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San Francisco Passes First-Ever Retail Worker ‘Bill of Rights’ »

Just in time for Black Friday and the holiday shopping season, the measure will make the worker-friendly city even friendlier. Hours before retail employees punch in for their stores’ hectic…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »

Spotify Still Doesn’t Make Any Money »

Music streaming service Spotify likes to crow about how it hands 70% of the revenue it generates right back to artists in the form of royalty payments. Such a massive…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »

The iPhone 6 May Have A Scratch Problem »

There might be another problem with the iPhone 6 screen, it has been claimed, after reports have surfaced online that its screen keeps getting scratched. AppleInsider is reporting that iPhone…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »
Health

Vaccines may make war on cancer personal »

In the near future, physicians may treat some cancer patients with personalized vaccines that spur their immune systems to attack…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »

Alumnus Donates Early 19th-Century Surgical Kit to CUMC »

Frank R. Smith, a 1962 graduate of the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, has donated an early 19th-century…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »

How Naked Yoga Can Lead To A Better Sex Life »

On the basis that facing your fear and trying new things keeps you young, Janey Hedge of High50 takes herself…

Nov 24 2014 / Read More »
Science

Evolving bacteria to produce more of all sorts of useful chemicals »

In many cases, cells are capable of feats of chemistry that leave human-designed systems in their dust. The problem is that evolution only drives cells that produce the chemicals they need, only in the quantities they need. We design systems to make the chemicals we…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »

More problems for bees: we’ve wiped out their favorite plants »

Bees are disappearing—that much is certain. What’s unclear is why. Pathogens and pesticides have been posited as potential causes, as has the loss of bees’ preferred floral resources. This last reason has intuitive appeal: wildflowers are disappearing because of agriculture, and bees rely on the…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »

Researchers rule out a “tectonic aneurysm” in the Himalayas »

If you really think about it, a great many things go into a painting. There’s the artist’s vision, sure, but there’s also the pigments and properties of the paint, the mixing of the paints on the palette, the canvas and frame, the types of brushes used,…

Nov 24 2014 / Read More »
Sports

Roddy White Injury: Updates on Falcons Star’s Ankle and Return »

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was held out of Wednesday’s practice due to an ankle injury. The team’s official Twitter account reported the news:…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »

8 Books Have Now Been Written About Liverpool Finishing 2nd Last Season »

Liverpool have slumped to 12th place in the Premier League table and their fans must be pining for last season’s second-placed finish.  Well, there is…

Nov 24 2014 / Read More »

Emmanuel Acho Injury: Updates on Eagles LB’s Groin and Return »

The Philadelphia Eagles received some bad news against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, as Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that inside linebacker Emmanuel…

Nov 23 2014 / Read More »
Technology

iPhone 6, 6 Plus users are leaving the iPad behind, says Pocket

If you use Pocket, you know how helpful it can be to tuck a webpage away for later viewing. Whether it be a long-form article or just something you don’t have time for, the ability to…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »
Business

San Francisco Passes First-Ever Retail Worker ‘Bill of Rights’

Just in time for Black Friday and the holiday shopping season, the measure will make the worker-friendly city even friendlier. Hours before retail employees punch in for their stores’ hectic Thanksgiving and Black Friday shifts, the…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »
Politics

More Than 400 Arrested As Ferguson Protests Spread Across The Country

By Ellen Wulfhorst, Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo., Nov 26 (Reuters) – National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on Wednesday in Ferguson, Missouri, as more than…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment

Keira Knightley Knows ‘The Imitation Game’ Has ‘A Lot Of Inaccuracies’

Few fact-based dramas escape criticism of historical inaccuracy, and “The Imitation Game” is no exception. Based on the life of Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), the mathematician who broke the Nazi’s Enigma Code during World War II,…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »
Health

Vaccines may make war on cancer personal

In the near future, physicians may treat some cancer patients with personalized vaccines that spur their immune systems to attack malignant tumors. New research led by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »
Science

Evolving bacteria to produce more of all sorts of useful chemicals

In many cases, cells are capable of feats of chemistry that leave human-designed systems in their dust. The problem is that evolution only drives cells that produce the chemicals they need, only in the quantities they…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »
Sports

Roddy White Injury: Updates on Falcons Star’s Ankle and Return

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was held out of Wednesday’s practice due to an ankle injury. The team’s official Twitter account reported the news: Before last year, it appeared White was a rare iron man…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »
Spotlight

Don’t Go Celebrating the Grand Canyon Wolf (Yet)

By now, you’ve probably read about the lone gray wolf near the Grand Canyon. It’s the first time anyone’s seen a wolf on the Kaibab Plateau since the 1940s, and people are optimistically prophesying that the predators…

Nov 9 2014 / Read More »
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