$500,000 grant funds creation of institute to advance AI for materials science

Funds from an NSF $500,000 grant will be used to bring together an interdisciplinary team of researchers with complementary expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) and material science to lay the groundwork for an AI-Enabled Materials Discovery, Design, and Synthesis (AIMS) Institute.

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World’s largest opinion survey on climate change: Majority call for wide-ranging action

The results of the Peoples’ Climate Vote, the world’s biggest ever survey of public opinion on climate change are published today. Covering 50 countries with over half of the world’s population, the survey includes over half a million people under the age of 18, a key constituency on climate change that is typically unable to vote yet in regular elections.

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CRF Fellows Course Connect Will Take Place Online May 7-9, 2021

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced that its annual Interventional Cardiology Fellows Course will take place online May 7-9, 2021. The CRF Fellows Course is an interactive educational program introducing advanced interventional cardiology trainees to all facets of coronary, structural, and endovascular interventions.

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Heart disease #1 cause of death rank likely to be impacted by COVID-19 for years to come

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide, according to the American Heart Association’s Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics — 2021 Update, published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation, and experts warn that the broad influence of the COVID-19 pandemic will likely continue to extend that ranking for years to come.

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On nights before a full moon, people go to bed later and sleep less, study shows

Sleep cycles in people oscillate during the 29.5-day lunar cycle: In the days leading up to a full moon, people go to sleep later in the evening and sleep for shorter periods of time. Scientists observed these oscillations in urban and rural settings — regardless of an individual’s access to electricity.

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