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Newswise: In Planet Formation, It's Location, Location, Location
Released: 28-May-2020 1:00 PM EDT
In Planet Formation, It's Location, Location, Location
Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

When it comes to the best region to form planets, it's all about location. Planets in the nearby star cluster Westerlund 2 may have a rough time forming in the crowded core. Astronomers using Hubble find that energy from hefty stars is blowing away planet-forming dust clouds from smaller stars.

Released: 28-May-2020 12:55 PM EDT
Stem Cell Treatments ‘Go Deep’ to Regenerate Sun-Damaged Skin
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For a while now, some plastic surgeons have been using stem cells to treat aging, sun-damaged skin. But while they’ve been getting good results, it’s been unclear exactly how these treatments – using adult stem cells harvested from the patient’s own body – work to rejuvenate “photoaged” facial skin.

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Released: 28-May-2020 12:55 PM EDT
Study: Exposure to police violence may be more impactful for individuals who perceive police as a threat to their personal safety
Washington University in St. Louis

New research from the Race and Opportunity Lab in the Brown School’s Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis sheds light on youths’ reactions to social media videos showing violence in their communities. “Exposure to police violence may be more impactful for individuals who perceive police as a threat to their personal safety,” the lead author said.

Newswise: Online tool created to track development of coronavirus vaccines
Released: 28-May-2020 12:55 PM EDT
Online tool created to track development of coronavirus vaccines
University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame researchers create online tool to track development of coronavirus vaccines.

Newswise: Research News Tip Sheet: Story Ideas From Johns Hopkins
Released: 28-May-2020 12:50 PM EDT
Research News Tip Sheet: Story Ideas From Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Medicine

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Johns Hopkins Medicine Media Relations is focused on disseminating current, accurate and useful information to the public via the media. As part of that effort, we are distributing our “COVID-19 Tip Sheet: Story Ideas from Johns Hopkins” every Tuesday throughout the duration of the outbreak.

Newswise: UNH Researchers Find Wildfires Can Alter Arctic Watersheds for 50 Years
Released: 28-May-2020 12:30 PM EDT
UNH Researchers Find Wildfires Can Alter Arctic Watersheds for 50 Years
University of New Hampshire

Climate change has contributed to the increase in the number of wildfires in the Arctic where it can dramatically shift stream chemistry and potentially harm both ecosystems and humans. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that some aftereffects, like decreased carbon and increased nitrogen, can last up to five decades and could have major implications on vital waterways.

Newswise: University of Miami Coronavirus Study Targets Possible Sexual Transmission
Released: 28-May-2020 12:25 PM EDT
University of Miami Coronavirus Study Targets Possible Sexual Transmission
University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine

Men who tested positive for COVID-19 are now being enrolled in a unique study led by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to determine the interaction of the virus with semen.

Newswise: Ludwig Lausanne Study Charts the Immune Landscape 
of Multiple Brain Cancers
Released: 28-May-2020 12:15 PM EDT
Ludwig Lausanne Study Charts the Immune Landscape of Multiple Brain Cancers
Ludwig Cancer Research

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has profiled, in a sweeping comparative analysis, the distinct immune landscapes of tumors that arise in the brain, or gliomas, and those that metastasize to the organ from the lungs, breast and skin.


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