The Beach — Cornelis Verwaal Photography

Why I Work with Mice in the Research Lab — Discover

Science, animal testing, and ethical research: cancer researcher Courtney Thomas works with mice in her lab — and thanks them each for their service.

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Serena Williams Ties Women’s Grand Slam Match Victory Record — CBS New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams tied Martina Navratilova’s professional-era women’s record with her 306th career victory in a Grand Slam match, beating Vania King 6-3, 6-3 to reach the U.S. Open’s third round. Hitting 13 aces Thursday night with the roof closed at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Williams improved to 306-42 in matches at major…

via Serena Williams Ties Women’s Grand Slam Match Victory Record — CBS New York

Iran Bans ‘Pokemon Go’ — CBS New York

TEHRAN, Iran (CBSNewYork/AP) — Iranians are no longer allowed to catch Pikachus after authorities decided to ban the “Pokemon Go” mobile game because of security concerns. The Monday report by the semi-official ISNA news agency quotes Abolhasan Firouzabadi, the head of Iran’s Supreme Council of Virtual Space as saying that the game is “not appropriate”…

via Iran Bans ‘Pokemon Go’ — CBS New York

US Notches First Gold Of The Games — CBS New York

RIO DE JANEIRO (CBSNewYork/AP) — American shooter Virginia Thrasher has won the first gold medal of the Rio Olympics in the women’s 10-meter air rifle. Thrasher finished a point ahead of two-time gold medalist Li Du of China. China’s Siling Yu earned the bronze. More: Photos: Olympic Games Opening Ceremony | Be An Amateur Olympian…

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Seen At 11: Groundbreaking Technology Lets You See Your Body In A New Light — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Imagine seeing yourself like never before. With groundbreaking technology, you can now get an intricately detailed look at your body from every angle — all in the comfort of your home. “We can extract any measurement we want from your body. We can see how your chest is changing, arms are…

via Seen At 11: Groundbreaking Technology Lets You See Your Body In A New Light — CBS New York

Steamed Wontons in Chilli Broth — Burp! Appetit

Chicken. Pork. Seafood. Vegetarian. Steamed. Fried. Boiled. Juicy. Spicy. Slippery. Crispy. Tender. Aromatic. Soupy. … and they come in all shapes and sizes. These are just some of the words that come to mind when you think of wontons. It doesn’t matter if the wontons are steamed, fried or boiled, the key to won-ton of goodness […]

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Many Faces: Highlights from Portrait Photographers — Discover

A mix of portraiture, captured by photographers on WordPress.com.

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Pokémon Go and the politics of digital gaming in public — Discover

“Airbnb owns no properties; Uber owns no cars; Pokémon Go is just some markers on a map. The politics is someone else’s problem.” A critique on Pokémon Go, the nonconsensual use of public and private space, and the flânerie of today’s augmented reality game players.

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Playing Pokemon Go on Smartphone

AUBURN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP)– A man is recovering from minor injuries he suffered when he crashed his brother’s car into a tree in central New York while playing Pokémon Go on his smartphone. Police in Auburn in the Finger Lakes region tell The Citizen that 28-year-old Steven Cary of Portland, Oregon, crashed late Tuesday night while playing…

via Police: Man Recovering After Crashing Into Tree While Playing Pokemon Go — CBS New York

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Voices in Bioethics — Discover

Online journal Voices in Bioethics focuses on the intersection of science, medicine, and politics and publishes interviews, essays, and news.

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