11 hrs ago
Customer Interaction Solutions
BRIEF: Graduation: Ronald E. McNair High School
Ronald E. McNair High School Ceremony: 7 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at the Spanos Center at University of the Pacific Number of graduates: 350 Valedictorian: Joanna Liu Commencement speakers: Valedictorian Joanna Liu, Associated Student Body President Ella Phlai and Senior Class President Julian Nguyen.
15 hrs ago
Calif. plastic ocean debris bill dies in committee
A California bill that would have required manufacturers to figure out how to keep the most common plastic junk out of state waterways died in the state Assembly without a vote Friday.
Fri May 24, 2013
Preconditioning the Human Brain: Proving the Principle in...
From the Department of Neurology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL ; and Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA .
Common Supplement May Help Patients Fight Heart Failure
Regular doses of the dietary supplement Coenzyme Q10 cut in half the death rate of patients suffering from advanced heart failure, in a randomized double-blind trial.
The Woodlands athletes in action: College Softball
She is a 2012 graduate of The Woodlands High School in The Woodlands where she was the 2010-2011 Gatorade National Softball and a Texas Softball Player of the Year, recorded 244 strikeouts in 216 innings as a senior and played travel ball with Impact Gold.
Storm Chasers: Born to Be Wild?
We've all seen them: the surfers who race to the beach when a hurricane hits, the guy who decides to ride out the storm in his overmatched boat, the tornado chasers who fearlessly steer their cars alongside a scary-looking funnel cloud.
Plastic ocean debris the target of new Calif. bill
It's a common sight on the nation's beaches: among the sand, sea foam and gnarled kelp lay plastic bottles, bags and other garbage.
Mail & Guardian
Heroine's war on mutilation
Bogaletch Gebre was born in rural Ethiopia in the 1950s into circumstances "not much different than most of the girls of my time". Bogaletch Gebre cannot be sure of her exact age.
Performance of the OSOM Trichomonas Rapid Test for diagnosis of...
Purnima Madhivanan A B G , Tan Li C , Stephanie Trammell D , Chirayu Desai C , Vijaya Srinivas B , Anjali Arun B , Jeffrey D. Klausner A E and Karl Krupp B F A Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, 11200 SW 8 Street, HLS 390W2, Miami, FL 33199, USA.
Thu May 23, 2013
Genome-wide association study of Tourette's syndrome
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Tourette's syndrome is a developmental disorder that has one of the highest familial recurrence rates among neuropsychiatric diseases with complex inheritance.
Wed May 22, 2013
Ronald Bailey: Are Savages Noble?
Modern anthropological research may be settling the great debate between the English philosopher Thomas Hobbes and the French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Time Warner Cable Appoints Deborah Picciolo to Senior Vice President, ...
Time Warner Cable today announced that Deborah Picciolo has been elevated to the new position of Senior Vice President of Technical Operations, Residential, effective immediately.
Man found dead from apparent fall at UCLA
Officials at the University of California, Los Angeles say a man was found dead on campus after an apparent fall from a building.
Tue May 21, 2013
Age, Other Illnesses May Make Prostate Cancer Treatment Unnecessary
Aggressive treatment for prostate cancer may not be warranted for many older patients with underlying medical conditions, a new study finds.
Peter Weller Studying For Ph.d At Ucla
Actor Peter Weller is studying to receive his doctorate in art history at the University of California, Los Angeles .
Mon May 20, 2013
Chemical and Engineering News
Safety Probe Of Academic Labs
Safety in academic and other nonindustrial chemical research laboratories will be the focus of a yearlong investigation by a National Academy of Sciences committee, which held its first meeting last week in Washington, D.C. The study will consider how safe lab practices can be promoted in academic and government labs, explained H. Holden Thorp, ... (more)
Christian Science Monitor
Today's need: moral fiber
In business, politics, or our personal lives, instant gratification continually confronts us, and usually in the form of willful attempts to win the day with too little regard for tomorrow's consequences.
Sun May 19, 2013
Infusion of Experience And Enthusiasm at ANCA-WR Headquarters
Infusion of Experience And Enthusiasm at ANCA-WR Headquarters http://asbarez.com/110139/infusion-of-experience-and-enthusiasm-at-anca-wr-headquarters/ Friday, May 17th, 2013 Newly-appointed ANCA-WR Executive Director Elen Asatryan GLENDALE - Major changes have occurred at the ANCA-Western Region headquarters over the past 10 days with the ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Rat Study Shows How Brain Rewires Itself After Injury
When the brain's primary learning center is damaged, new neural circuits arise to compensate for the lost function, a new study has found.
National Public Radio
Working Women On Television: A Mixed Bag At Best
Geena Davis played the president in the 2005 ABC series Commander in Chief . Now, she works on issues involving women in media.