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  • Tired of spilling your coffee? Try a latte instead, scientists say

    Tired of spilling your coffee? Try a latte instead, scientists say
    If you’ve ever had your coffee suddenly slosh out of the drinking hole or over the cup rim and onto your pants, you know the struggle. But according to a team of physicists, there’s an easy solution: Buy a nice, foamy latte instead. The...
  • Imaging could show which cold or injured hands will recover

    Imaging could show which cold or injured hands will recover
    The glow on the screen was unmistakable. It showed a green dye injected into Jim Harrington's bloodstream flowing through the vessels in his right hand, signaling success for the surgery to reattach his thumb, nearly severed in a car accident. It...
  • UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond

    UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond
    On the waterfront seven miles from UC Berkeley, the university owns what is now an isolated and somewhat ramshackle collection of storage facilities and labs. But Berkeley's chancellor envisions it as a future showcase for international education. The...
  • Lattes friendlier option for the spill-prone, new study shows

    Lattes friendlier option for the spill-prone, new study shows
    As if you needed another reason to splurge on that latte. A latte is less likely to spill over and scorch your hands than a regular coffee, according to a new study. The report, released Tuesday from the Physics of Fluids journal, promises that foam...
  • New York City's Cardinal Edward Egan dead at 82

    New York City's Cardinal Edward Egan dead at 82
    Cardinal Edward M. Egan, a former Roman Catholic archbishop of New York City, died Thursday of cardiac arrest. He was 82. Egan, who served as archbishop in the city from 2000 to 2009, was pronounced dead at New York University's Langone Medical Center...
  • Report: Don't rush to ax test for NYC specialized schools

    New York City's elite specialized high schools have long been praised as bastions of excellence while facing criticism for their lack of diversity. Critics have focused on the aptitude test that is the sole criterion used to admit students to those...
  • Fossil jaw sheds light on turning point in human evolution

    A fragment of jawbone found in Ethiopia is the oldest known fossil from an evolutionary tree branch that eventually led to modern humans, scientist reported Wednesday. The fossil comes from very close to the time that our branch split away from more ape-...
  • NY considers treating charged 16, 17-year-olds as juveniles

    Jim Saint Germain was mixed up with drugs and just shy of 16 when he was arrested and sent to a juvenile facility. Things might have been different had he been a year older and tried as an adult. "I could've been in Attica. In Sing Sing. I would have...
  • Monday's multi-sport college roundup: Phoebus grad Daniel hits buzzer-beating 3 to lift Howard over Norfolk State; Hampton falls at Del State

    MEN'S BASKETBALL: James Daniel, a Phoebus High graduate, sank a 3-point shot just before the overtime buzzer Monday night to give Howard a 61-59 victory over Norfolk State. The Bison broke a 10-game losing streak to the Spartans. Norfolk State's...
  • Conspiracies swirl over Moscow murder as no suspects named

    MOSCOW The contract-style murder last Friday night of Boris Nemtsov, a vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has led to accusations of Kremlin complicity but also to a slew of competing theories involving everything from the CIA to Islamic...
  • State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services

    State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services
    HARTFORD — It might seem like low-hanging fruit, this idea of taking nine programs scattered over five departments and braiding them into a single agency focused on early childhood education, safety and family skills in Connecticut. But it didn't...