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University of Iowa students before an NCAA college football game against Penn State in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

University of Iowa claims top party school title

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — College students consider the University of Iowa the nation’s best party school, even though Iowa City has tried to make its famous bar scene less hospitable to underage drinkers. The […]

08/05/2013

A handheld biosensor was developed by researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Smartphone cradle, app detect toxins, bacteria

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Afraid there may be peanuts or other allergens hiding in that cookie? Thanks to a cradle and app that turn your smartphone into a handheld biosensor, you may soon be able […]

08/02/2013

Bode Layo,9, of Portage, Pa., floats in the pool at Crichton-McCormick Park in Portage, Pa., Tues., July 16, 2013.  Hot weather is expected through the weekend.  (AP Photo/Tribune-Democrat, John Rucosky)

PHOTO GALLERY: 5 things to know about the US heat wave

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The first big heat wave of the summer is here, bearing down on all parts of the U.S., following temperatures that blistered the West Coast in June. Typically heat waves occur twice […]

07/16/2013

Don’t tell kids about past drug use, study finds

OK, so you smoked a few joints, and maybe even tried something stronger. You’re thinking that sharing your experiences with your kids will help drive home the anti-drug message. But a new report suggests you re-think that approach.

02/25/2013

USC leads nation's colleges in foreign students

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A new report shows the University of Southern California leads the nation in the number of foreign students. The annual Open Doors report released Monday says the University of Illinois at […]

11/12/2012

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