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Former science teacher Berna Gómez played a pivotal role in new research on restoring some sight to blind people. She is named as a co-author of the study that was published this week. Moran Eye Center, the University of Utah hide caption

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A protester unleashes a smoke grenade in front of the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How the 'Stop the Steal' movement outwitted Facebook ahead of the Jan. 6 insurrection

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Tech workers recount the cost of speaking out, as tensions rise inside companies

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Artist Jonas Never (@never1959) applies finishing touches to his mural of Sen. Bernie Sanders in Culver City, Calif., on Jan. 24. Standing out in a crowd of glamorously dressed guests, Sanders showed up for the presidential inauguration in a heavy winter jacket and patterned mittens — with an AFP photo of the veteran leftist spawning the first viral meme of the Biden era. Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Most of the email in your inbox isn't useful. Instead of managing it, try ignoring it

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China's DF-17 missile is a medium-range hypersonic weapon capable of traveling over five times the speed of sound. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Behind murky claim of a new hypersonic missile test, there lies a very real arms race

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Netflix's Los Angeles headquarters, where a rally in support of the employees walking out is set to happen Wednesday. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Netflix employees are staging a walkout as a fired organizer speaks out

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A dog lies on the ash-covered earth surrounded by volcanic lava following an eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in the area of Todoque on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain in this undated screen grab taken from a handout video. Handout via Reuters hide caption

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On Monday, the agency's acting chairwoman, Jessica Rosenworcel, announced she will ask the commission to begin creating a new set of federal rules that would govern spam texts, like those in place now for robocalls. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Jonathan Graziano with his pug, Noodle. The two have taken to forecasting the mood of the day based on whether Noodle stands up or flops down in bed. @jongraz/TikTok hide caption

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In this April 14, 2020 file photo, the thumbs up "like" logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook says it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Patients say telehealth is OK, but most prefer to see their doctor in person

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Jeff Bezos, then the CEO of Amazon, testifies in Congress by videoconference on July 29, 2020. Graeme Jennings-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff speaks onstage during the TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco event in San Francisco on Oct. 3, 2019. Benioff is a proponent of stakeholder capitalism, the belief that companies must look out for the broader good. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch hide caption

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Why the Salesforce CEO wants to redefine capitalism by pushing for social change

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Employees of the streaming service are planning a walk out on Wednesday, over transphobic remarks made in Dave Chappelle's latest special. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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