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2012-02-10 04:13:11

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and Sen. John Glenn will discuss NASA's past, present and future during a NASA Future Forum at Ohio State University in Columbus on Feb. 20-21.

2012-02-09 21:43:27

A specific goal to eat a set number of daily servings of low-glycemic-index foods can improve dietary habits of people with Type 2 diabetes, according to new research.

2012-02-09 18:46:35

When low-income cohabiting couples with children decide to no longer live together, that doesn’t necessarily mean the end of their romantic relationship.

Younger Birds Get No Respect
2012-02-09 04:01:34

When mature male white-crowned sparrows duel to win a mate or a nesting territory, a young bird just doesn't get much respect.

2012-02-01 15:46:10

Most studies that have examined growing levels of health disparity in the United States have focused on the gap between the “haves” and the “have-nots” in terms of socioeconomic factors such as education and income.

2012-02-01 01:13:14

Despite the fears of some scholars and pundits, most political partisans don’t avoid news and opinion sources that contradict their own beliefs, according to a new study.

2012-01-26 12:55:34

A new study comparing the carbon-holding power of freshwater wetlands has produced measurements suggesting that wetlands in temperate regions are more valuable as carbon sinks than current policies imply, according to researchers.

2012-01-25 04:19:05

On any given weekend, at least 10 percent of students at a single college could be hosting a party, and on average, party hosts who live off campus are drinking more and engaging in more alcohol-related problem behaviors than are the students attending their bashes, research suggests.


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Nancy Currie
2012-08-17 14:31:26

Nancy Currie is an engineer, United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. She was born Nancy Jane Sherlock on December 29, 1958 in Wilmington, Delaware. She moved to Troy, Ohio as a child and graduated from Troy High School in 1977. She then went on to attend Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Science in 1980. From there she continued her education by earning a Master of Science degree in Safety Engineering from the University of Southern...

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