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Newswise: The Answer to Rural Woes Is Far More than Broadband

Article ID: 721032

The Answer to Rural Woes Is Far More than Broadband

CFES Brilliant Pathways

In recent weeks, presidential candidates pledged billions of dollars to bring broadband and internet access to rural America. That’s a good start, but the issue that the candidates need to address goes far beyond technology. It’s troubling that no candidate has begun to identify a strategy to concentrate on a more sweeping problem: More and more young people in our nation’s rural communities look at their hometowns and realize those places simply can’t support their dreams.

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18-Oct-2019 4:15 PM EDT
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Newswise: Why Respiratory Infections Are More Deadly in Those with Diabetes

Article ID: 721028

Why Respiratory Infections Are More Deadly in Those with Diabetes

University of Maryland Medical Center

Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have demonstrated in a new study, published earlier this week in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight, how diabetes contributes to mortality from MERS-CoV infections, and the finding could shed light on why other respiratory illnesses like the flu or pneumonia might strike those with diabetes more severely.

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18-Oct-2019 3:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: Using Faster Computing to Better Predict Earthquake Damage to Infrastructure

Article ID: 721018

Using Faster Computing to Better Predict Earthquake Damage to Infrastructure

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

A Q&A with a Berkeley Lab scientist on how exascale computing could dramatically accelerate research and earthquake safety

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18-Oct-2019 2:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720867

Can Healthy Lifestyle Reduce Dementia Risk?

Rush University Medical Center

Rush is part of national study to test effects of lifestyle intervention on older adults at risk for dementia.

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18-Oct-2019 2:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 721020

Jefferson Lab Establishes New Fellowships in Nuclear Physics and Accelerator Science

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

The Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is fostering innovation and growth in nuclear and accelerator physics by expanding its prestigious fellowship program for early career physicists. The lab is doubling the number of Nathan Isgur fellowships and is establishing a new fellowship in honor of Jefferson Lab’s first director, Hermann A. Grunder.

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Article ID: 721014

Like Humans, Crayfish Talk a Tough Game -- Even When Outmatched

Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU Professor Michael Angiletta Angilletta and his co-authors have been studying self-deception in crayfish for about 10 years. They combined mathematical modeling with an experiment to show that crayfish meet the criteria for self-deception.

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18-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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