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Monday Aug 18 | Science Daily

Club cells are 'bad guys' during flu infection

A specialized subset of lung cells can shake flu infection, researchers have discovered, yet they remain stamped with an inflammatory gene signature that wreaks havoc in the lung.


Related Topix: The Rockefeller University, Drugs

Monday Aug 18 | Seeking Alpha

Ultra Petroleum: Please Welcome A Pinedale Pure Play

Ultra is increasing its footprint in Pinedale by acquiring all of Shell's properties in the field in a $1+ billion transaction.


Monday Aug 18 | Sentinel & Enterprise

Lancaster author gives nod to science in book

Previous generations of Americans loved and embraced science, and David Spanagel said his new book intends to give them credit for it.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Innovate M, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Fri Aug 15, 2014

International Business Times

New Words Added To Online Oxford Dictionaries Including Time-Poor, Listicle and Live-Tweet

According to Oxford Dictionaries' blog, the aforementioned words are part of the website's August 2014 update.


Thu Aug 14, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Ultra Petroleum Acquires Pinedale Assets

Pinedale has greater takeaway capacity and lower exchange differentials. This deal will help the company maintain a focus on profitable drilling.


Wed Aug 13, 2014

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Food resource partitioning inb syntopic nectarivorous bats on Puerto Rico

Soto-Centeno, J., D. L. PHILLIPS, A. Kurta, AND K. A. Hobson. Food resource partitioning inb syntopic nectarivorous bats on Puerto Rico.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass

Fri Aug 08, 2014


PowerPoint: The Beginning of the End for Real Reading

Naomi Baron is professor of linguistics at American University in Washington, D.C., and author of " Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World ," due out this winter from Oxford University Press.


Related Topix: American University, Microsoft, Inventions, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 06, 2014


The UN Security Council in the Age of Human Rights...

I have felt for some time that the United Nations Security Council either needs serious reform or needs to be abolished altogether to be replaced by some other structure more representative of an institution purportedly supporting global democracy and The United Nations Security Council in the Age of Human Rights.


Fri Aug 01, 2014

Different Ways to Quote a Book

Quotation or citation of a book is done so as to give the author due credit for his/her work, or to show that the presented information is credible.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Ultra Petroleum Corp. To Webcast Second Quarter 2014 Results

HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Petroleum Corp . announces the following webcast to discuss its first quarter 2014 financial and operating results: What: Ultra Petroleum Corp. Second Quarter 2014 Results Webcast When: July 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time Where: How: Live over the internet via ... (more)


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Art Daily

Putnam's photographs of public sleepers shown with Warhol's Sleep film at Berman Museum

From the mid-1960s through the 1970s, New York-based photographer Michael Putnam captured images of people around the world sleeping in public places.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Publishers Marketplace

Associate Development Editor, ELT

Associate Development Editor, ELT Cambridge University Press ELT is seeking an ambitious and creative Associate Development Editor to join a team developing innovative adult ELT materials in a range of media, including digital, print, and audio/video.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY)

Southwest Times

RU nursing professor honored by interdisciplinary organization on aging

Burggraf joins 61 other professionals named "exemplary" by the GSA, the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging, according to Radford University Media Services Manager Sherry Wallace.


Related Topix: Radford University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

How much digital reading stays inside you?

For more than 80 years, reading in print has been as natural for me as breathing.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press, American University

Laudator Temporis Acti

The Prince of All Scribaceous Authors

"A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" .


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press


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