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Article ID: 694890

NIBIB-Funded Team Designs Rapid Diagnostic System for Debilitating Nutrient Deficiency

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

A team of Cornell University engineers and nutritionists with funding from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, part of NIH, have designed and tested a small, portable diagnostic system that can be used in the field to test blood for vitamin A and iron deficiencies.

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21-May-2018 3:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694875

A Better Way to Control Crystal Vibrations

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

By introducing impurities to a material, researchers can control the speed and frequency of phonons, potentially leading to more energy-efficient devices

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21-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694864

One Year’s Losses for Child Sexual Abuse in U.S. Top $9 Billion, New Study Suggests

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

A new study at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the annual economic impact of child sexual abuse in the U.S. is far-reaching and costly: In 2015, the total economic burden was approximately $9.3 billion

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21-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694855

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing to Graduate Largest Ever PhD Class at 2018 Ceremony

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 2018 class will be the largest PhD class to ever graduate from the school with a total of 10 students—underscoring the school’s commitment to advancing science and preparing nurse leaders.

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Article ID: 694854

Nutrition 2018 Preview: Hot Topics in Research and Practice

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Journalists and bloggers are invited to join top scientists and practitioners as they discuss the latest nutrition research findings during Nutrition 2018, the inaugural flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. The meeting will be held June 9-12, 2018 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.

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21-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694834

Next Generation of Military Health Care Providers to Graduate on Armed Forces Day

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

More than 340 uniformed professionals will receive their medical, graduate nursing, dental and biomedical science, public health and clinical psychology degrees on May 19 – Armed Forces Day – at the Uniformed Services University’s (USU) 39th commencement exercise at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Constitution Hall, in Washington, D.C.

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18-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694692

Robotic Assembly of the World’s Smallest House -- Even A Mite Doesn’t Fit Through the Door!

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

A French nanorobotics team has assembled a new microrobotics system that pushes forward the frontiers of optical nanotechnologies. Combining several existing technologies, the µRobotex nanofactory builds microstructures in a large vacuum chamber and fixes components onto optical fiber tips with nanometer accuracy. The microhouse construction, reported in the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, demonstrates how researchers can advance optical sensing technologies when they manipulate ion guns, electron beams and finely controlled robotic piloting.

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18-May-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694776

Practicing Declining Patient Simulations Help Improve Clinician Responses

Johns Hopkins Medicine

A project in the radiation oncology outpatient unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital showed an improvement in clinician’s comfort level in responding to urgent patient care situations after a department-wide exercise focused on recognizing the signs when a patient’s condition was declining during their appointments.

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Article ID: 694653

Little Difference Between Gun Owners, Non-Gun Owners on Key Gun Policies, Survey Finds

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

A new national public opinion survey from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds widespread agreement among gun owners and non-gun owners in their support for policies that restrict or regulate firearms.

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16-May-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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