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CAP Opens Comment Period for MMR/MSI Testing, Advancing Care for Patients with Cancer

College of American Pathologists (CAP)

Recognizing a need for evidence-based recommendations to guide molecular testing in the management of patients with cancer, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and three collaborating societies are developing a clinical guideline for testing DNA mismatch repair (MMR) and microsatellite instability (MSI) status in patients with a range of cancer types.

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19-Feb-2020 3:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Chemists use mass spectrometry tools to determine age of fingerprints

Chemists use mass spectrometry tools to determine age of fingerprints

Iowa State University

Chemists at Iowa State may have solved a puzzle of forensic science: How do you determine the age of a fingerprint? The chemists used mass spectrometry tools to analyze fingerprints and found clues in the fatty oils within the prints. And that could help tie a suspect to a crime scene.

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19-Feb-2020 2:55 PM EST
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Newswise: The divide between us: Urban-rural political differences rooted in geography

The divide between us: Urban-rural political differences rooted in geography

Washington University in St. Louis

A new study by Washington University in St. Louis political scientists finds that how close people live to a major metropolitan area and their town’s population density play a significant role in shaping their political beliefs and partisan affiliation.

Channels: All Journal News, Government/Law, Rural Issues, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

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19-Feb-2020 2:40 PM EST
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Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Collaborates with Middlesex County Vocational Technical School

Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Collaborates with Middlesex County Vocational Technical School

Hackensack Meridian Health

Thomas Shanahan, chief hospital executive, Raritan Bay Medical Center, William DiStanislao, vice president, Operations, Raritan Bay Medical Center, gather with students from Middlesex County Vocational Technical School.

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19-Feb-2020 2:35 PM EST
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Battling treatment resistant opioid use disorder

Washington University in St. Louis

Similar to treatment resistant depression, there is a subpopulation of those addicted to opioids who do not respond to standard opioid use disorder (OUD) treatments. In a new paper, an addiction expert at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis suggests a new category for these types of patients: treatment resistant opioid use disorder (TROUD).

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Psychology and Psychiatry, Substance Abuse,

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Newswise: To help students think in 3D, a geologist turns to paper model making

To help students think in 3D, a geologist turns to paper model making

University at Buffalo

“Geology is a 3D science, but everything we give to students is on a 2D piece of paper,” says University at Buffalo geologist Chris Lowry, creator of the Foldable Aquifer Project. “With the foldable aquifers, students don’t have to imagine what a 2D drawing looks like in 3D.”

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