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  • Scientist's vine research could illuminate climate change

    MILWAUKEE Stefan Schnitzer wields an unusual instrument for a scientist a machete.
  • West Chester officials part of early effort to leave PASSHE

    When word leaked out in February about a plan to let prosperous state-owned universities leave the State System of Higher Education, officials at West Chester University — arguably the most robust — chose their words carefully. Talking points...

    Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling

    Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling
    Johns Hopkins researchers will share in a $30 million grant that aims to find the best methods of preventing falls, a big problem for seniors. Ten institutions will begin recruiting seniors in the fall for a five-year study that will compare existing...

    Pitt, Penn State remain highest in tuition nationally for public universities

    The main campuses of the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University are again at the top the national list of highest in-state tuition and required fees among four-year public colleges or universities. The U.S. Department of Education on Monday...

    Health: Stress from interpersonal conflict may spur high blood pressure

    Fighting with friends and family may have more lasting effects than just ruining your day. In a recently released study , psychologists Rodlescia Sneed and Sheldon Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University found that negative social interactions can increase...