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Genomics, Brain Aneurysm, Amniocentesis, neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis, fetal DNA

Genomics Researcher Peters Tackles a Brave New World

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As a young scientist, British researcher David Peters was focused on brain aneurysms as researched through the lens of high-throughput genomics. But when his wife became pregnant with the first of their two children, his world – both as a husband and a scientist – dramatically changed course.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Urges Caution in Choosing Age-appropriate Holiday Toys for Young Children

With the holiday shopping season upon us, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt offers critical safety tips to those buying gifts for children.

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When to Fish: Timing Matters for Fish That Migrate to Reproduce

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A new University of Washington study points to yet another human factor that is hampering the ability of fish to reproduce: the timing of our fishing seasons. The study considers how the timing of fishing efforts might disproportionately target certain fish and change the life history patterns of entire populations.

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Applied Mathematics, Japanese tree frogs, Swarmalators, Cornell University

Cornell Mathematician's Study of ‘Swarmalators’ Could Direct Future Science

How does the Japanese tree frog figure into the latest work of noted mathematician Steven Strogatz? As it turns out, quite prominently. Cornell researchers used the curious mating ritual of male Japanese tree frogs as inspiration for their exploration of “swarmalators” – their term for systems in which both synchronization and swarming occur together.

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The Challenge of Estimating Alaska’s Soil Carbon Stocks

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A geospatial analysis determined the optimal distribution of sites needed to reliably estimate Alaska’s vast soil carbon.

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Holiday Retail Outlook: Online Shopping Will Beat in-Store Again

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Argonne to Install Comanche System to Explore ARM Technology for High-Performance Computing

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Argonne National Laboratory is collaborating with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to provide system software expertise and a development ecosystem for a future high-performance computing (HPC) system based on 64-bit ARM processors.

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New Game Highlights the Challenges of Reporting Sexual Harassment

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“Hurl the Harasser” provides interactive metaphor for the challenges, triumphs victims of sexual harassment encounter.

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Akua Afriyie-Gray, MD, Named to Chicago List of Prominent African-Americans in Medicine

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Dr. Afriyie-Gray Named to Chicago List of Prominent African-Americans in Medicine

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UIC Filmmakers Honored with Awards to Fund New Films

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Awards will fund two films by UIC professors, one by Jennifer Reeder and the other by Deborah Stratman.







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