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Newswise: Mummy study: Heart disease was bigger issue for human ancestors than initially thought

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Mummy study: Heart disease was bigger issue for human ancestors than initially thought

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

A new imaging study of the mummified arteries of people who lived thousands of years ago revealed that their arteries were more clogged than originally thought, according to a proof-of-concept study led by a researcher with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). It is in the October print edition of the American Heart Journal.

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Green tea could hold the key to reducing antibiotic resistance

University of Surrey

Scientists at the University of Surrey have discovered that a natural antioxidant commonly found in green tea can help eliminate antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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New AI app predicts climate change stress for farmers in Africa

Penn State University

A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool available for free in a smartphone app can predict near-term crop productivity for farmers in Africa and may help them protect their staple crops

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Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Receives $11.7 Million Federal Grant to Research Alternatives to Opioids

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) was awarded an $11.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) for research on the combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen as an alternative to opioids.

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Labeling in the horticulture industry – consumers are paying attention

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

As the first research of its kind, the findings may help growers increase the marketability of their ornamental horticulture products through labeling. Consumer preferences, visual attention and willingness-to-pay were measured and tested to determine how each label or text combination impacted a consumer’s willingness to pay for a particular fruit plant.

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New evidence of the Sahara's age

Geological Society of America (GSA)

USA: The Sahara Desert is vast, generously dusty, and surprisingly shy about its age.USA: The Sahara Desert is vast, generously dusty, and surprisingly shy about its age. New research looking into what appears to be dust that the Sahara blew over to the Canary Islands is providing the first direct evidence from dry land that the age of the Sahara matches that found in deep-sea sediments: at least 4.6 million years old.

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Mayo Clinic again receives top honors for high-quality patient care

Mayo Clinic

Three Mayo Clinic hospitals have received the Vizient 2019 Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership Award for high-quality patient care. This award honors superior performance among academic medical centers; large, specialized complex care medical centers; and community hospitals nationwide for delivering safe, timely, effective, efficient and equitable patient-centered care.

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Researchers produces quantitative portrait of legislative change in Ukraine

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers have used a novel approach to quantitatively portray legislative change in Ukraine to provide a view into the larger political dynamics of the country.

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