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Newswise: Chicagoan gives $10M to UIC for outpatient surgery center
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Newswise: Americans maintain high levels of trust in science

Americans maintain high levels of trust in science

University of Wisconsin-Madison

A new report analyzing decades of public opinion surveys reveals that the public’s trust in scientists has remained stable and high over decades.

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14-Nov-2019 2:35 PM EST
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It's a fecal sequel: New research from interdisciplinary team expands the answers we can get from bat guano

Northern Arizona University

Geneticist Faith Walker, a researcher at Northern Arizona University, tested whether other questions could be answered by her Species from Feces assay beyond just species. Her answer? Yes, quite a few more questions can be answered.

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14-Nov-2019 2:30 PM EST
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Discovery reveals mechanism that turns herpes virus on and off

Cornell University

New research from Dr. Luis M. Schang and his group at the Baker Institute for Animal Health has identified a new mechanism that plays a role in controlling how the herpes virus alternates between dormant and active stages of infection.

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14-Nov-2019 2:20 PM EST
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Is opioid treatment available to those who need it most?

Michigan State University

The U.S. opioid epidemic is still raging – it’s particularly pronounced in low-income areas and in those where people lack access to health care services, which includes cities in Michigan and across the Rust Belt. But the effectiveness of efforts to provide treatment and recovery options to those who need it most – that is, in locations with the greatest number of deaths from opioid overdose – has been unclear.

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14-Nov-2019 2:10 PM EST
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Estudio de Mayo Clinic descubre que hombres y mujeres tienen diferente percepción de su propia salud

Mayo Clinic

Un estudio de Mayo Clinic publicado en American Journal of Health Behavior investiga las diferencias entre hombres y mujeres en cuanto a la percepción de su propia salud. El estudio descubrió que el sexo de la persona influye sobre la seguridad de poder mantener buenos hábitos de salud.

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14-Nov-2019 1:50 PM EST
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Newswise: MITRE Establishes Strategic Partnership with Florida International University

MITRE Establishes Strategic Partnership with Florida International University

MITRE

Florida International University and MITRE, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to research and development in the public interest, have entered into a strategic partnership to work on the most significant challenges facing the nation. The partnership will involve joint efforts to promote innovation to benefit the government and the public; enhance economic development in South Florida; and enhance FIU student talent development and preparation in key areas driving 21st century innovation and job creation.

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14-Nov-2019 1:30 PM EST
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Researchers study impact of contaminants in floodwaters

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Last spring’s historic flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers may have distributed toxic contaminants along wide flood routes. Researchers know little about how these materials may affect public health and safety in rural and urban areas. But a group of geologists and geological engineers from Missouri University of Science and Technology is working to find out.

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14-Nov-2019 1:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Enter the BirdSpotter Photo Contest

Enter the BirdSpotter Photo Contest

Cornell University

Calling all shutterbug bird lovers: The BirdSpotter Photo Contest is back—always a popular feature of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Project FeederWatch. The contest runs through March 12, with many great prizes available for biweekly winners and final Grand Prize winners. The contest is sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited.

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14-Nov-2019 1:15 PM EST
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