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Keck School of Medicine of USC Receives $2.2 Million NIH Grant to Fund Research on Healing Difficult Bone Injuries

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Keck School of Medicine of USC has received a $2.2 million NIH grant to fund research on gene therapy that could help manage challenging bone repairs

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Graduation 2017: UVA Darden Graduates Encouraged to Find Meaning, Fulfillment

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UVA Darden School of Business graduates heard from Dean Scott Beardsley and student speakers from all formats of the MBA program during the 2017 graduation ceremony.

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Mount Sinai Initiates International Research Collaboration for the Advancement of Maternal-Child Health

Researchers from the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai are collaborating with scientists from Brescia, Italy, on a research project for the advancement of maternal-child health.

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South Highest, Northeast Lowest for Child Auto Fatalities

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The number of motor vehicle fatalities involving children under age 15 varies widely by state, but occurrences are more common in the South, and are most often associated with improperly or unused restraints and crashes on rural roads, a new review of child-related auto fatalities shows.

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How X-Rays Helped to Solve Mystery of Floating Rocks

Experiments at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source have helped scientists to solve a mystery of why some rocks can float for years in the ocean, traveling thousands of miles before sinking.

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Boise State Lands $1.7 Million Grant to Research Effects of Climate Change on Birds

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a team of researchers, led by Boise State University biological sciences professor Julie Heath, a four-year, $1.7 million grant to monitor the effects of climate change on American kestrels and develop a modeling system that can be used broadly to predict how other avian species will react to changes in weather patterns. This is an increasingly pressing need within DoD as well as the broader scientific and conservation community.

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The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Children’s Mercy Hospital Twitter Chat on Changing Default Approach to Tobacco Dependence

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On May 31, 1-2 p.m. (CDT), The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Children’s Mercy Hospital will co-host an online discussion, via Twitter, about changing the way healthcare providers treat tobacco dependence.

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What Zombies Can Tell Us About Ourselves: Baylor University Pop Culture Critic Talks About ‘Living with the Living Dead’

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Quick, before it’s too late: May is Zombie Awareness Month — so it’s high time for people to prepare for a zombie pandemic. But that’s more than a heads-up for zombie enthusiasts. Those who yawn at the notion of the living dead also have reason to take notice, suggests pop culture critic Greg Garrett, Ph.D., of Baylor University.

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White House Budget Blueprint Would Devastate Cancer Research and Patient Care

Plans to cut nearly $8.2 billion from the National Institutes of Health, including a $1 billion reduction for the National Cancer Institute, would decimate cancer research and patient care, according to the Association of American Cancer Institutes.

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Boise State Researcher Earns $529,000 NASA Grant to Study Effects of Human-Caused Light, Noise on Wildlife

A team of researchers led by Boise State assistant professor Neil Carter have been awarded a $529,000 grant from NASA to study the effects of human-made light and noise on wildlife in the U.S. Carter and his team will be collaborating closely with the National Park Service's Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division.







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