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Released: 9-Dec-2022 2:05 PM EST
Kids Get Holiday Stress, Too
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A mental health expert at Rutgers discusses how adults can help children from feeling overwhelmed

Newswise: CFES Scholars Work Alongside Professors, Cadets from U.S. Military Academy at West Point STEM Day
Released: 9-Dec-2022 1:40 PM EST
CFES Scholars Work Alongside Professors, Cadets from U.S. Military Academy at West Point STEM Day
CFES Brilliant Pathways

Students from across the Adirondacks took advantage of a rare opportunity to work alongside professors and cadets from West Point as part of an innovative partnership between CFES Brilliant Pathways and the U.S. Military Academy.

Released: 9-Dec-2022 1:10 PM EST
Study Identifies Six Ways Companies Can Drive Environmental, Social Change
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

A University of Maryland business school study produces a framework for understanding how companies across industries can generate meaningful, measurable improvement in environmental and social performance.

   
Released: 9-Dec-2022 12:30 PM EST
Study evaluates how "me time" affects social interactions
University at Buffalo

Although many emerging adults find social interactions enjoyable on days with increased time alone, those who seek solitude as an escape from stress or unpleasant social circumstances may not, according to the results of a new study by University at Buffalo researchers.

Newswise: UT Southwestern pioneers new minimally invasive treatment for prostate cancer
Released: 9-Dec-2022 12:05 PM EST
UT Southwestern pioneers new minimally invasive treatment for prostate cancer
UT Southwestern Medical Center

UTSW was one of the first medical centers in the U.S. to perform MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound ablation (TULSA) for to treat prostate cancer and recently performed its 100th TULSA procedure.

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Released: 9-Dec-2022 10:50 AM EST
Penn Medicine at the 2022 ASH Meeting
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center and Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will be presenting data on the latest advances in blood cancer research and treatment at the 2022 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting from December 10-13.

Newswise: Space and time: Clocks to detect dark matter
Released: 9-Dec-2022 10:30 AM EST
Space and time: Clocks to detect dark matter
University of Delaware

Researchers have proposed a plan to send two atomic clocks deep into space to search for ultralight dark matter, with the goal of better understanding the universe.

Newswise: UChicago Medicine, Legal Aid Chicago launch bedside program to provide in-hospital legal support for trauma patients injured by violence
Released: 9-Dec-2022 10:15 AM EST
UChicago Medicine, Legal Aid Chicago launch bedside program to provide in-hospital legal support for trauma patients injured by violence
University of Chicago Medical Center

The University of Chicago Medicine has launched a novel partnership with Legal Aid Chicago, embedding two full-time lawyers within the health system’s Level 1 trauma center to provide civil legal support to patients who've been injured from intentional violence.

Newswise: University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown among 1st locations testing promising new Alzheimer's drug
Released: 9-Dec-2022 10:05 AM EST
University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown among 1st locations testing promising new Alzheimer's drug
University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky is a site for the groundbreaking AHEAD study, the first-ever clinical trial to test the effect of lecanemab (investigational antibody) in people who have no cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but in whom biomarker tests indicate amyloid is present in the brain, known as “preclinical” AD.

Newswise: ASU Expert outlines plausibility of Elon Musk's Neuralink brain implants
Released: 9-Dec-2022 10:05 AM EST
ASU Expert outlines plausibility of Elon Musk's Neuralink brain implants
Arizona State University (ASU)

Restoring natural vision is far in the future. But Neuralink's technology, which will assist the blind to navigate in their world, is on the verge of attainability.

Newswise: Three Techniques, Three Species, Different Ways to Fight Drought
Released: 9-Dec-2022 10:00 AM EST
Three Techniques, Three Species, Different Ways to Fight Drought
Department of Energy, Office of Science

To understand how plants respond to drought condition, researchers combined three cutting-edge metabolomic and imaging technologies at the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory. The study revealed that different species of plants use different strategies to survive drought conditions.

Released: 9-Dec-2022 10:00 AM EST
MD Anderson Research Highlights: ASH 2022 Special Edition
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

This special edition features presentations by MD Anderson researchers at the 2022 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting on innovative targeted therapies, new combination approaches and novel targets to improve outcomes for patients with leukemias, Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma and other hematologic cancers.

Newswise: Baby Seals Show Off Vocal Skills #ASA183
2-Dec-2022 2:35 PM EST
Baby Seals Show Off Vocal Skills #ASA183
Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

Studying whether animals possess additional language-related skills can help us understand what it takes to learn speech and reveal the history of its evolution. Andrea Ravignani and colleagues studied seal pups' vocal plasticity, or how well they can adjust their own voices to compensate for their environment, and found that seal pups can change the pitch and volume of their voices, much like humans can. Ravignani will discuss his work linking vocal learning with vocal plasticity and rhythmic capacity at the 183rd ASA Meeting.

Newswise: 2D material may enable ultra-sharp cellphone photos in low light
Released: 9-Dec-2022 9:00 AM EST
2D material may enable ultra-sharp cellphone photos in low light
Penn State Materials Research Institute

A new type of active pixel sensors that use a novel two-dimensional material may both enable ultra-sharp cellphone photos and create a new class of extremely energy-efficient Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, according to a team of Penn State researchers. 

Newswise: Johns Hopkins Researchers Explore the Concept of Belief Changes Related to Psychedelic Experiences
Released: 9-Dec-2022 9:00 AM EST
Johns Hopkins Researchers Explore the Concept of Belief Changes Related to Psychedelic Experiences
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers continue their exploration into psychedelics and how these drugs may produce a wide range of profound changes in perception, cognition and mood.

Newswise: Chula Researcher Pushes “Tamsang-Tamsong On-Demand Delivery” Platform to Foster Social Solidarity Economy
Released: 9-Dec-2022 8:55 AM EST
Chula Researcher Pushes “Tamsang-Tamsong On-Demand Delivery” Platform to Foster Social Solidarity Economy
Chulalongkorn University

Now available! ‘Tamsang-Tamsong On-Demand Delivery’ platform, a business model based on Social Solidarity Economy idea by a Chula researcher that supports community ownership and synergies, creates jobs, generates revenue, and reduces consumer costs. This New choice for consumers is now ready to expand to many communities across the country!

Newswise: Chula Science Student Receives Two Awards from 2022 FameLab International
Released: 9-Dec-2022 8:55 AM EST
Chula Science Student Receives Two Awards from 2022 FameLab International
Chulalongkorn University

Our applause goes to Mr. Nuti Hutasingh, a Doctoral student from the Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Science, who received the 2nd runner-up award and the Audience Winner prize for receiving the most viewer votes at the 2022 FameLab International Competition.

Released: 9-Dec-2022 8:35 AM EST
Prion of yeasts can help to understand the characteristics of the development of neurodegenerative diseases
Russian Foundation for Basic Research

Scientists from the Federal Research Centre “Fundamentals of Biotechnology” of the Russian Academy of Sciences made the overall review of the characteristics of yeast prions – special protein structures, that are able to multiply steadily and be inherited by several generations of yeast.

   
Released: 9-Dec-2022 8:30 AM EST
Russian technological sovereignty in agricultural and food biotechnology
Russian Foundation for Basic Research

Experts discussed related questions in Sochi within the business programme of the II Congress of Young Scientists.

Released: 9-Dec-2022 8:05 AM EST
“Phosphate marker” turned out to be important for regulation of protein, mutation of which causes leukemia
Russian Foundation for Basic Research

Scientists showed that nucleolar protein nucleophosmin ( NPM1), the defection of which can cause the development of leukemia and other types of cancer, deals with its regulatory protein only by phosphorylation of nucleophosmin (including “phosphate marker” in its composition).

   
Newswise: Executive Director of the HKIAS elected International Councilor of the American Physical Society
Released: 9-Dec-2022 8:00 AM EST
Executive Director of the HKIAS elected International Councilor of the American Physical Society
Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong

Professor Xun-Li Wang, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) and Chair Professor of the Department of Physics of City University of Hong Kong was elected International Councilor of the American Physical Society (APS).

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Released: 9-Dec-2022 6:05 AM EST
Entangled photons to take pictures in the dark
Washington University in St. Louis

During photosynthesis, a chemical reaction jumpstarted by sunlight breaks down chemicals into the food plants need to repair themselves and to grow. But as researchers attempt to better understand photosynthesis, they have hit a roadblock when it comes to being able to see the fundamental structures and processes in a plant.

Released: 9-Dec-2022 6:05 AM EST
Michigan Medicine receives $50M; will name new hospital after philanthropists D. Dan and Betty Kahn
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Celebrating one of the largest gifts ever to Michigan Medicine of $50 million, the health system will name its new hospital for longtime philanthropists D. Dan and Betty Kahn. The $920 million facility will include 264 private inpatient rooms capable of converting into intensive care, a top-notch neurosciences center, and specialty services for cardiovascular and thoracic care. It will also feature 20 surgical and three interventional radiology suites.

Released: 9-Dec-2022 4:05 AM EST
A country without science is a country without a future
Russian Foundation for Basic Research

At the session "Can science become a family value?", representatives of scientific and educational organizations, development institutions and businesses discussed how to make science more popular among society.

7-Dec-2022 11:10 AM EST
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Swimming Skills Found Across Generations
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

A parent survey from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago published in the journal Pediatrics found intergenerational trends in swimming skills, with stark racial and ethnic differences.

Released: 8-Dec-2022 11:05 PM EST
New Safety Assessment Assays Explored in Latest Issue of Toxicological Sciences
Society of Toxicology

The December 2022 issue features 10 articles on the latest research in toxicology.

Newswise: Smilodon's sabre teeth
Released: 8-Dec-2022 8:00 PM EST
Smilodon's sabre teeth
University of Liege

A team of researchers led by Narimane Chatar, a doctoral student at the EDDyLab of the University of Liège (Belgium), has tested the biting efficiency of Smilodon, an extinct species of carnivore close to the extant felines.

Newswise: Calmness and the common good, anyone? Mindfulness can help deal with challenges in working life
Released: 8-Dec-2022 7:55 PM EST
Calmness and the common good, anyone? Mindfulness can help deal with challenges in working life
University of Vaasa

At work, mindfulness, ’present-moment awareness’, benefits not only the individual but the whole work community, comes up in Laura Urrila’s doctoral dissertation in human resource management.

Newswise: Your dog’s behavior is a product of their genes
Released: 8-Dec-2022 7:45 PM EST
Your dog’s behavior is a product of their genes
Cell Press

From the excitable sheep dog to the aloof Shiba Inu, and all breeds in between, dogs have unique and diverse behavioral traits.

Newswise: How the ‘hell planet’ got so hot
Released: 8-Dec-2022 7:40 PM EST
How the ‘hell planet’ got so hot
Simons Foundation

New research sheds light on how the “hell planet” got so devilishly hot and how other worlds might become too toasty for life.

Released: 8-Dec-2022 7:35 PM EST
Palaeontology: No supersonic boom for dinosaur tails
Scientific Reports

Diplodocids – large herbivorous dinosaurs with long necks and tails – may have been able to move their tails like bullwhips at speeds of up to 33 metres per second (more than 100 kilometres per hour), according to a modelling study published in Scientific Reports.

Released: 8-Dec-2022 7:25 PM EST
One-minute bursts of activity during daily tasks could prolong your life, finds study
University of Sydney

In good news for those who don’t like playing sport or going to the gym, new research finds just three to four one-minute bursts of huffing and puffing during daily tasks is associated with large reductions in the risk of premature death, particularly from cardiovascular disease.

Newswise: Bringing the field to students with ‘Virtual Field Geology’
Released: 8-Dec-2022 7:15 PM EST
Bringing the field to students with ‘Virtual Field Geology’
University of Washington

The Virtual Field Geology project has many goals: to make geology field experiences accessible to more people; to document geological field sites that may be at risk from erosion or development, to offer virtual “dry run” experiences and to allow scientific collaborators to do virtual visits to a field site together. While the pandemic brought new urgency to the project, its developers believe it’s part of a “new normal” for geology research and education.

Newswise: The messy death of a star
Released: 8-Dec-2022 7:10 PM EST
The messy death of a star
Macquarie University

Around 2500 years ago, a star ejected most of its gas, forming the beautiful Southern Ring Nebula, NGC 3132, chosen as one of the first five image packages from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

Newswise: Polarization after COVID-19: Global study published in Nature reveals that the unvaccinated face prejudice in most countries
Released: 8-Dec-2022 7:00 PM EST
Polarization after COVID-19: Global study published in Nature reveals that the unvaccinated face prejudice in most countries
Aarhus University

Across all inhabited continents of the world, people show prejudice and discriminatory attitudes towards individuals not vaccinated against COVID-19.

Released: 8-Dec-2022 6:50 PM EST
Developmental Lung Cell Atlas uncovers 144 cell states
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

The developing human lung has been mapped in unprecedented detail, identifying 144 cell states in the early stages of life, and uncovering new links between developmental cells and lung cancer.

Released: 8-Dec-2022 6:40 PM EST
New Consensus Statement on Management of Thyroid Eye Disease Published by American Thyroid Association and European Thyroid Association
American Thyroid Association

The consensus statement was developed by a panel of global experts and is prepared as a clinical resource for endocrinologists.

Newswise: Salisbury University Academic Centers Help First-Year Students Bridge COVID-19 Education Gap
Released: 8-Dec-2022 5:55 PM EST
Salisbury University Academic Centers Help First-Year Students Bridge COVID-19 Education Gap
Salisbury University

Study after study has shown that many of today’s first-year college students are woefully unprepared for university-level classes due to what many are calling the “COVID-19 gap.” At Salisbury University, support systems already in place have helped mitigate some of those negative impacts.

Released: 8-Dec-2022 5:45 PM EST
Microbial miners could help humans colonize the moon and Mars
University of California, Irvine

The biochemical process by which cyanobacteria acquire nutrients from rocks in Chile’s Atacama Desert has inspired engineers at the University of California, Irvine to think of new ways microbes might help humans build colonies on the moon and Mars.


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