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Immune cells may improve accuracy of predicting survival in colorectal cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The density of immune cells, called tumor infiltrating lymphocytes, when combined with analysis of tumor budding may serve as a method to more accurately…

Updated : Mar 02, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Katherine Foss: author of the forthcoming book Constructing the Outbreak: Epidemics in Media & Collective Memory. University of Massachusetts Press.

https://www.mtsu.edu/faculty/katherine-foss Available to provide expertise on the potrayal of the Coronavirus in the media and in political commentary. Epidemics in Media and Collective Memory Breastfeeding…

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Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Super Tuesday

Experts at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences are available for interviews ahead of and through Super Tuesday. Ross Baker, distinguished professor…

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MTU Engineers Zap and Unstick Underwater Smart Glue

With a small zap of electricity, biomedical engineers at Michigan Technological University take an underwater smart glue prototype from sticky to not in seven seconds.…

Updated : Mar 02, 2020 in Feature Expert

Cast your ballot, not your germs

As Americans cast their ballots for their respective primary elections on Super Tuesday, some voters may be wary of being in crowded rooms or touching…

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Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Winter’s Snow Drought in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (March 2, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick experts are available to discuss New Jersey’s mild weather so far this winter. That includes…

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Affordable Care Act helped make health insurance access more equal, but racial and ethnic gaps remain

As the Affordable Care Act turns 10 years old, a new study shows it has narrowed racial and ethnic gaps in access to health insurance…

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Notre Dame experts on coronavirus: limitations of WHO, cultural implications and similarities to polio

Dr. Bernard Nahlen, director of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health and Catherine Bolten, associate professor of anthropology and peace studies, provide insight into aspects…

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Pre-K teacher certification policies overlook standards for learning

UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS * Michigan State University * 408 W. Circle Drive * East Lansing, MI * 48824 Contact: Tanya Wright, College of Education: (517) 432-2367,…

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NOT JUST FOR BABY BOOMERS: Physicians Urge Hepatitis C Screening for Adults of All Ages

A risk factor for liver disease, cirrhosis and liver cancer, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is linked to the deaths of more U.S. patients than…

Updated : Mar 02, 2020 in Research Articles

Space weather model gives earlier warning of satellite-killing radiation storms

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., March 2, 2020—A new machine-learning computer model accurately predicts damaging radiation storms caused by the Van Allen belts two days prior to…

Updated : Mar 02, 2020 in Feature

Twenty-fifth anniversary of the discovery of the top quark at Fermilab

On March 2, 1995, laboratory staff, users and media gathered at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in the lab’s Ramsey Auditorium…

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COVID-19 Webcast with Johns Hopkins Experts Today Monday March 2 at 11:30 am ET

With COVID-19 now spreading via community transmission in the U.S. and the World Health Organization raising its risk assessment to “very high,” the Johns Hopkins…

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‘Brain Surfing’: Ultrasound waves focused on prefrontal cortex elevate mood and change brain connectivity in human volunteers

‘Brain Surfing’: Ultrasound waves focused on prefrontal cortex elevate mood and change brain connectivity in human volunteers   Joseph L Sanguinetti, Stuart Hameroff, Ezra E…

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Authentic Leadership Key to Improving ICU Nurses’ Professional Quality of Life

New research reinforces the importance of nurse leaders to the overall health of the work environment and to individual nurses’ professional quality of life. A…

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‘Start low, go slow’ still applies for pain management, especially for older patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Chronic pain affects a large proportion of older adults and most long-term care residents. Managing chronic pain effectively is essential but challenging,…