11 hrs ago
The Huffington Post
Harvard Professor Slams College For Handing Out Too Many A Grades
Oprah Winfrey and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino receive Honorary Degrees at 2013 Harvard University 362nd Commencement Exercises at Harvard University on May 30, 2013.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Daily Campus
Website helps college students find fair rent
A graduate from Brown University has designed a new web tool to help students find the best deal for off-campus housing.
IVF improving, but fertility treatments keep multiple births high
Dr. Eli Y. Adashi, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Brown University, and his colleagues calculated that more than a third of twin births and more than three-quarters of triplets or higher-order births in the United States in 2011 were the result of fertility treatments.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Fertility Drugs, Not IVF, Are Top Cause Of Multiple Births
An education campaign has reduced the number of high-order multiple births due to in vitro fertilization, but more are now due to fertility drugs alone.
The real reason behind the multiples baby boom
It's no secret that fertility treatments are behind the increasing numbers of twins, triplets or even quadruplets or quintuplets born in recent years.
Harvard Is Completely Normal When It Comes to Grade Inflation
Sorry, Harvard, the news you dumped today isn't all that special. The most common grade awarded at your school is "A".
Mountain View Voice
NASA's new chief scientist aims high
Bryan Biegel, acting deputy chief of the NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division gives a demo on the Hyperwall at NASA Ames Research Center, on Nov. 21, 2013.
Silencing chromosome 21
Cell biologist Jeanne Lawrence discussed her work on Down syndrome at the seventh installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series.
Mooney on the Psychology of Evolution Denial [EvolutionBlog]
Back in 2009, Chris Mooney, together with Sheril Kirshenbaum, wrote a book called Unscientific America .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
FirstWorks Announces One-Day Holiday Sale
FirstWorks announced its holiday sale for two season headliner performances today - Savion Glover and Mark Morris Dance Group - two legendary artists and two Providence firsts.
Scopely CEO: To excel at business, create a narrative
Walter Driver is a longtime social gaming entrepreneur whose company, Scopely, works with independent gaming studios to co-develop, distribute, market, and monetize multiplayer games.
A Brownian Cost Commotion
Each day, Dartblog and its team of alumni and students bring you news and commentary from Hanover and the world at large.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Student fossil-fuel divestment movement persists
The student campaign to press colleges and universities to divest from fossil fuels is entering a new phase, now that administrators at several top schools have said no.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Providence, R.I., Independence Trail
During the summer, gondolas paddle beneath arched bridges along a canal that winds its way through the heart of Providence.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Holiday drinking: How 8 common medications interact with alcohol
From the glasses of wine with Thanksgiving dinner to the champagne toast on New Year's, alcohol is often a familiar sight at holiday celebrations.
Medical News Today
Newborn neurobehavior affected by maternal mood disorder
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Thu Nov 28, 2013
Lansing Schools To Consider Changes to School Hours
Adults are constantly amazed when their teenagers are able to sleep through the morning, wasting -- in the adult's estimation -- half the day.
College Visit Do-Over: 5 Freshman Explain What They Would've Changed
Choosing a college can feel like the scariest decision you've ever had to make. But visiting your top schools can ease some of that stress.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Guest opinion: The view from PPS classrooms
Roosevelt High students celebrated the publication of the school's first book at the Heathman Hotel in downtown Portland Oct. 16. The school has a writing and publishing center that has a partnership with Ooligan Press.