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Scientists say they heard the faint chirp of two black holes colliding a billion light-years away, fulfilling Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
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All kidding aside, it is amazing work from both Cal Tech and MIT!
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Sometimes what really matters hits you hard...

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Each year the U.S. spends billions of dollars on unnecessary tests and treatments that result from inaccurate mammograms, some scientists say. They're calling for more selective screening.
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Patient recruitment is important. My brother thinks so too. :-)
http://www.ncats.nih.gov/news-and-events/features/ctsa-act.html
Creating safe and effective treatments, diagnostic tools and medical devices that improve human health requires successful testing of those interventions in humans. Researchers nationwide face common barriers in recruiting (or accruing) enough participants for clinical trials.
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WASHINGTON—As part of an ongoing campaign to promote physical fitness and well- being, the Department of Health and Human Services is urging all Americans to set aside time at least once a day to stand.
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Anybody have suggestions for a free or <$20/year website hosting and file sharing service?  Thanks!
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Decided to go with MAMP (since I'm on a Mac). It let's me play around with dynamic webpages. 
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Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.
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Found a great YouTube video for making dumplings 
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I guess winter wasn't so bad after all - thanks to Maxwell
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Saying goodbye to a friend that will be welcomed once again..
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Interesting data, but of course, education is not just about ROI:
http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21646220-it-depends-what-you-study-not-where
A new report from PayScale, a research firm, calculates the returns to a college degree. Its authors compare the career earnings of graduates with the present-day...
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Like Apple's iTunes store, it will let outside companies share apps they've developed that will mesh with Epic's electronic health records software.
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An emerging economic trend. It's been going on for quite a while, so no surprise there, but the article does a particularly nice job of covering the picture and historical context.
HANDY is creating a big business out of small jobs. The company finds its customers self-employed home-helps available in the right place and at the right time. All...
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