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1 hr ago | Evening Sun

University of Rochester dean's list

State and federal wildlife agents are trying to trap the otter that attacked a boy and his grandmother as they were swimming in the Pilchuck River about 30 miles northeast of Seattle.


7 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

CHS grad Abigail Rose Buckholz named to Dean's List

Abigail Rose Buckholz, a sophomore majoring in neuroscience at the University of Rochester, has been named to the Dean's List for academic achievement for the spring 2014 semester.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, North Tonawanda, NY, Tonawanda, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

New Scientist

US government chatbot gets you to tell all

Millions of Americans need federal security clearance to allow them to gain access to classified information.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Jackson, US Army, Jackson, SC, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Scientific Blogging

To Live And Die In Berkeley: Monitoring Schrodinger's Cat In Real Time

The thought puzzle is that you put a cat inside a box and make its life dependent on a random event, when does the cat die? When the random event occurs, or when you open the box? Obviously when the event occurs, right? Not in quantum mechanics.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Physics, Science

Morristown Green

Meet us in Morristown: MG hosting talent show winner, special guests, ...

Jordan Rabinowitz, pictured with his winning Band of Misfits at the 2014 Morristown's Got Talent show, will headline at MorristownGreen'com's booth for Meet Me In Morristown, outside the Strawberry Fields shop, on July 31, 2014.


Related Topix: Morristown, NJ

WHAM-AM Rochester

Rochester School Board Discussing East High School Tonight

Rochester N.Y-The Rochester city school board is holding a special meeting this evening to review the Comprehensive Education Plan for East High School for the coming school year.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY


Mapping the Optimal Route Between Two Quantum States

As a quantum state collapses from a quantum superposition to a classical state or a different superposition, it will follow a path known as a quantum trajectory.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Rochester, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Free Republic

Study Finds That Men Like Nice Women, But Not the Other Way Around

Scientifically, nice guys might actually finish last. A study published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin recently found that while men were attracted to nice-seeming women upon meeting them, women did not feel the same way about men.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois

University of Rochester

New Mouse Model May Open Autism Treatment Research Avenues

The hallmark of an excellent researcher is an open mind. That flexibility and openness is what led Nina Schor, M.D., Ph.D. , the William H. Eilinger Chair of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester , to follow a hunch about a brain receptor resulting in a new mouse model that may give researchers a new avenue for testing drugs for autism .


Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Business Journal

Washington University names new head of orthopaedic surgery

The Washington University School of Medicine has named Dr. Regis James O'Keefe the head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, effective Oct. 1. O'Keefe also will become orthopaedic surgeon-in-chief at Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children's hospitals.


Related Topix: Orthopaedic Surgery, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Special meeting to be held on Wednesday to review education plan for East High School

A special board meeting will be held on Wednesday to review the education plan for this upcoming school year for East High School.


Related Topix: Events

Beckers ASC Review

7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday

Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for July 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Brockport, NY, Health Insurance

East Texas Review

Future CEOs shout YEA

The Longview Chamber of Commerce has begun taking applications for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy autumn 2014 semester.


Related Topix: Commerce, TX, Longview, TX, Education Etc., Graphic Design, Arts


Supportive Women Turn Men On

New research suggests that the emotional connections and desires established on a first date, determine the fate of a potential relationship.


Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

National Public Radio

People Who Feel They Have A Purpose In Life Live Longer

We know that happiness and social connection can have positive benefits on health.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Cornell University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News Tribune

Concert pianist is all smiles in his new career

VanBeck graduated from the Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester with bachelor's degrees in piano performance and mathematics.


Related Topix: Rice University, Symphony, Arts, Dentistry, Medicine, Benton Harbor, MI

Detroit Free Press

Summer loving: When the season ends, will a romance that sizzled fizzle?

It's no secret to anyone who lives or works in the city that Detroit has the highest tax rates in... Even if you'll be stuck in the office every weekday this summer, your mind clouded with daydreams of sailing Italy's Amalfi Coast or walking the festive streets of Barcelona, romance may find you or vice versa.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, Cal State Los Angeles


Men Are Attracted To Nice Girls, While Women...

While men tend to be attracted to ladies who seem nice on a first date , women seem to prefer guys who play hard to get, according to new research appearing in Friday's edition of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin .


Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Sat Jul 26, 2014

301 Moved Permanently

Biz Notes: Public Communications Inc. name Oettel principal

The company was established in 1993 by Douglas and Janet McAllister and has two full service automotive service facilities, one in Barrington and another in Crystal Lake.


Related Topix: Oak Park, IL

The Brattleboro Reformer

College News

Tanner Bailey Mitchell Degenkolb of Putney, Vt., graduated from the University of Rochester on May 18, 2014, with a bachelor of science degree in Computer Science.


Related Topix: Putney, VT, Science, Computer Science, Brattleboro, VT, Maine Maritime Academy