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TribLIVE
Sanders surges in polls despite identity as socialist | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Socialism remains a dirty word for many Americans
Sanders surges in polls despite identity as socialist
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Socialism remains a dirty word for many Americans, but that hasn't stopped Bernie Sanders from surging in the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Three months after GOP presidential candidates debated in Milwaukee, city will host Dem debateMILWAUKEE -- On November 10th, a Republican presidential debate was held at the
Three months after GOP presidential candidates debated in Milwaukee, city will host Dem debate
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 hours ago
MILWAUKEE -- On November 10th, a Republican presidential debate was held at the Milwaukee Theatre in downtown Milwaukee. On Thursday, February 11th, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will play host to a Democratic presidential debate. Thursday's... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
George Edwin Taylor, presidential candidate and son of a slave, made Jacksonville his last homeThe dapper gentleman who had once run for president of the United States liked
George Edwin Taylor, presidential candidate and son of a slave, made Jacksonville his last home
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 hours ago
The dapper gentleman who had once run for president of the United States liked what he saw when he got to Jacksonville. Here, he reckoned, was a place where a man with his qualifications could make his mark. George Edwin Taylor — son of a slave, a... Read more
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The State News
MSU professor's bean research has impact across worldIn the early morning, in a farm building surrounded by fields full of snow, Jam
MSU professor's bean research has impact across world
The State News / Posted 6 hours ago
In the early morning, in a farm building surrounded by fields full of snow, James Kelly prepares to test the latest research models with his colleagues. Hoping to see improvement over previous attempts, these newest inventions could have both... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Democratic presidential debate: History will be made on Thursday, February 11th at UWMMILWAUKEE -- History will be made on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-
Democratic presidential debate: History will be made on Thursday, February 11th at UWM
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 6 hours ago
MILWAUKEE -- History will be made on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Thursday, February 11th, as UWM plays host to a presidential debate for the very first time. The Democratic National Committee (DNC)-sanctioned debate will... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes - Feb. 7Dispatch awards included: First place—use of photography—Dispatch. First plac
Business Notes - Feb. 7
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 hours ago
Dispatch awards included: First place—use of photography—Dispatch. First place—sports photography—Steve Kohls. First place—photo story—Kelly Humphrey. First place—Self-promotion/advertisement—Lisa Henry. First place—Category X, a special... Read more
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Orange County Register
Zika: Medical mystery with a global reachSomething strange was happening in August in the maternity wards of Recife, a s
Zika: Medical mystery with a global reach
Orange County Register / Posted 16 hours ago
Something strange was happening in August in the maternity wards of Recife, a seaside city perched on Brazil’s easternmost tip, where the country juts into the Atlantic. “Doctors, pediatricians, neurologists, they started finding this thing we never... Read more
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DW
Youth vote mobilizes for the Sanders 'revolution' | US elections 2016 |Melissa Rubio lost her mother to cancer. Two weeks later, her father was laid
Youth vote mobilizes for the Sanders 'revolution' | US elections 2016 |
DW / Posted 16 hours ago
Melissa Rubio lost her mother to cancer. Two weeks later, her father was laid off from his job, working construction in the Chicago suburbs. Soon the bank came and foreclosed on the family's home. Rubio was 15 when tragedy struck her family. She... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Can sitcoms erase bigotry?So it turns out sitcoms can erase bigotry. That’s the bottom line of a study r
Can sitcoms erase bigotry?
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 hours ago
So it turns out sitcoms can erase bigotry. That’s the bottom line of a study recently presented before a conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. And it doesn’t even have to be a particularly good sitcom. To judge, at least,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Can sitcoms erase bigotry?So it turns out sitcoms can erase bigotry. That's the bottom line of a study r
Can sitcoms erase bigotry?
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
So it turns out sitcoms can erase bigotry. That's the bottom line of a study recently presented before a conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. And it doesn't even have to be a particularly good sitcom. To judge, at least,... Read more
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The Financial Express
India’s biotech moment: A made-in-India Zika virus vaccineThe irony is complete, India has no reported cases of the dreaded Zika virus in
India’s biotech moment: A made-in-India Zika virus vaccine
The Financial Express / Posted 23 hours ago
The irony is complete, India has no reported cases of the dreaded Zika virus infection, but is the first country in the world to have ready for testing not one but two vaccines against the virus that is causing nightmares in The Americans. Whether... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Invoking elements of natureIt can be one that makes people laugh or one that makes them sad. It can be ins
Invoking elements of nature
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
It can be one that makes people laugh or one that makes them sad. It can be inspiring or it can be confusing. But no matter what people take away from studying the artwork, experts say, it should affect them. "An artist generally aspires for people... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Springfield native Tyler Marz prepares for NFL draftThe only problem with that statement is that Marz is prepping for a future care
Springfield native Tyler Marz prepares for NFL draft
The New Ulm Journal / Posted yesterday
The only problem with that statement is that Marz is prepping for a future career in the NFL, one of the biggest and widely known professional sports on the planet. The future for him obviously doesn't involve any type of office setting, but a career... Read more
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The Economic Times
India's biotech moment: A made-in-India Zika virus vaccineBy Pallava Bagla NEW DELHI: The irony is complete, India has no reported cases
India's biotech moment: A made-in-India Zika virus vaccine
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
By Pallava Bagla NEW DELHI: The irony is complete, India has no reported cases of the dreaded Zika virus infection, but is the first country in the world to have ready for testing not one but two vaccines against the virus that is causing nightmares... Read more
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Market Watch
These Super Bowl-bound NFL players know more about Wall Street than youCarolina Panthers football players punter Brad Nortman (on the left) and long s
These Super Bowl-bound NFL players know more about Wall Street than you
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Carolina Panthers football players punter Brad Nortman (on the left) and long snapper Jeffrey Richard Jansen. If this National Football League thing doesn’t work out for these Carolina Panthers players, well, maybe they’ve got a future in... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
India's biotech moment: A made-in-India Zika virus vaccineNew Delhi: The irony is complete, India has no reported cases of the dreaded Zi
India's biotech moment: A made-in-India Zika virus vaccine
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
New Delhi: The irony is complete, India has no reported cases of the dreaded Zika virus infection, but is the first country in the world to have ready for testing not one but two vaccines against the virus that is causing nightmares in The... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Binghamton University hosts Science OlympiadVestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Binghamton University hosted the Southern Tier Sci
Binghamton University hosts Science Olympiad
WBNG Binghamton / Posted yesterday
Vestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Binghamton University hosted the Southern Tier Science Olympiad competition Saturday. Hundreds of high school students from 15 schools around the Southern Tier competed in a day-long series of contests designed to test... Read more
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News 8000
L ROTC teams compete in 20-mile warfare challengeMore than a dozen ROTC teams from around the Midwest put their winter survival
L ROTC teams compete in 20-mile warfare challenge
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
More than a dozen ROTC teams from around the Midwest put their winter survival skills to the test Saturday in La Crosse. The Northern Warfare Challenge is a 20-mile ruck march. Fourteen ROTC teams of five filled their backpacks with roughly 50... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Brazil’s sprawling favelas bear the brunt of ZikaWith rubber gloves, a plastic container full of larvicide and the official badg
Brazil’s sprawling favelas bear the brunt of Zika
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
With rubber gloves, a plastic container full of larvicide and the official badge of Rio de Janeiro’s epidemic control department, Gilberto de Souza gains permission to enter the home of a stranger in the Vila Canoas favela, in one of the latest... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Walker signs bill today legalizing concealed switchbladesMarquette students return from historic trip to CubaMarquette students return f
Walker signs bill today legalizing concealed switchblades
WAOW Wausau / Posted yesterday
Marquette students return from historic trip to CubaMarquette students return from historic trip to Cuba The students met with economists, artists, and a former Cuban diplomat and visited the law school at the University of Havana. Some law... Read more
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New York Post
Cam Newton, Donald Trump and the lost virtue of humilityCam Newton may be the best player in football, but as a man he has a lot of lea
Cam Newton, Donald Trump and the lost virtue of humility
New York Post / Posted yesterday
Cam Newton may be the best player in football, but as a man he has a lot of learning to do. He needs to study the virtue called humility. Newton is a braggart, a showboat and a clown. He says things like, “Hear me out. I’m just saying that so much... Read more
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Science Daily
Researchers home in on why female newborns are better protected from brain injuryResearchers have known for some time that male infants are more vulnerable to H
Researchers home in on why female newborns are better protected from brain injury
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
Researchers have known for some time that male infants are more vulnerable to HIE than females, but why this gender difference exists has remained a mystery. In a study published this week in the journal eNeuro, researchers at the Waisman Center at... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Schelling remembered on 'Missing Persons Day'On Feb. 4, Colorado remembered Kelsie Schelling. The 21-year-old Denver woman
Schelling remembered on 'Missing Persons Day'
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted yesterday
On Feb. 4, Colorado remembered Kelsie Schelling. The 21-year-old Denver woman disappeared on that date, three years ago, after arranging to meet her boyfriend, former Northeastern Junior College student Donthe Lucas, in Pueblo. Schelling had... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes--EMDASH--Feb. 7Brainerd Dispatch/Echo Journal gain MNA awards The Brainerd Dispatch and Echo
Business Notes--EMDASH--Feb. 7
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Brainerd Dispatch/Echo Journal gain MNA awards The Brainerd Dispatch and Echo Journal were recognized at the Minnesota Newspaper Association annual conference with awards in photography, writing and advertising. Dispatch awards included: First... Read more
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News 8000
Mike Schmidt era begins at UW-La CrosseUniversity of Wisconsin-La Crosse Athletic Director Kim Blum and the Eagles cal
Mike Schmidt era begins at UW-La Crosse
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Athletic Director Kim Blum and the Eagles call one of their own back to familiar place. "Part of what I have been saying this whole time is coming home. I know I am not from La Crosse, but gosh it feels like their... Read more
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PhysOrg
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: Researchers discover first-ever native malaria in the AmericasWhite-tailed deer in the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. Credit: Ellen
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: Researchers discover first-ever native malaria in the Americas
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
White-tailed deer in the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. Credit: Ellen Martinsen Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen, was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, looking for malaria that might infect birds—when she discovered... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Cross acknowledges UW needs more diversity progressMADISON, Wis. (AP) -- University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross says t
Cross acknowledges UW needs more diversity progress
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross says the system must do more to acknowledge and understand students of color. Cross issued a statement Friday addressing diversity, fulfilling a promise he made during a... Read more
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Kenosha News
‘Jurassic’ films offer up fun, not factsThe Kenosha Public Museum is hosting a free “Jurassic Park” movie marathon from
‘Jurassic’ films offer up fun, not facts
Kenosha News / Posted 2 days ago
The Kenosha Public Museum is hosting a free “Jurassic Park” movie marathon from noon to 9 p.m. today. To get ready, we asked local dinosaur expert Nick Wiersum — curator of natural history education for the Kenosha public museums — some... Read more
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Science Daily
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: First-ever native malaria in the AmericasBy chance, she had discovered a malaria parasite, Plasmodium odocoilei--that in
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: First-ever native malaria in the Americas
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
By chance, she had discovered a malaria parasite, Plasmodium odocoilei--that infects white-tailed deer. It's the first-ever malaria parasite known to live in a deer species and the only native malaria parasite found in any mammal in North or South... Read more
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Langley Times
Ellenwood comes out of the gates flyingGeorgia Ellenwood is off to a fast start. In her first pentathlon of the year,
Ellenwood comes out of the gates flying
Langley Times / Posted 2 days ago
Georgia Ellenwood is off to a fast start. In her first pentathlon of the year, the Langley sophomore on the University of Wisconsin track and field team set a new personal best with 4,295 points at the Jack Jennett Invitational in Cedar Falls,... Read more
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Market Watch
These Super Bowl bound NFL players know more about Wall Street than youCarolina Panthers football players punter Brad Nortman (on the left) and long s
These Super Bowl bound NFL players know more about Wall Street than you
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Carolina Panthers football players punter Brad Nortman (on the left) and long snapper Jeffrey Richard Jansen. If this National Football League thing doesn’t work out for these Carolina Panthers players, well, maybe they’ve got a future in... Read more
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Newswise
Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria Smithsonian and UVM researchers find first-ever native malaria in the Americas
Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria
Newswise / Posted 2 days ago
Smithsonian and UVM researchers find first-ever native malaria in the Americas Newswise — Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, looking for malaria... Read more
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News 8000
Regents committee OKs new tenure policyA University of Wisconsin System regents committee has approved a new tenure po
Regents committee OKs new tenure policy
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
A University of Wisconsin System regents committee has approved a new tenure policy that would allow chancellors to lay off faculty for financial reasons and fire them for poor performance. The regents' education committee approved the policy... Read more
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Denver Post
Former Bronco Montee Ball arrested for allegedly battering girlfriendFormer Denver Broncos player Montee Ball was arrested Friday morning in Wiscons
Former Bronco Montee Ball arrested for allegedly battering girlfriend
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
Former Denver Broncos player Montee Ball was arrested Friday morning in Wisconsin for allegedly battering his girlfriend, police said. Madison police responded to Hampton Inn & Suites at 440 W. Johnson Street around 3:45 a.m. where a 20-year-old... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Former UW football player Montee Ball arrested in MadisonMADISON — Former University of Wisconsin Badger and Denver Broncos running back
Former UW football player Montee Ball arrested in Madison
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
MADISON — Former University of Wisconsin Badger and Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball was arrested in Madison on Friday morning, February 5th. Madison police say Ball was arrested shortly before 4 a.m. at a hotel for substantial battery.... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Two Democrats seek nomination in Stephenson County Board District B race Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 PM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 PM FREEPORT —
Two Democrats seek nomination in Stephenson County Board District B race
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 PM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 PM FREEPORT — Republican Don Kraft seems destined to survive the March 15 primary election but he’ll have to... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin System Regents committee okays new tenure policyMADISON — A University of Wisconsin System regents committee has approved a new
University of Wisconsin System Regents committee okays new tenure policy
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
MADISON — A University of Wisconsin System regents committee has approved a new tenure policy that would allow chancellors to lay off faculty for financial reasons and fire them for poor performance. The regents’ education committee approved the... Read more
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News 8000
Western and UW-Green Bay to sign transfer agreementWestern Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay are set to
Western and UW-Green Bay to sign transfer agreement
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
Western Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay are set to sign a new transfer agreement on Thursday, February 18th giving Western students expanded educational and career opportunities. The agreement provides a seamless... Read more
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Grainnet.com
Ohio AgriBusiness Association Hosted Fourth Annual Industry Conference ... Feb. 3-4 ... Columbus, OHColumbus, OH - Feb. 5, 2015 - More than 300 Ohio AgriBusiness Association (OABA
Ohio AgriBusiness Association Hosted Fourth Annual Industry Conference ... Feb. 3-4 ... Columbus, OH
Grainnet.com / Posted 2 days ago
Columbus, OH - Feb. 5, 2015 - More than 300 Ohio AgriBusiness Association (OABA) members and industry professionals were on hand to engage in collaborative learning and networking at the organization’s fourth annual Industry Conference, Feb. 3-4 at... Read more
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The Daily Record
Bryna R. Shmerling has joined the health law group in the Washington office of Ober|Kaler as an a
Bryna R. Shmerling
The Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
has joined the health law group in the Washington office of Ober|Kaler as an associate. Shmerling represents providers and organizations in a broad range of health law matters. She brings to her practice experience in health law... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Aquin student nominated for Naval, Merchant Marine academies Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 9:00 AM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 9:00 AM FREEPORT – Wh
Aquin student nominated for Naval, Merchant Marine academies
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 9:00 AM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 9:00 AM FREEPORT – When most Aquin Catholic High School students sported shirts touting their favorite colleges Monday for the first... Read more
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NBC News
Businesses, Universities Grapple With Zika Travel PoliciesCompanies of all sizes are trying to figure out what to do about holding events
Businesses, Universities Grapple With Zika Travel Policies
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Companies of all sizes are trying to figure out what to do about holding events in other countries and sending employees out on the road now that there are 30 countries and territories around the world where the mosquito-borne Zika virus has been... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Chancellor: $8 million spent to retain Madison professorsMADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The University of Wisconsin-Madison has spent at least $8
Chancellor: $8 million spent to retain Madison professors
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The University of Wisconsin-Madison has spent at least $8 million since last summer to keep top faculty members following the Legislature's cuts to higher education. UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank is telling the Board of... Read more
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Investopedia
Zika: Study Says This Device Could Protect YouA device made by consumer products company SC Johnson could be an effective too
Zika: Study Says This Device Could Protect You
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
A device made by consumer products company SC Johnson could be an effective tool for killing the Zika-carryingAedesaegypti mosquito, according to a new study in the Journal of Entomology. The product, OFF! Clip-On, releases a vaporized “cloud” of... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Tennis looking for first win in home splitJunior Despoina Vogasari is the 34th-ranked player in the nation this season an
Tennis looking for first win in home split
The Daily Cougar / Posted 2 days ago
Junior Despoina Vogasari is the 34th-ranked player in the nation this season and 12-6 overall this season. | Courtesy of UH Athletics Women’s tennis is preparing to host their first home game of the spring season this weekend. They will square off... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fujifilm hopes company's cells will help it change the worldWhen Tokyo-based Fujifilm Holdings Corp. set out to become a global leader in t
Fujifilm hopes company's cells will help it change the world
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
When Tokyo-based Fujifilm Holdings Corp. set out to become a global leader in the emerging area of regenerative medicine, one of the key places it turned to was Madison. There, at a company started in 2004 by stem cell pioneer James Thomson,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Female infants less vulnerable to brain injuryWashington: Females infants have a higher level of a protein than males that pr
Female infants less vulnerable to brain injury
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Washington: Females infants have a higher level of a protein than males that protects them against brain injury during birth which may lead to long-term neurological issues or even death, a new study has found. Each year, thousands of newborn babies... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Panel OKs bill allowing hunters to dress in pink Hunters, don’t be surprised to see a lot more pink during next year’s hunting
Panel OKs bill allowing hunters to dress in pink
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Hunters, don’t be surprised to see a lot more pink during next year’s hunting season, thanks to a bill that cleared a Senate committee Thursday. The measure, sponsored by Sen. Kerry Donovan, D-Vail,... Read more
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New Kerala
Why female newborns stay better protected from brain injuryNew York, Feb 5 : Researchers have identified the protein which offers females
Why female newborns stay better protected from brain injury
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
New York, Feb 5 : Researchers have identified the protein which offers females stronger protection against brain injury. It has been known for some time that male infants are more vulnerable to hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) - a type of brain... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
University Wisconsin - Stevens Point confers degrees and academic honorsSTEVENS POINT, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degre
University Wisconsin - Stevens Point confers degrees and academic honors
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
STEVENS POINT, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees on more than 700 graduates during the university's winter commencement ceremonies on Dec. 19, 2015. Escanaba resident Michael Anthony earned a bachelor of science... Read more
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