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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

What Northshire Bookstore owner says about Hillary Clinton book signing

Hillary Clinton greets the crowd holding her new book "Hard Choices" at the University of Washington bookstore in Seattle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hard Choices, Books, University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

4 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

At seven months, babies 'rehearse' to start speaking - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 PST

Even when they are only 7 months old, babies are mentally working out the mechanics of how to form words with their mouths - well before they're able to utter their first recognizable syllable.

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8 hrs ago | The News Tribune

South Sound Business People

He received his medical degree from Medical College of Virginia and completed his internship at Georgetown University.

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Related Topix: Radiology, Medicine, Olympia, WA, US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base

8 hrs ago | Medical News

Researchers one step closer to finding treatment for Alzheimer's, other forms of dementia

There is no cure for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia , but the research community is one step closer to finding treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, Alzheimer's

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Biology News Net

Forced mutations doom HIV

Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.

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Related Topix: Biology, Chemistry, University of Chicago, Immunology

Journal of the San Juans

Newsmakers: Bacon earns master's degree

Ceradwen Bacon of Seattle, daughter of Dan and Frances Bacon of Friday Harbor, graduated June 15 from the University of Washington Information School with a master's degree in Library and Information Science.

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Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA

KUOW-FM Seattle

What Are Scorpion Venom And Brain Tumors Doing In A Lab Together?

After removing a tumor, surgeons are confronted with an unfortunate reality: they can't be sure they got it all.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Cancer, Health

UW Dawg Pound

Class of 2016 PG Jermaine Haley Commits To UW

Jermaine Haley, a 6'7 point guard from Burnaby, B.C.,Canada, has verbally committed to the University of Washington for the class of 2016.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Washington NCAA

Seattle Times

Huskies mourn death of longtime athletic department employee Abner Thomas

Abner Thomas greets then-UW coach Keith Gilbertson outside the UW football offices in 2003.

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GPB.org

Where The Birds Are Is Not Where You'd Think

This is a trick question. Where would you expect to find the greatest variety of birds? Downtown, in a city? Or far, far from downtown in the fields, forests, mountains, where people are scarce? Or in the suburbs? In backyards, lawns, parking lots and playing fields? Not the city, right? "Everything I have learned as a conservation biologist tells ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Centauri Dreams

Tight Measurement of Exoplanet Radius

Both the Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes had a role to play in recent work on the planet Kepler-93b, whose size is now known to an uncertainty of a mere 120 kilometers on either side of the planet.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA

Fox News

Alien planet's size measured like never before

An illustration displays takes artistic licences in depicting how scientists have made the most precise measurement of the size of an exoplanet.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Chronicle Live

Gateshead teaching assistant banned for life for faking her qualifications

Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London A Tyneside teaching assistant who faked her ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom,

Seattle Times

Pista sa Nayon

Moa Arquiza, left, and Jeanne Magbag get dressed to perform with the University of Washington's Filipino American Student Association Sayaw Dance Troupe at Pista sa Nayon, Seafair's Filipino-American festival on July 27, 2014 at Seward Park.

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The Times

Students relish research

Parasites, memory and mockingbirds are just a few of the subjects undergraduates at the University of North Georgia are researching this year as part of Faculty-Undergraduate Summer Enrichment.

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Related Topix: Dahlonega, GA, Lumpkin County, GA, University of North Florida

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Seattle Times

Using your brain to capacity, no miracles necessary

There are many compelling reasons why we should pay attention to our brains and their functionality.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Pacific University, Seattle Pacific University

The News Tribune

'Tacoma Boy' with Lou Gehrig disease goes out on his own terms, pranking til the end

Funeral services for Joe Honan will be held at 11 a.m. on Aug. 9 at St. Leo's Church in Tacoma.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Medicine

Sunherald.com

Parks becomes Symetra Tour's second black winner

Parks, the 24-year-old former University of Washington player from Tacoma, matched the course record with a bogey-free 9-under 62 for a one-stroke victory over Taiwan's Min Lee.

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Related Topix: Pewaukee, WI

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

NIH funds next step of cutting-edge research into Alzheimer's disease genome

Teams of scientists will use support from the National Institutes of Health to conduct research into the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's disease, analyzing how genome sequences - the order of chemical letters in a cell's DNA - may contribute to increased risk or protect against the disease.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Genetics, Biology, Science, University of Miami, Case Western Reserve University, Texas

The Miami Herald

Profile: Fort Lauderdale-based Trinity Air Ambulance International

Ryan Bancroft of Weston measures one of the lobsters he caught in the waters of Biscayne Bay near Fishermen's Channel in July 2013.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Entertainment, Drama, Television, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

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