In new results reported in The Plant Cell, molecular biologist Elizabeth Vierling at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and colleagues in India and China report finding a crucial mechanism that plants need to recover from heat stress.
The site of Columbia University staple Ollie's Noodle Shop, which was nearly destroyed in a fire back in 2015, is now home to the city's latest Shake Shack. Opening Wednesday at Broadway and 116th Street, the new Shack is practically a part of Columbia's and Barnard's campuses, lucky students. Show More Summary
F or years I’ve been joking that, despite working for APW, I basically never get to go to weddings. Maybe one a year? So obviously the universe is paying me back for that joke by giving me four super important weddings to go to in 2017,...Show More Summary
Louisiana State University officially has a new live tiger mascot on its campus.
A screening program conducted by University of Alabama at Birmingham Callahan Eye Hospital ophthalmologists is helping cut negative outcomes from ROP in infants by half.
NOT TOO CLOSELY, I HOPE: Tennessee duo replicates 1976 ‘Atomic Man’ incident. “A postgraduate student intern and an Oak Ridge Associated University researcher teamed up to replicate the 1976 McCluskey Room Incident, in which a chemical worker now known as ‘the Atomic Man,’ survived the highest known exposure to the radioactive isotope Americium-241 at Hanford […]
Dozens of alumni pledged to act after the university’s leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., defended President Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va.
The 30th edition of WWE SummerSlam is in the books. It was a long night of wrestling with a main event that ended things on a high note. Some of the other matches could have been better, but when you end it like they did, that’s a positive...Show More Summary
Han Solo and Obi-Wan Kenobi have their own forthcoming standalone/spin-off movies, so why not other characters from the Star Wars universe? Makes sense, right? This may explain Disney & Lucasfilm's nonsensical decision to develop a Jabba...Show More Summary
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) In The Plant Cell, UMass Amherst molecular biologist Elizabeth Vierling reports that heat-stressed plants not only need to produce new proteins to survive the stress, they need to make them right away. Show More Summary
The first star of the Marvel Netflix Universe weighs in on what the future holds for the Devil of Hell's Kitchen, given how his story ends on 'The Defenders.' read more
The University of Texas at Austin quietly removed four their Confederate statues overnight.
An Illinois professor and his friend brutally murdered a Chicago man to fulfill a "twisted sexual fantasy," prosecutors said.
Originally published on The Conversation. By Hartmut Winkler, Professor of Physics, University of Johannesburg South African power utility Eskom recently repeated that it will not conclude supply contracts with the developers of new renewable energy power stations. Show More Summary
University of Wisconsin-Madison’s anonymous complaints of sexual harassment often rest on “institutional memory” and there is no actual requirement in place to document them, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. There are two channels for sexual harassment reports at the university. Show More Summary
Netflix was the original streaming giant — and it’s used that incumbency to largely stay ahead of everyone else entering the digital-TV universe. But as costs of creating content nosedive, at least one analyst is wondering at what point...Show More Summary
A team of engineers at the University of Antwerp in The Netherlands has developed a 3D-printed robotic arm that can act as a sign language translator for deaf people. Sign language interpreters are often in short supply, and so this research team set out to develop a low cost automated system that can translate text […]
Skipping the rally this time. President Greg Fenves of the University of Texas in Austin has ordered the immediate removal of confederate monuments from the main area of campus, citing that such statutes have become "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism." Fenves made the announcement late Sunday night as crews were in place to remove the [...]
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Gut microbes have been in the news lately. Recent studies show they can influence human health, behavior, and certain neurological disorders, such as autism. Show More Summary