Traditional stoves that burn biomass materials and are not properly ventilated, which are widely used in developing nations where cooking is done indoors, have been shown to significantly increase indoor levels of harmful PM2.5 (miniscule atmospheric...
– American Thoracic Society (ATS)
Annals of the American Thoracic Society Embargo expired on 21-Feb-2020 at 00:15 ET
Colon cancer is more likely to be lethal in children and young adults than middle-aged adults.
– American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Journal of the American College of Surgeons Embargo expired on 21-Feb-2020 at 11:00 ET
Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
– Endocrine Society
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Embargo expired on 19-Feb-2020 at 09:00 ET
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have demonstrated the use of stem-cell-derived “mini-brains” to detect harmful side effects of a common drug on the developing brain. Mini-brains are miniature human brain models, dev...
– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Frontiers of Cellular Neuroscience; 487 681002
The study, recently published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, says identifying and treating mental health issues in young mothers is especially important as their health also affects the wellbeing of their children. The research recommends “fu...
– McMaster University
Journal of Adolescent Health
A Polygenic Risk Score — a genetic assessment that doctors have hoped could predict coronary heart disease (CHD) in patients — has been found not to be a useful predictive biomarker for disease risk, according to a Vanderbilt study published in t...
– Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Surgical treatment of obesity is as effective for individuals who developed the disorder early, by the age of 20, as for those who have developed obesity later in life, a study from the University of Gothenburg shows.
– University of Gothenburg
A Michigan State University researcher is adding new evidence to the argument that the fat around our arteries may play an important role in keeping those blood vessels healthy.
The finding could affect how researchers test for treatments related...
– Michigan State University
Maternal factors, such as breast milk, have been shown to affect a baby’s development, and previous animal studies have determined that a carbohydrate, the oligosaccharide 2’FL found in maternal milk, positively influences neurodevelopment.
– Children's Hospital Los Angeles
UCLA researchers have found that it is possible to assess a person’s ability to feel empathy by studying their brain activity while they are resting rather than while they are engaged in specific tasks.
– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience
The study documented the earliest known interbreeding event between ancient human populations— a group known as the “super-archaics” in Eurasia interbred with a Neanderthal-Denisovan ancestor about 700,000 years ago. The event was between two p...
– University of Utah
Science Advances, Feb-2020 Embargo expired on 20-Feb-2020 at 14:00 ET
Lightning - one, two, three - and thunder. For centuries, people have estimated the distance of a thunderstorm from the time between lightning and thunder.
– GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Advanced leaf-out, or early sprouting and opening leaves, is a direct response to climate change.
– Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Nature Climate Change
Scientists have recovered DNA from a well-preserved horned lark found in Siberian permafrost.
– Stockholm University
Hubble Space Telescope observations suggest that the broad "brim" of the Sombrero galaxy may conceal a turbulent past. Clues to a rough-and tumble history lie in the galaxy's extended halo.
– Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
The Astrophysical Journal, Feb-2020
An international team of astronomers used two of the most powerful radio telescopes in the world to create more than three hundred images of planet-forming disks around very young stars in the Orion Clouds. These images reveal new details about the b...
– National Radio Astronomy Observatory
The Astrophysical Journal; The Astrophysical Journal
University of Washington researchers have developed a mathematical model that describes how rotating detonation engines work.
– University of Washington
Physical Review E
– Cornell University