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  1. Economic Contextual Factors and Child Body Mass IndexRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Author contact info: Lisa Powell Institute for Health Research and Policy University of Illinois at Chicago 1747 W. Roosevelt Road Rm 558, MC275 Chicago, IL 60608 Tel: 312-413-8468 Fax: 312-355-2801 E-Mail: powelll@uic.edu Frank J. Chaloupka, IV Department of Economics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 601 S. Morgan Street, Room 713 Chicago, IL ... (more)

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  2. Uncovering the Glue of Cooper PairsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Overclockers Club

    Superconductivity is a phenomenon that could drastically change the world, when we can finally get it to occur at room temperatures.

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  3. Massage May Improve Blood Flow While Easing Muscle Soreness: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2014 | Philly.com

    Massage therapy can help ease sore muscles and improve blood flow for people who are active as well as for those who do not exercise, a small study finds.

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  4. Future cars may be powered by waste CO2Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Scientists have synthesized a new catalyst that can convert waste carbon dioxide into fuel and other energy-rich products, which is a big step toward industrialization.

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  5. UIC Researchers Convert Waste Carbon to FuelRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel

    In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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  6. Parenting skills improve in ADHD parents with medicationRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Parenting skills of adults with ADHD improve when their ADHD is treated with medication, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

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  7. New catalyst converts carbon dioxide to fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Science Daily

    Scientists have synthesized a catalyst that improves their system for converting waste carbon dioxide into syngas, a precursor of gasoline and other energy-rich products, bringing the process closer to commercial viability.

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  8. These Are The Top Colleges In 2014, According To ForbesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    On Wednesday, Forbes released a list of the best colleges in America in 2014. But Forbes emphasizes what sets their ranking apart is a "firm belief in 'output' over 'input.'

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  9. New catalyst improves conversion of CO2 to syngasRead the original story

    Wednesday | Green Car Congress

    Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified molybdenum disulfide as a promising cost-effective substitute for noble metal catalysts for the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide.

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  10. Program Uses Selfies to Determine Life ExpectancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC Philadelphia

    New facial recognition technology determines how long a person is expected to live and how old they look using only a selfie.

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  11. Blue Island teen's rule of thumb: Lend a handRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Southtown Star

    Ashley Cedeno is a senior-to-be at Eisenhower High School in Blue Island, and one can bet that she will fill her days with extracurricular activities that involve paying it forward in the community.

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  12. Face My Age: Your next selfie could reveal when you will dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Your next selfie could reveal how long you will live. A new website called Face My Age lets you upload a picture, and offers you your life expectancy.

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  13. Andrew MacGill Promoted to Spotlite Vice President of Strategic DevelopmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | PR Log

    PRLog - Jul. 29, 2014 - CHICAGO -- Spotlite today announced that Andrew MacGill has been promoted to Vice President of Strategic Development.

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  14. Physicists Unlock Nature of High-Temperature SuperconductivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    Physicists have identified the "quantum glue" that underlies a promising type of superconductivity - a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without current loss.

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  15. Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up from StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | MedlinePlus

    Elementary school students seem to be satisfied with the healthier school lunches being offered to them, according to a new study of school officials.

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  16. DeMerit retirement ends an era for WhitecapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Vancouver Courier

    Jay DeMerit, 34, retired from professional soccer on July 24. The defender and captain was the Whitecaps' first Major League Soccer signing in 2010.

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  17. Glucose 'control switch' in the brain key to both types of diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have pinpointed a mechanism in part of the brain that is key to sensing glucose levels in the blood, linking it to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

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  18. YA Announces Executive Board and Council AppointmentsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | PRWeb

    Young America , an industry market leader in delivering flawless multi-channel marketing promotions for the nation's most respected brands, today announced the appointment of two of its executives to industry Board and Councils.

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  19. Why this is the worst summer construction season everRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Daily Herald

    Late for day care. Late for work. Late for meetings. Crawling along I-355. At a standstill on I-90.

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  20. Students accept healthier lunches, school leaders reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Science Daily

    Seventy percent of elementary school leaders nationwide reported that students generally like the healthier school lunches that rolled out in fall 2012, according to a first-of-its-kind American study.

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