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Are You a Jerk?

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Are you a jerk? How do you know? Jerk self-knowledge is hard to come by, says Eric Schwitzgebel, a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Riverside.

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Childhood Muscular Fitness and Adult Metabolic Syndrome

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Does Physical Activity Lower the Risk of Bacterial Infections?

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Dr. Humayun Chaudhry Installed as Chair of International Medical Regulatory Group

Humayun Chaudhry, DO, MACP, President and CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), was installed as Chair of the International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA) during the 12th International Conference on Medical Regulation this week in Melbourne, Australia.

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Yoga May Not Count Toward 30 Minutes of Daily Physical Activity, but May Have Other Benefits

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How Natural Selection Acted on One Penguin Species Over the Past Quarter Century

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University of Washington biologist Dee Boersma and her colleagues combed through 28 years' worth of data on Magellanic penguins to search for signs that natural selection — one of the main drivers of evolution — may be acting on certain penguin traits.

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Rowan Engineering CREATEs Solutions to Roadway Problems

Rowan University's new CREATEs facility will address transportation issues regionally and nationally.

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Landmark Genetic Interaction Map Reveals the Networks of Cellular Life

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A global genetic interaction map is revolutionizing how genes are being studied. A new study is no longer looking at genes as loners, but instead as a social network of the body, interacting in groups. The new approach may ultimately change our understanding of the genetic roots of diseases.

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Supporting Employees to Stand Up, Sit Less and Move More

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Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore Hosts 3rd International Pressurized IntraPeritoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy (PIPAC) Symposium

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Mercy Surgical Oncologist Dr. Vadim Gushchin leads symposium focusing on PIPAC, a new emerging field of research with major therapeutic potential for cancer patients.

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Greenwood Resources Licenses ORNL Invention to Boost Biofuel Yield

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GreenWood Resources has licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology based on the discovery of a gene in poplar (Populus trichocarpa) that makes it easier to convert poplar trees into biofuels.

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Data Sharing at a Crossroads: CEO of @SBPdiscovery Speaks Out

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Pembrolizumab Approval Is Tip of the Iceberg for Immunotherapy in HNSCC

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Immunotherapy is a big change for head and neck cancer and there seems to be no doubt that there is activity for immunotherapies with pembrolizumab as well as nivolumab [Opdivo]” said Burtness, professor of Medicine at Yale Cancer Center.

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For Those with Higher Status Jobs, Depression May Be Harder to Treat

An international study has found that having a high status job means that you are less likely to respond to standard treatment with medications for depression.

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Op-Ed: Communities as Assets for Health Promotion

In a presentation to OneCity, Executive Director of Health People, Chris Norwood proposes a new vision of health---a vision that absolutely includes poor communities as recognized and valued partners in building their own health.

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Election Experts at DePaul University Discuss Presidential Race, Debates

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Inside the Lab: Using Botox to Advance Science

Many know Botox as a trendy way to get rid of wrinkles, but the popular drug — made from botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) — can do more than just fill lines.

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Ancient Skeleton Found in Greek Shipwreck Site Could Provide Insight Into the Lives of People Who Lived 2100 Years Ago

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An international research team discovered a human skeleton during its ongoing excavation of the famous Antikythera Shipwreck (circa 65 B.C.). The shipwreck, which holds the remains of a Greek trading or cargo ship, is located off the Greek island of Antikythera in the Aegean Sea.

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UF/IFAS Uses Wasps to Monitor Exotic Joro Spider

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University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers are reaching out to citizen scientists to find nests of the black and yellow mud dauber wasp in northeastern Georgia.

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