For the first time, scientists have unraveled genetic changes that cause rapid fish evolution due to intense harvesting – changes that previously had been invisible to researchers.
Baby jumping spiders can hunt prey just like their parents do because they have vision nearly as good.
Scientists can use cell cultures from the tissues of swine nasal passages, tracheas and lungs to study influenza viruses that infect swine and humans. The outcomes are closer to what’s happening inside the animal.
“Dangerous Pastures: Deadly Grass Puts Horses at Risk” – Such dire warnings on the websites of horse owners and horse lovers may cause people to see their environment in a whole new light.
The vast cultural and linguistic diversity of Latin American countries is still far from being fully represented by genetic surveys.
The Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawai’i recently recorded the highest concentration of carbon dioxide, or CO2, levels in human history.
The American Thoracic Society has published an official clinical guideline on the evaluation and management of obesity hypoventilation syndrome in the Society’s Aug. 1 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
Macrophages are white blood cells that accumulate in tumors, and aid cancer progression. Now scientists have identified a surface protein found only on the macrophages residing in tumors, exposing a target for precise tumor treatments.
Nothing disappoints quite like a good story with a lousy finish. So researchers at Carnegie Mellon University who work in the young field of automated storytelling don’t think they’re getting ahead of themselves by devising better endings.
New York University physicist Jiehang Zhang has received an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy.
More than 1 million sepsis survivors are discharged annually from acute care
hospitals in the United States. Although the majority of these patients receive post-acute care (PAC) services, with over a third coming to home health care (HHC), sepsis survivors account for a majority of readmissions nationwide. Effective interventions are needed to decrease these poor outcomes.
A new paper in Animal Behaviour lays out three concepts from complex systems science that could advance studies into animal social complexity.
Researchers from Roswell Park have developed a new bioinformatics-based approach for monitoring key changes in cancer cells — a data-driven method that might help to enhance and personalize cancer treatment.
The new D 23 TC1® plasma separation media from I.W. Tremont delivers high yield, optically clear plasma from whole blood. Ideal for applications used in diagnostic devices where rapid conversion is required from small sample volumes (5-20 µl).
University of Delaware scientists are part of an international team of researchers that has revealed a new approach to convert carbon dioxide gas into valuable chemicals and fuels.
For the past half-decade, Detroit’s government and community groups have worked to tear down abandoned houses and other buildings in the city’s most blight-stricken neighborhoods, in the name of public safety and quality of life.
Today, DHS S&T announced three finalists for the first stage of the $250,000 Escape Respirator Challenge.
New research from the University of Notre Dame found that these tracked insider trades can predict future firm returns, with the stocks bought by a fund manager after a tracked insider buy outperforming other firm purchases.
A rare, short-lived population of immune cells in the bloodstream may serve as ‘periscopes’ to monitor immune status via lymph nodes deep inside the body.
Os pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic descobriram uma associação entre o aumento nos sintomas de burnout e o crescente preconceito racial em médicos residentes. O estudo aparece na JAMA Network Open.
Six leading researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have received international recognition in being named as Argonne Distinguished Fellows.
A national team of experts has published the largest-ever examination of the state of research on all aspects of youth firearm injury – whether intentional, unintentional or self-inflicted. The bottom-line conclusion: Far more research, and better research, is needed on children, teens and the prevention and aftermath of firearm injuries and deaths.
Blog Post from CFR Energy Realpolitik by Amy M. Jaffe.
Devon Still, an advocate for childhood cancer awareness and a former professional athlete, will deliver the keynote address during the 2019 AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Still will speak about his and his daughter’s experiences overcoming cancer on Sunday, October 20.
Thirteen students came to Cornell University’s campus July 20-28 for The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP), an immersive college preparation experience for current and former enlisted service members.
مدينة روتشستر، مينيسوتا. — وجد باحثو Mayo Clinic علاقة بين زيادة أعراض الاحتراق النفسي وزيادة التمييز العنصري لدى الأطباء المقيمين. تظهر الدراسة في المجلة الطبية JAMA Network Open “شبكة مجلة الجمعية الطبية الأمريكية المفتوحة”.
For the first time in its 47-year history, Smithsonian Gardens is presenting a campus-wide exhibition featuring multiple exhibits across the Smithsonian. “Habitat,” on display through December 2020, includes 14 distinct exhibits in indoor and outdoor garden spaces at various Smithsonian museums, all exploring a central theme: protecting habitats protects life.
The Center for Electrochemical Energy Science at Argonne National Laboratory has won a Ten at Ten Award from the U.S. Department of Energy. The award-winning research involved the development and commercialization of two new electrode technologies for next-generation lithium-ion batteries.
Elderly cancer patients who are HIV-positive, particularly those with prostate and breast cancers, have worse outcomes compared to cancer patients in the same age range who do not have HIV. A Moffitt Cancer Center researcher, in collaboration with investigators at the National Cancer Institute, Duke University, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, took a closer look at the disparity, factoring in whether or not cancer treatment had an impact on outcomes among this patient population. Their findings were published today in JAMA Oncology.
The American Chiropractic Association offers parents tips for choosing a backpack for their children that won’t cause back pain and shoulder strain.
The Biophysical Society (BPS) is proud to add its name and support to the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) to measurably advance professional and ethical conduct, climate and culture across their respective fields.
A Kenyan study explored the effects of water quality, sanitation, handwashing and nutritional interventions on rates of intestinal worm infections. Water treatment alone was found sufficient to reduce roundworm infections by 18 percent. Other parasitic infections examined did not have significant reductions from any of the interventions.
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Labor, has embarked on a new apprenticeship program to teach high-tech skills to young people through four years of on-the-job training and technical courses.
CFR Backgrounder by Zachary Laub. The United States’ withdrawal from the arms control agreement has heightened tensions and left the remaining signatories scrambling to keep the deal alive.
Mayo Clinic y Boston Scientific Corp. emprendieron en una reciente iniciativa para acelerar el desarrollo de tecnología médica y nuevos tratamientos de invasión mínima para muchas enfermedades que entorpecen la calidad de vida y la longevidad.
Known for its poor prognosis, lung adenocarcinoma is the most common type of lung cancer, responsible for about 4 of 10 diagnoses, according to the National Cancer Institute. Researchers on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus can now distinguish between two pathways where this deadly cancer can develop. They say their discovery could help future patients. The findings appear in Cancer Cell.
Babson Executive Education is launching a new open enrollment program as part of its capability in helping companies drive growth and innovation. The two-day overview — Building A Capability For Breakthrough Innovation — at Babson in October shows innovation leaders, innovation managers and their teams and organizational leaders how to build a capability for breakthrough innovation at a company.
Many species are adapting to climate change, but those adaptations aren’t occurring fast enough to guarantee their long-term survival, according to a recent study that analyzed 10,000 published scientific papers. An Iowa State University biologist contributed to the international research team.
In the wake of one of the largest data breaches ever, experts from the George Washington University are available to discuss cybersecurity from a variety of perspectives. GW’s Flash Studio, a state-of-the-art broadcast studio, is available for remote, live, or…
In August 2019, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) has turned the focus of Neurosurgical Awareness Month to the diseases and treatments of the spine. To share information, all of the association’s Patient Pages relating to conditions and treatments of the spine, which reside on www.aans.org, were updated by fellows of the association.
ORNL story tips: Training next-generation sensors to “see,” interpret live data; 3D printing tungsten could protect fusion reactor components; detailed study estimated how much more, or less, energy U.S. residents might consume by 2050 based on seasonal weather shifts; astrophysicists used ORNL supercomputer to create highest-ever-resolution galactic wind simulations; new solar-thermal desalination method improves energy efficiency.
Researchers from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine will collaborate with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and the Durham County Sheriff’s Office to implement and evaluate two new opioid addiction treatment programs for people in the criminal justice system.
Wichita State University and Textron Aviation, a Textron Inc. company, have announced the next step in ongoing collaboration efforts to develop the future of the aviation industry and next generation of employees when the company signed a long-term lease at the Wichita State Innovation Campus.
More than 150 Iowa State University entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas to visitors at the ISU exhibit during this month’s Iowa State Fair. The exhibit, “The Great Iowa State Pitch Off: STANDING InnOVATION!,” will be in the Varied Industries building at the Iowa State Fair, held Aug. 8-18.
Convelo Therapeutics Inc., a Cleveland company based on the research findings of Paul Tesar and Drew Adams at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has entered into a strategic partnership with Genentech to develop new therapeutic drugs to repair damaged myelin insulation on nerve cells for patients suffering from neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis.
Back-to-school time is here again! As students and teachers prepare to begin a new year, parents are preparing for a new routine and new challenges. Whether parents are sending their child off to school for the first time or the…
Newly published manuscript explores risk factors and etiology of sporadic colon and rectal (colorectal) cancer in young adults.
Back to school tips for parents include meeting with teachers early and kids making friends sooner rather than later when they start a new school.
For all of the upcoming back-to-school shopping sales, deals and promotions, Stephanie Yates, Ph.D., finance expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham can discuss a wide range of school budgeting tips, including: How to buy school supplies without breaking…
MOSCOW (MIPT) — Thousands of earthquakes happen across the world each day, shaking the Earth’s surface, reshaping the landscape, and at times posing a threat to the population. While seismologists have come a long way understanding the processes behind earthquakes, the…