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

Monday, August 8, 2016

Pa. Attorney General, Embroiled In Massive Political Scandal, Goes To Trial

Kathleen Kane is charged with, among other things, perjury and obstruction. She is accused of releasing secret grand jury information to hurt a foe.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Le Corbusier's Maison La Roche-Jeanneret was designed for his brother and a close friend

World Heritage Corb: next in our series on the 17 Le Corbusier buildings that have been added to UNESCO's World Heritage List is Maison La Roche-Jeanneret in Paris – designed to provide a home for the architect's brother and a separate residence and gallery for a friend with a collection of cubist art (+ slideshow). (more…)

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Ronald Lauder, Advocate of Art Restitution, Says His Museum Holds a Clouded Work

The art collector, seeking to bolster provenance research at the Neue Galerie, says a work might be returned to people who claim to be the rightful owners.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

New York Bans Registered Sex Offenders From Pokémon Go

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that registered sex offenders on parole would no longer be able to sign up for Pokémon Go and other Internet-enabled games as conditions of their sentence.