Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Improving detection of prenatal alcohol exposure using complementary tools

Drinking while pregnant can harm the developing fetus, leading to physical, cognitive, and neurobehavioral effects that may persist into adulthood. No safe level of alcohol…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Policy

New Legislation Would Jeopardize Patient Access to Medical Tests Across the Board by Restricting Policy that Removed Barriers to Coronavirus Testing

WASHINGTON – On March 5, U.S. House and Senate lawmakers introduced the VALID Act, which would give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) new, expansive…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Millions of US workers at risk of infections on the job, UW researchers calculate, emphasizing need to protect against COVID-19

A University of Washington researcher calculates that 14.4 million workers face exposure to infection once a week and 26.7 million at least once a month…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Could cancer immunotherapy success depend on gut bacteria?

DALLAS – March 6, 2020 – Could the response to cancer immunotherapy depend on bacteria that originate in the gut and travel to the tumor?…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Don’t blame the messenger — unless it’s all stats and no story

BUFFALO, N.Y. – It’s curious how an issue like climate change remains unsettled in segments of the population despite the overwhelming scientific consensus that human…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Expert Pitch

FSU professors available to comment on economic impact of coronavirus

By: Mark Blackwell Thomas | Published: March 5, 2020 | 2:48 pm |   As the coronavirus disease 2019 —or COVID-19— continues to spread, it…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

New Imaging Technique Enables the Study of 3D Printed Brain Tumors

TROY, N.Y. — Glioblastomas are complex, fast-growing malignant brain tumors that are made up of various types of cells. Even with aggressive treatment — which…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Radar and ice could help detect an elusive subatomic particle

COLUMBUS, Ohio – One of the greatest mysteries in astrophysics these days is a tiny subatomic particle called a neutrino, so small that it passes…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Study: Cough That Spreads Tuberculosis Has Pain-Linked Trigger

Tuberculosis is distinguished primarily by the persistent cough that serves to spread the disease. Stopping whatever triggers that cough could greatly reduce the transmission of…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Aggressive features in some small thyroid tumors increase the risk for metastasis

CHICAGO (March 6, 2020): Although papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most common form of thyroid malignancy, it is considered to be an indolent disease that…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

How communication about environmental issues can bridge the political divide

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A relatively new theory that identifies universal concerns underlying human judgment could be key to helping people with opposing views on an…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Feature

A Bite Out of Apple: What Happens If You Lose Strategic Talent?

INSIGHTS FROM:Scott A. Snell WRITTEN BY: Aine Doris THE BIG IDEA In June of 2019, Jony Ive announced he was leaving Apple after nearly three…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Using new genomic technology, UCI researchers discover breast cancer cells shift their metabolic strategy in order to metastasize

Irvine, Calif. – March 6, 2020 – New discovery in breast cancer could lead to better strategies for preventing the spread of cancer cells to…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Announcement

New Roof Over Its Head: i.Lab Moving to New Location on Darden Grounds

By Jay Hodgkins As part of numerous upgrades planned for the buildings and facilities at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, the W.L. Lyons…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Feature

MBA Climate Summit: Embracing Opportunities, Mitigating Challenges

By Dave Hendrick   Understanding the challenges and opportunities presented by global climate change linked the speakers, presentations and dialogues at ClimateCAP: The Global MBA Summit…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Feature

Exploring Careers of Purpose and Social Impact at UVA Darden Net Impact Week

By Dave Hendrick   There’s no one way to pursue a purpose-driven career after graduating from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. At an…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

New federal report by ASU professors highlights how produce ends up in landfills

Currently, nearly a third of the food produced in the United States never makes it to the grocery aisle — creating a huge waste problem.…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Healthcare Innovators Focus on ‘Quality as a Business Strategy’ – Update from Journal of Healthcare Quality

March 6, 2020 – Despite two decades of effort – targeting care processes, outcomes, and most recently the value of care – progress has been…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Skills Training Opens ‘DOORS’ to Digital Mental Health for Patients with Serious Mental Illness

March 6, 2020 – Digital technologies, especially smartphone apps, have great promise for increasing access to care for patients with serious mental illness such as…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Announcement

Media Invited to APS 2020 in Chicago, the ‘World Summit’ of Psychological Science

Thousands of scientists, educators, and students will gather in Chicago, May 21-24, to share the latest discoveries in the science of psychology during the Association…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

The Impact of MSK Ultrasound Code Changes On Imaging Utilization

Reston, VA  – Concerns regarding increasing utilization of non-vascular extremity ultrasound (US) imaging led to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Editorial Panel to separate a…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Dimming Betelgeuse likely isn’t cold, just dusty, new study shows

FROM: James Urton University of Washington 206-543-2580 [email protected] Kevin Schindler Lowell Observatory 928-233-3210 [email protected] NOTE: researcher contact information at end For Immediate Release March 6,…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Announcement

S&T Announces 2020 Privacy Technology Demonstration

Washington– The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is calling on companies developing privacy-enhancing technologies to submit applications for the 2020…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Unpredictable weather patterns requires special care and attention for spring plants and trees, says expert

Mild winter temperatures are causing many plants and trees to bloom early across the region. Virginia Cooperative Extension agriculture expert Kirsten Ann Conrad says that…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Feature Expert

Coronavirus: concern and precaution ok, but panic and hysteria unjustified, says expert

The following op-ed first appeared in La Voce di New York, an English- and Italian-language publication, and is translated and excerpted below.  By Antonio Giordano,…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Feature

Thinking about cancelling your spring break plans? Ask yourself these questions.

Spring break season has begun and many have their hopes set on escaping reality for a few days with their family to enjoy some much-needed…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Announcement

Mount Sinai and Harbour BioMed Collaborate to Advance Novel Biotherapies for the Treatment of Cancer and Coronavirus COVID-19

NEW YORK, NY, CAMBRIDGE, MA, ROTTERDAM, NL, and SUZHOU, CN - Mount Sinai Health System and Harbour BioMed (HBM) have entered into a multi-year, multifaceted…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Layered solar cell technology boosts efficiency, affordability

The future’s getting brighter for solar power. Researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Colorado Boulder have created a low-cost solar cell with…