The Getty Bronze (AUDIO)

Victorious Youth; Unknown; Greece; 300 – 100 B.C.; Bronze with inlaid copper; 151.5 × 70 × 27.9 cm, 64.4108 kg (59 5/8 × 27 9/16 × 11 in., 142 lb.); 77.AB.30 A museum director, contemporary artist, and art historian discuss a beloved Greek bronze 10.19.2016 In the early 1960s, Italian fisherman found a remarkable bronze[…]

The Next Frontier in Medical Sensing: Threads Coated in Nanomaterials

A hydro-responsive thread can be used with sensors to monitor body functions. Alonso Nichols, Tufts University By Dr. Sameer Sonkusale / 10.20.2016 Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Tufts University Doctors have various ways to assess your health. For example, they measure your heart rate and blood pressure to indirectly assess your heart function,[…]

Duterte Aligns Philippines with China, Russia – ‘Separates’ from U.S.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands after a signing ceremony held in Beijing, China October 20, 2016. REUTERS/Ng Han Guan/Pool By Ben Blanchard | BEIJING / 10.20.2016 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his “separation” from the United States on Thursday, declaring he had realigned with China as the two[…]

The Downing of Arpaio, Clinton’s Lead in Solid Red Arizona – Bad Omens for Trump

Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons By Ryan Denson / 10.20.2016 Two days ago, a poll from the Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News had Democrat Paul Penzone beating out Republican Joe Arpaio for the office of Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona. Arpaio, who is seeking his seventh term, has branded himself America’s “toughest” sheriff. He also has a reputation for being[…]

How to Overcome Destructive Anger

By Bernard Golden / 10.21.2016 Understanding the Anatomy of Anger American Warriors basketball player Draymond Green has a reputation for being a “hothead.” Suspended after a championship series game, he made headlines after being arrested for slapping a fan at a bar, an infraction that could incur fines or jail time. It’s impossible to know[…]

Moving Toward Computing at the Speed of Thought

When will computers and humans interact fully? / Shutterstock By Dr. Frances L. VanScoy / 10.20.2016 Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering West Virginia University The first computers cost millions of dollars and were locked inside rooms equipped with special electrical circuits and air conditioning. The only people who could use them had[…]