Mari Hulman George, Indy's quiet pioneer, dies at 83

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Cardiac stem cell treatment pioneer fabricated 31 studies, Harvard & Brigham conclude

Two prestigious US hospitals have concluded a prominent cardiologist whose research served as the foundation for cardiac stem cell therapy fabricated or falsified data in at least 31 published studies that should now be retracted. Piero Anversa’s research first made waves in 2001, when he published a paper in Nature suggesting that stem cells could […]

3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson accused of having sex with underage girl

Enlarge / Cody Wilson, owner of Defense Distributed company, holds a 3D-printed gun, called the “Liberator,” in his factory in Austin, Texas, on August 1, 2018. (credit: KELLY WEST/AFP/Getty Images) Cody Wilson, the 3D-printed gun rights activist, has a warrant out for his arrest, according to an affidavit partially published Wednesday by an Austin-based reporter, […]

CRISPR pioneer wants to make an at-home test that detects disease

Biotech company Mammoth Biosciences is working on a simple, portable test that would give everyone, from healthcare professionals to just people at home, the ability to detect various diseases, infections and cancers quickly and easily. The test would use CRISPR to determine which bacteria, viruses or genetic mutations were present in a person’s blood, saliva […]

Digital Identity Pioneer IdentityMind Global Lands $10 Million Series C

PRESS RELEASE: Investment to meet global demand for digital identities and IdentityMind’s RegTech platform used in automation of compliance operations, risk management, cryptocurrencies, ICOs and fraud prevention solutions PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 14, 2018– IdentityMind Global, the leader in Digital Identities You Can Trust, today announced that it has closed a $ 10 million Series […]

GDC rescinds Atari founder Nolan Bushnell’s Pioneer Award after #MeToo protests

The Game Developers Conference has rescinded its Pioneer Award to Atari founder Nolan Bushnell. The former Atari executive has admitted to sexually inappropriate behavior in multiple interviews throughout the years. His stories usually come in the form of “wild” anecdotes about office environments in the 1970s, where the objectification of women colleagues wasn’t viewed as harassment […]

Darts pioneer a true Braveheart

JAMIE Harvey could have had it all when it came to darts. The Scot, nicknamed Bravedart, was one of the pioneering 16 professionals – along with Phil “The Power” Taylor – who split from the British Darts Organisation in 1993 to form what was then the World Darts Council and became the Professional Darts Corporation. […]

John Young, a pioneer who flew four different spacecraft, has died

Enlarge / John Young on the surface of the moon during Apollo 16. (credit: NASA) John Young was an astronaut’s astronaut—quiet, reticent, and utterly reliable in space. During his long and incomparable career as an astronaut, he flew three different vehicles into space: the Gemini capsule, the Apollo capsule, and the space shuttle. He died […]

Pawhuska, Oklahoma, went from a ‘ghost town’ to a thriving tourist hub thanks to ‘The Pioneer Woman’ — here’s what it’s like to visit

Ree Drummond A Food Network show is transforming a small town in Oklahoma.  In 2011, the Food Network aired the first episode of “The Pioneer Woman,” starring Ree Drummond. The show, which was based on Drummond’s popular cooking blog, quickly turned Drummond into one of the most beloved personalities on the network.   Now, a small town […]