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A State-by-State Approach to Closing the Health Equity Gap

We need to establish directors for health equity at the state levelPharmacist Negin Sazgar at a vaccination site in an underserved area of Los Angeles. Credit: Dania Maxwell Getty Images As the Delta variant causes COVID-19 cases to swell, resurrects mask mandates and forces hospitals back to surge capacity, a familiar pattern is emerging. Like…

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A customer-centric approach is key in a post-pandemic world

Quoting John Lennon, Bill Kanarick describes the tectonic industry shifts brought on by the pandemic: “There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen.” After months of hunkering down at home, consumers got used to online shopping, telehealth doctor’s appointments and contactless and curbside pickup, effectively doubling e-commerce sales in the…

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See Jupiter and the moon make a close approach in tonight’s sky

Home News Skywatching Step outside around 45 minutes after sunset on Saturday evening (Aug. 21) and in a single glance you’ll be able to partake in a gathering of the moon and the biggest planet of our solar system, very low in the east-southeast sky. Assuming your skies are reasonably clear, you’ll be able to see…

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A holistic approach to materials for the next generation of electrical insulation

Our electrical infrastructure has remained largely unchanged since World War II, but advances in technology — specifically materials — opened doors we never would have thought possible in the past. These advances have set the stage to redesign our electrical infrastructure for the next 100 years and beyond. The redesign is critical because every day…

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Integrated approach streamlines genome sequencing to advance single-cell technology

The Addressable Dynamic Droplet Array (aDDA) in which all the sample preparation steps can be performed. Credit: CHEN Rongze and YU Ningfu A single cell can reveal much about the biological world through genomic sequencing. Scientists can compare a single, isolated cell to other samples, analyzing the differences and similarities to better understand how the…

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Short-term Approach Best for Seizure Prevention After ICH

Short-term, 7-day prophylactic regimens are superior to longer-term strategies for preventing seizures following spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (sICH), new research shows. Investigators created a model that simulated common clinical scenarios to compare four antiseizure drug strategies ― conservative, moderate, aggressive, and risk-guided. They used the 2HELPS2B score as a risk stratification tool to guide clinical decisions.…

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New approach opens window into life below the seafloor

New research may provide a breakthrough for scientists to understand life in the harshest of environments. Scientists from Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences studied microorganisms from an underwater mountain in the Atlantic Ocean, pioneering a method that could open new windows into our understanding of how life survives deep under the sea — or in…

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A Better Approach to Group Editing

Track Changes and similar group-editing programs have revolutionized the editing process, and we can all be thankful for such advances in technology. But these programs don’t begin to address the dark side of group edits: rounds and rounds of disagreement, competing levels of expertise and authority, and excessive nitpicking that leave project managers ready to…

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New approach eradicates breast cancer in mice

Researchers discovered a small molecule, ErSO, that eradicates breast cancers in mice by targeting a pathway that protects cancer cells. Credit: L. Brian Stauffer A new approach to treating breast cancer kills 95-100% of cancer cells in mouse models of human estrogen-receptor-positive breast cancers and their metastases in bone, brain, liver and lungs. The newly…

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New Approach Could Boost the Search for Life in Otherworldly Oceans

The hottest spots in the search for alien life are a few frigid moons in the outer solar system, each known to harbor a liquid-water ocean beneath its icy exterior. There is Saturn’s moon Titan, which hides a thick layer of briny water beneath a frozen surface dotted with lakes of liquid hydrocarbon. Titan’s sister…