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UNT autism conference brings together nationally known experts to discuss latest research

DENTON , Texas - Nationally known leaders in autism research will discuss the latest developments related to autism treatment at the 6th Annual Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference, presented by the University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of North Texas, Pathology, Medicine, Texas State University

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Science

[Research Article] AKAP150-Dependent Cooperative TRPV4 Channel Gating ...

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Cornell University, University of Washington

Voice of America

Study: Great Whale Droppings Prove Key to Ocean Health

In the heyday of commercial whaling in the 19th and 20th centuries, whales were killed by the tens of thousands.

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Ballard News-Tribune

Seattle Goodwill Industries Announces New President & CEO Daryl Campbell

Markee Foster, the Chair of the Board of Directors for Seattle Goodwill Industries, is pleased to announce that Daryl Campbell has been named the organization's President and CEO.

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Related Topix: University of Phoenix, Seattle University

The Raw Story

Why whale poop could be the secret to reversing the effects of climate change

I have been at the wrong end of a defecating sperm whale: it smells, it's nutrient rich, and could just save the world The first success of the environmental movements of the 1960s was to save the whale.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster

EurekAlert!

What drives a child to abuse alcohol?

By looking at 40 different factors in 14 year old teens, including brain structure and function, personality, life experiences and genetics, researchers can predict with 70% accuracy who will go on to develop binge drinking within the next two years.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Education Etc., Family, Teenagers, Canada, Trinity College

Town Topics

Annual Student Film & Video Festival Has Oscar Presenter on the Roster

YOUNG FILMMAKERS AT LIBRARY: "Across Dystopia," about two six-year-olds of different races, is one of Jean Paul Isaacs's entries in the 11th annual Princeton Student Film & Video Festival at Princeton Public Library July 16 and 17. Isaacs and Princeton native Zach Alexander are among 20 participants in this year's event.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Los Angeles, CA, Movies, Entertainment

Agri Marketing

Newly Formed InterSeeder Technologies Launches Product

NEWLY FORMED INTERSEEDER TECHNOLOGIES LAUNCHES PRODUCT Jul. 9, 2014 Source: InterSeeder Technologies news release InterSeeder Technologies, a new company affiliated with Penn State University, has launched commercial sales of InterSeeder , a multipurpose machine that simultaneously plants three rows of cover crops while spraying post-emergent ... (more)

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Jersey Journal

NJ Board of Education to elect new president, approve new curriculum standards

Mark Biedron of Pottersville, pictured here in April, is expected to be voted the new president of the NJ State Board of Education at its monthly meeting Wednesday in Trenton.

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Related Topix: Pottersville, NJ, Trenton, NJ, Gladstone, NJ

The Daily Freeman-Journal

WC grad named new vice president of development, alumni relations at Grinnell

Grinnell College President Raynard S. Kington today announced the appointment of Shane Jacobson as the college's new vice president for development and alumni relations.

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Related Topix: Grinnell College, Webster City, IA, Iowa State University

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Refinery 29

2 Questions To Determine If You're A Problem Drinker

For many of us, summertime means trying to cool off with a frozen drink . Boozing is so deeply ingrained in our social gatherings, it's easy to become desensitized to labels like "binge drinker" or "alcoholic."

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KSL-TV

University of Vermont has hazardous material scare

A malfunctioning ventilation system is blamed for the build-up of fumes in a lab at the Trinity Campus of the University of Vermont.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mother Jones

The Incredible Thing About Whale Poop Is That It Fights Climate Change

It's not a good time to be living in the ocean. Aside from oil spills and the scourge of plastics pollution , the seas are becoming ever more acidic due to humanity's CO2 flooding the atmosphere.

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The Washington Post

Saudis on Alert for Iraq Threat With Enemies on Both Sides

Saudi Arabia is a target for both sides in Iraq's deepening conflict, one reason it has ramped up security levels to confront a threat that's more immediate than the Arab Spring revolts three years ago.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Vienna, VA, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Terrorism

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Whales are engineers of the ocean tagged by technology

It has hit Wall Street that whales the mysterious inhabitants of the deep and once known only as Moby Dick holds the key to the future for our planet, according to the Wall Street Journal release today online.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News,

Medical Daily

Teen Binge Drinking Can Be Predicted With 70% Accuracy By Using Brain Scans

Thousands of teenagers' brain assessments and genes provide scientists the keys to determining, with high accuracy, who will become binge drinkers in the future.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Genetics, Medicine, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Like Fishing And The Ocean Ecosystem? Thank Whales

A team of biologists disagrees. They reviewed several decades of research on whales from around the world and found that whales make a huge difference and have a powerful and positive influence on the function of oceans, global carbon storage, and the health of commercial fisheries.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Medicine, Nutrition

Independent.ie

Just one glass of wine at 14 can lead to alcohol problems

JUST a single glass of beer or wine at the age of 14 can give youngsters a harmful relationship with alcohol.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Independent.ie

Just one glass of wine at 14 can lead to alcohol problems

JUST a single glass of beer or wine at the age of 14 can give youngsters a harmful relationship with alcohol.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

The Brattleboro Reformer

Welcome to the law office of William Czar Bradley

Ownership of the former law office of William Czar Bradley has changed hands only a couple of times in the past 156 years.

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Related Topix: Westminster (Washington, DC)

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