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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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A History Of Slavery At Ivy League Schools

A new book, Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities, explores a somewhat shameful topic.

10/30/2013

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Colleges Graded By Graduates’ Earning Power

PayScale.com just came out with its rankings of more than 1,000 institutions by average earnings of their graduates.

09/25/2013

Charges Filed In Boston Against Pa. Bus Driver

Massachusetts officials are filing criminal and civil charges against a driver whose bus crashed into a highway overpass in Boston, injuring 35 high school students and chaperones returning to the Philadelphia area from a trip to Harvard University.

04/09/2013

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Five Things: FGCU First 15 Seed In Sweet 16 And Pac 12 Exceeds Its Seeds

To measure the unpredictability of this year’s NCAA Tournament, consider two items that didn’t make this column: Gonzaga, a 32-win team on a 15-game win streak, didn’t survive the first weekend, and Harvard, a 14 seed, won its first ever Tournament game.

03/25/2013

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