Carlsen and Caruana play to third straight draw in World Chess Championship

Carlsen and Caruana play to third straight draw in World Chess Championship

Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana played to a third straight draw on Monday in the third game of their world championship showdown in London, though the balance of the best-of-12-games match continues to tip slightly in the Norwegian champion’s favor. Caruana, playing with the white pieces, started with the same 1. e4 as Friday’s opening […]

Reality bites for Europe: Reform or rue the consequences

Reality bites for Europe: Reform or rue the consequences

If the US midterm elections have taught the Europeans a lesson, it is this: The ascent of Donald Trump and his followers is no accident. It’s obvious now that Mr Trump’s base is so significant that he is likely to be re-elected in two years. TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE Thank you for reading The […]

Thugs of Hindostan: Critics sink Bollywood's 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

Thugs of Hindostan: Critics sink Bollywood's 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

Image copyright Thugs of Hindostan Image caption Bollywood superstars Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan feature together for the first time ever in a film Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan have come together for the first time in the $42m (£33m; 3bn-rupee) epic Thugs of Hindostan, one of India’s most keenly awaited films of […]

Outcry after police shoot African-American security guard 'hero'

Outcry after police shoot African-American security guard 'hero'

Image copyright CBS Image caption Jemel Roberson hoped to become a police officer himself, friends say An armed security guard at a bar in suburban Chicago was killed by police as he detained a suspected gunman, according to officials and witnesses. After gunfire erupted around 04:00 local time on Sunday, Jemel Roberson, 26, chased down […]

How Connected Cars Could Change Auto Finance

How Connected Cars Could Change Auto Finance

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email The automobile is one of those products that can change countless details of daily lives, to say nothing of the payments and commerce ecosystems associated with vehicles. And any significant change to the automobile — and that includes the rise of connected cars — will bring shifts to other […]

A Step Closer to "Design on Demand" Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration

A Step Closer to "Design on Demand" Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration

The structure of cross-linked polymeric gels is very similar to soft tissue―which is one reason that understanding this material is so critical, according to Kelly Schultz, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering.  Schultz was part of a special session of the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh last month, where […]

Nations vary widely in antibiotic use, WHO data show

Nations vary widely in antibiotic use, WHO data show

A report today from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows a wide range in the amount of antibiotics being consumed in different countries. The report, released on the first day of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, found that overall antibiotic consumption in 65 countries in 2015 ranged from 4.4 defined daily doses (DDD) to 64.4 per […]

Actor Douglas Rain, Who Supplied HAL's Voice, Dies at 90

Actor Douglas Rain, Who Supplied HAL's Voice, Dies at 90

Actor Douglas Rain, Who Supplied HAL’s Voice, Dies at 90  U.S. News & World Report Douglas Rain, the Voice of HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dies at 90  Screen Rant Douglas Rain, HAL 9000’s voice in ‘2001: A Space Odyssey,’ has died. He was 90.  Boing Boing (blog) How Stanley Kubrick and Douglas Rain found the voice […]

Dodgers' Ryu only player to accept $17.9M qualifying offer

Dodgers' Ryu only player to accept $17.9M qualifying offer

NEW YORK — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was the only player to accept among the seven given $17.9 million qualifying offers by their former teams on Nov. 2. Ryu accepted the offer before Monday’s deadline and is considered a signed player. He is just the sixth to accept among the 80 qualifying offers […]