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Article ID: 701654

Implantable, biodegradable devices speed nerve regeneration in rats

Washington University in St. Louis

Peripheral nerve injuries leave people with tingling, numbness and weakness in their arms, hands and legs. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Northwestern have developed an implantable, bioabsorbable device that speeds recovery in rats by stimulating injured nerves with electricity.

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4-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 701796

Green Light Ahead for Economy; Caution Signal for International Trade?

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The economy of the United States and North Carolina continues to accelerate, yet international trade could be entering a caution zone, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton says.

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8-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 701708

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing to Celebrate its 130th Anniversary

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON)—once a hospital training school and now the No. 1 graduate nursing school in the nation as ranked by U.S. News & World Report—will commemorate the 130th anniversary of its nursing presence and celebrate throughout 2019 its continuing leadership in nursing education, research, and practice, locally and globally.

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8-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT

Education

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    5-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700969

Scientists Get the Drop on the Cell’s Nucleus

New York University

A team of physicists has devised a novel strategy that uses naturally occurring motions inside the human cell nucleus to measure the physical properties of the nucleus and its components. The method offers a potential new means for illuminating the physical properties of unhealthy cells, such as those linked to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

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1-Oct-2018 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 701705

University of Minnesota awarded federal grant to research autonomous vehicles

University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

The University of Minnesota has received a $1.75 million grant over three years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study autonomous vehicles as part of the NSF's Smart & Connected Communities grant program.

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5-Oct-2018 7:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 701697

How to Make a Lab-on-a-chip Clear and Biocompatible (With Less Blood Splatter)

Michigan Technological University

Lab-on-a-chip devices harness electrical signals to measure glucose, tell apart blood type and detect viruses or cancer. But biological samples need hafnium oxide for protection from the electric fields.

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4-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701693

Successful mouse couples talk out infidelity in calm tones

University of Wisconsin-Madison

The quality of the conversations of a California mice couple after one partner has been unfaithful can help predict which mouse pairs will successfully produce a litter of mouse pups and which males are good fathers, according to a study published recently by the journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution in a special issue on the evolution of monogamy.

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4-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701638

Making a Movie of Nanocrystals' Structural Evolution

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Capturing ultrafast atomic-scale motion could help scientists optimize the performance of materials with strong electronic correlations.

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4-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 701566

What You Can’t See Can Hurt You

University of Utah

Engineers from the University of Utah’s School of Computing conducted a study to determine if homeowners change the way they live if they could visualize the air quality in their house. They provide homeowners pollution sensors and a tablet to see the air quality data in their homes.

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4-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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