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2 hrs ago |

What To Look For When Choosing A Sheriff's Candidate

Undoubtedly, Ken Moses was a good firefighter and his 29-years of experience should be a testament to that.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Hamilton County, TN, University of Central Oklahoma

6 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

A $1,000 MBA? MOOCs making education more accessible to learners

In pursuit of that goal, she became the poster child for a growing trend in education called MOOC's or massive open online courses - free or lost-cost university-level classes taught on the internet.


Related Topix: Southern University, Rochester, NY

7 hrs ago | USA Today

Naked mole rat study nets N.Y. researcher $9.5 million

The naked mole rat might not be known for its good looks, but this tiny rodent has turned into a cash cow for researchers.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY

8 hrs ago | Newswise

Biologist Vera Gorbunova to Lead $9.5 Million Multi-Institution Longevity Research Project

University of Rochester Professor of Biology Vera Gorbunova, whose innovative research on DNA repair and the aging process has been internationally recognized, has been awarded a $9.5 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study longevity.


Related Topix: Harvard University

12 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Poetry discussion and lunch with Maine poet, Betsy Sholl on April 24th in Damariscotta

Elizabeth "Betsy" Sholl has an MFA in poetry writing from Vermont College as well as an M.A. from the University of Rochester and a The Maine Women Write Book Club is open to the public.Purchase of Ms.


Related Topix: Arts, Damariscotta, ME, Poetry

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Local students learn tools to start their own businesses

Spending a couple of hours on a weeknight listening to a tax expert probably isn't the first thing most teenagers would want to do.



UR gets $2M grant to study rats

The University of Rochester is getting nearly $2 million to study rodents -- research that could improve the health of humans.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY

UC San Diego Tritons

Cliff Kubiak Elected a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cliff Kubiak , UC San Diego's Faculty Athletics Representative , has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences alongside the world's most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities and the arts.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Chemistry, Science, Brown University, Purdue University

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Environmental News Network

The Andes' pulsating rise

New research by Carmala Garzione, Earth and Environmental Sciences professor from the University of Rochester suggests that the Antiplano plateau in the central Andes Mountains along with the entire mountain range likely arose in a series of periodic rapid pulses instead of a more continuous gradual surface uplift.


The Citizens' Voice

Community digest

St. Stephen's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, will celebrate the 11th anniversary of the dedication of its Berghaus pipe organ with a recital by organist Canon Mark Laubach at 4 p.m. Sunday.


Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Imperial, PA, Arts, Poetry

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Science Daily

Progress made in developing nanoscale electronics: New research...

Scientists are facing a number of barriers as they try to develop circuits that are microscopic in size, including how to reliably control the current that flows through a circuit that is the width of a single molecule.


Related Topix: Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science

The Daily News Journal

Study shows long-term damage from repeated head hits

Repeated blows to the head common in sports or combat cause structural damage to the brain that fails to clear up even after a rest period of six months, according to a small study that looked at college football players.


Vitamin D during pregnancy strengthens offspring's' teeth

According to a new study, prenatal Vitamin D not only benefits maternal health but also strengthens the teeth of the developing child Vitamin D is a vitamin essential for health and has numerous benefits.


Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, Canada, World News, Rochester, NY

University of Rochester

Paley Sculpture Being Installed at University of Rochester

The University of Rochester's Department of Psychiatry and renowned Rochester metal sculptor Albert Paley are joining forces to support patients with mental health disorders and their families.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Sun Apr 20, 2014


WCA Hospital president/CEO elected to American College of Healthcare Executives Council of Regents

Betsy T. Wright, FACHE, WCA Hospital president/CEO, has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative body of the American College of Healthcare Executives.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Cancer Crush Cancer to be held in honor of student

Fairport High School will hold its second Cancer Crush fundraiser, just a month after the student who founded the event passed away.


Related Topix: Fairport, NY

Medical News Today

The brain needs longer to recover from football hits; off-season doesn't allow enough time

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

University of Rochester releases study on head injuries

Researchers at the University of Rochester say student athletes involved in contact sports might need a longer recovery time than originally thought.


The Smithfield Herald

School Notes: April 20

Talen Daniel Geib has been named to the fall semester Dean's List at the University of Rochester, where he is a sophomore majoring in economics.


Related Topix: Clayton, NC, Smithfield, NC, Johnston County, NC, Four Oaks, NC, Selma, NC

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Glen Rock: College News, April 18

The Glen Rock Gazette accepts only names submitted by colleges and universities for inclusion in the "College News" column.