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Article ID: 717574

AACN Announces Nursing Faculty in Inaugural Cohort of ELAN

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce that 38 nursing faculty from across the nation attended the inaugural Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing (ELAN) program, held on July 28-August 2 in Chaska, Minnesota. ELAN is part of AACN’s new leadership development portfolio, AACN LEADS, and is specifically designed aspiring deans and senior faculty in leadership roles.

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16-Aug-2019 9:45 AM EDT
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Newswise: Here's How E. Coli Knows How to Make You Really Sick

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Here's How E. Coli Knows How to Make You Really Sick

University of Virginia Health System

Scientists have revealed how E. coli seeks out the most oxygen-free crevices of your colon to cause the worst infection possible. The discovery could one day help doctors prevent the infection from taking hold by allowing E. coli bacteria to pass harmlessly through your body. The new discovery shows just how the foodborne pathogen knows where and when to begin colonizing the colon on its way to making you sick.

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16-Aug-2019 9:40 AM EDT
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Newswise: Imaging a brain thinking, using a new MRI technique

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Imaging a brain thinking, using a new MRI technique

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Brain function can be tracked in real-time using a new MRI method that has the potential to shed light on altered neuronal activity in brain diseases.

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16-Aug-2019 9:35 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717563

Researchers Identify Protein Governing Platinum Resistant Ovarian Cancer

George Washington University

Researchers at the GW Cancer Center have identified the protein ERK as an important mechanism behind platinum-resistance in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. The study is published in Clinical Cancer Research.

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16-Aug-2019 8:30 AM EDT
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Newswise: When Human Expertise Improves the Work of Machines

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When Human Expertise Improves the Work of Machines

Georgia Institute of Technology

Machine learning algorithms can sometimes do a better job with a little help from human expertise, at least in the field of materials science.

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Newswise: Canadian researchers find ‘silent’ strokes common after surgery, linked to cognitive decline
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Canadian researchers find ‘silent’ strokes common after surgery, linked to cognitive decline

McMaster University

The study found that ‘silent’ covert strokes are actually more common than overt strokes in people aged 65 or older who have surgery

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13-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Caught on camera: Wildlife of greater St. Louis area comes into focus in new biodiversity project

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Caught on camera: Wildlife of greater St. Louis area comes into focus in new biodiversity project

Washington University in St. Louis

To catalogue the animal residents of urban green spaces without disturbing them, researchers have set up 34 motion-activated cameras from the densely urbanized St. Louis riverfront to the wilds of Route 66 State Park in Eureka, Mo.

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