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Thursday, November 06, 2014

Conferences Everywhere: Are They Worth Your Time?

It seems like since the rise of TED, everywhere you look, a new conference is happening. It is hard to know whether they will be worth the cost and more importantly time.

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Posted by Jessica Johnson Papaspyridis on 11/06 at 02:23 PM
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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Breaking News - Experts Needed, August 2014

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Give the media access to your experts on what’s happening in the world.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 08/14 at 12:51 PM
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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Some of the latest, widely-covered stories on Newswise

Here are a few of the latest, widely-covered stories that were posted on Newswise in the last few days.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 08/06 at 01:40 PM
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Monday, January 20, 2014

Social and traditional media success with Newswise

A news release from Columbia University went viral late last week, resulting in over 70,000 hits on the release, and nearly two dozen media clips by mid-day Monday.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 01/20 at 12:57 PM
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Inducing and Augmenting Labor May Be Associated with Increased Risk of Autism

regnant women whose labors are induced or augmented may have an increased risk of bearing children with autism, especially if the baby is male, according to a large, retrospective analysis by researchers at Duke Medicine and the University of Michigan.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 08/14 at 11:25 AM
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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Scientists Make A Mini Mona Lisa 30 Microns Wide

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Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have “painted” the Mona Lisa on a substrate surface approximately 30 microns in width – or one-third the width of a human hair. The team’s creation, the “Mini Lisa,” demonstrates a technique that could potentially be used to achieve nanomanufacturing of devices because the team was able to vary the surface concentration of molecules on such short-length scales.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 08/06 at 12:51 PM
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Sleep-Deprived Teens Make Bad Food Decisions

Well-rested teenagers tend to make more healthful food choices than their sleep-deprived peers, according to a study led by Lauren Hale, PhD, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. The finding, presented at SLEEP 2013, the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, may be key to understanding the link between sleep and obesity.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 06/27 at 12:12 PM
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Sitting Time Associated with Increased Risk of Chronic Diseases

Those who sat for more than four hours per day were significantly more likely to report having a chronic disease such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 02/20 at 01:40 PM
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Hunt for Distant Planets Intensifies

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Armed with new tools, University of Chicago astronomers search for worlds like Earth.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 02/20 at 01:13 PM
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Monday, February 11, 2013

Placental Mammal Diversity Exploded After Age of Dinosaurs

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Scientists build new tree of life for placentals using ‘phylophenomics,’ visualize common ancestor.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 02/11 at 01:49 PM
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