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Malik B, founding member of The Roots, died at 47

Malik B, rapper and founding member of The Roots, has died. He was 47. The group announced the death of Philadelphia-born Emcees in a social media post on Wednesday. The cause of death has not been released. Malik B, real name Malik Abdul Basit, made an important contribution to the group, which includes Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” …

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The Roots’ Malik B, a Philadelphia legend, dies at 47

Malik Abdul Basit, popularly known as Malik B., died on Thursday at the age of 47. Basit was a founding member of The Roots, a legendary Philadelphia hip-hop group. “May he be remembered for his dedication to Islam and innovation as one of the most talented MCs of all time,” said The Roots’ Twitter account. A cause of death has …

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Roots rapper Malik B dead at 47

Malik B., the rapper who has been a member of the Roots for many years since his founding years, has died. The group confirmed the death of the rapper Rolling Stone, although no cause of death or other details were given. “With a heavy heart and tearful eyes, we are sorry to inform you about the death of our beloved …

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G.E., which has its roots in Thomas Edison, sells its lighting business

More than 140 years after Thomas Edison and his assistants carried out their first successful experiments with a carbon filament lamp in a vacuum, the company he co-founded – General Electric – sold his lighting business. Analysts said Wednesday’s sale was not a surprise. G.E. had been trying to outsource its lighting division for several years as it focused on …

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Trump Official Punished State Department Official on Iranian roots, says IG: NPR

Sahar Nowrouzzadeh (center) spoke at an event at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center in 2018. A report released by the Inspector General of the State Department found that Nowrouzzadeh was inappropriately removed from her government post after articles appeared that attempted they smear conservative websites. Belfer Center of Harvard Kennedy School Hide Caption Switch caption Belfer Center of Harvard …

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Scientists advance the search for molecular roots of memory

A model of the CaMKII protein shows multiple domains that allow it to bind actin filaments in the dendrites of neurons into bundles, thereby giving dendrites their shape. Researchers at Rice University, the University of Houston and the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston believe the complex is the key to long-term memory formation. Picture credits: Wolynes Research …

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