College of Medicine gets new ophthalmology chair

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After a year and a half as interim chairman, Dr. Sonal S

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College of Medicine gets new ophthalmology chair

Team Looks to New Science Standards for State Education

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DES MOINES, Iowa – A team of education and business leaders established by the Iowa Department of Education met Tuesday at the Science Center of Iowa to continue their review of the state’s science education standards. In their last meeting on March 24, the team members agreed that the Next Generation Science Standards should be the basis for their work on a final recommendation to the State …

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California’s Life Sciences Sector Applauds Gov. Brown on New Public-Private Precision Medicine Initiative

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Sara Radcliffe, president & CEO of the California Healthcare Institute , issued the following statement today regarding the unveiling of Gov. Jerry Brown’s California prec

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California’s Life Sciences Sector Applauds Gov. Brown on New Public-Private Precision Medicine Initiative

New research sheds light on how popular probiotic benefits the gut

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( University of Maryland School of Medicine ) One of the most well-known gut bacteria is Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, which may help in a range of illnesses, including intestinal problems and respiratory infections. But a key question has remained unanswered: How does Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG actually help? Now, researchers have come up with an explanation

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The myth about women in science

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Researchers Wendy Williams and Stephen Ceci say everything you've been told about men blocking women who want to work in science fields is not true

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New insight into public interest in medicine research

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Data has been published for the first time about public knowledge of and interest in the process of medicines research and development.

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Adherence to blood thinner best with pharmacist management, Stanford researcher says

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Patients are more likely to take a new type of blood thinner correctly and without missing doses when they are managed by pharmacists, rather than only by doctors or nurses, according to a study co-authored by a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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New Mesoamerican pine beetle described by scientists

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A newly-discovered species of tree-killing bark beetle has been described in a new paper. The Mesoamerican adult beetle tends to be somewhat larger than the southern pine beetle, and the holes where they enter the tree's bark exude more resin, producing bigger “pitch tubes.” Field observations suggest that the new species attacks trees shortly after southern pine beetle, colonizing the lower …

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Regenerative Medicine Symposium set for April 24 at GRU

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( Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University ) Scientists and physicians from the region interested in regenerative and reparative medicine techniques, such as helping aging stem cells stay focused on making strong bone, will meet in Augusta April 24 to hear updates from leaders in the field and strategize on how to move more research advances to patients.

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Regenerative Medicine Symposium set for April 24 at GRU

Science in Wonderland: Educated by fairy tales

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Melanie Keene's new book reveals the key part that fairy tales played in waking up young Victorians to science

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