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5 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

A touching story: The ancient conversation between plants, fungi and bacteria

The mechanical force that a single fungal cell or bacterial colony exerts on a plant cell may seem vanishingly small, but it plays a heavy role in setting up some of the most fundamental symbiotic relationships in biology.


Related Topix: Plant Biology, Biology, Science

9 hrs ago | Chemistry World

First ionic liquid made from plant waste

Ionic liquids - salts that are liquid at room temperature - could potentially be made more cheaply and greenly by recycling by-products from biofuel production processes , according to US researchers.


Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

12 hrs ago | Science Blog

Is proposed college rating systems unfair to low-income, minority students?

In an effort to address recent accountability and financial aid policy proposals in Washington that may be detrimental to low-income and minority students, a higher education research and policy briefing will take place Sept.


Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, University of Pennsylvania

19 hrs ago |

Entrepreneur Scott Milne Triumphs In Race To Take On Top U.S. Democratic Governor

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Taiwan Travel, World News, Taiwan, University of Vermont

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WMTV Madison

UW-Madison set for move-in day

The entire process will be going on from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., meaning if you're not there to drop the young ones off, you might want to avoid the area.


Related Topix: Madison, WI


After 30 Years, First Klezmer Festival Says 'Mission Accomplished'

Thirty years ago, klezmer music was a dying art, played mostly by aging musicians at the occasional wedding or bar mitzvah.


Related Topix: Kerhonkson, NY, World News, Poland, Canada, New York University

Watch: Dancing elephants enjoy culture more than the average American

A couple of elephants were treated to a Bach concerto over the weekend. They appreciated the beauty of the music more than the average person.


Related Topix: Wisconsin


Outsourcing parenthood? It takes a village AND the marketplace to raise a child

Ask any parent raising kids in today's fast-paced society and chances are they would agree that there are only so many hours in the day.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Parenting

Why science is crucial for making Ice-cream revealed

Food scientists have explained the importance of science in creation of what kids' see as one of the most fun and tasty deserts, Ice-cream.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Both Paul Krugman And Rick Perry Have A Point

As director of the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate, my research addresses housing markets and policy, tax policy, transportation, mortgage finance and urban growth.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, University of Southern California, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Texas


PSC Investments Acquires Sterile Injectable Fill/Finish Facility

PSC Investments, a subsidiary of California-based PSC Biotech Corporation, has announced the acquisition of a high potency, sterile injectable facility from the Morgridge Institute for Research , a private research institute affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Arrest made in 1 of 3 suspected sexual assaults near UW-Madison campus

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.


Related Topix: Madison, WI

American Institute of Biological Scie...

NSF Awards $7.5 Million for Digitization of Biodiversity Collections

The National Science Foundation has awarded six grants totaling about $7.5 million to digitize biodiversity collections.


Related Topix: University of Florida

Forbes China Rich Lister's Winery In Napa Valley Avoids Earthquake Damage

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.


Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, University of Vermont, Wine, Drink

Chemical & Engineering News

Targeting Quorum Sensing Could Lead To Evolution-Proof Antibiotics

One colony of resistant bacteria is able to digest a fluorescent nutrient to produce a light-blue halo.


Sun Aug 24, 2014

Washington Times

Baraboo Waterfowl Museum celebrates its first year

Nichol and Craig Swenson, who opened Flyways Waterfowl Museum near the north shore entrance to Devil's Lake State Park last summer, are living out their mission of conservation.


Customer Interaction Solutions

Smartphone app helps people battle abuse [The Salina Journal, Kan. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 24--With new technology CKF help 'is always with you' Temptation is always lurking, Jerry Hassler said, poised to nudge you back into drug and alcohol abuse.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Abilene, KS

Wisconsin Gazette

Gender matters as 2 women top Wisconsin ballot

Susan Happ, the Democratic nominee for Wisconsin Attorney Generaly, participates in a debate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School on Aug. 5. - PHOTO: AP/JOHN HART Democrat Mary Burke is the first woman to win a major party nomination for Wisconsin governor, but you wouldn't know that from her campaign, in which she rarely strays from ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US News, Tammy Baldwin, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wisconsin, Abortion

Toledo Blade

Business notebook: 8/24

Beta Alpha Psi is an honor organization for financial information students and professionals.


Related Topix: Ohio Northern University, Toledo, OH, Lucas County, OH, Perrysburg, OH

Lansing State Journal

Engagement: Mary Kate Seymour & Micah Penn

Christopher and Karen Seymour of Burleston, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Kate Seymour to Capt.


Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Belmont Abbey College, US Military, US Marine Corps