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Article ID: 707937

How Do We Conserve and Restore Computer-Based Art in a Changing Technological Environment?

New York University

Just as conservators have developed methods to protect traditional artworks, computer scientists, in collaboration with time-based media conservators, have created means to safeguard computer- or time-based art by following the same preservation principles.

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12-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 708179

SBUH Appoints New Chief Nursing Officer

Stony Brook Medicine

Stony Brook University Hospital has appointed Julie Mirkin, DNP, MA, RN, as the Chief Nursing Officer, effective February 7.

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15-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708176

Why Some Brain Tumors Respond to Immunotherapy

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Fewer than 1 in 10 patients with glioblastoma—the most common type of brain cancer—respond to immunotherapy; a new study reveals how to detect patients who may respond.

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15-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708148

James Wishart Awarded Maria Skłodowska-Curie Medal

Brookhaven National Laboratory

James Wishart, a chemist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been awarded the Maria Skłodowska-Curie Medal by the Polish Radiation Research Society (PRRS). The award recognizes his distinguished achievements in the field of radiation chemistry and his long-lasting and productive interactions with Polish scientists.

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Article ID: 707952

OSA Patients with Excessive Daytime Sleepiness at Greatest Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who experience excessive sleepiness while awake appear to be at far greater risk for cardiovascular diseases than those without excessive daytime sleepiness, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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12-Feb-2019 4:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 708123

Can we repair the brain? The promise of stem cell technologies for treating parkinson's disease

IOS Press

Cell replacement may play an increasing role in alleviating the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD) in future. Writing in a special supplement to the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, experts describe how newly developed stem cell technologies could be used to treat the disease and discuss the great promise, as well as the significant challenges, of stem cell treatment.

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14-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708045

New Pancreas Transplant Program Launches at NYU Langone

NYU Langone Health

NYU Langone Transplant Institute launches a new pancreas transplantation program, expanding regional access to care for people with complications from diabetes and other illnesses.

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14-Feb-2019 10:15 AM EST
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Article ID: 708086

To Tool or Not to Tool?

University of Vienna

Flexible tool use is closely associated to higher mental processes such as the ability to plan actions. Now a group of cognitive biologists and comparative psychologists from the University of Vienna, the University of St Andrews and the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna that included Isabelle Laumer and Josep Call, has studied tool related decision-making in a non-human primate species – the orangutan.

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14-Feb-2019 6:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 708052

Scientists Look Into The Past To Help Identify Fish Threatened with Local Extinction

Wildlife Conservation Society

Marine scientists from the University of Queensland, WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and other groups have developed a methodology to assess fish stocks that combines new data with archeological and historical records – some dating back to the 8th Century AD.

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13-Feb-2019 2:00 PM EST

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