2 hrs ago
Local Restaurant Sending Get Well Banners to Joe Sharkey
The Lunch Box Deli , 859 Boston Providence Hwy. in Norwood, is inviting the community to write warm wishes and send their prayers for the recovery of Norwood resident Joseph Sharkey .
5 hrs ago
Mail & Guardian
Thousands to pay tribute to Chinua Achebe at memorial
The memorial for Chinua Achebe is expected to draw thousands as mourners prepare to pay their respects to "the father of modern African literature". Mourners pray in front of the coffin bearing the body of late Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe upon arrival at Abuja airport.
Wed May 22, 2013
PRLog US Entertainment
International Book Awards Selects Sand Dollar as a Finalist for Best New Fiction and Romance
May 21, 2013 - WARWICK, R.I. -- Sand Dollar: A Story of Undying Love is an epic, heart-wrenching love story about the "one who got away." It is best described as a romantic fantasy, kind of like The Notebook with a Sixth Sense twist.
The Huffington Post
Richard Branson To Class Of 2013: Create Your Own Opportunities
Richard Branson, founder and chairman of the Virgin Group, told members of the Class of 2013 to "be ambitious." "Be ambitious.
News9 Oklahoma City
Sleepless nights may hurt school performance of kids with asthma
TUESDAY, May 21 -- Urban elementary school children with poorly controlled asthma are likely to experience sleep problems and suffer academically, new research indicates.
Medical News Today
Advance Made In Nanotech Gene Sequencing Technique
The allure of personalized medicine has made new, more efficient ways of sequencing genes a top research priority.
Charges upped for 2nd suspect in assault of Brown Basketball Player
The second suspect in the attack on a Brown University Basketball player, now faces felony assault charges.
Julia Steiny: Public Schools Owe Neglected Kids More Than Academics
Dr. James Comer is a rock star in my world, with sterling credentials and a great personal story.
Tue May 21, 2013
Did you read about the Oklahoma tornado, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Phil Jackson?
That Jann Wenner's 22-year-old son and recent Brown University graduate Gus Wenner is taking the reins of Rollingstone.com ? - Leor Galil That a little-known mathematician has made a breakthrough on Twin Prime Conjecture? - Steve Bogira That there are big bucks to be made off female anxiety, whether about breast cancer or fertility ? - Kate Schmidt ... (more)
Asthma symptoms impair sleep quality and school performance in children
ATS 2013, PHILADELPHIA The negative effects of poorly controlled asthma symptoms on sleep quality and academic performance in urban schoolchildren has been confirmed in a new study.
Jann Wenner's Kid Is the New Head of RollingStone.com
Rolling Stone owner Jann Wenner has a knack for picking talent. So we're sure his online staff will give a hearty welcome to their new boss: Jann Wenner's fresh-out-of-college kid.
Mon May 20, 2013
Fastest measurements ever made of ion channel proteins
This same miniaturization of electronic systems is also creating new opportunities in biotechnology and biophysics.
Penn research makes advance in nanotech gene sequencing technique
This is an illustration of a single-stranded DNA homopolymer translocating through a silicon nitride nanopore.
Sun May 19, 2013
Obie Awards Ceremony Set for Tonight at Webster Hall
The Village Voice, the nation's first and largest alternative weekly newspaper, welcomes esteemed critic and longtime judge of the awards Michael Feingold as Obie chairman for the 58th Annual Village Voice OBIE Awards, replacing former Chairman Brian Parks who has moved on from The Village Voice.
Medical News Today
A Vicious Cycle That Helps Obesity Perpetuate Itself
With obesity reaching epidemic levels in some parts of the world, scientists have only begun to understand why it is such a persistent condition.
Sat May 18, 2013
Brown athlete from Fulton arrested in connection with assault on basketball player
A 22-year-old Brown University student has been charged with disorderly conduct following an incident in which a Brown basketball player was assaulted and suffered severe head injuries.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Providence Journal
The Garage highlighted growing companies
Danny Warshay recalls a time when people in Rhode Island who wanted to create their own companies from scratch were considered oddballs, or even "mutants." He was one of them, back when he graduated from Brown University in 1987 and was developing a software start-up here.
Suspect in Brown athlete assault expected in court
A Connecticut man accused of assaulting a Brown University basketball player over the weekend is expected to make his first appearance in a Rhode Island court.
Thu May 16, 2013
Super Senior: Norm Case
You can forgive a 95-year-old with a history of heart problems for having a hard time getting around.
There is no sovereign debt crisis in Europe
Evidence that Europe's austerity policies are not working was in ample supply this morning.