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1 hr ago | Science Daily

Genetic key to lupus shows potential of personalized medicine

DNA sequencing of a lupus patient has identified a specific genetic mutation that is causing the disease, opening the way for personalized treatments.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science, Rheumatology

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

MRI better detects recurrent breast cancer

Single-screening breast magnetic resonance imaging detects 18.1 additional cancers after negative findings with mammography and ultrasonography per 1,000 women with a history of breast cancer, according to a study published in the August issue of Radiology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

10 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Somali National University opens anatomy lab

Somali National University has officially opened its anatomy lab for the first time since the break out of the civil war in the country two decades ago.

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Related Topix: Kenya, World News

12 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

C rdoba: police chief accused of threats

In December, Governor Jose Manuel de la Sota appointed Julio Cesar Suarez as police chief to put an end to the security crisis in the district.

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16 hrs ago | The Advocate

Nobel Prize winner thought career over

WHEN astrophysicist Brian Schmidt made a discovery that would win him a Nobel Prize, he thought his career was ruined.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

19 hrs ago | Village Life

Rescue Union School District announces staff changes

Rescue Union School District greets three new administrators and promotes two to begin another successful school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., California, Chico, CA, Cal State Chico

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Peru Launches First Space Satellite

A small Peruvian research space satellite made by the was launched on Monday from the International Space Station , marking the starting of earth-observation era for the Andean nation.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force

The Times of India

75% of schools lack decent science labs: Survey

More than three quarters of schools in the country do not have fully equipped science laboratories for students in class 11 and 12, a survey of 2.4 lakh secondary and senior secondary schools has found.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Fiji Times

McCaig: Restart training program

THE Pacific Islands Surgeons Association hopes that the Fiji National University reverts its decision to suspend training surgeons in Fiji.

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Related Topix: Fiji, World News

Reuters

Cosmonauts head outside space station for satellite launch, research

A pair of Russian cosmonauts began their workweek on Monday floating outside the International Space Station to toss out a small satellite for a university in Peru, install science experiments and tackle some housekeeping chores.

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, World News, Peru, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

ComputerWorld

Cosmonauts deploy nanosatellites during spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts are in the middle of a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station, in part to release a nanosatellite that will take images of Earth.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Cameras, Vermont Technical College, University of Kentucky, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Counterpunch

Phoenix Recharged, "FARCpolitics" Again

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Prison

South China Morning Post

Students studying abroad must strike a balance between study and social life

Hannah Hye-eun Yang was born in South Korea, and that's where her parents, brothers and grandparents still live.

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PS News

Henry to pronounce on public policy

The Chair of the Australian National University's Public Policy Fellows Program and former Secretary of Treasury, Ken Henry will be a speaker at the university's Public Policy Week 2014 at the Crawford School from 15 to 18 September.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

RedOrbit

Lasers Could Improve Resolution, Temperature Of...

Image Caption: Ph.D. students Giovanni Guccione and Harry Slatyer examine their gold coated nanowire probe in the Quantum Optics Laboratory at the Australian National University.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science

Korea Herald

About 25 pct of military conscripts suffer from depression: study

Close to 25 percent of South Korea's military conscripts suffer from depression, some of them pushed to their limits from insults and isolated environments at barracks, a study showed Sunday.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

ABC News

Science in ACTion draws crowds to ANU

Melville Hall at the Australian National University was transformed into an interactive play area for young children to learn more about research and discoveries.

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Related Topix: NASA

The Campbell Reporter

National Hispanic University students seek lifeline

Ever since National Hispanic University announced it will shut its doors next year, students like San Jose's Ramon Ramirez have had one word to describe the fallout: "panic."

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Related Topix: National Hispanic University, August, CA, Pacific Oaks College

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Director of Sanford Ed Center tapped

This architectural rendering shows the conference hall in the Sanford Education Center at National University's Torrey Pines headquarters.

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Related Topix: University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine, Midway College, Midway, KY

NEWS.com.au

Aussies to pollies: Stuff the lot of you

LIBERAL or Labor? Abbott or Shorten? Australians couldn't give a stuff. New figures reveal the staggering depth of disillusionment we have with our political system.

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