Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Policy

Education Management Solutions Releases Covid-19 Coronavirus Medical Education Guidelines

EXTON, PA. – Education Management Solutions, LLC (EMS), the leader in medical simulation learning management technology, has released Covid-19 contingency ready workflows for healthcare education.…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Sanitizing Smartphones to Avoid COVID-19

Media contact: Neal Buccino, [email protected], 848-932-7328 New Brunswick, N.J. (March 13, 2020) – Rutgers scholar Donald Schaffner is available to discuss how often, and with…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Announcement

Radio Observatories Closing in New Mexico, Virginia, West Virginia

In response to the governors of New Mexico, Virginia, and West Virginia closing the schools in those states, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Diagnosing Hypertension in Children

Highlight Study results call into question the utility of testing blood pressure load—the proportion of elevated blood pressure readings detected over 24 hours—for diagnosing hypertension…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Mental Well-being During Social Distancing

Managing mental wellbeing is critical in times of uncertainty and unpredictability. One common coping mechanism is to connect in-person with friends or family because isolation…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Mental Health During Coronavirus

Rutgers scholar Patricia Findley is available to discuss how coronavirus can affect mental health. “Keeping ourselves healthy, both physically and mentally, is paramount during this…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Business strategy and economic development expert can speak about possible recession as a result of COVID-19 behavioral changes from consumers and cancellations

It might feel like 2008, but it’s not. Phil Powell, Indiana University Kelley School of Business associate dean of academic programs in Indianapolis and clinical…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Announcement

Fermilab, UNICAMP and São Paulo Research Foundation collaborate on major international projects for neutrino research

On March 6, the University of Campinas in Brazil, known as UNICAMP, and the Department of Energy’s Fermilab signed an agreement to collaborate on R&D…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Announcement

S&T Announces Winner in the $250K Escape Respirator Challenge

Washington D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) today announced the grand prize winner of the Escape Respirator Prize…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Research Articles

The Lancet: Study details first known person-to-person transmission of new coronavirus in the USA

Person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 occurred between two people with prolonged, unprotected exposure while the first patient was symptomatic. Despite active monitoring and testing of 372…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Coronavirus heightens risk of cybercrime in the workplace, expert warns to protect private data

The heightened fear and anxiety that COVID-19 is causing people worldwide brings vulnerable targets for cyber hackers, says Virginia Tech expert David Simpson. “We are…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Faculty Q&A: U. of Michigan economist Gabriel Ehrlich sees sharp, short-lived effects of coronavirus

FACULTY Q&A Gabriel Ehrlich is the director of the Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics at the University of Michigan, where he forecasts the U.S. and…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Long-term analysis shows GM cotton no match for insects in India

Genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton produces its own insecticide. The seeds were introduced in India in 2002 and today account for 90% of all cotton…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Finance expert available to discuss current changes to financial markets, including stock markets, bond markets, interest rates and federal policy changes.

Financial markets have been on a wild ride the last few weeks, due in part to COVID-19. W. Todd Roberson, Indiana University Kelley School of Business…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Research Articles

NIH researchers discover tooth-enamel protein in eyes with dry AMD

A protein that normally deposits mineralized calcium in tooth enamel may also be responsible for calcium deposits in the back of the eye in people…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Feature

Cancer and COVID-19: What you should know

The number of COVID-19 cases are expected to continue to grow across the globe in the upcoming months and that means more people will have…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Faculty Q&A: H. Luke Shaefer on how the coronavirus outbreak highlights inequities in health care, employment systems

FACULTY Q&A Luke Shaefer As the coronavirus continues to spread, University of Michigan poverty scholar H. Luke Shaefer discusses how the pandemic will impact hourly…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Notre Dame expert available: Estimating unobserved infections of COVID-19 in the United States

Alex Perkins is a professor at the University of Notre Dame specializing in infectious disease epidemiology and population biology. Perkins and his team are currently…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Hornwort Genomes Could Lead to Crop Improvement

ITHACA, NY, March 13, 2020 — Some 500 million years ago – when our continents were likely connected in a single land mass and most…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss How COVID-19 Impacts Homeless

Emmy Tiderington, an assistant professor at the Rutgers School of Social Work, is available to discuss the impact of coronavirus on the homeless population. “Much…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss COVID-19 Election Impact

Rutgers political science expert Ross Baker is available to discuss how the coronavirus may impact the 2020 presidential election. “Democrats need to push a counter-narrative…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Research Articles

Pathways highlight social housing’s importance

Up to 10 per cent of Australians have called social housing home at some point and it often acts as a launchpad for a more…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Online education experts available to discuss the pandemic’s push into the virtual classroom

Educators across the globe are scrambling to shift gears from their in-person environment to one that demands an immediate expertise in the virtual classroom. But…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Feature

Reducing Kidney Failure Rate Among Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease

PHILADELPHIA — Diabetic kidney disease (DKD), which affects between 20 to 40 percent of people with diabetes, is a serious complication that can ultimately lead…