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association of american cancer institutes, Aaci, Stan Collender, Cancer Center Administrators Forum, Cancer Center, Federal Budget, Cancer Research

Federal Budget Analyst and Cancer Survivor to Open AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting

The 2017 annual meeting of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) and the Cancer Center Administrators Forum (CCAF) will feature a keynote talk by Stan Collender, a federal budget issues expert and Merkel cell carcinoma survivor. The meeting runs from October 15-17, in Washington, DC.

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Kresge Hall, Northwestern University Facilities Management, Built Environment, Sustainable Design, LEED certificaiton, LEED Platinum, Sustainability, sustainNU

Kresge Hall Is Northwestern’s First LEED Platinum Building

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Thanks to extensive renovations, Kresge Hall has been certified as the University's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum building. Platinum is the the highest sustainable building certification awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Healthcare, Health Advocacy, Arthritis, Health Policy, Healthcare Costs, Healthcare Access

Arthritis Advocates Urge Congress to Take Action to Address Drug Costs, Access Issues

Physician and healthcare professional advocates from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) are joined by rheumatology patients on Capitol Hill this week to urge lawmakers to address the significant drug cost and access issues affecting millions of Americans living with arthritis and other rheumatologic diseases.

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Genomics, Energy, Environment, Fungi, Plants, Microbes, Microbiology, Metagenomics, omics, Biology, Bioenergy, Carbon Cycle, Biogeochemistry

2018 DOE JGI Community Science Program Allocations Announced

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Many of the DOE Joint Genome Institute’s selected 2018 Community Science Program proposals aim to utilize multiple genomic and analytical capabilities, along with scientific expertise, to users focused on the underlying mechanisms involved in bioenergy generation and biogeochemical processes.

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Heart Attack, Reprogrammed Cells, Cardiomyocytes, Fibroblasts, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Post Heart Attack: How Can Scar Tissue Be Turned Back Into Healthy Heart Muscle?

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Scientists at the UNC School of Medicine and elsewhere are exploring ways to reprogram scar tissue cells into healthy heart muscle cells, and now UNC researchers have published the first scientific paper to compare in great detail the two leading reprogramming techniques.

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Case Western Reserve University, Robotics, case school of engineering, Origami, 3-D, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering

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Anxiety, Depression Can Diminish Retirement Savings

Psychological distress can take a toll on more than just health. It can also significantly damage retirement savings, according to a new study by a Cornell University financial economist and her co-author.

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Iter, Divertor plate, Heat flux, Fusion, Computer Simulation

Research led by PPPL provides reassurance that heat flux will be manageable in ITER

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Article describes simulated prediction of heat flux that ITER divertor plates will be able to tolerate.

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WFU Expert Explains Special Counsel Mueller’s Speed and Tactics

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Gender and Business, fisheries management

Fisheries Sustainability Linked to Gender Roles Among Traders

A new WCS study, published in the journal Ecosystem Health and Sustainability, of fish traders in coastal Kenya shows that women largely occupied fisheries with the lowest profits and are not saving money while working in these fisheries.







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