Latest David Blake Stories

2010-09-07 12:30:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Crain's Chicago Business announced today David Snyder has been named publisher, succeeding David Blake who will retire at year-end after 29 years with Crain's, including the past 10 as publisher. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100907/DE60329 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/DE60329 ) Mr. Snyder, 48, and a veteran Crain's executive who currently serves as associate publisher, will take responsibility for all operations...

2010-06-29 07:02:33

NASA's Curiosity rover, coming together for a late 2011 launch to Mars, has a newly installed component: a key onboard X-ray instrument for helping the mission achieve its goals. Researchers will use Curiosity in an intriguing area of Mars to search for modern or ancient habitable environments, including any that may have also been favorable for preserving clues about life and environment. The team assembling and testing Curiosity at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.,...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'