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Climate Adaptation: From Iowa to Guam, WCS Announces $2.5 Million in Awards to 12 Conservation Orgs Across US

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Through its award-winning Climate Adaptation Fund, WCS has announced 12 new grants to nonprofit organizations exploring and implementing new methods for helping America’s wildlife and people adapt to rapidly shifting environmental conditions brought about by climate change.

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A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 27-Nov-2017 4:00 PM EST

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Workouts to Remember: New Research Suggests High-Intensity Exercise Boosts Memory

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The health advantages of high-intensity exercise are widely known but new research from McMaster University points to another major benefit: better memory. The findings could have implications for an aging population which is grappling with the growing problem of catastrophic diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s.

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Emerging Microtechnologies and Automated Systems for Rapid Bacterial Identification and Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

A review article in the December 2017 issue of SLAS Technology provides important information for life sciences and technology professionals in academia and industry and members of the general public who are interested in antibiotic resistance, general microbial detection principles, in vitro diagnostics, micro- and nanotechnologies, and next generation rapid microbial testing methods.

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Antibiotics Resistance : Researchers Succeed to Block Genes of Resistance

Scientists at UdeM's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine design better molecules that make it harder for plasmids to move between bacteria.

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Loyola Medicine Helps Pediatric Sickle Cell Patient Take Trip of a Lifetime

Anyah wasn't going to let sickle cell disease keep her from going on her high school class trip to Europe. Thanks to Natalie Kamberos, DO, and the care Anyah received at Loyola Medicine, Anyah was able to climb the Eiffel Tower and make it a trip of a lifetime.

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To Forget or to Remember? Memory Depends on Subtle Brain Signals, Scientists Find

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Understanding how brains actively erase memories may open new understanding of memory loss and aging, and open the possibility of new treatments for neurodegenerative disease.

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HIV-Positive Adults Are Under-Treated for Cardiovascular Problems Compared to Those Without HIV

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People with both HIV and risk factors for heart disease and stroke were less likely to be treated with cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and aspirin than patients without HIV.

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Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Spearheads Initiative to Align Management of Immunotherapy Side Effects

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The first consensus recommendations on recognition and clinical management of immune-related side effects from cancer immunotherapy are published today in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (JITC).

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UTHealth Executive Elected as a 2017 AAAS Fellow

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Michael R. Blackburn, Ph.D., a nationally recognized lung disease researcher and academic leader at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.







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