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This Woman Is Revolutionizing Precious Metals

Ruth Crowell is modernizing the precious-metals industry. She oversaw the update of the silver fix, which had been around since 1897. Shortly thereafter, she was on to changing the way the world sets the gold price, which had been done the same way for 95 years. The 34-year-old American, who had spent seven years at…

The Widening Wealth gap

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New App – BitPost

Hi there, I’m part of a group called Voluntary and we just released a simple Mac OS X app called BitPost. It runs on the BitMessage network and is completely free and open source. I’d love to know what you think, and whether you think this is news your readers may appreciate :-). Details Download…

Science Is Broken

Why, then, is our scientific process so structured as to reward the old and the prestigious? Government funding bodies and peer review bodies are inevitably staffed by the most hallowed (read: out of touch) practitioners in the field. The tenure process ensures that in order to further their careers, the youngest scientists in a given…

Signal, an App That Encrypts Messages and Calls

It’s proved a hit with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and now Signal, an app that encrypts messages and calls, has come to Android. The app has been available to iPhone users for six months but this recent move means that people can send secure messages to each other regardless of their handset. The developer has…

New Research Confirms Low Fat Diets Best

It is a central dogma of the low-carb lifestyle: that while avoiding carbohydrates will force the human body into fat-burning mode, any diet that fails to suppress insulin will trap body fat in place and thwart a dieter’s hope of shifting to a leaner, healthier body type. But researchers from the National Institutes of Health…