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Genetic defect causing fragile X-related disorders more common than thought

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  • Web Newswire

December 25, 2012

A single genetic defect on the X chromosome that can result in a wide array of conditions — from learning and emotional difficulties to primary ovarian insufficiency in women and tremors in middle-aged men — occurs at a much greater frequency than pr

Does Gay Marriage Improve Health?

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  • British Medical Journal

December 20, 2012

Two recent events in the United States have brought the issue of same sex marriage back to the top of the news. Firstly, on election day, 6 November, three states legalized same sex marriage and a fourth voted down a ban on same sex marriage.

Taxing Unhealthy Foods Not Effective in Promoting Healthier Choices

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  • Food Product Design

December 19, 2012

States or cities that implement sales taxes on unhealthy foods in an effort to promote healthy eating often miss the mark because many consumers are simply unaware of tax differences sold in grocery stores, according to a new study published in the A

VIMS team among DOD honorees

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  • William & Mary

December 19, 2012

Professors Iris Anderson and Mark Brush of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science are part of a team that has received one of six “Project of the Year” awards from the U.S.

George Simpson Jr., 'Brains' Behind RTP's Early Development, Dies

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  • News & Observer

December 18, 2012

George L. Simpson Jr., who played a key role in the creation and early development of Research Triangle Park before becoming chancellor of the University System of Georgia, died Thursday after a lengthy illness.

RTP Pioneer George Simpson Dies at 91

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  • Triangle Business Journal

December 17, 2012

One of the key pioneers of Research Triangle Park, George L. Simpson Jr. of Raleigh, passed away on Dec. 13 following a lengthy illness.

Back to the Future

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  • CFO Magazine

December 16, 2012

Some people live in the past, but Mike Kaelin is preoccupied with the year 2017. That’s because the CFO of RTI International tries to evaluate the company’s finance systems from the perspective of five years from now.