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Newswise: Looming insect invasion threatens California wine and avocados

Article ID: 714532

Looming insect invasion threatens California wine and avocados

University of California, Riverside

UC Riverside is testing whether a sesame seed-sized wasp can control a pest that could seriously damage California crops including wine, walnuts, and avocados.

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18-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: New study shows gender pay gap is still issue for airline staff

Article ID: 714528

New study shows gender pay gap is still issue for airline staff

Swansea University

High-flying careers in the airline industry don't mean sky-high salaries for women, according to new research by Swansea University.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 714533

A New Manufacturing Process for Aluminum Alloys

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Using a novel Solid Phase Processing approach, a research team at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory eliminated several steps that are required during conventional extrusion processing of aluminum alloy powders, while also achieving a significant increase in product ductility. This is good news for sectors such as the automotive industry, where the high cost of manufacturing has historically limited the use of high-strength aluminum alloys made from powders.

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Article ID: 714499

Mathematician Eric Larson Receives Prestigious Hertz Foundation Thesis Award

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

A mathematical problem that has vexed researchers for more than 100 years was solved.

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18-Jun-2019 11:45 AM EDT
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Newswise: UAH center part of effort to evaluate technologies for first responders

Article ID: 714525

UAH center part of effort to evaluate technologies for first responders

University of Alabama Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is the only academic institution selected to be a contractor in a DHS experiment designed to improve first responder communications and on-site information during a major disaster.

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Article ID: 714526

Medicare program aimed at lowering costs, improving care may not be working as well as thought

University of Michigan

As the Medicare system seeks to improve the care of older adults while also keeping costs from growing too fast, a new University of Michigan study suggests that one major effort may not be having as much of an impact as hoped.

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Article ID: 714527

An Ounce of Prevention: Preoperative Management of Inflammation May Stave Off Cancer Recurrences

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A new study out of the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests that traditional cancer treatments can paradoxically promote new tumor growth.

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Newswise: Climate change had significant impact on Amazon communities before arrival of Europeans

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Climate change had significant impact on Amazon communities before arrival of Europeans

University of Exeter

Climate change had a significant impact on people living in the Amazon rainforest before the arrival of Europeans and the loss of many indigenous groups, a new study shows.

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Article ID: 714511

Major League Baseball Grant Funds Study of Pitch Counts, Throwing Injuries

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A grant from Major League Baseball allows Michigan Medicine orthopaedic sports medicine researchers to examine throw counts in youth baseball players to prevent adolescent throwing arm injuries.

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