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Blood test for heart transplant recipients reduces biopsies

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A new study conducted by Hannah Valantine, professor of cardiovascular medicine, and her colleagues shows that doctors can safely decrease the number of biopsies performed on heart transplant patients by using a blood test to identify patients at low risk for organ rejection.

Scientists link ocean acidification to prehistoric extinction

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Jonathan Payne, assistant professor of geological and environmental sciences, said calcium found in limestone from southeast China helps answer the question: What caused the mass extinction? Payne is lead author of a paper published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Howard Williams, oil and gas law expert, dead at 94

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Howard Williams, who died April 14 at his home in Palo Alto, was one of the country's leading experts on licensing and regulation of oil, gas and other natural resources. He joined the Law School faculty in 1963 and became a professor emeritus in 1985.

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  • Crime alerts: The Department of Public Safety reported two criminal incidents April 25. One involved a peeping Tom; the other was an auto burglary. More details are available on the crime alerts website.
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