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1 hr ago | The Times of India

Historian Bipan Chandra dies at the age of 86

NEW DELHI: Eminent historian Bipan Chandra died on Saturday at the age of 86. According to family members he died around 6am at his home in Gurgaon.

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Related Topix: World News, India,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Interactive Shark! exhibit comes to Houston Museum of Natural Science

Humans are hungry to learn more about the lives of sharks, as proven by the 26 million viewers of the Discovery Channel's legendary "Shark Week".

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San Jose Mercury News

GenZe, an all electric two-wheeler for city dwellers and the college crowd

Enter GenZe, an all-electric motorized two-wheeler being marketed to college students and urban dwellers as a fun, clean way to zip around campus or city streets at a top speed of 30 miles per hour.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford, CA, Science / Technology

Inside Bay Area

GenZe, an all electric two-wheeler for city dwellers and the college crowd

Enter GenZe, an all-electric motorized two-wheeler being marketed to college students and urban dwellers as a fun, clean way to zip around campus or city streets at a top speed of 30 miles per hour.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford, CA

Edutopia

Creating a Welcoming and Intellectually Challenging Classroom

As you set up your classroom for the new school year, try spending a few minutes in your students' chairs.

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Stanford

Pre-Collegiate Studies offers range of academically challenging opportunities

With summer almost over, middle and high school students are returning to school.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

WCAV

UVa. Architect to Step Down After 11-Year Tenure

The architect that oversaw planning for the $50 million restoration of the University of Virginia's iconic Rotunda is stepping down.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

OpEdNews

Just What We Need: Another War

Enemies r 'us, and for a long time with the killing of bin Laden, a Jihadi fatigue had set in.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CiteULike

Why null results rarely see the light of day

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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The Economist

Biotechnology: A new opium pipe

SYNTHETIC biology-the technique of moving genes from creature to creature not one at a time, but by the handful-promises much but has yet to deliver.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Wireless Design & Development

Classroom Contest Yields Publishable Results

Students' designs for cellular-networking protocols help define the limits of protocol performance.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Computers

In-PharmaTechnologist.com

GSK: GM yeast breakthrough won't kill off poppy-based opium

Poppies will continue to be the main source of industrial opiates long-term according to GSK, despite a recent breakthrough in efforts to produce it in GM yeast.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University

Chemical & Engineering News

A Step Toward Making Painkillers Without Poppies

Using thebaine as the starting material, the same set of enzymes can catalyze reactions in different pathways leading to either morphine or neomorphine.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Science Daily

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MIT researchers were able to change whether bad memories in mice made them anxious by flicking an emotional switch in the brain.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

KMPH-TV Fresno

California high court pick up for confirmation

California Gov. Jerry Brown's nominee to fill a vacancy on the state Supreme Court has been receiving strong support ahead of his confirmation hearing.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

SouthCoastToday.com

Health: Peek into brain shows how kids learn

Steve Ruark/Associated Press file photo In this Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, third grade teacher Melissa Grieshober teaches a math lesson at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Del.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Middletown, DE

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Almaden Resident

Arriola named president of Sacred Heart schools

The new president of Sacred Heart Nativity Schools was the first in her family to attend college, and she has spent a good part of her career helping others achieve this milestone.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Campbell Reporter

Sunnyvale shorts: AAUW hosting picnic and open house at Raynor Park

The American Association of Women is hosting a picnic and open house on Sept. 6 at 11:30 a.m. at Raynor Park, 1565 Quail Ave., in Sunnyvale.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Cupertino, CA, Home Gardening, Home

International Monetary Fund

F&D Magazinea s 50th Birthday Issue Looks at Global Economics

F&D reveals what 5 economics Nobelists worry about at night, and lists 25 economists under age 45 who are shaping the global economy he IMF's Finance & Development magazine marks its golden anniversary with a number of special features in its recently released September issue on the future of the global economy and a look back at how things have ... (more)

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Forbes.com

Employees Who Work At Home Are More Productive Than Office-Dwellers

From 2005 to 2012, the total number of Americans in the workforce declined overall .

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