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Mystery Mosaic Discovered in Ancient Galilee Synagogue

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Brigham Young University, Trinity University , University of Toronto, and University of Wyoming believe that they have uncovered the first ancient synagogue mosaic to feature a non-biblical narrative.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Brigham Young University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Religion, Judaism, Israel, World News, Middle East

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Metro

NEWIs this the future of the computer mouse?

The gadget, which is fitted with an accelerometer, magnetometer and gyroscope, can function like a regular mouse on a 2D surface as well being used for touchscreen gestures like double taps and swiping left an right.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KCWY13

Miller Moths Invading the Region

And no, you're not going crazy: There actually are more of them this year. In neighboring states, the miller's larvae -- the army cutworm -- were unusually abundant this spring, and that's bad news for wheat and alfalfa crops there.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Using CO2 for more oil topic of Laramie confab

A visiting professor at the University of Wyoming says using carbon dioxide to re-pressurize Wyoming's aging oil fields could yield up to 1 billion barrels of oil.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Wyoming's 500-year old infant mummies mystery

"Chiquita" was born with Native American DNA, blonde hair and no brain nearly 500 years ago in the Pedro Mountains of Wyoming, where she remained buried until her mummy was accidentally unearthed by prospectors seeking gold in Casper.

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Related Topix: Health, Anencephaly

County 10 News

Community Wedding Announcement: David and Rebekah Webber

Congratulations to Lander man David Webber on his wedding to Rebekah Jongert of Salt Lake City! The couple was married at 4:30 p.m. on May 31, 2014, at Louland Falls in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Meet Chiquita: Wyoming's 500-year-old mummy

Her fine blond hair arches over her wrinkled, leathery skin. Her arms are wrapped around her, a tiny mouth frozen in an "O."

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Related Topix: Wyoming

Sat Jul 05, 2014

County 10 News

Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute to Host Eighth Annual CO2 Conference

More than 250 industry professionals from across the state and country will convene for the eighth annual Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute CO2 Conference in Casper July 9-10 at the Casper Events Center.

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Related Topix: Wyoming

County 10 News

Northern Rockies Skies for July: The Stars of Summer

A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming; Jay Norris, Challis, Idaho Observatory; and Daryl Macomb, Boise State University.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Challis, ID

SFGate

Study: Red squirrels cause evolutionary change

When most people think about Yellowstone National Park and animals, the big ones come to mind: bison, wolves or grizzly bears.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

Fri Jul 04, 2014

County 10 News

Rodi named interim Dean of UW's College of Engineering and Applied Science

University of Wyoming Professor Al Rodi will lead UW's College of Engineering and Applied Science while the search for a new dean moves ahead.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Meteorology, Science

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KGWN

LCCC starting credit transfer progrem

Laramie County Community College is looking ahead, not necessarily to their own future, but their student's future's.

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Related Topix: Laramie County, WY

Mon Jun 30, 2014

EurekAlert!

New study: Ancient Arctic sharks tolerated brackish water 50 million years ago

Boulder associate professor Jaerlyn Eberle, left, and research colleagues collect ancient sharks teeth on Banks Island in the Arctic Circle.

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Related Topix: University of Colorado Boulder, University of Chicago, Global Warming, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Environment

Missourian

Any Questions: Who painted the murals in 1110 South College Ave.?

Have a question about goings-on around town? This is part of a project called "Any Questions?" that takes on community curiosities and tries to address them.

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Related Topix: School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado rivers remain high, prompting rescues on Arkansas, Poudre

Late in the snowmelt season, fast-flowing Colorado rivers continued to threaten recreational users, as the search continued Sunday for a woman missing in the Arkansas River near Salida.

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Related Topix: Salida, CO, Fort Collins, CO, Chaffee County, CO, Larimer County, CO

Fri Jun 27, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Wyoming hires consultant on education governance

The Casper Star-Tribune reports Friday that the Joint Education Committee hired Maryland-based educational consultants Cross and Joftus.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Washington Examiner

UW report: school generates jobs, revenue

The University of Wyoming brings in some $130 million in revenue a year, spurs about $129 million in economic activity and sustains more than 2,200 jobs annually, according to a report by the university.

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MSDN Blogs

Microsoft, Others Partner on Fuel Cell Research with $5 Million Awarded by ARPA-E

Microsoft is once again partnering with others to further fuel cell innovations, with the goal of developing a very efficient, low-cost fuel cell system.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

PennLive.com

Army vet says college student gov't blocked him from saying pledge, claimed it could offend

After serving in Afganistan, Cory Schroeder says he wanted to open a student government meeting at University of Wyoming's Laramie campus with the pledge of allegiance, but was stopped by the groups vice president who was concerned it would offend other members.

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County 10 News

UW's Economic Impact on State Quantified in New Report; Value Added activity noted

The University of Wyoming receives nearly $130 million in external funding annually, creating more than 2,200 jobs and stimulating $129 million in value-added economic activity around the state, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Laramie, WY

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