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Article ID: 693952

Q&A: UVA i.Lab-Supported Indoor Farming Startup Beanstalk Still Growing After Y Combinator

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Indoor farming startup Beanstalk Farms has come a long way in a short period of time. Jack Ross and brother Michael Ross started their venture in the incubator program at the i.Lab in 2017, building a prototype and learning as much as they could about the complicated world of fresh produce. Jack Ross recently spoke about his experience launching Beanstalk; the UVA network on both coasts; and his quest for faster, cheaper and better-tasting lettuce and spinach.

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Article ID: 693856

Queen’s Researchers Launch Exhibition Exploring the Anglo-Saxons Knowledge of the Skies and the Undiscovered ‘Planet Nine’

Queen's University Belfast

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have launched a new, interactive exhibition exploring the Anglo-Saxons understanding of the cosmos in the Middle Ages, and whether it may provide further clues on the whereabouts of the hypothetical ‘Planet Nine’.

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Article ID: 693911

Cryo-EM Structures of the Nicotine Receptor May Lead to New Therapies for Nicotine Addiction

UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern researchers today published in Nature atomic-scale blueprints of the most abundant class of brain nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. A structural understanding of the protein, found in neurons, could lead to new ways to treat nicotine addiction from smoking and vaping.

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2-May-2018 2:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693868

Novel Reaction Could Spark Alternate Approach to Ammonia Production

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The search for a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly method of ammonia production for fertilizer has led to the discovery of a new type of catalytic reaction.

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2-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Northwestern Professor and Renowned Translator Wins Prestigious Literary Award

Northwestern University

Northwestern University’s preeminent translator of Polish literature, Clare Cavanagh, is among eight writers to receive The American Academy of Arts and Letters 2018 Award in Literature, given for exceptional accomplishment in writing.The honor, awarded for past work, will be presented in May in New York.“I always dreamed of making some kind of contribution to literature, to readers and writers as well as scholars, through my work,” said Cavanagh, who chairs the department of Slavic languages and literature at Northwestern.

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Article ID: 693817

Mayo Clinic joins NIH in launching All of Us Research Program

Mayo Clinic

On May 6, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will open national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program. According to the NIH the program is a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds.

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Article ID: 693777

NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2018

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

On World Asthma Day 2018, the National Institutes of Health stands with people worldwide to renew our commitment to advance understanding of asthma and develop effective strategies to manage, treat and ultimately prevent the disease. A new three-minute NIH video features asthma patients and doctors.

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Story Tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2018

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

ORNL studies how some trees respond and recover after heat waves; sensors collect data to uniquely identify vehicles; catalysis data calculations assist in overcoming limiting factor to break down olefins; ORNL tested NASA space probe instruments’ ability to withstand Sun’s extreme heat; using neutrons, ORNL observed enzyme behavior to determine certain antibiotics’ ineffectiveness.

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1-May-2018 9:20 AM EDT
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Researchers Call for Tougher Standards for Studies on Obesity Policies

Johns Hopkins Medicine

When a new park is built, a tax is instituted on fast food or a ban put in place against soft drinks in a school, public health researchers must often rely on “after the fact” observational studies to evaluate the impact of such efforts on rates of obesity in a particular population and try to clearly identify and measure the factors that worked or didn’t.

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1-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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InterPlanetary Festival Announces June Lineup

Santa Fe Institute

Seamus Blackley, Cory Doctorow, Ashton Eaton, Kate Greene, Annalee Newitz, Scott Ross, Martine Rothblatt, Neal Stephenson, and Pete Worden among luminary panelists and performers to converge in Santa Fe June 7-8, 2018

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