Elastic frame design reduces blast acceleration up to 80 percent; technology could be adapted for vehicle bumpers, athletic helmets.
– University of Maryland, Baltimore
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; W81XWH-13-1-0016; FA8650-11-2-6D04 Embargo expired on 26-Feb-2018 at 09:00 ET
University of Portsmouth researchers are at the forefront of a drive to develop environmentally-friendly materials from agricultural waste for use in the automotive, marine and aerospace industries.
– University of Portsmouth
Scientists, chefs and food scientists will explore the role of flavor perception in behavior at The International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium
– University of Kentucky
The latest research and features in the Newswise Engineering News Source
Alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment and recovery research typically focuses on outcomes such as 'days abstinent.' Yet the degree to which individuals may be functioning better physically, socially and psychologically, how happy they may be, and th...
– Research Society on Alcoholism
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research Embargo expired on 23-Feb-2018 at 10:00 ET
The latest research and features in cell biology in the Cell Biology News Source
The “loudness” of our thoughts--or how we imagine saying something--influences how we judge the loudness of real, external sounds.
– New York University
Nature Human Behaviour
A surprising discovery could potentially offer major advantages in speed, heat dissipation and power consumption in electronic devices.
– Argonne National Laboratory
Nature Communications, Oct-2017
Gleaning too much of the woody debris left on the ground after timber is cut can open the door for invasive fire ants and reduce invertebrate diversity, according to two new studies in North Carolina and Georgia.
– North Carolina State University
Forest Ecology and Management; Ecological Applications
New research shows for the first time that exposure to green space during childhood is associated with beneficial structural changes in the developing brain.
– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
Environmental Health Perspectives
The Florida torreya is the most endangered tree in North America. And it may soon disappear entirely. But scientists such as the University of Florida’s Jason Smith are ready to fight for the species, which is a critical part of its native ecosyste...
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Three poachers responsible for slaughtering eleven elephants in and around Nouabale-Ndoki National Park in January were convicted to five years’ imprisonment by the local district court last week, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society). T...
– Wildlife Conservation Society
Fungicides can help prevent the lodging and yield loss that stem canker causes, but timing is crucial. A new disease-forecasting model that predicts stem canker risk can help. Expert Available
– South Dakota State University
Plant Disease, 2017; Phytopathology, 2015
Using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, researchers at Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health and University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in China, Germany and Texas, have developed a new com...
– University of California San Diego Health
Cell Embargo expired on 22-Feb-2018 at 12:00 ET
A living cell is able to neatly package a big jumble of DNA into tiny chromosomes while preparing for cell division. Researchers in Delft now managed for the first time to isolate and film that process, and proof that a single protein complex call...
– Delft University of Technology
Science First Release 22 Feb Embargo expired on 22-Feb-2018 at 14:00 ET
Scientists have found the first major evidence that Neanderthals made cave paintings, indicating they may have had an artistic sense similar to our own.
– University of Southampton
Science 23 February 2018. DOI: 10.1126/science.aap7778. Embargo expired on 22-Feb-2018 at 14:00 ET
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have made the most precise measurement to date of the rate at which the universe is expanding the big bang. This may mean that there's something unknown about the makeup of the universe. The new numbers r...
– Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
The Astrophysical Journal, Feb-2018
A team of researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab) and Ohio State University have generated 3-D images from 129 individual molecules of flexible DNA origami particles. Their work provides the first experimental verification of t...
– Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Nature Communications, Feb. 9, 2018
This research offers new information to understand the role of microorganisms in elemental cycling in the Arctic.
– Department of Energy, Office of Science
Nature Communications 8, 772 (2017). [DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00759-2]
To treat cardiovascular disease, surgery can remove blockages in large vessels in the heart or legs but is not possible in small vessels. To address this problem, researchers designed 3D-printed patches seeded with vessel-inducing endothelial cells. ...
– National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
Nat Biomed Eng, June-2017; EB00262, EB08396
Researchers have developed a highly-targeted and non-invasive drug-release method that combines a nanoscale gold particle-containing polymer coating and near-infrared light. The technology could also be used for other applications, including the seal...
– American Technion Society
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Drier summers and a decline in average snowpack over the past 40 years have severely hampered the establishment of two foundational tree species in subalpine regions of Colorado’s Front Range, suggesting that climate warming is already taking a tol...
– University of Colorado Boulder
NIH researchers studying a fatal childhood illness called Sandhoff disease uncover new details about how it develops in utero that indicate gene therapy has potential.
– American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Journal of Lipid Research
Researchers at the University of Delaware and the University of California-Davis have uncovered new details of how chloroplasts move about in times of trouble. It's the fundamental kind of research information that helps scientists understand plant b...
– University of Delaware
Using advanced computational methods, University of Wisconsin–Madison materials scientists have discovered new materials that could bring widespread commercial use of solid oxide fuel cells closer to reality.
– University of Wisconsin-Madison
Advanced Energy Materials
A new study led by Texas Tech’s Natasja van Gestel shows the complicated relationship between soil carbon and global warming.
– Texas Tech University
A student in New Mexico State University’s Biology Department recently published a paper in “Condor,” a scientific journal, about the nesting and populating of Cooper’s hawks in urban areas.
– New Mexico State University (NMSU)
Condor – Ornithological Applications
Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have devised a new technique to isolate aggressive cells thought to form the root of many hard-to-treat metastasized cancers, a significant step toward developing new drugs that might target these cell...
– University of Texas at Dallas
Chemistry-A European Journal, Feb. 19, 2018
Two new analytical methods, one to evaluate a new cyanide antidote, dimethyl trisulfide, and another to quickly detect a substance associated with exposure to mustard gas, are helping scientists develop countermeasures against these chemical warfare ...
– South Dakota State University
Journal of Chromatography A, 2016; Cyanide antidote and sulfur mustard metabolites, 2017
Drier summers and a decline in average snowpack over the past 40 years have severely hampered the establishment of spruce and fir trees in Colorado's Front Range.
– University of Colorado Boulder
Signing up for 5Ks and even a 10K is a feat many people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may not have dared to attempt a decade or two ago. Fear of tragedy leads many HCM patients to a sedentary lifestyle.
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
The world of health care is changing rapidly and there is increased interest in the role that light and lighting can play in improving health outcomes for patients and providing healthy work environments for staff, according to many researchers. Rece...
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Musicians have long drawn inspiration from nature, but a new online game is taking that connection one step further. “Beastbox” takes sound clips from real wild animals, transforms them into loops, and allows users to mix and match them into an e...
– Cornell University
Hacker-resistant software for controlling a power grid performed well in both a simulated cyber-intrusion and in a tryout in a real power plant.
– Johns Hopkins University
Highlights from the U.S. Secretary of Energy's visit to the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility on Feb. 21, 2018. Jefferson Lab is one of 17 Department of Energy national laboratories.
– Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States and around the world. February is American Heart Month, and to honor healthy heart health awareness, Bioengineering Today, an editorially independent news service of AIP Publishing,...
– American Institute of Physics (AIP)
What could a "gas station of the future" look like? What services does it offer? Which fuels can be refueled there and where do they come from? Possible answers to these questions can be found at the stand of the of Swiss Oil Industry Association (Er...
– Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology