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Article ID: 698835

When it Comes to Regrowing Tails, Neural Stem Cells Are the Key

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

It’s a longstanding mystery why salamanders can perfectly regenerate their tails whereas lizard tails grow back all wrong. By transplanting neural stem cells between species, Pitt researchers have discovered that the lizard’s native stem cells are the primary factor hampering tail regeneration.

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Article ID: 698891

Better Conditioning, Pitching Mechanics Key to Fewer Youth Pitching Elbow Injuries

Henry Ford Health System

Young baseball pitchers can reduce their risk for elbow injuries with better conditioning and throwing mechanics. That’s the takeaway of a pair of recent research studies conducted by sports medicine orthopedic researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

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Article ID: 698896

Why zebrafish (almost) always have stripes

Ohio State University

A mathematical model helps explain the key role that one pigment cell plays in making sure each stripe on a zebrafish ends up exactly where it belongs.

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Article ID: 698868

Mount Sinai Receives $4 Million Grant to Study Use of Inhaled Corticosteroids for Sickle Cell Treatment

Mount Sinai Health System

The Departments of Emergency Medicine and Hematology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have been awarded a $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health toward further study of inhaled corticosteroids to treat sickle cell disease (SCD) in individuals who do not have asthma.

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Article ID: 698867

When These Flies Want to Sniff Out Food and Mates, They Wing It

Ohio State University

Fruit flies don’t appear to use their tiny, translucent wings for optimal flight, as one might expect. The speedy appendages seem to be doing double duty, helping the insect sniff out food, mates and other important scents, according to new research from The Ohio State University.

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Article ID: 698847

UIC Campus Film Office Spotlights ‘Chicago’s Most Film Friendly Campus’

University of Illinois at Chicago

UIC is formalizing its campus-filming program as a one-stop shop for Chicago’s growing film industry.

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Article ID: 698811

NASA's Parker Solar Probe to lift off with U of Delaware team on hand

University of Delaware

University of Delaware team involved in Parker Solar Probe, ambitious effort to study sun's atmosphere

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Article ID: 698800

A Video Game Can Change the Brain, May Improve Empathy in Middle Schoolers

University of Wisconsin-Madison

A fantastical scenario involving a space-exploring robot crashing on a distant planet is the premise of a video game developed for middle schoolers by University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers to study whether video games can boost kids’ empathy, and to understand how learning such skills can change neural connections in the brain.

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Article ID: 698778

Experts available to talk about the rollback of asbestos regulations

West Virginia University

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Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 698760

From Hurricane Katrina Victim to Presidential Awardee: A SUNO Professor's Award-Winning Mentoring Efforts

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Undergraduate students of Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) biology professor Murty Kambhampati come to Brookhaven Lab during the summer to conduct research in natural resource management.

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