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Thursday Aug 28 | Silver City Sun-News

Fed Chair Yellen's assets up 8 percent during 2013

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's assets rose in value by at least 8 percent during 2013, raising their total to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million, according to her latest financial disclosure released Thursday.


Related Topix: Ben Bernanke, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Financial Markets

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Assimilated Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto: 1940-1943 by Katarzyna Person

Syracuse University Press Sold by: Penguin Group LLC ISBN-10: 0815633343 ISBN-13: 978-0815633341 239 pages Genres: Non-Fiction, History, World War II, Holocaust Assimilated Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto: 1940-1943 is a candid, academic analysis of the interrelationships among various types of Polish Jews under Nazi control.


Related Topix: Syracuse University

Peter Godfrey-Smith Takes On The Philosophy Of Biology

I write about science, technology and how they affect the planet's hairless primates.


Related Topix: WebMD, Social Software, Princeton University, City University of New York, University of Chicago

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Hand with the flag of USA

The language we speak and the words we use have long been believed to say a great deal about us, but after a study by Cambridge University Press suggested American words are growing in influence in the UK, is something being lost as traditional British words are phased out of everyday use? The Spoken British National Corpus 2014 is a collaboration ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, ITA Software

Ultra Petroleum Corp. Target of Unusually Large Options Trading

Shares of Ultra Petroleum Corp. were the recipient of unusually large options trading on Tuesday.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

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

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.


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


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