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1 hr ago | The Skanner

Franklin High Student Chosen for Exclusive LEDA Scholars Program

Franklin High School student Ahmed Gedi was one of just two Oregon high school students selected for the prestigious LEDA scholars program at Princeton University this summer.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Lewis & Clark College

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

3 hrs ago | National Review Online

Peter Singer and the Danger of the Humanities

I have little regard for the so-called thinking of Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times .


Related Topix: Animal Rights

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Democracy is over: Americans have 'near-zero' impact on policy and...

One of Americans' most cherished civil rights is also one of its most underused, which is a major reason why we are governed by some of the worst misfits and miscreants among us.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Northwestern University

News Max

Princeton's Zelizer: Hillary Can Mend Rift With Leftists

Leftist Democrats have a problem with Hillary Clinton - but she'll be able to repair the rift and win their support if she runs for president, says Julian Zelizer, a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University.


Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Massachusetts, Bill Clinton, History in the News


When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study

It's no secret that daughters seem to bear the brunt of caregiving duties for elderly parents, but a new study suggests that conscientious daughters often fill the gaps left by sons.


Medical News Today

Taiwanese women at increased risk for health issues if their husband's health declines

The death of a spouse undoubtedly brings with it stress , anxiety and uncertainty.


Related Topix: Women's Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Mon Aug 18, 2014

USA Today

Elderly caregiving: Daughters, not sons, step up

Elderly caregiving: Daughters, not sons, step up Daughters provide more caregiving to elderly parents than sons, study says.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Press-Enterprise

RiversideRIVERSIDE: Ecology research paper wins national award

In May, Ashkaan K. Fahimipour, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in UC Riverside's Department of Biology, and a colleague published a research paper in Ecology Letters, a top ecology journal.


Related Topix: Science, Ecology, UC Riverside, Entomology

The Lebanon Daily News

Princeton: Staff didn't harm ball-riding monkey

Princeton University says it found no evidence that its researchers mistreated a monkey by putting into a ferret exercise ball and had it roll on the floor for 13 minutes.


Related Topix: Activism, Coeur d'Alene, ID

University of North Carolina

Taft inducted Into AOSSM Hall of Fame

Timothy N. Taft, MD was recently inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle.


Related Topix: Sports Medicine, Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, North Carolina, University of Missouri

The Jersey Journal

Princeton University says researchers did not torment monkey in plastic exercise ball

PRINCETON -- Princeton University animal researchers did not harm a monkey earlier this year when they put it in a ferret ball and had it roll on the floor for 13 minutes, according to the results of an internal investigation released today.


Related Topix: Activism

Town Topics

Princeton University Issues Ebola Travel Advisory on Ebola

Princeton University students and staff are being advised to contact university medical personnel if they recently have been in parts of West Africa and have developed a fever, one of the symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus.


Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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, Pennsylvania State University

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

A worker and her son walk past graffiti in Yangon.

Some may argue that inequality is a global trend affecting not only developing countries but developed countries as well.


Related Topix: Burma, World News

Slate Magazine

Rubik's Quadratic Forms

Manjul Bhargava has just won a Fields medal, the most coveted prize in mathematics.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Hempstead, NY

The Age

Peter Singer questions ethics of suspending Dr Philip Nitschke

Ethicist Peter Singer has questioned the Medical Board of Australia's decision to suspend euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke's medical registration, and says the only way to protect vulnerable people from him is to legalise voluntary euthanasia.


Related Topix: Suicide

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The China Post

Yu Ying-shih to take part in award festivities

Chinese-American historian Yu Ying-shih, the first Tang Prize winner in Sinology, promised Friday to visit Taiwan for the first time in six years in September and attend the Tang Prize award ceremony and related events in person.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Chinese-American

Salt Lake Tribune

Prize-winning poet W.S. Merwin still at work at age 86

He is 86 years old, his eyesight is failing and much of his recent work reads like a man saying goodbye.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry


'India-born Top Maths Prize Winner Was Remarkable Student'

KOLHAPUR: Mathematics genius Subhas A. Khot who got the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize, a top Maths award in the world, has an "extraordinary academic talent and remarkable concentration power", his school teachers recall.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Mathematics, Science,

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Elsewhere in Science, 15 August 2014

Each week, the Science family of publications-the print magazine, online news, Science Translational Medicine , and Science Signaling -publish articles that are likely to be of interest to Science Careers readers.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Geology