3 hrs ago
Why Feeling Anxious About a Vaccine Makes It More Effective
Standing at a podium in front of an audience of psychiatrists, clinicians and scientists, Firdaus Dhabhar brings up a video of his infant son on a large projector screen and presses play.
7 hrs ago
Inside Bay Area
Powerball's second-place winner purchased ticket at San Jose 7-Eleven
They didn't win the big, instant-tycoon, retire-to-the-Bahamas lottery prize, but somewhere lurking around San Jose is a $2 million Powerball winner.
Sun May 19, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Transfer club at Oakland's Merritt College helps students navigate path to universities
Merritt College professor Claudio Duran, right, speaks to students and faculty members during a meeting of Club Altazor on Monday, May, 6, 2013 in Oakland, Calif.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The need for charters
Even though Massachusetts has been a leader in reforming public education, it is clear that more needs to be done.
Gliding robot mimics flying fish
IT MIMICS the leaping glides of flying fish and needs no external power. The Jump Glider could be the first in a new generation of robots, harnessing aerodynamic lift to travel further than it would if it simply hopped, and without using additional energy.
Sat May 18, 2013
John Kennedy's political career began in 1945
After the death of Joe Kennedy, Jr during World War II, John moved into the position of oldest son.
New colonoscope provides ground-breaking view of colon
A ground-breaking advance in colonoscopy technology signals the future of colorectal care, according to research presented today at Digestive Disease Week .
Earth & Sky
Two months aboard Antarctic icebreaker in less than five minutes
Time-lapse video of icebreaker traveling through Antarctic seas. Two months of sequences, condensed into less than five minutes.
Fri May 17, 2013
Bleeding-Edge Musical Innovation, Live from CCRMA; Full Report, Monolake + Tarik Barri Live
Make no mistake. The slightly-impossible-to-pronounce acronym CCRMA, standing for the not-terribly-sexy "Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics," is one of the world's hotbeds for innovation in electronic music.
Death by a thousand cuts
The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills , by David Stuckler and Sanjay Basu, Allen Lane, RRPA 20 / Basic Books, RRP$27.99, 240 pages Austerity kills - and on a grand scale.
Innovator: Greg Raleigh's Zact, Pay-as-You-Go Custom Wireless
If you want to change phone companies or you're paying for a lot of unused data, good luck getting out of your two-year contract.
Trending Now: Postsecondary
MOOCs dominate recent news and reports in next generation learning, while Southern New Hampshire makes history with competency-based learning.
Jason Kenney sets sights on immigrant entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley
Canada is launching a full-court press to try to capitalize on what could be a large, albeit short, window of opportunity to attract the best and brightest foreigners in America's technology heartland with promises of permanent residency.
Thu May 16, 2013
Georgetown Student Advances to Finals in the Jeopardy! College Championship
Georgetown University sophomore Jim Coury won during his appearance Wednesday night on the Jeopardy! College Championship and advances into the two-part finals Thursday and Friday.
All Saints' Episcopal unveils new program for high school students
All Saints' Episcopal School is launching a new program designed to better equip their top high school students for higher education and global citizenship.
Electric Energy Online
First Wind Scholars Program Awards 16 Scholarship Grants in 2013
Momentum for program continues to build as applicant pool and awards grow across project communities in the Northeast, West and Hawaii Boston, MA, May 16, 2013 - First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, announced that students from sixteen high schools across the country will be awarded scholarships through the company's ... (more)
Transition Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Administrators
The end of the school year can be a nervous time for students, especially those that will be making the jump into elementary school, middle school, high school or college next fall.
Wed May 15, 2013
2013 Berkmar Valedictorian, Salutatorian
Gwinnett County Public Schools has released the names of the 2012-2013 valedictorian and salutatorian from Berkmar High School .
San Jose Mercury News
Frogs imported to California likely transmitted deadly fungal disease
Bay Area scientists believe they have discovered the Typhoid Mary of the frog world: a flat, feral creature that carried a deadly fungus from Africa to California's ponds and puddles through global trading.
Walnut Creek Businessman & Martinez Resident Seeks to be Candidate in Iranian Presidential Election
In a seemingly quixotic quest, an East Bay businessman who is a dual Iranian and U.S. citizen has thrown his hat into the ring to be Iran's next president.