Monthly Archives: September 2017

Out of This World Saturday

In the spring of 2012, Chicago videographer Adam Dew received a mysterious phone call from his former business partner Joseph Beason. “I have something to show you,” Beason said with urgency in his voice. Later that day, Beason showed Dew … Continue reading

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Tit for Tat Thursday

Here’s a real estate squabble for the story books—a rich developer’s soon-to-be ex-wife is suing him for allegedly shrinking her apartment in the building he developed, down from a three-bedroom to a one-bedroom, ostensibly out of spite, and also to … Continue reading

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WSU Wednesday

Technology being developed at Washington State University provides a non-invasive approach for diagnosing prostate cancer and tracking the disease’s progression. The innovative filter-like device isolates prostate cancer indicators from other cellular information in blood and urine. It could enable doctors … Continue reading

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Tick Tuesday

The fever started on a Monday morning in June. By Friday, I woke up in a bed at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with yellow skin, an inflamed liver, a dull pain in my stomach and a doctor offering … Continue reading

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Missed It Monday

For the past several months, it was clear that the German election wasn’t going to be much of a cliffhanger. And that expectation was met in spades on Sunday as the first projections emerged soon after the polls closed at … Continue reading

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Hot Stuff Sunday

SOLAR WIND STREAM APPROACHES EARTH: A hole in the sun’s atmosphere is spewing solar wind toward Earth. This image from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory shows where solar magnetic fields have parted, allowing the gaseous material to escape: Traveling faster than 600 … Continue reading

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