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2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Lyme disease research may help predict patients' risk for long-term complications

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Johns Hopkins University

6 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

Sequoia bond measure seeks to address overcrowding issue: Opposition...

Proponents of a $265 million bond measure say it will help address overcrowding and enrollment growth in the Sequoia Union High School District, while opposition says this is the wrong way to approach spending.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Redwood City, CA, San Carlos, CA, Linda, CA

10 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Condoleezza Rice is all wrong on Ukraine crisis

Rice, who served as national security adviser and then secretary of state under President George W. Bush, is taking the neoconservative line on Ukraine.


Related Topix: Condoleezza Rice, George Bush, W., Vladimir Putin, Terrorism, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Admission rates fall at UC campuses as international presence grows

When Marcela Sosa opened her email last month and saw the "congratulations" message from the University of California, Berkeley, she was so shocked that she jumped out of her chair.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Harvard University

Business Journal

UC fall 2014 admissions surge, but admission rates drop

The University of California system invited 4.8 percent more students to join its fall 2014 freshman class over 2013 - including more Californians, Latinos and out-of-state and international students - but the preliminary freshman admission rate at UC Berkeley dropped below 20 percent for the first time ever.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Oakland, CA


Profiles provides window into university's scholarly community

Now that Stanford Profiles is up and running - featuring more than 18,000 profiles of faculty, staff, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars - it's time for the university's academic and professional community to take the new website for a spin.


Related Topix: Stanford, CA


NSF pulls support for quake observatory

The future of an effort to monitor earthquakes from within the infamous San Andreas fault is on shaky ground.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Palo Alto, CA, Geology, Science, Menlo Park, CA

Palo Alto Weekly

New trails spell bright future for Palo Alto runners

Stanford's proposed Perimeter Trail would offer runners and bikers better access along Stanford Avenue from El Camino Real to Junipero Serra Boulevard.


Related Topix: Palo Alto, CA, Stanford, CA, Berkeley, CA, Half Moon Bay, CA

Korea Herald

Novel set in a country stranger than fiction

The most reclusive state on earth is paradoxically a country that draws great attention from the rest of the world when it is in the news - usually for its nuclear threat, horrific human rights abuses and its unpredictable behavior.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel, South Korea,

Nerve News

Interest in a task reduces burnout

Maintaining an interest in the goals you pursue can improve your work and reduce burnout, research reveals.


Related Topix: Duke University, Michigan State University

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Market Wire

Gold Canyon Holds Its Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders

Julie Desjardins, CPA, CA, has over 20 years of business consulting experience. She is President of Desjardins & Associates Consulting Inc., a company dedicated to performance measurement and business reporting, including sustainability reporting.


Related Topix: Gold Canyon, AZ, Canada


CalCharge initiative may give battery makers energy synergy

Chemist John Vaughn conducts a titration at Halotechnics in Emeryville, one of the first startups to join the CalCharge initiative.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Emeryville, CA, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy


Giant Asteroid Set Earth's Crust in Motion 3 Billion Years Ago

A dramatic, fresh impact crater dominates this image taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Nov. 19, 2013.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, South Africa,

Medical Daily

Children To Gain Weight Following Tonsil Surgery: Consider Healthier Options Rather Than Ice Cream

For children who have their tonsils removed, the only silver lining to look forward to is the promise of all the ice cream they can eat, but parents may want to think about a healthier option.


Related Topix: Otolaryngology, Medicine

The Scarlet

Bebbington awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Anthony Bebbington, Director of the Graduate School of Geography and Milton P. and Alice C. Higgins Professor of Environment and Society at Clark University, was recently awarded a 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in support of his forthcoming book, "Natural resource extraction in Latin America: transforming the ... (more)


Related Topix: Clark University, Texas


Science Finds New Routes to Energy

While politicians posture, and climate scientists sigh sadly, researchers in laboratories continue to devise ingenious new ways to save energy, increase efficiency, and make the most of solar power.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science, Illinois, Science / Technology, Space, Biofuel

News Max

Rich Lowry Attacks 'Hounding' of Condoleezza Rice

National Review Editor Rich Lowry has come to the defense of embattled Condoleezza Rice after hundreds of students and professors protested her planned speeches at two universities.


Related Topix: Condoleezza Rice, George Bush, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Charitable Organizations, University of Minnesota


Genetic Diversity Is Key To Tiger Conservation

While many tiger conservation efforts focus on the numbers of a population, maintaining the big cats' genetic diversity is just as important, according to a report published on Thursday in the Journal of Heredity .


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine


Opinion: Earn less to land a husband?

The names Betty, Gloria and Shirley probably come to mind when most think of feminists, but there's a whole group of young women -- and men -- who are working toward equality.


Related Topix: Activism, Journalism, Abortion, Immigration Reform, Cornell University, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients

Dermatologists who receive free drug samples are more likely to give their patients prescriptions for expensive medicines, a new study says.


Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology