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Article ID: 714598

A sound idea: a step towards quantum computing

University of Tsukuba

A team at the University of Tsukuba studied a novel process for creating coherent lattice waves inside silicon crystals using ultrashort laser pulses.

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19-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Stephanie Shiau Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health

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Stephanie Shiau Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Stephanie Shiau, PhD, will be joining the department of biostatistics and epidemiology as an instructor in August.

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Article ID: 714474

Vitamin D Supplementation Not Associated With Reduced Cardiovascular Events

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

This study, called a meta-analysis, combined the results of 21 randomized clinical trials with about 83,000 patients to look at whether vitamin D supplementation was associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease events such as heart attack or stroke.

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17-Jun-2019 3:25 PM EDT
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Newswise: Leading Health and Technology Organizations Release Common Cancer Data Standards to Enable Sharing Across EHR Systems and Improve Patient Care

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Leading Health and Technology Organizations Release Common Cancer Data Standards to Enable Sharing Across EHR Systems and Improve Patient Care

MITRE

Three of the nation’s leading health and technology organizations have established a core set of data elements and recommended technical specifications (the Minimal Common Oncology Data Elements, or “mCODE”) that are essential for capturing and reporting the characteristics, treatments, and outcomes of every cancer patient and should be contained in each patient’s electronic health record (EHR).

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19-Jun-2019 10:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714589

New Research Finds Increased CT Use for Suspected Urolithiasis Patients in ED

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

A new study performed in conjunction with the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute examines changing characteristics of utilization and potential disparities in US emergency department (ED) patients undergoing CT of the abdomen and pelvis (CTAP) for suspected urolithiasis.

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19-Jun-2019 10:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714596

Cool halo gas caught spinning like galactic disks

W. M. Keck Observatory

A group of astronomers led by Crystal Martin and Stephanie Ho of the University of California, Santa Barbara, has discovered a dizzying cosmic choreography among typical star-forming galaxies

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19-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714595

Appearance of deep-sea fish does not signal upcoming earthquake in Japan

Seismological Society of America (SSA)

The unusual appearance of deep-sea fish like the oarfish or slender ribbonfish in Japanese shallow waters does not mean that an earthquake is about to occur, according to a new statistical analysis.

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19-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Sea otters have low genetic diversity like other threatened species, biologists report

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Sea otters have low genetic diversity like other threatened species, biologists report

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Sea otters have low genetic diversity, which could endanger their health as a species, a UCLA-led team of life scientists has discovered.

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19-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: TuBA: A New Computational Tool to Tune Molecular Classification of Tumors

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TuBA: A New Computational Tool to Tune Molecular Classification of Tumors

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have developed a computational method that uncovers clinically relevant gene expression patterns in large cohorts of breast cancer patients. This method, which is applicable to the analysis of all cancers, can robustly describe molecular processes that are associated with tumor subtypes and can identify predictive markers of response to treatment or disease recurrence.

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