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Newswise: IU Legal Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court Voting-Rights Case
Released: 22-Feb-2013 12:30 PM EST
IU Legal Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court Voting-Rights Case
Indiana University

IU law prof Michael Pitts says Shelby County v. Holder is the most important election law case to reach the Supreme Court since Bush v. Gore, which decided the 2000 presidential election.

Newswise: World’s Smallest Space Telescope to Launch on Monday
Released: 22-Feb-2013 12:00 PM EST
World’s Smallest Space Telescope to Launch on Monday
University of Toronto

The smallest astronomical satellite ever built will launch shortly after 07:20 a.m. EST on Monday, 25 February 2013 as part of a mission to prove that even a very small telescope can push the boundaries of astronomy.

Newswise: WUSTL Researcher Gets Get $2.25 Million Grant to Better Understand Traumatic Brain Injury
Released: 22-Feb-2013 11:45 AM EST
WUSTL Researcher Gets Get $2.25 Million Grant to Better Understand Traumatic Brain Injury
Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis engineering researchers have received a five-year, $2.25 million grant to better understand traumatic brain injuries in efforts to improve methods for prevention and treatment. Philip Bayly, PhD, the Lilyan and E. Lisle Hughes Professor of Mechanical Engineering and chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, is principal investigator of the grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Released: 22-Feb-2013 11:35 AM EST
John Peter Smith Orthopaedic Residency and Unthsc Bone and Joint Institute Faculty Achieve 91st Percentile in National Exam
UNT Health Science Center

The residency program in orthopaedic surgery at JPS Hospital, under the academic supervision and direction of UNT Health Science Center faculty members, this week achieved a 91st percentile ranking in the annual Orthopedic In-Training Examination.

Released: 22-Feb-2013 11:30 AM EST
New More Effective Treatment Option for Breast Cancer Patients Approved by FDA
Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center researchers participated in clinical trials for promising new drug against aggressive breast cancer called Kadcyla also known as TDM-1 (traztuzumab emtansine).

Newswise:Video Embedded watching-molecules-grow-into-microtubes
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Released: 22-Feb-2013 11:05 AM EST
Watching Molecules Grow Into Microtubes
Washington University in St. Louis

Sometimes the best discoveries come by accident. A team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, headed by Srikanth Singamaneni, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering & materials science, unexpectedly found the mechanism by which tiny single molecules spontaneously grow into centimeter-long microtubes by leaving a dish for a different experiment in the refrigerator.

Newswise: NCI Embraces Social Coding: Software Development by the People, For the People
Released: 22-Feb-2013 11:00 AM EST
NCI Embraces Social Coding: Software Development by the People, For the People
National Cancer Institute (NCI) at NIH

The NCI has leapt aboard the open-development train. Soon, anyone in the world will be able to easily tap into and contribute to the NCI’s cancer informatics resources— and the community will determine development priorities.

Newswise: 25,000 House Fires Each Year Caused by Space Heaters; Safety Tips From Loyola
Released: 22-Feb-2013 10:45 AM EST
25,000 House Fires Each Year Caused by Space Heaters; Safety Tips From Loyola
Loyola Medicine

More than 6,000 Americans receive emergency room care and 300 deaths are attributed annually to space heaters. Specific tips for fuel and electric space heater use is offered by Richard Gamelli, director of the Burn Center at Loyola University Health System.

Released: 22-Feb-2013 10:40 AM EST
Center for Bariatrics at Bayshore Community Hospital Earns “Center of Excellence” Designation
Hackensack Meridian Health

Bayshore Community Hospital is proud to announce that its Center for Bariatrics has earned the prestigious “Center of Excellence” designation by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). The ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence program recognizes surgeons and facilities that demonstrate an unparalleled commitment and ability to consistently deliver safe, effective, evidence-based care.

Released: 22-Feb-2013 10:40 AM EST
Tuck and Reputation Institute Offer New Online Executive Program on Strategic Reputation Management
Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business

Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth and Reputation Institute recently partnered to deliver the Executive Program on Strategic Reputation Management.


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