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21-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Introducing AtlasGPT and a New Era of Neurosurgery
Journal of Neurosurgery

Liberating Greatness in Every Neurosurgeon, AtlasGPT Delivers the Most Trusted Decision Support for Brain and Spine Care

Newswise: Birds and bee lessons as Pacific field trips also solve 'Michener's mystery'
Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
Birds and bee lessons as Pacific field trips also solve 'Michener's mystery'
Flinders University

Eight new Pacific bee species and new insights into Fijian bird behaviour on Viti Levu Island have been described in new scientific studies led by Flinders University.

Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
Healthcare leaders plea to reinstate the Canadian hypertension control program to prevent death and disability
Elsevier

A passionate plea for the re-establishment of Canada's health coalition focused on hypertension prevention and control appears as an editorial in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, published by Elsevier.

Newswise: Plant seed and fruit analysis from the biblical home of Goliath sheds unprecedented light on Philistine ritual practices
Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
Plant seed and fruit analysis from the biblical home of Goliath sheds unprecedented light on Philistine ritual practices
Bar-Ilan University

The enigmatic Philistine culture, which flourished during the Iron Age (ca. 1200-604 BCE), profoundly affected the southern Levant's cultural history, agronomy, and dietary customs.

Newswise: How did a tiny bee get to French Polynesia? Eight new species help solve a scientific mystery
Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
How did a tiny bee get to French Polynesia? Eight new species help solve a scientific mystery
Frontiers

In 1934, American entomologist Elwood Zimmerman, then an undergraduate student at Berkeley, participated in the ‘Mangarevan expedition’ to Polynesia.

Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
Resistance to social robots futile
Edith Cowan University

While the rise of artificial intelligence is proving to be a contentious issue, new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has found that the use of social robots in a commercial setting would likely be met with less resistance.

Newswise: Scientists closer to solving mysteries of universe after measuring gravity in quantum world
Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
Scientists closer to solving mysteries of universe after measuring gravity in quantum world
University of Southampton

Scientists are a step closer to unravelling the mysterious forces of the universe after working out how to measure gravity on a microscopic level.

Newswise: Anti-vaccine conspiracies fuel divisive political discourse
Released: 26-Feb-2024 9:05 PM EST
Anti-vaccine conspiracies fuel divisive political discourse
University of Tokyo

Heightened use of social media during the coronavirus pandemic brought with it an unprecedented surge in the spread of misinformation.

   
Released: 26-Feb-2024 9:05 PM EST
Clinical trial tests combination antibody therapy in adults with advanced cancer
Wiley

In an early phase clinical trial, a combination of antibody-based medications targeting the immune system generated promising safety data and anti-tumor activity in individuals with various types of advanced cancer.

Newswise: Poison center calls for ‘magic mushrooms’ spiked after decriminalization, study finds
Released: 26-Feb-2024 9:05 PM EST
Poison center calls for ‘magic mushrooms’ spiked after decriminalization, study finds
University of Virginia Health System

Calls to U.S. poison centers involving psilocybin, or “magic mushrooms,” among adolescents and young adults rose sharply after several U.S. cities and states began decriminalizing the hallucinogen, University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have found.

Newswise: Researchers overestimate their own honesty
Released: 26-Feb-2024 8:05 PM EST
Researchers overestimate their own honesty
Linkoping University

The average researcher thinks they are better than their colleagues at following good research practice.

Newswise: UM School of Medicine Awarded $3.5 Million in Federal Funding to Expand Medical Countermeasures Program
Released: 26-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
UM School of Medicine Awarded $3.5 Million in Federal Funding to Expand Medical Countermeasures Program
University of Maryland School of Medicine

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean Mark T. Gladwin, MD, announced today that UMSOM faculty scientists have been selected as key contractors by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), for the federal agency’s Radiation Nuclear Animal Model Development program.

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Released: 26-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
Study Details How a Common Bacterium Resists New Antibiotic
Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai investigators have detailed a new way that bacteria use iron to cooperate and resist antibiotic treatment. The study, led by the Cedars-Sinai departments of Biomedical Sciences and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, is published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Microbiology and is the first to show this type of antibiotic cross-protection.

Released: 26-Feb-2024 5:05 PM EST
NSF and DOE Establish a Research Coordination Network Dedicated to Enhancing Privacy Research
Department of Energy, Office of Science

In response to the rapidly evolving landscape of data collection and analysis driven by advances in artificial intelligence, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have established a Research Coordination Network (RCN) dedicated to advancing privacy research and the development, deployment and scaling of privacy enhancing technologies (PETs). Fulfilling a mandate from the "Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence," the initiative advances the recommendations in the National Strategy to Advance Privacy-Preserving Data Sharing and Analytics to move towards a data ecosystem where the beneficial power of data can be unlocked while protecting privacy.

Newswise: University of Technology Sydney chooses Figshare to drive the discoverability of non-traditional research outputs
Released: 26-Feb-2024 5:00 PM EST
University of Technology Sydney chooses Figshare to drive the discoverability of non-traditional research outputs
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has chosen Figshare from Digital Science's flagship products to support sharing, showcasing and managing UTS research reports and non-traditional research outputs.

   

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Released: 26-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Neonatal intensive care and survival of the most preterm infants increased during previous decade, according to new UTHealth Houston study
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Across the United States, more babies born at 22 weeks’ gestation are admitted to neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) and surviving in increasing numbers, according to a new study led by UTHealth Houston.

Released: 26-Feb-2024 4:00 PM EST
AANA Applauds Addition of CRNAs To SAMHSA Practitioner List
American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

In a recent final regulation issued by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), CRNAs, also known as nurse anesthesiologists or nurse anesthetists, have been permanently added to the definition of a practitioner who is appropriately licensed by a state to prescribe and dispense medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD).

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Newswise: CSU Receives $557 Million in Charitable Giving for 2022-23
Released: 26-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
CSU Receives $557 Million in Charitable Giving for 2022-23
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Philanthropic support underscores value of CSU to create long-lasting success for students, their families and communities.

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Newswise: What Will It Take for China to Reach Carbon Neutrality by 2060?
23-Feb-2024 5:05 PM EST
What Will It Take for China to Reach Carbon Neutrality by 2060?
University of California San Diego

To become carbon neutral by 2060, as mandated by President Xi Jinping, China will have to build eight to 10 times more wind and solar power installations than currently exist in the country. Reaching carbon neutrality will also require major construction of transmission lines.

Newswise: Novel Theory-Based Evaluation Gives a Clearer Picture of Fusion in the Sun
Release date: 26-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Novel Theory-Based Evaluation Gives a Clearer Picture of Fusion in the Sun
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Neutrinos from the Sun result from a chain of nuclear fusion reactions. Scientists use theoretical calculations to extrapolate the rate of these reactions using theory and data from experiments on Earth. A new evalution protocol dramatically reduces the uncertainty in these extrapolations. This will help scientists better understand neutrinos and the interior of the Sun.

Newswise:Video Embedded ai-powered-surgical-training-program-provides-real-time-feedback-and-instruction
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Release date: 26-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
AI-Powered Surgical Training Program Provides Real-Time Feedback and Instruction
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

Practice makes perfect, and a new system being tested and perfected that enables surgical trainees to obtain cutting-edge instruction in real-time, all through a new artificial intelligence program. As medical students conduct surgical exercises, the AI software scans a live video feed and provides immediate, personalized feedback.The solution is among the first generation of AI teachers giving real-time feedback and may pioneer the use of similar instructional technology in other industries, including additional areas of healthcare and medicine.

Release date: 26-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Microbiome studies explore why more women develop Alzheimer’s disease
University of Chicago Medical Center

Two new studies from the University of Chicago investigate the roles of the gut microbiome and estrogen in the differing rates of Alzheimer’s disease among women and men.

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Release date: 26-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Heart on a Canvas: Patient Gifts Artwork to Cardiologists
Cedars-Sinai

Jane Ziebart tears up as she describes her health journey. For years, she experienced chest pain so intense, she thought she’d pass out. Yet every physician she went to failed to diagnose her symptoms, with some even suggesting that the acute angina she was experiencing was all in her head.

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Newswise: Berkowitz Authors NEJM Perspective Piece on Food Insecurity
Release date: 26-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Berkowitz Authors NEJM Perspective Piece on Food Insecurity
University of North Carolina Health Care System

Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, wrote perspective piece on how medically tailored meals address health consequences of food insecurity.

Release date: 26-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
UC Irvine advances stem cell research with $4 million CIRM grant for shared resources lab
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 26, 2024 — The University of California, Irvine has received a five-year, $4 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to establish a shared resources lab in the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center. The facility will offer essential technologies and training for the development of novel in vitro stem cell-based modeling that will serve researchers across the campus and the state.

Newswise: UChicago Medicine expands neuroscience collaboration in China
Release date: 26-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
UChicago Medicine expands neuroscience collaboration in China
University of Chicago Medical Center

The University of Chicago Medicine expanded its neuroscience expertise in China via collaborations with Shanghai Blue Cross Brain Hospital to support improved healthcare delivery, clinical quality and operational efficiency worldwide.

23-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
New Clinical Practice Guideline Provides Evidence-based Recommendations for Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) published the Clinical Practice Guideline: Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy today in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.

Newswise: Leap Day is Coming. But Do You Understand Why?
Release date: 26-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
Leap Day is Coming. But Do You Understand Why?
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The year 2024 is a Leap Year, giving February an extra day. This will make Thursday, Feb. 29, a Leap Day – something that happens once every four years. But how is this kink in the calendar tied to Earth science? Benjamin Black, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in Rutgers–New Brunswick’s School of Arts and Sciences, can explain.

Release date: 26-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
UChicago receives $13.2 million grant to test digital dementia intervention
University of Chicago Medical Center

Neuroscientist Emily Rogalski, PhD, is a principal investigator on a grant from the NIH to support a clinical trial of a telehealth intervention for primary progressive aphasia (PPA).

Newswise: Detroit research team to develop novel strategies to identify genetic contributions to cancer risk and overcome barriers to genetic testing for African Americans
Release date: 26-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
Detroit research team to develop novel strategies to identify genetic contributions to cancer risk and overcome barriers to genetic testing for African Americans
Wayne State University Division of Research

A team of researchers from Wayne State University and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has received a five-year, $9.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health for the study “Genetic Variation in Cancer Risk and Outcomes in African Americans.” This is a Program Project Grant that includes three large studies. The team will work to improve the identification and clinical management of hereditary and multiple primary cancers in African Americans, a population that is currently underrepresented in genetic research.

Newswise: Notre Dame develops first-ever public database of nationwide opioid transactions
Release date: 26-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
Notre Dame develops first-ever public database of nationwide opioid transactions
University of Notre Dame

A first-of-its-kind public database has been developed by the University of Notre Dame to provide public access to more than 10 years of national controlled substance transaction information.

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Newswise: Laser-Focused Look at Spinning Electrons Shatters World Record for Precision
Release date: 26-Feb-2024 1:00 PM EST
Laser-Focused Look at Spinning Electrons Shatters World Record for Precision
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Nuclear physicists with Jefferson Lab have shattered a nearly 30-year-old record for precision in electron beam polarimetry. The groundbreaking result sets the stage for high-profile experiments that could open the door to new physics discoveries.

Newswise: Long-Term Data Reveals SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Vaccine-Induced Antibody Responses Are Long-Lasting
Released: 26-Feb-2024 12:30 PM EST
Long-Term Data Reveals SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Vaccine-Induced Antibody Responses Are Long-Lasting
Mount Sinai Health System

New study results challenge the idea that vaccine immunity fades quickly

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Released: 26-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
UNCW Researchers Excavating Evidence of Early Agricultural Engineering
University of North Carolina Wilmington

UNC Wilmington environmental sciences assistant professor Joni “Osku“ Backstrom and Mark Wilde-Ramsing, underwater archaeologist and former director of the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology, have traversed the lower Cape Fear and Brunswick rivers searching for archaeological evidence of the rice fields once situated along the rivers’ banks.

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Resurrecting niobium for quantum science
Argonne National Laboratory

Niobium has long been considered an underperformer in superconducting qubits. Scientists supported by Q-NEXT, a US DOE quantum center led by Argonne, have now engineered a high-quality niobium-based qubit, taking advantage of niobium’s superior qualities.

Release date: 26-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Plasma scientists develop computer programs that could reduce the cost of microchips and stimulate American manufacturing
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Fashioned from the same element found in sand and covered by intricate patterns, microchips power smartphones, augment appliances and aid the operation of cars and airplanes. Now, PPPL scientists are developing codes that will outperform current simulation techniques and aid the production of microchips using plasma.

Released: 26-Feb-2024 11:45 AM EST
Latest Science Shows Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Plastics, Pesticides, and Other Sources Pose Health Threats Globally
Endocrine Society

A report from the world’s leading scientific and medical experts on hormone-related health conditions raises new concerns about the profound threats to human health from endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that are ubiquitous in our surroundings and everyday lives.

Newswise: Roswell Park Study First to Show Two-Drug Combination Selectively Targets p53-Mutant Cancers
Released: 26-Feb-2024 11:30 AM EST
Roswell Park Study First to Show Two-Drug Combination Selectively Targets p53-Mutant Cancers
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

A preclinical study led by a team of researchers at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center highlights the potential of a novel two-drug treatment strategy targeting p53-mutant cancers.


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