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  • Michelle Obama stresses importance of girls pursuing science

    Michelle Obama stresses importance of girls pursuing science
    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama on Monday touted the importance of girls pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math, though admitted she became a lawyer because she was “bad at these subjects.” Obama addressed...
  • UMBC falls short of regaining chess title

    The competitive chess team at the University of Maryland Baltimore County fell less than a point short of regaining its national title at the 2012 President's Cup, which culminated Sunday in Herndon, Va. The renowned team has won six national titles...
  • To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban

    To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban
    Texas Tribune Despite polls showing overwhelming public support and endorsements from celebrities like Lance Armstrong, efforts to establish a statewide workplace smoking ban have fallen flat in recent sessions of the Texas Legislature. But a state...
  • Common household chemical tied to heart disease risk

    Common household chemical tied to heart disease risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had higher levels of a common synthetic chemical in their blood were more likely to have heart disease or have had a stroke, in a new U.S. study. The chemical, known as perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA, is found in...