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Article ID: 697539

Close-ups of grain boundaries reveal how sulfur impurities make nickel brittle

University of California San Diego

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have shed new light on a scientific mystery regarding the atomic-level mechanism of the sulfur embrittlement of nickel, a classic problem that has puzzled the scientific community for nearly a century. The discovery also enriches fundamental understanding of general grain boundaries that often control the mechanical and physical properties of polycrystalline materials.

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Article ID: 697536

A Supercool Component for a Next-Generation Dark Matter Experiment

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

A large titanium cryostat designed to keep its contents chilled to minus 148 degrees has completed its journey from Europe to South Dakota, where it will become part of a next-generation dark matter detector for the LUX-ZEPLIN (experiment.

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Article ID: 697431

Military Personnel Show Brain Changes Similar to Those Seen in Retired Football Players with Suspected Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

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

Molecular tracer combined with PET scans show locations and concentrations of abnormal proteins associated with degenerative brain disease

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Article ID: 697466

$26.5 Million Grant to Fund First Large-Scale Study on African-American Men with Prostate Cancer

Keck Medicine of USC

The Keck School of Medicine of USC is leading a $26.5 million effort to conduct the first large-scale, multi-institutional study on African-American men with prostate cancer.

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17-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697482

Sanford Burnham Prebys Announces Leadership Team Appointments: Louie Coffman Joins as Chief Financial Officer and Angelica Gamble-Wong as Vice President of Human Resources

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) announced today that Louie Coffman has been appointed chief administrative officer and chief financial officer, and Angelica Gamble-Wong has been appointed vice president of Human Resources (HR).

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Article ID: 697503

Research by LLNL Scientists May Help Validate Organ-on-a-Chip Devices

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

A new study in which Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists compared drug responses in the brains of rodents to drug responses of brain cells cultured in Lab-developed “brain-on-a-chip” devices may be a critical first step to validating chip-based brain platforms, LLNL researchers said.

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Article ID: 697505

UCI Haiti expert Amy Wilentz

University of California, Irvine

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Article ID: 697434

Emergency Injuries Soar as Scooter Riders Take Over Sidewalks

Cedars-Sinai

Motorized scooters are making quite the splash in pedestrian-heavy cities from Santa Monica, California, to Washington, D.C. They’re ubiquitous, inexpensive to rent, easy to unload and fun.They’re also dangerous, leaving behind a trail of injured riders and pedestrians, according to a Cedars-Sinai emergency physician.

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Article ID: 697433

Sunglasses: Your Prescription for Eye Health

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

This summer, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds you that sunglasses are more than a bold fashion statement, they are a smart health choice.

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15-Jul-2018 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697432

Worried About Varicose Veins? Here's What You Need to Know

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

Varicose veins affect about 25 percent of women and 15 percent of men in their lifetime, and there are many ways they can be treated.

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13-Jul-2018 10:55 PM EDT
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