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Scientists Make Atoms-Thick Post-It Notes for Solar Cells and Circuits

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In a study published Sept. 20 in Nature, UChicago and Cornell University researchers describe an innovative method to make stacks of semiconductors just a few atoms thick. The technique offers scientists and engineers a simple, cost-effective method to make thin, uniform layers of these materials, which could expand capabilities for devices from solar cells to cell phones.

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Kelley School of Business Announces New Digital Intelligence Initiative

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Through a new Digital Intelligence Initiative, Indiana University's Kelley School of Business will help faculty better prepare students for careers involving emerging technological innovations. The Digital Intelligence Initiative also will provide students with leadership and research opportunities in business analytics, cloud computing, intelligent systems, pervasive technologies and augmented reality. With a generous pledge, Deloitte Consulting LLP will be the founding board member for this initiative for the next five years.

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Mexico Quake: Soil Shakes Like a Squash Ball Hit by a Bowling Ball, Seismologist Says

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One E-Cigarette with Nicotine Leads to Adrenaline Changes in Nonsmokers’ Hearts

A new UCLA study found that healthy nonsmokers experienced increased adrenaline levels in their heart after one electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) with nicotine. The findings are published in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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Both High, Low Levels of Magnesium in Blood Linked to Risk of Dementia

People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to a study published in the September 20, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Need for Mitigation Grows as Ocean Temperatures Warm, Hurricanes Intensify, WVU Experts Say

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WVU Expert: Latest Effort to Repeal the ACA Will Structurally Change Medicaid

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UGA Study of Same-Sex Couples Reveals Causes of Work, Family Stress

People in same-sex relationships can face considerable angst when deciding whether to disclose their sexual orientation at work, and that anxiety can affect their home life as well, according to a new University of Georgia study.

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FAU Buy vs. Rent Index Shows U.S. Homeowners Still Coming Out Ahead of Renters, But Just Barely

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U.S. homeowners are still coming out ahead of their friends who rent, but just barely. According to the latest national index produced by Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University faculty, owning and renting are in a virtual tie in terms of wealth creation.







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