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Fiction & Reality

We can now set the dates for our annual tradition known as the U.S. 1 Summer Fiction issue. The paper will be published Wednesday, July 26, with submissions due...

Will an Android Replace Your Financial Advisor?

Could your next financial advisor be a robot? John M. Mulvey, professor of financial engineering and operations research at Princeton University, thinks that’s a definite possibility, and so do...

From the March for Science: Do the Math

‘What will my child’s world look like in 30 years?” That’s the resonant question asked by a speaker at the Mall in Washington at last weekend’s March for Science....

Acceptance Gained, Harassment Remains

There was a time not long ago when gay people hid their sexual orientation from their employers to avoid disrupting their careers. Gwen Marcus, the legal counsel for the...

Paths to Biotech Funding

There are many ways to fund a biotech company, and each one of them has its ups and downs. Which one is right for your company?Three leaders in the...

Golf Still the Game for Business Bonding

Business owner and professional golfer Bob Corbo believes that companies that value their employees provide the best service to their customers. “Some businesses don’t know this, but the...

The Joy of Turkish Cooking, Traveling, and Writing

Joy Stocke’s Stockton, New Jersey, kitchen is as redolent as the Turkish countryside in spring. In fact the cumin, sumac, garlic, lemon, Aleppo pepper, and mint blend together and...

Ballet World Premiere Takes Austen Novel Approach

It was the theater management that selected the team to create story ballets in 19th-century Tsarist Russia. Then a librettist would choose which scenes from a novel or epic...

Learning from the April Fools of PR

The first week in April was a great one for observing companies suffer from foolish public relations disasters. Unless you work for Pepsi, United Airlines, or Wells Fargo, however,...

Financial Engineering Coming to Your PC

If you follow financial news closely, you may remember the 2010 “Flash Crash,” the stock market spiral that wiped out $1 trillion in half an hour, only to mostly...