BOSTON — Bob Langer — perhaps the most-cited engineer in history, the founder of more than two dozen life science companies and a man often mentioned as a potential future Nobel Prize winner — is having trouble getting used to his new smartphone. The 67-year-old MIT professor used a Blackberry for more than a decade until earlier this year. Show More Summary
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: The World is at War and the Peace Has Been Lost. From the quiet country churches of Normandy through the civil wars of Africa, the killing fields of Syria, Putin’s war against the modern European order and China’s lawless surge into the waters beyond its shores, the dark storm clouds gather. […]
Joseph Stiglitz, an economic professor at Columbia University and 2001 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, has described Apple's tax arrangements in Ireland as "a fraud" in a recent interview with Bloomberg TV."Here...Show More Summary
Sweden is the home of IKEA and the Nobel Prize banquet. It is also home to more than 95,700 lakes, Malmö's Turning Torso, the world's first turning skyscraper and of course, those famous meatballs. But there's more to this European nation than that. Show More Summary
If you're already a spicy-food-lover, you're about to have all the more reason to douse your food in sriracha. A Nobel Prize winner, Rod MacKinnon, who studies molecular neurobiology, recently identified a possible cause for cramps and a solution while kayaking. Show More Summary
Learn to use Pandas to explore a dataset looking for anything that could form the basis for an interesting visualization. In the previous chapter, we cleaned the Nobel Prize dataset that we scraped from Wikipedia in not available. Now...Show More Summary
Refugees have affectionately referred to Angela Merkel as "Mutti" (mama), praising the chancellor for her open door policy that has allowed more than a million of asylum seekers to settle in Germany. But a week of migrant-related terror in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg has given birth to a new nickname for Merkel, "Mutter Terroresia."
In 2014, an international trio won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing super-resolution fluorescence microscopy, a technique that made it possible to study molecular processes in living cells. Now a Northwestern Engineering team has improved this groundbreaking technology by making it faster, simpler, less expensive, and increasing its resolution by four fold. read more
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: North Korea Is Building Bigger Pens For Its Submarines.
ARTIFICIAL TIMELINE: TROOPS FEAR OBAMA RUSHING MOSUL OFFENSIVE FOR POLITICAL REASONS. Oh come now. Would President Light Bringer Nobel Peace Prize do such a cynical, callous thing? The tide of war is receding — or so Obama said. Retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael D. Barbero said his contacts in Baghdad have relayed the concerns to […]
WAIT, THEY’RE NOT ALL NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS AND CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR MODELS? Sperm Banks Accused of Losing Samples and Lying About Donors.
When President Obama entered office, he dreamed that his hope-and-change messaging and his references to his familial Islamic roots would win over the Muslim world. The soon-to-be Nobel Peace Prize
Who banned broccoli at the White House, and which president won the Nobel Peace Prize? Take our politics quiz about these questions and more. Continue reading ? The post Which president hated broccoli? Take our politics quiz appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Paul Krugman actually did not make any predictions on the stock market, so those looking to get investment advice from everyone’s favorite Nobel Prize winning economist will be disappointed. But he did make some interesting comments on the market’s new high. Show More Summary
How a sole "scruffy signal" jokingly attributed to "little green men" forever changed our image of the cosmos.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Obama Administration Urges Judge To Dismiss Suit That Calls War Against Isis Illegal.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Video: Barack Obama, The Iraq War President. “Obama is the longest serving war-time president in American history.”
By MICHEL ACCAD, MD If concepts could get awards, then “risk factor” would surely be a Nobel prize winner. Barely over 50 years of age, it enjoys such an important place in medicine that I suspect most of us doctors could hardly imagine practicing without it. Yet, clearly, the concept is not native to our profession
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: More U.S. troops to Iraq seen as tipping point, Pentagon sources say. Tipping points are usually only clear after the fact. But Pentagon officials who just a few months ago were openly pessimistic that Mosul could be liberated this year now see more fight in the Iraqi Army. And in his […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: US to Deploy 560 More Troops to Iraq in Preparation for Mosul Offensive.