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2 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

Peptide-Drug Conjugate Kills Persistent Bacterial Cells

Pathogenic bacteria rely on a number of tricks to evade antibiotics. Some cells, for example, ramp down their metabolic activity and block the drugs from slipping through their membranes.


Related Topix: Health, E. Coli

6 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

One of the region's most important cultural troves celebrates its first quarter-century

These aren't the highfaluting papers of academia, even if the aggregated resources have inspired volumes of them during the last quarter-century.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC

11 hrs ago | Newswise

Future Phones to Use Blood and Speech to Monitor HIV, Stress, Nutrition

David Erickson, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Cornell University, will receive a $3 million National Science Foundation grant over five years to adapt smart phones for health monitoring.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Cornell University

15 hrs ago | The Indian Express

New vaccine offers protection against tuberculosis, leprosy

"This is the first study demonstrating that an improved vaccine against tuberculosis also offers cross-protection against Mycobacterium leprae, the causative agent of leprosy," said Marcus A. Horwitz, a professor of medicine and microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics from University of California Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Immunology, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Tue Aug 19, 2014


In Florida, same-sex marriage would boost state revenues: report

Legalizing same-sex marriage in Florida could add $182 million to state coffers over three years by spurring weddings, sales tax revenues and tourism, according to a study by the University of California, Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Wedding, California, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court


Northern Arizona University named one of 50 most LGBT-friendly colleges

Nonprofit organization Campus Pride has released a list of the 50 most LGBT-friendly higher education institutions in the U.S., and Arizona has one university in the field.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Northern Arizona University, Brown University

National Public Radio

As Kids Head To Campus, Parents Broach The Risk Of Sexual Assault

Rachel Swinehart has commandeered her family's living room in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Kalamazoo College

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Burst-mode camera allows movie shooting at 1 trillion fps

High-speed photography lends itself to a number of scientific revelations by demonstrating the dynamics hidden within short time windows.


Improbable Research

"Q". Just Q. That's the whole title.

This paper qualifies in the competition, if there is one, for Research Paper with the Shortest Title .


Xenia Daily Gazette

Med students named to SNMA board of directors

Two Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine students were named to the board of directors of the Student National Medical Association at the 2014 SNMA Annual Medical Education Conference in Washington, D.C., in April.


Related Topix: Wright State University, Spelman College

CBC News

Mars 2020 rover's RIMFAX radar will 'see' deep underground

An artist's rendering of the SuperCam instrument aboard the next generation Mars rover scheduled to visit the Red Planet in 2020.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Geology, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Cheryl Norton: Investment in water systems key for nation's health, prosperity

Water issues have been a frequent topic in the news lately, from large main breaks like the one that affected the University of California-Los Angeles' historic Pauley Pavilion to the algae bloom in Toledo's source water.


Medical Daily

Implantable Devices Save Minorities With Heart Failure Just As Much As Whites

Heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , killing about 600,000 people each year.


Related Topix: African-American

Implantable Heart Devices Work, Regardless of Race: Study

Implantable heart devices are as effective in reducing the risk of death in minority patients with heart failure as in white patients, a new study says.


Related Topix: Cardiology, Medicine

JD Journal

Los Angeles Office of Blank Rome Welcomes Esteban Morales and Harrison Brown

Summary: The law firm of Blank Rome has announced that Esteban Morales and Harrison Brown have joined the Los Angeles office in the corporate litigation group.


Medical News Today

Olfaction likely plays an important role in parasitic worms for host location

It has been speculated that soil-dwelling parasitic worms use their sense of smell to find suitable hosts for infection.


Related Topix: Health

Albany Times Union

In ruling the National Collegiate Athletic Association illegally restrained competition for top student football and basketball players, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken could have obliterated the last remnants of amateurism in major college sports.


Related Topix: Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

China Daily

Despite progress, racial issue still haunts US society

On Aug 8, 1963, Chinese leader Mao Zedong, asked by American civil rights leader and revolutionary Robert F. Williams, made a declaration in support of African Americans' just struggle against racial discrimination.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Opinion

Medical Daily

PTSD In Adults May Develop Without Memory Of Childhood Trauma

If you nearly drowned during your childhood, you may have a fear of water as an adult - the near death experience was so traumatic it still impacts your life.


Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBS Local

UCLA Offering Emergency Help To Flooding Victims

Officials at the University of California, Los Angeles are offering help to employees and students affected by flooding that followed a water main break.