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Computers Bring Ocean Depths to Classrooms

Most K-12 students will never see the ocean floor where the Titantic sank. But with educational resources developed by Mississippi State University, they can "see" that and other ocean depths in 3-D real-time images.

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Count the Cost of Divorce Before You Split

Preparing for marriage is crucial, but a Purdue University expert on family budgeting suggests that the slogan "look before you leap" may be just as important when it comes to divorce.

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ASA Annual Meeting August 21-25

The American Sociological Association's Annual Meeting August 21-25 in San Francisco will feature hundreds of presentations on topics including immigration, affirmative action, families and children, health care, violence, and criminology.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Discriminiation, Housing, Section8, HUD, Racial, Poverty

Federal Program Promotes Housing Discrimination

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's Section 8 program, designed to expand housing options for low-income recipients, may actually encourage discrimination, according to a student researcher at the Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago.

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Pop Culture

Charcoal, Starter

Fume-Free Charcoal Starter

Like many a backyard chef, Daniel Perlman of Arlington, Mass., disliked the smell and acrid smoke of conventional charcoal starters. So he decided to do something about it.

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What Killed Britain's Ruling House of Stuartain's

Using historical records and modern medical knowledge, a University of Kansas doctor is diagnosing what really killed Britain's House of Stuart 300 years ago

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Native, Americans, Origins, Anthropology, DNA, Diabetes, Gallballder, Siberians

Debate continues on Origins of Native Americans

University of Kansas anthropologist uses DNA studies, archaeological and linguistic evidence to support theories on origins of Native Americans and to review medical and evolutionary costs of mixing of populations.

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CU Press "Aliens" book attracts controversy

Cornell University Press has aroused attention and controversy by publishing Jodi Dean's "Aliens in America: Conspiracy Cultures from Outerspace to Cyberspace."

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tel, Dor, Israel, Archaeology, Cornell, iron, age, History

To See Thousands of Years Condensed into a few Meters

Right now, Melissa Loewenstern is in the Iron Age. By summer's end, she hopes to land in the Bronze Age. This Cornell student is spending her summer excavating an archaeological site in Israel. Read her latest dispatches from Tel Dor, a site rich in the history of biblical times.

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Even Freshmen Should Be Thinking about Life after College

Preparing for a career should begin as early as one's freshman year of college, says the director of Vanderbilt University's Career Center. Internships, campus activities, networking/mentoring, learning and researching and self-assessment tests are key factors in building a resume, says Linda Bird, who has been directing the university's career center for 10 years.







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