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Broadband Deployment Increases, But with Data Discredited, FCC is Careful About Claims Made

The FCC put out a tellingly worded press release late yesterday about the status of broadband deployment in the U.S. as of the end of 2019. The number of Americans living in areas without access to terrestrial fixed broadband supporting speeds of at least 25 Mbps downstream and 3 Mbps upstream decreased to 14.5 million, a 46% decrease since the...

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Parasitic sushi worms have quietly been on the rise, study says

A lot of sashimi bites back. “Sushi parasites” have been increasing exponentially over the past half-century, according to findings published Thursday in the journal Global Change Biology[1]. Led by the University of Washington researchers, the study — called “It’s a Wormy World” — found a dramatic increase in the number of worms transmittable to humans who consume raw or undercooked...

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Amy Fathers Joins Infinite Global as Vice President in New York

Press release content from PR Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation. https://apnews.com/press-release/PR%2520Newswire/351323ecc4e01f21728a52907cf46ced Click to copy NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Infinite Global[1], a public relations, branding and content services firm, announced today that seasoned corporate communications consultant Amy Fathers has joined as Vice President in New York. With nearly 20 years of public...

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The Devil Worm Is So Metal

Prof. John Bracht, American University/Creative Commons Researchers at American University have mapped the genome[1] of the subterranean devil worm. Devil worms survive in extreme conditions with adaptations like 70 or more copies of a heat-protective gene. It’s common for genes to copy themselves[2], but 70 copies is an evolutionary feature, not a bug. Rejoice, for the devil worm has been...

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