Archive: 07/6/2012

Hidden narratives of torture

Allegations of torture by government officials are emerging daily from countries caught up in the struggle for democracy. Derek Elliott, a researcher in Cambridge's Faculty of History, is looking at governmental ...

Jul 06, 2012
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The amazing Spider-Man and web-spinning heroics

“The Amazing Spider-Man” already has fans caught in his web. After the midnight opening, the film grossed more than $7.5 million after its midnight showing, and approximately $35 million in its first day. Critics ...

Jul 06, 2012
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Making mirrors for the sun

With $1.5 million from the Department of Energy, University of Arizona researchers are continuing to improve groundbreaking technology to produce solar electricity at a price competitive with non-renewable ...

Jul 06, 2012
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Why women watch the Olympics

Forty years into the Title IX era, female athletes have risen to prominence and populate the sports landscape. Female viewership, however, has not witnessed the same rise. What sports are women watching (or not), and why? ...

Jul 06, 2012
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