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April 4, 2017 12:00 PM EDT
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1. In the shadow of the Final Four: Should we pay college athletes?

By David Canton in Ebony

2. Forget coal, robots and offshoring. This is the real reason Rust Belt jobs disappeared.

By Josh Pacewicz and Stephanie Lee Mudge in the Washington Post

3. With millions facing water scarcity, this graphene sieve will help by making seawater drinkable.

By the University of Manchester

4. Will this micropayment service finally get you — and everyone — using bitcoin?

By Joon Ian Wong in Quartz

5. There are millions of tons of plastic floating in the ocean. Here’s how to turn it into fuel.

By the American Chemistry Society

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