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Using data to treat the sickest and most expensive patients

Apr 24, 2014
"Super-utilizers" are one of the most pressing healthcare policy questions. And there is a striking lack of research.
Posted In: health care, data, research
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Will dollars follow the stem cell breakthrough?

May 16, 2013
Researchers have figured out how to clone human embryonic stems cells, which can be used to develop tissue for many uses. Will investors jump in?
Posted In: stem cell research, research, Science
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No sequester reprieve for biomedical research

Apr 30, 2013
Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institute of Health, on how sequester cuts have caused anxiety for young researchers.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, research, Science
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NIH director welcomes BRAIN initiative

Apr 4, 2013
National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins says government funding is the best way to support large scientific enterprises and fundamental health advances.
Posted In: brain, research, Science, Health, Obama
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New transparent solar panels could be used as windows

Jul 25, 2012
And can power your house. Plus, don’t go online before bed because it made some hamsters depressed.
Posted In: energy, mental health, research, hamsters, solar
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Gamers solve problem scientists couldn't

Sep 19, 2011
For over a decade, biomedical researchers have been trying to figure out the composition of a retrovirus enzyme from an AIDS-like virus. The belief...
Posted In: games, research, videogames
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Twitter makes changes that screws things up for researchers

Mar 4, 2011
Twitter is changing its terms of service. Might not make a big difference to you and me as we tweet about the tv show we're watching or what we're...
Posted In: Entertainment, research, social media, Twitter, Web Culture
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Study: The bigger the Wal-Mart, the fatter the shoppers

Jan 19, 2011
If your New Years resolution is to lose weight, you better hope a Walmart Supercenter doesn't open up around the corner. A recent study found th...
Posted In: Food, food prices, Health, research, Retail, Walmart
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'Shrooms may ease anxiety in cancer patients

Sep 7, 2010
According to a study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry (abstract only), hallucinogen psilocybin (which to you and me, is known as ...
Posted In: medicine, research
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Want users to tell all??? Have an ugly site.

Sep 3, 2010
The scuzzier-looking the site, the more users may reveal about themselves. That's the finding of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University. They...
Posted In: marketing, privacy, research, web design

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