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Charlottesville, Virgina, Charlottesville, VA, Charlottesville, Va., Jim Crow, Confederate, Confederate Monuments, Confederacy, Civil War, White Supremacy, alt-right, White Nationalism, NAZI, Confederate Memory, Protests

@DePaulU History Professor Available to Comment on Jim Crow, White Supremacy & Monument Debate

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WIU Faculty, Students Studying Behavior of Asian Carp as Part of National Grant

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A group of Western Illinois University biologists and biology graduate and undergraduate students are working with the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) to conduct ecological studies on Asian carp in the Upper Illinois and Mississippi rivers.

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retina burns, Eclipse Eye Safety

Eclipse's Dark Sky Still Threat to Eye

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While the moon blocks most of the visible sunlight during an eclipse, dangerous ultraviolet light is still entering the eye and damaging the retina

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Nanotechnology, Chad Mirkin, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, McCormick School of Engineering

Two Scientists Receive Grants to Develop New Materials

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Northwestern University’s Chad A. Mirkin and Monica Olvera de la Cruz have received significant five-year grants from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation in support of their innovative materials science research.

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Cancer, Pediatric Cancer, Genomic Data Commons, Birth Defects

New Genomic Data Platform to Focus on Children’s Health Issues

Investigators from the University of Chicago Medicine will play a central role in a five-year, $14.8 million effort by the National Institutes of Health, contingent upon available funding, to improve the understanding of inherited diseases.

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Physical Sciences & Engineering, Nanoscience & Technology, Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM), Institute for Molecular Engineering , Materials Science, Nanoscience

Seth Darling Named Director of the Institute for Molecular Engineering at Argonne

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory has named Seth Darling as Director of the Institute for Molecular Engineering at Argonne (IME at Argonne), effective immediately. IME at Argonne is the Argonne-based partner to the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago.

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Solar Eclipse, Eye Safety, Ophthalmology, visual science , University of Chicago Medicine, University Of Chicago, Asim Farooq

How to Safely Watch the Solar Eclipse

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Staring at the sun – even during a sky-darkening eclipse – requires extra eye safety precautions. Here's how to skygaze safely during the eclipse and a rundown of what can happen if you don't.

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Esophageal Cancer, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, K. Robert Shen, MD, Mayo Clinic, Female patients, Chemoradiation, Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Wilms, Wilms Tumor, Genetic Mutation

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Hartford Consensus, active shooter, Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Most People Expect Physicians and Nurses to Protect Them From Harm in the Hospital

Hospitals are not off limits to tragic shooting events, and with these incidents on the rise in public places, more than half of the general public expects that physicians and nurses will protect them from harm if an active shooter event erupts while they’re in the hospital.







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