04 Aug 16
Who Chooses Our Presidential Candidates?

Who chooses our presidential candidates?

Both of the major US political parties have officially nominated candidates for the 2016 presidential election. The candidates were announced at the parties’ national conventions, which were held in July. Donald Trump is the Republican Party’s candidate, and Hillary Clinton is the Democratic Party’s candidate. Who exactly chose these candidates? At each party’s convention, appointed delegates voted to nominate their party’s candidate. What about the rest…

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18 Aug 16

Can you actually delete WhatsApp messages?

WhatsApp is a messaging app with more than 1 billion users. Part of what makes WhatsApp popular is its emphasis on privacy. However, recent research shows that using the app’s “clear…

12 Aug 16

Robotic cockroaches could help find survivors in disasters

Cockroaches are known for their ability to squeeze into small spaces. That's why scientists are using technology inspired by cockroach exoskeletons to develop robots. These robots could be used to search disaster areas.…

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