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Article ID: 708148

James Wishart Awarded Maria Skłodowska-Curie Medal

Brookhaven National Laboratory

James Wishart, a chemist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been awarded the Maria Skłodowska-Curie Medal by the Polish Radiation Research Society (PRRS). The award recognizes his distinguished achievements in the field of radiation chemistry and his long-lasting and productive interactions with Polish scientists.

Released:
15-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 708142

New Molecular Blueprint Advances Our Understanding of Photosynthesis

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Researchers at Berkeley Lab have used one of the most advanced microscopes in the world to reveal the structure of a large protein complex crucial to photosynthesis, the process by which plants convert sunlight into cellular energy. The finding will allow scientists to explore for the first time how the complex functions and could have implications for the production of a variety of bioproducts, including plastic alternatives and biofuels.

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15-Feb-2019 7:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 708147

Preserved Leaves Reveal 7000 Years of Rainfall and Drought

University of Adelaide

A study using preserved paper-bark tea tree leaves has revealed what rainfall was like over 7000 years, including several severe droughts worse and longer lasting than the 12-year Millennium Drought.

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15-Feb-2019 6:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708084

‘Seeing’ Tails Help Sea Snakes Avoid Predators

University of Adelaide

New research has revealed the fascinating adaptation of some Australian sea snakes that helps protect their vulnerable paddle-shaped tails from predators.

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14-Feb-2019 12:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 707952

OSA Patients with Excessive Daytime Sleepiness at Greatest Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who experience excessive sleepiness while awake appear to be at far greater risk for cardiovascular diseases than those without excessive daytime sleepiness, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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12-Feb-2019 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 708144

Dr. Adriana Di Polo Awarded the 2019 Shaffer Prize from Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma Research Foundation

For her research project seeking a new treatment to restore vision in glaucoma patients, Adriana Di Polo, PhD, professor of neuroscience at the University of Montreal, was awarded the 2019 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research. The 2019 Shaffer Prize was presented on January 31st during ceremonies at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Released:
14-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708140

Argonne researchers probe origins of Universe in NASA Spectral Sky Map Mission

Argonne National Laboratory

NASA has selected SPHEREx as its next Medium-Class Explorer Mission, for launch in 2023. The SPHEREx team includes scientists from the Computational Science and High Energy Physics divisions at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory.

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14-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707764

Kidney Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Cancer Death

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

In a population-based study, both patients on dialysis and those who received kidney transplants experienced over 2.5-times higher risks of cancer death than age- and sex-matched individuals without kidney failure.

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8-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST
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