LGBTQ people now eligible for domestic violence protections in all 50 states

LGBTQ North Carolinians in unmarried, dating relationships must have the same access to domestic violence protections as people in heterosexual relationships, according to a recent North Carolina Court of Appeals ruling. The state was the last in the country to bar same-sex couples from some of the stronger legal protections from domestic violence, according to […]

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Chinese celebrities rush to defend Beijing’s Xinjiang policy by cutting ties with international brands

Chinese celebrities are finding it increasingly difficult to stay out of politics. Due to China’s tight restrictions on free speech, most of the country’s stars have been outwardly apolitical by default. But as China embraces a new wave of apparent nationalism — promoted by the ruling Communist Party and amplified by state media — it […]

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Microsoft is working on a ‘sweeping visual rejuvenation’ for Windows 10

This information came to light thanks to a recent job listing posted by Microsoft. The listing calls for a software engineer who can work alongside Microsoft’s “key platform, Surface, and OEM partners” to deliver said “rejuvenation.” The ultimate goal of the refresh would be to signal to Microsoft’s customers that “Windows is BACK” (emphasis theirs), […]

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Virtual biopsies’ could replace tissue biopsies in future thanks to technique developed by Cambridge scientists

A new advanced computing technique using routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, more accurate tumour biopsies, has been developed by cancer researchers at the University of Cambridge. This is an important step towards precision tissue sampling for cancer patients to help select the best treatment. In future the technique could even replace […]

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