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Newswise: Researchers work on early warning system for COVID-19
Released: 1-Apr-2020 8:30 AM EDT
Researchers work on early warning system for COVID-19
University of California San Diego

To better understand early signs of coronavirus and the virus' spread, physicians around the country and data scientists at UC San Diego are working together to use a wearable device to monitor more than 12,000 people, including thousands of healthcare workers. The effort has started at hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area and at the University of West Virginia.

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Released: 1-Apr-2020 8:30 AM EDT
Researchers Team up with U.S. Coast Guard to Release and Track Three Baby Sea Turtles
Florida Atlantic University

Beach closures and other COVID-19 pandemic restrictions required scientists to get creative. They teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard to make sure that three baby green sea turtles made it home. The turtles were outfitted with small solar powered satellite transmitters. Data will provide information to help scientists preserve sea turtles’ habitats and give them a hint about the effects of warmer temperatures on their offshore behavior.

Newswise: Uncertain Climate Future Could Disrupt Energy Systems
Released: 1-Apr-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Uncertain Climate Future Could Disrupt Energy Systems
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

An international team of scientists has published a new study proposing an optimization methodology for designing climate-resilient energy systems and to help ensure that communities will be able to meet future energy needs given weather and climate variability. Their findings were recently published in Nature Energy.

Newswise: Get a Grip - Enhancing Hoist Rescue Gloves for Aerial Rescue
Released: 31-Mar-2020 5:20 PM EDT
Get a Grip - Enhancing Hoist Rescue Gloves for Aerial Rescue
Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Rescue helicopter hoist operators wear gloves to protect the hand that guides the hoist cable during rescue descents and ascents.

Newswise: SLAS Selects 2020 Visiting Graduate Researcher Program Grant Recipient
Released: 31-Mar-2020 4:20 PM EDT
SLAS Selects 2020 Visiting Graduate Researcher Program Grant Recipient
SLAS

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) selected Thi Mui Pham, Ph.D., of the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center - Utrecht (Utrecht, Netherlands) as its 2020 SLAS Visiting Graduate Researcher Grant recipient.

Released: 31-Mar-2020 4:15 PM EDT
For grounded forecast of volcanic unrest, spy from above
Cornell University

To better predict explosive, fiery volcanic activity, Cornell geologists have proposed a new classification system to discern the stages of a volcano’s unrest – as seen from smart, perceptive satellites.

Released: 31-Mar-2020 4:10 PM EDT
Increasing Muscle Size and Strength, Exergames and Older Adults and Treadmills and Cancer Care from Medicine & Science in Sports & Science
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

If you're looking for health and fitness story ideas, view these research highlights from ACSM’s flagship research journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®.

Newswise: WVU’s Statler College develops surgical mask extender template for public distribution
Released: 31-Mar-2020 3:40 PM EDT
WVU’s Statler College develops surgical mask extender template for public distribution
West Virginia University

The mask extenders created by the Innovation Hub staff reduce the pressure behind the ears, affording the user an increased measure of comfort.


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