Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Feature

Utility player: How hydropower can help get more wind and solar on the grid

As the world adds fields of wind turbines and solar panels to generate more clean energy, electric grid operators are looking for ways to smooth…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Feature

Initiative takes advantage of existing data to solve community problems

AMES, Iowa – Solutions to some of the problems Iowa communities are facing may be found in the data towns and cities already collect, but…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Mediterranean rainfall immediately affected by greenhouse gas changes

Mediterranean-type climates face immediate drops in rainfall when greenhouse gases rise, but this could be interrupted quickly if emissions are cut. This is the finding…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Marketplace

Smart Mouthguard Technology Licensed from University of Maryland, Baltimore

Baltimore, MD (February 17, 2020) – Technology for a smart mouthguard from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been licensed by University of Maryland…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Research Articles

New Computational Tools Identify Alternative Splicing Changes in Aggressive Cancers

Philadelphia, February 17, 2020—A multi-institutional group of researchers led by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia(CHOP) has linked a strong cancer driver gene to changes in proteins…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Announcement

Wills Eye Hospital Announces Clinician-Scientist Jose S. Pulido, MD, MS, MBA, MPH to Hold Prestigious Endowed Chair

Philadelphia, PA – Wills Eye Hospital is pleased to announce Jose S. Pulido, MD, MS, MBA, MPH, a world-renowned retina and ocular oncology clinician-scientist, has been…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Announcement

WILLS EYE HOSPITAL NAMES NEW CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

PHILADELPHIA PA – Wills Eye Hospital is pleased to announce John J. Zabinski has been named Chief Development Officer. Zabinski, who brings extensive experience in…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Sudden Cardiac Death Often A Woman’s First Sign of Heart Disease

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 17, 2020) -- New research from the Center for Cardiac Arrest Prevention at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that rates…

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Data scientists ID potential vulnerabilities in the COVID-19 virus

DALLAS – Feb. 17, 2020 – UT Southwestern Medical Center data scientists analyzing genetic sequences of the COVID-19 coronavirus have identified potential vulnerabilities that could…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Feature

Reducing the epilepsy treatment gap in Pakistan: Start small, stay flexible, never give up

With a countrywide prevalence of 0.98%, more than 2.2 million people have epilepsy in Pakistan. A 1987 population-based study estimated Pakistan’s treatment gap at 72.5%…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

China delays political meetings, signals coronavirus disruption

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Feb. 17, 2020   China delays political meetings, signals coronavirus disruption  On Monday, China said it was considering delaying its…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Research Articles

New chip brings ultra-low power Wi-Fi connectivity to IoT devices

More portable, fully wireless smart home setups. Lower power wearables. Batteryless smart devices. These could all be made possible thanks to a new ultra-low power…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Feature

NYC Education Leaders Share Best Practices For Increasing College & Career Readiness at Harvard Club Event

NEW YORK – “Our college and career readiness results far exceed our comparison group and the borough as a whole,” said Jon Daly, Principal at…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Research Articles

TARGETING TURNCOAT IMMUNE CELLS TO TREAT CANCER

FEBRUARY 17, 2020, NEW YORK — A Ludwig Cancer Research study has identified a mechanism by which regulatory T cells, which suppress immune responses, adapt…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Combination Drug Therapy For Childhood Brain Tumors Shows Promise In Laboratory Models

In experiments with human cells and mice, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report evidence that combining the experimental cancer medication TAK228 (also…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Feature

What are alluvial soils?

February 17, 2020 – Alluvial soils are soils deposited by surface water. You’ll find them along rivers, in floodplains and deltas, stream terraces, and areas…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Research Articles

The Skinny on Why Poor Sleep May Increase Heart Risk in Women

NEW YORK, NY (Feb. 17, 2020)—Women who sleep poorly tend to overeat and consume a lower-quality diet, according to a new study from researchers at…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Systems analysis for a new Arctic

EMBARGOED UNTIL MONDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 2020 AT 10:00 CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME (CET) / 09:00 LONDON TIME (BST) / 04:00 US EASTERN TIME The Arctic region…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Feature Expert

University of Redlands educator works with APA advocacy board to preserve program targeted by White House budget proposal

She was the first Japanese national to receive a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Now…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Announcement

Rebecca Lyons named University of Redlands Professor of the Year

The University of Redlands Mortar Board Honor Society has named Rebecca Lyons as Professor of the Year. Lyons, a chemistry professor in the College of…