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  1. Jasmine Chobanian remembered as a patron of the arts and humanitarianRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... Boston University," says President Robert A. Brown. "The University has lost a true friend." A graduate of Brown University, Chobanian was a talented painter, and studied with Conger Metcalf at the Boston Museum School, now the School of the Museum ...

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  2. A byproduct of learning from reward - choice biasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... rewarding choices may be just a touch of self-delusion, according to a new study in Neuron. The research by Brown University brain scientists links a fundamental problem in neuroscience called "credit assignment" - how the brain reinforces learning ...

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  3. Could Dinosaurs Have Survived the Impact that Killed Them?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Live Science

    ... California, Santa Cruz in 2012. Before that, she earned a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering from Brown University. She has interned previously at Wired.com, Science News, Stanford Medical School, and the radio program Big Picture Science. ...

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  4. Q&A: How Is The Native College Experience Different?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | GPB.org

    Adrienne Keene is a post-doctoral researcher at Brown University, the author of the popular blog " Native Appropriations " and a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.

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  5. Charles E. Cobb Jr. guest-blogging about a oeThis Nonviolent Stuffa ll Get You KilledaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible . Charles Cobb is Visiting Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University, and a distinguished journalist (with National Public Radio and other outlets) and former member of National Geographic ...

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  6. The One 2014 Primary Highlighting the Democratic DivideRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | National Journal

    ... really does encompass every element of internal divisions within the Democratic Party right now," said Brown University political scientist Wendy Schiller. "On ethnicity, gender, union versus non-union." The candidates personifying those splits are ...

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  7. As technology makes bicycles lighter and faster, cyclists fall harderRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... are breaking; everybody knows," said Mark Greve, a physician and assistant professor of sports medicine at Brown University who studied injuries to 3,500 competitive cyclists. "Few people in the public appreciate how many bikes a pro team will go ...

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  8. The news of the future [Commentary]Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... plays required more running - which made the officials "tired" - in violation of new "referee work rules." Brown University rescinded its honorary degree to actress Jane Fonda. While applauding Ms. Fonda's open and notorious support for the North ...

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  9. Community NotesRead the original story

    Friday | Cape Cod Times

    The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum will continue its speaker series with a presentation by Sergei Khruschev, Ph.D., a senior research fellow at Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Barnstable High School's Knight Auditorium, 744 W. Main St., Hyannis.

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  10. Full Explanation Reduces Seniors' Worries about Lung Cancer ScreeningRead the original story

    Friday | SFGate

    ... said lead study author Ilana F. Gareen, Ph.D. , assistant professor of epidemiology research at the Brown University Center for Statistical Sciences, Providence, R.I. "Instead we found that people had anxiety levels and quality of life that were ...

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  11. India will take two years to achieve 6% growth rate, says US professorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Indian Express

    ... international political scientist and professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences at Brown University, US. Professor Varshney was delivering the first Panjab University (PU) colloquium lecture of the session 2014-15 at the UICET, PU ...

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  12. Your View: Scholarship America deserves the accoladesRead the original story

    Friday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... do in their own backyards, and they have taken action, knowing that this is history in the making. I quote Brown University and Dr. Jack Sbrega (president of Bristol Community College) when I say that this Dollars for Scholars program is helping to ...

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  13. America's need for a diverse generation of family physiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Kevin, M.D.

    ... from multiple homes for falling behind on rent payments) and dysfunctional schools to be admitted to Brown University. But if communities can give these kids enough K-12 support to get them accepted to four-year colleges, then a good number of them ...

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  14. Dr. Kerri Luzzo of the Reproductive Science Center of Providence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | PRWeb

    ... and fertility expert, as well as a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at Brown University Alpert Medical School in Providence, RI. Dr. Luzzo specializes in helping people who are having trouble getting pregnant or who want to ...

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  15. Parents of obese kids may be more ready to tackle diet than exerciseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Reuters

    ... readiness to change dietary behaviors versus physical activity behaviors," said Dr. Kyung Rhee, who was at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, when she led the study. "They weren't always ready to do both - some families were ready to do ...

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  16. Lift U.S. ban on blood donations by gay menRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | KFVS12

    ... said Cohen, who co-wrote the article with Jeremy Feigenbaum of Harvard Law School and Dr. Eli Adashi of Brown University's medical school. The lifetime ban for gay or bisexual men stands in contradiction to other FDA policies regarding people ... 62 comments

  17. Bacteria swim with whole body, not just propellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Science Daily

    ... to swimming, the bodies of some bacteria are more than just dead weight, according to new research from Brown University. Many bacteria swim using flagella, corkscrew-like appendages that push or pull bacterial cells like tiny propellers. It's long ...

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  18. Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Mental Help Net

    ... said Cohen, who co-wrote the article with Jeremy Feigenbaum of Harvard Law School and Dr. Eli Adashi of Brown University's medical school. The lifetime ban for gay or bisexual men stands in contradiction to other FDA policies regarding people ...

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  19. WaterFire to help raise awareness of hepatitis CRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | SFGate

    ... hepatitis C in the state that is being spearheaded by Dr. Lynn Taylor . The Miriam Hospital physician and Brown University medical school professor got a $300,000 innovation fellowship from the Rhode Island Foundation . Three-quarters of those ...

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  20. Choice bias: A quirky byproduct of learning from rewardRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | ECNmag

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -The price of learning from rewarding choices may be just a touch of self-delusion, according to a new study in Neuron .

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