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UMass Amherst receives $3M grant to help faculty of color

UMass Amherst receives $3M grant to help faculty of color

4 minutes ago   |   WCVB

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $3 million grant to help faculty of color in science, technology, engineering and math.
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A Pioneering Female Scientific Illustrator, Rediscovered

6 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

Orra White Hitchcock's elegant 19th century geological drawings shine at the American Folk Art Museum
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Trilobites: Elephant Tusk DNA Helps Track Ivory Poachers

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Researchers are examining the genetic data in seized elephant ivory to trace it back to the animals' homelands and connect it to global trafficking crimes.
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UMass Amherst receives $3M grant to help faculty of color

6 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $3 million grant to help faculty of color in science, technology, engineering and math. The Boston Globe reports UMass...
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Dana White on Jon Jones' USADA suspension: 'The science doesn't lie'

Dana White on Jon Jones' USADA suspension: 'The science doesn't lie'

8 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

UFC President Dana White is ready to put Jon Jones back in the octagon, though it won't be this year. In a prepared statement to ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto , White agreed with an...
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Google launches final preview of Flutter, its Android and iOS mobile app SDK

Google launches final preview of Flutter, its Android and iOS mobile app SDK

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

At Google Developer Days China today, Google launched the final developer preview of Flutter, the company's open source mobile UI framework that helps developers build native...
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NSF announces new measures to protect research community from harassment

NSF announces new measures to protect research community from harassment

11 hours ago   |   NSF

The National Science Foundation has taken the next steps in its agency-wide effort to ensure the research and learning environments it supports are free from harassment...
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Fishmonger offers lobsters some herb before the butter

11 hours ago   |   ABC

CANNABIS CRUSTACEANS: It's unknown whether science says marijuana smoke actually calms lobsters or has any effect on their meat.
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Maryland Tech Council names life sciences veteran as new CEO

12 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The Maryland Tech Council, the state's largest trade association supporting the technology and life sciences sectors, announced Wednesday that it has appointed Martin “Marty”...
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Photos: Union College Ainlay Hall science center

14 hours ago   |   Times Union

Schenectady Work continues on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at Union College's new Ainlay Hall science center. It's part of a $100 million plan to upgrade science and engineering...
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Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

The band's latest hit is this summer's "I Like It" with Cardi B. Read more ...

Teacher placed on leave over video of toddler being used to steal prizes...

Teacher placed on leave over video of toddler being used to steal prizes from game machine

Witnesses recorded video as a man, later identified as a teacher, used his child to steal prizes out of a machine, police said. Read more ...

Recycled wizarding world in backyard raises funds for Hurricane Florence victims

Recycled wizarding world in backyard raises funds for Hurricane Florence victims

They built the fantasy in the backyard of their home by turning trash into treasure. Read more ...

Getaway driver in deadly robbery brought his toddler with him

Getaway driver in deadly robbery brought his toddler with him

Two people died in the armed robbery that yielded $875. Read more ...

2 women drowned in a sheriff's van during Florence flooding while being...

2 women drowned in a sheriff's van during Florence flooding while being transported to a mental health facility

Two women drowned in a sheriff's van during Hurricane Florence flooding. The women were in the process of being transported between mental health facilities. At the time, they... Read more ...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office building near Madison

Police were called to a commercial building after receiving multiple reports of a shooting around 10 a.m. ET. Read more ...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a place to live after his high school team banned him over residency rules

Covenant House Greater Washington has given Jamal Speaks, an 18-year-old senior at Ballou-STAY Opportunity Academy, a place to live for the rest of the 2018-2019 school... Read more ...

Hackers stole $60 million from a crypto exchange in Japan's second major...

Hackers stole $60 million from a crypto exchange in Japan's second major bitcoin heist this year

6.7 billion yen in cryptocurrency has been stolen by hackers from a Japanese digital exchange called Zaif. Tech Bureau Corp, the Osaka based company that owns the exchange... Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Jon Jones' USADA suspension, possible UFC 230 return

Twitter reacts to Jon Jones' USADA suspension, possible UFC 230 return

Gallery Photos: Best of Jon Jones view 46 images Former UFC champ Jon Jones finally had his future unveiled today when it was announced he'd agreed to a 15-month suspension... Read more ...

Why Aren't More Women In Office? Even Within Parties, There's Big Disagreement

Why Aren't More Women In Office? Even Within Parties, There's Big Disagreement

A new poll finds that men and women - particularly within the Republican party - differ greatly on why more women haven't been elected to office, or even whether there are... Read more ...