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Article ID: 708241

First evidence discovered of a gigantic remnant around an exploding star

San Diego State University

A San Diego State University astrophysicist has helped discover evidence of a gigantic remnant surrounding an exploding star--a shell of material so huge, it must have been erupting on a regular basis for millions of years.

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The Secret Life of Batteries

University of Delaware

Understanding how batteries work is the key to creating the next generation of faster-charing devices. New research from the University of Delaware used X-rays to get a micron-scale movie of how lithium distributes within the electrode while lithium-ion batteries are running.

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Article ID: 708239

Sandia research investigates how organic reactions affect Earth’s atmosphere

Sandia National Laboratories

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Volatile organic compounds can be found in the air — everywhere. A wide range of sources, including from plants, cooking fuels and household cleaners, emit these compounds directly. They also can be formed in the atmosphere through a complex network of photochemical reactions.Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories and colleagues from other institutions investigated the reactions of hydroxyl and methylperoxy radicals to understand their impact on the atmosphere’s ability to process pollutants.

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Article ID: 708236

Mimicking Metastasis in a Dish

University of Kansas Cancer Center

Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center have developed a first-of-its-kind organoid that mirrors the process of cancer spreading to the lung.

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Article ID: 708238

Hormone therapy may increase cardiovascular risk during gender transition

American Heart Association (AHA)

Patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their gender-transition treatment had an elevated risk for cardiovascular events, including strokes, heart attacks and blood clots, according to a study published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.

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Article ID: 708237

Study Finds Low Statin Use Among Kidney Disease Patients at High Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Loyola University Health System

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in kidney disease patients who are not on dialysis. But a new study finds that statins are used by only 21.8 percent such patients who do not already have cardiovascular disease or diabetes or have not been diagnosed with high cholesterol.

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Article ID: 708228

Gearing up for 5G: A miniature, low-cost transceiver for fast, reliable communications

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have designed a 28 GHz transceiver that integrates beamforming[1] with dual-polarized multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO[2]) technology.

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Predicting climate change

ETH Zürich

Thomas Crowther identifies long-disappeared forests available for restoration across the world. He will describe how there is room for an additional 1.2 trillion new trees around the world that could absorb more carbon than human emissions each year.

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American Pain Society Scientific Meeting, April 3-6, Milwaukee

American Pain Society

Unique opportunity to cover the latest clinical and scientific discoveries concerned with solving the opioids epidemic and developing effective alternative therapies.

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