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Article ID: 715749

Cat Claw Conundrum Confuses Conservationists

Wildlife Conservation Society

1. Researchers have long believed that the IUCN Endangered fishing cat (Prionailurus Viverrinus), was the only small-to-medium sized cat species in Southeast Asia that left distinct claw marks in its tracks.

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Article ID: 715891

Study: Head Start Accountability Systems May Be Missing How Classroom Quality Varies Within Preschool Centers

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

The high-stakes accountability policies used to monitor the quality of Head Start preschool centers may miss important variation in classroom quality within centers, which could lead to incorrect representations of center quality and inaccurate decisions about which programs need to re-compete for their funding.

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Article ID: 715928

Pilot study assesses if diabetes medicine can help reduce stress-driven alcohol use

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Researchers are investigating if a medication used to regulate blood sugar can alter motivation to use alcohol by targeting the brain’s stress response system.

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Article ID: 715857

$2.8 Million Grant to Fund Nurse Practitioner Students at Binghamton University

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Binghamton University’s Decker School of Nursing received a $2.8 million grant in July from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA) Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) program to provide financial support for graduate nursing students. HRSA’s goal in funding the grant is to increase the number of advanced-practice nurses trained as primary-care providers in rural and underserved areas.

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Article ID: 715916

AED Signs on to Support New Legislative Initiative – The Nutrition CARE Act

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) supports the introduction of the Nutrition Counseling Aiding Recovery for Eating Disorders (CARE) Act that was recently introduced in the U.S. Congress.

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Newswise: $2M in Grants Drives Scientific Exploration of Rare Blood Cancer

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$2M in Grants Drives Scientific Exploration of Rare Blood Cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

More than $2 million in grants recently awarded to a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey resident researcher will support examination of potential treatment targets for T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL).

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Newswise: Four Lawrence Livermore Researchers Receive Presidential Early Career Awards

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Four Lawrence Livermore Researchers Receive Presidential Early Career Awards

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Four scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have been selected for the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on scientists and engineers who are early in their careers and have distinguished themselves in their respective fields.

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