Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Research Articles

Rising global temperatures turn northern permafrost region into significant carbon source

Permafrost, the perennially frozen subsoil in Earth’s northernmost regions, has been collecting and storing plant and animal matter since long before the last Ice Age.…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Announcement

DHS S&T Selects Georgia Tech Group to Improve Info Sharing & Safeguarding for Public Safety Comms

WASHINGTON— The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) awarded a $704,000 research-and-development (R&D) contract to Atlanta-based Georgia Tech Applied Research Center…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Announcement

DHS S&T Awards Minority Serving Institutions $373K to Advance Summer Research Team Projects

WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced that eight faculty members from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) across the…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Expert Pitch

No major breakthroughs in Democratic field

The field of Democratic presidential candidates vying for the nomination has remained relatively stable compared to past years, says Iowa State University’s Dave Peterson. In…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Research Articles

International Research Team Confirms Potential Glioblastoma Inhibitors

After diagnosis, only thirty percent of glioblastoma (an aggressive brain cancer) patients have survived more than two years. However, San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Research…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Policy

Mentoring Madness Impacts Record 3,000 Students Across Adirondacks

ESSEX, NY – Over 100 volunteers from area colleges, hospitals, businesses and law enforcement traveled to schools across the North Country on Jan. 14 for…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Iowa’s caucus history

Iowa is criticized every election cycle for its first-in-the nation status, but Iowa State University’s Karen Kedrowski says Iowans take their role seriously. Kedrowski, director…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Research Articles

Study takes on e-cigarette warning ‘paradox’

ITHACA, N.Y. – As controversy swirls around the vaping industry, a team of Cornell researchers has set out to help regulators identify the most effective health…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Expert Pitch

@UMmedschool expert available to comment on coronavirus outbreak; he is studying the virus and how it spreads.

Matthew Frieman, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is available for interviews on the coronavirus outbreak…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Feature

Election 2020 Series: A Conversation With Deval Patrick

Live Event — Watch former Governor Deval Patrick, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speak today at 5:30 p.m. (EST). Speaker Deval L. Patrick Candidate, 2020 Democratic Presidential…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Feature

Launch of Think Global Health

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) introduces Think Global Health, a multi-contributor website that examines how changes in health are reshaping economies, societies, and the…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Texas State University expert can comment on Coronavirus in Wuhan, China

Dr. Rodney E. Rohde is the Program Chair for the CLS Program, and holds the rank of Professor in the College of Health Professions.  He…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Research Articles

Vitamin C-B1-Steroid Combo Linked to Lower Septic Shock Mortality in Kids

Treating septic shock in children with a combination of intravenous vitamin C, vitamin B1 and hydrocortisone (a commonly used steroid) is associated with lower mortality,…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Research Articles

New method breaks the reciprocity of light propagation

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A novel method to prevent light from reflecting back in optical devices could allow advancements in several scientific fields, including optical…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Announcement

NSF grant funds research to study nature-based solutions for river restoration

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As communities look to restore their waterways after centuries of human alteration, many are turning to nature for inspiration.  River restoration…

Updated : Jan 21, 2020 in Feature

Five Questions About the Senate Impeachment Trial Answered

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began today as the House trial managers read the articles of impeachment on the Senate floor and Chief…