| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:55 PM
North Shore "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins' winning streak ended Monday, with the formidable women's record-holder taking third place in her 21st and final episode.
"I’ve had a while to get used to it, but still, with the final episode...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Nobel economist Joseph E. Stiglitz has taken aim at the enduring and dangerous myth that the postwar years ushered in an American golden age of opportunity that can, or should, be recaptured today.
In the current Politico Magazine, Stiglitz offers an...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:54 AM
It may take only seconds for cancer researchers at Lake Nona's Medical City to identify a tumor and pinpoint the best drug to treat it.
It could take a decade, however, to spin off that kind of biomedical advance and create a profitable business...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:52 AM
From Oxford's quads to Harvard Yard and many a steel and glass palace of higher education in between, exams are giving way to holidays. As students consider life after graduation, universities are facing questions about their own future. The higher-...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency published its Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule last week. By how much would the rule reduce future temperatures? If we apply the climate model developed at the National Center for Atmospheric Research — used by both...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The quest to plant roots in the New York market led the Big Ten to add Rutgers in November 2012.
In the 18 months since the marriage was announced, fans of the venerable conference have watched their new member implode. There was the abusive men's...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: John Krafcik is president of TrueCar, a car-buying website and app, which uses pricing data from other buyers to match consumers with a network of dealers. Krafcik, 52, previously was chief executive of Hyundai Motor America.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
As two dudes road trip to California with a feisty girl named Haley, “The Signal” at first resembles a long-awaited remake of 1989’s “The Wizard.” (Which I know is never actually going to happen.) Then the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:15 PM
As gross as it sounds, samples of the world's oldest known human feces are offering scientists new insight into the gastronomic behavior of our extinct, meat-loving cousins, the Neanderthals.
In a study published Monday in the journal PLOS One,...
| May 25, 2014
| 3:02 AM
UC Santa Barbara had a notable double achievement in 2013.
The beachside campus placed second in the world for impact in the sciences as scored by the Center for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Home to five...
| May 24, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Surprisingly, J.R. Hildebrand isn't sick of talking about it.
Hildebrand is a 26-year-old driver from Sausalito who nearly leaped from obscurity to Indianapolis 500 winner as a rookie three years ago. But he made a shocking mistake.