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  1. New Dentist Reception makes a connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | CDS Review

    Nearly 150 of the newest members of the profession gathered Friday evening to mark another day of professional development at the 150th Midwinter Meeting. The New Dentist Reception drew dentists in practice for 10 years or less to the 270 Restaurant as the convention closed for cocktails and camaraderie among contemporaries.

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  2. Depressed people can't 'shake it off' Taylor Swift styleRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Newkerala.com

    The pain of social rejection lasts longer for them, and their brain cells release less of a natural pain and stress-reducing chemical called natural opioids. On the flip side, when someone they're interested in likes them back, depressed people do feel relatively better, but only momentarily.

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  3. Rejection Seems to Hurt Depressed People LongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | PsychCentral

    That's because the brain cells of depressed people release less of a natural pain and stress-reducing chemical called natural opioids, researchers report in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. Conversely, when someone they're interested in likes them back, depressed people do feel better - but only momentarily, the study found.

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  4. Trinity regents approve academic dean appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Herald

    Trinity International University regents unanimously approved the appointments of new academic deans for Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and undergraduate Trinity College. Graham A. Cole returns to Trinity to serve as dean of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

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  5. Heightened social pain in depression tied to pain perceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | PressReleasePoint

    Differences in the neurochemical system that regulates physical pain may explain why social rejection hurts so badly for people with depression - and why they feel less of a glow from social acceptance. The findings, reported in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, build upon previous work by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago; "We found that opioid activity in response to rejection is altered in people with depression," said Scott Langenecker, associate professor of psychiatry at UIC, and an author on the study.

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  6. Kickstart this! Archinect's Kickstarter picks for February 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Archinect School Blog

    It's already time for the next round-up of Kickstarter and crowdfunding projects for Archinect's curated Kickstarter page . Check out this month's list right below.

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  7. ABC names recipients for Excellence in Botanical Research and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | NutraIngredients-USA

    Farnsworth for almost 60 years at the University of Illinois, Chicago - has focused his research efforts on collaborative drug discovery from plants, particularly those with active antitumor, cancer chemopreventative, antimalarial, and anti-tuberculosis activities. "Being named the recipient of the ABC Norman R. Farnsworth Excellence in Botanical Research Award for 2014 is a unique honor," said Dr Fong.

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  8. Shake it off? Not so easy for people with depression, new brain research suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Science Daily

    Rejected by a person you like? Just "shake it off" and move on, as music star Taylor Swift says. But while that might work for many people, it may not be so easy for those with untreated depression, a new brain study finds.

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  9. Dr. David Avenetti Appointed a Program Director at U of IL at Chicago College of DentistryRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | PR Log

    Dr. David Avenetti has been named Program Director of the Pediatric Dentistry Postgraduate Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. PRLog - Feb. 27, 2015 - CHICAGO -- Dr. David Avenetti has been named Program Director of the Pediatric Dentistry Postgraduate Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, after serving for a little over a year as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry.

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  10. Obama library likely to go to Chicago, but Honolulu could still play roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KFVS12

    It looks more and more like the Obama Presidential Library is headed for Chicago. But Honolulu could play the role of the second city.

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  11. 'Microlesions' in epilepsy discovered by novel techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    Using an innovative technique combining genetic analysis and mathematical modeling with some basic sleuthing, researchers have identified previously undescribed microlesions in brain tissue from epileptic patients. The millimeter-sized abnormalities may explain why areas of the brain that appear normal can produce severe seizures in many children and adults with epilepsy.

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  12. Shake it off? Not so easy for people with depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Science Blog

    But while that might work for many people, it may not be so easy for those with untreated depression, a new brain study finds. The pain of social rejection lasts longer for them - and their brain cells release less of a natural pain and stress-reducing chemical called natural opioids, researchers report in the journal Molecular Psychiatry .

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  13. Chicago Dancemakers Forum Names First Executive DirectorRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Chicago Dancemakers Forum is delighted to announce the appointment of Ginger Farley as its first Executive Director. A Chicago-based dance artist and advocate for more than 35 years, Farley has previously served as CDF's project director and as a member of its consortium, comprised of representatives from the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, Links Hall, the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago, plus independent alumni of its Lab Artist granting program serving in rotation.

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  14. Cancer drug first tested in dogs begins human trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | R & D

    A new drug that prompts cancer cells to self-destruct while sparing healthy cells is now entering phase I clinical trials in humans. The drug, called PAC-1, first showed promise in the treatment of pet dogs with spontaneously occurring cancers, and is still in clinical trials in dogs with osteosarcoma.

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  15. Take a Break for Goodness SakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Clickz

    For something a little different, here is a poem about big data. Sometimes when you step away from the problem, the answer will suddenly become clear.

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  16. Fifty Shades phenomenon inspiring viewers, but not how you thinkRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Examiner.com

    The buzz over the theatrical release of Fifty Shades of Grey , the first tale in the bestselling E.L. James Trilogy, has been phenomenal. Much has been said about the content with some good, and some not so good.

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  17. Chicago High Schoolers to Compete in August Wilson Monologue Finals March 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Gapers Block

    ... Sponsors of the competition are the League of Chicago Theatres, Goodman Theatre and the University of Illinois Chicago. The 2015 August Wilson Monologue Competition is part of the spring 2015 citywide retrospective, the August Wilson Celebration , ...

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  18. UIC Scholar to Lead 'Lab' for Humanities Work on Great Lakes IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Newswise

    A University of Illinois at Chicago humanities scholar will lead a multi-site policy "lab" that links three Midwest universities in work that explores social and human issues related to water, energy and natural resources in the Great Lakes region. The Freshwater Lab is supported by a $75,000 Global Midwest grant from the Humanities Without Walls consortium, based at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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  19. New cancer drug enters phase I clinical trials in humansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Medical News

    A new drug that prompts cancer cells to self-destruct while sparing healthy cells is now entering phase I clinical trials in humans. The drug, called PAC-1, first showed promise in the treatment of pet dogs with spontaneously occurring cancers, and is still in clinical trials in dogs with osteosarcoma.

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  20. Three reasons Missouri baseball is turning aroundRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Missourian

    Sure, it didn't help playing against eventual national champion Vanderbilt three times during that final stretch, but the nine-game losing streak was the worst way to cap off an already disappointing season. The Tigers went 20-33 and won only six of their 30 conferences games.

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