Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Research Articles

The Invisible US Hispanic/Latino HIV Crisis: Addressing Gaps in the National Response

“In his February 5, 2019, State of the Union Address, President Trump promised to reinforce national efforts to end the US HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030.…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Research Articles

Researchers study impact of contaminants in floodwaters

Last spring’s historic flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers may have distributed toxic contaminants along wide flood routes. Researchers know little about how these…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Research Articles

Researchers Find New Role for Dopamine in Gene Transcription and Cell Proliferation

WASHINGTON (Nov. 14, 2019) – The dopamine D2 receptor has a previously unobserved role in modulating Wnt expression and control of cell proliferation, according to…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Announcement

Children’s National Hospital, Virginia Tech announce partnership for new Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus

Children’s National Hospital and Virginia Tech announce a formal partnership that will include the construction of a 12,000-square foot Virginia Tech biomedical research facility within…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Feature

Breaking the (SeaFood) Chain

If you want to understand what happens when seawater becomes more acidic, ask an oyster farmer. Specifically, talk to one in the Pacific Northwest. Researchers…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer Drug

Contact: Kathryn Ullman                     Mount Sinai Press Office                     646-398-2065                     [email protected]   Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Personalized gene networks enhance study of disease

Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine have developed a new method to model how genes interact with each other – and it may someday…

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Announcement

Baylor Scott & White Health Named Top 10 Military Friendly® Employer in the US

Baylor Scott & White Health is proud to have been nationally ranked among the “Top 10” on VIQTORY’s 2020 list of Military Friendly® Employers in…

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Research Articles

UCI study is first to explore veterans’ grief, an overlooked toll of war

Irvine, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019 — Grief in veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq has been as largely overlooked as post-traumatic stress disorder…

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Novel Method to Identify Patterns Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions

Contact: Lucia LeeMount Sinai Press [email protected] Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Novel Method to Identify Patterns Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions (New York, NY –…

Updated : Nov 05, 2019 in Announcement

Tulane researcher studying link between stress and mental health disease

A Tulane neuroscience professor has won a $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain and how severe stress contributes to…

Updated : Oct 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Software to Measure the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability of Biomedical Digital Research Objects

Contact: Jennifer Gutierrez Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences [email protected]  Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Software to Measure the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability of Biomedical…

Updated : Oct 30, 2019 in Announcement

MITRE’s Expertise Across AI, Cybersecurity, and Genetic Research Highlighted in Leading Publications

McLean, Va. and Bedford Mass., October 30, 2019 – Demonstrating expertise across many domains including cybersecurity, health research, and defense, experts from MITRE are regularly…

Updated : Oct 29, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Can Discuss Climate Change Resilience on Sandy Anniversary

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 29, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick experts Jeanne Herb and Lisa Auermuller are available for interviews on climate change resilience on the seventh…

Updated : Oct 29, 2019 in Research Articles

Alzheimer’s subtypes could affect future treatments, Mayo Clinic researchers find

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Despite decades of scientific scrutiny, Alzheimer's disease researchers have yet to work out its cause or treatment. Understanding what underlies its three distinct subtypes is thought to…

Updated : Oct 28, 2019 in Research Articles

AANA Releases Pivotal Study on Safety, Cost-Effectiveness of Anesthesia Delivery

Park Ridge, Ill.—The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) released a new study that suggests politics and professional interests are the main drivers of anesthesia…

Updated : Oct 22, 2019 in Announcement

Mount Sinai Researchers Awarded $3.2 Million NIH Grant to Advance Understanding of Down Syndrome

Mount Sinai researchers have been awarded a $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pursue a deeper understanding of Down syndrome,…

Updated : Oct 21, 2019 in Research Articles

Plant physiology will be major contributor to future river flooding, UCI study finds

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 21, 2019 – The next time a river overflows its banks, don’t just blame the rain clouds. Earth system scientists from the…

Updated : Oct 17, 2019 in Announcement

UC San Diego Breaks Record with $1.35B in Research Funding

David Cheresh, distinguished professor and vice chair of pathology at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, will be able to continue his…

Updated : Oct 17, 2019 in Feature

UK Partners With Bourbon Industry Leaders to Map White Oak Genome

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 17, 2019) — Bourbon isn’t bourbon without the mighty white oak. Distillers have been aging bourbon in oak barrels as far back as the…

Updated : Oct 16, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss New Green Infrastructure in Linden, N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 16, 2019) – Rutgers expert Qizhong (George) Guo is available to comment on two new porous parking lots in a vulnerable area…

Updated : Oct 15, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Shellfish Expert Available to Discuss East Coast Oyster Breeding Project

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 15, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick shellfish geneticist Ximing Guo is available to comment on a five-year Rutgers-led consortium project to…

Updated : Oct 14, 2019 in Research Articles

UCI scientists reveal mechanism of electron charge exchange in molecules

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 14, 2019 – Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a new scanning transmission electron microscopy method that enables visualization…

Updated : Oct 11, 2019 in Research Articles

Rutgers study examines smoking status, health conditions in older Chinese American men

NEW BRUNSWICK (Oct. 11, 2019) –– Cigarette smoking has long been known to cause lung cancer, but older Chinese American men are at an even…

Updated : Oct 10, 2019 in Feature

Linking soil and environmental health

October 10, 2019— Soil health is in large part rediscovery of old concepts (e.g. soil tilth and quality), but now receiving renewed attention due to…

Updated : Oct 08, 2019 in Feature

Datasets can lead to risk-reducing solutions in agriculture

October 8, 2019 — Farming is like the stock market: past crop yields do not necessarily predict future crop yields. And, farming is hard work.…

Updated : Oct 03, 2019 in Research Articles

ARIZONA STATE’S McNAMARA FIRST EDITOR OF NEW OPEN-ACCESS APA JOURNAL

WASHINGTON -- Danielle S. McNamara, PhD, has been named the inaugural editor of the new journal Technology, Mind, and Behavior, to be published by the…

Updated : Oct 01, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Can Discuss Red Meat Controversy

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 1, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick professors Daniel J. Hoffman and Donald W. Schaffner are available to comment on research in…

Updated : Oct 01, 2019 in Research Articles

Expert Alert: Awareness key to recognizing breast cancer symptoms

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a great time to spread the word about the importance breast cancer screening and being alert…

Updated : Sep 29, 2019 in Research Articles

Wrist-Worn Step Trackers are as Accurate in Predicting Patient Health as Standardized Clinical Walking Tests, Researchers Find

Determining how far patients with pulmonary disease can walk in six minutes has long been an effective clinical tool to help physicians determine their exercise…

Updated : Sep 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Pay, flexibility, advancement: They all matter for workers’ health and safety, study shows

The terms and conditions of your employment — including your pay, hours, schedule flexibility and job security — influence your overall health as well as…

Updated : Sep 25, 2019 in Research Articles

Turning up the heat for weed control

Weeds are thieves. They steal nutrients, sunlight and water from our food crops. In the case of sugarcane, yield refers to the amount of biomass…

Updated : Sep 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Iridium ‘Loses Its Identity’ When Interfaced With Nickel

Hey, physicists and materials scientists: You’d better reevaluate your work if you study iridium-based materials – members of the platinum family – when they are…

Updated : Sep 24, 2019 in Feature

Upcoming: Embracing the Digital Environment Meeting

September 24, 2019 – The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America will host Embracing the Digital…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Flame Experiments on International Space Station

New Brunswick, N.J. (Sept. 19, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Engineering Professor Stephen D. Tse can comment on flame experiments this month on the International…

Updated : Sep 17, 2019 in Research Articles

Research suggests how environmental toxin produced by algae may lead to ALS

Can a computer be used to explain why an environmental toxin might lead to neurodegenerative disease? According to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, a…

Updated : Sep 17, 2019 in Research Articles

Study: Biosolids Produce Less Nitrogen and Phosphorus Runoff than Inorganic Fertilizer

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- New research from University of Florida scientists found that some nutrients from inorganic fertilizers enter surface water more easily than those from…

Updated : Sep 17, 2019 in Research Articles

UCI team uses machine learning to help tell which wildfires will burn out of control

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 17, 2019 – An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of California, Irvine has developed a new technique for predicting the…

Updated : Sep 16, 2019 in Research Articles

UCI scientists project northward expansion of Valley fever by end of 21st century

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 16, 2019 – Valley fever is endemic to hot and dry regions such as the southwestern United States and California’s San Joaquin…

Updated : Sep 16, 2019 in Research Articles

Reduce, reuse, recycle: the future of phosphorus

September 16, 2019 - When Hennig Brandt discovered the element phosphorus in 1669, it was a mistake. He was really looking for gold. But his…

Updated : Sep 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Kim Kardashian West impacted by autoimmune disease, a major women’s health issue.

Kim Kardashian West impacted by autoimmune disease, a major women’s health issue. Eastpointe, Michigan (September 10, 2019) – Named a major women’s health issue by…

Updated : Sep 11, 2019 in Research Articles

Breeders release new flaxseed cultivar with higher yield

September 11, 2019 - The small but mighty flaxseed has many health benefits for humans, as well as other important uses. Yield, and therefore profits,…

Updated : Sep 09, 2019 in Research Articles

Rutgers Researchers Develop Custom Data Collection System to Improve Health Disparity Research

Epidemiological studies rely heavily on survey research; however, limitations of traditional data collection methods - paper-based, in-person, phone, mail, and internet surveys - can serve…

Updated : Sep 09, 2019 in Research Articles

How the Justice System Can Affect Physical, Mental Health

New research from North Carolina State University finds that being convicted of a crime is associated with a decline in one’s physical health, even if…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Research Articles

JOURNAL OF ATHLETIC TRAINING RELEASES SPECIAL THEMATIC ISSUE FOCUSED ON ANKLE SPRAINS AND INSTABILITY

DALLAS, TX – A special thematic issue of the Journal of Athletic Training, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s scientific publication, was recently released. The themed…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Texas State University expert available to offer insights into Odessa, Texas mass shooting in “Don’t name them” campaign.

What: A gunman killed seven people and wounded 25 others in a shooting along a west Texas highway Saturday, and had previously failed a gun…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Research Articles

Diverse linguistic environment boosts brain sensitivity to new learning, UCI study finds

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 29, 2019 – Numerous studies have noted the brain benefits that come from being bilingual – among them increased executive-level cognitive function…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Research Articles

UCI-led team creates first high-resolution global map of surface ocean phosphate

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 28, 2019 – An international team of Earth system scientists and oceanographers has created the first high-resolution global map of surface ocean…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Millennials, Think You’re Digitally Better Than Us? Yes, According to Science

Emails, instant messaging, app notifications, RSS feeds, and a plethora of social networks inundate almost every aspect of daily life from work to home or…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Nuclear Winter Would Threaten Nearly Everyone on Earth

If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the…