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Same-sex male couples losing out on paid parental leave

Same-sex male couples are losing out on paid parental leave when compared to both same-sex female and different-sex couples, according to new research. A study…

Updated : Sep 05, 2019 in Uncategorized

Elsevier works with Wageningen University to detect and prevent citation manipulation

Amsterdam, September 5, 2019 - Elsevier , a global information analytics business specializing in science and health, and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) announced today…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

2019 Lobachevsky Medal and Prize goes to Daniel T. Wise

Currently, the prize jury comprises 17 individuals from Russia, United States, Germany, France, and Switzerland. One of the jurors, Vice-Rector Dmitry Tayursky, shared, "In the…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Vast majority of dementia patients don’t receive specialty diagnosis and care, study finds

In the first large study to examine the diagnosis of dementia in older Americans over time, researchers found the vast majority never meet with a…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Georgetown tobacco control expert outlines motivations of Altria-Juul deal

WASHINGTON -- The pending deal for Altria to purchase 35% of Juul Labs should serve as a "wake-up call" for the careful monitoring of competition…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

New insulation technique paves the way for more powerful and smaller chips

Researchers at KU Leuven and imec have successfully developed a new technique to insulate microchips. The technique uses metal-organic frameworks, a new type of materials…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Super shrimp designed at Ben-Gurion University could increase yield and prevent disease

BEER-SHEVA, Israel...September 4, 2019 - Single-sex prawns could help alleviate poverty, reduce disease and protect the environment, according to researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Genetic factors influencing adult obesity take effect in early childhood

Body mass index (BMI) in infants, children and adults is influenced by different genetic factors that change as we age, according to a major new…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

New methods for optimization of vibration shock protection systems are proposed

Nowadays the words "uncertainty" and "multicriteria" characterize in a best way the relevance and complexity of modern problems of management of a variety of dynamic…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Denisovan finger bone more closely resembles modern human digits than Neanderthals

Scientists have identified the missing part of a finger bone fragment from the Denisova Cave in southern Siberia, revealing that Denisovans--an early human population discovered…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Putting a price on carbon pollution alone unlikely to help reach climate goals

Imperial researchers show that carbon taxes alone cannot reduce emissions enough to reach the Paris Agreement targets. The Paris Agreement, signed in 2015, requires nations…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

School district secessions in the South have deepened racial segregation between school systems

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 4, 2019--Since 2000, school district secessions in the South have increasingly sorted white and black students, and white and Hispanic students, into…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Study shows BioCell collagen can visibly reduce common signs of skin aging within 12 weeks

In one of the most substantial studies of a skin health supplement, BioCell Collagen®, was found to visibly reduce common signs of skin aging, including…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Single traumatic brain injury can have long-term consequences for cognition

A single incidence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) can lead to long-lasting neurodegeneration, according to a study of 32 individuals. In addition to clarifying the…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Protein tangles linked with dementia seen in patients after single head injury

Scientists have visualised for the first time protein 'tangles' associated with dementia in the brains of patients who have suffered a single head injury. This…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Heart failure deaths are highest in the poorest US counties

DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2019 -- People living in counties with high rates of poverty are more likely to die from heart failure compared to people…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Many older adults aren’t fully prepared for emergency situations, poll finds

Most people over age 50 say they're ready for natural disasters and emergency situations, but a new national poll shows that many haven't taken key…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Future of LEDs Gets Boost from Verification of Localization States in InGaN Quantum Wells

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 4, 2019 -- Light-emitting diodes made of indium gallium nitride provide better luminescence efficiency than many of the other materials used to…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Johns Hopkins launches Center For Psychedelic Research

A group of private donors has given $17 million to start the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins Medicine, making it what's…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Pioneering new tech to recover 100% phosphorus and biocrude from manure and sludge

An engineer from Aarhus University has received EU funding for the launch of a new research project, which can have far-reaching and ground-breaking significance for…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Emergency department openings and closures impact resources for heart attack patients

A new study has found that hospital emergency room closures can adversely affect health outcomes for heart attack patients at neighboring hospitals that are near…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Young adults exposed to incarceration as children prone to depression

Young adults with childhood history of both parental incarceration and juvenile justice involvement were nearly three times more likely to have depression or post-traumatic stress…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Comparing opioid prescription fills after surgery across countries

Bottom Line: Higher proportions of patients in the United States and Canada filled opioid prescriptions after surgery compared with Sweden. This analysis examined differences in…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Secret messages hidden in light-sensitive polymers

DNA is a long chemical sequence that carries genetic information. Inspired by this biological system, in recent years many research teams have been exploring how…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Albeit it exists: Unexpected new material has been quenched to ambient pressure

Scientists from the National University of Science and Technology MISIS together with colleagues from Germany and Sweden achieved a result that seemed impossible. The researchers…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Ageing research to accelerate with experimental validation in AI-powered drug discovery

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019, London, UK: The Biogerontology Research Foundation salutes its Founder and Chief Scientific Advisor Alex Zhavoronkov on leading a team of researchers…

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Has racial/ethnic representation changed among US medical students?

Bottom Line: This analysis reports black, Hispanic and American Indian or Alaska Native students remain underrepresented in allopathic medical schools when compared with the U.S.…

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Electronic glove offers ‘humanlike’ features for prosthetic hand users

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - People with hand amputations experience difficult daily life challenges, often leading to lifelong use of a prosthetic hands and services. An…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

A novel recipe for efficiently removing intrinsic defects from hard crystals

A team of researchers from Osaka University, the Institute for High Pressure Physics and the Institute for Nuclear Research of Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia),…

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Death march of segmented animal unravels critical evolutionary puzzle

The death march of a segmented bilaterian animal unearthed from ~550-million-year-old rocks in China shows that the oldest mobile and segmented animals evolved by the…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Is childhood criminal justice exposure associated with risk of poor adult mental health?

Bottom Line: A childhood history of both personal involvement in the juvenile justice system and parental incarceration was associated with a greater likelihood of depression,…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Automated text analysis: The next frontier of marketing innovation

Researchers from University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, University of Maryland, Columbia University, and Emory University published a new article in the Journal of Marketing that…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Charge fluctuations, a new property in superconductors

Superconductivity enables us to prevent loss when transporting energy from power plants to our homes. However, to do this, the lines must be cooled to…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

80% cut in antibiotics entering Thames is needed to avoid surge in superbugs

The amount of antibiotics entering the River Thames would need to be cut by as much as 80 per cent to avoid the development and…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Pain medication use by children after common surgeries

Bottom Line: About 400 caregivers reported pain medication use by children after common surgeries such as hernia, elbow fracture, appendectomy or adenoid removal in this…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

New model predicts Painted Lady butterfly migrations based on breeding sites data

Based on climatic data from 36 years, and the location of 646 breeding sites in 30 countries, the model reveals for the first time where…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Honorees of the prestigious 2019 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists announced

The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences announced today the three Winners and six Finalists of the 2019 Blavatnik Regional Awards…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

An examination of prosecutorial staff, budgets, caseloads and the need for change

We decided to examine the state of prosecutor funding and caseloads after recent local debates on the issue. Prosecutors contend they need more staff to…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Champalimaud Vision Award: Recognizing institutions combating blindness in Brazil

4 September 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal - The 2019 António Champalimaud Vision Award is presented to the Instituto da Visão - IPEPO, the Altino Ventura…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

By comparing needles to mosquitoes, new model offers insights into Hepatitis C solutions

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- By comparing needles and syringes to disease-carrying mosquitoes, an innovative mathematical model of how the Hepatitis C virus spreads is…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

New viruses discovered in endangered wild Pacific salmon populations

Three new viruses--including one from a group of viruses never before shown to infect fish--have been discovered in endangered Chinook and sockeye salmon populations. While…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Racial disparity in Houston’s pretrial population

There has been no shortage of discourse surrounding racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system. In fact, the need to address these inequities…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Biophysics: Stretching proteins with magnetic tweezers

As the central mediators of cell function in biological organisms, proteins are involved in the execution of virtually all cellular processes. They provide the internal…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

How California wildfires can impact water availability

In recent years, wildfires in the western United States have occurred with increasing frequency and scale. Climate change scenarios in California predict prolonged periods of…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

It is best not to fly to conferences

Several times a year, researchers from all over the world travel long distances in order to share their latest findings and establish contacts at conferences.…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Planetary collisions can drop the internal pressures in planets

A new study from Caltech shows that giant impacts can dramatically lower the internal pressure of planets, a finding that could significantly change the current…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

DNA repair: Opening the hatch to heal the break

Various types of DNA damage can have serious repercussions, both for the individual cells in which they occur and for the organism as a whole.…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scientists to use advances in 3D imaging to predict effects of rising CO2 levels on crops

ST. LOUIS, MO, September 4, 2019 - Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are higher than at any point in the past 800,000 years and in 2017,…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers develop a tool for rapid breakdown of cellular proteins

Cellular functions depend on the functionality of proteins, and these functions are disturbed in diseases. A core aim of cell biological research is to determine…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

The argument for sexual selection in bacteria

The evolutionary pressure to pass on DNA can produce behavior that otherwise makes no sense in a struggle to survive. Rams bash heads in fights…