Which lunch option would most children prefer: pizza, soda and fries or a PB&J sandwich, carrot sticks and yogurt?
– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center|19-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT
In a paper published September 17 in the online journal Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh and elsewhere describe the first human tests of using a perfluorocarbon (PFC) tracer in combination with non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging to track therapeutic immune cells injected into patients with colorectal cancer.
– University of California, San Diego Health Sciences|19-Sep-2014 1:35 PM EDT
Rising temperatures and shifting precipitation patterns may get the lion’s share of our climate change attention, but predators may want to give some thought to wind, according to a University of Wisconsin Madison zoologist’s study, which is among the first to demonstrate the way “global stilling” may alter predator-prey relationships.
– University of Wisconsin-Madison |19-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT
New light has been shed on solar power generation using devices made with polymers, thanks to a collaboration between scientists in the University of Chicago’s chemistry department, the Institute for Molecular Engineering, and Argonne National Laboratory.
– University of Chicago|19-Sep-2014 12:45 PM EDT
Researchers at Jacksonville’s campus of Mayo Clinic have discovered a defect in a key cell-signaling pathway they say contributes to both overproduction of toxic protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients as well as loss of communication between neurons — both significant contributors to this type of dementia.
– Mayo Clinic|19-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Korean white winter wheat is particularly susceptible to preharvest sprouting, according to Dae Wook Kim, a scientist at National Institute of Crop Science in Suwaon, South Korea. Working with molecular biologist Jai Rohila at South Dakota State University, Kim has identified proteins which are differentially expressed in tolerant cultivars, with the goal of breeding more resistant varieties that can help increase wheat production in Korea.
– South Dakota State University|19-Sep-2014 11:40 AM EDT
University of Washington engineers have developed a new form of low-power wireless sensing technology that lets users "train" their smartphones to recognize and respond to specific hand gestures near the phone.
– University of Washington|19-Sep-2014 11:35 AM EDT
Researchers at Purdue University have developed a novel sensor that can wirelessly relay pressure readings from inside a tumor.
– National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering|19-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT
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