Spider Silk Poised For Commercial Entry
cen.acs.org in Science submitted 1 month 7 minutes minutes ago
There is a scene in the film “Spider-Man 2” where Spider-Man prevents a train full of people from crashing by holding it back with about 10 sets of spider silk ropes each less than half an inch thick. It turns out the scene isn’t just fantasy.




Pre-St. Pat's bash erupts into chaos; 73 arrested
bigstory.ap.org in News submitted 1 month 11 minutes minutes ago
A pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration near the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts spiraled out of control, pitting police in riot gear against thousands of drunken and unruly revelers at the annual "Blarney Blowout."









Student Loans Are A Drag On The Economy
business.time.com in News submitted 1 month 39 minutes minutes ago
Chris Rong did everything right. A 23-year-old dentistry student in New York, Chris excelled at one of the country’s top high schools, breezed through college, and is now studying dentistry at one of the best dental schools in the nation.