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DHS S&T and Israeli Partners Announce Awards for Advanced Technologies in Homeland Security

WASHINGTON – The Israel – U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation today announced three awards for collaborative projects totaling $2.3 million to develop…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Fisheries management is actually working, global analysis shows

FROM: Michelle Ma University of Washington 206-543-2580 [email protected] (NOTE: Researcher contact information at end)   For Immediate Release Jan. 13, 2020   Fisheries management is…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Research Articles

John Theurer Cancer Center Investigators Report Effectiveness of New Treatment for Refractory Multiple Myeloma

John Theurer Cancer Center Investigators Report Effectiveness of New Treatment for Refractory Multiple Myeloma Triple-drug regimen shown to be superior to conventional treatment in major…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Just How Healthy is Chicken Noodle Soup?

You may remember a loved one making you a bowl of chicken noodle soup whenever you were feeling under the weather as a child. Just…

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Booker’s exit won’t depress turnout, but future is bright for ‘gifted politican’

Cory Booker announced this week that he will end his presidential campaign, making the existing Democratic field less diverse. Elizabeth Sanders, professor of government at…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Connecting the dots in the sky could shed new light on dark matter

Astrophysicists have come a step closer to understanding the origin of a faint glow of gamma rays covering the night sky. They found that this…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Hospital Critical Care Resuscitation Unit Improves Patients’ Chances of Survival

Patients with acutely life-threatening health conditions who were treated in the innovative Critical Care Resuscitation Unit (CCRU) received faster treatment and had better health outcomes,…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Technology Protects Respiratory Tract of Premature Infants Who Need Assisted Ventilation

A new artificial model of premature infants will make possible experiments that are expected to reduce injury to infants on respirators. The study, published in…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Feature

UPMC First in the U.S. to Implant Wireless Retinal Device

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 13, 2020 – UPMC has implanted the first patient in the United States with a new wireless retinal device as part of a…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Announcement

Wayne State University to address urgent need for STEM educators

DETROIT – Through support from the U.S. Department of Education, Wayne State University announced it is launching the Metro Detroit Teaching Residency for Urban Excellence…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Infectious Disease Experts Available to Discuss New Jersey Legislation Banning Religious Exemption for Vaccines in Public Schools

The New Jersey State Senate today will vote on removing religious exemptions from vaccinations requirement for children who attend public schools. If passed, New Jersey…

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Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Global Fisheries Management Study

New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 13, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Olaf P. Jensen is available for interviews on new marine fisheries management research published in the journal…

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Team builds the first living robots

A book is made of wood. But it is not a tree. The dead cells have been repurposed to serve another need. Now a team…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Updated Breast Cancer Guideline Refines Testing to Better Identify Patients Likely to Benefit from Treatment

Northfield, Ill. and Alexandria, Va.— The updated guideline for estrogen and progesterone receptor (ER/PgR) testing in breast cancer, published jointly today by the College of…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Can Solar Geoengineering Mitigate both Climate Change and Income Inequality?

New research from the University of California San Diego finds that solar geoengineering—the intentional reflection of sunlight away from the Earth’s surface—may reduce income inequality…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Research Articles

A Replacement for Exercise?

Whether it be a brisk walk around the park or high intensity training at the gym, exercise does a body good. But what if you…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Research Articles

New AACC Guidance Document Outlines How Healthcare Professionals Can Prevent the Widespread Supplement Biotin From Interfering With Medical Tests

WASHINGTON – Biotin’s upsurge in popularity has led to a parallel rise in incidents of this health supplement interfering with critical medical tests. A new…

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How Marijuana Accelerates Growth of HPV-related Head and Neck Cancer Identified

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have identified the molecular mechanism activated by the presence of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — the ingredient that…

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Mount Sinai Diversity Innovation Hub Named Among Top 50 Leaders in Digital Health for 2020

Contact: Stacy A. Anderson                     Mount Sinai Press Office                     347-346-3390                     [email protected]                            Mount Sinai Diversity Innovation Hub Named Among Top 50 Leaders in…

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Brain Cancer Expert Joins Neurosurgery Faculty at Mount Sinai

(New York – January 13, 2017) Dolores Hambardzumyan, PhD, MBA, has been appointed Senior Faculty in the Department of Neurosurgery and a member of The Tisch…

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Influential Electrons? Physicists Uncover a Quantum Relationship

A team of physicists has mapped how electron energies vary from region to region in a particular quantum state with unprecedented clarity. This understanding reveals…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Nano-objects of Desire: Assembling Ordered Nanostructures in 3-D

UPTON, NY—Scientists have developed a platform for assembling nanosized material components, or “nano-objects,” of very different types—inorganic or organic—into desired 3-D structures. Though self-assembly (SA)…

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Department of Energy Announces $625 Million for New Quantum Centers

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $625 million over the next five years to establish two to five multidisciplinary Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research…

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Department of Energy to Provide $75 Million for Bioenergy Crops Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide up to $75 million over five years for research to develop sustainable bioenergy crops…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Feature Expert

Daniel Bardayan: Then and Now

WHAT DID THE 2010 EARLY CAREER AWARD ALLOW YOU TO DO? The majority of the chemical elements that make up our world were created by…

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Danforth Center Announces External Advisory Board of AgTech NEXT Summit

ST. LOUIS, MO, January 13, 2020  - The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center today announced the External Advisory Board (EAB) of AgTech NEXTTM, a bold…

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Investigational drugs block bone loss in mice receiving chemotherapy

Bone loss that can lead to osteoporosis and fractures is a major problem for cancer patients who receive chemotherapy and radiation. Since the hormone estrogen…

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New Program Supports Machine Learning in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation announces the establishment of a new program for Machine Learning in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering. The goal of…

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Survey Reveals Most Americans Know a Lot Less About Eye Health Than They Think They Do: Here’s Why That’s a Problem

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Jan. 13, 2020 — A survey conducted by The Harris Poll has uncovered key gaps in American’s knowledge of eye health,…

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Scientists identify protein associated with ovarian cancer that exacerbates neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s

Houston Methodist scientists identified a protein found in ovarian cancer that may contribute to declining brain function and Alzheimer’s disease, by combining computational methods and…

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Dehydrated, low on sugar or at risk of skin infection? Wearable sensor made by NUS researchers can tell from your sweat

Sweat, which contains a wide range of biochemical markers, can tell us a lot about our health. Variations in sweat pH (i.e. acidity or alkalinity),…