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2014/10/31 05:06
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Walt Disney Co.’s new animated feature “Big Hero 6” has a hero, named Hiro, but the studio is marketing the film with posters and billboards that feature a button-eyed, blimp-like robot. Disney...
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2014/10/31 01:19
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Senior Smithsonian executive Albert G. Horvath will serve as acting secretary of the Smithsonian from Jan. 1 through June 30, 2015, officials announced Thursday. Smithsonian Chancellor John G....
2014/10/30 20:39
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... —As it soared past Saturn's large moon Titan recently, NASA's Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off hydrocarbon seas. In the past, Cassini had captured,...
2014/10/30 18:31
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A new way to calculate the electrical properties of individual components of composite materials could open a path toward more energy-efficient medical refrigerators, air-conditioned car seats and...
2014/10/30 11:48
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EAST WILLIAMSBURG — A self-proclaimed "professional party guy" who's opening a 24-hour diner with a dedicated "Spin the Bottle" table is the star of a forthcoming documentary chronicling his...
2014/10/29 21:29
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High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk made headlines when he said artificial intelligence research is a danger to humanity, but researchers from some of the top U.S. universities say he's not so far off...
2014/10/29 18:25
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This story is the first part of a three-part series on women in California politics, Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics. Women make up more than 50 percent of...
2014/10/29 16:50
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The grades are in, and Florida universities have made the cut. In the first of two recent college rankings lists, U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Florida and the University of...
2014/10/29 13:50
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As consumers and regulators do soul-searching over how much pesticides mean to the economy and their grocery bills, chemical companies are racing to develop the next big organic pesticide. That’s not...
2014/10/29 12:39
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Ever since the Cassini space probe conducted its first flyby of Enceladus in 2005, the strange Saturnian moon has provided us with a treasure trove of images and scientific wonders. These include the...
2014/10/29 12:15
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U.S. News & World Report, most notably known for its annual college rankings, is back at it again taking on the task of ordering the best 500 universities in the world. The state of Texas made its...
2014/10/29 11:22
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Joram Piatigorsky is somewhat of an anomaly. The Bethesda resident identifies himself as half scientist, half artist. The National Institutes of Health emeritus scientist retired in 2009 as chief of...
2014/10/29 00:25
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UC San Diego was rated the 18th best university in the world in U.S. News & World Reports inaugural rankings of global institutions of higher learning that were released Tuesday. UCSD Campus on a...
2014/10/28 22:39
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The publication has ranked the top U.S. colleges for many years, but this is the first list to include universities around the world. UCSD scored highly for publications by professors and how...
2014/10/28 16:42
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Recently, researchers have observed that the performance of some thermoelectric materials can be improved by combining different solid phases -- more than one material intermixed like the clumps of...
2014/10/28 14:16
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Harvard University led U.S. News & World Report’s first-ever global ranking of universities, as U.S. schools took eight of the top 10 slots. Massachusetts Institute of Technology came in second,...
2014/10/28 05:02
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An $8 million grant will help researchers at UC Irvine and UCLA find ways to treat several diseases using stem cells. “We’re excited about it,” said Sid Golub, director of UCI’s Sue and Bill Gross...
2014/10/28 04:33
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Paul Reubens’ “Pee-wee’s Playhouse,” which ran on CBS on Saturday mornings from 1986 to 1990 and has been repeated on various networks and home video platforms in the years since, is back again. “And...
2014/10/27 18:44
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Author and illustrator Frans Vischer, who has recently completed his latest book about a pampered house cat, “A Very Fuddles Christmas,” will be a featured author Oct. 28 when the La Cañada Flintridge...
2014/10/27 15:17
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UNION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Saturday, Kean University announced the newly formed Michael Graves School of Architecture as an integral event that celebrates the 50th anniversary of his Princeton,...
2014/10/31 05:06
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