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February 17, 2013
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Madeleine Albright Chats with Henry Paulson about Career, Foreign Policy

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright told an audience at the University of Chicago that her worldview was shaped early in life, when she witnessed the impact the United States had during and immediately following World War II. Albright … Continue reading

February 11, 2013
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‘Finally American’: Poet Discusses Impact of Inaugural Poem

Is the inaugural poem a new sub-genre of poetry? According to two practitioners of the form, the answer might be “yes.” Poet Richard Blanco and Yale professor Elizabeth Alexander, two of only five poets in history to have created works … Continue reading

January 1, 2013
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Research by CU-Boulder Physicists Creates ‘Recipe Book’ for Building New Materials

By showing that tiny particles injected into a liquid crystal medium adhere to existing mathematical theorems, physicists at the University of Colorado Boulder have opened the door for the creation of a host of new materials with properties that do … Continue reading

November 2, 2011
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Digital Media A Factor in Ferocity of Political Campaigns

*MU researcher finds negative language inspires further viciousness* A University of Missouri study of recent political blogs indicates politics are getting nastier due to digital media, which are segmenting people into polarized interest groups. The researcher recommends a balanced approach … Continue reading

June 6, 2011
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Going Green: Berkeley Lab on a Path to Substantially Cut Its Emissions

*Energy use intensity is down; sustainability plan would reduce it even further.* There’s an old saying that the cobbler’s children have no shoes. But at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, whose scientists have pioneered many of the energy efficiency technologies being … Continue reading

August 15, 2010
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Religion: Convergence of Cultures or Clash of Creeds?

With the beginning of Ramadan, the Ninth Month of the Islamic Calendar, come hot debates, as to whether Moslems should be allowed to slit the throats of sheep in public, to make the call to prayer (Adhan) in non-Moslem communities, … Continue reading