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Two members of Russia's Pussy Riot protest group found supporters of their opposition to President Vladimir Putin during their almost two years in prison, even fielding autograph requests from guards, the activists said on Monday. The pair, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, were jailed after performing a profanity-laced protest against Putin at a Moscow cathedral in 2012.
3 hrs ago | The Raw Story
As any great magician will tell you, illusions have more to do with perception than the paranormal.
5 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions
The Boston, MA law firm Shapiro Haber & Urmy LLP wishes to notify InVivo investors that it filed the only class action securities fraud suit that has been brought against InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. , a Cambridge, MA company, and its former Chairman and CEO for violations of federal securities laws. The firm filed the complaint on July 31, 2014 in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, entitled Battle Construction Co., Inc. v.
10 hrs ago | BioSpace
You Can Classify Words In Your Sleep When people practice simple word classification tasks before nodding off-knowing that a "cat" is an animal or that "flipu" isn't found in the dictionary, for example-their brains will unconsciously continue to make those classifications even in sleep. The findings, reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on September 11, show that some parts of the brain behave similarly whether we are asleep or awake and pave the way for further studies on the processing capacity of our sleeping brains, the researchers say.
Elizabeth Stringer Keefe, a professor at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, used social media to connect a man with a photo that once sat on his desk on the 77th floor of the World Trade Center. Every year on #911 I post this photo hoping 2 return 2 owner.
We've probably walked by each other on College Walk, in Avery Library, or Havemeyer. Maybe you've heard my name or recognized me and drawn some conclusions about my heritage and upbringing.
The disease starts with a feeling of increased clumsiness. Spilling a cup of coffee.
The company develops novel therapeutics to treat cancer. It has developed oncology drug research, such as drug discovery, crystallography, medicinal chemistry, preclinical development, pharmacology, pharmaceutical development, global clinical trials and regulatory affairs.
A new book details the years-long, highly acrimonious feud between self-help guru Deepak Chopra and evolutionary biologist and skeptic Richard Dawkins. According to Salon.com , Tom Roston's book The Quantum Prophets: Richard Dawkins, Deepak Chopra and the spooky truth about their battle over God , explains that the longstanding rivalry between the two men began at the 2002 TED Conference and culminated in a public debate in 2013.
Scores of people have arrived at Durban's city hall for the memorial of anti-apartheid journalist Nat Nakasa, whose remains arrived in SA last month. Hundreds of people arrived at Durban's city hall for the memorial service of anti-apartheid journalist Nat Nakasa on Saturday.
Ms Keefe would post the same photo every year in the hope of tracking down the six people pictured A woman who spent 13 years trying to find a couple whose wedding photo she found in the rubble of 9/11 spoke of her joy when she finally got to speak to them - and they were alive and well. Elizabeth Stringer Keefe felt determined to find the six people pictured in the crumpled photograph after a friend retrieved it from the wreckage of the World Trade Center and passed it on to her, asking her to 'do something meaningful' with it.
A new type of human stem cell, never seen in nature, has been made in the lab. The cells may be the primordial embryonic cell from which all our cells are created.
As of the week of September 15, work associated with the construction of Massachusetts Avenue is ongoing. Generally speaking, almost all of the tree work associated with the project is complete.
PRLog - Sep. 12, 2014 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 the Beat Hotel, located in Cambridge's Harvard Square, will be transformed into the Big Easy during its first ever "New Orleans Burlesque: Fleur de Tease" from 8:30PM to 12:00AM featuring drink and dinner specials from Chef Ignacio Lopez, live music from The Brian Thomas New Orleans Band and a spicy burlesque show.
Malala Yousafzai, 16, poses for a photo in London on October 3. She stared death in the face in 2012 when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head on her way home from school in Pakistan. Since then, she has become a global voice for girls' education in Pakistan.
When they're trying to change someone's mind, people often assert their position and then dig in. I think it's better to backpedal a bit first and pose open-ended questions.
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