The St. Cloud Times chimes in on the debate over the anti-cloning initiatives by the House and Senate, saying they’ll damage the state’s research potential — and the economic benefits of it: The measure …  turns highly educated, well-compensated scientists into potential criminals if they pursue developing cutting-edge cellular medical treatments in Minnesota. … Have Read more

California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes With state budget talks halted, the 112-campus system faces an $800-million cut in funding for the coming school year. The system may have to enroll 400,000 fewer students. Chancellor Jack Scott calls the situation a tragedy for students. (Los Angeles Times) Admission rate tightens at Harvard, Stanford, Princeton Read more