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2 hrs ago | International Business Times

5 Hollywood Celebrities Who are Actually VERY Smart

Portman graduated from Harvard University and went on to finish courses at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.


6 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Aretha Franklin slams Canadian server for not showing any R-E-S-P-E-C-T

The "King's sport" may be front and centre at this event, but taking one's eyes off the fashionable crowd, nattied up in three-piece suits and Gatsby-inspired dresses, to focus on the races can prove to be one of the more pleasurable challenges of the summer.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Cambridge, MA, Canada,

10 hrs ago | Medical News

Parallel brain circuits associated with opposing emotional reactions

People choosing between two or more equally positive outcomes experience paradoxical feelings of pleasure and anxiety , feelings associated with activity in different regions of the brain , according to research led by Amitai Shenhav, an associate research scholar at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University.


Related Topix: Princeton University, Cameras, Medicine, Health

14 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Workers' consciences deserve protection

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision last month in the Hobby Lobby case is bringing battles over religious beliefs to nearly all American workplaces.


Related Topix: Scientology, Religion, Opinion

18 hrs ago | CBS Local

Study: Social Media May Be Just As Addicting As Other Vices, Drugs and Alcohol

Many consider social media as a "serious hobby," but a report from Harvard University explains that social media addiction can be just as problematic as any other addiction.


22 hrs ago |

Blaschka sea creatures surface anew at Harvard

When he became director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University in 2002, James Hanken toured each of the museum's collections to get a handle on the number of objects at its disposal.


Related Topix: Corning, NY, Cornell University

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

A Surprising Number Of Harvard Grads Admit They Have Cheated

Seventeen percent of Harvard University's graduating class admitted that they had cheated in academics during their time at the school, according to a survey conducted by the campus newspaper.


Business & Heritage Clarksville

"Finding Your Roots" returns to PBS for second season

The acclaimed PBS Series "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." returns Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m. CST for its second season.


Related Topix: African-American, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Genetics, Medicine


Ita s Helen Mirrena s 69th Birthday! See the Oscar Winnera s Transformation Over the Years

The star's film career spans over four decades, and includes numerous award nominations and wins.


Related Topix: Helen Mirren, Celebrities, Elizabeth Ii

The Modesto Bee

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

In a Thursday, May 29, 2014 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin looks up while seated on stage during Harvard University commencement ceremonies, in Cambridge, Mass., where she was presented with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, New York, Life, Food, Hamburger


Yeast Meeting to Showcase Latest Breakthroughs in Genetics and Molecular Biology

Nearly 600 scientists from 25 countries and 35 states will attend the 2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting organized by the Genetics Society of America next week at the University of Washington in Seattle.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, University of Washington, Princeton University

The Bradenton Times

Doctor of Business Administration Degree Now Offered at USF

The University of South Florida College of Business is now taking applications for its new Doctor of Business Administration degree program.


Related Topix: University of South Florida, University, FL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Gravitational waves detected?

One hundred years ago Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves. In March, researchers at Harvard University claimed they had detected the waves for the first time.


The Citizens' Voice

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MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Downtown Wilkes-Barre as seen from Coal Street.


Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Scranton, PA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pennsylvania

High-flying Kiwi to head US Walmart

FLYER: Greg Foran is the new head of Walmart in the US, just months after he was appointed to head the retailer's Asian operations.


Related Topix: University of Virginia

The Daily Caller

Globetrotting Harvard Prof Takes Break From Jet-Setting To Gripe About Climate Change Deniers

Naomi Oreskes, a Harvard University professor who flies around the world in pollutant-spewing jumbo jet airliners to proclaim that climate change is a terrible menace, has co-written another book warning about the planet's dire environmental situation.


Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

The Daily Republic

Call for tech diversity misplaced

The demand for what the left calls diversity has reached a new low. I don't know whether it's based on ignorance, mendacity, greed or maybe the need for attention.


Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Tom Walsh: GM donates Volts to traveling MBAs assisting young companies

Eight MBA teams from Babson, Columbia, Harvard, University of Michigan, University of California-Berkeley and Stanford visit the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant - home of the Chevrolet Volt - July 23, 2014.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, UC Berkeley, Hamtramck, MI

International Business Times

Aspirin Can Cure Breast Cancer: Study

Salicylic acid, modified into acetylsalicylic acid, and used as Aspirin can cure breast cancer, reveals a study conducted by Dr. Michelle Holmes from Harvard University.


Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Nursing


'The eye and the brain are connected, so it's no surprise lutein...

Lutein and zeaxanthin are well-established in the realm of eye health, but ever emerging science shows the importance of the carotenoids in brain health.


Related Topix: Supplement, Lutein, Life, Food, Vegetables, Macular Degeneration, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Nutrition