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  1. NASA's Swift satellite detects strong, hot stellar flares from nearby Red Dwarf StarRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    ... our watch list of stars capable of producing large flares," said Rachel Osten, an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore and a deputy project scientist for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, now under construction. "We had ...

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  2. Virginia Tech professor wins Paul L. Busch Award for outstanding work in water quality researchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... global future of water security will be focused on reuse. The issue of antibiotic resistance will not just go away. Science is needed and solutions will be forthcoming because of Dr. Pruden's work." "Expanding the use of recycled water such as ...

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  3. Casio unveils the new smartphone-compatible G-Shock that works as an audio controllerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Launches

    Every watch aficionado who occasionally leaves his/her urban abode for a more rocky terrain is familiar with Casio's G-Shock watches. These watches are like the cockroaches of the insect world in a post-apocalyptic world and a re know to survive the harshest bumps and drops.

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  4. BMP signaling modulation attenuates cerebral arteriovenous...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism

    Correspondence: Dr BP Walcott, Department of Neurological Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, White Building Room 502, Boston, MA 02114, USA. E-mail: walcott.brian@mgh.harvard.edu Funding for this research was made in part by the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, the American Medical Association Seed Grant program, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

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  5. Anti-microRNA-378a Enhances Wound Healing Process by Upregulating Integrin Beta-3 and VimentinRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Molecular Therapy

    Correspondence: Burton B Yang, S110, S-Wing Research Building, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto M4N 3M5 Canada. E-mail: byang@sri.utoronto.ca Received 9 December 2013; Accepted 12 June 2014 Accepted article preview online 23 June 2014; Advance online publication 5 August 2014 Delayed or impaired wound healing is a major public health issue worldwide, especially in patients with diabetes mellitus and vascular atherosclerosis.

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  6. Microbes in Central Park Soil: If They Can Make It There, They Can Make It AnywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... of Global Environmental Sustainability and a corresponding author on the study. Other co-authors from CSU are soil science Professor Eugene Kelly and biology doctoral student Ashley Shaw. Other CU-Boulder co-authors are doctoral students Jonathan ...

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  7. Scientists report mass coral bleaching off Hawaii - Wed, 01 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Warm ocean temperatures have caused large expanses of coral to bleach in the pristine reefs northwest of Hawaii's main islands, scientists said Tuesday. Mass bleaching has occurred at Lisianski atoll, about 1,000 miles northwest of Honolulu, said Courtney Couch, a researcher at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology.

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  8. Department of Ecology drafts flow rules for Spokane River - Wed, 01 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Now state regulators say it's time to ensure that the urban waterway has enough flow to support healthy fish populations and recreational uses.

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  9. Biologists: Marijuana industry a threat to salmon - Wed, 01 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Water use and other actions by the marijuana industry in the Emerald Triangle of Northern California and Southern Oregon are threatening salmon already in danger of extinction, federal biologists said Tuesday. Concerns about the impact of pot farming were raised by the NOAA Fisheries Service in its final recovery plan for coho salmon in the region.

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  10. Groups launch GMO campaigns in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    In a TV ad paid for by advocates of labeling genetically modified foods in Oregon, voters are told 64 countries have such requirements and that labels didn't lead to an increase in their food costs. Opponents of GMO labeling have released an ad that says the opposite: Labels would be costly for food producers and consumers and would not show which ingredients in a product are modified.

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  11. Ecology issues preview of water quality standards, fish-consumption ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    The state Department of Ecology has released a preliminary draft rule on water quality standards for toxic chemicals that includes greatly increased fish consumption rates. The preliminary draft rule also raises the allowable cancer risk, but that would not permit greater pollution than is allowed now, said Kelly Susewind, special assistant to the director.

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  12. Clallam County farms throw open the barn door for annual tours SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    You're stunned first by the long-limbed horse and his petite rider, who had to stand on a barrel to reach her mount's back. This is Ivan the Hungarian warmblood, cantering across the ring, Olympic Mountains rising behind him as a light rain falls.

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  13. The signature of aging in the brain identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    How the brain ages is still largely an open question - in part because this organ is mostly insulated from direct contact with other systems in the body, including the blood and immune systems. In research that was recently published in Science , Weizmann Institute researchers Prof.

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  14. New strategies may help in the fight against TB bacteriumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Over the past few years, a class of compounds called ADEPs has emerged as a promising new weapon in the fight against drug-resistant bacteria. The compounds work by attaching themselves to a cellular enzyme called ClpP, which bacterial cells use to rid themselves of harmful proteins.

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  15. Irradiation plus transplantation shown to be effective for treating HIV/AIDSRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Yerkes National Primate Research Center researchers are the first to show that an irradiation plus transplantation combination approach in nonhuman primates can be used to treat or even possibly cure HIV/AIDS, and this new model is providing some answers about the "Berlin patient," the only human thought to have been cured of AIDS . The study is published in the journal PLOS Pathogens.

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  16. Imaging endogenous opioid peptide release with [11C]carfentanil and...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism

    Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism 34, 1604–1612; doi:10.1038/jcbfm.2014.117; published online 9 July 2014 Correspondence: Dr DR Quelch, Centre for Neuropsychopharmacology, Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W120NN, UK. E-mail: d.quelch09@imperial.ac.uk This work was supported by a Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council CASE award studentship in collaboration with the GlaxoSmithKline Global Imaging Unit.

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  17. Watsup app connects you to eventsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Trojan

    ... this power for you." Khoshgozaran graduated from the Viterbi School of Engineering with a Ph.D. in computer science in 2010. Upon starting his own consulting firm after graduation, he discovered that tech companies were amassing large amounts of ...

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  18. Jefferson County Public Health Service to offer nutrition education seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    The agency will host both morning and evening “Eat Healthy, Be Active” nutrition workshop series' at Public Health, 531 Meade St., over a four-week period to provide community members with discussion material, activities, handouts and healthy snack/meal tastings. “It's changing your pattern of behavior,” said Faith E. Lustik, Jefferson County health planner.

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  19. USDA Ag Census Reports Organic Farms Connect Consumers With Their FoodRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    USDA AG CENSUS REPORTS ORGANIC FARMS CONNECT CONSUMERS WITH THEIR FOOD Oct. 1, 2014 Source: USDA news release Certified organic agriculture producers in the United States sell directly to consumers, produce on-farm renewable energy, and are younger, beginning, farmers more often than conventional producers, according to new 2012 Census of Agriculture data released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service . Conducted only once every five years, the agriculture census presents a detailed look at the U.S. organic farm sector including production practices, economics and demographics.

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  20. USDA To Re-Survey Operators With Unharvested Small GrainsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    SURVEY OPERATORS WITH UNHARVESTED SMALL GRAINS Oct. 1, 2014 Source: USDA news release USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service will re-contact small grain growers in eight states who reported unharvested acreage in the survey NASS conducted earlier this month. Operators will be asked to verify and update, if necessary, the acreage, yield, and production for barley, oats, Durum wheat and other spring wheat.

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