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  1. Thirst 'On/Off' Switch Found in Mouse BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Live Science

    ... which were controlling thirst," Oka told Live Science. In the new study, Oka and a team of colleagues at Columbia University used a technique called optogenetics to pinpoint the origin of thirst impulses in the brains of mice. The researchers ...

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  2. Why do teens still smoke? On addiction, advertising, and the rise of e-cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    U.S. teen smoking rates have dipped below 10 percent, but public health advocates worry that progress may soon level off, as other surveys suggest teens think light smoking is safe, and e-cigarette use is on the rise. "The real public impact is preventing teens from smoking- that remains the key, and one of the things that the furor over e-cigarettes can do is distract you from that debate," Amy Fairchild, professor of sociomedical sciences at Columbia University, told FoxNews.com.

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  3. UH Hosts Pioneer in Postcolonial Literature Gayatri Spivak, Jan. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    ... 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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  4. CoreLogic Names Dr. Frank Nothaft Chief EconomistRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    ... in mathematics and computer science from New York University and he holds a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University. He frequently appears on radio and television programs and is regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal , New York Times and ...

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  5. Researchers Identify Brain Circuit That Regulates ThirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Health News Digest

    ... 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 working in this way, the circuit ensures that animals take in the right amount of fluid to maintain ...

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  6. Kirsten Gillibrand blasted for decision to invite Columbia a mattress girla to SOTURead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is coming under fire for hosting at the State of the Union address Emma Sulkowicz , the Columbia University student known as "mattress girl," whose anti-rape campaign against a fellow student has been criticized as harassment. Ms. Sulkowicz has become a symbol of the campus anti-rape movement for her "Carry That Weight" project, in which she has vowed to lug a mattress around campus until a student she accused of rape is expelled or leaves Columbia , a campaign her critics describe as a "personal vendetta."

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  7. La Ninas on the rise in climate change double whammyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Scientist

    ... of their extreme La NiA as are the ocean sloshing back after extreme El NiA os," says Mark Cane from Columbia University in New York. "This is interesting and could be real." However, Cane says he has little faith in models for studying how extreme ...

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  8. Nanoshuttle Wear and Tear: It's the Mileage, Not the AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    ... Technion, and Catherine Do, postdoctoral research scientist in the Institute for Cancer Genetics at Columbia University Medical Center. The paper -- "Molecular wear of microtubules propelled by surface-adhered kinesins" -- is published January 26 in ...

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  9. UPDATED: Mel's dismisses bouncer after harassment complaints from studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Columbia Spectator

    ... until his immediate response - no 'gratifying' 'educational' study required; not even if that means that Columbia University misses out on

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  10. CoreLogic Hires Freddie Mac's Frank Nothaft as Chief EconomistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Mortgage News

    ... 's chief economist, CoreLogic said. He has a bachelor's degree from New York University and a Ph.D. from Columbia University, according to the statement.

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  11. Kristin Gillibrand blasted for decision to invite Columbia 'mattress girl' to SOTURead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    Sen. Kristin Gillibrand is coming under fire for hosting at the State of the Union address Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia University student known as "mattress girl," whose anti-rape campaign against a fellow student has been criticized as harassment. Ms. Sulkowicz has become a symbol of the campus anti-rape movement for her "Carry That Weight" project, in which she has vowed to lug a mattress around campus until a student she accused of rape is expelled or leaves Columbia, a campaign her critics describe as a "personal vendetta."

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  12. The undead transponderRead the original story

    Yesterday | Light reading

    I have published four novels and two books about eighteenth-century British literature; my latest book is "Reading Style: A Life in Sentences." I teach in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

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  13. the Chapter: from Caesarea to Victorian London - a talk by Nicholas Dames. Jan 27th,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | McGill University

    Nicholas Dames , Theodore Kahan Professor of Humanities in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, is a specialist in the novel, with particular attention to the novel of the nineteenth century in Britain and on the European continent. His interests include novel theory, the history of reading, and the aesthetics of prose fiction from the seventeenth century to the present.

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  14. Ocwen Financial To Fight BlueMountain, RMBS Investor Default ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    ... and the ugly stories of deal making that investors missed. I'm a graduate of Middlebury College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and I've worked at TheStreet and Businessweek. Before becoming a financial scribe, I was a ...

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  15. Lilly Endowment gives $3.4M more to The Mind TrustRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Indianapolis Business News

    ... a program created by Teach for America here, which sends local schoolteachers for training at Columbia University's Teachers College to help them become school administrators and leaders. The Mind Trust first recruited Teach for America to set up in ...

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  16. Brain circuit that regulates thirst identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    ... 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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  17. England recommends all its schools go 'meat free' on MondaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... universities have also participated in Meatless Monday, including Barnard College, Brooklyn Law School, Columbia University, Fordham University, LaGuardia Community College and Manhattan College. People are waking up to the understanding that it's ...

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  18. Brain's On-Off Thirst Switch IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newswise

    Neurons that trigger our sense of thirst-and neurons that turn it off-have been identified by Columbia University Medical Center neuroscientists. The paper was published today in the online edition of Nature .

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  19. Former Senior Zynga and Electronic Arts Executive Steven Chiang Joins Toppsa Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    ... which was acquired by Electronic Arts in 1998 and holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University. "Topps is one of the most iconic companies in the world and their sports trading cards were a mainstay from my childhood," Mr. Chiang ...

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  20. Left Wins in Greece: What Does It Mean?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... and beyond." James Henry is senior economic advisor for the Tax Justice Network and senior fellow at Columbia University's Center on Sustainable Investment. He is also managing partner at the Northern Environmental Law Center and former chief ...

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