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Survivors' Bell Gives Cancer Patients Extra Ring of Hope

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A large silver bell hangs on a wooden plaque at the entrance of City of Hope | Antelope Valley’s chemotherapy infusion area.

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This Is What Trump Must Do to Truly Stop Anti-Semitism

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Latest Podcast: Trump Administration and the Law

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In the ninth episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series, three Northwestern Law professors discuss recent actions by President Trump and weigh in on the legal considerations facing this new administration. Professors Eugene Kontorovich, Andrew Koppelman and Deborah Tuerkheimer cover a wide array of topics, including Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, his expansion of executive power and the potential of the Department of Justice shifting away from certain civil rights issues.

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Over Time, Nuisance Flooding Can Cost More Than Extreme, Infrequent Events

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Irvine, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 – Global climate change is being felt in many coastal communities of the United States, not always in the form of big weather disasters but as a steady drip, drip, drip of nuisance flooding.According to researchers at the University of California, Irvine, rising sea levels will cause these smaller events to become increasingly frequent in the future, and the cumulative effect will be comparable to extreme events such as Hurricane Katrina or Superstorm Sandy.

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Sandia Using Kinetics, Not Temperature, to Make Ceramic Coatings

Sandia National Laboratories is working to lay down ceramic coatings kinetically at room temperature. Coating at room temperature makes microelectronics design and fabrication more flexible and could someday lead to better, less expensive microelectronics components that underpin modern technology.

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Monterey County Students to Present Their Findings to Polar Scientists at CSUMB Feb. 24

SEASIDE Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 – Nearly 200 Monterey County elementary, middle and high school students will participate in the Student Polar Research Symposium Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at the CSUMB University Center Ballroom.

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Actors with Disabilities Go to Hollywood Festival, Sbarro Health Research Org Praises Filmmakers

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The organization is praising a group of Italian filmmakers for their contribution to medicine through the arts. Their film, Ho Amici In Paradiso [I Have Friends in Heaven], will screen this week at the Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion, and Art Fest.

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Researchers Implicate Suspect in Heart Disease Linked to Diabetes

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Scientists have struggled to trace the specific biology behind diabetes-associated heart disease risk or find ways to intervene. Now, UNC researchers have hunted down a possible culprit – a protein called IRS-1, which is crucial for the smooth muscle cells that make up veins and arteries.

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Competing for Customers at the Cinema

Of 16,000 subjects who received at least one text message offer, 535 purchased a voucher at one of the two theaters that day, which is a promotional response of 3.3%. This was a significant boost in sales, proving that the discounts were effective in in-creasing business.

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Vasculitis Foundation Opens Nominations For 2017 V RED Early Diagnosis Award

The Vasculitis Foundation (VF) has launched its 2017 V RED Award campaign to honor those physicians who have made a critical early diagnosis of the rare autoimmune vasculitis disease with its Recognizing Excellence in Diagnostics (RED) Award

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Executive Orders on Immigration, Enforcement Memos, Pave the Way for Greater Web of Immigration Raids, Legal Expert Says

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Parents Grade Themselves, Signals from Fat, Getting Teens to Exercise, and More in the Obesity News Source

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TSRI-Invented Compound Ozanimod Shows Positive Results in Late-Stage Clinical Trial for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

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Results from a new Phase 3 study conducted by the Celgene Corporation demonstrate that ozanimod, a drug candidate originally discovered and optimized at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), can reduce the frequency of multiple sclerosis relapse.

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Measuring the Effectiveness of School Choice Policies

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Penn and Wistar Researchers Find “Sweet Spot” Where Tissue Stiffness Promotes Cancer’s Spread

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University of Pennsylvania and Wistar scientists have studied the physical feedback mechanisms between cancer cells and their environment and described how this interplay allows the migration and invasion of tumor cells.

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Tulane Receives Two $5 Million Anonymous Gifts for Faculty Recruitment

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Tulane University has received two gifts of $5 million each to recruit top faculty members.

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Drugs That Alter Inhibitory Targets Offer Therapeutic Strategies for Autism, Schizophrenia

Researchers at SUNY Downstate recently discovered that an inhibitory brain receptor triggers synaptic pruning in adolescence. Drugs that selectively target these receptors, when administered during adolescence, can alter synapse number, with possible implications for the treatment of autism and schizophrenia.

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Education Professor: Immigration Has Shaped U.S. Education in Profound Ways

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