Cells compete for nutrients. Political campaigns compete for voters. According to new research general principles may begin to explain how differing strategies play out where groups compete for resources.
Cells compete for nutrients. Political campaigns compete for voters. According to new research general principles may begin to explain how differing strategies play out where groups compete for resources. Read more
Wizards beat Cavs in first game in Cleveland since trades
CLEVELAND (AP) Bradley Beal scored 18 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 and tried to untie the sneakers of one of Cleveland's new players, and the Washington Wizards withstood a late assault by LeBron James to beat the new-look Cavaliers 110-103 on Thursday n
Serwa, Phelan give Canada 1-2 finish in Olympic skicross
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Kelsey Serwa turned to best friend and Olympic roommate Brittany Phelan in the starting gate before the women's skicross final and went through the ritual one more time. The Canadian teammates bumped fists then began chanting &
UC Irvine routs UC Santa Barbara 69-49 in Big West showdown (Feb 23, 2018)
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) Max Hazzard knocked down four 3-pointers and scored 16 and UC Irvine earned a wire-to-wire 69-49 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Thursday night to take over first place in the Big West Conference.
Nissan and DeNA will begin testing a self-driving taxi service in Japan next month
Nissan Motor and DeNA announced today that field tests of Easy Ride, the self-driving taxi service they developed together, will begin next month in Japan. This means that Nissan and DeNA now rank among Uber, Lyft, GM, Didi Chuxing and other companies p
Jacksonville St. upsets Belmont, 78-67; tied for 4th in OVC (Feb 22, 2018)
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Marlon Hunter turned a 3-point play and Malcolm Drumwright drilled a trey and Jacksonville State posted a 78-67 upset of Belmont in an Ohio Valley Conference thriller Thursday night.
Eye in the Sky: How Austin Dillon's spotter helped him win the 500
Former NASCAR driver Andy Houston has worked as Austin Dillon’s spotter since he began competing in NASCAR national series competition in 2010 and he helped lead the driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet to win the Daytona 500 last week.The Hickory, N.C. native mad
Open thread for night owls. Study finds fracking a major source of carbon pollution in Pennsylvania
Joe Romm at Climate Progress writes—Stunning new research finds fracking a major source of carbon pollution in Pennsylvania:
The evidence is now overwhelming that natural gas is not part of the climate solution, it is part of the problem.
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Activist Lewis honored decades after civil rights arrest
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Longtime U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights. The recognition will take place during a celebration of the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson
Bartley helps Louisiana claim Sun Belt title 81-76 at Troy (Feb 22, 2018)
TROY, Ala. (AP) Frank Bartley scored 22 points, Marcus Stroman made four free throws in the last 28 seconds and Louisiana held off Troy 81-76 Thursday night to claim its first Sun Belt Conference championship in 18 years.
Bliznyuk scores 27, Eastern Washington beats Weber St. 75-70 (Feb 22, 2018)
OGDEN, Utah (AP) Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 27 points, 19 in the second half, and Eastern Washington beat Weber State with a 75-70 victory on Thursday night that ended the Wildcats' nine-game winning streak.
Analysis finds lower IQ in children with chronic kidney disease
An analysis of published studies indicates that children with chronic kidney disease may have lower intellectual functioning compared than children in the general population. Compared with children with mild-to-moderate stage kidney disease and with kidney tr
Russian Olympics fans resent Doping scandal, lack of gold medals
MOSCOW — Doping scandals and a distinct lack of gold medals have left Russians with little to cheer about at the Winter Olympics, but sports fans were in full voice on Wednesday afternoon at a central Moscow bar as their men's ice hockey side stormed t
What to watch from Pyeongchang on Day 14 of the Olympics
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Figure skating may be over at the Pyeongchang Games, but don't worry, there is still curling! And lots of other events to watch Saturday at the Olympics. We've got the lowdown on what to look out for. (All times Eastern.) SNOWB