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Released: 19-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT
Jumbo Discovery: Astronomers Offer New Model for Formation of Recently Discovered “Free-Floating” Planets
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Study in Nature Astronomy theorizes that dense stellar clusters may eject pairs of giant planets, which remain gravitationally bound to one another as they float through space.

Newswise: ORNL researchers win Best Paper award for nickel-based alloy tailoring
Released: 19-Apr-2024 4:40 PM EDT
ORNL researchers win Best Paper award for nickel-based alloy tailoring
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Rishi Pillai and his research team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will receive a Best Paper award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Gas Turbine Institute in June at the Turbo Expo 2024 in London.

Newswise: Compact quantum light processing
19-Apr-2024 1:00 AM EDT
Compact quantum light processing
University of Vienna

An international collaboration of researchers, led by Philip Walther at University of Vienna, have achieved a significant breakthrough in quantum technology, with the successful demonstration of quantum interference among several single photons using a novel resource-efficient platform.

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Bernhard and Hackensack Meridian Health Forge a Transformative 30-Year Energy Partnership, HMH Hospitals to be Largest Renewable Energy Not-for-Profit Healthcare Provider in the United States
Released: 19-Apr-2024 11:45 AM EDT
Bernhard and Hackensack Meridian Health Forge a Transformative 30-Year Energy Partnership, HMH Hospitals to be Largest Renewable Energy Not-for-Profit Healthcare Provider in the United States
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health and Bernhard announce Energy As A Service Partnership, HMH To Be Largest Renewable Energy Not-for-Profit Healthcare Provider in the United States

Newswise: MSU researchers set new standards and show how a new treatment helps patients with MS, ALS, Parkinson’s disease
Released: 19-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
MSU researchers set new standards and show how a new treatment helps patients with MS, ALS, Parkinson’s disease
Michigan State University

Is it possible for nanoparticles to go through the digestive system and deliver medicine directly to the brain tissue? Researchers from Michigan State University say yes, and their latest findings are expected to benefit patients with neurodegenerative disorders like multiple sclerosis, or MS; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS; and Parkinson’s disease, or PD.

16-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Alcohol-Induced Blackouts May Be Linked to How a Person Drinks, Not Just How Much
Research Society on Alcoholism

Certain drinking behaviors beyond just the quantity of alcohol consumed may predict the likelihood a person will experience an alcohol-induced blackout, a condition where someone is conscious and engaging with their surroundings but will be unable to remember some or any of what occurred.

     
Newswise: Chula Ranks No.1 in Thailand for 32 Subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024
Released: 19-Apr-2024 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Ranks No.1 in Thailand for 32 Subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024
Chulalongkorn University

The latest results of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 have been announced on April 10, 2024. Chulalongkorn University is ranked No. 1 in Thailand for 32 subjects and Top 200 in the world with 30 outstanding subjects.

Newswise: $4.7 million award to help researchers prevent adolescent alcohol use
Released: 19-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT
$4.7 million award to help researchers prevent adolescent alcohol use
Indiana University

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers recently were awarded $4.7 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to further the study of caregiver intervention in reducing adolescent alcohol use and other substance use disorders (SUDs).

Newswise: Lightweight and flexible yet strong? Versatile fibers with dramatically improved energy storage capacity
Released: 19-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT
Lightweight and flexible yet strong? Versatile fibers with dramatically improved energy storage capacity
National Research Council of Science and Technology

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that a joint research team has developed a fiber-like electrode material that can store energy. The fibers are strong, lightweight, and highly flexible, enabling greater freedom in wearable device form factors and the ability to be made into various shapes and applications.

Newswise: Custom 3D-Printed Orthopedic Implants Transform Joint Replacement Surgery
Released: 18-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Custom 3D-Printed Orthopedic Implants Transform Joint Replacement Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery

At Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a 3D printer is manufacturing custom-made joint replacements for the most complex cases when a standard implant won’t work. HSS was the first hospital in the U.S. to house a 3D printing facility onsite for custom implants, in collaboration with LimaCorporate (recently acquired by Enovis).

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Released: 18-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Deeper Dive Into the Gut Microbiome Shows Changes Linked to Body Weight
Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai investigators have identified significant variations in the microbes of the small bowel (small intestine) are strongly associated with various body weights, from a normal body mass index, or BMI, to having obesity.

Newswise: AI tool predicts responses to cancer therapy using information from each cell of the tumor
Released: 18-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
AI tool predicts responses to cancer therapy using information from each cell of the tumor
Sanford Burnham Prebys

With more than 200 types of cancer and every cancer individually unique, ongoing efforts to develop precision oncology treatments remain daunting. In a new study published in the journal Nature Cancer, first author Sanju Sinha, Ph.D., at Sanford Burnham Prebys, with senior authors Eytan Ruppin, M.D., Ph.D., and Alejandro Schaffer, Ph.D., at the National Cancer Institute—and colleagues—describe a first-of-its-kind computational pipeline to systematically predict patient response to cancer drugs at single-cell resolution.

Newswise: MSU expert to attend oral arguments in SCOTUS case that could turn homelessness into a crime
Released: 18-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
MSU expert to attend oral arguments in SCOTUS case that could turn homelessness into a crime
Michigan State University

On April 22, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in, a landmark case that could drastically affect the rights people have when experiencing homelessness.

 
16-Apr-2024 3:00 PM EDT
New urine-based test detects high-grade prostate cancer, helping men avoid unnecessary biopsies
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have developed a new urine-based test that addresses a major problem in prostate cancer: how to separate the slow-growing form of the disease unlikely to cause harm from more aggressive cancer that needs immediate treatment.

Newswise: Machine learning algorithm reveals long-theorized glass phase in crystal
Released: 18-Apr-2024 10:45 AM EDT
Machine learning algorithm reveals long-theorized glass phase in crystal
Argonne National Laboratory

Scientists have found experimental evidence of the long-theorized Bragg glass phase present in a material. Bragg glasses display both the ordered properties of crystals and the disordered nature of glasses at the same time.

Released: 18-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
New research finds electric vehicles depreciate faster than gas cars, but the trend is changing
George Washington University

New research finds that while older electric vehicle models depreciate in value faster than conventional gas cars, newer electric vehicle models with longer driving ranges are holding their value better and approaching the retention rates of many gas cars.

   
Newswise: Four MD Anderson researchers elected AAAS Fellows
Released: 18-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Four MD Anderson researchers elected AAAS Fellows
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

In recognition of their significant achievements in the realm of cancer care and research, four researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This prestigious distinction stands as one of the highest accolades within the scientific research community.

17-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT
American Society of Nephrology Calls on Congress to Increase Funding for the US Transplant System
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

Today, leaders from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) will meet with their congressional delegations and call for their support of an $8 million increase for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Organ Transplantation Program in FY 25 This funding, totaling $67 million, will be used to continue Congress’ commitment to people seeking a transplant and will implement reforms to modernize the transplant system and make transplant care more accessible.

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Released: 18-Apr-2024 7:00 AM EDT
Contracting RSV Before Age 2 Can Cause Long-term Lung Changes and Impairment
American Physiological Society (APS)

Infants and children who have severe cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) before age 2 are likely to have changes to their lung structure and function that could affect respiratory health later in life.

Newswise: Ice age climate analysis reduces worst-case warming expected from rising CO2
Released: 17-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Ice age climate analysis reduces worst-case warming expected from rising CO2
University of Washington

A detailed reconstruction of climate during the most recent ice age, when a large swath of North America was covered in ice, provides information on the relationship between CO2 and global temperature. Results show that while most future warming estimates remain unchanged, the absolute worst-case scenario is unlikely.

Newswise: Climate Resilience Symposium to take place during Miami Climate Week, hosted by University of Miami Climate Resilience Academy
Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Climate Resilience Symposium to take place during Miami Climate Week, hosted by University of Miami Climate Resilience Academy
University of Miami

The University of Miami’s Climate Resilience Academy will host its third symposium, “Resilience in the Built and Natural Environments,” on Wednesday, April 24 to delve into the ways that municipalities across the globe can and are adapting to a warming planet.

Newswise: FSU faculty available for context on latest research into autism spectrum disorder
Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
FSU faculty available for context on latest research into autism spectrum disorder
Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: April 17, 2024 | 8:30 am | SHARE: April is Autism Acceptance Month, an opportunity to raise public awareness and support for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).Florida State University experts work to promote interdisciplinary research that advances our understanding of autism and bridges the gap between scientific knowledge and clinical/educational practice.

Newswise:Video Embedded the-future-of-gene-therapy-has-arrived-and-it-s-changing-lives-for-the-better
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Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
The future of gene therapy has arrived, and it's changing lives for the better
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A novel approach to gene therapy is improving lives in ways once thought impossible. Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine have developed a new platform to deliver the gene therapy precisely to specific areas of the brain.

Newswise: Electronic Health Records Unlock Genetics of Tobacco Use Disorder
Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Electronic Health Records Unlock Genetics of Tobacco Use Disorder
University of California San Diego

By utilizing the power of electronic medical records, researchers from UC San Diego are uncovering the genetics of tobacco use, which would help scientists discover new ways to stop occasional tobacco use from evolving into tobacco use disorder.

Newswise: KIMM develops environment recognition technologies for off-road self-driving with improved real-time processing performance
Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
KIMM develops environment recognition technologies for off-road self-driving with improved real-time processing performance
National Research Council of Science and Technology

The research team led by Senior Researcher Han-Min Lee of the Department of Industrial Machinery DX under the Virtual Engineering Platform Research Division of the Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials(KIMM) has developed off-road environment recognition technologies for driving in off-road environments such as mountainous, waterside or snowy regions, including sensor protection and cleaning technology, sensor signal correction technology, and drivable area recognition technology, and has transferred these technologies to relevant corporations.

Newswise: FAU Engineering Selected by NASA for University Nanosatellite Program
Released: 17-Apr-2024 8:30 AM EDT
FAU Engineering Selected by NASA for University Nanosatellite Program
Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is among eight university teams in the United States selected to work with NASA and the U.S. military to foster innovation and expertise in the small satellite sector.

Newswise: Are All Types of Asthma the Same? Not by a Long Shot
Released: 17-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT
Are All Types of Asthma the Same? Not by a Long Shot
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – the ideal time to get the word out on the different types of asthma, as well as the different triggers and treatments.

Newswise: Cell Biology: Molecular Code Stimulates Pioneer Cells to Build Blood Vessels in the Body
Released: 17-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Cell Biology: Molecular Code Stimulates Pioneer Cells to Build Blood Vessels in the Body
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke and myocardial infarction, are the world's leading causes of mortality, accounting for over 18 million deaths a year. A team of KIT researchers has now identified a new cell type in blood vessels responsible for vascular growth.

   
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Released: 16-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Technology Ventures: Turning Ideas Into Innovations
Cedars-Sinai

Every day, scientists across Cedars-Sinai’s vast research and clinical enterprise are focused on developing medical discoveries and breakthroughs to improve health outcomes.

Newswise: Common HIV treatments may aid Alzheimer’s disease patients
Released: 16-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Common HIV treatments may aid Alzheimer’s disease patients
Sanford Burnham Prebys

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have now identified promising real-world links between common HIV drugs and a reduced incidence of Alzheimer’s disease. The study, led by Jerold Chun, M.D., Ph.D., was published in Pharmaceuticals.

Newswise: Q&A with Erin Webb: Toward a Tennessee circular bioeconomy
Released: 16-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Q&A with Erin Webb: Toward a Tennessee circular bioeconomy
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute in February selected a circular bioeconomy project as one of its newest Convergent Research Initiatives for joint research.

Newswise: Study Suggests Adolescent Stress May Raise Risk of Postpartum Depression in Adults
Released: 16-Apr-2024 11:00 AM EDT
Study Suggests Adolescent Stress May Raise Risk of Postpartum Depression in Adults
Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a new study, a Johns Hopkins Medicine-led research team reports that social stress during adolescence in female mice later results in prolonged elevation of the hormone cortisol after they give birth.

Newswise: New Tagging Method Provides Bioadhesive Interface for Marine Sensors on Diverse, Soft, and Fragile Species
Released: 16-Apr-2024 11:00 AM EDT
New Tagging Method Provides Bioadhesive Interface for Marine Sensors on Diverse, Soft, and Fragile Species
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Newly developed bioadhesive sensors (BIMS) are effective and less invasive than traditional tagging. Scientists can attach them with a thin layer of dried-hydrogel in less than 20 seconds.

Newswise: Developing Research into Mpox Infections
Released: 16-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Developing Research into Mpox Infections
Tufts University

The Martinot Lab at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, where faculty and students have been researching the mpox virus in endometrial tissues to raise awareness of the potential increased risk of mpox virus for women.

Newswise: Study Investigates Mental Health Stigma in College Students
Released: 16-Apr-2024 9:15 AM EDT
Study Investigates Mental Health Stigma in College Students
New York Institute of Technology, New York Tech

Research findings could help college counseling and wellness professionals better understand the barriers students face when seeking mental health treatment.

   
Newswise: Open principles reaffirm Digital Science’s commitment to open research
Released: 16-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Open principles reaffirm Digital Science’s commitment to open research
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

Digital Science has launched its Open Principles, a new initiative that commits its research information solutions to open science now and into the future.

       
Newswise: Creating an island paradise in a fusion reactor
Released: 16-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT
Creating an island paradise in a fusion reactor
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

In their ongoing quest to develop a range of methods for managing plasma so it can be used to generate electricity in a process known as fusion, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have shown how two old methods can be combined to provide greater flexibility.

Newswise: Genetic analysis of rare, often deadly cervical cancer uncovers potential treatments
Released: 16-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT
Genetic analysis of rare, often deadly cervical cancer uncovers potential treatments
Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital

For the study, which involved patients from across the world, Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers at Yale School of Medicine (YSM) analyzed the genetic landscape of 66 tumors, the largest series of cervical NET ever reported in scientific literature.

Newswise: Psychologist develops digital mental health program for children of divorce
Released: 15-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Psychologist develops digital mental health program for children of divorce
Binghamton University, State University of New York

A lecturer in psychology at Binghamton University, State University of New York has created a program named Children of Divorce - Coping with Divorce (CoD-CoD) to help youth develop better coping skills through their parents’ separation.

   
Newswise: Metaphacts and Dimensions launch the Dimensions Knowledge Graph, powered by metaphactory
Released: 15-Apr-2024 11:45 AM EDT
Metaphacts and Dimensions launch the Dimensions Knowledge Graph, powered by metaphactory
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

Digital Science solutions metaphacts and Dimensions announce the launch of the Dimensions Knowledge Graph, a large ready-made knowledge graph powering AI solutions in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.

     
Released: 15-Apr-2024 11:30 AM EDT
Machine learning could help reveal undiscovered particles within data from the Large Hadron Collider
Argonne National Laboratory

Scientists recently used a machine learning approach called anomaly detection to analyze large volumes of data from the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. The method has never before been applied to data from a collider experiment.

Newswise: Unlocking the secrets of forest heights: the role of GEDI LiDAR technology
Released: 15-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Unlocking the secrets of forest heights: the role of GEDI LiDAR technology
Chinese Academy of Sciences

A team of researchers has unveiled a novel approach to accurately characterizing tree height composition in forests using the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology.

Newswise: Navigating the future: an improvement in GNSS processing accuracy and speed
Released: 15-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Navigating the future: an improvement in GNSS processing accuracy and speed
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Recently, a study introduced a novel method that significantly enhances the precision and efficiency of precise orbit determination and clock estimation the Global Positioning System (GPS), BeiDou, Galileo, and Global'naya Navigatsionnaya Sputnikovaya Sistema (GLONASS) satellite systems. This work in Un-Differenced (UD) Integer Ambiguity Resolution (IAR) simplifies satellite navigation data processing and dramatically improves precise positioning accuracy.

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Released: 15-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Green technology requires mined materials — and a workforce to meet demand
Virginia Tech

The mining industry is booming, but the industry is digging deep to find highly trained mining engineers. Across all sectors, from consumer electronics to the defense industry and from automotive manufacturing to aerospace, mineral needs are increasing. In particular, green energy technologies such as electric vehicle batteries, solar panels, grid energy storage, and wind turbines require such metals as copper, lithium, cobalt, rare earths, and manganese.

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Released: 15-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
FAA approves Virginia Tech’s updated test method for drones to fly over people
Virginia Tech

Federal approvals for flying drones over people have been advanced through Virginia Tech research.  As of April 5,  the updated means of compliance established by the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership has been accepted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and published as a notice of availability in the federal register, establishing its availability for use.

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Released: 15-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Research aims to improve data quality in manufacturing, seeking 'golden data'
Virginia Tech

If artificial intelligence (AI) was a car, data would be the fuel. But what if there was no way to ensure that fuel wasn’t full of waste? How would this fuel be filtered, and how would that information reach consumers? Ran Jin, associate professor in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, is determined to fuel AI models in the Manufacturing Industrial Internet with high-quality data.



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