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19 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Long-dead Pillowtex reborn as unlikely issue in U.S. Senate race in Georgia

The iconic 200-foot-tall twin smokestacks at Pillowtex towered over downtown Kannapolis in 2005 And it wasn't unusual to see several generations of families work in the mills for Pillowtex and predecessor companies Cannon Mills and Fieldcrest Cannon.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

23 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Do you know what your dog is thinking? New research may help

Dr. Greg Berns at Emory University says dogs really understand what we say to them and his one-of-a-kind dog project looks to prove it.


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Liberals see racial animus, is it really there? Also, the next Great Moderation

Racial or political animus? Last week, on ABC's "This Week," Attorney General Eric Holder told correspondent Pierre Thomas that he perceives "racial animus a [and] a certain level of vehemencea that's directed at me [and] directed at the President.


Sat Jul 19, 2014


HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Johns Hopkins University, Australia, World News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Times

New minister brings nurturing outlook to Oakwood First United Methodist Church

"There's a lot of hurting people and a lot of people in need," Skinner said, "but no matter what the circumstances are, if they know God is bigger than circumstance, if they feel his love and feel valued throughout, I believe that's the message they need to hear."


Related Topix: Methodist, Religion, Franklin County, GA, Carnesville, GA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

local graduates

Emily Deubler of Dallas received a Master of Science degree in public health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., in May. James Fichter of Drums was awarded a diploma from the Massage Academy of the Poconos this year.


Related Topix: Dallas, PA, Drums, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, University of Rhode Island

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Regenerative Bioscience Center to host lecture on cellular therapies

The University of Georgia Regenerative Bioscience Center will host a lecture by Emory University's Ian Copland July 30 at noon in Room 175 of the Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences as part of the center's continuing support in building a stronger regenerative medicine community in Georgia.


Related Topix: University of Georgia

Evanston Review

Winnetka Club honors scholarship award winners

In total, $40,000 was divided amongst the recipients, which is more than $2,000 greater than last year's total scholarship amount.


Related Topix: Evanston, IL, DePaul University, Winnetka, IL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Harvard University

Berkman Center front page: Upcoming Events: Uncovering Algorithms:...

Tuesday, July 22 , 12:30pm ET, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 23 Everett St, 2nd Floor.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Medical Center ranked high by U.S. News & World Report

The Medical Center of Central Georgia has been ranked a top hospital in the country for cardiology treatment and heart surgery, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.


Related Topix: Geriatric Medicine, Medicine, Nephrology, Urology, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Fetch Your News

Susan G. Wells : Obituary

Susan G. Wells of Jasper, Georgia passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta, Georgia.


Related Topix: Pickens County, GA, Jasper, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Midtown (Atlanta, GA)

Free Republic

Business majors' job prospects are looking bright

For business graduates, job placement appears to be on par with last year, if not slightly better, and salaries are holding firm.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Item

Parsippany Life: Student News, July 16, 2014

Caldwell University has named these students to its dean's list for the spring semester: Melissa Fratella and Kristin Wagner of Morris Plains; Lindsay Hulin and Tiana Dionisio of Lake Hiawatha; and Jennifer Cory and Jessica Gabelmann of Parsippany.


Related Topix: Parsippany, NJ, Morris Plains, NJ, Lake Hiawatha, NJ, Bucknell University, Marist College

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Arrington, Muhammad to face off in July 22 primary

The new Fulton County Commission District 5 seat is up for grabs in Tuesday's runoff between Democrats Marvin S. Arrington Jr. and Brenda J. Muhammad, both residents of Atlanta.


Related Topix: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


Identifying newly diagnosed HIV-infected people using electronic medical records

AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses presents papers, reviews, and case studies documenting the latest developments and research advances in the molecular biology of HIV and SIV and innovative approaches to... New Rochelle, NY, July 15, 2014-A new, validated software-based method for identifying patients with newly diagnosed HIV using electronic ... (more)


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Biology, Science, George Washington University, Houston, TX, Baylor University

Business Journal

Former ARC Executive Director Harry West dies

Harry West died Monday morning at Emory University Hospital from a serious lung infection.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Kidney Cancer, Health

Business Journal

U.S. News: Emory No. 1 hospital in Georgia

Emory University Hospital was again ranked the best hospital in Atlanta and in Georgia by U.S. News & World Report.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

New Jersey Jewish News

Almost human

A chatbot at Britain's University of Reading recently passed the Turing test, showing a conversational ability that managed to fool people into thinking it was human.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

School news

These area students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass.: BUCKSPORT - Lucy Webster of Bucksport was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.


Related Topix: Bucksport, ME, Brewer, ME, Hampden, ME

Biology News Net

CRISPR system can promote antibiotic resistance

CRISPR, a system of genes that bacteria use to fend off viruses, is involved in promoting antibiotic resistance in Francisella novicida , a close relative of the bacterium that causes tularemia.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Life, Food, Cheese, Infectious Diseases