Jaso’s pinch-hit homer powers Pirates by Rockies 5-2

Jaso’s pinch-hit homer powers Pirates by Rockies 5-2

Jaso’s pinch-hit homer powers Pirates by Rockies 5-2  PITTSBURGH (AP) – The first two months of the season were a mess for Andrew McCutchen and John Jaso, a mish-mash of strikeouts and missed opportunities. A change of scenery appears to have done more than a bit of good for both. The rest of the Pittsburgh Pirates, too. Jaso drilled a pinch-hit two-run homer off Colorado’s Adam Ottavino (0-1) in the seventh inning to break a tie and the resurgent McCutchen went deep twice as the Pirates pulled away from the…

69 total views, no views today

Read More

Top stories: Naked mole rat superpowers, a deadly salamander disease, and alternatives to grant writing

Top stories: Naked mole rat superpowers, a deadly salamander disease, and alternatives to grant writing

Top stories: Naked mole rat superpowers, a deadly salamander disease, and alternatives to grant writing Science is covering the March for Science worldwide. Be sure to check out our live coverage on the day of here, and also see all of our stories on the march. With this new system, scientists never have to write a grant application again Almost every scientist agrees: Applying for research funding is a drag. Writing a good proposal can take months, and the chances of getting funded are often slim. Funding agencies, meanwhile, spend…

102 total views, no views today

Read More

Catholic church’s child protection body would have broad secrecy powers, inquiry told

Catholic church's child protection body would have broad secrecy powers, inquiry told

Catholic church’s child protection body would have broad secrecy powers, inquiry told New body to scrutinise child abuse would be allowed to keep reports secret if they involved children or vulnerable adults, or endangered public safety The church is creating the Catholic Professional Standards as part of its child protection efforts. Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP Monday 20 February 2017 03.25 GMT A new Catholic body designed to scrutinise the church’s approach to child abuse would have “extraordinary power” to keep its reports secret, the royal commission has heard. The church announced late…

83 total views, no views today

Read More