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  • Chipotle's junk science on GMOs

    Chipotle's junk science on GMOs
        Chipotle's announcement this week that safety compelled it to remove all genetically modified organisms from its food is rooted either in ignorance or in crass profit-seeking at the expense of science. More than two decades of research...
  • Can an online 'crowd' diagnose what your doctor can't?

     Can an online 'crowd' diagnose what your doctor can't?
    Since its launch in April 2013, CrowdMed has claimed success in solving more than 700 of the world's most baffling medical cases, those that defy diagnosis despite multiple medical visits, expensive tests and sometimes years of suffering. CrowdMed...
  • Summer 2015 Pre-College Program Guide

    Non-Credit Programs ++++++++++++++++++++ || College/University || Program || Classes || Dates || Ages || || Harvard University(bit.ly/1FwPGoF) || Pre-College Program || 5-6 course options || June 28-July 10July 12-24July 26-Aug. 7 || Rising juniors and...
  • Allentown student's journey: Cheyney to Oxford and Duke

    In the fall of her junior year, Travonya Kenly learned from her roommate of a marine biology program at Duke University that offered a full scholarship and gave special consideration to minority students. "Sure, I'll apply for that," responded Kenly, a...
  • McAuliffe, McCrory and your fancy book learnin'

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe continued his call for higher education reform Thursday, saying the system needs to focus on skill sets that apply to the modern economy. His message to state college and university leaders, delivered this time on WRVA's Ask the...
  • Youthful binge drinking changes the brain - for the worse - into adulthood

    Youthful binge drinking changes the brain - for the worse - into adulthood
    The adult brain that was awash in alcohol during its formative years looks different and acts differently than an adult brain that skipped the youthful binge drinking, says a new study conducted on rats. All grown up, the brain exposed to periodic...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    Michael A. Malia, a native of Nazareth, lawyer at Pringle Quinn Anzano, P.C. has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the nation's top 1 percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to...
  • Wandering Eye: Revisiting 'In Defense of Looting,' the effectiveness of charter schools, and more

    Wandering Eye: Revisiting 'In Defense of Looting,' the effectiveness of charter schools, and more
    Considering the amount of attention that's been given to the vandalism that occurred during Saturday's Freddie Gray protests, it seems worthwhile to reread a perspective on vandalism and looting that's a bit different from the usual disapproving tone....
  • Scholarship app company wins Under Armour business competition

    Scholarship app company wins Under Armour business competition
    The maker of a web application that helps students find college scholarships has won a business competition chaired by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank. Scholly, founded by Drexel University student Christopher Gray, took the top prize at this year's Cupid'...
  • Around Broadneck: Broadneck High teacher stricken with rare, debilitating condition

    Around Broadneck: Broadneck High teacher stricken with rare, debilitating condition
    For three years, everywhere you turned at Broadneck High School, teacher Michelle "Chelley" Vukmanic was there. Before that, from 2007 to 2011, the petite '02 Severna Park High grad was a human whirlwind at Southern High School. An English instructor,...
  • John H. Heller

    John H. Heller
    John Herbert "Jack" Heller, a founding partner of Insurance Service Group and former Jewish Community Center president, died Friday of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Pikesville home. He was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised on Slade Avenue...