Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

“It has been nearly 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the vote nationwide, yet women continue to face barriers to full equality in the United States and globally,” says University of Redlands professor, on the eve

"It has been nearly 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the vote nationwide, yet women continue to face barriers to…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Scurvy is still a thing in Canada

Scurvy is still a thing in Canada HAMILTON, ON (Jan. 17, 2019) – Scurvy, the debilitating condition remembered as a disease of pirates, is still…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

@umichsph expert can discuss Coronavirus, after federal officials announced they will start screening passengers from China

Emily Toth Martin, assistant professor of epidemiology at the School of Public Health, is an infectious disease epidemiologist with a focus on virus epidemiology and…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Feature

Out of the wheelchair and pedestrian again

In a medical first in Quebec, Dr. Panagiotis (Peter) Glavas and his team at CHU Sainte-Justine and Universite de Montreal have managed to restore full…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Feature

New ORNL software improves neutron spectroscopy data resolution

Neutron spectroscopy is an important tool for studying magnetic and thermoelectric properties in materials. But often the resolution, or the ability of the instrument to…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Announcement

DHS S&T Awards $750K to Maryland Company for Cybersecurity of Emergency Communicators

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) awarded $750,000 to SecuLore Solutions, an Odenton, Md.-based cybersecurity company, to improve…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

New dog, old tricks? Stray dogs can understand human cues

If you have a dog, hopefully you're lucky enough to know that they are highly attuned to their owners and can readily understand a wide…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Announcement

Call for Entries: Awards for Science Writing

WASHINGTON, January 17, 2020 -- The American Institute of Physics is accepting submissions for the 2020 AIP Science Communication Awards. The deadline for entries is…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Announcement

American Association of Endodontists Announces its 2020 Award Winners

CHICAGO – The AAE is announcing the recipients of its highly prestigious awards to formally be presented at the Association’s annual meeting in Nashville this…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Feature

Securing Radiological Sources on the Go

RICHLAND, Wash. — Radioactive materials are a critical tool in a number of industrial applications particularly oil and gas drilling and welding. While these sources…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Human fetal lungs harbor a microbiome signature

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The lungs and placentas of fetuses in the womb — as young as 11 weeks after conception — already show a bacterial…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

ADVISORY: Expert Available to Discuss Roots of Trump Impeachment

Johns Hopkins political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg predicted in 1990 that blind party loyalty would result in today’s political stasis culminating in impeachment. Three decades ago…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Announcement

Mayo Clinic تفحص تسلسل 100 ألف مشارك لبناء قاعدة بيانات للجينوم البشري لتحسين الرعاية والبحث بالتعاون مع Helix

روتشستر، مينيسوتا. — تقوم Mayo Clinic بإنشاء مكتبة من بيانات تسلسل الجينوم البشري بخصوص 100000 مشارك في Mayo Clinic تمت الموافقة عليهم من أجل النهوض…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Spider-Man-Style Robotic Graspers Defy Gravity

WASHINGTON, January 17, 2020 -- Specially designed vacuum suction units allow humans to climb walls. Scientists have developed a suction unit that can be used…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Acid reflux drugs may have negative side effects for breast cancer survivors

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Acid reflux drugs that are sometimes recommended to ease stomach problems during cancer treatment may have an unintended side effect: impairment of…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Study: Critical Care Improvements May Differ Depending on Hospital’s Patient Population

Boston, Mass. – Racial disparities have previously been identified across a range of health care environments, sometimes extending into the highest levels of care. A…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Marketplace

Inspired by Patients, Laerdal Medical Brings Latest Simulator Advances to IMSH 2020

WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY, January 17, 2020 – Healthcare professionals of all experience levels attend the IMSH conference to advance their skills, to impact change in…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Feature

DHS S&T Leads Smart City Tech Integration Pilot for St. Louis

WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) conducted its final integration of smart city technologies this week in…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Study: Neuron Found in Mice Could Have Implications for Effective Diet Drugs

Ever eaten something, gotten sick and then didn’t want to eat that food again because of how it made you feel? That’s because a signal…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Policy

JAMA editorial helps set record straight on unproven sepsis therapy

The Jan. 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) features an important study about sepsis with an accompanying editorial by a…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Green in tooth and claw

Go ahead, take a big bite. Hard plant foods may have made up a larger part of early human ancestors’ diet than currently presumed, according…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Putting the ‘lazy eye’ to work

Irvine, Calif., Jan. 16, 2020 — When University of California, Irvine neurobiologist Carey Y.L. Huh, Ph.D., set her sights on discovering more about amblyopia, she…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Announcement

University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

The University of Illinois College of Medicine will reduce its tuition rates for all students, beginning with the 2020-21 academic year. The decision was approved…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Domestic Mallards Gone Wild

A recent study published in the journal Molecular Ecology presents significant findings related to the genetic makeup of two North American iconic ducks: mallards and…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Announcement

Mayo Clinic sequência 100 mil participantes para construir banco de dados genômico para melhor atendimento e pesquisa em colaboração com Helix

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — A Mayo Clinic está criando uma biblioteca de dados de sequenciamento genômico de 100.000 participantes consentidos da Mayo Clinic para avançar na pesquisa…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Expert commentary: Super Bowl victory an economic win to team’s community

Whichever team wins this Sunday’s Super Bowl, the economy of the winning team’s region can expect some additional income as a result of the win,…