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Inscrutable ice giants Neptune and Uranus have only a thin rind of windy weather over their fluid contents, a team of planetary scientists say. The research published in the journal Nature relies on decades-old data from the Voyager 2 spacecraft -- and...
The gig: Sprinkles Cupcakes, the Beverly Hills chain beloved by bold-faced Hollywood names such as Tom Cruise and Ryan Seacrest, launched in 2005 with six workers, including founders Candace and Charles Nelson. The company has since expanded to 400...
University of Chicago researchers said they have identified a genetic marker that will help identify children most likely to develop asthma after they catch a cold. The researchers found that 90 percent of children under age 3 who wheezed after catching...
The classic Maya civilization, which flourished in Central America for more than 600 years, has been celebrated for its vast city states adorned with monumental pyramids and for its technological feats such as the development of an elaborate written...
Tags: Cultural Development, Archaeology, Education, Geography, Mexico
My daughter is a junior in high school, so I've spent part of this spring making that upper-middle-class pilgrimage known as "the college tour." But as we were led across sweeping lawns by tour guides walking backward, I found myself thinking less about...
The Baltimore County Public Library has named a new branch manager for the Perry Hall Library. Cindy Kleback, a 15-year veteran of library work, was announced Tuesday as the new manager at the Perry Hall branch, 9685 Honeygo Blvd. Library officials...
As winter turns into spring, the high school softball season is at hand and will feature a number of new faces in the varsity dugouts around the area. Of course, this means an influx of talented underclassman, but this season also marks a significant...
Former head of the Drug Enforcement Administration Robert Bonner wrote in his Feb. 1 Blowback article, "There is still no such scientific study establishing that marijuana is effective as a medicine." Nonsense. Over the last several years, the state...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Encouraging faculty members to collaborate with professors outside their departments and students to gain a global understanding would be top goals for Elrie LaBrent "Brent" Chrite, one of the finalists for the job of next chancellor at...
Are you bugged by a munching, gnawing, tree- or crop-decimating, even cattle-annoying, insect? It just happens that there is probably a wasp for that. Wasps have a reputation of being indiscriminate stingers of anyone who happens to pass. But the...
Universities across the nation have offered courses on hip-hop culture for several years, but the University of Arizona has decided to take its program further, adding the subject as as a concentration in its Africana Studies minor program. The...
The Tucson Unified School District was forced to shut down its Mexican American Studies program earlier this year after Arizona Supt. of Public Instruction John Huppenthal threatened to withhold millions of dollars in state aid. Huppenthal said the...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Students
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