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Released: 6-Apr-2020 5:40 PM EDT
McKelvey Engineering staff creating face shields for health care workers
Washington University in St. Louis

McKelvey Engineering staff are pitching in to create personal protective equipment for health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Released: 6-Apr-2020 4:00 PM EDT
Newswise Expert Panels on COVID-19 Pandemic: Notable excerpts, quotes and videos available

Newswise is hosting a series of Expert Panels discussion unique aspects of the COVID-19 Outbreak. This tip sheet includes some notable quotes from the panelists.

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2-Apr-2020 3:00 PM EDT
Ocean’s ‘biological pump’ captures more carbon than expected
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Scientists have long known that the ocean plays an essential role in capturing carbon from the atmosphere, but a new study from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) shows that the efficiency of the ocean’s “biological carbon pump” has been drastically underestimated, with implications for future climate assessments.

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6-Apr-2020 8:45 AM EDT
HoloAnatomy goes remote, learning goes on during pandemic
Case Western Reserve University

For the first time, instead of working together on campus, all 185 first-year students from Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine are using Microsoft HoloLens and the university’s signature HoloAnatomy mixed-reality software, despite the physical separation created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Released: 6-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT
K-12 Schools Relying on Educational Non-Profits to Keep Students Engaged During COVID-19 Pandemic
CFES Brilliant Pathways

As K-12 schools across the country struggle to adjust to a new paradigm of virtual learning, educational non-profits like CFES Brilliant Pathwaysare playing a key role in keeping students engaged and preparing them for college and careers.

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6-Apr-2020 8:45 AM EDT
Simple, Low-Cost Ventilator Builds on Available Resuscitation Bags
Georgia Institute of Technology

A simple, low-cost ventilator based on the resuscitation bags carried in ambulances – and widely available in hospitals – has been designed by an international team of university researchers. The device, which is powered by a 12-volt motor, could help meet peak medical demands in the industrialized world and serve resource-constrained countries that don’t have supplies of conventional ventilators.

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Released: 3-Apr-2020 1:35 PM EDT
Notre Dame Stories: A student's work to help Italy deal with COVID-19
University of Notre Dame

As campus shuts down amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we speak with Paolo Mazzara ’23, an undergrad who is spending quarantine aiding Italian healthcare workers.

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Released: 3-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT
TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE: Media Invited to Ask Questions - COVID-19 Testing, Drug Discovery, Infectiousness, and more: Press Conference April 2, 2020

Media are invited to attend and ask questions at this Virtual Press Conference with a Newswise Live Expert Panel to discuss the COVID-19 crisis.

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Released: 2-Apr-2020 5:50 PM EDT
Capturing 3D microstructures in real time
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne researchers have invented a machine-learning based algorithm for quantitatively characterizing material microstructure in three dimensions and in real time. This algorithm applies to most structural materials of interest to industry.

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