Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Feature

Annual Survey Shows Indian Foreign-Born Population Is the Largest in St. Louis Region

Results of a new survey by Ness Sandoval, Ph.D., associate professor and co-director of the public and social policy doctoral program at Saint Louis University,…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Announcement

New $21.4 million U.S.-Israel center aims to develop water-energy technologies

New energy-efficient technologies to focus on desalinating, purifying drinking water. LEMONT, Ill. — A U.S.-Israel team that includes researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Having employees working at home can boost productivity, but it also can increase feelings of isolation

Recognizable companies including Google, Twitter and Eli Lilly all are encouraging their employees to work at home to prevent spread of the coronavirus. Research on…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Government should step in to curb physician burnout, Case Western Reserve University researcher says

Physician burnout is a growing concern within the profession, but it’s also a public-health issue because of the potential to harm patients. Now, in new…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Bumblebees aversion to pumpkin pollen may help plants thrive

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University researchers have found that squash and pumpkin pollen have physical, nutritional and chemical defense qualities that are harmful to bumblebees. The…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

People want more compensation, security for their genomic data

ITHACA, N.Y. – Genomic data donated by the public is valuable for the companies that collect it. But a recent survey finds that once people…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Vision Problems May Be Common in People with Parkinson’s Disease

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4 P.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2020Media Contacts:Renee Tessman, [email protected], (612) 928-6137Michelle Uher, [email protected], (612) 928-6120  Vision Problems May Be Common…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Like patching a flat tire: New fix heals herniated discs

Media note: A video of the researcher discussing how the new method works can be viewed and downloaded here: https://cornell.box.com/v/BonassarHerniatedDisc ITHACA, N.Y. – A new…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Feature

Innovative ANNIE sees first neutrinos, with more “firsts” to come

The Accelerator Neutrino Neutron Interaction Experiment at Fermilab, known as ANNIE, has seen its first neutrino events. This milestone heralds the start of an ambitious…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Permanent magnets far stronger than those on refrigerator doors could be a solution for delivering fusion energy

Permanent magnets akin to those used on refrigerators could speed the development of fusion energy – the same energy produced by the sun and stars.…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Alcoholics Anonymous most effective path to alcohol abstinence

Alcoholics Anonymous, the worldwide fellowship of sobriety seekers, is the most effective path to abstinence, according to a comprehensive analysis conducted by a Stanford School…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Feature

Happy Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day!

CHICAGO – March is National Nutrition Month®, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to make informed food choices and develop sound eating…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Pain researchers get a common language to describe pain

For the first time, an international collaboration of researchers have succeeded in creating a complete overview of all pain conditions in the face, mouth and…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Microbial DNA in Patient Blood May be Tell-Tale Sign of Cancer

When Gregory Poore was a freshman in college, his otherwise healthy grandmother was shocked to learn that she had late-stage pancreatic cancer. The condition was…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Feature

S&T Assesses the New FLETC Law Enforcement Operations Driving Skills Course

Law enforcement officers face increasingly dangerous conditions on our roadways. With faster vehicles, more distractions behind the wheel and dynamic environments on the road, they…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Avoiding Chinese restaurants due to unfounded association with coronavirus is latest example of racist consumer behavior against Asians and Asian Americans

Avoiding Chinese restaurants due to an unfounded association with the coronavirus is the latest example of racist consumer behavior against Asians and Asian Americans, according…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Updated Guidelines for Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields Published in Health Physics

March 11, 2020 – A set of updated, evidence-based guidelines defining safe levels of exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (EMF) has been published in Health…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Majority of Physician Anesthesiologists Treat Older Adults, But Less than 10% Screen for Frailty or Dementia Pre- or Postoperatively, Survey Finds

A national, non-scientific survey from the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) finds that more than 96% of respondents treated a patient 65 or older in…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Immersive Civil Engineering Game to Be Used Across the Country

TROY, N.Y. — Without ever needing to step outside of a classroom, a college dorm room, or a quiet nook in a library, civil engineering…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Feature Expert

Wood-based catalyst to keep fruit fresh

If freshly bought bananas are stored in a full fruit basket they won't stay yellow very long. Just a few days later, the crooked fruits…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Feature Expert

The lasting legacies of Beethoven on 250th anniversary of composer’s birth

This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, who is considered one of the most influential artists of all time.…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Researchers provide insight on how our notion of the environment has changed since the inception of Earth Day 50-years ago

Since Earth Day’s inception in 1970, there’s been some major success in legislation and an increased awareness of the climate and environment. However, the work…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Microbes play important role in soil’s nitrogen cycle

March 11, 2020 – Under our feet, in the soil, is a wealth of microbial activity. Just like humans have different metabolisms and food choices,…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Primary Care Physicians on the Front Lines of Diagnosing and Providing Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care: Half Say Medical Profession Not Prepared to Meet Expected Increase in Demands

CHICAGO, March 11, 2020 – A new survey of primary care physicians appearing in the Alzheimer’s Association 2020 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report finds…

Updated : Mar 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Microbes far beneath the seafloor rely on recycling to survive

Scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution reveal how microorganisms could survive in rocks nestled thousands of feet beneath the ocean floor in the lower oceanic…