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Feng Wang

WHAT DID THE 2010 EARLY CAREER AWARD ALLOW YOU TO DO? Graphene, a one-atom thick sheet of carbon, exhibits incredible structural flexibility, electrical transport, and…

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Stitching It All Together

Imagine you’re an astronaut on a spacewalk. You’re doing your job when suddenly you get an alert: Your suit is leaking oxygen. Somewhere there’s a…

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Christiane Jablonowski

WHAT DID THE 2010 EARLY CAREER AWARD ALLOW YOU TO DO? This interdisciplinary Early Career grant made it possible to investigate new pathways to bridge…

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DOE Announces FY 2020 Small Business Innovation Research Funding Opportunity

The Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs issued its FY 2020 Phase II Release 1…

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Nature might be better than tech at reducing air pollution

Adding plants and trees to the landscapes near factories and other pollution sources could reduce air pollution by an average of 27 percent, new research…

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Meet the Director: Douglas Mans, EMSL

This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities. These scientists lead a variety of…

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Christine M. Thomas

WHAT DID THE 2010 EARLY CAREER AWARD ALLOW YOU TO DO? In order to more sustainably meet the global energy demands of the future, a…

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Research effort by Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago results in R&D 100 Award

A joint effort by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago has led to a prestigious R&D 100 Award and…

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Target practice: Perfecting the Mu2e production target

By Catherine Steffel Before Mu2e, there was MECO. Scientists, researchers, and engineers were ecstatic. They had been trying to carry out the Muon to Electron…

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Department of Energy awards Fermilab funding for next-generation dark matter research

The U.S. Department of Energy announced that it has awarded scientists at its Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory funding to boost research on dark matter, the…

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Cornell partners in $10M poultry science grant

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University is co-leading a $9.95 million, five-year U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that aims to transform nutrition and water use in…

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Tests start at CERN for large-scale prototype of new technology to detect neutrinos

Scientists working at CERN have started tests of a new neutrino detector prototype, using a very promising technology called “dual phase.” If successful, this new…

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Fermilab scientist Xingchen Xu receives prestigious DOE award to develop superconductors

Circular colliders: the energy frontier. A very high-energy collider is the most powerful future tool for direct discovery of new particles, according to the particle…

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More than $38,000 Raised for Southern Ocean Medical Center Foundation at Links for Life Fundraiser

Manahawkin, NJ – November 6, 2019 – Little Egg Harbor resident Bette Bauer and LuCille Perry of Northborough, Mass., raised more than $38,000 for Hackensack…

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Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.13 C per decade

Global Temperature Report: October 2019 Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.13 C per decade October Temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.46 C (+0.83…

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Trouble Sleeping? Insomnia Symptoms Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4 P.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019Media Contacts:Renee Tessman, [email protected], (612) 928-6137Angharad Chester-Jones, [email protected], (612) 928-6169  Trouble Sleeping? Insomnia Symptoms Linked…

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@JHUCarey expert on Mister Rogers available to discuss his impact and legacy for stories tied to new biopic.

Alexandra Klarén, a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School expert on the life and work of Fred Rogers, is available to speak with media members producing…

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MD Anderson, Artios Pharma and ShangPharma announce in-licensing agreement for DNA damage response inhibitor

HOUSTON, CAMBRIDGE, UK, NEW YORK and SOUTH SAN FRANSISCO -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Artios Pharma Limited and ShangPharma Innovation today announce…

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Loyola Physician Named President-Elect of ABOS

MAYWOOD, IL – Michael S. Bednar, MD, chief of hand surgery at Loyola University Medical Center and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Stritch…

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How Russia’s online censorship could jeopardize internet freedom worldwide

ANN ARBOR—Russia's ever-tightening grip on its citizens' internet access has troubling implications for online freedom in the United States and other countries that share its…

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World’s most expensive spice (saffron) favors Rhode Island growing conditions according to URI researchers

KINGSTON, R.I. – November 6, 2019 – Saffron is the world’s most expensive spice, selling for about $5,000 per pound at wholesale rates, and 90…

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NY’s Norway spruce ‘excellent choice’ for Rockefeller Christmas Tree

The 2019 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, a Norway spruce from Florida, New York, will be cut down on Thursday and transported to New York City,…

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Water scarcity could impact 85% of Africa by 2050, new research shows

BINGHAMTON, NY – Twenty-eight countries in Africa could face water stress or scarcity by 2050, according to research led by faculty at Binghamton University, State…

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Baylor Scott & White Health Named Top 10 Military Friendly® Employer in the US

Baylor Scott & White Health is proud to have been nationally ranked among the “Top 10” on VIQTORY’s 2020 list of Military Friendly® Employers in…

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The Medical Minute: Eustachian tube dilation offers safer relief from dysfunction

When the Eustachian tube connecting the back of the nose and middle ear becomes inflamed, infected or blocked, people can experience pain, discomfort and possible…

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ORNL to take on nine power grid modernization projects as part of DOE award

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 6, 2019—Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers will lead two new projects and support seven more to enhance the reliability and resilience…

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More Than Half Of Consumers Want To Use Voice Assistants For Healthcare

Based on a survey of 1,004 U.S. adults, the report includes these key highlights: 7.5% of U.S. consumers have used voice assistants such as Alexa…

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Rule Change by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Recognizes CRNAs’ Expert Care

Park Ridge, Ill. - The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) commends the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) for recognizing a Certified Registered…

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Quantitative Biology Opens Trail to Ecological Exploration, Evolutionary Prediction

One of the best studied topics of molecular biology is bacterial chemotaxis—the movement of bacterial cells in response to chemical stimuli. While scientists at UC…

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E-Learning Improves Graduate Medical Students’ Knowledge of Safe Opioid Prescribing

Even in the era of the opioid epidemic and abuse, medical residents report feeling inadequately prepared to prescribe opioids responsibly to patients who medically need…

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TIME FOR A NUCLEAR CLOCK

The atomic clocks that give extraordinary precision to the Global Positioning System (GPS) are based on transitions between energy states of atoms. Many advances have…

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Twenty-seven Loyola Physicians Named to Chicago Magazine’s 2019 Top Cancer Doctors

Twenty-seven Loyola Medicine physicians have been named to Chicago magazine's 2019 list of "Chicago's Top Cancer Doctors." The annual list of Top Cancer Doctors can be found…

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A Voice for Mental Health in Academia

So pervasive is the image of a graduate student toiling away for endless hours in the lab, frantically trying to crack the latest scientific conundrum.…

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UCI study is first to explore veterans’ grief, an overlooked toll of war

Irvine, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019 — Grief in veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq has been as largely overlooked as post-traumatic stress disorder…

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Cannabis could help alleviate depression and suicidality among people with PTSD

Cannabis may be helping Canadians cope with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research suggests. In an analysis of health survey data collected…

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Admitting patterns of junior doctors may be behind ‘weekend effect’ in hospitals, study suggests

The 'weekend effect' of increased hospital mortality has been well documented, including a 2015 study linking this to 11,000 extra UK deaths annually, which led…

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ARN Releases 8th Ed. of The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum

CHICAGO (November 6, 2019): The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) just released the 8th edition of The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum.…

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Early Results from First-In-U.S. Trial of CRISPR-Edited Immune Cells for Cancer Patients Suggest Safety of Approach

PHILADELPHIA – Genetically editing a cancer patient’s immune cells using CRISPR/Cas9 technology, then infusing those cells back into the patient appears safe and feasible based…

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UC San Diego’s 2019 Entrepreneurs in Residence Program Is Largest Ever

The University of California San Diego is growing. It’s evident in the capital construction projects around campus, the largest ever student body (39,633) and the…

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NSF grant provides next step for assistive walking exoskeletons

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — To understand, model and optimize the comfort of lower limb robotic exoskeletons, researchers in the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering…

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Teens and Vaping: What Parents Need to Know

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has linked vaping to over 1,600 cases of lung injury and 34 deaths throughout the United…

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Helping quinoa brave the heat

November 6, 2019 – Quinoa is a healthy food many know and love. As its popularity grows, more farmers are interested in planting it. However, the…

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Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Novel Method to Identify Patterns Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions

Contact: Lucia LeeMount Sinai Press [email protected] Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Novel Method to Identify Patterns Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions (New York, NY –…

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PFASs from ski wax bioaccumulate at Nordic resort

With winter approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, many people are looking forward to hitting the slopes. However, a recent study suggests that ski wax applied…

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Combatting air pollution with nature

Air pollution is composed of particles and gases that can have negative impacts on both the environment and human health. Technologies to mitigate pollution have…

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Concussion is more than just a headache, so it’s good to know the symptoms

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.  – Nov. 6, 2019 – You don’t have to be a football player to get a concussion. “Concussions are a disruption in normal…

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Switching to solar and wind will reduce groundwater use

IIASA researchers explored optimal pathways for managing groundwater and hydropower trade-offs for different water availability conditions as solar and wind energy start to play a…

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Is the Subscription-Based Model for Drug Reimbursement the Future?

Copenhagen, Denmark—6 November 2019—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research—explored the topical issue of the subscription-based model for drug reimbursement this morning…