1 hr ago
Bootstrapped Malwarebytes gets $30M Series A from Highland Partners
Malwarebytes, a San Jose company led by Marcin Kleczynski, has taken $30 million in Series A funding from Highland Partners.
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5 hrs ago
We already knew about the "smart idiot" effect. Now, meet the "rich idiot" effect.
We've known for some time that as Republicans become more highly educated, or better at general science comprehension, they become stronger in their global warming denial.
6 hrs ago
University of Illinois study advances limits for ultrafast nano-devices
Ultrafast laser light creates heat transport through the nonmagnetic/ferromagnetic/nonmagnetic tri-layer.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Colleges offer dating classes, workshops for students
At Boston College, some students are asked to do just that. For extra credit, Kerry Cronin, an adjunct philosophy professor at the school, challenges the freshmen students in her " Perspectives on Western Culture " class to ask someone out on a date.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Will conference on sitting be standing room only?
Will conference on sitting be standing room only? x Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1lQZcoG Sitting isn't the new smoking, but it's getting more attention as a risk factor for illness.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
2014 medals and awards of the Geological Society of America
Boulder, CO, USA - The Geological Society of America will recognize outstanding scientific achievements and distinguished service to the profession at its 2014 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
LSU lands 8 recipients of NSF graduate research fellowships
The National Science Foundation has recognized eight LSU students as 2014 Graduate Research Fellows, marking the largest number of students ever awarded the fellowship from LSU in a single year.
Harper College to debut indoor parking garage
With free parking spots close to classrooms at a premium, Harper College hopes students will shell out as much as $135 to reserve spaces in a new indoor garage linked to a pair of academic buildings.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue
Creating an articulated robot usually involves putting together a series of parts and utilising one or more technologies to make it move, including hydraulics, rubber bands and wheels.
International Business Times
Haters Spends Most of Their Time Hating
It's hard to understand haters, we all know that. But they were found to be quite interesting subjects, as far as research is concerned.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Bureau County Republican
Princeton Rotary awards Swan-Eickmeier scholarships
The Princeton Rotary Club has been awarding the Swan-Eickmeier scholarships to Princeton High School seniors for 14 years.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
How Our Friends Change What We Eat
Have you ever been at a restaurant table where everyone ordered a salad? A new finding may explain why this happens: When we order in groups, we like to be similar to our friends, even if it means ordering something we would not typically pick on our own.
UCSB Professor Robert McMeeking Receives ASME's Highest Applied Mechanics Honor
Robert McMeeking , professor of mechanical engineering and also of materials at UC Santa Barbara , has received the Timoshenko Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Medical News Today
Tiny muscle-powered 'bio-bots' - biological machines that can be controlled with an electric current
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Wed Jul 02, 2014
ICBA: Study Finds Commercial Banks Meeting Needs of Ag Borrowers
Washington, DC-The Independent Community Bankers of AmericaA today highlighted new findings that commercial banks continue meeting the credit needs of agricultural borrowers and that community banks are doing the lion's share of the banking sector's ag lending.
R & D
Shrinky Dinks close the gap for nanowires
How do you put a puzzle together when the pieces are too tiny to pick up? Shrink the distance between them.
Sacred Heart Schools News
Alum Update: Liz Philipp, a Fulbright Fellow in Korea
Little did Elizabeth Philipp A'05 know, while attending her French and History classes at Sacred Heart Schools, that the interest they sparked would change her life.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
American Library Association
Resurrecting The Speaker
In 1977, the American Library Association decided to get into the movie business.
Muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command
Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign demonstrated a class of walking "bio-bots" powered by muscle cells and controlled with electrical pulses, giving researchers unprecedented command over their function.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Muscle Tissue Could Make Robots More Lifelike
A robot powered by muscle tissue could improve how engineers design future robots for disaster-relief operations, exploration or construction, new research finds.