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Newswise: Scientists call on government to increase ambition to save our ocean
Released: 25-Feb-2020 11:25 AM EST
Scientists call on government to increase ambition to save our ocean
University of Plymouth

In the last decade there has been rapid expansion in the area of ocean designated as a Marine Protected Area (MPA).

Released: 25-Feb-2020 11:20 AM EST
WashU Expert: Ingredients for a virus to become a pandemic
Washington University in St. Louis

As of Feb. 25, 2020, the World Health Organization reported 79,339 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Thirty-four countries have reported cases, including 2,619 deaths.The WHO has not declared COVID-19 as a pandemic — a situation defined somewhat vaguely by the WHO as “the worldwide spread of a new disease.

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Embargo will expire: 26-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST Released to reporters: 25-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST

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Released: 25-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST
CSU Hosts Informational Session on New Cybersecurity Degree Program
Columbus State University

Columbus State University’s TSYS Cybersecurity Center is hosting a series of informational sessions on the new Nexus Cybersecurity degree.

Newswise: Two from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Will Join Sigma’s Researcher Hall of Fame
Released: 25-Feb-2020 11:00 AM EST
Two from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Will Join Sigma’s Researcher Hall of Fame
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing faculty members Jason Farley, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, and Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN, have been selected for induction in the Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. The honor signifies their lifetime achievements in nursing, contributions to research, and mentoring of future nurse researchers.

Newswise: Aphea.Bio Joins the International Phytobiomes Alliance
Released: 25-Feb-2020 11:00 AM EST
Aphea.Bio Joins the International Phytobiomes Alliance
International Phytobiomes Alliance

Aphea.Bio has joined the International Phytobiomes Alliance as a sponsoring partner, both organizations announce today

Newswise: Simple Self-Charging Battery Offers Power Solutions for Devices
Released: 20-Feb-2020 10:55 AM EST
Simple Self-Charging Battery Offers Power Solutions for Devices
American Institute of Physics (AIP)

A new type of battery combines negative capacitance and negative resistance within the same cell, allowing the cell to self-charge without losing energy, which has important implications for long-term storage and improved output power for batteries. In Applied Physics Reviews, researchers at the University of Porto and the University of Texas at Austin report making their very simple battery with two different metals, as electrodes and a lithium or sodium glass electrolyte between them.

Newswise: What to expect when you're expecting electric transportation
Released: 25-Feb-2020 10:55 AM EST
What to expect when you're expecting electric transportation
Hiroshima University

While electric vehicles alone may not reduce carbon emissions, a new study reveals that when electric vehicles are powered with renewable energy and coupled with carbon policy strategies, they can help combat climate change without sacrificing economic growth.

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge Intensive Care Unit Receives the Critical Care Nurses Silver Beacon Award for Excellence
Released: 25-Feb-2020 10:35 AM EST
Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge Intensive Care Unit Receives the Critical Care Nurses Silver Beacon Award for Excellence
Hackensack Meridian Health

Jane O’Rourke, chief nursing officer, Raritan Bay Medical Center gathers with ICU nurses in celebration of receiving the Silver Beacon Award of Excellence. In addition, it’s the first hospital in the central and southern market to achieve this award.



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