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3 hrs ago | Townhall

Tuition Pays for This

According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, George Washington University, UC Santa Barbara, Illinois, Opinion

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Study examines sexual behavior of women on vacation

Some women who engaged in risky sexual behavior while traveling told a researcher that they felt freed from a sexual double standard at home, and hoped to "feel like a man" by having a one-night stand - no emotional strings attached, according to a researcher with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

9 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Defense in theater shooting: School may have withheld Holmes records

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case say the University of Colorado might have withheld records that show the school failed to act on information it had about defendant James Holmes when he was a student there.

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Related Topix: University of Colorado Denver, Illinois

13 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Standardized Testing, Education, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

13 hrs ago | KAUZ

Fitness may boost kids' brainpower

College-educated Americans tend to be more physically active on weekends, while adults without a high school diploma are more active on weekdays, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, HPV, Health, Standardized Testing, Education, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

18 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Octopus-Inspired Camouflage Sheet Developed By...

Image Caption: A new camouflage system is based on the ability of the octopus, squid and cuttlefish to alter their appearance to hide from predators.

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Related Topix: University of Houston, Champaign, IL

18 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Physical Fitness Makes Your Brain Bigger; Scientists Say Exercise Grows 'White Matter'

Researchers have proven over and over that exercise pumps up more than just muscules - it can also improve memory and other brain functions.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Family, Kids

22 hrs ago | TIME.com

Octopus Skin Has Inspired a New Type of Camouflage Sheet

The research, carried out at the University of Houston and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, looked at how the skins of octopuses, squid and cuttlefish can change color so rapidly.

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Related Topix: University of Houston

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

Your college tuition pays for this

According to College Board , average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, George Washington University, UC Santa Barbara

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists map the pulse pressure and elasticity of arteries in the brain

Researchers at the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new technique that can noninvasively image the pulse pressure and elasticity of the arteries of the brain, revealing correlations between arterial health and aging.

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Related Topix: Champaign, IL, Alzheimer's, Psychology, Science

Daily Kos

Study: One in 7 Americans turn to food banks

One in seven Americans - more than 46 million people, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors - rely on food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families, according to a new study from Feeding America , a provider of charitable food assistance to low-income Americans.

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Related Topix: Illinois, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chemical & Engineering News

Directing Venom To Fight Cancer

Venom from scorpions or honeybees sounds like it wouldn't do a person much good.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Chicago Tribune

Quinn signs bill banning on-campus smoking for state colleges

Smokers at Illinois' public colleges and universities will have to take their habit off campus under a new law signed today by Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors, University of Illinois Chicago

Medical News Today

Fast and accurate DNA sequencing may be enhanced by new material

Gene-based personalized medicine has many possibilities for diagnosis and targeted therapy, but one big bottleneck: the expensive and time-consuming DNA-sequencing process.

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Related Topix: Champaign, IL, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Health

Sat Aug 16, 2014

McClatchy

Ferguson unrest reflects decades of racial tension in St. Louis area

The roots of the racial unrest that has racked Ferguson, Mo., this week go back more than a century in a region that has had one foot planted in the Midwest and another in the South, historians and sociologists say.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Chicago Jewish Community

JUF hosts 'Israel on Campus' workshop for college students

What environment will Jewish and pro-Israel students encounter on campus this academic year? Some 150 current and entering college students and parents found out during a special presentation and workshop last night.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Activism

Lincoln Daily News

IEMA announces Richland Community College attains 'Ready to Respond Campus' designation

Richland Community College in Decatur today was recognized by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency as the first community college in Illinois to receive the Ready to Respond Campus designation.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Decatur, IL

Thu Aug 14, 2014

News Max

Could Bee Venom Lead to Cancer Treatment?

Bee venom has been shown to contain a component that may block tumor growth in new research that suggests it may be useful in treating some types of cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Apiculture, Science

Hyperallergic

Thoughts on the Life and Art of Barbara DeGenevieve

If you go to the artist Barbara DeGenevieve's website you will be greeted by laughter.

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Related Topix: University of New Mexico, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Chicago Tribune

U. of I. rescinds professor's job offer after tweets that criticized Israel

The University of Illinois has rescinded the job offer of a professor who wrote controversial social media posts about the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Illinois, Champaign, IL

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