Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Announcement

Experienced scholar joins College of Education as new dean

Dan Reed, senior vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Utah, announced that professor Nancy Songer has accepted an offer to serve as…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Articles

UCI team demonstrates ability to supercharge cells with mitochondrial transplantation

Irvine, Calif., March 23, 2020 – Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have shown that they can give cells a short-term boost of energy…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Articles

Anxious About the COVID-19 Pandemic? New Study Shows Stress Can Have Lasting Impacts on Sperm and Man’s Future Offspring

Prolonged fear and anxiety brought on by major stressors, like the coronavirus pandemic, can not only take a toll on a person’s mental health, but…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Articles

3D GENETIC STRUCTURE IN BLOOD CANCER IMPORTANT BEYOND DNA CODE CHANGES

Children with aggressive blood cancers have differences — not just in the DNA code of their blood cells — but also in the heavily twisted…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Articles

CAR Macrophages Go Beyond T Cells to Fight Solid Tumors

PHILADELPHIA – Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy has been a game-changer for blood cancers but has faced challenges in targeting solid tumors. Now…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Expert Pitch

COVID-19 exposes weak link for hospitals: outsourced cleaners

Health care facilities have been at the forefront of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The challenges that hospitals are facing include a scarcity of…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Feature

Banning Carbon Nanotubes Would Be Scientifically Unjustified

In a correspondence published recently in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, scientists from Penn State and 31 other universities and medical centers take issue with an…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Impacts of Stigma on COVID-19 Pandemic

A Rutgers University global health expert is available to comment on the dangers of persistent references to the novel coronavirus as a “Chinese virus” by…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Articles

Rutgers Expert Discusses Development of New COVID-19 Test

A Rutgers research team has completed the first evaluation of a new rapid COVID-19 test given emergency approval by the FDA. The test, developed by…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Articles

East Antarctica’s Denman Glacier has retreated almost 3 miles over last 22 years

Contact:      Brian Bell                    949-824-8249                    [email protected]  Irvine, Calif.,…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Announcement

Penn Medicine Announces Appointment of Daniel Yoshor, MD, as Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery

PHILADELPHIA—Daniel Yoshor, MD, a nationally recognized neurosurgeon and neuroscientist, has been named chair of the department of Neurosurgery in the Perelman School of Medicine at…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Expert Pitch

UAlbany Experts Available to Discuss Psychological Impacts of COVID-19

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 23, 2020) – With COVID-19 cases increasing around the globe, governments are taking extraordinary measures to support social distancing, including mandatory quarantines,…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Expert Pitch

COVID-19 big picture: For many years, Pinar Keskinocak has studied how society and the nation handle pandemics.

For many years, Pinar Keskinocak has studied how pandemics spread through the nation, how they overburden health care systems, and how they diminish the supply…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Articles

Talking to yourself in the third person can promote healthier eating

ANN ARBOR—The constant temptation of tasty foods high in calories and fat make it difficult for people to make healthy choices, but talking to yourself…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Feature

Explore Our Virtual Learning STEM Resources

If you’re looking for engaging ways to teach science from home, that National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) offers a range of resources that…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Announcement

CEL-SCI to Develop LEAPS COVID-19 Immunotherapy in Collaboration with University of Georgia Center for Vaccines and Immunology

Initial studies with COVID-19 corona virus aim to replicate prior successful preclinical experiments of LEAPS against H1N1pandemic flu in mice conducted with National Institutes for…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Articles

OncoMX Knowledgebase Enables Research of Cancer Biomarkers and Related Evidence

WASHINGTON (March 23, 2020) — The OncoMX knowledgebase will improve the exploration and research of cancer biomarkers in the context of related evidence, according to…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Feature

Generating Light from Darkness

The Science All objects emit heat in the form of infrared light. This effect is strongest in dry, clear air, especially on cloudless nights. As…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Feature

Lighting the Way from Repulsion to Attraction

The Science Silica particles, when mixed into liquid crystals, can act a lot like individual atoms. The geometry of the particles determines how they interact…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Articles

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Research Team Participates in First External Evaluation of Groundbreaking Covid-19 Test

Dr. David Alland, Director of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Public Health Research Institute, which is within the Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences Institute for…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Articles

Teacher Evaluations Weed Out Low-Performing Teachers in Urban Schools

New research finds that as education policy has shifted, post-No Child Left Behind  and as a result of Race to the Top(RTTT), the rollout of…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Research Tip Sheet

Science Snapshots from Berkeley Lab

X-ray Imaging Reveals Insights into a Natural Mosquito-Killing Compound Study of a mosquito-targeting toxin produced by bacteria could lead to safer and more effective anti-mosquito…

Updated : Mar 23, 2020 in Feature

Why do farmers care about conservation?

March 23, 2020 – An American poet once said, “Nature is not a place to visit, it is home.” This quote especially rings true for…