawlor: He’s a tough guy but he’s not a killer

Jordan Young respects what Tom Lawlor brings to the table, but doesn’t think he has a killer instinct. Young (11-1) meets Lawlor (10-8) at 2021 PFL 5, which takes place Thursday at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The main card airs on ESPN2 following prelims on ESPN+. Looking for the finish at all costs, Young…

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Science & Nature
The world of two-dimensional carbides and nitrides (MXenes)

A family of thin materialsTwo-dimensional (2D) materials have attracted interest because of the unusual properties that emerge in these confined structures. There is a growing family of 2D metal carbides and nitrides known as MXenes that contain an odd number of layers in which metals (M) sandwich carbon or nitrogen (X) layers. VahidMohammadi et al.…

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Inovis Energy Expands Into Texas, Welcomes Joe Van Oflen

Energy efficiency and EV charging firm, Inovis Energy hires Joe Van Oflen to lead expansion into the state of Texas Inovis Energy, Inc., a national turn-key energy efficiency and EV charging firm, welcomes Joe Van Oflen as business development manager. In this role, Van Oflen will develop new opportunities in the EV charging, energy efficiency,…

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China’s Crewed Spacecraft Docks With Tiangong Space Station Module

The Shenzhou-12 spacecraft carrying three astronauts has successfully docked with a module of the under-construction space station less than seven hours after blasting off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northern China, state-run Xinhua News Agency said Thursday afternoon.The spacecraft docked with the core module of the Tiangong space station — or “sky palace”…

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Amazon delivery drivers risk write-ups and injuries as they race to your door

Amazon drivers can get written up for failing to deliver a package, even if it was beyond their control. Getty Images An Amazon driver’s task may seem simple: Get the package from the warehouse to you. But there’s a lot between pickup and delivery — hundreds of stops, difficult parking and the call of nature…