Science & Technology

The second day of the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit began with a bang as a political commentator and entrepreneur Marc Lamont Hill discussed the motivation behind his new book, Seen and Unseen, Technology, Social Media and the Fight for Racial Justice. “We were trying to figure out the moment George Floyd was killed,” Hill said. […]

A recent type 2 diabetes study looked at the genetic profiles of more than 180,000 people. Unlike previous studies that focused primarily on people with European ancestry, nearly half of the people in this study had non-European ancestries. By the end of the study, the scientists discovered 40 previously unreported genes that contribute to developing […]

The hugs were stronger, the laughs louder and the energy a lot bigger for Reunions 2022. Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber (left), an honorary member of the Class of 2017, looks on as class members Morgan Kirkpatrick (center) and Andrew Sun (right) embrace. Coming back to Princeton was even more momentous for alumni than in […]

It’s the job of journalists to cover climate change. But few can turn their coverage into art. Science journalist Alanna Mitchell has done just that with her one-woman show called “Sea Sick,” based on her book of the same name. The show is playing now at Emerson’s Jackie Liebergott Black Box theater. She joined Arun […]

Published 7 hours ago Submitted by Black & Veatch OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 20, 2022 /CSRwire/ – Irvin Bishop Jr., a Black & Veatch executive vice president serving as the global critical human infrastructure leader’s chief information officer, has been named the Information Technology Senior Management Forum’s “technology executive of the year” among large businesses […]

To White nationalists now, replacement theory — according to hundreds of posts, interviews, and podcasts — goes like this: Jews, whom Camus did not mention, evolved to be clever; people in the entire Southern Hemisphere evolved to be less smart and have more sex; women evolved to be compliant and conformist. And here’s how this […]

A week of innovation and ideas that aims to support and encourage Black people working in the technology industry is coming to Cincinnati.Candice Matthews Brackeen, founder and CEO of Cincinnati-based Lightship Foundation, announced that the organization has acquired Black Tech Week, a minority tech ecosystem-building festival formerly based in Miami, FL. With the acquisition, the […]

Pap Ndiaye, the renowned Black French historian and expert on US minority rights, has been appointed education minister for the start of Emmanuel Macron’s second term, as the country faces persistent social inequalities in the school system. “I’m a pure product of republican meritocracy,” Ndiaye said, referencing his mother who taught science at a middle […]

The world entered 2022 with growing weariness after two years of a global pandemic that has claimed 5.61 million lives, and continuing humanitarian and climate crises, with energy-related emissions set to rise by 87 million metric tonnes (about 96 million tons), and 274 million people in need of lifesaving humanitarian assistance . . .

Aerial of OHSU. (OHSU/Aaron Bieleck) As of Friday, May 20   Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 OHSU: 20 Hillsboro Medical Center: 5 OHSU Hospital and OHSU Health Hillsboro Medical Center hospitalization details: 10 Not Fully Vaccinated 9 Fully Vaccinated 6 Fully Vaccinated with Booster 0 de-isolated 25 infectious […]

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