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2 hrs ago | CSIRO Publishing

New Guinean passerines have globally small clutch-sizes

Benjamin G. Freeman A B C and Nicholas A. Mason A B A Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Corson Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Ithaca, NY, Princeton University

Thu Jul 31, 2014

University of Kansas

Pioneering KU radar researcher to be honored Aug. 6 at ceremony

The University of Kansas will honor one of its own with a dedication ceremony at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, for the Richard K. Moore Conference Room in Nichols Hall.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas, Electrical Engineering, Science, US Military, US Navy, Inventions, Science / Technology, University of New Mexico

Hotel Business

Cornell Study Concludes LEED Certification Bolsters Hotel Revenue

A study by Matthew Walsman, Rohit Verma and Suresh Muthulingam called "The Impact of LEED Certification on Hotel Performance" from Cornell University, located here, has found that hotels gain a revenue benefit when they are certified under the LEED sustainable building program.

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Related Topix: Energy

Examiner.com

World War I resources at the National Archives at Atlanta

World War I resources at the National Archives at Atlanta offer valuable historical data.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, History in the News, Morrow, GA, Clayton County, GA, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

WCTV Tallahassee

FAMU President Announces Launch of Sustainability Institute

Today, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D., announced the launch of her newest initiative - the FAMU Sustainability Institute.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

The Washington Post

Inside the stressed-out, time-crunched patent examiner workforce

Every year, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office handles more than 500,000 new patent applications.

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Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Inventions, Science / Technology, World News

Archinect School Blog

Book Review: 'The City in the City-Berlin: A Green Archipelago. A manifesto'

Lotus International No. 19, June 1978, and The City in the City-Berlin: A Green Archipelago, 2013.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

SeacoastOnline

Go and Do: A jazzy picnic and an American Idol judge

Seacoast artist Nancy Johnson will be giving a watercolor painting demonstration at the Sheafe Warehouse in Prescott Park on Friday, Aug. 1. Johnson is an award-winning artist, and her work has been featured in different magazines.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, York, ME

Wed Jul 30, 2014

EurekAlert!

Engineering a protein to prevent brain damage from toxic agents

Research at New York University is paving the way for a breakthrough that may prevent brain damage in civilians and military troops exposed to poisonous chemicals-particularly those in pesticides and chemical weapons.

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Related Topix: New York University, Bioinformatics, Science

Sys-Con Media

Student Intern Team (#INTERNvention) Develops, Designs, Markets and...

Business on Market St. is set to launch their first student developed business service: Business Lab Kit, an online suite of business tools, and its initial product, the Proposal Generator.

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EETimes

Oh, you got my interest with Cornell University. Huge Harry Potter fan here. ...

A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech

Black Voice News

Study: African-American Homeownership Increasingly Less Stable, More Risky

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.

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

Iol.co.za

Mars rover clocking up the mileage

It's not exactly been at Olympic gold medal pace, but Nasa's Mars rover Opportunity that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 has set an extraterrestrial distance record and is within sight of completing its first marathon.

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Related Topix: Meridian, NY, Ithaca, NY

KUGN-AM Eugene

Hungry People Feel More Entitled at Work, Study Finds

You don't necessarily have to be brought up spoiled to have a sense of entitlement.

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LiveScience

Pick Up the Mop, Guys: Egalitarian Couples Do Have Good Sex

Sorry, men. Science no longer supports the notion that you should leave the dishes to your wife, if you want to keep the spark alive in the bedroom.

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Related Topix: University of Washington

EETimes

TaraislLove Oh, you got my interest with Cornell University. Huge...

Oh, you got my interest with Cornell University. Huge Harry Potter fan here. But seriously, it's a life-deciding decision for any student.

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SlashGear.com

Rim light photography? Not a problem for this drone

Soon, professional photographers might have a use for these fancy personal drones that are becoming popular among hobbyists today.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

Forbes.com

Silicon Ivy: How Cornell Is Prepping Young Entrepreneurs

Jake Reisch, then a junior at Cornell University , sketched out his idea for Audiarchy, a company that would rent headsets for trendy silent discos .

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Related Topix: Headphones, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Ithaca, NY, New York University

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.

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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.

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

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