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Education For Whom and For What?

The University of Arizona Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist, spoke at the University of Arizona on Feb. 8, 2012. His lecture, “Education: For Whom and For What?” featured a talk on the state of higher education, … Continue reading

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Who has fibromyalgia? It might not be who you think

PR Newswire ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — You’ve probably seen the many commercials for fibromyalgia drugs on TV. They usually feature middle-aged women, describing unexplained aches and pains. Although fibromyalgia most often affects adults, it can also develop in … Continue reading

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Raw Video: Scientists Revive Ice Age Flower

Associated Press Russian scientists have regenerated an entire plant from the fruit tissue found in an Ice Age squirrel’s burrow estimated to be at least 30,000 years old. (Feb. 22)

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Migraine Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Women

PR Newswire NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New research suggests women who have migraine or have had them in the past are at an increased risk for developing depression compared to women who have never had migraine. The … Continue reading

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Understanding Diabetes Animated Series Released

PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Health Nuts Media announces the completion of Understanding Diabetes, a seven-part animated video series designed to educate children and their parents about diabetes diagnosis and management. This series adds to the growing … Continue reading

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FDA to Review Inhalable Caffeine

Associated Press U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials plan to investigate whether inhalable caffeine sold in lipstick-sized canisters is safe for consumers and if its manufacturer was right to brand it as a dietary supplement. (Feb. 20)

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Researchers warn nanoparticles in food, vitamins could harm human health

John Carberry EurekAlert ITHACA, N.Y. – Billions of engineered nanoparticles in foods and pharmaceuticals are ingested by humans daily, and new Cornell research warns they may be more harmful to health than previously thought. A research collaboration led by Michael … Continue reading

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NIST Announces Program to ID Human Cell Lines for Research

Michael Baum NIST The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced that it is launching a project to collect and catalog DNA identification data for up to 1,500 human cell lines used in biological and medical research. In … Continue reading

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UKIP Nigel Farage does the BBC Daily Politics 9th Feb 2012

BBC/UKIP Media Leader of the UK Independence Party Nigel Farage.

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New Research Shows C-Section Not Always Best for Babies

PR Newswire DALLAS, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The widely-held assumption that a cesarean delivery has no health risks for the baby is being challenged today by new research that found the procedure did not help some preterm babies who … Continue reading

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