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1 hr ago | Bradenton.com

Ware's Creek lot improvement discussion continues

The problem with the Ballard Park area of the historic Ware's Creek subdivision is -- there isn't a Ballard Park.

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Related Topix: Palmetto, FL

12 hrs ago | American Library Association

ALCTS Virtual Preconference focuses on creating successful scholarly...

The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services will present a three-day virtual preconference designed to inform and inspire attendees to "just say yes" to developing or expanding scholarly communication programs on their own campuses and to identify content recruitment opportunities for library-supported publishing and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Libraries, Pop/Rock, The Association, Oregon State University, University, FL, Tampa, FL

16 hrs ago | Balloon Juice

You're losing me

The Medical Loss Ratio is a simple ratio. It is the sum of money spent on claims by an insurance company plus the sum of money spent on a few quality improvement and medical management programs divided by the sum of money collected as premiums.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, US News, Liberal Political News

20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Respiratory syncytial virus infection prevented in mice

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

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bradenton.com

Four years later, BP oil spill still reverberates

Fires burn around the site of the BP Deepwater Horizon rig site in the Gulf of Mexico, June 19, 2010.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Manatee County, FL, Offshore Drilling, Sarasota, FL

Bradenton.com

MCAT to offer free service Friday

Manatee County Area Transit will offer free service from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday on Try Transit Day.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Sarasota, FL, Bradenton, FL, Palmetto, FL

St. Petersburg Times

First batch of late U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young's files arrives at USF library

A dozen boxes might be enough to contain the detritus of an average career. For late congressman C.W. Bill Young, who spent more than four decades representing Pinellas County in Washington, D.C., the paper trail extends a little farther.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Libraries, Bill Young, Pinellas County, FL

Business Journal

Former USF administrator gets top post at Texas school

The new chancellor and president of The Texas Woman's University is Carine Feyten.

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Related Topix: Texas Woman's University, University, FL, Tampa, FL

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Community colleges think big; too big, say some universities

In a high-ceilinged classroom, bright sun poking through the blinds and reflecting off the whiteboard, eight students lug heavy textbooks to their desks and prepare for this afternoon’s lesson: It’s an unusually small group for a bachelor’s degree-level course in biology.

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Related Topix: Saint Petersburg College, University, FL, Colorado State University

Nature Neuroscience

PhD Studentship

Who we are The Roskamp Institute is devoted to understanding the causes of, and finding the cures for, neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders and addictions.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Alzheimer's, Biology, Science, New College of Florida

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Medical Daily

How Food Texture, Or 'Oral Haptics,' Influences Our Perception Of Calories

Why are we drawn more to creamy ice cream or buttery mashed potatoes instead of crunchy carrots or dry granola bars ? A new study shows that the texture of foods can influence they types of food we are drawn to, as well as our perception of the amount of calories we're eating.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, University, FL

St. Petersburg Times

A son preserves history through his father's iconic photos

In the mid 1980s, retired Navy Cmdr. Gerald "Jerry'' Pulley began mailing boxes filled with pictures to his son, Donn Pulley.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Missouri, Home Listing, Home, Libraries

St. Petersburg Times

Say cheers to USFSP startups; Eckerd gets grant for cancer study

A fundraiser will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. April 26 to raise startup money for four "social enterprises" developed by MBA students at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

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Related Topix: Events

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Archaeology

Revolutionary War Tunnel Preserved in South Carolina

Firefighters wearing breathing equipment are assisting a team from the University of South Florida with the exploration of a siege tunnel dating to the Revolutionary War.

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Related Topix: Ninety Six, SC

Business Journal

Texas Woman's University names new president, chancellor

Feyten, who will be TWU's second chancellor and 11th president, replaces Ann Stuart , who is retiring after 14 years in the role.

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Related Topix: University, FL, Texas Woman's University, Tampa, FL

The Mississippi Press

Dr. Bill Hogarth of Florida Institute of Oceanography to speak Tuesday in Ocean Springs

Dr. Bill Hogarth, Director of the Florida Institute of Oceanography , will lead a seminar Tuesday at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Arts Center in Ocean Springs.

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Related Topix: Oceanography, Science, Charlie Crist, US Governors

Business Journal

USF selected to house university center for mentoring

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation chose University of South Florida to establish a University Center of Exemplary Mentoring.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

hosted Revolution Health | Revolution Health

Teens' IQ May Fluctuate Over Time

Parents, you may be onto something: A small new study suggests that teens' intelligence, as measured by the IQ test, may fluctuate throughout adolescence. The changes - in both verbal and nonverbal IQ - ranged to as much as 20 points and were correlated with specific brain areas.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, University, FL, Tampa, FL, Health

Law.com

Higher Ed's Trademark Track

Colleges and universities have been amassing a trove of registered trademarks in recent years-and not just for the traditional marks that represent their names and athletic team insignias.

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Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, University, FL, Duquesne University, University of South Carolina, Cornell College

PhysOrg Weblog

Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds

Shyam Mohapatra, Ph.D., leads the VA/University of South Florida research team with expertise in nanoparticle technology.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Tampa, FL

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