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Materials face ultimate test in space

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mark Hersam of Northwestern University will be more interested than most Americans when the space shuttle Endeavour lifts off for the last time Friday, April 29. Six little pieces of himself and his research ...

dateApr 29, 2011 in Materials Science
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Calm after the storm

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Japanese have impressed the world with the relative calm and order they have maintained in the aftermath of one of the world’s worst natural disasters.

dateMar 28, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Religious young adults become obese by middle age

(PhysOrg.com) -- Could it be the potato salad? Young adults who frequently attend religious activities are 50 percent more likely to become obese by middle age as young adults with no religious involvement, according to new ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Health
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Load up on fiber now, avoid heart disease later

A new study from Northwestern Medicine shows a high-fiber diet could be a critical heart-healthy lifestyle change young and middle-aged adults can make. The study found adults between 20 and 59 years old with the highest ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Health
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