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Gorilla Origins of the Last Two AIDS Virus Lineages Confirmed

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Two of the four known groups of human AIDS viruses (HIV-1 groups O and P) have originated in western lowland gorillas, according to an international team of scientists.

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Water in Smog May Reveal Pollution Sources

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The chemical signature of water vapor emitted by combustion sources such as vehicles and furnaces has been found in the smoggy winter inversions that often choke Salt Lake City. The discovery may give researchers a new tool to track down the sources of pollutants and climate-changing carbon dioxide gas.

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Osteoarthritis Action Alliance Relocates to UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center

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Management of the alliance, which was created by the Arthritis Foundation and the CDC in 2011, has been transferred to the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

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APLAIR Partners with ORNL to Commercialize Weld Inspection Technology

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ORNL’s infrared imaging system can help automakers quickly determine whether a weld is good or bad without damaging the part. The infrared check can be performed in a few seconds, offering industry a low-cost and non-destructive alternative to monitor welds in real time.

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Income Inequality – Not Just Low Wages – Is Taking a Toll on the Health of American Workers

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Commentary provides evidence that the degree of income inequality can lead to a long list of health issues.

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Rowan University Study Links BPA Exposure to Autism Spectrum Disorder

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A newly published study is the first to report an association between bisphenol-A (BPA), a common plasticizer used in a variety of consumer food and beverage containers, with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children.

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NYU Launches Prison Education Program Backed by Ford Foundation Grant

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New York University has launched an initiative to bring college education to incarcerated individuals at the Wallkill Correctional Facility, a medium-security prison in New York State’s Ulster County.

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Myelin-Maker: How an FDA-Approved Drug Boosts Myelin Synthesis

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A University at Buffalo researcher has discovered a way to keep remyelination going, using a drug that’s already on the market.

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Will Netanyahu’s Speech Gambit Payoff? American University Experts Available for Pre & Post Speech Discussion

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