Tiffany Houghton

Why we need open-source science innovation — not patents and paywalls

As we prepare to invest money to prevent the next global pandemic and find solutions to many other problems, science funders have a large opportunity to move towards open science and more research collaboration by offering open-source endowed chairs. In these research positions, professors agree to ensure all of their writing is distributed via open access — and they release all of their intellectual property in the public domain or under appropriate open-source licences. The global scholarly publishing market has grown steadily and is now worth over US$28 billion. Researchers estimate universities are also able to capture billions through patent licensing, although...

Predicting The NFL Playoff Bracket And Eventual Super Bowl Winner

The NFL season is rapidly approaching a close and we have tight races across the board when it comes to the divisions in either conference. Before we reach the postseason, we have to take a deeper look at which teams might be able to make it into the playoffs and who could become the potential Super Bowl champions.
Henrico Citizen

Henrico Police arrest man in connection to 7 West End commercial robberies

A man Henrico Police believe is responsible for seven commercial robberies in Henrico’s West End dating back to Oct. 8 is in custody, facing nine initial charges related to the incidents. Police arrested 32-year-old Hassan Malik Rogers, of Henrico, Nov. 30, following a pursuit into the city of Richmond,...
Henrico Citizen

Henrico Police make arrest in Parham Road homicide

Henrico Police Dec. 1 arrested an 18-year-old male in connection with the shooting death of a 17-year-old male Nov. 29 in the parking lot of a Walmart on Parham Road, near Regency Square mall. The suspect, Javion Peroune, of Henrico, turned himself in at police headquarters after police had labeled...

Lipstick safety device developed by Las Vegas company now available for preorder

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Las Vegas company working to save lives with lipstick now has their product available for preorder. 8 News Now first reported on the cosmetic company ESOS Cosmetics in October. The company has created a lipstick that can hold two tests that can be used to detect drugs if you suspect someone may have tampered with your drink.
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Best Goal Celebrations From the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Goals have come in abundance in Qatar. There were 120 goals scored across 48 group stage matches, an average of 2.5 a match. Though it is a lower total compared to 2014 (136) and 2018 (122), it topped 2010’s mark of 101. England and Spain led the way in...

Alleged killer arrested for different gun crime hours after fatal Thursday shooting

HAMPTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — One of two men charged in an Elizabethton shooting death Thursday was arrested just hours later for an unrelated gun crime. Brandon Lee Blackwell, 34, who faces a first-degree murder charge in Phillip Glass’s death, was charged around 11 a.m. Thursday with felony reckless endangerment after a sheriff’s deputy responded to a report of shots being fired in Hampton.

Fisher & Paykel Says ‘Slow Living’ Will Dominate Appliance Trends in 2023

Slow living is the ethos of consuming more mindfully and consciously, which Fisher & Paykel believe “will seep into all aspects of our daily lives, from food to laundering our clothes to the purchases we choose to make”. Now, consumers are actively educating and arming themselves with knowledge...

Jimmie Humble Ferguson

Jimmie Humble Ferguson, 76, of Tompkinsville, KY, passed away Saturday, December 3rd, at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown, KY. Jimmie was born in Tompkinsville, KY on September 8, 1946, a son of the late Jimmie Humble Ferguson and Lena (Hamilton) Ferguson Moore, and stepson of the late Ernest Moore. Jimmie...