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  1. 'Condor Watch' Enlists Citizen Scientists to Help an Endangered SpeciesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Newswise

    Biologists studying the endangered California condor have launched a new web site to enlist the help of citizen scientists in research aimed at reducing lead poisoning, the primary threat to condors in the wild.

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  2. Past HIV Vaccine Trials Reveal New Path to SuccessRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 19 | Newswise

    A multi-national research team led by Duke Medicine scientists has identified a subclass of antibodies associated with an effective immune response to an HIV vaccine.

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  3. How Do Polar Bears Stay Warm? Research Finds an Answer in Their GenesRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | Newswise

    But things are different for their Arctic relative, the polar bear. Within this high-latitude species, only pregnant females den up for the colder months.

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  4. Astrophysicist Piero Madau Wins 2014 Dannie Heineman PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2014 | Newswise

    Washington, DC, January 15, 2014 - The American Institute of Physics and the American Astronomical Society are pleased to announce that astrophysicist Piero Madau has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics, which is given annually to recognize outstanding work in the field.

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  5. Cancer Genomics Hub Adds Childhood Cancer DataRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2014 | Newswise

    Researchers studying the genetics of childhood cancers now have access to a large and growing set of genomic data through the Cancer Genomics Hub operated by the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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  6. Amount and Types of Fat We Eat Affect Health and Risk of Disease:...Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2014 | Newswise

    Healthy adults should consume between 20 percent and 35 percent of their calories from dietary fat, increase their consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, and limit their intake of saturated and trans fats, according to an updated position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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  7. NASA Great Observatories Team Up to Discover Ultra-Bright Young GalaxiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2014 | Newswise

    Newswise - NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Spitzer Space Telescope joined forces to discover and characterize four unusually bright galaxies as they appeared more than 13 billion years ago, just 500 million years after the big bang.

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  8. Scientists Anticipated Size and Location of 2012 Costa Rica EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2013 | Newswise

    Scientists using GPS to study changes in the Earth's shape accurately forecasted the size and location of the magnitude 7.6 Nicoya earthquake that occurred in 2012 in Costa Rica.

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  9. Scientists Anticipated Size and Location of 2012 Costa Rica EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2013 | Newswise

    Scientists using GPS to study changes in the Earth's shape accurately forecasted the size and location of the magnitude 7.6 Nicoya earthquake that occurred in 2012 in Costa Rica.

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  10. Hawaiian Monk Seal Toy Raises Funds to Save Endangered SpeciesRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2013 | Newswise

    For that special Christmas gift, how about saving an endangered species? That's the goal of the Real Seal, a 6-inch plush Hawaiian monk seal toy designed by monk seal researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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  11. First Earth-Sized, Rocky Exoplanet FoundRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2013 | Newswise

    Kamuela, Hawaii - A team of astronomers has found the first Earth-sized planet outside the solar system that has a rocky composition like that of Earth.

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  12. Experts Available to Discuss Halloween Costumes, Body Image, Sexualization of GirlsRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2013 | Newswise

    WHAT: Psychologists with expertise on body image, gender roles and the negative impact of the sexualization of girls can talk about the importance of age-appropriate Halloween costumes for young children and teenagers.

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