Chula Pharmaceutical Science helps increase public confidence to keep COVID-19 at bay with their new test kit to verify the safety and efficacy of hand sanitizers and alcohol-based gel and spray products.
Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the C2SMART Tier 1 University Transportation Center propose a simulation-based transit network design model for bus frequency planning in large-scale transportation network with activity-based behavioral responses.
Scientists have devised a way to engineer yeast to produce sustainable, eco-friendly commodity chemicals using computing power as a guide.
Cedars-Sinai physicians who have been on the front lines in the battle against COVID-19 in the community are also doing their part at home by getting their children vaccinated against the virus.
Among the many devastating impacts of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia is the risk that patients will wander and become lost. Indeed, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, six in 10 people with the disease will wander at least once over the course of their illness — and many do so repeatedly.
Scientists from Cedars-Sinai are gearing up to send stem cells into space to test whether it is possible to produce large batches in zero gravity for use in treating a variety of diseases back on Earth.
Four months ago, Judy Kronenfeld, PhD, was about to learn whether a suspicious mass in her left lung was cancerous. She underwent two minimally invasive surgical procedures and had a cancer diagnosis, staging and surgery behind her in a matter of hours, not days or weeks.
A Chula research team has developed a screening strip kit to detect the early stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD) that’s easy to use, yields quick results, increasing the chance of being cured for patients, and helping to cut over 10 billion baht of the ever-increasing annual healthcare costs for CKD patients. The CKD screening strip kits are expected to be released early next year.
The University of South Australia is creating individual student learning profiles to help teachers better monitor and support Australian school children.
An Indiana University cancer researcher is leading an $11.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute in which he and others across the country will work on identifying new treatments for tumors that develop in children, adolescents and adults with a common genetic condition.
Better practices have reduced phosphorus loads during most years by 40%
A year-long study of a group of military veterans experiencing homeless in Los Angeles found that few were able to obtain permanent housing over the course of the period, even though they lived near the region’s major VA service center.
The American Academy of Dermatology highlights the importance of regular skin self-exams during National Healthy Skin Month this November. These exams help catch serious conditions early when they are most treatable. Research shows nearly one in four Americans have skin disease. Skin cancer remains the most common cancer in the United States with an estimated 9,500 people diagnosed every day.
A group of University of Florida Health researchers are developing an intelligent ICU, an autonomous and highly detailed patient-monitoring system driven by artificial intelligence.
Short for Venus Mass Spectrometer, VMS is one of five instruments aboard the DAVINCI descent probe.
A U.S. Army veteran living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was presented with an Australian shepherd service dog on Sept. 25, the result of roughly five years of fundraising by an employee group at Argonne National Laboratory.
The Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity at the George Washington University announced the launch today of the Health Workforce Diversity Tracker, an interactive online tool that provides extensive data on the diversity of recent graduates and the existing workforce across ten critical health professions.
Theoretical physicists have proposed a new method to measure the speed of sound in quark-gluon plasma. The speed of sound is determined by a material’s properties, so measuring it helps scientists understand that material. These studies reveal the way quarks and gluons interact with each other and offers new insights on matter in the early Universe.
The world has seen dozens of attacks in the past two years. The New York University Tandon School of Engineering’s annual CSAW games aims to prepare a new generation of cyber defenders in ways to address myriad software and hardware threats, from vulnerabilities in artificial intelligence (AI) systems, microchip theft, and more.
Instead of being complacent that the populist threat to U.S. democracy is over, the people and their politicians ought to learn from the mistakes of their neighbors in South America, where a failure to address structural inequalities has allowed populism to retain power.
Angie Macias, a doctoral student at West Virginia University, and Matt Kasson, an associate professor, are part of a National Geographic-funded project to study the fungal diversity associated with fungus-feeding millipedes.
The current COVID-19 pandemic has again emphasized the importance of accurate, rapid, and massively deployed diagnostics to effectively contain viral transmission.
After eight great years of observations and research, a Sandia National Laboratories-operated atmospheric measurement facility moved from Oliktok Point, on the North Slope of Alaska, this summer. The mobile facility will be relocating to the southeastern United States; the exact location is still being decided.
With conversations about COVID-19 vaccinations a likely centerpiece this holiday season, resources from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses can help individuals prepare for potentially challenging discussions with family and friends who are hesitant about the vaccine.
After nearly two years of pandemic response, Iowa State University emergency manager Clayton Oliver is bringing his knowledge of and experience in disaster response to ISU students in an honors seminar. The students applied what they have learned in a simulated tornado disaster at a university apartment.
An internationally renowned geriatrician and advocate for seniors and a 98-year-old World War II veteran hero are a dynamic duo whose paths recently crossed. They have a common bond: to improve care and quality of life for Americans and people throughout the world.
Quantum entanglement occurs when two particles appear to communicate without a physical connection, a phenomenon Albert Einstein famously called “spooky action at a distance.” Nearly 90 years later, a team led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory demonstrated the viability of a “quantum entanglement witness” capable of proving the presence of entanglement between magnetic particles, or spins, in a quantum material.
Anne White at MIT had a vision for an innovative approach to experiments to aid in the study and understanding of tokamak turbulence. Her work has developed rigorous validation of the models used to detail measurements of the turbulence, towards fusion’s promise of clean and nearly unlimited energy.
Using neutron experiments at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a research team led by Vanderbilt University successfully captured the most detailed view to date of water’s hydrogen bonding patterns around DNA, opening new possibilities for studying how water impacts DNA function.
Cassava is a key food security crop around the world
An estimated 10,000 children from 40 tribes were removed from their families and placed at the Genoa school during its 50 years. A team of researchers is piecing together the school’s scarred history and making it available to descendants.
بسبب جائحة فيروس كورونا المستجد (كوفيد-19)، أصبح من الصعب على بعض الأشخاص ممارسة تمارينهم اليومية. وقد يساهم السلوك الحضري، ومنه الجلوس لفترات طويلة من الوقت، في آثار صحية ضارة، بما في ذلك ما يُشار إليه باسم “أمراض الجلوس”.
A pandemia da COVID-19 tornou mais difícil para algumas pessoas praticarem seus exercícios diários. O comportamento sedentário, incluindo ficar sentado por longos períodos, pode contribuir para efeitos adversos à saúde, incluindo algo conhecido como “doença de ficar sentado.”
La pandemia de la COVID-19 provocó que a algunas personas les resulte más difícil realizar su entrenamiento diario. La conducta sedentaria, incluso estar sentado durante largos períodos, puede acarrear efectos adversos para la salud, que incluye lo que se conoce como “la enfermedad de estar sentado”.
The Lynx X-Ray Observatory, conceived at the Center for Astrophysics, is included in a new series of powerful telescopes that have been recommended as a national priority.
As invasive carp continue to pose ecological and economic threats to the Upper Mississippi River Basin, researchers at West Virginia University hope to uncover ways to minimize the species’ expansion.
Cybersecurity experts from Iowa State University and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are working to build a coalition that will train and educate a workforce capable of defending critical infrastructure, including energy providers, from computer attacks.
As part of a recently launched international phase 3 clinical trial, Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine are investigating whether the Merck antiviral pill, molnupiravir, now approved in Britain for treating COVID-19, can prevent COVID-19 in unvaccinated individuals living with people who have contracted the disease. Montefiore-Einstein is the first and only New York State site for the trial and was selected due to its diverse patient population and expertise in clinical trials of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
Cedars-Sinai’s COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru is now open to children 5 and older, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is safe and effective in children.
A clinical trial at the Kidney Stone Center at UW Medical Center – Northwest is testing the ability of ultrasound waves to dislodge and move small fragments left behind after surgery so they can naturally be expelled
With a large majority of Americans concerned about climate change and an increasing number expressing alarm and distress, it is past time to address this burgeoning public health crisis at the individual, community and societal levels, according to a report from the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica.
Ecologists know that adding more plant food that prey animals eat can also benefit predators. Scientists wanted to know if the same principles apply in bacterial food webs. They found that predatory bacteria grow faster and consume more resources than non-predators, and they use predatory behavior and physical features to hunt and feast on prey bacteria.
Launched in the fall, the CSUCCESS initiative is bridging the digital divide by providing free iPads to thousands of CSU students. And it’s only getting started.
Daylight saving time ends this weekend, signaling the beginning of a season filled with holiday celebrations and family traditions for many. But for some, the time change also marks the beginning of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as seasonal depression or winter depression.
The NSF is funding a team led by the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at UT Austin to implement a Deep-Ocean Observing Strategy (iDOOS), bringing together U.S. and international networks engaged in deep-ocean observing, mapping, exploration, modeling, research and sustainable management.
When 49-year-old, Detective Roberta Harper was having trouble putting together a sentence on June 27, 2021, she had no idea she would end up at JFK University Medical Center having a massive stroke.
A strong partnership between the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in STEM Education and the West Virginia Department of Education, along with rigorous statewide computer standards, has accelerated the Mountain State’s number of computer science classes offered in K-12 classrooms by 30% in two years, according to a new national report.
Daylight saving time is doing far more harm than good, according to sleep scientists. James Wyatt, PhD, clinical sleep disorder specialist, explains.
Scientists from Sandia, Los Alamos and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories have just begun the third phase of a years-long experiment to understand how salt and very salty water behave near hot nuclear waste containers in a salt-bed repository.Salt’s unique physical properties can be used to provide safe disposal of radioactive waste, said Kristopher Kuhlman, a Sandia geoscientist and technical lead for the project.