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Fusing Fermilab physics with art

Fermilab’s 2017 artist-in-residence, Jim Jenkins, melds pieces of physics experiments into his creations.

Bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company and a major car rental chain said Thursday they will stop promotions aimed at National Rifle Association members.

NYU Apologizes for Offensive Black History Month Menu

A racially insensitive menu for a Black History Month meal at New York University has led to an apology and workers being fired.

Is It Time for a Reassessment of Malcolm X?

A new Smithsonian Channel film, "The Lost Tapes," challenges misconceptions about the charismatic leader

Match Day 2018: The Forecast is Looking Good!

As your APAGS Chair, I wanted to reach you on one of the most important days of the year for the psychology training community. The 2018 Match Day is upon us, and the forecast is looking good for students. We continue to make advances toward resolving the internship crisis, and we are always excited to see students […]

Grand Challenges Canada announces funding for 40 new health innovations in India

(Terry Collins Assoc) Grand Challenges Canada today announced an investment of up to $7.9 million in 40 health innovations in India, supported by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada and complemented by contributions of dozens of partners, creating a total investment of up to $12.3 million. Show More Summary

Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn't know if it can

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered his Justice Department to work toward banning rapid-fire bump stocks like the ones used in last year's Las Vegas massacre— but officials aren't sure they can.

Study sheds light on biodiversity of Anole lizard family trees

Lizards have special superpowers. While birds can regrow feathers and mammals can regrow skin, lizards can regenerate entire structures such as their tails. Despite these differences, all have evolved from the same ancestor as lizar...

Evaluation of I-TOPP examines outcomes of transdisciplinary doctoral training program

(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Over the past 30 years, the prevalence of overweight and obesity has doubled in 2- to 5-year-olds and tripled in children aged 6 to 11 years. To address...Show More Summary

10 Noteworthy Cars Coming Soon

We have our eyes on this promising group of new and redesigned models coming later this year. Although these vehicles may be tempting, we traditionally recommend holding off purchases for a year...

The Latest: Manafort responds to Gates' guilty plea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia investigation (all times local):

How Christian Slaveholders Used the Bible to Justify Slavery

Read an excerpt from 'The Great Stain: Witnessing American Slavery' by Noel Rae

Charging ahead to higher energy batteries

(Shinshu University) Researchers have developed a new way to improve lithium ion battery efficiency. Through the growth of a cubic crystal layer, the scientists have created a thin and dense connecting layer between the electrodes of the battery. Show More Summary

Trump reiterates call to arm teachers, saying they would've 'shot the hell out of' the Florida gunman

“Gun-adept” teachers, coaches, and other school workers should be allowed to carry a concealed weapon on campus to deter school shooters, Mr Trump told a cheering crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Teachers...Show More Summary

Cops And Educators Agree: Arming Teachers Is A Terrible Idea

In September 2014 at Idaho State University, a teacher accidentally shot himself in the foot when his concealed handgun discharged.

The Struggle to Predict—and Prevent—Toxic Masculinity

Sociological research shows that some delinquent boys—but not all—turn into men with no regard for other people's rights.

Taking a piece of home with you: Farming fungi in a new Azteca ant colony

  Moving to a new home is usually accompanied with a long to-do list, from painting the walls to unpacking boxes. For young queen Azteca ants however, one important job is to start growing fungus.

Any new gun control would need to address norms, as well as laws

After the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the national argument about gun control seems to have taken a new turn. The National Rifle Association and its political allies seem to be on the defensive. Pro-gun politicians such as Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) are proposing modest measures such as increasing the minimum […]

Precious Isle Taiwan

From the Twitter account of @zhaoxunlinghun: ????????????????(?_?)? — ??????? (@zhaoxunlinghun) February 23, 2018 The large, calligraphic characters on the bottle to the right read: B?od?o ?? ("Precious Isle; Treasure Island") With the bottle turned upside down as on the left, the characters now read: Táiw?n ?? ("Taiwan"). Show More Summary

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