| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Stanford University and edX, the online education group that is providing free classes worldwide, are announcing a new collaboration to expand and improve edX’s underlying platform and allow open access to it.
The move, to be formally announced...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:33 AM
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Christina L. Yoder, training and development officer at F&M Trust, recently was named the “Woman to Watch” in the 2013 Women of Influence awards.
The award is presented to a woman younger than 30 who...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Are we being too free with our genetic information? As increasing amounts of genetic information are placed online, many researchers believe that guaranteeing donors' privacy has become an impossible task.
The first major genetic data collection began in...
| Mar 6, 2013
When he answers the phone Monday afternoon from his Best Western hotel room, comedian Neil Hamburger, true to form, explains that he's just finished ticking off yet another group of people.
"I was having an argument with these guys at the motel that I...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- Comcast is gearing up to launch a fully Internet-enabled television service this year that will provide live TV and DVR recordings on tablets, smartphones and PCs -- but in deference to programming suppliers, it's mostly restricting the...
| Jun 12, 2013
An Alligator Records Press Release today announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, has been declared cancer free by his doctors. Last January, Buckwheat announced he was being...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:00 PM
AUSTIN, Texas — In Neil Gaiman's passport case, on a scrap of paper beside his green card, are two verses of an unfinished work called "Pirate Stew."
"I assume it's for kids," Gaiman said. "But it's only two verses... and it just sits there, and...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 7:03 AM
CBS Boston reports: The MIT campus was put on lockdown Saturday morning following what turned out to be an unfounded report of a person with a long rifle and body armor spotted inside a campus building.
That initial report appears to have come in around...
| Feb 20, 2013
Joyce Chen was a mid-20th-century Boston-area restaurateur, television cooking show host and cookbook author who sought to provide Americans with genuine Chinese food in an age when soy sauce was an exotic ingredient found on the gourmet shelf in markets....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:40 AM
John Malkovich is performing in Chicago this weekend for the first time in five years. But the formidable and distinctive actor is not appearing at Steppenwolf Theatre, where of course he remains an ensemble member, but at Symphony Center in downtown...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:33 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite the U.S. government offering hefty financial incentives to doctors for using electronic records to assess the care they provide, a new study says few doctors met the program's criteria last year.
Researchers found that...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Ever need to wait a week or more to see your primary care doctor? Perhaps you should follow the lead of Debra Sallee, 58, a Seattle hair salon owner. For a flat fee of $79 a month, she can see her family physician as often as she wants--with no co-...