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Congratulations to Professor Larry Hunter on his paper in Science on a possible "Fifth Force of Nature."   You can learn more about the paper, Using the Earth as a Polarized Electron Source to Search for Long-Range Spin-Spin Interactions, via this Amherst College press release.

Submitted by Siddheshwar S. Salvi on Tuesday, 8/25/2009, at 12:56 PM

First Meeting of the Semester - Times TBA.


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This Land: Newark Bears Are Holding a Liquidation Auction

Thursday, 4/24/2014, at 11:38 PM
The formal title of an event Saturday underscores the harsh truth that, for all its pastoral charms, baseball is a fickle, difficult business: “The Newark Bears Baseball Team Liquidation.”

ArtsBeat: ‘Zero Motivation’ and ‘Point and Shoot’ Take Top Prizes at Tribeca Film Festival

Thursday, 4/24/2014, at 11:19 PM
“Zero Motivation,” which depicts a unit of female Israeli soldiers, won best narrative film; “Point and Shoot,” following an American filmmaker in the Libyan civil war, was named best documentary.

Theater Review: ‘Cabaret’ Opens, With Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams

Thursday, 4/24/2014, at 10:00 PM
The Roundabout’s production of “Cabaret” is back at Studio 54 — now with Michelle Williams as Sally Bowles.

Alternative to Pap Test Is Approved by F.D.A.

Thursday, 4/24/2014, at 9:41 PM
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new primary method for detecting cervical cancer developed by the pharmaceutical company Roche.

Judge Rejects New York Limit on Donations to ‘Super PACs’

Thursday, 4/24/2014, at 9:40 PM
The decision voiding New York’s $150,000 annual limit was largely expected, because the United States Supreme Court had previously struck down a cap on campaign contributions.

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Fundraiser planned to support family of Northern High School student, mother, killed in fatal crash

Thursday, 4/24/2014, at 11:35 PM

From 3 to 9 p.m. April 30, 10 percent of all orders, including takeout, from Ferrante's Pizzeria in Dillsburg will go toward John Jackson's family, school officials said.

Lebanon County group plans strategies to stop natural gas pipeline

Thursday, 4/24/2014, at 11:33 PM

The line would travel through 27 miles of Lebanon County in South Londonderry, South Annville, North Annville, East Hanover and Union Townships.

Fairview Township church, York NAACP, encourage residents to embrace unity in response to KKK neighborhood watch

Thursday, 4/24/2014, at 10:44 PM

Signs expressing unity and anti-hate are available at the church at 402 Valley Road in Goldsboro, according to the church's Facebook post.

Mother and son dead in York County murder-suicide identified by coroner

Thursday, 4/24/2014, at 9:15 PM

Donald J. Cassel, 57, shot and killed his mother, 81-year-old Shirley P. Westheafer, before turning the gun on himself, according to the York County Coroner.

Northern York teachers' contract will increase salaries 1.66 percent for next two years

Thursday, 4/24/2014, at 9:28 PM
The collective bargaining agreement between the district and the Northern York Education Association will be effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016.

Boston Globe: Students Switching Activism to Boardroom

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Annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk Set For May 13

May 8, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The Dickinson Homestead in Amherst will sponsor the annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk on Saturday, May 13, at 1 p.m. The walk honors the memory of the poet Emily Dickinson, who died on May 15, 1886. The event is free and open to the public.