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Tiger beetle's chase highlights mechanical law

If an insect drew a line as it chased its next meal, the resulting pattern would be a tangled mess.

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Related Topix: Entomology

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PSFK

Scientists Predict Viral Hits With 80% Accuracy

The mechanics of viral sharing have proved a complicated subject for researchers.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

SNL Financial

EPA lays out recent methane emissions research, asks for input

The EPA white papers, released April 15, cover potentially significant sources of emissions in the oil and gas sector, with a focus on technical issues related to compressors, hydraulically fractured wells, leaks, liquids unloading and pneumatic devices.

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San Diego Source

First Amendment requires exercise

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution consists of 45 relatively simple words.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Fire

Press & Sun-Bulletin

For seniors citizens, area colleges offer (almost) free ride

Sue Marosek has three degrees, including a master's in social work from Syracuse University.

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Related Topix: Syracuse University, Elmira, NY, Horseheads, NY, Elmira College

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Thomson Reuters Collaborates with Cornell University's Emerging...

The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with the Emerging Markets Institute at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management to power a unique academic research portal through the Web of ... (more)

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NOLA.com

Read the Q & A from the lecture

Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson roamed all around the universe in his talk at Tulane University on Monday , from ideas as remote as the "Big Bang" 13.8 billion years ago to Earth's nearest encounters with asteroids in the last year.

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Related Topix: Tulane University, Cosmos, Entertainment, Television, Physics, Harvard University

CNN

Should Obama use the power of his pen on immigration reform?

Obama will use his executive powers to push through reform. House Speaker John Boehner feels confident that doing so will tank what little support the President has among Republicans on immigration reform.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, New York University

KVR News

Bob Moog Exhibition "Switched-On: The Birth of the Moog Synthesizer" Debuts

"Quick Search" KVR Audio's Product Database, News Items, Developer Listings, Forum Topics and videos here.

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Watertown Daily Times

Professor says state policies are starving Norther New York communities

Research conducted by an authority on city and regional planning shows the state is creating roadblocks to economic development in upstate New York.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Maira Kalman: the Elements of Style to Open 6/6 at The Frist

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Maira Kalman: The Elements of Style from June 6-September 1, 2014, in the Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery.

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Related Topix: September, Pop/Rock, Artists, Jr., William

IRIN

New US Farm Bill provides hope for food aid reform

NEW YORK, 14 April 2014 - Efforts to improve the way the US government distributes roughly US$2 billion in international food aid each year achieved some successes in the recently enacted Agriculture Act of 2014 - commonly referred to as the Farm Bill - but the food aid mechanism used by the world's largest donor continues to prioritize the needs ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican

The Daily Beast

Obama's Closing His Wage GapBy Brandy Zadrozny

Do women really make 77 cents for every man's dollar? Republicans have pounced on Obama's fondness for the statistic-but they miss his success at narrowing the White House wage gap.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Scientific American

Saltine-Sized Satellites Set For Space

Some of the world's smallest satellites are set to fly into orbit on April 14th, aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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Twin Cities Daily Planet

Achievement gap or education debt? Minneapolis school board candidate face questions

This was one of the early questions in the April 12 Minneapolis school board candidate forum put on by Neighborhoods Organizing for Change .

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TheBlaze.com

Pro-Palestinian Students Accused of Exploiting Jewish Holiday to Push Anti-Israel Campus Agenda

Pro-Palestinian activists have scheduled a splash of anti-Israel events on campuses around the country this week during the major Jewish holiday of Passover, raising accusations that they are intentionally trying to exclude Jewish supporters of Israel from the debate.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Passover, Social Software, Blog News, New Year's Day/Eve

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Maple syrup production is an ongoing science

While the tradition of collecting sap on crisp early spring days from buckets hanging from metal spouts on stately sugar maples and boiling it down over a primitive wood-fired arch remains a part of the romance, the maple syrup industry has gone high-tech.

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Jerusalem Post

*There's a great future in 3D printing*

The authors of a newly-translated book predict human organs are coming soon. Predicting the future is a tricky thing.

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Related Topix: Computers, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Graduate, Celebrities, Dustin Hoffman, Ithaca, NY, Journalism

14850 Today

As gorge trails reopen, authorities remind hikers to be cautious of dangerous conditions

The lower section of the Cascadilla Gorge Trail, running from Linn Street to Stewart Avenue, reopened today after being closed for the winter, and both campus and town officials are reminding area residents to visit the region's trails carefully.

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Business Wire

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4-H Chooses Health Action Teens , trained through the UnitedHealthcare and 4-H "Eat4-Health" partnership, led a series of 13 interactive stations based on the "Choose Health: Food, Fun, and Fitness" curriculum created in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Newburgh, NY

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