Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774

Scientists from the University of Washington School of Medicine, Indiana University Bloomington and the University of Cambridge for the first time have determined how a plant hormone -- auxin -- interacts with its hormone receptor called TIR1. Their report, on the cover of a recent issue of Nature, may go beyond implications for plant life; it also may have important...
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Boys will be boys, but can they travel together?
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
It used to be that when several men -- for this story, the focus is heterosexual men -- went away to spend time together for a weekend or longer, it was for fishing, skiing, days of golf, a hunting expedition or to bond in high-five style at a football game. These and other outdoorsy-type outings were to do what most...
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Finally -- spring! The season when people plan road trips, despite the current costly gas situation. Have you decided where to go yet? If not, log on to: www.firestonelegendarydrives.com to get some ideas. The site features details about all the major highways you'll find in the 50 states, as well as noteworthy drives. Here's a small sampling: For example, if...
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Domestic violence begins and ends with empowerment
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Cheryl Kravitz stayed with her husband for 18 years. She stayed with him after he hurled a lamp at her head. She stayed with him though he made her sleep on the kitchen floor. And she stayed with him despite the fact that he stuck her arms into a burning oven. Though she acknowledges today that she felt "terrified to...
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Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
Initial public offerings, or IPOs, raised a record $214 billion worldwide last year, with 1,000 companies going public. This may come as little surprise, given the strength of corporate earnings and the stock market during 2006. But here's something you probably didn't know: IPOs listed in the United States accounted for only about 20 percent of the dollar volume. China...
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