Climate Change Will Force Hundreds of Marine Species to Move

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/ May 16, 2018

Sweden Cancels Agreement With Elsevier Over Open Access

WIKIMEDIA, MARCUS HANSSONA collection of Swedish universities and research institutions will not renew its current contract with Elsevier that expires at the end of June, Times Higher Education reports today (May 16). The move comes not long after academic institutions...

/ May 16, 2018

Once Overlooked, Impressionist Painter Berthe Morisot Is About to Be Everywhere—Here’s Why

The French Impressionist painter Berthe Morisot has long been overshadowed in art history by male contemporaries such as Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. But at long last, Morisot will take center stage at Philadelphia’s Barnes Foundation this fall, with her...

/ May 16, 2018

Huge Gender Disparity in Cancer Research Funding in U.K.

ISTOCK, TSVIBRAVBetween 2000 and 2013, women received just 31 percent of the number of cancer research grants awarded in the U.K., and 22 percent of the total funds to investigate cancer, according to an analysis published Tuesday (May 14) in...

/ May 16, 2018

A Guantánamo Prisoner Will Not Be Allowed to Show His Art, Military Judges Rule

Ammar al Baluchi, a prisoner held at Cuba’s Guantánamo Bay dentition facility, will not be allowed to show his artwork. On Friday, a military commission judge denied a motion from the detainee’s lawyer calling for the Department of Defense to lift...

/ May 15, 2018

Researchers Develop a Drug Against the Common Cold

ISTOCK, DR_MICROBEResearchers have developed a compound that blocks the replication of rhinoviruses, the pathogens behind most cases of the common cold. The in vitro study, published yesterday (May 14) in Nature Chemistry, could provide the first step to developing a...

/ May 15, 2018

Iran nuclear deal: Chopped off

"Said, done!" On the chainsaw: "My voters" US President Donald Trump has decided to abandon the so-called Iran nuclear deal, where the Islamic Republic accepted not to develop nuclear military capacity in exchange of the lifting of UN and international...

/ May 15, 2018

Judy Chicago’s After-Party Is Here: The Pioneering Artist Gets a Major Museum Survey at the ICA Miami

For decades, Judy Chicago has aimed to prove that she is much more than The Dinner Party. This winter in Miami, viewers will get a deeper look at just how much more there is to know. The Institute of Contemporary Art...

/ May 15, 2018

Editors’ Picks: 15 Art-World Attractions to Seek Out in New York This Week

Each week, we search New York City for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. See them below. Monday, May 14 1. “The Museum of Lost Art: Noah Charney” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Carrie Rebora Barratt,...

/ May 14, 2018

DC’s Defunct Corcoran Gallery Announces the New Homes for Over 10,000 Works of Art

The collection of Washington, DC’s shuttered Corcoran Gallery of Art won’t be going far from home. On Monday, four years after the gallery was abruptly closed, trustees of the institution announced how more than 10,000 objects from its original 19,493-object, $1 billion...

/ May 14, 2018

Experimental Ebola Vaccine to be Used in DRC Outbreak

Sierra Leone, 2015ISTOCK, HARRY1978The World Health Organization, the government of Democratic Republic of Congo, and Merck have agreed to use Merck’s unapproved Ebola vaccine as an outbreak of the virus expands in DRC. “The cold chain is on standby, the...

/ May 14, 2018

“Minibrains” May Soon Include Neanderthal DNA

ISTOCK, HALAMKAHuman stem cells edited to contain Neanderthal DNA will soon be grown into “miniature brains,” The Guardian reports. “We’re seeing if we can find basic differences in how nerve cells function that may be a basis for why humans...

/ May 14, 2018

Google Duplex A.I. – How Does it Work?

Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/9FS8uF In this video we take a look at Google's Duplex Assistant extension and how it works. Check out the previous episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMF2i3A9Lzw Become a Patron!: https://www.patreon.com/ColdFusion_TV CF Bitcoin address: 13SjyCXPB9o3iN4LitYQ2wYKeqYTShPub8 Hi, welcome to ColdFusion (formerly known as...

/ May 14, 2018

A French Street Artist Made $1,000 After Adding a Bitcoin QR Code to His Murals

Even if you don’t quite understand cryptocurrencies, you’ve probably heard that Bitcoin and its many siblings are the way of the future. Now, one artist has come up with a new way to benefit directly from this still-nascent technology by inviting...

/ May 14, 2018

Sustainable urban mobility: The EU rewards the Balkans

Various initiatives for sustainable mobility in Europe have been launched in the Balkans, and more will follow. A report. Sara Gradilone In recent years, the European Union has been paying a lot of attention to sustainable mobility. This can be...

/ May 13, 2018

Army Surgeons Grow Ear in Soldier’s Arm

U.S. ARMYA soldier who lost an ear in an accident has grown a replacement under the skin of her forearm, according to a statement released by the US Army earlier this week (May 7). Shamika Burrage’s own cartilage was used...

/ May 11, 2018

Ragnar Kjartansson Will Use Unnerving Love Songs to Launch a New San Francisco Performance Art Foundation

San Francisco is getting a new organization dedicated to performance art. C Project, which will host site-specific events in a variety of nontraditional venues across the city, is the brainchild of local collector Carla Emil. The initiative will kick off its run...

/ May 11, 2018

Measles Cases On the Rise in England

WIKIMEDIA, CDC/HEINZ EICHENWALD Public Health England (PHE), the United Kingdom’s executive health agency, reported Friday (May 11) that there were 440 cases of measles so far this year, with 164 cases in London alone. According to a statement by PHE,...

/ May 11, 2018

FDA Seeks to Block Two Unregulated Stem Cell Clinics

FLICKR, FDA On Wednesday (May 9), the Food and Drug Administration announced that it is requesting injunctions in federal courts against two stem cell clinics, one based in California and another in Florida, that would force them to stop operating....

/ May 11, 2018

For It’s Turn at the Brooklyn Museum, ‘Radical Women’ Got a Makeover. Here Are 4 Artists Adding a New York Accent

One of the most critically acclaimed exhibitions of 2017, “Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985” from Los Angeles’s Hammer Museum, opened last week at the Brooklyn Museum. It’s the same groundbreaking reappraisal of the work of Latin American, Chicana, and Latina female...

/ May 11, 2018