Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Research Articles

East African Fish In Need of Recovery

A study of East African coral reefs has uncovered an unfolding calamity for the region: plummeting fish populations due to overfishing, which in turn could…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Research Articles

University of Utah Law research questions whether national monument management plans follow federal law

New research from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment questions whether the federal…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Feature

Panicky Responses to the Coronavirus are Dangerous—Here’s Why

The new coronavirus is still spreading rapidly, in and out of China. By January 31, barely a month after the new pathogen’s appearance on the…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Feature

What’s the Purpose of Foreign Aid?

Many Americans question whether the $50 billion the United States spends annually on foreign aid is worth it. CFR breaks down how much of the…

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Artificial evolution of an industry

A research team from the University of Delaware and the Indian Institute of Management took a deeper look into the newly emerging domain of "forward-looking"…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Coronavirus psychological impact may exceed actual threat to physical health, say UCI experts

The H1N1 pandemic in 2009 ... the 2014 Ebola epidemic ... the 2017 Zika outbreak ... the 2020 Coronavirus crisis. Worldwide public health threats often…

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Bringing Sustainability and Choices to Hospital Food

What do you think of when someone says, “hospital food” — green Jell-O anyone? You probably don’t think of create-your-own omelets, barbecued chicken salads, street…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Oscar newcomers benefit from lower expectations

The 92nd Academy Awards will take place this Sunday, Feb. 9. While industry newcomers may feel as though the awards are beyond their reach, research…

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Cancer-Causing Culprits Could be Caught by their DNA Fingerprints

Causes of cancer are being catalogued through an international study revealing the genetic fingerprints of DNA-damaging processes that drive cancer development. Researchers from University of…

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Drug to Improve Fetal Growth May Impair Baby’s Postnatal Blood Pressure, Sugar Levels

Rockville, Md. (February 6, 2020)—Research suggests that a drug recently assessed as a potential treatment for fetal growth restriction may cause high blood pressure and…

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Experimental fingerprint test can distinguish between those who have taken or handled cocaine

An experimental fingerprint detection approach can identify traces of cocaine on human skin, even after someone has washed their hands - and the test is…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Research Tip Sheet

Story Tips: Fusion squeeze, global image mapping, computing mental health and sodium batteries

Fusion – Squeezing the code The prospect of simulating a fusion plasma is a step closer to reality thanks to a new computational tool developed…

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Breathing may change your mind about free will

Have you ever gone ahead and eaten that piece of chocolate, despite yourself? Do you inadvertently make decisions because you are hungry or cold? In…

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For Valentine’s Day, 5 Tips for a Better Relationship

Don’t believe that breezy rom-com: Relationships take some effort. That means building some habits and avoiding others. Frank Provenzano, a Furman University instructor in psychology…

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ANTIOXIDANT REVERSES BPA-INDUCED FERTILITY DAMAGE IN WORMS

From plastics to pesticides, it seems like every week delivers fresh news about the dangers of endocrine disruptors—chemicals in the environment that alter the body’s…

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Could the next generation of particle accelerators come out of the 3D printer?

Imagine being able to manufacture complex devices whenever you want and wherever you are. It would create unforeseen possibilities even in the most remote locations,…

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Want a more elastic brain? Try mixing up your workout

Looking for an exercise regime that gives both the heart and brain the best workout? A new study from the University of South Australia may…

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LATEST HEALTH MATTERS POLL: BY WIDE MARGINS, NEW JERSEYANS TURN TO AND TRUST PHYSICIANS, NURSES MOST FOR HEALTH-RELATED INFORMATION

Though they’re able to seek healthcare information from more places than ever before, New Jersey residents still turn to — and trust —doctors and nurses more…

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A Fat-Fighting Drug Discovery

Eric Prossnitz, PhD, and his team hope to help 93 million obese Americans fight their fat. In a paper published in Science Translational Medicine, they…

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New Tool Monitors Real Time Mutations In Flu

A Rutgers-led team has developed a tool to monitor influenza A virus mutations in real time, which could help virologists learn how to stop viruses…

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Study Uses Powerful Sequencing Technology to Study HIV Epidemic in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 6, 2020) – Despite significant progress against HIV/AIDS, the nation’s capital is still battling an HIV epidemic with rates that are five…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Research Articles

RELIGIOUS, MORAL BELIEFS MAY EXACERBATE CONCERNS ABOUT PORN ADDICTION

WASHINGTON – Moral or religious beliefs may lead some people to believe they are addicted to pornography even when their porn use is low or…