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Research on mice found that using the toxin to kill nerves could halt the growth of stomach tumours and make them more vulnerable to chemotherapy.
Teenagers who don't get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class.
Bob Somerby calls my attention to the following bit of psychobabble from Peter Baker and Matt Apuzzo of the New York Times .
The nation has been gripped by the ongoing protests following the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.
I'm a freelance writer who has published in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times and others, and the author of the Forbes ebook "The Millennial Game Plan: Career And Money Secrets To Succeed In Today's World."
The Columbia University Libraries Information Technology Office seeks an experienced Senior Systems Engineer.
University and vendor researchers are congregating in San Diego this week at USENIX Security '14 to share the latest findings in security and privacy, and here are 5 that jumped out to me as being particularly interesting.
Williams: Take a look at what tuition pays for Columnist Walter Williams gives you a look at what tuition pays for Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1oPd3CS According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and ... (more)
"Every person is a child at home," reads an Arabic saying at the beginning of May in the Summer , Cherien Dabis' very good second feature, which examines cultural rifts in Amman, Jordan.
'The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future,' by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway.
Scientists at Columbia University have taken a pill that treats bone marrow disorders and used the treatment to reverse hair loss in patients with alopecia.
If all of the municipal solid waste that is currently put into landfills each year in the US were diverted to waste-to-energy power plants, it could generate enough electricity to supply 12 percent of the US total, according to a study conducted by the Earth Engineering Center of Columbia University.
News of the death of David Rosand, the Meyer Schapiro Professor Emeritus of Art History at Columbia University, on Aug. 8, sent a shock wave through the vast international community of scholars, art lovers and admirers of the city of Venice whose perceptions this remarkable, brilliant man affected and whose lives he touched, as a teacher and ... (more)
Scientists, environmental advocates and private citizens are getting their feet wet to find out how healthy the Bronx River is.
A Brooklyn medical student may have found a way to save millions of women in poor countries from bleeding to death during childbirth.
Nine candidates recommended for NSU president Search Committee will meet Thursday in Natchitoches to select semi-finalists for interviews Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/education/higher-ed/2014/08/18/nine-candidates-recommended-nsu-president/14259131/ Of the nine candidates, three have been or ... (more)
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