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    Executive Who Sold Self-Driving Truck Start-Up to Uber Departs

    Photo Lior Ron, who founded Otto with Anthony Levandowski, was in charge of Uber Freight, a truck shipment booking service. Credit Andreas Gebert/Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — One of the founders of Otto, a self-driving truck company founded by former Google employees and acquired by Uber, has left the ride-hailing service. Lior Ron — who […]

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    This Mutant Crayfish Clones Itself, and It’s Taking Over Europe

    The mutation made it possible for the creature to clone itself, and now it has spread across much of Europe and gained a toehold on other continents. In Madagascar, where it arrived about 2007, it now numbers in the millions and threatens native crayfish. “We may never have caught the genome of a species so […]