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Newswise: Who’s minding the children? Women report skipping scientific conferences because of child care
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Article ID: 716008

Who’s minding the children? Women report skipping scientific conferences because of child care

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Many women find themselves skipping scientific conferences because of family obligations, a new study finds. Women were less likely than men to attend scientific meetings, although both genders noted that conferences were important to career advancement.

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Newswise: Disrupting Immune Cell Behavior May Contribute to Heart Disease And Failure, Study Shows

Article ID: 716009

Disrupting Immune Cell Behavior May Contribute to Heart Disease And Failure, Study Shows

Johns Hopkins Medicine

On an ice hockey team, the players all start off with identical uniforms, skates and a stick. But if you take one of them, add padding, a glove, and a mask; and switch the stick to one with a larger blade, then you get a goalie. Now, the player has morphed — or differentiated — into a one with a specific function: protect the goal from invading pucks.

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Newswise: Algae-Killing Viruses Spur Nutrient Recycling in Oceans

Article ID: 715883

Algae-Killing Viruses Spur Nutrient Recycling in Oceans

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Scientists have confirmed that viruses can kill marine algae called diatoms and that diatom die-offs near the ocean surface may provide nutrients and organic matter for recycling by other algae, according to a Rutgers-led study.

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Article ID: 716006

NYPA and Rensselaer Lab Collaboration to Research Cleaner Grid Technologies

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Inter-lab collaboration between the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is paving the way for a greener and more resilient power grid.

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Article ID: 716003

The unpopular truth about biases toward people with disabilities

Michigan State University

Contrary to popular belief, findings from Michigan State University suggest that biases toward people with disabilities increase with age and over time, but that people are less likely to show how they really feel publicly.

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18-Jul-2019 9:55 AM EDT

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Newswise: Los Alamos National Laboratory brings 24,169 jobs, $3.1 billion to New Mexico

Article ID: 715989

Los Alamos National Laboratory brings 24,169 jobs, $3.1 billion to New Mexico

Los Alamos National Laboratory

An independent economic impact analysis has found that Los Alamos National Laboratory is responsible for creating 24,169 jobs in New Mexico while contributing $3.1 billion a year—much of it in out-of-state dollars—to the New Mexico economy.

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Newswise: Researchers Find Simple Way to Predict and Prevent Dangerous Blood Clots in Patients Treated for Multiple Myeloma

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Researchers Find Simple Way to Predict and Prevent Dangerous Blood Clots in Patients Treated for Multiple Myeloma

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

New research in JNCCN from the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR) within the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium—part of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance—identifies a simple way to help cancer doctors caring for patients with multiple myeloma to predict blood clots in order to take preventive action.

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Article ID: 715754

Planning for Coastal Run-Off

Wildlife Conservation Society

1. Planning for linkages among terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems can help managers mitigate the impacts of pollution from land-based run-off on water quality and coastal ecosystem services, which affect the

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