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Another Reason to Crack the Books

Published: March 29, 2017

Who knew?  Readers live longer than non-readers. I just saw an item in the AARP magazine that cited a study by Yale University scientists who discovered that reading 30 minutes a day increases longevity.  Reading fiction is particularly helpful. That’s good news for people who read constantly. Authored by Becca… Read More

Ohio Humanities invests in important untold Ohio stories and leverages major support for Lucy Braun – Pioneer Ecologist

Published: March 23, 2017

Photo: Lucy Braun (right) fords stream during field research in 1910 at Beechwood Camp, Hueston Woods, Ohio. Courtesy, Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium, Miami University. Lucy Braun (1889-1971) was a trailblazer in the field of ecology and for women in science. She was the second woman to receive a PhD… Read More

Ohio Chautauqua Presents Marie Curie

Published: March 8, 2017

“Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” –Marie Curie   Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize,… Read More

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