Released: 23-Apr-2024 12:00 AM EDT
Beyond Higher Temperatures: Preparing for National Security Risks Posed by Climate Change
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Climate scientists and national security experts at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are working together to explore the security consequences of the changing climate.

Newswise: Extracting High-Purity Gold from Electrical and Electronic Waste
Released: 23-Apr-2024 12:00 AM EDT
Extracting High-Purity Gold from Electrical and Electronic Waste
National Research Council of Science and Technology

A team led by Dr. Jae-Woo Choi of the Water Resource Cycle Research Center at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that they have developed a technology that can selectively recover high-purity gold from electrical and electronic waste containing various metals using textile materials.

Newswise: Tropical fish are invading Australian ocean water
Release date: 22-Apr-2024 9:05 PM EDT
Tropical fish are invading Australian ocean water
University of Adelaide

A University of Adelaide study of shallow-water fish communities on rocky reefs in south-eastern Australia has found climate change is helping tropical fish species invade temperate Australian waters.

Released: 22-Apr-2024 6:05 PM EDT
Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group and the Hertz Foundation Announce Partnership to Celebrate World-Class Talent
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group (ITV) and the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation are proud to announce a partnership aimed at cultivating and connecting world-class talent in the Tri-Valley region of the Bay Area.

22-Apr-2024 4:00 PM EDT
AANA Presents Excellence in State Government Relations Advocacy Award to Georgia
American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) honored the Georgia Association of Nurse Anesthetists (GANA) with the Excellence in State Government Relations Advocacy Award at its Mid-Year Assembly, held in Washington, D.C., April 20 – 24.

Newswise: Treatment from female doctors leads to lower mortality and hospital readmission rates
18-Apr-2024 7:05 PM EDT
Treatment from female doctors leads to lower mortality and hospital readmission rates
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Patients have lower rates of mortality and hospital readmissions when treated by female physicians, with female patients benefitting more than their male counterparts.

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Newswise: Bhutan Hosts Summit Targeting $1 Billion USD for the Conservation of Tiger Landscapes
Released: 22-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Bhutan Hosts Summit Targeting $1 Billion USD for the Conservation of Tiger Landscapes
Wildlife Conservation Society

“Tigers are recovering but this success is fragile.” Joe Walston, EVP of WCS Global

Newswise: Penn Medicine marks Earth Day by signing national Health Sector Climate Pledge
Released: 22-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Penn Medicine marks Earth Day by signing national Health Sector Climate Pledge
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

In a public commitment to become the most environmentally friendly health care organization in the nation and lead the industry to reduce its outsized impact on climate change, Penn Medicine has signed the ambitious Health Sector Climate Pledge, promising to significantly cut and, eventually, eliminate its carbon emissions by 2042.

Newswise: CCD: El dispositivo que revolucionó la forma en que los astrónomos observan el Universo
Released: 22-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
CCD: El dispositivo que revolucionó la forma en que los astrónomos observan el Universo
NSF's NOIRLab

En un abrir y cerrar de ojos, el dispositivo de carga acoplada revolucionó la astronomía, modificando radicalmente nuestra forma de explorar el cosmos y haciendo avanzar muchos otros campos de la ciencia y la tecnología. ¿Qué sigue ahora?

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Newswise: New Method Could Explore Gluon Saturation at the Future Electron-Ion Collider
Released: 22-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
New Method Could Explore Gluon Saturation at the Future Electron-Ion Collider
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Exploring the gluon saturation in large nuclei is one of the major goals of the future Electron-Ion Collider. New research proposes a novel method to probe the onset of gluon saturation by measuring the nucleon energy-energy correlation in deep inelastic scattering. This result leads to a comprehensive approach to study the universal behavior of gluon saturation.

Released: 22-Apr-2024 3:00 PM EDT
Mount Sinai Scientists Discover the Cellular Functions of a Family of Proteins Integral to Inflammatory Diseases
Mount Sinai Health System

In a scientific breakthrough, Mount Sinai researchers have revealed the biological mechanisms by which a family of proteins known as histone deacetylases (HDACs) activate immune system cells linked to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other inflammatory diseases.

Newswise: Simulation reveals new mechanism for membrane fusion
Released: 22-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Simulation reveals new mechanism for membrane fusion
UT Southwestern Medical Center

An intricate simulation performed by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers using one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers sheds new light on how proteins called SNAREs cause biological membranes to fuse.

22-Apr-2024 1:00 PM EDT
AANA Presents Daniel D. Vigness Federal Political Director Award to Sarah Tweedy
American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) presented Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Sarah Tweedy, DNP, CRNA, ARNP, with the Daniel D. Vigness Federal Political Director Award of the Year Award during its 2024 Mid-Year Assembly, April 20-24, in Washington, DC.

Newswise: Historic trial of former President Trump helps and hurts his campaign, experts explain
Released: 22-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Historic trial of former President Trump helps and hurts his campaign, experts explain
Virginia Tech

Former President Donald Trump’s legal entanglements as he campaigns for reelection have reached the highest level of stakes yet with jury selection completed in his New York state criminal trial.

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Released: 22-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
New study confirms community pharmacies can help people quit smoking
UC Davis Health

New study by UC Davis researchers shows how pharmacies may provide crucial access to tobacco cessation tools that help people successfully quit smoking.

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Newswise: Liquid Droplets Shape How Cells Respond to Change
Released: 22-Apr-2024 12:30 PM EDT
Liquid Droplets Shape How Cells Respond to Change
University of California San Diego

New research by scientists at University of California San Diego has shown that cells regulate cAMP/PKA signaling by forming liquid droplets that segregate excess PKA catalytic subunits where they can do no harm. Some cancers may block the formation of liquid droplets, leading to hyperactive signaling and tumor formation.

Released: 22-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Can Augmented Reality Improve Exercise for Children With Cerebral Palsy?
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Exercise plays a key role in helping children with cerebral palsy to improve or maintain their mobility, including the ability to walk. But research has shown that many of these kids don’t get the physical activity they need.

Newswise: The Charge-Coupled Device: Revolutionizing How Astronomers See the Universe
Released: 22-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
The Charge-Coupled Device: Revolutionizing How Astronomers See the Universe
NSF's NOIRLab

In a flash the charge-coupled device ignited a revolution in astronomy, fundamentally altering our approach to exploring the cosmos while advancing many other areas of science and technology. What’s next?

Released: 22-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
In psychedelic therapy, clinician-patient bond may matter most
Ohio State University

Drug effects have dominated the national conversation about psychedelics for medical treatment, but a new study suggests that when it comes to reducing depression with psychedelic-assisted therapy, what matters most is a strong relationship between the therapist and study participant.

Newswise: Missouri S&T professor receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research
Released: 22-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Missouri S&T professor receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research
Missouri University of Science and Technology

A Missouri University of Science and Technology professor has been awarded $875,000 from Rio Tinto, a global mining group, for a two-year project researching new techniques to recover critical minerals in the waste byproducts that come from extracting and refining copper.

   
Newswise:Video Embedded new-hope-for-cold-cases-due-to-breakthrough-in-forensic-fingerprint-research
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Released: 22-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
New hope for cold cases due to breakthrough in forensic fingerprint research
Loughborough University

Analytical scientists from Loughborough University have demonstrated for the first time that drug residue – namely the fast-acting sleeping pill Zolpidem, which has been linked to drug-facilitated sexual assault and drink spiking – can be detected on gel-lifted fingerprints.

Released: 22-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Role of indoor dust on indoor environmental air quality gets closer look
Washington University in St. Louis

Jenna Ditto, assistant professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, is taking a closer look at the chemistry of indoor dust with a three-year, $453,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

Newswise: Vision of sustainability success: Argonne targets zero emissions and encourages others to join the journey
Released: 22-Apr-2024 11:15 AM EDT
Vision of sustainability success: Argonne targets zero emissions and encourages others to join the journey
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne aims to transform its decades-old buildings to achieve net-zero carbon emissions and a safer world. Here are ten ways Argonne has been changing its sustainability practices to meet the future.

Newswise: Breaking down recycling challenges, one slice at a time
Released: 22-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Breaking down recycling challenges, one slice at a time
Idaho National Laboratory (INL)

Each day, roughly 43 million Americans eat at least one slice of pizza, according to experts. The hot, cheesy, Italian-inspired dish contributes a whopping $47 billion to the U.S. economy each year, and about a third of those pies come delivered to their destinations in corrugated cardboard boxes.

Newswise: New metasurface innovation unlocks precision control in wireless signals
Released: 22-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
New metasurface innovation unlocks precision control in wireless signals
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Researchers have unveiled a technology that propels the field of wireless communication forward. This cutting-edge design, termed a reconfigurable transmissive metasurface, utilizes a synergistic blend of scissor and rotation actuators to independently manage beam scanning and polarization conversion.

Newswise: Study Finds COVID-19 Pandemic Led to Some, But Not Many, Developmental Milestone Delays in Infants and Young Children
18-Apr-2024 11:00 AM EDT
Study Finds COVID-19 Pandemic Led to Some, But Not Many, Developmental Milestone Delays in Infants and Young Children
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Infants and children 5 years old and younger experienced only “modest” delays in developmental milestones due to the COVID-19 pandemic disruptions and restrictions, a study led by Johns Hopkins Children’s Center finds.

Newswise: AIP Appoints Alejandro de la Puente as Director of the Society of Physics Students and AIP Student Engagement Officer
Released: 22-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
AIP Appoints Alejandro de la Puente as Director of the Society of Physics Students and AIP Student Engagement Officer
American Institute of Physics (AIP)

AIP is delighted to announce the appointment of Alejandro de la Puente as director of the Society of Physics Students and AIP’s first Student Engagement Officer.

   
Newswise: UWF earns national award for cybersecurity outreach initiatives
Released: 22-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
UWF earns national award for cybersecurity outreach initiatives
University of West Florida

UWF placed second in the 2023 CAE-CD Community Outreach Award Competition, given by the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Community to a CAE-Cyber Defense designated institution.

Newswise: UAH astrophysics research advances understanding of how the light of gamma-ray bursts is produced
Released: 22-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
UAH astrophysics research advances understanding of how the light of gamma-ray bursts is produced
University of Alabama Huntsville

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are intense bursts of gamma radiation, typically generating more energy in a few seconds than the Sun will produce over its ten-billion-year lifetime.

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Newswise: Unveiling the secrets of Montesinho's honey: a blend of tradition and science
Released: 22-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Unveiling the secrets of Montesinho's honey: a blend of tradition and science
Chinese Academy of Sciences

A study illuminates the physicochemical properties and nutritional value of honey from Montesinho Natural Park (MNP), a cherished natural reserve in Portugal. This research serves as both a tribute to the enduring heritage of Portuguese honey and a significant advancement in comprehending how geographical factors influence honey's quality.

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Released: 22-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Composer Etienne Charles's Ambitious "Earth Tones" Takes On Climate Change
University of Miami

Jazz composer and University of Miami Frost School of Music professor Etienne Charles's latest music and multimedia project, "Earth Tones," portrays the dire effects of climate change, from tropical islands to the Louisiana Bayou, and some inspiring solutions.

   
Newswise: Theory Thesis Wins APS Dissertation Award
Released: 22-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Theory Thesis Wins APS Dissertation Award
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Zhite Yu has been awarded the 2024 J.J. and Noriko Sakurai Dissertation Award in Theoretical Particle Physics. The award was presented to Yu at the APS April Meeting in Sacramento, where he also delivered a talk about his work.

Released: 22-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Rise seen in use of antibiotics for conditions they can’t treat – including COVID-19
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

America is going the wrong way when it comes to prescribing antibiotics, with 1 in 4 prescriptions going to patients who have conditions that the drugs won’t touch, a new study finds.


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