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ProMedica ENT Specialist Creates Noise Apps

Aaron G. Benson, MD, an otolaryngologist and neurotologist with ProMedica Physicians Ear, Nose and Throat, recently developed two noise-based mobile applications, both inspired by real patients’ needs and concerns: NoiseMonitor and NoiseLock.

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APL’s IT and Analytics Expertise Strengthens Disease Surveillance

APL has developed technologies for electronic disease surveillance that help improve the timeliness of access to this type of data and the corresponding analysis.

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AACN Certification Corporation Launches CCRN-K Credential for Nursing Knowledge Professionals

The new CCRN-K certification from AACN Certification Corporation is designed for nurses who do not work exclusively or primarily at the bedside but in their practice apply knowledge in a way that influences patients, nurses and/or organizations to have a positive impact on acutely and/or critically ill patients.

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Drilling Into an Active Earthquake Fault in New Zealand

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Three University of Michigan geologists are participating in an international effort to drill nearly a mile beneath the surface of New Zealand this fall to bring back rock samples from an active fault known to generate major earthquakes.

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Video Blinds Us to the Evidence

Where people look when watching video evidence varies wildly and has profound consequences for bias in legal punishment decisions, a team of researchers at NYU and Yale Law School has found. This study raises questions about why people fail to be objective when confronted with video evidence.

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New Measure Provides More Data on Oxygen Levels During Sedation

The "area under the curve of oxygen desaturation" (AUCDesat) may provide a more sophisticated approach to monitoring blood oxygen levels during procedures using sedation, according to a study published in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

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Former U.S. Ambassador Available to Discuss Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria

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U.Va.’s New $2.4M Computing Cluster to Enhance, Facilitate Big Data Research

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Its name is Rivanna, and it’s the University of Virginia’s new $2.4 million Cray computing cluster, a high-performance machine – really a combination of linked high-power computers (hence, “cluster”) – designed to greatly enhance and establish computationally intensive and data-intensive research at the University.

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