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17 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

Sorting Cells with Sound Waves

Researchers from MIT, Pennsylvania State University, and Carnegie Mellon University have devised a new way to separate cells by exposing them to sound waves as they flow through a tiny channel.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Carnegie Mellon University, Materials Science, Science, University of Notre Dame, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

19 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Manufacturers' Association names new executive director

Palisin joins the York-based non-profit from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, where he was ombudsman to the manufacturing and life sciences industries.


Related Topix: York, PA, New Cumberland, PA, Penn State University Park

Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

Penn State president skeptical of salary information requests

Bringing academic salary information under the state Right to Know Law could end up making payroll costs more expensive, Pennsylvania State University's new president said Monday.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Archbald, PA, Temple University, University of Pittsburgh

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Erie Times News

Penn St. ex-officials' case moves along under seal

The criminal case against three former Pennsylvania State University administrators has been conducted under strict court secrecy for the past six months, with the judge sealing all filings -- including a news organization's effort to force them into the open.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Dauphin County, PA, Baldwin, PA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Erie Times News

5 questions with Dave Blazek

Dave Blazek nurtured a sense of humor growing up, but it wasn't until he joined the staff of Cathedral Preparatory School's student newspaper that he found a mass outlet for it.


Related Topix: Erie, PA, Journalism, Penn State University Park

Fri Aug 22, 2014


New state law requires school coaches to report suspected abuse

School coaches will be required to report suspected child abuse under a new state law drafted in the wake of the 2011 Penn State sex abuse scandal.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Penn State University Park

The Orlando Sentinel

Todd Allen Long performs in cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse

Todd Allen Long performs this Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 27-28, in the Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series with his new solo show "How Did I Get Here?" Long was born and raised in Hershey , Pa.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Clubs launched to combat mental illness

BRYN MAWR The DMAX Foundation, started by a Main Line family to fight the stigma surrounding mental illness, will begin launching clubs at colleges this fall.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Elon University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Editor & Publisher

Brad Bailey Named Associate Publisher of Pocono Mountains Media Group

Joe Vanderhoof, president and publisher of the Pocono Mountains Media Group, announced today that Brad Bailey has been named associate publisher of the Pocono Record and all properties under the umbrella of the Pocono Mountains Media Group.


Related Topix: Sunbury, PA


Don't Miss Meals with Kids

NEW YORK: If you want your kids to grow up healthy, make it a point not to miss dinner time with them.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

New Scientist

Spot ET's waste heat for chance to find alien life

RATHER than searching for aliens phoning home, scientists are looking for signs of the homes themselves.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Astronomy, Science, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Science / Technology


NASA To Air Panel Discussion About Ancient Earth And Habitable Planets

NASA Television will live broadcast a discussion Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. EDT, with leading science experts describing what is known about our ancient Earth and how that information can guide the search for habitable planets orbiting other stars.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Williams College, Space, Maryland, Penn State University Park

Bored of sex life? Mix love to it

According to an interesting study, love and commitment can make sex physically more satisfying for many women.


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Penn State Abington, Penn State University Park

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Erie Times News

Shipwrecks, Erie area communities to benefit from latest round of grants

Lake Erie shipwrecks, a Harborcreek park and Presque Isle pontoon boats will benefit from grants awarded to restore and protect the lake's coastline.


Related Topix: Erie, PA, Harborcreek, PA, Erie County, PA, Penn State University Park

Health News Digest

Stem Cells Reveal How Illness-Linked Genetic Variation Affects Neurons

A genetic variation linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression wreaks havoc on connections among neurons in the developing brain, a team of researchers reports.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Biology, Science, Penn State University Park, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Childhood neglect may turn boys into violent adults

Examples of physical neglect include not taking a sick or injured child to the doctor, improperly clothing a child and not feeding a child.


Related Topix: Penn State Shenango, Penn State University Park

Mon Aug 18, 2014

American Library Association

Eyeing the New Diversity

Workplace diversity management in our field has primarily focused on increasing the number of underrepresented populations among our ranks.


Related Topix: Libraries, Penn State University Park, University of Arizona

Sys-Con Media

New Vice President of Digital Engagement Brings Thirty Years of Industry Experience to FIRSTA

FIRST A , a not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology, announced Mark Greenlaw as Vice President of Digital Engagement.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, CIO News, Penn State University Park

UConn Advance

UConn Joins Folger Institute Consortium

The University of Connecticut has been invited to join the Folger Institute's consortium of more than 40 college and university members.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Penn State University Park, Ohio State University, University of Virginia

Medical News Today

New methods to predict gene and protein functions lead to significant advance in malaria research

Researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine have developed a new computational method to study the function of disease-causing genes, starting with an important new discovery about a gene associated with malaria - one of the biggest global health burdens.


Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Baylor College of Medicine, Columbia University, Penn State University Park, Princeton University