AUTISM
17 months ago
US National Autism Indicators Report 2016: Vocational rehabilitation
The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's latest National Autism Indicators Report found that 60 percent of people with autism who received services from Vocational Rehabilitation left the program with jobs, but a majority earned wages below the federal ...
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PREGNANCY
17 months ago
Marijuana use increases risks in pregnancy
"Women who use marijuana should be encouraged to quit prior to pregnancy or to stop as early as possible in the pregnancy, since continued use of marijuana at 20 weeks gestation is associated with a five-fold increase in risk of spontaneous pre-term birth.
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NICOTINE
17 months ago
Love is the mother of all addictions: Compelling as nicotine and heroin — and ...
Peele, who is a columnist for The Influence, has memorably called love addiction the hardest of addictions to quit, more compelling than heroin and nicotine. Today, the concept of love addiction is bursting into public awareness, fueled over the last ...
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BLACK DEATH
17 months ago
Gerbils, Not Rats Behind Spread of Black Death
Like Seeker on Facebook. Gerbils, Not Rats Behind Spread of Black Death. Gerbils, Not Rats Behind Spread of Black Death. DNews Feb 24. Black rats may not have been responsible for outbreaks of the plague in Europe, a new study argues. Previous Next.
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SPACE FLORIDA
17 months ago
SpaceX rocket preparing for late-night satellite launch
CEO John Pederson said a lease subsequently worked out with Space Florida allowed the refurbishment to be done at KSC. The barge departed Merritt Island and spent days stalled at the Roy Bridges Bridge due to weather before arriving at KSC's turn basin ...
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OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
17 months ago
No. 13 Cougar Rowing Sweeps Oregon State
The Cougars pulled away from OSU at the 750-meter mark and maintained a two-seat lead over the competition. The Cougars held off Oregon State's move in the last 500-meters, crossing the finish line in 6:23.17, four seconds ahead of the Beavers who ...
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INDIANA
17 months ago
Indiana Comic Con 2016 invades Indy
From left, Claire Schwan, 4, dressed as a Ninja Turtle, giggles while pretending to battle Jason Cowgill, dressed as Lizard from Spiderman, during Indiana Comic Con, at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Friday, April 29, 2016. Michelle ...
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TENNESSEE AQUARIUM
17 months ago
Rare video captures penguin laying egg at Tennessee Aquarium
Workers at the Tennessee Aquarium lucked out recently when a rare video captured a penguin laying an egg. In the video, Sweet Pea, a female macaroni penguin, lays an egg inside her rocky nest, while her mate, Paulie, as every proud daddy should, ...
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ROYAL SOCIETY
17 months ago
Don't wait, act now on climate change, Royal Society warns
The government has been warned by a leading scientific body that inaction on climate change now could cost far more in the future. The Royal Society has released a report warning inaction on the issue has led to New Zealand having emissions much higher ...
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YOGA
17 months ago
Yoga may have health benefits for people with asthma
A new Cochrane Review summarizes the results of randomised trials and has found evidence that practicing yoga might be able to improve asthma quality of life and symptoms to some extent. However, researchers also warned that higher-quality studies with ...
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ALKERMES
17 months ago
Current Update on Price Fluctuations: Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IONS ...
In the past trading session, Alkermes plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) highlighted downward shift of -1.47% or -0.63 points to $42.09. The company traded a volume of 1.3 million shares under average volume of 1.68 million shares. Trailing twelve month period, the ...
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MARGARET RIVER
17 months ago
Jazz By The Bay 2016 festival returns to South West
Weather. Your 4-day local weather forecast · Augusta-Margaret River Mail. Wednesday April 27, 2016. News · Local News. Larger / SmallerNight Mode. Jazz By The Bay 2016 festival returns to South West. Nicky Lefebvre April 24, 2016, 1:37 p.m.. The ...
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IBM
17 months ago
IBM lines up all-flash storage to help power cognitive computing
Cognitive computing, which IBM defines as real-time data analysis for immediate, automated decision-making, is at the heart of much of IBM's current technology push for enterprises and service providers. Its Watson technology is the star of the show ...
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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
17 months ago
sexually transmitted diseases
Alberta's health ministry says that sexually transmitted diseases have reached “outbreak levels” not seen in decades, largely being driven by anonymous online hook-ups through social media. Cases of gonorrhea in 2015 jumped 80 per cent from the ...
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KAKADU NATIONAL PARK
17 months ago
The dry wet for Kakadu National Park
The dry wet for Kakadu National Park. Kakadu National Park has suffered its driest wet season in more than two decades, according to a ranger. The arid conditions are affecting plants and animals, while climate experts predict some areas are set to ...
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ETHANOL
17 months ago
A Cellulosic Ethanol Milestone
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands speaks during the opening of one of the nation's first commercial size cellulosic ethanol plants, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Project Liberty is a $250 million plant that will make 25 million ...
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NEW HORIZONS
17 months ago
New Horizons Has Big Plans Beyond Pluto
Artist's illustration of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft encountering a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) beyond Pluto. The probe will fly by the KBO 2014 MU69 on Jan. 1, 2019, if NASA approves and funds a proposed extended mission. Credit: ...
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INDONESIA
17 months ago
Indonesia Moves to Investigate Anti-Communist Atrocities
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia's president instructed his government to investigate one of the country's darkest periods, the bloody anti-Communist purges of the mid-1960s, perhaps ending decades of official reluctance to confront the military's ...
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MARS
17 months ago
Life on pseudo-Mars: Designing a space drill to thrive on the Red Planet
Zacny and his team weren't here because the area resembled Mars—they were here for its minerals. Specifically, they were here for gypsum, which has been seen on Mars. The tether at the test site was supporting a large drill, which was deep into the ...
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TRAVEL
17 months ago
The best tools for tracking travel deals, based on the kind of traveler you are
Going on vacation is fantastic. The act of planning one, however, can be far less glamorous. Finding a good deal on a flight during travel dates that actually work for your schedule is only half the battle. Pairing those flights with a hotel and ...
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AIR NEW ZEALAND
17 months ago
Air NZ keeps suspension on Vanuatu flights despite repairs
Air New Zealand is maintaining its suspension on commercial flights to Vanuatu, despite emergency remedial works being completed at Vanuatu's main airport. In January, Air New Zealand cancelled flights into Bauerfield Airport in Port Vila because of ...
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NUCLEAR FUSION
17 months ago
Why Nuclear Fusion Reactors Won't Blow Up
Nuclear fusion holds promise as a safe, clean source of energy to power our future. We're probably decades away from using fusion as a viable source of energy, but some experimental reactors are already online. YouTuber Tom Scott took a visit, to ...
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CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE
17 months ago
Chronic wasting disease confirmed in two additional Arkansas counties
LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has received confirmation that two additional deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Arkansas. A deer in Madison County and another deer in Pope County were positive for the fatal ...
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EUROPEAN UNION
17 months ago
Pro-European Union Party in Serbia Wins Election in Landslide
BELGRADE, Serbia — An official vote tally confirmed on Monday that the pro-European Union party that governs Serbia won a landslide victory in the country's general election. The results, presented by the state electoral commission, also showed that ...
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INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
17 months ago
Astronaut Completes London Marathon From The International Space Station
About 38,000 runners competed in the London Marathon today – and one of them ran it in orbit 200 miles above Earth. British astronaut Tim Peake completed the 26.2 mile course at the International Space Station with an estimated time of 3:35.21 , the ...
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MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
17 months ago
Insects smarter than we thought, Macquarie University academics say
A new study from Sydney's Macquarie University, however, raises the possibility that Louie and his six-legged ilk might experience fear and pain when the pesticide cloud descends. The research, published last week in the Proceedings of the National ...
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WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME
17 months ago
UN World Food Programme steps up aid to Ecuador
“We are today in Manta, the epicentre of the disaster, where the government of Ecuador together with Ecuadorian army and the World Food Programme, we are trying to assist the most vulnerable areas, we are focusing now mainly in shelters and hospitals ...
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GLADSTONE
17 months ago
The brutal business of crabbing in Gladstone
The mud crabs in the Gladstone region are the best in Queensland and some local crabbers aren't afraid of fighting, stealing, threatening and ramming each others' boats to catch them. With no full-time boating and fisheries patrol officers in Gladstone ...
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RACING EXTINCTION
17 months ago
Watch Racing Extinction: It Will Change the Way You View the World
2, 2015, Discovery Channel premiered Louis Psihoyos' new film, Racing Extinction, in 220 countries around the world. This riveting film covers the planet's sixth and currently ongoing mass extinction, named the Anthropocene Extinction, which is largely ...
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QUANTUM COMPUTERS
17 months ago
what is quantum computing
Classical computers use binary switches to process calculations. Each "digital bit" is either on or off, a one or a zero. Like a recipe, these switches cumulatively solve problems step by step. By amassing billions of these transistors, modern ...
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LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY
17 months ago
Report: ITG to cut 500 jobs
Roughly 500 employees of ITG Brands in Greensboro are slated to lose their jobs in June, according to a news report. Yes! Weekly quotes an email from Vincent Kubik, ITG's director of employee and labor relations, stating that the manufacturer "needs to ...
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INFLUENZA VACCINE
17 months ago
Despite waning efficacy, influenza vaccine protects throughout season
Vaccination appeared to remain efficacious throughout an influenza season, despite a modest decrease of the inactivated influenza vaccine's efficacy over time, according to data recently published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.
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WEIGHT LOSS
18 months ago
Here's What to Do When Your Weight Loss Stalls
Losing weight is a journey, and we firmly believe you're more likely to keep the weight off by making healthy lifestyle changes. The problem is that many of us like the weight to come off fast, but even with the best intentions, weight loss can stall ...
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NITROUS OXIDE
18 months ago
Police blotter: Man charged with possession of nitrous oxide
9 Aleksander Eryk Jackowski, 19, of Naperville, was charged with unlawful possession of nitrous oxide and Matthew James Kaminski, 20, of Naperville, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia at 7:46 p.m. April 14 in the 1200 block of East Ogden ...
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LISA MADIGAN
18 months ago
AG Lisa Madigan Backing Legislation To Improve Law Enforcement's Handling Of ...
(CBS) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and other officials are backing legislation to improve the way law enforcement deals with cases of sexual assault, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. Madigan says she and other members of the ...
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PEDIATRICS
18 months ago
Roswell doctor teaches you pediatric basics via Great Courses lectures
The course, "Medical School for Everyone: Pediatrics Grand Rounds," features 24 half-hour lectures by Dr. Roy Benaroch, an adjunct assistant professor of pediatrics at Atlanta's Emory University School of Medicine, and a doctor at Pediatric Physicians ...
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MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
18 months ago
Bento Lab wants to be the Raspberry Pi of molecular biology
Assuming Bento Lab lives up to its promise, it is a special product: a portable DNA lab designed to straddle the needs of established scientists and those taking their first steps into molecular biology. The kit – which fits into a container the size ...
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EARLY HUMAN MIGRATIONS
18 months ago
The New World Order Is Ruled By Global Corporations And Megacities—Not Countries
So too is the movement of people to them, both within and across borders. Migration provides very tangible evidence of the unmooring of nationality as the sole anchor of actionable loyalty. There are now more migrants than ever in history, nearly 300 ...
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RIVER TAY
18 months ago
Body found in River Tay formally identified as missing man Taylor Frazer
Police in Dundee have formally identified the body of a man recovered from the River Tay. The remains of missing man Taylor Frazer were discovered in the water near Riverside Drive on Tuesday night. A missing person search was launched in the city ...
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CHERNOBYL DISASTER
18 months ago
Lessons of Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on
Vienna (AFP) - Ukraine will next week mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, when human error and flawed Soviet reactor technology led to the world's worst nuclear accident. Ahead of the April 26 anniversary, AFP looks at the steps taken ...
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BERINGIA
18 months ago
Team studies whether Americans were descendants of original modern humans
O'Rourke is a co-author of the article "Beringia and the Global Dispersal of Modern Humans," published in the April issue of the journal Evolutionary Anthropology. The authors examined recent developments in anthropological genetics, archaeology and ...
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SOVIET UNION
18 months ago
EU could crumble like the Soviet Union if Britain leaves, Michael Gove claims
'At different points In campaigners like to argue either that Brexit would lead to EU nations using their massive muscle to punish us, or that Brexit would lead to contagion and the collapse of Europe - just as Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union collapsed ...
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BRAIN TUMORS
18 months ago
Germans Plan Petawatt Laser to Zap Brain Tumors
A powerful laser might one day allow doctors to zap brain tumors without harming healthy tissue, an improvement on today's X-ray therapies. First, though, the German team developing it will have to get the laser working, demonstrate that they can ...
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LEAD POISONING
18 months ago
John Oliver Blasts GOP Over Lead Poisoning Our Children
Unfortunately, America's lead problem isn't limited to Flint. A recent USA Today Network report found lead contamination in close to 2,000 additional water systems across all 50 states. There are 7.3 million lead service lines in the U.S., but water ...
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BREASTFEEDING
18 months ago
Firefighter in hot water over photo of his wife breastfeeding in his uniform
A New Mexico firefighter is in hot water over a photograph of his wife that shows her breastfeeding their newborn in his firefighting uniform. The photo went viral last month, and now, it's turned into a breastfeeding battle. "I was mad. I was mad for ...
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HIROSHI ISHIGURO
18 months ago
What happens when robots are assigned ethnicities?
... executive Martine Rothblatt's wife Bina Aspen Rothblatt, and Japanese engineer Hiroshi Ishiguro's geminoids—which stand, perhaps, as the poster children for anthropomorphic robots—are hyperrealistic likenesses of their (mostly Japanese) inspirations.
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MALAYSIA AIRLINES
18 months ago
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Plane Debris 'Planted' Deliberately, Expert ...
Three possible pieces of debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 discovered this year on beaches in the west Indian Ocean did not just wash up naturally on the shores — but were “planted” there deliberately by a person or persons ...
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SOLAR POWER
18 months ago
Voter may get last say on solar power rates
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona voters may get the last say on whether power companies need to pay homeowners with rooftop solar panels the retail price for power they send back to the grid or lower rates utilities want state regulators to approve. Backers of ...
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IRELAND
18 months ago
Ireland vs. Empire
In “Ireland's Exiled Children,” Robert Schmuhl writes about the financial and moral support offered to the rebellion by Irish refugees living in America, “a place that could serve as a model for ending an empire's rule — the same empire from which it ...
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GREAT LAKES REGION
18 months ago
Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance to promote business in 8-county region
FREELAND, MI — Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance officials are "erasing the dotted lines" that divide counties in an effort to highlight the region's collective offerings and attract new business and development. To do this, the alliance is leading a ...
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CERVICAL CANCER
18 months ago
Lawmaker wants to change breast & cervical cancer project
A diagnosis can be especially dire, considering, women diagnosed with breast cancer in Ohio are more likely to die than almost anywhere else in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Ohio has the fourth highest mortality ...
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MARK ANTONY
18 months ago
Mark Antony Schmitter
Mark is survived by his wife, Becca Schmitter; two sons, Jason Greiner and Brandon Schmitter; 4 grandchildren, Markie, Chasity, Sophia and Kenzie Schmitter; his mother, Dixie Schmitter; two brothers, Rob (Kelly) Schmitter, Doug (Madge) Schmitter; two ...
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CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
18 months ago
Expert teaches 'CPR skills' for suicide
“We're trying to give you CPR skills for suicidal desperation,” Crabtree told an audience that included about 25 church representatives, counselors, nurses and others in the community. One of his goals with Tuesday's workshop, said Crabtree — who ...
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GENE THERAPY
18 months ago
GE Ventures, Mayo Clinic launch new personalized cell and gene therapy biz
Two bodies with deep pockets--GE Ventures and the Mayo Clinic--have joined forces to launch a new company devoted to personalized cell and gene therapy and the software required to make them more efficient and cost-effective. The new platform ...
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POLLUTION
18 months ago
EPA: Portland Glassmakers Should Have Had Pollution Controls
Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, referred to as a loophole “the size of a lunar crater” that allowed Bullseye Glass and Uroboros Glass to operate without pollution controls because regulators had determined the companies weren't running “continuous” furnaces.
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OPTICAL COMPUTING
18 months ago
Can optical technology solve the high performance computing energy conundrum?
One way to reduce the energy cost would be to move to optical interconnect. In his keynote at OFC in March 2016, Professor Yasuhiko Arakawa of University of Tokyo said high performance computing (HPC) will need optical chip to chip communication to ...
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HEAD LOUSE
18 months ago
Everything you ever wanted to know about head lice (but were too busy ...
Not everyone with head lice will experience an itchy scalp, and itchiness could be psychological, or the result of something else, such as eczema. The best way to find a living louse is through combing: it's nearly four times more effective than simply ...
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CORONAVIRUS
18 months ago
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Coronavirus Infection Pipeline Review ...
“Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Coronavirus Infection Global 2016 Clinical Trials Review, H2” provides an detailed overview of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Coronavirus Infection scenario. Report includes top line data relating ...
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POMPEII
18 months ago
Bringing the Ghostly City of Pompeii Back to Life
The aim, says Professor Massimo Osanna, the visionary Italian archaeologist who oversees Pompeii, is to construct a portrait of Roman Italy so detailed, graphic, and multi-faceted that “it's as though we have taken close-up photographs of a society 2 ...
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STRESS
18 months ago
Tech stress: Are mindfulness apps doing us more harm than good?
There's only one problem, I tell her: I'm not stressed, and the sole direct threat to my health and well-being is Kelly and her wellness apps. That no one, either here or in Britain – where apps promising you serenity, better sleep and better sex are ...
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FAROE ISLANDS
18 months ago
Faroe Islands Will Send Five Swimmers to European Championship
The Faroese Swimming Federation has submitted five swimmers for the 2016 European Swimming Championship in London. The biggest name in the lineup is the Faroe Islands' best swimmer, Pal Joensen. Joensen will be swimming for a spot on the Danish ...
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COSTA RICA
18 months ago
Costa Rica to host World Surfing Games in August
Last year's world champion surfing team will have a chance to repeat as gold medal winners at home when Costa Rica plays host to the International Surfing Association (ISA) World Surfing Games from Aug 6. to Aug. 14 in Jacó. ISA President Fernando ...
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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA LINCOLN
18 months ago
University of Nebraska-Lincoln women's basketball coach Connie Yori resigns
"We wish her and her family all the best and we are grateful for her dedicated service to Nebraska. We will begin a national search for a new head coach immediately and will not comment or speculate on the search or candidates until an announcement is ...
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OXYTOCIN
18 months ago
Oxytocin nasal spray: how can it help curb obesity?
Obesity is a major problem in the US today. With more than one third of the adult population categorized as obese, health care officials are searching for ways to reduce this public health issue. A new study suggests that oxytocin nasal spray could be ...
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INTERSTATE 90
18 months ago
Crash on I-90 East causes rush-hour delays into Cleveland
CLEVELAND, Ohio — A crash on Interstate 90 Eastbound near West 25th Street Monday morning caused significant delays during the rush-hour commute. Update: The crash has been cleared, but traffic remained moving slowly about 8:40 a.m.. The accident ...
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YORKSHIRE DALES
18 months ago
New app opens up Yorkshire Dales' mining history to walkers
The free app details the Yorkshire Dales' mining past and helps outdoor enthusiasts add a little historical discovery to their trips. Karen Griffiths, the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority's interpretation officer, said: “For decades, lead mining ...
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BLUE BELL CREAMERIES
18 months ago
Blue Bell Creameries says listeria likely spread in Oklahoma plant drainage
BRENHAM, Texas — Blue Bell Creameries has told federal inspectors that it believes listeria bacteria spread at its Oklahoma plant through a drainage system. The Texas-based ice cream company revealed the findings in documents sent to the Food and ...
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FLUID DYNAMICS
18 months ago
Fluid dynamics: Spirited away
A coffee spill, after drying up on a solid surface, leaves a deposit along the spill's original perimeter — a well-understood phenomenon known as the coffee-ring effect. An evaporating whisky drop, however, results in a more uniform stain. Why ...
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GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT
18 months ago
Big Data Reveals Some Awareness Day Campaigns, Like The Great American ...
A new study published Thursday in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance suggests that at least one long-standing health awareness campaign, The Great American Smokeout, is pulling its fair weight when it comes to engaging and motivating the public.
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HUMAN GENOME PROJECT
18 months ago
How Amazon recruited a Human Genome Project engineer to its early cloud team
Matt Wood started out as a fan of what was then Amazon's (Nasdaq: AMZN) brand-new cloud service after working on the Human Genome Project in England. Four years later, he was recruited to the Amazon Web Services team. “I have a very vivid memory of ...
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SOUTH CAROLINA AQUARIUM
18 months ago
Mermaids return to the SC Aquarium for a third year
An underwater swimming act featuring the mythical female creatures is back at the South Carolina Aquarium for a return engagement. The mermaids from Florida's Weeki Wachee Springs State Park will appear through Sunday, performing three shows a day.
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LAMAR S SMITH
18 months ago
Community news: LMTA Championship winners announced; Waddill UDC presents ...
C harlie Lamar, former general counsel of Lamar Advertising and founder of the Lamar Family Foundation, talked about community responsibility and his devotion to Alzheimer's Services to the Chronologically Gifted and Talented of Broadmoor Presbyterian ...
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NICK DIAZ
18 months ago
Nate & Nick Diaz Invited to Spark Up Like Real Rastas ... with Julian Marley!!
0325-marley-diaz-getty-tmz-fa-01 UFC stars Nate and Nick Diaz are rank amateurs in the Octagon of ganja, according to no less an expert than Bob Marley's son ... who's offering to help the bros go pro, mon. Turns out Julian Marley got wind -- herbal ...
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FIJI
18 months ago
Emergency shelter remains top priority amongst Fiji cyclone survivors
Just over a month has passed since Tropical Cyclone Winston wreaked havoc on Fiji. The storm damaged an estimated 32,000 homes leaving 150,000 people in need of shelter. Since the storm struck, the Fiji Red Cross has been distributing tarpaulins, tool ...
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SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE
18 months ago
Community Garden Plots Available at Southwest Research Center
MT. VERNON, Mo- If you have a green thumb but have no space to grow a garden, community garden plots are being made available at the Southwest Research Center south of Mt. Vernon. There are a limited number of 10 foot by 10 foot plots available to the ...
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BLOOD SUBSTITUTE
19 months ago
NASCAR's Brian Vickers making most of substitute role
Vickers said the blood clots have always been under control, thanks to blood-thinning medication and constant scrutiny from doctors. “I didn't feel at all that my life was in danger,” Vickers said. “But I wasn't so sure about my racing career.” Slated ...
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AMSURG CORP
19 months ago
Amsurg Corp (AMSG) Position Lowered by BlackRock Advisors LLC
Amsurg Corp logo BlackRock Advisors LLC cut its position in Amsurg Corp (NASDAQ:AMSG) by 20.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned ...
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TIM HUNT
19 months ago
Frank Mir: Mark Hunt won't survive on the ground with me
If that means a broken limb like Mir has handed to Tim Sylvia or Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, or just applying the right kind of choke, the former UFC heavyweight champion believes Hunt won't make it to the final bell and he'll either tap, muscle or bone ...
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MARS RAT
19 months ago
Pop stars in residence
This is hardly the city's first headliner cycle. The current wave of resident artists can look back on icons such as Liberace, Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack who ruled the Strip during the 1960s, holding court at the Sands, Caesars Palace and the ...
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EURASIA
19 months ago
Revising Indonesia's Anti-Terrorism Laws – Analysis
Police post damaged by suicide bomb attack in front of the Sarinah mall, Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo by Gunawan Kartapranata, Wikipedia Commons. By RSIS March 16, 2016. Although much has been done to strengthen the country's legal framework to ...
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VITILIGO
19 months ago
Vitiligo is not contagious
Vivian Najjuka's life was perfect until she started developing white patches on her chocolate-brown skin. Consultations with different skin doctors were futile. In 2005, she was diagnosed with Vitiligo, a skin disorder. Caused by loss of pigment ...
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PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL
19 months ago
Proposed psychiatric hospital in Templeton approved by SLO County supervisors
Sheriff Ian Parkinson speaks to the Board of Supervisors during what is expected to be a daylong hearing on the proposed psychiatric hospital in Templeton. Parkinson said he didn't expect much of an impact on his department from the proposed hospital.
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SOUTH FLORIDA
19 months ago
Everglades Health, Sea Level Rise Are Bipartisan Issues In South Florida
The environment is a big, complex issue in South Florida. The Everglades ecosystem relies on a supply of fresh water flowing south, but the development of Florida has hindered that flow. Closer to the coast, places like Miami Beach are dealing with the ...
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CARBON NANOTUBES
19 months ago
Environmentally Friendly Battery Burns Carbon Nanotubes To Generate Power
Researchers from MIT have come up with this new source of power that uses wire made from tiny carbon cylinders called carbon nanotubes to produce electric current. The system produces power when the wire is progressively heated from end to end. This is ...
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PHARRELL WILLIAMS
19 months ago
Team Pharrell Williams – 'The Voice' 2016
Pharrell Williams is one of the coveted coaches to have on The Voice 2016 as he is not only a music artist. He is also a producer, which is very appealing to contestants. Check out his team of singers competing to win season 10 of The Voice. (Photo by ...
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LOW FAT DIET
19 months ago
Mediterranean diet beats low-fat diet for long-term weight loss
Over all, people lost between 9 and 22 pounds after a year on the Mediterranean diet, which was similar to the number of pounds shed by those on a low-carb diet or the ADA diet. In comparison, those on the low-fat diets lost between just 6 and 11 pounds.
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MAINE
19 months ago
Four high school jazz ensembles judged tops in Maine
Student musicians from those and about 30 other Maine high schools showcased their improvisational skills Friday and Saturday at the 2016 Maine Music Educators Association High School Instrumental Jazz Festival in South Portland. The festival, hosted ...
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DENVER
19 months ago
Malik Jackson is bewildered by the Denver Broncos moves in free agency
Eric Goodman and Les Shapiro from The Afternoon Drive got a chance to chat with former Denver Broncos defensive lineman, Malik Jackson, on Friday. He signed an incredible $90 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars to open free agency. Jackson ...
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TAIWAN
19 months ago
Anti-nuclear rallies held across Taiwan
The participants demanded that the government push for a "nuclear free homeland" by 2025, pay attention to the nuclear waste problem, remove the nuclear waste on Taiwan's Orchid Island, and move to decommission the country's three operational nuclear ...
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LEGIONNAIRES DISEASE
19 months ago
Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Sydney city centre rises to eight
Health authorities in Sydney say eight people have contracted Legionnaires' disease from an outbreak in the CBD. Three more people were identified as affected on Friday and it is believed they contracted the disease from a contaminated cooling tower.
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NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
19 months ago
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Running for Top Birding Spot
USA Today is asking its readers to vote on the top birding spots across the nation. Right now, the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge sits at number two! The Refuge's claim to fame are the whooping cranes that spend the winter here. The government set ...
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WHITEHALL
19 months ago
Whitehall funeral home owner arrested for drunk driving, again
WHITEHALL, MICH. - A funeral home owner, already charged with fraud, has been charged with drunk driving. Thomas Clock III was arrested overnight by Whitehall police. Clock has a prior drunk driving conviction, and is on probation for the offense.
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COLOSSEUM
19 months ago
#1 ONLINE CASINO: COLOSSEUM CASINO
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THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC
19 months ago
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) Shares Sold by Schafer Cullen Capital ...
Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. lowered its position in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) by 2.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 42,035 ...
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BREAST CANCER
19 months ago
Hillary Clinton could draw extraordinary attention to breast cancer. Would it ...
Breast cancer research hasn't been a major part of the Democratic front-runner's platform in 2016. It's not featured in her campaign ads and lacks the base-energizing controversy of, say, funding for Planned Parenthood. But over the past 25 years ...
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QUEEN S UNIVERSITY BELFAST
19 months ago
CIMA annual dinner at The Great Hall, Queen's University Belfast
Claire McGuinness, Niall Marshall, Hilary Marshall (Chair Northern Ireland board, CIMA Ireland) Gareth Higgins and Seana McGlinchey pictured at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Ireland Northern Area annual dinner at The Great Hall, ...
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PANAMA
19 months ago
Panama City Beach bans alcohol on beach during spring break 2016
That's because there have been several changes the popular spring break destination over the past year, including an alcohol ban once your feet touch the sand. Panama City Beach locals seem to have mixed reaction when it comes to the new rules.
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HEART FAILURE
19 months ago
Tommy McManus feared dying from heart failure so he never married - now he ...
Downpatrick man Tommy McManus tells Laurence White how suffering a heart attack prior to his 40th birthday has left him relying on medication and cardiac pump. Now, a new study at Queen's University, Belfast backed by the British Heart Foundation NI, ...
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COSMOS
19 months ago
The 19th century women who catalogued the cosmos
When he took over the observatory in 1877, he had a staff of men performing the calculations required to catalogue the cosmos. He found, however, that this team was struggling to process the huge amounts of data. So in 1881 he fired the lot of them and ...
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ALUMINIUM
19 months ago
Bell Bay Aluminium warns further power cuts could lead to more job losses
The general manager of the Bell Bay Aluminium smelter in Tasmania's north has warned further power rationing could lead to job losses. The smelter employs 1,500 people and has already shed a handful of contract workers. The plant consumes about 25 ...
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PROSTATE CANCER
19 months ago
Bret 'The Hitman' Hart beats prostate cancer
WWE star Bret 'The Hitman' Hart is cancer-free. He posted a photo on Instagram Monday surrounded by employees of the Prostate Cancer Centre, where he successfully underwent surgery to remove his prostate last month. “Bret is a champion not only in the ...
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