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Newswise: Researchers Discover a New Mechanism Used by Bacteria to Evade Antibiotics
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    7-Mar-2019 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 709073

Researchers Discover a New Mechanism Used by Bacteria to Evade Antibiotics

University of California San Diego

Antibiotics survival mechanism: UC San Diego researchers have discovered an unexpected mechanism that allows bacteria to defend themselves against antibiotics, a surprise finding that could lead to retooled drugs to treat infectious diseases.

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5-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EST
Newswise: Engineers developing education kit to teach students practical skills in integrated photonics

Article ID: 709074

Engineers developing education kit to teach students practical skills in integrated photonics

University of California San Diego

Engineers are developing an educational toolkit to bring integrated photonics into the college engineering and science curriculum. The kit is designed to teach students practical skills in integrated photonics and equip them to meet the growing demand for technicians and engineers in the industry.

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4-Mar-2019 6:05 PM EST

Education

Newswise: Spring Break Travel Advisory: Pack Backup Contact Lens Supplies to Avoid Infections

Article ID: 709060

Spring Break Travel Advisory: Pack Backup Contact Lens Supplies to Avoid Infections

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Optometry are joining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to offer spring break safety tips so travelers spend their time on the beach, not in the emergency room

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4-Mar-2019 4:00 PM EST
Newswise: Tech Tips: Four Top Health Systems Share Novel Approaches to Improve Patient Engagement
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    4-Mar-2019 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 708915

Tech Tips: Four Top Health Systems Share Novel Approaches to Improve Patient Engagement

University of California San Diego Health

Health organizations across the U.S. are seeking ways to better engage patients with a variety of technologies to improve patient experience. Learn how UC San Diego Health and three U.S. hospitals have created diverse models of care that are changing patient care for the better.

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28-Feb-2019 4:45 PM EST
Newswise: How to Catch a Magnetic Monopole in the Act

Article ID: 709050

How to Catch a Magnetic Monopole in the Act

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

A research team led by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has created a nanoscale “playground” on a chip that simulates the formation of exotic magnetic particles called monopoles. The study could unlock the secrets to ever-smaller, more powerful memory devices.

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4-Mar-2019 2:00 PM EST
Newswise: Hypertension Study Based in African-American Barbershops Honored

Article ID: 709041

Hypertension Study Based in African-American Barbershops Honored

Cedars-Sinai

The Clinical Research Forum recognized the Cedars-Sinai's Smidt Heart Institute with a 2019 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award today for its study aimed at developing a blood pressure control program for African-American men in the comfortable and convenient environments of their barbershops. In just six short months, the study improved the outcomes and control of high blood pressure in more than 60 percent of participants.

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4-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST
Newswise: New Electronic Order Set Helps Reduce ECG Overmonitoring
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    4-Mar-2019 6:00 AM EST

Article ID: 708924

New Electronic Order Set Helps Reduce ECG Overmonitoring

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

A computerized order set may help reduce the persistent problem of overmonitoring hospitalized patients. Appropriate monitoring increased after an order set was introduced into the EHR, prompting providers to order ECG monitoring per American Heart Association practice standards.

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28-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708984

Architecture at Zero Competition Winners Announced at CSUMB

California State University, Monterey Bay

The American Institute of Architects, California (AIACA) announced the winners of the eighth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) today at CSUMB's Alumni and Visitor Center.

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1-Mar-2019 4:45 PM EST

Arts and Humanities


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