University of Pittsburgh

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Name: University of Pittsburgh
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The Summer Before College Can Make or Break Students' Chances of Enrolling

As the Pittsburgh region experiences its yearly rush of returning college students, a number of high school graduates who initially registered will not be moving into the freshmen dorms.According to University of Pittsburgh Education Professor Lindsay ... [Published 90.5 WESA - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

What Your Sleep Style Says About You

How often and how much you sleep can offer surprising clues about your health and lifestyle. By Corrie Pikul You're in a happy relationship. What you do: You and your partner fall asleep at the same time at night and wake up at around the same time each ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Amity introduces new staff, faculty

Amity High School Principal Dr. Charles Britton in an email introduced new members of the High School faculty and staff.Director of Athletics: Ernie Goodwin will be serving as the Region 5 Director of Athletics. Mr. Goodwin earned a Bachelor in Physical ... [Published Amity Observer - 10 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Suit over too-tall Pittsburgh Parking Authority meters nearly settled

The private company that installed new, electronic Pittsburgh Parking Authority meters will cover the cost to settle a lawsuit that claims the meters are too tall to reach for people who use wheelchairs, the authority's solicitor said.Debra J. Stemmler, ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Police misconduct review panel nearly cut here

CINCINNATI -- A key to unwinding the details surrounding the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. that sparked days of rioting and protests will be an outside investigation led by the U.S. Justice Department — a scenario ... [Published WCPO - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Healthcare giants battling for control of Pittsburgh's market

Pittsburgh's dominant health insurance company and its largest healthcare provider are, essentially, getting a divorce. For decades, Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield and University of Pittsburgh Medical Centerworked together. But as the line between insurance ... [Published Health Leaders - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Pitt Grad Students to ‘Plunge’ into Community Service

Incoming students to the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School Of Public Health can ‘plunge’ into their areas of study by participating in various forms of community service.Cindy Bryce, associate dean for student affairs, said about 140 of the 220 ... [Published 90.5 WESA - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

New University of Pittsburgh initiative focuses on Mon Valley

Success often starts with a simple idea — and it can start anywhere.“It might be in their garage or at their kitchen table, and they want to see if they can move it ahead, take it to the next step to get a business going,” said Sabina Deitrick, director ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Pitt analysis questions use of acute hemodialysis treatment

( University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences ) A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in an analysis led by ... [Published Infrosoft - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

SYSTEM RESEARCH : Data on Neuroscience Discussed by Researchers at University of Pittsburgh (Region- and domain-dependent action of nomifensine)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pain & Central Nervous System Week -- Researchers detail new data in Nervous System Research . According to news reporting originating from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

'Does the prospect of running for office discourage women?'

Research conducted at the University of Pittsburgh on women’s willingness to run for political offices recently made the New York Times’ analytical website,  the Upshot .Political Science professors  Kristin Kanthak  and  Jonathan Woon  discovered that ... [Published Pop CIty - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Pitt engineer turns metal into glass

Their paper, "Formation of Monoatomic Metallic Glasses Through Ultrafast Liquid Quenching," was recently published online in Nature , a leading science journal.Mao, William, Kepler Whiteford Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at ... [Published Glass on Web - Aug 20 2014]

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In sum, she says, "The headlines about Part D in 2005 and 2006 sounded an awful lot like the headlines in late 2013 and 2014 about the ACA."
...stay together? "There's data that being satisfied in the marriage might lead to a longer, happier marriage," says study author Heather Gunn, PhD. "What we found is that concordant sleep may be a part of that picture."
Angel Miranda is among the growing number of women enrolling in classes at Quincy's Shadow CrossFit. "They're very inviting. All of the people are friends, family. They accept you whether they know you or don't know you" Miranda said
While The Atlantic wrote "In the twentieth century, one of the most influential figures in spreading yoga beyond South Asia was B K S Iyengar, an Indian guru" , The National Public Radio had a special episode on the death of guru

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How to Catch Brain Waves in a Net [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 21 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo-illustration: Adeen Flinker/University of California, BerkeleyThis photo-illustration shows the electrodes placed over the surface of a patient’s brain to record an electrocorticogram (ECoG). Last year, ...
Putting Body Cameras on Cops Is Hardly a Cure-A... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Aug 21 2014]
On Tuesday, the City of Ferguson announced what seemed like a no-brainer: It would look into getting dashboard-mounted and wearable cameras for its police officers. The pledge— part of a litany of promises aimed to help the community "feel more connected ...
Fallout from Ferguson shooting spurs police int... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Aug 21 2014]
With protests continuing to fill the streets after dark in Ferguson, Mo. and clashes with police bringing the arrest count close to 50, Taser International spokesman Steve Tuttle said police departments are coming around to the idea of officer body ...
Open letter to AAAS concerning their new journa... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 18 2014]
To continue the recent American Association for the Advancement of Science theme, I present the text of a recent open letter I signed to the AAAS concerning their new journal Science Advances. Thanks to Jonathan Tennant for spearheading this effort. ...
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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding more than $55 million to 31 new projects to accelerate research and development of vehicle technologies that will improve fuel efficiency and reduce costs under a program-wide funding opportunity announced ...
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