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Article ID: 700739

Penn Medicine Researchers Receive $18 Million Grant for the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

A new $18 million grant to Penn Medicine researchers will allow them to take aim at the effects of tobacco marketing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have renewed their commitment to the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) program and awarded a second cohort (TCORS 2.0) of centers.

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Article ID: 700735

Argonne’s Lab-Wide Data Service

Globus

To address the challenge of streamlining data movement, storage and access, the Globus team worked with Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) scientists to develop a lab-wide service for storing and sharing data among distributed collaborators.

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Article ID: 700613

Breaking the Symmetry Between Fundamental Forces

Department of Energy, Office of Science

Scientists improve our understanding of the relationship between fundamental forces by re-creating the earliest moments of the universe.

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Article ID: 700687

What to Know About Sickle Cell Anemia

Orlando Health

Healthy red blood cells are round, but for those with sickle cell disease, the red blood cells become sticky and hard because of an abnormal amount of protein in the blood. The red blood cells form the shape of a sickle, or crescent.

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18-Sep-2018 2:20 PM EDT
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‘SpongeBob’ Creator and Wife Make $135K Gift to HSU

Humboldt State University

Stephen Hillenburg (‘84, Natural Resources Planning and Interpretation) is best known for making a lighthearted—and significant—contribution to the appreciation of marine life through the creation of the hit animated television series “SpongeBob SquarePants.”

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Article ID: 700737

New school of thought

University of California, Irvine

If it’s been a while since you were in college, the rules are changing: Students may now be required to talk to each other, check their cellphones or trade notes. Professors often no longer lecture from a podium. It’s all part of active learning, which flips traditional education on its head to maximize collaboration.

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JCESR renewed for another five years

Argonne National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced its decision to renew the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub led by Argonne National Laboratory and focused on advancing battery science and technology.

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18-Sep-2018 11:30 AM EDT
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How Do You Create a Critical Thinker?

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

An innovative reading and writing curriculum born at the CSU has changed how English teachers prepare students who aren’t ready for college.

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