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  • Stress erodes employee health -- and corporate profits

    On Tuesday I guest-hosted CNBC's "Squawk Box," a program that bills itself as the show that "brings Wall Street to Main Street." As well as discussing Cyprus and a possible euro-crisis, we discussed the growing trend in corporate America of taking steps...
  • Report supporting research funding cites 7 companies begun at UIC

    Report supporting research funding cites 7 companies begun at UIC
    Seven companies that can trace their start back to the University of Illinois at Chicago are highlighted in a report released this morning designed to illustrate the importance of the federal government's investment in university research. The report...
  • '12 Years a Slave' dialect coach Michael Buster speaks up

    '12 Years a Slave' dialect coach Michael Buster speaks up
    "So much of who people are is expressed in their speech," dialect coach Michael Buster said. The master of many accents lent a Southern inflection to two upcoming movies: Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" and Cinemax's "Quarry." Raised in Minnesota,...
  • Chemistry Nobel puts a welcome spotlight on the theorists

    Chemistry Nobel puts a welcome spotlight on the theorists
    Theoretical chemists are celebrating the Nobel award to a trio of scientists whose groundbreaking research took chemistry out of the test tube and onto the computer chip. The Nobel Prize for Chemistry went to Martin Karplus of Harvard University,...
  • Unusual collaboration at UMES, Salisbury benefits both schools

    Unusual collaboration at UMES, Salisbury benefits both schools
    Martin Ngwa, a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, plans to go into social work after graduation — though his school doesn't offer the major. Thanks to an unusual partnership between UMES, an historically black institution, and...
  • Top 20 most LGBT-friendly colleges ranked by Princeton Review

    Top 20 most LGBT-friendly colleges ranked by Princeton Review
    Mixed news for Maryland's LGBT high schoolers looking to attend one of the nation's most LGBT-friendly colleges: They'll have to head out of state. As part of its annual rankings book, Princeton Review rated the 20 most LGBT-friendly colleges and...
  • Jeff Moore to lead UCF School of the Performing Arts

     Jeff Moore to lead UCF School of the Performing Arts
    Jeff Moore will be the first director of the School of the Performing Arts at the University of Central Florida. It's a new position for the school, part of UCF's College of Arts and Humanities, but Moore is a familiar face on campus. He was...
  • Orange Coast Football Position-by-Position: OCC aims to improve

    Orange Coast Football Position-by-Position: OCC aims to improve
    While most coaches are drawing up plays and arranging depth charts, Orange Coast College football coach Mike Taylor spent much of his preseason writing letters to professors on campus, urging them to admit his players into congested classes. Taylor, who...
  • Half of women may have sleep apnea: study

    Half of women may have sleep apnea: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fully half of the 400 women given overnight sleep tests in a new Swedish study turned out to have mild-to-severe sleep apnea. In the random population sample of adult women who answered a questionnaire and were monitored while...
  • Kids' lack of self-control tied to extra pounds

    Kids' lack of self-control tied to extra pounds
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Preschoolers who had less patience and worse self-control while waiting for treats in a classic behavior study ended up weighing slightly more as adults, a new analysis shows. Although the link between childhood patience and...
  • 'Good bacteria' during pregnancy may ward off eczema: study

    'Good bacteria' during pregnancy may ward off eczema: study
    (Reuters) - Babies were less likely to get the itchy skin rash eczema when their mothers took probiotics during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, according to a study from Finland. Researchers said it's possible that probiotics - which are thought to...