OU Welcome Center to be Named in Honor of Significant Gift From Jones Family

Home to the OU Welcome Center and Office of Admissions and Recruitment, Jacobson Hall offers prospective students and their families a first impression of the university, with guided tours of OU’s nationally recognized campus beginning on its front steps. During the 2021-22 school year, OAR hosted more than 17,000 campus tours with prospective students and … Read more

Up to 80% of Athletes Who Die Suddenly Had No Symptoms or Family History of Heart Disease

New recommendations published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology describe how to use genetic testing to prevent sudden cardiac death in athletes and enable safe exercise. Recommendations on how to use gene testing to prevent sudden cardiac death in athletes and enable safe exercise were published on June 16, 2022, in the European Journal … Read more

New DNA Technology Is Shaking Up The Branches of The Evolutionary Tree

If you look different to your close relatives, you may have felt separate from your family. As a child, during particularly stormy fall outs you might have even hoped it was a sign that you were adopted. As our new research shows, appearances can be deceptive when it comes to family. New DNA technology is … Read more

One year after Arizona geologist went missing, family continues search efforts

Daniel Robinson, 24, was last seen June 23, 2021, driving west from his work site in an area west of Sun Valley Parkway and north of Cactus Road in Buckeye. The morning of June 23, 2021, was the last time someone saw 25-year-old Daniel Robinson leaving work in Buckeye – one year later, his family … Read more

Discovery Center at Water’s Edge holds first Magic of Science Fair and Family Festival – Baltimore Sun

The Discovery Center at Water’s Edge, an interactive science center where visitors of all ages can experience hands-on science and technology, had over 2,000 attendees June 11 at its first annual Magic of Science Fair and Family Festival. The event took place at the TUNE Building at Harford Community College. “If [the] Magic of Science … Read more

Study of Tibetan Monks Reveals Surprising Advantages of Lifelong Celibacy

Why would someone join an institution that removed the option of family life and required them to be celibate? Reproduction, after all, is at the very heart of the evolution that shaped us. Yet many religious institutions around the world require exactly this. The practice has led anthropologists to wonder how celibacy could have evolved … Read more

Family of jailed geologist ‘left out in the cold’ by Government | UK | News

Family of Jim Fitton who faces death penalty call for ministerial support Jim Fitton’s daughter, Leila Tasker, said the family had not heard a word about her father’s fate since the harsh sentence was passed by a Baghdad court on June 6. Fitton (center-left) was arrested by Iraqi authorities at Baghdad airport (Image: SABAH ARAR … Read more

Leslie Science & Nature Center unveils plans for interactive Nature Playscape

ANN ARBOR – Tree Town kids and kids-at-heart can anticipate a new, outdoor play space by Leslie Science & Nature Center. Named Nature Playscape, the multi-year project has several different features and areas, including a 32-foot slide, tunnel and exploration and building area. This summer, area children can see construction on the Active Zone, the … Read more

Largest-Ever Family Tree for Primates – Including Both Living and Extinct Species

A comprehensive family tree for primates has been created that covers more than 900 species. Fossil-based compilation reveals new information on the evolution and spread of primates. The largest and most comprehensive family tree of the order primates, including both living and extinct species, has been assembled by researchers at the University of Chicago and … Read more