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1 hr ago | Time

Planning for Unretirement and Why It Pays Dividends to Work Longer

Several years ago I picked up a book published in 1920 by Simon Wilson Straus, president of the American Society for Thrift.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Opinion

4 hrs ago |

Double mastectomies may not reduce cancer survival rates, study shows

Women with breast cancer make no difference to their survival chances by deciding to have a double mastectomy, new research has shown.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Genetics, Salt, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Ovarian Cancer

8 hrs ago | Stanford

Breast cancer patients with bilateral mastectomy don't have better survival rates, researchers find

The first-ever direct comparison of breast cancer surgeries shows no survival benefit for women who had both breasts removed compared with women who underwent lumpectomy followed by radiation therapy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Startups, Stanford University

9 hrs ago |

Breast cancer survival rates are no better after double mastectomy, study finds

More and more women are taking the drastic option of removing both breasts after a diagnosis of cancer in just one breast, but a new study says that won't make a difference in survival rates.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer

11 hrs ago | National Public Radio

When A Home Poses Health Risks, The Floor May Be The Culprit

Emerence Mukakayijuka, a 72-year-old Rwandan grandmother, shows her new earthen floor to a visitor.


Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa

12 hrs ago |

Should Founders Know How To Code?

I moved from being an entrepreneur to teaching entrepreneurship at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford University, Columbia University and Caltech after 21 years in 8 high-tech startups.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Columbia University

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Proof that math is hot these days

Go ahead - just try to name one celebrity mathematician . The big news, of course, is that the Fields Medal - generally considered to be the Nobel Prize of mathematics - was recently awarded for the first time in its nearly 80-year history to a woman .


Related Topix: Proof, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Biography Movies, A Beautiful Mind, Celebrities, Russell Crowe, Mathematics, Science, Sports

Mon Sep 01, 2014


J-Law's nude photos: Who's at fault?

Editor's note: Peggy Drexler is the author of "Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers and the Changing American Family" and "Raising Boys Without Men."


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cornell University, Social Software, Prison, Opinion

South China Morning Post

This is a sad day for Hong Kong and democracy': Scholar slams Beijing's reform plan

Professor Larry Diamond says decision to impose an Iranian-style rigged system for the 2017 election means no progress has been made on democratic reform Leaders of the Occupy Central movement address a crowd gathered to protest Beijing's decision on the 2017 election on Sunday.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Indian Express

A death in the family

When the news came of Bipan Chandra's passing away on the morning of August 30, my mind went back to an afternoon in a fly-ridden tea shop at Aligarh, where our long friendship began 55 years ago.


Related Topix: World News, India, Opinion

The Campbell Reporter

Earthquake study drifts as scientists seek money

Earthquake scientists are striving to save a pioneering project buried 2 miles under a Central Valley pasture that could one day reveal the hidden mechanics of quakes like the one that jolted Napa last week -- and the inevitable "Big One" to come.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Startups, Stanford University

Inside Bay Area

Earthquake study drifts as scientists seek money

Earthquake scientists are striving to save a pioneering project buried 2 miles under a Central Valley pasture that could one day reveal the hidden mechanics of quakes like the one that jolted Napa last week -- and the inevitable "Big One" to come.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Monterey County, CA

Scientific Blogging

MOOCs: Learning About Online Learning, One Click At A Time

While MOOCs are free, their value lies in providing information about how students.


Daily Kos

Ferguson - it is really about WHITE rage

White rage recurs in American history. It exploded after the Civil War, erupted again to undermine the Supreme Court's Brown v.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Emory University, Newark, CA, Prison

The San Diego Union-Tribune

FBI in San Diego getting new...

Special Agent in Charge Daphne Hearn completed her last week as head of the office, retiring after a 23-year career.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

UVA Architect David Neuman Will Leave In October

The man who oversees the University of Virginia's historic preservation efforts and major projects has become a short timer.


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New Media Journal

Obama's Hazy Sense of History

Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services.


Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Cal State Fresno, Hillsdale College

Canberra Times

Overcooked language a sign of expensive eateries

When the dish on the menu called Plaice a l'Orly with Pommes Frites a la Mode turns out to be plain old fish and chips, you don't need a PhD in computational linguistics to know it will cost you dearly.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

Art Daily

'Fatal Laughs: The Art of Robert Arneson' opens at the Cantor Arts Center

American sculptor Robert Arneson revolutionized the medium of clay, transforming it from a 'craft' into 'fine art.'


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Startups, Stanford University, UC Davis

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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