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Keystone, Dakota Pipelines: U-M Experts Available

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Yale Expert on Reducing Treatment Doses in Head and Neck Cancer to Improve QOL

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Yale Expert Discusses Keytruda's Future in Lung Cancer

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Yale Expert on Managing Fear of Recurrence for Patients with Breast Cancer

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital Best in United States for Heart Attack, Stroke and Heart Failure Survival

In a feat unmatched by any other United States hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital is ranked first for survival of patients suffering heart failure and second for survival of patients with heart attack and stroke, the three most common and dire cardiovascular health threats.

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The Contradictory Catalyst

Using a natural catalyst from bacteria for inspiration, researchers have now reported the fastest synthetic catalysts to date for hydrogen production-- producing 45 million hydrogen molecules per second.

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Brain Scan Before Antidepressant Therapy May Predict Response

A functional MRI brain scan may help predict which patients will respond positively to antidepressant therapy, according to a new study published in the journal Brain.

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Wetlands, Water Contamination, Water Treatment, Ecology, Water Quality, Nitrogen

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Watching Gene Editing at Work to Develop Precision Therapies

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MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have developed methods to observe gene editing in action, and they’re putting those capabilities to work to improve genetic engineering techniques.

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Drone Policy Under Trump to Follow Obama Trajectory

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Global Trade Experts @ #UCRiverside Available to Discuss TPP, NAFTA

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UCI Study Links Teacher Training, Improved Student Writing Skills

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A study from the University of California, Irvine has found a correlation between teacher professional development and improvements in academic writing by English learners in grades 7-12.

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Babson College Welcomes Newest Cohort of Posse Scholars and Awards Four-Year, Full-Tuition Scholarships

Ten high school seniors from New York City have been awarded Posse Scholarships at Babson College. The group, selected to be part of Babson Posse 14, will serve as the institution’s newest cohort of youth leaders joining the Class of 2021 in the Fall of 2017.

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Automakers Want Tax Credits, Not a Trade War

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Deep Brain Stimulation Studies in Alzheimer’s Disease Pose Ethical Challenges

Promising, early studies of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease have paved a path for future clinical trials, but there are unique ethical challenges with this vulnerable population regarding decision making and post-study treatment access that need to be addressed as they ramp up, Penn Medicine researchers argue in a new review in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

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UTHealth Researchers Pinpoint Area of Brain Linked to Bipolar Disorder

A volume decrease in specific parts of the brain’s hippocampus – long identified as a hub of mood and memory processing – was linked to bipolar disorder in a study led by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The research was published today in Molecular Psychiatry, part of the Nature Publishing Group.

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New Models for Validating Computational Simulations of Blood Flow and Damage in Medical Devices

A collaborative effort to improve the development of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) methodologies for evaluating "blood contacting" medical devices—receiving the Willem Kollf Award for top abstract at the ASAIO 2016 conference—is now reported in full in the ASAIO Journal, published by Wolters Kluwer.

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New Study Tells Inside Story of How Local Communities Use Ordinances to Say ‘Enough’ to Payday Lenders

In “The Power of Community Action: Anti-Payday Loan Ordinances in Three Metropolitan Areas,” researchers Robert N. Mayer and Nathalie Martin document how local communities positively organize to control payday lending in their jurisdictions and thereby create important legal change.

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