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Smelly Spectacle: Second Corpse Flower Set to Bloom at McMaster

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The rare corpse flower, widely known as the world’s smelliest plant, is set to bloom within days at McMaster, one of only a handful in the world to do so this year.

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Generate Patterns to be Consumed by a Quantum 3D Printer; Improve Software Security through Gameplay

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A decoded message from a distant galaxy provided the plans for a Quantum Mechanical 3D printer in Left Brain Games’ puzzle shooter, Dynamakr. Players feed patterns into the machine to create designs for new devices never seen before on Earth—devices so advanced, they’re like magic. Game play allows non-experts to participate in improving software security in Phase 2 of DARPA’s Verigames project.

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Lead the Way to Advanced Data Security; DARPA and voidALPHA Release Monster Proof

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In Monster Proof, a new browser-based puzzle game from voidALPHA, players assume the role of a newly crowned ruler of a vast country in a fantasy setting. To win, they use problem-solving skills to answer illustrated mathematical questions. As each level is solved, the game crowd sources the software security process of formal verification.

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Death of Blues Great BB King. Kip Lornell, Part-Time Professor of Music at GW, Is Available to Discuss King's Lasting Impact

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As Urban Cyclists Multiply, He Explains Why

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Robert Schneider, a professor at UW-Milwaukee who researches experience in sustainable transportation, explains how improved infrastructure, in-town redevelopment and changing attitudes are getting more people nationwide traveling on two wheels to get to work.

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Swarthmore Expert on the Rise of Female Filmmakers at International Film Festivals

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Millennials Unenthused About This Year's Spring Fashions, According to IU Kelley Index

A lack of innovation in spring fashion is not being well-received by college-age consumers, who perceive that what they're seeing in the stores is similar to what's already in their closets, according to the new FIndex survey released by Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.

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Expert Available to Discuss Review of Texas’s Voter ID Laws by the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans

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Sociologist’s Research on Gangsta Rappers Sheds Light on Emerging Path from Gang Culture

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Morningside College Professor Geoff Harkness looks at diverse communities in the U.S. and abroad. His work has taken him to the streets, clubs and recording studios of Chicago to learn about the connections between rap music and gang culture.

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Dr Tricia Wachtendorf From the Disaster Research Center Can Talk on the Challenges Facing Those Affected by the Earthquake in Nepal

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