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Is The iPhone 5S Fingerprint Reader Worth The Wait?

The news last week that the next iPhone will indeed be delayed until Fall combined substantial gains by Samsung have a lot of Apple watchers in a panic. But it is too soon to declare Cupertino out for the count. Perhaps there will be some substantial advancements on the software front at Apple’s …

Jim Breyer to Step Off Boards of Facebook, Wal-Mart

Last year, the <i>New York Times</i> characterized venture capitalist Jim Breyer as a “director with “irons in so many fires.”<p>He’ll have two fewer irons …

Venture Capital

Every Spreadsheet Has An Error: 7 Lessons Motivated by Reinhart and Rogoff

“Every complex spreadsheet contains an error.” Back when Lotus 1-2-3 was new and cool, I read an article that made this claim. The topic was in the news last week with a challenge to the very widely quoted research by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff regarding financial crises. A graduate student …

LinkedIn for Business: The Ultimate Marketing Guide

Share<p>You may have heard that LinkedIn has 433 million users, 40 percent of whom check the platform every day. Those numbers are certainly …

31 Days to a Fitter, Healthier You

Sometimes the best steps for success are small ones. Do one of these easy wins each day to put your progress on warp speed<p>You already know that …

Find Hercules between 2 bright stars

Tonight, try locating one of the coolest constellations up there. The constellation Hercules the Kneeling Giant can be seen ascending in the …

New to Nature No 102: Lobariella sipmanii

A new species of lichen was found growing on lower to mid-height stems and small trunks of <i>Diplostephium revolutum</i>, a composite, in Bogotá, Colombia. …

Scientists' hope for HIV cure

Researchers are working on "novel strategies" to find a cure for HIV, with the first results expected “within months”.<p>Danish scientists are hoping for results that will show that “finding a mass-distributable and affordable cure to HIV is possible”.<p>They are conducting a clinical trial to test a …

Immunotherapy

Closest Star System Discovered Since 1916

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has discovered a pair of stars that has taken over the title for the third-closest star system to …

May guide to the bright planets

Jupiter rules! In May 2018, the king planet shines at its brightest best for the year and is out all night. Venus blazes in early evening. Saturn and …

Astronomy

Got 5 minutes? Learn to see Saturn

June, July and August are especially good months for viewing Saturn in 2017. But you can find Saturn in May, 2017, too, especially when the moon …

Astronomy

Science Weekly podcast: The Burning Question – can we quit fossil fuels?

It is one of the greatest social, scientific and political dilemmas facing humankind. This week's Science Weekly is dedicated to exploring the …

First He Invented The Phone. Then, Bell Left A Voice Message

As the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell is credited with bringing countless voices to our ears. And now, for the first time, here he is imploring us to hear his own voice:<p>"Hear my voice. Alexander Graham Bell."<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>The sound is scratchy. You have to strain to decipher …