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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.

Channels: China Economics News, Engineering, Technology, U.S. National Security, U.S. Politics, China News, Local - DC,

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15-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: It’s National Farmers Market Week, and Washington, D.C. Ranks #1

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.

Channels: Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition, Sports Medicine, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
6-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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    7-Mar-2019 5:00 PM 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.

Channels: All Journal News, Kidney Disease, Pharmaceuticals, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
1-Mar-2019 9:50 AM EST
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    7-Mar-2019 5:00 PM 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.

Channels: All Journal News, Kidney Disease, Smoking, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
1-Mar-2019 9:50 AM EST
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Newswise: A Simplified Way to Predict the Function of Microbial Communities

A Simplified Way to Predict the Function of Microbial Communities

Department of Energy, Office of Science

A pioneering study offers an easier approach to study how microbes work and could help scientists advance models of the cycling of elements and nutrients in frequently flooded soils.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, DOE Science News, Plants, Floods, DOE Science News, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro,

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6-Mar-2019 2:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Squeezed Quantum Dots Produce More Stable Light
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6-Mar-2019 2:55 PM EST
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