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Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

...to another place that somebody else might call home," said Jon Jenkins, the lead data analyst from NASA's Ames Research Center in California.This older, bigger cousin to Earth is called Kepler-452b. What makes this planet remarkable is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-23/scientists-find-closest-thing-yet-e
Symposium successful

...who came were concerned about their own future.Dr. Allan Levey, the director of the Emory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and keynote speaker for the symposium, provided an outstanding update on Alzheimer's research and a plea for more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-04/symposium-successful
Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion

...and African-Americans identify as Christians more than any other group in the United States. According to the Pew Research Center, nearly 80 percent of blacks identified as Christian in 2014, compared with 77 percent of Hispanics and 70 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/forgiveness-charleston-church
Christian church is receiving a purging

...news that Christianity in America is on the decline. Much of the recent hype can be traced to a May 12, 2015, Pew Research Center poll that stated, "The Christian share of the U.S. population is declining, while the number of U.S. adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-05-22/christian-church-receivi
Many couples waiting longer for marriage

...religious people are still much less likely to cohabit before marriage, added D'Vera Cohn, a senior writer at the Pew Research Center.In states where gay marriage has become legal, longtime same-sex couples can now also decide whether they want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-05-16/many-couples-waiting-longer-marriag
Falling for failure

...under President Obama ? undoubtedly the most socialist-leaning president in 100 years and perhaps ever. A Pew Research Center study last December said the gap is the highest ever recorded.Meanwhile, the numbers of those dependent on government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-15/falling-failure
Entrepreneurs bet on the smartphone to solve money problems

...year, and for a portion of those people, the phone was their only way to access the Internet, according to the Pew Research Center.AUTOMATIC SAVINGS: The mobile service Digit makes saving money require zero thought. Digit's algorithm analyzes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-04/entrepreneurs-bet-smartpho
U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...anything previously done at SRS.Giusti said the Savannah River National Laboratory is still working with a German research center to develop technology to dispose of the spent fuel. The Energy Department has not decided whether it will accept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
Research center broadens focus beyond pulp, paper

ATLANTA -- A multidisciplinary research center at Georgia Tech is the latest to expand its focus beyond the pulp and paper industry, but industry insiders say it's not a sign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-02/research-center-broaden-fo
City set to approve borrowing $8 million for Georgia Regents University research center

An $8 million loan to help Georgia Regents University build a cancer research center and repay using future sales tax collections goes for Augusta Commission approval Tuesday.The loan, a tax anticipation note...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-17/city-set-approve-borrowi