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August 1st, 2014 | by USC

"On the first day, we sat in a room meditating for four and a half hours. With my eyes closed, it could have easily been seven hours—or two. It felt timeless," says sociology major Sarah Newell.

What does a neurologist think of ‘Lucy’?

July 28th, 2014 | by Emory News

The movie "Lucy" centers on the claim that people use only 10 percent of their brains. A neurologist weighs in on this premise, including the main character's ability to control time and even other people's minds.


Tyler: I hunt, protect, and study ducks

July 23rd, 2014 | by Rochester News

"I like to think of myself as both a conservationist and a sportsman," says rising junior Tyler Breen. "A lot of experienced hunters are environmentally active, and we try to put two ducks in the sky for every one that we take."


Chemistry is awesome, but it’s not like CSI

July 21st, 2014 | by Liz-My4

College graduate Sean Taylor says "cookie-cutter" labs for class can't compare to doing real research, such as his work toward clean hydrogen fuel. "You have to figure it out as you go," he says. "You work at your own pace and you think about everything before you do it."


Jordi: ‘Bones tell a really cool story’

July 18th, 2014 | by Penn News

Museum assistant Jordi Rivera Prince is helping to gather information from a collection of Native American skulls, which will soon return to their tribes. "I'm really passionate about forensic anthropology," she says. "Someone's bones are telling their story."


Study abroad in Tanzania in 60 seconds

July 14th, 2014 | by UChicago News

The contest told students to "be wildly creative—no genre is out of bounds, no format too unique." Check out the winning video, from Sydney Combs's field research in Tanzania, as well as photo contest winners.



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