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New Benchmarks for Molecular Spectroscopy

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Researchers at Tsinghua University in Beijing have recently used a technique called zero-kinetic energy photoelectron spectroscopy to obtain a list in unprecedented detail of the quantum energy levels of the cyanoacetylene cation, a linear, five-atom molecule that exhibits nuclear and electronic coupling effects and is found in interstellar clouds and in the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon Titan.

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Survey Shows That New Moms Are Concerned About Beginning Breastfeeding

Beginning breastfeeding is the second-greatest concern of pregnant moms, ranked just after proper recovery from labor and birth, said more than 1,000 survey participants of Healthy Mom&Baby, a consumer magazine (print and online) from the mother/baby nurses of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).

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Could Body Posture During Sleep Affect How Your Brain Clears Waste?

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Sleeping in the side position, as compared to on one’s back or stomach, may more effectively remove brain waste and prove to be an important practice to help reduce the chances of developing Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases.

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Weatherhead School of Management Offers New Online Course About Coaching with Compassion

Behavioral and neuroscience research shows that coaching with compassion helps inspire and motivate people to learn, change and be effective leaders. Case Western Reserve University faculty members Ellen Van Oosten, Melvin Smith and Richard Boyatzis at the Weatherhead School of Management’s Department of Organizational Behavior will offer a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) through Coursera beginning Oct. 5, titled “Conversations that Inspire: Coaching Learning, Leadership and Change.’’

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Iowa State, Astronaut Clayton Anderson Ready to Teach Undergrads About Spaceflight Ops

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Twelve undergraduates will learn lessons in commercial spaceflight and operational thinking during the second Spaceflight Operations Workshop to be offered by Iowa State University. Retired astronaut Clayton Anderson helped organize the workshop.

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Coordinated Effort Can Prevent Spread of Thousands of Hospital-Acquired Infections

Communication among health care facilities, public health agencies is critical in effort to avoid HAIs, CDC-led study finds

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Speech Language Pathologists and Athletic Trainers at Ithaca College Work Together to Get Athletes Enough Air

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When an athlete tries to breathe deep and struggles to get air, their performance suffers and stress takes over. Such a common symptom is easily misdiagnosed, but could signal a physical issue that many sports health care professionals may be unaware of. Luckily, an unlikely pair of medical professionals at Ithaca College are teaming up to help athletes recover from this troublesome condition.

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Make New Friends, But Keep the Old—Expert Says Converse Marketing Strategy is ‘Gold’

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Key Protein Drives ‘Power Plants’ That Fuel Cells in Heart and Other Key Systems in the Body

Case Western Reserve University scientists have discovered that a protein called Kruppel-like Factor 4 (KLF4) controls mitochondria — the “power plants” in cells that catalyze energy production. The researchers’ findings appear in the August edition of The Journal of Clinical Investigation.