Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Scripps Research scientists reveal exceptional structural detail of novel protein family involved in sour taste reception and prevalent in digestive and immune systems

Recently discovered proteins that play a key role in inner-ear balance and our ability to taste sour foods may hold many other important roles in…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Feature

Case Closed: Recovered Set of Dinosaur Footprints Finds New Home at Amherst

It had all the elements of a heist movie: A (pre)historic treasure. A robbery that took place under a veil of darkness. The arrest of…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Feature

Rockets gather radio data to study atmosphere disturbances

ITHACA, N.Y. – Two NASA sounding rockets were sent to the edges of the atmosphere above the Marshall Islands on June 19 in order to…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Announcement

Cutting Edge Research Grants Announced by The American Macular Degeneration Foundation

Northampton, MA – The American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF), in partnership with Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), has announced the recipients of the RPB/AMDF Catalyst…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Americans Overestimate Income for Children from Wealthy & Middle-Income Families—and Underestimate It for Children from Poor Ones

Americans overestimate the future income for children from wealthy and middle-income families, but underestimate that for children from poor ones, finds a new study by…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Monarch butterflies bred in captivity may lose the ability to migrate, study finds

Monarch butterflies purchased from a commercial breeder did not fly in a southward direction, even in offspring raised outdoors, in a new study conducted by…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

How trees affect the weather

Nature, said Ralph Waldo Emerson, is no spendthrift. Unfortunately, he was wrong. New research led by University of Utah biologists William Anderegg, Anna Trugman and…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Tropical Soil Disturbance Could Be Hidden Source of CO2

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Thousand-year-old tropical soil unearthed by accelerating deforestation and agriculture land use could be unleashing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to a…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Feature

Woodstock really was a free-wheeling festival, new archeological research shows

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The Woodstock Music Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer, and new archaeological research from Binghamton University, State University of New York…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Announcement

Ocean Medical Center Foundation Raises Nearly $250,000 at Annual Golf Classic

Brick, NJ ― June 24, 2019 ― Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center Foundation raised nearly $250,000 at the 29th Annual Golf Classic, which took…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Engineered Cell Evolution May Provide Pathway to Halting Cancer Drug Resistance

STONY BROOK, NY, June 24,, 2019 -- A significant problem when treating cancer patients remains drug resistance, which often causes chemotherapy treatments to ultimately fail.…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Announcement

Clarkson Professor Receives Prestigious Katsumi Niki Prize for Bioelectrochemistry

Clarkson Professor Evgeny Katz, the Milton Kerker Chair of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, was awarded the Katsumi Niki Prize for Bioelectrochemistry 2019…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Feature

A wellspring of innovation: NMSU researchers test new water conservation practices

When Sangu Angadi was traveling to his science center office in Clovis, New Mexico, one spring day, he was engulfed in the dust of a…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Announcement

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Offers Nation’s First MS Degree in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has launched a new Master of Science (MS) in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics to provide students with…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Twitter buzz to crown winners in first Dem debate

Democratic presidential candidates will take to the debate stage for the first time June 26 and June 27 and social media is expected to play…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Feature Expert

IFT Takes Inclusion to a Whole New Level at IFT19

By Randy Kreienbrink, CFS   I always look forward to attending the IFT Annual Event and Food Expo, and I especially love when it takes…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Feature

Decoding the Updated Nutrition Facts Label

June 18, 2019 By Farida Mohamedshah, MS, CNS   It’s been three years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced updates to the…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Feature

Students Showcase Knowledge, Creativity Through Competitions

June 17, 2019 By Amy Clarke Sievers   Each year, IFT provides student members a wealth of opportunities to expand their knowledge, explore potential career…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Expert Pitch

WashU Expert: First Native American U.S. poet laureate will inspire the nation

Joy Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, has been selected as the 23rd U.S. poet laureate, a move that will inspire Native American…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

How to bend waves to arrive at the right place

In free space, the light wave of a laser beam propagates on a perfectly straight line. Under certain circumstances, however, the behavior of a wave…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

THE AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE REVOLUTION POWERED BY TECHNION

The race to develop truly autonomous automobiles is in high gear, and car manufacturers around the globe are looking at Israel for the advances and…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Big Data Says Food Is Too Sweet

PHILADELPHIA (June 24, 2019) – New research from the Monell Center analyzed nearly 400,000 food reviews posted by Amazon customers to gain real-world insight into…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Announcement

KSU President Named Among Most Influential Atlantans

KENNESAW, Ga. — Kennesaw State University President Pamela Whitten was named this month to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Power 100, a list compiling the most influential…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Announcement

2019 IFTSA Competition Winners

New Orleans, LA – The Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) recognized more than 20 student groups from around the globe as winners of the 2019 IFTSA…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

‘Bathtub rings’ around Titan’s lakes might be made of alien crystals

BELLEVUE, WA --The frigid lakeshores of Saturn's moon Titan might be encrusted with strange, unearthly minerals, according to new research being presented here. Scientists re-creating…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Frozen sperm retains its viability in outer space conditions

Vienna, 24 June 2019: Zillionaires like Amazon founder Jeff Bezos who see the 'colonisation' of space as an answer to the Earth's ever threatened resources…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Announcement

Operating at the Speed of Thought

When a cyber-warrior defends a complex computer network, or a pilot commands a team of unmanned vehicles, or a submarine officer interacts with intricate sensor…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Don’t set it and forget it — scan it and fix it with tech that detects wind blade damage

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Drones and crawling robots outfitted with special scanning technology could help wind blades stay in service longer, which may help lower the…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Announcement

WIU Ag Professor Researching Wild Hemp with Help of Foundation Grant

MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University School of Agriculture Professor Win Phippen will log numerous miles this summer as he begins an effort to harvest…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Saving New Jersey from the Rising Tide

New Brunswick, N.J. (June 24, 2019) – It’s 2050 and the sea level along New Jersey’s oceanfront and bays is 1.5 feet higher than it…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Screams contain a ‘calling card’ for the vocalizer’s identity

Human screams convey a level of individual identity that may help explain their evolutionary origins, finds a study by scientists at Emory University. PeerJ published the…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Announcement

Scenic Designer Matt Saunders Lauded for ‘Show-Stealing’ Work on Off-Broadway Play

Lauren McAloon Associate Professor of Design Matt Saunders’ work on the world premiere of the off-Broadway play, Daddy, won Outstanding Set Design for a Play at the Drama Desk…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Tip Sheet

SLAS Discovery Announces its July Feature Article

Oak Brook, IL – In July’s SLAS Discovery feature article, “3D Cell-Based Assays for Drug Screens: Challenges in Imaging, Image Analysis, and High-Content Analysis,” Tijmen…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Feature

Haas feeds growing appetite for the business of sustainable food

After working in the dairy industry in Illinois for six years, John Monaghan, MBA 20, arrived at Berkeley Haas on a mission to dive deeper…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Will the citizenship question break the census? No, says UGA researcher

Will the citizenship question break the census? No, says UGA researcher The next U.S. Census will be conducted in 2020, providing the federal government with…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

THE BEST IN PATHOLOGY, LABORATORY QUALITY, PROFICIENCY TESTING, TECHNOLOGY & PATIENT SAFETY

Northfield, IL (June 24, 2019) This week, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) released a list of its longest accredited laboratories in the United States.…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Feature

Top 4 Things Seniors Need to Know to Stay Healthy this Summer

By David Lo, Internal Medicine, Western Connecticut Medical Group Ridgefield Primary Care Summary: The summer heat can take a toll on seniors. In particular, seniors…

Updated : Jun 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Study finds micronutrient deficiencies common at time of celiac disease diagnosis

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Micronutrient deficiencies, including vitamins B12 and D, as well as folate, iron, zinc and copper, are common in adults at the time…

Updated : Jun 21, 2019 in Announcement

MSK-ACCESS Receives New York State Approval for New Molecular Assay

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announced that the New York State Department of Health has issued an approval for a new molecular assay called…

Updated : Jun 21, 2019 in Research Articles

Northwestern center conducts first-ever poll about presidential leadership on diversity and inclusion

President Barack Obama had the highest rating among modern U.S. presidents for both his overall leadership and rhetoric on diversity and inclusion, according to a…

Updated : Jun 21, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Iran does not shout ‘Death To America!’

Rudolph Matthee, a professor of history at the University of Delaware, can debunk Donald Trump's claim that Iran, as a country, shouted "death to America!"…

Updated : Jun 21, 2019 in Feature Expert

Five Things Caregivers Can Do To Keep Senior Citizens Safe During Summer

Five Things Caregivers Can Do To Keep Senior Citizens Safe During Summer By Virginia Hannon, Geriatric APRN, Western Connecticut Medical Group Southbury Primary Care Summary:…

Updated : Jun 20, 2019 in Research Articles

High on iron? It stops anaemia but has a downside

A global study looking at the role that iron plays in 900 diseases has uncovered the impact of both low and high iron counts –…

Updated : Jun 20, 2019 in Research Articles

Scientists discover new method for developing tracers used for medical imaging

CHAPEL HILL – In an advance for medical imaging, scientists from University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a method for creating…

Updated : Jun 20, 2019 in Research Articles

Treatment for common cause of diarrhea more promising

One of the most common causes of diarrhea worldwide – accounting for millions of cases and tens of thousands of deaths, mostly of small children…

Updated : Jun 20, 2019 in Research Articles

“DNA Microscopy” Offers Entirely New Way to Image Cells

Microscopy just got reinvented – again. Traditionally, scientists have used light, x-rays, and electrons to peer inside tissues and cells. Today, scientists can trace thread-like…

Updated : Jun 20, 2019 in Announcement

Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Develop Rapid, Reliable and Low-cost HIV Test

As of 2017, about 36.9 million people around the world were living with HIV— 1 in 4 were unaware of their HIV status. In developed…

Updated : Jun 20, 2019 in Announcement

ASN FOUNDATION FOR KIDNEY RESEARCH ANNOUNCES 2019 GRANT RECIPIENTS

ASN foundation for kidney research announces 2019 grant recipients The ASN Foundation for Kidney Research provides more than $3 million in funding for clinical and…

Updated : Jun 20, 2019 in Feature

Summertime Safety for Kids

By Jay D’Orso, MD, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Western Connecticut Medical Group Ridgefield Primary Care Summary: Summer is a great time to get outside with…

Updated : Jun 20, 2019 in Research Articles

EHR medication lists lack accuracy, may threaten patient safety

When it comes to keeping track of prescribed medications between clinic visits, many patients rely on printed medication lists automatically generated from electronic health records…