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Released: 24-Feb-2020 3:20 PM EST
Many older adults face new disabilities after hospital stays for serious illnesses
American Geriatrics Society

Older adults often face new disabilities after a hospital stay for a serious illness.

Released: 24-Feb-2020 3:05 PM EST
Gemini South Telescope Captures Exquisite Planetary Nebula
Gemini Observatory

The latest image from the international Gemini Observatory showcases the striking planetary nebula CVMP 1. This object is the result of the death throes of a giant star and is a glorious but relatively short-lived astronomical spectacle. As the progenitor star of this planetary nebula slowly cools, this celestial hourglass will run out of time and will slowly fade from view over many thousands of years.

Released: 24-Feb-2020 3:05 PM EST
New in the Hastings Center Report: A call to confront mistrust in the US health care system
Hastings Center

"For those who have faced exploitation and discrimination at the hands of physicians, the medical profession, and medical institutions, trust is a tall order and, in many cases, would be naïve," writes Laura Specker Sullivan in "Trust, Risk, and Race in American Medicine."

Newswise: Trusting strangers: Details matter to millennials using Uber, Airbnb
Released: 24-Feb-2020 2:50 PM EST
Trusting strangers: Details matter to millennials using Uber, Airbnb
University of Notre Dame

Modern marketplaces like Uber and Airbnb necessitate trust among complete strangers, and new research from the University of Notre Dame examines that trust and the ways in which it differs among platforms.

Newswise: UIC receives NSF grant to increase number of minorities in Ph.D. STEM programs
Released: 24-Feb-2020 2:45 PM EST
UIC receives NSF grant to increase number of minorities in Ph.D. STEM programs
University of Illinois at Chicago

The grant will help create a new multi-disciplinary educational program of self-advocacy at UIC

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Newswise: PA School Nurses on the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic
Released: 24-Feb-2020 2:30 PM EST
PA School Nurses on the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

At the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), researchers conducted an online survey of 362 Pennsylvania school nurses (elementary, middle, and high school) to better understand how they have a supply, administer, and perceive storing naloxone in their schools. The results illustrate that though many nurses have a supply of naloxone in their school, important barriers to access and use of this life-saving medication still exist.

Newswise: How cancer cells stiff-arm normal environmental cues to consume energy
Released: 24-Feb-2020 2:15 PM EST
How cancer cells stiff-arm normal environmental cues to consume energy
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Using human lung cancer cells, UT Southwestern researchers have uncovered how cells in general modulate their energy consumption based on their surroundings and, furthermore, how cancer cells override those cues to maximize energy use.



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