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  1. Atossa Genetics, Inc. Hires As Vice President Of European Commercial OperationsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | BioSpace

    Atossa Genetics Inc. today announced that it has hired Pieter van der Poel as Vice President of European Commercial Operations effective December 15, 2014. Mr. Van der Poel brings over 20 years of global medical device markets and business development experience for leading medical companies, including Philips Medical Systems, Hewlett-Packard Medical and GE Healthcare.

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  2. Human exposure to metal cadmium may accelerate cellular agingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Medical News Today

    A new study led by a researcher at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University looks at the metal cadmium and finds that higher human exposure can lead to significantly shorter telomeres, bits of DNA at the ends of chromosomes that are associated with cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other diseases of old age. The study, which was published online in the American Journal of Epidemiology , is the largest-ever to look at cadmium exposure and telomeres.

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  3. Mathematicians prove the Umbral Moonshine ConjectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Science Daily

    Monstrous moonshine, a quirky pattern of the monster group in theoretical math, has a shadow -- umbral moonshine. Mathematicians have now proved this insight, known as the Umbral Moonshine Conjecture, offering a formula with potential applications for everything from number theory to geometry to quantum physics.

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  4. Society For Armenian Studies Hosts Conference On 'Armenians In The Ottoman Empire'Read the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Groong

    SOCIETY FOR ARMENIAN STUDIES HOSTS CONFERENCE ON 'ARMENIANS IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE' Friday, December 12th, 2014 Participants in the SAS 40th Anniversary conference in Washington, D. C. BY ARAM ARKUN >From the Society of Armenian Studies The Society for Armenian Studies , a primarily American association of scholars and supporters of Armenology, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. It held an international conference in Yerevan in October, and on November 21-22, it convened a conference in Washington, DC, called "Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in the 19th-20th Centuries."

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  5. View More ArticlesRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    Amy M. Kilbourne, PhD, MPH; Jane Spinner, MSW, MBA; Anne Kramer, LMSW; Paresh D. Patel, MD, PhD; Katherine L. Rosenblum, PhD; Richard Dopp, MD; Liwei L. Hua, MD, PhD; Maria Muzik, MD, MS; and Sheila Marcus, MD A reimbursement strategy for collaborative care models is presented to enhance access to integrated behavioral healthcare for children and adolescents from underserved areas.

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  6. SAS 40th Anniversary Conference in Washington D.C.-Part IRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Groong

    Armenian Studies Program Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Coordinator 5245 N. Backer Ave. PB4 Fresno CA 93740-8001 ASP Office: 559-278-2669 Office: 559-278-2669 FAX: 559-278-2129 Website: Photo captions: 1-Participants in the SAS 40th Anniversary conference in Washington, D. C. 2-Conference organizer, Dr. Bedross Der Matossian, right. 3-Left to right: Dr. Hegnar Watenpaugh, Murat Yildiz, Dr. Rachel Goshgarian and SAS President Dr. Kevork Bardakjian at the opening session of the SAS conference.

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  7. Cancer Therapy Using Specialized Apheresis Holds Great PromiseRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Newswise

    Newswise - Apheresis, the simple process of drawing blood, becomes a powerful therapeutic in extracorporeal photopherisis according to clinicians and scientists who met at the NIH State of the Science Symposium in Therapeutic Apheresis. Nora Ratcliffe, MD, of Dartmouth Hitchcock, looked at current methodology and opportunities for research in a paper recently published in Transfusion Medicine Review , titled "National Institutes of Health State of the Science Symposium in Therapeutic Apheresis: Scientific Opportunities in Extracorporeal Photopheresis."

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  8. Low Income Kids Eat More Fruits and Vegetables When They are in SchoolRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Newswise

    The fruits and vegetables provided at school deliver an important dietary boost to low income adolescents, according to Meghan Longacre, PhD and Madeline Dalton, PhD of Dartmouth Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center and The Hood Center for Children and Families. In a study released in Preventive Medicine, Longacre and Dalton found that fruit and vegetable intake was higher among low income adolescents on days when they consumed meals at school compared to days when low income adolescent were not in school.

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  9. #RosettaWatch: Comet water is not like Earth'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | New Scientist

    IF EARTH got its water from space, it probably wasn't delivered by comet. That's according to the latest data from the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft, which has been analysing the water content of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and found it doesn't match the water on Earth.

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  10. Robots to Assist People with DisabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Kansas City InfoZine

    This is the third year NIH has participated in the Interagency National Robotics Initiative to support research to develop innovative co-robots-robots that work cooperatively with people. Other participants are the National Science Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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  11. UNM among schools investigated by DOJRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Daily Lobo

    The U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday that it has started investigating UNM regarding the school's handling of reported sexual assaults and harassment on campus. According to a release issued by the DOJ, the department will look into UNM's policies and practices on sexual assault prevention as well as complaints made by students, under Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

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  12. Rescuing the golgi puts brakes on Alzheimer's progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Science Daily

    Alzheimer's disease progresses inside the brain in a rising storm of cellular chaos as deposits of the toxic protein, amyloid-beta , overwhelm neurons. An apparent side effect of accumulating AI2 in neurons is the fragmentation of the Golgi apparatus, the part of the cell involved in packaging and sorting protein cargo including the precursor of AI2.

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  13. Rescuing the Golgi Puts Brakes on Alzheimera s ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2011 | Science Daily

    Alzheimer's disease progresses inside the brain in a rising storm of cellular chaos as deposits of the toxic protein, amyloid-beta , overwhelm neurons. An apparent side effect of accumulating AI2 in neurons is the fragmentation of the Golgi apparatus, the part of the cell involved in packaging and sorting protein cargo including the precursor of AI2.

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  14. Study suggests Golgi as potential drug target for Alzheimer's treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Medical News

    Alzheimer's disease progresses inside the brain in a rising storm of cellular chaos as deposits of the toxic protein, amyloid-beta , overwhelm neurons. An apparent side effect of accumulating AI2 in neurons is the fragmentation of the Golgi apparatus, the part of the cell involved in packaging and sorting protein cargo including the precursor of AI2.

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  15. Harper Ethics Bowl team earns berth to nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Should states prohibit smoking in a car with children despite the potential infringements on personal freedoms? Does a neighbor have the right to steal a pet that appears to be abused? Should a CEO's political views be grounds for his or her removal? These cases, which stem from real-world news events, are just a few of the difficult questions that Harper College's Ethics Bowl team examined en route to a second-place finish at the Upper Midwest Regional Championship.

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  16. Golgi Apparatus In Cells Implicated In Alzheimer's ProgressionRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Scientific Blogging

    Alzheimer's disease progresses inside the brain as deposits of the toxic protein amyloid-beta ,overwhelm neurons. A side effect of accumulating AI2 in neurons is the fragmentation of the Golgi apparatus, the part of the cell involved in packaging and sorting protein cargo including the precursor of AI2.

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  17. Rescuing the golgi puts brakes on Alzheimer's progressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Alzheimer's disease progresses inside the brain in a rising storm of cellular chaos as deposits of the toxic protein, amyloid-beta , overwhelm neurons. An apparent side effect of accumulating AI2 in neurons is the fragmentation of the Golgi apparatus, the part of the cell involved in packaging and sorting protein cargo including the precursor of AI2.

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  18. McDaniel and Yener named IEEE FellowsRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Patrick McDaniel, professor of computer science and engineering, and Aylin Yener, professor of electrical engineering, have been named fellows by the Institute of Industrial and Electronics Engineers , effective Jan. 1, 2015. McDaniel was cited for his contributions to the security of mobile communications.

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  19. Cost-Effectiveness of Transfers to Centers With Neurological...Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Circulation

    From the Departments of Neurosurgery , Neurology , Biostatistics , Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation , and the Stroke Program , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and Department of Neurology, Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI . Correspondence to Jeffrey J. Fletcher, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Room 3552 TC, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.

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  20. Stadium Boulevard reconstruction manager: 'We're not just building roads for cars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | MLive.com

    While the teams inside Michigan Stadium and Crisler Arena had up years and down years, the roadway outside the stadiums has faced a steady decline. Stadium Boulevard is a bumpy ride for Ann Arbor motorists, but the City of Ann Arbor plans to fix the roadway between Kipke and Hutchins streets.

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