Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774

Need for ongoing research stressed by scientist
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
The level of interest and anticipation was Israeli blue-and-white sky high, and the excitement audible, as Israel's first-ever Nobel Prize winner, Avram Hershko, M.D., Ph.D., spoke before a by-invitation-only dinner audience about the pressing need to support ongoing research and the cutting-edge efforts of dedicated researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel's oldest and premier institute of science and...
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Researchers at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine have developed the first antibody that detects the only known cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig's disease. ALS is a progressive and usually fatal neurological disorder that attacks the nerves and muscles. Currently, there is no known cure or effective treatment. The latest findings, published in the...
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A baggage-free journey? Really?
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Diana Aydin, JE Feature
The morning before her trip to Aruba in July, Jacquelyn Bucelot-Mills woke up early, got dressed and added a few things to her leather carry-on bag. She drove from her home in Beacon, N.Y., to her mother's house in New City, where a limo picked her and her mother up hours before their 9 a.m. flight to Kennedy International Airport...
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It's back-to-school season, and college students everywhere are packing their bags. But whether you are choosing a major or about to graduate, it's important to know what to expect once you are out. College graduates remain in great demand. In fact, a recent job-outlook study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers finds that employers plan to hire 17.4...
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The Internal Revenue Service is reminding teachers and other educators to save all receipts and paperwork for out-of-pocket expenses incurred during the school year. Parents are reminded that tuition and fees may be deductible for qualified higher-education expenses. The Tax Relief and Health Care Act, enacted in December 2006, reinstated both deductions through the end of this year. As for...
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