Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Color, culture or cousin: FSU researcher explores interracial dating

The U.S. Census predicts America will become a majority-minority country between 2040 and 2050, with great growth projected for multiracial populations. A new study from…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

‘Throwaway’ social profiles may have a place on some platforms, with some topics

ANN ARBOR—Temporary social media profiles.  We've heard of them in the world of online dating, with teens trying to avoid the watchful eyes of mom…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

U-M research shows how wealth begets educational disparity

ANN ARBOR—It's no secret that students whose families have more money typically perform better in school than those who come from homes with fewer financial…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Scientists discover ​“ripple” in flexible material that could improve electronic properties

A newly discovered phenomenon in a flexible semiconductor could affect its promise for electronic devices. Two-dimensional materials — those either only an atom or layer…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Announcement

International Collaboration for Scientific Training Launched Between The Wistar Institute and Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands

PHILADELPHIA — (Nov. 15, 2019) — The Wistar Institute and Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) formalized a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions to…

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Dr. Shravani Mikkilineni Earns Top Honors in Ophthalmology Times® Research Scholar Program

DETROIT – Shravani Mikkilineni, M.D., MBA, resident physician in Henry Ford Health System’s Department of Ophthalmology, was recognized among the top five honorees in the…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Feature

St. Mary’s College Students McPhillips and Welles Attend Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference; McPhillips Presents Poster

St. Mary’s College environmental studies major Erin McPhillips '20 and chemistry major Coleman Welles '20 attended the ninth annual Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Announcement

Participants Sought for National Trial to Test Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

(CHICAGO) – One-third of Americans have metabolic syndrome – up from one-quarter just ten years ago and it is underdiagnosed. Metabolic syndrome is a bundle…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

NEW TWIST ON CRISPR TECHNOLOGY

In a classic episode of an old-school TV comedy called I Love Lucy, we see Lucille Ball stepping into an assembly line job at a candy…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Announcement

DOE to Provide $10 Million for New Research into Ecosystem Processes

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide $10 million for new observational and experimental studies aimed at improving the accuracy of…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Feature

Countdown to Iowa: The U.S. and Iran

Host James M. Lindsay Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair @JamesMLindsay Episode Guests Robert Malley President & CEO, International Crisis…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Feature

Entrepreneur Exits Successful Startup Helping Latin American Artisans to Explore Future Through UVA Darden

By Dave Hendrick Sophie Eckrich (Class of 2021) has had an acute curiosity regarding the disparity in global opportunity for as long as she can…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Feature

Bias-Busting Algorithms: Can AI Help VCs Diversify their Deals?

INSIGHTS FROM:Morela Hernandez; Roshni Raveendhran WRITTEN BY:Gosia Glinska By some measures, things are looking up for female entrepreneurs. So far this year, according to recent data…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Popular electronic cigarette may deliver nicotine more effectively than others, researchers say

When it comes to nicotine delivery, not all electronic cigarettes are created equally, according to Penn State researchers. New research from Penn State College of…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Nudge Increases Cancer Screening Orders, But Patient-Facing Nudge Needed, Too

PHILADELPHIA – When the electronic health record is programmed to automatically flag and create orders for patients needing cancer screenings, doctors are significantly more likely…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Middle-aged Americans & dementia risk: Lots of worry, not enough proven prevention

Nearly half of Americans in their 50s and early 60s think they’re likely to develop dementia as they grow older, but only 5% of them…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Announcement

Texas A&M, University Of Washington Partner In Historic Dog Aging Project

Everyone who loves a dog wants the animal, whether pet or work companion, to enjoy as many years as possible. Learning the whys behind the…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Announcement

Edwards Receives American Pediatric Society’s Top Award

Kathryn Edwards, MD, who holds the Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair in Pediatrics and is a professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University…

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In Down Syndrome mouse model, scientists reverse intellectual deficits with drugs

In a surprising finding using the standard animal model of Down syndrome (DS), scientists were able to correct the learning and memory deficits associated with…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Mapping disease outbreaks in urban settings using mobile phone data

Researchers from EPFL and MIT have shown that human mobility is a major factor in the spread of vector-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Cerebellum and cognition: Impact of co-use of alcohol and cigarettes

There is consistent evidence that having an alcohol use disorder is associated with abnormalities in the cerebellum, a structure attached to the bottom of the…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

UNH Researchers Find Climate Change and Turf Seaweed Causing “Patchy” Seascape

DURHAM, N.H. – The effects of climate change are becoming more apparent, from the rapidly warming Gulf of Maine, to more frequent and severe storms…

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4 Essentials for Winter Health and Safety

Colder temperatures, inclement weather, changes in the amount of daylight, and the spread of cold and flu viruses can all have a significant impact on…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Available to Speak on Santa Clarita, CA, School Shooting

About the Rutgers Center on Gun Violence Research New Jersey’s Center on Gun Violence Research, which is among the first such centers in the United…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Feature

Fermilab, international partners break ground on new beamline for the world’s most advanced neutrino experiment

With a ceremony held today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory joined with its international partners to break ground on a new…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Announcement

DHS Announces FY20 Small Business Innovation Research Topics

Washington D.C. – Topics for the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 20.1 Pre-Solicitation have been released. The Pre-Solicitation contains…

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Researchers develop cell therapy to improve memory and stop seizures in mice following traumatic brain injury

Irvine, Calif. – November 15, 2019 – Researchers from the University of California, Irvine developed a breakthrough cell therapy to improve memory and prevent seizures…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Key Alzheimer’s gene acts differently in non-Europeans

Researchers looking to uncover the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease have revealed new insights from old variants. A gene called apolipoprotein E (APOE), long implicated in…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Announcement

DHS Awards $199K for Blockchain Credential Lifecycle Management

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $199,984.00 to Digital Bazaar based in Blacksburg, Virginia, to develop…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Announcement

DHS Awards $181K for Flexible Decentralized Digital Credentials

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $181,392 to SICPA Product Security, LLC based in Springfield, VA…