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Texas Tech Survey Update: Abbott to Win Texas Governor, Voter ID Law Didn’t Cause Problems and Texans Split on Gay Marriage

Researchers at Texas Tech University’s Earl Survey Research Center issued updated numbers on issues from who will likely be the next governor of Texas to gay marriage and voter ID laws.

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Study Suggests Targeting B Cells May Help with MS

A new study suggests that targeting B cells, which are a type of white blood cell in the immune system, may be associated with reduced disease activity for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). The study is released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014.

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Classroom Dare Develops Into the Jacob Maresbeth Chronicles for CWRU Author

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Created by Brandy Schillace, a Case Western Reserve University alumnae and research associate in the history department, the fictional Jacob Maresbeth makes his debut this month in High Stakes, the first of nine books in The Jacob Maresbeth Chronicles (Cooperative Press, 2014).

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Mount Sinai Researchers Identify Genetic Alterations in Shared Biological Pathways as Major Risk Factor for Autism Spectrum Disorder

A substantial proportion of risk for developing autism spectrum disorders (ASD), resides in genes that are part of specific, interconnected biological pathways, according to researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, who conducted a broad study of almost 2,500 families in the United States and throughout the world.

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UofL Professor named Indiana University Alumni Legacy Leader

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M. Cynthia Logsdon, PhD, APRN, FAAN, professor, University of Louisville School of Nursing, has been selected as one of 100 Alumni Legacy Leaders by Indiana University School of Nursing during its Centennial year.

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Nation's Top Birding Team Seeks New 24-Hour Record

After setting a new North American record for the number of species identified in a 24-hour birding marathon in Texas last year (294), the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Team Sapsucker is taking on another big challenge. In early May, the team will head to the American Southwest following a new birding route they call “El Gigante.” Their goals are to focus attention on environmental pressures in this key region and to raise a record $400,000 for conservation work at the Cornell Lab.

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Win or Lose, Northwestern Athlete Union Vote Makes History Friday

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Two UCSF Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two renowned UCSF leaders, Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD, and Jaime Sepulveda, MD, MPH, MSc, DrSc, have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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What Do the Dates on Food Packages Really Mean?

UF/IFAS Food Safety Specialist Renee Goodrich Schneider explains what those dates on food packages really mean.

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