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SLAC Welcomes Professor and Chemical Sciences Division Director Tony Heinz

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Tony Heinz, a scientist known for exploring the properties of nanoscale materials and developing important new tools for that exploration, has joined the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory as a professor of photon science and Stanford University as a professor of applied physics. He will also lead the SLAC Chemical Sciences Division.

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Media: Need Legal Perspective to Comment on #LDS Press Conference in Utah? Cliff Rosky of @uutah & @sjquinney Available Today. #fairness4all

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Brands Pump Up Fans with Kickoff of Super Bowl Ads

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Women Diagnosed with PCOS Twice as Likely to be Hospitalized

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Women diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome – the most common hormone disorder in women of reproductive age – face a heightened risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, mental health conditions, reproductive disorders and cancer of the lining of the uterus than healthy women, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Shiga Toxin Rapid Diagnostic Assay Earns USU-HJF Third Consecutive Tech Transfer Award

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A joint effort by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) to license assays that allow for the rapid detection of Shiga toxin has received the 2015 Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer. This marks the third consecutive award for the University, which is aided in its technology transfer efforts by HJF through the USU-HJF Joint Office of Technology Transfer.

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Stellar Astronomers Answer Question Posed by Citizen Scientists: ‘What Are Yellowballs?’

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Citizen scientists wanted to know: What are the yellow objects on these infrared images from the Spitzer Space Telescope? Iowa State's Charles Kerton and others report in The Astrophysical Journal the "yellowballs" are part of the development of massive stars.

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American Society of Anesthesiologists® Sues BevMD®, Maker of Clearfast®, for False Claims of Product Endorsement

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The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA®) announced that on November 18, 2014, it filed suit against the medical beverage company, BevMD, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.

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Brain Region Vulnerable to Aging is Larger in Those with Longevity Gene Variant

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People who carry a variant of a gene that is associated with longevity also have larger volumes in a front part of the brain involved in planning and decision-making, according to researchers at UC San Francisco.

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Computing Power Will Reduce Car Ownership, Expert Says

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MSU Sesame Test Plots Back Growing Interest

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Mississippi State University is collecting data to support the production of a crop that is new to the state -- sesame. Existing grower information is limited, but interest in the crop is growing.