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Researchers gain control over internal structure of self-assembled composite materials

Composites made from self-assembling inorganic materials are valued for their unique strength and thermal, optical and magnetic properties. However, because self-assembly can...

CAMPUS NEWS

UW-MADISON INVENTORS AIM TO REPLACE OLD-STYLE BREAST-SURGERY MARKER

The new system, developed by a startup called Elucent Medical, is in use at SSM Health Dean Medical Group in Madison and...

UW-MADISON STUDY FINDS WHERE YOU LIVE AFFECTS BRAIN HEALTH

The study “Neighborhood disadvantage is associated with cerebral and hippocampal volume,” was published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association...

New quantum loop provides testbed for quantum communication technology

Scientists from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago launched a new testbed for quantum communication experiments from Argonne last week....

Does capitalism need protection from big business? A UChicago economist says yes

“One of the busiest corners of the globe at the opening of the year 1872 was a strip of Northwestern Pennsylvania, not...

Loretta Lynch, Jeff Flake to headline MLK events at Purdue

Loretta Lynch, who served as the nation’s 83rd attorney general, and former U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake will be the keynote speakers at...

ACCESS TO MEDICARE INCREASES CANCER DETECTION, REDUCES CANCER MORTALITY RATE

“Given that the Medicare population is projected to increase from 54 million in 2015 to 80 million by 2030, and that...

OPINION

NPR: Tattoo Removal Programs Help Former Inmates Wipe The Slate Clean

Shane MacLeod spent 14 years in federal prison for armed robbery and he's covered from head-to-toe in tattoos. The only things not...

NPR: Liang Jun, China’s Iconic Female Tractor Driver, Dies At 90

People across China are remembering the life of Liang Jun, who is celebrated as the first Chinese woman to work as a...

CNN: Putin may be following Xi’s lead, but he’s nowhere near as secure as the Chinese leader

Two decades after he first took power, Russian President Vladimir Putin appears poised to stay on for the foreseeable future.

CULTURE

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, JANUARY 2020

VOLUME 12, NUMBER 139, JANUARY 2020

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

Before the development of finance technology, there was just one traditional online payment method, which was typing all the information on the...

NEWS

AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls.

NPR: Trump Broke The Law In Freezing Ukraine Funds, Watchdog Report Concludes

A federal watchdog concluded that President Trump broke the law when he froze assistance funds for Ukraine last year, according to a...

CNN: Meghan makes first public appearance since stepping back from royal family

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has visited a women's center in Vancouver, in her first public appearance since she and her husband, Prince...

AP: UK police use of facial recognition tests public’s tolerance

When British police used facial recognition cameras to monitor crowds arriving for a soccer match in Wales, some fans protested by...

TRAVEL

It's hardly surprising that the world's largest and most populous continent has an astonishing variety of places to eat.

WORK LIFE

Japan is changing: a rapidly ageing society, a record-breaking influx of visitors from overseas, and more robots than ever. That's where the...

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