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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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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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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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Physicians' group recommends cognitive behavioral therapy before drugs for insomnia

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But benefits of these lifesaving devices outweigh risks, expert says

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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

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

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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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Researchers suggest their approach could improve survivors' quality of life

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Calorie cutters said their sleep and relationships improved, too

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But study finds only 11 percent of children were properly restrained

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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

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

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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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Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble
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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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Researchers trying to determine if financial troubles lead to violence
Source: HealthDay
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Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates

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

Source: HealthDay
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The victim was a 70-year-old man

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

Source: HealthDay
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USDA product helps consumers track expiration dates

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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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The U.S. Army is moving ahead with research on potential new component-level technologies for future rotorcraft.
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By David McNally, ARL Public Affairs

The U.S. Army is moving ahead with research on potential new component-level technologies for future rotorcraft.

A team from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory completed the first-ever live-fire test of a rotor blade with individual blade control...

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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

Source: HealthDay
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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
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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

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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

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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

Source: HealthDay
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They were much more likely to attempt to harm themselves than older counterparts, and blacks were also vulnerable
Source: HealthDay
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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

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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
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Marisa Lubeck

( Phone: 303-526-6694
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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy

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But Swedish study couldn't prove marijuana caused premature deaths

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drugs and Young People, Marijuana

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Suicide

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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
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer in Children, Cancer--Living with Cancer

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Noise, Occupational Health

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Drug Reactions, Heart Disease in Women

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Anthracyclines are widely used, but new research finds no link between the meds and survivors' mental function
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Cancer Chemotherapy, Cancer--Living with Cancer

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Researchers are looking for clues among disease-free elderly

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Healthy Aging, Seniors' Health

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

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Disorders

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Climate Change, Ozone

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Awareness of SIDS risk didn't spur young mothers to follow recommendations, study finds
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infant and Newborn Care, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Teenage Pregnancy

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, Mental Health, Sports Injuries

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

Source: HealthDay
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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

Source: HealthDay
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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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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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May 03 2016 1 6 6 6

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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Female Infertility, Genes and Gene Therapy

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Rates were doubled for vets who had suffered this type of abuse
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Homeless Health Concerns, Sexual Assault, Veterans and Military Health

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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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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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Teen Mental Health

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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.

U...

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Cold and Cough Medicines, Restless Legs

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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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Germs and Hygiene

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Health officials targeting rural teens with messages about health risks of smokeless tobacco products
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Smokeless Tobacco, Smoking and Youth

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Melanoma, Skin Cancer

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Latest study found no differences in general health, mental health or learning abilities
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health, Parenting

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But one expert says two shots might be hard to give in an outbreak setting

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ebola, Immunization

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes and Pregnancy, High Blood Pressure, Nutrition

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, HIV/AIDS

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Climate Change

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

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

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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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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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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Botox, Migraine

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Cancer Chemotherapy, Genetic Testing

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Screening, Stroke

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Melanoma

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Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Prostate Cancer

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Tots who favored sugary snacks over salty ones tended to be heavier by age 3, researchers found
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Obesity in Children

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Teen Mental Health, Teen Violence

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Compulsive Gambling

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Before cutting the grass, review these safety tips

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Safety

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Water Safety (Recreational)

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Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Diabetes Medicines, Women's Health

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Health Disparities

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National Fire Protection Association offers tips for outdoor cooking

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fire Safety, Safety

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infections and Pregnancy, Zika Virus

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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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Hay Fever

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But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Reactions, Heartburn, Kidney Diseases

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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
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mammography

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Individual farm practices can have global implications, researcher says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Antibiotic Resistance

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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Epilepsy, Medicines

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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

Source: HealthDay
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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

Source: HealthDay
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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

Source: HealthDay
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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

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

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

Source: HealthDay
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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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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

Source: HealthDay
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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

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

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

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

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

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

Source: HealthDay
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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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April 8, 2016

Notice Of Intent To Issue Funding For Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute

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

Source: HealthDay
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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
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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
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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

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Sleep deprivation leads to unsafe behaviors, CDC researchers say

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

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

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

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

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

Source: HealthDay
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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
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New findings challenge current guidelines

Source: HealthDay
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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
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Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

Source: HealthDay
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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
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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

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Study finds hydromorphone an effective, widely available, licensed choice
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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
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Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers

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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
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Atrial fibrillation tied to faster physical decline, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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Condition may lead to heart failure, researchers note

Source: HealthDay
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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

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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

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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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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
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People with insomnia said to have more white matter abnormalities

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

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

Source: HealthDay
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But risk declines after quitting, researchers find

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

Source: HealthDay
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Source: Food and Drug Administration
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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

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

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

Source: HealthDay
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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
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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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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
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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
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It's a promising start, but human version may be a decade or more away, researcher says
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The primary concern is potential for birth defects, officials say
Source: HealthDay
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The element occurs naturally in soil and water; rice plants absorb it more than other crops, agency says

Source: HealthDay
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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.

Residents and...
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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

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, Colorectal Cancer

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

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

Source: HealthDay
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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

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

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

Source: HealthDay
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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

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

Source: HealthDay
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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

Source: HealthDay
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Scientists say insights could further research into vaccine, treatments

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

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

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

Source: HealthDay
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It's not yet clear if the rate will stabilize over the long-term, experts say
Source: HealthDay
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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.

Contact Information:

Leslie  Gordon

( Phone: 650-329-4006
);



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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Today, National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France A. Córdova signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to lead the way for establishing an advanced gravitational-wave detector in India. The MOU was also signed by representatives from India's Department of Atomic Energy and India's Department of Science and Technology.

NSF's funding of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) and the...

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Women who fasted less than 13 hours had 36 percent higher risk of cancer recurrence, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Breast Cancer, Sleep Disorders

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Baricitinib helped patients who failed other treatments, researchers find

Source: HealthDay
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It might help predict speech and language recovery in those who suffer stroke in brain's left side, researchers find

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Aphasia, Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation

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Discovery could help explain link between expectant moms' tobacco use and kids' health problems

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fetal Health and Development, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

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March 31, 2016

Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement "Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) 2016"
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Australian researchers find possible link in large-scale study

Source: HealthDay
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Tests were done on mice, but need to be confirmed in humans, researchers say

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Study detected about 61,000 more online searches and tweets on quitting smoking that day

Source: HealthDay
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Biggest declines seen for Hispanics and blacks, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
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Study finds lower relapse rate associated with naltrexone, but long-term use recommended

Source: HealthDay
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Dutch trial is latest to show no benefit from extended treatment, but finding unlikely to end the controversy

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics, Lyme Disease

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One donor supplied a kidney to one patient and a liver to another patient

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, Organ Transplantation

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But agency still asks those who've possibly been exposed to the virus to forgo giving blood right now

Source: HealthDay
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Summary: The U.S. Geological Survey will award up to $4 million in cooperative agreements to support participation in the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network (NGWMN). 

Contact Information:

Daryll Pope

( Phone: 609-771-3933
);

Jon Campbell

( Phone: 703-648-4180
);



The U.S. Geological Survey will award up to $4 million in cooperative...

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Observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have led to the first temperature map of a super-Earth planet -- a rocky planet nearly two times as big as ours. The map reveals extreme temperature swings from one side of the planet to the other, and hints that a possible reason for this is the presence of lava flows.

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'Pulses' like these may help dieters feel fuller and reduce food cravings, new analysis shows

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diets, Nutrition, Weight Control

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Inserting new DNA into cardiac cells may help strengthen the heart, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced the names of three finalists in its Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes competition, sponsored by NSF and its National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) and supported by many, including superhero legend Stan Lee.

High school students Madeleine Chang from Bergen ...
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Defitelio (defibrotide sodium) to treat adults and children who develop hepatic veno-occlusive disease (VOD) with additional kidney or lung abnormalities after they receive a stem cell transplant from blood or bone marrow called hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). This is the first FDA-approved therapy for treatment of severe hepatic VOD, a rare and life-threatening liver...

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Many skip food and health care, cut back work hours or quit jobs to care for loved ones, survey shows

Source: HealthDay
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Discussions must go way beyond treatments and deal with the patient's sense of peace, experts say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: End of Life Issues, Mental Health

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Protein on fetal stem cells provides pathway for Zika; discovery might lead to infection-blocking drugs, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects, Brain Malformations, Zika Virus

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March 30, 2016

Lawrence Livermore and IBM Collaborate to Build New Brain-Inspired Supercomputer: Chip-architecture breakthrough accelerates path to exascale computing; helps computers tackle complex, cognitive tasks such as pattern recognition sensory processing

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DARPA’s new Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program is developing technologies that would enable cooperative inspection and servicing in geosynchronous Earth orbit and demonstrating those technologies on orbit within the next five years.
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Servicing vehicle jointly developed with a commercial partner would leverage DARPA’s successes in space robotics and accelerate revolutionary capabilities for...

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced that it has renewed a cooperative agreement with the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) to operate the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, a massive particle detector buried deep in the ice beneath the South Pole.

In 2013, IceCube researchers made an important contribution to astrophysics when they reported the first detection of high energy cosmic neutrinos,...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the availability of an investigational test to screen blood donations for Zika virus. The screening test may be used under an investigational new drug application (IND) for screening donated blood in areas with active mosquito-borne transmission of Zika virus.

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The number of science and engineering graduate students at U.S. academic institutions rose by 3 percent between 2013 and 2014, owing largely to a 13.1 percent increase in foreign graduate enrollment.

According to a new report from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, (NCSES) in 2014 a total of 587,161 students were enrolled in masters’ or doctorate programs in science and engineering (S&E...

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March 30, 2016

Energy Department Announces Publication of Better Buildings Energy Data Accelerator Resources Toolkit

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the publication of a high-impact, informational resources toolkit through its Better Buildings...

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Infants constantly explore their environments, toddling and crawling around while at the same time laying the cognitive foundation that they'll use for learning later in life. But how can parents and doctors foster that kind of development in infants with mobility issues?

A research team at the University of Delaware is working on a solution that's proven promising -- and adorable.

The work -- led by physical...

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Summary: Scientists studying rare earth and critical elements now have a solid foundation for future research, as detailed in a special volume of the Society of Economic Geologists. This review volume, featuring several papers authored and co-authored by the U.S. Geological Survey, provides a comprehensive review of the current state of knowledge for rare earth and critical elements in ore deposits.

Contact Information:

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March 29, 2016

DOE Announces Webinars on Transmission for Tribal Energy Development, EERE’s FY17 Strategic Programs Budget Request, and More

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

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Vigilance at the beach is key, especially for young children, expert says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Water Safety (Recreational)

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NASA has completed a major milestone on its journey to Mars and is ready to begin another phase of work on its spaceport of the future, where the next generation of astronauts will launch to Mars and other deep-space destinations.

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NASA has awarded a contract to Science Systems and Applications, Inc. of Lanham, Maryland, to conduct atmospheric sciences support services for the Science Directorate at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, as well as for the broader Earth science community.

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Gynecological condition may boost heart risk 60 percent; even more in young women, research suggests

Source: HealthDay
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Harvard poll shows they don't know how virus spreads or how it affects health
Source: HealthDay
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March 29, 2016

EPA and DOE Honor 2016 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Outstanding Achievements in Energy Efficiency

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department honoring 149 businesses and organizations in 35 states for their...

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These drugs won't prevent or effectively treat the condition, review suggests

Source: HealthDay
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1 in 5 kids develop a serious problem but many go years without treatment, psychiatrist says

Source: HealthDay
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Finding could eventually lead to unisex birth control, or infertility treatments, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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But quitting eventually returns levels to normal

Source: HealthDay
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Summary: Six new sets of maps reveal the diverse and complex range of seafloor habitats along 130 kilometers (80 miles) of the central California coast from the Monterey Peninsula north to Pigeon Point. The publicly available maps can be used by a large stakeholder community to understand and manage California’s vast and valuable marine resources. 

Contact Information:

Leslie Gordon, USGS

( Phone: 650-329-...

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NASA has selected a team to build a new, cutting-edge instrument that will detect planets outside our solar system by measuring the miniscule “wobbling” of stars. The instrument will be the centerpiece of a new partnership with the National Science Foundation called the NASA-NSF Exoplanet Observational Research program.

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Researchers consider ways to manage patients' care effectively and rein in the cost

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Kidney Disease, Medicare

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Summary: Media and the public are invited to attend a free meeting about South Dakota water issues on Thursday, April 7, in Rapid City, South Dakota. The 14th annual Western South Dakota Hydrology Meeting is an opportunity for reporters, scientists, students and community members to meet and exchange ideas, discuss issues and explore new science related to critical water resources in South Dakota.

Contact Information:

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cushing's Syndrome, Mental Health, Suicide

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Summary: Beginning in early April and continuing for approximately two weeks, the U.S. Geological Survey will conduct an aerial survey designed to scan the upper part of the earth’s crust.

Residents in upper Michigan, northern Wisconsin, and northeastern Minnesota should not be alarmed if they see a helicopter towing what resembles a large hula-hoop.

Contact Information:

Heidi  Koontz

( Phone: 303-202-...

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named 2,000 individuals as this year's recipients of awards from the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

"The Graduate Research Fellowship Program is a vital part of our efforts to foster and promote excellence in U.S. science, technology, engineering and mathematics by recognizing talent broadly from across the Nation," said Joan Ferrini-Mundy, NSF assistant...

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March 28, 2016

Energy Department Extends Contract for Cleanup of Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it has exercised its option to extend the contract for decontamination and...

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American Academy of Pediatrics says changes are needed to ensure enough children's specialists

Source: HealthDay
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NASA has awarded an Information Technology Services (ITS) contract to SaiTech, Inc. of Bethesda, Maryland, for provision of a wide range of IT services to be performed at the agency’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

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Italian trial finds the therapy was also linked to better quality of life among women in the study

Source: HealthDay
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But more research is needed, American Heart Association says

Source: HealthDay
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Public health challenges will mount with 1.6 billion people worldwide age 65 or older, study suggests

Source: HealthDay
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Ads have helped at least 400,000 Americans to give up tobacco since 2012, survey finds

Source: HealthDay
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Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

Source: HealthDay
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The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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March 28, 2016

BETO Releases 2016 Update of Multi-Year Program Plan

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is pleased to announce the 2016 update of the BETO Multi-Year Program Plan (MYPP). The MYPP serves as an...

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Summary: After more than three years of monitoring the towering granite cliffs of Yosemite National Park, scientists have new insights into a potentially important mechanism that can trigger rockfalls in the park. Although many conditions can trigger rockfalls, some rockfalls are more likely to happen in the hottest part of the day, during the hottest part of the year.

Contact Information:

Leslie Gordon

(...

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They and their families should make choice based on preference, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Just under half of U.S. babies have them in first year now, compared to 60 percent in '80s and '90s
Source: HealthDay
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Researchers partner with industry and government to make commercially grown forests more productive without sacrificing the environment
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They're less likely to engage in harmful behaviors, but many shelters won't accept animals

Source: HealthDay
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Study shows the more teens specialize, the greater the risk of knee and hip problems

Source: HealthDay
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March 25, 2016

SunShot’s National Laboratory Projects Target Grid Integration Challenges

National Laboratories are tackling systems integration challenges through the SunShot National Laboratory Multiyear Partnership (SuNLaMP) funding program. These research...

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Men with known infection from the virus should wait 6 months before condom-free sex, agency says
Source: HealthDay
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Finding points to missed chances to intervene before it's too late, researcher says

Source: HealthDay
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March 25, 2016

Energy Department Announces Participation in Clean Line’s Large-Scale Energy Transmission Project

Plains and Eastern Clean Line Record of Decision Advances Grid Modernization and Renewable Energy Goals

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Behaviors prior to conception influence pregnancy loss

Source: HealthDay
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The farther a patient has to travel for radiation therapy, the less likely it will happen, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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Decision not to operate might be matter of personal preference, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Limit their choices and distractions and always keep safety uppermost, expert advises

Source: HealthDay
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March 25, 2016

Congratulations to Jonathan Pershing

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March 25, 2016

FY16 SBIR Phase II Release 1 Awards Announced: Includes Hydrogen Contaminants Detection, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Catalysis, and Alkaline Membrane Electrolysis

The Energy Department has announced the 2016 Small Business Innovation Research and...

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Booster shot every 30 years would protect as well as every 10 years, and save money, researchers contend

Source: HealthDay
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Depression treatment cut urge to restrict food, study says

Source: HealthDay
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Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests

Source: HealthDay
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Track record best for doctors who perform 25-plus thyroidectomies a year, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Dealing with red tape consumes clinicians' time, poses danger to patients, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Summary: USGS scientists Haiping Qi and Tyler Coplen were key contributors, among 24 contributing scientists, to a recently completed international project to develop isotopic reference materials for mass spectrometers. An article in the journal Analytical Chemistry details the findings.  

Contact Information:

Jon Campbell

( Phone: 703-648-4180
);

Tyler B. Coplen

( Phone: 703-...

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Fear appears to increase inflammation in the arteries, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say
Source: HealthDay
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The breast screening test compared well to heart CT scans, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Media are invited to see a NASA spacecraft that is safer on the ground and more efficient in space during a tour March 31 at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in Boulder, Colorado, showcasing NASA's Green Propulsion Infusion Mission (GPIM).

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Researchers said they had to include 149 genes whose purpose remains unknown

Source: HealthDay
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NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of an unpiloted Russian cargo spacecraft, Progress 63P, to resupply the International Space Station.

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March 24, 2016

DOE Releases First Annual National Energy Employment Analysis

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Findings suggest one person carried the virus to the region in 2013

Source: HealthDay
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Key is to get the nutrient from foods rather than a supplement, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Agency reaffirms its commitment to eliminating the lung infection

Source: HealthDay
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Study did not prove cause-and-effect, and researchers say more investigation is needed

Source: HealthDay
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Mouse study shows leptin disturbs communication between brain and insulin-producing pancreas

Source: HealthDay
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Study was conducted in Britain, but experts say similar results would be found in U.S.

Source: HealthDay
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NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, March 28, to discuss cutting edge science investigations launching aboard the upcoming SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

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March 24, 2016

Energy Department's High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program Seeks to Fund New Industry Proposals

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking concept proposals from qualified U.S. manufacturers to participate in short-term,...

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New Chemistries Found for Liquid Batteries: Grid-scale approach to rechargeable power storage gets new arsenal of possible materials

Liquid metal batteries, invented by MIT professor Donald Sadoway and his students a decade ago, are a...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a draft guidance intended to support industry in their development of generic versions of approved opioids with abuse-deterrent formulations (ADF) while ensuring that generic ADF opioids are no less abuse-deterrent than the brand-name drug.

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Summary: The USGS Science Data Catalog (SDC) recently completed and launched a new and improved interface, making USGS data more accessible and discoverable for users. The USGS SDC is a searchable public data catalog for more than 7,000 USGS data assets and 20 USGS collections.

New USGS Science Data Catalog interface improves searches for USGS scientific data

Contact Information:

Mark Newell, APR

( Phone:...

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Summary: On March 28, USGS scientists will release a report and the first-ever maps showing potential ground-shaking hazards from both human-induced and natural earthquakes. In the past, USGS maps only identified natural earthquake hazards.

Contact Information:

Jessica Fitzpatrick

( Phone: 703-648-6624
);



On March 28, USGS scientists will release a report and the first-...

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Goal is to identify and treat this mental health issue early

Source: HealthDay
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People who nap more than 1 hour a day also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Many unaware that implantable defibrillator can be turned off in final days
Source: HealthDay
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But study also found that risk factors more common to women may be missed in standard assessments

Source: HealthDay
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Physically active seniors stayed mentally sharper than their sedentary peers

Source: HealthDay
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Reducing stress may help blood vessels function normally, expert says

Source: HealthDay
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Helps reduce certain white blood cells that contribute to the disease

Source: HealthDay
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Those with intermittent explosive disorder more likely to have been exposed to toxoplasmosis, study finds
Source: HealthDay
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March 23, 2016

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Seeking U.S. Manufacturers to License Low-Cost Carbon Fiber Process

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have demonstrated a production method they estimate will reduce...

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Summary: The Central Asia Salt Basin of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan has the potential to contain between 39 and 54 billion metric tons of undiscovered potash resources, according to a global mineral resource assessment led by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Known potash resources in the Central Asia Salt Basin consist of 1.63 billion metric tons.

Contact Information:

Alex Demas

(...

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Waiting too long for first medical apppointment after hospital discharge can have consequences, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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But transplant experts say it's an ethically loaded idea that needs much review

Source: HealthDay
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But same may not be as true for male survivors

Source: HealthDay
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NASA is sending scientists around the world in 2016 – from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet to the coral reefs of the South Pacific – to delve into challenging questions about how our planet is changing and what impacts humans are having on it.

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March 23, 2016

DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on Chromaticity Shift Modes of LED PAR38 Lamps

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released Report 20.5, which is part of a series of investigations on LED PAR38 lamps.

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The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is an NSF-funded large facility project. NEON is a continental-scale research platform for discovering and understanding the impacts of climate change, land-use change and invasive species on ecology. Learn about NEON and NEON-related research.
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NASA’s open innovation incubator, the International Space Apps Challenge, will take place April 22-24. The global main stage for this year’s event will be in Pasadena, California, with local events taking place simultaneously in 193 locations spanning 72 countries.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cinqair (reslizumab) for use with other asthma medicines for the maintenance treatment of severe asthma in patients aged 18 years and older. Cinqair is approved for patients who have a history of severe asthma attacks (exacerbations) despite receiving their current asthma medicines.

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Sheldon Masters, a former Virginia Tech Ph.D. student, says he used to think scientists and engineers should be like robots: "Emotionally unattached."

But after attending a class entitled Engineering Ethics and the Public: Learning to Listen with dozens of other young engineers at his university, he found his perspective changed.

"After this work," he said. "I realize feelings like ...
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The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), has named 10 finalists for the second annual Community College Innovation Challenge, which fosters the development of crucial innovation skills among students.

The Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC) calls on students enrolled in community colleges to propose innovative solutions based in the...

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Study reinforces theory that estrogen may be why females suffer more ACL problems than males

Source: HealthDay
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But one marijuana advocate believes people who already have problems may often turn to the drug

Source: HealthDay
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Prozac actually appeared to protect against heart attack, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Scientific investigations of fire in microgravity and grippers inspired by geckos are among the nearly 7,500 pounds of cargo headed to the International Space Station aboard an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft, along with equipment to support some 250 other experiments and studies aboard the world’s only orbital laboratory.ry.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Taltz (ixekizumab) to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.

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Contrary to what happens in animals, infection-fighting drugs won't cause excess pounds, researchers say
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But it's unclear whether the medications or the disease are the key factor; study only showed an association

Source: HealthDay
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Immediate-release versions of addictive meds such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin to be affected

Source: HealthDay
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Black and low-income patients less likely to undergo genetic testing, research shows
Source: HealthDay
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March 22, 2016

Energy Department Announces Over $9 Million in Funding for 16 Indian and Alaska Native Community Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

Energy Department announced today funding for 24 American Indian and Alaska Native communities to...

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March 22, 2016

Energy Department Announces Progress, Next Steps on Improving the Reliability of the Nation’s Electric Grid with Synchrophasor Technology

On March 22, 2016, as the first-ever International Synchrophasor Symposium continues in Atlanta, GA, the...

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In a continuing effort to educate prescribers and patients about the potential risks related to opioid use, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced required class-wide safety labeling changes for immediate-release (IR) opioid pain medications. Among the changes, the FDA is requiring a new boxed warning about the serious risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose and death. Today’s actions are among a number of steps the agency...

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Study found it bested cognitive behavioral therapy and usual care

Source: HealthDay
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March 22, 2016

Better Alternative to “Cold Storage” Promises to Keep Data Accessible to Improve Research

Seagate Technology and Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) are researching a new storage tier to enable massive data archiving for supercomputing...

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Engineering researchers are creating new ways to handle drought, chemical spills and water purification. Imagine a clean water future.
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Summary: Water quality in Connecticut streams flowing into Long Island Sound has steadily improved over the last 40 years, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study. 

Contact Information:

John Mullaney

( Phone: 860-372-2672
);

Heather Dewar

( Phone: 443-498-5584
);



Water quality in Connecticut streams flowing into Long Island Sound has...

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Summary: The Federal Geographic Data Committee is now accepting nominations for the Doug D. Nebert National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Champion of the Year Award. Doug was a recognized national and international leader in the establishment of spatial data infrastructures and technical visionary as well as respected colleague.

Calling for nominations to honor outstanding accomplishments to the spatial data infrastructure...
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U.S. study of minority children finds many have unmet health needs

Source: HealthDay
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Early treatment cleared the virus in infants, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Summary:

RESTON, Va. —  A new public-private research collaboration supported by the U.S. Geological Survey will tackle how to best cope with the increasing droughts of the future

A Partnership of USGS, The Nature Conservancy, and Wildlife Conservation Society under the Science for Nature and People Partnership

Contact Information:

Catherine Puckett, USGS

( Phone: 352-377-2469
);

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Study finds nearly half were sent to another hospital because of overcrowding in nearest ER

Source: HealthDay
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When added to recovery regimen, fewer patients had heart attacks, strokes or died, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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Cardiac health has improved in North and West, but declined in Southern states, CDC study finds

Source: HealthDay
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Toddlers account for 7 out of 10 cases, report says
Source: HealthDay
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But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say
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March 21, 2016

April 5 PSERC Webinar: Seamless Bulk Electric Grid Management: A Platform for Designing the Next Generation EMS

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

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The earliest measurements of Earth's climate using thermometers and other tools start in the 1850s.

To look further back in time, scientists investigate air bubbles trapped in ice cores, expanding the scope of climate records to nearly a million years. But to study Earth's history over millions of years, researchers examine the chemical and biological signatures in deep-sea sediments.

New research published...

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Researchers say patients should tell doctors every treatment they're taking

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Let an anesthesia professional know if you take these medications, expert cautions
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Research found an association, but did not prove a cause-and-effect relationship between the two conditions

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Summary: San Bernardino, Calif. – The U.S. Geological Survey is playing a role in providing the science being used by agencies to manage the habitat for two threatened California fish species – the Santa Ana Sucker and the Arroyo Chub. Both species, which live in the Santa Ana River Watershed, are of