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  1. 'Draw Me a Picture,' Say Scientists; Computer May RespondRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Newswise

    Like the rest of us, scientists wish they could just ask a computer a question and have it respond with an answer presented in an easy-to-understand picture. Today's visualization tools can translate huge raw data sets into graphs and maps -- but most scientists lack the time and training to use the tools effectively.

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  2. The Evolution of Charter School QualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Cato Institute

    The role of charter schools in improving academic achievement is controversial, and existing evidence has led to contrasting conclusions about appropriate future policies. Past incongruous findings provide support for both advocates and opponents of charter schools.

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  3. Why don't black Chicago neighborhoods gentrify?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    On 64th and Ingleside in the Woodlawn neighborhood, Romarez Moody's converting a two-flat greystone into a single-family dwelling. The touches are fancy: heated floors, fake chandeliers for closet lights.

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  4. Researchers use novel technique to identify microlesions in brain tissue from epileptic patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Medical News

    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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  5. Magna Legal Services Hires Medical Illustrator & 3D AnimatorRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PRWeb

    Magna Legal Services, one of the country's largest jury research, litigation graphics and court reporting companies, today announced the appointment of Peter Kuempel, M.A.M.S., as Lead Medical Illustrator and 3D animator. Mr. Kuempel will be based in New York, NY.

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  6. Obama's Pal Bill Ayers Appears on Iranian TV - Calls US a Terrorist NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Gateway Pundit

    Barack Obama's family friend and domestic terrorist Bill Ayers told Iranian Fars News Agency that the US is a terrorist nation. Ayers went on to say that the United States is the most serious threat to world peace.

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

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PressReleasePoint

    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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  8. Certain parenting tactics could lead to materialistic attitudes in adulthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Science Daily

    A new study found that parents who use material goods as part of their parenting techniques may be setting children up for difficulties later in adulthood. With the holiday season in full swing and presents piling up under the tree, many parents may be tempted to give children all the toys and gadgets they ask for or use the expectation of gifts to manage children's behavior.

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  9. Co-Producing the City: UW Tacoma as Anchor InstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Exit 133

    This time of year it can be hard to think past all the holiday parties and vacation plans, but here's something to put on your calendar for after the lights are down and tne New Year's resolutions are made: UW Tacoma's 2015 Urban Studies Annual Debra Friedman Lecture this year will feature Portland State University's president, Wim Wiewel speaking on "Co-Producing the City, UW Tacoma as an Anchor Institution." Portland State University has operated from its location along the downtown Portland Park Blocks since the 1950s, now covering 50 blocks and serving nearly 30,000 students.

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  10. 'The Higher Education Ponzi Scheme.', Segment 1Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | A-Infos Radio Project

    Dr. Anthony DiMaggio earned his PhD in political science from the University of Illinois, Chicago. He has authored five books and written for numerous publications including Counterpunch, Znet and Monthly Review.

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  11. Under UIC plan, part of Obama library complex would sit atop expresswaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Chicago Tribune

    A digital rendering released by UIC shows an artist's conception of the proposed visitors center and academic institute complex. The facilities would extend over portions of the Jane Byrne Interchange.

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  12. Gentrification Index Portrays Chicago Neighborhoods, 1970-2010Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Newswise

    More Chicago neighborhoods are declining than gentrifying, despite the greater attention given to gentrification, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. UIC's Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement today released a report titled "The Socioeconomic Change of Chicago's Community Areas ."

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  13. Rendering Reveals: UIC Releases Ambitious Obama Presidential Library ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Curbed

    The University of Illinois at Chicago has publicly unveiled its bid for the future Obama Presidential Library . In its proposal, the university wants to bring the institution to the near-south and west sides of the city in a large two-location project .

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  14. Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping Appoints Abid Rashid as Director of Quality AssuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | PRWeb

    Abid Rashid, bringing 15 years of experience to Kenmode, will identify new opportunities for enhancing quality and incorporate the latest advances in quality assurance. Abid Rashid will help us build on our commitment to continuous improvement in all quality-related programs and systems, in concert with our quality department and our entire team.

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  15. #PreMarket Prep Guest List For The Week Of December 15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Benzinga

    Dennis Gartman, Leon LaBrecque and Kevin McPartland will all be guests on this week's #PreMarket Prep broadcast, sponsored by Marketfy. Be sure to tune in at 8:00 a.m. EST Monday-Friday here to tune in to the exciting show.

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  16. EXCHANGE: Nurse focusing on diabetes researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Greenwich Citizen

    For more than two decades, local nurse practitioner Sandra Burke has been teaching and writing about a disease that has escalated to epidemic proportion - diabetes. Next May, she plans to step down from her administrative post as director of the Urbana regional program of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing , though she plans to continue working with nursing students as part of the faculty.

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  17. Nurse to focus on diabetes research at U of IRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Hawk Eye

    For more than two decades, local nurse practitioner Sandra Burke has been teaching and writing about a disease that has es ... John Dixon/Champaign News Gazette Nurse practitioner Sandra Burke, director of the Urbana regional program of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, stands next to a training mannequin in a simulation lab Nov. 11 at the school in Champaign, Ill.

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  18. 4 universities submit bids to host Obama's facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Barack Obama Foundation received final proposals on Thursday from four universities to host the president's future library, the foundation said. Of those four, two are in Chicago, Obama's hometown where Rahm Emanuel, the president's former chief of staff, is mayor.

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  19. UIC Suggests Sites for LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | RiverBender.com

    Two Chicago universities are among the four final bids for a future Obama presidential library. The University of Illinois at Chicago has suggested three sites: two close to its campus, and one located on city-owned land in the neighborhood of North Lawndale.

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  20. The Cost Of Not Supporting Breastfeeding May Be Millions, Study SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Switched

    If more women breastfed their babies for at least four months after birth, the healthcare cost savings could be significant, not to mention the health benefits for mothers and babies, UK researchers say. "Studies show that there is often an unsympathetic public attitude to breastfeeding outside of the home, an acceptance of formula feeding as a normal and safe way to feed babies, a lack of expertise and experience of breastfeeding among health service staff," said Subhash Pokhrel, a health economist at Brunel University in London who led the study.

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