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The Global Search for Education: Lessons from a City Challenge

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.03.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Two things more than anything surprised me: first of all, the willingness of schools to support one another, even in a policy context that emphasize...

Yes, People Over 70 Are Having Sex. And A Lot Of It.

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.28.2015 | Fifty

People are continuing to enjoy active sex lives well into their 70s and 80s, according to new research from The University of Manchester and NatCen So...

After Decades Of Effort, Chemists Overseas Report 'Nano' Breakthrough

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Science

After more than 25 years of effort, scientists say they've finally succeeded at synthesizing a so-called "Star of David" molecule. The complex mol...

Ancient Christian Charm Discovered In University Library

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.02.2014 | Religion

A recently re-discovered papyrus amulet dating from the 6th century may offer a fascinating glimpse into early Christian life. Lecturer Roberta Ma...

Everyday Energy Booster: Sing Out

Sondra Kornblatt | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Sondra Kornblatt

It's that time of the year when many Americans finally give themselves permission to do something that they deny themselves of the rest of the year: sing. And not just singing, but singing with others in choral groups, choirs and caroling.

Pesky Bug's Ancient Ancestor Brought Back to 'Life'

Posted 09.29.2012 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 09/26/2012 11:19 AM EDT on LiveScience Researchers have made 3D reconstructions of two 300-million-year-o...

Graphene Super-Material Can Make Booze Too

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.27.2012 | Science

Graphene has been hailed as the world’s thinnest, stiffest, and strongest material. But now scientists are raising a toast to the new discovery that...

UK Professor 'Reconstructs' Lost Beethoven Piece

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | College

LONDON -- A composition by Beethoven that was discarded and unheard for over 200 years has been reconstructed, a British university said Wednesday. T...

Amber-Preserved Feathers Reveal Dinosaur Diversity

AP | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- In science fiction, amber preserved the DNA that allowed rebirth of dinosaurs in Jurassic Park. In real life, amber preserved feathers t...