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McLaren’s Fernando Alonso To Sit Out Australian GP, Marussia Confirmed To Join Grid

It’s starting to emerge that Fernando Alonso’s crash during pre-season testing for the 2015 Formula One World Championship may be more serious than initially thought. Despite his McLaren team saying the crash was quite “normal” and the Spaniard only suffered a concussion, Alonso ended up staying in hospital for several...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and UMHS launch statewide initiative to evaluate and improve genetic testing

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the University of Michigan Health System are collaborating with physicians and laboratories across the state as part of a new initiative to improve genetic testing practices.

The Real Meaning of Etsy’s Initial Public Offering

Twee jokes aside, the handmade marketplace's IPO is a test for Wall Street

Scotland Unveils New Smart Grid Initiative

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Scotland will benefit from an initiative intended to boost smart grid research and development that provides access to power network testing facilities. The University of Strathclyde’s Power...Show More Summary

Enjoy Snapchatting Those Test Questions: NYC Officially Lifts Cellphone Ban In Schools

Say goodbye to another Mayor Bloomberg initiative: NYC public school students are finally allowed to bring their cellphones back, thanks to Mayor de Blasio (and probably Dante). [ more › ]

Sony Looks to Business Users to Drive Wearables Demand

Sony says it will test the water for its latest wearable gadgets in the business-to-business market, rather than betting on strong initial demand from consumers.

Judge rules Missouri’s membership in Common Core testing group is illegal

The fighting over the Common Core initiative continues: A Missouri judge said the state’s membership in a federally funded testing consortium charged with creating an assessment aligned with the Common Core standards is illegal. And what’s more, he ruled that the state should stop paying fees to the group, the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. The […]

Google Starts Testing Mobile App Ads In The Google Play Store

Google announced this morning the launch of a pilot program which will allow mobile application developers the ability to advertise their apps directly within the Google Play store. These ads, which will initially be made available to advertisers already running search ads on, will also only be shown against Google Play search results. Show More Summary

New Education Initiative Replaces K-12 Curriculum With Single Standardized Test

last weekHumor : The Onion

WASHINGTON—Citing the need to measure student achievement as its top priority, the U.S. Department of Education launched a new initiative Thursday to replace the nation’s entire K-12 curriculum with a single standardized test. According to gov...

Chris Bosh Could Reportedly Miss Rest of Season with Blood Clots on Lungs

Miami Heat superstar Chris Bosh could reportedly miss the rest of the 2014-15 NBA season if testing shows blood clots on his lungs after an initial examination was inconclusive. Joseph Goodman of The Miami Herald reports the Heat are concerned it could be a serious health issue such as pulmonary embolus. Show More Summary

Heat’s Chris Bosh undergoes tests on his lungs at Miami hospital

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Miami Heat all-star Chris Bosh was admitted to a Miami hospital on Thursday for tests on his lungs, the Miami Herald and Associated Press are reporting. A team spokesman told the Herald that initial tests were inconclusive, and the AP is reporting that the team will know more Friday. According to the Herald, Bosh began […]

Google is reportedly testing a service that will let you pay by saying your initials (GOOG)

Google is testing a payments service that will let people with Android phones pay by saying their initials to the person at the cash register, The Information reports. The experimental service, called "Plaso," is only being used by Google employees as of now, and works at places like Panera and Papa John's, The Information's sources say. Show More Summary

Virustotal’s Trusted Source project attempts to limit false positives

3 weeks agoTechnology :

Whenever I discover a new program I scan it first on the Virustotal website before running it on a local test system. This initial virus check helps me determine whether an application is (likely) legitimate or not. It happens that one...Show More Summary

Female Soldiers pass initial test, prepare for rigors of Ranger course

Five female Soldiers out of 26 Service members graduated from the first-ever, gender-integrated Ranger Training Assessment Course, or RTAC, which qualifies them to go on to the Army’s Ranger course, beginning in late April. The training is a pre-Ranger course […]

LRASM Prototype is Three-for-Three on Successful Flight Tests

Initiated in 2009 in collaboration with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, DARPA’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program has been investing in advanced technologies to provide a leap ahead in U.S. surface warfare capability. The LRASM program aims […]

Georges St-Pierre 'surprised' by Anderson Silva's failed UFC 183 test, hopes 'more stringent' testing is on horizon

The initial response across the mixed martial arts (MMA) community when it was revealed that former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva had failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his victory overShow More Summary

$34 accessory detects HIV, syphilis, and works with any smartphone

A new research initiative has created a $34 smartphone accessory that can test blood for both syphilis and HIV, requires no battery, and can be easily deployed at scale.

Black House MMA comes under fire following Anderson Silva's failed drug test

Three failed drug tests in a span of one year. All positive results for drostanolone. What is going on at Blackhouse MMA? After the initial hoopla settled following yesterday's stunning news that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson...Show More Summary

Precision medicine in action: Genomic test helps solve medical mystery

Precision medicine is getting a jump-start from a new national initiative announced in President Obama's State of the Union message. One Georgia family has already experienced its benefits: genomic testing called whole exome sequencing...Show More Summary

Going Social for #NBHAAD

February 7, 2015 marks the 15th annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative focusing on the black community in the United States and the Diaspora. Founded in 1999 as a national response to the growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in African American communities, the NBHAAD initiative...

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