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  • Taking on the PepsiCo challenge

    Taking on the PepsiCo challenge
    As a Pakistani-born doctor who grew up in England, studied nutrition and agriculture in the U.S. and consulted for the Mayo Clinic on diabetes and other diseases, Mehmood Khan has a background that gives him a broad perspective. His job gives him a...
  • Dealing with the aftermath of a serious high school sports injury

    Dealing with the aftermath of a serious high school sports injury
    The voice on the phone sounded calm to Tina Kropelin. It said her daughter had just taken a spill at cheerleading practice, and she should come get her. As Kropelin headed to Holmen High School in western Wisconsin, she worried it might be a broken wrist...
  • Study shows aggression and anger learned in infancy

    Study shows aggression and anger learned in infancy
    A new study has found that children can learn anger and aggression from their parents at a very early age. The study was performed by researchers at the University of Minnesota and published in the journal Child Development. Michael Lorber, a...
  • Report: Preschool pays off into adulthood

    A new study revealing the lasting, long-term impact of a solid preschool education -- especially in disadvantaged communities -- was released today, just as Illinois’ governor considers a state budget plan that slashes funding to early childhood...
  • Lisa J. Heiser, Hopkins vice dean for faculty development, dies

    Lisa J. Heiser, Hopkins vice dean for faculty development, dies
    Lisa J. Heiser, vice dean for faculty development and equity at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an author, died Monday of leukemia at her Annapolis residence. She was 56. "She has left an indelible mark on Johns Hopkins and its...
  • The Racier The Car, The Racier The Hormones

    The Racier The Car, The Racier The Hormones
    That's what research says about some men when it comes to conspicuous spending and their desire for sexual activity. New studies by faculty at Rice University, The University of Texas-San Antonio and The University of Minnesota finds that men`s...
  • Seminole's Tyrone Bouie to announce college choice tonight

    Seminole defensive back Tyrone Bouie will announce his college selection tonight before the team plays Lake Howell in their homecoming game. "I just feel like since it's our last home game before the playoffs, that's really why [I want to wait]," said...
  • Gators will get official visit from nation's top player

    Colleges coaches at major BCS players have been asking themselves all summer, "Am I going to be in Seantrel's 5?" Well, now we know, and Urban Meyer probably did a little dance, because the No. 1-ranked player in the nation, according to Rivals.com, will...
  • Good Health Equals Better Grades

    Good Health Equals Better Grades
    MINNEAPOLIS - Quit smoking. Turn off the computer. Go to bed. It could improve your grades. Of course, parents have always known that. Now, in the first study of its kind, researchers at the University of Minnesota have proved it. They matched grade...
  • Seminole's Tyrone Bouie makes oral commitment to Minnesota

    Seminole's Tyrone Bouie makes oral commitment to Minnesota
    Seminole defensive back Tyrone Bouie better buy a heavy coat. Bouie, ranked No. 22 in the Sentinel's Central Florida Top 100 recruits, orally committed to the University of Minnesota. He actually committed two weeks ago, but was keeping his decision a...
  • Container divas

    Container divas
    June is the time of glory for roses. Wandering in a blooming rose garden, those who think they have no room for these most glamorous of flowering shrubs may experience a twist of envy. But no need. Small-space gardeners can have roses too: Just grow them...