Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

$27 million grant will strengthen effort to increase biomedical workforce diversity

$27 million grant will strengthen effort to increase biomedical workforce diversity UCLA is set to lead the new phase of an ongoing NIH-funded initiative Enrique…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Probiotic Bacteria: A Double-Edged Sword

Scientists from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology and Boston Children’s Hospital have discovered that probiotic consumption may lead to blood infections. Published in Nature Medicine,…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Feature

The Chinese Economy: Regulation vs. Shadow Banking

INSIGHTS FROM: Kinda Hachem WRITTEN BY: Simon Constable  Shadow banking is on the rise in China. China Beige Book, which studies independent data on the Chinese…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

$3M Gift Powers New Scholarships for Military Students at UVA Darden

By Kristen Keesee The University of Virginia Darden School of Business today announced a new gift to support members of the military through full scholarships to the…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Will Disney Plus break through or break up crowded streaming market? Tulane expert says viewing habits are changing.

New streaming service Disney Plus launched Tuesday morning, joining other popular platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu. John Healey, assistant professor of marketing…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

PhRMA Foundation Centers of Excellence, 2019 Challenge Award Winners Featured at National Value Assessment Conference

(November 12, 2019) - New and innovative approaches to value assessment that aim to move beyond traditional metrics and better incorporate the patient voice were…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Deep neural networks speed up weather and climate models

When you check the weather forecast in the morning, the results you see are more than likely determined by the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF)…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

Sowell Center Awarded $1.25 Million Grant to Train Visual Impairment Specialists

The Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities at Texas Tech University in the College of Education has received a $1.25…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

FSU researchers develop thin heat shield for superfast aircraft

By: Bill Wellock | Published: November 12, 2019 | 1:48 pm | SHARE: The world of aerospace increasingly relies on carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Study: “Pre-habilitation” by Peer Coaches Before Knee Replacement May Improve Outcomes

Rehabilitation after knee replacement is an essential part of the recovery process. But what’s the best way to prepare patients before the procedure? Researchers at…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Prosthetic Joint Infections Missed in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases

Standard diagnostic methods are not adequate to identify prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) in patients with rheumatic diseases, according to findings from a new study by…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Experts available to talk about new guidelines of long-term opioid use

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced new guidelines for appropriate tapering or discontinuation of long-term opioid use. The new guidelines…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Policy

Manual Therapy Providers Forge Closer Ties at Interprofessional Collaborative Spine Conference

Arlington, Va. – More than 160 members of the chiropractic, physical therapy and osteopathic professions forged a new spirit of cooperation and understanding during the…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

Florida Chapter of ISA Infuses UF/IFAS Arboriculture Research with $320K in Grants

November 11, 2019 By: Lourdes Rodriguez, 954-577-6363 office, 954-242-8439 mobile, [email protected] Photo link to grant award winners: https://tinyurl.com/yycsb9ea   DAVIE, Fla. --- A lethal plant…

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Eurofins BioDiagnostics Joins the International Phytobiomes Alliance

The International Alliance for Phytobiomes Research is pleased to announce that Eurofins BioDiagnostics (EBDI ) has joined the organization as a sponsoring partner. The Phytobiomes…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Songbirds sing species-specific songs

The generation of species-specific singing in songbirds is associated with species-specific patterns of gene activity in brain regions called song nuclei, according to a study…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Testosterone replacement benefits young male cancer survivors, new research finds

**Case study and interviews available** New study demonstrates that testosterone replacement therapy benefits young male cancer survivors One in 800 young adults have survived cancer…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Fluid Dynamics Provides Insight into Wildfire Behavior

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 12, 2019 -- The Kincade Fire has been burning through Sonoma County, California, displacing people from their homes and leaving destruction in…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Feature

An Exercise in Collaboration – What to Do if There was an African Swine Fever Epidemic in the U.S.

The African swine fever outbreak, currently ravaging China since August 2018 and spreading to other Asian countries, presents a considerable threat to a nation’s economy…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Relocating Charging Bull ideal solution for post-9/11 NYC

New York City officials are finalizing plans to relocate the famous Charging Bull statue from its current location at Bowling Green to a pedestrian area…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

Iowa State #26 for entrepreneurship in Princeton Review rankings

The Princeton Review® and Entrepreneur magazine today announced the results of The Princeton Review’s 14th annual survey naming the top undergraduate and graduate schools for entrepreneurship studies. Based on…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

Rutgers Awarded “Greatest Growth in Student Voter Turnout” in Big Ten Voting Challenge

Rutgers had the greatest gains in student voter turnout over the past four years in the Big Ten Voting Challenge – a nonpartisan initiative to…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

ICU Survivors Commonly Experience Job Loss after Critical Illness, Study Confirms

In recent years, national attention has been drawn to the plight of patients who have experienced the unintended side effects of prolonged ICU care, such…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

New AI Model Tries to Synthesize Patient Data Like Doctors Do

RICHLAND, Wash., November 11, 2019 — Artificial intelligence will never replace a doctor. However, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have taken…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

DHS Awards 159K for Infrastructure to Prevent Credential Fraud

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $159,040 to Learning Machine Technologies, Inc. based in New York,…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

New SLAS Technology Auto-Commentary Available

For Immediate Release: November 12, 2019 Contact Information: Jill Hronek, Director of Marketing Communications Telephone: +1.630.256.7527, ext. 103 E-mail:  [email protected] New SLAS Technology Auto-Commentary Now…

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Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Barry Muchnick Awarded $30,000 Grant for Kate Chandler Campus Community Farm​

Barry Muchnick, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at St. Mary's College of Maryland, has been awarded a $30,000 grant from The Community Foundation for Greater…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Applying biodiversity conservation research in practice

One million species are threatened with extinction, many of them already in the coming decades. This unprecedented loss of biodiversity threatens valuable ecosystems and human…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer Drug

Contact: Kathryn Ullman                     Mount Sinai Press Office                     646-398-2065                     [email protected]   Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Polygenic risk score improves psychosis risk prediction

Media Contact: Tom Hughes, 984-974-1151, [email protected] Embargoed until 12:01 a.m. ET November 12, 2019 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – November 12, 2019 – A new study led by…