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Saturday, September 7, 2019

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Medical News


Electronic Glove Offers 'Humanlike' Features for Prosthetic Hand Users

People with hand amputations experience difficult daily life challenges, often leading to lifelong use of a prosthetic hands and services.

– Purdue University

NPG Asia Materials


Autism Study Stresses Importance of Communicating with All Infants

A new study from a UT Dallas assistant professor affiliated with the Infant Brain Imaging Study network that included infants later diagnosed with autism suggests that all children benefit from exposure to rich speech environments from their caregive...

– University of Texas at Dallas

Autism Research, July-2019


Science News


Largest-Ever Ancient-DNA Study Illuminates Millennia of South and Central Asian Prehistory

Researchers analyzed the genomes of 524 never before-studied ancient people, including the first genome of an individual from the ancient Indus Valley Civilization Insights answer longstanding questions about the origins of farming and the source ...

– Harvard Medical School

Science; Cell

Embargo expired on 05-Sep-2019 at 14:00 ET


Prehistoric AC

Tyrannosaurus rex, one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs on the planet, had an air conditioner in its head, suggest scientists from the University of Missouri

– University of Missouri, Columbia

The Anatomical Record


New Feedback Phenomenon Found to Drive Increasing Drought and Aridity

A new Columbia Engineering study indicates that the world will experience more frequent and more extreme drought and aridity than currently experienced in the coming century, exacerbated by both climate change and land-atmosphere processes.

– Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

PNAS Sept 2 2019


Shh…Your Devices May Be Listening to You

UAB computer science experts provide advice on how to protect your personal information from mobile devices and smart speakers.

Expert Available

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


Lifestyle & Social Sciences


For Online Reviews, Shoppers Believe a Pretty Face

New Cornell University research has found that people are more inclined to be swayed by positive recommendations posted online by attractive reviewers.

– Cornell University

Journal of Consumer Marketing


The Pet Effect: FSU Researchers Find Furry Friends Ease Depression, Loneliness After Spousal Loss

As Healthy Aging Month is underway this September, Florida State University researchers have found the companionship of a pet after the loss of a spouse can help reduce feelings of depression and loneliness in older adults.The study, funded by The Ge...

– Florida State University

The Gerontologist


Wealth can lead to more satisfying life if viewed as a sign of success instead of happiness

A new study from Binghamton University, State University of New York finds that viewing wealth and material possessions as a sign of success yields significantly better results to life satisfaction than viewing wealth and possessions as a sign of hap...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Applied Research in Quality of Life, Aug-2019

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