Thanks, in part, to pigs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Arlington Agricultural Research Station, scientists now are catching up on understanding the roots of calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD).
– University of Wisconsin-Madison
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Embargo expired on 25-Dec-2017 at 15:00 ET
Gene expression in specific cells and in specific regions can provide a more precise, neuroprotective approach than traditional treatments
– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Embargo expired on 25-Dec-2017 at 15:05 ET
A new study published in Nature Communications and led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researcher Qing-Bai She identifies biomarker targets that may make existing drugs more effective in fighting certain cancers.
– University of Kentucky
NIH researchers have devised a biochemically formulated patch of dissolvable microneedles for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The biochemical formula of mineralized compounds in the patch responds to blood chemistry to manage glucose automatically....
– National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
Three months after receiving a kidney transplant, Holly Miyagawa was back on the beach playing volleyball. That was 17 years ago. Since then, the Hermosa Beach, CA, resident has gone on to medal in volleyball at the World Transplant Games and the Tra...
The GammaPod ™ – a first-of-its kind stereotactic radiotherapy system to treat early stage breast cancer – has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), paving the way for the manufacturer to bring the system t...
– University of Maryland Medical Center/School of Medicine
Registration is now open to journalists planning to attend the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018. The AAN Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering of neurologists who come tog...
– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
2018 AAN Annual Meeting
Scientists with the University of Chicago have laid out a comprehensive theory for how our solar system could have formed in the wind-blown bubbles around a giant, long-dead star. Published Dec. 22 in the Astrophysical Journal, the study addresses a ...
– University of Chicago
The Astrophysical Journal Embargo expired on 22-Dec-2017 at 13:00 ET
An Oak Ridge National Laboratory-led research team used a sophisticated X-ray scattering technique to visualize and quantify the movement of water molecules in space and time, which provides new insights that may open pathways for liquid-based electr...
– Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Science Advances Embargo expired on 22-Dec-2017 at 14:00 ET
With a top-story list populated by breakthroughs in supercomputing, accelerator science, space missions, materials science, life science, and more, Los Alamos National Laboratory put its Big Science capabilities to wide, productive use in 2017.
– Los Alamos National Laboratory
Heading into this football season, 67% of Power 5 conference universities employed at least one full-time sports dietitian and had for at least three years. Currently, 72% of those programs employ at least two full-time sports dietitians, a long r...
– Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) Embargo expired on 23-Dec-2017 at 00:00 ET
NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s First Amendment Watch, an online resource offering coverage and context to the debate over freedom of expression, dives inside the Pentagon Papers, whose publication led to a press crisis culminating ...
– New York University