Preventing the trafficking of women and girls is a complex problem that requires cross-disciplinary research, training and education, public awareness and new policies at every level of government, according to the report of a task force appointed by the American Psychological Association.
– American Psychological Association (APA)|3/12/2014 11:00 AM EDT
The spiny water flea, aka Bythotrephes, is devouring its way through the Great Lakes and into the surrounding inland waters, including Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park, disrupting an entire ecosystem from the bottom up.
– Michigan Technological University|3/12/2014 10:00 AM EDT
Some of the nation's top regenerative medicine scientists gather to discuss the latest research in 3D printing, military medicine, wound care, tissue engineering, stem cells and more.
– Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science|3/12/2014 10:00 AM EDT
Little research has been done to help explain how HIV epidemics and programs in one population affect others and how to reduce the risks of transmission. Now, a recent study sheds light on the pathways connecting HIV epidemics in different populations.
– New York University|3/12/2014 10:00 AM EDT
Researchers Find Prevalence of Marijuana Use Among High School Seniors Is Expected to Increase with Legalization
A study published in the International Journal of Drug Policy by researchers affiliated with New York University’s Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), finds large proportions of high school students normally at low risk for marijuana use (e.g., non-cigarette-smokers, religious students, those with friends who disapprove of use) reported intention to use marijuana if it were legal.
– New York University|3/12/2014 9:45 AM EDT
Recent revelations that the U.S. government has been studying the body language of Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders for years are leading Americans to wonder:
– National Communication Association|3/12/2014 9:25 AM EDT
“Endangered” elements have allowed us to dramatically advance technology and modern life but are at risk of running out. Which elements are the scarcest? What are scientists doing to address this critical issue? Top experts in the field will answer these questions and more during a newly added press conference set to take place during the American Chemical Society’s 247th National Meeting & Exposition, which begins Sunday in Dallas.
– American Chemical Society (ACS)|3/12/2014 9:00 AM EDT
University of Adelaide researchers say new insights into how the human brain responds to chronic pain could eventually lead to improved treatments for patients.
– University of Adelaide|3/12/2014 9:00 AM EDT
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