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Could Genetics Influence What We Like to Eat?

Gene variants could affect food intake and dietary preferences in healthy people, according to a new study. The findings could lead to new strategies that make it easier for people to stick to an optimal diet.

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Scientists and Engineers Push the Envelope for Better Heart Health

Featured research includes a ‘neuroprosthetic’ device that restores cardiac function in patients with spinal cord injuries, 3-D printed heart valves, new leads for the treatment of clogged arteries, advances in stem cell therapy and new ways to visualize immune system dynamics.

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4 Exciting Advances in Food and Nutrition Research

New discoveries tied to how food affects our body and why we make certain food choices could help inform nutrition plans and policies that encourage healthy food choices. The Experimental Biology 2017 meeting will showcase groundbreaking research in food policy, nutrition and the biochemistry of food.

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Cancer Research Advances: 5 Leads for Better Diagnosis and Treatment

Featured research includes a non-invasive new screening approach for breast cancer, leads for drug discovery and insights on a cancer-protective diet.

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4 Exciting Diabetes and Obesity Research Discoveries

With more than one-third of adults in the U.S. considered obese, researchers are searching for new ways to treat obesity and associated health problems such as type 2 diabetes. The Experimental Biology 2017 meeting will showcase new insights into the causes of obesity and research that could inform new strategies for losing weight

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Scientists, Engineers Sound Off on March for Science

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IMSA Board of Trustees Honors 2017 Alumni Award Recipients

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The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) Board of Trustees honored four Alumni at a ceremony March 30, 2017 in recognition of their accomplishments and contributions to their fields of endeavor, to IMSA, and to the citizens of Illinois, our nation and the world.

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