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May 5, 2011

SPORTS, Athletics News, May 05, 2011

La Salle to spend $4.4 million to improve outdoor athletic facilities
Providence Journal
On Monday, La Salle will launch the John P. Cronin Fields Enhancement Initiative, a $4.4-million project that will give the Catholic high school in Mount Pleasant its first track; new synthetic surfaces for football/soccer/lacrosse and baseball; ...
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Jewell soccer coach Cissell moves on to UMKC
KC Community News
During his stint at Jewell, Cissell turned his alma mater into a perennial power at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics level. Jewell made eight national tournament appearances under his watch — five with the women's team and three ...
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Students pass the hat for school sports needs
Half Moon Bay Review
Lars Howlett Dakota Foureyes and Jeannie McDermott try to make sense of a worn and broken indoor soccer goal in Pescadero High School gym. by Mark Noack Like many pieces of athletic equipment at Pescadero High School, the indoor soccer net at the ...
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Marshall Coach Excited About New Soccer Stadium
West Virginia MetroNews
Gray says that the new facility demonstrates Marshall's commitment to excellence in all its athletic programs, not just football. “I think it shows Marshall is committed to the success of its athletics,” Gray mentioned. “And to take it a step further, ...
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Annual CHAMPS Banquet honors 482 Aggie Student-Athletes
KBTX
Women's soccer standout Rachel Shipley (Plano, Texas) and Aggie football linebacker Michael Hodges (Helotes, Texas) were honored as the Bill Erwin Scholar-Athletes of the Year. The honor goes to a senior who has completed his or her eligibility and has ...
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Grapevine Faith coach to be honored
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The North Texas Double-Goal Coach Award winners are: Kris Hogan, Grapevine Faith Christian School (athletic director, football and track and field); Tom Adams, St. Marks School of Dallas (baseball); Jaime Cantrell, Ursuline Academy (girls' soccer); ...
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Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Wednesday, May 4
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
(BASEBALL-ATHLETICS/, expect by 0600, 200 words)(JAHMAL) BUCHAREST - In a shift of power, Romania's soccer league is serving up a classic contest between three outsiders battling for a first title, while the big Bucharest teams Steaua, Dinamo and Rapid ...
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Beaverton School District details more proposed cuts in athletics
OregonLive.com
Most of the fourth-level sports are those in which there is a limited number of players on the roster, such as soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball, and softball -- so-called "cut" sports. Football, which is considered a "no-cut" sport because it ...
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All is fair in college sports when it comes to Title IX compliance
North by Northwestern
The biggest handicap on smaller Division I men's sports is athletic departments' need to match 85 football scholarships with women's scholarships, according to Auriemma. Northwestern is not an exception. “We've maxed out our women's scholarships,” ...
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Youth soccer journey ends with cup final berth for U18 Athletics
Delta-Optimist
Ladner Athletics U18 girls soccer team capped a terrific run with a silver medal finish at last month's Coastal Classic Cup finals in Coquitlam. It is with a great deal of pride and more than a touch of sadness that the Ladner Athletics girls soccer ...
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Boise State accused of major NCAA violation | Philadelphia Daily News | 2011-05-04
Philadelphia Daily News
... in its football program and four other sports. An inquiry by NCAA investigators also concluded the scope and nature of the 22 violations show Boise State lacked the institutional controls to fully comply with critical rules in collegiate athletics, ...
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Saints girls head into soccer season with shorter bench
Daily Miner and News
After a few practices outside on the pitch and an exhibition win earlier this week over the Kenora Athletic Soccer Club's Under-14 club, they are on the road to Sioux Lookout to kick off the NorWOSSA 'A' campaign. While the club graduated a handful of ...
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Morrisville College to discontinue men's wrestling
Utica Observer Dispatch
Morrisville will continue to offer football, soccer, cross country, ice hockey, basketball and lacrosse for men at the intercollegiate level, fielding a total of 15 sports for the athletics program.
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Maya Ozery Named Academic Services Advisor
Longwood Athletics
Longwood University Associate AD for Student-Athlete Enhancement and Senior Woman Administrator Michelle Meadows has announced the recent appointment of Maya Ozery as the Athletics Department's new Academic Services Advisor. Ozery previously served as ...
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Bucknell Senior Athletes Honored at Annual Awards Dinner
Bucknell University Official Athletic Site
The Bryan-Humphreys Award, presented to an individual for outstanding versatility within his/her sport, went to three-time All-Patriot League women's soccer player Caitlin Holtz (Freehold, NJ/Peddie) and two-time All-Patriot League men's soccer player ...
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Bucknell University Official Athletic Site
Applause for the Orange: Student-Athletes Honored at 5th 'Cuse Awards
SUAthletics.com
The sport winners included Kwaku Boah (men's track & field), Ieva Staponkute(women's track & field), Cathering DeSarle (women's cross country), Pat Dupont (men's cross country), Martina Loncarica (field hockey), Antwon Bailey (football), Stefanie Marty ...
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School Sports Plan Heads to Board for Vote
WIFR
Under the proposal, sports could operate under a tier system. The first tier includes sports like football, volleyball, and basketball with JV and varsity levels. Those will stay the same. Second tier sports like boys and girls bowling, wrestling, ...
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Too much energy brings national title
Cumberland Courier Newspapers
He still plays soccer, now for Gladesville Hornsby Spirit Football Club, but recalled a moment when he was eight or nine that helped him on his way in track and field. Morgan, 15, who was in training for the Australian Little Athletics Championship at ...
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Cumberland Courier Newspapers
Fontana High School's sports teams will be moving out of Citrus Belt League in ...
Fontana Herald-News
Fohi has been making strides recently to improve in athletics, as demonstrated by the huge success of its boys' soccer team, which has won four straight Citrus Belt League championships and advanced to the CIF title game this year.
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Stevens Hosts Annual Awards Banquet; Carr, Barito Named Irvin "Buzz" Seymour ...
Stevens Institute of Technology
Carr was also named the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Academic All-America of the Year and was an NCAA Top VIII Award winner – one of just eight across all sports in the three divisions of NCAA athletics. Barito, a third-team CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine ...
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Carrel-Thomas wins Alexander Award
University of Rochester Newsroom
Misha Carrel-Thomas, a senior defender on the men's soccer team, has been selected as the Louis Alexander Award winner by the Department of Athletics and Recreation. Carrel-Thomas is a native of Cleveland, and a graduate of Hawken School. ...
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Butch Henderson Introduced As Football Coach at Wayland Baptist
College Fanz Sports Network - NAIA
According to Dr. Greg Feris, WBU Director of Athletics, Henderson was the unanimous choice of the search committee. "Butch is an outstanding Christian gentleman and coach. He has a strong work ethic, knows West Texas football like the back of his hand, ...
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Student Green Army exceeds 3000 members in first year
StateHornet.com
The Green Army was started in 2009 during the football season to increase student involvement with athletics. The only requirement to be part of the Green Army is to be a Sac State student. Over the years, similar groups to the Green Army like the ...
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Western countries are losing the race for major sporting events
Play the Game
Only three out of a combined total of 13 Olympic Games and world championship tournaments in football, athletics and swimming will be held in Western countries (here defined as the current EU/EFTA countries, North America or Australia/New Zealand) ...
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Play the Game
Will pay for play become the norm for Franklin County area scholastic athletes?
Chambersburg Public Opinion
For fans of high school athletics, neither does a future school budget that may include such things as pay for play, less help financially from the school districts themselves and even the possibility of cutting sports. It may not be this year and it ...
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WOU Athletics Unveils New Marks
WOU Athletics
... number of institutional and athletic clients, including The Ohio State University, Vanderbilt University, Texas A&M University, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer. ...
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Seniors reflect on 4 years of athletics and academics
The Guidon
Being a student athlete means balancing athletics and other obligations, according to Lewis. "I've played soccer all four years, starting as a freshman, and I started playing lacrosse this year," Hunsicker said. "The commitment level is much higher, ...
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Campus Recreation's first year becomes major success
Hilltop Views
With a background in intramural sports, Lemons said he was surprised by the success of club sports and fitness programs. But, that comes with the territory. "If I had my druthers, I would have 50 flag football teams and have everyone play football," he ...
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Thornton moves across town to Everett
The Somerville News
But the sport everyone will wait and buy tickets early to see is when Coach Thornton takes his Lady Tigers to Medford to face the Lady Anchors. Thornton has built a strong resume in all athletics but especially in girls basketball. ...
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The Somerville News
Conference USA Donates Sportswear to Poor Youth Sports Leagues
PR Newswire (press release)
Kansas City, MO (April 20, 2011) /PRNewswire/ — Conference USA (C-USA), a leading NCAA Division I collegiate athletic conference, has donated quality apparel to youth sports leagues implemented by Children International, a US-based humanitarian ...
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Seton Hall Student-Athletes Hold Thank-A-Thon
SHU Pirates
The Pirate Blue Athletic Fund held its first Student-Athlete Thank-A-Thon on Monday, May 2 and Tuesday, May 3 in the Seton Hall Sports Polling Center. All 14 Seton Hall athletic programs were represented as 36 student-athletes volunteered their time to ...
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UNCG Wrestling takes team support award
Greensboro News & Record (blog)
This may strike local sports observers as a point of irony: A team at UNCG that doesn't exist anymore won an award in its last season for supporting fellow athletes on campus. Among athletics teams at UNCG there's an award given to those that have the ...
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Metro, Belmont Open New Sports Complex
NewsChannel5.com
Rose Park is a first-ever home to many Belmont students' sports. "Baseball had been playing some at Greer Stadium and most recently at Shelby Park," said Greg Sage, director of broadcasting and media relations for athletics at the university. ...
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Area runners shine in Philly
News & Observer
The first class includes eight athletes, one coach, one team, one booster, two families and one happening, Sanderson's then-national record 103-game boys soccer streak without a loss. The hall of famers include athletes Floyd Allen (football), ...
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More on Larry Scott's crazy big Pac-12 deal with Fox and ESPN
Arizona Desert Swarm
... has previously dominated, soccer, swim and dive, and volleyball, among other sports. On Wednesday, Scott announced the makings of the Pac-12 Media Enterprises, which would air all football and men's basketball games not on the major networks. ...
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Six MVHS seniors finalize decisions on college sports
Shawnee Dispatch
Mill Valley High School seniors, from left, Jordan Ross, Madison Acree and Emily Altman all signed letters of intent on April 12 to play college athletics. Ross will compete in track and field at Johnson County Community College, Acree will compete in ...
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Prep Profile: Chad Mazur, Reedsburg
American Chronicle
I got my start in sports: playing tee-ball when I was 5 years old, golf when I was 7, soccer in first grade, basketball in second grade and football in fourth grade. My most memorable moments in sports: was winning the Division 3 state football ...
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PREP SPORTS NOTEBOOK: GHSA boys to square off at Jefferson for track finals
Macon Telegraph (blog)
Westfield Director of Athletics Ronnie Jones will give up that designation at the end of the school year. He'll continue as head football coach. “It was my decision,” Jones said Saturday. “I asked (headmaster) Rachel (Deems) about it one year ago ...
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Whiz Kid: Fort Lee High's Megan Gimson
Patch.com
“She is extremely hard working and dedicated to her academics and athletics,” Zafiris said. “[Megan] could be found before most basketball games sitting and reading or studying. Sometimes she was reading just for her own pleasure and other times she ...
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CRAWFORDSVILLE SWIMMING: Horner signs LOI to swim at Butler
thepaper24-7.com
During her senior season, Horner was one of several Crawfordsville swimmers to qualify for the Indiana High School Athletics Association state meet. She swam in two events at state, the 100-yard Breaststroke and was a member of the 400-yard Freestyle ...
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Student's Service Comes Full Circle
WBNG-TV
"She does a lot of volunteer work, she helps out with the recycling here, our soccer team runs the recycling program," says her Soccer and Softball coach, Cindi Cifone. "She helps with athletics with the younger kids throughout her years here," Cifone ...
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WBNG-TV
Magazine rates Cerner, soccer stadium development "top deal"
Kansas City Kansan (blog)
... Major League Soccer's Kansas City Wizards ownership group OnGoal and developer Lane4 will create thousands of jobs (at an average salary of $54000) by 2016, a new stadium for the Wizards and an athletics complex with up to two dozen new fields. ...
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Farrell's Thomas Donegan wins Varsity Club Award
SILive.com
Niall Sullivan (Petrides) — Multi-sport athlete competed in tennis, cross country, indoor track and soccer. Has a 97.20 average and has narrowed college choices to Providence and Gettysburg. Joseph Turchiano (SIA) — Two-year tennis captain will take ...
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NCHSAA Board meeting brings changes – Varsity Now - Wilmington ...
By Powell Latimer
Heads up high school sports fans. We told you beforehand that the May 4 meeting of the NCHSAA board of directors would be a big one, and sure enough it was. Notably, the board approved a change in policy to allow live streaming of regular-season games. According to NCHSAA spokesman ... There's nothing to stop a corporate deal to televise high school football or basketball games – surely things like the BB&T Jamboree and the holiday basketball tournaments have a price tag. ...
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Athletic News · Baseball · Basketball - Boys · Baskteball - Girls · Cross Country · Football · Powerlifting · Soccer - Boys · Soccer - Girls · Softball ...
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Football - NEWS - GoPrincetonTigers.com - Education Through ...
Football Caps Strong Offseason Stretch With 2011 Spring Game · 04/22/11 - Football ... Princeton University Athletics Teams. Men's Sports ...
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Youth soccer journey ends with cup final berth for U18 Athletics ...
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Kentucky Blog - University of Kentucky Official Athletic Site
He'll be hosting a new television program focusing on sports coverage throughout .... In the 2002-03 fiscal year, athletic scholarships cost the department $5259777. ... men's soccer (29); men's tennis (48); performances of the week (53 ) ... That's a good news. However, read more; Desertdog: No longer residing in ...
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UNCP Athletics To Offer Summer Sport Camps: UNC Pembroke
The Official Site Of UNC Pembroke Athletics UNCP Braves Logo ... The football, men's soccer, men's basketball, softball, volleyball and wrestling squads ...
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Chelmsford VS Ebbsfleet United Chelmsford Sport And Athletics ...
Chelmsford City Mens Football Team,Ebbsfleet United Mens football Team. ... Championship: Sport Event Type: Soccer Game. Timezone: Start Datetime: ... for Chelmsford VS Ebbsfleet United - Profile includes latest related results, News, ...
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SPACE, Astronomy News, May 05, 2011

Sixth-grader Kasey Schultz looks through a deep space telescope that is computer- and electronically driven at the astronomical observatory station outside L.B. Clarke Middle School in Two Rivers on Wednesday. The station was one of numerous space-related activities the sixth-graders did on Wednesday in conjunction with a visit by a bus painted to look like a space shuttle and filled with hands-on activities. Greg Goodchild, a member of the Two Rivers Optimist Club and an amateur astronomer, provided the telescopes and also talked to the students about space.
'Shuttle' helps L.B. Clarke Middle School students learn about space
Herald Times Reporter
In another area, Goodchild, a former science teacher and nuclear chemist with an interest in astronomy, was teaching the students about space. He also brought with him three of his own telescopes. "When the kids see the scopes they go gaga," Goodchild ...
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Explore the night skies at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
The News-Press
The digital system displays educational movies about space travel, telescopes and other astronomy-related subjects - plus the occasional Pink Floyd laser light show. With the click of a mouse, the system operator can fill the dome with the solar system ...
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Mapping the distant Universe with BOSS
Astronomy Now Online
Its previous data releases have unmasked large regions of the sky, but this result is based data that has been collected from the deepest reaches of space. Astronomers are very interested in understanding how matter binds together at the largest scales ...
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Astronomy Now Online
UA Astronomy Prof Elected to National Academy of Sciences
UA News (press release)
By Daniel Stolte, University Communications, May 4, 2011 A pioneer of infrared astronomy, George Rieke credits the diverse and productive research environment in the UA's space sciences for his successful research career. George Rieke, a Regents' ...
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UA News (press release)
Sky View is a Stargazer's Best Friend
Tapscape
... giving stargazers and amateur astronomers easy access to the wonders of the universe. By using an augmented reality system, users simply point their iPhone or iPad 2 toward the starry sky to locate constellations, planets, and even man-made space ...
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Tapscape
Astronomy Day Is Out Of This World!
PRLog.Org (press release)
Go further into space with Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration, East Valley Astronomy Club and Saguaro Astronomy Club. Explore the outer reaches of space in our state-of-the-art Dorrance Planetarium during Astronomy Day and ...
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PRLog.Org (press release)
Sun & stargazing party on UA campus Saturday
KOLD-TV
Eruptions on the Sun's edge and sunspots will be visible through Flandrau and TAAA telescopes during daytime viewing (weather permitting). Free space related handouts, posters and NASA postcards about astronomy and stargazing will be available from 3-9 ...
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Rocky horror
The Sun
The space rock is 1300ft wide and weighs 55million tons - the largest object ever to approach our planet so close. It will pass at a distance of 201700 miles - described by an astronomer as "a cosmic hair's breadth". That is closer than the Moon, ...
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The Sun
Gemini: Image of a Psychedelic Stellar Nursery
Space Ref (press release)
... "flashback" as its photons had to travel through space for that same number of years before they reached the gigantic Gemini 8-meter mirror. Astronomers sometimes call the region imaged the "Southern Cliff" because it resembles a sharp drop-off. ...
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Space Ref (press release)
Night Sky News: Watch Bits of Halley's Comet Fall
National Geographic
This Saturday marks International Astronomy Day, when local astronomy clubs, planetariums, and observatories will conduct beginner stargazing workshops and set up telescopes for the general public to view the wonders of the universe. ...
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National Geographic
Virgin Galactic achieves re-entry milestone as private space race hots up
DefenceWeb (press release)
SpaceShipTwo will fly over 100 kilometres above Earth, allowing scientists to conduct microgravity, biology, climate and astronomy research. In addition to SwRI carrying out its own experiments, it will also fly experiments and personnel from other ...
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DefenceWeb (press release)
My Failed Mission to Hold Holdren Accountable
Discover Magazine (blog)
Also, attending the event were “space heroes” Buzz Aldrin and Sally Ride and several other astronomers and space scientists including 5 women scientists. Two of the students, 14 year old Caroline Moore and Lucas Bolyard, a high school sophomore, ...
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Discover Magazine (blog)
Planet cluster visible this month
Times and Transcript
Sky watchers will be treated throughout this month to a "sort of family reunion" of planets, says Andrew Fazekas of Montreal, astronomy correspondent for The Weather Network. About 40 minutes before sunrise, you can look up in the eastern sky and see ...
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Wednesday's Child: Estephanie
MyFox Los Angeles
Estephanie is not intimidated by the complex fields of astronomy and aerospace engineering. So why did we meet Estephanie at Tender Greens Restaurant in Culver City, California? The answer to that is fortunately simpler than astrophysics; it's because ...
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MyFox Los Angeles
BVHS Science Olympiad competes at state
Chaffee County Times
... Ornithology; Earth & Space Science: Astronomy, "Dynamic Planet" (Earth's fresh waters), Fossils, Remote Sensing (human impact on Earth); Physical Science & Chemistry: Optics, "Sounds of Music," Wind Power, Chem Lab, Forensics, Protein Modeling; ...
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Comet Hale-Bopp finally goes dormant as it passes Neptune
PhysOrg.com
EP] http://arxiv.org/abs/1104.4351 Comet Hale--Bopp (C/1995 O1) has been the single most significant comet encountered by modern astronomy, still having displayed significant activity at 25.7 AU solar distance in late 2007. It is a puzzling question ...
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Pine-Richland cadets and parents pleased with first year of JROTC
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
"My self-esteem has been boosted. I conduct myself in a way that I can be proud of. I say 'yes ma'am' and 'no ma'am' and I don't fiddle around when I'm talking. I look people in the eye," he said. He intends to study astronomy and physics at Youngstown ...
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Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Theater, Dance and Visual Arts Listings for May 5
Daily Herald
ASTRONOMY DAY -- Space-related activities, science demos, star/solar gazing, space shows. 12:30-6:45 pm Sat. Clark Planetarium, Salt Lake City. $1. www.clarkplanetarium.org. CARVED EGGS -- Artist Brian Baity displays eggshell art from quail eggs to ...
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Al-Qaeda after bin Laden
UC Los Angeles
A UCLA team lead by Professor of Earth and Space Sciences and of Physics and Astronomy David Jewitt has captured and studied the collision of two asteroids for only the second time in the history of astronomy. Read more UCLA News|Week is a weekly video ...
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Planetarium's Earth and Sky Night offers inexpensive fun, education
The Augusta Chronicle
Members of the Astronomy Club of Augusta will orient visitors to the night sky with their telescopes or visitors can bring their own. This is a good opportunity to learn the most important constellations and stars and how to star hop from one to ...
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Space science: Along for the ride
Nature.com (subscription)
The weight of seats and life-support exacts a huge performance penalty, agrees Stephan McCandliss, an astronomer at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. McCandliss has flown ultraviolet astronomy experiments using sounding rockets for more ...
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Nature.com (subscription)
On the Move: May 4, 2011
Davis County Clipper
Judges said, “It's based on astronomy to get kids engaged, and they carry that theme throughout the building, which is really quite nice. You can imagine children being excited to go into this building every day.” The building is separated into four ...
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Spitzer Detects Shadow of 'Super-Earth' in Front of Nearby Star
Science Daily (press release)
ScienceDaily (May 4, 2011) — NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has detected the crossing of a solid planet in front of a star located at only 42 light-years in the constellation Cancer. Thanks to this detection, astronomers know that this "super-Earth" ...
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Calendars
TriCities.com
BRISTOL ASTRONOMY CLUB: Vance Drive, Charlie Robinette Park, May 13, 8:30 pm free Saturn watch. Earth's Moon will also be well placed for viewing the night of the event. Club telescopes will be available. www.bristolastronomy.org. ...
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Burlington Post It - May 4
InsideHalton.com
Friday, May, 13 — Hamilton Amateur Astronomers, a non-profit club that promotes local astronomy, has its next meeting at 7:30 pm at the Hamilton Spectator Building, 44 Frid St. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. An optional donation of a ...
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Sith Series laser is double-handed, 'insanely dangerous' and not like Darth ...
NEWS.com.au
You are only allowed to own one if you're a member of an astronomy club or society. The "Sith Series" wields the same power, except at both ends — similar to the lightsaber used by a certain apprentice now spinning through space in two pieces after ...
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NEWS.com.au
Shuttle Endeavour's launch date likely to move again
The News-Press
Astronomy Day 2011 is a good place to start.- 8:47 pm Today, we and our children face many challenges. These are uncertain, unpredictable times.- 4:57 pm CAPE CANAVERAL — Endeavour's next launch attempt appears likely to slip later into next week as ...
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Mystery Force May Be Due To Mirrors
PhysicsCentral.com (blog)
40-year old NASA space probes are still heating up the field of astronomy after identifying mysterious 'anomaly'. Portuguese physicists report that they have identified the unknown force whose influence on outward bound interplanetary space probes has ...
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Rotating sunspots triggered massive solar flare
Tehran Times
Brown presented the findings on April 20 at the Royal Astronomical Society's National Astronomy Meeting in Wales. The flare erupted at 08:50 PM EST on Feb.14 (0150 GMT Feb. 15), sending a massive wave of charged particles into space. ...
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Utilities seek access to 4.9 GHz band
Urgent Communications
That power level is especially good for mesh communications technologies, although there is some interference in the band posed by US Navy in some parts of the country and a small number of radio astronomy sites throughout the US, Tropos said. ...
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Voyager set to enter interstellar space - Astronomy Magazine
Voyager set to enter interstellar space. The two probes are currently in the .... Voyager news most fascinating. How long are signals from the voyagers ...
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Space and Earth Sciences News :: Tycho's supernova remnant: New ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers may now know the cause of an historic supernova explosion that is an important type of object for investigating dark energy in ...
www.news-about-space.org/astronomy-news/cluster9343695/
NASA delays Endeavour launch again (AFP) | Space, Astronomy ...
Science, Space, Astronomy and NASA News from off the planet! Home. « Space Shuttle Endeavour Won't Launch Monday, NASA Says (SPACE.com) ...
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Early European astronomers determined Easter dates - European ...
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Doorstep Astronomy: Venus Shines Bright | Space.com : Venus News ...
Doorstep Astronomy: Venus Shines Bright | Space.com: Venus News Wallpapers: Images on Venus News, Pics, Photos, Wallpapers, Photogallery.
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Astronomy News and Research - May 2011 Archives
Astronomy News and Research - May 2011 Archives ... At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., a team of scientists and engineers are working ...
www.astronomyreport.com/Archives/May_2011.asp
European Association for Astronomy Education » Space Technology
International Space Station as viewed from Space Shuttle. ... This is the EAAE News blog that aims to allow astronomy teachers to know whats being ...
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50 Years Of Manned Space Flight - An Interview With A Lead ...
Astronomy News · 50 Years Of Manned Space Flight - An Interview ... Moon watch to be held at ancient stone circle · Aicn's Copernicus - aka Andy Howell - Is ...
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SCIENCE News, Studies, Research, Technology, May 05, 2011

Virtual reality shows promise for stroke patients
Reuters
Their findings, based on 12 earlier studies, appear in the journal Stroke. Five of the studies directly tested the technology against standard rehab such as physical therapy, while the rest used weaker research methods. In total, 195 patients who were ...
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Reuters
Africa Education ministers set for Nairobi meet
Daily Nation
Besides promoting science and technology PAU shall also link scientific research to economic development in the region. According to the Union, approximately 20000 dons leave African universities annually the single most factor which has led to poor ...
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Daily Nation
HeartMath® Introduces Their New emWave2® -- A Mobile Stress Relief Technology ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
A leader in personal wellness technology, HeartMath® LLC announced today the release of their newest product based on the science of emotions and human performance, the emWave2®. The emWave2 is the second generation personal stress reliever from ...
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Dr. Pannuti's paper selected for 'Astrophysics and Space Science'
Morehead State University News
“NGC 300 – a nearby spiral galaxy located in the Sculptor Group of galaxies (the nearest major group of galaxies to our own) – is well-suited for these studies. The research team's analysis of the Chandra X-ray observations of NGC 300 helped complement ...
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US chases elusive currency-detection technology
Reuters
To counter the threat, DHS would invest in research and development of "non-intrusive bulk currency detection technology," the document said. The DHS Science and Technology Directorate last year solicited firms to build "a device that will search for ...
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Council Reviews R&D Center Projects
The FINANCIAL
“We've had a brilliant and fruitful advisory meeting,” Abdul-Hamid said. The council “will continue to play a major role in the future, helping the R&DC to become a leading global center for oil and gas research and technology,” he added.
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Dental School Praised for Bringing Oral Health Research Home
UMB News
Basic dental science often helps ease health disparities, a panel of leading oral health experts said at the first town hall meeting of the Friends of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (FNIDCR), held at the University of ...
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Obesity is bad, we get that
The Guardian
There is a lot to do in terms of challenging perceptions." There is. And studies that help us to do exactly that are of far greater value than the research that tells us what might happen to us if these answers are not found.
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Independent Research Demonstrates Ability of Vicor Technologies' PD2i(R ...
Marketwire (press release)
This brings the total number of published manuscripts of studies involving Vicor's PD2i ® nonlinear algorithm to 60. Vicor Technologies is a biotechnology company focused on the commercialization of its PD2i Analyzer™, an innovative, non-invasive ...
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Harvard Medical School Faculty Advances Drug Safety Research With IBM Business ...
R & D Magazine
... will use IBM business analytics technology at the core of new research that examines the effectiveness of prescription drugs and spots potential safety issues. Harvard Medical research teams are conducting advanced pharmacoepidemiology studies that ...
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Institute for Integrated Catalysis: New Name, New Leader, New Direction
R & D Magazine
"Through these and other international research collaborations, the IIC has advanced the science and technology of catalysis while also cementing its reputation as a world-leading catalysis research center." For Lercher, being director of the IIC will ...
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R & D Magazine
Swedish Study Finds Surgery For Prostate Cancer Better Than Waiting
Vermont Public Radio
For men diagnosed with prostate cancer, uncertainty about what to do remains a big problem, despite years of research on the options. Now, a Swedish study suggest that radical prostatectomy — complete removal of the prostate gland — is better than ...
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InVivo Therapeutics and The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis Form Strategic ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Key components of the research collaboration agreement include: "This collaboration provides a tremendous opportunity for our technology platform," said Frank Reynolds, CEO of InVivo Therapeutics. "To date, InVivo has been focused primarily on acute ...
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Generex Announces Application of Antigen Express Technology
Drug Discovery & Development
The study, entitled: "Recognition of Ii-Key/MHC Class II Epitope Hybrids Derived from Proinsulin and GAD Peptides by T Cells in Type 1 Diabetes" appears in the April issue of the international peer-reviewed journal Hormone and Metabolism Research. ...
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Heat Waves Putting Pressure on Nuclear Power's Outmoded Cooling Technologies
Reuters
Climate change studies published in research journals such as Science and the Journal of Climate project longer and more intense heat waves over the next century worldwide, adding constraints to water-intensive power systems. ...
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Cotton candy-like fibers repair wounds
Missouri S&T News and Research
Hard-to-heal open wounds may have met their match in the form of a cottony glass material developed at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The glass fiber material could become a source of relief for diabetics fighting infections. ...
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Anti-Leukotrienes as Good as Standard Asthma Therapy
MedPage Today
The study was supported by grants from Merck Sharp & Dohme (which makes the LTRA montelukast [Singulair]), AstraZeneca (which makes zafirlukast [Accolate]), the Health Technology Assessment Program, Clement Clarke International, and Research in Real ...
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CUNY School of Professional Studies Announces New Online Degrees in Health ...
PR Newswire (press release)
NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CUNY School of Professional Studies (SPS) is delighted to announce that its new online Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management and online Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology ...
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New research suggests dramatic shift in understanding of personalized medicine
EurekAlert (press release)
To date, genomic studies have overwhelmingly focused on populations with European ancestry, causing concerns about the applicability of their findings to determine disease risk and responsiveness to therapies for non-European, and in particular, ...
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AHRQ examines IT's impact on drug management
ModernHealthcare.com
They indicate there is substantial evidence that “care processes such as medication errors, time for tasks, workflow and knowledge, skills, and attitudes can be improved” with the use of technology, the report said. But few studies evaluated clinical ...
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Youth market research survey welcomes input
Bizcommunity.com
Research into cellphone applications, the Internet and other technologies are a core part of the research into this market, as is the way these technologies shape various differing attitudes across age groups. "The impact of both these studies is in ...
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End of Shift: An Open Door
Nurse.com
I learned about good clinical practice, which provides the foundation for the ethical and safe execution of clinical research. I pored over case studies illustrating the need for administrative laws to protect the human rights of study participants. ...
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AVI BioPharma Initiates Clinical Studies for Two RNA-Based Therapeutic ...
Marketwire (press release)
Preclinical studies of AVI-6002 and AVI-6003 have been a collaborative effort between AVI and scientists at the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), the US Department of Defense's (DOD) lead medical research laboratory ...
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Key findings on renewable energy by U.N. panel
Reuters
"Research into these possible effects is nascent," it said. COSTS/TECHNOLOGY - "The levelized cost of energy for many RE technologies is currently higher than market energy prices, though in other cases RE is already economically competitive. ...
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How to save electricity
Independent Online
Studies have shown, for example, that someone who typically drinks, say, 10 units a week, and is told that five units is the norm, will reduce their consumption. Project leader Dr Jon Bird, a Brighton resident and research associate in the Open ...
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Amicus Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and ...
PR Newswire (press release)
We see this approach as an important extension of our science and a validation of the broader therapeutic potential of our pharmacological chaperone technology. Amicus is in a position of strategic and financial strength due to the positive momentum of ...
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Journal of American College of Cardiology Publishes Study Evaluating the First ...
Business Wire (press release)
The study enrolled eight patients with coronary artery disease indicated for elective PCI at the Corbic Research Institute in Envigado, Colombia. The lead-authors of the study, Dr. Giora Weisz, interventional cardiologist at New York-Presbyterian ...
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FOR KIDS: Watson a game-changer for science
Science News
Artificial intelligence: A branch of science that studies how to make machines think like humans. Also known as AI. Bytes: A basic unit of stored information capable of designating a single character, such as a letter or number. ...
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75% of U.S. Physicians Own Some Form of Apple Device According to New ...
Business Wire (press release)
Taking the Pulse ® US is Manhattan Research's annual market research study and syndicated advisory service focused on how US physicians use the Internet, digital media, mobile devices and other technologies for professional purposes and patient ...
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Ferrucci, RPI grad, named IBM Fellow
Albany Times Union
"For all of us at IBM, our work is grounded in the belief that teams of dedicated women and men, applying intelligence, science and technology, can tackle the biggest problems and make the world literally work better." Ferrucci was the principal ...
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Research and Markets: Dialing In: Enhancing the Call Center Experience
Business Wire (press release)
Investigates the future direction of telephone banking as technology develops. Provides case studies of best practice examples from across the globe. Despite advances in other channels, consumers and financial services providers agree that call centers ...
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CMU's Classroom Salon Uses Social Networking to Tap Collective Intelligence of ...
Centre Daily Times
About Carnegie Mellon University: Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. ...
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Discovery Labs' Aerosolized KL4 Surfactant Program Data Presented at the ...
GlobeNewsWire (press release)
While remaining focused on Surfaxin Complete Response activities, we have meaningfully advanced our aerosolization technology. Dr. Wolfson's study provides guidance for future clinical dosing strategies for our Aerosurf program. ...
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Research and Markets: Opportunities in Indian Gaming Sector
Business Wire (press release)
The report studies the Indian gaming sector by categorizing it into four segments: console gaming, mobile gaming, PC gaming and online gaming. The research probes into the various challenges faced by the Indian gaming sector like limited government ...
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DMS receives $100000 grant for polio research
The Dartmouth
Grand Challenges Explorations, which was launched in 2008, offers grants for teams pursuing research to create new sanitation technologies, develop a cure for HIV and expedite the eradication of polio, among other areas of interest, according to the ...
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UCSB Faculty Elected to NAS
Santa Barbara Edhat
Gazzaniga's research includes cognitive neuroscience and split-brain research. He conducts research on how the brain enables mind. He studies special patient populations using a variety of methodologies, including visual psychophysics, brain imaging, ...
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ARIAD Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Development Progress
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
ARIAD completed three exclusive out-license agreements for separate aspects of its ARGENT™ cell-signaling regulation technology. These agreements leverage ARIAD's early investment in this innovative science, while providing the company with value ...
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NASA reviews city SEMAA Program
Martinsville Bulletin
The purpose of the program is to get youth interested in math and science and to inspire them to pursue careers or studies in science, technology, engineering or math — the STEM fields. NASA conducts surveys at the end of each quarter. ...
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Nanotech Roadmap Links Academia, Industry, Government
Newswise (press release)
A map would help dramatically, in much the same way a recently published “Nanoinformatics 2020 Roadmap” is expected to enable and enhance connections among nanotechnology science and engineering researchers, manufacturers and interested government ...
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Hansen Medical Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Marketwire (press release)
New Agreements with Philips on Fiber Optic Shape Sensing and Localization (FOSSL) technology and Vascular Robotic System with upfront $29 million payments; approximately $23 million for FOSSL technology, with up to an additional $78 million in future ...
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Webcam technology used to measure medications' effects on the ...
The technology provides a simple approach to perform evaluative studies of different drugs effects on cardiac cells. Cardiotoxicity is a significant problem in drug development, with more than 30 percent of drugs withdrawn from the market ... UCLA scientists isolate the first stages of tissue production in human embryonic stem cells 07/20/10 − Scientists at the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center have described a population of cells that mark the very first stage of ...
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