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Article ID: 719614

Native American Burning Key to Rare Oak Savannas

State University of New York at Geneseo

In a recent article in Annals of the American Association of Geographers, geographers from the State University of New York (SUNY) found that Native American land use—in particular, the use of fire—was critical in shaping the distribution of oak savannas in Western New York at the end of the 1700s.

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26-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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    25-Sep-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 719426

Test for Life-Threatening Nutrient Deficit Made From Bacteria Entrails

Georgia Institute of Technology

A pocket-sized zinc deficiency test could be taken to remote regions and evaluated on the spot - no complex transport or conserving necessary. It could lead to comprehensive micronutrient field tests that tell aid agencies just what nutritional deficits are killing people.

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24-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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    25-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719425

School Spending Cuts Triggered by Great Recession Linked to Sizable Learning Losses for Students in Hardest Hit Areas

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Substantial school spending cuts triggered by the Great Recession were associated with sizable losses in academic achievement for students living in counties most affected by the economic downturn, according to a new study published today in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.

Released:
23-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 719548

ORNL develops, deploys AI capabilities across research portfolio

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

To accelerate promising artificial intelligence applications in diverse research fields, ORNL has established a labwide AI Initiative. This internal investment brings the lab’s AI expertise, computing resources and user facilities together to facilitate analyses of massive datasets.

Released:
24-Sep-2019 2:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 719541

More Older Americans Will Suffer From Low Vision, Here’s How to Make Life Easier and Safer

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

The number of older Americans with low vision is expected to double in the coming years, as more people live longer. The American Academy of Ophthalmology is taking the opportunity of September’s Healthy Aging Month to let people know they can retain their independence and stay safe, despite declining vision.

Released:
24-Sep-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 719453

7-year-old receives FDA-approved gene therapy

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center is helping to save a child's eyesight with gene therapy.

Released:
24-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719525

What Color Were Fossil Animals?

University of Hong Kong

Dr Michael Pittman of the Vertebrate Palaeontology Laboratory, Department of Earth Sciences

Released:
24-Sep-2019 11:25 AM EDT

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    24-Sep-2019 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719130

Deep Brain Stimulation for Refractory Severe Tinnitus: Preliminary Results Show Safety and Efficacy

Journal of Neurosurgery

Researchers investigated the safety and efficacy of deep brain stimulation in the treatment of refractory severe tinnitus in a small group of patients. They found the procedure to be safe and the results to be encouraging.

Released:
17-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719483

ORNL to develop clean water solutions in new DOE $100M innovation hub

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The National Alliance for Water Innovation, a partnership of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, other national labs, university and private sector partners, has been awarded a five-year, $100 million Energy-Water Desalination Hub by DOE to address water security issues in the United States.

Released:
23-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719475

CEO Speaker Series Randall Stephenson

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Randall Stephenson discusses his business strategy and lessons learned from leading AT&T. The CEO Speaker Series is a unique forum for leading global CEOs to share their insights on issues at the center of commerce and foreign policy, and to discuss the changing role of business globally.

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23-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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