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3 hrs ago | Editor & Publisher

Brad Bailey Named Associate Publisher of Pocono Mountains Media Group

Joe Vanderhoof, president and publisher of the Pocono Mountains Media Group, announced today that Brad Bailey has been named associate publisher of the Pocono Record and all properties under the umbrella of the Pocono Mountains Media Group.

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Related Topix: Sunbury, PA

7 hrs ago | Newindpress

Don't Miss Meals with Kids

NEW YORK: If you want your kids to grow up healthy, make it a point not to miss dinner time with them.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

12 hrs ago | New Scientist

Spot ET's waste heat for chance to find alien life

RATHER than searching for aliens phoning home, scientists are looking for signs of the homes themselves.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Astronomy, Science, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Science / Technology

14 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

NASA To Air Panel Discussion About Ancient Earth And Habitable Planets

NASA Television will live broadcast a discussion Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. EDT, with leading science experts describing what is known about our ancient Earth and how that information can guide the search for habitable planets orbiting other stars.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Williams College, Space, Maryland, Penn State University Park

18 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Bored of sex life? Mix love to it

According to an interesting study, love and commitment can make sex physically more satisfying for many women.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Penn State Abington, Penn State University Park

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Erie Times News

Shipwrecks, Erie area communities to benefit from latest round of grants

Lake Erie shipwrecks, a Harborcreek park and Presque Isle pontoon boats will benefit from grants awarded to restore and protect the lake's coastline.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Harborcreek, PA, Erie County, PA, Penn State University Park

Health News Digest

Stem Cells Reveal How Illness-Linked Genetic Variation Affects Neurons

A genetic variation linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression wreaks havoc on connections among neurons in the developing brain, a team of researchers reports.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Biology, Science, Penn State University Park, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Newkerala.com

Childhood neglect may turn boys into violent adults

Examples of physical neglect include not taking a sick or injured child to the doctor, improperly clothing a child and not feeding a child.

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Related Topix: Penn State Shenango, Penn State University Park

Mon Aug 18, 2014

American Library Association

Eyeing the New Diversity

Workplace diversity management in our field has primarily focused on increasing the number of underrepresented populations among our ranks.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Penn State University Park, University of Arizona

Sys-Con Media

New Vice President of Digital Engagement Brings Thirty Years of Industry Experience to FIRSTA

FIRST A , a not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology, announced Mark Greenlaw as Vice President of Digital Engagement.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, CIO News, Penn State University Park

UConn Advance

UConn Joins Folger Institute Consortium

The University of Connecticut has been invited to join the Folger Institute's consortium of more than 40 college and university members.

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Related Topix: University of Connecticut, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Penn State University Park, Ohio State University, University of Virginia

Medical News Today

New methods to predict gene and protein functions lead to significant advance in malaria research

Researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine have developed a new computational method to study the function of disease-causing genes, starting with an important new discovery about a gene associated with malaria - one of the biggest global health burdens.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Baylor College of Medicine, Columbia University, Penn State University Park, Princeton University

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Erie Times News

NWPA Collegiate Academy sophomore speaks on Civil War history

These are titles of lectures Grant Filbeck has given for free this summer at the Hubbard House Underground Railroad Museum in Ashtabula, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Ashtabula, OH, Penn State Erie The Behrend College, Penn State University Park

EurekAlert!

Stem cells reveal how illness-linked genetic variation affects neurons

A genetic variation linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression wreaks havoc on connections among neurons in the developing brain, a team of researchers reports.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Biology, Science, Penn State University Park

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Erie Times News

Education Department told to hand over hundreds of Sandusky-related e-mails

A former Pennsylvania State University trustee candidate who's been campaigning for transparency from the school and pushing for board members' and state officials' e-mails has scored a victory.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Erie Times News

Erie nurse fought with Medal of Honor recipient

Reid Grapes had just finished a long shift as a nurse at UPMC Hamot when he got a call from Ryan Pitts.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, US Military, US Army

Newswise

Stem Cells Reveal How Illness-Linked Genetic Variation Affects Neurons

A genetic variation linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression wreaks havoc on connections among neurons in the developing brain, a team of researchers reports.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Biology, Science, Penn State University Park, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Lucianne.com

Groups rally around thinktank, publication being suedfor global warming views

News outlets, advocacy groups and fellow think tanks are jumping to the defense of a conservative-leaning D.C. policy center and publication being sued for libel by a scientist who didnA t like what they had to say about his work on global warming.

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Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, Penn State University Park

Thu Aug 14, 2014

NorthcentralPa.com

Media Advisory - Heroin: Combating this Growing Epidemic in Rural Pennsylvania

What: The Center for Rural Pennsylvania has announced the fourth and final public hearing to be held across Pennsylvania to solicit testimony on the increased use of heroin and other opioids.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Media, PA, University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University Park

The Pike County Courier

Belle Reve announces new Director of Nursing

Belle Reve Senior Living announces the addition of Michelle Setta, RN, to their team, as Director of Nursing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Long Term Care, Health, Penn State University Park, Scranton, PA

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