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2 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Ranney seniors admitted to the most-competitive colleges in the U.S.

Each year, members of Ranney Schools senior class are accepted into some of the most prestigious colleges and universities across the country.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, New York University, Oberlin College, Stevens Institute of Technology, Bryn Mawr College

7 hrs ago | Statecollege.com

Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical

What happens when a chimpanzee accidentally launches some 1960s British pop rockers into space, forcing the group to become intergalactic diplomats on a planet full of women? Tonight, at 7 p.m. during the College Town Film Festival at the State Theatre, the answer will become abundantly clear.

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Related Topix: State College, PA

8 hrs ago | New Scientist

What climate change has done to Walden's woods

A hymn to citizen science, Walden Warming by Richard Primack seeks the reality of climate change in the effects that ordinary people have recorded IN 2001, at the age of 52, Richard Primack packed the records of 21 years of research on tropical rainforests into a filing cabinet.

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Related Topix: Concord, MA, Science / Technology

12 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

Belly laughs for empty stomachs: Liquid Fun raises money for Greater Boston Food Bank

This past weekend, Boston University comedy improvisation group Liquid Fun hosted its 9th annual 24-Hour Comedy Marathon, called Running on Empty, at BU Central.

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Related Topix: Marathon, Emerson College

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Free Press

Female leaders to gather at EFLI festival

The Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute is holding the Women and Leadership Festival at Boston University on April 22 and 23, a series of interactive workshops and discussions promoting women's leadership through self-empowerment, collaboration and activism.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga

Circulation

Prediction of Fetal Hemoglobin in Sickle Cell Anemia Using an...

From the Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA ; Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University, Washington, DC ; Sickle Cell Vascular Disease Section, Hematology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD ; Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, and Vascular ... (more)

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Related Topix: Howard University, Medicine, Hematology, University of Pittsburgh, Genetics

Groong

Boston University Hosts Discussion On 'The United Nations, Armenia,...

BOSTON UNIVERSITY HOSTS DISCUSSION ON "THE UNITED NATIONS, ARMENIA, AND THE SOVEREIGNTY OF NAGORNO KARABAKH" 11:03 14.04.2014 On Wednesday evening, March 26, 2014, Rouben Shougarian and Armen Baibourtian, former ambassadors of post-Soviet Armenia, spoke at the Kenosian Chair Current Issues Series, "The United Nations Armenia, and the Sovereignty of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Belmont, MA, World News, Armenia, Tufts University

KKLA-FM Glendale

Renowned Mathematician Releases New Book: "Why Science Does Not Disprove God"

In his newly released book, Dr. Amir Aczel argues that science does not disprove the existence of God and that atheists' anti-God arguments are fundamentally flawed.

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Related Topix: University of Oregon

The Daily Free Press

BUIT warns community of Heartbleed bug

After the security bug Heartbleed was discovered on April 7, Boston University's Information Services and Technology Department sent an email to the BU community Friday warning them of the software defect that could compromise users' secure information.

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The Daily Free Press

US Senator Elizabeth Warren confronts student debt at BU

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren addressed the Boston University community Wednesday as part of the Initiative on Cities Speaker Series to address challenges students face with large loans and college affordability.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Bankruptcy

The Daily Free Press

Dean Adil Najam appointed to School of Global Studies

The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, which will open next fall, announced Monday that it has appointed College of Arts and Sciences professor of international relations and of earth and environment Adil Najam as the school's inaugural dean.

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UnionLeader.com

Lives not lost: As long as we remember

"Never forget," they always say. Never forget. If you can, name the four people killed in last year's Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Beaverton Valley Times

Damascus hires new pro tem city manager - Friday, 11 April 2014 09:27

The Damascus City Council hired a new city manager at its meeting Tuesday, April 7, and one of its councilors, Mel O'Brien, resigned.

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Related Topix: West Linn, OR, Molalla, OR, Alaska Pacific University, Pacific University, Clackamas County, OR

Government Executive

Boston Considers Banning Deadliest Pathogens From New Biolab

Boston is set this week to debate whether to ban a new, downtown biodefense laboratory from studying some of the world's deadliest disease agents.

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The Daily Free Press

ENG sophomore Kevin Lee found dead in Towers

Kevin Lee, a sophomore in the College of Engineering, was found dead in his dorm room Monday morning by the Boston University Police Department.

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BioSpace

Overeating Can Lead To Brown Fat "Dysfunction," Boston University Study

Boston University researchers have learned new information about the consequences of overeating high-calorie foods.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Nutrition

CBS Local

Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors

According to a new study, vapor from e-cigarettes damage human cells in much the same way as smoke from traditional cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Barbara Boxer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Medical News Today

Study highlights new drug, molecular insight into triple negative breast cancers

Most breast cancers are treated by blocking their addictions, for example depriving estrogen-fueled tumors of estrogen.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Boston.com

Charlestown, a school, and a lot of moms

Like all changing neighborhoods, Charlestown is comprised of both new residents and old; those that were there long before, and those who just arrived.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Charlestown (Boston, MA), Charlestown, MA, Family, Kids, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Free Press

Panel maps pathways to progress in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Professors Andrew Bacevich, Noam Chomsky, Assaf Kfoury and Charles Dunbar held a panel discussion on the Israel/Palestine conflict Thursday evening at Boston University School of Law.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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