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Jun 26, 2013Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Move Forward on Medical Device Tracking - Staff Tribune

Summary: "You may not yet depend on a pacemaker, defibrillator, stent, joint implant or any of the other life-­changing, potentially lifesaving products made by the medical device industry."
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Mar 26, 2013PBS: Need to Know: Medical Devices - Not Available

Summary: The PBS program "Need to Know" devoted a portion of their March 22 program to discuss medical devices. Joining host Jeff Greenfield on the program was Pew's Dr. Josh Rising, project director of the medical devices initiative at The Pew Charitable Trusts. Here is a portion of their conversation.
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Mar 01, 20132011 Pew Scholar Wins $1.5 Million for Cellular Game Theory Research - Not Available

Summary: Jeff Gore, a 2011 Pew scholar and an Assistant Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology was awarded $1.5 million by the Allen Family Foundation. His research involves using single-celled yeast to explore how ideas from game theory can provide insight into cellular decision making.
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Feb 25, 20132001 Latin American Fellow Wins Collaborative Activity Award - Not Available

Summary: Sidarta Ribeiro, a 2001 Pew Latin American Fellow, with the Brazilian Society for Neuroscience and Behavior (SBNeC), wins a Collaborative Activity Award: Understanding Human Cognition from the James S. McDonnell Foundation.
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Feb 25, 20132007 Pew Scholar Wins The Vilcek Prize - Not Available

Summary: Dr. Michael "Micha" Rape, a 2007 Pew Scholar, has been named winner of The Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science for his work on ubiquitination, a process which "tags" damaged or bad proteins for destruction, as it relates to many diseases, including cancer or neurodegeneration.
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Dec 05, 2012Looming Spending Cuts Would Hit Hard All Over - Jim Zarroli - Pew Center on the States

Summary: Ingrid Schroeder, Director of the Fiscal Analysis Initiative at the Pew Center on the States, discusses the looming fiscal cliff on NPR's All Things Considered.
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Nov 28, 2012Pew report illustrates how Philadelphia's property tax system became so unfair - NewsWorks - Philadelphia Research Initiative

Summary: WHYY’s Newsworks Tonight interviews Emily Dowdall, Senior Associate at the Philadelphia Research Initiative at The Pew Charitable Trusts, about a recent report examing Philadelphia's property tax system.
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Nov 13, 2012Money Fund Reform Has Top Support - Edward Wyatt - Systemic Risk Council

Summary: A council of top financial regulators, upset with the Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to strengthen rules governing money market mutual funds since the financial crisis, is trying to force the S.E.C. to adopt stricter regulations.
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Nov 12, 2012''Sheila Bair For Treasury Secretary'' - John Wasik - Pew Charitable Trusts

Summary: In this Forbes article, financial writer John Wasik explains why former FDIC Chairman Sheila Bairs should be nominated to replace Tim Geithner as Treasury Secretary.
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Nov 07, 2012'This American Land' Series Features Wilderness in New Mexico, Montana, other States - Pew Environment Group

Summary: "Learn why local Hispanic farmers and ranchers support legislation, which will preserve traditional hunting, grazing, fishing and wood gathering, on this episode of “This American Land,” produced in partnership with The Pew Charitable Trusts."
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