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The dispensing of antidepressants to young women has increased significantly since the start of the pandemic, with young men showing different trends.
Texas AG Ken Paxton defends HB 20 at the Supreme Court, a law preventing social media platforms from censoring based on viewpoint, amidst a wider debate on online speech regulation and the First Amendment.
A widespread cellular network outage affected millions in the U.S., with AT&T users most impacted. The issue was attributed to a technical error during network expansion, not a cyber attack.
Google suspends its AI system Gemini's ability to create images of people due to backlash over historically inaccurate and culturally insensitive depictions.
Seattle celebrates the reopened Dearborn Park with an event featuring music and refreshments. The renovated park offers improved accessibility and a community gathering space.
The U.S. Department of Energy is awarding SK Siltron CSS a $544 million loan to expand their Michigan semiconductor plant, expected to create jobs and advance EV technology.
MIT engineers have 3D printed solenoids, potentially transforming electronic manufacturing by enabling cost-effective, on-demand production that circumvents traditional constraints.
Alabama's Supreme Court ruled embryos as "children," causing UAB to halt IVF treatments amid legal concerns. The decision spurs potential wrongful death suits and sociopolitical debates around religious influence in policy.
AT&T reported a widespread service outage due to a coding error, not a cyberattack, affecting millions of subscribers and prompting investigations by government entities.
The University of Texas at Austin has achieved over $1 billion in research expenditures, marking a 25% increase and signaling its global research prominence.
The Odysseus lander, created by Intuitive Machines, has successfully landed near the lunar south pole, signaling a step towards a lunar economy with benefits for Central Texas's aerospace sector.
AT&T users nationwide faced disruptions in service, affecting calls, texts, and internet connectivity. Verizon and T-Mobile also saw some outages. The cause remains unclear, and the impact stretched to emergency services and media operations.
Columbia Sportswear's fabric, used in their winter jackets, is now protecting a U.S. lunar lander from moon temperatures, as it orbits the moon for a landing attempt.