Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Feature

LANL News: New program helps New Mexico small businesses bring technology to market

LOS ALAMOS, NM, March 16, 2020—New Mexico companies who find themselves up a creek without venture capital to ferry them across the research and development…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Feature

AANA Updates COVID-19 Resources for Anesthesia Professions

Park Ridge, Ill.—As the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic unfolds, healthcare professionals such as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are facing an unprecedented, ever-evolving crisis.…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Announcement

Higher education units partner on free online course to support faculty during pandemic

A free online course to help faculty members and instructional staff who must teach remotely during the coronavirus pandemic has been launched by three units…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers developing coronavirus detection system to screen travelers

Researchers at Missouri S&T are developing an airborne-biohazard system that could help screeners spot air travelers with lung diseases due to coronavirus and other viruses.…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Experts available to comment on telecommuting’s impact on business, shareholders, and protections for employees who can’t work remotely

Companies may be closing their doors, but their employees are still working. What happens to productivity and performance when employees trade face-to-face interactions with instant…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Announcement

American College of Radiology Again Certified as a Great Place to Work

Reston, VA (March 16, 2020) – The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) was named a great workplace for the second consecutive year by the independent analysts at…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

COVID-19: Disaster researchers can comment on infants, at-risk populations, chronically ill and animals

The University of Delaware's Disaster Research Center includes several core faculty members who can discuss various aspects of the COVID-19 health crisis: Sarah DeYoung, Assistant…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

Scientists Have Discovered the Origins of the Building Blocks of Life

Rutgers researchers have discovered the origins of the protein structures responsible for metabolism: simple molecules that powered early life on Earth and serve as chemical…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Feature

Family Quality Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With many schools closed as a measure against the spread of coronavirus, and many parents working remotely, families can incorporate a variety of activities —…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

Why is Appendicitis Not Always Diagnosed in the Emergency Department?

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - While symptoms of appendicitis may be common, a new study suggests that accurately diagnosing the condition in the emergency department may be more challenging. The…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

‘Natural killer’ cells could halt Parkinson’s progression

Researchers at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Centerand their colleagues have found that “natural killer” white blood cells could guard against the cascade of…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

Soft corals near Virgin Islands recover from 2017 hurricanes, but stony corals still declining

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Soft corals at three sites in the U.S. Virgin Islands were able to recover from the destructive effects of nearly back-to-back Category…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Discusses How Community Faith-Based Organizations Can Prepare For COVID-19

John J. Farmer, Jr., director of Rutgers’ Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience, is available to discuss how faith-based organizations can plan for COVID-19…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

Most surgeons in pain after surgery, Mayo research finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Almost two-thirds of surgeons reported an increase in neck pain after performing surgery, and one-quarter rated their neck or lower back pain…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Feature

Penn Nursing Podcast Special Edition: COVID-19

PHILADELPHIA (March 16, 2020) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic grows across the US, Penn Nursing’s Alison Buttenheim, PhD, a public health researcher and behavioral epidemiologist…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Education Expert Available to Discuss Remote Learning

Rutgers Graduate School of Education Professor Alisa Belzer is available to discuss remote learning, in use by many K-12 schools, colleges and universities due to concerns about…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Scholar Available to Discuss Children’s Screen Time During COVID-19

Rutgers scholar Dafna Lemish, author of Children and Media: A Global Perspective, is available to discuss how families should handle children’s screen time during school…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

California’s strict air quality regulations help farmers prosper, UCI-led study finds

Irvine, Calif., March 16, 2020 – Farmers in California’s Central Valley are not known for their love of government regulations, but those same growers have…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

Leveraging layers for enhanced tissue repair

Repairing injured tissues, like knee cartilage, with cell-seeded implants is a promising approach for tissue regeneration. Now, bioengineers in the Rice Biomaterials Lab have created…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers sniff out AI breakthroughs in mammal brains

ITHACA, N.Y. – When you smell an orange, the scent is most likely combined with several others: car exhaust, garbage, flowers, soap. Those smells bind simultaneously…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Fed must elastically supply liquidity to ensure functioning of markets, sufficient cash for businesses

Professor and Michael P. Grace II Collegiate Chair of Economics Eric Sims is available to comment on the interest rate cut and other Fed issues during this…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

McLean Mental Health Experts Offer 5 Ways to Reduce Anxiety During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Worrying about catching an infectious disease, the coronavirus or otherwise, while taking care of your family, can be a stressful time. Nathaniel Van Kirk, PhD, Kathryn D.…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss 2020 Census

Rutgers scholar James Hughes is available to discuss the 2020 Census and its impact in New Jersey. The deadline for the 2020 Census is April…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

App Detects Harsh Side Effect of Breast Cancer Treatment

Some 20 percent of breast cancer survivors will suffer from lymphedema, a potentially severe side effect of treatment that makes arms swell with lymph. The…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

IU sociologist available to comment on how school closures, e-learning disproportionately impact low-income students

With more than 10,600 of the nation's public and private schools temporarily closing in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), low-income students are disproportionally impacted.…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

If you’re poor, poverty is an environmental issue

ITHACA, N.Y. – In 2017, when interviewers asked Latino community members in San Antonio, Texas, about their top environmental concerns, the answers took researchers by…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Feature Tip Sheet

Looking to the future with Dr. Francis Collins

What gets the leader of the NIH jazzed? Speaking to a packed West Pavilion auditorium March 6, Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Announcement

Last Call for Entries: AIP’s 2020 Science Communication Awards

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2020 -- The American Institute of Physics is accepting nominations for the 2020 AIP Science Communication Awards through March 31, 2020. These…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Policy

“Families First Coronavirus Response Act” risks limited testing, surprise patient billing

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) represents swift action by the House of Representatives to bolster federal responses to the spread of coronavirus…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Announcement

Established cell biologists can apply for several honorific awards

Honorific awards acknowledge established scientists who have made significant contributions to the discipline and community of cell biology The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Marketplace

Healthcare Communication Platform, Pulsara, Announces Release of FREE COVID-19 Management Package

    BOZEMAN, Mont., March 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulsara announced today that they have released a COVID-19 management package available to all EMS and healthcare…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Policy

Association for Molecular Pathology Calls on Senate to Close Coverage Gaps for Clinical Laboratory Testing in Families First Coronavirus Response Act

ROCKVILLE, Md. – March 16, 2020 – The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), the premier global, molecular diagnostic professional society, today released a statement on…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

People Prone to Disengage from Difficult Tasks and Goals May Experience Greater Cognitive Decline After Retirement

Certain middle-aged and older adults, especially women who tend to disengage from difficult tasks and goals after they retire, may be at greater risk of…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Disneyland Closes: Orange County’s Economy Takes a Hit

Want to know how Disneyland's closure will hit Southern California's economy? Ask the Cal State Fullerton trio of economists who determined the resort's $8.5 billion…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Covid-19 Underscores Flawed Eurozone Single Currency System

Finance professor Albert “Pete” Kyle at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is available to expand on his comments, below, on…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

Pets can protect against suicide in older people

It’s a sad fact that suicide rates among people over 60 are the highest of any age group in Australia, but a new study published…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Policy

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Would Prohibit Insurers from Paying for Some COVID-19 Tests

Statement attributable to: Carmen L. Wiley, PhD President, American Association for Clinical Chemistry “AACC greatly values the work that the U.S. House of Representatives has…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Feature Expert

COVID-19 pandemic poses risk of recession

The devastation wrought by the COVID-19 outbreak is evident not only in the well-known “global cases” map produced by Johns Hopkins University. It’s also displayed nearly daily…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Feature

Tips to Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Dr. Charles Herrick, Chair of Psychiatry, Nuvance Health Does the COVID-19 pandemic have you feeling anxious and worried? If yes, please know that you’re…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Research Articles

National Poll: Many parents delay talking to kids about inappropriate touching

ANN ARBOR, Mich. —  Experts recommend starting conversations about inappropriate touching during the preschool years, but less than half of parents of preschoolers in a…