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Vital Connect Unveils VitalCore Biosensor Processor for Managing Vital Signs Data

At the upcoming HIMSS conference in Chicago, Vital Connect (Campbell, CA), maker of the chest-worn HealthPatch MD vital signs monitor, will be showing off their tiny new chip for integrating data coming from a variety of biosensors.Show More Summary

Hillary Supporters Warn NY Times Reporter About Using “Coded Sexism” Language

New York Times reporter Amy Chozick tweeted out the warning she received from Hillary Clinton supporters to avoid using “coded sexism” language when writing about the former Secretary of State.   There is no indication what the Hillary supporters will do if Chozick ignores their warnings and uses any of the “coded sexism” language, but […]

Obama Administration Quietly Seeks Extra Boost for Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Last week, the president issued an executive order mandating a 40% cut in carbon dioxide emissions across government agencies. Buried in the list of qualifying clean energy technologies was a reference to small modular nuclear technologies that are smaller and less capital-intensive than light water reactors. read more

Airlines rapidly change cockpit rules after Germanwings crash

European airlines are reported as rapidly adopting the US rule which prevents any pilot being left alone in a cockpit in the aftermath of the Germanwings disaster. Australia’s airlines are likely to adopt the same change in cockpit management very soon, although there is no statement to that effect from Qantas or Virgin Australia at [...]

Why Emilia Clarke turned down the lead in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen on HBO's "Game of Thrones," is no stranger to onscreen nudity. Yet, this was the exact reason she turned down the lead role in "Fifty Shades of Grey." In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Clarke said that she doesn't want to build an entire career off of it. Show More Summary

The Glorious Landscape Design Of Dan Kiley

The prolific landscape architect's work is on display at New York's Center for Architecture. In the world of landscape architecture, Dan Kiley is a legend. Kiley, who died in 2004 at the age of 91, designed more than 1,000 landscapes throughout his career, including projects for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (the St. Show More Summary

Mr. Affleck Goes to Washington

“Thanks for having me follow the greatest and most important philanthropist in the history of the world,” said Ben Affleck as he started his appearance before the Senate Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs. Show More Summary

PA: Video Captures Group Attack at SEPTA Station

Police are looking for the group of young people who attacked a man waiting for a train at a Broad Street Line subway station. Surveillance video of the incident, released by Philadelphia police on Monday, shows several young men approach...Show More Summary

Scripps Health Selects Epic for Integrated EHR & RCM System

Scripps Health has selected Epic as its strategic partner for a single, integrated EHR and revenue cycle management (RCM) system, and is in its final phase of the selection process. The new system will replace Scripps’ current ambulatory...Show More Summary

#RTCA2015 Recap: Mean Tweets and Award Winners

It may not be as glitzy, over-covered or dissected as that other correspondents’ dinner, but last night’s 2015 Radio & Television Correspondents Association Dinner [video] delivered with a BuzzFeed-like video. Courtesy of RTCA chair Frank Thorp (à la Jimmy Kimmel), members of congress read mean tweets about themselves. Show More Summary

Journo-Politics: 2 Things About That "Hillary Being Squeezed" Piece

First things first: The most notable thing about Tuesday's much-tweeted NYT story about Hillary Clinton and education (Hillary Clinton Caught Between Teachers and Wealthy Donors) might be that Team Hillary put Ann O'Leary out in front to represent the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate. Show More Summary

The Supreme Court Justices on Facebook

1969 United States Supreme Court shared a Facebook status: Petitioner's remark during political debate at small public gathering that, if inducted into Army (which he vowed would never occur) and made to carry a rifle, "the first man...Show More Summary

Bureaucrats Block Special Ops Intel Requests

Military bureaucrats have been trying to force an unpopular government-built intelligence system on special operations units deploying to war zones, according to government records and interviews.

Germaman wings co-pilot deliberately crashed jet

The public prosecutor in Marseilles has confirmed that the young and comparatively inexperienced co-pilot  of the Germanwings A320 that crashed in the southern French alps on Tuesday took control of the jet after the captain left the cockpit and then flew it into a mountain killing all 150 people on board. The prosecutor M Brice [...]

Is ‘Mistress’ a Word That Has Seen Its Best Days?

Readers object to the suggestion, in stories, that a woman is “kept.”

The Rise of the Micro Generator

Micro Generation is defined as the generation of electricity or heat energy on a small scale, typically for use on a domestic scale and generated by methods that do not contribute to the depletion or damage of natural resources, such as through the use of solar panels. read more

Who Gets to Control Newark’s Schools?

In Newark last week, high school principal and city councilman Ras Baraka was elected mayor. Tuesday Baraka unveiled his agenda for educational “local control”: a return of the Newark school district to city management, and a total rejection of the school reform policies embraced by his predecessor Cory Booker, Gov. Show More Summary

You’ve heard the phrase ‘college and career readiness.’ But what exactly is it?

You can’t have a conversation about the goals of school reform without hearing the term “college and career ready.” What exactly does that mean? The answer is less obvious than you might think, according to this post, by  Jonathan Hasak, who writes about the need for America’s education system to adapt to a changing economy. […]

Photos of SXSW, Internet Celebs and Major Musicians From L.A. to New York

SXSW Interactive took place in Austin, drawing attendees from all industries to celebrate innovation and technology, while magazine parties and charity galas commenced in New York and LA....

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