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Antonie M. Langr Close
Antonie M. Langr Close, 77, of Mayfield, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 19, at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, with her family at her side.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
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
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.
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.
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.
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)
Virtues Require Underlying Framework
This summer has served as a reminder to me about the virtue of virtues, specifically hard work and perseverance.
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)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.