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Drew University Launches Diving Program

Drew University Launches Diving Program

Oct 17, 2014 PM EDT Drew University in New Jersey is launching a collegiate diving program, school officials announced. ...

Skin Cancer

Duke Researchers Design Hi-Tech Camera For Accurate Skin Cancer Diagnosis

Oct 17, 2014 AM EDT Duke University researchers have developed a high-resolution camera that is capable of taking snapshots of the entire human body. ...

Brain

Working Memory Hampered Among Schizophrenic Patients, Study

Oct 17, 2014 AM EDT Working memory makes learning more difficult among schizophrenic patients, according to a Brown University study. ...

Exercise Plus Chemotherapy Effective Against Cancer Tumors, Study.

Hormone Active During Day Supresses Growth of Cancer Cells, Study

Oct 17, 2014 AM EDT Scientists at Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel have found that a hormone that keeps humans awake during the day is also responsible for suppressing the growth of cancer cells. ...

Indian-Born Rockford Alumnus Donates $5 Million for Business School.

Indian-Born Rockford Alumnus Donates $5 Million for Business School

Oct 17, 2014 AM EDT The Puri Business School (PBS), the first named school at the University, will be housed under the University's College of Social Sciences. ...

Social Media

Penn State to Offer Course on Social Media

Oct 17, 2014 AM EDT Penn State University is offering a new course that examines the impact Facebook "likes" and Twitter "retweets" can have on a brand, particularly with the hospitality industry, school officials ...

Brandman University

Brandman University Gets Approval For Direct Assessment

Oct 16, 2014 PM EDT Brandman University in California gets the green light to offer federal financial aid for a new competency-based education program for working adults, school officials announced. ...

Mystery behind Why Human Children Grow Slowly Solved.

Poor Children More Likely To Suffer from Post-Tonsillectomy Complications, Study

Oct 16, 2014 AM EDT Children from low-income families are more likely to suffer from Post-tonsillectomy complications, according to a new study by University of California, Los Angeles. ...

Sleep

Low Fitness Levels Trigger More Sleep Complaints, Study

Oct 16, 2014 AM EDT Researchers at the University of Georgia find association between fitness levels and sleep complaints. ...

The rate of depression is increasing across the United States, according to a recent study.

Physical Activity Lowers Depression Risk By 16 Percent, Study

Oct 16, 2014 AM EDT Being physically active lowers the risk of depression by 16 percent, according to a University of College London study. ...

Danish Researchers Identify Age and Alcohol Consumption as Risk Factors for Sexual Assault

Oct 16, 2014 AM EDT Danish researchers have identified age and alcohol consumption as risk factors for sexual assault. ...

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Brevard College Adopts Test Optional Policy

Oct 15, 2014 AM EDT Brevard College in North Carolina announced that it has adopted a test-optional policy for applicants seeking undergraduate admission. ...

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