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UIC Experts Urge Greater Precautions to Stop Ebola

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Survey: Fortune 500 Employees Can Expect to Pay More for Health Insurance

The results of a HR@Moore survey of chief HR officers at Fortune 500 companies provides the first factual data on how firms have been impacted by PPACA and how they are responding to the rising costs they report.

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JHU Researchers Make New Discovery about 3D Shape Processing in the Brain

While previous studies of the brain suggest that processing of objects and places occurs in very different locations, a research team has now found that they are closely related.

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NYU Langone Scientists Report Reliable and Highly Efficient Method for Making Stem Cells

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NYU Langone Medical Center scientists have found a way to boost dramatically the efficiency of the process for turning adult cells into so-called pluripotent stem cells by combining three well-known compounds, including vitamin C.

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Germanium Tin Could Mean Better and Cheaper Infrared Cameras in Smartphones

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University of Arkansas researchers have fabricated a new semiconductor material that can be used to build better and less expensive infrared cameras for smartphone and automobiles.

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USciences to Celebrate the Completion of its Integrated Professional Education Complex (IPEX) at a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 18

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University of the Sciences’ President Helen Giles-Gee will be joined by the University community, local and state lawmakers, as well as Philadelphia residents and organizations, at a ribbon cutting ceremony officially marking the completion of USciences’ Integrated Professional Education Complex (IPEX) on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 1:30 p.m.

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UNC Researchers Link Gene to Increased Dendritic Spines – a Signpost of Autism

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UNC scientists discover that knocking out the gene NrCAM increases the number of dendritic spines on excitatory pyramidal neurons. Other studies have confirmed that the overabundance of dendritic spines allows for too many synaptic connections – a phenomenon strongly linked to autism.

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A FREE Live Webcast “Health Below the Belt” on September 30

It’s a fact: one in three women older than 45 suffers from a pelvic floor disorder (PFD). Common causes of PFDs include pregnancy and childbirth, hormonal changes after menopause, obesity and conditions such as chronic cough, which can strain the pelvic floor.

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Newer Tests Clarify Hereditary Risk of Cancer

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Not all genetics tests that screen for cancer risk are the same, says Suzanne Mahon, DNSc, a genetics counselor at Saint Louis University Cancer Center.

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