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Materials Science, ferromagnetic materials

Berkeley Lab Scientists Discover New Atomically Layered, Thin Magnet

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Berkeley Lab scientists have found an unexpected magnetic property in a 2-D material. The new atomically thin, flat magnet could have major implications for a wide range of applications, such as nanoscale memory, spintronic devices, and magnetic sensors.

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soil, CORN, Biofuel, Corn Stover, Erosion, Maize, Ethanol

Biofuel: Corn with a Cover of Grass

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Corn raised for biofuel can result in eroded soils, as all materials are removed from the field. However, using a perennial grass groundcover could preserve soil in addition to reducing costs.

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Exercise, Obesity, Obesity and Adolescents, Recess

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GBO, GBT, Silicon, Astrochemistry

‘Ageless’ Silicon Throughout Milky Way May Indicate a Well-Mixed Galaxy

New surveys with the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West Virginia, of the element silicon may mean that the Milky Way is more efficient at mixing its contents than previously thought, thereby masking the telltale signs of chemical aging.

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Information Science, Information Studies, Linked Open Data

UW-Milwaukee's Smiraglia Awarded “Digging Into Data” Grant

The primary goal of Digging into the Knowledge Graph is to address the challenge of using the Linked Open Data (LOD) Cloud and Semantic Web technologies properly. The team will enhance findability and storage for humanities and social science datasets that use Linked Open Data.

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Jennifer Elisseeff, Senescent cells, Cartilage, UBX0101

Clearing Out Old Cells Could Extend Joint Health, Stop Osteoarthritis

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In a preclinical study in mice and human cells, researchers report that selectively removing old or 'senescent' cells from joints could stop and even reverse the progression of osteoarthritis.

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Pathology, Liver Cancer

Chad M. Walesky, PhD, to Receive the ASIP 2017 Young Scientist Leadership Award

The ASIP Young Scientist Leadership Award is supported by the A.D. Sobel – ASIP Education Fund and recognizes outstanding and sustained achievements at the earliest stages of a career in biomedical research. Accomplishments include volunteered service to the ASIP and scientific publications and presentations. The 2017 recipient is Dr. Chad M Walesky, a postdoctoral fellow in Medicine in the Genetics Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

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Cancer, Viruses, Cancer Research, Medical Research, Cystic Fibrosis, University Of Virginia, University of Virginia School of Medicine, UVA School of Medicine, J. Julius Zhu, Gene Mutations, Mutations, Genetic Diseases, Genetic Disease, Personalized Medicine, bespoke medicine, Gene Analysis, gene mutation analysis, UVA Cancer Center, University of Virginia

New Approach Accelerates Search for Cancer Cures Dramatically

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A new technique will let a single cancer research lab do the work of dozens, dramatically accelerating the search for cures. The technique will benefit every disease driven by gene mutations, from cystic fibrosis to Alzheimer’s.

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Pediatric, Hospital, Trauma Care, Trauma Center, Critical Care, family presence, Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia

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