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Assessment of Downscaling Planetary Boundaries to Semi-Arid Ecosystems with a Local Perception: A Case Study in the Middle Reaches of Heihe River
mdpi.com - 2016-11-25
The middle reaches of Heihe River are located in the oasis of the Gobi Desert where limited freshwater supply supports more than 1.5 million inhabitants. The intense agricultural activities are depleting the groundwater reserve. Consequently, natural ...

Bill Moyers: It's a Non-Stop Land Grab From the American Indians
Alter Net - 2014-12-26
BILL MOYERS: Welcome. Mention America's original sin and most of us will quickly think of the enslavement of black people, with a bitter fruit we're still harvesting. Rarely, though, are we summoned to think about the fate of indigenous people, the Indians ...

T-Mobile network tied with AT&T, Verizon in latest San Jose RootMetrics report
Tmo News - 2015-01-06
RootMetrics, having finished its seventh test in San Jose, has declared three of the top four U.S. carriers as equal in the area. Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile tied in first place, with T-Mo having the highest score by a small margin. T-Mobile finished with ...

High-tech's service workers are a growing underclass
USA Today - 2014-08-13
SAN FRANCISCO -- Michael Johnson used to work as a field engineer in the telecommunications industry, but that job was wiped out in the dot-com bust. So Johnson went back to school. Today he has a master's degree and dreams of finding another job in high ...

What Smokey Bear might have learned if he had been raised in Indian Country
Environment Energy Publishing - 2014-05-19
On Memorial Day weekend in 2011, an unattended campfire in Bear Wallow Wilderness sparked a small brush fire that quickly turned into a holocaust, burning through 538,000 acres and destroying 32 homes in the process. It cost taxpayers more than $79 million ...

Four dead in three-vehicle crash west of Bylas
Eastern Arizona Courier - 2014-06-21
BYLAS -- Four people were killed Thursday night after the car they were in was struck head-on by a truck on U.S. Highway 70 roughly half a mile west of the Bylas Bridge. According to Arizona Department of Public Safety Sgt. Dan Long, an eastbound silver ...

Frank Gore thwarts Father Time to drive San Francisco 49ers
NFL - 2014-06-11
Watch "The Top 100 Players of 2014" every week at 9 p.m. ET on NFL Network as we count down to the top player in the NFL. "The Top 100 Players of 2014 Reactions" airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET. As for the training regimen, it resembles the one Schwartz and ...

New genetic loci link adipose and insulin biology to body fat distribution
Nature - 2015-02-11
Body fat distribution is a heritable trait and a well-established predictor of adverse metabolic outcomes, independent of overall adiposity. To increase our understanding of the genetic basis of body fat distribution and its molecular links to ...

Michigan Announces Five-Member 2014-15 Signing Class
M.Goblue CBSSports - 2013-11-13
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan women's gymnastics head coach Bev Plocki announced Wednesday (Nov. 13) the signings of five standouts to National Letters of Intent for the 2014-15 year. The signees include Brianna Brown (West Chester ...

First Maya fresco found in northern Guatemala
thehistoryblog.com - 2013-11-25
A team of archaeologists from the University of Valencia, Spain, and the University of San Carlos of Guatemala have discovered the first known Mayan fresco, a mural painted on wet plaster, near the archaeological site of La Blanca in northern Guatemala ...

Why We Shouldn't Mock the Idea of an Eiffel Tower in Hangzhou
CityLab - 2013-01-17
The latest and most famous case of Chinese architectural mimicry doesn't look much like its predecessors. On December 28, German news weekly Der Spiegel reported that the Wangjing Soho, Zaha Hadid's soaring new office and retail development under ...

Collier residents fight oil drilling
NBC 2 - 2013-06-11
The fight against oil drilling in Collier County continues. For weeks we've been telling you about the Texas-based company interested in exploring land for "Texas Tea." It looked like the start of a protest...and in a way it sort of was. "I don't want any ...

Gila: An unpredictable river, even in the best of times
nmindepth.com - 2016-10-24
Tucked away in the southwestern corner of New Mexico, the headwaters of the Gila River pour out of mountains remote and wild. At least five other times in the past century, officials thought about taming or tapping its upper waters--then bumped up against ...

Mining leaves a Wisconsin tribe's hallowed sites at risk
Environmental Health News - 2016-09-19
MENOMINEE RESERVATION, Wisc.--Guy Reiter was an archaeologist before he was an activist. But the two merged after a dream six years ago. "I was in a van and when we drove by the White Rapids I looked over and saw an elder sitting on a dam, in full ...

"Super Cells" That Can Eat Radiation, Generate Electricity and Cure Cancer
The Daily galaxy - 2010-04-27
We believe multi-cellular organization is where it's at, with our mesoderms and our Mercedes, but there are some super-powered single cells which are far more than meets the unaided eye. We might think their mightiest power is confining us to the ...

List of Senior High Schools
deped.gov.ph - 2010-08-09
5,965 public schools, operated and funded by DepEd, are offering Grade 11 in 2016 and Grade 12 in 2017. These public schools utilize new classrooms and facilities constructed under the 2014, 2015 and 2016 budgets of DepEd or other fund sources, or use ...

Poverty: Another view
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-06
They take in so much nectar that they swell up until they resemble little round berries ... The focus of this article is the big P. The Philippine Statistical Authority reported on October 27 the poverty incidence for the full year of 2015 averaged ...

USJ-R beach volley squads make finals
cebudailynews.inquirer.net - 2016-12-17
Meanwhile, the third-ranked USPF scored an upset in girls action as they stunned the second-seed University of San Carlos (USC), 21-14, 21-16 to set up a titular showdown with defending champions SWU which dominated UC, 21-10, 21-13 earlier. In boys play ...

Michelin-star British chef finds family and home in Cebu
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-12-07
Previously, she had worked for a Cebu radio station after studying accountancy at the University of San Carlos. When Hilton held a job market in Cebu, she landed a job in Dubai. Jason kept inviting her on a date, but Irha always turned him down.

Entrepreneurs and hobbyists position Bay Area near the forefront of a drone revolution
San Francisco Gate - 2014-01-17
The flying device moves across the winter sky with a throaty hum reminiscent of a "Star Wars" sound effect. It hovers for a moment, then makes a sudden feint to the left and another to the right, demonstrating remarkable agility for a four-rotor ...

Discovered: A Cave Art Complex That Could Be the Lascaux of Mexico
The Atlantic - 2013-05-28
In 1940, an 18-year-old apprentice mechanic named Marcel Ravidat was walking with three friends and a dog named Robot in the woods near Montignac, France. Ravidat happened upon a hole that happened to lead, Alice in Wonderland-like, to an underground cave ...

Reps: High-speed rail should merge with improved Caltrain system in San Jose
Palo Alto Online - 2011-04-18
Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable future," local federal and state representatives are calling upon the California High-Speed Rail Authority to essentially link the ...

How a factory worker became a bag-making entrepreneur
cebudailynews.inquirer.net - 2016-12-22
She said the support her family showed motivated her to carry on. In 2013, she joined a seminar organized by the University of San Carlos and a TV network and part of the Kapamilya Negosyo Na (KNN) program, where she received P10,000 for participating.

Natera Announces Participation In I-SPY 2 TRIAL For Breast Cancer
8 ABC kait8.com - 2016-12-14
SAN CARLOS, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Natera, Inc., (NASDAQ: NTRA), a leader in non-invasive genetic testing and the analysis of circulating cell-free DNA, today announced a collaboration with Dr. Laura van 't Veer and Dr. Laura Esserman of ...

General Election: School board
News 8 KFMB - 2014-11-04
Complete Election Coverage from CBS News 8 >> SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego Unified School District Board of Education President Kevin Beiser won reelection Tuesday night by defeating challenger Amy Redding. Beiser, a teacher in the Sweetwater Union High ...

Survey suggests motorists in self-driving cars could be driven to distraction
Arizona Capitol Times - 2016-11-03
Automobile technology is evolving rapidly, pushing pace to move self-driving cars from concept to reality. As always, this requires the coming together of three key elements: the driver, the vehicle, and the environment and infrastructure. Each has its own ...

Apache tribe distressed by privatization of sacred land
tucson.com - 2014-12-11
Former San Carlos Apache Tribal Chairman Wendsler Nosie said he felt sick when he heard what legislators did last week. Members of Congress -- including Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. -- inserted into the National Defense Authorization Act a controversial ...

The Broadcasting Station Ordinance
Philstar - 2017-01-03
Councilor Abellana wrote the book "My Moments of War to Remember By" posthumously released in 2011 by the University of San Carlos Press. The Cebuano patriot also served as deputy governor of Zamboanga del Sur in the 1960s. He died on October 16 ...

Spain-based Filipino novelist launches new book
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-12-31
Mr. Macachor, who majored in English and took up law at the University of San Carlos, previously published two other novels (Sugbo and Whispers of the Raging Waters). He migrated to Spain in 1986 and has been living here since then. In his opening remarks ...

Senator blocking bill to allow UA med pot research funding
Arizona Capitol Times - 2014-03-22
A Phoenix Republican lawmaker is using her power to singlehandedly kill a House-passed bill that could provide the necessary funds to finally have a study of possible beneficial effects of medical marijuana. Sen. Kimberly Yee acknowledged Thursday she will ...

Football: So, how's that national league coming along?
Rappler - 2017-01-12
Seven former UFL teams have applied, namely champs Global, (now reportedly renamed Global Queen City), Ceres-Negros, (née Ceres-La Salle), Kaya FC Makati, Loyola Meralco Sparks, Stallion Laguna, Green Archers United Globe, and JP Voltes. Two new entities ...

This 15-year-old is feeding as many of Tucson's rescue animals as he can
tucson.com - 2016-12-29
Cody, a Salpointe Catholic High School sophomore, got the idea to start Cody's Friends Charity as a fifth grader inspired by the John F. Kennedy's quote "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." And ask he did ...

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, advocate for Latino students, dead at 67
Stanford News - 2013-04-02
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at San Carlos Borreméo de Carmelo Mission in Carmel for Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, who inspired generations of Latino students during a long career as a high-ranking administrator at Stanford ...

R1AA 2016: Back-to-Back Win for Pangasinan II
deped.gov.ph - 2016-02-21
She also graced the awarding of Trophies and Plaque of Recognition to the Overall Winners in a Closing Ceremonies held at the Dr. Martin P. Posadas Memorial Stadium, Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation on Feb. 26, 2016.

Philippine economy posts 6.8% growth in 2016
eleganthomesinla.com - 2017-01-26
Fernando Fajardo, economics professor at the University of San Carlos in Cebu and former Neda assistant regional director in Central Visayas, said the Philippines may be able to sustain its current growth path "with the same economic policies still in place".

'Protective' DNA strands are shorter in adults who had more infections as infants
EurekAlert! - 2017-01-25
Co-authors on the study include Christopher Kuzawa and Geoffrey Hayes at Northwestern University and Judith Borja with the University of San Carlos in the Philippines. The research was funded by the National Science Foundation, the Wenner-Gren Foundation ...

USC North, SHS-Ateneo start hot in CYBL
Philstar - 2017-01-31
CEBU, Philippines - The University of San Carlos and Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu scored two wins each to kick off the Cebu Youth Basketball League 2017 Season 10 at the SHS-Ateneo de Cebu Mango Avenue campus gym over the weekend. In a Division 1 ...

UP student crowned PH's Sudoku Grandmaster for 2nd year in a row
interaksyon.com - 2017-01-29
University of San Carlos, fourth runner-up. The winners and prizes in other categories are: First runner-up (P10,000) - Louisa Jean Cabugao, Akle Elementary School Second runner-up (P5,000) - Kyn Achilles Maligsay, Immaculate Concepcion Academy Third ...

Women's Gymnastics Hosts #10 California, UW-La Crosse Friday Night
San Jose State University Spartans - 2015-01-15
The San José State women's gymnastics team hosts its second meet of the season this Friday, January 16, against #10 California and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. The meet starts at 7 p.m., inside The Event Center. The Spartans are coming off a 193 ...

NVizcaya dad pushes college scholarship for the poor
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-01-23
Gerdan said the College Education Scholarship Program (CESP) is open for poor senior high school students who are interested in pursuing their college degrees in any university and college in Nueva Vizcaya. "I am a product of a similar scholarship ...

REVENGE IN THE 800M
cebudailynews.inquirer.net - 2017-02-15
"I was kinda down going into the contest. She (Alinsunod) beat me last year twice and also twice this year," said the 14-year-old student of the University of San Carlos-Basic Education Department. Last Tuesday, Alinsunod gave herself a fitting ...

New App "MError" May Be The Solution To Cyberbullying
wheninmanila.com - 2017-02-08
Gabriel Sumalinog Patalunjug (2nd from right) is a Computer Engineering graduate from the University of San Carlos. Also, most of his skills were learned from an able mentor. Raymond de la Cruz (3rd from right) is the gr ...

Trump to Senate: Scrap rules if needed to confirm Gorsuch
News 8 KFMB - 2017-02-02
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump urged the Senate's Republican leader on Wednesday to resort to the "nuclear option" of scrapping longstanding chamber rules if needed to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, an aggressive opening to what's ...

Home Depot and MakerBot to Expand Their In-Store Pilot Program to 39 Stores Total in U.S.
3dprint - 2014-11-20
Home Depot and MakerBot have teamed up today to answer the now mainstream question of "Hey, how do I get one of those 3D printers?" with a surprisingly mainstream partnership. The two companies, both bigshots in their own quite separate industries, are ...

Copper mine will hurt tribes and the environment
azcentral.com - 2014-12-29
Attaching a land swap to a must-pass defense bill silenced Apache voices The potential for economic gain cannot run roughshod over culturally significant land Rio Tinto should be prepared to abandon the mine if the San Carlos Apache Tribe continues to ...

10.8 Billion Trips On Public Transportation In The US In 2014! New Record Set
CleanTechnica - 2015-03-11
"In 2014, people took a record 10.8 billion trips on public transportation -- the highest annual ridership number in 58 years," stated Phillip Washington, APTA Chair and CEO & General Manager of the Regional Transportation District in Denver.

Discovering a unique path to success: Acclaimed doctor, scientific innovator receives recognition from native Millbrae
San Mateo Daily Journal - 2017-01-25
Most who knew Craig Venter during his formative years in Millbrae would have howled laughing at anyone predicting the distracted youngster would go on to decode the book of life. But the world-renowned doctor is returning home to share with his native ...

Pangilinan rallies vs death penalty
Philstar - 2017-02-17
In a public consultation at the University of San Carlos yesterday afternoon, Pangilinan said he has been calling for the modernization of the justice system and strengthening the rule of law. He said swift disposition of justice can be achieved if vacant ...

Family of five found dead in apparent murder-suicide
NBC 2 - 2014-06-08
Three people that were looking to enjoy Southwest Florida for the winter were scammed out of tens of thousands of dollars. A University of Florida student was killed when a woman drove over a curb, hit him with her vehicle and failed to stop.

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