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Medical News

Decoding the DNA Repair Process

Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center are working to fill the knowledge gap between DNA damage and cancer, including developing approaches to manipulate the DNA damage response to treat and prevent disease. Their research on an integr...

– University of Kansas Cancer Center

Nature Communications, 26th January 2018

Embargo expired on 26-Jan-2018 at 17:05 ET

Neurogastronomy Symposium, High Colesterol and Colon Cancer, Wild Rice Science, and More in the Food Science News Source

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– Newswise

Infant Sleep Practices, Nonmedicated ADHD Treatments, Blood Infections, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

– Newswise

Research Suggests Colonoscopy Link to Appendicitis

Although the incidence of appendicitis in the United States has been in decline for many years, the condition still affects approximately seven percent of Americans annually.

– University of North Dakota

JAMA Surgery

Researchers Use Synthetic Protein to Disrupt Work of Bacteria

A synthetic protein that disrupts the ability of bacteria to perform basic life functions—moving, eating, attaching to hosts—could be a key to fighting infectious disease and preventing bacteria from evolving into drug-resistant pathogens.

– SUNY Upstate Medical University

Scientific Reports

Bacterial Immune Systems Take the Stage

The Weizmann Institute of Science's Prof. Rotem Sorek has conducted a systematic study that uncovered multiple new and unusual bacterial immune defense mechanisms which could pave the way toward new biotech tools

– Weizmann Institute of Science

Science, Jan-2018

Swallowed Button Batteries Add to Safety Concerns about 'Fidget Spinners'

A report of two young children with burns of the esophagus caused by swallowed button batteries from "fidget spinners" highlights a risk of severe injuries involving these popular toys, according to a series of reports in the January/February Journal...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

UIC researcher using imaging to identify women at risk of giving birth prematurely

Ultrasound is traditionally used on pregnant women to study the anatomy, movement and blood flow of the developing fetus, but University of Illinois at Chicago nurse researchers are using the imaging technique to identify women who are at risk of giv...

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Development of Human-Animal Health Research Platform Moves Forward

1Data, a collaborative human and animal health project that will save lives and improve the quality of life for people and animals, is finalizing development of its research database and increasing project staff. The project is about a year ahead of ...

– Kansas State University

Documentary Detailing West Virginia's Opioid Crisis Nominated for Academy Award

An Oscar nomination won't entice Elaine McMillion Sheldon and her husband, Kerrin, away from their passion: telling the stories of their home state of West Virginia in hopes of bringing attention, and solutions, to its problems - especially opioid ad...

– West Virginia University

Major League Coach Tony Beasley Tells His Story of Surviving Colorectal Cancer in New PSA

“See every obstacle as an opportunity in life.” That’s just some of the advice packed into a new campaign by Fight Colorectal Cancer featuring Texas Rangers third-base coach Tony Beasley.

– Fight Colorectal Cancer

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UCLA Health Experts Advisory - Focus on Winter Olympics 2018

Various UCLA Health physicians offer their expertise on topics related to the Winter Olympics 2018, such as coping with sports injuries and testing for banned substances; among others.

Expert Available

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

NYU Langone Health Launches New Lung Transplant Program

The Transplant Institute at NYU Langone Health launches new lung transplant program.

– NYU Langone Health

IU School of Medicine Researchers Set New Record in NIH Funding in 2017

IU School of Medicine scientists and physicians brought in a school record of more than $135 million in research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in federal fiscal year 2017.

– Indiana University

Glaucoma Research Foundation to Host the 7th Annual Glaucoma 360

Glaucoma Research Foundation will host the 7th Annual Glaucoma 360 from February 8th to February 10th in San Francisco. This signature three-day event highlights innovation in glaucoma to ensure patients have access to the latest and most effective ...

– Glaucoma Research Foundation

7th Annual Glaucoma 360, February 8th to February 10th

Glaucoma Research Foundation to Honor Leaders in Glaucoma Innovation and Patient Care at 12th Annual Gala in San Francisco

The Catalyst Award, Glaucoma Research Foundation's highest honor, will be presented to Thomas W. Burns, President and CEO of Glaukos Corporation (Laguna Hills, CA), in recognition of his remarkable leadership and commitment to the development of inno...

– Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala

Science News

Researchers Awarded USDA Grant to Develop an Innovative Approach to Pest Control

West Virginia University researchers are taking an innovative approach to develop a more sustainable and economical pest control solution.

– West Virginia University

Embargo expired on 29-Jan-2018 at 08:30 ET

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Novel Technologies Reveal Key Information About Depleted East Pacific Green Sea Turtles

Using new technologies developed to extract information from bones, researchers are learning more about populations of green sea turtles. While their numbers remain dangerously depleted, the new data show that these turtles are spending more time off...

– University of California San Diego

Marine Ecology Progress Series, Jan 2018

Looking for Atmospheric Oxygen, A Possible New Definition of a Planet, Surface of a Giant Star, and More in the Space News Source

The latest in space and astronomy in the Space News Source

– Newswise

New Molecular Muscle Responds to Visible Light

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have created a completely new kind of artificial molecular muscle from a polymer that’s capable of some heavy lifting — relatively speaking.

– Washington University in St. Louis

Macromolecular Rapid Communications

A Motorhome of Microbes, Particles Fuel Storms, Mammals Moving, and More in the Environmental Science News Source

The latest research on the environment in the Environmental Science News Source

– Newswise

X-Ray Experiments Suggest High Tunability of 2-D Material

Researchers used MAESTRO, an X-ray platform at Berkeley Lab, to zero in on signatures of exotic electronic behavior in a 2-D material. They found that the material may be highly tunable, with potential applications in spintronics and other emerging f...

– Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Nature Physics, Jan. 22, 2018

Tiny Scales Could Serve as Safe Material in Implants to Reinforce Bones and Joints

Researchers with the University of Chicago have published a concept to use a naturally occurring mineral called calcite to “grow” scales that can attach to soft materials. The setup could one day serve as waterproof implants to reinforce bones or...

– University of Chicago

Nature Communications

Researchers Propose Novel Solution to Better Secure Voice Over Internet Communication

Security researchers develop automated verification model to better secure voice over internet communication from eavesdropping and man-in-the-middle attacks.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

2017 Annual Computer Security Applications Conference

Scientists Catch Light Squeezing and Stretching Next-Gen Data Storage Material

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have seen for the first time how atoms in iron-platinum nanoparticles – a next-generation material for magnetic data storage devices – respond extremely rapidly to br...

– SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

A. H. Reid et al., Nature Communications, 26 January 2018 (10.1038/s41467-017-02730-7)

Scientists Get Better Numbers on What Happens When Electrons Get Wet

A particular set of chemical reactions governs many of the processes around us—everything from bridges corroding in water to your breakfast breaking down in your gut. One crucial part of that reaction involves electrons striking water, and despite ...

– University of Chicago

Nature Communications

Would the World Be a Better Place if Broccoli Tasted Like Chocolate?

The International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium will focus on what we eat and why we eat it, with applications in nutrition science, agriculture and medicine.

– University of Kentucky


Students Join Quest for New Antibiotics From Soil Bacteria

Sacramento State is joining the push to mitigate one of the world’s most critical public health crises: antibiotic resistance.

– California State University, Sacramento

Lifestyle & Social Sciences

Alumni From Britain’s Top Private Schools Are 94 Times More Likely to Reach Elite Positions

The alumni of nine leading private schools are 94 times more likely to reach the most powerful elite positions in British society than those who attended any other school, according to a unique historical analysis of Who’s Who led by researchers at...

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

American Sociological Review

Is the Battleground State of Colorado Turning Blue?

A new survey by the American Politics Research Lab finds that Coloradans support Dreamers, oppose Trump, and would likely support a Democrat for Congress if elections were held today

– University of Colorado Boulder

ACI Unveils ‘Exploration Clean’: Teaching the Chemistry Behind Cleaning

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) launched “Exploration Clean”, an online experience aimed at teaching middle-school students the science and chemistry behind cleaning. This is the first step in creating a platform containing educational ...

– American Cleaning Institute

2018 ACI Annual Meeting & Industry Convention

FSU Professor Offers Students Unique Course on North Korea

This semester, with a new course called “The History of North Korea from Colonial Past to Divided Present,” Culver is working to provide those curious students with an academic opportunity seldom afforded to American undergraduates.

Expert Available

– Florida State University

Art Exhibition at Salinas Center for Arts and Culture to Focus on Foster Youth

SEASIDE, Ca., January 26, 2018 – A new exhibition, “LOST CHILDHOODS: Unofficial stories,” opens February 2, 2018 at the California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) Salinas Center for Arts and Culture from 5-9 p.m. The event, free and open...

– California State University, Monterey Bay





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