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The gut microbiota contains a vast number of microorganisms from all three domains of life, including bacteria, archaea and fungi, as well as viruses.
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4 hrs ago | Financial Times
The rise of online alternatives to campus-based learning presents a threat to established providers of higher education.
8 hrs ago | CBS Local
Hundreds of students were out celebrating St. Patrick's Day early this weekend at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - many of whom will now face consequences from the borough and university for their raucous actions.
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Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) March 09--The online Beethoven course given by pianist and Curtis Institute professor Jonathan Biss last fall was remarkable for all the things it wasn't.
14 hrs ago | New Scientist
They promise equality of access to higher learning, but online courses will only succeed with better general education in place first, say two educationalists A REVOLUTION in education has been promised with a little help from technology.
14 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Yes, we know it's all a show, that it's all about appealing to the NRA crowd, and demonstrating that a buttoned-down insider like Mitch McConnell is really one of the guys.
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Cheyney University of Pennsylvania will host An Evening with Angela Davis, a benefit event in support of the Keystone Honors Academy on Thursday, April 17. The event will take place on the historic Cheyney University campus and will entail a dinner reception at 5:00 pm in the Carnegie Great Room and at 7:00 pm, a lecture presented by Dr. Davis, ... (more)
Silviu Ciulei of Romania was named the winner of the 18th annual Schadt String Competition last Sunday after a public recital by the three finalists at Miller Symphony Hall.
You're a 16th-century German prince plotting to crush a peasant rebellion, or perhaps you're leading an army against the Ottoman Empire or looking to settle the score with a rival nobleman.
Falconers saved the peregrine in the mid-1970s after DDT had almost wiped them out in the wild.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania observed that about 1% of humans are naturally resistant to HIV infection because they lack the specific protein that the virus attaches itself to.
Philadelphia Police say that a 29-year-old suspect who allegedly beat a man with a hammer last week in West Philadelphia has turned himself in.
You've probably noticed by now that, in addition to being adorable, Zooey Deschanel is also really, really funny.
A fire left two rented houses in Indiana's 3rd Ward ravaged Tuesday morning and seven tenants, including six Indiana University of Pennsylvania students, homeless.
"I myss ye earth so much/I miss my wyfe/Tis lonely out in Space!/On syche a ty-y-ymeless flyte! I'm a Rocket Catte!" A researcher at the University of Pennsylvania was startled, gazing at a recently digitized manuscript, to notice what appeared to be a 16th-century cat in a jet pack.
Humans have long used animals as means to wage war. Historians at the University of Pennsylvania recently uncovered illustrations from the 1500s that show cats and doves with some kind of jetpacks strapped to their backs.