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46 min ago | The News Tribune

GO Arts: Drawing in patterns: Zentangle workshop at UWT bookstore

A Zentangle drawing by Rose Reeves, who will lead a workshop in the drawing method next Monday at the UWT bookstore.


Related Topix: University of Washington Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

2 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

'Chemo brain'

More than 13 million Americans are living with some form of cancer. Harsh treatments like chemo and radiation save lives, but they will also change lives.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer

6 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Green uprising

In a shadowy glade near Bremerton, a garden grows. From a small forest of maples and rhododendrons, it rises onto a sunny slope of lavender and citrus trees.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Bremerton, WA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

PlayMakers Rep Presents the Regional Premiere of Hold These Truths, Now thru 4/27

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of "Hold These Truths," written by Jeanne Sakata , today, April 23-27.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, New York

Thanh Nein News

Riza dreams of poetry after mom risks safety

Nazma Akhter, left, and her daughter, Riza, 10, stand outside their home in a slum in Ashulia, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Life, Sewing, Hobbies, Yale University

Magnolia News

QA artist gets - Drawing Lessons' in Italy

A donkey that Lehmann often spotted near Civita's town edge became a big part of her life and a friend that she fed carrots to while in Civita.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Researcher Teevan Wins Borg Early Career Award

Jaime Teevan , it seems, can do it all. Since joining Microsoft Research in 2006, her focus on personalized search has led to a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a couple of best-paper awards from prestigious academic conferences, and recognition from Technology Review as one of the world's top young innovators.


Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science, Computer Science, Computers

National Public Radio

FDA Advisers Vote Against Approving New Opioid Painkiller

A key government panel Tuesday voted unanimously against approval of a powerful opioid prescription painkiller intended to provide faster relief with fewer side effects.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Greenwich Citizen

Want To Become A Billionaire? Just Solve One Of These 10 Problems

But if you fancied yourself as someone who could be turned into a billionaire, you were arguably cheating - these were things everyone has already figured out.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy


Serum Aldosterone and Death, End-Stage Renal Disease, and...

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Department of Medicine, The Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension Division , Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of ... (more)


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania, Nephrology, Medicine, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Temple University

The Olympian

Crowd has spoken: Micro Phone Lens a go

Olympia inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Larson has done it again, raising for the second time far more money than he had originally sought for his product on the fundraising website Kickstarter.


Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Inventions, Science / Technology, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Cellphones

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Waterland Blog

PHOTOS: 'Citizens of the Year' honored at Monday night's council meeting

Just before the start of Monday night's City Council meeting, the 2014 "Citizens of the Year" were honored at City Hall for making "significant contributions to the community."


Related Topix: Burien, WA, SeaTac, WA, Tukwila, WA

The Victoria Advocate

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Good work leads to good news for UHV

On April 9, a team of auditors from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges visited UHV for an on-site examination for the university's accreditation.


Related Topix: Opinion


'Upside-Down Planet' Reveals New Method for Studying Binary Star Systems

What looked at first like a sort of upside-down planet has instead revealed a new method for studying binary star systems, discovered by a University of Washington student astronomer.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: David Alan Grier, Global Technology and Policy Authority, Author, 2013 President IEEE-CS

David Alan Grier is the past 2013 President of the IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Fellow.


Related Topix: Computers, George Washington University, Science, Computer Science

Ghostman Augmented Reality System Lets You Learn from a Teacher's Perspective

Watching a master at work is a great way to acquire motor skills. But it's not that easy to keep an eye on someone else while looking at your own movements to see if you're doing it right.


Digital Game Developer

Team of Students at University of Washington-Bothell Expand...

Four graduate students and five undergraduate students in the Department of Computer Sciences of the University of Washington - Bothell gathered to share their ongoing work with Katie Johnson, author of Red Flags for Primary Teachers, Helen Spencer, Americorps director in the Yakima Valley, and Dr. Cristin Mattione, developmental optometrist in ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Washington Bothell, Washington, Optometry, Medicine

The News Tribune

TACOMA: Brain Series lecture to look at early language

As part of Bates Technical College's Brain Series lectures, Dr. Naja Ferjan Ramirez will speak at a free event from 7-9 p.m. Thursday.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Fort Collins Coloradoan

Captain Willis Lewis 'Slim' Somervell, Jr.

His amazing life on earth is being celebrated by his family and in Heaven, greeted by his beloved wife, Mary.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Naval Postgraduate School

New York Post

The feminist a confidencea quandary

Journalists Claire Shipman and Katty Kay have written "The Confidence Code," which investigates why women often lack professional confidence in comparison to men.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Citation, UC San Diego