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Article ID: 719219

Rare 10 million-year-old fossil unearths new view of human evolution

University of Missouri, Columbia

Near an old mining town in Central Europe, known for its picturesque turquoise-blue quarry water, lay Rudapithecus. For 10 million years, the fossilized ape waited in Rudabánya, Hungary, to add its story to the origins of how humans evolved.

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18-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: PubSci at the Parrish Merges Science, Art, and Music

Article ID: 719168

PubSci at the Parrish Merges Science, Art, and Music

Brookhaven National Laboratory

The sciences and the arts are often seen as polar opposites. But a conversation between a scientist, artists, and composers held at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, NY, on the evening of Sept. 6, 2019 showed how these fields can be combined to create beautiful visuals and sounds based on real scientific data. The conversation was the second installment of PubSci at the Parrish, a spin-off of PubSci—the science café and conversation series of Brookhaven National Lab.

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18-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Newswise: $2.25 million gift to UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to help secure Rockefeller legacy in Arkansas

Article ID: 718856

$2.25 million gift to UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to help secure Rockefeller legacy in Arkansas

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The Winthrop Rockefeller Charitable Trust has gifted $2.25 million to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to preserve and educate the public about the history of Arkansas, including the notable contributions of Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller. 

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12-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Smithsonian Snapshot: Stay Sharp This School Year

Article ID: 718737

Smithsonian Snapshot: Stay Sharp This School Year

Smithsonian Institution

With back-to-school season underway, just the sight of this pencil sharpener may bring back memories of school days past. Generations after it was first introduced, this style of sharpener can still be found in schools today.

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10-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Crossroads Premieres ‘Paul Robeson’ at NBPAC’s Grand Opening, ‘Lion King’ Actor to Star

Article ID: 718659

Crossroads Premieres ‘Paul Robeson’ at NBPAC’s Grand Opening, ‘Lion King’ Actor to Star

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Paul Robeson – a play examining the life of the famous scholar, athlete, entertainer and activist who graduated from Rutgers 100 years ago – is the first production of the upcoming season of the Crossroads Theatre Company as well as Crossroads’ first play in the new New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC).

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9-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 718408

“What We Can Learn About Allyship Today from ‘Suffragents’ Who Helped Women Get the Vote”—Sept. 23 Lecture by NYU’s Brooke Kroeger

New York University

Author Brooke Kroeger will discuss the impact of powerful men in the women's suffrage movement with “What We Can Learn About Allyship Today from ‘Suffragents’ Who Helped Women Get the Vote,” on Mon., Sept. 23.

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4-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT

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