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2 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Meridian, NY, Ithaca, NY

2 hrs ago | 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.


3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: University of Washington

4 hrs ago | 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.


4 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography

5 hrs ago |

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 .


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

8 hrs 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