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1 hr ago | Tomahawk Take

He Had A Hammer! Emory Baseball Honors Hank Aaron

Back on April 8, 2014, in pregame ceremonies before the Atlanta Braves' home opener, the organization honored Hank Aaron on the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run, a homer that at the time surpassed the previously held record of 714 by Babe Ruth .


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, African-American

6 hrs ago | Business Wire / PowerDNN Expands Its Sales Team with New Senior VP of Global Sales Tony King

King's extensive background comprises more than 30 years of experience in sales, business, and management.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Clemson University

9 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Georgia Tech to host health care partnership forum

The conference is being hosted at the Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center Tuesday.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Georgia Tech, Morehouse School of Medicine

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

This Chimp Can Beat You In A Memory Task - And Other Really Smart Animals

Of course, it's hard to make a definitive ranking since measuring animal intelligence is problematic.


DeLand-Deltona Beacon News

Stetson University School of Music presents three senior recitals this weekend

The public is invited to senior music recitals at Stetson University, at no charge.


Related Topix: Stetson University, Deland, FL, Orlando, FL

Wall Street Journal

Christopher Mims Named New WSJ Tech Columnist

We are delighted to announce that Christopher Mims is the new technology columnist for The Wall Street Journal and , the Journal's online and mobile home for tech coverage.


Sandy Springs Neighbor

3 battling for Fulton County Superior Court judge seat

Jane Barwick, Shondeana Crews-Morris and Shelitha R. Robertson are battling for the Fulton County Superior Court judge seat being vacated by retiring Judge Cynthia Wright.


Related Topix: Barwick, GA, Fulton County, GA

Scientific American

Why Prejudice Alone Doesn't Explain the Gender Gap in Science

This is a guest post from my friend Chris Martin . Chris studied psychology and music at Davidson College, human-computer interaction at Georgia Tech, and psychology at the College of William and Mary.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Georgia Tech, Computers, Davidson College, College of William and Mary

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Webster University trying to set record for world's largest taco line

"In 2012 we did tried to break a record for the longest Sunday and we did and then two months later it got broken," says Campus Program Manager Kristen McDowell.


Related Topix: Webster University


Henry County teen wont give up fight to cure cancer

A Henry County teenager is determined to do one thing in his life, cure cancer. When he is not getting ready for his high school graduation or playing a round of golf with his dad 17-year-old Tushar Mittal is working on the cure for cancer.


Related Topix: Georgia, UC Berkeley, Bartow County, GA


Hattie Hill

The Women's Foodservice Forum has announced that its board of directors has selected Hattie Hill as the organization's next president and CEO effective June 1. Hill is an international leadership development expert, business owner, best-selling author and globally renowned thought leader.


Sandy Springs Neighbor

District 3 candidates prepare for four-way slugfest

The new District 3 on the Fulton County commission has drawn four Republicans to compete for the seat, a contest to be decided in the May 20 primary as no Democrat qualified for the race.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, US Politics, US News, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson

PhysOrg Weblog

First findings of virtual reality exposure therapy for PTSD

A randomized controlled clinical trial of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder found that shorter doses of virtual reality exposure therapy reduces PTSD diagnoses and symptoms.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Psychiatry, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Anxiety, Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Toxicological Sciences

Integrated Redox Proteomics and Metabolomics of Mitochondria to Identify Mechanisms of Cd Toxicity

To whom correspondence should be addressed at Emory University, 205 Whitehead Research Center, Atlanta, GA 30322.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

India Talkies

Want to de-stress? Sex can help you -

New York, April 20: What can be the best way to defuse a fight or a conflict? Sex.


Sat Apr 19, 2014



Related Experience: Pearce completed an internship with the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities and was an assistant park ranger at Paris Mountain State Park where she performed a variety of dutiesk, including construction repairs, remodeling and administrative tasks.


Related Topix: Central Connecticut State University, Atlanta, GA, Savannah, GA, University of Pennsylvania

Fri Apr 18, 2014

National Journal

The Incredible Shrinking Senate Majority

In 2010, Democrats won Senate races in nine of the 10 states in which President Obama's approval reached 48 percent or higher.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, George Bush

On Common Ground News

OCG News Elections Section

Voters in Rockdale County's Fieldstone community will cast their ballots at a new precinct on May 20. Life Church, located on Salem Road, is being sold and will no longer be used as a voting site for the community.


Related Topix: Rockdale County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Decatur, GA, Lithonia, GA, Dekalb County, GA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Post and Courier

MUSC Board of Trustees selects new president

The Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees voted Thursday for Dr. David Cole to serve the university as its new president.


Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, New Mexico State University, Cornell University, Bethesda, MD

The Citizens' Voice

Kristian Bush enjoys writing for you

When he writes a song, Kristian Bush of Sugarland hopes that there's a person out there who will find meaning in it.


Related Topix: Sugarland, Country, Folk-Rock, God, Atlanta, GA