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  • Naughty Dog's 'The Last of Us' Wins Game of the Year at the D.I.C.E. Awards

    Naughty Dog's apocalyptic zombie survival game "The Last of Us" won game of the year at the D.I.C.E. Awards in Las Vegas Thursday night. Game took home 10 prizes, including outstanding achievement in story, outstanding innovation in gaming, adventure...
  • UC quake researchers give L.A. list of old concrete buildings

    UC quake researchers give L.A. list of old concrete buildings
    The University of California has released to Los Angeles city officials a list of about 1,500 old concrete buildings that are potentially at risk of collapse during an earthquake. The release was significant because it gives city officials the first...
  • Commentary: Polystyrene ban makes perfect sense

    As the debate over the proposed ban on single-use polystyrene food ware and beverage containers heats up in Huntington Beach, it's time for facts. Unfortunately, a lot of misinformation has been swirling around about polystyrene, sometimes referred to as...
  • In reversal, quake researchers to turn over list of concrete buildings

    In reversal, quake researchers to turn over list of concrete buildings
    In a reversal, University of California researchers will give Los Angeles officials the addresses of about 1,500 old concrete buildings that are potentially at risk of collapse during a major earthquake. The move, announced Friday, is significant...
  • JHU's conflicting approaches to academic freedom [Commentary]

    JHU's conflicting approaches to academic freedom [Commentary]
    "Freedom of expression is the heartbeat of our university," Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels and Provost Robert C. Lieberman declared in an email this month announcing a new Task Force on Academic Freedom that will formulate an...
  • Billionaire-to-be Brian Acton got tech start at Lake Howell High

    Billionaire-to-be Brian Acton got tech start at Lake Howell High
    Brian Acton got his start in the high-tech world more than two decades ago as a computer whiz kid in Central Florida. Now he is poised to become a billionaire. Acton is co-founder of WhatsApp, a Silicon Valley startup being sold to Facebook in a...
  • Tax Breaks Encourage United Technologies To Stay In State

    Tax Breaks Encourage United Technologies To Stay In State
    EAST HARTFORD — Connecticut and United Technologies Corp., the state's largest private employer, announced an agreement Wednesday that would anchor the manufacturing giant in the state with up to $400 million in tax breaks. The deal, which needs...
  • The truth about the great American science shortfall

    It was confusing when, several years ago, Bill Gates blasted American education for failing to produce enough graduates in science, technology and engineering. Really? Not enough workers in those fields? At the same time that he was making these...
  • Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' engineered to make past feel new

    Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' engineered to make past feel new
    One of the biggest albums of 2013 could have been made in the '70s or '80s. The French duo Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories" uses the funky disco guitars, airtight drums and analog synthesizers that soundtracked bygone eras of L.A. nightclub...
  • UC releases list of 1,500 buildings; big step for L.A. quake safety

    UC releases list of 1,500 buildings; big step for L.A. quake safety
    The University of California’s release of data on nearly 1,500 older concrete buildings across Los Angeles marks a key step in the city’s efforts to improve earthquake safety. Now the hard part begins. University of California...
  • For Los Angeles, list is a first step toward improved quake safety

    For Los Angeles, list is a first step toward improved quake safety
    The University of California's release of data on nearly 1,500 older concrete buildings across Los Angeles marks a key step in the city's efforts to improve earthquake safety. Now the hard part begins. UC researchers spent several years compiling...