Thursday, September 22, 2016

A City Looks To STEM School To Lift Economy, But Will Grads Stay?

What can a city in decline do to make a comeback? In Springfield, Ohio, a new school is trying to turn the tide. But local leaders say keeping young people from moving away is key to economic revival.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Fed Keeps Benchmark Interest Rate, But Still Expects Increase

Fed Chair Janet Yellen says, although job growth is rebounding, she sees no inflation threat and no hurry to raise rates. The Fed is not likely to do so before the presidential election.

Zuckerberg and Chan Promise $3 Billion to Cure Every Disease

Zuckerberg and Chan Promise $3 Billion to Cure Every Disease
The Facebook founder and his wife, a pediatrician, say they will invest $3 billion to cure all diseases in our children's lifetimes. The post Zuckerberg and Chan Promise $3 Billion to Cure Every Disease appeared first on WIRED.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Stories Hide in the Design of DC's Newest Museum

Stories Hide in the Design of DC's Newest Museum
David Adjaye, lead designer of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, uses technology to fuse architecture with story. The post Stories Hide in the Design of DC's Newest Museum appeared first on WIRED.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

How An Edible Battery Could Power Medical Robots You Swallow

Tiny devices sent into the human body for diagnosing and treating diseases run on batteries that may contain toxic materials. Researchers have come up with a safer battery made of natural pigments.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Nina Diaz: Tiny Desk Concert

As a solo artist on leave from Girl In A Coma, the singer finds new ways to sound ferocious. Here, she performs three songs from an album due out in the fall.

Sunday, August 21, 2016