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Article ID: 709961

Lighting the Way to Removing Radioactive Elements

Department of Energy, Office of Science

An unassuming pulse of light illuminates a possible way to separate a troubling element, americium, from a soup of similar elements. The diverse team at the Center for Actinide Science & Technology Energy Frontier Research Center is finding fast, efficient, safe ways to separate compounds.

Released:
20-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709666

Meet the Director: Jim Mather, ARM User Facility

Department of Energy, Office of Science

As the director of the ARM user facility, Mather and his facility make it possible to gather never-before-seen atmospheric data at sites around the world.

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19-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709774

Colorectal Cancer: Advancing Awareness

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cancer in both new cases and cancer deaths in the United States. While colorectal cancer incidence declined 3.7 percent annually from 2006 to 2015 for those 55 and older, rates have increased 1.8 percent annually for those younger than age 55. According to a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert, there is still a lot of work to be done.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709697

Doctor/Chef Robert Graham Provides Tips for a Sustainable and Healthy Lifestyle

Monday Campaigns

Doctor/Chef Robert Graham held a session at the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show on, “FRESH Food Tips for a Sustainable and Healthy Lifestyle, One Meal at a Time.”

Released:
18-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709682

How hormones can hijack a healthy slumber

University of California, Irvine

UCI cognitive scientist studies how hormone cycles impact sleep and memory

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14-Mar-2019 7:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 709669

‘The Bartering Mindset’ Can Lead to More Successful Negotiations, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Researcher Writes in New Book

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

A new book by a Johns Hopkins University negotiation expert argues that this approach ― a “monetary mindset” ― comes from our daily use of money and leave us far short of negotiation success.

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14-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 709525

Good Sport? The Psychology Behind Losing

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

UNLV sports psychologist Brad Donohue on Netflix docuseries "Losers" and a new mental health approach to helping athletes find the silver lining after loss.

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12-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 709462

Child victims of sex trafficking receive mixed messages: If we aren’t ‘aggressors’ then why are we arrested?

Wichita State University

The following joint op-ed was written by Dr. Karen Countryman-Roswurm, Center for Combating Human Trafficking at Wichita State University, and Linda Smith of Shared Hope International.

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12-Mar-2019 1:10 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 709483

Increasing Diversity in the Study of Philosophy

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

At Rutgers-New Brunswick and other U.S. universities, the study of philosophy remains mostly white and male, but a new course on African, Latin American, and Native American philosophy is expanding the canon to include voices that speak directly to fundamental philosophical topics as well as urgent issues such as immigration, cultural appropriation and the #MeToo movement.

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12-Mar-2019 11:40 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 709472

Media Advisory: Colon Cancer Research at Johns Hopkins Looks at Your Gut, Your Genetics

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, but it is preventable. While more than 90 percent of new cases occur in people 50 or older, more cases are being diagnosed at increasing rates in younger and middle-aged adults, according to a recent study.

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12-Mar-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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