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Newswise: Can timing of food affect lifespan?
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    20-Oct-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 721009

Can timing of food affect lifespan?

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Joseph Takahashi, noted for discovering the first gene controlling biological clocks in mammals, addressed the topic at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting where he was awarded the Gruber Neuroscience Prize for his pioneering work in circadian rhythms.

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18-Oct-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 720880

Rutgers Launches Helpline for Legally Blind

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers University has launched the nation’s first peer support helpline for the legally blind and their families.

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20-Oct-2019 1:05 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
Newswise: Using 'green' approach to manage stormwater runoff

Article ID: 721008

Using 'green' approach to manage stormwater runoff

South Dakota State University

Soil and plants, strategically placed, can help reduce stormwater runoff—and, in the long run, help relieve pressure on the city drainage system. However, engaging city officials and community members is integral to implementing these techniques.

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18-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: HAAS Alert Collision Prevention for Emergency Responders

Article ID: 720994

HAAS Alert Collision Prevention for Emergency Responders

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

In an effort to reduce first responder related crashes, DHS S&T is collaborating with “HAAS Alert,” a Chicago-based company developing and standardizing C-V2X technology that enables emergency response vehicles to send real-time digital alerts to supplement their lights and sirens.

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18-Oct-2019 10:35 AM EDT
Newswise: BISON ON THE EDGE: Scientists, Indigenous Peoples Gather to Develop Roadmap for Rewilding North America Bison

Article ID: 720995

BISON ON THE EDGE: Scientists, Indigenous Peoples Gather to Develop Roadmap for Rewilding North America Bison

Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Pueblo of Pojoaque will co-host a conference to advance a bold vision: rewilding the North American continent with the American bison.

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18-Oct-2019 10:35 AM EDT
Newswise: FTT Professor Describes Growing Acceptance of Slow-Fashion Model

Article ID: 720993

FTT Professor Describes Growing Acceptance of Slow-Fashion Model

SUNY Buffalo State

When clothing retailer Forever 21 announced its bankruptcy filing in late September, Arlesa Shephard, Buffalo State associate professor of fashion and textile technology (FTT), wasn’t surprised. Forever 21, which grew exponentially from the1980s through the 2000s selling cheap, trendy clothes, is planning to close 350 stores in the United States and abroad. Shephard has been researching the opposite trend — slow fashion — since 2013. Clothing in the slow-fashion model is made with more care from higher-quality fabric and with less harmful chemicals. The clothes cost more, but last longer.

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18-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720987

"We proved that women could certainly stand the rigors of Antarctica"

Ohio State University

As the world watches the first all-female spacewalk, looking back at another glass-ceiling-busting milestone: The first all-female research expedition to Antarctica.

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18-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Oncology Pharmacists: An Essential Partner in the Cancer Journey

Article ID: 720894

Oncology Pharmacists: An Essential Partner in the Cancer Journey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

One of the hallmarks of a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center is the unique oncology expertise exhibited by its clinical team, including board certified oncology pharmacists. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more on their role in patient care.

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18-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Newswise: How sweet: Researchers find what makes chocolate melt in your mouth

Article ID: 721006

How sweet: Researchers find what makes chocolate melt in your mouth

Argonne National Laboratory

Researchers have used X-ray techniques to investigate particular features of the geometric configuration of tiny particles of chocolate to see how they impact mouthfeel.

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18-Oct-2019 12:30 AM EDT

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