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  1. Scientists Plug Into a Learning BrainRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... it's so hard to think outside the box," said Aaron Batista, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh and a senior author of the study published in Nature, with Byron Yu, Ph.D., assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University, ...

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  2. College roommate troubles solved by roommate appsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Examiner.com

    ... 's founder, Justin Mares, suffered under a bizarre roommate experience his freshman year at University of Pittsburgh. He was paired with a student who spoke to his girlfriend in baby talk, hardly ever left the room, slept strange hours, and covered ...

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  3. boston marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2013 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... at the finish line. Michael Kenney, an associate professor of international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School, says he suspects the coordinated bombings at the Boston Marathon are an act of terrorism. Just days before the ...

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  4. Discordance between patient and provider in discussions about kidney transplantationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... editorial, Mark Unruh, MD (University of New Mexico School of Medicine) and Mary Amanda Dew, PhD (University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center) noted that that "even the best educational efforts will be for naught if the patient ...

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  5. Risk of bad flu season raises need for shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... strain, another pandemic is possible, health officials say. Rick Zimmerman, a professor in the University of Pittsburgh department of family medicine, said the big question this year is, "Did H1N1 change?" There's no proof of it yet, "but if it is ...

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  6. Editor's NoteRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Desert Exposure

    ... a year were infected; 1,000 suffered brain damage or hearing loss annually and 450 died. A 2013 University of Pittsburgh study calculated that vaccination programs for children have prevented more than 100 million cases of serious contagious ...

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  7. Engineer helps determine how the brain learns new tasksRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    Scientists from Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and Stanford have discovered a fundamental constraint in the brain that may explain why a person has a relatively easier time learning a new skill if it's related to an ability he has already mastered.

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  8. In Brief: UPMC to make flu shots mandatoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Erie Times News

    UPMC Hamot employees and employees throughout the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center system will be required to get flu shots in the 2015-2016 flu season as part of a new universal influenza immunization policy for all staff working in clinical locations.

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  9. Pedroia out until concussion protocol clearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... Saturday night. As of now, Pedroia will not need to take additional measures -- such as seeing University of Pittsburgh concussion specialist Dr. Michael Collins, as several Red Sox have done in recent seasons after sustaining concussions. "I don't ...

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  10. Kids Who Sip Alcohol Aren't More Likely To Have Drinking Problems Later On, Study ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... during their teen years, study co-author John Donovan, an associate professor of psychiatry the University of Pittsburgh, said in a statement . "This finding suggests that sipping during childhood is not itself a problem behavior like delinquent ...

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  11. Pitt Panthers football dominates DelwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Isportsweb.com

    ... to see the Panthers go in to Boston on Friday to take on Boston College. Currently a student at the University of Pittsburgh. From Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Baltimore sports fan and Baltimore Orioles correspondent at isportsweb.com

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  12. Posdoctoral position to study zebrafish retinaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nature Neuroscience

    A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Pittsburgh to study the development and degeneration of the zebrafish retina in the following two research areas.

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  13. Neural explanation for why some skills are easier to learn than...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News Today

    ... it's so hard to think outside the box," said Aaron Batista, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh and a senior author of the study published in Nature , with Byron Yu, Ph.D., assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University, ...

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  14. Scientists plug into a learning brainRead the original story

    Yesterday | Holtville Tribune

    ... it's so hard to think outside the box," said Aaron Batista, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh and a senior author of the study published in Nature, with Byron Yu, Ph.D., assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University, ...

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  15. A Labor Day tribute to Job CorpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... of study, including advanced manufacturing, construction and health care. Local employers like the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Giant Eagle and HRC Manor Care consider the Pittsburgh Job Corps Center to be a pipeline for skilled talent. ...

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  16. Volleyball Named Hampton Inn Invitational Champs After Weekend...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Pitt Panthers

    BOWLING GREEN, Ohio The University of Pittsburgh volleyball team took home the tournament champs title after a weekend sweep at the Hampton Inn Invitational.

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  17. Western Pennsylvania colleges cautious about Ebola risk from students ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... suggest that fewer than two dozen students in the region come from the affected countries. Although University of Pittsburgh officials stopped short of conducting screenings, they advised those from affected areas of Africa to be alert for symptoms ...

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  18. West Virginia University falls to Alabama, 33-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post-gazette.com

    ... night until Alabama held on for a 33-23 victory in the season opener. Running back Rushel Shell, a University of Pittsburgh transfer, got the start in his West Virginia debut and plowed ahead on the first drive to set up a field goal, giving the ...

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  19. California legislature bans plastic grocery bagsRead the original story

    Saturday | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  20. Germany publishes new draft cybersecurity lawRead the original story

    Saturday | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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