• LIFE
    First Support for a Physics Theory of Life

    The biophysicist Jeremy England made waves in 2013 with a new theory that cast the origin of life as an inevitable outcome of thermodynamics. His equations suggested that under certain conditions, groups of atoms will naturally restructure themselves so as to burn more and more energy, facilitating the incessant dispersal of energy and the rise of “entropy” or disorder […]

  • LIFE
    First Support for a Physics Theory of Life

    he biophysicist Jeremy England made waves in 2013 with a new theory that cast the origin of life as an inevitable outcome of thermodynamics. His equations suggested that under certain conditions, groups of atoms will naturally restructure themselves so as to burn more and more energy, facilitating the incessant dispersal of energy and the rise of “entropy” or disorder […]

  • SUCCESS
    World’s first child hand transplant a success

    No stopping him: Zion Harvey is able to draw, colour and even play baseball 18 months after surgery.   | Photo Credit: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/AFP Brain scans show that Zion Harvey is adapting to the new limbs, developing new pathways to control movement and feel sensation The first child in the world to undergo a […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Heroes First: Veteran Innovators and Entrepreneurs in America

    For all they do for our country, we often forget that veterans didn’t just serve to protect us. Very often, they also serve among us. You may not believe it, but 9 percent of all businesses in America are owned or run by veterans. This is clearly a powerful showing of the tenacity of veteran entrepreneurs. Even after […]

  • Tennessee reports TNReady success after first year problems

    About 600,000 Tennessee students successfully completed TNReady testing this year, with few, if any, issues reported statewide. And about 30,000 of those students successfully took the TNReady online portion — also with few problems reported. This year’s success marks the second year of TNReady testing and is in contrast to problems last year that left only high […]

  • STARTUPS
    If Google Has a Mobile First Strategy, So Should You

    There is a tendency within the digital sphere to uphold a future-oriented mindset. From social media to SEO, from algorithms to user experience, our approach and practices maintain a forecasting nature. Trends and methods are always observed and developed with the next step in mind and the future in sight, the end goal being to […]