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Report: Eager For Manufacturing Independence, U.S. Eyes Bringing Chip Production Stateside

Report: Eager For Manufacturing Independence, U.S. Eyes Bringing Chip Production Stateside

The coronavirus pandemic has kicked the Trump administration’s concerns regarding America’s dependence on Asian factories for supplying critical technology into overdrive. According to a new Wall Street Journal report, officials are in talks with several semiconductor companies about potentially building chip factories within the U.S. in an attempt to ramp…

Scientists Think They Know Why The Caspian Sea Is Shrinking

Scientists Think They Know Why The Caspian Sea Is Shrinking

The Caspian Sea is about as strange as a body of water gets. Its surface still sits 27.5m below sea level, and water doesn’t flow out of it — it’s isolated from the oceans, and relies on a series of Asian rivers to maintain its levels.