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18 hrs ago | Air & Space

How to discover asteroids in your spare time- page 2

By day, Roy Tucker is a senior engineer at the Imaging Technology Laboratory at the University of Arizona.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Munro: 'Road' taken with a woman who became part of American literature

In Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," the woman with the big blue eyes and hair "long and lustrous and black" is known as "Terry, the Mexican girl."

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Related Topix: Games, Scrabble, University of Texas at El Paso

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Wisconsin's Top Recruit Sam Senczyszyn Chooses Arizona

Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage on SwimmingWorld.com. For more information about Agon, visit their website Agonswim.com .

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Related Topix: Mequon, WI

CNN

Pot study stalls after professor is let go

A well-known medical marijuana researcher at the University of Arizona says a study she's been planning for four years has cost her her job.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law

ABC15.com

Pot research stalls after losing UofA professor

A well-known medical marijuana researcher at the University of Arizona says a study she's been planning for four years has cost her her job.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law

Clarksville Online

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovers evidence that...

Repeated high-resolution observations made by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicate the gullies on Mars' surface are primarily formed by the seasonal freezing of carbon dioxide, not liquid water.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Apartment Guide

Tucson's Top 10: Neighborhoods Renters Love Most

Whether you're after the warm sunshine, the dry climate or the delicious food, Tucson, Arizona , has something to offer tourists and residents alike.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Arizona, Catalina Foothills, AZ

Sys-Con Media

ASTRO Members Elect Four New Officers to Board of Directors and Three Members to Nominating Committee

Members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology have elected four new officers to serve on its Board of Directors and three members to serve on the Nominating Committee.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicaid, UC Los Angeles

Kent Reporter

Kent students awarded BECU Foundation Scholarships

As part of BECU's commitment to education and assisting outstanding students, the BECU Foundation awarded 75 BECU student-members with $3,000 scholarships toward their college education.

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Related Topix: Kent, WA, University of Washington, Family, Kids

Hyperallergic

Garry Winogrand and the Perils of Posthumous Prints

Garry Winogrand, "John F. Kennedy, Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles" .

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Photography, Arts

MAPS Medical marijuana news

Press Release: Letter from Rick Doblin to University of Arizona in Support of Dr. Sue Sisley

On July 11, 2014, MAPS Founder Rick Doblin, Ph.D., wrote to Caroline Garcia, Associate Vice President for Research at the University of Arizona, to express MAPS' support for Dr. Sue Sisley's reinstatement at the university after she was fired on June 30. Dr. Sisley is the lead investigator of MAPS' planned study of marijuana for symptoms of PTSD in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Food and Drug Administration

The Raw Story

Only scientist researching how pot can help veterans' PTSD gets axed after GOP pressure

In what may have been a politically motivated firing , the University of Arizona has let go of a prominent researcher who studied the effects of marijuana on military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Life, Veteran Affairs, Healthcare Law, Law

Business Journal

Skandalaris Center names new managing director

Toker, who previously worked as a senior mentor-in-residence at the University of Arizona's Eller College of Management , has founded or co-founded five Arizona- and California-based technology companies, including Arch Partners, Surgical Tools, Bioptics Corp., Rad-Icon Imaging Corp. and MedOptics Corp. Founded in 2003, the Skandalaris Center is ... (more)

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Business Journal

Skandalaris Center names new managing director

Emre Toker will become the next managing director of the Skandalaris Center, Washington University officials announced Thursday.

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Examiner.com

Pot researcher fired: AZ pot researcher sacked, what's the agenda behind firing?

Arizona University Professor Susan Sisley joins HuffPost Live to talk about why she was fired over her medical marijuana research.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Arizona, Arizona Government, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Tucson Weekly

Al Jazeera Interview With Fired UA Marijuana Researcher

The University of Arizona fired Assistant Professor Sue Sisley before she could start her research on the possible beneficial effects marijuana can have for post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs

Times Herald-Record

Bonnie Kraham: Personal finance a key in dealing with inheritance

As the number of baby boomers retire or die, the United States is expected to see an "inheritance boom" unlike any other in history.

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Related Topix: Credit Card Debt

The Detroit News

Rich Rodriguez still charging full-speed ahead at Arizona

The University of Arizona football program, led by former Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez, has produced a new promotional video called "Arizona Fast."

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KTVK Phoenix

Officer charged with DUI no longer with UA police

A University of Arizona police sergeant charged in February with super-extreme DUI no longer works for the school.

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Indybay.org

The Best Hope For A Sustainable Future On Earth

Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro Saving The Forests The United Nations' program to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from deforestation and degradation, REDD, started with great promise.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

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