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New CMI Process Recycles Magnets From Factory Floor

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A new recycling method developed by scientists at the Critical Materials Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub led by the Ames Laboratory, recovers valuable rare-earth magnetic material from manufacturing waste.

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Falling Gas Prices Can Boost Home Sales, According to Study by FAU, Longwood Real Estate Economists

Falling gas prices can shorten the time it takes a house to sell and can increase the selling price, according to results from an ongoing longitudinal study by Florida Atlantic University and Longwood University faculty.

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Rewriting the Book on Chemo-Resistant Cancers with a DNA Library

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KU Cancer Center researcher is finding out why ovarian cancer is resistant to certain types of chemo to eventually identify a different drug target.

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Where the Wild Things Aren't: Cats Avoid Places Coyotes Roam

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Caught in the act: Millions of images from citizen scientists show that domestic cats do their hunting close to home in neighborhoods and small urban forests, avoiding areas with coyotes.

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Does Radiation From X-Rays and CT Scans Really Cause Cancer?

Studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging causes cancer have been widely reported. But such studies have serious flaws, including their reliance on an unproven statistical model, according to a recent article in the journal Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment.

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Students in the College Explore Richard Wright’s Chicago

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University of Chicago undergraduates visit Bronzeville, the South Side neighborhood historically known as a rich site for African American arts, culture and politics and the setting of Wright's novel Native Son.

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Protein’s Impact on Colorectal Cancer is Dappled

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a cell signaling pathway that appears to exert some control over initiation and progression of colorectal cancer, the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. A key protein in the pathway also appears to be predictive of cancer survival rates.

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REPORT: Careers Outside of Academia are Richly Rewarding for PhD Physicists

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10 years after graduating, many have found financially solid and meaningful employment in the private sector, according to a new report from the American Institute of Physics