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Instagram hackers are selling user emails and phone numbers

Instagram alerted verified users earlier this week about a security flaw that could give hackers access to their personal information. It told the users that it had fixed the issue.

NYU president plays down ‘Trump effect’ on overseas recruitment

The president of New York University has played down suggestions that the election of Donald Trump as US president will trigger a downturn in international student recruitment.

3 reasons clean energy is poised to take off in developing cities

You often hear about renewable energy success stories in cities in the developed world — such as Vancouver, which has committed to get 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources before 2050, or San Diego, which has promised to obtain 100 percent renewable electricity by 2035.

‘S-index’ aims to tackle abuse of self-citations in science

A new metric measuring how often a scientist cites their own work, sometimes a means of boosting their academic standing, has been proposed by a group of researchers.