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In a major case of academic poaching involving crosstown rivals, USC has lured away two prominent neuroscientists from UCLA with a promise to expand their internationally renowned lab that uses brain imaging techniques to study Alzheimer's disease,...
L.A. NOWTwo of the emerging providers of online college classes, Coursera and edX, are announcing significant expansions in the numbers of campuses that will join their organizations and offer free courses. The high-powered competitors, both founded last year,...
This post has been updated and corrected. Please see the notes below.As the Malian military tried to retake the storied city of Timbuktu from Islamic extremists, scholars feared for the fate of ancient artifacts and mosques that testify to its historic grandeur. Timbuktu has been threatened for months: The city was...
Wylie W. Vale Jr., a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla and an internationally renowned expert on brain hormones who led a team of Salk researchers that discovered the brain hormone that triggers the body's reaction to...
The Eagle, Bryan, TexasIt took less than an hour Sunday for Mike Mehlman to print -- yes, print -- a keychain while sitting in his College Station living room. Mehlman started the process by spreading a special glue over a piece of glass used as the platform on which to print...
Knoxville News SentinelToday the News Sentinel announces its second annual Top 20 Scholars Awards, naming our picks for the brightest and best students in our region. These students have received one or more national-level honors such as acing ACT (36) or SAT (2400) tests,...
Albuquerque JournalMBA student Nathaniel Tafoya said the biggest thing he learned in the University of New Mexico's Technology Business Plan Competition this year is just how hard it is to start a company. Tafoya and his partner in the competition, serial entrepreneur Tom...
Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass.After more than 20 years on the run after his indictment on child rape charges, Falmouth Academy's founder made the state police's 10 most wanted list. Richard S. Haugh is on the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, the same...
Think of Dorry Segev and Sommer Gentry as intellectual magpies. The glittery ideas they filch from fields as diverse as swing dancing, systems analysis, water skiing and medicine seemingly have little in common. But Segev and Gentry weave them together...
AP Chief Medical WriterThe nation's largest cancer center is launching a massive "moonshot" effort against eight specific forms of the disease, similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston expects...
KIAHFunmi Jimoh is no stranger to international track & field competition. "My PR [personal record] in the long jump is 6.96m/22-11 and I did that in Qatar at Doha in 2009," said Jimoh, who attended Dulles High School in Sugar Land, Texas. "She...
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The following students have earned accolades, degrees and honors at colleges and universities: Alex Vanko, of Towson, graduated magnum cum laude from the College of Wooster, in Wooster, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts in biology and a minor in philosophy....
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