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  1. Moonshot Grant Will Help Researchers See Two of Cancer's Key Food Sources at OnceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Newswise

    PHILADELPHIA Imagine trying to take a picture of a runner, but only being able to see her feet. If you could see her whole body, you'd get the full picture of how she uses both legs to put one foot in front of the other to reach top speed.

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  2. Understanding the Rice Genome for Bioenergy ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Newswise

    Genome-wide rice studies yield first major, large-scale collection of mutations for grass model crops, vital to boosting biofuel production. Researchers produced a database of mutations in an important grass crop: rice.

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  3. NIH Awards $9.6M Grant to Columbia for a Myalgic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Newswise

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year $9.6 million grant to the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health to create the Center for Solutions for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome , an inter-disciplinary, inter-institutional research group dedicated to understanding the biology of the disease in order to develop effective means to diagnose, treat and prevent it. This Center will be one of three ME/CFS Collaborative Research Centers that will be awarded, together with a Data Management and Coordinating Center .

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  4. A Magic Formula to Predict Attraction Is More Elusive Than EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Newswise

    Dating websites often claim attraction between two people can be predicted from the right combination of traits and preferences, but a new study casts doubt on that assertion. The study, which used speed dating data, found a computer could predict who is desirable and how much someone would desire others - who's hot and who's not - but it could not unravel the mystery of unique desire for a specific person.

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  5. Study: Job Centers Offer Little Help for the UnemployedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Newswise

    Montral - If you are unemployed and looking for a job, the best way to get government-funded training and help finding a job is to prove you are "unemployable." Far from providing workers with the means to move up and out of low-wage jobs, One-Stop Job Centers are complicit in both creating and supplying low-wage employers with a ready stream of docile available workers.

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  6. Animal Coloration Research: On the Threshold of a New EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Newswise

    In the last 20 years, the field of animal coloration research has experienced explosive growth thanks to numerous technological advances, and it now stands on the threshold of a new era. That's the conclusion of 27 researchers, including University of Michigan evolutionary biologist Elizabeth Tibbetts , in a review article scheduled for online publication in the journal Science on Aug. 3. The authors of the wide-ranging and comprehensive review include behavioral ecologists, psychologists, optical physicists, visual physiologists, geneticists, anthropologists and evolutionary biologists.

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  7. GPS for Cell "Highways"? 3D Model System Illustrates How Molecular Motors NavigateRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | Newswise

    In cells, cargo that contains tiny packages of critical biological material, such as insulin, are transported by teams of minuscule myosin molecular "motors" along complex actin filament "highways." How these motors reach their destination when confronted with numerous intersections without GPS is a mystery.

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  8. Breaking the Rules to Make Electricity from Waste HeatRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | Newswise

    The DOE Science News Source is a Newswise initiative to promote research news from the Office of Science of the DOE to the public and news media. Scientists discovered a new cage or "clathrate" crystal structure in which the atoms are each bonded to five or six atoms, more than previously seen in clathrates.

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  9. Forget the Red Hot Blob: Volcanic Zircon Crystals Give a New View of MagmaRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | Newswise

    Volcanologists are gaining a new understanding of what's going on inside a shallow magma reservoir that lies below an active volcano and they're finding a colder, more solid place than previously thought, according to new research published June 16 in the journal Science. It's a new view of how volcanoes work, and could eventually help volcanologists get a better idea of when a volcano poses the most risk.

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  10. Youth Cyberbullying Among Current or Former Friends and Dating PartnersRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | Newswise

    Youth cyberbullying is dramatically more likely to occur between current or former friends and dating partners than between students who were never friends or in a romantic relationship. "A common concern regarding cyberbullying is that strangers can attack someone, but here we see evidence that there are significant risks associated with close connections," said Diane Felmlee, the lead author of the study and a professor of sociology at Pennsylvania State University.

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  11. Zika Infections Could Be Factor in More PregnanciesRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Newswise

    MADISON, Wis. - Zika virus infection passes efficiently from a pregnant monkey to its fetus, spreading inflammatory damage throughout the tissues that support the fetus and the fetus's developing nervous system, and suggesting a wider threat in human pregnancies than generally appreciated.

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  12. Injured Bones Reconstructed by Gene and Stem Cell TherapiesRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Newswise

    LOS ANGELES a' A Cedars-Sinai-led team of investigators has successfully repaired severe limb fractures in laboratory animals with an innovative technique that cues bone to regrow its own tissue. If found to be safe and effective in humans, the pioneering method of combining ultrasound, stem cell and gene therapies could eventually replace grafting as a way to mend severely broken bones.

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  13. Innovative Approach to Carpal Tunnel Release Explored during AMSSM Annual MeetingRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Newswise

    San Diego, CA Marko Bodor, MD, will deliver a Keynote speech discussing up-and-coming treatments of carpal tunnel syndrome at the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine on Thursday, May 11, in San Diego, CA. Dr. Bodor has been a trailblazer in exploring innovative ways to treat carpal tunnel syndrome, one of the most common wrist and upper extremity conditions.

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  14. Nutrients Are Nice, but Produce Better Pass the Taste TestRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Consumers want produce that tickles their taste buds and is easy on the eye, but they think quality fruits and vegetables are a matter of luck, according to University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers.

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  15. With Just One Black Teacher, Black Students More Likely to GraduateRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | Newswise

    Low-income black students who have at least one black teacher in elementary school are significantly more likely to graduate from high school and consider attending college, concludes a new study co-authored by a Johns Hopkins University economist. Having at least one black teacher in third through fifth grades reduced a black student's probability of dropping out of school by 29 percent, the study found.

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  16. Society for Nutrition and Behavior to Host 50th Annual Conference in Washington, DCRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | Newswise

    The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior will host its 2017 Annual Conference at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC from July 20-24. The premier gathering for nutrition education professionals worldwide, the Annual Conference allows attendees to connect with hundreds of nutritionists from various professions, including extension, public health, government, academia, industry and community settings.

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  17. Understanding Predictability and Randomness by Digging in the DirtRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Newswise

    WASHINGTON, D.C., March 28, 2017 -- When tilling soil, the blade of the tillage tool cuts through the dirt, loosening it up in preparation for seeding. The dirt granules are pushed aside in a way that certainly looks random -- but might not be.

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  18. Submission Site Now Open for Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart TeamRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Newswise

    WHAT: The Cardiovascular Research Foundation is pleased to announce that the submission site is now open for Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart Team at . Structural Heart is a new journal that will focus on diagnosing and treating diseases of the heart valves, myocardium and great vessels, as well as congenital heart disease, and the importance of the Heart Team in this process.

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  19. Wake Forest Baptist Names Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., Chief Executive OfficerRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | Newswise

    Feb. 14, 2017 - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced Julie Ann Freischlag, , M.D., as its new chief executive officer . Freischlag joins the medical center on May 1 and succeeds CEO John D. McConnell, M.D., who last year announced that he would transition to a new position at the Medical Center, after leading it since 2008.

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  20. UC San Diego Researcher to Study Most Effective Treatment for Kawasaki DiseaseRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | Newswise

    Kawasaki disease is an uncommon illness that affects blood vessels in the hearts of children. It is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in infants and children.

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