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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

Business Journal

Harvard survey: Remodeling spending to slow heading into 2015

Growth in home improvement spending is expected to peak during the second half of 2014 and then begin to ease heading into next year, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University .


Related Topix: Home Improvement, Home

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Prosecutor: Man wanted to bomb Harvard University

A prosecutor says a Moroccan man made repeated statements about wanting to bomb Harvard University and Homeland Security offices in Hartford, Connecticut.


Related Topix: Hartford, CT

SOHO China's $15M Harvard Gift: Is The Money Better Spent In China?

The post-2008 financial crisis coupled with a rising number of international applicants from wealthy families have resulted in American colleges accepting more full-tuition payers from overseas.


The Washington Post

PostEverything: I'm one of the people Sen. John Walsh plagiarized from

Sean M. Lynn-Jones is editor of the quarterly journal International Security and a research associate at the Belfer Center at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.


Related Topix: United States Army War College, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Drug Researcher

Philanthropist gives $650m to Broad Institute for psychiatric research

Philanthropist Ted Stanley has gifted $650m to the Broad Institute as part of a wider attempt to galvanize research on psychiatric disorders and bring new treatments to market.


Related Topix: Biology, Science

Criminal Report Daily

Insta-Cake Comes in a Spray Can

When you need your cake; you need it now. To that end, Harvard University students John McCallum and Brooke Nowakowski came up with Spray Cake, a innovative way to make cake.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Recipes

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Kos

Justice of the Day - Edward Terry Sanford

Today's Justice of the Day is: EDWARD TERRY SANFORD. Justice Sanford was born on this day, July 23, in 1865.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee


Opinion: Russia shoot-down has happened before

Many think a Russian SA-11 missile launcher system similar to this was used to shoot down flight MH17 over Ukraine.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Train Disaster, Opinion

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Obama's Old Law Professor 'Wouldn't Bet the Family Farm' on Obamacare Subsidies Surviving at SCOTUS

Harvard University law professor Laurence Tribe is a veteran liberal scholar who counts both President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts among his former students.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Barack Obama, John G. Roberts

The Cary News

Wake Schools talk big picture for strategic plan

Tony Wagner, an education expert from Harvard University, led the brainstorming among the school board and senior staff that focused on making sure: The school system plans to release a strategic plan by the end of 2014 that sets out goals and priorities for the next five years.


Related Topix: Wake County, NC

Red Bank Green

Red Bank: Bulkhead Rebuild on Agenda

Its scientists and policy experts may be thought leaders on issues of global warming and ways to head it off.


Related Topix: Navesink, NJ

DNA India

India likely to grow at 6% in 2014-15: Gita Gopinath

The Indian economy is likely to grow at six% in 2014-15 and if the new government delivers on its promise of good governance, reversion to a growth rate of around 7-8% can occur in coming years, Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath said.


Erie Times News

Study says Erie is unhappy, but happily cheap

A new study names Erie one of the unhappiest regions in the United States, happier only than Scranton and St. Joseph, Mo.


Related Topix: Erie, PA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Foreign Affairs

The Dutch Disaster

MITCHELL A. ORENSTEIN is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Northeastern University.


Related Topix: Northeastern University, Vladimir Putin


Study finds Colorado is mostly happy

That's the conclusion of an " Unhappy Cities " study done by researchers from Harvard University and the University of British Columbia.


Related Topix: Colorado