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Article ID: 700605

Age, Race and Gender Split in Political Parties Could Lead to Voter Discrimination

Vanderbilt University

A vastly expanding gap in age, gender and diversity is creating an even deeper divide between the Republican and Democratic parties. And a Vanderbilt University law expert on the 26th Amendment says this chasm between the nation’s largest generation—millennials— and baby boomers is exacerbating voter discrimination.

Released:
14-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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    14-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700559

Ontario Women to Get PET Scans to Help Plan Treatment in Locally Advanced Cervix Cancer

University Health Network (UHN)

An Ontario clinical study that shows adding PET imaging to conventional CT imaging to stage locally advanced cervix cancer can change treatment means newly diagnosed women in this province may also receive PET imaging.

Released:
14-Sep-2018 10:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 700260

Hubble Goes Wide To Seek Out Far-Flung Galaxies

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

A new Hubble observing campaign, called BUFFALO, will boldly expand the space telescope's view into regions adjacent to huge galaxy clusters previously photographed by the Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes under a program called Frontier Fields.

Released:
13-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700479

UNC Health Care Providing Free Access to UNC Urgent Care 24/7 for Hurricane Victims

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Hurricane Florence victims in North Carolina can access medical care around-the-clock

Released:
13-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700439

Enabling ‘Internet of Photonic Things’ with Miniature Sensors

Washington University in St. Louis

Swapping electrons for photons, researchers in the School of Engineering & Applied Science have developed wireless sensors which are not subject to electromagnetic interference and are smaller and generally more flexible than the currently electronics-based technology.

Released:
12-Sep-2018 4:15 PM EDT
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    12-Sep-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700273

St. Jude Researchers Solve a Central Mystery of a Baffling High-Risk Leukemia

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators have unraveled the origins and identified mutations associated with a perplexing form of acute leukemia. The landmark study appears today as an advance online publication in the journal Nature and lays the foundation for more effective treatment of patients with the high-risk cancer. The research focused on mixed phenotype acute leukemia (MPAL), a subtype of acute leukemia that accounts for about 3 percent of the estimated 3,500 pediatric cases of acute leukemia diagnosed annually in the U.S. Their treatment is complicated because MPAL does not fit cleanly into a single diagnosis, but includes features of both acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia.

Released:
10-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700347

Cash Disbursements to Poor Families Led to Higher Voter Turnout Among Their Children, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Research Finds

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Voting increased among young people from poor backgrounds after their families began receiving regular disbursements of unearned income, according to a new paper co-authored by a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School researcher.

Released:
12-Sep-2018 6:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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