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Study Shows How BPA May Affect Inflammatory Breast Cancer

The chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, appears to aid the survival of inflammatory breast cancer cells, revealing a potential mechanism for how the disease grows, according to a study led by researchers in the Department of Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine and the Duke Cancer Institute.

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heated pavements, airport safety, Civil Engineering, Airport Technology

Iowa State Engineers Test Heated Pavement Technology at Des Moines International Airport

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Halil Ceylan and a group of Iowa State engineers are testing heated pavement technologies at the Des Moines International Airport. They've installed two test slabs of electrically conductive concrete. And the pavement has effectively cleared ice and snow.

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Climate Change, Forests, Deforestation, Global Warming

Forests Fight Global Warming in Ways More Important Than Previously Understood

Trees impact climate by regulating the exchange of water and energy between the Earth’s surface and the atmosphere, an important influence that should be considered as policymakers contemplate efforts to conserve forested land, said the authors of an international study that appears in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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Watch for Volatility Spikes After May Triggers Brexit

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Machines and the Modern Day Labor Market

Technological advances, particularly in machines that can perform complex tasks, have begun to dramatically change jobs and labor markets.

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Parents Who Play ‘Pokémon Go’ with Kids: ‘It Wasn’t Really About the Pokémon’

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In the first study to survey and interview parents who play "Pokémon GO" with their children, families reported a number of side benefits, including increased exercise, more time spent outdoors and opportunities for family bonding. However, some worries about addictive screen time persisted.

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Champions in Science: Profile of Jenica Jacobi

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Each year, the DOE Office of Science write profiles on past NSB competitors. These features include their memories of their high school adventures and information on their education and career accomplishments.

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Pulling Together to Rescue 11 Asian Elephants

The rescue of 11 Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) from a mud hole inside the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia, on 24th March 2017 avoided a tragedy for wildlife conservation in Cambodia.

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Lewis Nelson (EMBA ’17) Shares Reflections from Darden Worldwide Course in Costa Rica

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A group of UVA Darden MBA, Executive MBA and Global Executive MBA students took a week-long trip to Costa led by Professor Melissa Thomas-Hunt.

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NCCN Foundation Awards Grants to Four Young Investigators

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NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards provide grants of $150,000 over a two-year period for research initiatives focused on assessing and improving outcomes in cancer care.







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