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Article ID: 703738

Cornell signs study agreement with Verto Education

Cornell College

High school graduates looking for an academic adventure prior to enrolling full-time at Cornell College now have the opportunity to earn general education and elective credits abroad before coming to the Cornell College community.

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15-Nov-2018 1:20 PM EST
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Article ID: 704085

Escuela de Medicina de Mayo Clinic recibe donación de 200 millones de dólares

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic anunció la donación de 200 millones de dólares por parte del señor Jay Alix, conocido filántropo de Birmingham (Michigan) y fundador de la firma AlixPartners. La donación en forma de legado es fue designada para la Escuela de Medicina de Mayo Clinic.

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15-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST
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$1.6M for solar cell windows, high-temperature solar power

University of Michigan

Electricity-generating windows and high-temperature solar power are the aims of two new University of Michigan projects, funded with a total of $1.6 million from the Department of Energy's Solar Energy Technologies Office.

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Article ID: 703921

Astronomers Find Possible Elusive Star Behind Supernova

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

Astronomers may have finally uncovered the long-sought progenitor to a specific type of exploding star by sifting through NASA Hubble Space Telescope archival data. The supernova, called a Type Ic, is thought to detonate after its massive star has shed or been stripped of its outer layers of hydrogen and helium.

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15-Nov-2018 1:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 704075

Ashkenazi Jewish Founder Mutation Identified in Leigh Syndrome

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Decades after two brothers died in childhood from a mitochondrial disease, scientists pinpointed the genetic cause as a founder mutation in an Ashkenazi Jewish ancestor. The discoverers say the causative gene should be included in prenatal genetic carrier screening tests.

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15-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704077

Kids with cancer will celebrate an early Thanksgiving together

University of Illinois at Chicago

The Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a pre-holiday Thanksgiving meal and celebration for pediatric cancer and sickle cell patients and their families Nov. 17.

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15-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Dry Eye Syndrome Slows Reading Rate, Study Suggests

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Dry Eye Syndrome Slows Reading Rate, Study Suggests 11/15/2018 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook Share to TwitterShare to EmailShare to PrintShare to More Slow reading rate and significantly disrupt day to day tasks that require visual concentration for long periods of time . Johns Hopkins researchers report that chronic dry eye, a condition in which natural tears fail to adequately lubricate the eyes, can slow reading rate and significantly disrupt day to day tasks that require visual concentration for long periods of time. Credit: iStock Johns Hopkins researchers report that chronic dry eye, a condition in which natural tears fail to adequately lubricate the eyes, can slow reading rate and significantly disrupt day to day tasks that require visual concentration for long periods of time.

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15-Nov-2018 12:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 704068

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg American Health Initiative Releases Special Public Health Reports Supplement

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

With U.S. life expectancy now on the decline for two consecutive years, the Bloomberg American Health Initiative is releasing a supplement to Public Health Reports, the scholarly journal of the U.S. Surgeon General. The supplement includes a series of special articles addressing five of the most complex and urgent health challenges facing the United States, specifically: addiction and overdose, violence, obesity and the food system, environmental challenges, and risks to adolescent health.

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15-Nov-2018 11:10 AM EST
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Humboldt State University Set to Receive 884-acre Forest

Humboldt State University

Humboldt State University is on the verge of receiving an 884-acre forest near campus, which will be used for research and field experiences.

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15-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
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