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Why smoking pot feels so good: New neuroscience explains marijuana and the brain
Salon - 2015-02-01
What drug is enjoyable and, under some circumstances, might actually be good for your brain? Can smoking this substance prevent age-related memory loss, for example? To answer these and similar questions, I turn now to a neurotransmit­ter system in the ...

Ph.D. Attrition: How Much Is Too Much?
The Chronicle of Higher Education - 2013-07-01
When William Chace entered graduate school in English at the University of California at Berkeley in 1961, he was one of an astonishing 120 new graduate students in his department alone. Of that cohort, just 12 wound up receiving Ph.D.'s. His professors ...

Youth officials take over city hall
Sun Star - 2014-09-22
Information and Communication Technological High School and San Lorenzo Ruiz Center of Studies and Schools. The youth officials were selected based on written assessment, oral exam, panel interview and other criteria set by the Rotary Club. "Respeto at ...

The Largest Discovered Structure in the Universe Contradicts Big-Bang Theory Cosmology (Weekend Feature)
The Daily galaxy - 2013-11-20
"While it is difficult to fathom the scale of this "large quasar group" (LQG), we can say quite definitely it is the largest structure ever seen in the entire universe," said Dr Clowes of University of Central Lancashire'sJeremiah Horrocks Institute. "This ...

Unpacking report that Katie Holmes has rejoined Catholic Church
CNN Belief Blog - 2012-07-11
(CNN) - In the blizzard of reports surrounding Tom Cruise's recent split with Katie Holmes, this one stands out: After her years married to Scientologist Cruise, Holmes is said to be rejoining the Roman Catholic Church of her youth. A report from the ...

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 10: The Burgess-Allens
Ebony - 2013-04-01
Rashad Burgess. Oliver says, "Rashad is very practical, organized and systematic in his approach to life. I could not imagine my life without him." Rashad and Oliver married in a private ceremony in 2002, on the beach in Hilton Head, South Carolina. In ...

Fr. Hamel ordered, "Begone, Satan!" as his killers attacked
Aleteia - 2016-08-02
[Our translation of the complete homily of Rouen Archbishop Dominique Lebrun, delivered during the funeral Mass of Father Jacques Hamel, slain last week while saying Mass in a Normandy church, is updated and improved upon. -- Ed.] "God is impartial ...

"Facebook Is Dead To Us": What Teens Think About 11 Of The Biggest Social Networks
Digital Music News - 2015-01-14
19 year old, Andrew Watts, is a sophomore Management Information Systems major (marketing minor) at the University of Texas in Austin and penned an interesting glimpse into the world of teenage (and college) consumption (or lack thereof) of the biggest ...

Denmark Is Considered The Happiest Country. You'll Never Guess Why.
The Huffington Post - 2013-10-22
We're going coast to coast, country to country to find out. Last month, Denmark was crowned the happiest country in the world. "The top countries generally rank higher in all six of the key factors identified in the World Happiness Report," wrote ...

TPP: Why the U.S. Withdrawal Could Be a Boon for China
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 5 months ago
mic Listen to the podcast: Penn's Jacques deLisle and Stanford's Richard Dasher discuss the ramifications of the U.S. withdrawal from the TPP. http://media.blubrry.com/kw/p/d1c25a6gwz7q5e.cloudfront.net/audio/20170124A-KWR-Delisle-Dasher.mp3 With the U.S ...

Mental Health Experts Mull Violence Prevention After Newtown
Medscape News - 2012-12-21
Amongst the subsequent talks (and sometimes heated debates) from organizations all over the nation, including talk of possible new gun laws or increasing mental health services, one question seems to loom largest: What can be done to stop this type of ...

Yes, All White People Are Racists -- Now Let's Do Something About It
Alter Net - 2015-01-15
As Americans, we like to think of ourselves as a forgiving people. We've enshrined the assumption of innocence in our legal code; we take pride in giving second chances to those who misstep. And when it comes to questions of bias, we follow a similar ...

Talking with Patients about Other Clinicians' Errors
The New England Journal of Medicine - 2013-10-31
You are a young neurologist practicing in a small hospital. You admit a 55-year-old woman with hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus who had an embolic stroke at home. On reviewing the patient's medical record, you notice that she appears to have been ...

Ben Carson: A case study on why intelligent people are often not skeptics
ScienceBlogs - 2015-11-06
As a surgeon, I find Ben Carson particularly troubling. By pretty most reports, he was a skilled neurosurgeon who practiced for three decades, rising to the chief of neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins. Yet, when he ventures out of the field of neurosurgery ...

Cerebral Protection Device Effects on Brain Lesions After TAVI
The JAMA Network - 2016-08-09
eTable 3. Characteristics of the Patients at Baseline for Patients With or Without 2-Day MRI Follow-up eTable 4.Characteristics of the Patients at Baseline for Patients With or Without 7-Day MRI Follow-up eTable 5. Procedural TAVI and Filter Deployment ...

University distributes relief goods to flood victims in CDO
news.pia.gov.ph - 5 months ago
XU has collected a total of P231,211.20 cash donations (as of January 31) from partner institutions, namely, Ateneo de Davao University, PHILSSA, MM-AID Consortium, Right Eight Security Agency, Xavier School (Greenhills), Assumption School in Antipolo ...

Skin-Prick Test Results May Predict Emerging Asthma
Medscape News - 2015-03-02
HOUSTON -- Sensitivity to cats and dust mites, identified on skin-prick testing in children up to 4 years of age, might be an indicator of the risk of developing asthma by age 7, according to results of a new study. This finding could help guide ...

Georgia geneticist challenges evolution, links humans to pigs
Saporta Report - 2013-07-29
To Athens geneticist Gene McCarthy, pigs used to conjure filth and greed. But after years of research into this species, McCarthy sees a kindred spirit. Pigs, according to his Hybrid Hypothesis published last month on his website, Macroevolution.net ...

Swiss team develops effective and low-cost solar water-splitting device; 14.2% solar-to-hydrogen efficiency
greencarcongress.com - 2016-08-25
Using commercially available solar cells and none of the usual rare metals, researchers at the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have designed an intrinsically stable and scalable ...

Policy: Twenty tips for interpreting scientific claims
Nature - 2013-11-20
This list will help non-scientists to interrogate advisers and to grasp the limitations of evidence, say William J. Sutherland, David Spiegelhalter and Mark A. Burgman. Calls for the closer integration of science in political decision-making have been ...

WAYWARD AND FANCIFUL: The Role of Research in Higher Education
Mindanews - 4 months ago
And maybe that is just as well as the National Higher Education Research Agenda - 2 ... Ilagan teaches at the Department of Psychology at the Ateneo de Davao University You may send comments to [email protected] "Send at the risk of a reply ...

University head in Pangasinan faces graft charges before Ombudsman
BusinessMirror. - 4 months ago
the president of the Pangasinan State University (PSU) here is now facing graft charges before the Office of the Ombudsman. In a complaint filed before the antigraft body, Dr. Francisco G. Posadas, an associate professor of PSU, accused Dr. Dexter Buted of ...

Alumni Updates (March 22-April 3)
su.edu.ph - 2016-03-31
It was attended by alumni associations from Silliman University, La Salle University, Assumption University and University of the Philippines. The event brought together UK-based alumni groups to raise funds in support of the fight against modern-day slavery.

DPWH-X welcomes new director
Philippine Information Agency - 4 months ago
... in Business Administration and obtained his degrees in Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Far Eastern University and Central Colleges of the Philippines, respectively. He is also a registered Electrical Engineer, a Junior Geodetic ...

CKSC stops Angelicum, wrests lead
beta.philstar.com - 2014-10-29
Angelicum dropped to joint second with University of Perpetual Help System Dalta, which was routed by St. Bridget School, 54-36. St. Bridget improved to third place in Group A with its first win in three matches. In other results, (13-and under), De la ...

Alan Cayetano gets stamp of approval from student leaders
senate.gov.ph - 2013-05-03
The Pangasinan State University Federated Student Government was particularly vocal in endorsing the senator whose fight for affordable education truly resonated with the students he talked to. "He is our inspiration. We feel his sincerity in fighting for ...

New research finds high levels of trust, low levels of jealousy in consensual open relationships
Inquirer Lifestyle - 3 months ago
The perhaps surprising findings come from a new study by the University of Michigan ... going against another possible assumption that those in nonmonogamous relationships do not care enough about each other to be happy in their primary relationship.

Two Personnel Receive United Board Scholarship for Studies Abroad
su.edu.ph - 2016-08-11
Former English Department Chairperson Asst. Prof. Warlito S. Caturay Jr. is now at Assumption University in Bangkok, Thailand to pursue his Doctor of Philosophy in English Language Teaching, a three-year program. Director of the Office of Information ...

BRM launches radio program on City Environment Code
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-11-18
With the assumption of new set of officers ... Mr. Albert Guinguino, Jr. of Saint Louis University and Eufronia Muyano of BRM/DENR. For the next airing of "Talakayan sa Environment Code" on November 24, topic will be on the provisions on lands.

Students celebrate poor lolo's 97th birthday
kami.com.ph - 5 months ago
In this world where the assumption is people are selfish and only after themselves ... This story is one of them. A video of university students surprising an old man on his 97th birthday has gone viral on social media recently. The video features two ...

VPAA Attends Gathering of Academic Leaders from 7 Countries
su.edu.ph - 2013-06-29
The trip of Dr. Tan also provided an opportunity for her to conduct a training on service-learning to 20 faculty members from Payap University, Far East University and Assumption University from June 20 to 22. Together with her as training facilitator was ...

UP Baguio professors awarded Fulbright scholarship grants
baguiomidlandcourier.com.ph - 2015-06-06
Macansantos of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science joined 30 other scholars in the ... joining two faculty members from UP Diliman, and one from Ateneo De Manila University. She will be at Vanderbilt University for five months during the ...

House for sale in Davao City, Davao del Sur
www.dotproperty.com.ph - 3 months ago
University of Mindanao, etc) 5 minutes away from hospitals (Brokenshire Hospital, Davao Doctors, DMSH and SPH) 5 minutes away from NCCC Mall, SM Mall of Davao and Matina Townsquare 10 minutes away from Victoria Plaza Mall and Gaisano Mall 5 minutes away ...

Senate Labor Committee to push passage
senate.gov.ph - 2013-10-23
Apart from the three, the DOLE is pushing for the enactment of the following legislation for the current Congress: Amending Labor Code Provisions on Alien Employment Permit Defining the Power of Assumption or Certification of Labor Disputes by the ...

Weight cut foils PXC title fight for Loman
baguiomidlandcourier.com.ph - 3 months ago
there could be an interim belt fight between Stephen and another bantamweight contender. Then a unification bout will be scheduled," Sangiao said. Loman, 21, of the University of the Cordilleras expressed disappointment over the cancellation but still ...

Diliman Scandal
thestandard.com.ph - 3 months ago
I was told then that the practice of UP administrations of giving such degrees to incumbent presidents was a shameless bid to gain more funding for the premiere state university, which has seen a steady decline in government subsidies since the assumption ...

Silliman MassCom Golden Jubilee Awards extended
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-08-05
Abregana-McCann is former acting president of Silliman University; Dr. Tayko isOrganization Development Program (ODP) and Organization Development Institute (ODI) director at Graduate School of Business, Assumption University of Thailand; and former Vice ...

How to catch a cyberattack
sas.com - 3 months ago
The assumption behind these types of defenses is that after ... He is a Certified Intrusion Analyst and holds a degree from Acadia University.

Land for sale in Dela Paz, Antipolo
www.dotproperty.com.ph - 2 months ago
Lucia East Grand Mall, SM Masinag, Robinson Antipolo, Cogeo Market, Schools like Assumption College, San Benildo Integrated School, Fatima University. A very nice retirement home. A very desirable location for built and sale (house or townhouse ...

Commercial for sale in Santa Rosa, Laguna
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Lot for sale sonoma sta rosa near paseo, 11,001/month, 5% discounthouse and lot or lot only for sale -the sonomamodern asian-inspired architectural designnear nuvali, paseo and university of ... Scholastica's collegeour lady of assumption collegeempire ...

NIDA ROOMS DON JUICO
travelbook.ph - 2010-09-08
365-8 day(s) before arrival : 25% of accommodation fee 7-2 day(s) before arrival : 50% of accommodation fee 1 day(s) before arrival : 100% of accommodation fee Your feedback is important to us! Earn 50 reward points by writing a review for your stay in ...

JUAN BIG IDEA: North Luzon Edition
clickthecity.com - 2014-09-14
JUAN BIG IDEA: TAKING MARKETING THOUGHTS INTO FLIGHT, North Luzon Edition this September 14, 2014 at the University of the Assumption Pampanga. Grasp much knowledge from the BIGGEST speakers who will share with you their thoughts about Content Marketing ...

Agno River plan drafted
baguiomidlandcourier.com.ph - 1 month ago
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-CAR and the University of the Philippines-Los Baños have developed a climate responsive integrated river basin master plan for Agno. The plan has incorporated and mainstreamed climate change adaptation ...

TURNING POINT: The War that Should Not Have Been
Mindanews - 1 month ago
Truly, assumption is the mother of f-cking failures and disasters. Misplaced assumptions went down to the battlefield which forcibly extended the duration of the war causing untold devastation of the city and the tragic displacement of its populace.

UPDATED: How the Approved Excise Tax Bill Affects 20 Popular Vehicles
carguide.ph - 2 months ago
Carmakers then tack on the excise tax before putting their profit margin. In this case, the assumption is 15 percent split between the carmakers and its dealers (the global industry rates floats wholesale margin as 8 to 14 percent and dealer margin as 7 to ...

NIDA ROOMS ANGELES CITY ATTRACTION AT MARBLE INN
travelbook.ph - 2010-09-08
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Schools offering Social Science courses in San Fernando City, Bachelor's programs
finduniversity.ph - 1 month ago
A list of universities and colleges offering Bachelor's courses in Social Science in San Fernando City, Pampanga. Whenever possible we provide full details about the courses in each of the schools, including tuition fees, admission requirements, course ...

Powering disaster resilience through renewable energy
Inquirer Opinion - 3 weeks ago
A number of Yolanda survivors and students of Eastern Visayas State University were able to assemble "TekPaks ... Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the ...

These players prove you don't need to play in major college league to make it to big time
spin.ph - 2 weeks ago
The country's two premier college leagues have primarily served ... After a stellar collegiate run in the late 80s, Agustin was selected in the second round as the 11 th overall pick by the San Miguel Beermen where he won a Grand Slam in his rookie season ...

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