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7 hrs ago | P&T Community

Authors See Sharp Rise in Global Antibiotic Use

According to a new study led by researchers at Princeton University, the use of antibiotics has increased by 36% worldwide within a decade, much of it unwarranted.


11 hrs ago | Missourian

Meningitis vaccine to be required at Missouri's public colleges

Beginning next summer, students living on all Missouri public university and college campuses will be legally required to be immunized against meningitis - a requirement already in place for the the University of Missouri System.


Related Topix: Missouri, Vaccinations, Health, University of Missouri, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Drexel University

16 hrs ago | Time

Planet of the Apes: That Couldn't Happena .Right?

Part of the job of any science reporter is to ruin your moviegoing experience. Blown away by Gravity ? Here are all the ways they got the science wrong .


20 hrs ago | Stanford

David Halliburton, Stanford professor emeritus of English and founder ...

David Garland Halliburton, professor emeritus of English, died June 2 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Parkinson's Disease, Health, University of Chicago, Stanford University

22 hrs ago | The Times of Trenton

Golandsky Institute brings top pianists to Princeton

Pianist Ilya Itin will perform in a solo concert on July 19 at Princeton University's Taplin Auditorium and will join the New Jersey Symphony Chamber Orchestra in the Scheide Concerto Evening Thursday at Richardson Auditorium, both in connection with the 11th Annual Golandsky Institute International Piano Festival.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Symphony, Arts

Yesterday | Queerty

Antigay Christians Fear Losing Their Jobs For Being Homophobic At Work

Conservative Christians are in a state of absolute hysteria over what they fear is a rise in anti-Christian discrimination in the corporate sector, Slate reports.


Yesterday | Time

Ramadan, Day 13: Modesty

Afghan burqa-clad women waiting to break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan at the Hazrat-e- Ali shrine, or Blue Mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Religion, Islam

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Medical Daily

Gallup Poll Shows That Money And Happiness Go Hand-In-Hand; Education Is The Runner Up

A recent Gallup poll shows that money tops everything else when it comes to happiness.


Related Topix: Kids, Family


Runner Runner

Justin Timberlake stars as Richie Furst who attends Princeton University and finds that he is unable to pay his tuition next week.


Related Topix: Runner, Runner, Now, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Celebrities, Ben Affleck, Movies, Entertainment

Field Guide: 5 Best Shops and Sights in Princeton

Come summer, Princeton's collegiate crowd clears out, making this the perfect time to enjoy the area's quaint, brainy charm.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Watches, Fashion, Designers, Givenchy

Anchorage Daily News

Child immigrant crisis: Is it 'emergency' enough for Congress to act?

Will the child immigrant crisis on the border turn into the Obama administration's version of superstorm Sandy - a regional emergency that becomes caught in the throes of gridlock? As with the White House request for relief assistance after the 2012 storm that devastated the Northeast, some Republicans in Congress object to the $3.7 billion in ... (more)


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Lamar Smith, Texas Government, Texas

Psychology Today

Why Email Is The Worst Way To Communicate

Few will argue that the Internet era has done wonders to enhance our ability to communicate in ways never before never imagined.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

The American Scholar

Describing a Visual World Without Vision

Like any other infant, one born blind must learn to map the words she hears from her caregivers onto things in the world.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Wed Jul 09, 2014

New Jersey Supreme Court won't review Dinky case at Princeton University

PRINCETON - The state Supreme Court has rebuffed an attempt by a residents group to block the transfer of the Dinky train easement to Princeton University.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Roselle schools administrator named superintendent of the year finalist

ROSELLE - Superintendent of Roselle Public Schools, Kevin West, has been named as a finalist for the 2014 Superintendent of the Year award sponsored by the National Association of School Superintendents.


Related Topix: Education Etc., University, FL, Seton Hall University, Nova Southeastern University, Southeastern University (Florida)

Podcast: A Conversation with Aqil Shah

Pakistan's newly appointed army chief General Raheel Sharif and outgoing army chief General Ashfaq Kayani talk during the change of command ceremony at the army headquarters in Rawalpindi on November 29, 2013.



Employment: PhD overdrive

The low unemployment rate for people with a PhD in science, technology, engineering or mathematics in the United States is misleading.


Town Topics

Story Hours for Children At Community Park Pool

The Red Umbrella/La Sombrilla Roja will host a series of story hours for young children at Princeton's Community Park Pool at 4:30 p.m. every Thursday from July 10 through August 21. Stories will be read in English and Spanish.


Ed FitzGerald submits new nomination for Cuyahoga County treasurer

Two weeks after withdrawing his previous nominee in light of council opposition, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald has submitted his new choice to serve as county treasurer.


Related Topix: Cuyahoga County, OH, Harvard University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Art Daily

Getty Museum presents a retrospective exhibition of works by photographer Minor White

Minor White , Vicinity of Rochester, New York, negative 1954; print no later than 1957 Gelatin silver print Image: 18.4 x 23.2 cm Promised gift of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser Reproduced with permission of the Minor White Archive, Princeton University Art Museum.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Photography, Columbia University