Breaking research in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal shows that two new tests accurately diagnose coronavirus infection in about 1 hour. These tests could play a critical role in halting this deadly outbreak by enabling healthcare workers to isolate and treat patients much faster than is currently possible.
The Carnegie Foundation announced today that the University of North Florida is one of 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement.
As Mattel continues to release new versions of their line of more diverse Barbie dolls, the conversation about Barbie’s lifestyle has continued to evolve. Cayo Gamber, associate professor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the George Washington University, is…
A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study quantifies and characterizes recent trends in the generalist vs. subspecialist composition of the national radiologist workforce.
Science and technology awards were announced during SLAS2020 International Conference and Exhibition, the annual flagship event of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. Each year SLAS recognizes several exceptional attendees and exhibitors who represent the best of the Society’s programs and mission.
The protein make up of the new Wuhan coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, can tell us a lot about the similarities and differences between the new virus, SARS and MERS. Ebenezer Tumban is a virologist who studies the chemistry of different infectious viral…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940 Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss African American History, Black History Month New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 31, 2020) – Rutgers scholars are available to discuss the many facets of African American history…
Humans have been cooling metal mixtures from liquid to solid for thousands of years. But surprisingly, not much is known about exactly what happens during the process of solidification. Particularly puzzling is the solidification of eutectics, which are mixtures of two or more solid phases.
Authors caution that given the lack of a robust and detailed timeline of records of suspected, probable, and confirmed cases and close contacts, the true size of the epidemic and its pandemic potential remains unclear.
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum Journal January 2020 Video Abstracts and Editor Picks
As the world nears poliovirus eradication, the vaccines themselves have become the greatest threat. In response to a global demand for an effective, safer-to-handle and less costly polio vaccine, scientists at the Uniformed Services University (USU) have developed a new one that could help secure a polio-free world.
Physicists at Washington University in St. Louis have proposed a way to use data from ultra-high energy neutrinos to study interactions beyond the standard model of particle physics. The ‘Zee burst’ model leverages new data from large neutrino telescopes such as the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica and its future extensions.
Daniel Kelemen, a Rutgers University–New Brunswick professor of political science who is an expert in E.U. politics, is available to comment on the latest developments of Brexit. At 11:01 p.m. GMT (6:01 p.m. EST) today, Britain will become the first…
The Children’s Learning Institute at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has received a $3 million grant to teach the latest child development strategies to more than 850 infant and toddler specialists and teachers working in at-risk communities in the Lone Star State.
The Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics is releasing a groundbreaking guideline for the diagnosis and care of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders in children and youth in a supplement to its February 2020 issue. The Society for Developmental and Behavior Pediatrics Clinical…
While Super Bowl LIV occurs during the NFL’s 100th anniversary, it also marks another historic achievement: the first time, three female athletic trainers (ATs) will provide medical care during a Super Bowl. They will join other powerhouse females instrumental to Super Bowl Sunday: offensive assistant coach for the 49ers, Katie Sowers, and international sensations Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato and Shakira. They are in good company with female viewers of last year’s game comprising nearly 50% of Super Bowl viewers.
Rounds with Leadership, a forum for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Board Chair and President/CEO to offer commentary on issues and trends impacting academic nursing.
Drifting algae in the Austral Ocean can bring invasive species to the Antarctic coasts, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
Using an immunotherapy drug in combination with an infusion of anti-tumor immune cells may produce a stronger immune response that could help fight advanced melanoma.
Florida Atlantic University is one of the 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification for 2020, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement.
State laws that regulate e-cigarette sales and usage may lower their use in states where those laws have been implemented, according to a new observational study from the University of Iowa published this week by the journal JAMA Network Open.
Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have shown that a decision aid delivered through tobacco quitlines effectively reaches a screening-eligible population and results in informed decisions about lung cancer screening.
Getting covered by health insurance may have a major impact on a low-income person’s ability to get a job or enroll in school, according to a new study.
The percentage of low-income people enrolled in Michigan’s Medicaid expansion program who had jobs or were enrolled in school jumped six points in one year, while employment rates in the state remained flat.
Scientists grew tungsten disulfide 2D crystals over donut shapes. With this approach, they created strain that changed the materials’ growth dynamics and light emission properties.
Researchers recently measured a surprising effect for a new type of superconductor: bismuth palladium.
Scientists created devices based on one Weyl semimetal, tantalum arsenide. They observed that this material was able to convert more light to electricity than any other material. The conversion was 10 times higher than previous measurements with other materials.
Researchers developed open-source software that can classify viruses in ways that previous tools could not.
Using advanced computational methods to find working designs, researchers created six protein pairs in cells.
Using supercomputer simulations and a large dataset of materials, scientists found a connection between distortions in the material’s atomic structure and the amount of energy required to separate a proton from the material.
DHS S&T partnered with MIT Lincoln Laboratory and several private companies to create the Slash CameraPole.
A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.
As a staff member in the Theory and Computation Group at Brookhaven Lab’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Qu applies various approaches in artificial intelligence to analyze experimental and computational nanoscience data.
Ludwig Cancer Research extends a warm welcome to Robert Schreiber, the newest member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.
An international team of researchers found that high BMI correlates to lower survival in patients with HER2+ metastatic breast cancer, even among patients showing initial positive response to new anti-HER2 agents pertuzumab and trastuzumab.
The consumption of wildlife in China may be the main driver of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, says a Virginia Tech expert. “It’s not surprising that the coronavirus first identified in Wuhan has linkages with animals, especially wildlife,” said wildlife epidemiology…
The nearly 100 million people who watch the Super Bowl each year aren’t at risk for concussions and other gridiron injuries, but all the stress, eating and drinking can pose a health risk to football fans. Experts at Rutgers New…
Scientists at Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry have designed a biocompatible polymer that has the potential to advance photothermal therapy, a technique that deploys near-infrared light to combat antibacterial-resistant infections and cancer.
“With this year’s awards season operating in the shadow of two blockbuster trials—the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault case and President Trump’s impeachment—what have the politics of the nominations, the winners, and the shows looked like so far? Things have been…
The University of Washington has long boasted one of the country’s top programs in atmospheric sciences. Now, the UW is also teaching undergraduates how to share that knowledge online and on TV as a broadcast meteorologist.
While Medicaid expansion has led to substantial increases in Medicaid reimbursement for substance use treatment, it has not specifically led to a detectable increase in hiring attempts to increase the substance use disorder and behavioral health treatment workforce, according to a study by Indiana University researchers.
Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, Maryland, have identified highly absorbent materials that can extract drinkable water out of thin air – which could potentially lead to technologies that supply potable water in the driest areas on the planet.
California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White has been appointed as a co-chair of a national task force that will focus on improving transfer and award of credit practices to spur student success and reduce the time to graduate. Additionally, California State University, Northridge President Dianne F. Harrison will serve as a member of the group.
• Between 15 and 22 out of every 100 patients in India with mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease had significant impairment in at least 1 of the 5 domains of quality of life.
• Quality of life scores were associated with sociodemographic factors (lower income, poor education, and female gender), with almost no major impact of medical- or disease-related variables.
With a team of experts in fields including data science, statistics, computer science, finance, energy, agriculture, ecology, hydrology, climate and space weather, The Predictive Risk Investigation System for Multilayer Dynamic Interconnection Analysis (PRISM), funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will integrate data across different areas to improve risk prediction.
With $4 million in matching funds from the National Institutes of Health, the University of Washington has created a new integrated center to match biomedical discoveries with the resources needed to bring innovative products to the public and improve health.
A new collaborative study published by a research team from the Wayne State University School of Medicine, the CReATe Fertility Centre and the University of Massachusetts Amherst provides the first in-depth look at the microbiome of human sperm utilizing RNA sequencing with sufficient sensitivity to identify contamination and pathogenic bacterial colonization.
Soil scientists from Cornell and Rice Universities have dug around and found that although adding carbon organic matter to agricultural fields is usually advantageous, it may muddle the beneficial underground communication between legume plants and microorganisms.
Notre Dame Professor Christina Wolbrecht’s “A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage” was published today. It is the only complete source of information on how women have voted since suffrage through the present day. The research conducted by…
A new network of researchers and community officials is working to find solutions to some of the biggest challenges within the Mississippi River watershed.
A new survey from dermatology and emergency medicine researchers at the George Washington University suggests that the dermatology community is inadequately prepared for a biological disaster and would benefit from a formal preparedness training program.