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1 hr ago | 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.

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

5 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Orthodontics, Health

8 hrs ago | AEI

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.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Newswise

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 .

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande

SFGate

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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Buildings

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.

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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)

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

Aurora Era-Banner

Researchers develop 'Robo Brain' which can process internet data

Scientists at Cornell University are working on a repository of robot knowledge which can process data from YouTube videos, images and manuals about human behaviour via the internet, intended for sharing among similar machines globally.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

CBS Local

College Campus Of The Future Focuses On Technology And Flexibility

Think of a college campus - classrooms, libraries, faculty offices - no more! In a design for Cornell-Tech, a partnership between Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute, everything is dedicated to innovation, breaking with the past.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Forbes.com

Fracking The Anti-Fracking Movement: The Inside Story Of The...

I cover science and public policy, environmental sustainability, media ideology, NGO advocacy and corporate responsibility.

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

Asian Correspondent

Thai Studies, Harvard University and the problem of political lobbyists

It is an unfortunate reality that many culture and area studies at universities across the world will never have the same draw than others.

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Related Topix: Harvard University

Science Daily

Anticipating experience-based purchases more enjoyable than material ones

To get the most enjoyment out of our dollar, science tells us to focus our discretionary spending on trips over TVs, on concerts over clothing, since experiences tend to bring more enduring pleasure than do material goods.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, UC San Francisco

Silicon Alley Insider

Just Looking Forward To An Experience Can Make You Happier

You've probably heard by now that research consistently shows people get more happiness from spending their money on experiences than on things.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, UC San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Monterey County Herald

Michigan unions brace for teacher opt-out decision

Organized labor and pro-business groups are waging an intense lobbying campaign directed at school teachers who are deciding this month whether to remain in their union, in the first real test of the state's new right-to-work law.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government

ABC News

Michigan Unions Brace for Teacher Opt-out Decision

Organized labor and pro-business groups are waging an intense lobbying campaign directed at school teachers who are deciding this month whether to remain in their union, in the first real test of the state's new right-to-work law.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government

Wired

The Plan to Build a Massive Online Brain for All The World's Robots

If you walk into the computer science building at Stanford University, Mobi is standing in the lobby, encased in glass.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Stanford University, Brown University

Reuters

Your Money-What your college kid isn't telling you about money

It is an American rite of passage. Little Johnny finally grows up, goes off to college, and starts handling money on his own.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family

Philly.com

In scandal's aftermath, Coatesville school district has some defenders

Last month, Joshua Mensah shared a meal with some of his soon-to-be Cornell University classmates from the Philadelphia area.

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Related Topix: Coatesville, PA, Education Etc., Chester County, PA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

EurekAlert!

'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet

Robo Brain - a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly available Internet resources - is currently downloading and processing about 1 billion images, 120,000 YouTube videos, and 100 million how-to documents and appliance manuals.

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

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