• The Chicago Architecture Biennial Offers Thrilling, Eclectic and Quirky Overview

    A prototype enclosure designed by Selgascano + HelloEverything. Photo by Steve Hall, courtesy Chicago Architecture Biennial. While discussing her firm's conceptual design for a revamped, community friendly police station, on display now at the Chicago Architecture Biennial, architect Jeanne...

  • Neutrino Discovery Leads to Nobel Prize in Physics

    Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur B. McDonald of Canada won the prize for demonstrating that neutrinos, which are subatomic particles, can switch their identities, a metamorphisis that requires mass.

  • ​Four points made last week by Vertex, Polaris execs that were overshadowed

    While coverage of last week’s Innovation Forum hosted by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce pretty much focused on drug prices, the two featured executives from Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Polaris Partners had some insightful commentary on topics ranging from STEM education to biotech…

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  • A Better Ozone Standard From the EPA -- Is It Enough?

    Back in 2007, a panel of scientists decided that to protect public health the national ambient air quality standard for ground-level ozone standard should be between 60 and 70 parts per billion. The scientists were part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Air Scientific Advisory…

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  • Trash Talk: Your Next Garbageman Could Be a Robot

    Highly efficient robots on wheels could soon be hauling trash in a neighborhood near you. Together with universities in Sweden and the United States, Swedish auto manufacturer Volvo is developing these useful robots, which will be able to roll around a neighborhood, pick up waste bins and chuck the…
  • 'What Happens Here Will Decide the Fate of Millions'

    Yesterday, Chinese scientist Tu Youyou became one of three biologists to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology for Medicine for discovering “therapies that have revolutionized the treatment of some of the most devastating parasitic diseases.” Tu’s story is exceptionally interesting, in that she did…

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  • Kiska Exploration Update

    VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 6, 2015 / Kiska Metals Corporation (TSXV: KSK) ("Kiska" or the "Company") is pleased to report on the current status of its exploration activities. ...

  • Peter Thiel invests in device that detects bad steaks, and other bioech

    The PayPal co-founder announces four additions to his Breakout Labs biotech investment fund.

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    Microsoft Expected To Unveil New Line of Mobile Devices

    Microsoft is preparing to unveil Lumia 950 and Surface Pro 4 at press event.

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  • Driverless Cars Take A Cue From Dragonflies

    As companies like Google Inc  (NASDAQ: GOOG ) and Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) work to create a safe autonomous car, nature seems like the last place they might look for solutions. However, Australian ...

  • Nobel Prize for missing piece in neutrino mass puzzle

    Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discovering that tiny particles called neutrinos change identities as they whiz through the universe, ...

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  • United Launch Alliance achieves 100th consecutive successful space launch, and more Boeing news: roundup

    "Colorado's United Launch Alliance completed its 100th consecutive successful space launch Friday, putting a Mexican communications satellite into orbit using an Atlas V rocket. Launching the Morelos-3 satellite was a relatively rare commercial launch for the Centennial [Colorado]-based rocket…

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  • Roche says data shows Cotellic combination therapy effective

    Swiss drugmaker Roche said final survival data from a Phase III clinical trial showed the Cotellic drug used in combination with Zelboraf helped people with previously untreated BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced melanoma live significantly longer compared to Zelboraf alone. Cotellic was…

  • Doomsday Revised: New Claim World Will End on Oct. 7

    The 2012 Mayan apocalypse was a total bust. Falling into a long tradition of repurposing and revamping old doomsday predictions, an online Christian group is insisting that the now-deceased preacher, Harold Camping, was right, and that his prophecies forecast the end of the world. In 2011, Camping…
  • Cosmic Suds: Huntsville Brewery Creates Space-Themed Beers

    In Huntsville, Alabama, home of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, space and rockets are a part of the local culture — even, as it turns out, the beer culture. Dan Perry is a co-owner of the Straight to Ale brewery, based in Huntsville, where he has lived for most of his life. When naming his…
  • Recent winners of Nobel Medicine Prize

    Stockholm (AFP) - Here is a list of the winners of the Nobel Medicine Prize over the past 10 years, following the latest award on Monday:

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    Ars takes a first look at the Microsoft Surface Book

    Ars' Peter Bright takes a first look at the Microsoft Surface Book laptop.

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  • Microsoft's Windows 10 Event: Hardware Takes Center Stage

    Following the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft is getting ready to unveil a line-up of new devices to help leverage the experience of the revamped software.

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  • A glance at the Nobel Prizes in 2015

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — The 2015 Nobel Prizes are being announced this week and next. The $960,000 awards will be handed out in Stockholm and Oslo on Dec. 10, the anniversary of prize founder Alfred Nobel's death in 1896. Below is a look at the winners announced so far:

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