Patriots' quaterback Tom Brady awaits results of appeal hearing

...Brady's case similar because it involved rules of the game.Scientific arguments also were a major part of Brady's defense. Brady's...down the findings of an independent firm hired to provide scientific analysis of the air pressure inside the footballs used by...

'Phony numbers' increase in earnings reports

...care how the sausage is made."Boston Scientific, a maker of medical devices like stents...the chief financial officer at Boston Scientific used the word "adjusted" in referring...newsletter.For their part, Boston Scientific and Alcoa say the extra figures they...

Climate data skewed

...fudged the data sets!Dr. Curry, in a letter to a scientific publication, stated, "I think that uncertainties...regard it as a particularly useful contribution to our scientific understanding of what is going on."

Suzann Pettersen among favorites in LPGA Tour major

...local sporting goods store."I change with the weather," Montgomerie said this week before admitting it's not even as scientific as that. "I don't have any robotic thoughts about golf. I just go out and it's the way I feel in the morning and if...

R. Neill Graham Jr.

...completed his PhD in Physics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He was elected to membership in Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society in 1967. He was a professor at Concord State University in Athens, West Virginia for 10 years. He then...

In a world of distorted realities, unbiased scholarship is refreshing

...Unfortunately, I believe this same scenario is played out in the field of medicine with much, but certainly not all, scientific research. Experiments are started with a hypothesis. The researchers often have a vested interest in that hypothesis being...

Islamic extremists committing 'cultural genocide' in cradle of civilization

...regions controlled by armed extremists in Iraq," said Irina Bokova, director-general of the United Nations' Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. "It adds to the systematic destruction of heritage and the persecution of minorities that seeks...

Toast the end of 'Mad Men' with classic cocktails

...there's been a revival of well-made drinks and the ingredients to create them, and bartending has become so seriously scientific it's known as mixology.Back then, producers were still trying to sell spirits, but with new, zippy approaches that...

Important questions linger over nuclear deal with Iran

...nuclear activities.The 2007 National Intelligence Estimate by the U.S. intelligence community concluded that "Iran has the scientific, technical and industrial capacity eventually to produce nuclear weapons, if it decides to do so." Today, by some estimates...

FEMA wants Georgia to earn funds by crystal-ball storm forecasting

...these same models to reliably predict how many hurricanes will hit Georgia in 2050?In recent years, a substantial number of scientific papers have been published calculating a "sensitivity" of temperature to carbon dioxide that is lower than the mean value...