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Chess Grandmastery: Nature, Gender, and the Genius of Judit Polgár

László Polgár raised all three of his daughters to become chess prodigies.
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YIVO Vilna Project Will Digitize Jewish History

It's an exciting time for Yiddish scholarship. The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research has announced the start of its YIVO Vilna Project, a $5.25 million, 15-year endeavor to unite, at last, a collection of treasured documents that has been separated by an ocean for half a century .
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Neighborhood Gardens: A Housing Project Born of Unbridled Optimism

Long before Ferguson brought it into the news, St. Louis became famous for its monumentally disastrous Pruitt-Igoe Housing ...
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Does Lobbying Really Help Corporations?

Analysis found that big lobbying doesn't necessarily go together with big profits.
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Scholarly Advice for Potential New Undergrads

Some counterintuitive advice for students.
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The Journal of Biblical Literature

The Journal of Biblical Literature, published by the Society of Biblical Literature, has provided critical analyses on testament since 1890.
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Nobel Prize Awarded for Research Related to “Internal GPS”

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to three scientists whose work focused on the brain's "internal GPS."
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Undocumented at College

The effects of allowing undocumented students to receive in-state tuition rates at their state colleges and universities.
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Why We Really, Really Hate Being Alone

Why do we hate to be alone? It may have to do with saber toothed tigers.