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  • The 'drone loan' and other surprising items at college libraries

    The 'drone loan' and other surprising items at college libraries
    At the Colgate University Library you can check out the book "Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution" by Richard Whittle, the book "The Thistle and the Drone: How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam" by Akbar Ahmed,...
  • Breast Density Can Affect Accuracy Of Mammograms

     Breast Density Can Affect Accuracy Of Mammograms
    Breast cancer survivors and physician continue working to ensure all women know how "dense" they are – their breast density. While it's obvious that women's breasts come in very different shapes and sizes, not everyone knows that breast tissue...
  • Treasurer candidates at a glance

    Michael Frerichs Democrat Age: 41 Birthplace: Champaign Residence: Champaign Current job: state senator Previous positions: high school teacher, Champaign County board member, Champaign County auditor Education: Bachelor's degree in German...
  • Fitness Files: A Wonder is worth the workout

    We are on vacation, we're hiking Zion National Park's spectacular trails. Two-hundred-million-year-old sandstone shoots up 7,000 feet in sheer cliff and spire, sporting colors of orange, rose, toast, salmon and purple in geometric striation. Easy hikes...
  • Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice

    Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice
    A free family event centered on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be presented by Hartford Stage and author Carlo DeVito at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. DeVito will talk about his...
  • To drive down Ebola transmission, saying goodbye to the dead must change

    Traditional West African funerals, at which mourners extensively touch and kiss the dead, are "superspreader" events for transmission of the Ebola virus, says a new study, which identified hygienic burial practices of those who have succumbed to the...
  • Medical Implant Company To Collaborate With Yale

    Oxford Performance Materials, a South Windsor company that uses 3-D printing to make custom skull implants, on Wednesday announced a collaboration with Yale University professors to develop other medical implants. The professors and engineers at Oxford...
  • Mariners' Museum hosts Battle of the Beers

    Craft breweries from coastal Virginia and the Blue Ridge Mountains will compete for best brew at the annual Battle of the Beers coming up Friday, Nov. 7, at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News. At this year's event, titled "Land vs. Sea," five different...
  • From West Africa To Atlanta, Tolland Nurse On The Front Lines Of Ebola Fight

    From West Africa To Atlanta, Tolland Nurse On The Front Lines Of Ebola Fight
    The children, sick with Ebola and often orphaned, are the most haunting memory that nurse Jane Boggini brought home to Tolland from Sierra Leone, where she recently spent six weeks taking care of patients with the deadly disease. It helped to touch...
  • Spooky Themes Dominate Author Talks At R.J. Julia

    Spooky Themes Dominate Author Talks At R.J. Julia
    Authors of fiction and nonfiction with appropriately spooky themes for this time of year and a writer who explores the frightening world of debt collectors will give free talks at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. Reservations are...
  • If There's A Crowded Field, It's Got To Be Cricket

    If There's A Crowded Field, It's Got To Be Cricket
    About 25 years ago, Ashok Chakraborty completed his doctorate in India and came to the U.S. where he became a research scientist at Yale University. In those early years, the things he particularly missed included cricket, which he had played from the age...