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Is Mars Humid Enough to Support Life? | Space.com

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Jul 072015
 
Is Mars Humid Enough to Support Life? | Space.com

Mars may appear to be dry and desolate, but the Red Planet can be surprisingly humid — perhaps humid enough to support life, some scientists say. “The conditions on Mars…is the equivalent of the drier parts of the Atacama Desert in Chile,” John Rummel, of East Carolina University, told Space.com.

Employers Have Greater Leeway on Unpaid Internships, Court Rules | New York Times

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Jul 072015
 
Employers Have Greater Leeway on Unpaid Internships, Court Rules | New York Times

Employers have considerable leeway to use unpaid interns legally when the work serves an educational purpose, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday, setting aside a lower court decision that the movie studio Fox Searchlight Pictures had improperly classified former workers as unpaid interns rather than employees

Help raise two brothers, head the investing club, summer at Oxford: How one student went from poverty to an elite college | Washington Post

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Jul 072015
 
Help raise two brothers, head the investing club, summer at Oxford: How one student went from poverty to an elite college | Washington Post

Min Zhong, 19, arrived in the U.S. as a 9-year-old who spoke little English. Her parents struggled to make ends meet. And while her classmates attended after-school activities, Zhong grew up caring for two younger brothers while her parents put in long hours at work. She excelled in school nonetheless.

ECU’s Iannettoni elected to lead thoracic resident physician programs in U.S. |Daily Reflector Workweek

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Jul 062015
 
ECU's Iannettoni elected to lead thoracic resident physician programs in U.S. |Daily Reflector Workweek

Dr. Mark Iannettoni, vice chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences for East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine, has been named president of the Thoracic Surgery Directors Association.

The right college major can make you $3.4 million more in a lifetime | Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Jul 062015
 
The right college major can make you $3.4 million more in a lifetime | Atlanta Journal Constitution

…certain college majors have a much higher return on investment than other degrees. While this isn’t overly surprising, the difference in lifetime wages for different majors is enormous.

Tuesday temps tie record | Daily Reflector

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Jun 172015
 
Tuesday temps tie record | Daily Reflector

Greenville tied its record high temperature for June 16 by 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Rising temperatures did not stop local residents from being outside. Dr. Ted Delbridge, chief of emergency services at Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Medical Center, provided information about signs of heat-related illnesses, prevention and response to symptoms.