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Scientists call for investigation of mysterious cloud-like collections in cells

About 50 years ago, electron microscopy revealed the presence of tiny blob-like structures that form inside cells, move around and disappear.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Biochemistry, Chemistry

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Washington Post

A Market Basket of dignity

Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor-Day speeches in U.S. history would be delivered by a chief executive? And who could have guessed that the summer's major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs of his workers but about the workers saving the job of their CEO? This is the wonder of the happy-ending tale of Market Basket , ... (more)


Related Topix: Blog News, Drama Movies, It's a Wonderful Life, Tewksbury, MA, Opinion

Norwalk Citizen News

Peace Corps is family tradition for the Mangans

It's not unusual for a little brother to follow an older brother around the house, the neighborhood, and on into school activities, clubs, sports, and maybe even the same college.


Related Topix: Mango, FL, Europe, Kosovo

Sat Aug 30, 2014


Of Crimea and Punishment

Of Crimea and Punishment 02:05, 28.08.2014 Armenian presents the article by professor at Georgetown University Michael R. Czinkota.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Ukraine Travel, Vladimir Putin

Big News

Conflicts Engulf Christians in Mideast

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam

Environmental Economics

Saturday beer post

You'd be hard-pressed to talk me into a mail or telephone survey these days.From the Chronicle of Higher Education : ... a host of researchers, spurred by the rising cost of telephone polls and plummeting participation rates, are pushing to use a new generation of online-only surveys for their research.


Related Topix: Columbia University

Daily Mail

And you thought we had the internet to thank for cat memes! Barmy...

Cold case murder 'solved' with LEGO: Toy blocks unexamined in slaying of elderly woman lead police to her 'killer' 23 years later 'I was ready to give up': Tourist whose leg was amputated after a New York taxi plowed into her a year ago reveals how she hit rock bottom before vowing to live again Ultra-Orthodox Jews who moved from Canada to ... (more)


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Israel, World News, Middle East

National Public Radio

Syrian Artists Denied Visas, And A Voice In The U.S.

It's about a group of women who struggle to survive in Troy after the town has been sacked.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Jordan, World News,

Daily Kos

Quite Possibly the Best Conversation on #Ferguson Yet

Whenever major events such as Ferguson happen i'm immediately reminded of how craven and damaging the mainstream media's role, the vast majority of the time, truly is.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

Music festivals are a week away

Musician Marcus Johnson, who was raised in Silver Spring, will play with his band at the Silver Spring Jazz Festival on Sept.


Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, Marcus Johnson, Jazz, Montgomery County, MD, Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Globe and Mail

Why my children were lucky to get accepted to a Finnish school in Qatar

By age 14, Finnish children have spent 5,500 hours in class, 2,000 hours less than in Canada.


Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, Carnegie Mellon University

York Dispatch

Pennsylvania Medicaid could change if Corbett leaves

Gov. Tom Corbett has won approval for elements of a federally funded health care expansion his administration spent more than a year developing, but he is facing an uphill battle for a second term and some parts of the plan may not survive if Democrat Tom Wolf beats him in November's election.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Health Insurance

US News & World Report

Should You Skip College to Save Money?

Before shelling out to attend a prestigious school, estimate your future salary and how much money you can reasonably afford to borrow.


Related Topix: Harvard University

US News & World Report

Learning How to Excel In, Outside of Class at Law School Orientation

First-year law students get hands-on practice for briefing a case and other tools they can use once school begins.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, University of Washington


2.6m historic pictures posted online

Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr, which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added.


Related Topix: Libraries

Thu Aug 28, 2014


More Minn. Students Choosing Community College over 4-Year Universities

That's the word from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. In a newly-released report , it shows enrollment has doubled at two-year institutions from 60,000 in 1980 to 120,000 in 2012.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota

Baltimore Jewish Times

Little White Lie'

When Lacey Schwartz celebrated her bat mitzvah more than two decades ago in her hometown of Woodstock, N.Y., a synagogue-goer turned to her and said, "It's so nice to have an Ethiopian Jew in our midst."


Related Topix: Woodstock, NY

The Washington Post

Jonetta Rose Barras: The tools to rescue under-performing schools in the District

I walked into the CityBridge Foundation one summer afternoon, responding to an invitation from its president, Katherine Bradley , to learn about the organization's Tools to 100 Schools program.


Related Topix: Anacostia (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Opinion

The Brattleboro Reformer

for Love of Books

Donald Phinney Gregg has been a major figure in the sphere of US diplomacy, both covert and overt.


Related Topix: Williams College, W., South Korea, World News, North Korea,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Post and Courier

Higher education subjects adjunct professors to lowly pay

As colleges and universities rev for the fall semester, the stony exploitation of the adjunct faculty continues, providing cheap labor for America's campuses, from small community colleges to knowledge factories with 40,000 students.


Related Topix: Auburn, WA, American University