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Study: 1.3 Million Will Travel by Bus Over July Fourth Holiday

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A long holiday weekend, budget fares and the convenience of a new GPS tracking system will draw more than 1.3 million passengers to intercity bus travel during the July Fourth holiday, according to the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University.

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Medical Marijuana, Autoimmune Disorders, Diabetes, SCOTUS experts - Top Stories 24 June 2015

Other topics include dietary guidelines, smart traffic lights, breast cancer, and biomarker tests for cancer treatment.

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Potential Downside to Domestic Surgical Tourism

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Following surgery, up to 22 percent of surgical patients experience unexpected complications and must be readmitted for post-operative care. A study led by the University of Utah suggests that for these patients, returning to the same hospital is important for recovery. Readmission to a different hospital was associated with a 26 percent increased risk for dying within 90 days. The results, published in The Lancet, have implications for patients who take part in domestic medical tourism.

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Will Your Self-Driving Car Be Programmed to Kill You?

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The computer brains inside autonomous vehicles will be fast enough to make life-or-death decisions. But should they? A member of UAB's national championship-winning Bioethics Bowl team — and the team's coach, a renowned bioethicist — weigh in on a thorny problem of the dawning robot age.

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Another Look at TSA's Efficiency, Control and Transparency

Despite pitfalls evolving into media frenzies, TSA — an outgrowth of the nation’s security push in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks — remains able to do an at least passably effective job, though perhaps not for the most suspected reasons.

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Lafayette College Archivist Offers Historical Context on Voyage of Hermione Replica Ship to U.S.

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Diane Windham Shaw, scholar of the Marquis de Lafayette, is director of special collections and the college archivist at Lafayette College, and is an excellent source on Lafayette’s legacy as a key figure in the American Revolution.

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Laser Attacks Are Increasingly a Problem, Says Aviation/Pilot Expert

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First Case in Texas: Four Ways to Protect Against West Nile Virus from Dr. Ross Tobleman

Follow the "four Ds" to prevent infection and decrease the spread of West Nile Virus this summer.

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When Flying, Taste Buds Prefer Savory Tomato

While examining how airplane noise affects the palate, Cornell University food scientists found umami-rich foods become your taste bud’s best buds.

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Malaria's Doorway to Infect Blood Cells Identified; Potential to Close it, Lock it, Throw Away the Key

Scientists have identified a protein on the surface of human red blood cells that serves as an essential entry point for invasion by the malaria parasite. This discovery opens up a promising new avenue for the development of therapies to treat and prevent malaria.