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5 hrs ago | Art Daily

Leonel Matheu brings Crossroads of the Dystopia to the Frost Art Museum

Cuban-born artist Leonel Matheu has been a prominent figure on the national and international arts scene for over twenty years.

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Related Topix: Graphic Design, Arts, Miami, FL, Florida International University

10 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online

NIH funds next step of cutting-edge research into Alzheimer's disease genome

Teams of scientists will use support from the National Institutes of Health to conduct research into the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's disease, analyzing how genome sequences - the order of chemical letters in a cell's DNA - may contribute to increased risk or protect against the disease.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Genetics, Biology, Science, Case Western Reserve University, University of Washington, Texas

21 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

New ways to help treat children with ADHD

Exercises like rock climbing, structured play sessions and even clapping along to musical beats are being used to help kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, augmenting medication with these structured sessions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic)

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Personnel File

Robin Overstreet, professor emeritus in the department of coastal sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi, will receive the Eminent Parasitologist Lectureship award at the American Society of Parasitologists conference in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, University of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS, University of Oregon, Small Business, Personal Finance

Rock Hill Herald

Panthers rookie RB Tyler Gaffney suffers season-ending injury during Friday's Fan Fest

Gaffney, the Carolina Panthers' sixth-round pick from Stanford, will undergo season-ending surgery on his left knee after injuring his knee on the first play of Friday's Fan Fest.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

McClatchy

Questions remain in shooting death of FSU professor

On that night, July 16, his thoughts drifted to the number of Death Row inmates whose sentences had been vacated in California.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, Blog News, Ohio State University

Federal Baseball

Nationals' second-round pick Andrew Suarez wouldn't settle for slot, returned to Miami

The Washington Nationals took Andrew Suarez with their second-round pick, 57th overall, but failed to sign the left-hander, who opted to return to the University of Miami instead of joining the Nats' organization.

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Myrtle Beach Online

The Rock overcame severe injuries before filming 'Hercules'

Dwayne Johnsonis only human. Better known as The Rock, the former University of Miami football star turned pro wrestler and actor suffered a series of major injuries last year four weeks before filming began onHercules.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Miami's Community Newspapers

The Melissa Institute Moves to New Home at the University of Miami

The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment has a new home at the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development, located in Coral Gables.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Coral Gables, FL

Medical News

University of Miami researchers find that early joint attention predicts later autism symptoms

Some babies are at risk for autism because they have an older sibling that has the disorder.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Biscayne Bay Tribune

Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs partners for beach clean up

On July 12, 2014, South Miami Rotarians joined forces with the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club gathering at the Nature Center at Crandon Park on Key Biscayne to perform a beach clean-up.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Key-Biscayne, FL, Coral Gables, FL

Tri-cityherald.com

Letter: Global warming

An alarming observation has appeared regarding computer modeling of climate change.

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Eater

Wire: Karaoke at Health Park; What Do You Know About Sushi?

Karaoke and kocktails: our two favorite K's. Jokes aside, Balans Cafe at the UM Life Science Building will be hosting a karaoke night on August 1. From 5pm to close, you can belt out your favorite Bon Jovi or Spice Girls anthems and capitalize on $3 beers, $5 glasses of wine, $6.95 signature cocktails, and $5 bites.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Coral Gables, FL

EurekAlert!

New research suggests Saharan dust is key to the formation of Bahamas' Great Bank

A new study suggests that Saharan dust played a major role in the formation of the Bahamas islands.

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Sys-Con Media

Lucida Treatment Center(SM) Expands Clinical Staff With Two New Hires

Opening their doors in 2013, Lucida Treatment Center blends evidence-based and alternative therapies, personalized care, and offers resort-style amenities in a safe, private location just steps from the Intracoastal Waterway in Florida.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach County, FL, Nova Southeastern University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Red Bank Green

Red Bank: RBC Linebacker Chooses Early

Jamie Gordinier, a highly touted linebacker at Red Bank Catholic, will get to play his senior year without having to deal with pesky recruiters, now that he's given an early decision to attend the University of Miami after he graduates from high school.

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People

Miami Hurricanes Mascot Walks Bride Down the Aisle After Dad's Untimely Death

Jennifer Sullivan walked down the aisle arm-in-wing with her second love: Sebastian the Ibis.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Capital Soup

Economic development and higher education leaders to launch regional talent development network

In response to the need to build and retain talent in South Florida, economic development leaders and higher education institutions in Miami-Dade County have united to create a regional talent development network that will provide internships to students in key industries and align academic curriculum with industry needs.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, University, FL, Florida Memorial University, Barry University, Saint Thomas University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KeysNews.com

Are great white sharks moving in?

With the recent sightings of great white sharks, many locals are wondering if the killer fish is making a home of South Florida waters.

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Related Topix: Florida

Science Daily

Vulnerability of sharks as collateral damage in commercial fishing shown by study

A new study that examined the survival rates of 12 different shark species when captured as unintentional bycatch in commercial longline fishing operations found large differences in survival rates across the 12 species, with bigeye thresher, dusky, and scalloped hammerhead being the most vulnerable.

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