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With Unique Data, Researchers Track the Impact of Brazil’s ‘Soy Moratorium’ on an Advancing Agricultural Frontier

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Research appearing in PLOS ONE suggests the 2006 Soy Moratorium had a larger effect in reducing deforestation in the Amazon than has been previously understood.

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Smithsonian Snapshot: Celebrating the History Behind Cinco De Mayo

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Many people mistakenly think that Cinco de Mayo is Mexico’s Independence Day, which is celebrated Sept. 16. Cinco de Mayo actually celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla May 5, 1862.

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Architecture Team Honoring the 49 Pulse Nightclub Shooting Victims with EFFERVESCE

A team from the UNC Charlotte School of Architecture has won the 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Small Project Practitioners (SPP) Small Project Design Competition. The winning design honoring the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting will be donated to the LGBT Center of Central Fla.

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DHS S&T Announces Commercialization of Malware Detection Technology

DHS S&T today announced the transition of a malware detection technology to the commercial marketplace as a result of its participation in the S&T’s Transition to Practice (TTP) program.

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DHS S&T Opens New Explosives Detection Lab

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate officially opened a new Test & Evaluation Laboratory building at the Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL).

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2017 American Transplant Congress: NewYork-Presbyterian’s World-Renowned Transplant Experts at Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center Presenting and Available for Comment

2017 American Transplant Congress: NewYork-Presbyterian’s World-Renowned Transplant Experts at Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center Presenting and Available for Comment

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This Small Business Week, Look to the Experts for Tips on Marketing and Generating New Business

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Stopping Attacks That Disrupt Voice Communications

The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is working to make sure telephony denial of service attacks cannot disrupt critical phone systems

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Counting the Cuts in Mohs Surgery: A Way to Improve Care and Reduce Costs

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In an analysis of Medicare billing data submitted by more than 2,300 United States physicians, researchers have calculated the average number of surgical slices, or cuts, made during Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS), a procedure that progressively removes thin layers of cancerous skin tissue in a way that minimizes damage to healthy skin and the risks of leaving cancerous tissue behind.

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UIC Medical Education Leader Receives Ellis Island Award

Ara Tekian, professor and associate dean of international education at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, will receive the Ellis Island Medal of Honor at a ceremony in New York.







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