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Binge Drinking in Young Men Linked with Increased Risk of Hypertension

Binge drinking in early adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of high blood pressure in males.

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Center for Biorenewable Chemicals Helps Iowa State Researchers Launch Startup Companies

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The Biobased Foundry at the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals based at Iowa State has helped nine startup companies. The foundry combines teaching and mentoring to help young researchers create technologies and that meet customer needs.

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Millennials are Most Hopeful When it Comes to Civility in America, Finds New Weber Shandwick/Powell Tate Research

The 5th annual Civility in America survey from global public relations firm Weber Shandwick and public affairs firm Powell Tate with KRC Research looks at civility through a generational lens to better understand what the future holds for society. Although Americans are unanimous about the bleak state of civility, the Millennial generation seems less convinced of a more uncivil future.

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The Annual Berkeley-Haas >play Conference Focuses on Technology and Digital Media Innovation

Entirely student-run by a team of dedicated volunteers, >play is one of the flagship conferences in the Bay Area. The day features memorable keynotes from industry titans, panels on the latest trends, a product expo and rocket pitch, and a career fair. Throughout the conference, attendees stay connected through interactive elements as they build connections that may help them with their own big ideas.

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Scientists Examine Health Threats Posed by Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals

International experts will share the latest scientific findings on the dangers posed by endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in the environment, foods and manufactured products during the Endocrine Society’s Science Writers Conference in Brussels on Nov. 12.

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Researchers Identify Key Factor in Transition from Moderate to Problem Drinking

A team of UC San Francisco researchers has found that a tiny segment of genetic material known as a microRNA plays a central role in the transition from moderate drinking to binge drinking and other alcohol use disorders.

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New Methods to Calculate Risk of Floods

University of Adelaide researchers are devising new methods to more accurately estimate long-term flood risk.

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New Study Finds Heart Attacks Do Not Have as Strong of a Genetic Link As Previously Suspected

Heart attacks are not as connected to family history and genetics as may have been previously believed, according to a new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City.

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