Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Feature

What does self-quarantine mean?

As people wrestle with spring travel, many may choose – or be asked – to self-quarantine for a period of time to help deter the…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Economics Expert: Combination of Coronavirus Uncertainty, Oil Crash Could Be Severe

With the global economy already slowing over coronavirus uncertainty, oil markets and stocks plunged even further Monday morning (March 9) after Saudi Arabia launched a…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Announcement

UIC opens occupational therapy clinic

Occupational therapists at the University of Illinois at Chicago have set up a new clinical practice to help Chicagoans improve their ability to perform everyday…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Announcement

AERA Announces 2020 Annual Meeting Change Due to Coronavirus

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 9, 2020—The American Educational Research Association has announced it will not hold a place-based Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, in April…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Research Articles

NEW STUDY ON COVID-19 ESTIMATES 5.1 DAYS FOR INCUBATION PERIOD

An analysis of publicly available data on infections from the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19 yielded an estimate of 5.1 days…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Announcement

Endocrine Society cancels ENDO 2020 amid COVID-19 concerns

WASHINGTON—Today, following the latest reports from the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health authorities in…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Research Articles

New test measures corn nitrogen needs with greater accuracy

AMES, Iowa – The soil fertility tests farmers have used for decades to measure nitrogen levels don’t account for the vast majority of the nitrogen…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Announcement

Hackensack University Medical Center Performed First Total Knee Replacement Surgery in the Nation Utilizing the Groundbreaking TSolution One® Total Knee Application after FDA Approval

Hackensack University Medical Center Performed First Total Knee Replacement Surgery in the Nation Utilizing the Groundbreaking TSolution One® Total Knee Application after FDA Approval  …

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Announcement

AMSSM Awards $150,000 Stephen I. Katz Bridge to R34 Research Grant

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and its Collaborative Research Network (CRN) are pleased to announce the recipients of a $150,000 research grant, with…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Research Articles

Underrepresented college students benefit more from ‘active learning’ techniques in STEM courses

Link to full release: https://www.washington.edu/news/2020/03/09/underrepresented-students-stem-active-learning/   FROM: James Urton University of Washington 206-543-2580 [email protected] NOTE: researcher contact information at end   For Immediate Release March…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Policy

EPA’s Revised Transparency Rule – “Worse than the First”

(March  9, 2020) -- “Worse than the first, and still a bad idea,” was the reaction of  ATS spokesperson Mary B Rice, MD, MPH, to…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Announcement

Peggy Compton, PhD, Selected for Induction to the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Peggy Compton, PhD, Selected for Induction to the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame PHILADELPHIA (March 9, 2020) – Penn Nursing’s Peggy Compton, PhD, RN,…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Announcement

UIC to host 7th annual Young Men of Color Summit

The University of Illinois at Chicago will host the seventh annual Young Men of Color Summit, sponsored by the Chicago Public Schools, the CPS Office…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Research Articles

Stone-age ‘likes’: Study establishes eggshell beads exchanged over 30,000 years

ANN ARBOR—A clump of grass grows on an outcrop of shale 33,000 years ago. An ostrich pecks at the grass, and atoms taken up from…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers map protein motion

ITHACA, N.Y – Cornell structural biologists took a new approach to using a classic method of X-ray analysis to capture something the conventional method had never…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Announcement

CEL-SCI Initiates Development of Immunotherapy to Treat COVID-19 Coronavirus Infection

Immunotherapy using LEAPS peptide technology may be able to reduce COVID-19 viral load and tissue damage resulting from infection in the lungs. Studies conducted in…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Announcement

NCCN Announces Projects to Improve Ovarian Cancer Care, with AstraZeneca

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA [March 9, 2020] — The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) announces four projects selected to receive support directed…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Research Articles

Food prices after a hard Brexit could increase by £50 per week

· The effects of Brexit on different food types and what this will mean for families has been measured by research from the University of Warwick.…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Research Articles

UTSW researchers and international collaborators find human protein that potently inhibits coronavirus

DALLAS – March 8, 2020 – A protein produced by the human immune system can potently inhibit several coronaviruses, including the one behind the current…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Announcement

Expert Team Tackles Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases

When the thyroid and parathyroid glands don’t work well, the entire body feels out of balance. “People with thyroid and parathyroid diseases can have neck…

Updated : Mar 09, 2020 in Feature

How does flooding affect farms?

March 9, 2020 – Severe flooding caused devastation for farmers across the Midwest in the spring of 2019. The March 7th Sustainable, Secure Food blog explores the…