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Article ID: 694964

“A Beautiful Ghetto,” Three Years Later: A Conversation About Healing

The Institute for Integrative Health

The Institute for Integrative Health and the Gordon Parks Foundation announce the upcoming exhibition and program series, A Beautiful Ghetto, at the Institute for Integrative Health’s event space from March 15 through May 24, 2018.

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22-May-2018 4:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694459

Microfinance Institutions Play an Important Role in Adapting to Climate Change by Increasing the Resiliency of Their Borrowers

St. Mary's College of Maryland

Study examines how microfinance institutions that provide collateral-free loans (mostly to women) can help their borrowers deal with consequences of climate change. The article suggests that these institutions will play an important role in adapting to climate change by increasing the resiliency of their borrowers.

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22-May-2018 1:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694735

The Price of Chaos: A New Model Virtually Pits New Investors Against Experienced Ones

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Variation in expertise and risk-taking behaviors among investors regularly sends markets on roller-coaster rides. Researchers describe the intricate dynamics driving a financial markets model in this week’s Chaos. Their model takes aim to simulate asset pricing when mixed groups of investors enter a market. By examining bifurcation conditions, they described transitions between different chaotic dynamical regimes. They showed that their model can reflect the nature of real markets by switching between bear and bull dynamics.

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17-May-2018 9:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694918

Injectable Bandage Targets Fatal Internal Bleeding

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Products are available to quickly seal surface wounds, but rapidly stopping fatal internal bleeding has proven more difficult. Now, biomedical engineers at Texas A&M University are developing an injectable hydrogel bandage that could save lives in emergencies such as penetrating shrapnel wounds on the battlefield.

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22-May-2018 9:30 AM EDT
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NIBIB-Funded Team Designs Rapid Diagnostic System for Debilitating Nutrient Deficiency

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

A team of Cornell University engineers and nutritionists with funding from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, part of NIH, have designed and tested a small, portable diagnostic system that can be used in the field to test blood for vitamin A and iron deficiencies.

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21-May-2018 3:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694875

A Better Way to Control Crystal Vibrations

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

By introducing impurities to a material, researchers can control the speed and frequency of phonons, potentially leading to more energy-efficient devices

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21-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694864

One Year’s Losses for Child Sexual Abuse in U.S. Top $9 Billion, New Study Suggests

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

A new study at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the annual economic impact of child sexual abuse in the U.S. is far-reaching and costly: In 2015, the total economic burden was approximately $9.3 billion

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21-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694855

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing to Graduate Largest Ever PhD Class at 2018 Ceremony

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 2018 class will be the largest PhD class to ever graduate from the school with a total of 10 students—underscoring the school’s commitment to advancing science and preparing nurse leaders.

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21-May-2018 9:55 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694854

Nutrition 2018 Preview: Hot Topics in Research and Practice

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Journalists and bloggers are invited to join top scientists and practitioners as they discuss the latest nutrition research findings during Nutrition 2018, the inaugural flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. The meeting will be held June 9-12, 2018 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.

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21-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694834

Next Generation of Military Health Care Providers to Graduate on Armed Forces Day

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

More than 340 uniformed professionals will receive their medical, graduate nursing, dental and biomedical science, public health and clinical psychology degrees on May 19 – Armed Forces Day – at the Uniformed Services University’s (USU) 39th commencement exercise at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Constitution Hall, in Washington, D.C.

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18-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT
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