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Newswise: Connecting Scientists and Ideas: Why the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting is must-do
Released: 2-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST
Connecting Scientists and Ideas: Why the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting is must-do
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) once again have teamed up to produce the largest gathering of cell scientists in the world. The 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting takes place Dec. 7-11, in Washington, DC, and is expected to attract more than 6,000 cell scientists. Those interested in attending can visit the meeting website for a complete program, a full listing of abstracts, and registration. https://www.ascb.org/2019ascbembo/

Newswise: Public Health Pioneer and Pediatrician Fitzhugh Mullan Dies at Age 77
Released: 2-Dec-2019 1:40 PM EST
Public Health Pioneer and Pediatrician Fitzhugh Mullan Dies at Age 77
George Washington University

Fitzhugh Mullan, MD, a professor at the George Washington University (GW) revered for his lifelong commitment to social justice, health equity and health workforce policies, died on Nov. 29. He was 77.

Newswise:Video Embedded innovation-and-national-security
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Released: 15-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Innovation and National Security
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

The United States leads the world in innovation, research, and technology development. Since World War II, the new markets, industries, companies, and military capabilities that emerged from the country’s science and technology commitment have combined to make the United States the most secure and economically prosperous nation on earth.

Newswise: It’s National Farmers Market Week, and Washington, D.C. Ranks #1
Released: 6-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
It’s National Farmers Market Week, and Washington, D.C. Ranks #1
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

National Farmers Market Week is being celebrated across the United States this week, and Washington, D.C. ranks number one for farmers markets among the 100 largest U.S. cities, according to the 2019 American Fitness Index® rankings published by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Anthem Foundation.

Newswise: To Grow or Not to Grow? That Is the Question for Plants
Released: 12-Mar-2019 2:55 PM EDT
To Grow or Not to Grow? That Is the Question for Plants
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Scientists show metabolic tradeoffs result from a specific change to the grow-defend balance.

Newswise: Forming the Ion that Made the Universe
Released: 8-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EST
Forming the Ion that Made the Universe
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Research offers details on the chemistry of trihydrogen ion.

1-Mar-2019 9:50 AM EST
Experimental Drug Lowers Serum Phosphate in Phase 3 Trial of Hemodialysis Patients
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• In a phase 3 clinical trial, tenapanor significantly lowered elevated blood phosphate in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis, resulting in an average reduction of 1.0–1.2 mg/dL over 8 weeks. • Side effects were largely limited to softening of stool and more frequent bowel movements.

1-Mar-2019 9:50 AM EST
Secondhand Smoke Linked with Higher Kidney Disease Risk
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Exposure to secondhand smoke was linked with a higher prevalence of kidney disease, as well as development of incident kidney disease. • This association was present even at low levels of exposure.

Newswise: Water: Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way
Released: 7-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EST
Water: Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Elegant theory shows how water helps separate ions involved in material synthesis and manufacturing.

Newswise: Seeing Coherent Patterns at the Microscopic Scale
Released: 6-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EST
Seeing Coherent Patterns at the Microscopic Scale
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Review highlights insights into coherence, which could help overcome roadblocks in next-generation energy systems.


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