UCLA researchers who oversaw a long-running mental health response program after a devastating 1988 earthquake in Armenia offer lessons learned in disaster response that are especially important amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a plague of gun violence, and the increasing threat of climate-related disasters.
In Physics Today, science writer Toni Feder describes the impact of war on Ukrainian and Russian scientists in the June issue cover article, “In Ukraine, science will need rebuilding postwar; in Russia, its isolation could endure.”
A Rutgers researcher will use genomics, genetics, and cell biology to identify and understand the corals’ response to heat stress conditions and to pinpoint master regulatory genes involved in coral bleaching due to global warming and climate change. The researcher and his team will use a novel gene-editing tool as a resource to knock down some gene functions with the goal of boosting the corals’ abilities to survive.
As a key player in developing and transforming innovators into entrepreneurs that improve people’s lives, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey will expand its entrepreneurship training programming and further equip faculty and student researchers with the skills and strategy needed to transition their discoveries into technologies and products, as a partner in the newly created NSF I-Corps™ Hub: Northeast Region.
M. Stanley Whittingham, a 2019 Nobel Laureate and distinguished professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Five Los Alamos scientists have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Rush University’s Center for Innovative and Lifelong Learning (CILL) is leading the way in innovative education in the field of orthopedics. Launching the Rush International Spine Education (RISE) initiative, the world’s first academically supported, international program in blended learning for spine specialists.
A team of Wichita State University researchers is working on making education more accessible to refugee learners.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces its most recent awards and appointments for the institution’s physicians, scientists, nurses, and staff.
In the 1960s, public health officials led the U.S. and worldwide efforts that resulted in smallpox becoming the first human disease ever eradicated from the face of the earth. FAU researchers and collaborators discuss the urgent need for public health leadership in the wake of the emerging coronavirus pandemic.
Eighteen scientists from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital were recently named Highly Cited Researchers for 2019 by the Web of Science Group.