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12 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Washington might be the capital of unhappiness

Americans have a special obsession with happiness. It is written into our founding document: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."


13 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Bend In Appalachian Mountain Chain Finally...

The 1500 mile Appalachian mountain chain runs along a nearly straight line from Alabama to Newfoundland-except for a curious bend in Pennsylvania and New York State.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania

15 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

Penfield CSD to name acting principal for high school

The Penfield Board of Education is expected to name Dr. Leslie Maloney as Acting Principal of Penfield High School at its next meeting on August 12. We're told Maloney will replace Dr. Thomas Putnam who was named Acting Superintendent.


Related Topix: Penfield, NY, Niagara University

16 hrs ago | Mashable

Tips and Tricks for the Skype Job Interview

Business school career centers have long prepared students for job interviews, but now they have a new platform to contend with.


Related Topix: University of Houston

16 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Allendale Columbia Offering Unique Chinese/American Summer Experience

This summer Allendale Columbia School will welcome Chinese students between the age of 7-17 for a week of immersion and cultural exchange.


Related Topix: Chinese-American, Asian-American, Rochester, NY

17 hrs ago | Glenview Announcements

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: Crystal Lake, IL, Oak Park, IL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

O'Keefe named new head of orthopaedic surgery

Regis James O'Keefe, MD, PhD, has been named head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.


Related Topix: Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery, Oncology, Genetics, Medicine, Arthritis

University of Rochester

URMC Offering Free Physicals

On four upcoming evenings, the University of Rochester Medical Center will be conducting free physicals for youth ages four through 19 years old.


Related Topix: Education Etc.


Love people, not pleasure

Abd al-Rahman III was an emir and caliph of Crdoba in 10th-century Spain. He was an absolute ruler who lived in complete luxury.



When temperatures get cold, newly-discovered process helps fruit flies cope

Cold-blooded animals cannot regulate their body temperature, so their cells are stressed when facing temperature extremes.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Rochester, NY, Molecular Biology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

For different reasons, men and women attracted to red

Men are drawn to the color and they hope that the wearer may be open to sexual advances.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Local doctor remembers colleague killed in Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 crash

According to several published reports, over 100 passengers on board Flight 17 were doctors and AIDS researchers.



The bend in the Appalachian mountain chain is finally explained

A dense, underground block of volcanic rock helped shape the well-known bend in the Appalachian mountain range.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY

A fling or a future: Can a summer romance last?

Popular culture would have us believe finding love in the summer is as easy as finding sand on a beach.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Cal State Los Angeles

Thu Jul 17, 2014

University of Rochester

NIH Awards Team of U of R Scientists $9 Million to Study Immune System in Action

Since the early days of Kodak, Xerox, and Bausch & Lomb, Rochester-area innovators have been making astounding discoveries in optics and imaging.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Immunology, Biology, Science

Infection Control Today

GW Researcher Unlocks Next Step in Creating HIV-1 Immunotherapy Using Fossil Virus

The road to finding a cure for HIV-1 is not without obstacles. However, thanks to cutting-edge research by Douglas Nixon, MD, PhD, and colleagues, performed at the George Washington University , Oregon Health & Science University, the University of Rochester and UC San Francisco, the scientific community is one step closer to finding a viable ... (more)


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, George Washington University, Oregon Health & Science University, UC San Francisco, Microbiology, Biology, Science

Free Republic

Virtues Require Underlying Framework

This summer has served as a reminder to me about the virtue of virtues, specifically hard work and perseverance.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Women dressed in red are seen as a threat by other women - plus 6...

Women dressed in red are seen as a threat by other women - plus 6 other surprising ways colors affect moods Women dressed in red are more likely to be perceived as a sexual threat by other women, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Rochester, Trnava University in Slovakia and the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Slovakia, Psychology, Science

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Times Recorder

Local student graduates from University of Rochester

She graduated cum laude. Adams is the child of Deanna Adams and Greg Adams, and a graduate of Zanesville High School.


Related Topix: Zanesville, OH

The Washington Post

Why building relationships is vital in school reform

Is it possible that some school reforms that hold promise are failing because educators are simply not given the time or resources to communicate and build meaningful relationships with each other in order to properly implement them? Or because the conditions in which they do their work do not support productive interactions? The authors of the ... (more)


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Education