Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Elul 1, 5774

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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
With a revamped lab, a list of guest speakers and a new instructor, Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia has beefed up its middle- and high school science programs. The Rubin Science Center, which opens on Tuesday, Sept. 6, with the start of the school year, will now boast two high-powered microscopes, new computers, a new projector and a new teacher-guided...
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Wired with Michael Trantas
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Michael Trantas
Microsoft just rolled out a new program last month requiring customers to verify that they're running legitimate copies of the Windows operating system before they could use Windows Update Services provided on their Web site. The Windows Genuine Advantage 1.0 program is Microsoft's latest effort to stop people from pirating its software. When users log on to Windows Update, Microsoft...
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Imagine learning about the secret life of whales, or digging up dinosaur bones, or studying a new language in a foreign country. Perhaps you want to discover the best ways to invest money. How about helping to band birds at a nature preserve? You could do any of these interesting pursuits while enjoying your vacation, for this new lifestyle trend...
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Defribrillators make an important house call
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
In the first critical moments after cardiac arrest, commonly called a "heart attack," a defibrillator can help keep a victim alive. It is a powerful medical device, about the size of a small laptop computer but a bit heavier, and one a leading cardiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles said should be in as many homes as possible...
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Bryan schwartzman Jewish Exponent Staff Since the Palestinians launched a war of attrition popularly called the second intifada nearly five years ago, the public-relations deck has been stacked in their favor, especially on college campuses across the United States. Philadelphia-area institutions of higher education hardly differ in this regard. At Swarthmore College, for instance - a 1,500-student, liberal-arts institution steeped...
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