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  1. The Power of Words...and GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... through the crazy years of growing up." Alexandra is bound for medical school after she graduates from Brown University. Julienne Lusenge (r), President of Female Solidarity for Integrated Peace and Development, a coalition of 40 women's ...

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  2. Pioneer in Conservation Research Tapped to Lead Darling Marine CenterRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

    A leading conservation scientist has been hired to lead the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015. Heather Leslie will begin her tenure as director of UMaine's coastal marine laboratory in Walpole on Saturday, Aug. 1. Leslie comes to the center from Brown University, where she was the Peggy and Henry D. Sharpe assistant professor of environmental studies and biology.

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  3. Grasping How The Brain Plans Gripping MotionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... a means to control robotic arms and hands using their thoughts. The key finding of a research team based at Brown University is that neurons in the area of the brain responsible for planning grasping motions retain information about the object to be ...

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  4. Dear Google, Why Is College So Expensive?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I cover how students abuse or make the most of their four years on campus through their academic, social, and extracurricular pursuits. I'm a rising senior at Brown University, where I study English and nonfiction writing and serve as editor-in-chief and vice president of The Brown Daily Herald.

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  5. SIAM's Ralph E. Kleinman Prize goes to George Em KarniadakisRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    The prize is awarded by SIAM for outstanding research, or other contributions, that bridge the gap between mathematics and applications Karniadakis is being recognized for his many outstanding contributions to applied mathematics in a broad range of areas, including computational fluid dynamics, spectral methods and stochastic modeling. Karniadakis is Charles Pitts Robinson and John Palmer Barstow Professor of Applied Mathematics at Brown University.

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  6. The Miriam Hospital earns 9th consecutive award for quality stroke careRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... Hospital is a 247-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. It offers expertise in cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, men's health, and minimally invasive surgery and is home to the ...

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  7. Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: How to separate the viable...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    This column rarely delves into electoral politics, but I recently attended a fascinating lecture on the 2016 elections by Wendy Schiller, chairwoman of the political science department at Brown University, and I wanted to share her insights. I interviewed her on Friday.

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  8. Web App Helps Researchers Explore Cancer GeneticsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

    Brown University computer scientists have developed a new interactive tool to help researchers and clinicians explore the genetic underpinnings of cancer. The tool - dubbed MAGI, for Mutation Annotation and Genome Interpretation - is an open-source web application that enables users to search, visualize, and annotate large public cancer genetics datasets, including data from The Cancer Genome Atlas project.

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  9. Have scientists invented real-life adamantium? New alloy has...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    ... it might have swirls of grey running through the blade.' Professor Axel van de Walle, an engineer at Brown University, Rhode Island, who led the research, said: 'The advantage of starting with the computational approach is we can try lots of ...

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  10. Dwarf Planet Ceres' Mountains and Craters Get Names in NASA MapsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SPACE.com

    ... has an MA from NYU's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program and an AB in mathematics from Brown University. When not writing, reading or thinking about space, Sarah enjoys musical theatre and mathematical papercraft. You can follow her ...

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  11. Stunning Photo of New Moon Evokes 'Star Wars' Cloud CityRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SPACE.com

    ... has an MA from NYU's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program and an AB in mathematics from Brown University. When not writing, reading or thinking about space, Sarah enjoys musical theatre and mathematical papercraft. You can follow her ...

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  12. Fulfilling Mobile Healthcare's PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    ... marketing in the cloud, managed services, and service assurance teams of CA Technologies. A graduate of Brown University and Stanford Graduate School of Business, Mike also spent eight years as a submarine officer in the United States Navy. He lives ...

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  13. Research grasps how the brain plans gripping motionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... a means to control robotic arms and hands using their thoughts. The key finding of a research team based at Brown University is that neurons in the area of the brain responsible for planning grasping motions retain information about the object to be ...

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  14. Pan Am experience tinged with silverRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    ... certain a stack of work awaited her when she returned to Vancouver. She earned her undergraduate degree at Brown University, which she attended on a hockey and softball scholarship. While her goal is to complete her doctorate by 2017, baseball will ...

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  15. The brain's got rhythmRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | KurzweilAI.net

    ... through to briefly excite neurons, like millions of fans in a stadium doing 'The Wave.'" Scientists at Brown University, the Department of Veterans Affairs, UCSF, Johns Hopkins University, and Stanford University were also involved in the research. ...

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  16. Lynn Nottage's by the Way, Meet Vera Stark Set for DMT, 8/27-9/20Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Fest's August Wilson Playwriting Award, a Guggenheim Grant and PEN/Laura Pels Award. She is a graduate of Brown University and the Yale School of Drama, where she has been a faculty member since 2001. She is also an Associate Professor in the ...

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  17. Riverview alum wins silver medalRead the original story

    Tuesday | YourObserver

    Hunter Leeming, a 2011 graduate of Riverview High won a silver medal in the Men's Eight at the 2015 World Rowing Under 23 Championships July 22 through July 26, in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The former Sarasota Crew and Brown University rower and his teammates crossed the finish line in 5 minutes, 36.49 seconds to finish second behind Germany .

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  18. How to Talk Like a Democrat or Republican: Language Divide Between...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Newswise

    ... Booth School of Business Associate Professor Matt Taddy, Stanford University Professor Matthew Gentzkow and Brown University Professor Jesse M. Shapiro, researchers developed a new approach for measuring political polarization that breaks down and ...

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  19. Researchers Predict Material with Record-setting Melting PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    Using powerful computer simulations, researchers from Brown University have identified a material with a higher melting point than any known substance. The computations, described in the journal Physical Review B , showed that a material made with just the right amounts of hafnium, nitrogen and carbon would have a melting point of more than 4,400 kelvins .

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  20. Distinguished Cardiologists and Scientists Honored with 2015...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    ... Cardiology; Chief of Cardiology, The Miriam and Rhode Island Hospitals; The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Providence, RI, USA The Jan J. Kellermann Memorial Award for distinguished work in the field of Cardiovascular Disease ...

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