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The National Science Foundation (NSF), the supercomputer company Cray Inc., and Sens. Bill Nelson of Florida and Gary Peters of Michigan invite members of the media to attend a special screening of the documentary "Solar Superstorms" May 25 at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.

High-velocity jets, fiery tsunamis that reach up to 100,000 kilometers and rising loops of electrified gas -- NSF and...

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The Naval STEM Exposition is a free event that gives local students the opportunity to engage and be inspired by all things naval STEM-or science, technology, engineering and math.
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By Sierra Jones,
Office of Naval Research

Looking for something fun-and educational-to do with the kids this weekend? The Naval STEM Exposition has just what you’re looking for. This free event will give local students the...

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The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) will be deployed to its full size Thursday, May 26, and begin its two-year technology demonstration attached to the International Space Station. NASA Television will provide coverage of the expansion beginning at 5:30 a.m. EDT.

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NASA has opened accreditation for media to attend the September launch of the first U.S. mission to sample an asteroid. NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security - Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will travel to and collect surface material from the asteroid Bennu, and return it to Earth for study.

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May 20, 2016

NREL Announces Innovation Challenge for Crowdsourced Ideas for Energy-Efficiency in Residential Buildings

The Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with industry partner CLEAResult, will launch a Call for...

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May 20, 2016

Energy Department Announces Climate Action Champion, City of San Francisco, Embracing Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies

Today, the Energy Department's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced the city of San...

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Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Energy Department Intends to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement for Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Office...

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FDA modernizes Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods

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Scientists zero in on DNA behind key facial features

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May 19, 2016

Webinar May 26: Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Small Unmanned Airvehicles

The Energy Department's Fuel Cell Technologies Office, in collaboration with the Naval Research Laboratory, will present a unique, live webinar titled "Hydrogen Fuel Cells for...

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Researchers saw an effect, but experts stress that heavier people also have higher odds of getting cancer

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Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

Source: HealthDay
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But only association was found, not cause-and-effect
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May 19, 2016

DOE Summit on Improving the Economics of America’s Nuclear Power Plants

The Energy Department convened a summit on Improving the Economics of America’s Nuclear Power Plants. Secretary Moniz, Members of Congress, stakeholders, and experts...

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Federal agencies obligated $30.8 billion to 996 academic institutions for science and engineering (S&E) activities in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, the most recent year for which such information is available, a 6 percent increase over the previous year and the first increase in such funding since FY2009.

In current dollars, federal S&E obligations to academic institutions fell by $1.8 billion between FY2012 and...

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Therapy that uses patient DNA to guide drug selection seems superior to standard chemo, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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Tecentriq boosted survival in small trial

Source: HealthDay
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Substance abuse risk also rises when this important 'buffer' to discrimination is removed, researchers say
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Inspections in 5 states found kiddie pools had the most problems, with 1 in 5 shut down for violations
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Researchers hope their discovery will lead to preventive drugs

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Aging boomers will trigger a doubling of blind or visually impaired people in next 3 decades, study predicts

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Keytruda also seen prompting remission in 1 in 6 cases

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Lifestyle might account for the finding, expert says

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Study finds risk is reduced by as much as 80 percent

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However, most cases were transmitted by everyday close contact, researchers say

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Universal helmet laws would help save lives, report authors say

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Six researchers sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) last week were honored with Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
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By Warren Duffie,
Office of Naval Research

For achievements in fields ranging from robotic learning to photovoltaics (converting solar energy into electricity), six researchers sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) last week were...

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Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction
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Expectant mothers should probably avoid the drug, experts say, although study didn't prove cause and effect

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A lower smoking rate helped Washington, D.C., edge out Minneapolis and Denver, report says

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It's not clear how many will go on to have the full-blown respiratory ailment, researchers said

Source: HealthDay
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Media and social media followers are invited to watch as NASA tests the largest, most powerful booster in the world for the agency's new deep space rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), on June 28 at Orbital ATK Aerospace System's test facility in Promontory, Utah. SLS and NASA’s Orion spacecraft will launch astronauts on missions to explore multi

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tecentriq (atezolizumab) to treat the most common type of bladder cancer, called urothelial carcinoma. This is the first product in its class (PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors) approved to treat this type of cancer.

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Research in adult twins finds many had symptoms but no prior history of the disorder

Source: HealthDay
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In Jackson, Miss., Columbia, S.C., and El Paso, Texas, rates now exceed or approach 30 percent, report finds

Source: HealthDay
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May 18, 2016

New Study Examines Progress toward SunShot Initiative Goals, Identifies Emerging Solar Energy R&D Opportunities for 2020 and Beyond

Energy Department releases the On the Path to SunShot reports, a series of eight research papers examining...

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Modest changes would attract more adults, seniors and females, report says

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Enhanced atmosphere reduces odds of malnutrition, dehydration, study suggests

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May 17, 2016

Energy Department Launches Five New Solar Ready Vets Training Locations, Announces $10 Million for National Solar Training Programs

Energy Department announces five additional military bases will join Solar Ready Vets, a solar jobs training...

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But that's not because surrogates misunderstand what they're told, study says
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Study suggests a full schedule may enhance your mental prowess
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Study of only 12 people suggests it may help some, but more and better research is needed

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Extensive study concludes they're as safe to eat as food from traditional plant-breeding methods

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Study found protective benefit for both men and women, but didn't prove cause and effect
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And two-thirds say they experience gender bias in workplace

Source: HealthDay
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But it's not clear what's driving the difference in care, researcher says
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Major complication rate lower for properly selected patients

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May 17, 2016

Three SBIR-STTR Proposals Selected for Award for SSL Products

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Offices of Science and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy have selected for award three Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Small Business...

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DARPA engineers took over the Pentagon courtyard last week to show off their bleeding-edge work for national security.
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By Cheryl Pellerin,
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

Scientists and engineers from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency took over the Pentagon center courtyard last week, defying gray skies and a steady drizzle to demonstrate to future users here some of their most bleeding-...

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But change requires dedication to regular exercise in the long run, study shows

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Experimental light therapy finds it can ease sensitivity, pain for some patients

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Researchers say billboards, signs and TV ads may encourage under-age drinking

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May 16, 2016

DOE Announces $10 Million for Innovative Bioenergy Research and Development

The U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $10 million in funding for six projects representing innovative technologies and solutions to advance bioenergy development...

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Black people with undetected problem twice as likely to eventually have abnormal readings at doctor: study

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Without typical symptoms, many miss out on crucial medical care, experts say

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Small study suggests heating the body might alter brain's serotinin levels, but more research is needed
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Moderate and vigorous activity includes brisk walking, tennis, jogging, swimming

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May 16, 2016

Energy Department Invests Nearly $2 Million in Small Business-Led Building Technology Projects

The Department of Energy recently announced nearly $2 million for 13 new building technology projects led by small businesses with a strong potential...

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May 16, 2016

New Job Opening in Water Power Program

The Wind and Water Power Technologies Office is seeking applicants for a new Systems Engineer position available within the office. See below for more information.

Job Title: General Engineer

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Students in Winter, Wisconsin, will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:15 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 19. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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Robot lifeguards, Future tech that merges virtual and augmented reality and UAVs that can autonomously swarm and overwhelm enemies are just a few of the tech ONR, NRL, and the Navy's SBIR will showcase at the 2016 Sea-Air-Space Exposition.
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By Warren Duffie,
Office of Naval Research

Robotic lifeguards used to rescue swimmers from peril. Futuristic technology that merges virtual and augmented realities...

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Pills in the home offer teens easy access, expert notes

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Study found little change at 20 hours a week or less, but full-time employment was a different story

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This geologist has been taking whatever Kilauea and other active volcanoes dish out for decades, gathering extensive data on eruptions
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Study found only 4 of 53 online calculators accurately predicted best days for conception

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Most in study could distinguish salty from sweet, but more had trouble detecting scents

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Enrollees most affected were those who did not receive government subsidies
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Keep all products containing the sweetener xylitol out of your pooch's reach, FDA warns
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Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension

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But study found just 30 minutes of exercise a week might lower chances of disease

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Tennessee poison center reports doubling of dangerous exposures since 2011, mostly in kids

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Public health officials should take that into account with drugged driving campaigns, researcher says

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NASA has selected eight technology proposals for investment that have the potential to transform future aerospace missions, introduce new capabilities, and significantly improve current approaches to building and operating aerospace systems.

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Spaceplane program looks to public-private effort to enable next-generation space launch.

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By Marine Cpl Cedric R. Haller II
Defense Media Activity

A long time ago, I used to dream of traveling through outer space to a galaxy far, far away. Well, maybe not that far away, but at least outside of the Earth’s atmosphere. Researchers at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency have moved another...

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They can face high out-of-pocket costs, lack access to treatment

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Key points: setting regular schedules for media use, and stopping when it feels 'natural,' researchers say
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Loss of female hormones may explain potential association, researchers say

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It short-circuits brain's 'sixth sense' that helps drivers stay on course, researchers say

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A team of National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported researchers at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) discovered new evidence about how the Earth's magnetic field interacts with solar wind, almost as soon as they finished installing six data-collection stations across East Antarctic Plateau last January.

Their findings could have significant effects on our understanding of space...

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Drug counselors should consider whether people are self-medicating, researchers say

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Yet, millions are at risk of osteoporosis, researchers say

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May 12, 2016

Distinguished Professionals to Serve as Collegiate Wind Competition Judges

U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition organizers have announced the judges for the 2016 competition, which will take place May 24-25 at the American Wind...

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Finding held even when mom-to-be's blood sugar condition was well-controlled

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Lower rates of self-harm, accidental injury seen

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International study puts common myth to rest

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Study of college players raises concerns about repetitive non-concussive impacts

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Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

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But delay in getting chemotherapy may lower odds of survival, researcher says

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CMC Gen. Robert Neller recently visited ONR to get a close-up look at some of the latest technologies being developed for the Marine Corps—from autonomous systems to virtual reality training devices.
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By David Smalley,
Office of Naval Research

Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) Gen. Robert B. Neller recently visited the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to get a close-up look at some of the latest...

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May 12, 2016

Energy and Commerce Departments Announce Lab Partnership Opportunities for U.S. Small Businesses and Manufacturers

As part of the Energy Department's commitment to drive clean energy innovation and boost American industrial competitiveness,...

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Treatments for kids didn't seem to offset risk in adulthood, research suggests

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One year later, 43 percent were clinically depressed or had depressive symptoms, study found

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Crowdsourcing has brought us Wikipedia and ways to understand how HIV proteins fold. It also provides an increasingly effective means for teams to write software, perform research or accomplish small repetitive digital tasks.

However, most tasks have proven resistant to distributed labor, at least without a central organizer. As in the case of Wikipedia, their success often relies on the efforts of a small cadre of...

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May 11, 2016

DOE Releases Draft Request for Proposal and Announces Pre-Solicitation Conference for Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Transportation Services Procurement

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated...

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Study shows 91 percent of Medicaid-eligible children are now enrolled

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A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 2:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 11, about 261 miles southwest of Long Beach, California, with more than 3,700 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station.

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Genes involved were related to diet preference, metabolism and immune defense, study finds

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Rate was lower than would be expected among the general population, researchers say

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Patients' pre-op gait is big clue to longer-term survival, study finds

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Rash, headache were key signs in one recent case

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To find new ways of halting the spread of Zika -- fast becoming a major public health threat -- the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Environmental Biology's Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) Program has funded nine rapid response, or RAPID, grants totaling $1.7 million.

"Each new infectious disease presents an ongoing challenge to public health," says James Olds, NSF assistant director...

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May 11, 2016

NETL Launches a University Coalition for Fossil Energy Research at Pennsylvania State University

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected Pennsylvania State University as the lead institution to...

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Fewer than half aware that chest pain, trouble sleeping may indicate adult breathing trouble, survey finds

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May 10, 2016

CAB-Comm Final Report Documents Accomplishments from Six Years of Algal Research

The Consortium for Algal Biofuel Commercialization (CAB-Comm), led by the University of California, San Diego, has just released its final report, detailing the...

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A small study found that the drug worked quickly in people with major depression

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Prior research has also raised concerns about Nexium and heart health

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Study finds the health cost benefits come within a year

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Research suggests that 30 percent increased risk for early death has disappeared over the past 4 decades

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NASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets – the single largest finding of planets to date.

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Agency acknowledges changing standards, concerns

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It protected more than half of healthy adult volunteers for up to a year

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Experts say Washington state's experience could be a lesson for rest of country

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May 10, 2016

Technology Test Drive: PNNL Offers Exploratory Licenses

Signing a two-page agreement and paying just $1,000 can get U.S. companies an opportunity to test drive promising technologies through a new, user-friendly commercialization option being...

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Twenty-five years ago, amid the chaos that surrounded the 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union, two senators created an unlikely program to safeguard the empire’s nukes.
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By Cheryl Pellerin
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

Twenty-five years ago, amid the chaos that surrounded the 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union, two senators — a Republican and a Democrat — established an unlikely program whose goal...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized a rule today that revises its annual reporting requirements for drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in animals intended for human consumption or food-producing animals. Companies are now required to provide estimates of sales broken down by major food-producing species (cattle, swine, chickens and turkeys) in addition to the overall estimates they already submit...

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Cutting out foods with iodine led to deficiency that harmed metabolism in 2 children, case reports show

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President Barack Obama recently recognized the winners for the coveted Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.
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DoD News, Defense Media Activity

Imagine being at the top of your profession and then imagine being recognized by the president for your achievements in that profession. This is what took place in February when President Barack Obama selected the...

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For more than six decades, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded science and engineering research -- from astronomy to zoology and everything in between -- that has led to discoveries and innovations that transform our world.

Did you know that NSF-supported research led to bar codes, the discovery of gravitational waves, Google and much more?

Learn about these pioneering discoveries and the history...

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Elevated blood sugar may also 'imprint' baby for extra pounds

Source: HealthDay
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Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age, study finds

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The nation spends more on medications than any other country, researchers say

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New study finds anxiety could be a third emotional state highly connected to the condition

Source: HealthDay
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Study found women who used them every day had babies who were twice as likely to be overweight by age 1 year

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One toxin in particular was tied to sixfold higher odds of developing Lou Gerhrig's disease

Source: HealthDay
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May 9, 2016

Energy Department Invests $14 Million to Increase Energy Efficiency of Nation’s Homes and Buildings

As part of the Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings and double energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department...

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Dr. Wadad Dubbelday, was selected as the Center’s first Chief Distinguished Scientist and senior scientific and technical manager (SSTM).
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By Katherine Connor, staff writer

Dr. Wadad Dubbelday, a physicist and electrical engineer with a 35-year career at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific), was selected as the Center’s first Chief Distinguished Scientist and senior scientific and...

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Study found wrapping blanket tightly around sleeping baby raised risk by almost 60 percent
Source: HealthDay
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May 21 2016 0 7 7 7

As mosquito season approaches, people can take simple steps to protect themselves, health officials say

Source: HealthDay
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The mosquito-borne virus, which causes birth defects, expected to hit Gulf Coast states like Florida, Louisiana and Texas

Source: HealthDay
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May 20 2016 0 6 6 6

Swallowing the liquid nicotine appears to affect kids under 6 the most, data show
Source: HealthDay
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Talk to a doctor before giving babies any vitamins or medications, FDA says

Source: HealthDay
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May 21 2016 0 7 7 7

Smartphone app may help some people with atrial fibrillation take drugs 'as needed,' study suggests

Source: HealthDay
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Study found the cholesterol-lowing drugs associated with reduced risk of amputation, death

Source: HealthDay
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But some progress seen in reducing new infections, transmission
Source: HealthDay
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Easy-to-use screening would benefit doctors working miles from hospital, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Longer wait time for vital acute-care meds despite legislation, study says

Source: HealthDay
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Tobacco use is common among these 18- to 24-year-olds, agency says

Source: HealthDay
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NASA and its International Space Station partners have announced the crew members for missions to the orbiting laboratory in 2017. The selection includes first-time space flyer NASA astronaut Scott Tingle and veteran Randy Bresnik.

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May 6, 2016

Energy Department Announces Funding for Design and Construction of Manufacturing of Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biopower

$90 Million Funding Will Advance Administration Goals to Reduce Carbon Emissions and Improve American Energy Security

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Problems might last into early adulthood, study suggests

Source: HealthDay
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Host of benefits unleashed for older folks, researchers find

Source: HealthDay
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May 5, 2016

Meet the Collegiate Wind Competition 2016 Teams: Part 3

With weeks to go before the U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition 2016, we are pleased to introduce our final teams who hail from the University of Maryland, University of...

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Rising temperatures, less rain seen boosting rates of disease in rural areas with hot climes

Source: HealthDay
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After delivering almost 7,000 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station, including the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to leave the orbital laboratory with valuable science research and return to Earth on Wednesday, May 11. NASA Television will provide live coverage of Dragon's departure

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NASA has released 56 formerly-patented agency technologies into the public domain, making its government-developed technologies freely available for unrestricted commercial use. In addition to the release of these technologies, a searchable database now is available that catalogues thousands of expired NASA patents already in the public domain.

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Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once

Source: HealthDay
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May 22 2016 1 8 8 8

Opening vessels could prevent new scarring in muscles, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Small study showed surgery also improved protective effects of HDL on the heart
Source: HealthDay
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May 21 2016 0 7 7 7

Findings suggest your 'microbial fingerprint' is important to well-being

Source: HealthDay
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May 5, 2016

NREL Scientists and Engineers Recognized for Top Innovations as Lab Celebrates Another Record-Breaking Year of Inventions

During its annual Innovation and Technology Transfer Awards ceremony on May 3, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)...

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Source: Food and Drug Administration
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May 22 2016 1 76 76 76

Trend is increasing among those who can't get opioid prescription painkillers, experts say
Source: HealthDay
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Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests

Source: HealthDay
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May 19 2016 0 7 7 7

FDA reminds health care professionals not to use drug products intended to be sterile from Medaus

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May 5, 2016

First Thursday Seminar to Feature Roundtable of Federal Leaders

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Device scans text, relays audio version to wearer's ear

Source: HealthDay
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Researchers found slimmest people had lowest chances of dying in two studies

Source: HealthDay
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May 17 2016 0 9 9 9

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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May 22 2016 0 9 9 9

FDA takes significant steps to protect Americans from dangers of tobacco through new regulation

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May 22 2016 1 10 10 10
May 5, 2016

DOE Announces Webinars on Building a Billion Ton Bioeconomy and an Opportunity in Innovative Sensors

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to...

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Walking and cycling also help to curtail unwanted emissions, British researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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May 20 2016 0 6 6 6

Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation

Source: HealthDay
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Whites with heart failure more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, research finds

Source: HealthDay
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Study found the combo was linked to raised odds of irregular heartbeat
Source: HealthDay
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Why would an innocent person accused of a crime tell investigators he's guilty? Saul Kassin, a psychology professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, has spent decades researching that question, and says the answer resides in the incredible pressures that can mount during police interrogations.

"The stress of the situation is hard to imagine if you haven't gone through this style of interrogation,"...

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They don't prevent complications and may cause kidney damage, researchers report

Source: HealthDay
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May 21 2016 0 10 10 10

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

Source: HealthDay
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May 21 2016 0 9 9 9

CDC notes that nearly 20,000 Americans died in 2014 from the widespread, but treatable, illness

Source: HealthDay
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May 20 2016 0 8 8 8

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

Source: HealthDay
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May 19 2016 0 6 6 6

NASA will host a news teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, May 10 to announce the latest discoveries made by its planet-hunting mission, the Kepler Space Telescope.

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Study found they outperformed surgeons when stitching pig intestines back together
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May 20 2016 0 8 8 8

EPA offers practical advice, including setting air conditioning to a higher temperature

Source: HealthDay
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May 13 2016 0 6 6 6

Infecting mosquitoes led to lower, inactive levels of virus in their bodies, saliva

Source: HealthDay
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May 20 2016 0 7 7 7

When cardiac arrest occurs, bystanders can dial for instruction and save lives, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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May 22 2016 1 8 8 8

Large-scale simulation and analysis of massive amount of data are revolutionizing science and engineering. Advanced computing capabilities are essential to tackle a rapidly growing array of science and engineering challenges, many of which are computing-, communications- and data-intensive.

A newly released report commissioned by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and conducted by National Academies of Sciences,...

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The National Science Board (NSB) will meet May 5 - 6, 2016, to address science and engineering policy of interest to the National Science Foundation (NSF). Members of the media and the public are invited to open portions of the meeting, which will also be webcast: http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/nsf/160505/

Public sessions of the meeting include:

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To help the Air Force define and develop future capabilities, USAF Materiel Command is standing up a multi-disciplinary team at the Air Force Research Laboratory.

Advanced layered sensing, command and control and cyber technologies are anticipated to be important contributors to future Air Force capabilities. Air Force officials are rejuvenating the Strategic Development Planning process to deliver the multi-domain solutions needed to...

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Study points to need to address disparities in care
Source: HealthDay
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Cardiologist says they need to understand surgery not a 'cure' for their disease
Source: HealthDay
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May 17 2016 0 6 6 6

Check for local take-back events, or contact the DEA for collection locations

Source: HealthDay
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May 19 2016 0 9 9 9

Neither extra chemotherapy drug nor add-on radiation aided longevity in French trial

Source: HealthDay
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May 13 2016 0 8 8 8

Parents of hyperactive young children can help them improve through guidance, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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May 20 2016 0 7 7 7

Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

Source: HealthDay
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May 23 2016 1 10 10 10

On April 27, 2016, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Kun Wo Food Products Inc., located in San Francisco, and its co-owners, Zi Xing Liu and Zi Chen Liu (“Kun Wo”), after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration documented violations of federal food safety laws. The U.S. Department of Justice handled the case on behalf of the FDA.

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May 23 2016 1 40 40 40

1 in 3 prescriptions was unnecessary

Source: HealthDay
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May 22 2016 1 10 10 10

NASA is inviting media and viewers around the world to see a relatively rare celestial event, with coverage of the Monday, May 9 transit of the sun by the planet Mercury. Media may view the event at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

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Eight organizations get the greenlight to develop potentially groundbreaking technologies that would make future fighting vehicles more mobile, effective, safe and affordable.
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DARPA has awarded contracts for the Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) program to eight organizations. The program seeks to...

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Doctor offers advice to students who will be heading off to college

Source: HealthDay
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May 16 2016 0 8 8 8

While 60 percent came away with work, most ended up working part-time, earning less than poverty level
Source: HealthDay
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May 21 2016 0 9 9 9

Infants benefit when a woman gets her influenza immunization during pregnancy, study confirms

Source: HealthDay
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May 19 2016 0 9 9 9
May 2, 2016

Energy Department Announces $25 Million to Accelerate Integration of Solar Energy into Nation’s Electrical Grid

New Funding Opportunity Announcement will Support Companies Working to Modernize the Grid

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May 21 2016 0 67 67 67

Physicians' group recommends cognitive behavioral therapy before drugs for insomnia

Source: HealthDay
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May 19 2016 0 9 9 9

But benefits of these lifesaving devices outweigh risks, expert says

Source: HealthDay
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May 18 2016 0 11 11 11

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the selection of Michael Watkins as the new director of the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.

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NASA has selected Science and Technology Corporation of Hampton, Virginia, to provide support services at the agency’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California under the Aeronautics and Exploration Mission Modeling and Simulation (AEMMS) contract.

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Researchers believe arsenic exposure might contribute to higher-than-normal rates

Source: HealthDay
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May 2, 2016

Vacancy Announcement Posted for Fuel Cell Technologies Office

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office has posted a vacancy announcement for a position in the Hydrogen Safety, Codes, and Standards program.

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Earth could contain nearly 1 trillion species, with only one-thousandth of 1 percent now identified, according to the results of a new study.

The estimate, based on universal scaling laws applied to large datasets, appears today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The report's authors are Jay Lennon and Kenneth Locey of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

The scientists...

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Students from 11 schools in South Holland, Illinois, will have the opportunity to speak with two NASA astronauts currently living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:55 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 5. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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May 22 2016 1 12 12 12

Meanwhile, youth league players most likely to return to field less than 24 hours after head injury

Source: HealthDay
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The National Science Board (NSB, Board) today released a new policy brief on the public and private benefits of the nation's higher education institutions. The brief comes at a time when the private costs and private returns associated with higher education are a topic of frequent policy discussions.

The NSB brief joins other recent reports, including the American Academy of Arts & Sciences' ...
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May 22 2016 1 13 13 13

Researchers suggest their approach could improve survivors' quality of life

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May 22 2016 1 10 10 10

Calorie cutters said their sleep and relationships improved, too

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May 22 2016 1 11 11 11

But study finds only 11 percent of children were properly restrained

Source: HealthDay
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Could bacteria in your gut be used to cure or prevent neurological conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety or even depression?
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By Warren Duffie, Office of Naval Research

Could bacteria in your gut be used to cure or prevent neurological conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety or even depression? Two researchers sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the launch of a historic public education campaign aimed at preventing and reducing tobacco use among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young adults ages 18-24. Of the more than 2 million LGBT young adults in the U.S., more than 800,000 smoke occasionally. The “This Free Life” campaign is designed to specifically reach the occasional or “social” smokers in the LGBT community to...

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ERs treat more kids, perhaps because of greater concussion awareness, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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May 23 2016 1 10 10 10

Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases

Source: HealthDay
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May 21 2016 0 9 9 9

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that U.S. District Judge Carlos E. Mendoza entered an order of permanent injunction against Paul W. Franck of Ocala, Florida. According to the complaint filed with the consent decree, Franck manufactured and distributed drug products that were adulterated and misbranded in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The U.S. Department of Justice brought the...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Nuplazid (pimavanserin) tablets, the first drug approved to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with psychosis experienced by some people with Parkinson’s disease.

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April 29, 2016

DOE and the Department of Transportation Announce Collaboration to Support Smart Transportation Systems and Alternative Fuel Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a...

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May 21 2016 0 8 8 8

Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble
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May 16 2016 0 11 11 11

Media accreditation now is open for events around the arrival of NASA’s Juno spacecraft at Jupiter on July 4. The spacecraft, which will reveal the story of the formation and evolution of the planet Jupiter, will enter into orbit around the gas giant that evening, five years after leaving Earth.

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May 20 2016 0 13 13 13

Researchers trying to determine if financial troubles lead to violence
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May 22 2016 1 10 10 10

Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates

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NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia will host Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland and agency Administrator Charles Bolden on Tuesday, May 3, for an employee town hall and tour. The tour will include a stop at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad 0A, where preparations are underway to conduct a hot fire test of Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket

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April 29, 2016

Meet the Collegiate Wind Competition 2016 Teams: Part 2

As the U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition 2016 draws another week closer and the teams make their final preparations for travel, we have four more teams to spotlight...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic version of Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) tablets for the following uses

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April 29, 2016

The Energy Department Joins America’s 2016 PrepareAthon!

Tomorrow is National PrepareAthon! Day, an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and communities to prepare for specific hazards through drills, group discussions, and exercises....

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May 16 2016 0 8 8 8

In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

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May 22 2016 1 13 13 13

The victim was a 70-year-old man

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May 13 2016 0 9 9 9

Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

Source: HealthDay
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May 21 2016 0 11 11 11

USDA product helps consumers track expiration dates

Source: HealthDay
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April 29, 2016

2016 DOE Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting Coming Up in June

The U.S. Department of Energy’s 2016 Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting will be held June 6...

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Evidence favors hot water or hot packs to ease pain

Source: HealthDay
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They tend to be taller, better educated, and societal changes over time may be behind trend, study suggests

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April 28, 2016

DOE Releases Draft Request for Proposal and Announces Pre-Solicitation Conference for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Deactivation and Remediation Services

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Draft Request for...

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People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

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NASA will commemorate the many contributions of retired mathematician Katherine Johnson to America’s space program during a building dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 5 -- the 55th anniversary of Alan Shepard's historic rocket launch and splash down, which Johnson helped make possible. The ceremony will air live on NASA Television and

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Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities

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April 28, 2016

SLAC Partners with Palo Alto Firm to Make Klystrons Much More Efficient: New ‘GREEN-RF’ technology recycles energy that would otherwise go to waste in accelerating particles for science, medicine, industry

News release from SLAC National...

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April 28, 2016

DOE Awards Research and Systems Engineering Task Order

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order to the MITRE Corporation, of McLean Virginia. MITRE will provide research and development in support of DOE’s...

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Study examines how food and medications affect makeup of bacteria in people's tummies

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They're delaying sex, using more effective birth control, CDC researcher says

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April 28, 2016

SunShot Announces New Job Openings

Our office is hiring multiple solar energy technology managers to fill vacancies on the Photovoltaics, Concentrating Solar Power, Technology to Market, and Systems Integration teams.

Solar Energy...

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Scientists say certain genetic variations can add 2 years to your face

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Study found risk for a leading cause of premature birth began below EPA standards

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Variants make the release of multiple eggs more likely, researchers say

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April 28, 2016

April Tribal Webinar on Energy Policy and Regulatory Environment Rescheduled for May 4

The Energy Department will present a webinar titled "Understanding the Energy Policy and Regulatory Environment" on Wednesday, May 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 12...

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Danish study finds a correlation, but patients shouldn't worry unduly, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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Improvements in infertility treatments led to fewer risky multiple births by 2014, experts say
Source: HealthDay
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National effort coordinates drop-off sites to keep prescriptions out of the hands of abusers

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April 27, 2016

3D-Printed Foam Outperforms Standard Materials

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) material scientists have found that 3D-printed foam works better than standard cellular materials in terms of durability and long-term mechanical...

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NASA has selected Universities Space Research Association (USRA) of Columbia, Maryland, to provide academic/university-based program and project support for science and engineering teams at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.

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NASA has selected 399 research and technology proposals from 259 American small businesses and 42 research institutions that will enable NASA's future missions into deep space, while also benefiting the U.S. economy. The awards have a total value of approximately $49.7 million.

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Study found 60 seconds of intense exercise as effective as 45 minutes of moderate exertion

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A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

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And that may affect daytime performance at work or school, research suggests

Source: HealthDay
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What if a map of the brain could help us decode people's inner thoughts?

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have taken a step in that direction by building a "semantic atlas" that shows in vivid colors and multiple dimensions how the human brain organizes language. The atlas identifies brain areas that respond to words that have similar meanings.

The findings, published in the ...
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Review of 9 studies suggests it helps patients better cope with troubling thoughts and emotions

Source: HealthDay
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It can lead to psychological, learning problems in kids, analysis of 75 studies suggests
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Gastrointestinal and bowel operations top the list because they're often done without planning or preparation, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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April 27, 2016

North American Governments Announce Pilot Program to Accelerate Regional Adoption of the Energy Management Standard ISO 50001

Today, energy ministries from Canada, Mexico, and the United States announced that nine companies will join the North...

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Climate change has caused a drop in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oceans in some parts of the world, and those effects should become evident across large parts of the ocean between 2030 and 2040, according to a new study led by researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado.

Scientists expected a warming climate to sap oceans of oxygen, leaving fish, crabs, squid, sea...

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But infant death rates, numbers of uninsured are improving, government analysis reveals

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Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries, experts say

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They were much more likely to attempt to harm themselves than older counterparts, and blacks were also vulnerable
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With the help of Big Data methods, this research aims to systematically map the semantic system in order to produce a detailed semantic atlas of the human brain
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April 26, 2016

Energy Department Announces Technical Assistance for Self-Sufficiency and Lower Energy Costs for Rural Alaska Communities, and Releases “Sustainable Energy Solutions for Rural Alaska” Report

The Energy Department has announced 13 recipients of...

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April 26, 2016

May 3 PSERC Webinar: Physical and Cyber Infrastructure Supporting the Future Grid

The DOE-funded Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering a free public webinar that will address the final report summarizing findings from...

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Agency recommends alternatives to fluconazole for mothers-to-be until its review is complete

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Data from 8 randomized clinical trials suggests a benefit, but consult with your doctor first, experts say

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But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

Source: HealthDay
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April 26, 2016

BETO Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Bioenergy with 4-H Youth Leaders from Across the Nation

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Men take in an average of 14 cups a day, women almost 12

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It sickens nearly 700 million people worldwide each year, costs $4 billion to treat, study says
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April 26, 2016

Department of Energy Announces New Awards for Advanced Nuclear Energy Development

Building on the President’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of Energy today awarded more than $5 million to undergraduate and graduate students...

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Summary: South Dakota-based scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey are helping to restore a depleted aquifer and build in-country expertise for managing groundwater in the Ararat Basin of Armenia. 

World-Class Science Starts Locally

Contact Information:

Mark Anderson

( Phone: 605-394-3220
);

Marisa Lubeck

( Phone: 303-526-6694
);



South...

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Summary: South Dakota-based scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey are helping to restore a depleted aquifer and build in-country expertise for managing groundwater in the Ararat Basin of Armenia. 

World-Class Science Starts Locally

Contact Information:

Mark Anderson

( Phone: 605-394-3220
);

Marisa Lubeck

( Phone: 303-526-6694
);



South...

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April 26, 2016

Energy Department Recognizes Organizations for Leadership in Rooftop Unit Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy recognized six organizations for their leadership in replacing and upgrading rooftop units as part of the Better Buildings...

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Protective effect seen from preschool to age 6, study says
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But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

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Treatment for these 4.5 million children is urgently needed, researcher says
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Vaccination seems to provide greater immune response in the morning than in the afternoon, study suggests

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Preventive breast surgeries with nipple intact don't raise breast cancer risk, researchers report

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But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

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Small study suggests an effect, but just how long it may last is unclear

Source: HealthDay
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To avoid potential harm, experts recommend consuming a variety of grains early in life

Source: HealthDay
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Students in Dallas will have the opportunity to speak with two astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:15 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 26. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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Summary: Two public events are scheduled next week in the City of Kodiak, Alaska about monitoring old volcanic ash resuspended by high winds. Scientists invite the local community to learn more about the potential impacts of resuspended volcanic ash and how to assist in volcano hazards research by collecting samples of the redistributed volcanic ash and dust. 

Contact Information:

Kristi Wallace

( Phone: (...

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Summary: Two public events are scheduled next week in the City of Kodiak, Alaska about monitoring old volcanic ash resuspended by high winds. Scientists invite the local community to learn more about the potential impacts of resuspended volcanic ash and how to assist in volcano hazards research by collecting samples of the redistributed volcanic ash and dust. 

Contact Information:

Kristi Wallace

( Phone: (...

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Critters strongly prefer those bedroom hues to green and yellow, study found

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Analyzing immigrant population can help identify tumor causes, researcher says

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Researchers, experts call for ban on such promotions, much like what happened with tobacco cigarette ads

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Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan

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Parents of young kids should not have these products in the home, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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American Academy of Pediatrics refines guideline on what's called a 'brief resolved unexplained event'
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The Office of Naval Research unveil their brand-new research vessel (R/V) Neil Armstrong.
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By Warren Duffie
Office of Naval Research

Amid booming fireworks, steely skies and blustery winds—and the joyful
cheers from a large crowd of well-wishers—the brand-new research vessel (R/V) Neil
Armstrong recently arrived at its new home at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts....

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Use life jackets when needed, supervise kids at all times, American Red Cross says

Source: HealthDay
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Meds like Chantix and Wellbutrin may be safer to use than smokers often realize, research suggests

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Leading ob/gyn group says growing interest in procedures prompted recommendations
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Study also suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help counteract harmful effect

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April 22, 2016

Prairie View A&M Tops 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Race to Zero Student Design Competition

As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to helping families across the U.S. save money by saving energy, the U.S. Department of Energy...

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One advisory: Let employees who feel nervous about travel to endemic areas stay put
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Later age when first taking drugs, injecting drugs, using tranquilizers all implicated, study says

Source: HealthDay
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FIST2FAC develops, tests and demonstrates simulator training technology blending live-action exercises with virtual assets and adversaries.
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Lookouts on the bridge of the USS Michael Murphy (DDG-112) scanned the surrounding ocean. All seemed well-clear skies, peaceful waters, busy merchant ship traffic.

Suddenly, a swarm of small fast-attack boats buzzed toward the destroyer. Within moments, a machine gunner...

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April 22, 2016

CRADA Boom Sets Records, Forges Ties at Sandia Labs

Sandia National Laboratories entered into a vast array of new Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA) in the past three years, bringing dozens of new partners to the labs....

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April 22, 2016

DOE to Host Energy Sessions at 2016 Native American Indian Housing Convention

The 2016 AMERIND Risk/Native American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) Annual Convention & Tradeshow on May 8–11, in Oahu, Hawaii, is fast approaching. Through...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced a proposal to ban electrical stimulation devices (ESDs) used for self-injurious or aggressive behavior because they present an unreasonable and substantial risk to public health that cannot be corrected or eliminated through changes to the labeling.

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Study also suggests nearly twice the risk for a new cancer

Source: HealthDay
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Many women now think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study suggests
Source: HealthDay
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But Swedish study couldn't prove marijuana caused premature deaths

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Rates climbed the most among middle-aged men and girls aged 10 to 14

Source: HealthDay
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A century ago, more than 60,000 tigers roamed the wild. Today, the worldwide estimate has dwindled to around 3,200.

Poaching is one of the main drivers of this precipitous drop. Whether killed for skins, medicine or trophy hunting, humans have pushed tigers to near-extinction. The same applies to other large animal species like elephants and rhinoceros that play unique and crucial roles in the ecosystems where they...

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April 21, 2016

Meet the Collegiate Wind Competition 2016 Teams: Part 1

The U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition 2016 kicks off Monday, May 23 with the competitors testing their wind technology and concluding on Wednesday, May 25 at the...

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Treatment-related conditions may affect their long-term well-being, study finds
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NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, who lived and worked nearly five months on the International Space Station as a flight engineer, will make multiple appearances across Washington April 25-29 to share highlights from his 141-day mission in space.

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NASA is soliciting ideas from U.S. industry for designs of a Mars orbiter for potential launch in the 2020s. The satellite would provide advanced communications and imaging, as well as robotic science exploration, in support of NASA’s Journey to Mars.

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April 21, 2016

NREL Demonstrates Light-Driven Process for Enzymatic Ammonia Production: Carbon emissions and energy requirements reduced with new approach

A new process using light to reduce dinitrogen into ammonia, the main ingredient in chemical...

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Survey finds highest rates of impairment in mining, construction and manufacturing industries

Source: HealthDay
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The National Science Board (NSB) announced today that Robert J. Birgeneau is the recipient of the 2016 Vannevar Bush Award. Birgeneau is chancellor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley and holds the Arnold and Barbara Silverman Distinguished Chair in the Departments of Physics, Materials Science and Engineering and Public Policy.

NSB is recognizing Birgeneau, an internationally distinguished physicist...

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But there was a slightly increased risk of less serious heart problems

Source: HealthDay
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Anthracyclines are widely used, but new research finds no link between the meds and survivors' mental function
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Researchers are looking for clues among disease-free elderly

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Policies to boost health among poorer Americans may be paying off, researchers say

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Study findings may explain why you don't feel rested after your first night in a strange place

Source: HealthDay
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April 21, 2016

Million Solar Strong: U.S. Hits Millionth Solar Energy Installation

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Some areas could see up to 9 more unhealthy-air days between May and September by 2050

Source: HealthDay
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Awareness of SIDS risk didn't spur young mothers to follow recommendations, study finds
Source: HealthDay
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Summary: In January 2016, U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency challenged high school students in 13 states to create compelling and innovative visualizations of nutrient data from open government data sources. 

Contact Information:

Jon Campbell

( Phone: 703-648-4180
);

Karl Haase

( Phone: 703-648-5818
);



In...

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Summary: In January 2016, U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency challenged high school students in 13 states to create compelling and innovative visualizations of nutrient data from open government data sources. 

Contact Information:

Jon Campbell

( Phone: 703-648-4180
);

Karl Haase

( Phone: 703-648-5818
);



In...

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April 21, 2016

New Biomass System Helps Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

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April 21, 2016

Webinar April 26: Overview of HyRAM (Hydrogen Risk Assessment Models) Software for Science-Based Safety, Codes, and Standards

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Overview of HyRAM (Hydrogen Risk Assessment Models)...

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Children added pounds if parents thought they were heavy, research suggests

Source: HealthDay
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Consider, for a moment, the humble fruit fly. Genus Drosophila. Bulbous-eyed and papery-winged, it's the pest you've swatted away from fruit salad and cursed at in your kitchen.

In the scientific world, Drosophila is anything but humble; instead, it serves as a model organism of powerhouse proportions. For over a century, scientists have used Drosophila to reveal insights about genetics and biological development....

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If 'psychosomatic symptoms' were present before head injury, it took twice as long for most athletes to get better, study found

Source: HealthDay
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But one expert contends that difference in bone density wasn't enough, on average, to worry about fractures

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April 20, 2016

Removal of Process Gas Equipment Marks Portsmouth Site Cleanup Milestone

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Federal funding for research rose by $3.7 billion, or 6 percent, between fiscal years (FY) 2013 and 2014, according to a new InfoBrief from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES).

A $1.3 billion increase in research obligations by the Department of Health and Human Services drove much of the upswing in funding. Federal FY2014 obligations for research totaled $62.9 billion.

...

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Preliminary research tries new approach to rebuild the immune system

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Summary:

Sandhill Cranes fly in close proximity to wind turbines near Horicon National Wildlife Refuge in east-central Wisconsin, but to date no crane mortality has been associated with turbines in this area.

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)

The current placement of wind energy towers in the central and southern Great Plains may have relatively few negative effects on sandhill cranes wintering in the region,...

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Summary:

Sandhill Cranes fly in close proximity to wind turbines near Horicon National Wildlife Refuge in east-central Wisconsin, but to date no crane mortality has been associated with turbines in this area.

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)

The current placement of wind energy towers in the central and southern Great Plains may have relatively few negative effects on sandhill cranes wintering in the region,...

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Summary: TACOMA, Wash. — Building a river setback levee to reduce the risk of flood for a community may also help endangered fish species to thrive, according to the results of a novel computer model reported by the U.S. Geological Survey. 

Contact Information:

John  Clemens

( Phone: 253-552-1635
);

Paul  Laustsen

( Phone: 650-329-4046
);



...

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Summary: PORTLAND, Ore. — You really are what you eat. That’s the taking-off point for a new polar bear study, conducted by U.S. Geological Survey researchers with an assist from the Oregon Zoo — and published this week in the journal Physiological and Biochemical Zoology.

Zoo polar bears help scientists understand effects of Arctic bears' shifting diets

Contact Information:

Paul  Laustsen, USGS

( Phone:...

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Scientists have discovered the first-ever fossil evidence of monkeys from the North American landmass: a 21-million-year-old specimen that changes our understanding of the biological history of the continent.

The fossil monkey is closely related to living South American monkeys, such as capuchins. It somehow made the journey from South America to North America 15 million years before there was a land bridge to travel...

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Summary: TACOMA, Wash. — Building a river setback levee to reduce the risk of flood for a community may also help endangered fish species to thrive, according to the results of a novel computer model reported by the U.S. Geological Survey. 

Contact Information:

John  Clemens

( Phone: 253-552-1635
);

Paul  Laustsen

( Phone: 650-329-4046
);



...

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Summary: PORTLAND, Ore. — You really are what you eat. That’s the taking-off point for a new polar bear study, conducted by U.S. Geological Survey researchers with an assist from the Oregon Zoo — and published this week in the journal Physiological and Biochemical Zoology.

Zoo polar bears help scientists understand effects of Arctic bears' shifting diets

Contact Information:

Paul  Laustsen, USGS

( Phone:...

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Summary: SEATTLE –The U.S. Geological Survey announced the completion of its new Western Fisheries Research Center pump-house structure in the southeast part of Magnuson Park in Seattle. The pump-house provides water for scientific research, nearby wetlands and associated wildlife and recreation.

Contact Information:

David  Woodson

( Phone: 206-526-6569
);

Paul  Laustsen

(...

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The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

Source: HealthDay
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Rates were doubled for vets who had suffered this type of abuse
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Summary: SEATTLE –The U.S. Geological Survey announced the completion of its new Western Fisheries Research Center pump-house structure in the southeast part of Magnuson Park in Seattle. The pump-house provides water for scientific research, nearby wetlands and associated wildlife and recreation.

Contact Information:

David  Woodson

( Phone: 206-526-6569
);

Paul  Laustsen

(...

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April 20, 2016

Task Order Awarded for Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Follow-On Effort

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a Fixed Unit Rate and Cost Reimbursement Task Order issued under the Office of...

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Summary:

This model provides a new global tool for screening existing and new organic chemicals for their biomagnification potential. Hot colors (red, orange and yellow) indicate a high probability of biomagnification and cool colors (greens, blues) indicate a low probability of biomagnification.(USGS)

Researchers have figured out what makes certain chemicals accumulate to toxic levels in aquatic food webs. And,...

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This model provides a new global tool for screening existing and new organic chemicals for their biomagnification potential. Hot colors (red, orange and yellow) indicate a high probability of biomagnification and cool colors (greens, blues) indicate a low probability of biomagnification.(USGS)

Researchers have figured out what makes certain chemicals accumulate to toxic levels in aquatic food webs. And,...

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Computers have helped revolutionize the commercial world and transformed the lives of the general public through the development of the Internet and mobile technologies like the iPhone. But, practically speaking, they have done little for the good of our planet.

This troubled Carla Gomes, a computer science professor at Cornell University, and led her to embark on an effort to develop computational methods that can...

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NASA is soliciting proposals for the development of prototypes for deep space habitats that will give astronauts a place to call home during long-duration missions supporting the agency’s Journey to Mars.

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Cognitive behavioral therapy can help boost mood without drugs, experts say

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April 20, 2016

DOE Announces Webinars on Biofuel Feedstocks and the Climate Benefits of Bioenergy

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the...

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Summary: Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista.

Contact Information:

Jennifer LaVista

( Phone: 303-202-4764
);

Lynne Fahlquist

( Phone: 512-914-8669
);



Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista.

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Summary: Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista.

Contact Information:

Jennifer LaVista

( Phone: 303-202-4764
);

Lynne Fahlquist

( Phone: 512-914-8669
);



Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista.

U...

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Some over-the-counter antihistamines might cause painful sensations that disrupt sleep, expert says

Source: HealthDay
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NASA will host a media teleconference at 11:30 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 21, to discuss the latest advances in the agency’s development of solar electric propulsion (SEP) for deep space exploration.

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NASA has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc. of Redmond, Washington, to design and develop an advanced electric propulsion system that will significantly advance the nation's commercial space capabilities, and enable deep space exploration missions, including the robotic portion of NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) and its Journey to Mars.

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Study found wide differences in germ communities sampled in three urban areas

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Health officials targeting rural teens with messages about health risks of smokeless tobacco products
Source: HealthDay
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Cologuard may help spot tumors, but researcher, experts agree that colonoscopy is preferred option

Source: HealthDay
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Research suggests IV med might benefit patients with Merkel cell carcinoma

Source: HealthDay
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Latest study found no differences in general health, mental health or learning abilities
Source: HealthDay
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But one expert says two shots might be hard to give in an outbreak setting

Source: HealthDay
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This year, NASA will celebrate Earth Day, April 22, with a variety of live and online activities Thursday and Friday, April 21-22, to engage the public in the agency’s mission to better understand and protect our home planet.

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Drought left 225 million trees dead in the U.S. Southwest in 2002. Nine years later, it killed 300 million trees in Texas. This past year, 12 million trees died in California.

Throughout the world, large numbers of trees are dying in extreme heat and drought. Such mass die-offs can have critical consequences for the future of forests and Earth's climate. On Earth ...
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Childhood trauma can have far-reaching effects on adult health and survival in humans, studies have shown. Now, new research finds the same is true for wild baboons.

People who experience childhood abuse, neglect and other hallmarks of a rough childhood are more likely to develop heart disease, diabetes and other health problems later in life, even after the stressful events have passed, previous research shows....

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today it is expanding its award-winning “The Real Cost” campaign to educate rural, white male teenagers about the negative health consequences associated with smokeless tobacco use. For the first time, messages on the dangers of smokeless tobacco use – including nicotine addiction, gum disease, tooth loss, and multiple kinds of cancer – are being highlighted through the placement of...

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Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

Source: HealthDay
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Findings upend previous beliefs about brain changes related to the AIDS-causing virus

Source: HealthDay
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They say respiratory illnesses, heat stroke and infectious diseases are growing threats due to a warmer planet

Source: HealthDay
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Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

Source: HealthDay
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Summary:
Salt Lake City (April 18, 2016) — In the first comprehensive study of its kind for Utah, Earthquake Probabilities for the Wasatch Front Region in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming forecasts the chances for damaging earthquakes in the Wasatch Front region. In the next 50 years there is a 43 percent chance, or nearly 1-out-of-2 odds, of at least one large earthquake of magnitude 6.75 or greater. For a moderate quake of magnitude 5...

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Salt Lake City (April 18, 2016) — In the first comprehensive study of its kind for Utah, Earthquake Probabilities for the Wasatch Front Region in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming forecasts the chances for damaging earthquakes in the Wasatch Front region. In the next 50 years there is a 43 percent chance, or nearly 1-out-of-2 odds, of at least one large earthquake of magnitude 6.75 or greater. For a moderate quake of magnitude 5...

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Drought left 225 million trees dead in the U.S. Southwest in 2002. Nine years later, it killed 300 million trees in Texas. This past year, 12 million trees died in California.

Throughout the world, large numbers of trees are dying in extreme heat and drought. Such mass die-offs can have critical consequences for the future of forests and Earth's climate. On Earth ...
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American Academy of Neurology issues new guideline on use of the drug

Source: HealthDay
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Genetic test can help doctors determine who can safely avoid treatment after surgery

Source: HealthDay
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Uncertain results can prompt surgery that some experts feel is unnecessary and risky

Source: HealthDay
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Implants, injections soar in the 'age of the selfie,' plastic surgeons say

Source: HealthDay
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One-third of study participants lived 5 years or more after starting treatment

Source: HealthDay
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Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

Source: HealthDay
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Tots who favored sugary snacks over salty ones tended to be heavier by age 3, researchers found
Source: HealthDay
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports research across all fields of science and engineering, from astronomy to zoology. Much of it has a role to play in helping us better understand? -- and protect -- our environment. In honor of Earth Week, we're sharing stories of NSF-supported research with an environmental focus, from across the disciplines NSF funds. The infographic above describes just a few of examples,...

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The following is part 19 in a series on the National Science Foundation (NSF)'s Environmental Research and Education (ERE) programs. See parts one, two, three, four, ...
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Research team uses Deepwater Horizon samples to further refine impact of sunlight and dispersants, improve cleanup models
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April 15, 2016

Bioenergy Technologies Office Announces Notice of Intent for the Manufacturing of Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopower

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the...

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And mental health problems, such as suicidal thoughts, seemed to worsen after they joined

Source: HealthDay
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Popular 12-step program for problem gamblers may not address related needs, research suggests

Source: HealthDay
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Before cutting the grass, review these safety tips

Source: HealthDay
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Experts offer tips on how to enjoy the water without risking injury

Source: HealthDay
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Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests
Source: HealthDay
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Students from Columbia University in New York will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working on the International Space Station at 1:10 p.m. EDT Thursday, April 21. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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April 15, 2016

Energy Department Announces $4 Million for Projects Launching the Orange Button Solar Energy Data Initiative

The Energy Department today announced nearly $4 million for projects to increase access to solar data.

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Uninsured and minority patients had lower odds of receiving standard therapies, researchers found

Source: HealthDay
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National Fire Protection Association offers tips for outdoor cooking

Source: HealthDay
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At issue: should women be told to avoid getting pregnant during mosquito season

Source: HealthDay
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A DoD office is planning something unexpected for U.S. adversaries: it’s taking deployed technology and making it do something completely different. Surprise!
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By Cheryl Pellerin
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

In a geopolitical environment where the focus of nations often is on future technologies, the Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office, or SCO, starts with systems that are well...

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Identifying your triggers is the first step toward relief, experts say

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But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

Source: HealthDay
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On the 40th anniversary of the Alan T. Waterman Award, the National Science Foundation (NSF) selects MIT chemistry professor Mircea Dincã as its 2016 winner.

"It's a pleasure to recognize Dr. Dincã as this year's recipient of the Alan T. Waterman Award," said NSF Director France Córdova. "His research in microporous solids is revolutionizing how scientists approach this exciting new technology, opening the door for...

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Study puts new scrutiny on latest guidelines, which recommend screening can begin at age 45 or 50

Source: HealthDay
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Individual farm practices can have global implications, researcher says

Source: HealthDay
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Eslicarbazepine may make management easier, safer for people with the disorder, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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But overall chances of experiencing often fatal ruptures remain small, doctors say

Source: HealthDay
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Among the findings: living with lush vegetation tied to a 13 percent lower rate of cancer death

Source: HealthDay
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Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

Source: HealthDay
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April 14, 2016

Statement on First Meeting of the United States-Republic of Korea High Level Bilateral Commission

Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Republic of Korea Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-Yul co-chaired the first meeting of the...

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Biggest benefit was seen in people over 65, research suggests

Source: HealthDay
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'Epidemic of diagnosis' caused the increase, not harmful tumors, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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April 14, 2016

Department of Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate Announces New Cybersecurity Risk Analysis Tool on the Commercial Market

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved folic acid fortification of corn masa flour. The approval allows manufacturers to voluntarily add up to 0.7 milligrams of folic acid per pound of corn masa flour, consistent with the levels of certain other enriched cereal grains.

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If findings are confirmed, treatment could cut number of patients on waiting lists, researchers say

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Findings might help reduce organ waiting list, researchers say

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A wonderful thing about basic research is its tendency to produce advances researchers hadn't anticipated. Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah Laszlo, for instance, found her early childhood learning studies took an unexpected jump into the worlds of security and identity verification.

Laszlo's research at Binghamton University, State University of New York, uses electroencephalography (EEG) to measure children's brain...

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Outpatient facility staff also found lacking at safe injection practices

Source: HealthDay
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Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

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Some patients may benefit from a simpler procedure called decompression

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Agency says evidence confirms infection during early pregnancy leads to severe form of microcephaly
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NASA has awarded a contract to Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. in McLean, Virginia, for the maintenance and operation of incident reporting programs, as well as continuing research and development to improve current and future systems.

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Study finding suggests the tactic could help to reduce harmful effect of excess drinking, researcher says

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Researcher sees need for improved screening, treatment

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Augmented reality sandboxes, mammoth robotic sculptures, the science of guitars, and actor Wil Wheaton's crowning of winners from the National Science Foundation (NSF) competition, Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes, are just a few NSF activities that visitors can experience at the fourth USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., April 15-17, the nation's largest science and engineering festival...

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It helps protect against pesticides and may explain why population is growing worldwide, scientists suggest

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Study saw no differences at one year after procedure, but one expert believes longer follow-up needed

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Technology bypasses damaged spinal cord to help patient move fingers, hand and wrist

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Summary: PORTLAND, Ore. — New flood inundation maps focused on the Coast Fork Willamette River near Goshen, Oregon were published online Wednesday by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers.

Contact Information:

Terence  Conlon

( Phone: 503-251-3232
);

Paul  Laustsen

( Phone: 650-329-4046
);



PORTLAND,...

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Summary: PORTLAND, Ore. — New flood inundation maps focused on the Coast Fork Willamette River near Goshen, Oregon were published online Wednesday by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers.

Contact Information:

Terence  Conlon

( Phone: 503-251-3232
);

Paul  Laustsen

( Phone: 650-329-4046
);



PORTLAND,...

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This Earth Day, April 22, NASA is inviting people around the world to share on social media what they are doing to celebrate and improve our home planet, while the space agency shares aspects of a “day in the life” of NASA’s Earth science research.

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Avoided radiation exposure of standard chest X-rays, and didn't miss any cases

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Media are invited to attend the global main stage event for NASA’s fifth annual International Space Apps Challenge, April 22-24 at Cross Campus in Pasadena, California, with NASA Astronaut Doug Wheelock, Chief Information Officer Renee Wynn, Deputy Chief Scientist Gale Allen, and Chief Technology Officer for IT Deborah Diaz.

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Much like a human baby, robots learn by amassing data by watching adults do something, determining the goal of the action and then deciding how to perform it.
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By Warren Duffie, contractor for ONR Corporate Strategic Communications

The future of human-robot partnerships could be revolutionized by child’s play-specifically, the play of babies.

A team of researchers led by Dr. Rajesh Rao, a professor of...

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Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

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High consumption linked to higher levels of plastics-related compounds in urine, study found

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The following is part 21 in a series on the National Science Foundation's Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network. Visit parts one, two, three, four, ...
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As depression worsens, the risk of thinking and memory problems may double, research suggests

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Explore outer space and our Earth with NASA at the USA Science and Engineering Festival, April 15-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, located at 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW in Washington. NASA scientists and engineers will be on hand at the agency’s interactive and informative exhibit, Booth #6393, Saturday and Sunday to talk all things s

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The first human-rated expandable structure that may help inform the design of deep space habitats is set to be installed to the International Space Station Saturday, April 16. NASA Television coverage of the installation will begin at 5:30 a.m. EDT.

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Many misinterpret FDA 'breakthrough' designation, survey finds

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Early pain and tingling in hands, feet may be 'canary in the coal mine,' researchers say

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When it comes to drinking, the gender gap is disappearing, experts say
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They're more likely than men to lose sight from cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases, experts say

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April 12, 2016

ARPA-E Announces $60 Million in Funding for Two Innovative New Programs

Programs Aim to Enable Energy Savings for Future Connected and Automated Vehicles and Improve Crop Breeding for Better Plant Carbon Storage

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April 12, 2016

DOE Announces Major Expansion of Crowdsourcing Initiative for Building Technologies

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April 12, 2016

DOE to Host Workshop in Conjunction with Alaska Rural Energy Conference

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is hosting a workshop on April 25, 2016, to help Alaska Native communities identify opportunities to engage...

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As smog levels dropped over two decades, children in 8 communities suffered fewer breathing problems

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April 12, 2016

Critical Materials Institute Gains Ten Industrial and Research Affiliates

The Critical Materials Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub led by the Ames Laboratory, has gained ten new affiliates to its research program, seeking...

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This year's vaccine was a very good match, officials say

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Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

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Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

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More than 42 percent also exhibit problems with thinking and memory, researchers say

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April 11, 2016

Double-Win “Algal Turf Scrubbers” Help to Clean Up Baltimore Harbor and Fuel Cars

Algae absorb nutrients and produce oxygen—ecosystem services that are vital to the health of impaired water bodies like the Chesapeake Bay and Gulf of Mexico....

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Checking patients for risk factors should be part of routine ER care, researcher says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Suicide

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Too little shuteye linked to higher risk of colds and infections, study finds

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Disorders

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Summary: Sacramento, Calif. – Methane emissions from restored wetlands may offset the benefits of carbon sequestration a new study from the U.S. Geological Survey suggests. Wetlands are known to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide through plant photosynthesis and also provide habitat and food sources for wildlife, act as biological filters for improving water quality and improve coastal protection in the face of sea level rise. What is...

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Summary: Sacramento, Calif. – Methane emissions from restored wetlands may offset the benefits of carbon sequestration a new study from the U.S. Geological Survey suggests. Wetlands are known to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide through plant photosynthesis and also provide habitat and food sources for wildlife, act as biological filters for improving water quality and improve coastal protection in the face of sea level rise. What is...

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April 11, 2016

New Fannie Mae Energy Program Helps Americans Go Solar

Fannie Mae has released a new program that will enable more Americans to invest in energy efficiency, which includes solar. The HomeStyle Energy Program is a new mortgage option that gives...

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NASA will host almost 50 high school, college and university teams from 22 states at the its 16th annual Student Launch competition and second annual Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) Challenge, April 13-16 in Huntsville and Toney, Alabama. The events are related to real-life activities and programs on NASA’s Journey to Mars.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Venclexta (venetoclax) for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have a chromosomal abnormality called 17p deletion and who have been treated with a least one prior therapy. Venclexta is the first FDA-approved treatment that targets the B-cell lymphoma 2 (BCL-2) protein, which supports cancer cell growth and is overexpressed in many patients with CLL.

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Summary: Los Angeles, Calif. – The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Clear Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA) today announced a new campaign to provide Southern Californians with critical earthquake preparedness information. The campaign, which begins today, will run throughout earthquake preparedness month - recognized during April - and will educate residents by displaying quake safety messages on digital billboards donated by CCOA....

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Income difference works out to more than $8,000 annually, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem

Source: HealthDay
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Vaccine for hepatitis B and drugs that cure hepatitis C infection are giving health officials new hope

Source: HealthDay
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Summary: Los Angeles, Calif. – The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Clear Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA) today announced a new campaign to provide Southern Californians with critical earthquake preparedness information. The campaign, which begins today, will run throughout earthquake preparedness month - recognized during April - and will educate residents by displaying quake safety messages on digital billboards donated by CCOA....

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April 11, 2016

Meeting and Study Tour Highlight Opportunities for a Sustainable Bioeconomy

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is leading a five-day bioenergy study tour and meeting from April 10–14, 2016, that will...

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DARPA has designed and built the very first robot warship and it represents breakthroughs in autonomous navigation and human-machine collaboration that could change the nature of U.S. maritime operations

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By Cheryl Pellerin DoD News
Defense Media Activity

At the Defense Department nowadays, you’re starting to see robots everywhere.

They dispose of bombs, and throw out the occasional first...

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They cost more to treat, travel farther for care and often need hospital readmission, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
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Activity helps protect against heart disease

Source: HealthDay
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Study suggests patients with spouses have survival advantage over single people battling disease

Source: HealthDay
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This team leaves no neuron unturned, using powerful new analytical chemistry tools to gain unprecedented insights into how animal and human brains function
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Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Body Weight, Smoking

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Seven years after receiving metal stents, donated skin tissue, patient can swallow and eat normal food

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Esophagus Disorders

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Long-term reductions in arrests were seen when new drivers were limited to daytime hours

Source: HealthDay
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Tucked in the trunk of the latest commercial cargo spacecraft to head for the International Space Station is an expandable structure that has the potential to revolutionize work and life on the space station.

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Progress in anti-smoking campaigns slows as tobacco companies ramp up marketing in black neighborhoods, study says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Health Disparities, Smoking

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NASA has selected 13 proposals through NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC), a program that invests in transformative architectures through the development of pioneering technologies.

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Treats irregular heartbeat without wired leads

Source: HealthDay
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When conversations turn emotional, children with ASD change visual focus, may miss social clues, study says

Source: HealthDay
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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) took the first step toward rescinding its approval of the use of carbadox to treat swine because the drug may leave trace amounts of a carcinogenic residue.

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April 8, 2016

DOE to Present on Energy Sovereignty, Economic Growth Opportunities at Native American Finance Conference April 17–19

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is sponsoring the Native American Finance Officers Association’s (...

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Fewer risks for heart disease, diabetes seen among physically active adults

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Exercise and Physical Fitness

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Targeted treatment of nerve and scar tissue found to improve symptoms in small study

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Limb Loss, Pain

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Only Oregon and D.C. require recommended amount of physical activity; many states withhold it or use it as punishment
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Children, School Health

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Firefighters exposed to dust right after the attack or for long periods later are more likely to need surgery
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Occupational Health, Sinusitis

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Women encourage healthful behaviors in their husbands, but look to others for advice about their own preventive care

Source: HealthDay
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But most women aren't candidates for morcellation procedure because of cancer risk, agency says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medical Device Safety, Uterine Diseases, Uterine Fibroids

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Sleep deprivation leads to unsafe behaviors, CDC researchers say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Impaired Driving, Sleep Disorders, Teen Health

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Study found age-related changes in DNA were not as accurate as factors such as age and mobility

Source: HealthDay
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted the marketing of PneumoLiner, the first tissue containment system for use with certain laparoscopic power morcellators to isolate uterine tissue that is not suspected to contain cancer. Although the device is an effective tissue containment system, the FDA is requiring the manufacturer to warn patients and health care providers that PneumoLiner has not been proven to reduce the risk of...

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Summary: USGS Director Suzette Kimball testified about the priorities and capabilities of the USGS today before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Her written remarks follow:

Readout from Director Kimball?s Testimony at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Contact Information:

Anne Berry Wade

( Phone: 703-648-4483
);

David Hebert

( Phone: 703-648-...

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Summary: USGS Director Suzette Kimball testified about the priorities and capabilities of the USGS today before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Her written remarks follow:

Readout from Director Kimball?s Testimony at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Contact Information:

Anne Berry Wade

( Phone: 703-648-4483
);

David Hebert

( Phone: 703-648-...

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Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Medicines

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Getting young people to try them at venues might help stem 'epidemic' of ear damage, experts say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Noise

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Heart experts explain that wire lead in typical pacemakers can malfunction and need repair

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

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Researchers say more study needed to learn how hearing aids, other interventions might save money

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Hearing Disorders and Deafness

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More fruits, veggies, whole grains and low-fat milk were added to nutrition program for poor in 2009

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Health Disparities

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April 7, 2016

Upcoming Webinars to Focus on Topics Addressed in the National Academies of Sciences’ "Analytical Foundations for the Next Generation Electric Grid" Report

The National Academies of Sciences’ Board of Mathematical Sciences and Their Application...

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Summary: New US Topo maps for Texas and Oklahoma are now available in the USGS Store for free download. One of the main improvements is the inclusion of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) road data.

Updated US Topo maps for Texas and Oklahoma available for download; add Census Bureau road data, wetlands layer and select trails

Contact Information:

Mark ...

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Summary: New US Topo maps for Texas and Oklahoma are now available in the USGS Store for free download. One of the main improvements is the inclusion of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) road data.

Updated US Topo maps for Texas and Oklahoma available for download; add Census Bureau road data, wetlands layer and select trails

Contact Information:

Mark ...

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Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Living, Heart Diseases--Prevention, Kidney Diseases

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New findings challenge current guidelines

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Cardiac Arrest

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Data review can't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests that ideal spacing between children is 2 to 5 years

Source: HealthDay
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April 6, 2016

Kazakhstan - United States Special Commission on Energy Partnership

On April 6, 2016, the Kazakhstan - United States Energy Partnership Commission held a meeting at the Energy Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, co-chaired by Energy...

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Those with slow-growing gliomas lived five years longer, on average, than those who got only radiation

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Tumors, Cancer Chemotherapy

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Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Nutrition, Stroke

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NASA has awarded the NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract III to Orbital ATK, Inc., in Greenbelt, Maryland, to support the agency’s Sounding Rockets Program.

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Study finds no benefits in disease progression, survival

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Prostate Cancer, Radiation Therapy

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Large review found no greater risk of clubfoot, cleft palate, in babies of moms-to-be who used lamotrigine

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects, Epilepsy

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Gender gap persists worldwide in emergency cardiac care

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Women's Health

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first pacemaker that does not require the use of wired leads to provide an electrical connection between the pulse-generating device and the heart. While the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System works like other pacemakers to regulate heart rate, the self-contained, inch-long device is implanted directly in the right ventricle chamber of the heart.

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If you’re an airman with technical skills and outstanding performance and education records, the 844th Communications Squadron has a job for you.
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If you’re an airman with technical skills, an outstanding performer who always meets physical training standards and has completed all military and other education requirements, the 844th Communications Squadron has a job for you.

The jobs vary but all involve...

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April 6, 2016

FEMP First Thursday Update Provides Details about the 2016 Energy Exchange Training and Trade Show

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April 6, 2016

Energy Department Announces Funding to Train Engineers, Provide Energy Assessments for Small- and Medium-sized Manufacturers

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced approximately $35 million in funding, subject to congressional...

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Today, 160 early career engineering faculty embark on a five-year mission to explore strange new phenomena, seek out new understandings and new technologies, and create knowledge that no one has had before.

These bold explorers will have the freedom to pursue the endless frontiers of fundamental engineering research thanks to support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Engineering.

This...

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Today the National Science Board (NSB) announced that Sea Education Association (SEA) would be bestowed with its 2016 Public Service Award.

This esteemed award honors exemplary public service in promoting public understanding of science and engineering. SEA is the sole recipient of the Public Service Award this year.

SEA started making waves in 1971 and is now an internationally recognized leader in...

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Major increases seen in China, India; obesity is likely the main culprit, researcher says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Health Statistics

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Study finds hydromorphone an effective, widely available, licensed choice
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Heroin

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The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine's goal is to create a 3-D fullanatomy avatar for any soldier regardless of gender, shape or size.
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By Ms. Kelly Field (USARIEM) 

Since 2010 researchers at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine have taken on the mission to develop a computer program to create the full-body, complete-anatomy avatar of individual warfighters. Their...

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When partner passes, odds for atrial fibrillation appear to rise, study suggests

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Bereavement

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Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers

Source: HealthDay
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NASA provider SpaceX is scheduled to launch its eighth Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station on Friday, April 8. NASA Television coverage of the launch begins at 3:30 p.m. EDT.

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Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Medicines, Heart Failure

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Atrial fibrillation tied to faster physical decline, study finds

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Seniors' Health

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Condition may lead to heart failure, researchers note

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Failure, Hispanic American Health

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Inflectra (infliximab-dyyb) for multiple indications. Inflectra is administered by intravenous infusion. This is the second biosimilar approved by the FDA.

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John Grunsfeld will retire from NASA April 30, capping nearly four decades of science and exploration with the agency. His tenure includes serving as astronaut, chief scientist, and head of NASA’s Earth and space science activities.

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More than half of patients showed improvement in pain symptoms, ability to walk

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Weight Loss Surgery

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Summary: ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The U.S. Geological Survey released additional evidence that western Alaska remains a hot spot for avian influenza to enter North America. The new report announces that while no highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses have been found in Alaska, the state remains an important area to monitor due to migratory bird flyways from North America and Eurasia that overlap the region.

Contact Information:...

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Since 2010, per-person costs topped spending on all other diabetes drugs combined

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Diabetes Medicines

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April 5, 2016

Boosting Production of Radioisotopes for Diagnostics and Therapeutics: Upgrades to Brookhaven Lab's isotope production and research facility increase the yield of key medical isotopes

The DOE Office of Science’s Nuclear Physics Isotope...

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Summary:

Riparian planting in the Powell River watershed in Lee County, Virginia. Part of the Lone Mountain NRDAR restoration. Photo credit: Upper Tennessee River Roundtable.

Clearing of juniper in the Burley Landscape in Idaho. Photo credit: BLM.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – From restoring the sagebrush sea to rejuvenating watersheds and landscapes after fires, ecosystem restoration can bear substantial economic fruit...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized a new food safety rule under the landmark FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that will help to prevent food contamination during transportation. The rule will require those involved in transporting human and animal food by motor or rail vehicle to follow recognized best practices for sanitary transportation, such as properly refrigerating food, adequately cleaning vehicles between...

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Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Alzheimer's Disease

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People with insomnia said to have more white matter abnormalities

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Disorders

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Better diagnosis and care may be behind the trend, experts say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis B, Liver Diseases, Pain Relievers

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Junin, an Ebola-like disease in Argentina, has a death rate of 20 to 30 percent

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Hemorrhagic Fevers

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But risk declines after quitting, researchers find

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Smoking

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After 5 years, more patients in surgery group had lower blood sugar than in medication-only group

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Weight Loss Surgery

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Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Summary:

A new study offers hope for cold-water species in the face of climate change. The study, published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, addresses a longstanding paradox between predictions of widespread extinctions of cold-water species and a general lack of evidence for those extinctions despite decades of recent climate change

Future Holds Hope for Biodiversity

Contact Information:...

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Summary:

USGS geologist Michelle Coombs has been appointed Scientist-In-Charge of the Alaska Volcano Observatory.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The U.S. Geological Survey is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Michelle Coombs as the next Scientist-in-Charge of the Alaska Volcano Observatory, a cooperative program of the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, and the Alaska Division of...

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Study found they can stick to food and cause mouth, throat and stomach injuries

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Safety

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The trial focused on early-stage disease that hadn't spread beyond the gland

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Prostate Cancer, Radiation Therapy

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A second study found bypass surgery might also extend the lives of people with the disease

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Failure, Stem Cells

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April 4, 2016

Deadline Extended: DOE Issues Request for Information on Automotive Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Refueling

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office has issued a request for information to obtain feedback and opinions from...

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Summary: TACOMA, Wash. — Water managers in eastern Washington now have access to the first U.S. Geological Survey computer model of the East Pasco Basin, allowing them to simulate “what-if” groundwater management scenarios, according to a USGS report.

Contact Information:

John  M. Clemens

( Phone: 253-552-1635
);

Paul  Laustsen

( Phone: 650-329-4046
);


...

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Summary: For the first time, scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey have mapped the active surface trace of the Rodgers Creek Fault through the central part of the northern California city of Santa Rosa. Urban development has, until now, obscured its exact location. Knowing where the fault reaches the ground surface and the total width of the zone of faulting are important for assessing the hazard from surface rupture in a large...

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April 4, 2016

U.S. and Israeli Energy Ministers Sign New Energy Agreement

The New Cooperative Framework will Enhance Energy, Water, and Environmental Security while Advancing Research for Renewable Energy and Efficiency Technologies

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Procedure partially blocks blood flow to the gland and appears to ease the night need, but skeptics exist

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Enlarged Prostate (BPH), Men's Health

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Even those with significant sun exposure can have low levels of this essential vitamin, research shows

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sun Exposure, Vitamin D

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Doctors say women need to know about this less-invasive option, although it's not suitable for all
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sexual Problems in Women, Uterine Fibroids

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April 4, 2016

NREL, SLAC Scientists Pinpoint Solar Cell Manufacturing Process

Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have been able to pinpoint for the first time what...

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Summary:

The world's largest breeding population of ospreys is coping well with the long-lasting residues of toxic chemicals that were banned decades ago but remain in the Chesapeake Bay food chain at varying levels, such as the pesticide DDT and insulating chemicals known as PCBs

Up to 10,000 pairs are nesting now in Chesapeake Bay,

Contact Information:

Barnett  Rattner

( Phone: 301-497-5671...

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Experts say many thyroid patients are already checked for the blood sugar disease

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Hypothyroidism

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Researchers develop a range of new sensors and other tools to gauge emotional responses and behavior of children with developmental disorders
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10-nation study shows those in activity-friendly urban areas walk a lot more

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Exercise and Physical Fitness

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It's a promising start, but human version may be a decade or more away, researcher says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Burns, Skin Conditions, Wounds and Injuries

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The primary concern is potential for birth defects, officials say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Zika Virus

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The element occurs naturally in soil and water; rice plants absorb it more than other crops, agency says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arsenic, Child Nutrition, Infant and Newborn Care

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April 1, 2016

New Tax Regulations Help Further Low Income Solar

Newly published regulations from the IRS will help more low-income residents benefit from solar installations. The IRS issued temporary rules to clarify the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit’s (...

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Summary: U.S. Geological Survey scientists will conduct a high-resolution airborne survey to study the rock layers under a region of the south-central Upper Peninsula, Michigan, and parts of northeastern Wisconsin, starting in early April and lasting until as late as August. When the data analysis is complete, resulting geologic maps will help USGS researchers improve an assessment of mineral resources in the region.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to reduce inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal, a leading source of arsenic exposure in infants. Relative to body weight, rice intake for infants, primarily through infant rice cereal, is about three times greater than for adults. Moreover, national intake data show that people consume the most rice (relative to their weight) at approximately 8 months of age.

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The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk; the more you drink, the lower the risk, study suggests

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Declines in one seem to mirror declines in the other, but cause-and-effect isn't clear, study says

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Analysis shows rare interest in health effects, even though the devices touted as quit-smoking aids, researchers report

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Media are invited to watch as almost 80 teams from the United States, Italy, Germany, India, Mexico, Columbia and Russia, as well as Puerto Rico, compete in NASA’s annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge, April 8 -9 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

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April 1, 2016

Low-Cost and Lightweight: Strongest titanium alloy aims at improving vehicle fuel economy and reducing CO2 emissions

An improved titanium alloy — stronger than any commercial titanium alloy currently on the market — gets its strength from the...

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Studies show link between owning alcohol-related items and youth alcohol use

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Study of war veterans shows the therapy triggers brain changes that seem to help manage thoughts, memories

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans and Military Health

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5 years of data show 15 percent of kids diagnosed with mental health condition; most prescribed drugs

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Depression

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NASA has selected The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to provide development and operations support for the avionics software suite that will guide the agency's next generation of human rated spacecraft on missions beyond low-Earth orbit.

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March 31, 2016

Department of Energy Awards Contract for Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP)

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Technical Resources Group, Inc. for support services...

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NFL concussions and ankle injuries more likely in lower temperatures, Canadian researchers say

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Team used gene therapy, but there's no guarantee same method will help humans

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Alzheimer's Disease

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March 31, 2016

DOE Releases Draft Request for Proposal and Announces Pre-Solicitation Conference for Savannah River Site Liquid Waste Services

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for liquid waste...

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Wing damage from fungus in little brown bat.

These little brown bats in a NY cave exhibit the fuzzy white muzzles associated with the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome.

The USGS National Wildlife Health Center conducts a bat autopsy as part of its efforts to study the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome in bats.

A healthy, banded little brown bat hangs out in a cave. Photographer - Paul...

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Cross-country survey by CDC finds untimely meat slicer cleaning, which could sicken you

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Safety, Listeria Infections

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Scientists say insights could further research into vaccine, treatments

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Every drug or drug combo for type 2 disease has its benefits and risks, British team says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Complications, Diabetes Medicines, Diabetes Type 2

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Study finds social and educational issues may be a concern as children get older

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Technological advance produced thousands of doses a day; could be used on battlefields, during epidemics, scientists say

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It's not yet clear if the rate will stabilize over the long-term, experts say
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Health Statistics

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Summary: A new study suggests that the degraded breakdown products of oil-spill contaminants in groundwater could be just as important to monitor as the original contamination itself.

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A new study suggests that the degraded breakdown products of oil-spill contaminants in groundwater could be just as important to...

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