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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
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We live in Rolla, MO, a smallish city of roughly 19,000 people.  The place is  dominated by a state university, Missouri University of Science and Technology, to be specific.   It is a mainstay of Rolla, a large employer for the area.   The university began in 1870 as the School of Mines and Metallurgy.  Now it’s known as the school in Missouri to enroll at if you want to be an engineer, work in the field of computers, or work in any field of science or mathematics.

Updated at 1:57 PM

One of the most dazzling sights on Earth is the night sky. With billions of brilliant stars, streaking meteors and planetary neighbors like Jupiter and Venus, it’s an amazing spectacle.

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A new food trend is literally sprouting up in grocery aisles: sprouted grains and bread, rice, muffins and other products made from them.

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Ice-skating on an outdoor rink with a mountain backdrop and tubing down a snow-drenched hill during the winter. Or swimming in the lake, mountain biking and golfing during the summer.

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Spring break means time off from school, but for students striving for success it’s also a chance to immerse themselves in some hardcore studying that they don’t have time for during the school year.

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If you consider your friends family, you may be on to something. A study from the University of California, San Diego, and Yale University finds that friends who are not biologically related still resemble each other genetically. “Looking across the...

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Hannibal-LaGrange University’s campus has been chosen to be the site of the 2015 Worldview Conference that will be held on Thursday, April 2.

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Fast food’s link to obesity and related diseases is well documented, and now new truths are emerging about negative effects of eating too much fast food. Researchers at Ohio State University and University of Texas, Austin, recently found that the...

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1 Prepare for and take standardized tests

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If you’re looking forward to an early summer tomato or a bumper crop of sugar snap peas, you’ll need to attract pollinators to your garden. Bees are one of your best bets.

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