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Leading Cyber Security Expert Delivers Annual Queen’s and KPMG Lecture

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Queen’s Management School and the Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s University Belfast recently hosted leading Cyber Security expert, Mr Ciaran Martin, Chief Executive of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

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WHO Names Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law a “Collaborating Center

The WHO has designated the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law in Washington, DC, as a WHO Collaborating Center with a special focus on providing strategic support to the WHO Pan American Health Organization’s regional priorities.

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​Teams Work Better with a Little Help From Your Friends

Here’s something both you and your boss can agree on: Workplace teams are better when they include your friends. Researchers analyzed the results of 26 different studies (called a meta-analysis) and found that teams composed of friends performed better on some tasks than groups of acquaintances or strangers.

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Genetic Testing Can Help Determine Safest Dose of Blood Thinner for Joint Surgery Patients, Study Shows

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A new five-year study of nearly 1,600 patients finds that genetic testing can help determine the safest dose of the blood thinner warfarin, with fewer side effects, in patients undergoing joint replacement surgery.

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Formation of Magma Oceans on Exoplanets

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Induction heating can completely change the energy budget of an exoplanet and even melt its interior. In a study published by Nature Astronomy an international team led by the Space Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences with participation of the University of Vienna explains how magma oceans can form under the surface of exoplanets as a result of induction heating.

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Scientists Track Ovarian Cancers to Site of Origin: Fallopian Tubes

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Some scientists have suspected that the most common form of ovarian cancer may originate in the fallopian tubes, the thin fibrous tunnels that connect the ovaries to the uterus. Now, results of a study of nine women suggest that the genomic roots of many ovarian tumors may indeed arise in the fallopian tubes, potentially providing insights into the origin of ovarian cancer and suggesting new ways for prevention and intervention of this disease.

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Vancouver, BC, Surgeon Richard J. Finley, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Honored with 2017 ACS Distinguished Service Award

Richard J. Finley, MD, FACS, FRCSC, a general/thoracic surgeon from Vancouver, BC, Canada, received the 2017 Distinguished Service Award (DSA) of the American College of Surgeons last night during the Convocation ceremony that preceded the opening of the College’s 2017 Clinical Congress.

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Houston Surgeon SreyRam Kuy, MD, MHS, FACS, Honored for Inspiring Women in Surgery

SreyRam Kuy, MD, MHS, FACS, received the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award last night during the Convocation ceremony that preceded the opening of the College’s 2017 Clinical Congress.

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Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons Is Awarded to 10 Prominent Surgeons

Last night Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) was awarded to 10 prominent surgeons from around the world. The Honorary Fellowships were presented at the Convocation, which preceded the opening of the annual ACS Clinical Congress, at the San Diego Convention Center.







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