8 hrs ago
KIDmob Helps Superhero Cyborg Kids Prototype Their Own Prosthetics
Imagine being able to design your own super-cool body part , in whatever shape or color you could dream up.
9 hrs ago
Research scientist honored
Warwick resident Surendra Sharma, MD, PhD, a research scientist and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, was recently presented with the Distinguished Service Award at the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Immunology ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Decoding D.C.'s newest fitness concepts, from barre to booty shakin'
It seems like a new specialty fitness concept is popping up every other week in D.C. - possibly a byproduct of the region's permanent spot near the top of lists of the nation's fittest cities.
New Jersey Jewish News
In new position, hazan seeks two-part harmony NEW
Rabbi Ben Goldstein, who has led the congregation since 2010, has been joined by Cantor Benjamin Kintisch.
Guest blog: Seagrave Memorial Observatory centennial
Recently, David A. Huestis, Historian of Skyscrapers, Inc., sent in a blog about a century-old observatory.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Carlos Chicas Seeks Rogers City Council Seat
Carlos Chicas, a Spanish-language sports announcer, said in a news release on Tuesday he is seeking a seat on the Rogers City Council.
Intimate partner violence; the risk of STD's
Nearly 5.3 million intimate partner victimization occur each year among U.S. women ages 18 and older.
Bacteria Swim with Bodies and Flagella
When it comes to swimming, the bodies of some bacteria are more than just dead weight, according to new research from Brown University.
Investors Should Tune In For Townsquare Media IPO
TSQ, an owner and operator of radio stations in small- and mid-sized markets in the United States, plans to raise $125.0 million in its upcoming IPO.
Medical News Today
Home coaching visit decreases re-admission, costs for Medicare patients
A new study in Journal of General Internal Medicine reports that an hour-long educational coaching session and two or three follow-up phone calls after a hospital stay reduced re-admission odds by 39 percent among Medicare patients.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Dr. Surendra Sharma honored by professional association
Surendra Sharma, M.D., Ph.D., a research scientist and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown... Surendra Sharma, MD, PhD, a research scientist and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and The Warren Alpert ... (more)
Diagnostic criteria for Christianson Syndrome
These scans show atrophy of the cerebellum in a boy with Christianson Syndrome. This symptom was observed in some, but not all boys, with the condition.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Ellen Jane Powers, age 73, of Clinton St., Westfield, died Thursday evening, July 17, 2014 surrounded by family in Westfield.
JAMA opinion piece calls for ending lifetime ban on blood donation by gay men
Gay marriage laws and court rulings against sexual-orientation discrimination are all signs that it's time for the federal government to change its blood-donor policy for gay and bisexual men, authors said in a commentary released Saturday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Huntington Theatre Company Announces 2014-2016 Cohort of Playwriting Fellows
Huntington Theatre Company announces its 2014-2016 cohort of Huntington Playwriting Fellows: Mia Chung, John J King, Sam Marks , and Nina Louise Morris on.
This Just In...7-18-14
We remember the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 and the confrontation between President John F. Kennedy and Premier Nikita Khrushchev.
I-Team: Feds start sexual violence investigation at Brown
The NBC 10-I-Team broke the story in June that two Brown University football players are under criminal investigation for rape by Providence police, yet remain on the University's football team roster.
Detroit Free Press
U-M's Schlissel sees steep learning curve as new president
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel smiles before the start of his first Regents' Meeting at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Thursday, July 17, 2014.
The Daily Caller
FINALLY! An Ivy League Anthropology Professor Says Something Intelligent
Brown University anthropology professor Dwight Heath has broken with the decades of obscure scholarly work produced in his academic field by declaring very practically that states across America should lower the legal drinking age.
Brown Professor pushing to lower the drinking age
By: Melissa Randall firstname.lastname@example.org As the minimum legal drinking age turns 30 in the U.S. some people are daring to ask the unpopular question of did we get it right? The legal drinking age is 21, signed into law July 17, 1984, but a local professor from Brown University says that number should be lowered.