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Article ID: 702518

MSU Sociologist Investigates Community Impacts of Reduction of Goose Population

Mississippi State University

A Mississippi State sociologist’s upcoming book explores how one rural community is adapting as shifting climatological conditions have eliminated more than 100,000 geese from a traditional wintering ground.

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Inaugural Demo Day Showcases Entrepreneur-National Laboratory Relationships

Argonne National Laboratory

As part of a culmination of a program that matches budding entrepreneurs with technical experts at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) national laboratories, innovators from seven start-up companies recently underwent a rite of passage in their journeys to commercialize their technology. Half-trade show, half-Shark Tank, this event – called Demo Day – gave these innovators an opportunity to prove the value of their products, technologies and burgeoning companies to an audience of potential investors and fellow technologists.

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Article ID: 702514

Temple University Earns New Guinness World Records Title

Temple University

As part of its Homecoming tradition, Temple attempts to earn Guinness World Records titles while simultaneously serving the community. This year, Temple snagged the title for most backpacks stuffed with school supplies in one hour.

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Study Aims to Build a Better Model for Brain Tumors

University of Alabama at Birmingham

A research team led by UAB is launching a study to find a better model for glioblastoma, a particularly devastating type of brain tumor, to help determine the most appropriate treatment modality.

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Researchers switch material from one state to another with a single flash of light

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have demonstrated a surprisingly simple way of flipping a material from one state into another, and then back again, with single flashes of laser light.

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Novel Space-Detecting Algorithm May Prove to Be a Panacea for Parking Problems

University of Alabama Huntsville

Sai Nikhil Reddy Mettupally, a computer science master’s student at UAH, is developing a novel space-detecting algorithm that relies on Big Data analytics and deep-learning techniques to lead drivers directly to an empty parking spot.

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