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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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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.
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.
How to Clip and Bathe Safely
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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 .
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.
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.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
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)
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.