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2 hrs ago | PRLog US Entertainment

Celebrity Illnesses: What They Mean to Us with Dr. Cary Presant

Apr. 24, 2014 - SAN MARINO, Calif. -- Thursday May 22, 2014 7:00 p.m. San Marino, CA.


Related Topix: San Marino, CA, Oncology, West Covina, CA, Covina, CA

4 hrs ago | Deseret News

Student debt holds back many would-be home buyers

Of the many factors holding back young home buyers - rising prices, tougher lending standards, a still-shaky job market - none looms larger than the recent explosion of college debt.


Related Topix: Glendale, CA, Home Buying, Home, Beverly Hills, CA

8 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Studies from University of Southern California Yield New Information about Nanotechnology

The radius of the electropore can be controlled by the magnitude of the applied sustaining external electric field, which also drives the transport of ions through the pore."


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

11 hrs ago |

Allied powers

Vanessa Vancour is coordinator of the Nevada Media Alliance at the Reynolds School of Journalism and Center for Advanced Media Studies.


Related Topix: Journalism

13 hrs ago | Pickens Sentinel

Clemson receives $5.3M to broaden cyberinfrastructure education, outreach

The National Science Foundation has awarded Clemson University a $5.3 million grant to enable a national network of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Research and Education Facilitators to broaden the impact of advanced computing resources at campuses across the country.


Related Topix: Clemson University, Science, Computer Science, University of Utah, Harvard University

15 hrs ago | Oncogene

Small-molecule inhibition of CBP/catenin interactions eliminates...

Email: catenin signaling is critical for the self-renewal of normal hematopoietic progenitor cells.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Oncology, Medicine, Hematology

20 hrs ago | Ventura County Star

Local students learn about job opportunities in the sciences

Photo by Theresa Goldstrand / NAWCWD Silvia Trevino Faulstich, a flight test engineer in the Test and Evaluation Department of Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division , talks to students about job opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math .


Related Topix: Oxnard, CA, Ventura County, CA, Education Etc., US Military, US Navy

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Nation

The Week American Students Sat-In

Last spring, The Nation launched its biweekly student movement dispatch. As part of the StudentNation blog, each dispatch hosts first-person updates on youth organizing - from established student unions, to emerging national networks, to ad hoc campaigns that don't yet have a name.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Loretta Sanchez, Xavier Becerra, Democrat, Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Liberal Political News

CBS Local

Earth Day TV Ad Links Immigration-Driven Population Growth To California's Environmental Woes

The ad from Californians for Population Stability - timed for release on Earth Day - claims immigrants are to blame for the state water shortages, pollution, traffic and overall environmental degradation.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Environment, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Prison

Tiananmen at 25. In China, Shhhhh

In China, Maura Cunningham says, if you're going to hold an online discussion of the Tiananmen Square massacre, you better speak in code.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Saint Joseph's University, Harvard University, World News, China


Pollutants from Coal-Burning Stoves Strongly Associated with Miscarriages in Mongolia

Burning coal for domestic heating may contribute to early fetal death according to a new study by experts from The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - the coldest capital city in the world.


Related Topix: Mongolia, World News, Asia,


Daniel Ellsberg, Thomas Drake and Jesslyn Radack Tell It Like It Is at Whistle-Blowers' Summit

Unfortunately for our shaky democracy, the U.S. has needed serious and frequent help in exposing the misuse and abuse of government power in recent years.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News, Liberal Political News

TG Daily

Claim: Mantis shrimp are stronger than airplanes

Inspired by the fist-like club of a mantis shrimp, a team of researchers led by University of California, Riverside, in collaboration with University of Southern California and Purdue University, have developed a design structure for composite materials that is more impact resistant and tougher than the standard used in airplanes.


Related Topix: UC Riverside, Purdue University

Architect Frank Gehry to Create Set Design for Chicago Symphony Orchestra Focused on Pierre Boulez

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra announces the participation of world-renowned architect, Frank Gehry , in its November 2014 exploration of the life and career of Pierre Boulez , the revolutionary composer, conductor and curator whose 89th birthday was March 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, California, Harvard University

The Code Project

Hail Conlangers who brought forth Dothraki, Na'vi, Thhtmaa, and Klingon

"The days of aliens spouting gibberish with no grammatical structure are over," said Paul R. Frommer, professor emeritus of clinical management communication at the University of Southern California who created Na'vi, the language spoken by the giant blue inhabitants of Pandora in "Avatar."


Tue Apr 22, 2014

Film Threat

Interview with Filmmaker Larry Wessel

For filmmaker Larry Wessel, cinema has always been his "religion," as he was raised by "two religious fanatics" whose church was the movie theatre.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico,

BYU Magazine


All of the Parkers' 10 living children have at least one degree from BYU. , past president of the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport and a professor emeritus of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, was honored with the Bigger Picture of Being a Champion Award by the Alliance of Women Coaches.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Springville, UT, University of Utah, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College

Medical Daily

Inflammation Diet: 6 Foods That Act As Natural Anti-Inflammatories And Reduce Risk Of Disease

Your body has a natural defense system, and when there is a foreign object or an irritant that's affecting it in a negative way, your body's natural reaction is to fight.


Related Topix: DHA, Fish Oil


Paige Laurie Dubbert, Wal-Mart Heiress, Divorcing

Wal-Mart Heiress Paige Laurie Dubbert has filed for divorce from her husband of nearly six years, Patrick Bode Dubbert.


Related Topix: University of Missouri, Missouri

Alabama Live

Alabama woman from Mobile area on 'Wheel of Fortune' tonight

Meoshe Williams, right, and fellow math teacher Starlie Chinen are shown on the set of "Wheel of Fortune."


Related Topix: Georgia Tech, iPhone, Entertainment