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Fruits And Vegetables Extend Life Expectancy

Here is a great argument for eating plenty of fruits and vegetables.

08/06/2014

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Study: Angry Faces Might Help You Get What You Want

Have some tough negotiations coming up? You might want to start practicing your angry face.

06/17/2014

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College Courses In Philanthropy

People think giving money away is easy. But, Philanthropy courses now being taught at Harvard, Princeton, Yale and Northwestern University suggest otherwise.

06/11/2014

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Getting Into The Ivies Is Harder Than It Used To Be

igh school juniors and seniors are finding that getting into the Ivies, selective colleges, is harder than it used to be. Here’s why.

05/05/2014

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Study: Even Casual Pot-smoking Linked To Brain Abnormalities

Think lighting up a joint every now and then is harmless? New research out of Northwestern University and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School appears to dispute that belief.

04/16/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Ads, Chat Changes, Most Social University

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/10/2014

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Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

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Research Shows Cheating May Boost Creativity

The research suggests that lying about your performance on one thing could increase creativity in another.

02/26/2014

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Penn Loses To Harvard, 83-63

Fran Dougherty led Penn (6-16, 3-5) with 15 points.

02/21/2014

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Put Down The Cookie: Study Shows Too Much Sugar Could Be Killing You

While scientists have previously shown high sugar intake ups a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease, the new study is the first to link sugar consumption to death.

02/11/2014

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Penn Dominated By Harvard In 80-50 Rout

Penn never got things going in a 80-50 loss to Harvard Saturday night.

02/01/2014

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Research Claims Access To A Firearm Significantly Ups Risk Of Suicide, Homicide

A new study suggests people who have access to a gun are three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be murdered.

01/31/2014

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Study: Snow Days Don’t Negatively Impact Learning

New research out of Harvard reveals not calling schools off for a snow day might be more detrimental to students than canceling school for the weather.

01/29/2014

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Want To Learn About Space? Use An iPad

A lot of research has been done on the effects of too much “screen-time,” but a new study is putting a positive light on tech in terms of learning.

12/19/2013

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Penn Travels To Harvard Saturday

The Penn Quakers have two games left in the season, and despite two-straight losses, they are still alive for a piece of the Ivy League title.

11/13/2013

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