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Article ID: 703915

When Boy Fish Build Castles to Impress Girls, Boy Genes ‘Turn On’ and ‘Tune In’

Georgia Institute of Technology

What if we could observe genes firing off signals to cause some behaviors? We're getting closer. Researchers were able to directly match gene regulation with ritual mating behavior in fish. Their research field may also give some insight into autism spectrum disorder.

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13-Nov-2018 4:20 PM EST

Article ID: 703935

UC San Diego Campaign Raises Awareness about “Drugged” Driving

University of California San Diego

As roadway safety remains a pressing public health concern in California, researchers at the Qualcomm Institute and the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have received funding to expand a statewide program known as Training, Research, and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS). TREDS recently launched a public awareness campaign called “Higher Education: Driving High is DUI” to raise awareness about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs.

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13-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703919

Big jobs: Safety, planning key to increasing production performance at SNS

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

In December 2017, the Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory entered into an extended 5-month scheduled outage to perform a number of high-priority jobs. Most notable were the replacement of the facility’s inner reflector plug and the accelerator’s radio frequency quadrupole. The success of the long outage demonstrated the ability to plan and execute future upgrade and construction projects such as the Proton Power Upgrade and the Second Target Station.

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Article ID: 703879

Dermatologists Urge Consumers to Treat Acne Early

American Academy of Dermatology

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually. However, despite its prevalence, accurate information about acne can be scarce. Many teenagers and young adults believe that they have to let acne run its course instead of treating it, while others turn to do-it-yourself treatments — like applying diaper cream or toothpaste to pimples — without much success. Yet left untreated, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, acne often results in significant physical and psychological problems, such as scarring, poor self-esteem, depression and anxiety.

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Article ID: 703875

New Scheduling System Could Help Reduce Flight Delays

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Scheduling and coordinating air traffic can be difficult, but taking the airlines’ and passengers’ delay costs into account can actually save airlines money and result in fewer delays, according to a new study from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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13-Nov-2018 8:05 AM EST

Article ID: 703825

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Deerfield Collaborate to Create the Center for Protein Degradation

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber and Deerfield Management are collaborating to create the Center for Protein Degradation is to interrogate and advance a large portfolio of advanced targeted protein degrader targets while creating a next-generation protein degrader platform

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