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Stanford professor 1st woman to win top math prize

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian-born Stanford University professor is the first woman to win math’s highest honor, the Fields Medal. The International Mathematics Union awarded the prize to Maryam Mirzakhani and three others at a meeting […]


People look at what scientists believe to be a chunk of the Chelyabinsk meteor, recovered from Chebarkul Lake near Chelyabinsk, about 1500 kilometers (930 miles) east of Moscow,  Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alexander Firsov)

Chunk of meteor raised from the lake

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian scientists have recovered a giant chunk of the Chelyabinsk meteorite from the bottom of the lake it crashed into. The meteor that blazed across southern Urals in February was the largest […]


Research on bossy bosses

Is your boss a meanie? This might be why. New research suggests that it takes some bullying to fight your way up the corporate ladder. Darren Treadway, associate professor at the University at Buffalo School […]


Ex-prof in court on Ala. university shooting

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – A police investigator has testified during the murder trial of a former university professor that the woman denied having anything to do with the rampage that left three of her colleagues […]


Professor pleads not guilty to arson charges

(CNS) – A UC Irvine professor accused of setting a series of fires and making plans to kill students and administrators at an Irvine high school that his son attended before taking his own life […]


Internet searches cited in Calif. prof. arson case

(AP) – A university professor who wrote emails outlining a graphic plan to attack a California high school had been searching for information online about guns, gun laws, ammonium fertilizer and auto explosions in the […]



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