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Despite Benefits, Half of Parents Against Later School Start Times

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Leading pediatrics and sleep associations agree: Teens shouldn’t start school so early. Yet University of Michigan research finds parents are split almost down the middle on whether they support delays in school start times that might permit their 13- to 17-year-olds to sleep later on school days.

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ASTRO Supports U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Final Rule

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauds the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for today’s announcement of a final rule that updates the definition of medical events for permanent implant brachytherapy and protects patients’ access to this treatment.

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PPPL Delivers New Key Components to Help Power a Fusion Energy Experiment

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Article describes PPPL's design and delivery of pole shields for DIII-D neutral beam injectors.

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Innovative Texas Tech TechTeach Program Aims to Better Prepare First-Year Teachers

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When preparing for a lifelong career, six weeks or a semester of on-the-job training doesn’t sound like much. Likewise, for most K-12 teachers, the brief period of student teaching might not be enough preparation to be able to walk into their first classroom as an effective educator. Supply and demand entered a critical stage in recent years when thousands of teachers were rushed into the workforce with minimal experience and support.

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‘This Is Perfect’: WFU Launches Engineering Program Enriched by Liberal Arts

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Like any aspiring engineer, first-year student Meredith Vaughn gets excited about building something from the ground up, so Wake Forest University’s new undergraduate engineering program immediately appealed to her. Vaughn is one of approximately 50 students in Wake Forest’s first cohort of undergraduate engineering students who will begin taking classes at Wake Downtown later this month.

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Global Corporations and Cleantech Startups Begin Testing Innovations at Washington’s Open-Access Clean Energy Facility

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Global corporations, U.S. solar companies, and Washington startups have signed up to test their cleantech at the Washington Clean Energy Testbeds, created by the University of Washington (UW) Clean Energy Institute (CEI), during the facility’s first six months of operation.

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Researchers Discover New Chemical Process That Could Reduce Nitrogen Oxides From Diesel Exhaust

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Chemical engineers at the University of Notre Dame have discovered a catalytic process that could help curb emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from diesel-powered vehicles, a priority air pollutant that is a key ingredient in smog.







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