Author: NoHoldbacks

Winter Jazzfest Announces a Slightly Less Sprawling 2018 Lineup

A star-studded tribute to the pianist Geri Allen and a showcase of young British jazz musicians will be part of this annual showcase, on Jan. 10-17. Source: US Feeds...

Sources: Suns send Bledsoe home after talk

Sources: Suns send Bledsoe home after talk Source: ESPN Link: Sources: Suns send Bledsoe home after talk

Ex-U.S. spy chiefs urge Congress to renew internet surveillance law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. intelligence officials who worked for both Republican and Democratic presidents urged Congress on Monday to renew an internet surveillance program they said has stopped...

New study shows how cells can be led down non-cancer path

As cells with a propensity for cancer break down food for energy, they reach a fork in the road: they can either continue energy production as healthy cells, or...

Moment of impact: A journey into the Chicxulub Crater

When the Chicxulub asteroid slammed into Earth about 66 million years ago, it obliterated 80 percent of Earth’s species, blasted out a crater 200 kilometers across, and signaled an...

Scientists discover superconductor with bounce

Scientists have discovered extreme ‘bounce,’ or super-elastic shape-memory properties in a material that could be applied for use as an actuator in the harshest of conditions, such as outer...

New Peruvian bird species discovered by its song

A new species of bird from the heart of Peru remained undetected for years until researchers identified it by its unique song. Source: Science Link: New Peruvian bird species...

Possible new anti-TB treatment path

As part of the long effort to improve treatment of tuberculosis (TB), microbiologists report that they have for the first time characterized a protein involved in making a glycolipid...

Better food choices near schools for healthier teeth

There’s something endearing about the crooked, gapped-tooth smiles of children whose permanent teeth are coming in. While it’s normal for adult teeth to show up at very different times,...

Kudos to NHL for taking slur allegations seriously

Kudos to NHL for taking slur allegations seriously Source: ESPN Link: Kudos to NHL for taking slur allegations seriously