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Robert Schoelkopf is at the forefront of a worldwide effort to build the world’s first quantum computer. Such a machine, if it can be built, would use..
Oklahoma Coach Lincoln Riley has punished his quarterback, Heisman hopeful Baker Mayfield, in the wake of an embarrassing moment in which he cursed at..
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans mobilized Monday for a major push to oust President Robert Mugabe, an increasingly isolated figure who faces impea..
06/1967 - The first concrete work emerging from the excavation on the southwest corner of Post Oak and Westheimer is for the 22-story office tower por..
Watching the Minnesota Opera’s splendid new production of “Figaro,” which opened last weekend at the Ordway Center in St. Paul and closes with perform..
In the wake of the exciting news that UC Irvine plans to build a Museum and Institute of California Art, two thoughts have been rumbling around inside..
By Chris Baraniuk A strange fly can “scuba dive” within a perfectly-formed bubble of air, and we may now know how it does it. It has long been known t..
By Abigail Beall Have you ever typed something into a search box on a website and then thought better of it? New research shows that 482 sites may be ..
West Alabama quarterback Harry Satterwhite is one of 34 nominees for the Harlon Hill Trophy, which is considered the most prestigious award in Divisio..
South Alabama football coach Joey Jones won't return in 2018, the school announced Monday. Jones will coach the Jaguars in their Dec. 2 season finale ..
University of Montevallo and former Ramsay High School basketball player Albert "A.J." Luke died of an enlarged heart, according to Dougherty County (..
The findings are important because they amount to another danger sign for the world's coral reefs, which rely on a partnership with the millions of ph..
New moms need social support, and mother chimpanzees are no exception. So much so that female chimps that lack supportive friends and family wait long..
Researchers from Uppsala University and others have for the first time determined the full genetic consequences of intense inbreeding in a threatened ..
Climate change is a topic that is debated, doubted and covered by news outlets across the world. Luis Hestres, in the Department of Communication at T..
Researchers found that rural counties with higher levels of coal jobs had lower divorce rates compared with similar counties with fewer coal jobs duri..
Since their invention in 1962, semiconductor diode lasers have revolutionized communications and made possible information storage and retrieval in CD..
In many countries, human empowerment - including freedom of expression and action - tends to increase people's generalised trust in other people, part..
Life on our planet might have originated from biological particles brought to Earth in streams of space dust, a study suggests. Fast-moving flows of i..
COLUMBUS, Ohio--A study of a Lake Erie wetland suggests that scientists have vastly underestimated the number of places methane-producing microbes can..
The first observation of a super-hydrated phase of the clay mineral kaolinite could improve our understanding of processes that lead to volcanism and ..
New high-resolution maps of the complex landscape beneath a major West Antarctic glacier will be valuable for forecasting global sea level rise, resea..
Researchers studying a rapid global warming event, around 56 million years ago, have shown evidence of major changes in the intensity of rainfall and ..
Scientists have developed a new system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the laboratory, paving the way for research to find treatments for the fa..
By analyzing data from randomized clinical trials comparing blood transfusion approaches, Johns Hopkins experts, along with colleagues at Cleveland Cl..
Mouse experiments with the popular club drug ketamine may be skewed by the-----of the researcher performing them, a study suggests. The findings, pres..
The marching band at the University of Southern California had a marvelous half time show this weekend, paying homage to the Guardians of the Galaxy m..
IN THE RING: Pre-holiday pop-up shops in New York are routine but one with ties to the late Muhammad Ali is unexpected. As the Vacant New York site ca..
Facebook this summer announced a breakthrough in neural network training. Its researchers were able to fully train an image processing AI in one hour,..
In our new series , we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here, we’re ..
Skip Paige is retiring from his position as chief operating officer of Goldenvoice, he told his colleagues Friday. Citing a desire to spend more time ..
Tori Spelling isn’t getting away with failing to pay off a judgment for over $220,000! can reveal exclusive details on Spelling being ..
(Welcome to The Disney Discourse, a recurring feature where Josh Spiegel discusses the latest in Disney news. He goes deep on everything from the anim..
WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has scheduled an afternoon press call to announce a lawsuit to block AT&T’s plans to merge with Time Warner, ac..
The 1960s were a brutal decade. “Psycho,” the 1960 slasher thriller that jump-started the era, was a film that ripped a knife through everything the m..
After inspiring thousands from all over the world to send him Christmas cards, Jacob Thompson sadly lost his battle with cancer. He was only 9. The ch..
South Alabama announced Monday that head football coach Joey Jones has resigned from his position, effective at the end of his current employment cont..
A South Union Street resident donated his estimated 40-foot tree to be cut from his yard and placed atop Church Street for the holiday season. The mov..
If you have the uncomfortable sense someone is looking over your shoulder as you surf the Web, you're not being paranoid. A new study finds hundreds o..
Zimbabwe’s ruling party expects to start impeachment proceedings against longtime President Robert Mugabe in parliament Tuesday, after he failed to me..
A new, uneasy dawn of UCLA football broke Monday morning with interim coach Jedd Fisch guiding the Bruins through their first practice since Jim Mora ..
An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spie..
ATLANTA -- The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicte..
Current tax law allows boat and RV owners to deduct the interest they pay on those loans under the mortgage interest deduction for second homes. The H..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small fly that thrives at an inhospitable California lake east of Yosemite National Park long has perplexed observers who wat..
The NHL season reaches the quarter pole this week, a good time to assess who are the early frontrunners for the league's postseason awards. Not surpri..
hollyann_12: It was the last home game of the season last night ): what a fun and rewarding experience though! It’s been a fun season with the marketi..
PORTLAND, Maine -- A 9-year-old Maine boy with cancer has died a week after his wish for an early Christmas celebration was fulfilled.  Jacob Thompson..
PORTLAND, Maine -- A 9-year-old Maine boy with cancer has died a week after his wish for an early Christmas celebration was fulfilled.  Jacob Thompson..
By Sam Wong Can’t stand the new Taylor Swift track? A quick jolt to the brain might change your mind. Just a few minutes of magnetic stimulation to th..