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NEWS
August 8, 1998 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a low-rent office full of computers and file cabinets, a group of young volunteers is doing the job no one in this nation wanted to touch--cataloging a genocide. It is a high-risk undertaking, conducted in partnership with Yale University Law School, because there are people in Cambodia, including some senior members of government, who have a lot to lose if they are linked to the Khmer Rouge's mass killings of 1975-79.
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NEWS
October 29, 1993 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a ceremony that included flashing lights, a sporty red convertible and race car driver Mario Andretti, the Georgia Power Co. Thursday unveiled a new center dedicated to research in electric vehicles. The center, which sponsors say is the first in the nation, would be housed in Atlanta's museum of science and technology, SciTrek.
BUSINESS
April 19, 2001 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The CBS Television Network this week opened a combination tourist draw and TV audience research center in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The center allows television executives from both coasts to observe and direct research with focus groups via videoconferencing, CBS executives said. Although CBS will be the primary user, the center also will conduct research for other Viacom Inc. television entities--MTV, Nickelodeon, Showtime and TNN--and their sponsors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 2, 1999
The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network is a consortium of more than 20 U.S. ecological research centers dedicated to understanding ecological processes operating at long time scales and over broad spatial scales. The LTER home page offers background information on the LTER Network, including research summaries and direct links to many of the LTER research centers.
BUSINESS
August 31, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
Phillip Cassadore, spiritual leader of the 10,000-member Apache tribe on the San Carlos Indian Reservation and an independent presidential candidate in 1972, died Tuesday. Cassadore, 53, suffered heart failure and died at Tucson Medical Center. He was considered the San Carlos Apache tribe's foremost medicine man and advocated a return to traditional Indian ways. He took over as tribal leader in 1956 after the death of his father, Chief Broken Arrow.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Scientists at the isolated research station at McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, are a little closer to civilization with the assistance of modern computers. The lonely outpost has been hooked via satellite with NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. The new service allows scientists at McMurdo to communicate via Internet, a computer network that joins many research centers around the world.
NEWS
December 17, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two leading education research centers announced they have received grants to devise better ways to measure the thinking skills students will need to become successful adults. The University of Pittsburgh's Learning Research and Development Center will receive $1.15 million from the Pew Charitable Trusts of Philadelphia. For a related study, the National Center on Education and the Economy in Rochester, N.Y., will get $1.3 million from the John D. and Catherine T.
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