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Article ID: 706796

Keeping astronauts healthy during deep space missions

Michigan State University

George Mias, Michigan State University biochemistry and molecular biology researcher, believes precision medicine -- a personalized approach using technology to analyze an individual's wellness to predict and possibly prevent illnesses -- can keep astronauts healthy during deep space missions.

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21-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 705800

Heating Up Cold Tumors

Ludwig Cancer Research

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a cellular mechanism by which melanomas that fail to respond to checkpoint blockade may be made susceptible to such immunotherapies. Led by Ping-Chih Ho of the Lausanne Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and reported in the current issue of Nature Immunology, the study also identifies an existing diabetes drug that could be used to accomplish that feat.

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21-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 706789

Social Media Privacy Is in the Hands of a Few Friends

University of Adelaide

New research has revealed that people’s behaviour is predictable from the social media data of as few as eight or nine of their friends.

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20-Jan-2019 7:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 706768

On Facebook and Twitter your privacy is at risk -- even if you don't have an account

University of Vermont

A study from the University of Vermont shows that if a person leaves a social media platform--or never joined--the online posts and words of their friends still provide about 95% of the predictive accuracy of a person's future activities--even without any of that person's data.

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18-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 706765

Mechanical engineers develop process to 3D print energy harvesting material

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech Engineers found a way to make a hard, bulky and expensive material found in most electronics soft, flexible and cheap.

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20-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 706705

Blood test detects Alzheimer’s damage before symptoms

Washington University in St. Louis

A simple blood test reliably detects signs of brain damage in people on the path to developing Alzheimer’s disease – even before they show signs of confusion and memory loss, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases.

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17-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 706643

Energizing the Immune System to Eat Cancer

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Researchers at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania say they’ve identified how to fuel macrophages with the energy needed to attack and eat cancer cells.

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17-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST
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