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Does cancer follow the rules of math? This scientist certainly thinks so — and she's onto something.

In 2005, at the age of 22, Franziska Michor finished her doctorate in evolutionary biology at Harvard University.<p>Michor was born in Vienna, Austria, …

Cancer

Gentrification's Price : S.F. Moves: Yuppies In, the Poor Out

April 03, 1985|DAN MORAIN | Times Staff Writer<p>SAN FRANCISCO — After living 35 years in the same North Beach apartment, Frances Brandolino and her husband discovered there was no longer room for them in this city.<p>A group of lawyers bought the 17-unit Victorian building in which they had been living …

The problem with “cool” single women

Kate Bolick’s new book bravely attempts to reclaim the word “spinster.” Here’s what it still fails to acknowledge<p>A few weeks ago, I had brunch with three friends, all single women over 40. We sipped coffee outside on the first beautiful spring Saturday, and my friends discussed various aspects of …

Relationships

How The Wrong People Get Promoted And How To Change It

Research reveals that companies consistently choose the wrong people for management roles. Here’s what you can do to avoid the same mistake.<p>Have you ever quit a job just to get away from a bad boss? If you have, it turns out you’re in sizable company. According to a April 2015 Gallup study, one in …

Employee Engagement

How to Show a Paper Tape in Calculator App for Mac

If you find yourself adding up many numbers or just performing a continuous string of math that is critical to keep track of, you should know that …

Operating Systems

Ravens Offensive Lineman John Urschel Explains His Mathematics Paper

On first read, I understand that simply the title of my new paper – “A Cascadic Multigrid Algorithm for Computing the Fiedler Vector of Graph Laplacians” – can be quite daunting. Believe me, I am aware that terms such as multigrid, Fiedler, and vector are not words that people use in their daily …

Mathematics

Don't Let Your Passion And Values Erode Employee Motivation

As a leader, it’s your job to help employees figure out what motivates them and link it to their goals and values. But the fact is, you <i>can’t</i> motivate them — at least, not in the way you think — so stop trying.<p>Recently, I had the chance to sit down with Susan Fowler, author of <i>Why Motivating People</i> …

Your Daily Scrum is Killing Your Team

Your Daily Scrum is almost certainly killing your team, and probably not for the reasons you think.I can guess some of the problems that you’ve …

Project Management

New Artificial Lighting Tricks Human Brain into Seeing Sunlight

[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Fixtures & Interiors. ]Access to natural daylight has long been one of the biggest limiting factors in building design – …

Urbanism

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“Tourists from all around the world have traveled here to see the eclipse,” @tinemari wrote in an email this morning from #Longyearbyen, in #Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago. She estimated that the town’s population doubled for the event. (Svalbard was one of only two places on land where the total #eclipse was visible.) Tine, who is from northern Norway, took a break from work to watch the eclipse with coworkers. “I have seen a partial eclipse before, but nothing like this,” she said. #solformørkelse #regram

Concept faucet makes saving water beautiful

A faucet designed by a Royal College of Art student employs cunning perforations to create a gorgeously patterned flow of water.<p>Water may be a liquid, but that doesn't mean it can't be shaped. If you've ever mucked about looking for water experiments on YouTube, you would have seen that it can be …

Audio Mixing

President Obama launches new training program for tech jobs

America is suffering from a lack of tech-savvy workers, and that's one of the reasons that wages are stagnant. It's enough of an issue that President Obama is launching TechHire, a program designed to get citizens into well-paid jobs in the technology sector. In short, the scheme is a way to …