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  • The new Inquisition

    What if you believed that the planet might not have warmed up the last two decades, even though carbon emissions reached all-time highs? Or, if the earth did heat up, you thought that it was not caused by human activity? Or, if global warming were the...
  • A new mathematical model can cut jet-lagged time in half, study says

    Looking for a jet-lag cure? A new mathematical model may help you overcome jet lag faster than anyone thought possible. And scientists need your help to test it out.  A research team from the University of Michigan and Yale University has released a...
  • Careful, California voters, your wishes are under attack

    Careful, California voters, your wishes are under attack
    Much progress has been made in the fight for equal treatment under the law for all people. Unfortunately, California politicians are actively working to ensure that the state reverts to policies that treat people differently based on skin color or...
  • Tweeting a killer migraine in real time

    Tweeting a killer migraine in real time
    Not even the pain of a migraine headache keeps people from Twitter. (Just 67 characters.) Over the course of a week, students collected every tweet that mentioned the word migraine. Once they cleared out the ads, the retweets and the metaphorical uses...
  • All-American cookbook from 1901

    All-American cookbook from 1901
    Lizzie Black Kander has been called the "Jane Addams of Milwaukee" for her tireless social service work, which included editing and publishing "The Settlement Cook Book" in 1901. The book provided more than recipes; it taught newcomers to this country how...
  • Taking a step toward a machine that can think

    Taking a step toward a machine that can think
    Jim Gimzewski grabs a silicon wafer with a pair of tweezers and raises it to the light, thinking about Jackson Pollock, snowflakes and Tibetan mandalas. No bigger than a quarter, the wafer looks like a small circuit board with a dozen or so electrodes...
  • Muhlenberg student onstage at Oscars as a "Team Oscar" winner

     
    Although Parkland grad Chris Renaud's "Despicable Me 2" lost to "Frozen" another local face won at the Oscars when Muhlenberg's Bryson Kemp was one of six college college presented the Student Academy Award by actor Channing Tatum. Student filmmaker Kemp,...
  • 'The Next Tsunami' examines our short-term memory about disasters

    'The Next Tsunami' examines our short-term memory about disasters
    "It seems that the more 'advanced' a society becomes, the shorter its memory," suggests geologic oceanographer Chris Goldfinger late in Bonnie Henderson's riveting "The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast." "Native Americans not only have a memory of...
  • Palmer a scoring machine for Sailors

    Palmer a scoring machine for Sailors
    The biggest crowd in years showed up to Tuesday's Newport Harbor High girls' lacrosse game at Davidson Field. The league game against Yorba Linda was billed as Newport Harbor's "Game of the Month." The Sailors took care of business, 9-5, and a dance...
  • Subject to debate: Do the Obamacare delays break the law?

    No one would claim that implementation of the Affordable Care Act has been especially smooth. The technical problems of the federal enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, last October and November, were only part of it: The administration has repeatedly...
  • Muhlenberg student one of six Team Oscar winner

     
    A student at Muhlenberg College in Allentown is one of six winners of "Team Oscar" college search and will get to deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the Academy Awards on March 2, which will be aired live on......