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Congress approves COVID-19 spending bill with contentious copyright measures

US Congress has finally passed a new spending bill with COVID-19 relief measures, which on the one hand is good news for many Americans. As often happens with crucial legislation, however, lawmakers tacked on some extra legislation, including a contr…
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FDA approves first automated insulin system for kids

Testing blood sugar frequently and administering insulin as needed throughout the day isn’t easy, especially if the individual with diabetes is a young child who can’t do it on their own yet. Now, there’s an FDA-sanctioned device that could make thin…
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House approves $100 billion in broadband funding for rural areas

The US House of Representatives approved the Moving Forward Act this week, a $ 1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that puts $ 100 billion toward bringing high-speed broadband to underserved areas. The ambitious bill also allocates funds toward transporta…
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CERN approves plans for a $23 billion, 62-mile long super-collider

CERN has approved plans to build a $ 23 billion super-collider 100 km in circumference (62 miles) that would make the current 27 km 16 teraelectron volt (TeV) Large Hadron Collider (LHC) look tiny in comparison. The so-called Future Circular Collider…
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Europe’s space agency approves the Hera anti-asteroid mission

European ministers in charge of the ESA space agency have approved Hera, a mission that will test whether deflection could save humanity from a rogue asteroid. During the $ 320 million mission, ESA and partner NASA will send a pair of spacecraft to a…
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FCC approves $77 million to fix communications in Puerto Rico and VI

Two weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the FCC has approved a measure providing up to $ 77 million to restore networks there and in the US Virgin Islands. It said that as of yesterday, 88 percent of cell sites were still down in Puert…
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