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6 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

In-utero methadone or subutex exposure could alter gene expression,...

Some infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome secondary to in-utero opioid exposure have a more difficult time going through withdrawal than others, but the underlying reasons are not well understood.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

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Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

10 hrs ago | Boston.com

The Moving Trucks Are Coming and BU Is Already Nervous The Moving Trucks Are Coming and BU Is Alread

Sept. 1 is less than two weeks away. For Boston, that means an enormous influx of students is also less than two weeks away.

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11 hrs ago | Hellenic News of America

Viewpoint: The 2011 Athanasiades Cultural Foundation Scholarships

"We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future," said President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who saved America from the Great Depression.

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Related Topix: World News, Cyprus, Middle East, Albania, Queens College, City University of New York, Baruch College, Long Island University

18 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Guiding stem cell medicine using tissue development 'roadmap'

In a boon to stem cell research and regenerative medicine, scientists at Boston Children's Hospital, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Boston University have created a computer algorithm called CellNet as a "roadmap" for cell and tissue engineering, to ensure that cells engineered in the lab have the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Harvard University, Science, Computer Science, Biology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Annals of Internal Medicine

Evidence-Based Risk Communication A Systematic Review

Daniella A. Zipkin, MD; Craig A. Umscheid, MD, MS; Nancy L. Keating, MD, MPH; Elizabeth Allen, MD; KoKo Aung, MD, MPH; Rebecca Beyth, MD, MSc; Scott Kaatz, DO, MSc; Devin M. Mann, MD, MS; Jeremy B. Sussman, MD, MS; Deborah Korenstein, MD; Connie Schardt, MLS; Avishek Nagi, MS; Richard Sloane, MPH; and David A. Feldstein, MD From Duke University ... (more)

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Related Topix: Duke University, Durham, NC, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

OregonLive.com

Marijuana news: College students warned about medical marijuana use on campus

College students with a doctor's recommendation to use medical marijuana are likely to have a tough time consuming on campus, The Boston Globe reports .

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Business Journal

This startup's app is like Craigslist for college students

The UpTake: Classy, a free Craigslist-like app for college students, will be tested at four universities, including Boston University, Harvard, Northeastern and Babson.

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Related Topix: Craigslist., iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, UMass Boston

Examiner.com

Proof of Atheist indoctrination of children via evolution

The journal Psychological Science [1] noted that "children in preschool and early elementary school show teleological biases to explain the origins of natural objects' properties by reference to functions."

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PhysOrg Weblog

Provider and parental assumptions on teen sex yield 'missed opportunities' for HPV vaccine

Probing deeper into the complex decisions that parents and providers face regarding the human papilloma virus vaccine, researchers found that though both parties appreciated importance of the HPV vaccine, their personal assumptions surrounding timing of administration relative to onset of sexual activity resulted in decreased vaccination rates.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, HPV, Human Sexuality, Pediatrics, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Boston.com

Comm. Ave. redesign lacks adequate plans for bikes

The spine of Boston University and a connector of commerce from Kenmore Square through Allston and out to Boston College, the avenue abounds with speeding traffic, fearless pedestrians, weaving buses, and double-parked vehicles.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

BizDeansTalk

bu.edu/jam @BusinessEdJam (Sep.30-Oct.2) Boston University bschool -...

Participants can log in from any mobile device, from anywhere, at anytime. You'll collaborate with people you might not have met at an in-person conference.

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Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School Posted: July 19, 2014 Location: Boston, MA Discipline: Developmental Biology, neuroscience, airway disease Job Type: Postdoc Salary: Salary + Benefits Two postdoctoral positions are available in Ai lab that is relocated from Boston University School of Medicine to Brigham and Women's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Sat Aug 16, 2014

ABC15.com

Fact Check: Dark money attack ads in Arizona

You see them on all sides of the political debate: So-called, "dark money" attack ads that are funded by national organizations that don't have to disclose their donors.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Boston.com

Steven G. Smith for The Boston Globe In halls of academia, medical marijuana an unwelcome guest

Thomas Burke Jr., a 25-year-old US combat veteran and Yale University grad student, has a physician's permission to use medical marijuana in Connecticut to treat PTSD symptoms.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Yale University, Massachusetts, Medicine

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Ebola control suffers from lack of fast detection tool

Early in August, when doctors worried that a patient at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York had Ebola, it took nearly three days to confirm that he didn't.

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USA Today

Ebola control suffers from lack of fast detection tool

There's no quick test to detect Ebola yet, and that has implications for experimental treatments in the works.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Strong state alcohol policies reduce likelihood of binge drinking

People living in states with stronger alcohol policy environments have a substantially lower likelihood of any binge drinking, frequent binge drinking, and high-intensity binge drinking, according to a new study by researchers at the Boston University School of Public Health and Boston Medical Center , published in the current issue of the American ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers identify a mechanism that stops progression of abnormal cells into cancer

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine report that a tumor suppressor pathway, called the Hippo pathway, is responsible for sensing abnormal chromosome numbers in cells and triggering cell cycle arrest, thus preventing progression into cancer.

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Anchorage Daily News

Arts Scene: Music recital, choir performances

Flutist Ceylon Narvelle Mitchell II, the Anchorage Festival of Music's 2014 Young Alaskan Artist Award winner, will present his award recital at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 3900 Wisconsin St. Accompanied by Juliana Osinchuk, Mitchell will present pieces by Bach, Debussy, Doppler and Reinecke.

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Freshnews

Tissue development 'roadmap' created to guide stem cell medicine

In a boon to stem cell research and regenerative medicine, scientists at Boston Children's Hospital, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Boston University have created a computer algorithm called CellNet as a "roadmap" for cell and tissue engineering, to ensure that cells engineered in the lab have the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Harvard University, Science, Computer Science, Biology

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