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Article ID: 694755

Iowa State Students Develop Plans for Crowded Cemeteries, a Looming Issue for Communities Across the Nation

Iowa State University

An Iowa State University researcher brought his unique work to the classroom, studying the land-use implications of cemeteries and burial. This semester, his students researched and planned various options for the city of Perry, which – like many communities across the United States – is facing space constraints in its cemetery.

Released:
18-May-2018 7:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 694720

Letting the Cat Out of the Bag: Why Researchers Disclose Results Ahead of Publication

Georgia Institute of Technology

A new study from a research team from the Georgia Institute of Technology found that the vast majority of scientists disclose key details about their work informally to peers and potential collaborators ahead of publishing in a peer reviewed journal or presenting the findings publicly.

Released:
16-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 694634

​Not Quite a ‘Double Bind’ for Minority Women in Science

Ohio State University

Many studies have shown that both minority and women scientists face disadvantages in reaching the highest levels of their careers. So it would make sense that minority women would face a “double bind” that would particularly disadvantage them. But a new study suggests that minority women actually face a “one-and-a-half bind."

Released:
15-May-2018 3:50 PM EDT

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    15-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 694468

Big Data from World’s Largest Citizen Science Microbiome Project Serves Food for Thought

University of California San Diego Health

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and collaborators have published the first major results from the American Gut Project, a crowdsourced, global citizen science effort. The project, described May 15 in mSystems, is the largest published study to date of the human microbiome — the unique microbial communities that inhabit our bodies.

Released:
11-May-2018 2:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 694260

CFN Scientist Spotlight: Ashley Head Brings Surface Studies out of the Realm of Physics into Chemistry

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Chemist Ashley Head of the Interface Science and Catalysis Group at the CFN studies the interesting chemical processes and phenomena that take place on surfaces—an understanding relevant to designing efficient catalysts, developing more sophisticated gas masks for soldiers, and other applications.n the

Released:
9-May-2018 9:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 694136

All of Us Research Program Ushers in New Era for Technology-Driven Citizen Science and Precision Medicine

Scripps Research Institute

Working with mobile technology and bioinformatics companies, STSI will lead integration of mobile apps and digital medical devices into the program to collect and analyze an unprecedented range and depth of health data.

Released:
7-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695632

Self-Driving Cars: WFU Engineering Students Kick the Tires on Safety and Ethics

Wake Forest University

The future of self-driving cars seemed all but inevitable — until a fatal crash in Arizona last month prompted tech companies, automakers and lawmakers to pump the brakes.

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2-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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