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A century ago, Albert Einstein predicted gravitational waves -- ripples in the fabric of space-time that result from the universe's most violent phenomena. A hundred years later, NSF-funded researchers using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) have detected gravitational waves.
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NREL Refinery Process Shows Increased Effectiveness of Producing Ethanol from Algae

A new biorefinery process developed by scientists at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) with funding from the U.S....

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"LIGO's detection is one of the coolest discoveries in decades, and hints at the hopes and dreams we have for the 'O,' an observatory that offers a revolutionary new window into the Universe. LIGO will show us wonders that promise to change our understanding of space and time itself," said Dr. Dan Arvizu, National Science Board (NSB) chair and PreCourt Energy scholar at Stanford University.

The National Science...

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New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise.

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Energy Department Announces New Asset Score Partnership Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced partnerships with 21 companies, federal agencies, and state and local governments to promote the use of DOE's Building...

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For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at Earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein's 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window to the cosmos.

Gravitational waves carry information about their dramatic origins and about the nature of gravity that...

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Severe cases were tied to high risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder

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Germ found in tissues of 2 Brazilian babies who died from the birth defect marked by undersized heads, brains

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But odds are slim that deadly virus will spread easily among people, experts say

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Decades-long review revealed risk of brain disease is dropping, while age at diagnosis is going up

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"Investments in fundamental research by the National Science Foundation (NSF) have resulted in innovative ways to secure information and enhance privacy in an increasingly connected society," said France Córdova, NSF director. "They have led to novel algorithms that form the basis for e-commerce, methods for detecting security vulnerabilities in software, spam filtering and much more. In accordance with the Federal...

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But the effect was small and experts say there's no reason to switch to other painkillers

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Germs on mats, helmets are likely culprits, but skin checks and hygiene might help cut risk, experts say

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But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

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February 10, 2016

White House Climate Resilience Initiatives Bring New Opportunities for Tribes

The White House is helping communities tackle climate change challenges by linking two new initiatives: Climate Action Champions and Resilience AmeriCorps.

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Dengue, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, West Nile virus -- and now Zika. Is our interaction with the environment somehow responsible for the increase in incidence of these diseases?

Through a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL), the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Environmental Biology's Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) Program is accepting research proposals on Zika that address...

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February 10, 2016

FY 2017 Budget Request Now Available

The FY 2017 request for OE advances Administration and Secretarial priorities to safeguard and enhance the grid to address a range of vulnerabilities, including climate change, cyber threats, and aging...

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New research counters 2015 finding that said pot use and related problems doubled over a decade

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Summary: A new series of maps of fog and low clouds covering the northern and central California coasts reveals daytime and nighttime patterns with a level of detail never previously mapped. U.S. Geological Survey scientists used new analyses of satellite images to understand the dynamics of fog. 

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A new series of...

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Smoking puts about 300,000 infants at risk each year, experts say

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Review of worldwide research finds reductions in heart disease after restrictions introduced

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Summary: TACOMA, Wash. — The Sumas River, in northwest Washington, contains sediment that carries naturally occurring asbestos. This week, scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, released a report detailing new and publicly available information about the asbestos in the water and sediment. 

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The Sensors Exploitation Research Group at the Air Force Institute of Technology, has honed in on the process of differentiating human skin from other materials.
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2nd Lt. Jeffrey Bintz, a masters student at the Air Force Institute of Technology, demonstrates the multispectral camera system. (U.S. Air Force...

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February 9, 2016

Office of Indian Energy Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs is proposing a Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget of nearly $23 million, or an increase of $7 million from the...

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2 teens have already died from toxic mix of soda and racing fuel, expert says

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February 9, 2016

CALiPER Publishes New Snapshot on MR16 Lamps

DOE’s CALiPER program has published a new Snapshot Report on LED MR16 lamps, which updates a similar Snapshot Report published in January 2014. In the past two years, LED technology has progressed...

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February 9, 2016

President’s FY 2017 Budget Includes $878 Million for Fossil Energy Programs

President Obama’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget includes a programmatic level of $878 million for the Office of Fossil Energy (FE), including the use of $240 million...

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National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France A. Córdova today outlined how President Obama's fiscal year (FY) 2017 request for NSF supports research into critical national issues, including clean energy technologies, food sustainability, disaster response and education. The FY2017 budget requests $8 billion, an increase of about 6.7 percent, or about $500 million, over the enacted FY2016 budget.

"This budget...

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Doctors should check these infants with abnormally small heads for vision problems, researchers say

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Death rates for three major conditions are similar to non-VA medical centers

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting a total budget of $5.1 billion to protect and promote the public health as part of the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget – an eight percent increase over the enacted budget for FY 2016. The overall request includes a net increase of $14.6 million in budget authority and $268.7 million in user fees for initiatives tied to several key areas, including the implementation of the FDA Food...

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Infection may trigger nausea, vomiting and a more widespread rash, officials say

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Study finds shootings, crashes and drug overdoses contribute to a 2-year gap in life expectancy

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Under the President's leadership, we have turned our economy around and created 14 million jobs. Our unemployment rate is below five percent for the first time in almost eight years. Nearly 18 million people have gained health coverage as the Affordable Care Act has taken effect. And we have dramatically cut our deficits by almost three-quarters and set our Nation on a more sustainable fiscal path.

Yet while it is...

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Turning Hollywood movie technology into the modern sailor's reality.
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By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Kofonow,
Defense Media Activity

By touching four screws on the top of the virtual hand, he removes a cover to reveal its...

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But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

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Summary: The USGS National Map program is transitioning all of its GIS data download capabilities to its new TNM Download client during the week of February 15, 2016. The new launch page will help users easily find the variety of resources available to get National Map data, download GIS data, visualize and analyze data on the web, or access developer tools such as APIs and map services.

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Summary: Reporters: A video abstract is available here.

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Reporters: A video abstract is available here.

Fisherman on the Mekong River, Lao...
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Journalists are invited to join the National Science Foundation as it brings together scientists from Caltech, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC) this Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the National Press Club for a status report on the effort to detect gravitational waves -- or ripples in the fabric of space-time -- using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave...

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Experts add that more research needed to determine whether kids under 12 should also be tested
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After summer or long break, symptoms spike when kids return to the classroom

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Research shows this practice doesn't increase risk for new cancers or recurrence

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Findings led to an increase in Medicare payments to improve care, researchers say
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Researchers examine falloff after change in prostate cancer screening recommendations

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Emergency funds from Congress would combat the global health threat, officials say

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February 8, 2016

Energy Department Announces $11.3 Million Available for Mega-Bio: Bioproducts to Enable Biofuels

The Energy Department today announced up to $11.3 million in funding to develop flexible biomass-to-hydrocarbon biofuels conversion pathways...

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National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France A. Córdova will present President Obama's fiscal year 2017 NSF budget request to Congress at 3:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at NSF's headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia.

Detailed information about the FY17 budget request will be available Feb. 9 on NSF's website.

Following Córdova's presentation, NSF assistant directors and office heads will...

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K-27 Demolition Will Fulfill DOE’s Vision 2016

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Intelligence, memory and attention can be affected by treatments, researchers say
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Energy Department Announces $21 Million to Lower Solar Energy Deployment Barriers

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Summary: The U.S. Geological Survey is implementing new measures that will improve public access to USGS-funded science as detailed in its new public access plan. The plan enables the USGS to expand  its current on-line gateways to provide free public access to scholarly research and supporting data produced in full or in part with USGS funding, no matter how it is published.

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Diane Noserale

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Oscilla Power develops a wave energy converter sturdy enough for the ocean, practical enough for the grid
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Multinational companies perform the majority of all research and development (R&D) done by companies located in the United States, according to a new report from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES).

In 2010, U.S.-located businesses performed $279 billion in R&D. Seventy-one percent of that, or $197 billion, was performed by the parents of U.S. multinational companies. Their...

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The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell:

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Hot weather can boost mosquito population, drought prompted people to keep water in open containers

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Quality of life remains the same even after one partner dies, researchers report

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February 5, 2016

DOE’s Office of Technology Transitions Issues First Call to Launch New Energy Technologies from National Laboratories to Market

Nearly $20 Million Will Partner Labs with Private Sector for Commercial Deployment

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Doctors, patients should know of increased risk, expert says

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Number of new diagnoses going down, but racial disparities exist regarding consistent treatment

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When smoke plumes travel, more pollution is likely in populated areas, researchers explained

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The Chemical and Biological Defense Program, is an early and critical part of the effort to keeping warfighters safe from infectious diseases and chemical agents.
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Members of the British armed forces, assigned to different NATO units, walk and adjust their General Service Respirators inside the U.S. Army...

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Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

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Just over one-third of the organs are accepted for those most in need

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Disruptive effects of 'blue light' on sleep are intensified in the dark, researchers say

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Women should not have sex while pregnant if male partners have visited or live in Zika-affected areas, agency says

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Teens have very little protection just a few years after vaccination, study finds

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February 4, 2016

DOE Awards Contract for Idaho Clean-up Project (ICP) Core

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Fluor Idaho, LLC, for the performance of ongoing Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (...

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Rejections, early deaths on the decline among black organ recipients

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City and State Partners Announced in the Better Buildings SEED Platform Collaborative

As part of the Better Buildings Initiative, the Energy Department today featured 12 new partnerships with cities, counties, and states to unlock the power...

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Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

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BETO Director Ranks #6 in Biofuels Digest’s Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy

Biofuels Digest has released its 2016 ranking of the “Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy,” and Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Director Dr....

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In response to the opioid abuse epidemic, today Dr. Robert Califf, the FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco, along with other FDA leaders, called for a far-reaching action plan to reassess the agency’s approach to opioid medications. The plan will focus on policies aimed at reversing the epidemic, while still providing patients in pain access to effective relief.

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Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight

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The 'dry' form of the eye disease remains the leading cause of blindness in developed world

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DOE Issues Request for Information for Potential WIPP Transportation Services Procurement

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) today issued a Sources Sought/Request...

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Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

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Finding points to why sleep problems may be linked to poor pregnancy outcomes, researcher says

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February 4, 2016

A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on India Joining the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC)

“India’s membership in the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC) is a...

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Decoding DoD is an event being hosted this month by the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, which seeks out tech and talent in Silicon Valley.
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DIUx Director George Duchak leads a recent event at the Mountain View facility. Photo by Ray Aquino, MSgt, CA ANG, Public Affairs Supt, 129th Rescue Wing...

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The 18th and final primary mirror segment is installed on what will be the biggest and most powerful space telescope ever launched. The final mirror installation Wednesday at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland marks an important milestone in the assembly of the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope.

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The Army Research Lab is taking an idea it proposed to the NFL to create concussion-reducing technology from concept to reality, but how? The science is fascinating.
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By Katie Lange
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Imagine watching a test dummy fall to the ground over and over. After a time or two, you adjust some details of the properties of the rubber band-like harness you have attached to it. Then...

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Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

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Males made greater gains than women, study says

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Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

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Researchers found they reduced risk for respiratory problems in infants born at 34 to 36 weeks

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Here's what to include
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But study says metformin did reduce weight gain, lower risk of dangerously high blood pressure in moms-to-be

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But it's too soon to suggest that people should avoid contact sports, researcher says

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Early stage disease can be cured about 90 percent of the time, researchers note

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Consumers shouldn't eat certain Organic Shake & Meal Replacement foods

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Agency asks potential donors who have traveled to areas where virus is active to wait 28 days

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Research may ease some concerns about use of benzodiazapines, but side effects do exist

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In early trial, dupilumab helped treat nasal polyps that contribute to the illness

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Treating the adult might help school performance, experts say
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Overall health costs fall as a result, researchers say

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Loneliness is as close to universal as experiences come. Almost everyone has felt isolated, even rejected.

But the power of loneliness -- its potential for causing depression and other serious health problems as well as its surprising role in keeping humans safe from harm -- may be more profound than researchers had previously presumed, says neuroscience researcher John Cacioppo of the University ......

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February 3, 2016

Energy Department Announces Advanced Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Technologies Funding Opportunity, Includes Alternative Fuels Workplace Safety Programs

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced more than $55 million in funding...

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NSF-funded research is building the necessary foundations for implementing rigorous and engaging computer science education. A wide range of resources, including instructional materials and support for teachers and schools, have been prototyped across the U.S.
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To make training for combat medics more realistic, researchers at UCLA have designed the first detailed computer simulation model of an injured human leg.
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By Warren Duffie, Office of Naval Research

To make training for combat medics more realistic, researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have designed the first detailed computer simulation model of an injured human leg-complete with...

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Patients at one health care system waited almost 6 months for colonoscopy after stool sample results

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Depression and mental, physical declines stood out in research review

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Researchers say finding confirms value of inducing labor after due date has passed

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News comes day after WHO declared pathogen a global health threat

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Vaccine was well-tolerated, elicited 'moderate' response in volunteers, researchers report

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NASA centers across the country are opening their doors Tuesday, Feb. 9 to media and social media for “State of NASA” events, including a speech from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, and unique opportunities for a behind-the-scenes look at the agency’s progress on its journey to Mars. These events follow President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget

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February 2, 2016

Energy Secretary Moniz at the 2016 Washington Auto Show

This video of Energy Secretary Moniz at the 2016 Washington Auto Show describes how the Energy Department played a role in the resurgence of the auto industry by supporting advanced...

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El Niño: What effect will it have on weather, on flooding and landslides, and on economically important coastal ecosystems?

To find answers to these and other questions about the El Niño now underway, the National Science Foundation (NSF)'s Directorate for Geosciences has awarded 12 rapid response grants (RAPIDs) for studies on topics from coral reefs, to landslides, to ice cap snow that contains records of past El...

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Study finds spike in deaths among seniors who live in areas with teams in the game

Source: HealthDay
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Birth defects caused by drinking are totally preventable, agency officials say

Source: HealthDay
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Even shifts that exceeded 28 hours didn't worsen outcomes

Source: HealthDay
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Study also finds mercury in fish isn't linked to dementia symptoms

Source: HealthDay
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Americans face 10-fold greater risk of dying by firearm violence, study finds
Source: HealthDay
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Students from five elementary schools and five middle schools in Colorado will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut living and working on the International Space Station at 12:35 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 4. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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Research finds acetazolamide may not help patients breathe on their own, but one expert disagrees

Source: HealthDay
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New analysis finds these reminders double chances patients take drugs as prescribed
Source: HealthDay
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The first flight of NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), will carry 13 CubeSats to test innovative ideas along with an uncrewed Orion spacecraft in 2018.

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February 2, 2016

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Discovery made in mice may help people with congenital deformities, trauma and cancer

Source: HealthDay
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Many parents don't realize how deadly flu can be, expert says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Flu Shot, Health Statistics

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In most cases, it was exposure to toxins employed by U.S. military, researcher says

Source: HealthDay
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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Todd May director of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. May was appointed Marshall deputy director in August 2015 and has been serving as acting director since the Nov. 13, 2015 retirement of Patrick Scheuermann.

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NASA has awarded a contract to MORI Associates, Inc. of Rockville, Maryland, for information technology and external communications services at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Risks for low birth weight and stillbirth increase, research suggests

Source: HealthDay
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Services offered help teens find jobs and housing

Source: HealthDay
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Study found marijuana linked to slight drop in ability to memorize list of 15 words
Source: HealthDay
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Summary: Minutes after the 1964 magnitude-9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake began shaking, a series of tsunami waves swept through the village of Chenega in Prince William Sound, destroying all but two of the buildings and killing 23 of the 75 inhabitants. Fifty years later, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey revealed the likely cause of the tsunami, a large set of underwater landslides. The scientists used detailed seafloor images...

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Some receive initial treatment after diagnosis, but longer-term therapy often lacking, study finds
Source: HealthDay
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Narcotic drugs aren't useful in restoring motion, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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February 1, 2016

College of Computing Mourns Loss of Regents’ Professor Karsten Schwan

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Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but researchers believe the association is significant

Source: HealthDay
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Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found

Source: HealthDay
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Summary: Globally there were 14,588 earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or greater in 2015.  This worldwide number is on par with prior year averages of about 40 earthquakes per day of magnitude 4.0, or about 14,500 annually.  The 2015 number may change slightly as the final results are completed by seismic analysts at the USGS National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colorado.

Contact Information:

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NSF provides critical funding for "bleeding edge" technologies, with eye on jobs, boosting U.S. economy
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Study shows assault rate much higher than for firefighters

Source: HealthDay
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As 2016 kicks into gear, the Office of Naval Research is celebrating 70 years of developing cutting-edge science and technology for U.S. naval forces.
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As 2016 kicks into gear, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is kicking off a series of events throughout the year to celebrate 70 years of developing cutting-edge science and technology (S&T) for U.S. naval forces.

It...

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Computer science has become a new basic skill, essential in order to excel in an increasingly computational and data-intensive world.

However, access to computer science (CS) at the K-12 levels remains limited. CS is taught in less than 25 percent of U.S. high schools. Rural and high-need schools are even less likely to offer it. Moreover, in schools that do offer CS, students of color and girls often participate in...

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NASA has opened media accreditation for the next launch of a commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station. The launch of Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled for Thursday, March 10, during a 30-minute window that opens at approximately 3 a.m. EST.

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January 29, 2016

Energy Department Announces $1 Million H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition Finalist

The Energy Department has announced SimpleFuel as the finalist for the $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition. SimpleFuel was selected by an independent judging...

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In-person communication better at conveying emotions, and helps preteens read nonverbal cues, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

Source: HealthDay
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January 29, 2016

Public Hearings on Northern Pass Draft EIS Announced

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced public hearings to receive comments on the Draft EIS (DOE/EIS–0463). The Draft EIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of DOE’s...

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Those with anorexia 5 times more at risk of early death; bulimia also increases the risk, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
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The National Science Board (NSB) will meet Feb. 2-3, 2016, to address science and engineering policy of interest to the National Science Foundation (NSF). Members of the media and the public are invited to open portions of the meeting, which will also be webcast.

Public sessions of the meeting include:

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 (Room 1235):

8:00-8:30 a.m. ...
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Agency tells users of Bentonite Me Baby to stop using product, get checked by their doctor

Source: HealthDay
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Findings suggest closer scrutiny needed during the 2 hours following birth

Source: HealthDay
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Liver disease affects some 3 million Americans

Source: HealthDay
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NASA Television will broadcast live coverage of a 5.5-hour spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station beginning at 7:30 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 3.

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Survey of 'at risk' teens finds males as likely as females to suffer abuse
Source: HealthDay
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Problem affects almost two-thirds of those taking tenofovir in sub-Sahara Africa

Source: HealthDay
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Combination may nearly quadruple risk, researchers say, but their review did not prove cause-and-effect

Source: HealthDay
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Affluence seems key, since death rates didn't vary by race at higher income levels, study found

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Esophageal Cancer, Health Disparities

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January 28, 2016

DOE Office of Indian Energy to Host Tribal Renewable Energy Workshop Feb. 9–11

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy is offering a community-scale tribal renewable energy workshop Feb. 9–11 at the Agua Caliente Resort and...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zepatier (elbasvir and grazoprevir) with or without ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 and 4 infections in adult patients.

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Best outcomes seen when eating more than 18 grams a day, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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Psychiatric problems showing up in those who took up the habit from the 1980s onward, researchers find

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Disorders, Smoking, Smoking and Youth

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Summary: Boaters, swimmers or other members of the public who see Lionfish, Asian carp, Zebra mussels or any other invasive or non-native plant or animal species have two options to report sightings.   

USGS and State Agencies Collecting Information

Contact Information:

Pam  Fuller

( Phone: 352-264-3481
);

Gabrielle  Bodin

( Phone: 337-266-8655
);


...
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January 28, 2016

DOE Awards Support Service Contract

Cincinnati - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract to IEI-PEC, JV, of Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Scientists see DNA as key factor in why illness strikes randomly

Source: HealthDay
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Experts believe it's often a taboo subject due to fears of dementia

Source: HealthDay
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Summary: In 2015, United States mines produced an estimated $78.3 billion of mineral raw materials—down 3percent from $80.8 billion in 2014, the U.S. Geological Survey announced today in its Mineral Commodity Summaries 2016.

Contact Information:

Steven Fortier

( Phone: 703-648-4920
);

Elizabeth Sangine

( Phone: 703-648-7720
);

Hannah Hamilton

(...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Halaven (eribulin mesylate), a type of chemotherapy, for the treatment of liposarcoma (a specific type of soft tissue sarcoma) that cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable) or is advanced (metastatic). This treatment is approved for patients who received prior chemotherapy that contained an anthracycline drug.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Halaven (eribulin mesylate), a type of chemotherapy, for the treatment of liposarcoma (a specific type of soft tissue sarcoma) that cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable) or is advanced (metastatic). This treatment is approved for patients who received prior chemotherapy that contained an anthracycline drug.

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NASA Television will air the announcement of the selection of a fleet of small satellites to launch on the inaugural flight of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS). The event is at 11 a.m. EST (10 a.m. CST) Tuesday, Feb. 2, from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

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NASA Television will air the announcement of the selection of a fleet of small satellites to launch on the inaugural flight of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS). The event is at 11 a.m. EST (10 a.m. CST) Tuesday, Feb. 2, from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

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January 28, 2016

SBIR/STTR FY16 Phase 1 Release 1 Awards Announced—Includes Four for Fuel Cell Membrane Development

The Energy Department has announced the 2016 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I Release 1...

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January 28, 2016

SBIR/STTR FY16 Phase 1 Release 1 Awards Announced—Includes Four for Fuel Cell Membrane Development

The Energy Department has announced the 2016 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I Release 1...

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Intense workout no more effective at burning calories than walking a couple of miles a day

Source: HealthDay
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Health officials blame lapses in infection control practices

Source: HealthDay
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Reducing firearms might cut killings by family members, researchers suggest
Source: HealthDay
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January 28, 2016

Registration Now Open for 2016 Hydrogen Student Design Contest

Registration for the 2016 Student Design Contest is now open. The contest, run by the Hydrogen Education Foundation, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cell...

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January 28, 2016

Registration Now Open for 2016 Hydrogen Student Design Contest

Registration for the 2016 Student Design Contest is now open. The contest, run by the Hydrogen Education Foundation, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cell...

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Why do dolphins evolve large brains relative to the size of their bodies, while blue whales and hippos have brains that are relatively small?

While there has been much speculation regarding brain size and intelligence, a new paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences confirms that species with brains that are large relative to their bodies are more intelligent.

This research...

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The Defense Department runs one of the planet’s most active biosurveillance programs in order to protect against infectious diseases and outbreaks.
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Swine flu strain virus particles: Colorized transmission electron micrograph of negatively stained SW31 (swine strain) flu virus particles. National Institute...

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The Defense Department runs one of the planet’s most active biosurveillance programs in order to protect against infectious diseases and outbreaks.
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Swine flu strain virus particles: Colorized transmission electron micrograph of negatively stained SW31 (swine strain) flu virus particles. National Institute...

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Researchers find a strong resistance to the most widely used pesticide group

Source: HealthDay
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Obesity, alcohol and illicit drugs are greater threats in pregnancy, researchers find

Source: HealthDay
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Researchers found symptoms decreased in civilians who tried the device; vets are now being tested

Source: HealthDay
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Patients taking Tysabri were more prone to show signs of exposure to JCV, which can cause a brain disease

Source: HealthDay
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Belatacept showed long-term benefits over older immune-suppressing drug, but costs more

Source: HealthDay
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Study ties physicians' future claims risk to past claims experience, specialty, sex and age

Source: HealthDay
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NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Thursday, Jan. 28, the 30th anniversary of the Challenger accident. NASA's Day of Remembrance honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of

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NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Thursday, Jan. 28, the 30th anniversary of the Challenger accident. NASA's Day of Remembrance honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of

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High levels of BDNF appear to slow mental decline, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Alzheimer's Disease

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January 27, 2016

BES Technologies Wins CNS-Y12 Small Business Award

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January 27, 2016

BES Technologies Wins CNS-Y12 Small Business Award

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Scientists find virus replicates in lymphoid tissue and see a possible target for a cure

Source: HealthDay
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Analysis found gene variant prompts too much 'pruning' in brain during teen years

Source: HealthDay
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January 27, 2016

Energy Department Investment Drives Clean Energy Innovation at Federal Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $2.85 million in funding for four projects that will advance the development of renewable energy technologies at...

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January 27, 2016

Energy Department Investment Drives Clean Energy Innovation at Federal Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $2.85 million in funding for four projects that will advance the development of renewable energy technologies at...

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January 27, 2016

BETO-Funded Study Offers Methods to Support a Water-Sustainable Bioenergy Industry

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January 27, 2016

BETO-Funded Study Offers Methods to Support a Water-Sustainable Bioenergy Industry

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Findings support ban on tanning beds, researcher says

Source: HealthDay
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Mouse study showed that putting insulin-producing cells in capsules protected the rodents from immune system

Source: HealthDay
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January 27, 2016

Office of Nuclear Energy to Enhance Small Business Access to Research Facilities

Furthering efforts to encourage clean energy innovation in nuclear energy, the Department of Energy (DOE) released a draft Request for Assistance (RFA) today...

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January 27, 2016

Office of Nuclear Energy to Enhance Small Business Access to Research Facilities

Furthering efforts to encourage clean energy innovation in nuclear energy, the Department of Energy (DOE) released a draft Request for Assistance (RFA) today...

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U.S. National Institute on Aging warns about hypothermia

Source: HealthDay
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Economic stress may force patients to forgo vital treatments, experts say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Cancer

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Many don't know how, when to use epinephrine, study finds

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Food Allergy

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Many drives were canceled for bad weather, but donations are desperately sought

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Blood Transfusion and Donation

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NASA's technology investments enable the nation to achieve its space exploration and discovery goals, but the innovations also benefit the public here on earth.
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Video courtesy of NASA.gov

NASA’s technology investments enable the nation to achieve its space exploration and discovery goals, but the innovations also benefit the public here on earth. The commercialization of NASA...

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NASA's technology investments enable the nation to achieve its space exploration and discovery goals, but the innovations also benefit the public here on earth.
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NASA’s technology investments enable the nation to achieve its space exploration and discovery goals, but the innovations also benefit the public here on earth. The commercialization of NASA technologies has directly...

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NASA's technology investments enable the nation to achieve its space exploration and discovery goals, but the innovations also benefit the public here on earth.
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NASA’s technology investments enable the nation to achieve its space exploration and discovery goals, but the innovations also benefit the public here on earth. The commercialization of NASA technologies has directly...

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As many as 1 in 10 shows signs of mood disorder after birth, says task force

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Health Screening, Pregnancy

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Whether you use the nicotine patch, lozenges or Chantix, strong desire to quit is key, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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January 26, 2016

POSTPONED: Webinar January 26: Update to the 700 bar Compressed Hydrogen Storage System Cost Projection

This webinar has been postponed until further notice. The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Update to the 700 bar...

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January 26, 2016

POSTPONED: Webinar January 26: Update to the 700 bar Compressed Hydrogen Storage System Cost Projection

This webinar has been postponed until further notice. The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Update to the 700 bar...

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Patients who had two visits were less likely to need hospital readmission, study says
Source: HealthDay
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Coffee lovers don't appear to risk extra heartbeats

Source: HealthDay
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Study found the very thin or very obese had the highest odds for complications

Source: HealthDay
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Summary: New US Topo maps for Iowa and Kansas are now available in the USGS Store for free download. The new maps of these Midwestern states feature the inclusion of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) road data.

Updated US Topo maps for Iowa and Kansas released; add Census Bureau road data and PLSS

Contact Information:

Mark Newell, APR

( Phone: 573...

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Summary:

Cheatgrass in the Santa Rosa Range, Nevada. Photographer credit: Photo courtesy of Nolan Preece.

 

Contact Information:

Susan Kemp, USGS

( Phone: 541-750-1047
);

Cass Cairns, USFS

( Phone: 970-498-1370
);




Cheatgrass in the Santa Rosa Range, Nevada. Photographer credit: Photo courtesy of Nolan Preece.

 

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They run risk of stomach bleeds, ulcers, liver damage from meds, doctors say

Source: HealthDay
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Physicians can be resource for new moms, says American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Source: HealthDay
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Colonoscopy still preferred screening, but this offers less invasive option, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Heart Diseases, Lung Diseases

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American Heart Association points out critical differences in new scientific statement
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Heart Disease in Women

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January 25, 2016

Six SBIR-STTR Proposals Selected for Award for SSL Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has selected for award six Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)-Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) proposals targeting...

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January 25, 2016

February 16 PSERC Webinar: Protection and Control of Systems with Converter Interfaced Generation

The DOE-funded Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering a free public webinar presenting the challenges of the protection...

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Intervention helped boost success rates a bit, even when counseling wasn't included, study found

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Diarrhea, respiratory infections are top killers, research shows

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) joins with other leading U.S. scientific organizations to emphasize its strong commitment to preventing harassment and to eradicate gender-based discrimination in science.

In light of recent, multiple reports of sexual harassment in science, NSF reiterates its unwavering dedication to inclusive workplaces. NSF does not tolerate sexual harassment and encourages members of the...

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A six-part video series howing how atoms and molecules that are thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair can be used as building blocks to create future technology.
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Why are things so small, so significant? A new video series created by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBCUniversal News, sheds light on this question.

"Nanotechnology: Super Small Science" is a six-part series and shows viewers how atoms and molecules that are thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair can be used as building blocks to create future...

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Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them

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Study results challenge notion that exposure to hookah smoking is safe

Source: HealthDay
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January 25, 2016

DOE Announces Webinars on Energy Planning for Tribal Economic Development and Water Efficiency and Energy Savings

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

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Multidisciplinary team investigates brain function during social interaction, down to each neuron
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CDC expert says infections are expected to pick up, and it's not too late to get vaccinated

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Scientists at NAMRU-D use a simulator that is compatible with night vision technology, to investigate illusions and visual problems unique to the night environment.
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Night Vision Simulation Laboratory housed at Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton aims to develop training scenarios
for the next...

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Delaware-based cheese manufacturer Roos Foods, Inc. has pleaded guilty to one criminal misdemeanor count of violating the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) by introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce.

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Infant deaths related to premature delivery are doubled in obese women, researchers say
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I-Corps offers researchers unique opportunities to learn how to turn discoveries into new technologies and to participate in the national innovation ecosystem.
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January 22, 2016

U.S. Department of Energy and New Mexico Finalize $74M in Settlement Agreements for Nuclear Waste Incidents of 2014

Agreements Include Schedules and Funding Parameters for Corrective Actions and Improvement Projects for New Mexico’s Roads,...

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Instead, they tend to use fewer services to save money, research shows

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Researchers say hormonal changes and painkiller overuse may be to blame

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NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Thursday, Jan. 28, the 30th anniversary of the Challenger accident. NASA's Day of Remembrance honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of

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NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Thursday, Jan. 28, the 30th anniversary of the Challenger accident. NASA's Day of Remembrance honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of

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Staying upright might also lead to improved behavior, research suggests
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Study finds favorable results among older adults who already had health problems
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January 21, 2016

U.S. Leaders in Energy Management Eligible for New Global Award

U.S. Leaders in Energy Management Eligible for New Global Award

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is taking part in a prestigious new global awards program to...

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One in three children with a clot was obese, study finds

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Finding counters claims there is no market for childproof weapons, researchers say
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Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

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Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do

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Results might help doctors decide which patients need a stem cell transplant after chemo

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January 21, 2016

A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on New Leadership at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The Department of Energy welcomes Dr. Michael Witherell as the new director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)....

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U.S. expenditures in research and development (R&D) rose to $456.1 billion in 2013 -- a $20.7 billion increase over the previous year, according to a report from the National Science Foundation's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.

The R&D system in the U.S. includes multiple performers, including businesses, the federal government, non-federal government, universities and colleges, and...

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Death rates for the oldest old have been dropping since 2008, CDC report finds

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It's not valid for people older than 80, and more research is needed before it could be used

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Patients and physicians should consider overall health before elective procedures, researchers say

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New effort aims for fully implantable devices able to connect with up to one million neurons.
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Story courtesy of DARPA Public Affairs

A new DARPA program aims to develop an implantable neural interface able to provide unprecedented signal resolution and data-transfer bandwidth between the human brain and the digital world. The interface would serve as a translator, converting between the electrochemical...

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January 21, 2016

Last Call for 2016 DOE Sustainability Awards Nominations

The nominations period for the 2016 DOE Sustainability Awards is coming to a close on January 22. 2016 DOE Sustainability Award Nominations may include DOE co-workers, teams, and...

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January 21, 2016

Energy Department Announces $58 Million to Advance Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Technologies

Secretary Moniz Continues Obama Administration Commitment to American Auto Industry, Releases Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Report on DOE...

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The key seems to be the reasons why they borrow, study suggests

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Patients who had procedure 8 weeks after chemo and radiation therapy had best survival rates

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January 21, 2016

OE Announces Upcoming Publication of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Integrated Interagency Pre-Application Process (IIP)

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Electricity and Energy Reliability has built upon its ongoing...

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Plan ahead before your meal

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But researchers detect lower rate than previously reported

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Screening could spare these women unnecessary treatment, researchers say

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Small group with stage 2 tumors might benefit from new screening test, study says
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But Viberzi is not a 'silver bullet,' digestive-disease doctor says

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Pregnancy hormones may fuel melanoma, researchers say

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Could prevent more than a million heart disease deaths worldwide each year, researchers estimate

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Controlling traditional risk factors after first stroke may help black patients prevent another
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January 20, 2016

Webinar January 26: Update to the 700 bar Compressed Hydrogen Storage System Cost Projection

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Update to the 700 bar Compressed Hydrogen Storage System Cost Projection" on Tuesday,...

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NASA’s Orion crew module will be available to media at two NASA locations Jan. 26th and in early February, as engineers continue to prepare the spacecraft to send astronauts deeper into space than ever before, including to an asteroid placed in lunar orbit and on the journey to Mars.

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NASA’s Orion crew module will be available to media at two NASA locations Jan. 26th and in early February, as engineers continue to prepare the spacecraft to send astronauts deeper into space than ever before, including to an asteroid placed in lunar orbit and on the journey to Mars.

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NASA’s Orion crew module will be available to media at two NASA locations Jan. 26th and in early February, as engineers continue to prepare the spacecraft to send astronauts deeper into space than ever before, including to an asteroid placed in lunar orbit and on the journey to Mars.

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It's still in development, but doctors' office screening method could curb overprescribing, experts say

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Summary: Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey and the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources will determine changes in the amount of groundwater stored in the Mesilla Basin aquifer in and around Las Cruces by precisely measuring differences in the acceleration of gravity at several locations the week of January 18.

Contact Information:

Heidi  Koontz

( Phone: 303-202-4763
);

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January 20, 2016

Contract Awarded for West Valley Demonstration Project Data Management System, Technical Services

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award a Time and Materials Task Order under the Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite...

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January 20, 2016

Energy Department Announces 16 Collegiate Teams to Compete in Solar Decathlon 2017

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January 20, 2016

DOE Moab Project Reaches Halfway Mark in Mill Tailings Removal 2.5 Million Hours Safely Worked

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More people agree to screening when told they'll be checked unless they choose otherwise, study finds

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But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

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Earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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For adults, mild thinking and memory problems that may develop over time are unrelated, researchers say

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Survey finds about half of British high school girls forgo activities

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American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

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LAUREL, Md. — A deadly fungus causing population crashes in wild European salamanders could emerge in the United States and threaten already declining amphibians here, according to a report released today by the U.S. Geological Survey

USGS Identifies Research and Management Actions

Contact Information:

Catherine Puckett

( Phone: 352-377-2469
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Hannah Hamilton

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When water was available, kids purchased less milk, study found

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Expert gives tips on avoiding dangerous drops in body temperature, or hypothermia

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Study compares end-of-life practices in seven countries
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Doctors need to heed preferences of patients, prepare for end of life sooner, experts say

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Half of infected young people don't know it, even though guidelines suggest screening all who are ages 13 to 64

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Even thin kids are at risk, study says, emphasizing importance of exercise

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But, there's some concern for those taking medications that slow the heart rate

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January 19, 2016

Energy Department Announces $18 Million to Develop Solar Energy Storage Solutions, Boost Grid Resiliency

As part of the Energy Department’s Grid Modernization Initiative announced by Secretary Ernest Moniz last week to improve the resiliency...

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According to the latest federal data, the U.S. science and engineering (S&E) enterprise still leads the world. The United States invests the most in research and development (R&D), produces the most advanced degrees in science and engineering and high-impact scientific publications, and remains the largest provider of information, financial, and business services. However, Southeast, South, and East Asia continue to...

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At the Defense Department’s highest levels, the search is on for advanced technology.
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter stands in front of the Facebook wall during his visit to the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., April 23, 2015. Carter is on a two-day trip to Silicon Valley. Before visiting the...

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January 19, 2016

UAE Ministry of Energy and U.S. Department of Energy Co-Sponsor Workshop on Carbon Utilization during the World Future Energy Summit

The UAE Ministry of Energy and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) co-sponsored a workshop today to examine...

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FORT COLLINS, Colorado – Reports of bat deaths worldwide due to human causes largely unique to the 21st century are markedly rising, according to a new USGS-led analysis published in Mammal Review

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Kristin White

( Phone: 970-226-9223
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Heidi Koontz

( Phone: 303-202-4763
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Nearly 7,200 deaths occur each day, research shows

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U.S. officials echo concerns of health experts in Great Britain

Source: HealthDay
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Physicians' group and CDC jointly advise that the drugs not be prescribed for colds, bronchitis in adults

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Residents in nearly half of all counties now at risk, CDC says

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Family issues, emotional turmoil likely at play as well, experts say

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Though research did not show that kids became more interested in tobacco, experts still worry

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And the more you do, the better off you'll be, cardiologists say

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Researchers say screening guidelines in U.S. should be reviewed

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Children living way below poverty line more likely to be obese, exposed to lead

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Exposure to mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to birth defects in Brazil, health officials say in issuing travel alert for Central and South America and the Caribbean
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Jason-3, a U.S.-European oceanography satellite mission with NASA participation that will continue a nearly quarter-century record of tracking global sea level rise, lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Sunday at 10:42 a.m. PST (1:42 p.m. EST) aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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Jason-3, a U.S.-European oceanography satellite mission with NASA participation that will continue a nearly quarter-century record of tracking global sea level rise, lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Sunday at 10:42 a.m. PST (1:42 p.m. EST) aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Mat Winter provides insight into the Navy's technology of the future and now.
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Rear Adm. Mat Winter, chief of naval research, discusses game-changing technology for the warfighter during a keynote address at the 28th Annual Surface Navy Association National Symposium. The...

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January 15, 2016

Energy Department Announces $15 Million for Advancements in Algal Biomass Yield, Phase 2 (ABY2)

The Energy Department today announced up to $15 million in funding to develop technologies that are likely to succeed in producing 3,700 gallons...

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Letter from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden to grantee institutions running NASA-funded programs regarding harassment policies.

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Letter from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden to grantee institutions running NASA-funded programs regarding harassment policies.

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Manufacturer made changes to reduce risk of 'superbug' infection

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a draft guidance outlining important steps medical device manufacturers should take to continually address cybersecurity risks to keep patients safe and better protect the public health. The draft guidance details the agency’s recommendations for monitoring, identifying and addressing cybersecurity vulnerabilities in medical devices once they have entered the market. The draft guidance is...

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Study found improvement in number of low-income women meeting care recommendations

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January 15, 2016

DOE Announces $11 Million for Seven New Projects to Test New Options for Optimal Efficiency of the U.S. Electric Grid

ARPA-E’s GRID DATA Projects will Develop Innovative Models and Data Repositories to Improve Transmission and Distribution...

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Dr. Bradley Ringeisen, of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), is awarded the prestigious Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter award for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015.
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Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter (left), honors Dr. Bradley Ringeisen with the prestigious ‘Laboratory Scientist of the...

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January 15, 2016

DOE Awards Contract for Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Infrastructure Support Services

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Portsmouth Mission Alliance, LLC of Idaho Falls, Idaho,...

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But infections are expected to pick up, and it's not too late to get vaccinated

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Symptoms associated with falls, researchers say

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Black and Hispanic students and boys more likely than whites and girls to be involved, data shows

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Acknowledging it is a key to coping, researchers say

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NASA scientists and engineers working on the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope will be available for live satellite interviews from 6 to 11:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 22. They’ll discuss the new technology involved in building the world’s largest and most powerful space telescope, and the groundbreaking science it will perform after its 2018 lau

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NASA scientists and engineers working on the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope will be available for live satellite interviews from 6 to 11:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 22. They’ll discuss the new technology involved in building the world’s largest and most powerful space telescope, and the groundbreaking science it will perform after its 2018 lau

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NASA scientists and engineers working on the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope will be available for live satellite interviews from 6 to 11:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 22. They’ll discuss the new technology involved in building the world’s largest and most powerful space telescope, and the groundbreaking science it will perform after its 2018 lau

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NASA scientists and engineers working on the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope will be available for live satellite interviews from 6 to 11:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 22. They’ll discuss the new technology involved in building the world’s largest and most powerful space telescope, and the groundbreaking science it will perform after its 2018 lau

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Summary: Researchers have found clear evidence that biological communities rich in species are substantially healthier and more productive than those depleted of species.

Contact Information:

Jim Grace

( Phone: 337-298-1671
);

Vic Hines

( Phone: 813-855-3125
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Researchers have found clear evidence that biological communities rich in species...

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Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss the release of new data on 2015 global temperatures, and the most important weather and climate events of the year, during a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 20.

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Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss the release of new data on 2015 global temperatures, and the most important weather and climate events of the year, during a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 20.

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Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss the release of new data on 2015 global temperatures, and the most important weather and climate events of the year, during a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 20.

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Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss the release of new data on 2015 global temperatures, and the most important weather and climate events of the year, during a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 20.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared the Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope with modifications to the device’s design and labeling intended to help reduce the risk of bacterial infections. Olympus will voluntarily recall its original model currently being used in health care facilities and make the needed repair as quickly as possible.

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Summary: Significant flood peaks occurred across the Arkansas, White and Red River Basins in Arkansas beginning on Dec. 26 and the rivers are still high, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  

USGS Provides Preliminary Data

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January 15, 2016

Energy Department Announces New Investments in Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors to Help Meet America’s Carbon Emission Reduction Goal

In support of the Administration’s goal to produce more carbon-free energy, today the U.S. Department of...

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New study suggests a connection, but some doubt 'flavonoids' are an impotence remedy

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California study finds gaps in after-care for teen and young adult Hodgkin disease survivors
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These consultations linked to better and longer quality of life, researchers say

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Researchers also report growing number of cases among women, blacks and children

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Healthy older people have greater risk of death if blood bicarbonate level too low, research suggests
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NASA has selected the Unisys Corporation, of Reston, Virginia, to provide simulation-related hardware and software technology support services for NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

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NASA has selected the Unisys Corporation, of Reston, Virginia, to provide simulation-related hardware and software technology support services for NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

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January 14, 2016

DOE’s 2016 Tribal Energy and Economic Development Webinar Series Kicks Off Jan. 27

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with the Western Area Power Administration, is continuing its sponsorship of DOE’...

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Researchers say nonverbal cues might spur seriously ill black patients to request more aggressive care

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NASA has awarded three cargo contracts to ensure the critical science, research and technology demonstrations that are informing the agency’s journey to Mars are delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) from 2019 through 2024. The agency unveiled its selection of Orbital ATK of Dulles, Virginia; Sierra Nevada Corporation of Sparks, Nevada

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January 14, 2016

CABINET IN YOUR COMMUNITY: Grid Modernization Fact Sheet

In the days immediately following the State of the Union, Cabinet officials are embarking on the “State of the Union: Cabinet In Your Community” road tour to engage Americans in small...

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Vacation fun dampened on less than 1 percent of voyages, report finds

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Researchers found those who woke up the most were more likely to have hardening of brain arteries

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Though incidence lower than among white Americans, researchers say

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Risk of the eye disease dropped by 20 percent or more for those who consumed the most, study found

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Chest scans a cost-effective strategy to screen this population, researchers say

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Summary: Laboratory experiments in flowing water using synthetic surrogate Silver Carp eggs demonstrate egg suspension at lower velocities than previously thought, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study. The drift of synthetic eggs at a range of flows was evaluated to provide insight into both suspension of water-hardened Silver Carp eggs and the potential interaction of eggs with the bottom of a river.

New information on...
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January 14, 2016

DOE Announces $220 Million in Grid Modernization Funding

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January 14, 2016

Webinar January 21: Potential Strategies for Integrating Solar Hydrogen Production and Concentrating Solar Power: A Systems Analysis

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Potential Strategies for Integrating Solar...

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Delaying pregnancy means smaller families and implications for overall population, expert says

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Insurance costs keep patients from seeking X-ray, CT or MRI scans, researchers report

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Multiple adverse events linked to poorer concentration, more aggression, researchers find
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January 14, 2016

Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Moves Forward with First Utility-Scale Solar Plant

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NASA will make a major announcement today at 4 p.m. EST regarding the future of commercial resupply launches to the International Space Station (ISS). The announcement will be made during a news conference from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency’s website at:

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Today’s students are the engineers and scientists of the future, so NASA and Texas Instruments (TI) are teaming up and using the one-year International Space Station mission to inspire students to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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Researchers say teen girls in mostly black and mostly white neighborhoods have lowest rates

Source: HealthDay
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They might be more likely to eat unhealthy foods, smoke, not exercise, researchers say

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Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

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New commentary says no, but others disagree

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Improved treatments are avoiding many of the toxic reactions to older therapies, study finds
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Researchers say this affordable innovation might improve access to the surgery

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Hospital reimbursements up, births to young moms more often privately covered, researchers say

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The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, has issued its annual report examining NASA's safety performance in 2015 and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns to agency and government officials.

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Snow -- that icon of winter -- blankets the land with a beautiful silence. Love it or hate it, we all depend on snow. Our year-round water supply largely comes from snowmelt.

But we're not the only ones who need snow.

Species from microscopic fungi to 800-pound-moose require it as much, if not more. They survive the winter by living in nature's igloo: snow.

And spring's profusion of flowers? They're...

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Snow -- that icon of winter -- blankets the land with a beautiful silence. We all depend on snow. Our year-round water supply largely comes from snowmelt, and many spring flowers need the nutrients in snow to bloom. Species as small as fungi and as large as moose require snow.
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Link found only in men, researchers say

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January 13, 2016

Fuel Cell Technologies Office: 2015 Recap and the Year Ahead

At the beginning of 2016, Sunita Satyapal, Director of the Fuel Cell Technologies Office, reflects on the Program's 2015 accomplishments and highlights some of the plans for 2016...

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Researchers see neuron loss similar to that in retired boxers

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Other common dangers included cough/cold meds, ibuprofen and diaper rash creams, data shows

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From 2003 to 2013, the number of scientists and engineers residing in the United States rose from 21.6 million to 29 million. This 10-year increase included significant growth in the number of immigrant scientists and engineers, from 3.4 million to 5.2 million.

Immigrants went from making up 16 percent of the science and engineering workforce to 18 percent, according to a report from the National Science Foundation's...

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Summary: Today, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announce Visualize Your Water, a citizen science challenge for high school students who live in the Great Lakes basin and Chesapeake Bay watershed. This open competition in innovation, supported by a coalition of government agencies and private industry, aims to equip high school students with new skills in geographic analysis and help to broaden...

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Summary: Between 1990 and 2010, global mercury emissions from manmade sources declined 30 percent, according to a new analysis by Harvard University, Peking University, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, and the University of Alberta. These results challenge long-standing assumptions about mercury emission trends.

Results show local and regional efforts can have significant effects on atmospheric...
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Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add

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Searching for tumor DNA located cancer's spread better than standard test, researchers say

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They wear out faster but don't carry the clotting risks that metal valves do, research shows

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NHRC Scientists Receive Outstanding Achievement Award for Transforming a Rehabilitation Tool to Prevent Injury and Promote Resilience.
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Retired Rear. Adm. James Robb (far left), president of the National Training and Simulation Association presents the Modeling & Simulation Cross-Function award to the...

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"The administration's embrace of science, technology and STEM education has been one of its hallmarks," said National Science Foundation Director France Córdova. "In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama highlighted the importance of scientific progress and innovation. We look forward to continuing to fulfill the agency's mission to promote the progress of science and engineering, which is crucial to our economy...

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January 12, 2016

Businesses Seek Fuel Cells to Meet Sustainability Goals, Provide Reliable Power

Businesses of all sizes are increasingly adopting cost-effective fuel cell technology to improve electrical power reliability, increase efficiencies, and reduce...

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For heart failure patients with the devices, death risk over 3-year period was 20 percent lower

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New risk calculator estimates who will need dialysis in two to five years

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Military personnel who practiced the technique had reduced need for meds, study says
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Study finds greater improvement in those treated compared to a placebo

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Prepackaged stool samples used to combat stubborn C. difficile infections

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But mood conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss, study says
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Review of cholesterol-lowering drugs' use shows they cut risk of death or complications

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Even after treatment, medical costs are still thousands more annually, study finds

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Low-income students may consume more fast food, have less access to activity, researchers suggest
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The following is part 20 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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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after the age of 50
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And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

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On Friday, Jan. 8, U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay entered a consent decree of permanent injunction between the United States and Downing Labs LLC, of Dallas, Texas, and the company’s co-owners, Ashley Michelle Downing and Christopher Van Downing, and pharmacist-in-charge, Roger E. Mansfield.

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Regular activity linked to reduced inflammation and less blood vessel stiffening
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Study shows vaginal birth and breast-feeding create different intestinal bacteria from C-section and formula

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Researchers suspect this could indicate worse form of disease

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Review of studies shows exercise, with or without education, dramatically cuts the risk

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While study can't prove cause-and-effect, increasing damage seen as dose rises

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Findings could help in battle against the eye disease

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January 11, 2016

DOE Issues RFI and Industry Day Announcement on Optimal Design of Saltstone Disposal Units at the Savannah River Site

AIKEN, S.C. (January 11, 2016) – DOE has announced release of a Request for Information (RFI) on the optimal design of...

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January 11, 2016

Southern Ute Indian Tribe Solar Project Achieves Milestone

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Reducing the Risk in a High-Risk Program
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The fielding of independently deployed unmanned surface vessels designed from the ground up for no person to step aboard at any point in their operating cycles under sparse remote supervisory control is the next necessary technology leap if we are to drastically reduce the number of personnel required to support our warfighting missions and...

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Summary: Streamflow in southwestern Kansas has decreased substantially since the 1950s, most likely due to groundwater withdrawals, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study.

Contact Information:

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( Phone: 303-202-4764
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Streamflow in southwestern Kansas has decreased substantially...

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced $30 million in funding to three Expeditions in Computing projects. Each grant will provide $10 million over five years to interdisciplinary, multi-investigator research teams to support transformative computing and information technology research. The Expeditions projects constitute the largest single investments in computer and information science research NSF has made....

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See how C4ISR PIF provides all-inclusive engineering solutions, resulting in low-rate initial production prototypes of emerging technologies.
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Lifelong screening recommended to detect problems early

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Consumers can still sign up for health-care coverage through Jan. 31
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Facial drooping, sudden arm weakness or speech problems signal need for help, experts say

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Their own homes and family cars are common sources
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These bubbles may be able to rid fruits and vegetables of E. coli and Salmonella without chemicals
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Disorders were more than twice as likely in women lacking equal pay

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But it's unclear if gaming causes the changes, researchers say
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Research points to impulsive behavior and problems paying attention as key reasons

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Changing mindset that fighting is sometimes OK could help avert violence, researchers say

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It's not too late to get vaccinated, expert says

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January 8, 2016

Fuel Cell Expert Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra to Lead Energy Department’s Clean Energy Investment Center

On January 5, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra will be the first Director of the Clean Energy Investment Center,...

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Relieving symptoms and stress helps families as well, study says

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For young and old, strong social ties as important as diet and exercise, researchers say

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Scientists find glucose causes strong contraction of blood vessels

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Training kids to follow the rules may reduce odds of these head injuries, experts say

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Screening and a healthy lifestyle are key, physician says

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Key may be enlisting kids with wide social networks, not who adults think is 'good,' researcher says

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Wounds lead to thousands of amputations annually
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Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

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Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

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And more females identify as bisexuals than lesbians, report says

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Researchers say testing, treating and providing preventive drugs are crucial
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January 7, 2016

FEMP First Thursday Update Covers Updates to 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards Criteria

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for the Integra Omnigraft Dermal Regeneration Matrix (Omnigraft) to treat certain diabetic foot ulcers. The matrix device, which is made of silicone, cow collagen, and shark cartilage, is placed over the ulcer and provides an environment for new skin and tissue to regenerate and heal the wound.

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That translates to an additional 1.7 million survivors, expert says

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Clinical trial review shows motor control exercise helpful for lower back

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Prolonged exposure was linked to development of deadly lung condition

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Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

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Researchers say immune system-suppressing drugs, poor health may leave these patients vulnerable

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New study shows screenings helped lower breast cancer deaths among those over 69

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See how C4ISR PIF provides all-inclusive engineering solutions, resulting in low-rate initial production prototypes of emerging technologies.
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced $30 million in funding to three Expeditions in Computing projects. Each grant will provide $10 million over five years to interdisciplinary, multi-investigator research teams to support transformative computing and information technology research. The Expeditions projects constitute the largest single investments in computer and information science research NSF has made...

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American Heart Association says measure should improve rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease

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Technology may help surgeons identify and remove more malignant cells

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Study showed many were able to avoid graft-versus-host disease

Source: HealthDay
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Women with suspected pre-eclampsia are often hospitalized

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West Africa epidemic showed women survived more, and an anti-malaria drug worked well, scientists report

Source: HealthDay
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Those treated at academic hospitals travel nearly 50 miles on average, research shows

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A new three-year NASA field expedition gets underway this year that will use advanced instruments on airplanes and in the water to survey more of the world’s coral reefs in far greater detail than has ever been assessed before. The COral Reef Airborne Laboratory (CORAL) will measure the condition of these threatened ecosystems and create a unique d

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NASA has awarded a contract to Jacobs Technology of Tullahoma, Tennessee, to provide support for testing, operations and maintenance of ground-based aerospace facilities at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.

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NASA has awarded a contract to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) of McLean, Virginia, to provide all services necessary to operate the NASA Enterprise Applications Competency Center (NEACC).

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Treatments might help ease gastrointestinal symptoms for at least six months, study finds
Source: HealthDay
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that U.S. Marshals, at the agency’s request, seized nearly 90,000 bottles of dietary supplements labeled as containing kratom. The product, manufactured and held by Dordoniz Natural Products LLC, located in South Beloit, Illinois, is marketed under the brand name RelaKzpro and worth more than $400,000.

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But it's too early to prescribe them for patients with the disorder, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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January 6, 2016

Webinar January 12: Assessing Steel Pipeline and Weld Susceptibility to Hydrogen Embrittlement

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Assessing Steel Pipeline and Weld Susceptibility to Hydrogen Embrittlement” on Tuesday,...

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Research suggests longer estrogen exposure might have protective effect

Source: HealthDay
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Stomach pain, fatigue were most common symptoms after Roux-en-Y procedure

Source: HealthDay
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New data also shows moms most likely to suffer from lack of shuteye

Source: HealthDay
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced new efforts to better understand how the agency can appropriately balance patient safety while encouraging advancements in hearing aid technology and access to these devices in the United States. The FDA will convene stakeholders for a public workshop and has re-opened a public comment period on a draft guidance related to the agency’s premarket requirements for hearing aids and personal...

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In some states, rate is as low as 1 percent, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
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January 5, 2016

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Seeks Intern to Support Tribal Work

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is accepting applications for a year-round student internship supporting the laboratory’s work to foster clean energy...

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January 5, 2016

Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra to Lead Energy Department’s Clean Energy Investment Center

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces that Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra will be the first Director of the Clean Energy Investment Center (CEIC), located within the...

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Anti-aging hormone DHEA reduced discomfort without raising estrogen levels in rest of body, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Over-the-counter treatments are riskier and costlier, says American Academy of Pediatrics
Source: HealthDay
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Researchers will measure how well the new technology helps people with type 1 diabetes

Source: HealthDay
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Unrestricted marketing could upend decades of progress against youth smoking

Source: HealthDay
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January 5, 2016

Webinar January 7: FCTO Consortia Overview Webinar (FC-PAD and HyMARC)

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office will present a live webinar titled “FCTO Consortia Overview Webinar (FC-PAD and HyMARC)” on Thursday, January 7, from 2 to 3 p.m. EST....

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Summary: ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A new digital geologic map of Alaska is being released today providing land users, managers and scientists geologic information for the evaluation of land use in relation to resource extraction, conservation, natural hazards and recreation. 

Contact Information:

Frederic Wilson

( Phone: 907-786-7448
);

Paul  Laustsen

( Phone: 650-329-4046...

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The oral drug fluconazole may increase the risk, Danish researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Combination approach greatly boosted oxygen consumption, study shows

Source: HealthDay
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Large review finds if one identical twin gets a cancer, the other is at increased risk for the disease as well

Source: HealthDay
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer

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NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will host a briefing at 2 p.m. EST (1 p.m. CST) on Tuesday, Jan. 12, to preview the tasks and preparation for a spacewalk by astronauts living aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

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Researchers find conditions such as high blood pressure, smoking may contribute to risk

Source: HealthDay
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The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

Source: HealthDay
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Study found this type of treatment helped many overcome phobias about dental visits

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dental Health, Phobias

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Snow covers some 40 percent of Earth's land masses year in and year out. And, as scientists are discovering, snow is critical to animals and plants that live in northern latitudes, as well as those in far southern latitudes like Patagonia at the tip of South America. It ensures their -- and our -- survival.

"Without snow, plant and animal life would be completely different," says biologist Jonathan Pauli of the...

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Online communications reduced need for phone calls and office visits for many, study shows

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Arguments against the time-honored practice are flawed, new research paper says

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Agency aims to improve treatment of pelvic organ prolapse

Source: HealthDay
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Nearly two dozen small businesses supported by the National Science Foundation will demonstrate pre-market consumer technologies at CES® 2016 Eureka Park, a global stage dedicated to up-and-coming technology born from fundamental science and engineering innovation.

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The nation’s airlines could realize more than $250 billion dollars in savings in the near future thanks to green-related technologies developed and refined by NASA’s aeronautics researchers during the past six years.

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Summary: Ann Arbor, MI – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registered a sea lamprey mating pheromone, 3kPZS, as the first ever vertebrate pheromone biopesticide in late December, 2015. Like an alluring perfume, the mating pheromone is a scent released by male sea lampreys to lure females onto nesting sites. Research and development of the mating pheromone was funded by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, with additional support...

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Stick to recommended guidelines, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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Study also finds that personal confidence grows with age
Source: HealthDay
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Other infertility treatments also don't seem to interfere with child development

Source: HealthDay
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Changes include more variety, and servings of fruits and vegetables, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Analysis indicates ACE inhibitors and ARBs are equally effective, researchers say

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued two final orders to manufacturers and the public to strengthen the data requirements for surgical mesh to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) transvaginally, or through the vagina. The FDA issued one order to reclassify these medical devices from class II, which generally includes moderate-risk devices, to class III, which generally includes high-risk devices, and a second order that requires...

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Summary:

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey are applying acoustic technology to better estimate the types and amounts of sediment in northern Idaho's Kootenai River

Contact Information:

Tim  Merrick

( Phone: 208-387-1305
);

Paul Laustsen

( Phone: 650-329-4046
);




An acoustic Doppler velocity meter...
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Relatives, patients happier with less restrictions on time together, surveys show

Source: HealthDay
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Drugs to counter biological or other threats too often geared to adults, American Academy of Pediatrics says

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January 4, 2016

Executive Order 13693 Training Now Available On Demand

Executive Order (E.O.) 13693: Recent Developments, Implementation Updates, and Opportunities Training is now available on-demand. The seminar covers the major goals of E. O. 13693 and...

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Emergency room doctors treating growing number of kids for concussions suffered while riding bikes and skateboards

Source: HealthDay
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A helmet, properly fitted boots and warm gloves are essentials for skiers and snowboarders, experts advise

Source: HealthDay
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A full night's sleep helps people solidify what they learn, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Regions in California, Colorado and New Mexico most affected, study reports

Source: HealthDay
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Tips for coping when a loved one is in the ICU

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Chances of getting painful skin condition 70 percent higher among people with respiratory condition, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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Without protection, players learn to guard their heads, research suggests

Source: HealthDay
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Many patients can't tolerate the nighttime mask, research shows

Source: HealthDay
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Jan. 1 is the most dangerous day on the road, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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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
);



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

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are...

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But overall odds are still low, experts say

Source: HealthDay
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Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

Source: HealthDay
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Study found people from Cuba, Puerto Rico have highest death rates from the disease

Source: HealthDay
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Influenza activity usually peaks in January or February, FDA says

Source: HealthDay
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NASA will host a news conference for the next crew launching to the International Space Station, featuring NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Close-in Covert Autonomous Disposable Aircraft developed by U.S. Naval Research Laboratory has been named '2015 Best of What's New' by POPULAR SCIENCE.
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Winner of the 2015 POPULAR SCIENCE ‘Best of What’s New Award,’ the NRL-developed Close-in Covert Autonomous Disposable Aircraft (CICADA) is a low-cost,...

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December 29, 2015

New Osage Nation Facilities Deliver High Energy Performance, Comfort, and Cost Savings

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Investigation found that lead author fabricated data used to support the finding
Source: HealthDay
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December 29, 2015

DOE Releases Request for Information for the West Valley Demonstration Project Technical Services to Develop a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Procurement

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

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Higher-than-normal blood sugar levels can lead to kidney failure over time, research says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Kidney Diseases, Prediabetes

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Summary: The north arm of the Great Salt Lake (GSL) has reached a new historic low. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands (FFSL), the lake's water level reached an elevation of 4,191.6 feet last month, one foot lower than the previous record. The low level has caused FFSL to exercise parts of the lake's management plan ensuring the lake can continue fulfilling its economic...

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Results led Sloan Kettering to change pre-op practices

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Surgery

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Experts say experimenting with longer times between washing is a personal choice

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cosmetics, Germs and Hygiene

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Summary:

The USGS US Topo map program has entered its third, three-year cycle of revising and updating the digital US Topo maps

Updated US Topo maps for Wisconsin add Census Bureau road data

Contact Information:

Mark Newell, APR

( Phone: 573-308-3850
);

Larry  Moore

( Phone: 303-202-4019
);




The USGS US Topo map program has...

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children, Health Statistics

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Summary: Reporters: Do you want to accompany a USGS field crew as they measure flooding? Please contact Bill Andrews at 405-810-4417.

USGS Responds to Goliath in Oklahoma

Contact Information:

Heidi  Koontz

( Phone: 303-202-4763
);

Bill Andrews

( Phone: 405-651-6561
);



Reporters: Do you want to accompany a USGS field crew as they measure...

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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
);

Ayla Ault

( Phone: 815-752-2034
);



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

U.S....

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But ultrasound has more false positives, researchers find

Source: HealthDay
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'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter
Source: HealthDay
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December 28, 2015

Energy Department Awards $10.5 Million for Next-Generation Marine Energy Systems

The Energy Department today announced six organizations selected to receive up to $10.5 million to support the design and operation of innovative marine and...

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Doctors should pay close attention to signs of loss of blood flow

Source: HealthDay
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Finding blockages can be trickier when blood vessels have been rerouted, expert says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Heart Attack

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Researchers fear organ donations might drop if potential donors don't think proper steps are taken every time
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Health Facilities

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Researchers identified differences in the brains of these newborns

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Premature Babies

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Environmental triggers may increase the risk for children in low-income areas, experts say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children, Environmental Health, Health Disparities

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Summary:

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding on rivers and streams across southwestern and southern Missouri and northeast into the St. Louis area

Contact Information:

Jennifer LaVista

( Phone: 303-202-4764
);

Paul Rydlund

( Phone: 573-202-3994
);

Amy  Beussink

( Phone: 713-560-9899
);


...
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To determine the cause of extreme fatigue in Navy divers, the Office of Naval Research is sponsoring work examining the most critical weapon in a diver's arsenal.
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A diver performs physical exercises at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) in Panama City, Florida. Dr. John Florian, director of NEDU’s...

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To determine the cause of extreme fatigue in Navy divers, the Office of Naval Research is sponsoring work examining the most critical weapon in a diver's arsenal.
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A diver performs physical exercises at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) in Panama City, Florida. Dr. John Florian, director of NEDU’s...

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Those who waited until at least 25 fared better at 40, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
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Mistletoe, holly berries and poinsettias should be placed out of reach, expert advises

Source: HealthDay
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Three safety organizations offer advice on preventing trouble

Source: HealthDay
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Practice could save money while helping uninsured patients avoid long hospital stays, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics, Health Facilities

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For starters, check temperatures with a food thermometer

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Food Safety

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Learn about the North Pole, follow Santa's preparations and track his sleigh route on Christmas Eve at http://www.noradsanta.org.
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The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 60th anniversary of tracking Santa’s Yuletide journey. Learn about the North Pole, follow Santa’s preparations and track his sleigh route on Christmas Eve at http://www.noradsanta.org.

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Learn about the North Pole, follow Santa's preparations and track his sleigh route on Christmas Eve at http://www.noradsanta.org.
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The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 60th anniversary of tracking Santa’s Yuletide journey. Learn about the North Pole, follow Santa’s preparations and track his sleigh route on Christmas Eve at http://www.noradsanta.org.

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Getting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

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Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Weight Control, Weight Loss Surgery

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Dangerous playthings account for thousands of injuries each year in U.S.

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Eye experts suggest boosting outdoor time to get young eyes focusing on distant objects

Source: HealthDay
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Already approved to treat psoriasis, higher dose of Cosentyx helped 60 percent of patients

Source: HealthDay
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People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say

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Study found that toddlers talk less when their toys talk, sing, light up more

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But new antibody was only helpful for those who hadn't received HIV therapy yet

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Almost everyone 6 months and older should be vaccinated, experts say

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And trend toward legalization of marijuana only fuels misconceptions, researchers add
Source: HealthDay
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Disturbing images get people thinking about health risks associated with tobacco, study finds

Source: HealthDay
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Patients nearly twice as likely to keep their jobs if they had the benefit, study found

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Drug helps control blood levels of uric acid
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gout, Medicines

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Breakthroughs in high-throughput gene analytics and rapid testing are helping scientists and clinicians predict outcomes to therapeutic regimens.
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Dr. Philip Vernon, researcher in NAMRU-SA’s Immunodiagnostic and Bioassay Development Department utilizes a small (15 pound) and portable microplate reader to...

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Breakthroughs in high-throughput gene analytics and rapid testing are helping scientists and clinicians predict outcomes to therapeutic regimens.
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Dr. Philip Vernon, researcher in NAMRU-SA’s Immunodiagnostic and Bioassay Development Department utilizes a small (15 pound) and portable microplate reader to...

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Though banned as pets in U.S., they're still sold illegally and children are often the ones sickened, CDC finds

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Positive trends mean healthier babies, doctors say

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The virus may linger in certain body fluids, researchers say

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But study did not prove concussion caused minor differences detected in scans, thinking tests

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zurampic (lesinurad) to treat high levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia) associated with gout, when used in combination with a xanthine oxidase inhibitor (XOI), a type of drug approved to reduce the production of uric acid in the body.

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Steps include controlling blood pressure and cholesterol

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After thorough examination, NASA managers have decided to suspend the planned March 2016 launch of the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission. The decision follows unsuccessful attempts to repair a leak in a section of the prime instrument in the science payload.

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After thorough examination, NASA managers have decided to suspend the planned March 2016 launch of the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission. The decision follows unsuccessful attempts to repair a leak in a section of the prime instrument in the science payload.

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After thorough examination, NASA managers have decided to suspend the planned March 2016 launch of the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission. The decision follows unsuccessful attempts to repair a leak in a section of the prime instrument in the science payload.

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More than one-third had near misses during driving test after work, small study finds
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Finding may lay to rest the notion that hormonal treatments raise odds for recurrent clots, expert says

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British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

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But definitive cause of polio-like disease remains unproved, researchers say
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However, in many cases doctors and patients don't discuss the issue, experts say
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Some couples have success after six cycles or more, researchers say
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December 22, 2015

U.S. Demonstrates Production of Fuel for Missions to the Solar System and Beyond

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U.S. Demonstrates Production of Fuel for Missions to the Solar System and Beyond

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On December 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Uptravi (selexipag) tablets to treat adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a chronic, progressive, and debilitating rare lung disease that can lead to death or the need for transplantation.

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Prolonged touching with mom in intensive care unit also reduced chances of blood infections

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Study links marijuana use to skipped classes, poorer academic performance

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Children as young as 2 years old can swipe, unlock and search for features and games, research shows

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Statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Japan's Dec. 22 announcement to continue its support for the International Space Station through at least 2024.

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December 22, 2015

BETO Announces Notice of Intent (NOI) to Develop Pathways to Biofuels and Bioproducts

The Energy Department announces its intent to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a funding opportunity announcement (FOA)...

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BETO Announces Notice of Intent (NOI) to Develop Pathways to Biofuels and Bioproducts

The Energy Department announces its intent to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a funding opportunity announcement (FOA)...

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Study found symptoms showed up a month before attack in roughly half of all cases

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Primary focus is on people with 10 percent or greater threat of heart attack or stroke within 10 years

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Not enough evidence to recommend for or against checking everyone under 20, expert panel says

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In 2015, NASA explored the expanse of our solar system and beyond, and the complex processes of our home planet, while also advancing the technologies for our journey to Mars, and new aviation systems as the agency reached new milestones aboard the International Space Station.

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Tougher prescription laws might have also reduced heroin deaths, researchers suggest
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Spending time with other pregnant women, sharing experiences may help young mothers-to-be

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All over the planet, every day, oceans send plumes of sea spray into the atmosphere. Beyond the poetry of crashing ocean waves, this salt- and carbon-rich spray also has a dramatic effect on cloud formation and duration.

In a new paper published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Colorado State University atmospheric scientist Paul DeMott finds that sea spray is a unique,...

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USGS scientists have documented that the carbon that moves through or accumulates in lakes, rivers, and streams has not been adequately incorporated into current models of carbon cycling used to track and project climate change

Contact Information:

Jon Campbell

( Phone: 571-230-6831
);

Rob Striegl

( Phone: 720 539-1282
);



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USGS scientists have documented that the carbon that moves through or accumulates in lakes, rivers, and streams has not been adequately incorporated into current models of carbon cycling used to track and project climate change

Contact Information:

Jon Campbell

( Phone: 571-230-6831
);

Rob Striegl

( Phone: 720 539-1282
);



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Study suggests benefits of physical fitness don't overcome risk from obesity
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Patients who got clot-busting catheter therapy sooner fared better in study
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A Piper Navajo airplane with auxiliary wingtip pods and tail stinger magnetometers will study the rocks within the St. Francois Mountains in southeast Missouri.

A high-resolution airborne survey to study the rocks within the St. Francois Mountains will be conducted by U.S. Geological Survey scientists starting this week.

Contact Information:

Jennifer LaVista

( Phone: 303-202-4764...

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A Piper Navajo airplane with auxiliary wingtip pods and tail stinger magnetometers will study the rocks within the St. Francois Mountains in southeast Missouri.

A high-resolution airborne survey to study the rocks within the St. Francois Mountains will be conducted by U.S. Geological Survey scientists starting this week.

Contact Information:

Jennifer LaVista

( Phone: 303-202-4764...

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The Naval Medical Research Center hosted the first DoD Osseointegration Program steering committee meeting to plan osseointegration (OI) prosthesis trials.

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NMRC Hosts First DoD Osseointegration Program Meeting

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