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n a new study, Yale researchers challenge a long-held assumption about how insulin-producing cells in the pancreas sense and respond to glucose.

The prostate cancer drug, Provenge will be tested on men with early diagnosis of the disease, which some clinicians believe it will be most useful.

Trypsin is by far the most commonly used protease in proteomics. Even though the amount of protease used in each experiment is very small, digestion of large amounts of protein prior to enrichment can be rather costly. The price of commercial trypsin is highly dependent on the quality of the enzyme, which is determined by its purity, activity, and chemical modifications. In this study we evaluated…

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"Math is a language and we should teach it as a language." A Silicon Valley Community Foundation grant to Barrett Elementary School in Morgan Hill, CA suppor...

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Seven states boosted — or will soon boost — their Earned Income Tax Credits (EITCs) this year to help low-wage working families meet basic needs. These state EITC expansions will supplement the federal EITC’s well-documented long-term…

Wondering if your kid is dealing with an ear infection? Soon, according to researchers at the University of Washington, there’ll be an app for that. They claim to have created a simple test that uses a smartphone and folded up paper to detect one of the telltale signs of infection—fluid in the ears—with about the same or greater accuracy as a doctor.

The biased language in these bills has no basis in medicine or reality. They’re written to divert attention away from the fact that they ban abortion and hurt women.

The President has grown fond of falsely claiming that abortion doctors can “execute” babies.

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The court said that the state's Bill of Rights "allows a woman to make her own decisions regarding her body ... decisions that can include whether to continue a pregnancy."

The subject of attention is everywhere in publishing these days, spanning disparate genres from self help to satire to fiction.

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A (growing) list of which states have passed some of our countries most severe abortion bans.

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A new report in Health Affairs looks at the success rate of hospital IT system integration, post-consolidation.

The Trump-Pence administration's dangerous gag rule is designed to cut patients off from care at Planned Parenthood -- so Planned Parenthood is taking the administration to court. Sign on to our people’s brief supporting patients and fighting to stop the gag rule.

March 22 is World Water Day. The United Nations designated this day to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
The science journal Nature shares some sobering global data:
Four billion people currently experience water scarcity at least one month of the year
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As part of the youngest and most diverse freshman class ever in the House of Representatives, badass Black Congresswomen are bringing their passion for change to Capitol Hill.

Take an introductory look at the founding practices and propaganda surrounding the development and prohibition of psychedelic use in our society. bit....

When it comes to selecting a university, international students normally make their selection based on rankings, academic reputation, diversity, cost, These are some of the best universities in the US to provide disability services for students with special needs.

He celebrated women's accomplishments at the State of the Union while making it harder to achieve them.

Over the course of two months, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' proposed Title IX rules change received over 100,000 public comments. DeVos' proposal has been widely criticized by survivors' groups, as it would drastically narrow the definition of…

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