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43 min ago | The Spokesman-Review

Apple Cup Crisp ice cream favorite in national contest - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 PST

The frozen flavor from Washington State University recently won a national ice cream contest.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Washington State University, Baked Goods, Cookies

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Fulbright and Humphrey Fellows Head to the United States for Studies

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States is pleased to announce members of the 2014 slate of Fulbright and Humphrey Fellows for this academic year.


Related Topix: Barbados, World News, Central America, Travel, Caribbean Travel, Barbados Travel, University of North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina, North Carolina State University

The New Rochelle Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To New Rochelle's Ato Essandoh

Essandoh, a television and film actor, was born July 29, 1972, in Schenectady, N.Y. He graduated from New Rochelle High School in 1990.


Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, Schenectady, NY, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science


EU, US Sanctions on Russia: A Bold Move with a Complex Tool

In the wake of the European Union's agreement today on broad sanctions against key Russian industries over that nation's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine, two Cornell University researchers - one an expert on Eastern European and post-Soviet politics, and the other a scholar on the effectiveness of sanctions themselves - offer their insight ... (more)


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

The Post-Standard

'The Bachelorette': Andi Dorfman picks Syracuse native's son -- but who's the next Bachelor?

In this image released by ABC, Josh Murray, right, talks with Andi Dorman during filming for ABC's popular romance reality series, "The Bachelorette," in Agoura Hills, Calif.


Related Topix: The Bachelor, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Syracuse, NY, Ithaca, NY, Minoa, NY


checklists_scrapers 0.2.3

Scrapers are available for: :ebird: a database hosted by the Laboratory for Ornithology at Cornell University, covering the Americas, Oceania and an increasing number of records for European countries.


Related Topix: Portugal, World News

Deseret News

Obama to tap rabbi, religious freedom veteran, for ambassador spot

Rabbi David Saperstein, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, USA; speaks during the session "Forum Debate: Religion and Politics" at the annual meeting 2013 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 25, 2013.


Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, American University

The Post-Standard

M.H. Abrams, 102, Cornell University literary scholar, honored today at White House

M.H. Abrams, a literary critic described by Cornell University as one of the most distinguished teaching scholars in its history, will be honored today at the White House as a recipient of the 2013 National Humanities Medal.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Mumbai architect's French connection

After designing the Christian Louboutin store in Horniman Circle, Mumbai-based architect Rooshad Shroff was invited to work on the French footwear designer's Bangkok store, too.


Related Topix: Harvard University

Wireless Design & Development

Physicists Unlock Nature of High-Temperature Superconductivity

Physicists have identified the "quantum glue" that underlies a promising type of superconductivity -- a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without current loss.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, University of Illinois Chicago, Illinois

Universe Today

The Little Rover that Could: Opportunity Reaches Odometer Milestone

This scene from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows "Lunokhod 2 Crater."


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Business Wire

Fairchild Appoints Gaurang Shah as Senior Vice President For Newly Formed Power Systems Group

Mr. Shah will be located at the company's San Jose headquarters. In his role, Mr. Shah will be responsible for leading the development of systems solutions for the mobile solutions and power conversion markets, that create unique competitive advantage for Fairchild's global customers.


Related Topix: Semiconductors, Fairchild Semiconductor, Electronics, Startups, Maxim Integrated Products, Cypress Semiconductor

Medical Daily

Anesthesia Side Effects Are Temporary, Not Damaging To Young Brains

Hopefully dispelling the myth that surgical anesthesia won't do permanent damage to young brains, a new study from Cornell University and the University of California, San Diego, suggests any molecular breakdown between the brain's neurons is purely temporary in nature.


Related Topix: UC San Diego

Jacksonville Daily News

Pollard awarded fellowship

Rachel Pollard of Jacksonville recently was awarded a $5,000 fellowship by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.


Related Topix: Jacksonville, NY, East Carolina University

North County Public Radio

Paul Smiths College names woman as 10th president

Paul Smiths College has chosen Cathy Dove, vice president of Cornell NYC Tech in New York City, to serve as the tenth president of Paul Smith's College.


Related Topix: Paul Smith's College

People Who Feel They Have A Purpose In Life Live Longer

We know that happiness and social connection can have positive benefits on health.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, University of Rochester

Chemical & Engineering News

2-D Polymer Crystals Confirmed At Last

Two teams have combined organic monomer crystals to form large two-dimensional polymer single crystals and have determined their structures for the first time.


Related Topix: University of Nevada-Reno

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Oakland Post

Lending Practices Jeopardize Black Homeownership

While historical barriers that excluded Black America from the homeowner market for decades have crumbled, there are signs that emerging types of racial inequality are making homeownership an increasingly risky investment for African-American home seekers.


Related Topix: African-American, Rice University, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wilson's Almanac

Take That, F. Scott Fitzgerald! by tristero

" Not so fast. Some new, fascinating research suggests that actually, genetically, rich and poor aren't so different after all.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Blaschka sea creatures surface anew at Harvard

When he became director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University in 2002, James Hanken toured each of the museum's collections to get a handle on the number of objects at its disposal.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Corning, NY