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Article ID: 695110

DHS Awards Nearly $3 Million to Small Businesses for Innovative Research

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program today announced a total of $2.94 million in 20 competitive research contracts for 19 small businesses located across 10 states.

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Article ID: 695107

Portable Malaria Screening Instrument Developed

University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering

A prototype for a portable instrument capable of early-stage malaria detection has been developed by a team of researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. The prototype can analyze an unprocessed, whole blood sample in 10-15 minutes using three primary components: a laser, a detector (to detect light), and a magnet.

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Optimizing Taxi Fleet Size the Subject of Multi-University Research

Cornell University

A study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Senseable City Laboratory – with important input from Steven Strogatz, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University – offers a network-based solution to size and operate a fleet of taxis.

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Harvard Medical School, Meharry Medical College Team Up for Education

Harvard Medical School

Meharry Medical college first among historically black schools to offer online Harvard Medical School courses to students

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Fred Hutch Scientists to Feature Health Economics, Next-Gen Immunotherapy, Health Disparities and More at ASCO

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s latest findings will be featured at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, “Delivering Discoveries: Expanding the Reach of Precision Medicine,” to be held June 1–5 in Chicago. Here are several highlights:

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Article ID: 694955

New Theory Finds “Traffic Jams” in Jet Stream Cause Abnormal Weather Patterns

University of Chicago

A study in Science offers an explanation for a mysterious and sometimes deadly weather pattern in which the jet stream, the global air currents that circle the Earth, stalls out over a region. Much like highways, the jet stream has a capacity, researchers said, and when it’s exceeded, blockages form that are remarkably similar to traffic jams—and climate forecasters can use the same math to model them both.

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Article ID: 695100

UAB Researcher Awarded K23 Grant to Study Malaria Prevention in Pregnant Women in Cameroon

University of Alabama at Birmingham

A UAB researcher is heading to Cameroon to study the effects and safety of antibiotics on pregnant women at risk of contracting malaria.

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Article ID: 695099

SLU Scientist Aims to Turn on Hypoglycemia’s Missed Signal

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Saint Louis University researcher Gina Yosten, Ph.D is pursuing solutions for people with diabetes who are at risk of life-threatening drops in blood sugar.

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The Secret to Honing Kids' Language and Literacy Skills

Michigan State University

Research from Michigan State University found that a child’s ability to "self-regulate" is a critical element in childhood language and literacy development, and that the earlier they can hone these skills, the faster language and literacy skills develop leading to better skills in the long run.

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Article ID: 695101

Hot Cars Can Hit Life-Threatening Levels in Approximately One Hour

University of California San Diego Health

Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Arizona State University found that if a car is parked in the sun on a summer day, the interior temperature can reach 116 degrees F. and the dashboard may exceed 165 degrees F. in approximately one hour — the time it can take for a young child trapped in a car to suffer fatal injuries.

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