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  1. Study: 44% of Students Incorrectly Think the First Amendment Does Not Protect Hate SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    It is not just a matter of wanting authority figures to prohibit other people from engaging in offensive speech: A near-majority of surveyed college students think hate speech is already outside the bounds of legal protection. A new study conducted by the Brookings Institution's John Villasenor, a professor at the University of California-Los Angeles, asked 1,500 students at four-year universities about their views on the free speech, and the results are unsettling.


  2. New bionic-eye brain implants could help more blind people than a device already on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    A rendering of Second Sight's Orion device, a brain implant that uses most of the technology from the company's existing device, the Argus II. The maker of the world's first commercial artificial retina, which provides partial sight to people with a certain form of blindness, is launching a clinical trial for a brain implant designed to restore vision to more patients.


  3. Duke receives $12.5 million grant to study children with both ADHD and autismRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle

    A new five-year program aims to enhance early detection strategies and improve treatment for children who have both Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the $12.5 million program will focus on improving treatment for patients with both disabilities by analyzing the connection between them.


  4. Sally Falk Moore Named 2018 Charles Homer Haskins Prize LecturerRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ACLS is pleased to announce that Sally Falk Moore, legal anthropologist and professor emerita at Harvard University, will deliver the 2018 Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecture on "A Life of Learning." The lecture will take place on April 27 at the ACLS annual meeting in Philadelpia, PA.


  5. Adorable Dad Ships Sliced Mangos To Daughter After She Forgot Them At HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    Amid the freedom and chaos of college life, it's easy to forget just how good it was to be living under your parents' roof. After spending last weekend at her parents' house in San Diego, Li had to head back to college for summer classes at the University of California Los Angeles, according to BuzzFeed.


  6. Smokers with HIV face higher risk from lung cancer than from AIDSRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Reuters

    Smokers living with HIV who consistently take antiretroviral medications may be far more likely to die of lung cancer than of AIDS, a U.S. study suggests. Roughly 60,000 of the 644,200 adults aged 20 to 64 currently in treatment for HIV in the U.S. will die of lung cancer by age 80 if current smoking habits don't change, researchers estimate.


  7. No Parking HereRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Mother Jones

    You've heard about how robocars are going to upend the economy. But have you thought about what they will do to urban space? to visit Disney's Epcot center in Orlando, Florida, you will arrive at one of the biggest parking lots in America.


  8. Sleep most important ingredient of good health, even over diet and exercise, according to scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    The scientific community has long established that losing sleep has detrimental effects on the body's overall health and may increase the odds of debilitating conditions, a neuroscientist and human sleep science expert Professor Matthew Walker said in a recent Daily Mail article . The expert stressed that sleep deprivation may put people at an increased risk of various cardiovascular conditions, cancer, and other adverse physical and psychological health issues.


  9. ASTRO Awards Early-Career Research Grants to Physician-ScientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newswise

    The American Society for Radiation Oncology is awarding $275,000 in research awards to four early-career scientists as part of the Society's efforts to retain and foster the intellectual research talent currently entering the field of radiation oncology. For 2017, the Research Grants committee selected one Junior Faculty Award and three Resident Seed Grant recipients.


  10. How hungry are you?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WorthyNews

    I love fishing... but sadly, I haven't been able to fish for quite a while. There's the Mediterranean, but other than that, the few good fishing spots in Israel are not really available to the public.


  11. Governor Brown Announces AppointmentsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Holtville Tribune

    Cyd Brandvein, 58, of Irvine, has been reappointed to the California Board of Optometry, where she has served since 2013. Brandvein has been director of enterprise resilience services at Google since 2017.


  12. Blind Patients to Test Bionic Eye Brain ImplantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tech Review

    The maker of the world's first commercial artificial retina, which provides partial sight to people with a certain form of blindness, is launching a clinical trial for a brain implant designed to restore vision to more patients. The company, Second Sight, is testing whether an array of electrodes placed on the surface of the brain can return limited vision to people who have gone partially or completely blind.


  13. The UN pledged to improve the lives of the world's most needy; enacting that plan is another matterRead the original story

    Sunday | The Gazette

    It's been two years since the United Nations adopted 17 goals aimed at fighting poverty and inequality, protecting the environment and fostering peace. The target year for achieving those goals is 2030, but that's little time, given the scope of the agenda, and experts note formidable obstacles stand in the way of achieving these "sustainable development goals," or SDGs.


  14. Philadelphia s statue of Kosciuszko at Logan CircleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Philly.com

    On Oct. 17, 1817, one of the world's champions of universal freedom and social justice died in the Swiss village of Soleure. Tadeusz Kosciuszko, who was one of George Washington's most important military engineers in the Revolutionary War, was mourned around the world.


  15. Erin Daigle, Jason ThropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New York Times

    Erin Elaine Daigle and Jason Scott Thrope were married Sept. 16 at the Otto Kahn Mansion in New York.


  16. Beyond Confederacy: California confronts its legacy of slavery and genocideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Pasadena Star-News

    Back when Assemblywoman Monique Limón served on the school board in Santa Barbara, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians donated an encyclopedia-style dictionary to the local schools about their language and culture. Limón, born and raised in Santa Barbara, was mesmerized when she turned the pages, learning so much about her community she never knew.


  17. Looking at the link between hip fractures and rate of deathRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | Daily Herald

    Q: I know of several older women who have died within a year after a hip fracture. But why? Is this due to a cause and effect of a bone fracture, or something else entirely? A: Hip fractures are common as we get older.


  18. AI could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease a decade earlier than doctors canRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Digital Trends

    A devastating chronic neurodegenerative disease, Alzheimer's disease currently affects around 5.5 million people in the United States alone. Causing progressive mental deterioration, it ultimately advances to impact basic bodily functions such as walking and swallowing.


  19. UCLA official: Seven ways colleges hinder diversity through their financial aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | The Washington Post

    Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, UCLA vice provost for enrollment management, took part in a college admissions conference in Boston on Friday. BOSTON - Many colleges say they want to diversify their campuses.


  20. EXCHANGE: Hospitalized kid drew inspiration from superheroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Connecticut Post

    In this Aug. 16, 2017 photo, Mary Boone, a senior at Granite City High School, in Granite City, Ill., shows a Sharpie sketch she did of actor Hugh Jackman portraying the superhero Wolverine. The drawing advanced to the state art competition and won top honors.