In a large group of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, consumption of a few cups of coffee a day was associated with longer survival and a lower risk of the cancer worsening, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other organization...
– Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
JAMA Oncology, Sept 17-2020; U10CA180821; U10CA180882; U10CA180795; U10CA180838; U10CA180867; U24CA196171; UG1CA189858; P50CA127003; R01CA118553... Embargo expired on 17-Sep-2020 at 11:00 ET
A study conducted by Hiroshima University researchers found that using Ultraviolet C light with a wavelength of 222 nanometers which is safer to use around humans effectively kills SARS-CoV-2 -- the first research in the world to prove its efficacy a...
– Hiroshima University
American Journal of Infection Control
DALLAS – Sept. 15, 2020 – Conditions related to obesity, including inflammation and leaky gut, leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19 and may explain why they are more likely to die from the disease, UTSW scientists say in...
– UT Southwestern Medical Center
eLife; R01-DK55758, R01-DK099110, RC2-DK118620, P01-DK088761, P01-AG051459
Reducing contact rates contributed to around a 70 percent reduction in the transmission of COVID-19 in New York City during the spring pandemic wave. Widespread use of face coverings contributed an additional 7 percent reduction. The study led by sci...
– Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
In July, after weeks of steady but relatively slow increases in COVID-19 infection rates in Santa Barbara County, the number of cases per day began a steep climb, setting records with alarming frequency.
– University of California, Santa Barbara
Doctors have successfully separated one-year-old conjoined twins at Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. The nearly 11-hour surgery, which is the first of its kind at Mott, involved a team of more than two dozen doctors, nurses and othe...
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
A milk-tooth found in the vicinity of "Riparo del Broion" on the Berici Hills in the Veneto region bears evidence of one of the last Neanderthals in Italy.
– Universita di Bologna
Journal of Human Evolution
Los Alamos National Laboratory, working with three dozen other institutions from around the world, has helped to create the most accurate prediction of how melting ice in Antarctica and Greenland will contribute to global sea-level rise.
– Los Alamos National Laboratory
Research shows that many marine animals already inhabit the maximum range of breathable ocean that their physiology allows. The findings are a warning about climate change: Since warmer waters harbor less oxygen, stretches of ocean that are breathabl...
– University of Washington
They are some of the most iconic and unique-looking creatures in our oceans. While some may think they look a bit “odd,” one thing researchers agree on is that little is known about hammerhead sharks. And thanks to a team of researchers, that's a...
– Nova Southeastern University
Frontiers in Marine Science
n international team of astronomers, led by Professor Jane Greaves of Cardiff University, today announced the discovery of a rare molecule - phosphine - in the clouds of Venus. On Earth, this gas is only made industrially, or by microbes that thrive ...
– Royal Astronomical Society
More massive than all the other planets combined, Jupiter truly is the king of our solar system. The swirling clouds, arranged in colorful, banded structures, change from year to year. The rich colors are produced by trace compounds in Jupiter’s pr...
– Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
Following the 6-month economic lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey is unlikely to experience a job resurgence anytime soon, according to the August 2020 Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON) forecast.
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick
August 2020 Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON)
Research from Notre Dame shows poverty rose a full percentage point from 9.4 percent in the period from April to June to 10.4 percent for July and August.
– University of Notre Dame
National Bureau of Economic Research
With holiday travel season on the horizon, a just-released annual forecast from Dean Headley, co-author of the Airline Quality Rating, offers new insights into making travel plans in these extraordinary times. Expert Available
– Wichita State University