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[NyTimes] : "A team of scientists unveiled a new tree of life on Monday, a diagram outlining the evolution of all living things. The researchers found that bacteria make up most of life's branches. And they found that much of that diversity has been waiting in plain sight to be discovered, dwelling in river mud …"
[NyTimes] : "VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Andy Guo, an 18-year-old Chinese immigrant, loves driving his red Lamborghini Huracán. He does not love having to share the car with his twin brother, Anky.<p>“There's a lot of conflict,” Mr. Guo said, as a crowd of admirers gazed at the vehicle and its vanity license …"
[NyTimes] : "SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — At first blush, it is a perfectly normal modern production office: standing desks, an indoor putting green, a casual dress code. There is a Whole Foods right around the corner.<p>And then you look a little closer.<p>At one desk, a 50-year-old man with gray hair and a gray goatee …"
[NyTimes] : "In the year since Pakistani investigators raided Axact, a Karachi-based software company accused of raking in hundreds of millions of dollars with a vast Internet degree scam, Pakistani and American investigators have been busy dismantling its operations.<p>Fourteen Axact employees, including the …"
[NyTimes] : "ONE high school teacher runs a prescription drug ring. An elementary teacher rejects an assignment to work with gifted students because she “can't relate to people with glasses.” And a Spanish instructor gives a lesson listing films in which Salma Hayek appears naked.<p>In television shows like “Those …"
[NyTimes] : "AT HubSpot, the software company where I worked for almost two years, when you got fired, it was called “graduation.” We all would get a cheery email from the boss saying, “Team, just letting you know that X has graduated and we're all excited to see how she uses her superpowers in her next big …"
[NyTimes] : "For SpaceX, the fifth time was the charm in the impressive feat of landing a rocket on a boat.<p>On Friday, SpaceX — more formally known as Space Exploration Technologies Corporation of Hawthorne, Calif. — launched a mission taking cargo for NASA to the International Space Station. While the capsule …"
[NyTimes] : "SAN FRANCISCO — WhatsApp, the messaging app owned by Facebook and used by more than one billion people, on Tuesday rolled out full encryption for its service, a way to ensure that only the sender and recipient can read messages sent using the app.<p>The encryption, known as “end-to-end encryption,” …"
[NyTimes] : "BlackRock, the enormous American asset manager with over $4.6 trillion of assets under management, has waged its first significant activist campaign around the G-Resources Group, a Hong Kong company that owned a gold mine. It may be Hong Kong, and it may be only one campaign, but companies should …"