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Study hints that ancient Earth made its own water -- geologically

In a finding that meshes well with recent discoveries from the Rosetta mission, Ohio State University researchers have discovered a geochemical pathway by which Earth makes it own water through plate tectonics. This finding extends the...Show More Summary

Study Suggests Jogging Could Keep You Young

Researchers from the University of Colorado, Boulder and Humboldt State University carried out a study that reveals some unexpected benefits for older adults who jog. The study observed adults over age 65 – some walking for exercise while others ran for exercise. Show More Summary

Wine drinking in modern America

By Liz Thach, Professor management and wine business at Sonoma State University, Sonoma State University What beverage has grown continuously in consumption for the past 20 years in America? Wine. read more

Orange County Museum of Art to open first West Coast museum exhibition dedicated to Fred Tomaselli

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The Orange County Museum of Art on February 15, 2015, will open the first West Coast museum exhibition dedicated to the artist Fred Tomaselli. Born in Southern California and a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, Tomaselli...Show More Summary

The Compact University Power Adapter I Use on All My International Travels

When you travel outside the United States, most countries have different power outlets. Their outlets don’t fit U.S. plugs They may have a different electric current. Generally I don’t worry about the electric current. Most modern electronics...Show More Summary

Russia wants to collect the DNA of every creature

Institutions have already been amassing huge DNA collections to catalog the world's creatures, but Moscow State University might just top them all. It's planning to build "Noah's Ark," a repository for the genes of every creature, living or extinct -...

Glacier beds can get slipperier at higher sliding speeds

Using the Iowa State University Sliding Simulator, Iowa State glaciologists Lucas Zoet and Neal Iverson have found that as a glacier's sliding speed increases, the bed beneath the glacier can grow slipperier. That laboratory findingShow More Summary

NC State vs. UCF: Score and Twitter Reaction for 2014 St. Petersburg Bowl

The North Carolina State Wolfpack cashed in at the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl with a 34-27 win over the University of Central Florida Knights on Friday night. In the first half, quarterback Jacoby Brissett victimized the Knights with his elusiveness and abilities as a dual threat. Show More Summary

Deadly debris: America’s legacy of unexploded landmines and cluster bombs

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Editor’s note: DEADLY DEBRIS is a three-month investigation by a team of students at Northwestern University’s Medill Graduate School of Journalism that examines the deadly legacy of the United States’ use of landmines and cluster bombs around the world and its $3.2 billion effort...

Bitcoin Bowl and the Disruption of Fiat Currency

On the day after Christmas the North Carolina State Wolfpack and the University of Central Florida Knights will square off in the Bitcoin Bowl at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. In several short years few will recall the game itself, especially not those on the Trop's Party Deck. Show More Summary

Sports of The Times: Transcript of Winston Hearing Reveals Accuser’s Words, and Florida State’s Complicity

Jameis Winston was cleared of violating the student code of conduct, but the woman who accused him of raping her spoke powerfully at the university hearing.

Governor Shumlin's Surrender: Vermont Democrats Abandon Quest for Single Payer Plan

"Vermont... is the only state with universal single-payer health coverage for its residents." -James Fallows in The Atlantic, April, 2014 For nearly four years, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has been basking in the glow of press accolades...Show More Summary

My Long List of Words to Banish, 2014 Edition

Every New Year’s Day since 1976, Lake Superior State University in Michigan has come out with its list of Banished Words on account of “Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness.” Over the years, I’ve submitted numerous words for banishment, and I’ve seen my name in lights twice, for “First Dude” (2009) and “fan base” (2014). Last [...]

Fast food consumption is out of control—and it could be blunting children’s brains

Fast food consumption isn't merely connected to increases in pant size—it's tied to significant decreases in test scores among school children, according to a new national study. Researchers at Ohio State University used data from aShow More Summary

Cuba Libre

Nonrecognition gave free Cubans hope that, first, the world’s leading power identified with their plight, and, second, that freedom was a universal norm that the United States would never compromise on. That policy is no more.

Study: Fast food linked to lower test scores

There might be a link between what children eat and their test scores. That's according to a recent Clinical Pediatrics study by Ohio State University and the University of Texas. Fifth graders who ate fast food daily were four points behind those who didn't in reading and and science by the time they hit the eighth grade, Reuters reports. Show More Summary

Researchers’ latest weapon in the fight against mental illness? Twitter.

Language reveals a lot about a person's mental state. So researchers are hoping the messages people share on Twitter will shed new light on mental illness research. Johns Hopkins University researchers say language clues provided through Twitter and other social media platforms can help provide a deeper understanding of mental illness and where it exists. […]

NDSU, Sanford Health Announce Research on Human Health, Nutrition

North Dakota State University, Fargo, and Sanford Health will conduct collaborative research on human nutrition, weight management and other dietary-related areas as part of a seed-grant initiative developed between the two organizations. Show More Summary

Alien Minds --"We Will Encounter Superintelligence Much Older than the Human Species"

World renowned experts from physicist Sir Martin Rees of Cambridge University to astrobiologist Paul Davis of Arizona State have asked that if we were to encounter alien technology far superior to our own, would we even realize what it was....

Jameis Winston Cleared of Sexual Assault Charges By FSU Conduct Board

Jameis Winston, the Florida State University quarterback accused of sexually assaulting a fellow student in 2012, has been cleared of charges that he violated FSU's student conduct code. A lawyer for the woman who accused him of assault...Show More Summary

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