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Article ID: 713019

Cognitive decline eventually affects everyone, just not to the same extent

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Roughly four out of five people won’t ever experience memory issues more serious than the “senior moments” of normal aging.

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16-May-2019 6:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712992

The Medical Minute: Protecting Against Measles

Penn State Health

“The only way to prevent measles reliably is to get vaccinated,” said Dr. Catharine Paules, an infectious diseases physician at Penn State Health.

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16-May-2019 10:25 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712977

Summer survival: How to stay out of harm’s way when temperatures heats up

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Summer brings lots of sunshine and fun, but the high temperatures and sweltering humidity can spell disaster if you’re not prepared. Two emergency medicine experts share some of the most common heat-related illnesses they treat, as well as tips to avoid landing in the emergency room this summer.

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16-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712966

Amsler’s dive into Antarctic Ocean airs Thursday on NatGeo Wild

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The photo captures the beauty of a largely unexplored part of the world. It also captures the joy of a life’s work realized. The video tells the story of the research pioneer, and it will air this week, showcasing the work that has been a central focus for four decades. Margaret Amsler, Ph.D., is among researchers featured in the NHK documentary “Hunt for the Giant Squid” that is set to air Thursday at 3 p.

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15-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712797

Silver Screens, Big Screens and Small Screens: Award-Winning Baylor Filmmaker Shares How He Hopes People Watch, Experience His Movies

Baylor University

In this Q&A, Baylor University director Chris Hansen shares thoughts on how we – as audience members – can do our part to get the best movie-watching experience and what he – as the director – hopes we take away from that experience.

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13-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 712463

Antibiotics in Wastewater: UB Chemist Investigates a Disturbing Trend

University at Buffalo

Diana Aga's research examines how sewage treatment systems help — or don’t help — to eliminate antimicrobial drugs and their remnants, called residues, from wastewater before it’s discharged into rivers and lakes.

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7-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712377

Experts available to comment on landmark report on climate change, risk of extinction

Indiana University

Indiana University experts are available to comment on the 40-page summary of the Services's Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services released today by the Intergovernmental Panel for Biodiversity and Ecosystem.

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5-May-2019 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712337

Reconstructing the Acoustics of Notre Dame

Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

The April 15 fire that devastated the roof of Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral left many people around the globe wondering whether it’s possible to rebuild it in a way that can recreate the cultural icon’s complex signature acoustics. Six years ago, acousticians obtained detailed measurements of the acoustics of the main space within Notre Dame, and Brian FG Katz is available to answer questions from reporters about their work and reconstructing the complex acoustics.

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3-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712250

Stars and stories: University of Washington astronomer Emily Levesque gathering material for book on 'true tales of observational astronomy'

University of Washington

Emily Levesque, UW assistant professor of astronomy, and an increasingly well-known name in her field, is working on material for a new book for science-loving general readers, to be called "The Last Stargazers: True Tales of the Colorful and Vanishing World of Observational Astronomy.”

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2-May-2019 1:05 AM EDT

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