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44 min ago | Los Angeles Times

Chance of 'megadrought' in U.S. Southwest now 50%, study concludes

A trickle of water receding into Lake Shasta at dusk reveals signs of serious drought conditions June 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Shasta, CA, Marina, CA, Oroville, CA, San Gabriel, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Small U.S. Cities Prove To Be A Big Draw For Foreign Students

Small cities are among the biggest beneficiaries of a wave of foreign students studying at U.S. universities, according to a Brookings Institution study.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Ithaca College, Oregon State University, Arkansas State University

9 hrs ago | Mother Jones

Why Coal Is (Still) Worse Than Fracking and Cow Burps

To understand the pitched fight over this question, you first need to realize that for many years, we've been burning huge volumes of coal to get electricity - and coal produces a ton of carbon dioxide, the chief gas behind global warming.


Related Topix: Global Warming

14 hrs ago | World News Report

Colorado "I Have A Dream" Foundation to Honor Navin Dimond

CIHAD believes that every child deserves a quality education and that every child has a fundamental right to reach his/her highest potential.


Related Topix: Washington State University, University of Denver, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Metropolitan State University

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Green Hotels Lower Environmental Impact, Increases Profits

Hotels certified in the sustainable building program Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, helps the environment and boosts revenue for the hotel, according to a new Cornell University School of Hotel Administration study.


Related Topix: Energy

WPTV Local News

How a 'rule of thumb' could slow down drinking

Could controlling the amount of wine per glass keep people from going from slightly tipsy to texting all their exes? Researchers at Iowa State University and Cornell University set out to discover just that.


Related Topix: Iowa State University

Silicon Alley Insider

Doctors Show Why 3D Printing Holds 'Limitless' Potential For Medicine

In Beijing, doctors have performed the world's first surgery using a 3D-printed vertebra.


Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Robo Brain Teaches Robots Everything from the Internet

The information is being translated and stored in a robot-friendly format that robots will be able to draw on when they need it.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

Creating Life Balance To Achieve Success

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Related Topix: Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA


Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States,...

Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, Britain and France by Sarah S. Stroup.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chinese Drop-Off In U.S. Graduate Schools Triggers False Alarm

I am the C.V. Starr senior fellow and director for Asia studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Cornell archive seeks material about microbreweries

Seneca Lake-based G.C. Starkey is among the surging number of farm breweries and microbreweries in New York state.


Related Topix: Drink, Wine

Dairy Foods

Upstate Niagara named 2014 best milk in New York

Upstate Niagara Coop., Buffalo, N.Y. has been named the 2014 "Best Milk" processor by Cornell University's New York State Milk Quality Improvement Program.


Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Buffalo, NY, Salem, NY, Syracuse, NY

The Alternative Press

Bansari Modi Shah, DDS Joins Livingston Pediatric Dental Associates

Shari Summers, DMD of Livingston Pediatric Dental Associates is pleased to announce that Bansari Modi Shah, DDS has joined the practice.


Related Topix: Orthodontics, Health


Fracking the anti-fracking movement

It's hard to believe that natural gas was a favored fuel of leading environmental groups as recently as six years ago.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, North Carolina State University, Ithaca College

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Marine Le Pen Will Be the Next President if French Politicians...

Mabel Berezin , professor of sociology at Cornell University, is an expert in European politics and the author of the book, Illiberal Politics in Neoliberal Times: Cultures, Security and Populism in a New Europe .


Related Topix: Francois Hollande


For teens with cancer, challenges aren't simply medical

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Family, Teenagers, Bone Cancer, Standardized Testing, Education, Science / Technology

Michigan unions eye teachers' union as right-to-work law kicks in

SEPTEMBER 7: Striking Detroit public school teachers, students, and supporters protest in front of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center on day 12 of the Detroit teacher's strike September 7, 2006 in Detroit, Michigan.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI


LEED Certification Increases Hospitality Revenue

Hotels certified under the LEED program bring in more revenue than those without the certification, according to a study from Cornell University.


Mail on Sunday

A chip off the old block! Legendary Fawlty Towers hotel foyer...

Rows and rows of empty seats: After two of the worst air tragedies in history, could this be the end for troubled Malaysia Airlines? Afraid to fly and pressure from family members: How 200 cabin crew have quit Malaysia Airlines in wake of double tragedy Now that's saucy! Contenders don fancy dress to fight in 1,500 litres of brown liquid at World ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Fawlty Towers, Entertainment, Television, New York, Travel