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Genes, Ozone, and Autism: Increased risk for autism when genetic variation and air pollution meet
Genes, Ozone, and Autism: Increased risk for autism when genetic variation and air pollution meet 22 June 2017 A new analysis shows that individuals with high levels of genetic variation and elevated exposure to ozone in the environment are at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected by adding the two risk factors together.

Improving elementary teacher mathematics fluency: Penn State to host summer workshops at four campuses across the Commonwealth
Improving elementary teacher mathematics fluency:  Penn State to host summer workshops at four campuses across the Commonwealth 20 June 2017 The Pennsylvania Math Initiative (PMI), founded at Penn State in 2012, will once again be hosting professional development workshops aimed at improving the mathematics fluency of elementary school teachers.

Potential new target for antimalarial drugs identified
Potential new target for antimalarial drugs identified 14 June 2017 A newly described protein could be an effective target for combatting drug-resistant malaria parasites. The protein, the transcription factor PfAP2-I, regulates a number of genes involved with the parasite’s invasion of red blood cells, a critical part of the parasite’s complex life cycle that could be targeted by new antimalarial drugs

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