Powerful essay from a Cornell Law professor on the need for empathy in the criminal justice system. [Verdict] It's Apple v. Qualcomm, with $1 billion on the line. [Fortune] An inspiring story of a graduate of a lower-ranked law school who has found success. Show More Summary
In an appearance in the White House Briefing Room on Saturday, Press Secretary Sean Spicer participated in a strange sort of interaction for which New York University journalism professor Jay Rosen struggled to find a name. Was it aShow More Summary
A newfound crab named after "Harry Potter" wizards may not be magical, but its discovery is certainly enchanting.
Ronald Tiersky January 2017 Book review: Sean Kay, "Rockin' the free world! How the rock & roll revolution changed American and the world" (Rowman & Littlefield Pubs., Lanham, Md., 2017, 277 pp.) Sean Kay is Robson Professor of Politics...Show More Summary
(University of Maryland) A study led by Professor Sandra Crouse Quinn in the University of Maryland School of Public Health is the first to explore racial factors and how they may influence attitudes and behaviors towards the flu vaccine.
(University of Pennsylvania) A study led by Wei Guo, a professor of biology in the University of Pennsylvania's School of Arts & Sciences, has identified a key activation mechanism that leads to vesicle fusion to the plasma membrane, a part of exocytosis.
In an effort to get ahead of the Republican repeal of Obamacare under President Trump, Democrats held a press conference two weeks ago claiming...
Professor Alexander Zamolodchikov became the inaugural Chen Ning Yang - Wei Deng Endowed Chair in Physics and Astronomy on January 6 at an investiture ceremony in Beijing, China at the global headquarters of Bright Ocean's Corporation. Show More Summary
Humanoid robot builder Hanson Robotics is back, unveiling an educational robot called Professor Einstein that walks and talks like the real thing (sort of). The company has just launched a crowdfunding campaign for its latest cute and...Show More Summary
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BEWARE OF LAW PROFESSORS FILING ACTUAL LAWSUITS: Emoluments Law Suit, Filed Today, Haunted by Past Debacle. A law suit filed today by a group of prominent law professors, challenging President Donald Trump for alleged violations of the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause, may well yield the same result – a complete rout and debacle, including a major […]
(Northwestern University) Christopher Wolverton, professor of materials science and engineering in Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering, has developed a new computational design strategy that can pinpoint optimal materialsShow More Summary
Hanson Robotics is making its first foray into the consumer electronics market with an educational toy called Professor Einstein. The device is a pint-sized, shuffling Albert Einstein that uses natural language processing, and other artificial intelligence capabilities, to comprehend and answer kids’ questions about science. Show More Summary
On Dec. 23, I published an op-ed in the Raleigh News & Observer arguing that North Carolina was no longer a “fully functioning democracy.” The gerrymandering of legislative districts had been ruled unconstitutional. The state’s voter identification law had also been ruled unconstitutional because, in the words of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the […]
During the Women’s March on Saturday, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, law professor Tim Canova and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe member Chase Iron Eyes talk about a wide spectrum of issues at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza in Washington, D.C.
Professor Einstein packs a lot of personality for someone who stands just 14 inches. The walking, talking, expressive bot from Hanson Robotics debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. He became a breakout star of the convention. Show More Summary
We’re going to meet a lot of robots with artificial intelligence in the coming years. But will we get any as smart as Albert Einstein? A Hong Kong startup called Hanson Robotics wants to make that happen with the introduction of Professor Einstein, a walking and talking robot that looks like the famous scientist. Hanson […]
(University of Delaware) Xiang-Gen Xia, the Charles Black Evans Professor in UD's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, shares his thoughts on big data in a 'Perspectives' paper published in the Jan. 2017 issue of IEEE Signal Processing Magazine.
DAVOS, Switzerland — The Ivy League professor walked up to the economist, who was sipping on coffee and noshing on an assortment of croissants. "How are you feeling?" the professor asked. "Not bad, aside from the fact that the worldShow More Summary
Today’s post comes from Dr. Aparna Iyer, a board-certified psychiatrist and assistant professor at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. She also has a private practice in Frisco, Texas. By Aparna Iyer I am a psychiatrist who treats mental health issues during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Show More Summary