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Fusion Energy Sciences, Fusion, fusion and plasma sciences, Plasma, PRL, Physical Review Letters , Tokamak, ions, DIII-D National Fusion Facility, fusion science, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, PPPL , National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center, NERSC, plasma turbulence, fusion reactors, Fusion reactor design, Rotation, rotation shear, fusion

Plasma Turbulence Generates Flow in Fusion Reactors

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Heating the core of fusion reactors causes them to develop sheared rotation that can improve plasma performance.

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Mount Sinai Health System, Lung Cancer, Immunotherapy, PD-1, PD-1 blockade, PD-L1 checkpoint inhibitors, Thoracic Surgery

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Legal Marijuana Stores Lead to Increases in Property Crime

Legal marijuana shops are linked to higher levels of property crime in nearby areas, according to a nearly three-year study in Denver.

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arthritis, , Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, Tnf Alpha, Inflammation, Rheumatoid Arthris

Stem Cells Edited to Fight Arthritis

Using CRISPR technology, a team of researchers led by Farshid Guilak, PhD, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, rewired stem cells' genetic circuits to produce an anti-inflammatory arthritis drug when the cells encounter inflammation. The technique eventually could act as a vaccine for arthritis and other chronic conditions.

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Why Do We Like Our Classes? And Each Other? Our Brain Waves Tell Us, New Research Shows

The synchronization of brainwaves among students during class reflects how much they like the class and each other, a team of neuroscientists has found.

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Sarcoma, Cancer, Immunotherapy, checkpoint inhibitors, immune activation

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Nafld, Liver, Hepatology, Microbiome, Liver Disease, Bacteriology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Obesity, Mebolic Disease, Diabetes, Pharmaceutical Science

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Researchers Reveal Turmeric’s Health Benefits Extend Beyond Curcumin

A new study by researchers at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute is the first to compare anti-inflammatory benefits of curcumin against a combination of both curcumin and essential turmeric oils.

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Neuron, Motor Skills, motor development disabilities, Dyspraxia, developmental coordination disorder, Brain, motor cortex, cortical spinal, Genetics, genes, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Pediatrics, Children, press distribution

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Exercise and Vitamin D Better Together for Heart Health

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Johns Hopkins researchers report that an analysis of survey responses and health records of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years suggests a “synergistic” link between exercise and good vitamin D levels in reducing the risk of heart attacks and stroke







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