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9 hrs ago | News Observer

Science Briefs: Amber's durability, dust mite allergies, cooler solar cells

The warm beauty of amber was captivating and mysterious enough to inspire myths in ancient times, and even today some of its secrets remain locked inside the fossilized tree resin.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

13 hrs ago | Medical Daily

TV Background Noise Harms Children's Development; Some Educational Programs OK

Yet another study shows that background television noise may harm a child's learning and development, as electronic screens continue to proliferate in the home.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Parenting

17 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Pulling the Plug on English DepartmentsBy David Masciotra

The armies of soft philistinism are on the march and eager to ditch traditional literature instruction in favor of more utilitarian approaches.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, University of Minnesota

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Martin Q&A: 3D scanning company grew out of UK connections

Seikowave is a Lexington-based technology company focused on three-dimensional scanning.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky

KCRG

University of Iowa Launches New Site For Construction Projects

Just about everywhere you look on the University of Iowa campus, there's a crane or a concrete skeleton of a new building on the horizon.

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University Business

Police identify suspect in UI bathroom camera case

University of Iowa police have identified the individual thought to be responsible for placing a camera in a restroom in the University Capitol Centre's Information Technology Services space last month.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Art Daily

Joseph Bellows Gallery opens 'Victor Landweber: American Cameras' and 'Summer Selections II'

Joseph Bellows Gallery announces two new exhibitions, Victor Landweber American Cameras and Summer Selections II.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, California

RedOrbit

Researchers Create Vaccine For Dust Mite Allergies

Image Caption: Dust mites are tiny and ubiquitous, but they cause big allergic reactions for many people.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Marlboro native sets screening of thesis film at Latchis

Kreitzer is a Marlboro native in a three-year graduate program at the University of Iowa, where he plans to make a 25-minute film titled "Black Canaries" for his master's of fine arts thesis.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, Des Moines, IA, Theater, Arts

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunherald.com

Iowa college lets other researchers use technology

Those are some of the high-caliber, high-dollar tools that Honts, an associate professor of cell and molecular biology at Drake University, has access to this summer during a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Drake University, Loras College, Computers

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

UI Bans Suspect Accused of Recording Video in Restrooms

UI Bans Suspect Accused of Recording Video in Restrooms AP/Lang 7/25/14 University of Iowa police have identified a UI employee as the person suspected of placing a video camera on the floor of a restroom and recording scenes there.

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Related Topix: CIO News

KHOU-TV Houston

Feds test how stoned is too stoned to drive

A small group of volunteers spent much of the last year getting drunk and stoned on marijuana furnished by the federal government before getting behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Iowa City, IA, Chemistry, Science, University of Mississippi

KING-TV Seattle

Feds test how stoned is too stoned to drive

A small group of volunteers spent much of the last year getting drunk and stoned on marijuana furnished by the federal government before getting behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Iowa City, IA, Chemistry, Science, University of Mississippi

WHO-TV Des Moines

Explosive New Series Has Iowa Connections

A new drama is about to hit the small screen with a special connection to the state of Iowa.

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Related Topix: Iowa, The Big C, Entertainment, Television, John Benjamin Hickey, Ames, IA

Newkerala.com

Background TV can impact kids' future

Do you watch your favourite television show after assigning homework to your kids? This may have a bearing on their learning and their success in future.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Medical News Today

Vaccine for dust-mite allergies being tested by researchers

Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally switching the body's immune response.

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Related Topix: Health

Medical News Today

Potential genetic link found between epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorders

A recent scientific discovery showed that mutations in prickle genes cause epilepsy, which in humans is a brain disorder characterized by repeated seizures over time.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

City Circle to Present HAIR at the CCPA, 8/1-3

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical Hair August 1-3 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Coralville, IA

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Supervisors to Hold Meeting at Johnson County Fair

The supervisor's regular Thursday formal and informal public meetings will take place at 9am in the Johnson County Fairgrounds Variety Tent.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, IA, Iowa City, IA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Branstad appoints Sixth District judge

Gov. Terry Branstad appointed a new District Court Judge for the Sixth District on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Iowa City, IA, Benton, IA

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