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#NotreDame expert: Pence's role in VP debate 'particularly significant' for Trump campaign

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NSF Funds Big Data Project in Digital Agriculture

The University of North Dakota, in partnership with Iowa State University, Kansas State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is leading a multi-institution Digital Agriculture Spoke grant of about $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF describes the UND-led project as Digital Agriculture - Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Plant Sciences and Education.

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UIC Dean of Libraries appointed president of Association of Research Libraries

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Phillips School of Nursing to Launch Second Degree Accelerated BSN Program

The Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel announced today that it has received approval from the New York State Education Department to offer a second degree accelerated bachelor of science in nursing beginning in the spring of 2017.

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Special Issue of American Journal of Public Health Addresses Teen Pregnancy Prevention

A new supplement of AJPH explores the impacts of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Adolescent Health’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program.

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From Pokemon Go to Birdwatching: UT Scientist Studies How We Express Our Inner Hunter

Interested in birding or wildlife photography? Enjoy playing Pokemon Go and catching imaginary creatures? If so, you may simply be expressing your inner hunter. So says a new study from Vladimir Dinets, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, research assistant professor of psychology.

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Scientific Diplomacy: Berkeley Lab Hosts 2016 TechWomen

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In September two researchers from Africa visited Berkeley Lab as part of the State Department’s TechWomen—an international exchange that brings emerging women leaders in STEM from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the U.S.

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Research Provides Understanding About Expansion and Contraction of the Tropical Rain Belt

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The research looks at the monsoon rains that fell in northern Australia over the past 3,000 years.

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Penn Scientists Receive $24 Million from National Science Foundation to Establish MechanoBiology Center

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he National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Pennsylvania a $24 Million, five-year grant to establish a Science and Technology Center (STC) focused on engineering mechanobiology, or the way cells exert and are influenced by the physical forces in their environment.

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Giant Thai Insect Reveals Clues to Human Heart Disease

Taylor and his team used an electron microscope to capture the first three-dimensional image of a tiny filament, or strand, of an essential muscle that the palm-sized water bug Lethocerus indicus uses to fly. . This image shows for the first time the individual molecules in the filament in a relaxed state, which is necessary to re-extend muscles.







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