Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Plants Found to Speak Roundworm’s Language

ITHACA, NY, January 10, 2020]] — Nematodes are tiny, ubiquitous roundworms that infect plant roots, causing more than $100 billion in crop damage worldwide each…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Announcement

St. Jude hematologist Akshay Sharma receives ASH 2020 Scholar Award

Akshay Sharma, MBBS, of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, is the recipient of a 2020 Scholar Award from the American Society of Hematology (ASH). One of ASH’s…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Expert Pitch

University of Michigan legal experts can comment on the aftermath of the death of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, war powers and target killing operations.

University of Michigan legal experts can comment on war powers and target killing operations in the aftermath of the death of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani.…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Feature Expert

Economist predicts impact from Spirit’s 2,800 layoffs

Spirit AeroSystems has announced plans to lay off 2,800 workers due to uncertainty of the production of the Boeing 737 Max. All 2,800 employees work…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Announcement

Jefferson Lab to be Major Partner in Electron Ion Collider Project

The Department of Energy announced that it has taken the next step toward construction of an Electron Ion Collider (EIC) in the United States. DOE…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Announcement

Sanft named Chief Patient Experience Officer at Smilow Cancer Hospital

New Haven, Conn. — Tara Sanft, M.D., associate professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and Director of the Smilow Cancer Hospital (SCH) Survivorship Clinic, has been…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

دراسة Mayo Clinic تكتشف أن الخطة المنظمة لتعويض الراتب للأطباء تعد نموذجًا للمساواة في الأجور

روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا — لا تزال المساواة في الأجور بين الجنسين في مجال الطب بعيدة المنال. ولقد ثبت أن الفروق في الأجور القائمة على النوع…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Feature

Cornell develops educational toolkit for testing e-cigarettes

ITHACA, N.Y. – To complement the wide range of information on the potential dangers of vaping, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

تظهر دراسة على قطاع من الناس أن داء السكري يمكن ان يكون عاملاً مستقلا في نشوء فشل القلب

روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا — تعتبر مشاكل القلب من التطورات الشائعة لمرضى السكري. وفي الولايات المتحدة فإن حوالي 33٪ من الأشخاص الذين يتلقون علاجًا في المستشفى…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Feature

New quantum loop provides long national testbed for quantum communication technology

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago launched a new testbed for quantum communication experiments from…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Supercomputer Simulations Showcase Novel Planet Formation Models

Most of us are taught in grade school how planets formed: dust particles clump together and over millions of years continue to collide until one…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Mayo Clinic research discovers a molecular switch for repairing central nervous system disorders

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A molecular switch has the ability to turn on a substance in animals that repairs neurological damage in disorders such as multiple…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Medicaid Expansion Associated with Fewer Total Opioid Overdose Deaths Across the U.S.

Medicaid Expansion Associated with Fewer Total Opioid Overdose Deaths Across the U.S. The expansion of Medicaid coverage for low-income adults permitted by the Affordable Care…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Taking One for the Team: How Bacteria Self-Destruct to Fight Viral Infections

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered how a new immune system works to protect bacteria from bacteriophages (phages), viruses…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Low-Fat Diet Linked to Lower Testosterone Levels in Men

January 10, 2020 – For the many men diagnosed with testosterone deficiency, losing weight can help increase testosterone levels. But certain diets – specifically a…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Online Educational Videos Boost Cancer Knowledge

Online health videos can be an important source of cancer education, according to Rutgers researchers. Their review, published in the Journal of Cancer Education, analyzed…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Maturing Out of Alcohol Use in Young Adulthood

Rates of heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder peak in the late adolescent and early adult age-group (19-25 years), before decreasing from around age 26.…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Team led by NUS avian researcher discovered 10 new bird taxa in little-explored islands of Wallacea

Birds are the best known class of animals, and since 1999, only five or six new species have been described each year on average. Recently,…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Lonely in a Crowd: Overcoming Loneliness with Acceptance and Wisdom

By nature, human beings are social creatures. Yet, as we age, personal dynamics and lifestyles change, which can result in loneliness and isolation. With older…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Announcement

Los Alamos National Laboratory joins IBM Q Network to explore quantum computing algorithms and education outreach

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., January 9, 2020—Los Alamos National Laboratory announced today at CES 2020 that it is joining the cloud-based IBM Q Network as part…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Feature

Beyond the bushfires, what can teachers do to help their kids?

In a little over two weeks, more than three million Australian students will return to school, ready to start a new year. But, amid the…