update: Afropunk, Huichica and More: 8 Music Festivals to Hit This Year

The Woodstock Music & Arts Festival turns 50 this year and helped define music festivals for the counterculture generation. Its resulting legacy has been mixed — from slickly produced multiday affairs to unmitigated disasters, like the Fyre Festival — but the wildfire-spread of festivals since has led to an increasing number of exciting, smaller-scale events…

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Modern Love: How Do You Know When It’s Time to Break Up?

My boyfriend is a clumsy, lovable brute who once hiked from Mexico to Canada and breaks more things than he fixes. He fixes a lot. He’s smart but socially awkward, able to name obscure bones in the human body but unable to keep his foot out of his mouth — a grown man with perpetually…

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New peer-reviewed journal PHAGE: Therapy, Applications, and Research announced

IMAGE: PHAGE: Therapy, Applications, and Research, the only peer-reviewed publication dedicated to the burgeoning field of bacteriophage research and its applications in medicine, agriculture, aquaculture, veterinary applications, animal production, food safety,… view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, March 15, 2019 — Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers announces the launch of PHAGE:…

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What is the real link between bacterial vaginosis and HIV risk in women?

IMAGE: AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses presents papers, reviews, and case studies documenting the latest developments and research advances in the molecular biology of HIV and SIV and innovative approaches to… view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, March 15, 2019—An international team of researchers presents a comprehensive and renewed focus on…

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Chemical probe can regulate signaling pathway and block cell invasion by arboviruses

IMAGE: Researchers affiliated with the Structural Genomics Consortium in Brazil control a cellular communication pathway using chemical compounds that inhibit the kinase AAK1. view more  Credit: SGC-UNICAMP Cells in humans and other vertebrates, as well as invertebrates, have signaling pathways that play essential roles in embryo development, cell proliferation and tissue structuring. Dysregulation in one of…

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A new battle: Veterans more likely to have heart disease

IMAGE:  «I think it’s sort of the first indications of a coming public health crisis for veterans, » says Ramon Hinojosa, an assistant professor in UCF’s Department of Sociology and the study’s… view more  Credit: University of Central Florida After the war is over, veterans face a new threat. They are more likely to have…

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Montana State electrical engineering professor wins NSF CAREER grant for brain research

IMAGE: Anja Kunze, right, is shown working with undergraduate students in her lab, where small networks of brain cells are gently stretched using precise magnetic force. Montana State photo by Adrian… view more  Credit: Montana State photo by Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez BOZEMAN — Some electrical engineers design the giant dynamos and transmission lines that power society. Others…

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Periodontitis may raise the risk for developing dementia

Gum disease (gingivitis) that goes untreated can become periodontitis. When this happens, the infection that affected your gums causes loss in the bone that supports your teeth. Periodontitis is the main cause of tooth loss in adults.Interestingly, periodontitis is also a risk factor for developing dementia, one of the leading causes for disability in older…

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Oscillation in muscle tissue

IMAGE: The picture shows an immunohistochemical image of skeletal muscle. The nuclei of muscle stem cells are colored in green. The nuclei of the muscle fibers are shown in blue, the… view more  Credit: Birchmeier Lab / MDC Muscle stem cells have to be ready to spring into action at any time: When a muscle becomes…

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Nursing work environment shapes relationship between EHR & quality of care

IMAGE: Penn Nursing’s Ann Kutney-Lee, PhD, RN, FAAN, Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing, and a Senior Fellow at both CHOPR and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. view more  Credit: Penn Nursing PHILADELPHIA (March 15, 2019) — In the decade since the federal government’s electronic health record (EHR) initiatives first became law, nearly all U.S.…

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