Jacob Margolis

Science Reporter

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Cable channels speed up reruns to fit in more commercials

If you're watching TV and it seems like a show is going just a little faster? You're not nuts. Some cable channels are speeding up shows to fit in more commercials.

Promising new HIV treatment revealed in study

Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a new way to possibly block new HIV infections, much like a vaccine.

São Paulo residents suffer water shutoffs during shortage

Even though São Paulo is in Brazil, which has one eighth of the world's fresh water, it's suffering a major water shortage. And residents aren't happy.

Japan may dump contaminated water from Fukushima into ocean

Japanese officials are considering advice from nuclear inspectors to dump contaminated water, that's been treated, into the ocean.

'The Imitation Game' director Morten Tyldum on his first Oscar nomination

"As a filmmaker this is what you dream of when you start making movies," says Tyldum, whose first English-language film was nominated for eight Oscars.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Ricked Wicky, Slutever and more

Shirley Halperin and Chris Martins join Alex Cohen in studio for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week, Ricked Wicky, Elle King and more.

New cybersecurity agency announced by Obama administration

The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will coordinate cyber threat intelligence from the FBI, the NSA and other federal agencies.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Beyonce, Danny Brown and more

Music supervisor Morgan Rhodes and Oliver Wang from Soul-Sides.com join A Martinez in studio to talk about new music from Queen Bey and more

Sony hack: After 3 months, employees still deal with frozen credit, work disruptions

Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal has stood down, but employees are still dealing with identity fraud, slow Internet and delayed productions.

RadioShack reportedly not long for this world

According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the 94 year old company is in bankruptcy talks, will be delisted on the stock exchange and could be selling off its assets.

Indecent and surprised: Eddie Redmayne on his Oscar nomination

"I would sit in front of the mirror and try to learn to isolate those [facial] muscles," says Redmayne when talking about his role in "The Theory of Everything."

Tuesday Reviewsday: Bob Dylan, Rhiannon Giddens and more

It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week music journalist Steve Hochman joins A martinez in the studio to chat.

Dr. Mae Jemison wants to inspire kids to learn and explore

Ahead of her Feb. 1 appearance at Forest Lawn, Dr. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color in space, talks about the space shuttle Endeavor and inspiring young minds.

How some fantasy sports players are making millions a year

With the advent of new fantasy sports sites, sports fans are betting and losing tons of money on everything from the NFL to the MLB, all year long.

Ms. Marvel busts anti-Islam bus ads in San Francisco

In response to anti-Islam bus ads, a creative group pasted images of Kamala Khan, or Ms. Marvel, a muslim teenage super hero, over the sides of the ads.