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THE CITY'S newest class of firefighters is also its most diverse in history - comprising 40% minorities plus the son of a 9/11 hero.
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Hofstadter's Butterfly, a complex pattern of the energy states of electrons that resembles a butterfly, has appeared in physics textbooks as a theoretical concept of quantum mechanics for nearly 40 years but had never been directly observed - until now.
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A discovery of the oldest known fossils from two major primate groups fills in a 10-million-year gap in the record and reveals new information about evolution Two new Oligocene primates found in Tanzania, Rukwapithecus fleaglei and Nsungwepithecus gunnelli , are shown here in an artist's reconstruction.
Dr. Bebop says his new theme song these days is "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," but the truth is he's doing fine.
Two U.S. mayors who are all too familiar with the toll of gun violence on city streets - Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter - found a venue to voice their frustration here Wednesday.
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What it's about: Debut novel, set in rural Mississippi, about a young black man whose family has been ruined in the Great Flood of 1927 and is seeking his place in a violent and unjust world.
Riverdalians Dita Wolf and Alec Diacou, along with Mary Ellen Sullivan, chair of the College of Mount Saint Vincent's teacher education department, are in the midst of applying to open non-profit charter schools in the Bronx in fall 2014.
This is an artistic image illustration of a butterfly departing from a graphene moire pattern formed on the top of an atomically thin boron nitride substrate.
The United Nations must change with the times, the world peacekeeping group's former leader told a Yale University audience Thursday.
Everything moves faster in cities - including evolution, new research suggests. Huddled together in the wooded "islands" of New York City parks, urban white-footed mice have begun to differentiate genetically from their rural brethren in the larger forested areas surrounding the city - and from one another within the metropolis - according to new ... (more)