| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Ford Motor Co. will team with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University to try to figure out how to give self-driving, or automated, cars "intuition."
The Stanford research will examine how a car's LiDAR infrared sensors could...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:57 PM
The percentage of people forgoing a car is on the rise, especially in dense urban areas, according to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Center. Using data from the American Community Survey, the study examined recent trends in the...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:54 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The coalition of groups trying to prove Florida's congressional map was intentionally gerrymandered to help Republicans turned to experts Tuesday who testified it was "virtually impossible" to have drawn the maps without political bias....
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:32 AM
By the time many kids get to second grade they're already wondering whether they'll ever be "good at math." Yet researchers at the University of Michigan say all kids understand a lot more math than adults usually give them credit for. Last week they...
| Dec 29, 2013
College football is the giant tail that ought to be wagging the relatively small dog of pro football but for some inexplicable reason never seems to see itself that way. The college game has roots and loyalties that go back decades before the pros and...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, led a big rise in philanthropy among the wealthy in 2013 as the number of gifts of at least $1 million climbed 57%, according to a report by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Not far from Chicago, in a region now dominated by cornfields and whitetail deer, scientists say they've found fossil evidence of a “shark nursery” where prehistoric predators hatched.
The finding, which challenges long-held notions about...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Chong Guk "C.G." Kum is president and chief executive of Hanmi Financial Corp., the oldest bank based in L.A.'s Koreatown. Nearly 10% of Hanmi's loans were delinquent in 2010. But the bank has cut that to 1%, raised capital and in June it hired...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Most students are exposed in school to efforts by food and beverage companies to sell food or gain brand loyalty, despite a decline in some kinds of commercial enterprises, including in soda machine contracts, researchers reported Monday.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:42 PM
With student athletes participating in a variety of sports year-round and working tirelessly to earn scholarships, Marina High School decided to join the crusade to promote athletic safety.
April is National Youth Safety Month, so head athletic...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday dealt a blow to affirmative action, upholding a voter-approved ban on racial preferences at Michigan's state-run universities in a decision that may spur similar initiatives elsewhere.
On a 6-2 vote, the court rejected a...