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Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. Appoints To Board Of Directors

Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. , a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel diagnostics and therapeutics related to endoplasmic reticulum stress, cell cycle dysregulation, neurodegeneration and apoptosis, today announced the appointment of Donald D. Huffman to the Company's Board of Directors, where he will chair ... (more)


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Citizens' Voice


The bride is a 1997 graduate of Greater Nanticoke Area School District. She earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education at King's College and her master's degree at Wilkes University.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Wilkes University, Pennsylvania State University, Ocean City, MD

Son: Joe Paterno feared wrongly accusing Sandusky

Former Pennsylvania State University football coach Joe Paterno told his son the day after his firing that he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations that Jerry Sandusky might be a child molester because he was unsure whether they were true, Jay Paterno writes in a new book.


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Francis J. McKibbin Jr., 67, architect

Francis J. McKibbin Jr., 67, of Center City, an architect who served as manager of major building projects in Philadelphia and elsewhere, died Friday, July 18, of sarcoma at Pennsylvania Hospital.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania State University

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Citizens' Voice


Eric and Mary Tencza of Hanover Township announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessyca Renae to Samuel James Siracuse, son of James and Mary Beth Siracuse of Larksville.


Related Topix: Wedding, Larksville, PA, Nanticoke, PA, Pennsylvania State University, University of Scranton

The Bennington Banner

Vermont chestnut stand may hold key to restoration

Tucked out of sight near a well-traveled gravel road are scores of healthy American chestnut trees that could help scientists seeking to restore a species that was nearly wiped out by an invasive fungus.


Related Topix: College of William and Mary, Washington County, VT, Montpelier, VT

Four Awarded Hatfield Township Police 2014 William J. Chapman Memorial Scholarships

The legacy of the late Hatfield Township Police Officer William Chapman lives on in the efforts and intellect of four high school seniors.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, PA

Port Orchard

Stepping Stones hold grand opening

The educational center plans to work with parents to ensure the best possible education for their child with "Getting Ready for Kindergarten" classes and an "Introduction to Preschool" class held twice a week for 3- and 4-year-olds.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Buenos Aires Herald

Two loves

Torey says: "I spent my year abroad in Brazil with the Rotary Club and when I returned to the US, I met a girl from Argentina and fell in love with her.


Related Topix: Argentina, World News, Pennsylvania State University

Planned changes to law stir worry

Updates to the state's Right to Know law, including more disclosure requirements for state-related universities such as Pitt and Penn State and curbing the rights of prison inmates to request some information, could be in the works when legislators return to Harrisburg in the fall.


Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, Lincoln University, PA

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Just Who is Waging the 'War on Science'?

Left-leaning environmentalists, media and academics have long railed against the alleged conservative "war on science."


Related Topix: Global Warming, Opinion

Erie Times News

US judge denies Spanier bid to halt criminal case

A federal judge in Pennsylvania said Friday she will not halt the criminal case against former Pennsylvania State University president Graham Spanier, who is accused of a criminal cover-up of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Jay Paterno says the new lawsuit against Penn State is a business matter, not personal. The Paternos still love PSU

Jay Paterno told PennLive in an interview Friday, his new lawsuit against Penn State notwithstanding, he and his family are still very much in love with and fans of Penn State University.


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New Scientist

Six bizarre landforms created by global warming

Global warming will transform Earth's landscapes. "If there's ice, it's going to melt - and wherever it melts we will see changes," says Richard Alley of Penn State University in University Park.


Related Topix: University-Park, PA, Science / Technology

Nashoba Publishing Online

Sheets, Salokangas wed

Pamela Jean Sheets and Gregory Stuart Salokangas were married June 15, at the Glen Burnie Gardens at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Va.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, New Ipswich, NH

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Topological insulator may enable power-efficient memory tech

This breakthrough provides a new strategy for making next-generation memory technologies that use the least possible energy and current.


Related Topix: Physics, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

Kaufman fund to support $1.95M in basic research at Pennsylvania universities

On Thursday, the Pittsburgh Foundation announced $1.95 million in grants from the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation that will be used to support basic research at six Pennsylvania universities.


Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Lehigh University, University of Pennsylvania

US News & World Report

U.S. News Twitter Chat: How to Develop Good Online Learning Habits

On Thursday, July 31, U.S. News Education a will host a Twitter chat to help students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree online a develop good habits for success.


Related Topix: University of Illinois Springfield, Pennsylvania State University

The Citizens' Voice

Holy Redeemer students receive PAJS awards

Holy Redeemer High School science and math students recently competed in the state Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition at Penn State University in State College.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, State College, PA, Psychology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Pennsylvania's tougher child abuse laws may come into play in a Mercer County case

Pennsylvania's new laws that just took effect in January, will come into play when a mother accused of a severe case of child abuse comes to trial.

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