A China, World Health Organization (WHO) joint report said the H7N9 bird flu virus has a higher potential for human-to-human transmission than any other known bird flu virus.The report, compiled after the WHO's week-long field assessment...Show More Summary
Download the free report (PDF) from the IIS website. A Kindle version is due presently, and an iBooks edition is in progress.[Cross-posted with "From the Field"]From the Foreword:Credible estimates reveal that one of every six Syrians...Show More Summary
The moon generated a surprisingly intense magnetic field until at least 3.56 billion years ago, 160 million years longer than previously thought, a new study reports.
Whenever a new acquaintance learns that I report on porn sets, I end up fielding a similar line of questioning about What It’s Like. Are the performers trapped? Are they hurt? Coerced? On drugs? Do they have no other options? Are they dumb?
Prachi Patel of IEEE Spectrum reports, “Farmers today produce three times as much food as they did 50 years ago using just 12 percent more land, thanks to new technologies and better farming practices. But the global playing field isn’t level. Show More Summary
A true, first-hand account of a real-life ladydate with a real-life Glasshole. Let's just say that the phrase "breakup-inducing cyborg face device" got tossed around.
D5’s “State of the Work” Report Features Efforts by Foundations to Increase Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Chicago, IL (Via Press Release) —The face of America is changing. Between 2000 and 2010, the population of the American South grew by 14%—and the Latino population in the South grew by 57%. Show More Summary
So far we're mainly focused on the fact that IRS agents in Cincinnati were targeting Tea Party or right-leaning groups for additional scrutiny. But in our reporting, what seems just as out of bounds to experts in the field were...
ViryaNet Named Innovator by Info-Tech Research Group in Field Service Automation Vendor Landscape Report Demonstrates Innovative Product Strengths in Mobile User Experience and Performance Management WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--...Show More Summary
Attorney General Eric Holder fielded questions from reporters this afternoon, and shed some additional light on two of the controversies that have captured the political world's attention. So, what'd we learn? On the IRS matter, Holder criticized said he's asked the FBI to revie …
Andrew Groen: There was a big debate between PAR readers about the proper time to quit a StarCraft 2 match that sprouted up following our report on StarCraft 2 player, Greg "Idra" Fields, and his dismissal from team Evil Geniuses. Things got heated, and we realized this was a topic worth exploring in more detail. Show More Summary
There’s an annoying spin on the IRS scandal that pops up all over the place. Nearly all of the reports on the IRS’s policy of targeting conservative groups refers to the mistakes of ”a Cincinnatti field office” (even on NRO). This makes it sound like it’s just one obscure branch out of many out there in the sticks that made an unfortunate mistake. Show More Summary
Frank Yang2010 wasn’t really that long ago, but apparently it was long enough that I’d just about forgotten about Oxford, England’s Stornoway despite their debut Beachcomber’s Windowsill making it onto my year-end list, helped along by a stellar local live debut that December at the El Mocambo. Which is not to say that I had [...]
- NPR reported this week on the Field Museum's ongoing financial difficulties, which may result in further deaccessioning of rare books and museum collections.- Officials at the Vatican report that a 2006 restoration of a Pinturicchio...Show More Summary
It's report-card time. We've expanded the field by stretching the term "superstar" to include more players who deserve a mention. Stories are beginning to unfold, and reputations are being built now that we're nearly midway through Round 2. Show More Summary
Thursday was the first opportunity for White House reporters to ask questions of spokesman Jay Carney following the explosive hearings on the Benghazi terror attack of September 12, 2012. President Obama was travelling to Texas to deliver a speech on job creation so the daily press gathering occurred on Air Force One. Show More Summary
Don Clark of the Wall Street Journal reports, “Computer-based educational systems have long helped impart information to students and assess their understanding of it. The next step, one company in the field says, is using their behavior to make predictions. Show More Summary
As the snow began to fall on a March morning, I wondered if this session was even going to happen. Luckily, Field Report, aware of the impending blizzard in Chicago, left Milwaukee early to beat the weather. This would be my first session since relocating SHIRK studios to its new location. The wiring and equipment [...]
The San Francisco 49ers have agreed with jeans company Levi Strauss & Co. on a naming rights deal for the team's new home field in Santa Clara, Calif., which will be dubbed Levi's Stadium. As reported by the Associated Press (h/t ESPN),...Show More Summary
After an Atlanta Police Department officer watched her miss her lane, blow through a stop sign and a red light, Atlanta City Councilwoman Cleta Winslow admitted to having a few drinks, according to reports. She refused a field sobriety test and was arrested for DUI Less Safe and refusing the state administered breath test under [...]