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19 hrs ago | American Library Association

ALA and German Library Association Sign Agreement

American Library Association President Courtney Young and Barbara Lison, a representative of the German library association Bibliothek & Information Deutschland , signed an agreement on Tuesday, August 19, at the World Library and Information Congress in Lyon, France, establishing a collaboration between the two organizations through 2019.

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Related Topix: Libraries, France, World News, Germany,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

American Library Association

High and Low Tech at World Library and Information Congress 2014 in Lyon, France

Sometimes, low tech trumps high tech. At Tuesday morning's plenary session of IFLA's World Library and Information Congress 2014 in Lyon, French journalist Florence Aubenas talked about her kidnapping and six-month imprisonment in Iraq in 2005 and the time since.

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Related Topix: Libraries, France, World News, Cellphones

American Library Association

World Library and Information Congress 2014 Opens

The theme "Libraries, Citizens, Societies: Confluence for Knowledge" set the stage for the 80th International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library and Information Congress in Lyon, France , August 16-22.

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Related Topix: Libraries, France, World News

EurekAlert!

Evolution of marine crocodilians constrained by ocean temperatures

This is a marine crocodilian, here a dyrosaurid, swimming in the warm surface waters during the end of the Cretaceous period.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Environment, Science, Paleontology

Daily Mail

College lecturer jumped to her death after hospital psychiatric...

Two shot and 31 arrested as violence descends on Ferguson for a NINTH night: Cops fire tear gas at Molotov cocktail-wielding protesters in scenes resembling a war zone College lecturer jumped to her death after hospital psychiatric nurse said her depression was due to sleep deprivation and sent her home A college lecturer jumped 50ft to her death ... (more)

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Medical News Today

Increased lung cancer risk associated with previous pulmonary disease

Links between a number of common respiratory diseases and an increased risk of developing lung cancer have been found in a large pooled analysis of seven studies involving more than 25,000 individuals.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, France, World News, Medicine, Chronic Bronchitis, Smoking

Examiner.com

Weather History: August 19: Record temps, storms, hail, tropics, wind & floods

The first hurricane in U.S. recorded history hit Pensacola, FL where five Spanish ships were driven ashore in Pensacola Harbor.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Tornado, France, World News, Weather

Mon Aug 18, 2014

University Business

Baylor College of Medicine joins ecorpStim consortium

Physicians and scientists at Baylor College of Medicine will assist the research team-which includes scientists at neighboring Rice University, Houston, Texas, the Energy Safety Research Institute and Swansea University Swansea, United Kingdom, and University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France - in evaluating and furthering developments in delivery of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Swansea County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, World News, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom, France,

Business Wire

Miraishonen Invited Dr. Harb to Its AI Communication Tools Development Team

After receiving PhD in computer science at Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France, Dr. Harb set up his own business named Ghanni, which specializes in recommendation and navigation of multi-media contents.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, France, World News

Design And Reuse

Dolphin Integration announce the availability of their Reusable Power Kit Library at TSMC 180 nm eLL

Grenoble, France – August 18, 2014 -- In the connected world, the IoT is getting all the attention, for which battery lifetime is the biggest challenge.

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Related Topix: France, World News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

DNA India

'Use of cell phones increases cancer risk'

Dr Dariusz Leszczynski, Adjunct Professor, Division of Biochemistry and Biotechnology at the University of Helsinki and a member of a working group of 31 scientists from 14 countries constituted by World Health Organization that classified cellphone radiation as possibly carcinogenic, in conversation with Maitri Porecha, reveals how leading cell ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Cell Phones, Biochemistry, Finland, World News, Biology, Science, Health, Brain Cancer, France,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Medical Daily

Lung Cancer Risk Increases For Patients Previously Diagnosed With A Respiratory Disease

Patients who have previously been diagnosed with a chronic respiratory disease, like bronchitis, are at an increased risk for lung cancer, according to a large study analysis conducted by the American Thoracic Society.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, France, World News, Medicine, Smoking, Copd

EurekAlert!

Previous pulmonary disease linked to increased lung cancer risk in large study

Links between a number of common respiratory diseases and an increased risk of developing lung cancer have been found in a large pooled analysis of seven studies involving more than 25,000 individuals.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, France, World News, Medicine, Chronic Bronchitis, Smoking

Thu Aug 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Leonard Slatkin Leads la Phil in Tchaikovsky Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl This Weekend

The Los Angeles Philharmonic's annual tradition at the Hollywood Bowl -Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks, will take place this weekend, August 15 and 16, at 8 pm.

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Related Topix: Classical, Leonard Slatkin, Symphony, Arts, France, World News,

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Renee Castagno

Renee Castagno has been called to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Lyon France Mission.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, France, World News

UB Reporter

Law Launches Double LLM

"Buffalo has long been a center for innovative, international legal education and we are most pleased to build on this tradition with Lyon."

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

BleacherReport

Top 14: Predicting the Final Regular Season Table

It was a miserable summer for French rugby with Les Bleus blown away 3-0 on their tour of Australia.

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Related Topix: D3Publisher, Ben, Monkey Bar Games, Video Games, France, World News,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News rabbi: 'All are welcome' at temple

Rabbi Severine Sokol, a native of France, expresses her vision for Temple Sinai in Newport News as "a place where all are welcome" Last month, Sverine Sokol took over as the rabbi at Temple Sinai in Newport News , the first woman to hold the role on a permanent basis there.

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Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Christopher Newport University, France, World News,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Design And Reuse

Dolphin Integration reveal high quality and common-mode...

Grenoble, France – August 11, 2014 -- Dolphin Integration offer an audio CODEC targeting automotive infotainment applications, sCODS100-N.11-Xenon , providing optimal voice command and in-cabin phone conversation performances for best-in-class listening sound system.

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Related Topix: France, World News,

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

After Hours: Local talent apparent in recent art opening, theater performance

James Schroeder is one of the artists who will be featured in the “Figures” exhibit on First Friday at Macon Arts Alliance.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, France, World News, Painting, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

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