Ithaca Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. X Ambassadors join the lineup of inaugural SKOOKUM FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | The Georgia Straight

    X Ambassadors have been added to the lineup of the innaugural SKOOKUM Festival, taking place September 7-9 in Stanley Park. The Ithaca, New York band, responsible for platinum-shifting singles like "Unsteady" and Renegade", joins previously announced headliners like Arkells, Florence + the Machine, and the Killers, as well as St. Vincent, Father John Misty, the War on Drugs, and Dear Rouge.

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  2. Virtual Reality Brings Real-Life ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Newswise

    ITHACA, N.Y. We've all enjoyed losing ourselves in a good book, but what if the story could change our lived experience? It may sound like science fiction, yet Andrea Stevenson Won uses a similar concept to study how virtual reality can treat real-life pain. Virtual reality offers tantalizing hope as a way to relieve the anguish of physical and mental stress.

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  3. New Gene Therapy Sparks Healthy Heart BeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Newswise

    Newswise - ITHACA, N.Y. The most common and potentially lethal complication following a heart attack is the heart's inability to do one of its most basic jobs: beat at a normal rate. Following myocardial infarction, heart muscle cells are replaced by fibroblasts and new blood vessels, which do not conduct electricity and leave the heart susceptible to ventricular tachycardia an excessive heart rate that can result in sudden death.

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  4. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | WENY

    ITHACA, N.Y. Some very bright students from Ithaca high school will be on their way to Atlanta, Georgia to compete in the National High School Quiz Bowl Championship on Memorial Day Weekend. The students are ready for the national quiz bowl stage down in Atlanta, but will still be prepping their minds for the rest of the month.

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  5. Ithaca Police Department to Hold Citizens Police Academy May 29-31Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | WENY

    ITHACA, N.Y. The Ithaca Police Department has announced that it will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy May 29 to May 31 from 6:30 to 9:00 each evening. The goal of the IPD Citizens Police Academy is to "provide the Ithaca community with an opportunity to interact with their police department in hopes of fostering a better understanding of the department and its role in the Ithaca community".

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  6. Cornell University banning hard liquor in Greek housesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    A ban on hard liquor -- that's the stance Cornell University is taking in Ithaca in an effort to curb hazing at fraternities and sororities.

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  7. Puppy was put into overhead bin on United Airlines flight a " and suffocated, report confirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    ... least 30 minutes. When the owner finally retrieved her, it was too late. A necropsy report from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, found that the cause of death was suffocation , ABC 7 reported Wednesday. An attorney for the New York family ...

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  8. MBA Students Collaborate Across Cultures at Cornell Tech HackathonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Newswise

    ITHACA, N.Y. There was $22,000 in prize money at stake when 130 American and Chinese students came together at Cornell Tech's Roosevelt Island campus for the third annual Hackathon among Cornell MBA students from campuses in Beijing, Ithaca and New York City April 28-29. It marked the third year of the collaboration between one of China's leading online retailers, JD.com, and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

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  9. Agency action targets Spectrum shortfallsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Broadcasting that has kept the Binghamton Fox affiliate and sister station off the cable system. Additionally, some Ithaca-area residents are upset the Binghamton-based public television station, WSKG, has been removed in favor of WCNY, out of ...

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  10. US - must retract some key demands to avert China trade war'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    ... risk of escalating trade hostilities," said Prasad, who is also a professor of trade policy at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Although actions against ZTE and Huawei are technically separate from investigations by the US Trade ...

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  11. The case for hope: Educating as if survival mattersRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | Science Daily

    ... our hands in despair," says article author Nancy Trautmann, education director at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York. "The problems are just so big." Trautmann and co-author Michael P. Gilmore at George Mason University in Fairfax, ...

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  12. Protecting Campus Free Speech, Even When It Challenges BeliefsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Newswise

    ITHACA, N.Y. Colleges and universities are struggling with the question of who decides what is acceptable speech on campus. When does a controversial topic become hate speech? When should it be allowed as free speech? Two Cornell University researchers say psychological science's extensive study of bias offers an important lens to view these conflicts, understand and reduce them.

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  13. Women's Rowing Sweeps MAAC Awards For Fourth TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Marist Red Foxes

    POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - The Marist women's rowing team has swept the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference weekly awards for the third consecutive time and fourth time this season. The Red Foxes' Varsity Eight, Second Varsity Eight, and Varsity Four have all been awarded with boat of the week after the team's strong performances during last weekend's dual matches at the Ithaca Invitational.

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  14. Ithaca man charged with kidnapping, rapeRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    A man was charged with kidnapping and rape after a nearly two-day assault near Ithaca, according to New York State Police. Ezra N. Broadwell, 23, of Ithaca, was arrested Tuesday for an assault that started early Sunday morning inside a Danby home and ended Monday afternoon, troopers said.

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  15. Porchfest STL Brings St. Louis' Finest Musicians to Your Front DoorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | River Front Times

    ... setting in the Skinker DeBaliviere neighborhood. And while the roots of Porchfest formally date back to 2007 in Ithaca, New York, the idea simply formalizes what many prize as essential to healthy living: an intersection of art, culture and ...

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  16. Baseball Concedes Leads, Drops Two of Three at CornellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Harvard Crimson

    In the penultimate series of 2018, the Harvard baseball team dropped two of three to Cornell in Ithaca, N.Y., to fall a game behind Columbia for the second Ivy League spot with just one series left in the regular season. The series against the Big Red concluded a grueling stretch of nine games in eight days for the Crimson.

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  17. Caterpillar Invasion in London Puts People at Risk of Deadly Allergic ReactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | MedicineNet

    ... Jason Dombroskie, manager of the Cornell University Insect Collection and coordinator of the Insect Diagnostic Lab in Ithaca, N.Y. told The Times . "You can go into anaphylactic shock and have your airways close up. The airborne hairs set up a whole ...

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  18. the X Ambassadors to Play The Late Late Show + Acl Play Fest AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the return of Cayuga Sound Festival in 2018! The festival, which is curated by the band in their hometown of Ithaca, NY, expands to two days this year and will feature incredible local and national talent, including Young the Giant, Matt & Kim, Sofi ...

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  19. Self-Assembling Telescope Eyes Discovery of New ExoplanetsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Newswise

    ITHACA, N.Y. Sure, it sounds kind of far out: a modular space telescope, nearly 100 feet across, composed of individual units launched as ancillary payloads on space missions over a period of months and years, units that will navigate autonomously to a pre-determined point in space and self-assemble. But "far out" is exactly what Dmitry Savransky , assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Cornell University, and 15 other scientists from across the U.S. have been asked to give NASA for Phase I of its 2018 NIAC program.

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  20. Inflatable watercraft, boat that folds: NY Sea Grant Clean & Safe...Read the original story

    May 1, 2018 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... Bunting-Howarth, associate director of New York Sea Grant and assistant director of Cornell Cooperative Extension, Ithaca. The exhibit that made its debut at a New York City waterfront festival last fall and includes signage noting all the gear ...

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