Mineral Discovery Made Easier: X-Ray Technique Shines a New Light on Tiny, Rare Crystals

Berkeley Lab scientists participate in the discovery of ognitite; other candidate new-mineral studies in progress Like a tiny needle in a sprawling hayfield, a single crystal grain measuring just tens of millionths of a meter – found in a borehole sample…

Many uses for high-frequency radar in the Great Lakes: warning ships, tracking spills, monitoring algal blooms

Lorelle Meadows is available to discuss high-frequency radar capabilities in freshwater applications and the importance of remote sensing in the Great Lakes. Lorelle Meadows is the dean of the Pavlis Honors College at Michigan Technological University and an oceanographer by…

SDSC Receives New Funding for West Big Data Innovation Hub

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a second round of funding for the country’s four Big Data Innovation Hubs – organizations where academics, community leaders, regional business, and local and state government representatives collaborate to help solve grand challenges…

Mayo Clinic to host Sixth Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

Mayo Clinic will host the Sixth Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference at the Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia in Scottsdale, Arizona, Sept. 19–20. This program is a joint effort among Mayo Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine, and Theresa’s…

RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute Announce New $750 Million, Free-Standing Cancer Pavilion in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 19, 2019 – RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, in partnership with New Brunswick Development Corporation have announced the development of a new, state-of-the-art, free-standing cancer pavilion in New Brunswick. The initial estimated…

Stephanie Shiau Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health

New Brunswick, NJ – The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Stephanie Shiau, PhD, will be joining the department of biostatistics and epidemiology as an instructor in August.  Shiau’s research focuses on the effects of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)…

Vitamin D Supplementation Not Associated With Reduced Cardiovascular Events

This study, called a meta-analysis, combined the results of 21 randomized clinical trials with about 83,000 patients to look at whether vitamin D supplementation was associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease events such as heart attack or stroke. https://www.newswise.com/articles/vitamin-d-supplementation-not-associated-with-reduced-cardiovascular-events

Leading Health and Technology Organizations Release Common Cancer Data Standards to Enable Sharing Across EHR Systems and Improve Patient Care

Chicago – In an effort to advance cancer data sharing and improve the quality and coordination of patient care, three of the nation’s leading health organizations have established a core set of data elements and recommended technical specifications (the Minimal…