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Article ID: 705467

New Research Finds Human Impact is Leading to Higher Salinity Levels in Freshwater Resources

California State University, Monterey Bay

New research finds that the combined effects of land use and climate change are resulting in increased salinity levels in rivers and streams, further highlighting an emerging threat to freshwater resources, biodiversity and ecosystem functions across the United States.

Released:
13-Dec-2018 9:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705446

Kidney Transplant Survivor Toasts Life This Holiday Season

Cedars-Sinai

Here's a great holiday story about a 20-year-old Reno, NV, man whose mother saved his life. Harley Brackney's snowboarding accident and subsequent trip to the emergency room led to the shocking discovery that he had a life-altering condition - stage 5 renal failure - and needed a kidney transplant. Fortunately for Harley Brackney, his mom was a perfect match and instead of waiting 7 to 10 years for a donor organ -- as many people must -- he was able to have a transplant in just a matter of months.

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13-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705380

Researchers uncover molecular mechanisms linked to autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Two studies have linked DNA changes to their molecular effects in the brain, revealing new mechanisms for psychiatric diseases. The findings provide a roadmap for developing a new generation of therapies for conditions like autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Released:
12-Dec-2018 6:00 PM EST

Article ID: 705375

Tangled magnetic fields power cosmic particle accelerators

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Magnetic field lines tangled like spaghetti in a bowl might be behind the most powerful particle accelerators in the universe. That’s the result of a new computational study by researchers from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, which simulated particle emissions from distant active galaxies.

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13-Dec-2018 11:25 AM EST
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Article ID: 705417

U of R welcomes first Tuskegee University exchange student

University of Redlands

Following last year’s announcement about a new partnership between the University of Redlands and Tuskegee University, the first student from the private historically black university in Alabama has arrived on the Redlands campus.

Released:
13-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST

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Article ID: 705405

Haas Team Wins National Real Estate Case Challenge

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

A team of Berkeley MBA students took first place at the 16th annual National Real Estate Case Challenge for their creative investment strategy surrounding a new commercial property.

Released:
13-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST

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Article ID: 705384

Make Sure Protective Eyewear is on Your Christmas Shopping List

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

A new study in Ophthalmology Retina – a journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology – shows that BB and pellet guns do blind children every year. And, the number of eye injuries related to such nonpowder guns are increasing at an alarming rate. Another study published earlier this year showed an increase of almost 170 percent over the last 23 years.

Released:
13-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 705383

OADN Enters Strategic Partnership with CGFNS International

Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

CGFNS International Enters Strategic Partnership with OADN to Examine Global Nursing Education

Released:
13-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST

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Article ID: 705379

Stanford MBA Class of 2018 Chose Careers Where They Could Make a Difference

Stanford Graduate School of Business

The MBA Class of 2018 broke records for salaries for the fourth consecutive year, yet their career choices were not about chasing the money.

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12-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST

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