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Newsweek
How new cancer clinical trials search tools make it easier for patients to find the treatment they needThese trials, which test the safety and efficacy of experimental new treatments
Newsweek / Posted 20 hours ago
These trials, which test the safety and efficacy of experimental new treatments compared with the standard of care, are not for every patient, because some types of cancer have good treatment options with strong outcomes. Marsilje’s initial search... Read more
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EarthSky
Global methane levels hitting new highsthe 800-pound gorilla: it’s the most abundant of the long-lived greenhouse gase
EarthSky / Posted 2 days ago
the 800-pound gorilla: it’s the most abundant of the long-lived greenhouse gases that human activities generate. But ounce for ounce, methane (CH4) traps more heat, and it accounts for about 20% of the greenhouse gases produced by human activities.... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Baby teeth link autism and heavy metals, NIH study suggestszinc and manganese, compared to teeth from children without autism, according t
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
zinc and manganese, compared to teeth from children without autism, according to an innovative study funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health. The researchers studied twins... Read more
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Boston Globe
A four-star case of failure at Manchester VAof patients, including some with life-threatening conditions, struggle to get a
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
of patients, including some with life-threatening conditions, struggle to get any care at all because the program for setting up appointments with outside specialists has broken down. One man still hadn’t gotten an appointment to see an... Read more
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Boston Globe
A four-star case of failure at Manchester VAof patients, including some with life-threatening conditions, struggle to get a
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
of patients, including some with life-threatening conditions, struggle to get any care at all because the program for setting up appointments with outside specialists has broken down. One man still hadn’t gotten an appointment to see an... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Young campers GP boundthan 100 Grade 6-9 students and camp leaders from Calgary, Edmonton and Slave L
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
than 100 Grade 6-9 students and camp leaders from Calgary, Edmonton and Slave Lake will be staying at the Peace River Bible Institute, north of Grande Prairie, over the weekend. The youths were supposed to spend a week at a camp in Southern B.C. run... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
LGBT data collection underway in CA, SFpolicy that would have banned gay and lesbian people, and possibly straight edu
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
policy that would have banned gay and lesbian people, and possibly straight educators with gay friends, from working in California's public schools. To their relief, voters rejected the statewide ballot measure, known as the Briggs initiative, in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Manfred not closing door on changesTuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "Th
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "There is a dramatically increased tolerance for strikeouts by offensive players. There's much, much more emphasis on the home run as the principal offensive tool in the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Manfred says MLB open to altering rulesTuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "Th
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "There is a dramatically increased tolerance for strikeouts by offensive players. There's much, much more emphasis on the home run as the principal offensive tool in the... Read more
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The Ironton Tribune
Manfred: MLB open to more aggressively managing changeTuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. “T
The Ironton Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. “There is a dramatically increased tolerance for strikeouts by offensive players. There’s much, much more emphasis on the home run as the principal offensive tool in the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Manfred: MLB open to more aggressively managing changeTuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. “Th
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. “There is a dramatically increased tolerance for strikeouts by offensive players. There’s much, much more emphasis on the home run as the principal offensive tool in the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Manfred: MLB open to more aggressively managing changeTuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "Th
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "There is a dramatically increased tolerance for strikeouts by offensive players. There's much, much more emphasis on the home run as the principal offensive tool in the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Manfred: MLB open to more aggressively managing changeTuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "Th
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "There is a dramatically increased tolerance for strikeouts by offensive players. There's much, much more emphasis on the home run as the principal offensive tool in the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Manfred: MLB open to more aggressively managing changeTuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "Th
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "There is a dramatically increased tolerance for strikeouts by offensive players. There's much, much more emphasis on the home run as the principal offensive tool in the... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Dad’ who changed Lakshmanan’s lifewas around 15 then, to his home in Pudukkottai and brought him up as his own so
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
was around 15 then, to his home in Pudukkottai and brought him up as his own son. “I call him appa (dad), I stayed there for more than 10 years, even now whenever I go to Pudukkottai, I stay there,” said Lakshmanan, the lone double gold medallist... Read more
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CBS News
Commentary: Between Trump and Dems, a center lane opensmoderate making an independent run at the White House. This fantasy has long be
CBS News / Posted 10 days ago
moderate making an independent run at the White House. This fantasy has long been derided by most political observers, and for good reason, because putting aside the obvious difficulties of running outside the two party system, the "centrist"... Read more
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Canberra Times
The world's learning how to handle Donald Trumpweek's Group of 20 summit and while there were some tense moments, everyone lef
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
week's Group of 20 summit and while there were some tense moments, everyone left Hamburg agreeing to disagree, at least for now. "There is a sense they are figuring this out," said Mark Leonard, director of the European Council on Foreign... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The world's learning how to handle Donald Trumpweek's Group of 20 summit and while there were some tense moments, everyone lef
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
week's Group of 20 summit and while there were some tense moments, everyone left Hamburg agreeing to disagree, at least for now. "There is a sense they are figuring this out," said Mark Leonard, director of the European Council on Foreign... Read more
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WA Today
The world's learning how to handle Donald Trumpweek's Group of 20 summit and while there were some tense moments, everyone lef
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
week's Group of 20 summit and while there were some tense moments, everyone left Hamburg agreeing to disagree, at least for now. "There is a sense they are figuring this out," said Mark Leonard, director of the European Council on Foreign... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The world's learning how to handle Donald Trumpweek's Group of 20 summit and while there were some tense moments, everyone lef
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
week's Group of 20 summit and while there were some tense moments, everyone left Hamburg agreeing to disagree, at least for now. "There is a sense they are figuring this out," said Mark Leonard, director of the European Council on Foreign... Read more
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The Age
The world's learning how to handle Donald Trumpweek's Group of 20 summit and while there were some tense moments, everyone lef
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
week's Group of 20 summit and while there were some tense moments, everyone left Hamburg agreeing to disagree, at least for now. "There is a sense they are figuring this out," said Mark Leonard, director of the European Council on Foreign... Read more
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International Business Times
The first giants on Earth were mysterious shape-shifters called 'rangeomorphs ' million years ago, when the rangeomorphs appeared. These organisms – thought to
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
million years ago, when the rangeomorphs appeared. These organisms – thought to be animals, although scientists can't say for sure – could grow from anything from 2cm to 2m tall. Such a sudden appearance of large organisms in the fossil record is... Read more
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Salon.com
Quantum computers compete for “supremacy”Scientists have long dreamed of developing quantum computers, machines that re
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
Scientists have long dreamed of developing quantum computers, machines that rely on arcane laws of physics to perform tasks far beyond the capability of today’s strongest supercomputers. In theory such a machine could create mathematical models too... Read more
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Canberra Times
'It shocked me': How North Korea got engines for its missilesWashington: Four months before its July 4 missile test, North Korea offered the
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Washington: Four months before its July 4 missile test, North Korea offered the world a rare technical preview of its latest missile engine, one said to be capable of lobbing nuclear warheads at US cities and northern Australia. A video on state-run... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'It shocked me': How North Korea got engines for its missilesWashington: Four months before its July 4 missile test, North Korea offered the
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
Washington: Four months before its July 4 missile test, North Korea offered the world a rare technical preview of its latest missile engine, one said to be capable of lobbing nuclear warheads at US cities and northern Australia. A video on state-run... Read more
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WA Today
'It shocked me': How North Korea got engines for its missilesWashington: Four months before its July 4 missile test, North Korea offered the
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
Washington: Four months before its July 4 missile test, North Korea offered the world a rare technical preview of its latest missile engine, one said to be capable of lobbing nuclear warheads at US cities and northern Australia. A video on state-run... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'It shocked me': How North Korea got engines for its missilesWashington: Four months before its July 4 missile test, North Korea offered the
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Washington: Four months before its July 4 missile test, North Korea offered the world a rare technical preview of its latest missile engine, one said to be capable of lobbing nuclear warheads at US cities and northern Australia. A video on state-run... Read more
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The Age
'It shocked me': How North Korea got engines for its missilesWashington: Four months before its July 4 missile test, North Korea offered the
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Washington: Four months before its July 4 missile test, North Korea offered the world a rare technical preview of its latest missile engine, one said to be capable of lobbing nuclear warheads at US cities and northern Australia. A video on state-run... Read more
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Salon.com
The day democracy got hacked: To this “old spy,” all signs in the DNC email leak pointed to Russiaservers of the Democratic National Committee. Over time it became clear that th
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
servers of the Democratic National Committee. Over time it became clear that the hackers were targeting very specific information in the DNC files—the opposition research the Democrats had dug up on their Republican opponent Donald J. Trump.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
UCLA grabs the top spot among 225 universities in business creationhelp. Belldegrun’s track record includes selling his first company, the Santa
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
help. Belldegrun’s track record includes selling his first company, the Santa Monica cancer therapy biotech Agensys Inc., for more than $500 million. In 2009, Belldegrun’s Cougar Biotechnology was sold to Johnson & Johnson, for $1 billion. He’s... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists shed new light on how tau protein transitions from liquid state to solid tanglesa mystery, scientists do know that part of the disease's progression involves a
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
a mystery, scientists do know that part of the disease's progression involves a normal protein called tau, aggregating to form ropelike inclusions within brain cells that eventually strangle the neurons. Yet how this protein transitions from its... Read more
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Slate
Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Might Be Backfiring. Democrats Will Have to Keep Supporting It Anyway.making it more expensive to pay their employees, the researchers found, the cit
Slate / Posted 15 days ago
making it more expensive to pay their employees, the researchers found, the city had led businesses to curb jobs and hours for low-wage workers, who as a result were earning an average of $25 less per month. Jordan Weissmann is Slate’s senior... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How Do You Build a Growth-Focused Company From the Ground up?There’s just one problem: Where do you start? Building a company from scratch
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
There’s just one problem: Where do you start? Building a company from scratch is no easy task -- especially if you intend for that company to reach beyond "small business" status. As Guy Kawasaki, Alltop co-founder and entrepreneur, has said:... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How Do You Build a Growth-Focused Company From the Ground up?There’s just one problem: Where do you start? Building a company from scratch
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
There’s just one problem: Where do you start? Building a company from scratch is no easy task -- especially if you intend for that company to reach beyond "small business" status. As Guy Kawasaki, Alltop co-founder and entrepreneur, has said:... Read more
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The News-Times
How Do You Build a Growth-Focused Company From the Ground up?There’s just one problem: Where do you start? Building a company from scratch
The News-Times / Posted 16 days ago
There’s just one problem: Where do you start? Building a company from scratch is no easy task -- especially if you intend for that company to reach beyond "small business" status. As Guy Kawasaki, Alltop co-founder and entrepreneur, has said:... Read more
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Greenwich Time
How Do You Build a Growth-Focused Company From the Ground up?There’s just one problem: Where do you start? Building a company from scratch
Greenwich Time / Posted 17 days ago
There’s just one problem: Where do you start? Building a company from scratch is no easy task -- especially if you intend for that company to reach beyond "small business" status. As Guy Kawasaki, Alltop co-founder and entrepreneur, has said:... Read more
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NBC News
These high-tech sleep gadgets have more than just a snooze button.on ten years of research by the ResMed team, and, after our testing, it seems t
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
on ten years of research by the ResMed team, and, after our testing, it seems to have mostly paid off. It did a good job figuring out when we were in bed, and the sleep analysis seemed to reflect how rejuvenating (or not) sleep felt. The app... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Ten key games for ten area teams in the 2017 seasonis primarily spent doing three things: spending time outside, followed by runni
Statesboro Herald / Posted 20 days ago
is primarily spent doing three things: spending time outside, followed by running back inside to escape the heat and then figuring out how many days are left until football season. Nothing runs the South quite like football in the fall, whether... Read more
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Greenwich Time
7 Ways to Get More People to Trust Your Contentvariety of sources. While not all of this content is bad, it's hard to know how
Greenwich Time / Posted 20 days ago
variety of sources. While not all of this content is bad, it's hard to know how much of it to trust. Granted, inaccurate information isn't always the fault of the writer: The internet changes so quickly that source links may become extinct; or... Read more
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Connecticut Post
7 Ways to Get More People to Trust Your Contentvariety of sources. While not all of this content is bad, it's hard to know how
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
variety of sources. While not all of this content is bad, it's hard to know how much of it to trust. Granted, inaccurate information isn't always the fault of the writer: The internet changes so quickly that source links may become extinct; or... Read more
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The News-Times
7 Ways to Get More People to Trust Your Contentvariety of sources. While not all of this content is bad, it's hard to know how
The News-Times / Posted 20 days ago
variety of sources. While not all of this content is bad, it's hard to know how much of it to trust. Granted, inaccurate information isn't always the fault of the writer: The internet changes so quickly that source links may become extinct; or... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
7 Ways to Get More People to Trust Your Contentvariety of sources. While not all of this content is bad, it's hard to know how
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
variety of sources. While not all of this content is bad, it's hard to know how much of it to trust. Granted, inaccurate information isn't always the fault of the writer: The internet changes so quickly that source links may become extinct; or... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Can Movebutter spread across US amid heated grocery competition?are pursuing Internet food sales, a market that could surge to $100 billion by
Connecticut Post / Posted 24 days ago
are pursuing Internet food sales, a market that could surge to $100 billion by 2025, according to the Food Marketing Institute and Nielsen Co. Now a small San Francisco startup called Movebutter is jumping into the arena, offering... Read more
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Salon.com
Science, if used correctly, has no political affiliation: director Scott Hamilton Kennedy on the new documentary “Food Evolution”here with his answers to Salon’s questions, judiciously explaining what others
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
here with his answers to Salon’s questions, judiciously explaining what others might consider blasphemy. Still, pardon us for maintaining some journalistic skepticism, especially considering his film was financed by the Institute of Food... Read more
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The Mercury News
How California’s community colleges are changingAs the jobs that keep California’s economy running change at a rapid clip, the
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
As the jobs that keep California’s economy running change at a rapid clip, the workers who fill them are expected to keep pace. That puts enormous pressure on all schools in the state, but especially on the state’s community colleges — which help... Read more
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New York Post
What Americans really want from health care reform is impossibleIt is an old joke among health-policy wonks that what the American people reall
New York Post / Posted 27 days ago
It is an old joke among health-policy wonks that what the American people really want from health care reform is unlimited care, from the doctor of their choice, with no wait, free of charge. For Republicans, trying to square this circle has led to... Read more
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Business Insider
The Wall Street dad bro is having an existential crisisPeople wait for Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen to attend a news
Business Insider / Posted 27 days ago
People wait for Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen to attend a news conference after the Fed releases its monetary policy decisions in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2017.Reuters It's likely escaped your attention, but the Wall Street dad bro... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The Wall Street dad bro is having an existential crisisbro is having an existential crisis. You'll see it at conferences in between b
Stamford Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
bro is having an existential crisis. You'll see it at conferences in between bites of muffins, and it's on financial TV for as long as anyone can stand talking about it without changing the subject. But the darkest takes on this crisis are... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The Wall Street dad bro is having an existential crisisbro is having an existential crisis. You'll see it at conferences in between b
Connecticut Post / Posted 27 days ago
bro is having an existential crisis. You'll see it at conferences in between bites of muffins, and it's on financial TV for as long as anyone can stand talking about it without changing the subject. But the darkest takes on this crisis are... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
I Went On A Quest For Legit Health Tips At Gwyneth's Goop Summit Gwyneth Paltrow used to be best known as an actress, but in the last decade s
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 29 days ago
Gwyneth Paltrow used to be best known as an actress, but in the last decade she's built an even bigger reputation as a health guru. Her newsletter venture, Goop, peddles an enviable... Read more
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