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  1. Howard Hughes Medical Institute scientists identify the brain's on-off thirst switchRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Medical News

    ... you have to and you don't drink when you don't need to," says Charles Zuker, an HHMI investigator at Columbia University who led the research. By doing so, the circuit ensures animals take in the right amount of fluid to maintain blood pressure, ...

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  2. Medtronic Avoids U.S. Taxes but Saddles Shareholders Tax BillRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | TheStreet.com

    ... may not be taxed at all " on its U.S. operations, said Robert Willens, tax consultant and professor at Columbia University. So-called tax inversions have become a hot-button political issue in recent years. Typically, inversion deals involve ...

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  3. Medtronic Avoids U.S. Taxes While Saddling Shareholders With a Hefty Tax BillRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | TheStreet.com

    ... may not be taxed at all " on its U.S. operations, said Robert Willens, tax consultant and professor at Columbia University. So-called tax inversions have become a hot-button political issue in recent years. Typically, inversion deals involve ...

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  4. iCura Vision Licenses First-in-Class Therapeutic Program to Treat Dry ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    ... as she walked in the door," said Dr. Konstantin Petrukhin, Associate Professor of Ophthalmic Sciences at Columbia University Medical Center and iCura Vision co-founder.

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  5. Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

    ... Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP), an organization whose members include the World Bank , Columbia University's Earth Institute , and various United Nations' bodies and national governments. In 2012, pollution - in the form of ...

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  6. Riverside Research Awarded $49 Million NASIC ContractRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... conduct independent and mission-focused research in critical technology areas. Originating as part of Columbia University in the 1950s and established as an independent corporation in 1967, Riverside Research remains dedicated to its academic ...

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  7. Researchers identify brain circuit that regulates thirstRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... have identified the brain circuit that regulates thirst. Credit: Image courtesy of Zuker Lab, HHMI at Columbia University The thirst-regulating circuit is located in a region of the brain called the subfornical organ (SFO). "We view the SFO as a ...

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  8. UH Hosts Pioneer in Postcolonial Literature Gayatri Spivak, Jan. 29Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    ... Spivak will discuss her personal experiences teaching at both ends of the academic spectrum from Columbia University to elementary schools on the border of West Bengal and Jharkhand in India. As a University Professor, Spivak holds the highest ...

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  9. New student-faculty advisory committee to tackle issues race on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Columbia Spectator

    ... as the administration, support and retain students of color once they make the decision to enroll at Columbia University," Ndoye wrote in an email to Spectator. , an assistant professor of music and African-American studies, said he hoped the ...

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  10. Charles Townes, physicist who invented the laser, dies at 99Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Charles Townes, the Columbia University physicist who transformed modern society with his invention of the maser and the laser, receiving the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics for his effort, has died. He was 99. Townes, who had been in failing health, died Tuesday on his way to a hospital in Berkeley, according to UC Berkeley.

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  11. Hammer Museum to Mark Genocide Centennial with Year-Long Film SeriesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Groong

    ... Eastern History at UCLA, and David L. Phillips, director of the Peace-building and Rights Program at Columbia University, offer an in-depth look at the Turkish refusal to recognize the genocide and efforts to foster dialogue and reconciliation ...

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  12. Columbia Stages Presents David Eldridge's FESTEN, Now thru 1/31Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... twisted accusations, and unbearable wounds. Directed by Anouk Kemp, a third year MFA director at Columbia University's School of the Arts, produced by Elizabeth Goodman and Elaine Carberry,FESTEN will be presented at the Connelly Theater from ...

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  13. Razmik Panossian: Roots of Classical Diaspora lie in Western ArmeniaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Groong

    ... the author of "The Armenians: From Kings and Priests to Merchants and Commissars" book published by the Columbia University Press in 2006. Upon the initiative of the Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, several ...

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  14. The torrent of ridiculous spending has to ceaseRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    According to The Washington Free Beacon, "The National Institute of Health has spent nearly a half a million dollars studying gay hookup apps such as Grindr. The government awarded $432,000 to Columbia University to interview gay men who use GPS dating apps and determine whether it increases their likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behavior."

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  15. Meech wins 400m at Ivy League meetRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... he Cobequid grad also finished third in the 200m with a time of 25.35, just back of Akua Obeng-Akrofi of Columbia University (25.06).

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  16. Elizabeth Public Schools receive $3 million grant to expand personalized learningRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    The U.S. Department of Education has awarded New Classrooms Innovation Partners a $3 million Investing in Innovation grant to expand its successful personalized learning model in partnership with Elizabeth Public Schools. This grant will allow New Classrooms to implement its Teach to One: Math personalized instructional model in up to five additional district schools in Elizabeth and conduct a rigorous three-year study of its impact with the Consortium for Policy Research in Education at Columbia University's Teachers College.

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  17. Obama the Punisher, and the Least Boring BankerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    ... don't be fooled, this banker has an amazing life story which includes leading the Jewish community at Columbia University, running camps for Russian Jews in Minsk, working for the Parks Department in his native NYC, fundraising for the amazing Rabbi ...

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  18. The 6 Main Ghostbusters Characters And Who Will Probably Play WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    ... as one of the two main leads in the new Ghostbusters , Erin Gabler is described as a professor at Columbia University (just like Venkman, Spengler, Stantz were) who is on the verge of getting tenure at the school. Years before the movie starts, she ...

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  19. Tsipras vs. Merkel on Greek debt: Unstoppable mandate faces immovable stance?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... external creditors, essentially wasted by being tossed into "a black hole of debt." Jeffrey Sachs , the Columbia University economist and critic of austerity measures, quoted John Maynard Keynes in a

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  20. Book Release: Announcing The Denver Beat SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... trends continuing to the present day. Neal's attempt as a young man to win his way into the Columbia University crowd in New York through a Denver connection, his plan being to gain acceptance into that lucrative clique of upcoming writers and learn ...

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