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Free black woman's voice is still clear, 150 years after Civil War era
In them, Emilie Davis, a young housekeeper and seamstress, chronicles her life as a free black woman in Philadelphia during the Civil War.
10 hrs ago
The Fight Against Political Correctness
The political correctness movement has spun out of control at schools nationwide.
10 hrs ago
Samsung Funds III-V FinFETs in US Lab
Samsung is funding Pennsylvania State University researchers working to fabricate III-V indium gallium arsenide FinFETs for possible use at the 7nm node.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
BMC Ecology image competition 2014: the winning images
Department of Entomology and Department of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, State College, Pennsylvania, USA The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6785/14/24
The First Post
After Rotherham, should it be mandatory to report abuse fears?
As the police and local authorities stand accused of failing to protect more than 1,400 children in Rotherham, the former director of public prosecutions Keir Starmer has called for the introduction of mandatory reporting of suspected abuse.
Sorting out circulating tumor cells in the blood with sound waves
This microfluidic device uses sound waves to sort tumor from white-blood cells as they flow through the channel from left to right A research team has developed a device that could be used to detect the extremely rare tumor cells that circulate in cancer patients' blood, helping doctors predict whether a tumor is going to spread.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.