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Orange County Register
Enduringly popular 'Wicked' returns to Costa MesaUp in the theater rafters, Amanda Jane Cooper stands in her sphere-shaped, bubb
Enduringly popular 'Wicked' returns to Costa Mesa
Orange County Register / Posted 3 hours ago
Up in the theater rafters, Amanda Jane Cooper stands in her sphere-shaped, bubble-filled device, waiting to descend to the stage at show time for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Wicked.” Playing the role of Glinda the Good Witch in the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County expands reach with regionalization efforts | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Youngwood has become the sixth municipality in th
Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County expands reach with regionalization efforts
TribLIVE / Posted 5 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Youngwood has become the sixth municipality in the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Gerard P. Cornuéjols | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Gérard P. Cornuéjols, the IBM University Professor
Newsmaker: Gerard P. Cornuéjols
TribLIVE / Posted 5 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Gérard P. Cornuéjols, the IBM University Professor of Operations Research in Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Nonprofit director aims to rebuild Hazelwood | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Sonya Tilghman wants to put her experience with n
Nonprofit director aims to rebuild Hazelwood
TribLIVE / Posted 5 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Sonya Tilghman wants to put her experience with neighborhood development, affordable housing and banking to work in Hazelwood, where... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bicyclists brave the cold on a chilly Pittsburgh day | TribLIVE Neighborhoods The first thing Kate McLean does every morning is
Bicyclists brave the cold on a chilly Pittsburgh day
TribLIVE / Posted 5 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods The first thing Kate McLean does every morning is check the weather. She looks at the chance of rain or snow, and... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Wolverton: Self-driving cars promise a 'revolution,' but not necessarily a positive oneWith self-driving car technology rapidly advancing and such vehicles already dr
Wolverton: Self-driving cars promise a 'revolution,' but not necessarily a positive one
The Fremont Argus / Posted 6 hours ago
With self-driving car technology rapidly advancing and such vehicles already driving on city streets, the time is ripe to start talking about how they might change more than just how we get around. Self-driving cars won't just be cool technological... Read more
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The Mercury News
Wolverton: Self-driving cars promise a 'revolution,' but not necessarily a positive oneWith self-driving car technology rapidly advancing and such vehicles already dr
Wolverton: Self-driving cars promise a 'revolution,' but not necessarily a positive one
The Mercury News / Posted 6 hours ago
With self-driving car technology rapidly advancing and such vehicles already driving on city streets, the time is ripe to start talking about how they might change more than just how we get around. Self-driving cars won't just be cool technological... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Self-driving cars promise a 'revolution,' but not necessarily a positive oneWith self-driving car technology rapidly advancing and such vehicles already dr
Self-driving cars promise a 'revolution,' but not necessarily a positive one
Silicon Valley / Posted 7 hours ago
With self-driving car technology rapidly advancing and such vehicles already driving on city streets, the time is ripe to start talking about how they might change more than just how we get around. Self-driving cars won't just be cool technological... Read more
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BBC News
The Indian granny who left thousands teary-eyed - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
The Indian granny who left thousands teary-eyed
BBC News / Posted 7 hours ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say In... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Reeferegulatory challengeIN AN anonymous-looking building a few minutes’ drive from Denver International
Reeferegulatory challenge
Namibia Economist / Posted 20 hours ago
IN AN anonymous-looking building a few minutes’ drive from Denver International Airport, a bald chemotherapy patient and a pair of giggling tourists eye the stock on display. Reeking packets of mossy green buds—Girl Scout Cookies, KoolAid Kush, Power... Read more
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TribLIVE
St. Vincent professor’s passion? MusicSt. Vincent professor's passion? Music | TribLIVE Neighborhoods St. Vincent p
St. Vincent professor’s passion? Music
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
St. Vincent professor's passion? Music | TribLIVE Neighborhoods St. Vincent professor's passion? Music Thomas Octave, St. Vincent College assistant professor of music and music director for a number of other organizations, pauses for a portrait on... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Experts find security shortcomings at electric substationsAction News Investigates has found there may be security shortcomings at some e
Experts find security shortcomings at electric substations
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
Action News Investigates has found there may be security shortcomings at some electric power substations in the Pittsburgh area. For years, security experts have been warning that the power grid is vulnerable to attack, and they say substations are... Read more
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Boston Globe
Navy taps WPI team to help develop a firefighting robotA team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute will help program a U.S. Navy robot d
Navy taps WPI team to help develop a firefighting robot
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
A team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute will help program a U.S. Navy robot designed to fight fires. Dmitry Berenson, assistant professor of computer science and robotics engineering at WPI, is working with undergraduate Will Pryor, graduate... Read more
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Daily Mail
Will Siri kill off regional dialects?Is Siri killing off regional dialects? Users admit to faking accents to make th
Will Siri kill off regional dialects?
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Is Siri killing off regional dialects? Users admit to faking accents to make themselves understood by the voice assistant Expert said some people adopt a 'machine voice' to be understood This means they lose accent features and use standardised... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
CMU researchers create robotically-driven experimentation system to reduce drug discovery costResearchers from Carnegie Mellon University have created the first robotically
CMU researchers create robotically-driven experimentation system to reduce drug discovery cost
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have created the first robotically driven experimentation system to determine the effects of a large number of drugs on many proteins, reducing the number of necessary experiments by 70 percent. The model,... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Herb Braha Dead: Off-Broadway, TV and Film Actor Was 69The stage, TV and film actor also founded costume shop Richard the Thread, whic
Herb Braha Dead: Off-Broadway, TV and Film Actor Was 69
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
The stage, TV and film actor also founded costume shop Richard the Thread, which supplied material for the 'Iron Man' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchises. Herb Braha, also known by his stage name Herb Simon, died of congestive heart failure on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Franklin Regional students jump into SeaPerch Challenge | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Robots tethered to controller cables are not what
Franklin Regional students jump into SeaPerch Challenge
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Robots tethered to controller cables are not what you'd typically find swimming in the Franklin Regional... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Three Beverly Hills K-8 Schools Among Top 100 In State According To New RankingPosted: Monday, February 8, 2016 – 12:31 PM Three Beverly Hills elementary sch
Three Beverly Hills K-8 Schools Among Top 100 In State According To New Ranking
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Posted: Monday, February 8, 2016 – 12:31 PM Three Beverly Hills elementary schools ranked among the top 100 in California according to a ranking released Monday by Niche.com, a website that provides reviews into neighborhood, college and K-12... Read more
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Miami New Times
University of Miami Students Now Have $9,000 Napping Pods to Use on CampusThe University of Miami, a young person's active retirement community that doub
University of Miami Students Now Have $9,000 Napping Pods to Use on Campus
Miami New Times / Posted 2 days ago
The University of Miami, a young person's active retirement community that doubles as a respected institution of higher education, has a new luxury feature for its weary students: two $9,000, high-tech napping pods in the University Center and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Navy reveals robot firefighterMeet the robo-firefighter: Navy reveals smart humanoid robot that can find its
Navy reveals robot firefighter
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Meet the robo-firefighter: Navy reveals smart humanoid robot that can find its way around warships and douse flames Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) was tested in 2014 Robot can locate and walk to a fire, and grab hose to douse... Read more
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Variety
Actor Herb Braha Dies at 69Actor Herb Braha (aka Herb Simon) died of congestive heart failure in Los Angel
Actor Herb Braha Dies at 69
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
Actor Herb Braha (aka Herb Simon) died of congestive heart failure in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 6. He was 69. He was part of the original Off Broadway cast of the long-running hit musical “Godspell” before eventually branching out into TV... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Twitter's New Update Could Bring You Into The Echo ChamberIt might even further polarize someone. "If it seems like I'm left-leaning but
Twitter's New Update Could Bring You Into The Echo Chamber
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
It might even further polarize someone. "If it seems like I'm left-leaning but not too left-leaning, then what happens when I only get more and more left-leaning stuff?" Aral added. In fairness, Twitter's "best tweets" function doesn't exactly... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Students of many disciplines invent, build fashion creationsPITTSBURGH (AP) - If you can design a building, why not design fashion? "There
Students of many disciplines invent, build fashion creations
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 2 days ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) - If you can design a building, why not design fashion? "There are a lot of similarities to designing a garment and architecture, including the structure of the clothing," says Noopur Suckhlecha, a fourth-year Carnegie Mellon... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Y'all have a Texas accent? Siri (and the world) might be slowly killing itIt was a simple enough question, at least in this part of the world. “How can
Y'all have a Texas accent? Siri (and the world) might be slowly killing it
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
It was a simple enough question, at least in this part of the world. “How can we mosey on down to the rodeo?” my friend Ben Crook drawled, sat in a rocking chair on his front porch, a can of Lone Star beer in his left hand on a humid night in... Read more
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Wired News
GM and Lyft Are Building a Network of Self-Driving CarsGeneral Motors and Lyft are teaming up to create a national network of self-dri
GM and Lyft Are Building a Network of Self-Driving Cars
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
General Motors and Lyft are teaming up to create a national network of self-driving cars, the companies jointly announced this morning. GM will invest $500 million in Lyft and take a seat on the ride-sharing startup’s board of directors. It will... Read more
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Wired News
Vape Pens and E-Cigs Are Blowing Up. Like, LiterallySome people hail vaping as a safer alternative to cigarettes, arguing that ther
Vape Pens and E-Cigs Are Blowing Up. Like, Literally
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
Some people hail vaping as a safer alternative to cigarettes, arguing that there’s no tobacco smoke, so it’s got to be safer. It remains to be seen if that’s true, and there is some evidence that the stuff inside vapes and e-cigs is toxic. But beyond... Read more
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New Kerala
How robots can reduce drug experimentsNew York, Feb 10 : Researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have crea
How robots can reduce drug experiments
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
New York, Feb 10 : Researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have created a robotically-driven experimentation system to determine the effects of a large number of drugs on many proteins, reducing the number of necessary experiments by as... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
The Carnegie looks at the built landscape of postwar PittsburghThe curators might have called this exhibition “Representing the Modern,” for t
The Carnegie looks at the built landscape of postwar Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
The curators might have called this exhibition “Representing the Modern,” for the many images and materials through which Pittsburgh’s post-World War II architecture and planning are illustrated. Similarly, it might have been “Constructing the... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Short List: February 11 - 16SPOTLIGHT: Sat., Feb. 13 — Art You might know of Michael Chow as the founder o
Short List: February 11 - 16
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
SPOTLIGHT: Sat., Feb. 13 — Art You might know of Michael Chow as the founder of the Mr. Chow restaurants in New York and Los Angeles, or as an associate of such 1980s art-world luminaries as Andy Warhol and Keith Haring. But Chow, who was born in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NTU launches 9 new undergraduate programmes targeting emerging sectorsSINGAPORE: Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will launch nine new undergra
NTU launches 9 new undergraduate programmes targeting emerging sectors
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will launch nine new undergraduate degree programmes in emerging industries in business, engineering and science in August, the varsity announced on Wednesday (Feb 10). There will be two new... Read more
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TribLIVE
District college notebook: Taylor’s clutch performance paces Seton Hill to victoryDistrict college notebook: Taylor's clutch performance paces Seton Hill to vict
District college notebook: Taylor’s clutch performance paces Seton Hill to victory
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
District college notebook: Taylor's clutch performance paces Seton Hill to victory | TribLIVE Neighborhoods District college notebook: Taylor's clutch performance paces Seton Hill to victory Career steals by Grove City senior basketball player... Read more
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TribLIVE
Chocolatier colors her world at Millvale shop that specializes in handpainted candies | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Amanda Wright's artwork is good enough to...
Chocolatier colors her world at Millvale shop that specializes in handpainted candies
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Amanda Wright's artwork is good enough to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Carnegie Mellon students of many disciplines invent, build Lunar Gala’s fashion creationsCarnegie Mellon students of many disciplines invent, build Lunar Gala's fashion
Carnegie Mellon students of many disciplines invent, build Lunar Gala’s fashion creations
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Carnegie Mellon students of many disciplines invent, build Lunar Gala's fashion creations | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Carnegie Mellon students of many disciplines invent, build Lunar Gala's fashion creations If you can design a building, why not... Read more
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Gawker
How to Debug Marco Rubio, According to a RoboticistEver since last Saturday’s debate when Chris Christie maimed him on national te
How to Debug Marco Rubio, According to a Roboticist
Gawker / Posted 3 days ago
Ever since last Saturday’s debate when Chris Christie maimed him on national television, the man that was once the Tea Party’s golden boy has seemed a bit... off. The glitch first appeared that night, as Rubio spouted off variations of the line,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Robotically driven system could reduce cost of discovering drug and target interactionsA comparison of 51 diverse phenotypes that an active learner identified by the
Robotically driven system could reduce cost of discovering drug and target interactions
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
A comparison of 51 diverse phenotypes that an active learner identified by the final round of experiments it performed. The phenotypes have been roughly organized in the display by similarity; the learner in several cases identified phenotypes that... Read more
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The Atlantic
Edgar Mitchell and the Vision of MoontravelOn an autumn evening in 1957, a 27-year-old American named Edgar Mitchell stood
Edgar Mitchell and the Vision of Moontravel
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
On an autumn evening in 1957, a 27-year-old American named Edgar Mitchell stood on the deck of a U.S. Navy carrier and looked up to the sky. He watched something that was like a star but not: A shining dot that moved, like it had fallen out of the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Meditation improves resistance to stress©Michelangelo Gratton/shutterstock.com What's really going on in our brains wh
Meditation improves resistance to stress
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
©Michelangelo Gratton/shutterstock.com What's really going on in our brains when we meditate? Among growing scientific research backing up its beneficial effects on health, such as improving anxiety, depression and inflammatory conditions, American... Read more
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The Economic Times
World Communication Forum to take place in March, India key focusFor communications professional looking to get to the next level, the World Com
World Communication Forum to take place in March, India key focus
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
For communications professional looking to get to the next level, the World Communication Forum says its seventh annual summit will be held in Davos, Switzerland between March 7 to 10. Under the motto "Diversity in an Exciting New Communication... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Team Looks to Push Winning Streak to Double DigitsThe No. 16 Maroons kicked off conference play this past weekend, clinching a tw
Team Looks to Push Winning Streak to Double Digits
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 4 days ago
The No. 16 Maroons kicked off conference play this past weekend, clinching a two-point victory over Wash U. With the win in St. Louis, the South Siders improved to 10–2 overall (1–0 UAA) and have extended their winning streak to an impressive nine... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Maroons Falter in Weekend RematchesSportsThe women's basketball squad was unable to repeat their performances from
Maroons Falter in Weekend Rematches
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 4 days ago
SportsThe women's basketball squad was unable to repeat their performances from last weekend which garnered wins against Emory and No. 13 Rochester. The Eagles and Yellowjackets defended their home territory,... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Buzzer Beater Gives Rochester the Win at HomeSportsAlthough the No. 21 men's basketball team was fired up after being handed
Buzzer Beater Gives Rochester the Win at Home
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 4 days ago
SportsAlthough the No. 21 men's basketball team was fired up after being handed their first losses in 13 games last weekend, Emory and Rochester capitalized on their home court advantage. The Maroons have... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Billy Hartung | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Billy Hartung, 44, of Mt. Lebanon is executive dire
Newsmaker: Billy Hartung
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Billy Hartung, 44, of Mt. Lebanon is executive director of the Center for Theater Arts, a nonprofit recently named the winner of the 2015 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Theatre Education Program for... Read more
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Daily Record
Jefferson grad leads East Stroudsburg women's basketballSophomore guard Imani Brown (Jefferson) scored 13 points to lead the East Strou
Jefferson grad leads East Stroudsburg women's basketball
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Sophomore guard Imani Brown (Jefferson) scored 13 points to lead the East Stroudsburg women's basketball team to a 64-47 victory over Cheyney on Saturday afternoon. Brown is averaging 11.6 points and 4.1 rebounds per game on the season. The win... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Three Beverly Hills K-8 Schools Among Top 100 In State According To New RankingPosted: Monday, February 8, 2016 – 12:31 PM Three Beverly Hills elementary sch
Three Beverly Hills K-8 Schools Among Top 100 In State According To New Ranking
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 4 days ago
Posted: Monday, February 8, 2016 – 12:31 PM Three Beverly Hills elementary schools ranked among the top 100 in California according to a ranking released Monday by Niche.com, a website that provides reviews into neighborhood, college and K-12... Read more
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The Wooster Voice
Environmental 
tip: our meat problemContributing Writer Meet one of the environment’s greatest degraders: the meat
Environmental 
tip: our meat problem
The Wooster Voice / Posted 4 days ago
Contributing Writer Meet one of the environment’s greatest degraders: the meat industry. The food industry is a well-known contributor to carbon emissions, but meat production and transportation is also a particularly large offender. The meat... Read more
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The Scientist
iDarwinANDRZEJ KRAUZE“My name is Charles Robert Darwin,” the bearded man on my phone’s
iDarwin
The Scientist / Posted 4 days ago
ANDRZEJ KRAUZE“My name is Charles Robert Darwin,” the bearded man on my phone’s screen says to me. “ I think I am most famous for establishing without a doubt that species change over time, and that they do this mostly by a process I discovered that... Read more
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PhysOrg
Search technique helps researchers find DNA sequences in minutes rather than daysDatabase searches for DNA sequences that can take biologists and medical resear
Search technique helps researchers find DNA sequences in minutes rather than days
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Database searches for DNA sequences that can take biologists and medical researchers days can now be completed in a matter of minutes, thanks to a new search method developed by computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University. The method developed... Read more
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The Rocket
Rock drops spring opener at Carnegie Mellon February 8, 2016 The Slippery Rock women’s tennis team was defeated by Carne
Rock drops spring opener at Carnegie Mellon
The Rocket / Posted 4 days ago
February 8, 2016 The Slippery Rock women’s tennis team was defeated by Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday 8-1 to begin the spring season. The loss drops The Rock to a 3-2 record on the season while... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Meditation beats relaxation in improving resistance to stress Published: 8 February 2016 10:01 PM Changes in the brain linked to mindfulne
Meditation beats relaxation in improving resistance to stress
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 days ago
Published: 8 February 2016 10:01 PM Changes in the brain linked to mindfulness meditation can improve the brain’s ability to manage stress and its consequences. – AFP Relaxnews pic,... Read more
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SupplyChainSolutions - SupplyChainMarket
Innovation And Supply Chain Expert Among Keynote Speakers At ASQ Lean Six Sigma ConferenceASQ Lean Six Sigma Conference to help attendees hone leadership skills and driv
Innovation And Supply Chain Expert Among Keynote Speakers At ASQ Lean Six Sigma Conference
SupplyChainSolutions - SupplyChainMarket / Posted 5 days ago
ASQ Lean Six Sigma Conference to help attendees hone leadership skills and drive organization’s competitiveness to cut waste and improve efficiencies Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) - An internationally renowned CEO and author on strategic business growth... Read more
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