US travel ban blocking students from presenting their research

Enlarge / A poster grayed-out in protest at the recent Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego. (credit: Twitter user: @Doctor_PMS) At an academic conference, the question “where are you from?” can have many meanings. “For anybody who’s in science, that’s a complicated question,” says paleontologist P. David… [Read More...]

Amazon encourages you to recycle your old gadgets

Amazon has launched a new portal called "Second Chance," which compiles information on how to recycle, repair and return devices. The e-commerce giant calls it a "one-stop shop" where you can learn how to responsibly get rid of old gadgets lying arou… [Read More...]

USC Viterbi Selected as Partner Institution for State Department’s Diplomacy Lab – USC Viterbi School of Engineering (press release) (blog)

USC Viterbi School of Engineering (press release) (blog)USC Viterbi Selected as Partner Institution for State Department's Diplomacy LabUSC Viterbi School of Engineering (press release) (blog)The U.S. Department of State has selected the University of Southern California as a partner institution for Diplomacy Lab, a program designed to provide … [Read More...]

Brexit protests outside Downing Street as UK ministers debate deal

Brexit supporters and opponents rallied near Prime Minister Theresa May’s Downing Street office on Wednesday as her cabinet debated the draft divorce deal inside. Pro-Brexit campaigners urged her to scrap the tentative agreement and make a clean break with European Union without paying a penny more into the EU … [Read More...]