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New Understanding of Retinoblastoma Proteins' Role in Cell Death and Cancer Progression

A review article published on the journal Oncotarget focusing on RB role in apoptosis provides a comprehensive overview on the role of RB proteins in the coordinated control of cell decisions.

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NDSU Professor Receives NIH Grant for Cardiovascular Research

Stephen O’Rourke, professor of pharmaceutical sciences at North Dakota State University, Fargo, has received a $435,000 grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to conduct cardiovascular research.

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Rumors of Southern Pine Deaths Have Been Exaggerated, UGA Researchers Say

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Researchers at the University of Georgia have a message for Southern tree farmers worried about unexplainable pine tree deaths: Don’t panic. A new study published in Forest Ecology and Management analyzed growth in thousands of pine tree plots across the Southeast and indicates that “southern pine decline” isn’t happening on a large scale.

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Firework Precautions to Help Keep Your Family Safe This Summer

Fireworks can result in severe burns, scars and disfigurement that can last a lifetime. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 2000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders. Injuries most often occur on the face or hand, and burns make up roughly 50% of firework injuries.

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Should Attorney Whistleblowers Be Financially Rewarded?

When lawyers blow the whistle on clients, should they be financially rewarded by the government? Kathleen Clark, JD, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, and co-author Nancy Moore, JD, of Boston University School of Law, tackle this issue in their article, “Financial Rewards for Whistleblowing Lawyers,” slated for the November issue of the Boston College Law Review.

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