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German AI professor wins top science prize

Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Society was awarded the prestigious Körber Prize on Friday. The professor was honored for his work in the field of artificial intelligence....

German AI professor wins top science prize

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Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate crisis....
14:00, 06/18/2019

'Joker' takes top prize at Venice Film Festival, Roman Polanski's 'An Officer and a Spy' wins jury prize Todd Phillips' dark comic book film "Joker" won the Golden Lion Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday and cemented its place as a legitimate contender for the rest of the awards season....
19:01, 09/08/2019

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber and then a professor at Western Kentucky University, was walking near his tent on a remote Himalayan p...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Professor Brian Cox review – science and hair combine in arena spectacular First Direct Arena, LeedsUniversal: Adventures in Space and Time is a jaw-dropping reminder that human life is both irrelevant and hugely preciousThere are loads of mind-boggling facts in Brian Cox’s two-and-a-half-hour arena show. That our nearest neighbouring galaxy, Andromeda, is 2.5m light years...
15:32, 09/13/2019

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a tweet of a fake quote attributed to President Trump....
05:00, 05/27/2019

Look: D.C. Lottery player's 3-3-3-3-3 ticket wins him a second top prize A man who collected $25,000 from a Washington, D.C., lottery drawing using the numbers 6-6-6-6-6 won a second payout, this time using the numbers 3-3-3-3-3....
03:16, 07/31/2019

From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is among the listed authors....
15:48, 08/20/2019

Fortnite World Cup: 16-year-old 'Bugha' wins top prize A teenager from Philadelphia has beat out three Germans to win the top prize of $3 million in the solo finals at the lucrative esports tournament. It was held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, known for hosting the US Open....
07:48, 07/29/2019

‘Celestial Bodies’ Wins Man Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi’s family saga is the first Arabic novel to win the translated literature prize. She shares the award with the book’s translator, Marilyn Booth....
02:48, 05/22/2019

A chef of modern Southern cuisine wins top U.S. prize Ashley Christensen, who transformed a luncheonette into a modern diner that serves her unique vision of Southern cuisine, was named the country's top chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, the......
05:00, 05/07/2019

Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Yale historian wins Parkman Prize for Frederick Douglass bio Frederick Douglass biographer David W. Blight and debut novelist Tommy Orange among this year’s winners of awards handed out by the Society of American Historians...
14:32, 05/06/2019

Teenage Filmmaker Wins Top Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival “Burning Cane,” written, directed and shot by Phillip Youmans, won the Founders Award as well as best cinematography and best actor (for Wendell Pierce.)...
02:00, 05/03/2019

‘The Father’ wins Karlovy Vary film fest’s top prize ‘The Father,’ a film directed by Bulgarian filmmaking duo Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, wins top prize at the 54th edition of an international film festival in the Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary...
07:16, 07/07/2019

Rory McIlroy wins Fed Ex Cup, $15M prize, the biggest in golf history ATLANTA — Rory McIlroy captured the biggest cash payout in golf history Sunday when he surged past Brooks Koepka in the final round at East Lake to win the FedEx Cup and its $15 million prize. One shot behind, McIlroy took the lead with a three-shot swing on No. 7 and never let Koepka or......
02:48, 08/26/2019

Kevin McCarthy Wins the Prize for Most Ridiculous AOC Attack of the Week The painfully stupid argument over whether Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was right to label the government’s migrant internment centers “concentration camps” (she extremely was) continued unabated on Wednesday, with Republican Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy demanding AOC apologize to the entire...
21:16, 06/19/2019

'Jojo Rabbit' wins top prize at Toronto Film Festival Writer-director-actor Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit" won the top honor of the Grolsch People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday....
04:00, 09/16/2019

Missouri couple wins $50G lottery prize 12 years after winning $3.7M A Missouri couple who won a $3.7 million lottery prize in 2007 nearly got really lucky a second time last week, narrowly missing out on another multi-million dollar prize....
02:48, 09/11/2019

American educator Khan wins prestigious Spanish prize American educator Salman Khan and his Khan Academy online platform that offers free classes worldwide have won Spain's Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation....
15:48, 05/08/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
13:32, 04/29/2019

German barbers who offer homeless free haircuts awarded French prize The hairdressers from southwest Germany have received the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France for offering free haircuts to the homeless. A documentary on the plight of those living rough prompted the idea....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has wonJokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to be translated into English, has won the Man Booker International prize for her novel Celestial Bodies...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Jokha Alharthi, First Arabic Author, Wins Man Booker Literature Prize Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel "Celestial Bodies" which reveals her Omani homeland's post-colonial evolution....
06:00, 05/22/2019

'My life completely changed': debut wins world's richest prize for a novel Nominated by just one library in Belgium, Emily Ruskovich’s Idaho lands the €100,000 International Dublin literary awardEmily Ruskovich was sitting in her back garden in Boise, Idaho, playing in the grass with her one-year-old daughter, when she got the phone call to tell her that she had won the wo...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Oman author Joka Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters and of a desert country moving from slave-owning traditional society and complex modern nation...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Will Eaves wins Wellcome book prize for fictionalised take on Alan Turing Murmur, which depicts the mathematician’s ordeal after he was convicted for having a gay lover, is hailed by judges as ‘a future classic’Will Eaves’s fictionalised account of the chemical castration of Alan Turing, Murmur, was hailed as “a future classic” as it won the £30,000 Wellcome book prize on...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Robert Macfarlane finally wins Wainwright nature writing prize Underland was the author’s fourth work to be shortlisted, and judges decided unanimously that the ‘claustrophobic thriller of sorts’ was his bestAfter making the shortlist for the UK’s top nature-writing award three times, Robert Macfarlane has finally won the Wainwright Golden Beer book prize for w...
00:32, 08/16/2019

German city offers €1 million prize to prove conspiracy theory it doesn't exist The so-called Bielefeld conspiracy has become somewhat of a joke in popular culture. Now the city is offering €1 million to anyone can prove there is no Bielefeld....
14:16, 08/21/2019

'Kamali', Story Of Skateboarder Tamil Nadu Girl And Mother, Wins US Prize A short film on the life of a single mother in India who sells fish and raises her 9-year-old daughter as a skateboarder has won top honours at the Atlanta Film Festival, raising hopes for an Academy......
20:32, 05/05/2019

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
13:16, 07/09/2019

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
15:16, 05/29/2019

'Especially relevant': Susan Meiselas wins 2019 Deutsche Börse photography prize From displaced Kurds to carnival strippers, documentarian praised for carving ‘a new form of socially engaged photography’ by getting close to long-term subjectsThe prestigious Deutsche Börse photography prize has been won by Susan Meiselas, an American whose work over five decades has seen her enga...
22:48, 05/16/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's history of slavery....
11:48, 05/22/2019

Washington Capitals executive Sergey Kocharov wins $1 million lottery prize Washington Capitals VP of Communications Sergey Kocharov claims $1 million prize in the July 27 Powerball drawing.       ...
05:00, 08/13/2019

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins Roland Garros prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her entire 46,000-euro ($52,000) prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has had her punishment overturned, the player announced on Twitter on Friday....
20:48, 07/19/2019

Nazi satire 'Jojo Rabbit' wins top prize at Toronto Film Festival New Zealand director Taika Waititi took home the Toronto Film Festival's audience award for his coming-of-age comedy set in Nazi Germany. The prize is seen as one of the best predictors for Oscar winners....
11:00, 09/16/2019

Dark ‘Joker’ wins top prize at the Venice International Film Festival Todd Phillips’ dark comic book film “Joker," starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice International Film Festival Saturday.        ...
15:00, 09/08/2019

A Blackbird Blowing 'Smoke' Rings Wins Top Prize at the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Like humans, birds breathe. And on a cold day, the moisture from their breath condenses into steam that emanates from their beaks. Photographer Kathrin Swoboda knew this, and was hoping to capture it on film at the park near her house.Read more......
23:16, 07/12/2019

James Holzhauer wins 25th ‘Jeopardy!’ game, starts donating prize money “Jeopardy!” juggernaut James Holzhauer did it again Wednesday — this time raking in $71,885. Now, with $1,939,027 and 25 consecutive wins under his belt, the professional sports gambler is more than halfway to beating rival Ken Jennings’ grand total and a third of the way to beating his 74-win...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Hossein Ensan wins $10 million in prize money for World Series of Poker victory Hossein Ensan beat out 8,568 other competitors to win $10 million first-place prize in the World Series of Poker's main event on Wednesday morning.       ...
20:32, 07/17/2019

Jojo Rabbit wins top prize at Toronto International Film Festival, raising hopes for Oscar season As predicted by our own A.A. Dowd in one of his TIFF dispatches, Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit—in which the Thor: Ragnarok director plays Adolf Hitler as the petty, cartoonish imaginary friend of a shy Nazi boy—has won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. This is parti...
11:32, 09/16/2019

‘The People Are the Real Power’: Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage Wins the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction There is grace, and then, there is the kind of grace that unconditional, enduring love requires; the kind of love Tayari Jones’ Celestial and Roy are struggling to keep alive in her celebrated novel, An American Marriage....
20:16, 06/06/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: London Square wins top prize for The Glasshouse apartment in Caledonian Road The Evening Standard New Homes Awards winning projects have been revealed, with a two-bedroom apartment in Caledonian Road selected as this year's Grand Prix winner....
00:16, 05/18/2019

Max Verstappen wins chaotic rain-hit German GP Red Bull's Max Verstappen emerged from the chaos and carnage of a rain-hit German Grand Prix at Hockenheim Sunday to claim his second victory of the Formula One season....
18:16, 07/28/2019

Verstappen wins chaotic rain-hit German GP Red Bull's Max Verstappen emerged from the chaos and carnage of a rain-hit German Grand Prix at Hockenheim Sunday to claim his second victory of the Formula One season....
00:48, 07/30/2019

The Mother's Day 'gift of a lifetime': North Carolina woman wins $1.3M lottery prize Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.        ...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Verstappen wins chaotic German GP, Vettel goes 20th to 2nd Max Verstappen won a chaotic and rain-soaked German Grand Prix as championship leader Lewis Hamilton finished 11th and his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas crashed near the end        ...
19:16, 07/28/2019

Facebook Wins Appeal Against German Data-Collection Ban Facebook won an appeal to a German antitrust edict regarding how it collects user data across its platforms, including Instagram and WhatsApp, an initial victory for the social-media giant as it faces wide scrutiny from regulators in Europe and U.S....
21:48, 08/27/2019

Far-right politician wins German mayoral job after running unopposed German politicians from three mainstream parties scrambled Monday to recall a far-right district mayor they elected after nobody else volunteered for the job....
16:16, 09/10/2019

Disaster for Mercedes and Hamilton as Verstappen wins chaotic, wet German GP "Mercedes endured a torrid race as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas both crashed in a chaotic and wet German Grand Prix won by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen."...
18:48, 07/28/2019

Verstappen wins wild German GP from Vettel, disaster for Mercedes Max Verstappen mastered both wet and dry conditions to win the 2019 Formula 1 German Grand Prix for Red Bull as Mercedes faltered badly at its home race...
18:48, 07/28/2019

Verstappen wins crazy German GP as Hamilton extends lead Max Verstappen made five pitstops, spun and then won a crazy German Grand Prix on Sunday while Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton had a nightmare afternoon but still stretched his overall lead to 41 points....
04:48, 07/29/2019

F1: Verstappen Wins Rain-Soaked German GP; Vettel Finishes Second Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen claimed his second win of the year as the young racer mastered challenging conditions to win the 2019 Formula 1 German Grand Prix. The race started under the......
06:16, 07/29/2019

Max Verstappen wins thrilling German GP after Lewis Hamilton error • World champion trails in ninth place in wet conditions• Sebastian Vettel second for Ferrari, Daniil Kvyat thirdWhat was supposed to have been a homecoming celebration for Mercedes turned to ashen-faced defeat rarely experienced in their dominance of Formula One over the past five years.During that...
23:16, 07/28/2019

German woman wins ultra-distance cycling event Fiona Kolbinger has become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race outright. The annual mixed event covers 4,000 kilometers between Bulgaria and France....
18:16, 08/06/2019

German wins again, Yanks top Twins 4-1 in rain-stopped game NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo German kept delivering on a wet, raw afternoon, tying for the major league lead with his sixth win as the New York Yankees stopped the Minnesota Twins 4-1 Sunday in a game called in the bottom of the eighth inning because of rain. Mike Tauchman hit a two-run homer to help New...
03:16, 05/06/2019

Google wins legal battle with German publishers over fee demands Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europe's top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation....
18:32, 09/12/2019

German wins 8th game as Yanks cap twinbill sweep of Orioles Domingo German escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning and became the first eight-game winner in the major leagues as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 to complete a doubleheader sweep Wednesday at Yankee Stadium....
07:48, 05/16/2019

German Defense Minister Wins Vote for European Union's Top Job European Parliament lawmakers approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen for the European Union’s top job, but by a razor-thin margin that could deepen the task she faces in reviving a bloc challenged by nationalist forces, Brexit and divisions on key issues....
12:00, 07/17/2019

F1: Verstappen wins German GP, Vettel second and Hamilton 11th – as it happened Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took glory at Hockenheim, while Lewis Hamilton was left in a spin 12.31am BST Related: Lewis Hamilton says error ‘shows how easy it is to get it wrong’ 4.54pm BST Related: Max Verstappen wins thrilling German Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton error Continue reading......
06:48, 07/29/2019

Jürgen Klopp wins German Football Ambassador award 2019 Jürgen Klopp has been named the German Football Ambassador for 2019 following his fine work with Liverpool and representing German football abroad. But Klopp's season is not over, with a Champions League final to play....
01:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Google wins legal battle with German publishers over fee demands Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europe's top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation....
15:48, 09/12/2019

Qualcomm's security-boosted smartphone chip wins German certification U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm has won certification from Germany's cyber watchdog for a next generation chip that boosts the security of smartphones, as applications such as mobile payments become increasingly prevalent....
16:32, 06/26/2019

Max Verstappen wins thrilling German Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton error • World champion trails in 11th place in wet conditions• Sebastian Vettel second for Ferrari, Daniil Kvyat thirdMax Verstappen won the German Grand Prix after a fascinating, gripping race in treacherous wet conditions that proved to be too much for a host of drivers and for the first time this seaso...
20:48, 07/28/2019

German poker pro Hossein Esnan wins World Series main event In a high-stakes head-to-head between two European rivals, Hossein Esnan has come out victorious with the $10 million grand prize in Las Vegas. He said if it weren't for good cards and a bit of luck, he'd be runner-up....
05:16, 07/18/2019

Motor racing: Verstappen wins crazy German GP as Hamilton extends lead Max Verstappen made five pitstops, spun and then won a crazy German Grand Prix on Sunday while Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton had a nightmare afternoon but still stretched his overall lead to 41 points....
23:16, 07/28/2019

The psychology of climate science denial – Science Weekly podcast We revisit the archive as Ian Sample looks at why some people continue to deny anthropogenic global heating, despite the scientific evidence. Could better communication be the key? And what tips can scientists and journalists take from political campaigns? Continue reading......
18:48, 08/02/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: The science of moms This week's 'Super Awesome Science Show' looks at some of the science that makes mothers who they are and how we can support them every day of the year....
17:32, 05/07/2019

'America's Got Talent': What would human fireball do if he wins $1 million prize? 'Retire' The Human Fuse drew gasps as he flew through the air on fire on 'America's Got Talent,' but his banter with judge Simon Cowell brought laughter, too.        ...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders on the Intersection Between Writing About Science and Writing Science Fiction io9 was founded as a website dedicated to both science journalism and science-fiction and cultural criticism. And although that mission has evolved over the years, that intersection between science and science fiction is something that still drives co-founders Charlie Jane Anders and Annalee Newitz’...
13:16, 09/01/2019

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
10:16, 08/07/2019

That's Professor Matthew McConaughey, thank you very much As reported by Austin360, the University Of Texas has appointed famous actor Matthew McConaughey a “professor of practice” at the Moody College Of Communication’s Department Of Radio-Television-Film. That means McConaughey, who is best known for being super fucking chill and having a good time all t...
03:48, 08/30/2019

WeWork's valuation is probably a little overstated: Professor Jay Ritter of University of Florida says, at the $50 billion valuation that investors are talking about, he would be "very skeptical" of buying into WeWork's stock....
09:48, 08/28/2019

Professor who tried to set St. Pat’s on fire sent to psych hospital The former Lehman College professor who allegedly planned to set St. Patrick’s Cathedral ablaze will have his attempted arson case put on hold indefinitely while he undergoes treatment at a state psychiatric facility, a judge ruled Tuesday in Manhattan court. Justice Neil Ross ordered Marc Lamparell...
08:00, 07/17/2019

How A Law Professor Outmaneuvered Italy's Trump to Become PM Twice He was one of 90 people on staff at the university law school, with a reputation as being mild-mannered and formal. He showed up for work in well-designed suits with pocket squares. He taught two......
05:48, 09/08/2019

My professor became my stalker — and a secret I kept for years A package sat unopened on Donna Freitas’ table for weeks. She refused to read it. Inside, she knew, was something from her professor; once her mentor, now her stalker. He was away for a month and insisted she read it during that time. He wanted to discuss it when he was back. “The mere sight......
08:32, 08/11/2019

Matthew McConaughey Gets Job as Professor at University of Texas (AUSTIN, Texas) — Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey will join the University of Texas as a professor who will teach in the university’s Department of Radio-Television-Film this fall. McConaughey has been a visiting instructor at the flagship campus in Austin since 2015 and the univ...
23:16, 08/28/2019

When the A.I. Professor Leaves, Students Suffer, Study Says After losing top professors, college students are less likely to create artificial intelligence start-ups and get less venture funding, the research says....
07:48, 09/07/2019

DePaul professor defends pro-Israel op-ed, says he 'will not be silenced' A DePaul University professor censured over an Op-ed he wrote defending Israel told Tucker Carlson Wednesday he “will not be silenced” despite protests from students and faculty....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Man charged with murder in death of Georgia professor A man is charged with murder in the death of a University of Georgia professor at a central Georgia home where authorities say the homeowner apparently killed himself after investigators arrived....
17:32, 05/14/2019

| MIT professor quits in protest over lab links to Epstein The head of a research centre at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has said he will quit in protest after the revelation of financial ties between the institution and disgraced hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein....
16:16, 08/22/2019

Professor gets just 6-week ban for sexually harassing women A Michigan State University professor sexually harassed six women over a 17-year span, including repeated references to sex toys and his erotic swing, according to a university-sanctioned report — but has returned to teaching full-time after just a six-week suspension. Robert Wiseman, a physiology p...
01:32, 06/26/2019

Unmarried women are the healthiest and the happiest: professor Single ladies – the secret to happiness may never be putting a ring on it. Women who are never married and don’t have children are the most content and outlive their married counterparts, according to Paul Dolan, a behavioral science professor at the London School of Economics. Dolan, a ...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Matthew McConaughey Just Became a Professor and His Classes Are Now In Session Well... alright, alright, alright. Matthew McConaughey is adding a new title to his growing resume: professor. The legendary actor and Texas native is now a professor of practice......
15:48, 08/29/2019

Here’s Why Mueller Kept Getting Asked About a Mysterious Maltese Professor In a moment that quickly made the rounds on conservative media on Wednesday, Rep. Jim Jordan sharply questioned Robert Mueller on the origins of the counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. The Ohio Republican pressed the former special counsel to detail who ...
22:32, 07/24/2019

US charges Chinese professor in latest shot at Huawei U.S. prosecutors have charged a Chinese professor with fraud for allegedly taking technology from a California company to benefit Huawei, in another shot at the embattled Chinese telecommunications equipment maker....
13:49, 09/09/2019

Professor Green: ‘My dinner posts get more hits than my music ones’ The rapper, 35, on strong women, knife crime and his rotisserie ovenI thought success would bring me happiness – fuck me, was I wrong. Attaching your happiness to your goals is like a game of pin the tail on the donkey. You’re happy for a second, then you pin your happiness on something or, worse, s...
21:48, 07/27/2019

U.S. charges Chinese professor in latest shot at Huawei U.S. prosecutors have charged a Chinese professor with fraud for allegedly taking technology from a California company to benefit Huawei, in another shot at the embattled Chinese telecommunications equipment maker....
15:00, 09/09/2019

Arizona State’s Herm Edwards to serve as professor TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Herm Edwards is adding a new title at Arizona State: Professor. The school announced Thursday that the Arizona State head football coach will become a professor of practice at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Edwards will serve as a guest lecturer ...
21:32, 06/13/2019

Georgia professor barred from campus amid complaints ATLANTA (AP) — The University of Georgia has barred a longtime math professor from campus as investigators review several sexual misconduct complaints against him. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the university confirmed in a statement Friday that its Equal Opportunity Office is investigati...
01:16, 05/05/2019

MIT professor says Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre was ‘entirely willing’: report A renowned MIT professor is under fire for apparently defending Jeffrey Epstein by speculating in a series of leaked emails that one of the pedophile’s alleged victims was “entirely willing.” “The word ‘assaulting’ presumes that he applied force or violence, in so...
22:48, 09/14/2019

Arkansas protesters oppose endowment from professor's estate An Arkansas university is drawing criticism after accepting a scholarship endowment from the estate of a former professor who reportedly assigned graduate students books that deny the Holocaust....
00:16, 05/02/2019

Protest At BHU After Professor Accused Of Sexual Harassment Returns A large group of students of Banaras Hindu University have been sitting in protest on the campus since Saturday night against the reinstatement of a professor, who was suspended last year over alleged......
10:32, 09/15/2019

Alabama professor charged with child porn in 2 states AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — An English instructor at Auburn University in Alabama has been arrested in Virginia on child porn charges. News outlets report 52-year-old William Matthew Carter, of Auburn, was held Monday at a Virginia jail awaiting extradition to Alabama, where he faces additional possession o...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Prominent MIT professor resigns in protest over lab's links to Epstein Ethan Zuckerman announced he was leaving after it was revealed MIT Media Lab director took money from financierA prominent professor at the MIT Media Lab has announced he is resigning from the prestigious research centre in protest after it was revealed its director took money from the disgraced fin...
06:48, 08/22/2019

I'm McGill Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin, and This Is How I Work Dr. Patricia Hewlin studies organizational diversity and the organizational participation and treatment of minorities. As with so many How I Work subjects, her work has a personal resonance. Dr. Hewlin pursued her PhD in organizational behavior after encouragement from the PhD project, which aims to...
20:16, 08/21/2019

The physics professor who says online extremists act like curdled milk Hate may be less like a cancer and more like bubbles, says Neil Johnson, who applies physics theory to human behaviorLone wolves. Terrorist cells. Bad apples. Viral infections.The language we use to discuss violent extremism is rife with metaphors from the natural world. As we seek to understand why...
13:48, 08/23/2019

Matthew McConaughey named professor at University of Texas FILE – In this Jan. 10, 2019, file photo, executive producer Matthew McConaughey arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “True Detective” season 3 at the Directors Guild of America. The Oscar-winning actor will join the University of Texas as a professor who this fall will teach in ...
20:16, 08/29/2019

Top de Blasio campaign adviser fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisers Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort of intellectual content,” according to repo...
23:00, 05/22/2019

WhatsApp Message Can Be Traced Without Diluting Encryption: IIT Professor With India pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages to check the spread of fake news, a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras on Wednesday stressed that the issue can be easily......
09:48, 07/11/2019

Fired Johns Hopkins professor won't work for Facebook after all Daniel Povey, a professor who was fired by Johns Hopkins University, said he will no longer go work at Facebook after the company asked him to work as a contractor while it investigated circumstances around his firing....
08:00, 08/17/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women A Penn State Beaver professor moonlighting as an Uber driver is accused of kidnapping and harassing two female passengers early Saturday, a report said. Richard Lomotey, a 36-year-old assistant professor of information sciences and technology at the school’s branch in Beaver County, near Pitts...
00:48, 05/12/2019

GW Professor Officially Throws Bret Stephens in the Trash David Karpf, the associate professor at George Washington University who incurred the wrath of New York Times columnist Bret Stephens after calling Stephens a bedbug, seems to have gotten the last laugh....
01:48, 08/29/2019

Three life skills your kid’s college professor wishes you taught them Most parents have spent the high school years working with their kids to help them prepare academically, while focusing secondarily on the extracurricular activities that go on the college application. But some important lessons are missing here....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Tax Wins wins Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga Tax takes lead at the top of the stretch, holds off a late charge by favored Tacitus to win $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga Race Course       ...
02:16, 07/28/2019

Exclusive - Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC: sources Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in coming months, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter....
06:48, 08/03/2019

U.S. Files Criminal Charges Against Chinese Professor Linked to Huawei The U.S. has filed criminal charges against a Chinese professor in Texas accused of stealing a U.S. startup’s technology for Huawei Technologies, escalating the U.S.’s investigations into issues related to the telecom giant....
22:16, 09/09/2019

Judge feuds with Fordham professor over Epstein accuser hearing The federal judge who oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s dead criminal case is feuding with a Fordham School of Law professor over his decision to let Epstein’s accusers speak in court after his death. Fordham Professor Bruce Green for co-authored an editorial for Law.com called “The Judge ...
18:01, 09/05/2019

Asia could be the driving force of the world economy, says Oxford professor The "robust" growth of emerging markets has been the linchpin holding up the global economy at a time when advanced countries are threatening to unravel it, according to Oxford professor Ian Goldin....
04:00, 09/10/2019

Harvard professor suspended after probe of sexual harassment claims Harvard University has suspended an economics professor accused of sexual harassment after a probe determined he “engaged in unwelcome conduct,” according to a report. Roland G. Fryer Jr., 42, was placed on a two-year administrative leave and his campus research lab will permanently shut...
19:48, 07/10/2019

Boyfriend charged in suspicious death of University of Georgia professor The boyfriend of a University of Georgia professor was charged with her murder after she was found dead near a hot tub at the home of a man who later fatally shot himself to death, officials said Monday. Entomology professor Marianne Shockley, 42, and her boyfriend, Marcus Lillard were at the home o...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Judge feuds with Fordham professor over Epstein-accuser hearing The federal judge who oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s dead criminal case is feuding with a Fordham School of Law professor over his decision to let Epstein’s accusers speak in court after his death. Fordham Professor Bruce Green for co-authored an editorial for Law.com called “The Judge ...
08:32, 09/05/2019

'I am Antifa' professor who posted desire to hit Trump with bat resigns from post A college professor in Iowa who openly declared his support for the far-left Antifa movement after coming under fire for inflammatory social media posts against Evangelical Christians---and one in which he expressed desire to bash President Trump with a bat--- resigned from his post Tuesday....
13:00, 08/28/2019

Professor convicted of sending US missile chip technology to China The American government is particularly wary of China these days, and it's determined to make an example out of those who would share US secrets with its major rival. A California federal court has convicted UCLA professor Yi-Chi Shih for reportedly......
04:32, 07/07/2019

"Police Searched House Without Warrant," Says Delhi University Professor Delhi University Professor Hany Babu, whose house was raided in connection with the 2017 Elgaar Parishad case on Tuesday, has alleged that the police did not have a search warrant and they seized the......
01:00, 09/11/2019

Bob Newhart, aka ‘Professor Proton,’ bids farewell to ‘Big Bang Theory’ In 2013, TV legend Bob Newhart finally won an Emmy Award for his guest-starring role as Arthur Jeffries, aka Professor Proton, on “The Big Bang Theory” — after eight nominations dating back to 1962. “They were selling a bunch of computer nerds [to viewers]. It shouldn’t work, but it struck a chord w...
20:16, 05/16/2019

White professor investigated for quoting James Baldwin's use of N-word Laurie Sheck, who teaches at the New School, says inquiry followed a complaint that she had discussed Baldwin’s use of the slurThe Pulitzer-nominated poet Laurie Sheck, a professor at the New School in New York City, is being investigated by the university for using the N-word during a discussion ab...
16:32, 08/15/2019

Johnny Depp churns out hammy swan song in ‘The Professor’ It’s tough to watch any Johnny Depp performance lately without recalling the nightmarish entity he’s been alleged to be, off-screen, in recent years. That said, this may be the most well-suited role yet for Depp. The character is perma-sloshed, on a tear to insult everyone around him and parti...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Professor Kicillof goes to Washington – and trains his fire on Macri adminstration Former economy minister appears at an event hosted by the Wilson Center's Argentina Project think-tank. And, as expected, he delivered a fierce critique of the Mauricio Macri administration's policies....
07:32, 05/11/2019

Claire McCaskill urges Warren not to be like annoying 'professor': Be more 'relatable' Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., came too close in her 2020 run to appearing like a professor and had trouble relating to people, former Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., suggested on Tuesday....
02:32, 06/26/2019

| Malawi's Mutharika: Law professor turned graft-accused president Malawi's president Peter Mutharika, 78, is a former Washington law professor with two successive election victories to his name and a political career clouded by claims of corruption, even treason....
22:16, 05/28/2019

Maternal fitness expert sues Columbia professor over criticism A maternal fitness expert who helps moms tighten their tummies after giving birth is suing a Columbia University prof for her gut-punching criticism. Julie Tupler’s namesake “Tupler Technique” includes abdominal exercises that can help a condition called “diastisis recti,” when the vertical muscles ...
05:32, 06/02/2019

Madhya Pradesh Professor Arrested For Comments On Goddess Saraswati The principal of a government college in Madhya Pradesh's Datia has been arrested and sent to judicial custody for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Goddess Saraswati, the Hindi deity of......
03:00, 06/03/2019

Professor Hulk Is Avengers: Endgame's Gift to Bruce Banner Hulk smash. The Hulk has always smashed; it’s his thing and he’s incredibly good at it. But in Avengers: Endgame, the Hulk is given a new emotional depth that allows him to do more than express rage with his irradiated fists. Read more......
17:32, 05/07/2019

Exclusive: Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC - sources Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in coming months, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter....
00:16, 08/03/2019

Professor who quoted James Baldwin's use of N-word cleared by university Poet Laurie Sheck was investigated for her use of the racial slur, but the New School has now dismissed concernsLaurie Sheck, the poet and professor who was investigated by her university for quoting James Baldwin’s use of the N-word in a graduate class, has been cleared of charges of racial discrim...
08:00, 08/20/2019

Professor who links vaccines to autism funded through university portal Chris Exley, who says aluminium in vaccines may cause autism, has raised more than £22,000A British professor who has claimed that aluminium in vaccines is linked to autism has raised more than £22,000 to support his work through a Keele University online donations portal, the Guardian can reveal.Pr...
13:48, 06/01/2019

U.S. firm accuses Huawei of enlisting professor to obtain its tech A U.S. startup company is accusing Chinese telecommunications gear provider Huawei of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Huawei Accused by Startup of Enlisting Professor to Obtain Its Tech Huawei is accused of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Professor X arrives and Legion tells the story of David's tragic infancy There’s something odd and vaguely melancholy about watching a story play out when you already know how it’s going to end. This is doubly true for sad stories, where the entire progress of the narrative is tending toward a loss, but it’s strangely true for happy conclusions as well; the advance knowl...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Stony Brook professor stole $200K from cancer research: feds A Stony Brook University associate professor pilfered grant money meant for cancer research and used it to pay for personal expenses, including mortgage payments on his house, federal prosecutors said. Geoffrey Girnun, 48, director of cancer metabolomics at Stony Brook’s Renaissance School of ...
00:16, 09/13/2019

5 years after Florida law professor Dan Markel was gunned down, journey to justice continues Tracking a silver Prius would lead investigators to shocking revelations of alleged Miami hit men and murder-for-hire plot that stunned Tallahassee.        ...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Johns Hopkins professor fired for jeopardizing student safety, report A Johns Hopkins associate research professor has been fired from the University for jeopardizing student safety after he attempted to break into a campus building with bolt cutters to stop a student sit-in protest....
23:32, 08/10/2019

Yale Professor Lured Students To Island, Sexually Assaulted Them: Report Eugene Redmond, a longtime Yale University psychiatry professor, lured students to his research site on a Caribbean island, offering financial and professional support before sexually assaulting them......
13:48, 08/23/2019

NYU professor rakes in millions from sweet real estate deal with school A New York University law school professor struck it rich, raking in $8.3 million from the university thanks to a sweetheart real estate deal. Richard Stewart, who heads the Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law, reaped the windfall from the 2017 sale of a townhouse on C...
14:02, 08/11/2019

Kansas professor charged with secretly working on Chinese government program A University of Kansas chemistry professor has been indicted on federal charges that he hid his work for a Chinese university while he also conducted research funded by the U.S. government....
20:48, 08/23/2019

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
17:48, 05/27/2019

Harvard professor out as dean amid backlash for representing Harvey Weinstein A Harvard professor under fire from students for representing Harvey Weinstein will not be renewed as a house faculty dean.        ...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Professor Backing Students Refusing To Chant "Mamata Zindabad" Thrashed On Sunday, the students' wing of Trinamool Congress will observe its foundation day with a rally in Kolkata. Mamata Banerjee is always the main speaker at the rally. This time, there are concerns she......
17:48, 07/25/2019

Professor resigns after probe found he harassed female students, called them fat A Montana State University professor resigned after a probe found he repeatedly touched female students and called them fat — harassment so rampant that one student considered suicide, according to a report. Hikmet Budak, an advanced genetics professor and plant scientist from Turkey, resigned...
15:48, 05/31/2019

Charles Gross, longtime professor and husband to Joyce Carol Oates, dies at 83 Charles Gross, a longtime Princeton professor of neuroscience and husband to author Joyce Carol Oates, has died. He was 83.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Today is the western mobile debut of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, a puzzle game that ori Today is the western mobile debut of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, a puzzle game that originally came out in the U.S. in August, 2009. ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Professor Matthew McConaughey: Actor lands a starring role at University of Texas What better person to learn about film from than Matthew McConaughey? All you need to do is enroll at UT.        ...
10:16, 08/29/2019

Tesla will be acquired within a year, says the NYU professor who predicted Amazon's takeover of Whole Foods (TSLA) Hubert Burda Media Tesla's market value has fallen by more than 30% in recent months. NYU professor Scott Galloway, known for his famous Amazon Whole Foods call, says it's likely to be cut in half from here. That discount could make Elon Musk's company a prime takeover target for a technology firm...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Ottawa to release findings after reviewing case of extradited professor Hassan Diab The federal government is expected to release findings today of an independent review of an extradition that resulted in Ottawa professor Hassan Diab spending three years in a French jail....
03:48, 07/27/2019

Harvard Bans Ex-Professor Found Guilty Of 40-Year-Long Sexual Misconduct Harvard University revoked the emeritus faculty privileges of a retired professor and barred him from campus Thursday after an internal investigation found that he engaged in "unwelcome sexual......
05:00, 05/10/2019

Shameful Privilege: This Kid Conveniently Got Into Yale The Same Year His Dad Donated An Enormous New Physics Professor Colleges may talk a big game about fairness in admissions, but a recent “coincidence” in the Ivy League proves that sometimes being born rich is all it takes: This kid conveniently got into Yale the same year his dad donated an enormous new physics professor....
00:32, 05/28/2019

Yale professor accused of horrific sexual assaults at Caribbean research facility A retired Yale University psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students at a research facility in the Caribbean and conducted sickening “medical exams” of three other students, according to a scathing report by a former federal prosecutor. A 54-page report commissioned by Yale released Tuesd...
18:16, 08/21/2019

California professor slammed for calling fetus 'legitimate parasite' during lecture on cancer A medical school lecture comparing the "parallels between fetuses and cancers" is coming under fire from the University of California as a dehumanizing lesson to students. But the professor says it wasn't the point of the slide....
22:48, 04/29/2019

Illegal immigrants can hurt US economy, professor argues, prompting calls for his firing A college professor in Georgia is drawing criticism for his online comments about illegal immigrants, including his contention that people in the U.S. illegally can be a drain on the nation’s economy....
08:16, 06/08/2019

MIT professor defended Jeffrey Epstein associate in leaked emails, claimed victims were ‘entirely willing’ Famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist Richard Stallman is under fire after a leaked email thread showed him defending an associate of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, claiming that his alleged victims were “entirely willing.”...
23:48, 09/14/2019

Harvard professor loses house dean role after joining Weinstein defense A Harvard law professor who joined the legal team defending Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein against sexual assault charges will not be allowed to continue as dean of a residential house on campus, a university official said on Saturday....
04:48, 05/12/2019

Black Harvard Professor Who Represented Weinstein Loses Faculty Dean Position Harvard announced Saturday that law professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr., who represented embattled film producer Harvey Weinstein until recently, would not continue as faculty dean of an undergraduate house after his term ends on June 30, following pressure from students, according to the New York Time...
23:32, 05/12/2019

UCLA Professor Faces 219 Years in Prison for Sending U.S. Missile Chips to China An adjunct professor of electrical engineering at UCLA has been convicted of 18 federal charges in connection with illegally exporting semiconductor chips with military applications to China, The Verge reports.Read more......
20:16, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
11:16, 06/05/2019

Nunes: Mueller report 'cherry-picked' information about mysterious Maltese Professor Mifsud House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes, in a Fox News interview Sunday, blasted “cherry-picked” findings in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report about Joseph Mifsud -- the mysterious professor from Malta who helped ignite the Russia probe in 2016....
05:32, 05/06/2019

CUNY professor claims he was unfairly fired after telling committee to ‘burn in eternal fires’ A highly-educated CUNY economics professor claims he was wrongly fired because he was rude. When Associate Professor Caf Dowlah, a Fulbright Scholar with three advanced degrees, was denied a promotion to a full-time teaching slot last year, he blamed a colleague, bizarrely telling her, “what you did...
05:32, 06/09/2019

Chinese professor accused of Huawei-related fraud asks why case was moved to Brooklyn A lawyer for a Chinese professor accused of obtaining technology from a Silicon Valley startup to benefit China's Huawei on Wednesday told a federal judge that he would like to know why the case is in her Brooklyn courtroom.  ...
01:00, 09/12/2019

China could harden its stance on Hong Kong amid perceived interference, says Cornell professor China's perceived interference from the West could harden its stance on Hong Kong, says Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University....
04:16, 08/29/2019

Princeton physics professor, 47, dies after falling 300 feet in rock-climbing accident in France  A 47-year-old Princeton University professor fell to his death in a rock-climbing accident over the weekend while vacationing with his family in France, school officials said....
11:48, 08/09/2019

Penn professor under fire after suggesting US better off with 'fewer nonwhites', defenders say comment lacks context A University of Pennsylvania professor is facing calls to fire a professor over the comments that she made at a conservative conference last weekend, insinuating that the U.S would be better off with “more whites and fewer nonwhites.”...
19:32, 07/19/2019

White Professor Accuses Historically Black Tuskegee University of Age, Racial Discrimination: 'It's Just Wrong' Here’s something I never thought I’d live to see: a historically black college has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging age and racial discrimination—by a white guy....
11:16, 07/26/2019

White professor sues historically black university for age, race discrimination after 40-year tenure A white professor at a historically black university in Alabama has filed a federal lawsuit against the school Friday for age and racial discrimination after he claims they have denied him the salary he deserves, despite his tenure....
19:48, 07/25/2019

Eight Tie In US Spelling Bee With $50,000 Cash Prize For Each Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the US word contest started in 1925....
14:48, 05/31/2019

Venice Biennale’s Top Prize Goes to Lithuania “Sun & Sea (Marina),” which features opera singers on an artificial beach, was the second successive performance piece to win the Golden Lion for best national participation....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Four women chase $500,000 W Series top prize W Series was created to address a gender imbalance in top flight motorsport Briton Jamie Chadwick leads rivals as inaugural all-female racing series heads for penultimate round W Series, the all-female single-seater motor racing series, has released its provisional list of prize money winners ahe...
16:16, 07/18/2019

Physicists who came up with supergravity win $3m Breakthrough Prize Supergravity is an idea that could unite general relativity with quantum mechanics, and the three physicists who formulated it have now won a $3 million prize for their work...
10:16, 08/07/2019

| How PSL prize money compares to EPL riches Sport24 reveals the prize money awarded to winners Mamelodi Sundowns and all other Absa Premiership sides compared to the vast riches of the Premier League....
17:48, 05/13/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
10:00, 06/05/2019

‘The enigma of the entire Mueller probe’: Focus on origins of Russian investigation puts spotlight on Maltese professor Joseph Mifsud’s tip to a Trump adviser that the Russians had “dirt” on Hillary Clinton led to the opening of the counterintelligence probe, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III wrote in his report....
04:16, 07/01/2019

Supergravity pioneers win $3m Special Breakthrough prize Daniel Freedman, Peter van Nieuwenhuizen and Sergio Ferrara developed landmark theory in 1970sThe most lucrative prize in science has been awarded to three researchers for a landmark theory that married particle physics with Einstein’s description of gravity, and proposed a candidate for the mysteri...
16:16, 08/06/2019

Scientists win millions in the 2020 Breakthrough Prize The Breakthrough Prize rewards work in physics, mathematics, and the life sciences, and it has just awarded almost $20 million to researchers around the world...
23:00, 09/05/2019

Atwood, Rushdie on Booker Prize shortlist The six finalists for the top literary award in the English-speaking world have been revealed. Veteran authors Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie have already picked up the Booker Prize in the past....
13:32, 09/04/2019

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
17:00, 06/10/2019

CES re-awards revoked robotics prize to women's sex toy There was outrage and disbelief earlier this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) -- the organization behind the major CES annual tech show -- revoked its Robotics Innovation Award from women's sex toy Osé....
23:16, 05/08/2019

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49 million) for this year's championships, a rise of 11.8 percent, the All England Club announced on Tuesday....
15:48, 04/30/2019

Négar Djavadi’s novel ‘Disoriental’ receives $10,000 prize A multi-generational novel set in France and Iran has won a $10,000 prize for best French fiction translated into English. Négar Djavadi’s (nay-GAHR’ juh-vah-DEE) “Disoriental” received the Albertine Prize, voted upon by readers and presented by the Van Cleef & Arpels and the...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Atwood, Rushdie among Booker Prize shortlist The six finalists for the top literary award in the English-speaking world have been revealed. Veteran authors Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie have already picked up the Booker Prize in the past....
12:16, 09/03/2019

Structure for $100,000 Le Mans Eports prize revealed The structure for the $100,000 Le Mans Esports Super Final prize fund has been revealed ahead of the event that will take place at the World Endurance Championship finale...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Word whiz kids compete for $50,000 prize in U.S. spelling bee Nearly 500 word wizards were still in contention on Wednesday as the Scripps National Spelling Bee entered its second day, as the best young spellers strive for the top cash prize of $50,000....
18:00, 05/29/2019

The Race To Have The Biggest Prize Pool In Esports History When Epic Games announced $30 million in prize money for this July’s Fortnite World Cup, it seemed set to be the largest ever for an esports event. That increasingly looks like it might no longer end up being the case, thanks to Valve’s Dota 2....
02:16, 06/29/2019

Leading players want Wimbledon to increase prize money despite £38m pot • Players seeking bigger proportion of tournament revenue• Federer among those calling for lower tiers to get more fundsWimbledon may have to significantly increase its prize money and change the way it is distributed, if leading players have their way.While the winners of the singles events at this...
17:00, 06/27/2019

A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Was ‘Swatted’ but Survived. Here’s What He Has to Say About That Leonard Pitts Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald, was laying in his bed in Bowie, Md., early on Sunday morning when he woke up to a phone call. It was the police....
00:48, 07/04/2019

Scientists behind first image of black hole awarded $3m prize Hundreds of researchers share Breakthrough prize in fundamental physicsAn international collaboration that captured the first image of a black hole, a cosmic plughole from which nothing that enters can ever escape, has won the most lucrative prize in physics.Hundreds of researchers on the Event Hori...
20:00, 09/05/2019

Sharing is caring: Federer wants better prize money distribution Roger Federer is prepared to champion the cause of lower-ranked players on the ATP Tour and said at the U.S. Open on Wednesday that he would fight to ensure a bigger share of the prize pot for them in future....
11:48, 08/29/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison using sound....
14:16, 05/01/2019

Rapinoe: FIFA's prize money boost still 'not fair' Despite a proposal announced Friday by FIFA president Gianni Infantino to invest $1 billion in the women's game over the next four years and double prize money at the 2023 Women's World Cup, U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe says female soccer players are not respected equally by their sport's internationa...
18:49, 07/06/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
12:16, 05/07/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semitic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money United States co-captain Megan Rapinoe launched a scathing attack on world soccer's governing body FIFA, on the eve of the women's World Cup final, saying the organization did not respect the female game....
22:16, 07/06/2019

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
21:48, 07/08/2019

Women’s prize winner Tayari Jones: ‘Before this, I had never won a raffle’ An American Marriage is a story about the traumatic effect of injustice on a black family in the US. But it might never have been published if it wasn’t for the intervention of a mystery author‘I’m a person,” says Tayari Jones, the morning after carrying off the Women’s prize for fiction for her fou...
17:00, 06/09/2019

‘Nobel Prize in stupidity’: Holocaust survivor wants AOC out of Congress There are few remaining survivors of concentration camps. Ed Mosberg is one of them. And the 93-year-old from Morris Plains, NJ, has no time for Rep. ­Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements last week, when she called the southern border’s migrant detention centers “concentration camps.” “She should b...
00:48, 06/30/2019

Trump Brings His Own Prize to Japan's Sumo Championship Japan’s ancient sporting tradition is getting an infusion of the Trump brand Sunday when President Trump becomes the first American leader to present a trophy to the winner of a sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo....
08:00, 05/26/2019

Minnesota's Collier takes WNBA's top rookie prize Napheesa Collier fended off fierce competition to become the WNBA's Rookie of the Year on Monday, with the Minnesota Lynx standout capping a prolific season in which she logged 444 regular season points with an early-career accolade....
21:01, 09/16/2019

Nigerian debut novelist among finalists for Women’s Prize Nigerian debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women’s Prize for Fiction...
21:32, 04/29/2019

Women's British Open winner to be paid less than one-third of men's prize The women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
16:00, 07/08/2019

Chappelle to receive Mark Twain Prize for humor WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The 45-year-old Chappelle shot to international stardom through his Comedy Central program, “Chappelle’s Show,” which gleefully skewered racial stereotypes an...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Physicists to Split $3 Million Breakthrough Prize for Supergravity Physicists Sergio Ferrara, Dan Freedman, and Peter van Nieuwenhuizen will split a $3 million Breakthrough Prize for their theory of supergravity, which drives much of today’s physics research toward our understanding of the universe.Read more......
22:48, 08/06/2019

Slowthai on Mercury prize, new PM and supporting Liam Gallagher As people are starting to quietly trail out of the room at the end of the Mercury Prize 2019 announcement, a loud voice shouts out from the podium: "Yes, mate! Mercury nominated, mate!"...
00:32, 07/26/2019

$10M prize to be awarded for tech that teaches illiterate to read LOS ANGELES — The challenge was to develop software that could easily be downloaded onto tablets that poor children around the world could use to teach themselves to read, write and do simple arithmetic. The incentive was $10 million for the winner. Nearly 200 teams from 40 countries around the worl...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Chelsea legends to battle for £170m prize at Wembley Frank Lampard will do battle with John Terry for a place in the Premier League on May 27 after he led Derby to the Championship play-off final against Aston Villa....
16:48, 05/16/2019

Lloyds pips rivals to £3.7bn Tesco Bank prize ‎Britain's biggest mortgage lender has seen off competition from some of its biggest high street rivals to snap up a £3.7bn book of home loans from Tesco Bank....
16:48, 07/30/2019

Women’s $1 Mother’s Day gift turns out to be $1.3M lotto prize AUTRYVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman was gifted a $1 lottery ticket for Mother’s Day that turned out to be worth $1.3 million. News outlets report Vielka Roman, of Sampson County, won the third-largest jackpot ever in the Carolina Cash 5 game on Sunday. The state Education Lottery says Ro...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The science of the home run Professor Lloyd V. Smith and a team of scientists at Washington State University are working with Major League Baseball to understand the league's record home run numbers.       ...
03:48, 08/03/2019

Seeing science – in pictures Photography and science have long been intertwined, helping to shape the way we look at the world, as Marvin Heiferman shows in Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe, published by Aperture Continue reading......
10:48, 07/15/2019

You’re still you when you’re drunk, science says Many of us know that feeling of waking up, headache in tow, struggling to remember what we said and did after that extra drink the night before. And then suddenly, the memories vividly resurface. Alcohol disinhibits us, making us say and do things that we’d otherwise keep under wraps. People will of...
10:48, 09/01/2019

Australia union calls for equal World Cup prize money The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament        ...
13:32, 06/04/2019

Atwood, Alexis among 12 authors to compete for Canada's Giller Prize Canadian author Margaret Atwood, who penned the novels that inspired the hit television series "Alias Grace" and "The Handmaid's Tale", is among 12 writers listed on Tuesday for Canada's top literary......
04:16, 09/04/2019

Second WTCR Esports season has $25,000 prize pot, real drivers to race The second World Touring Car Cup Esports season has launched with a seven-round calendar, which concludes alongside the real-life WTCR finale at Sepang...
22:48, 07/25/2019

Dave Chappelle to Receive Mark Twain Prize for Humor The Kennedy Center said it had chosen Chappelle, the stand-up and sketch comedy star, for having “challenged us to see hot-button issues from his entirely original yet relatable perspective.”...
21:16, 05/07/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however that press freedom there remains “dire”....
17:16, 05/07/2019

He pioneered a renaissance in Native American literature. Now, a peace prize Novelist, poet and essayist N. Scott Momaday has been selected for the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award peace prize.        ...
18:16, 07/22/2019

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable strand of their DNA....
13:32, 05/30/2019

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dies The first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, Toni Morrison, has died at the age of 88. Her novel "Beloved" won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988....
18:16, 08/06/2019

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers Scratchers have always been a thing I’ve enjoyed buying. I’ll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as I’m on my way out, or buy one of those Crossword or Bingo cards to pass some time while I’m at a bar. All in all, I may buy two or three a...
21:00, 04/28/2019

The first ever black hole image lands scientists $3 million prize The scientists that captured the first image of a black hole are being rewarded with a $3 million prize. The Breakthrough prize, known as the "Oscars of Science," is sponsored by Silicon Valley execs such as Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin, and recog......
18:48, 09/06/2019

Polanski, 'The Laundromat' and 'Joker' vie for top prize at Venice film festival A space odyssey starring Brad Pitt, Steven Soderbergh's financial thriller "The Laundromat", Joaquin Phoenix's stint as "Joker" and Roman Polanski's new movie on the Dreyfus affair will vie for the top prize at next month's Venice film festival....
21:16, 07/25/2019

Polanski, "The Laundromat" and "Joker" vie for top prize at Venice film festival A space odyssey starring Brad Pitt, Steven Soderbergh's financial thriller "The Laundromat", Joaquin Phoenix's stint as "Joker" and Roman Polanski's new movie on the Dreyfus affair will vie for the top prize at next month's Venice film festival....
15:48, 07/25/2019

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA normally has to wait until June before the annual necessity to hunker down as criticism flies from all directions. The men’s US Open, as beset by comp...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Twitch's karaoke competition returns with a record deal prize Twitch's $20,000 karaoke contest is returning for a second season. The online singing competition for karaoke-style title Twitch Sings is open from today until Monday 5th August. Contestants can submit their audition videos here, and an internal team......
22:16, 07/30/2019

Court rules against Colorado man seeking full lottery prize DENVER (AP) — A Colorado court has rejected a man’s claim he should be the sole recipient of a $4.8 million lottery prize. The Denver Post reports the Colorado Court of Appeals says Amir Massihzadeh is only eligible for a third of the November 2005 jackpot. The court’s ruling released Th...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
21:48, 05/28/2019

U.S. Open tennis 2019: Schedule, odds, prize money Novak Djokovic, the defending men's U.S. Open champion, is the odds-on favorite to win the 2019 U.S. Open, which begins Monday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center....
12:48, 08/26/2019

Find out how Jimmy Olsen won his Pulitzer Prize in this exclusive preview DC has done exceptional work with its two recent debuts spotlighting Superman’s key supporting players, Lois Lane and Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen, giving each 12-issue miniseries a distinct point of view that shows a different side of the superhero genre. Lois Lane takes a down-to-Earth approach that...
19:48, 08/20/2019

Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood Are in the Running for the Booker Prize (LONDON) — Booker Prize winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are contenders again for the coveted fiction trophy. Rushdie, who won in 1981 for “Midnight’s Children,” makes the 13-book longlist for his latest novel, “Quichotte.” Atwood won in 2000 for “...
08:16, 07/24/2019

Marseille forfeits $2M prize money in UEFA finance case Marseille will pay UEFA 2 million euros ($2.24 million) for breaking financial fair play rules monitoring spending on player transfers and wages       ...
21:32, 06/19/2019

Robert Kraft feted in Israel for ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ JERUSALEM — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who arrives next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award commonly known as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The ceremony on June 20 would mark Kraft’s highest-profile public appear...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Water Innovation Prize goes to startups targeting methane and wastewater A startup with a cheap technology for purifying textile wastewater and another with a system to help reduce methane emissions from cattle were named co-winners of the MIT Water Innovation Prize on Thursday. After eight student finalist teams pitched their companies’ water-related solutions, the j...
22:32, 04/28/2019

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Championship 2019, Elisabet Sado Garriga, received her prize along with runner-up Olaya Fernandez Lence....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Women's tennis tournament offers historic $4.75m prize money As the debate around pay parity in sport rumbles on, one women's tournament in China is offering the biggest prize money in the history of tennis (yes, that even includes the men's tour)....
12:48, 08/01/2019

How Survivor Winners Have Spent, Saved or Wasted Their $1 Million Prize They can outwit. They can outplay. They can outlast. But can they overspend? There are many reasons go on Survivor these days: they want to test their limits, they're a super-fan who......
22:32, 05/15/2019

562 Interactive’s Alluris takes best in show at Indie Prize USA 2019 Alluris from 562 Interactive in the U.S. won the best in show "audience choice" award at GameDaily Connect's Indie Prize USA 2019 contest in Anaheim, California.Read More...
01:48, 08/31/2019

Esports celebs, influencers could push prize pools to new heights The Fortnite World Cup made a lot of people a lot richer. It wasn't always this way in esports, and we're at a tipping point where games might need the players more than players will need the game....
22:16, 07/29/2019

Satoshi’s Treasure to add side quests on top of $1 million Bitcoin prize A million-dollar Bitcoin scavenger hunt began only two weeks ago, but one player has already built software to help others co-ordinate their detective efforts. Satoshi’s Treasure works like this: game organizers split keys to $1 million worth of BTC into 1,000 “shards.” A newsletter sends hints for ...
20:00, 04/29/2019

World's Fastest Gamer launches again, has R-Motorsport drive prize The second season of World's Fastest Gamer has been launched and the winner will receive a full real-life racing programme with R-Motorsport that includes the Spa and Daytona 24 Hours...
12:16, 07/03/2019

Pete Alonso will donate a portion of Home Run Derby prize Pete Alonso wants to win the Home Run Derby because of the competitor in him, but the Mets first baseman has other motives. The rookie slugger on Tuesday indicated he intends to donate a portion of his earnings from the event to the Wounded Warrior Foundation and Tunnel to Towers. First place in the...
11:00, 07/03/2019

The 1975, Dave among rockers and rappers nominated for Mercury Prize Rock bands The 1975 and Foals as well as rappers slowthai and Dave are among the 12 acts nominated for this year's Mercury Prize, organizers of the British music award said on Thursday....
15:00, 07/25/2019

'The Goldfinch' paints dull picture from prize-winning book "The Goldfinch" has a painting at its center, but despite a classy palette of ingredients conjures a lifeless, disjointed picture. Adapted from a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the movie represents a transparent bid to bring the book's prestige to the screen, but it's another case of literary underpi...
17:48, 09/13/2019

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have noticed strange or unusually vivid dreams while trying to sleep off an illness. The phrase “fever dream” turns up in literature and popular cu...
14:32, 06/11/2019

What Seinfeld can teach us about science From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the US sitcomWhen Jerry Seinfeld starts his UK tour, listen out for a science joke. From early on in his TV career, the comedian poked fun at science. In his 1981 HBO debut, he said of weather forecasts: “And then my ...
14:32, 07/12/2019

Why race science is on the rise again After the second world war, the belief that differences between so-called ‘races’ are genetic became taboo. Now, with the far right resurgent, it’s backIn 1985, historian Barry Mehler had a dream. His research was taking him deep into the murky territory of academia’s extreme right wing. As he worke...
21:48, 05/18/2019

Why art and science suffer in silos A major new Radio 4 series breaks down the barriers between art and science, while a revival of Joe Egg is a timely epitaph for Peter Nichols Arts people, and I very much include myself, get bewildered by science. I try to listen to Radio 4’s The Life Scientific, but am often lost, while even Melvyn...
21:18, 09/14/2019

The five: chimeras created by science A chimera is an organism with genetic material from two or more sources. Experiments in the field may save lives but are ethically controversialLast week, researchers led by Spanish scientist Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte announced they had created the first human-monkey chimera embryos in China. The...
10:00, 08/11/2019

TEKNET: The science behind a microburst TUCSON – One of Tucson’s biggest thunderstorm threats comes from what’s known as a microburst. A microburst can bring strong winds and damaging hail with them and only last a short amount of time. News 4 Tucson’s Chief Meteorologist Matt Brode has more in the video below:...
09:16, 07/30/2019

The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we're aroused? It’s good for our mental and physical health, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune systemSex is the most talked-about, joked about, thought-about issue in our culture. Every grown adult is expected to know how to do it, but beyond the basic mechanics we’re not taught about it and fiction ...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Elon Musk lauds Newt Gingrich's $2B moon competition prize SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his approval for a plan put forth by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to give a $2 billion prize to the first private company to establish and run the first base on the moon....
02:48, 08/21/2019

Wimbledon blocks prize money for Tomic after lack of effort in defeat • Australian fined full £45,000 for failing to try• 58-minute defeat was shortest men’s match since 2004Bernard Tomic has been fined his first-round £45,000 prize money by Wimbledon for a lack of effort in his defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.The Australian, who was punished for a similar offence two ye...
18:32, 07/04/2019

Bernard Tomic Stripped Of 45,000 Pounds Wimbledon Prize Money For Tanking The referee opined that the performance of Bernard Tomic in his first round match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga did not meet the required professional standards....
18:16, 07/04/2019

Tony Horwitz, Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author, Dies at 60 A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
20:48, 05/28/2019

| Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann dead at 89 Murray Gell-Mann, a physicist who theorised the existence of the quark and won a Nobel Prize for his method of classifying particles, has died at age 89, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) said....
22:48, 05/27/2019

Alain Delon receives Cannes honorary Golden Palm prize The French actor is a European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in the 1960s. But his private life also made headlines — and Cannes Film Festival's decision to award him an honorary Palme d'Or sparked protest....
11:48, 05/21/2019

French Author Accused of Anti-Semitism Is Snubbed for a Top Literary Prize Yann Moix’s autobiography of childhood abuse was released this fall to positive reviews. But after a controversy blew up, the Goncourt Prize’s judges excluded him from the race for the award....
18:00, 09/05/2019

Newt Gingrich proposes a $2 billion prize for a human Moon lander Enlarge / Blue Origin has proposed a "Blue Moon" lander to send cargo and potentially humans to the Moon. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) During 2020 campaign speeches, President Donald Trump regularly touches on the theme of commercial space. Trump often says he likes that Elon Musk, Jeff Bezo...
00:00, 08/20/2019

"You Had The Nobel Prize?" Trump Asks Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq....
04:16, 07/18/2019

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions....
02:32, 05/25/2019

England aim to inspire youth in manner of 2005 Ashes – and share £3.2m prize • Most of squad were teenagers when England regained the urn• Paul Collingwood hoping to end run as only major trophy winnerEngland’s cricketers will share £3.2m if they emerge victorious from Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand. But for Trevor Bayliss, the head coach, it is the chance to i...
00:32, 07/13/2019

Megan Rapinoe rips into FIFA over World Cup schedule, prize money Her criticism ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that put the World Cup final on the same day as the Gold Cup final in the United States and the Copa America final in Brazil....
01:16, 07/07/2019

Nobel Prize-winning economist nabs East Village row house What a wedding gift! Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer and professor/author Caroline Weber, who married last year, are the new owners of a 19th-century East Village row house that was once owned by Mary-Kate Olsen and her then-boyfriend (now husband) banker Olivier Sarkozy. The home, at 123 E...
03:48, 08/01/2019

Dota 2 International prize pool surpasses $30M, becomes largest in esports history In case anyone still needed convincing that esports is truly massive, the Dota 2 tournament to be held next month just accrued over $30 million in prize money. That’s the largest pot ever offered for such a competition, and judging by the amount it’s increased in just the last few months, it’s going...
21:00, 07/22/2019

Paul Ingrassia, Pulitzer Prize-winning auto journalist, dies Paul Ingrassia, a longtime journalist for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters who won a 1993 Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of a boardroom revolt at General Motors, has died after battling cancer. He was 69. ...
22:00, 09/16/2019

Scientists Behind First Black Hole Image Win $3 Million Breakthrough Prize Award The Breakthrough Prize Foundation has awarded $21.6 million to winners of its 2020 Breakthrough Prizes, including a $3 million prize to 347 members of the black hole-imaging Event Horizon Telescope team.Read more......
08:48, 09/06/2019

Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities Nestle plans to launch a new line of baby formula in China this year under an existing brand, targeted at smaller cities, as the world's largest packaged food company tries to lengthen its lead in the world's biggest baby milk market....
00:16, 05/08/2019

Shep Doeleman on the Breakthrough Prize-winning black hole photo The team behind the first ever image of a black hole has won the prestigious $3m Breakthrough Prize. New Scientist spoke with the group’s leader, Shep Doeleman...
23:00, 09/05/2019

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours of precise, painstaking work to remove it from a 31-year-old female donor, who had died three days ea...
19:48, 06/01/2019

| Tanzanian press champion hopes prize 'lifts veil' on abuses A Tanzanian journalist awarded a prestigious prize for press freedom said he hoped the recognition will "lift the corner of the veil" on the plight of reporters in his homeland....
18:48, 07/17/2019

Alright, alright: Matthew McConaughey joins University of Texas as professor Oscar-winning actor, who has been a visiting instructor since 2015, will teach in the Department of Radio-Television-Film this fallThe Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey will join the University of Texas as a professor who this fall will teach in the university’s Department of Radio-Television-...
22:16, 08/28/2019

Science Has Perfected Ferrari's 458 Italia Ferrari never sold the exquisite 458 Italia you could shake hands with, and that’s an absolute travesty. The chassis and engine combination may be one of Ferrari’s best of all time, and while the paddle shift is quick and good, it can’t possibly hold a candle to the sensation that is three pedals an...
02:16, 06/07/2019

Why did last night’s ‘Game of Thrones’ look so bad? Here comes the science! Last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones” was a wild ride and inarguably one of an epic show’s more epic moments — if you could see it through the dark and the blotchy video. It turns out even one of the most expensive and meticulously produced shows in history can fall prey ...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also going in the wrong direction.Read more......
10:32, 06/22/2019

Life-Science Stocks Look Less Healthy Life-science companies have logged a strong performance this year, but disappointing revenue results from Illumina show they can’t inoculate themselves against slowing growth in the broader market....
21:16, 07/12/2019

Feeling the Heat? Here’s When Fans Can Help—And When They Don’t—According to Science With cities around the world hitting record-breaking temperatures, finding quick and effective ways to cool off has become a top priority. Air-conditioning is a great option, but not every country can afford or sustain the energy infrastructure required to climate cool their populations. Even in wea...
23:48, 08/06/2019

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, one-size-fits-all answer. It really depends on your organization’s needs and what you hope to accomplish. There are three main approaches that have been...
00:48, 06/20/2019

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community, recent promising drug trials and whether Britain can meet its target Continue reading......
09:16, 06/14/2019

Balancing game economies is an art and a science Game economies are a delicate thing. It doesn’t take much to break them. We recently held a breakfast to address how to keep developers and players happy.Read More...
08:33, 09/15/2019

Ann Widdecombe says science may 'produce an answer' to being gay Brexit party MEP sparks anger by claiming people may one day be able to switch sexualityAnn Widdecombe has come under fire after she suggested science might one day “produce an answer” to being gay.The Brexit party MEP said she had once pointed out that there was a time when it was thought impossibl...
02:00, 06/03/2019

For Christian Yelich, hitting is far from a science In this age of technicality — spread your feet, bend your knees, lower your hands, shorten your stride — the reigning NL MVP doesn’t regard it. And the results speak for themselves....
12:32, 08/28/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: Me, myself and AI On this week's Super Awesome Science Show, we’re going to explore how AI is involved in health care and the pitfalls that prevent our complete acceptance of the technology in public health....
18:32, 06/04/2019

Asking the biggest questions is the very essence of science New Scientist is kicking off a new series of articles entitled The Biq Question to attempt to answer the unanswerable and crack open life's greatest puzzles...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Father-son duo is 3D printing a Lamborghini for science For most people, dreaming about owning a Lamborghini is about as close as they’ll realistically get to having one in their driveway. Supercars are pricey and not terribly practical, but that doesn’t make them any less desirable, so physicist Sterling Backus decided to leverage the power ...
06:48, 07/09/2019

Most atheists believe in the supernatural, despite trusting science While atheists say they don't believe in a god, a survey has found that the majority hold at least one supernatural belief, such as life after death or reincarnation...
15:48, 05/30/2019

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast Access to help for sexual problems is patchy and many fear the consequences of cuts to sexual health services could be profound. Nicola Davis investigatesPlease note: this podcast contains discussion of sexual abuseIn the UK, sexual dysfunction is far from rare: 42% of men and 51% of women reported ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of She Said assess #MeToo after Weinstein on The Late Show New York Times journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey told Stephen Colbert about the time that an enraged Harvey Weinstein finally barreled right into the NYT offices, toting folders of “material to smear his accusers.” That’s after the now-disgraced movie mogul had already hired ex-Mossad agent p...
18:00, 09/11/2019

College student avoids summer job after winning $1 million Mega Millions second prize One New Jersey college student got to skip out on a lecture from his dad about his summer job plans when he realized during a car ride to lunch that he held a winning $1 million lottery ticket, lottery officials announced Tuesday. ...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Woods, McIlroy and golf's elite are in Portrush for a major showdown with a $1.9 million prize All four days are sold out with fans in one of golf's true heartlands relishing the chance to see the world's best take on a challenging course....
12:32, 07/17/2019

Megan Rapinoe attacks Fifa over World Cup schedule clash and prize money • ‘Unbelievable’ Copa América and Gold Cup conclude on Sunday• USA star criticises women’s prize pot of $30m vs men’s $400mMegan Rapinoe, co-captain of the USA team, launched a scathing attack on Fifa on the eve of the women’s World Cup final, saying the organisation did not respect the female game....
18:18, 07/06/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the 2019 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Chappelle, who stands among the most lauded and oft-quoted stand-up comedians of his generation, will now add comedy's most prestigious award to his accolades....
19:32, 05/07/2019

Mysterious Inscription Baffles French Village, Prize Offered to Crack the Code A recently discovered engraving is baffling local people in the small village in north-west France. The locals have made various attempts to decipher the inscription and have enlisted the help of many local experts to no avail. Now they are offering a prize to anyone who can decipher the mysterious ...
11:48, 05/12/2019

LPGA's top golfers inspire amid record prize money but U.S. viewership drop The LPGA is playing for a record amount of prize money in 2019, but it isn't as popular in the United States as it was in the 1970s. Some top female golfers told UPI they are working to inspire the next generation....
09:16, 08/24/2019

Last Witnesses by Svetlana Alexievich review – the astonishing achievement of the Nobel prize winner From Chernobyl to the experience of children during the second world war ... Alexievich has produced her own remarkable version of Soviet historyIn 1993, two years after Svetlana Alexievich published Boys in Zinc, her oral history of Russia’s war in Afghanistan, she was sued by a number of the peopl...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Before the World Cup Final, Megan Rapinoe Calls Out FIFA on Prize Money Gap, Scheduling LYON, France — Megan Rapinoe called out FIFA on the eve of the Women’s World Cup title match. Her criticism Saturday ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that put the World Cup final on the same day as the Gold Cup final in the United States and the...
00:00, 07/07/2019

Liverpool left disappointed but proud as the big prize fails to arrive | Andy Hunter The record number of points and the individual awards were nice but all the thoughts were of what might have beenYou Make My Dreams Come True by Hall & Oates was a strange choice of song to play in the immediate aftermath of Liverpool’s title chase ending in unrewarded victory. It may prove propheti...
23:00, 05/12/2019

How Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Colson Whitehead Finds Inspiration for His Books Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead‘s latest novel The Nickel Boys, about an abusive Jim Crow-era reform school, joins a backlist of books that point to urgent questions about identity, class and history. Whitehead, who appears on TIME’s cover this week, has found inspiration ...
19:16, 06/27/2019

Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie make Man Booker Prize short list Novels by Margaret Atwood, Lucy Ellmann, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma, Salman Rushdie and Elif Shafak have been shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction....
13:32, 09/04/2019

Brandon Maxwell takes home top CFDA Awards prize, a win for inclusive fashion Maxwell has proven his commitment to diversity and inclusion, casting women of different races and sizes in his runway shows.        ...
12:32, 06/04/2019

Australia soccer players union demands World Cup prize-money parity Australia's soccer players union have launched a campaign calling for prize-money parity at the women's and men's World Cups, and offered support for the country's footballers to take legal action against global governing body FIFA....
08:48, 06/04/2019

Nobel Prize Winner Toni Morrison, One of America’s Greatest Writers, Has Died at 88 In describing the literary greatness of Toni Morrison—winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature, the first awarded to an African-American woman—the Nobel Foundation said that Morrison “in novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, gives life to an essential aspect of American real...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Champions League final: Mutual respect for Klopp and Pochettino but eyes on prize Jürgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino are both adored by their clubs and fans and have enormous respect for each other. But on Saturday, the pleasantries will be set aside as Liverpool and Spurs clash in Madrid....
02:00, 06/01/2019

Harvard bans ex-professor after finding 'unwelcome sexual conduct' spanned four decades Jorge Dominguez was accused of a pattern of groping and other sexual harassment by at least 18 students and junior faculty members at Harvard.        ...
03:32, 05/10/2019

Rory McIlroy pockets huge £12.3m prize after winning Tour Championship and FedEx Cup title again Rory McIlroy won the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup title for the second time in four years to pocket the $15million (£12.3million) first prize in Atlanta....
01:48, 08/26/2019

Jordan Pickford gets England over the line but Gareth Southgate sets eyes on far bigger prize The reaction to Jordan Pickford's match-winning penalty shoot-out save said it all. By that point, most of the England players had stopped linking arms — the standard show of determined unity — and when Pickford flung himself to his right to keep out Josip Drmic's spot-kick, there was muted celebrat...
15:16, 06/10/2019

From the lottery to Nobel prize: meet workers who make life-changing phone calls What’s it like to make uplifting calls that change lives? Ammar Kalia spoke to the people whose job is to spread joyFor 12 years now, Anita Pires has been working at the call centre for Camelot, the company that runs the UK’s national lottery. She is one of a staff of 30 who answer calls from potent...
22:16, 08/18/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Dave Chappelle has cautiously dipped his toe back into public life a few times in the last few years, after more or less disappearing when he quit his extremely lucrative and demanding Comedy Central show. Just since 2017, though, he hosted SNL, launched a handful of huge Netflix specials, held a Ra...
00:16, 05/08/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist returns to Calgary to talk about reporting on Donald Trump Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susanne Craig is back in her hometown this weekend for a sold-out Alumni Weekend speaker series event at the University of Calgary....
21:16, 09/07/2019

David Brion Davis, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar who documented slavery, dead at 92 David Brion Davis died at age 92 of natural causes, Yale University announced. Davis was a professor emeritus there, and a Pulitzer Prize winner.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Eyes on the $15 million mega-prize: Tour Championship field, standings, faves, odds Only 30 players are left in the FedEx Cup playoffs. Where do they stand in the new scoring system? Here's all necessary info heading into the Tour Championship....
02:17, 08/19/2019

Pulitzer Prize ceremony honors Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, Capital Gazette The Pulitzer Prizes recognized the Capital Gazette, Marjory Stoneman Douglas journalism students, and included a performance by Jennifer Hudson.        ...
23:00, 05/28/2019

After the $30 million Fortnite World Cup, esports celebs, influencers could push prize pools higher The Fortnite World Cup made a lot of people a lot richer. It wasn't always this way in esports, and we're at a tipping point where games may need the players more than players will need the game....
03:48, 07/29/2019

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize-winning physicist who named quarks, dies at 89 1969 Nobel laureate helped discover subatomic particlesDeath confirmed by Santa Fe Institute he co-foundedMurray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died. He was 89. Related: Video: Murray Gell-Mann on dit...
00:32, 05/27/2019

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a 24-hour strike in protest over low pay.The action comes after the group’s directors refused to increase a below inflation 1.5% pay rise offered to mo...
17:16, 08/30/2019

Apollo 11's Astronauts Snapped Photos For Science. Then Came MTV People collected and shared prints of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk, which also became the basis for artist Andy Warhol's coloured prints "Moonwalk" and for MTV's logo when the music channel......
14:32, 07/17/2019

The science behind Andrew Luck's shock NFL farewell We often look at professional athletes with awe and envy, endowed with genetic gifts most can only wonder at possessing. But those gifts often come with a priceAndrew Luck is human, with tendons and cartilage that can tear and bones that can break. Though his skill might seem superhuman, his ability...
19:16, 08/26/2019

Thunberg: Trump should listen to climate science Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has a message for Donald Trump - listen to the science about climate change. (Aug. 28)        ...
10:16, 08/29/2019

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the ages...
01:16, 07/07/2019

10 year challenge: How science and the world have changed The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of people on social media we thought we'd take a look back at the last ten years in science and New Scientist...
23:00, 04/28/2019

YouTube science videos: The channels you should subscribe to Meet the science YouTubers Simon Clark, Inés Dawson, Simone Giertz and more who make videos spanning rubbish robots, Star Wars planets and hijacking a Bieber hit...
21:00, 04/28/2019

How Wearing Sunglasses Actually Impacts Your Eyes, According to Science When most people think about sun-related damage, they probably worry about their skin. But the sun’s ultraviolet rays also pose a threat to a person’s eyes. According to a 2014 study funded by the U.S. National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, UV radiation can da...
04:16, 08/27/2019

This Is Easily the Best Correction in Science Publishing This Month Science journalists around the world received one of the silliest corrections yet in our inbox over the weekend, and I would like to share it here with you.Read more......
07:16, 05/21/2019

Why Ian McEwan doesn’t see his latest novel as being science fiction What would the 1980s have been like if Alan Turing had lived? Ian McEwan talks about his exploration of a speculative past for AI in his novel Machines Like Me...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable energy boost...
21:16, 04/28/2019

The psychedelic science behind dreamy new Netflix hit, Maniac Emma Stone and Jonah Hill cavort in multiple roles in a show exploring the use of hallucinogenic drugs to treat mental trauma and psychological disorders...
21:16, 04/28/2019

How HoloLens is helping advance the science of spaceflight AR headsets haven't exactly caught on with the general public -- especially after the Google Glass debacle. Mixed reality technology has garnered a sizable amount of interest in a variety of professional industries, though, from medicine and educatio......
20:16, 07/20/2019

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Washington....
22:16, 04/28/2019

The science of senolytics: how a new pill could spell the end of ageing A simple treatment to stave off the health problems of old age could be available in five to 12 years. Here’s how it would workThe science of extending life is a subject of morbid fascination, conjuring the image of old billionaires being cryogenically frozen. But imagine if, instead of a pill you c...
20:48, 09/02/2019

No, this AI hasn’t mastered eighth-grade science Researchers at the Allen Institute for AI have engineered a brilliant mash-up of natural language processing techniques that gets high scores on Regents exam questions for high school science, but the software is not really learning science in the sense most people would think, it’s just counting wo...
00:00, 09/06/2019

The Woman Who Turned Psychological Testing Into a Science “I don’t have time for this,” psychologist Anne Anastasi reportedly said in 1987, before hanging up the phone on a call from Ronald Reagan’s White House. The call, according to Harold Takooshian, a psychology professor at Fordham University, was to inform her that she had won the first National Meda...
22:16, 08/02/2019

How the Universe Came to Be: The Bible and Science Finally in Accord? For most of our history, scientists have primarily believed that the universe is eternal and unchanging. Aristotle in the fourth century BC asserted that the world is without beginning or end. But this view was not without direct opponents who believed the universe had a beginning. ...
06:16, 06/06/2019

Who can convince those who reject climate science? Maybe their kids Enlarge / Give kids something to talk about, and they'll take it home with them. (credit: Courtney Celley/USFWS) There are significant generational differences when it comes to opinions on climate change in the US. Students are more open to learning about this scientific issue without getting snag...
02:32, 05/09/2019

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters of religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not above the monkey’s,” wrote Mark Twain.Having writt...
13:32, 06/30/2019

How to stop MS in its tracks – Science Weekly podcast Ian Sample visits Professor Richard Reynolds at the MS Society tissue bank to hear how research on brains of patients who died with multiple sclerosis is leading to novel insights and new treatments Continue reading......
22:48, 09/06/2019

RPS 2019 science photographer of the year – shortlist The shortlist for the Royal Photographic Society’s science photographer of the year competition will be exhibited at the Science Museum in London from 7 October until 5 January. The competition was open to all ages and levels of expertise and the winners will be announced on 7 October Continue readi...
19:32, 08/14/2019

‘Perhaps the most important isotope’: how carbon-14 revolutionised science The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough nearly didn’t happenMartin Kamen had worked for three days and three nights without sleep. The US chemist was finishing off a project in which he and a col...
06:00, 08/13/2019

Waterfall illusion: the science behind why still objects sometime appear to move Humans are fascinated by visual illusions, which occur when there is a mismatch between the pattern of light that falls on the retina, and what we perceive. Before books, films, and the internet allowed illusions to be shared widely, people were captivated by illusions in nature. Indeed, it is here ...
15:00, 06/29/2019

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a number of studies published in the past two decades have turned up evidence that eating charred, smoked, and well-done meat could raise cancer risk—...
18:16, 06/25/2019

23 health and science books you should read this summer Flickr/Butz.2013 Each year, STAT publishes a list of summer book recommendations for those interested in health and science. This year's list includes "How to Change Your Mind," Michael Pollan's book on the the science of psychedelics, and "Vaccinated," a history of vaccines by pediatrician Paul A....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Debunking science denialism does work—but not perfectly Debunking the flat Earth is a relatively easy task. (credit: NASA) “Vaccines are safe and effective,” write researchers Philipp Schmid and Cornelia Betsch in a paper published in Nature Human Behavior this week. “Humans cause global warming. Evolution theory explains the diversity and change of li...
21:16, 06/27/2019

Prep for a career in data science with this $31 bundle It's no secret that today's businesses rely on data to guide their decisions. Unfortunately, much of that data remains unstructured, scattered like hidden gems squirreled away in unremarkable servers and data dumps. For the keys to unlocking all those juicy secrets, the training in The Complete Data...
19:00, 07/02/2019

How to combat human trafficking with data science Modern slavery is unfortunately still part of our global reality, with more than 40 million people believed to be victims of human trafficking around the world. It’s up to governments, organizations, and society as a whole to battle this evil – and as we heard at TNW2019 Conference, data science can...
15:00, 05/10/2019

The weird Upside Down science behind 'Stranger Things' Luckily, there is no analog in our reality for the demogorgon, the Mindflayer or whatever new terrors lurk in season 3 of "Stranger Things," which premieres on Netflix on Thursday. But there are plenty of connections on the popular show to real, weird science that happens every day....
16:00, 07/04/2019

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research....
14:32, 06/12/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson concludes this three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise pollutionFirst released: 03/05/2019As wildli...
14:16, 08/23/2019

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights defender; Mae C. Jemison, the first African Americ...
23:16, 06/17/2019

Making a pickle-infused cake, for science Although I haven't had any formal training as a chef, I consider myself an above-average eater. So when I was presented with a whipping siphon -- the ruffian responsible for the foam craze that once plagued high-end restaurants and now appears in tre......
02:00, 05/05/2019

Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond As a focal point for statistics at MIT, the Statistics and Data Science Center (SDSC) reflects the unique nature of statistics at MIT: steeped in cutting-edge computation, with both theoretical explorations and novel applications across departments and domains. As part of the Institute for Data, Sys...
01:16, 05/11/2019

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more critical data analysis tools like Hadoop, this training helps identify and use all the pieces you need ...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Science on safety of chlorinated chicken 'misunderstood' Government’s assurances that there are no health problems are misleading, say food policy expertsThe government has misunderstood the science on the safety of chlorinated chicken, a group of senior food policy experts has said.It has also failed to give watertight commitments that it would not be so...
15:32, 09/13/2019

How Rich Donors Like Epstein (and Others) Undermine Science MIT’s Media Lab, Harvard, Stanford, hospitals—they all take money from donors. Whether it's to truly help the world, or merely burnish a reputation, the money nevertheless bends the arc of the innovation universe....
15:16, 09/15/2019

Jennifer Hudson Honors Aretha Franklin's Legacy at Pulitzer Prize Ceremony With 'Amazing Grace' An icon. A legend. A superstar. Aretha Franklin racked up plenty of honors when she was still with us throughout her many years in the entertainment industry. Even her homegoing—her funeral—was more a soulful, celebratory concert than a dour ceremony. And in the middle of that concert, that homegoin...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Jennifer Hudson surprises crowd, honors Aretha Franklin at 2019 Pulitzer Prize luncheon Hudson took the stage at the end of the program as a surprise guest, closing the show with a musical performance honoring the Queen of Soul.        ...
05:32, 05/29/2019

Rafael Nadal wary of in-form Daniil Medvedev in race for ultimate prize | Kevin Mitchell Victory in the US Open final would put the Spaniard just one major title behind his great rival Roger FedererNot for the first time, John McEnroe stirred the game into debate when he asserted that Roger Federer may finish his career with fewer grand slam titles than Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. ...
19:32, 09/07/2019

French-Senegalese director Mati Diop’s “Atlantics” gets the Grand Prize at Cannes Film Festival CANNES, France (AP) — French-Senegalese director Mati Diop’s “Atlantics” gets the Grand Prize at Cannes Film Festival....
22:00, 05/25/2019

SpaceX will launch Bill Nye's science experiment into orbit A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful launch vehicle in the world, is standing on a pad in Florida ready to make the "most difficult launch" the rocket company has ever attempted, according to CEO Elon Musk....
16:48, 06/24/2019

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs) Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you’d think. They’re not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the brain) do things like automatically stretch out to catch ourselves when we fall. This particular “stumble reflex” was the subject of an inter...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Google announces winners of its 2019 Science Fair Google announced the winners of the 2019 Google Science Fair, including an Irish teen who removed microplastics from water using ferrofluids.Read More...
23:48, 07/29/2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
17:16, 06/21/2019

Dani Shapiro: ‘Science will bring an end to these family secrets’ As a young Jewish girl, Dani Shapiro always felt different. Years later she found out why… She reveals what she learned about family, identity – and the hard truths of DNA testsTake a look at your reflection. What do you see? Who do you think you are? When the writer Dani Shapiro was a little girl, ...
15:16, 06/09/2019

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the crowds were huge....
13:48, 06/20/2019

150 years of the periodic table – Science Weekly podcast Nicola Davis invites Prof Brigitte Van Tiggelen and Dr Peter Wothers on to the podcast to look at how the periodic table took shape and asks whether it might now be in jeopardy Continue reading......
10:48, 06/21/2019

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain the development of a huge gap in the ice in Antarcti...
00:48, 06/12/2019

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within the state....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
08:48, 06/17/2019

There's science behind why parents leave kids in hot cars As more and more children die in hot cars every summer, parents, politicians and experts are scrambling to find ways to prevent the tragedies.        ...
04:16, 08/03/2019

The Science Behind Nike's New ZoomX Vaporfly Next% Marathon Shoe At Sunday's London Marathon, Eliud Kipchoge will wear the ZoomX Vaporfly Next%, the latest installment in Nike's performance-boosting Vaporfly line of shoes....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. Turing was chosen from thousands of names that were submitted by the public for possible inclusion on the British currency.Read more......
15:16, 07/15/2019

A Decades-Old Computer Science Puzzle Was Solved in Two Pages With a stunningly simple proof, a researcher has finally cracked the sensitivity conjecture, "one of the most frustrating and embarrassing open problems."...
13:48, 08/04/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Sure Had Some Extremely Disturbing Thoughts on Science Jeffrey Epstein—the billionaire investor facing charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls and who hobnobbed with the rich and powerful including multiple presidents—sure had a lot of thoughts about science. Specifically, disturbing ones concerning the viability of a plan to “seed the human...
07:16, 08/01/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: Ticked off by Lyme On this episode of the 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we talk about what Lyme disease is, how it's spread and how you can avoid getting bitten by ticks that carry the disease....
16:48, 06/18/2019

Dying the Christian Science way: the horror of my father’s last days The anti-medical dogma of Christian Science led my father to an agonising death. Now the church itself is in decline – and it can’t happen fast enough. By Caroline FraserWhen I was a baby, my grandfather delighted me by playing a game. He made a fist sandwich, fingers laced together and hidden in hi...
07:48, 08/06/2019

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON – Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “Everybody was either yelling and screaming or crying or both,” said Martha Gilliland, who now lives in Tucson. “You just knew somet...
14:48, 07/17/2019

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerously low, warns Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Science Museum’s Top Secret exhibition feeds spy-loving kid in us all From ciphers to cybersecurity, the child in you (and your children too) will love this amazingly detailed voyage into every nook and cranny of the secret state...
15:16, 07/28/2019

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be tested? Ian Sample debates this with Eleanor Knox, David Berman and Peter Woit Continue reading......
10:00, 06/28/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: Riding bikes On this week's 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we’re going to explore what has led to an increase in Canada's cycling population and how we might be able to become a cycling nation....
06:48, 08/28/2019

How palaeontology got cool: Inside the revolution in dinosaur science Dinosaurs have won a huge following as new techniques revolutionise what we know about how they lived and even looked. How well are popular books keeping up?...
01:16, 06/30/2019

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demonstrations will help the agency send astronauts to the Moon by 2024 as a way to prepare to send humans...
07:48, 07/02/2019

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role of our genes and how heritable our weight is, to how, as a society, we’ve become overweight and what ...
11:16, 07/05/2019

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear that, according to a just-published study in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, women exposed to common paint chemicals at work are more ...
05:16, 07/06/2019

Good nature: citizen science trips and holidays in the UK Passionate about wildlife and nature? These surveys and activities offer volunteers a close-up of our fauna and flora while helping to safeguard the environmentForestry England’s Big Forest Find is the country’s largest survey of forest wildlife. Volunteers can download the free iNaturalist app, the...
11:48, 08/23/2019

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare demonstrated that on Friday....
23:16, 05/24/2019

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced it has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by unveiling plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of the 2015 agreement. But how is uranium enriched?Fresh out of the mi...
10:32, 07/07/2019

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group' International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied key positions on EU and UN regulatory panels is, in reality, an industry lobby group that masquerades as a scientific health charity, according to a p...
04:16, 06/03/2019

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
07:32, 06/24/2019

Hitting the Books: Modern surveillance and 'the science of happiness' Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
09:16, 07/28/2019

Fleet of Autonomous Boats Can Now Shapeshift, Which Is Nice, For Science In news that certainly doesn’t spell our doom, MIT’s fleet of autonomous boats can now break apart and reform into new configurations on their own. Great....
01:16, 08/30/2019

Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush Fifty years after the first moon landings, a new generation of space travellers, from Xi Jinping’s taikonauts to Jeff Bezos, are racing to colonise our nearest neighbour. Is reality catching up with sci-fi?The moon is rising again above the horizon of the imagination, waxing into worldly relevance. ...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro’s brain may be donated to science The brain of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro may be donated to a prominent doctor who researches chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a condition associated with multiple head injuries, he lawyer told The Post on Saturday. Massaro, 39, best known as the winner of the 2005 WWE RAW Diva Searc...
18:48, 05/18/2019

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted the reality of the climate emergency.A dividing l...
23:16, 06/05/2019

New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds The famed quantum physicist Max Planck had an idiosyncratic view about what spurred scientific progress: death. That is, Planck thought, new concepts generally take hold after older scientists with entrenched ideas vanish from the discipline. “A great scientific truth does not triumph by convinci...
11:48, 08/29/2019

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we do all the work. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and advance our understanding. The backbone of this l...
08:32, 06/05/2019

Anime's Bloody Nose Trope Isn't Backed By Science In anime and manga, when characters get excited—often sexually excited—blood dribbles or squirts out of their noses. But is this backed by medical science? Nope!...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Science could learn a lot from Mona Chalabi’s mischievous chart art Mona Chalabi's work is a compelling mix of illustration with a journalistic work ethic and a rigorous approach to statistics. The science and art worlds could do with more of this "TMI Queen"...
20:16, 06/04/2019

Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common Clive Rose/Getty Images Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several factors that affect a child's development, most of it comes down to the parents. These factors and techniques are a great starting point for every aspiring great paren...
04:32, 05/24/2019

Three Identical Strangers review: a good film about bad science What begins as a feel-good human-interest documentary about the dance of nature and nurture will leave you feeling very angry indeed - and much better informed...
21:16, 04/28/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s demands...
18:16, 04/28/2019

'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong Anti-abortion laws lean on the heartbeat as a defining moment of aliveness. But at six weeks, it indicates little more than cells and electrical activity....
16:16, 05/14/2019

The 5 Coolest Working-Class Heroes in Science Fiction Science fiction isn’t just about the scientists, soldiers, and folks with superpowers. It’s also about everyday heroes—the working class, the people fighting to make a difference in their world....
14:16, 09/03/2019

Undercover cop ridiculed by students at Bronx Science while acting on tip The Bronx High School of Science welcomed an unusual visitor to its campus recently — and it wasn’t one of its eight Nobel Prize-winning alumni or a Harvard recruiter. It was an undercover cop, acting on a tip, the Department of Education confirmed. While officials said he spoke to administrators an...
06:48, 05/05/2019

An A.I. System Passed an Eighth-Grade Science Test. Can You? Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college....
12:32, 09/04/2019

How to find life beyond Earth - Science Weekly podcast As scientists at University College London announce the discovery of water in the atmosphere of a potentially habitable ‘super Earth’, Ian Sample explores our prospects for finding life beyond our own planet Continue reading......
15:32, 09/13/2019

This is no time for hunches – we need evidence and expertise in science | Ian Chubb Nobody argues that science is perfect, but it has been an essential part of making us what we areThere will always be people who call for additional review or scrutiny of science when the results of a rigorous process don’t yield the outcomes they want. Effectively they want incontrovertible evidenc...
00:16, 09/04/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson concludes a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean examining the possible threats caused to marine life by noise pollution. In this final episode he looks at solutions and discovers an unlikely role for sound artists such as himselfAs wildlif...
08:48, 05/03/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson is joined by award-winning sound artist Jana Winderen on a voyage around Norway’s Austevoll islands, aboard a research vessel recording the grunting of spawning codContrary to popular belief, or the writings of Jacques Cousteau, life under the ocean surface is not a s...
08:48, 05/03/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode One – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson begins a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise pollutionContrary to popular belief, and the writings of Jacques Cousteau, life beneath the ocean surface is not ...
08:48, 05/03/2019

Science of anger: how gender, age and personality shape this emotion What purpose does anger serve? Are men angrier than women? Can it affect our mental wellbeing? Science is beginning to uncover some of the answersAnger is the flash of fire that sparks in your brain when you feel you have been shortchanged. Perhaps a stranger has nipped into the parking space that y...
11:32, 05/12/2019

Physicist breaks down the science behind 10 iconic Marvel scenes Turns out, there's a scientific basis for a lot of the movie magic seen in the Marvel universe, from "Iron Man" to "Avengers: Endgame." Dr. James Kakalios is a physicist and science consultant for films like "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Watchmen." Dr. Kakalios examines the science behind 10 notable...
10:16, 05/04/2019

Pak Science Minister Says Pakistan Sent Hubble To Space; Gets Trolled Pakistan's Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati after he claimed that the Hubble Space Telescope was sent into space by the country's aeronautics......
14:32, 05/06/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the Baptist parish sits about 20 miles from New Orleans in southern Louisiana. Home to about 45,000 people, this predominantly black parish contains the US ...
13:16, 05/06/2019

Why fast fashion should slow down – Science Weekly podcast Science Weekly teams up with the Chips with Everything podcast to examine the environmental price tag of our throwaway culture and explore how technology could help the clothing industry follow a more sustainable model. Graihagh Jackson and Jordan Erica Webber presentAs the days get lighter, Britons...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Black holes: seeing 'the unseeable' – Science Weekly podcast Using a global network of telescopes, scientists have managed to capture an image of a black hole for the first time. Hannah Devlin investigates why it’s more than just a pretty pictureBlack holes have long featured in science fiction movies as dark swirling objects that swallow anything that dares ...
14:16, 05/01/2019

A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th-Grade Science Test Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college....
19:00, 09/04/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN.  ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Wimbledon 2019 tennis: Dates, schedule, tickets, Andy Murray latest, odds, prize money and more One of the true, enduring highlights of the British sporting summer is almost upon us as eyes turn towards tennis' third Grand Slam of the year - the 2019 Championships at Wimbledon....
15:00, 06/22/2019

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
22:32, 07/15/2019

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has banned Huawei scientists from reviewing papers so long as the trade restrictions are in place. There are......
00:48, 06/02/2019

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global News....
06:00, 05/28/2019

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say. Medical scientists, prompted by a devastating West African...
01:32, 06/19/2019

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. From the increasing risk of ever stronger Atlantic hu...
10:16, 05/28/2019

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
21:16, 05/31/2019

Soundscape ecology with Bernie Krause - Science Weekly podcast Do you know what noise a hungry sea anemone makes? Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause does. Armed with over 5,000 hours of recordings, he takes Ian Sample on a journey through the natural world and demonstrates why sound is a powerful tool for conservationFirst broadcast on 15 June 2018Do you know w...
17:16, 08/30/2019