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19 min ago | Science Daily

Stone-tipped spears lethal, may indicate early cognitive and social skills

Attaching a stone tip on to a wooden spear shaft was a significant innovation for early modern humans living around 500,000 years ago.


1 hr ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Drunk students on display via 'pass-out page'

Dozens of pictures of Arizona State University students are showing up on the internet, showing them passed out from partying.


2 hrs ago |

ASU Sci-Fi TV Dinner to Serve Up a Taste of STEM, 9/30 at Scottsdale Center

Arizona State University's Center for Science and Imagination will present an all-new ASU Science Fiction TV Dinner on Tuesday, Sept.


Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Comedy, House, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Hugh Laurie, University of Arizona, Theater, Arts

5 hrs ago | RedOrbit

How Can Parents Of Children With Anxiety...

Parents naturally comfort their children when they are scared, but new research shows that some reactions may actually reinforce their children's feelings of anxiety .


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Kids, Family

7 hrs ago | State Press

Changing Pulpits: Religious Involvement

Ever wondered, "Where is the Church? What happened to it? Why is it not as powerful as it once was?" Have you ever wanted to find out the inner workings of the church bureaucracy? Do you want to find out what your role is in the new Church, Mosque, or Temple? Then this is the right place for you.


Related Topix: Mansfield, TX, Wedding

15 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Employment Growth Leads to Workers' Comp Benefit, Cost Uptick

Workers' compensation benefits rose by 1.3 percent to $61.9 billion in 2012, while employer costs rose by 6.9 percent to $83.2 billion, according to a report released today by the National Academy of Social Insurance .


Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Miami Herald

Arizona education official loses re-election bid

Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal lost his bid for a second term Tuesday, falling in the Republican primary after he admitted making offensive anonymous comments on the Internet while serving as the state's chief education official.


Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona

The Hill

GOP nominates former Air Force Lt. Col. to take on Sinema

Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Wendy Rogers defeated former Arizona State University quarterback Andrew Walter for the chance to take on Rep. Kyrsten Sinema this fall.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Representative Kyrsten Sinema

International Business Times

Musician Tom DeLonge Encounters Multiple UFOs in San Diego

Last August 25, Blink-182 musician Tom DeLonge saw multiple UFOs in the skies of San Diego while driving his car through Former U.S. President Bill Clinton begins a discussion for the opening plenary session titled "The Age of Participation" on the first day of the 2014 Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University at Arizona State University ... (more)


Related Topix: UFO and Alien, Punk, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Tempe, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Tempe council-race field crowded

Voters are sizing up seven Tempe City Council candidates to decide who will lead the university town amid an era of sweeping growth and urban development.


Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Mesa, AZ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Ed Pastor, Democrat

Daily Kos

AZ-Gov: While The GOP Slugfest Finally Comes To An End, Fred DuVal (D) Launches First Campaign Ad

It's primary day in Arizona and it's going to be interesting which nut emerges as the official GOP nominee for Governor: A victory-starved national tea party movement has a final opportunity to claim a statewide win ahead of the general election campaign, pinning its hopes on Doug Ducey in Tuesday's Republican primary for governor of Arizona.


Related Topix: Arizona, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Ted Cruz, US Governors, Sarah Palin


Algae ingredient supplier Heliae juggles exec suite, moves to...

Heliae has a commercial-scale algae facility up and running in Gilbert, AZ. The company now wants to develop agroscience and animal nutrition ingredients.


Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ, Tempe, AZ

Phoenix New Times

ASU Semester Starts Off With 392 Arrests by Tempe Police Task Force

A police task force in Tempe focused on alcohol-related crimes made 392 arrests over the weekend, which was the first weekend since the fall semester started at Arizona State University.



Report: Sex traffickers given leniency, less jail time

Authors of a new study on sex trafficking suggest child predators could and should be receiving tougher penalties, but many are not even being charged with state sex trafficking charges.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

UNLV seeks designation, new opportunities

UNLV is starting the school year with positive news. The university is in line to receive the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Queen Creek teacher wrote 'Star Wars' trivia book

Queen Creek teacher wrote 'Star Wars' trivia book Erin Neidigh turned her superfandom into a publishing deal with her trivia tome.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Vocal, Queen Creek, AZ, Entertainment

The Arizona Republic

Study: Soliciting sex from minor results in little prison time

Study: Soliciting sex from minor results in little prison time PHOENIX -- A new study from Shared Hope International says men who solicit sex from minors rarely face harsh penalties.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Phoenix, AZ, Maricopa County, AZ

Capital Soup

UTA1s Fall 2014 Honors Symposia to Explore the Genesis and Evolution...

From the roots of bookmaking to the trajectories of world governance, the Fall 2014 Honors Program symposia series will explore the theme "Roots and Contexts of Ideas."


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Theater, Arts, University, FL, Florida Southern College


New research: Parents of anxious children can avoid the 'protection trap'

Parents naturally comfort their children when they are scared, but new research shows that some reactions may actually reinforce their children's feelings of anxiety.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Kids, Family

Sun Aug 24, 2014


lizard tail regeneration

Image Caption: The green anole lizard , when caught by a predator, can lose its tail and then grow it back.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine