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An online petition is circling among philosophers worldwide urging the American Philosophical Association to create a formal code of conduct and a statement of professional ethics for the discipline because of "recent events at more than one university."
Frank Vespa-Papleo, former director of the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights and a West Orange resident, has been named principal deputy director of Fair Lending at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, D.C. For the past few years, Vespa-Papaleo has worked as the director of Enforcement for the Department of Housing and Urban ... (more)
This is the winner of the Dream Chemistry Award 2014: Dr. Evan Spruijt, chemist from the Ecole Superieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles, France.
Women continue to be underrepresented in the well-paid, in-demand so-called STEM occupations - science, technology, engineering, and math - despite more of them getting college degrees in these fields.
In The Sun article, "Adult decisions sending kids to pot," Feb. 16), the idea that kids are getting mixed messages about drugs is addressed.
The co-founder and executive director of the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago will deliver the keynote speech for the Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty's annual fundraiser.
The San Francisco Wine Exchange , America's oldest independent wine marketing agency and a leading importer of fine wine, announced today the appointment of Diego Lo Prete to the position of General Manager, Executive Vice President.
Senator Chuck Grassley reanimated his inquiry into an Illinois university hospital and a surgeon-inventor who used his device there, following reports from an erstwhile whistleblower that claimed she was fired for providing evidence to federal investigators and for challenging the university's star surgeon.
Howard's been the do-everything guy at the Journal of the San Juan Islands for 35 years, which would be remarkable in itself, except that he started in the newspaper business as a paperboy 80 years ago in Nebraska, and he's been making a living in the second-oldest profession ever since.
Twin astronauts are ready to shed blood for space exploration - and that could lead to insights into some of the hottest topics in biomedicine.
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A Northwestern University researcher has come up with a device that could change women's reproductive health in a significant way-an intravaginal ring that delivers antiviral protection against HIV and herpes and contraceptives to protect against pregnancy.
Prejudice revealed. Men were twice as likely to be hired for a math job even when they had equal skill.
NASA has selected a Northwestern University-led research team as one of 10 groups across the country to conduct investigations related to its unique "twin study" of how a year living in space affects the human body, the agency announced Friday .
Geologists from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Oklahoma and Purdue University have a new explanation for the Midwest's biggest geologic mystery: What caused the giant 2,000-mile-long rift that starts in Lake Superior and runs south to Oklahoma and Alabama? Using new data from the North American ... (more)
On April 19, TEDxUChicago 2014: Make No Little Plans , the 4th annual TEDxUChicago conference, will bring together world-class speakers and attendees for ten incredible talks on "ideas worth spreading."