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Article ID: 702443

$5.1 Million Grant Will Fund Research to Develop a Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Blinding Eye Conditions

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Scientists at the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research and the Stein Eye Institute have been awarded a $5.1 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to advance the development of a novel therapy for blinding retinal conditions.

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18-Oct-2018 4:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702449

Sponsoring Women in the #Metoo Era

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Women and men don’t differ in intelligence or business acumen, yet women continue to fly under the radar when it comes to advancement into executive positions. Christina R.’s story provides insight into why: Sometimes it’s not just what you know or who you know, but who knows you.

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18-Oct-2018 4:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702450

Penn State Engineers to Study Use of Beamed Microwave Energy to Launch Space Vehicles

Penn State College of Engineering

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded two Penn State College of Engineering faculty members funding totaling more than $823,000 for a three-year program to develop and use a facility to study the use of beamed microwave energy to launch space vehicles off the surface of Earth.

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18-Oct-2018 3:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702451

UVA Darden Launches Continuous Development and DevOps Online Course

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Launching 15 October, “Continuous Learning and DevOps” will provide learners with the interdisciplinary tools they need to cultivate a continuous deployment capability in their organization, a skill relevant to software development and a variety of other digital disciplines.

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18-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702446

Infectious Disease Consultation Significantly Reduces Mortality of Patients with Bloodstream Yeast Infections

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Rachael Lee, M.D.In a retrospective cohort study conducted at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Infectious Diseases, patients with candidemia — a yeast infection in the bloodstream — had more positive outcomes as they relate to mortality when infectious disease consultation, or IDC, occurred during their hospital stay.

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18-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702455

New Funding Bolsters Interdisciplinary Behavioral Science Research at UVA

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia and the Darden School of Business have announced a dramatic expansion of behavioral research capabilities available to University faculty.

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18-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702250

Scientists grow functioning human neural networks in 3D from stem cells

Tufts University

A team of Tufts University-led researchers has developed three-dimensional (3D) human tissue culture models for the central nervous system that mimic structural and functional features of the brain and demonstrate neural activity sustained over a period of many months.

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