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Smartphone Accessory Could Diagnosis HIV, Syphilis in 15 Minutes

Feb 04, 2015 PM EST Engineers at Columbia University have developed a low-cost smartphone accessory for rapid diagnosis of infectious diseases at point of care.

Wake Forest University Receives Nearly $300K to Fund Summer Research Program

Feb 04, 2015 PM EST Wake Forest University in North Carolina was awarded a generous grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to begin a summer research program for undergraduates interested in number theory ...

Facebook Use Can Lead To Depression

Feb 04, 2015 PM EST New research suggests that Facebook could adversely affect the mental health of its users.

Sexism: Tweeting About It May Improve A Woman's Well-Being

Feb 03, 2015 PM EST New research suggests that publicly tweeting about sexism could improve a woman's well-being.

Vitamin A May Protect Against Malaria

Feb 03, 2015 PM EST Children who had been given a single dose of Vitamin A are less likely to develop malaria, according to a recent study.

North Arizona University Awards More Than $450K Through 2NAU Scholarship

Feb 03, 2015 PM EST Northern Arizona University has awarded more than $450,000 to students through its 2NAU scholarship over the last three years.

Facebook Use May Cause Envy, Depression

Feb 03, 2015 PM EST Facebook could adversely affect the mental health of its users, according to a recent study.

Clarke University to Add Football Program for 2018

Feb 02, 2015 PM EST Clarke University in Iowa is starting up its first-ever varsity football team beginning in the fall of 2018, school officials announced.

Menlo College to End Football Program

Feb 02, 2015 PM EST Menlo College in California will end their football program after a "careful and thorough evaluation of the economic and geographical realities related to sponsoring a small college football program," ...

Smartphones May Increase Risk of Sleep Problems, Depressive Symptoms in Teens

Feb 02, 2015 PM EST Smartphones are changing teenager's digital media use patterns and affecting their sleep, according to a recent study.

Yale To Provide Funding For Graduate Students In Their 6th Year

Feb 02, 2015 AM EST Yale University will provide funding for eligible Ph.D students in the humanities and social sciences who need a sixth year to complete their semester, school officials announced.

Exposure to Flame Retardants May Increase Preterm Birth Risk

Feb 02, 2015 AM EST New research suggests that maternal exposure to high levels of flame-retardants may be a contributing factor in preterm births.

FDA Approves Device to Treat Obesity

Feb 02, 2015 AM EST A first-of-a-kind weight loss treatment device has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat obesity in certain obese adults.

ThinkThin to Launch Protein & Fiber Hot Oatmeal

Feb 02, 2015 AM EST The innovative food brand, thinkThin®, is expanding its product line beyond bars with the introduction of thinkThin® Protein & Fiber Hot Oatmeal.

DePauw Cancels Classes, Operations For The First Time In A Century To Discuss Racial Issues

Feb 01, 2015 PM EST DePauw University in Indiana suspended classes and operations for the first time in more than 100 years on Wednesday in order to hold a social justice workshop.

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