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1 hr ago | New Media Journal

Cease the Cease-Fires

Thomas Sowell was born in North Carolina and grew up in Harlem. As with many others in his neighborhood, he left home early and did not finish high school.


Related Topix: North Carolina, US Military, US Marine Corps, Harvard University, Columbia University, Rutgers University

5 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Program Uses Selfies to Determine Life Expectancy

New facial recognition technology called Face My Age uses a selfie, along with a few personal details, to determine how long a person is expected to live and how old they look.


Related Topix: University of North Carolina Wilmington

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Southtown Star

Walk to benefit brain tumor research set for Aug. 9

The fifth annual Mary E. Smith Brain Tumor Awareness Fun Run/Walk is scheduled for 8 a.m. Aug. 9 at the Community Walk Path, 4200 W. 183rd St., Country Club Hills, according to a press release from the Mary E. Smith Foundation, Inc. The foundation once again has partnered with the city of Country Club Hills to bring a family friendly event in ... (more)


Related Topix: Country Club Hills, IL, South Holland, IL, us Travel, Travel

US News & World Report

Democratic Legislation Would Regulate Work Scheduling

A new bill would require companies to give employees more notice and stability when it comes to their work schedules.


Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, Tom Harkin, US Senate


Q&A: Chicago's medical director talks mobile integrated healthcare

Over the past year, EMS leaders have been engaged in high-level discussions about mobile integrated healthcare, a strategy that emphasizes a broader role for EMTs, paramedics and EMS systems by collaborating with hospitals, doctors, nurses, social services, nonprofits and public safety to meet a variety of community health needs by Eric Beck, ... (more)


Related Topix: Nursing, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel


Attorneys Peter Susi, Jon Gura Join Santa Barbara Law Firm of Hollister & Brace

Susi has acted as lead attorney on more than 100 Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and served as counsel to Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 trustees on numerous occasions.


Related Topix: Hollister, CA, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Amherst College, Berkeley, CA

Evanston Review

Mayor addresses shootings in Evanston

Summer in Evanston can be one of our greatest times of year. Especially after the difficult winter we just experienced, the summer brings with it time to spend with family and friends enjoying our community.


Related Topix: Evanston, IL

Design News

Work Out While You Work

Many workers stuck behind a desk all day lament that they spend too much time sitting down and don't have enough time to exercise.


Medical News

Findings reveal new way to identify non-antibiotic drugs that could help curb bacterial infections

About 100 drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for other purposes can also prevent the growth of certain bacterial pathogens inside human cells, including those that cause Legionnaires' disease, brucellosis, and Mediterranean spotted fever.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Medicine, Imodium, Imodium A-D, Loperamide (generic), Clemastine (generic), Tavist, Tavist-1, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Biology News Net

Forced mutations doom HIV

Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Biology, Chemistry, Immunology

LA Daily News

Labor activist who chose to work within the system is outsider once again

After decades of speaking out against workplace hazards in this country and abroad, Garrett Brown didn't quietly fade away when he retired from his high-ranking state regulatory job in California.


Related Topix: OSHA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, El Cerrito, CA

Word on the Street: Name-brand products

The report by Tilburg University and the University of Chicago says that Americans reach for name-brand products rather than generic versions nine out of 10 times.


Fox Point

If you believe....

He's also an extremist Muslim. If you believe the Republicans, then Barack Obaama is an anarchist.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Terrorism, Columbia University

KRVN-AM Lexington

Many Still Have a Hard Time Choosing Generic Brands

They may not have the big recognizable names but generic brand products deliver big savings.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

World Magazine

The rising tide of Muslim converts to Christianity

If you spend any time keeping up with the news, you know that radical Islam is a significant and destructive force in the world.


Related Topix: Religion, Islam

Lemaitre, Deng Xiaoping And Thomas Cook - Space Travel And Chinese Travelers

On July 29th, 2014, NASA Television will broadcast live the launch and docking of the European Space Agency's fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station.


Related Topix: Travelers, Entertainment, Television, Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Astronomy, Science, French Guiana Travel, Travel

Architect Online

University of Chicago Opens North America's First Passive House-Certified Laboratory

MAde Studio is applying its data-driven approach to Detroit, revealing ways that the region's water systems can influence urban planning.



New Head of Prestigious Physics Institute Describes Her Hunt for Dark Matter

In September, Katherine Freese will take the helm of one of the most prestigious theoretical institutes in the world, Nordita, the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Stockholm, Sweden.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Sweden, World News, Princeton University, Columbia University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Architect brings fresh spin to Maggie Daley Park

Strolling through Maggie Daley Park, stubble on his face and a yellow hard hat covering his graying red hair, Michael Van Valkenburgh paused before the contours of an undulating ice skating loop that will weave through a stand of evergreens.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Streeterville (Chicago, IL), us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois Travel, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Ringling Museum in Sarasota features famous photos of outlaw bikers

It was the Golden Age of new Journalism. It was also, Chris Jones said, the Golden Age of the American biker.


Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Journalism, Photography, Arts