Ed Nickerson

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Are we about to see the rise of robot bosses?

Imagine your boss was a machine. For some people it’s almost a reality, says Jane Palmer, so will we all end up working for robots and algorithms?<p>In 1910, a strike broke out at the Watertown Arsenal near Boston, when a manager with a stopwatch stood behind a worker, timing the craftsman’s …

The Workplace

How robots are changing search and rescue

After natural disasters, it’s often difficult to reach the people who need the most help. Are small robots, able to fly above damaged areas or crawl into collapsed buildings, the answer?<p>Hurricanes, mudslides, earthquakes and terror attacks often leave widespread damage – and those injured can often …

Texas A&M
Lie Detection

Why Do Doctors Wear Green Or Blue Scrubs?

Scrubs used to be white — the color of cleanliness. Then in the early 20th century, one influential doctor switched to green because he thought it …

University of California

The Decision 2.0: Where will LeBron James end up after this debacle?

The San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday night to win the 2014 NBA Finals and send LeBron James off into another offseason where he …

Basketball

Rafael Nadal's Grueling Title Run at Roland Garros Will Derail Wimbledon Hopes

Wimbledon has not been kind to Rafael Nadal in recent years. And don't expect that trend to end in 2014.<p>Following another grueling and emotional run to the French Open championship this June and only two weeks separating the conclusion of Roland Garros and the start of play at the All England Club, …

Tennis

Andy Murray turns towards Wimbledon and revenge over Rafael Nadal

• “I would like to play the Spaniard soon and on grass’ • Briton cannot forget French Open trouncing but tries to refocus<p>No athlete wants to learn the art of losing. It is not a great mindset. But defeat and all its baggage are as unavoidable in tennis as is a good right cross in boxing – and Andy …

Wimbledon 2014: Predictions for Andy Murray and Top Contenders

Roland Garros is in the books, which means the top stars in the world of tennis will now shift their focus to tournaments played on grass and the most prestigious Grand Slam of them all, the 2014 Wimbledon Championships.<p>Andy Murray became the first British winner in 77 years when he won the …

Tennis

Andy Murray says shock defeat at Queen's could help Wimbledon defence

Scot says extra rest will help after he crashes to first defeat in 20 matches on grass against Radek Stepanek<p>Andy Murray sounded a little wistful as he remarked that “Someone told me Novak [Djokovic] was on holiday in Ibiza.” But at least Murray’s 7-6, 6-2 defeat to Radek Stepanek has cleared his …

Amelie Mauresmo can deliver for Andy Murray even if their partnership ends up short and sweet

Frenchwoman has an instinct for saying the right thing at the right time and can be much more than a coach for the British No 1<p>It was shortly before noon last Sunday when the surprise news of the day – Amelie Mauresmo’s appointment as <b>Andy Murray</b>’s coach – filtered into the players’ lounge at …

Ten Rookies to Watch in NFL Offseason Workouts

One of the advantages of holding the NFL draft a few weeks later is that we get to see the rookies in action almost immediately after the draft.<p>The incoming rookie class barely got a chance to celebrate before rookie camps started rolling around. As we go from rookie camps to offseason workouts in …

Football (U.S.)