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Newswise: Nationwide Report Cites Rutgers’ Efforts to Support Low-Income Students
Released: 24-Feb-2020 1:45 PM EST
Nationwide Report Cites Rutgers’ Efforts to Support Low-Income Students
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a national leader among universities committed to improving the enrollment, retention and graduation of low-income students, according to the latest report by the American Talent Initiative (ATI).

Released: 24-Feb-2020 1:35 PM EST
UN Global Compact Network USA Seeks Professionals Committed to Advancing Sustainable Development Goals
Thunderbird School of Global Management

The UN Global Compact Network USA is seeking applicants for this year's SDG Pioneers program from businesses and other organizations worldwide. Nominate an SDG Pioneer from your organization today!

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Newswise: Validating NIH Toolbox to help evaluate cognitive processing in people with intellectual disability
Released: 24-Feb-2020 4:00 PM EST
Validating NIH Toolbox to help evaluate cognitive processing in people with intellectual disability
UC Davis Health

Cognitive processing in people with intellectual disability can now be accurately assessed thanks to UC Davis Health researchers who updated and validated series of tests, part of the NIH Toolbox Cognitive Battery.

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Released: 24-Feb-2020 12:40 PM EST
ACR Releases First Guideline to Address Reproductive Health for Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

This is the first, evidence-based guideline related to the management of reproductive health issues for all patients with rheumatic diseases. With 131 recommendations, the guideline offers general precepts that provide a foundation for its recommendations and good practice statements.

Newswise: Releasing Brakes: Potential New Methods for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Therapies
Released: 24-Feb-2020 12:10 PM EST
Releasing Brakes: Potential New Methods for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Therapies
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Testing of small molecules in mouse models of Duchenne muscular dystrophy shows promise for restoration of muscle structure and function.

Released: 24-Feb-2020 11:55 AM EST
Using eyes in the sky for sustainability: HU research team to harness AI, satellite imagery to create Lean, Smart cities
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

According to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, exposure to polluted air, water, and soil caused more than 9 million premature deaths in 2015 – three times more than malaria, AIDS and tuberculosis combined. Other pollution forms, such as noise and light pollution, can cause stress, anxiety, headaches, and sleep loss resulting in decreased productivity. These alarming statistics recently led a team at HU to begin work toward real solutions aimed at changing the troubling pollution picture. The team intends to develop a blueprint for cities to minimize waste sources in electricity, transportation, water, and more.

Newswise: As Oceans Warm, Fish Flee
Released: 24-Feb-2020 11:45 AM EST
As Oceans Warm, Fish Flee
University of Delaware

New research shows that nations in the tropics are especially vulnerable to the loss of fish species due to climate change. But none of the 127 international fisheries agreements have language that prepares countries for the exits of stock, climate change or range shifts.



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