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Released: 2-Oct-2023 2:00 PM EDT
What Everyone Should Know about Breast Cancer
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, breast surgeons with the ACS discuss what every woman should know about breast cancer — and why caring for patients through survivorship remains an important, yet often under-addressed, issue for many women.

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Released: 2-Oct-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Finding art in the biological rhythms of trees
Iowa State University

An Iowa State University professor is creating art out of data produced by tree saplings and the environment using sound, light and artificial intelligence. It’s an experimental approach to science and technology that inspires an alternate awareness of the environment in its audience.

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Released: 2-Oct-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Sister Study turns 20
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

To commemorate this 20-year milestone and to mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, NIEHS developed a suite of products including a 10-minute video available in English and available with Spanish captions, to showcase how the Sister Study started, what it has accomplished, and to spotlight the participants who make it all possible.

Newswise:Video Embedded climate-and-human-land-use-both-play-roles-in-pacific-island-wildfires-past-and-present
Released: 2-Oct-2023 10:00 AM EDT
Climate and human land use both play roles in Pacific island wildfires past and present
Southern Methodist University

Research from SMU fire anthropologist shows Fiji grassland fires predate human settlement by thousands of years. Study calls for greater consideration of climate as a factor contributing to fires.

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Released: 2-Oct-2023 8:30 AM EDT
FAU Engineering Study Employs Deep Learning to Explain Extreme Events
Florida Atlantic University

At the core of uncovering extreme events such as floods is the physics of fluids – specifically turbulent flows.

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Released: 29-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Spirulina that kills methane-producing microbes in the cow rumen wins $1.5M Wilkes Climate Prize
University of Utah

Methanogens in the cow rumen make methane gas as a by-product. Lumen scientists engineered spirulina to biomanufacture a natural enzyme that destroys only methanogens, with no impact on the cow or other bacteria.

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Released: 29-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT
Global Speakers, Cutting-edge Topics, Surgical Theater on Tap for Desai Sethi Urology Institute’s Urology on the Beach 2024
University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine

Desai Sethi Urology Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine will host its second annual, in-person Urology on the Beach meeting, January 19 to 21, 2024, at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach.

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26-Sep-2023 6:05 AM EDT
Transformer! New multi-purpose robot changes shape for different uses
University of Bristol

Researchers have designed a robot which can change form to tackle varying scenarios.

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Released: 28-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Why Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Need to Include More Black Women
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Researchers are working to improve outcomes for Black women with breast cancer – including through increased participation in clinical trials, which helps find better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.

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Released: 28-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Light-activated acid drives energy-efficient, on-demand release of captured CO2
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Using light instead of heat, Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers found a way to release carbon dioxide from a solvent used in direct air capture to trap this greenhouse gas.

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25-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT
These Screen-printed, Flexible Sensors Allow Earbuds to Record Brain Activity and Exercise Levels
University of California San Diego

Earbuds can be turned into a tool to record the electrical activity of the brain and levels of lactate in the body with two flexible sensors screen-printed onto a flexible surface.

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Released: 28-Sep-2023 10:00 AM EDT
Living on the Edge: Supernova Bubble Expands in New Hubble Time-Lapse Movie
Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

Hubble zoomed in for a close-up look at one sliver of the Cygnus Loop nebula–a huge bubble of glowing gasses. Gossamer filaments resembling wrinkles in a bedsheet stretched across two light-years were found.

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Released: 28-Sep-2023 9:40 AM EDT
Watch how hammerhead sharks get their hammer
University of Florida

The first-ever look at hammerhead shark development shows how they develop their hammer in stunning detail.

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Released: 27-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT
Help for Complex Scoliosis Patient

Sixteen-year-old Rishee Ray is making history at Cedars-Sinai as the first pediatric patient to undergo halo-gravity traction ahead of spinal surgery.

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25-Sep-2023 5:05 AM EDT
Sperm swimming is caused by the same patterns that are believed to dictate zebra stripes
University of Bristol

Patterns of chemical interactions are thought to create patterns in nature such as stripes and spots. This new study shows that the mathematical basis of these patterns also governs how sperm tail moves.

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Released: 26-Sep-2023 11:15 AM EDT
Listening to the Radio on the Far Side of the Moon
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Researchers can use the radio-quiet far side of the moon to listen for a never-before-heard signal from the “Dark Ages” of the universe. The LuSEE-Night experiment will act as a pathfinder for future experiments, testing equipment and techniques in the harsh lunar environment.

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Released: 26-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT
New Report Shows Food is Medicine Interventions Would Save U.S. Lives and Billions of Dollars
Tufts University

The "True Cost of Food: Food is Medicine Case Study" quantifies the potential health and economic benefits of Food is Medicine efforts, which refer to food-based nutrition interventions integrated into the healthcare system to treat or prevent chronic diet-related disease.

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Released: 26-Sep-2023 7:05 AM EDT
Older Adults Show Greater Increase in Body Temperature in Simulated Heatwave Than Previously Reported
American Physiological Society (APS)

Under conditions designed to better mirror real-world conditions, a new study finds that adults 65 and older are affected more by heatwave-like temperatures than previously reported. The study included intermittent bouts of light activity and was published in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

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Released: 21-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT
UW team’s shape-changing smart speaker lets users mute different areas of a room
University of Washington

A team led by researchers at the University of Washington has developed system of robotic self-deploying microphones, which lets users control sound in a room, muting certain areas and creating “active zones” in others.

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Released: 21-Sep-2023 3:05 AM EDT
Virtual rail noise – close to reality
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

At Empa, acoustics experts have been investigating for years how noise is generated by passenger and cargo trains – and which technical and structural measures are particularly effective to prevent or at least reduce it.

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Released: 20-Sep-2023 11:15 AM EDT
How to care for a new piercing
American Academy of Dermatology

Piercings can be a fun way for people to enhance their personal style. While people may get piercings on different parts of the body, some piercings, like earlobe piercings, are more common and can be less risky. However, all body piercings can cause complications if not cared for safely.

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Released: 19-Sep-2023 11:15 AM EDT
Fast-Track Strain Engineering for Speedy Biomanufacturing
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Berkeley Lab scientists are accelerating and streamlining the process of engineering microbes to produce important compounds with commercial-ready efficiency.

Newswise:Video Embedded eureka-baby-groundbreaking-study-uncovers-origin-of-conscious-awareness
Released: 18-Sep-2023 4:00 PM EDT
Eureka Baby! Groundbreaking Study Uncovers Origin of ‘Conscious Awareness’
Florida Atlantic University

Fundamental questions of agency – acting with purpose – have perplexed some of the greatest minds in history including Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. Now, human babies provide groundbreaking insight into the origins of agency.

Newswise:Video Embedded enjoy-your-temple-tour-learn-more-with-the-insight-wat-pho-application-a-social-innovation-from-chula-architecture
Released: 18-Sep-2023 8:55 AM EDT
Enjoy Your Temple Tour, Learn More with the “Insight Wat Pho” Application, A Social Innovation from Chula Architecture
Chulalongkorn University

“Insight Wat Pho” an innovation for society by a Chula Architecture lecturer is a companion application that helps visitors plan and make the most out of their visit to Wat Pho. With helpful info on how to get there and points of interest, to fun features, such as AR (augmented reality) floor plan of Wat Pho and “Yak Wat Pho” hunt game to find the Wat Pho’s Giants, the app can help visitors have a trip that is more meaningful and enjoyable.

Newswise:Video Embedded markey-cancer-center-attains-nci-s-highest-status-as-a-comprehensive-cancer-center
Released: 15-Sep-2023 3:05 PM EDT
Markey Cancer Center attains NCI's highest status as a Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center announced today that it has earned a National Cancer Institute “Comprehensive” Cancer Center designation, the highest level of recognition awarded by the NCI. Markey is the first and only center in Kentucky to achieve this designation, and the next-closest Comprehensive Cancer Center is nearly 200 miles from Lexington.

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Released: 14-Sep-2023 5:05 PM EDT
Un Corto Camino y un Viaje Largo

Dentro de unas semanas, Lizbeth Sanchez se despedirá de su trabajo en un laboratorio del Smidt Heart Institute y caminará unos 200 pasos hasta un salón de clases de Cedars-Sinai, donde comenzará a trabajar en su doctorado en investigación biomédica y traslacional.

Newswise:Video Embedded a-short-walk-and-a-long-journey
Released: 14-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT
A Short Walk and a Long Journey

A few weeks from now, Lizbeth Sanchez will say goodbye to her job in a Smidt Heart Institute laboratory and walk about 200 steps to a Cedars-Sinai classroom, where she will begin working on her doctorate in biomedical and translational research.

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Released: 14-Sep-2023 2:05 AM EDT
Accelerating battery research with robots
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Empa researchers want to accelerate the development of urgently needed new energy storage systems with the help of the Aurora battery robot. The Aurora project is part of the European research initiative Battery2030+, which was recently awarded over 150 million euros in funding by the EU. In addition, the project is part of the ETH Board's "Open Research Data" initiative, which promotes digitization and free access to research data.

Newswise:Video Embedded tiny-nanocarriers-could-prove-the-magic-bullet-for-acne-sufferers
Released: 13-Sep-2023 8:05 PM EDT
Tiny nanocarriers could prove the magic bullet for acne sufferers
University of South Australia

Acne is a skin disorder that makes life miserable for around 800 million teenagers and adults worldwide, but Australian scientists may have found an effective treatment for sufferers, delivered via tiny nanoparticles.

Newswise:Video Embedded battery-free-robots-use-origami-to-change-shape-in-mid-air
Released: 13-Sep-2023 3:05 PM EDT
Battery-free robots use origami to change shape in mid-air
University of Washington

Researchers at the University of Washington developed small robotic devices that can change how they move through the air by "snapping" into a folded position during their descent.

Newswise:Video Embedded researchers-identify-lesser-known-factors-associated-with-firearm-violence
Released: 13-Sep-2023 11:00 AM EDT
Researchers Identify Lesser-Known Factors Associated with Firearm Violence
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

An analysis of more than 71,000 shooting incidents in five major U.S. cities has identified lesser-known factors associated with increased firearm assaults.

Newswise:Video Embedded get-ready-for-flu-season
Released: 12-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Get Ready for Flu Season

It still feels like summer outside, but it’s time to prepare for the 2023-24 flu season.

Newswise:Video Embedded how-to-make-melasma-less-noticeable
Released: 12-Sep-2023 11:45 AM EDT
How to make melasma less noticeable
American Academy of Dermatology

Melasma is a skin condition that causes patches or freckle-like spots on the face that are darker than a person’s natural skin color. Melasma has many causes, including sun exposure, pregnancy, stress, a medical condition, or taking certain medications, such as oral contraceptive pills.

Newswise:Video Embedded higher-prostate-cancer-rates-topic-of-expert-panel
Released: 12-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Higher Prostate Cancer Rates Topic of Expert Panel

A recent report from the American Cancer Society detailed the alarming increase in rates of late-diagnosed cases of prostate cancer. With Prostate Cancer Awareness month in September, this panel will address proper screening and prevention and discuss the higher risks for minority groups, reluctance to discuss the issue, and advice for both patients and practitioners.

Newswise:Video Embedded iu-school-of-medicine-expands-point-of-care-ultrasound-training
Released: 12-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT
IU School of Medicine expands point-of-care ultrasound training
Indiana University

Indiana University School of Medicine is expanding its training program for point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) by investing in portable ultrasound systems for all students, residents, and fellows across seven specialties to use in curricula and patient care at the academic health center in Indianapolis.

Newswise:Video Embedded firms-address-corporate-scandal-with-lengthy-codes-of-ethics-study-shows
Released: 11-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Firms address corporate scandal with lengthy codes of ethics, study shows
University of Notre Dame

New research from three professors in the University of Notre Dame's  Mendoza College of Business examines how firms are addressing the problem of corporate scandal through the language in their public ethics documents.

Newswise:Video Embedded making-batteries-for-electric-vehicles-more-sustainable
Released: 11-Sep-2023 11:00 AM EDT
Making Batteries for Electric Vehicles More Sustainable
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Researchers developed a new battery material called disordered rock salt (DRX) that could pave the way for replacing gasoline vehicles with electric vehicles at a faster rate. DRX cathodes could be ready to commercialize in just a few years.

Newswise:Video Embedded helicopter-based-observations-uncover-warm-ocean-flows-toward-totten-ice-shelf-in-southeast-antarctica
11-Sep-2023 2:00 AM EDT
Helicopter-based observations uncover warm ocean flows toward Totten Ice Shelf in Southeast Antarctica
Hokkaido University

An international team of scientists has successfully conducted large-scale helicopter-based observations along the coast of East Antarctica and has identified pathways through which warm ocean water flows from the open ocean into ice shelf cavities for the first time.

Newswise:Video Embedded marine-plankton-and-ecosystems-affected-by-climate-change
Released: 8-Sep-2023 12:00 AM EDT
Marine plankton and ecosystems affected by climate change
Hokkaido University

Assistant Professor Kohei Matsuno of the Faculty of Fisheries Sciences spoke about how climate change is changing the distribution and ecology of marine plankton and what impact this will have on higher-trophic predators, including humans.

Newswise:Video Embedded prostate-cancer-is-more-common-than-you-think
Released: 7-Sep-2023 4:00 PM EDT
Prostate Cancer Is More Common Than You Think
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has partnered with the American Urological Association (AUA) to share vital information about the concerning rise in advanced cases of prostate cancer and how men can protect their health and make the most informed decisions about their healthcare.

Newswise:Video Embedded study-first-to-show-nest-temperature-effects-on-u-s-leatherback-hatchlings
Released: 7-Sep-2023 8:30 AM EDT
Study First to Show Nest Temperature Effects on U.S. Leatherback Hatchlings
Florida Atlantic University

A study shows nest temperatures affect leatherback hatchling shape, performance and nest success. Lower temperatures produced longer hatchlings; highest temperatures produced hatchlings with thicker body depths. Hatchlings from the highest nest temperatures had shorter flippers.