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7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at Tufts University and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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15 hrs ago | Psychology Today

The Replication Problem in the Brain Sciences

Today's blog entry is co-authored with Rosa Cao, Ph.D. . Dr. Cao received her Ph.D. in neuroscience from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010, studying the role of blood flow in information processing in the brain.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University

21 hrs ago | American Thinker

Julia and Pajama Boy, a Millennials Love Story

A Millennial Love Story began the day Pajama Boy met Julia in a rope line outside an elite venue for an Obama fundraiser.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Science Blog

How honey bees stay cool

Honey bees, especially the young, are highly sensitive to temperature and to protect developing bees, adults work together to maintain temperatures within a narrow range.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Entomology

Examiner.com

How just a few music lessons in childhood can permanently change your brain

A new study shows just 30 minutes of musical training can increase blood flow to the left hemisphere, the area of the brain that controls language.

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NewsReview.com

The ABCs of B2S

Remember that strip of pictures and letters that wound around the top of the chalkboard in first grade? It had a picture of an apple for an Aa and a Dd for da-dog and a goose for Th - "The goose says, 'Tttthhhh,'' which was pretty much the end of school enjoyment for those of us children who were missing our front teeth.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Jul 23, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Community service programs that include reflection found to be more beneficial to youth

Adolescents in some countries and U.S. states are required to perform community service, and many national and nongovernmental agencies promote such service.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University

BioSpace

Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals Appoints As Chief Medical Officer And Senior Vice President

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for rare and ultra-rare diseases, today announced it has appointed Sunil Agarwal, M.D. as its Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, effective August 25, 2014.

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Newswise

How Honey Bees Stay Cool

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. - Honey bees, especially the young, are highly sensitive to temperature and to protect developing bees, adults work together to maintain temperatures within a narrow range.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Somerville, MA, Theater, Arts, Entomology

RedOrbit

Room For Improvement In Elementary School...

Open a child's lunch box and you're likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of federal guidelines.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Accuracy In Academia

This is a College Course?

Young people who want to spend their college years to undergoing radical intellectual transformations do so typically through the study of liberal arts.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Greek, Instrumental, Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, University of Virginia

EurekAlert!

Distinctive developmental origin for a drainage tube in the eye

A Jackson Laboratory based research team has conducted a comprehensive exploration of an eye structure known as Schlemm's canal: a key gatekeeper for the proper flow of eye fluid, presenting a number of insights relevant to glaucoma and other diseases.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Newswise

Room for Improvement in Elementary School Children's Lunches and Snacks from Home

BOSTON a' Open a child's lunch box and you're likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of federal guidelines.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Education Etc.

SeacoastOnline

Women's City Club announces scholarships

The Portsmouth Women's City Club has announced the recipients of this year's scholarship competition.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Telegraph

World for those with talent

Dexterity Global would soon come up with an interesting initiative to help students pursue their careers of choice, be it academics or extra-curriculars.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Margaret Thatcher Projects Presents Turn Up the Heat, 7/24-8/15

In escaping the heat of summer, artists often find that the time and leisure that accompanies the season in fact presents a prime and refreshing opportunity to create in the studio.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boston Herald

Outrage needs to fall on Putin

World leaders need to increase sanctions and ramp up the pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin to forge peace in war-torn eastern Ukraine, experts said, as U.S. officials yesterday began building a case linking pro-Russian separatists to the stunning downing of a Malaysian passenger jet.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, Opinion

Science

Greening the food pyramid

Advice about a healthy diet might soon take the planet itself into account. The next version of Dietary Guidelines for Americans , the major nutrition report from the government agencies that brought you the food pyramid, seems likely to contain advice about sustainable food choices.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Nutrition, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Kos

TDS / Colbert

Emma Stone is an actress. She appears to be on to promote Woody Allen's latest movie Magic in the Moonlight n the film, Stone plays a spiritualist who claims she can communicate with the dead.

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Related Topix: Vermont Law School, John Marshall Law School, US News, Liberal Political News

The White House

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

Mickey D. Barnett is Managing Partner of the Barnett Law Firm. Previously, he served in the New Mexico State Senate from 1980 to 1984.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Pete Domenici, US Senate, Republican, Eastern New Mexico University, George Washington University, University of Chicago

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