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Sunday Jul 27 | China Daily

Glitch delays visas for US-bound students

Some Chinese students who plan to start their studies in the United States next month might miss the beginning of the semester as the US visa issuance system has broken down, an overseas study insider said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Jing Wong

Fri Jul 25, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

NBHS student wins congressional competition with new app

A New Bedford High senior has won the inaugural Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Competition for the 9th District.

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Related Topix: Computers, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative William Keating

The Washington Post

The government wants to wiretap online communicationsa "or in some cases hack them

Law enforcement and intelligence agencies want to be able to wiretap social media, instant message and chat services.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Science, Computer Science, Columbia University, Prison

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Science campers at WPI set sights on Mars

Sometimes the most out-of-this-world ideas begin as a pile of pipe cleaners and bubble wrap.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Education Etc.

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Robert Goddard's 100-year-old patents reveal birth of rocketry

The birth of rocketry: Fascinating patents reveal the forgotten genius who paved the way for the Space Age 100 years ago As scientists mark the 45th year since the Apollo 11 lunar landing, a lesser known anniversary last week quietly passed the world by.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Roswell, NM

Wed Jul 16, 2014

YourObserver

Fifty-year reunion offers payback07/16/14 When Lakewood Ranch...

Fifty-year reunion offers payback When Lakewood Ranch resident Thomas Newman returned to his alma mater for a 50th reunion, he took home more than memories.

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Related Topix: Lakewood Ranch, FL

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Freshnews

VitaThreads LLC Reports Meeting Primary and Secondary Endpoints in...

VitaThreads LLC today reported that the VitaSuture Wound Management Systems met a primary endpoint of incisional closure and secondary histological endpoints in pre-clinical in vivo animal studies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Newswise

TMS Launches New Sustainable Metallurgy Journal, Publishing in 2015

July 1, 2014 - Warrendale, PA : The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society announces the launch of its newest, peer-reviewed publication, Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, set to publish in 2015.

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Related Topix: Warrendale, PA, World News, Belgium

Cost Engineering

September 16th TCM Today Seminar Focuses on Cost Analysis of Sustainability Features in Buildings

The sixth in a series of eight Total Cost Management Today webinars will feature a webinar on 'A Framework for Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Sustainability Features in Buildings.'

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Related Topix: Energy

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