During Western Europe’s Last Glacial Maximum, a new model suggests high human population growth rates may have led to continuous out-migration and genetic homogeneity

A new model explores the impact of environmental constraints and habitat suitability on the size, distribution and structure of Paleolithic human populations living in Western Europe during the Last Glacial Maximum (19–23 thousand years BP). The model shows that during…

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) to host Annual Meeting in Chicago, September 15-18

10,000+ health professionals expected to attend world’s largest radiation oncology meeting ARLINGTON, Va., June 20, 2019 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its 61st Annual Meeting at McCormick Place in Chicago, September 15-18, 2019. The meeting…

Even People with Well-Controlled Epilepsy May Be at Risk for Sudden Death

Media Contacts:Renee Tessman, [email protected], (612) 928-6137Angharad Chester-Jones, [email protected], (612) 928-6169  https://www.newswise.com/articles/even-people-with-well-controlled-epilepsy-may-be-at-risk-for-sudden-death MINNEAPOLIS – People with epilepsy have a rare risk of sudden death. A new study shows that risk may apply even to people whose epilepsy is well-controlled, which is…

Hackensack Meridian Health Children’s Hospitals Ranked Top Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Rankings

Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive and integrated health network, is pleased to announce that the 13th annual Best Children’s Hospital rankings by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has ranked…

Deep Submersible Dives Shed Light on Rarely Explored Coral Reefs

https://www.newswise.com/articles/deep-submersible-dives-shed-light-on-rarely-explored-coral-reefs Posted with photos, video: http://www.washington.edu/news/2019/06/19/deep-submersible-dives-shed-light-on-rarely-explored-coral-reefs/ FROM: Michelle Ma University of Washington 206-543-2580 [email protected] (NOTE: researcher contact information at end) For Immediate Release June 19, 2019 Deep submersible dives shed light on rarely explored coral reefs Newswise — Just beyond…

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…