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How Diabetes Can Increase Cancer Risk

American Chemical Society (ACS)

For years, scientists have been trying to solve a medical mystery: Why do people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of developing some forms of cancer? Today, researchers report a possible explanation for this double whammy.

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Newswise: Chocolate Muddles Cannabis Potency Testing
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Chocolate Muddles Cannabis Potency Testing

American Chemical Society (ACS)

In 2012, Washington and Colorado became the first states to legalize recreational marijuana. Since then, several other states have joined them, and cannabis-infused edibles, including gummy bears

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Newswise: Skin Patch Could Painlessly Deliver Vaccines, Cancer Medications in One Minute
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Skin Patch Could Painlessly Deliver Vaccines, Cancer Medications in One Minute

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer that has been increasing in the U.S. for the past 30 years. Nearly 100,000 new cases of melanoma are diagnosed every year, and 20 Americans die every day from it

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Newswise: Chaos Ensues When Lasers and Plasma Meet

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Chaos Ensues When Lasers and Plasma Meet

Department of Energy, Office of Science

Warp+PXR dramatically improves the accuracy of the simulations compared to those typically used in plasma research. Now, researchers can simulate lasers’ interactions with plasma with much higher precision.

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Mumbai Students Look for Geohazards on the Horizon

Michigan Technological University

A U.S. team is in Mumbai this month working on disaster management curriculum with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). TISS is the only institution in all of Mumbai — one of the world's largest cities with 19 million people — to offer a degree in disaster management.

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Newswise: Uncovering how nature builds with chitin, protein

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Uncovering how nature builds with chitin, protein

South Dakota State University

Identifying and characterizing the proteins in the flexible skeletal structure in the trunk of a squid’s body can help scientists construct tissue scaffolds for repairing or replacing damaged cartilage, bones and ligaments.

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Newswise: Low-Grade to High-End: Waking Up the Myanmar Coffee Market

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Low-Grade to High-End: Waking Up the Myanmar Coffee Market

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

In less than five years, Myanmar coffee went from a low-grade commodity to a high-value specialty sold for premium prices globally. Through training in farming, expertise and training itself — as well as attention to both the supply and demand sides of a market — Value Chains for Rural Development helped farmers and others across the value chain.

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