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Biomechanical Model Could Reduce Wobbling Of Pedestrian Bridges, Study Finds


The dangerous wobbling of pedestrian bridges could be reduced by using biomechanically inspired models of pedestrian response to bridge motion and a mathematical formula to estimate the critical crowd size at which bridge wobbling begins, according...
20-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Astronomers Reveal Nearby Stars That Are Among The Oldest In Our Galaxy


Astronomers have discovered some of the oldest stars in our Milky Way galaxy by determining their locations and velocities, according to a study led by scientists at Georgia State University.
20-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Linked to Dysregulated Tryptophan Metabolism, Study Finds


Researchers have found a link between dysregulated tryptophan metabolism and abdominal aortic aneurysm, a life-threatening vascular disease, according to a new study led by Georgia State University.
13-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Georgia State Physicist Gets $400,000 Grant to Study Solar Energy Conversion


Dr. Gary Hastings, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Georgia State University, has received a two-year, $400,000 federal grant to study solar energy conversion in photosynthesis.
2-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Identifies Risk And Protective Factors For Depressive Symptoms In African-American Men


African-American men report an average of eight depressive symptoms in a month, with family support, mastery, self-esteem, chronic stressors and discrimination among the factors that are significant to their psychological health, according to a new...
25-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Virus-like Particle Vaccine Protects Against RSV Vaccine-Enhanced Respiratory Disease, Study Finds


Researchers have discovered that a virus-like particle vaccine can prime the body’s immune response and prevent the severe respiratory disease that results when patients given an early form of a vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are...
23-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nidoviruses Redundantly Express Genes and Encode More Proteins Than Previously Believed, Study Finds


Arteriviruses, a family of single-stranded RNA viruses that belongs to the order Nidovirirales, produce more proteins and messenger RNAs than previously reported, a finding that provides important insights about a virus that could potentially evolve...
16-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Findings On Mechanisms For Body Temperature Regulation By Fat Tissue


New discoveries about the mechanism responsible for heat generation in the body related to fat tissue oppose classical views in the field and could lead to new ways to fight metabolic disorders associated with obesity, according to a study led by...
3-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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