Government

Russians Strike Targets in Syria, but Not ISIS Areas – nytimes.com

Russian aircraft carried out a bombing attack against Syrian opposition fighters on Wednesday, including at least one group trained by the C.I.A., eliciting angry protests from American officials and plunging

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Science

Wild bird surveillance for highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 in North America – virologyj.com

It is unknown how the current Asian origin highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 viruses arrived, but these viruses are now poised to become endemic in North America. Wild birds harbor

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Liberal Studies

Saudi general killed on Yemen border while ‘defending country’, army says – theguardian.com

Brigadier General Ibrahim Hamzi, deputy commander of the 8th brigade in Jazan, died from his injuries after being taken to hospital, Saudi Arabia’s official news agency said, without giving the

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Technology

RUSSIA SHOWS OFF ROBOTIC COCKROACH – popsci.com

The secret roach’s name was Death’s Head, aka Blaberus Cranifer, and it came from Russia on a mission. It is a small, mechanical beast, styled after the death’s head cockroach.

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Technology

Smaller, Faster, Cheaper, Over: The Future of Computer Chips – nytimes.com

At the inaugural International Solid-State Circuits Conference held on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1960, a young computer engineer named Douglas Engelbart introduced the electronics

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Nursing

Student sues over failed test – inquisitr.com

Misericordia University nursing student Jennifer Burbella is suing over a failed test. Burbella’s lawsuit claims that officials at the Dallas, Pennsylvania, university violated federal disability laws after she failed the

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Science

Satisfying needs through Social Networking Sites: A pathway towards problematic Internet use for socially anxious people? – sciencedirect.com

Following the theoretical frameworks of the dual-factor model of Facebook use and the Self Determination Theory, the present study hypothesizes that the satisfaction of unmet needs through Social Networking Sites

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Blogger Articles

A New Definition For Equity In Education – teachthought.com

Equal. Equality. Equity. Equilibrium. Equate. These are all fine ideas—each tidy and whole, implying their own kind of justice while connotating the precision of mathematics. Level. Same. Twin. Each word

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Nursing

Transgender Woman Sues Louisville Nursing College For Discrimination – whas11.com

A transgender woman files suit against a Louisville nursing college. The lawsuit, filed Friday in Jefferson Circuit Court, alleges the Galen College of Nursing discriminated against Vanessa Gilliam for being

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Technology

When is Google’s birthday? – telegraph.co.uk

Google is celebrating its 17th birthday with a commemorative Doodle harking back to the web of the 1990s. The image, featuring a retro, plastic PC, lava lamp and even 1998’s

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