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Sierra Honored With Top Supercomputing Achievement From HPCwire

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

The high performance computing publication HPCwire handed Lawrence Livermore Laboratory (LLNL) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) their Editors’ Choice and Readers’ Choice Awards for the Top Supercomputing Achievement of 2018, recognizing the launch of the world’s two fastest computing systems, Sierra and Summit.

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When Boy Fish Build Castles to Impress Girls, Boy Genes ‘Turn On’ and ‘Tune In’

Georgia Institute of Technology

What if we could observe genes firing off signals to cause some behaviors? We're getting closer. Researchers were able to directly match gene regulation with ritual mating behavior in fish. Their research field may also give some insight into autism spectrum disorder.

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Article ID: 703942

Synthetic Cartilage Gives Husband and Wife a Foothold on Painful Toe Arthritis

Hospital for Special Surgery

A husband and wife suffering from severe toe arthritis are now pain-free and back to their active lifestyle after surgery with a synthetic cartilage implant at Hospital for Special Surgery.

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UC San Diego Campaign Raises Awareness about “Drugged” Driving

University of California San Diego

As roadway safety remains a pressing public health concern in California, researchers at the Qualcomm Institute and the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have received funding to expand a statewide program known as Training, Research, and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS). TREDS recently launched a public awareness campaign called “Higher Education: Driving High is DUI” to raise awareness about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs.

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Prostates and Personalities: Tulane Study Finds Neurotic or Introverted Men More Likely to Be Distressed After Cancer Diagnosis

Tulane University

Men who are neurotic or introverted are more likely to be distressed after their prostate cancer diagnosis, according to a new study by researchers at Tulane University.

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X-Rays Show How Periods of Stress Changed an Ice Age Hyena to the Bone

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

An international team has unearthed what life might have been like for a now-extinct subspecies of spotted hyena. They found that despite their massive size, some cave hyenas experienced times of hardship that affected them to the bone, causing areas of arrested growth that appear as dark lines, like rings on a tree trunk.

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Scientists Identify Potential New Treatment Strategy for Kidney Cancer

Thomas Jefferson University

New study suggests activation of the protein ISGF3 could be a novel therapeutic strategy for patients with clear cell renal cancer.

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Community Report Rates New York State Health Department D- for Diabetes Prevention and Care

Health People

South Bronx-based Health People hosted a “Kneel-In” at the New York State Department of Health’s offices, protesting the state’s soaring caseload---which has now reached 1,529,719 cases—while the state Health Department has completely defunded technical and support services for more than 300 public, private, health and community-based partners who provide diabetes self-care and prevention education.

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