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13 hrs ago | Live Science

'Flying Flashbulb' Drones Could Light Up Photo Shoots

Photographers looking to capture the perfect shot might soon be able to call on some unlikely helpers: a swarm of small robot helicopters.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Canada

21 hrs ago | SILive.com

5 great things to do on Staten Island this weekend: From Battery Dance at Fort Wadsworth to Flagship Fest in Tompkinsville (photos)

Let's get serious for a minute: According to a research study from Cornell University, sense of place among youth ultimately enhances environmental stewardship in urban communities and can open up new avenues for thinking about how people interact with urban natural resources.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, US National Parks, National Parks Of New York Harbor, Gateway National Recreation Area, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Entertainment

22 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

Scholarship alert: Cornell Varsity-Tata scholarships

Cornell Varsity-Tata scholarships The Tata Scholarship Fund will support around 20 scholars at any given time and will ensure that the best Indian students have access to Cornell, regardless of their financial circumstances.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Yesterday | Medical News Today

Supercomputer used to study a common link between addiction and neurological disease

Recent published research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation demonstrates how changes in dopamine signaling and dopamine transporter function are linked to neurological and psychiatric diseases, including early-onset Parkinsonism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Law Professor Blogs Network

Article on Intergenerational Communities

Gregory S. Alexander recently published an article entitled, Intergenerational Communities , Law & Ethics of Human Rights, Vol.

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Slate Magazine

The Crisis in Black Homeownership

In 2005, three years before the Great Recession, the median black household had a net worth of $12,124 .

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Related Topix: African-American, Brandeis University, Rice University, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Dealbreaker

Write-Offs: 07.24.14

He had no experience in fast food before going to Burger King; he spent almost a decade on Wall Street after college.

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Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Food

Hospitality Net

Cornell's Pillsbury Institute Wins Coleman Foundation Entrepreneurship Fellows Program Grant

Cornell University School of Hotel Administration 149 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853-6902 United States Tollfree: 800.257.2228 Phone: +1 607-255-6376 Fax: +1 607-255-9540 Visit Website The Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at Cornell University will expand its programs in entrepreneurial studies, thanks to a grant from the Coleman ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Most Adults Finish Most of What's on Their Plates

All those lectures about finishing your dinner because there are kids starving somewhere else evidently sunk in as most adults apparently finish what's on their plates.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

DesignLines

Future Engineers: Don't 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip

A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech

Wed Jul 23, 2014

HON

Many U.S. Male Soldiers Had Troubled Childhoods, Study Finds

U.S. servicemen are more likely to have been exposed to some form of childhood trauma than their civilian counterparts, a large, new survey suggests.

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BioSpace

Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals Appoints As Chief Medical Officer And Senior Vice President

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for rare and ultra-rare diseases, today announced it has appointed Sunil Agarwal, M.D. as its Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, effective August 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: RARE Hospitality International, Restaurant Management, Immunology, Biology, Science, Tufts University, George Washington University

Science Daily

The birth of topological spintronics: New material combo could lead to more efficient computers

The discovery of a new material combination that could lead to a more efficient approach to computer memory and logic is the first promising indication that it may be possible to build a practical technology with a novel material known as a 'topological insulator.'

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Related Topix: Computers, Penn State University Park, State University, AR, Princeton University

Insurance Journal West

Supreme Court Could Get Obamacare Subsidies Question

With appellate courts reaching opposite conclusions on the same day about a crucial financing provision of the 2010 law, a third showdown before the justices is probable.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Tax

American Thinker

The Psychopathology of Sandra Fluke's All-American Totalitarian Vagina

Let's face it: if you want to see the workings of thought disorder, you have to do a Rorschach.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Why you should wait until you're hungry to ask for a raise

Entitlement The best time to ask for a raise may be when you're feeling particularly entitled.

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Related Topix: Dartmouth College

Twin Cities Daily Planet

OPINION | What is at stake in the primary election Aug. 12?

"Why should I even bother to go out and vote on Aug. 12? Mark Dayton and Al Franken are virtually unopposed.

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US Governors, St. Paul, MN, Hennepin County, MN, Opinion

PhysOrg Weblog

The dopamine transporter: Researchers study a common link between addiction and neurological disease

Recent published research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation demonstrates how changes in dopamine signaling and dopamine transporter function are linked to neurological and psychiatric diseases, including early-onset Parkinsonism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

EurekAlert!

African-American homeownership increasingly less stable and more risky

A new study from sociologists at Rice University and Cornell University found that African-Americans are 45 percent more likely than whites to switch from owning their homes to renting them.... While historical barriers that excluded Black America from the homeowner market for decades have crumbled, there are signs that emerging types of racial ... (more)

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Related Topix: African-American, Rice University, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

SBWire

Mugo Muna Starts Kickstarter Campaign for the Creation of One of a...

Kenyan born Mugo Muna moved to the States when he was eleven. After graduating Cornell University, he returned to Kenya to something that mattered.

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