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Independence Means Instability, Say Top Economists

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Predicting Performance

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Lignin, a low-cost byproduct of the pulp, paper and biofuels industries, could be transformed into a cheaper version of highly engineered graphite through a simple and industrially scalable manufacturing process.

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Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Help Lead International Efforts to Find New Genetic Links to Prostate Cancer

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center, including Center Director Thomas A. Sellers, Ph.D., M.P.H., Jong Park, Ph.D. and Hui-Yi Lin, Ph.D., have discovered 23 new regions of the genome that influence the risk for developing prostate cancer, according to a study published Sept. 14 in Nature Genetics.

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Neuroscientists Get Busy in the CRISPR Kitchen—What Will They Cook Up?

Molecular biologists are wielding a hot new gene editing tool called CRISPR to mutate, slice, and hopefully repair virtually any spot in the genome of any animal. Neuroscientists are finally taking advantage of the new technique, with an eye toward potential therapies for genetic diseases.

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UK/Scotland Expert -and UK Native - Available to Comment on Scottish Independence Vote

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WCS President on Role of Zoos in Conservation

Wildlife Conservation Society President and CEO Cristian Samper highlighted in the keynote speech at the AZA 2014 Annual Conference the vital role zoos and aquariums are playing in conservation.

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Yoga May Help People with Bipolar Disorder, Reports Journal of Psychiatric Practice

People with bipolar disorder who do yoga believe their yoga practice has significant mental health benefits, reports a survey study in the September Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

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Quantum Entanglement and Superconductivity: Upcoming Physics Talk Delves Into “Spooky Action at a Distance”

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On October 1, join Dr. Subir Sachdev for a leap into the remarkable world of quantum entanglement and its connections to the technological promise of superconductivity.

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Clinical Trial at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Examines Vaccine-Based Treatment for Prostate Cancer

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of numerous worldwide sites to offer a clinical trial examining the investigational vaccine-based treatment PROSTVAC in patients with prostate cancer that is no longer responsive to hormone therapy and has spread (metastasized) to other parts of the body. The goal of this immunotherapy study is to see if PROSTVAC improves survival when combined with a drug that helps boost the body’s ability to fight infection.

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