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Friends of Affirmative Action

When the U.S. Supreme Court last issued a ruling on the consideration of race in admissions decisions, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's decision (which preserved the right to consider race and ethnicity) specifically cited briefs filed by various groups that were not themselves parties to the case.

India’s power blackout: An opportunity for sustainable energy?

India's massive power failure left more than 600 million people without electricity and prompted calls for energy reforms -- including the use of more sustainable energy sources. Will this lead to opportunities for companies to update India’s infrastructure and deploy new technologies for greater growth?  

Ancient seal may add substance to the legend of Samson

Tel Aviv University researchers recently uncovered a seal, measuring 15 millimetres (about a half-inch) in diameter, which depicts a human figure next to a lion at the archaeological site of Beth Shemesh