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52 min ago | Examiner.com

Per Debra Hendrickson, MD, Reno, NV Students Who Go Back To School Are Making A

According to Debra Hendrickson, MD, Reno, NV, medical school applicants who are going back to school in their mid-life years are part of a growing trend.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, National University of Health Sciences, Family, Kids

5 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Better Thermal-imaging Lens From Waste Sulfur

Sulfur left over from refining fossil fuels can be transformed into cheap, lightweight, plastic lenses for infrared devices, including night-vision goggles, a University of Arizona-led international team has found.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Cameras, Chemistry, Science, University of Delaware

7 hrs ago | AlertNet

TIMELINE-Life and times of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and popularized the genre of magical realism, died on Thursday at the age of 87. 1927 - Garcia Marquez is born on March 6 in Aracataca, a backwater banana-growing town near Colombia's Caribbean coast.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Arts, Literature, Fidel Castro

11 hrs ago | Science Daily

Fighting malaria drug resistance: Scientists find new way

An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease could be given a new lease of life, with new research indicating it simply needs to be administered differently.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria

15 hrs ago | ABC News

Wesley: Navy demotion sends signal to Indonesia

MARK COLVIN: One Navy officer has been stripped of his command, another is to be punished over repeated incursions into Indonesian territorial waters by border protection patrols.

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19 hrs ago | International Business Times

Milky Way to Be Explored w/ Au's $13 Million Instrument

HERMES works through fed light along optical fibres. The fibres were installed by a robotic technology created by AAO.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

23 hrs ago | The Day

Den is superb

The days of Den in Lviv started with the participation of the newspaper's Editor-in-Chief Larysa Ivshyna in Ostap Drozdov's political show "In Plain Words" .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Research Conducted at Kangwon National University Has Provided New Information about Amino Acids

The amino acids such as glycine , tryptophan , phenylalanine and their mixtures as GT, TP and GTP with equivalent molar ratio were used."

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

EurekAlert!

Study provides crucial new information about how the ice ages came about

An international team of scientists has discovered new relationships between deep-sea temperature and ice-volume changes to provide crucial new information about how the ice ages came about.

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Related Topix: Science, Oceanography

The Southtown Star

Irish president to visit Gaelic Park in Oak Forest

The president of Ireland will visit Gaelic Park in Oak Forest next month and attend Mass there on Mother's Day, according to a press release from Gaelic Park.

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Related Topix: Oak Forest, IL, Life, Holidays, Mother's Day

Lucianne.com

The slow death of free speech

These days, pretty much every story is really the same story: In Galway, at the National University of Ireland, a speaker who attempts to argue against the BDS programme against Israel is shouted down with cries of '******g Zionist, *****ng *****sa Get the ***** off our campus.'

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AlertNet

Australian premier's resignation as a sign of less, not more, corruption

There are few countries where it is considered a good thing when a powerful state premier resigns for misleading a corruption investigation.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Australia To Launch New Research Tool To Explore Milky Way Origins

The Australian government will launch a new 13 million AU dollars instrument which help astronomers explore the origins of the Milky Way at the Australian Astronomical Observatory at Coonabarabran, New South Wales.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Astronomy, Science,

KurzweilAI.net

A new self-healing chemistry for plastics

Scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Evonik Industries have developed a self-healing chemistry that allows for rapid healing of a plastic material using mild heating, restoring its initial molecular structure.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists find new way to fight Malaria drug resistance

An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease could be given a new lease of life, with new research indicating it simply needs to be administered differently.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Examiner

Nilon honoured to receive scholarship

The former Scotch Oakburn College and now Australian National University first year student, was one of four formally recognised with the scholarship at a ceremony in Canberra last week.

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English Dong-A

A forest heals both body and mind

A forest heals both body and mind . APRIL 15, 2014 00:10. . 'My mother who had been in depression after suffering a cerebral infarction was healed in forests.

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The Washington Post

Foreign aid improves opinions of the U.S.

Joshua Tucker: The following is a guest post from political scientists Benjamin E. Goldsmith , Yusaku Horiuchi , and Terence Wood .

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Related Topix: Dartmouth College, Opinion, US Politics, US News

Medical News Today

Global poverty likely underestimated, could be up to a third higher than reported

With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end 'extreme poverty' by 2030.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Korea Herald

Germany awards professors for boosting culture, research ties

German Ambassador to South Korea Rolf Mafael presented two Korean professors with awards in Seoul on Thursday for their efforts in developing cooperation in scientific research and academic scholarship, and for facilitating the study of German language here in South Korea.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Seoul, South Korea Travel, South Korea,

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