The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has begun delivery of germanium-76 detectors to an underground laboratory in South Dakota in a team research effort that might explain the puzzling imbalance between matter and antimatter generated by the Big Bang.
– Oak Ridge National Laboratory|5/24/2013 1:00 PM EDT
A group of University of Rhode Island students have been jumping up and down for weeks on a variety of playing surfaces in a study to evaluate how each affects athletic performance and injury potential.
– University of Rhode Island|5/24/2013 1:00 PM EDT
WWII forced Arthur Ourieff to cut short his undergraduate education and leave Amherst College two years early. He didn’t attend his graduation, and never received his diploma. That will change on May 26, when the 89-year-old will be awarded his B.A. along with the 464 members of the Class of 2013.
– Amherst College|5/24/2013 1:00 PM EDT
A University of Florida scientist is part of team working toward an insecticide that would target malaria-carrying mosquitoes but do no harm to other organisms.
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences|5/24/2013 9:55 AM EDT
In recognition of May as National Sleep Awareness month, ACOEM’s ongoing awareness campaign to address chronic disease in the workplace is focusing on the impact of sleep disorders on worker health and productivity.
– American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)|5/24/2013 9:40 AM EDT
Two mutations central to the development of infantile myofibromatosis (IM)—a disorder characterized by multiple tumors involving the skin, bone, and soft tissue—may provide new therapeutic targets, according to researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
– Mount Sinai Medical Center|5/24/2013 9:35 AM EDT
More Than One in Five Parents Believe They Have Little Influence in Preventing Teens From Using Illicit Substances
A new report indicates that more than one in five parents of teens aged 12 to 17 (22.3 percent) think what they say has little influence on whether or not their child uses illicit substances, tobacco, or alcohol. This report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) also shows one in ten parents said they did not talk to their teens about the dangers of using tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs – even though 67.6 percent of these parents who had not spoken to their children thought they would influence whether their child uses drugs if they spoke to them.
– Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)|5/24/2013 9:00 AM EDT
With tumor suppressors frozen in adolescence, resistant cancer cells cheat death, a team of researchers led by scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reports in Nature.
– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center|5/23/2013 6:00 PM EDT
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