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Magnetism at Nanoscale

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As the demand grows for ever smaller, smarter electronics, so does the demand for understanding materials’ behavior at ever smaller scales. Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory are building a unique optical magnetometer to probe magnetism at the nano- and mesoscale.

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Federal $2.5 Million Grant to Saint Louis University Aims to Transform Geriatric Care

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Saint Louis University will lead a multi-institution program that teaches primary care providers and students to care for older adults.

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#Ebola vaccine results exciting & encouraging, but study also raises uncertainties, says @GUMedCenter ID Expert

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Neurosurgery Awareness Month

Every year, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) observes Neurosurgery Awareness during the month of August. In 2015, the AANS Neurosurgery Awareness Month focus is on the neurosurgeons themselves.

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Montefiore Ramps Up Education on the Value of Breastfeeding, Including Potential Perks for New Moms

Breastfeeding can have many benefits for babies like helping strengthen their immune system, but getting comfortable with breastfeeding can take practice and persistence for new moms and their newborns. To help educate patients, the community and employees about breastfeeding best practices, Montefiore Health System will launch a week-long program in recognition of World Breastfeeding Week 2015, which will begin on Monday, August 3.

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Without Complete Certainty, Families of Passengers on Malaysian Jet Will Always Cling to Hope, UB Trauma Expert Says

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Connecting People and Geology on Volcanoes

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Luke Bowman, who received his PhD from Michigan Tech this summer, gets to the heart of geohazards on the San Vicente Volcano in El Salvador.

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On-Chip Processor the First Step in Point-of-Care Asthma and Tuberculosis Diagnostics

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A device to mix liquids utilizing ultrasonics is the first and most difficult component in a miniaturized system for low-cost analysis of sputum from patients with pulmonary diseases such as tuberculosis and asthma.

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A New Way to Learn Medicine: Innovative Educational Program Greets Incoming U-M Medical School Class

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This Sunday, 170 aspiring physicians will don the short white coats that tens of thousands of University of Michigan Medical School students before them have worn. But this class will experience medical school differently, because of a transformation of the school’s curriculum.

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