Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775

Using new "lab-on-a-chip" technology, James Landers, a University of Virginia professor of chemistry and mechanical engineering, and associate professor of pathology, hopes to create a handheld device that may eventually allow physicians, crime scene investigators, pharmacists, even the general public to quickly and inexpensively conduct DNA tests from almost anywhere, without the need for a complex and expensive central laboratory...
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
The Jewish community of Barbados celebrated a joyous milestone this year with the opening of the Nidhe Israel Museum, which overlooks the Jewish cemetery and historic Nidhe Israel Synagogue in Bridgetown. The museum documents the contribution made by Jews to the island, one that set off profound ripples throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. Barbados is home to the oldest...
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Well, actually, Greenland is not exactly the color of money
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
It may not be on your Top 10 list of favorite places to visit. In fact, it may not make any list at all. But Greenland should be on your list of places you must visit, for those who make the trek often declare it not just worth the effort but probably an experience you'll never forget. Greenland -- a...
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History can repeat itself -- even when it's at home
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
When a first marriage ends and a new love is on the horizon, it may be the perfect time to begin a new, even a better second marriage, right? Not always. Just because you're divorced and about to marry again, don't think you might be able to avoid the same problems that drove you to divorce the first time around...
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
In its role of caring for and counseling newly diagnosed cancer patients -- as well as the afflicted no longer in remission and caregivers of cancer patients -- the Wellness Community of Philadelphia has been recognized for its outreach and assistance. As part of its ongoing mission to spread awareness about cancer-related programs and services, TWCP held its 10th annual...
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