All Black Everything

For those of us who grew up black in the 1980s, going to the movies meant picking a character to identify with and pretending that person was black. It was a great era for film: There was “The Breakfast Club” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “Back to the Future” and “Top Gun.” But black people…

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MDI biological laboratory receives $30,000 to support organoid course

IMAGE: A highly magnified image of a kidney organoid generated from stem cells. Participants in the MDI Biological Laboratory’s ‘Applications of Organoid Technology’ course will use such organoids to study kidney… view more  Credit: Leif Oxburgh Laboratory at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute. BAR HARBOR, MAINE — The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that it…

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Early term infants less likely to breastfeed

IMAGE: Breastfeeding Medicine, the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, is an authoritative, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal published 10 times per year in print and online. view more  Credit: (c) 2019 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, May 14, 2019–A new, prospective study provides evidence that “early term” infants (those born at 37-38…

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