Updated : Apr 02, 2020 in Feature

Soil Science Society publishes blogs about Deepwater Horizon’s Anniversary

April 2, 2020 - April 2020, is the 10th anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Soil Science Society…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Research Articles

AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors revised in new guidance from the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

The revised framework for the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors published this week in the April issue of The Diabetes Educator journal. As the foundation of diabetes…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Feature

Mucus and the coronavirus

March 31, 2020 — As the lethal COVID-19 coronavirus propagates around the globe, we know a sneeze, a cough or simply touching a surface with…

Updated : Mar 27, 2020 in Research Articles

A Faster Way To Replace Inaccurate Information On Social Networks

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Army Research Office have demonstrated a new model of how competing pieces of information spread in online…

Updated : Mar 26, 2020 in Research Articles

How Stable is Deep Ocean Circulation in Warmer Climate?

If circulation of deep waters in the Atlantic stops or slows due to climate change, it could cause cooling in northern North America and Europe…

Updated : Mar 25, 2020 in Feature

DHS Initiating Crucial Research to Mitigate COVID-19

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is conducting ongoing research that will help scientists better understand the coronavirus…

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

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 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 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 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 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Microbes play important role in soil’s nitrogen cycle

March 11, 2020 – Under our feet, in the soil, is a wealth of microbial activity. Just like humans have different metabolisms and food choices,…

Updated : Mar 05, 2020 in Research Articles

No increase in crime under California’s ‘sanctuary state’ status, UCI study finds

UCI UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE NEWS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENOTE TO EDITORS: PHOTO AVAILABLE AThttps://news.uci.edu/2020/03/05/no-increase-in-crime-under-californias-sanctuary-state-status-uci-study-finds/ Contact:      Pat [email protected]  Mimi Ko [email protected] No increase in crime under California’s…

Updated : Feb 27, 2020 in Research Articles

New Algorithm Tracks Pediatric Sepsis Epidemiology Using Clinical Data

Philadelphia, February 27, 2020—Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have developed a novel computational algorithm to track the epidemiology of pediatric sepsis, allowing for…

Updated : Feb 26, 2020 in Expert Pitch

New Software Tests Asphalt Performance More Efficiently

New Brunswick, N.J. (Feb. 26, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick researchers have created a software tool that more efficiently analyzes how asphalt performs, saving transportation agencies…

Updated : Feb 20, 2020 in Feature Expert

Political science professor seeks to slay gerrymandering through art and research

Brian Amos, assistant professor of political science at Wichita State University, has dedicated numerous papers and conferences to gerrymandering research.  Amos' work is a part…

Updated : Feb 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Count me out of counting seeds

February 19, 2020 – One, two, three, four, five. One, two, three, four, five. Over and over and over. That’s the dull routine of any…

Updated : Feb 12, 2020 in Research Articles

Do soils need a low-salt diet?

February 12, 2020 – Doctors often tell their patients to reduce their salt intake as part of a healthy lifestyle. When we start looking at food…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Superior “Bio-Ink” for 3D Printing Pioneered

Rutgers biomedical engineers have developed a “bio-ink” for 3D printed materials that could serve as scaffolds for growing human tissues to repair or replace damaged…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Study Finds Innate Protein that Restricts HIV Replication by Targeting Lipid Rafts

WASHINGTON (Feb. 10, 2020) – The human protein apolipoprotein A-I binding protein (AIBP) inhibits HIV replication by targeting lipid rafts and reducing virus-cell fusion, according…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

Research to Prevent Blindness Celebrates 60th Anniversary

NEW YORK, NY, February 5, 2020 – Today, Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) celebrates the 60th anniversary of its incorporation by Dr. Jules Stein, an…

Updated : Jan 28, 2020 in Announcement

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Launches Grant Program to Help Deliver Breakthroughs in Treatment of Major Diseases and Conditions

JANUARY 28, 2020, Nutley, NJ – The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University is proud to announce a $100,000 program to support…

Updated : Jan 27, 2020 in Research Articles

Contradicting prevalent view, UCI oceanographers predict increase in phytoplankton

UCIUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENOTE TO EDITORS: PHOTO AVAILABLE AThttps://news.uci.edu/2020/01/27/contradicting-prevalent-view-uci-oceanographers-predict-increase-in-phytoplankton  Contact:      Brian Bell                   …

Updated : Jan 24, 2020 in Feature

Making the Homeless Count

The day will start as early as 3 a.m. because that’s when the day starts for some in the Sioux Falls community who are homeless.…

Updated : Jan 23, 2020 in Research Articles

New drug target for prostate cancer found in the non-coding genome

Scientists at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have identified the drivers of a crucial gene involved in prostate cancer, revealing new targets for drug design.  Researchers…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

Helping roadside soils bounce back after construction

January 22, 2020 – Everyone hates road construction, even the soils and bodies of water around the roads. Paved roads can’t absorb water, so that…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Study: Neuron Found in Mice Could Have Implications for Effective Diet Drugs

Ever eaten something, gotten sick and then didn’t want to eat that food again because of how it made you feel? That’s because a signal…

Updated : Jan 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

‘Are Noncommunicable Diseases Communicable?’ Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Paper in Science Today

New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 16, 2020) – Rutgers professors Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello and Martin J. Blaser are available to discuss a paper in the journal Science…

Updated : Jan 16, 2020 in Feature

MITRE Unveils Laboratory Focused on Autonomous Technology

McLean, Va., January 16, 2020—Assistive technologies in autonomous vehicles are evolving quickly and occupying more important roles in the way we work, travel, and manage…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Are sinking soils in the Everglades related to climate change?

January 15, 2020 – Characterized by alligators, airboats, and catfish, the Everglades is a region of swampy wetlands in southern Florida. In addition to the area’s…

Updated : Jan 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Global Fisheries Management Study

New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 13, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Olaf P. Jensen is available for interviews on new marine fisheries management research published in the journal…

Updated : Jan 07, 2020 in Research Articles

Genetic Differences Help Distinguish Type 1 Diabetes in Children from “Type 1.5” Diabetes in Adults

Philadelphia, January, 2020—A multi-center team of researchers led by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has discovered a genetic signature that could help distinguish an adult-onset…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Adolescents’ view of family social standing correlates with mental health, life outcomes

NEWS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENOTE TO EDITORS: PHOTO AVAILABLE AThttps://news.uci.edu/2020/01/06/adolescents-view-of-family-social-standing-correlates-with-mental-health-life-outcomes/  Contact:      Pat Harriman                                       Mimi Ko Cruz                    949-824-9055 …

Updated : Jan 03, 2020 in Announcement

Showcase Important Research in Neuromuscular/Electrodiagnostic Medicine

(ROCHESTER, Minnesota, Jan. 3, 2020) – The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) is now accepting abstracts for its 2020 annual meeting in…

Updated : Jan 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Research Offers New Way to Assess an Organization’s Public Relations

Communication and marketing experts place great weight on an organization’s relationship with its public stakeholders, and a new tool allows organizations to better measure and…

Updated : Dec 19, 2019 in Research Articles

Greenland ice loss is at ‘worse-case scenario’ levels, study finds

NEWS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENOTE TO EDITORS: PHOTO AVAILABLE AThttps://news.uci.edu/2019/12/19/greenland-ice-loss-is-at-worse-case-scenario-levels-study-finds Contact:      Brian Bell                    949-824-8249       …

Updated : Dec 17, 2019 in Research Articles

Neuroscientists reveal the basis of confirmation bias

An international research team comprising neuroscientists at Virginia Tech, University College London, and the University of London revealed brain mechanisms and functional regions that underlie…

Updated : Dec 17, 2019 in Research Articles

Research Adds New Twist to Fight Against Autoimmune Diseases

CINCINNATI – Scientists describe in Nature Immunology an entirely new molecular process in mice that triggers T cell-driven inflammation and causes different auto-immune diseases. In…

Updated : Dec 16, 2019 in Announcement

NSF awards UIC $1.5M for new data science institute

A multi-disciplinary team of University of Illinois at Chicago researchers received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to form a new…

Updated : Dec 12, 2019 in Research Articles

UCI-led team releases high-precision map of Antarctic ice sheet bed topography

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 12, 2019 – A University of California, Irvine-led team of glaciologists has unveiled the most accurate portrait yet of the contours of…

Updated : Dec 11, 2019 in Announcement

CDC selects UIC for public health research network

With $3.75 million in research funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the University of Illinois at Chicago will continue its work…

Updated : Dec 11, 2019 in Research Articles

Helping plant nurseries reduce runoff

December 11, 2019 – You may have heard how excess nutrients, such as phosphorus, can run off of crop fields. This can cause harm when the…

Updated : Dec 10, 2019 in Announcement

‘Ojos’ study to examine eye disease in Latino communities

With $9.7 million in funding from the National Eye Institute, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will study the impact of chronic eye…

Updated : Dec 10, 2019 in Announcement

Society for Risk Analysis Announces 2019 Winners for Best Journal Papers and Best Research Posters

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) is pleased to announce the winners for best papers in Risk Analysis: An International Journal and the best research…

Updated : Dec 06, 2019 in Research Articles

Texas A&M researchers uncover the science behind zapping bacteria with ultraviolet light

In the perennial clash between man and microbe, ultraviolet light has emerged as one of man’s powerful tools against many pathogens. Although ultraviolet light can…

Updated : Dec 05, 2019 in Research Articles

Study finds little increased risk of injury in high-intensity functional training program

ROCHESTER, Minn. ­— High-intensity group workout classes are increasingly popular at fitness centers. While research has shown that these workouts can have cardiovascular and other…

Updated : Dec 02, 2019 in Announcement

ACSESS names Nick Goeser as CEO

December 2, 2019 – The Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS), announced today that Nicholas J. Goeser has been named Chief Executive Officer.…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Stem Cell Therapy Helps Broken Hearts Heal in Unexpected Way

CINCINNATI -- Stem cell therapy helps hearts recover from a heart attack, although not for the biological reasons originally proposed two decades ago that today…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Case report: Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after spinal cord injury

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Stem cells derived from a patient's own fat offer a step toward improving — not just stabilizing — motor and sensory function…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Can low-dose radiation therapy successfully treat Alzheimer’s disease?

A team from the Beaumont Research Institute in Royal Oak, Michigan believes low-dose radiation might be a promising treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers are…