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Michigan State President Lou Anna K. Simon Has Resigned

Michigan State President Lou Anna K. Simon Has Resigned

She said that after a victim filed a complaint in 2016 with MSU police against the doctor, the university began an investigation and fired Nassar. "Time's up. Change Lou Anna", it read . The university's president since 2004, when she took over for Peter McPherson. "She literally has devoted her entire professional life to this institution, and more than anyone else has helped make MSU a national and global leader in higher education".


Oldest human fossil outside Africa is dug up in Israel

Oldest human fossil outside Africa is dug up in Israel

It may also help us understand the success of those who followed in his or her footsteps 100,000 years later. Before the Jebel Irhoud discovery, it was believed that the early modern humans we evolved from were in Africa 200,000 years ago and looked very similar to modern humans.


Apple Expands Fleet of Self Driving Cars in California

Apple Expands Fleet of Self Driving Cars in California

That means, from July 2017 to January 2018, Apple has registered 24 new Lexus RX450h SUVs as part of its autonomous vehicle efforts. Apple has remained quiet about the tech giant's self-driving vehicle ambitions and little is known about the initiative beyond its impressive sounding codename, Project Titan .



Fourcade headlines France's second batch of 89 athletes for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

The Post reports that "most of the USA team" has had a virtual run down the Olympic slopes. The campaign was also supported by Team Visa athletes who shared the campaign across their personal social media accounts, the statement added. Three-time world champion Christie apart, Britain have further medal prospects in curling , skiing, snowboarding, skeleton and bobsleigh. "When you look at this squad, it's a pretty good indicator of where British snowsports will be heading over the next ...


Plastic Waste Spreads Disease to Coral Reefs: Scientists

Plastic Waste Spreads Disease to Coral Reefs: Scientists

Researchers, led by Joleah Lamb , a postdoc in Harvell's lab, laid down transects at each reef, covering an area that ranged from 645 to 1,290 square feet (60 to 120 square meters). And bits of plastic may act as rafts for harmful microbes in the oceans. When plastic debris meets coral, the authors say, the likelihood of disease increases from 4 to 89 percent - a 20-fold change.


Scientists Calculate the Carbon Footprints of 40 Different Sandwiches

Scientists Calculate the Carbon Footprints of 40 Different Sandwiches

However, homemade is better. Research conducted by the University of Manchester and published in the journal Sustainable Production and Consumption looked at 40 different sandwich types, recipes and combinations. Meanwhile, the single most carbon intensive type of sandwich is a ready-made " all-day breakfast " sandwich with eggs, bacon and sausage. Keeping a sandwich cool at a supermarket or deli also increases the polluting impact, accounting for up to 25 percent of its emissions.