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Newswise: Utility player: How hydropower can help get more wind and solar on the grid

Utility player: How hydropower can help get more wind and solar on the grid

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne researcher Audun Botterud co-authored a recent paper from the International Energy Agency on hydropower’s potential for integrating other renewables on the grid.

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Newswise: Initiative takes advantage of existing data to solve community problems

Initiative takes advantage of existing data to solve community problems

Iowa State University

Solutions to some of the problems Iowa communities are facing may be found in the data towns and cities already collect, but lack the resources to access and analyze. Iowa State University researchers are lending their expertise to help communities tap into that information.

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Newswise: In acoustic waves, engineers break reciprocity with ‘spacetime-varying metamaterials’

In acoustic waves, engineers break reciprocity with ‘spacetime-varying metamaterials’

University at Buffalo

Working in an emerging field known to as “spacetime-varying metamaterials,” University at Buffalo engineers have demonstrated the ability to break reciprocity in acoustic waves. The NSF-sponsored research could have implications in communications, medicine and other fields.

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17-Feb-2020 4:35 PM EST
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Mediterranean rainfall immediately affected by greenhouse gas changes

Imperial College London

Mediterranean-type climates face immediate drops in rainfall when greenhouse gases rise, but this could be interrupted quickly if emissions are cut.

Channels: All Journal News, Climate Science, Environmental Science, Meteorology, Nature,

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17-Feb-2020 3:40 PM EST
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Smart Mouthguard Technology Licensed from University of Maryland, Baltimore

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Technology for a smart mouthguard from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been licensed by University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) alumnus Michael Wright, DDS, MS, into his new startup company, The WrightGuard Innovation Corporation.

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Newswise: New Computational Tools Identify Alternative Splicing Changes in Aggressive Cancers
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New Computational Tools Identify Alternative Splicing Changes in Aggressive Cancers

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A multi-institutional group of researchers led by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has linked a strong cancer driver gene to changes in proteins that regulate alternative splicing. The researchers created new computational tools and biological model systems for the study. This collaborative research, led by Yi Xing, PhD, at CHOP and Owen Witte, MD, at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), was published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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12-Feb-2020 10:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Wills Eye Hospital Announces Clinician-Scientist 
Jose S. Pulido, MD, MS, MBA, MPH to Hold Prestigious Endowed Chair

Wills Eye Hospital Announces Clinician-Scientist Jose S. Pulido, MD, MS, MBA, MPH to Hold Prestigious Endowed Chair

Wills Eye Hospital

Wills Eye Hospital is pleased to announce Jose S. Pulido, MD, MS, MBA, MPH, a world-renowned retina and ocular oncology clinician-scientist, has been named the Larry A. Donoso Endowed Chair and Director of the Henry and Corrine Bower Memorial Laboratories for Translational Medicine, the Vickie and Jack Farber Vision Research Center at Wills Eye.

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