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Lawsuit claims professor cut out of Square's original patent

The suit, filed by St. Louis professor Robert Morley, says he came up with the mobile payment company's basic concept and technology. The legal dispute has been going on for several years.

By Jan. 30, 2014


Fake science professor teaches class, aces it

A University of Rochester chemistry class thinks it's listening to its new professor. It's actually a prankster. And he gets them to turn off their laptops and cell phones.

By Sep. 6, 2013


Professor: Zombies an expression of our unhappiness

A professor at Clemson University delves into the societal underpinnings of the popularity of zombies in our culture.

By Mar. 11, 2013


Privacy professor to try to break Do Not Track logjam

Peter Swire is the W3C's new co-chair for a contentious effort to create a standard that will let people tell Web sites not to track their online behavior.

By Nov. 27, 2012


Professor to 'hack' into Stephen Hawking's brain

Scientists at Stanford University have created the iBrain, something that will help them translate brain waves onto a computer. As Stephen Hawking's body fades, they are hoping to "hack" his brain directly.

By Jun. 24, 2012


Google-style glasses led to attack in McDonald's, professor says

A Toronto professor, who some describe as a pioneer in wearable computing, is allegedly assaulted in a Paris McDonald's by someone who objected to his Google-style glasses.

By Jul. 17, 2012


Professor to have camera implanted in head

A photography professor at NYU accepts a commission from a museum in Qatar to have a camera stuck into the back of his head to stream images. Why not the front of his head?

By Nov. 17, 2010


Professor launches site to find world's funniest fart

Acoustics professor is desperate to ascertain what specific flatulent sound makes people laugh most. Site has different acoustic options to help him find the answer.

By Feb. 19, 2009


Photos: The Little Professor MP3 player

A slide show of Donald Bell's DIY MP3 player project using the Teuthis and Make Magazine Daisy kit and a Little Professor game from Texas Instruments.

By Jun. 26, 2007


Inspiring computer professor Randy Pausch dies

Carnegie Mellon professor who inspired millions with his "last lecture" after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer died Friday at age 47.

By Jul. 25, 2008