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Salon.com
Is the NBA ready for another gay player?week that his NBA hopes were stalled early on because he’s gay. Gordon, who cam
Is the NBA ready for another gay player?
Salon.com / Posted 11 hours ago
week that his NBA hopes were stalled early on because he’s gay. Gordon, who came out in 2014 during his sophomore season at University of Massachusetts Amherst, became the first openly gay player in NCAA Division I basketball history. The shooting... Read more
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Providence Business News
Report: Brown University website one of best in nationlinks.” It called it the “best designed site that we have found.” Massachusett
Report: Brown University website one of best in nation
Providence Business News / Posted 11 hours ago
links.” It called it the “best designed site that we have found.” Massachusetts schools that made the rankings are: University of Massachusetts Amherst, 40th, and Boston University, 39th. OnlineCollegePlan said it ranked schools’ websites... Read more
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Oakbrook Suburban Life
York Hockey Club enters top league in Illinoisand this is what the league delivers.” Turpin started coaching in 2000 while e
York Hockey Club enters top league in Illinois
Oakbrook Suburban Life / Posted 12 hours ago
and this is what the league delivers.” Turpin started coaching in 2000 while earning his graduate degree at the University of�Massachusetts-Amherst. The Canadian native has lived in Chicago since 2002 and has worked with teams such... Read more
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New Kerala
New technology lets smartwatch use power from larger devices - newkerala.com #110258Braidio open up a new way of thinking about the design of mobile and wearable d
New technology lets smartwatch use power from larger devices - newkerala.com #110258
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
Braidio open up a new way of thinking about the design of mobile and wearable devices, said Deepak Ganesan, Professor at University of Massachusetts Amherst, in the US, and research team leader. "Wearable devices are often bulky due to large... Read more
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Providence Business News
Aaron W. BushIsland Philharmonic Youth Wind Ensembles for the 2016-17 school year. He holds
Aaron W. Bush
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
Island Philharmonic Youth Wind Ensembles for the 2016-17 school year. He holds a B.A. in music education and saxophone performance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a master's degree in music education from the Boston Conse... Read more
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Boston Globe
Suburban scofflaws flaunt the law in their quest for a perfect lawnsaid, “and they’ll water at midnight anyway.” Richard N. Palmer, a professor o
Suburban scofflaws flaunt the law in their quest for a perfect lawn
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
said, “and they’ll water at midnight anyway.” Richard N. Palmer, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, said that although their sources vary by location, many wells draw from the same... Read more
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Daily Mail
Radical new system lets you 'borrow' power from a friend's devicetap into the capabilities of larger nearby devices to offload the energy burden
Radical new system lets you 'borrow' power from a friend's device
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
tap into the capabilities of larger nearby devices to offload the energy burden. A stock image is shown The team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst is now testing the prototype radio that will help to offload energy consumption between... Read more
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PhysOrg
Team introduces 'Braidio' technology, lets mobile devices share powergroup on data communication (SIGCOMM) conference in Florianópolis, Brazil, a te
Team introduces 'Braidio' technology, lets mobile devices share power
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
group on data communication (SIGCOMM) conference in Florianópolis, Brazil, a team of computer science researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst led by professor Deepak Ganesan introduced a new radio technology that allows small... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Could a President Clinton force down drug prices by executive action? Yes, and here's how.mentioned Gilead Sciences and its hepatitis C drug, which is marketed under the
Could a President Clinton force down drug prices by executive action? Yes, and here's how.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
mentioned Gilead Sciences and its hepatitis C drug, which is marketed under the names Sovaldi and Harvoni at list prices of $80,000 to nearly $100,000 for a 12-week cure. So that’s a good place to start. The bedrock question is whether taxpayer... Read more
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PhysOrg
One of the most significant Etruscan discoveries in decades names female goddess Uniexperts on the Etruscan language, including Maggiani, who is an epigrapher, and
One of the most significant Etruscan discoveries in decades names female goddess Uni
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
experts on the Etruscan language, including Maggiani, who is an epigrapher, and Rex Wallace, Professor of Classics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, who is a comparative linguist. A hologram of the stele will be shown at the Florence... Read more
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Mashable
Blue lakes in East Antarctica could spell trouble as global temperatures riseWhat's This?Ice floats on the surface of the sea in the western Antarctic penin
Blue lakes in East Antarctica could spell trouble as global temperatures rise
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
What's This?Ice floats on the surface of the sea in the western Antarctic peninsula, March 5, 2016. Image: EITAN ABRAMOVICH/AFP/Getty Images British researchers have discovered a troubling trend in East Antarctica: As air temperatures become warmer... Read more
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Mashable
Scientists have figured out how to make wires 60,000x smaller than a human hair Microbiologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have found a way t
Scientists have figured out how to make wires 60,000x smaller than a human hair
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
Microbiologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have found a way to make electrical wires that are thousands of times thinner than a human hair. The secret?... Read more
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PaperAge.com
Jim Sotiropoulos Joins Paperboard Packaging Council as Director of Member Relations- The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) announced that Jim Sotiropoulos has jo
Jim Sotiropoulos Joins Paperboard Packaging Council as Director of Member Relations
PaperAge.com / Posted 3 days ago
- The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) announced that Jim Sotiropoulos has joined the association's staff as Director of Member Relations. Sotiropoulos brings 15 years of nonprofit management and natural resource conservation experience to... Read more
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New Now Next
The 30 Most LGBT-Friendly College Campuses In AmericaStudents will be returning to college in a few weeks, and Campus Pride has laun
The 30 Most LGBT-Friendly College Campuses In America
New Now Next / Posted 4 days ago
Students will be returning to college in a few weeks, and Campus Pride has launched its “Best of the Best” report, detailing the 30 most LGBT-friendly campuses in America, The eighth annual study examined policies, programs and practices at more... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How much rising seas will cost each state in houses lostnot include the massive damage to apartment buildings, businesses, infrastructu
How much rising seas will cost each state in houses lost
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
not include the massive damage to apartment buildings, businesses, infrastructure and water tables ... and probably a lot of things we're not thinking about but will be trouble anyway. So ... yeah yeah yeah ... enough of the inexpert... Read more
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T3
Bacteria-based nanowires could change computing foreverusually found in processors and the like. However, rather than creating a tradi
Bacteria-based nanowires could change computing forever
T3 / Posted 4 days ago
usually found in processors and the like. However, rather than creating a traditional artificial nanowire, a team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has created one using genetically modified bacteria. That's right - a living nanowire,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
25 surprising celebrity factsBoth Olsen twins had to wear fake teeth during the later years of "Full House"
25 surprising celebrity facts
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
Both Olsen twins had to wear fake teeth during the later years of "Full House" because their smiles began to look different. A childhood virus left Rob Lowe completely deaf in his right ear. "No stereo for me," he once told an interviewer. "It's a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
25 surprising celebrity factsBoth Olsen twins had to wear fake teeth during the later years of "Full House"
25 surprising celebrity facts
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
Both Olsen twins had to wear fake teeth during the later years of "Full House" because their smiles began to look different. A childhood virus left Rob Lowe completely deaf in his right ear. "No stereo for me," he once told an interviewer. "It's a... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
25 surprising celebrity factsBoth Olsen twins had to wear fake teeth during the later years of "Full House"
25 surprising celebrity facts
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 4 days ago
Both Olsen twins had to wear fake teeth during the later years of "Full House" because their smiles began to look different. A childhood virus left Rob Lowe completely deaf in his right ear. "No stereo for me," he once told an interviewer. "It's a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
25 surprising celebrity factsBoth Olsen twins had to wear fake teeth during the later years of "Full House"
25 surprising celebrity facts
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
Both Olsen twins had to wear fake teeth during the later years of "Full House" because their smiles began to look different. A childhood virus left Rob Lowe completely deaf in his right ear. "No stereo for me," he once told an interviewer. "It's a... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Walk-off win for Rockets in Softball InvitationalSeries kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the Universit
Walk-off win for Rockets in Softball Invitational
Bennington Banner / Posted 5 days ago
Series kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the University of Vermont Catamounts take on the University of Massachusetts Amherst at 6 p.m. in a preseason matchup at Applejack Stadium, which is owned and operated by the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Grants help young adults with disabilities attend collegeBOSTON (AP) - A dozen state universities and community colleges in Massachusett
Grants help young adults with disabilities attend college
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - A dozen state universities and community colleges in Massachusetts are receiving state grants to help them develop academic programs for young adults with intellectual disabilities. The Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative is... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Grants help young adults with disabilities attend collegehelp young adults with disabilities attend college BOSTON (AP) -- A dozen stat
Grants help young adults with disabilities attend college
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
help young adults with disabilities attend college BOSTON (AP) -- A dozen state universities and community colleges in Massachusetts are receiving state grants to help them develop academic programs for young adults with intellectual... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Cloth masks offer poor protection against air pollutionmay not be effective and could be giving users a false sense of security, scien
Cloth masks offer poor protection against air pollution
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
may not be effective and could be giving users a false sense of security, scientists have warned. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst believe this is the first study to rigorously test disposable surgical masks and washable... Read more
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New Kerala
Cloth masks poor at protecting you against air pollution - newkerala.com #107459mask products perform poorly when compared to alternative options available on
Cloth masks poor at protecting you against air pollution - newkerala.com #107459
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
mask products perform poorly when compared to alternative options available on the market," said the study by scientists at University of Massachusetts Amherst. "What became clear to us is that millions of people probably wear these masks and feel... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Panthers blank Indians on linksSeries kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the Universit
Panthers blank Indians on links
Bennington Banner / Posted 7 days ago
Series kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the University of Vermont Catamounts take on the University of Massachusetts Amherst at 6 p.m. in a preseason matchup at Applejack Stadium, which is owned and operated by the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Cloth masks not very effective in offering protection against air pollution, study showsResults of a new study by environmental health scientists at the University of
Cloth masks not very effective in offering protection against air pollution, study shows
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
Results of a new study by environmental health scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggest that inexpensive cloth masks worn by people who hope to reduce their exposure to air pollution vary widely in effectiveness and could be... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cloth masks offer poor protection against air pollutionoptions available on the market.' Credit: Wiki Commons Results of a new study b
Cloth masks offer poor protection against air pollution
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
options available on the market.' Credit: Wiki Commons Results of a new study by environmental health scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggest that inexpensive cloth masks worn by people who hope to reduce their exposure to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Should writing for the public count toward tenure?be accessed by the general public, politicians or practitioners. I am the dire
Should writing for the public count toward tenure?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
be accessed by the general public, politicians or practitioners. I am the director of the Public Engagement Project at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I lead a peer mentoring group that provides training to scholars on how to be public... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Hoosick golf opens season with shutoutSeries kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the Universit
Hoosick golf opens season with shutout
Bennington Banner / Posted 8 days ago
Series kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the University of Vermont Catamounts take on the University of Massachusetts Amherst at 6 p.m. in a preseason matchup at Applejack Stadium, which is owned and operated by the... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164Tribal gathering planned at Monument Pipestone National Monument has planned a
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 8 days ago
Tribal gathering planned at Monument Pipestone National Monument has planned a gathering of its affiliated tribal members on the day marked by the National Park Service for its Centennial celebration, Aug. 25 –– the same day that, 79 years ago in... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
PEDA official, state rep urge groundbreaking for Berkshire Innovation CenterPITTSFIELD >> Pittsfield Economic Development Authority officials and the
PEDA official, state rep urge groundbreaking for Berkshire Innovation Center
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> Pittsfield Economic Development Authority officials and the city's state representative urged Wednesday that a groundbreaking ceremony come earlier, rather than later, for the long-planned Berkshire Innovation Center. An expected... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
If voters approve, could ColoradoCare really pay for itself? It's complicatedwhich aims to insure every state resident. Amendment 69, or ColoradoCare, was r
If voters approve, could ColoradoCare really pay for itself? It's complicated
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 9 days ago
which aims to insure every state resident. Amendment 69, or ColoradoCare, was recently hit hard by an independent analysis of its financial plan by the Colorado Health Institute, which found that under its most "plausible scenario" ColoradoCare... Read more
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PhysOrg
Down to the wire: Researchers and new bacteriaonly billionths of a meter in thickness. The ONR-sponsored researchers—led by
Down to the wire: Researchers and new bacteria
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
only billionths of a meter in thickness. The ONR-sponsored researchers—led by microbiologist Dr. Derek Lovley at the University of Massachusetts Amherst—say their engineered wires can be produced using renewable "green" energy resources like... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Irony of 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's Advocacy For Puerto Ricothat could enforce the feudal relationship between those who would pay and thos
The Irony of 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's Advocacy For Puerto Rico
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
that could enforce the feudal relationship between those who would pay and those who would collect. - Advertisement - As University of Massachusetts Amherst historian Leonard Richards writes in Shay's Rebellion, "(Hamilton) intended to strengthen... Read more
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Bennington Banner
MAU senior class wiffle ball fundraiserSeries kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the Universit
MAU senior class wiffle ball fundraiser
Bennington Banner / Posted 11 days ago
Series kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the University of Vermont Catamounts take on the University of Massachusetts Amherst at 6 p.m. in a preseason matchup at Applejack Stadium, which is owned and operated by the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
On Social Security's 81st anniversary, a reminder that it's also a lifeline for childrenOne of the raps on Social Security is that it supposedly pits the older generat
On Social Security's 81st anniversary, a reminder that it's also a lifeline for children
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
One of the raps on Social Security is that it supposedly pits the older generation against the younger. This seems intuitive — after all, retired Americans collect the benefits but those in the working population make all the contributions. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Going it alone: UMass trying to survive as FBS independentIn this March 24, 2015 photo, Ryan Bamford, new athletic director at the Univer
Going it alone: UMass trying to survive as FBS independent
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
In this March 24, 2015 photo, Ryan Bamford, new athletic director at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, speaks during a news conference in the school's new Football Performance Center on the campus in Amherst, Mass. UMass will be playing as an... Read more
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Bennington Banner
OPI Classic at SVC this weekendSeries kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the Universit
OPI Classic at SVC this weekend
Bennington Banner / Posted 14 days ago
Series kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the University of Vermont Catamounts take on the University of Massachusetts Amherst at 6 p.m. in a preseason matchup at Applejack Stadium, which is owned and operated by the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Another week, another upgrade in the Mass. droughtsaid Mandy Bayer, an assistant professor of landscape and horticulture at the S
Another week, another upgrade in the Mass. drought
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
said Mandy Bayer, an assistant professor of landscape and horticulture at the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. “They’re stressed, so they’re coloring up and losing leaves to preserve what they... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Win Hoyt tournament set for next monthSeries kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the Universit
Win Hoyt tournament set for next month
Bennington Banner / Posted 15 days ago
Series kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the University of Vermont Catamounts take on the University of Massachusetts Amherst at 6 p.m. in a preseason matchup at Applejack Stadium, which is owned and operated by the... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Manchester series starts with successMANCHESTER >> When the University of Vermont and University of Massachuse
Manchester series starts with success
Bennington Banner / Posted 16 days ago
MANCHESTER >> When the University of Vermont and University of Massachusetts-Amherst started their preseason opener on Wednesday in the first game of the Manchester college soccer series, the teams tried to feel each other out in the first few... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Mount Anthony tryouts next weekSeries kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the Universit
Mount Anthony tryouts next week
Bennington Banner / Posted 16 days ago
Series kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the University of Vermont Catamounts take on the University of Massachusetts Amherst at 6 p.m. in a preseason matchup at Applejack Stadium, which is owned and operated by the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Managing climate change refugia to protect wildlifeMorelli, a research ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the No
Managing climate change refugia to protect wildlife
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
Morelli, a research ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Northeast Climate Science Center based at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, offer a framework for conserving areas she and co-authors dub "climate change refugia,"... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Manchester college soccer series starts tonightMANCHESTER >> The town of Manchester is working hard to promote sports to
Manchester college soccer series starts tonight
Bennington Banner / Posted 17 days ago
MANCHESTER >> The town of Manchester is working hard to promote sports tourism and over the next few weeks, town manager John O'Keefe will see it first-hand as the town is hosting the first-ever Manchester College Soccer Series. Starting... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Tryout info for Mount AnthonySeries kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the Universit
Tryout info for Mount Anthony
Bennington Banner / Posted 17 days ago
Series kicks off on Wednesday with Division I women's soccer when the University of Vermont Catamounts take on the University of Massachusetts Amherst at 6 p.m. in a preseason matchup at Applejack Stadium, which is owned and operated by the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
How much rising seas will cost each state in houses lostnot include the massive damage to apartment buildings, businesses, infrastructu
How much rising seas will cost each state in houses lost
Greenwich Time / Posted 17 days ago
not include the massive damage to apartment buildings, businesses, infrastructure and water tables ... and probably a lot of things we're not thinking about but will be trouble anyway. So ... yeah yeah yeah ... enough of the inexpert... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How much rising seas will cost each state in houses lostnot include the massive damage to apartment buildings, businesses, infrastructu
How much rising seas will cost each state in houses lost
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
not include the massive damage to apartment buildings, businesses, infrastructure and water tables ... and probably a lot of things we're not thinking about but will be trouble anyway. So ... yeah yeah yeah ... enough of the inexpert... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientist receives $1.7 million grant to study how early life toxic exposures predispose to diabetessuch as PCBs and phthalates can predispose people to disease. Now environmental
Scientist receives $1.7 million grant to study how early life toxic exposures predispose to diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
such as PCBs and phthalates can predispose people to disease. Now environmental scientist Alicia Timme-Laragy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a five-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental... Read more
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