Francene Hathaway

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Watch These Magnetic Droplets Dance [Video]

Bust a move, ferrofluids.<p>We're suckers for a fluid that can dance. These magnetic water droplets, or ferrofluids, can switch between a static self-assembling state—in which the structure organizes itself when the system reaches an energy equilibrium—and a dynamic state, in which the self-assembly …

Would Rosalind Franklin have won a Nobel for her work on viruses?

If she had survived, the scientist Rosalind Franklin would be 93 on Thursday. A Google Doodle celebrates her birthday and the formidable scientific …

Alexander Semenov's Amazing Jellyfish Photos

_Russian photographer Alexander Semenov spends a lot of his time under the sea, capturing the alien-like beauty of jellyfish as part of his career. …

Treehouse Branches Out to the iPad with a New App

After embracing gamification, hitting $3.6 million in revenues and raising $7 million, technology education startup Treehouse has launched its first iPad app.<p>Treehouse offers lessons across a range of subjects, from HTML, JavaScript and Ruby to UX design and businesses management. In general, these …

BlackBerry Lays Off 250 Employees From Its New Product Testing And R&D Department

Layoffs at Waterloo-based smartphone industry pioneer BlackBerry cut deep last year, with around 5,000 employees being let go. Those cuts continue into 2013 as BlackBerry undergoes what CEO Thorsten Heins called a “complex transition” earlier this month, and the latest is that 250 employees of its …

Feds accuse five men of largest U.S. hacking scheme

Five men have been accused by the U.S. government of perpetrating the largest hacking scheme ever prosecuted in the United States.<p>Court documents revealed Thursday in federal court in New Jersey said the five men from Russia and Ukraine were able to hack into the computer systems at the Nasdaq, …

Sweden Recovers Stolen Books

The FDA Doesn't Want Chickens To Explore The Great Outdoors

Organic egg farmers are divided in their reaction to a new FDA proposal that's intended to reduce the risk of salmonella infection among free-roaming chickens. They even disagree about what the document, called "Guidance for Industry," actually requires.<p>On the face of it, the document seems to …

DOJ to challenge SCOTUS decision

The Obama administration announced Thursday that it will attempt an aggressive end-run around the Supreme Court’s recent ruling striking down a key part of the Voting Rights Act.<p>In a speech to a National Urban League conference in Philadelphia, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the …