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6 hrs ago | Logos Bible Software Blog

Get 30% Off a Window into the Bible's World

We've come to know a great deal about the world of the Bible. We collectively know so much, in fact, that it's a challenge to survey all the available knowledge, even on a single city or era.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Anthropology

10 hrs ago | Bayside

Resident is Appointed Dean of the Alverno College School of Business

Bayside resident Eileen Sherman, Ph.D., has been appointed Dean of Alverno College's School of Business.


Related Topix: Alverno College, Bayside, WI, Marquette University, Medical College of Wisconsin, Worcester State College

14 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Avoid These Tech Mistakes as an Online Student

Technology can be a big challenge, particularly for online students who tend to be older and less familiar with newer tools.


Related Topix: Libraries, Saint Xavier University, Xavier University, PC

16 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers discover new way to determine cancer risk of chemicals

A new study has shown that it is possible to predict long-term cancer risk from a chemical exposure by measuring the short-term effects of that same exposure.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Health, Breast Cancer

20 hrs ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

In The Military

Kevin R. Smith, formerly of Perrysville, has been named to serve as acting ZUMWALT class combat systems major program manager in the U.S. Navy.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Flemington family law firm announces new partners

Nadine Maleski LLC is pleased to announce that Adam M. Eisenhut and Katarzyna A. Zielinski have become partners of the firm.


Related Topix: Flemington, NJ, Family, Parenting, Hunterdon County, NJ, University of Pittsburgh

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers discover that Klotho is neuroprotective against Alzheimer's disease

Boston University School of Medicine researchers may have found a way to delay or even prevent Alzheimer's disease .


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Chemistry, Biology, Science, Medicine, Pharmacology, UC San Francisco

Voice of America

New Test Predicts Which Chemicals Could Cause Cancer

Many chemicals have been linked to the development of cancer, but the cancer-causing potential of thousands of others is unknown.


Related Topix: Bioinformatics

Newton superintendent accused of plagiarism

The superintendent of the Newton Public Schools, facing questions that he plagiarized passages from Governor Deval Patrick in a graduation speech last month, said today he should have cited Patrick and has asked the city's school committee to take action on the matter.


Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Texas

Researchers Find Genes That Time Girls' First Periods

We all remember that awkward day. But for the first time, researchers have determined the genetic markers that determine the timing of a woman's first period, opening the doors to determining a woman's risk for disease later in life.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine


Bruins add NHL vet Sacco to coaching staff

Sacco, 45, of Medford, Massachusetts, and a former Boston University standout, served as an assistant coach for the Buffalo Sabres last season.


Related Topix: Medford, MA

WBUR-AM Boston

'An Agent For Social Change,' Hubie Jones Has Shaped Boston For 60 Years

For nearly 60 years, Hubie Jones has worked as an agent for social change and social justice in Boston, playing a role in the formation and leadership of some 40 organizations that provide families and their children with the tools to live stronger, more productive lives and enrich their communities.


Related Topix: Drugs, City College of New York, City University of New York

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Politicians' involvement in Market Basket fight may backfire, analysts say

While the Market Basket saga could be described as a "family food fight" within a private business, any elected officials in Massachusetts or New Hampshire who choose not to get involved could wind up with pie in their faces, several political analysts interviewed by the Sun said Wednesday.


Related Topix: US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US Politics, Tewksbury, MA, US Governors, Maggie Hassan, Deval Patrick, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

PhysOrg Weblog

Age of puberty in girls influenced by which parent their genes are inherited from

The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by 'imprinted' genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published today in the journal Nature .


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine


President Obama Needs to Cancel Executive Order 12333

We're all too familiar with the bulk collection of cellphone metadata - information on whom you contact and when - that Edward Snowden revealed.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Science, Computer Science, US News, Liberal Political News

JD Journal

CTIC at Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director

Jeffrey Vagle has been appointed as the first Executive Director of the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, according to a press release from the school.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Temple University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Boston Midsummer Opera Presents the Bartered Bride, Now thru 7/27

Hidden identities, secret bargains and a dancing bear...can love possibly find its way? All will be revealed when Boston Midsummer Opera presents its ninth season production, The Bartered Bride.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical

Acton Institute

Vietnam, Luther, and the Doctrine of Vocation

Uwe Siemon-Netto is the founder and executive director emeritus of the Center for Lutheran Theology and Public Life in Capistrano Beach, California.


Related Topix: Capistrano-Beach, CA, World News, Germany, Journalism, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

The Black River News

Morristown High School Senior Recipient of Vocal Music Scholarship

Katherine Merwin, a senior from Morristown High School, has been selected as recipient of the 2014 Notables Singers Vocal Music Scholarship, making her the 11th winner of this award since it was started in 2009.


Related Topix: Basking Ridge, NJ, Morristown, NJ, Mount Arlington, NJ

the Sun Experiment to Play FringeNYC, 8/13-22

HelikonRep announced today that it will produce the world premiere of THE SUN EXPERIMENT, by NYTW Emerging Playwright of Color CATHERINE YU, at the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, New York University, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel