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  1. Million stars are forming in a mysterious dusty gas cloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    This is a Hubble Space Telescope image of galaxy NGC 5253. Superimposed is the gas as seen by the Submillimeter Array.

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  2. More than a million stars are forming in a mysterious dusty gas cloud in a nearby galaxyRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Holtville Tribune

    More than a million young stars are forming in a hot, dusty cloud of molecular gases in a tiny galaxy near our own, an international team of astronomers has discovered. The star cluster is buried within a supernebula in a dwarf galaxy known as NGC 5253, in the constellation Centaurus.

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  3. More Than a Million Stars Forming In a Mysterious Dusty Gas CloudRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Space Ref

    More than a million young stars are forming in a hot, dusty cloud of molecular gases in a tiny galaxy near our own, an international team of astronomers has discovered. More than a million young stars are forming in a hot, dusty cloud of molecular gases in a tiny galaxy near our own, an international team of astronomers has discovered.

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  4. More than a million stars are forming in a mysterious dusty gas cloud in a nearby galaxyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Science Daily

    An extremely hot, dusty cloud of molecular gases is forming more than a million young stars in a tiny nearby galaxy, astronomers report. The blue background is a Hubble Space Telescope image of galaxy NGC 5253; the white spots are young star clusters.

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  5. University presidents in NM defend Common CoreRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | University Business

    Presidents Bob Frank of the University of New Mexico, Garrey Carruthers of New Mexico State University and Daniel LA3pez of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology may sometimes view one another as rivals, but on the issue of Common Core, they stand united. "The only way to keep up or gain momentum is to have a common core of educational benchmarks that are universal, standardized and measurable.

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  6. Gov. Susana Martinez makes two local appointments, one nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Farmington Daily Times

    Martinez appointed Hoskie Benally, of Waterflow, to the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council and Farmington resident John Palmer to the Board of Nursing, according to a press release issued on Thursday. The governor also nominated Myissa Weiss, of Farmington, for appointment to the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Board of Regents.

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  7. Silver High Career Day looks to student futuresMarch 10th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Scdailypress.com

    Thaxter Richard of the New Mexico Department of Public Safety Motor Transportation Division speaks to a group of Silver High School students during the school's Career Day event on Monday morning. On Monday morning Silver High School held its annual career day to show its students what their option are like after high school graduation.

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  8. Exclusive: Two NM schools ranked among top 250 U.S. public colleges and universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Business Journal

    Although college rankings lists -- such as the annual U.S. News and World Report list -- are often tools to help narrow students' college searches, the reports are sometimes equally as important to the colleges and universities listed. The Business Journals has released a new proprietary ranking index of public colleges and universities in the United States, which includes six universities from New Mexico.

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  9. Kansas Geological Survey honors employeeRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | University of Kansas

    A web specialist at the Kansas Geological Survey received the second annual KGS Outstanding Support Staff Recognition Award. The KGS is based at the University of Kansas.

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  10. Ancient life on Mars possibly found in rock...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | RedOrbit

    Photos taken by NASA's Curiosity rover may contain the first visual evidence that life could once have existed on Mars, a geobiologist from Old Dominion University in Virginia claims in research recently published online by the journal Astrobiology . According to NBC News , Dr. Nora Noffke, an associate professor in the Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, found "intriguing similarities" between ancient sedimentary rocks on the Red Planet and structures on Earth that had been shaped by microbes.

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  11. Study: Geologic patterns in rover pics suggest life on MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | UPI

    Researchers say an up-close look at pictures taken by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity reveal geological patterns in the planet's rock that suggest microorganisms were once present. The Martian sedimentary rock, say scientists at Old Dominion University, in Virginia, resembles geologic structures on Earth that were created by multilayered sheets of microbes called microbial mats.

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  12. San Juan College in talks for helicopter pilot training programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    College President Toni Pendergrass and Vice President for Learning Barbara Ake met with representatives of Guidance Aviation about a partnership to establish a third location for the school on Dec. 22. Pendergrass gave a presentation during a college board work session Tuesday sharing the details of the preliminary discussions, providing a brief overview of what she learned about the school and its operations. Guidance Aviation currently operates two locations in Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz., and Baton Rouge Community College in Baton Rouge, La.

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  13. Mars pics reveal ancient life?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Fox News

    A careful study of images taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed intriguing similarities between ancient sedimentary rocks on Mars and structures shaped by microbes on Earth. The findings suggest, but do not prove, that life may have existed earlier on the Red Planet.

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  14. Are there fossils on Mars?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A rock bed at the Gillespie Lake outcrop on Mars displays potential signs of ancient microbial sedimentary structures, according to a study by geobiologist Nora Noffke in the journal Astrobiology. The study, however, does not prove that ancient life existed on Mars.

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  15. Do Mars Rover Photos Show Potential Signs of Ancient Life?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Space.com

    A careful study of images taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed intriguing similarities between ancient sedimentary rocks on Mars and structures shaped by microbes on Earth. The findings suggest, but do not prove, that life may have existed earlier on the Red Planet.

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  16. Do photos of sediment on Mars prove life once existed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Do these photos of sediment on Mars prove life once existed on the red planet? Similar structures are formed by microbes on Earth Geobiologist from Old Dominion University in Virginia has revealed pictures that show structures on Mars similar to ones on Earth It is the latest piece of evidence that suggests life was once on Mars, although it is not direct proof of its existence. The structures were revealed in images of a lakebed that is thought to have undergone seasonal flooding billions of years ago.

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  17. Dawson High students pursue cancer breakthroughs with school projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Denver Post

    Some Lafayette high schoolers interested in robotics have segued their collective energy into another pursuit - applying computer algorithms to cancer data in the hopes of improving medical treatments. The small group of Dawson School students is teaming up with a Baylor College of Medicine program and doing research that's typically pursued by collegians and professionals.

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  18. Governor Susana Martinez Announces Nominations for Appointments to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    Governor Susana Martinez announced nominations for appointment to the Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents, the New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents, the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Board of Regents, the New Mexico Military Institute Board of Regents, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents, the Northern New Mexico College Board of Regents, the University of New Mexico Board of Regents, and the Western New Mexico University Board of Regents. "It is vital that our higher education institutions graduate students who are well-prepared to thrive in the diverse economy we are working to create in New Mexico," said Governor Martinez.

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  19. Governor nominates NMSU regentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> Debra Hicks of Hobbs has been nominated for appointment to the New Mexico State University Board of Regents, according to news release from Gov. Susana Martinez's office. An alumna of NMSU, Hicks is a business owner with more than 30 years of experience in engineering and public service.

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  20. NM Institute of Mining and Technology ranks as top U.S. college valueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    NMIMT ranked even higher on the value scale for out-of-state students, coming in at 17th in the nation. It was the only New Mexico college to be ranked in the top 100 for best value.

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