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2 hrs ago | C-Health

Depressed get 'quick relief' device: Study

Researchers at Harvard University say after treating people with major depressive disorder or bipolar disorder with low-field magnetic stimulation , the patients saw immediate and substantial mood improvement.


5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

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.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Wisconsin, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | KFVS12

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

COLUMBUS, Ohio - There's something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that's got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food.


Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul

5 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.


Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Cambridge, MA, Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters

9 hrs ago | The Straits Times

5 facts you need to know about Kaplan-Murdoch programmes

Choosing the right educational institution to jumpstart your professional career can be a daunting task.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Inventions, Science / Technology

13 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Mumbai architect's French connection

After designing the Christian Louboutin store in Horniman Circle, Mumbai-based architect Rooshad Shroff was invited to work on the French footwear designer's Bangkok store, too.


Related Topix: Cornell University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Gold bugs meet Bitcoin believers in bid to supplant US dollar

Harvard University-educated twins, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, plan to introduce an exchange-traded fund the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Metal, Anthem

The Toronto Star

Toronto-born law professor shot in head: 911 call reveals

A Toronto-born law professor working in Florida was shot in the head in the driver's seat of his car which was parked in his garage, according to a 911 phone call record released Monday.


Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Florida State University


Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists Announce 2014 National Laureates

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 -- The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences today announced the three winners of the 2014 Blavatnik National Awards.


Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chemistry, Science, Biology

Startup's chips mimic body's reaction to drugs

A company being launched Monday out of a Harvard University research institute will transform slivers of silicon into testing devices that simulate human organs to help speed the development of new drugs.


Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

Northwest Asian Weekly

Director of LIHI selected for program with Harvard University

Sharon Lee, Executive Director of the Low Income Housing Institute , was chosen to participate in NeighborWorks Achieving Excellence Program that is conducted with Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.


The Times-Tribune

Grumpy is as grumpy does

Northeast Pennsylvanians are not just unhappy, but more so than just about anyone else in the United States, according to a survey by economists at Harvard University and the University of British Columbia.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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.


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,

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

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

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.


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