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3 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

Dr. Brad Berk to speak at Nazareth College Commencement

Dr. Berk suffered a serious spinal cord injury when he fell off his bike in 2009.


Related Topix: Nazareth College, University of Rochester, University of Washington

19 hrs ago | Design News

3D Pictures of Huge, Self-Assembled DNA Structures

Last fall, we updated you on the self-assembly technology developed by researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute using engineered DNA.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Origami

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Accuracy In Academia

English Professors Moral Panic

If you love literature, you might find it easier to actually buy it than take a course in it.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Georgia Tech

Medical News Today

How mechanical forces affect T-cell recognition and signaling

Receptor molecules on the T-cells identify invaders by recognizing their specific antigens, helping the T-cells discriminate attackers from the body's own cells.


Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, Health

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Emory-UGA partnership gets money for flu research

The money from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases goes to the Emory-UGA Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance.


Related Topix: University of Georgia, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Mount Sinai, NY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Emory Wheel

Crime Report a " 4/11/14

A male subject walked into a Sophomore Advisor's room and became lethargic and could not be awaken.



Nitrite Therapy Improves Left Ventricular Function During Heart...

From the LSU Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA ; Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan ; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carlyle Fraser Heart Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine , Emory University School ... (more)


Related Topix: LSU Health Sciences Center, World News, Japan, Atlanta, GA, Auburn University, Medicine, Pharmacology

Thu Apr 10, 2014

BrothersJudd Blog

it's the Party of Grown-Ups:

In the GOP, establishment support has usually foretold who will win the party's nod.


Charleston Business Journal

Medical University of S.C. picks top 3 finalists for presidency

The finalists are Dr. David J. Cole , chairman of the Department of Surgery at MUSC; Dr. Joanne M. Conroy , chief health care officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges; and Dr. Ora H. Pescovitz , executive vice president for medical affairs at the University of Michigan.


Related Topix: New Mexico State University, Cornell University, Florham Park, NJ, Dartmouth College, University of Minnesota


Researchers Determine How Mechanical Forces Affect T-Cell Recognition and Signaling

Receptor molecules on the T-cells identify invaders by recognizing their specific antigens, helping the T-cells discriminate attackers from the body's own cells.


Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Biology, Science, Cell Biology

The Raw Story

Literary scholars fight to remain relevant in an increasingly digital world

A conflict between older, mostly Ivy League-trained literature professors and younger, largely state-school-trained faculty promises to transform the way that college students are taught to write at universities.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hispanic Business

Data on Bone Research Discussed by Researchers at Emory University

This may be due to differences in size, shape, incorporation of composite materials, surface properties, as well as the presence of contaminants following synthesis."


The Alternative Press

Mickey Marcus Joins Republican Ticket for Scotch Plains Township Council

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ Deputy Mayor Michael "Mickey" Marcus, who successfully ran for Scotch Plains Township Council in 2010 on the Democratic ticket, will attempt something that has not been done before: to hold onto his council seat after switching parties.


Related Topix: Scotch Plains, NJ, US News, Fanwood, NJ, Plainfield, NJ


DNA data could help doctors treat MRSA shows new study

A team of scientists led by the University of Bath has developed a new technique to predict the toxicity of an MRSA infection from its DNA sequence.


Related Topix: MRSA, Health, Genetics, Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska


5 myths about the ER, debunked

Editor's note: Dr. Anwar Osborne is an emergency room physician and a public voices fellow at the OpEd Project at Emory University.


Related Topix: Nursing, Health

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Style Weekly

Crazy Is Here

Lisa Freiman thinks so. She brought an impressive resume to Richmond last year as director of Virginia Commonwealth University's soon-to-be-built Institute of Contemporary Art, at Belvidere and Broad streets.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Georgia, Metal, Gwar

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Forgotten Childhood: Why Early Memories Fade

Francis Csedrik, who is 8 and lives in Washington, D.C., remembers a lot of events from when he was 4 or just a bit younger.



Man dead after Roswell single-vehicle accident

Roswell Police say the accident happened around 6 a.m. on Crabapple Road near Hembre Road.


Related Topix: Roswell, GA


Emory students digging into Hank Aaron's history

An exhibit focused on the career of baseball legend Hank Aaron is set to open at Emory University later this month.


Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Vox Media ventures into general news and news analysis

Jim Bankoff was already fascinated, even a bit obsessed, by the media when he was in the third grade.


Related Topix: Entertainment