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18 hrs ago | New Scientist

Wikipedia searches and sick tweets predict flu cases

The internet will see you now. A new algorithm can track flu cases across the US by mining data from Wikipedia.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Penn State University Park, Science / Technology

20 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

YATST spotlighted at international education conference

Vermont's effort to elevate student involvement in learning and school decision-making was featured at the recent American Education Research Association annual meeting in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: East Hardwick, VT, Hardwick, VT, Penn State University Park

Yesterday | RedOrbit

Vitamin B3 May Have Been Made In Space,...

Image Caption: Karen Smith crushing meteorites with a mortar and pestle in Goddard's Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory to prepare them for analysis.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Penn State University Park, Greenbelt, MD

Yesterday | The Horse

How to Clip and Bathe Safely

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

EurekAlert!

UI named mentoring center for minority graduate students

UI mathematics professor and UCEM principal investigator Philip Kutzko has a distinguished history of minority mentoring, having been honored with a national mentoring award by President Obama in 2009.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, Iowa, University of South Florida, Cornell University, Penn State University Park

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Contra Costa Times

San Jose State names provost and vice-president for academic affairs

Following exhaustive consideration of more than 70 candidates nationwide, San Jose State University has reached inside its own management team to name Andrew Hale Feinstein as the No.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University, 9, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Penn State University Park, Cal State Poly Pomona

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Rocky Mountain Nature Association birding seminar April 17

Male ring-necked and redhead ducks are two of the bird species seen around the Estes Valley.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO, Penn State University Park

EurekAlert!

Charitable donation discrepancies: Why are some countries more generous than others?

When it comes to charitable giving, some countries open their collective wallets more than others.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, University of Texas at San Antonio

GantDaily.com

New Forest Tech Welcomed to Elk State Forest

He will be responsible for working to evaluate, map and treat invasive plants along with many other duties, such as assisting with timber management, fire management, recreational projects and more on the Elk State Forest.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

MLive.com

Despite unprecedented impact of CO2 emissions on climate,...

For internationally known geophysicist, Richard Alley , the future of energy production and its impact on climate can "ultimately be a good news story .

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Related Topix: Albion College, Penn State University Park

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Long-Term-Care Insurance: The Six Biggest Mistakes

The decision has never been more difficult. According to researchers at Georgetown University and Pennsylvania State University, about 70% of individuals 65 and older will need long-term care-whether at home or in an assisted-living facility or nursing home.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Penn State University Park, Georgetown University, Medicaid, Medicare

Medical News Today

Chronic stress affects African-American boys genetically

Stressful upbringings can leave imprints on the genes of children as young as age 9, according to a study led by Princeton University and Pennsylvania State University researchers.

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Related Topix: African-American, Penn State University Park, Princeton University, Genetics, Medicine, Columbia University

Philly.com

Penn State meets its $2 billion fund-raising goal ahead of schedule

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. Despite an economic downturn and a blistering child sex-abuse scandal, Pennsylvania State University exceeded its $2 billion capital campaign goal - several months ahead of schedule.

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Related Topix: State College, PA, Penn State University Park

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Geographic Travels

Virtual Geography Convention 2014: Does Distance Matter in Distance Education?

Welcome to the Virtual Geography Convention 2014! If you wish to submit to the virtual geography convention please contact catholicgauze [at] gmail [dot] com.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Ben Franklin Transit board selects general manager

Officials look over a Ben Franklin Transit electric bus last year in Richland. Thursday night, the transit board selected former Pennsylvania transit leader Dennis Solensky to be the agency's new general manager.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Penn State University Park

Business Journal

With $12M donation, Tripwire aims to educate next generation of cybersecurity experts

Security and compliance management firm Tripwire is donating a license of one of its services to one of the country's best-regarded higher ed cybersecurity programs.

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The Torch

Conrado M. Gempesaw named new President of St. John's University

Conrado M. Gempesaw, Ph.D has been elected the 17th president of St. John's University, the Presidential Search Committee announced in an email this morning.

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Related Topix: Oxford, OH, Roman Catholic Church, Penn State University Park, West Virginia University

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Philly.com

Judge rips NCAA, questions PSU penalty

A state judge on Wednesday ripped the National Collegiate Athletic Association for forcing Pennsylvania State University to pay $60 million in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal and said she intended to review if the penalty was even legal.

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EurekAlert!

Stressful environments genetically affect African American boys

African American boys growing up in disadvantaged environments have shorter telomeres -- DNA sequences related to aging -- than their advantaged peers by age 9, a Wilson School study shows.... PRINCETON, N.J.-Stressful upbringings can leave imprints on the genes of children as young as age 9, according to a study led by Princeton University and ... (more)

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Related Topix: African-American, Princeton, NJ, Penn State University Park, Princeton University, Genetics, Medicine

The Crusader

Westminster president, SU alum address concerns

In his talk on Tuesday night, the President of Westminster College presented concerns surrounding small liberal arts schools in the Central Pennsylvania area, including Susquehanna.

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Related Topix: Susquehanna, PA, Penn State University Park

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