West Lafayette, Indiana - Communication could step beyond reading a cellular phone screen with a new technique by Purdue College of Engineering researchers to learn and read messages through a person’s sense of touch.

Arlington, Virginia - Alessandro Doria, MD, PhD, MPH, has been selected to receive the American Diabetes Association’s® (ADA’s) 2018 Edwin Bierman Award. This award recognizes a leading scientist who has made outstanding contributions in the field of diabetes-related macrovascular complications and related risk factors. Dr. Doria will be recognized with this honor during the ADA’s 78th Scientific Sessions, June 22-26, 2018, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Dr. Doria will deliver the Edwin Bierman Award Lecture, titled “Leveraging Genetics to Improve Cardiovascular Health in Diabetes,” on Monday, June 25.

Washington, DC - President Trump at a Meeting with the National Space Council and Signing of Space Policy Directive-3:

Miami, Florida - A French national who was serving at times as an administrator and senior moderator on one of the largest dark web criminal marketplaces pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute controlled substances and conspiracy to launder money.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Two former executives of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc., a publicly traded transportation and trucking company formerly headquartered in Cudahy, Wisconsin, were charged in an indictment unsealed Friday for their alleged participation in a complex accounting and securities fraud scheme that resulted in a loss of more than $245 million in shareholder value.

Washington, DC - Taking another step in its crusade against HTTP, Google now redirects AdWords clicks to the HTTPS version of a URL. This is done if you have the HTTP version of a URL in AdWords and Google detects your site supporting HTTPS. In other words, Google will show the HTTPS URL instead of HTTP—if both URLs are available.