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Media alert: The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) 2020

Genetics Society of America

Reporters are invited to attend The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), to be held April 22-26, 2020 in National Harbor, Maryland, just 30 minutes from downtown Washington DC. TAGC 2020 will feature the latest discoveries from researchers at the leading edge of what is possible in the biological and biomedical sciences.

Channels: Aging, Cancer, Cell Biology, Evolution and Darwin, Genetics,

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24-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
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Newswise: Disarming bacteria with mucus and phages

Disarming bacteria with mucus and phages

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Millions of people are treated with antibiotics each year for infections or as a preventative measure. Two teams of NIBIB-funded scientists have been working to find alternative solutions for treating bacterial infections, especially antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Channels: All Journal News, Drug Resistance, Infectious Diseases,

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24-Jan-2020 12:15 PM EST
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Family Caregivers Are Rarely Asked About Needing Assistance With Caring for Older Adults

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Family caregivers usually are not asked by health care workers about needing support in managing older adults’ care, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Channels: Aging, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Family and Parenting, Healthcare, National Institute on Aging (NIA), JAMA, All Journal News,

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22-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST
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Newswise: New IEEE Fellows

New IEEE Fellows

University of Delaware

Two University of Delaware faculty, professor Rudolf (Rudi) Eigenmann and Engineering Alumni Professor Dennis Prather, have been named Fellows of IEEE (formerly known as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).

Channels: Engineering, In the Workplace, Technology, Grant Funded News,

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24-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST
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Newswise: Exclusive Polling: Iowa Youth Poised for Historic Caucus Turnout

Exclusive Polling: Iowa Youth Poised for Historic Caucus Turnout

Tufts University

Young people are poised for a potentially historic turnout in the upcoming Iowa caucuses, and young Democrats prefer Sen. Bernie Sanders, according to an exclusive CIRCLE-Tisch College/Suffolk University Iowa youth poll released today by Tufts University.

Channels: Government/Law, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics, Local - Iowa,

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24-Jan-2020 10:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Polymer expert Advincula named ORNL-UT Governor’s Chair

Polymer expert Advincula named ORNL-UT Governor’s Chair

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Rigoberto “Gobet” Advincula has been named Governor’s Chair of Advanced and Nanostructured Materials at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee.

Channels: All Journal News, Biotech, DOE Science News, In the Workplace, Materials Science, Nanotechnology,

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24-Jan-2020 10:10 AM EST
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Newswise: NASA's Kepler Witnesses Vampire Star System Undergoing Super-Outburst

NASA's Kepler Witnesses Vampire Star System Undergoing Super-Outburst

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

Astronomers searching archival data from NASA's Kepler exoplanet hunting mission identified a previously unknown dwarf nova that underwent a super-outburst, brightening by a factor of 1,600 times in less than a day.

Channels: Space and Astronomy, Technology, All Journal News,

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