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Health-Tech Startups Thriving One Year After Graduating From Cedars-Sinai Accelerator

One year after graduating from the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator powered by Techstars, several health-tech startups are swiftly expanding their innovations into hospitals and other healthcare settings for the benefit of patients.

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Losing Sleep Over Climate Change

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UC San Diego study of U.S. data suggests a sleep-deprived planet by century’s end. Researchers show that unusually warm nights can harm human sleep and that the poor and elderly are most affected. Rising temperatures will make sleep loss more severe.

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Improving Wheat Yields by Increasing Grain Size, Weight

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As part of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s International Wheat Yield Partnership Program, researchers aim to improve wheat yields by increasing grain size and weight using a precise gene-editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9.

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Yikes! It’s Summer!

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Summer can bite. It can burn or itch. It can make you extremely sick…or worse. “Summer is a great time to get outside, but we tend to forget some of the season’s perils and common sense ways to avoid or treat them,” said Dr. Jennifer Caudle.

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$1.67 Million Gift Fuels Cal Poly Pomona Students’ Mission to be First to Launch Rocket into Space

Cal Poly Pomona has received a $1.67 million gift from the National College Resources Foundation. The university's aerospace engineering department will use the funding for liquid rocket development.

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New Drug Reduces Transplant and Mortality Rates Significantly in Patients with Hepatitis C

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Patients with hepatitis C who suffer from advanced stages of liver disease have renewed hope, thanks to findings by researchers who have discovered that a new drug significantly reduces their risk of death and need for transplantation.

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UVA Darden Launches Business Innovation and Climate Change Initiative

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The Darden School of Business has announced the launch of the Business Innovation and Climate Change Initiative, an ambitious new project spearheaded by Darden’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation aimed at exploring how business innovation can be a source for pragmatic solutions to one of the world’s most urgent issues.







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