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Why Consumers Make Bad Financial Decisions, and How Simple Policy Changes Can Help

In the paper, "Behaviorally Informed Policies for Household Financial Decisionmaking," by a working group of behavioral scientists including University of Chicago Booth School of Business Associate Professor Abigail Sussman, researchers find that financial mistakes happen when consumers fail to examine all of their choices when making monetary decisions.

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NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn Appoints New Chief of Rehabilitation Medicine

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Jeffrey S. Fine, MD, to lead Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health’s inpatient and outpatient services, and network development in Brooklyn.

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How Cells Hack Their Own Genes

Researchers at IMBA - Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences - unveil novel mechanism for gene expression.

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Johns Hopkins APL’s ‘Dragonfly’ Dual-Quadcopter Aims to Explore Titan, Saturn’s Largest Moon

The Dragonfly mission concept would use an instrumented, radioisotope-powered, dual-quadcopter to explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan, one of our solar system’s “ocean worlds.”

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Putting It to the Test

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University of Utah researchers led by chemical engineering and chemistry professor Marc has developed a rapid portable screening test for liver cancer that doesn’t involve sending a specimen to a blood lab and cuts the wait time for results from two weeks to two minutes, especially valuable for developing nations with little access to hospitals.

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New Technology Helps Protect Pinnacle Health Patients From Risk of Stroke During Heart Valve Replacement

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PinnacleHealth is the first hospital in Pennsylvania and one of the first 10 in the country to introduce new technology shown to help protect patients from the risk of stroke during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

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The Wonderland of ALICE: Q&A with Thomas M. Cormier

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory physicist Thomas M. Cormier provides an update of ALICE, “A Large Ion Collider Experiment” at CERN's Large Hadron Collider to explore the physics of the early universe.

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On the Other Hand, the Immune System Can Also CAUSE Cancer

University of Colorado Cancer Center paper describes how immune response designed to scramble HPV DNA can scramble human DNA as well, sometimes in ways that cause cancer.

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Chemists Get Step Closer to Replicating Nature with Assembly of New 3D Structures

A team of chemists has created a series of three-dimensional structures that take a step closer to resembling those found in nature. The work offers insights into how enzymes are properly assembled, or folded, which could enhance our understanding of a range of diseases that result from these misfolded proteins.

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