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Space, space dust, Stardust, Milky Way, Astrophysics, Astronomy, red shift, dark energy spectroscopic instrument, DESI, Berkeley, Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, LBNL, Apogee, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Pan-STARRS, 3-D

New Study Maps Space Dust in 3-D

A new Berkeley Lab-led study provides detailed 3-D views of space dust in the Milky Way, which could help us understand the properties of this dust and how it affects views of distant objects.

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Alma, Galaxies, Early Universe

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bone and joint health, Bone Health, Bone Density, bone formation , IGF-1, sclerostin, Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis in Men, Osteoporotic Fracture, Weight-bearing exercise, Exercise, Weight Lifting, Mens Health, Male Health

Weight-Bearing Exercises Promote Bone Formation in Men

Osteoporosis affects more than 200 million people worldwide and is a serious public health concern, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Now, Pamela Hinton, associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, has published the first study in men to show that long-term, weight-bearing exercises decrease sclerostin, a protein made in the bone, and increase IGF-1, a hormone associated with bone growth. These changes promote bone formation, increasing bone density.

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Pavlovian response, NEURON ACTIVITY, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Tourette Syndrome, Learning

Study Identifies Brain Cells Involved in Pavlovian Response

UCLA scientists have traced the Pavlovian response to a small cluster of brain cells -- the same neurons that go awry during Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Tourette syndrome. The research could one day help scientists find new approaches to diagnosing and treating these neurological disorders.

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Energy, Battery, Fuel Cells, Bacteria, bacteria fuel cells, Binghamton, Binghamton University, SUNY Binghamton, State University of New York at Binghamton, Microbial, Microbial Fuel Cells, self-sustaining cell, Power, Electrical Engineering, bioelectricity, Technology, phototrophic bacteria, Power Generation, Electricity, battery design, power sources, Clean Energy

Researchers Create Self-Sustaining Bacteria-Fueled Power Cell

Instead of oil, coal, or even solar energy, self-sustaining bacterial fuel cells may power the future. Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed the next step in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) with the first micro-scale self-sustaining cell, which generated power for 13 straight days through symbiotic interactions of two types of bacteria.

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DNA, Dna Repair, Cellular Aging, Mysteries of Aging, Dna Damage, Molecule NAD, Repairing DNA, Cell Ageing, Harvard Medical School Scientists, NAD, NMN, Sirt1, PARP1, DBC1, Genetics, protein binding, David Sinclair

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NCAA Basketball Tournament, academic all-american, student-athletes, NCAA Division I , Gonzaga University, gonzaga bulldogs, Psychology, leadership education, Dreams, Fashion

Gonzaga All-American on Court, in Classroom, Nigel Williams-Goss Aims to be 'DreamKeeper'

An All-American on the court and in the classroom, guard Nigel Williams-Goss has been a dream come true for Gonzaga University. As the Zags, the top seed in the West, prepare to face No. 4-seed West Virginia in the Sweet 16 on Thursday in San Jose, California, Williams-Goss intends to be a “DreamKeeper.”

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Coral Bleaching Ready for Crowdsourcing Solution

Savvy divers with just a pencil and an underwater slate can now participate in a WCS-led initiative to record coral bleaching observations around the world.

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Chemotherapy, Patient Education, oncology care, Cancer, CINV, Chemotherapy side effects

Available Now: New Toolkit Encourages Better Communication to Help Prevent Patients from Suffering in Silence Due to Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting

The Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA), in partnership with Eisai Inc. and Helsinn Therapeutics (U.S.), Inc., today announced the launch of the Time to Talk CINV™ toolkit, which is comprised of resources for patients with cancer going through chemotherapy and their healthcare providers.

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Nuclear Physics, Medical Isotopes, Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer Treatment, heart disease monitoring, Radioisotopes, Nuclear Medicine

Producing Radioisotopes for Medical Imaging and Disease Treatment

Accelerators built to explore the building blocks of matter help to feed the nation's need for certain critical radioisotopes used to diagnose, track, and treat disease.







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