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2 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Villanova University, Penn State University Park

10 hrs ago | Townhall

The Fight Against Political Correctness

The political correctness movement has spun out of control at schools nationwide.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Opinion

10 hrs ago | EETimes

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.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BioMed Central

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:


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, State College, PA

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.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park

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.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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

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

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