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Medical News Today
A Vicious Cycle That Helps Obesity Perpetuate Itself
With obesity reaching epidemic levels in some parts of the world, scientists have only begun to understand why it is such a persistent condition.
Sat May 18, 2013
Brown athlete from Fulton arrested in connection with assault on basketball player
A 22-year-old Brown University student has been charged with disorderly conduct following an incident in which a Brown basketball player was assaulted and suffered severe head injuries.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Providence Journal
The Garage highlighted growing companies
Danny Warshay recalls a time when people in Rhode Island who wanted to create their own companies from scratch were considered oddballs, or even "mutants." He was one of them, back when he graduated from Brown University in 1987 and was developing a software start-up here.
Suspect in Brown athlete assault expected in court
A Connecticut man accused of assaulting a Brown University basketball player over the weekend is expected to make his first appearance in a Rhode Island court.
Thu May 16, 2013
Super Senior: Norm Case
You can forgive a 95-year-old with a history of heart problems for having a hard time getting around.
There is no sovereign debt crisis in Europe
Evidence that Europe's austerity policies are not working was in ample supply this morning.
Vicious cycle: Obesity sustained by changes in brain biochemistry
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - With obesity reaching epidemic levels in some parts of the world, scientists have only begun to understand why it is such a persistent condition.
Vernon Man Charge in Assault on RI College Student
Tory Lussier, 25, was arrested Wednesday in connection with an assault on a Brown University basketball player in Providence, Rhode Island.
Wed May 15, 2013
The hog manure open line
The farmers themselves might have reason for concern themselves. Check out this Mother Jones article on the unexplained fecal foam that develops in manure pits and has caused explosions.
Moon water came from young wet Earth
THE notion that Earth's water was delivered by asteroids has taken a hit. Analysis of lunar rocks suggests that our planet was born wet, and was even able to give some water to the moon.
The Providence Journal
Brown University basketball player remains in critical condition Wednesday
A Brown University basketball player who was punched in an apparently unprovoked attack Sunday remains in critical condition Wednesday at Rhode Island Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Digital alchemy on Power Street
Brown University's Multimedia and Electronic Music Experiments program sits on the second floor of a brick building on Power Street in Providence.
Tue May 14, 2013
PCHS students get national accolade
According to Bob O'Connor, principal at Park City High School, as the leader of the school it is always a special moment seeing students leave with success.
Nashoba Publishing Online
a U.S. history lesson that keeps on trucking
The schoolchildren piled into the rail car in downtown Washington and looked up and down as the lights flickered and the floor rumbled.
The Choice Blog: 'Thrilling and Maddening' Senior Year Was an Adventure Worth Taking
Chandler Buckingham , a student at Rogers High School in Rogers, Ark., is one of eight high school seniors around the world who are blogging about their college searches.
Somewhere in the caves of France there is probably an undiscovered depiction of the earliest version of Romeo and Juliet .
Mon May 13, 2013
To the End, Donald Kagan Argues for the Primacy of the West
Since 1969, Donald Kagan has been an admired scholar and sought-after professor at Yale University, but a consistently contentious figure, too.
College Basketball Player in Critical Condition After Being Assaulted
According to a report from the Providence Journal, police said a 21-year-old college basketball player from Brown University is in critical condition after he was assaulted in Rhode Island over the weekend.
Brown athlete critical after punched in head
Police say a freshman basketball player at Brown University is in critical condition after being punched in the head in what appeared to be an unprovoked assault on Providence's East Side.