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  • Light bulb moment: Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize

    Light bulb moment: Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize
    An American and two Japanese scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for inventing a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source, leading to the creation of modern LED light bulbs. Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of...
  • Jackson Lab Director Passed Over For Nobel Prize

    Jackson Lab Director Passed Over For Nobel Prize
    — Charles Lee and his collaborators were strong contenders in the eyes of prognosticators at Thomson Reuters, but he and his team did not win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine announced early Monday morning. Instead, the Nobel Prize in...
  • Two Laguna seniors named National Merit semifinalists

    The Laguna Beach Unified School District recognized two Laguna Beach High School seniors who were recently named National Merit Scholarship Corporation semifinalists. Aviva Meyers and Grant Barton are two of about 16,000 students nationwide to be...
  • Caltech again ranked world's top research campus by British magazine

    Caltech again ranked world's top research campus by British magazine
    For the fourth year in a row, Caltech is being rated the best research university in the world by the Times Higher Education magazine of Great Britain, according to a survey released Wednesday. Three other California schools were in the journal’...
  • Runescape developer Mark Ogilvy discusses 'Lost City of the Elves' expansion

    GamerHub.tv In addition to being home to the 32 colleges that make up Cambridge University, the small English city is also the birthplace of Jagex and its free-to-play massively multiplayer online (MMO) game Runescape. With over 220 million registered...
  • Help Islamic State destroy itself

    Help Islamic State destroy itself
    How smart are the American people? Smart enough to be quite skeptical of President Barack Obama's vow to "degrade and destroy" the Islamic State without putting American boots on the ground. We already have 1,600 pairs of American boots on the ground in...
  • Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry

    Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry
    They lived 8,000 miles apart, a 36-hour trip door to door. Literally the other side of the Earth is how Kathrine Switzer describes the distance between her and Roger Robinson. They knew each other as statistics. Kathrine was the runner whom Boston...
  • 'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

    'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!
    As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...
  • CANNES: First Image of Pierce Brosnan-Salma Hayek Comedy 'How to Make Love Like an Englishman'

    The Solution Entertainment Group is handling international sales at Cannes for "How to Make Love Like an Englishman." Pierce Brosnan plays a Cambridge University professor who meets his match in Salma Hayek and is forced to re-evaluate his life of...
  • Meet Mary Anning, 'greatest fossil hunter' honored with Google doodle

    Meet Mary Anning, 'greatest fossil hunter' honored with Google doodle
    Today’s Google doodle celebrates the 215th birthday of Mary Anning, a 19th century fossil collector and paleontologist who, even as a poor working-class woman in a field dominated by wealthy upper-class men, helped shape the study of ancient extinct...
  • 'Creating Global Opportunities' recounts rise of shipping firm Maersk

    A humble metal box measuring just 20 feet or 40 feet by 8 feet, the shipping container has changed the world. It helped usher in globalization, deliver bananas that taste fresh despite being picked weeks before, and provide the ability for companies...