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3 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Column: Hoosiers anything but powerless against government

Two recent political studies hit the news recently, seeming to point us in different directions.


7 hrs ago |

University School head Stephen Murray leaving for the Lawrenceville School

University School headmaster Stephen Murray will leave the school at the end of the year to become Head Master of the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey next school year.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Shaker Heights, OH, Hunting Valley, OH

11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Media Jumps To Conclusions On Ebola And Climate Change

A Nigerian health official wearing a protective mask waits to screen passengers at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Cholera, University, FL

12 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Nobel prize winners: Eurozone recovery is 'dismal failure'

"Stunningly destructive" and "dismal failure" is how Nobel laureates describe growth in the European Union after destructive austerity policies and the euro crisis.


Related Topix: World News, Germany

17 hrs ago | The Hill

The rise of 'Obama Inc.'

Members of the president's brain trust have steadily moved outside the administration in recent years, capitalizing on their association with the Obama brand to launch careers as advisors, consultants and hired guns.


17 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Blood sugar measured by laser may do away with pin pricks

Researchers are working on a way to use laser technology to measure blood glucose non-invasively.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health

18 hrs ago | Earth Times

WMO and others at Montreal climate change conference

Whether it's from great heat or terrible floods, the Earth is suffering at this time in its history.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Global Warming, Agriculture, Science

22 hrs ago | Gizmag

Laser device may one day put an end to finger-prick tests for diabetics

A new system developed at Princeton University allows diabetics to check blood glucose levels with a finger-prick test Finger-prick tests to monitor blood glucose levels can be the bane of a diabetic's life.


Related Topix: Gadgets

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Start-up Keeps Eye On Social Media For Threats

Social Sentinel is the successor of Campus Sentinel, a Burlington, Vt.-based business founded by former University of Vermont police chief Gary Margolis and his partner Steven Healy, the former police chief at Princeton University.


Related Topix: Burlington, VT, University of Vermont

The Leadership Institute

Kentucky Entrepreneur Leads toward Conservative Environmentalism

"My advice to emerging leaders is to stay true to your values. Make honesty and integrity a priority in everything you do," said Nate Morris of Rubicon Global.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, George Washington University


Sons Spend As Little Time Caring For Their Parents As Possible, Dumping The Work On Daughters

Women spend as much time as they can caring for their elderly parents, while men do as little as they can, according to a new study by Angelina Grigoryeva at Princeton University that was provided to ThinkProgress.


Related Topix: Elderly (Senior Citizen), US News, Liberal Political News

National Public Radio

The Quandary At Jackson Hole: Is It Time To Step Back From Stimulus?

With the economy showing signs of positive momentum, the Federal Reserve is facing familiar questions at its monetary symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo.


Science Blog

Laser device may end pin pricks, improve quality of life for diabetics

Princeton University researchers have developed a way to use a laser to measure people's blood sugar, and, with more work to shrink the laser system to a portable size, the technique could allow diabetics to check their condition without pricking themselves to draw blood.


Related Topix: Science, Electrical Engineering, Medicine, Health, Diabetes

The Jersey Journal

N.J. high-schooler gives it the old college try

At 17, I have to decide which colleges to apply to and what to major in, but how do I go about making these important decisions? Would I prefer a large or small campus? How can I develop the independence, discipline and maturity needed to thrive in college? I've found some answers in pre-college summer programs.


Related Topix: Education Etc., The College of New Jersey, Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Ramapo College

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Skanner

Franklin High Student Chosen for Exclusive LEDA Scholars Program

Franklin High School student Ahmed Gedi was one of just two Oregon high school students selected for the prestigious LEDA scholars program at Princeton University this summer.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Lewis & Clark College

National Review Online

Peter Singer and the Danger of the Humanities

I have little regard for the so-called thinking of Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times .


Related Topix: Animal Rights

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Democracy is over: Americans have 'near-zero' impact on policy and...

One of Americans' most cherished civil rights is also one of its most underused, which is a major reason why we are governed by some of the worst misfits and miscreants among us.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Northwestern University

News Max

Princeton's Zelizer: Hillary Can Mend Rift With Leftists

Leftist Democrats have a problem with Hillary Clinton - but she'll be able to repair the rift and win their support if she runs for president, says Julian Zelizer, a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University.


Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Massachusetts, Bill Clinton, History in the News


When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study

It's no secret that daughters seem to bear the brunt of caregiving duties for elderly parents, but a new study suggests that conscientious daughters often fill the gaps left by sons.


Medical News Today

Taiwanese women at increased risk for health issues if their husband's health declines

The death of a spouse undoubtedly brings with it stress , anxiety and uncertainty.


Related Topix: Women's Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)