Award-Winning Poet Claudia Rankine to Join NYUNew York University
Claudia Rankine, an award-winning poet and past recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant,” will join the faculty at New York University as a Professor of Creative Writing.
Today, the ATS Research Program announced three research grant opportunities with support from 4DMedical, a global medical technology company with a focus on lung health. With a total grant support of $150,000, each of the three $50,000 grants will fund research in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder or COPD, and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis or IPF.
Socioeconomic status and race could play a role in treatment decisions, according to new research.
Staying up late is often a special treat for the kids but make it a habit and it could be damaging to their health and wellbeing, according to new research from the University of South Australia.
Parents should be just as aware of fire ants in the fall as the spring because it’s dangerous for a child to step in a fire ant mound this time of the year and be stung
Composting services provide many benefits in urban areas
Jennifer Collins, professor in the School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida, has been selected as the 2020 CUR Geosciences Undergraduate Research Mentor Awardee.
Research from the University of Chicago Medicine finds people with prediabetes and obstructive sleep apnea can reduce their daytime resting heart rate and risk of cardiovascular disease by using a CPAP device.
Sepsis rates at a sample of Massachusetts hospitals were significantly lower with increased nurse staffing and intensivist hours, according to new research published in the October issue of Critical Care Nurse.
In spite of the stress from COVID-19 and stay-at-home restrictions, many Americans continue to say the relationships with their spouses and children have improved during the pandemic, a study by the USC Center for the Digital Future (CDF) has found.
Patients with mild cognitive impairment can aggressively utilize currently available substances and practices to try and delay their brain degeneration
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and University of Rome La Sapienza examined middle-aged and older adults in San Diego and Cilento, Italy and found loneliness and wisdom had a strong negative correlation. The wiser the person, the less lonely they were.
Announcement of contents of the October issue of Neurosurgical Focus: Video
Listing of contents of the October 2020 issue of Neurosurgical Focus
Hear firsthand from two of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory’s scientific leaders how their research provides insight into cyber resilience and cybersecurity to help secure our nation’s information and systems.
It started on the tennis court, in 2016. A lunge for the ball, an awkward fall, and then sore ribs with subsequent backhands. At least that's what Martin Snyder thought was the cause of his pain. He was wrong. An X-ray and further imaging over the ensuing weeks revealed that the slim and fit psychotherapist, then 73, had mesothelioma, a rare cancer usually caused by asbestos exposure.
As Australia’s aged care sector continues to be scrutinised, researchers at the University of South Australia show that plain solutions are often the best, with a new study finding that aged care residents can improve their nutrition intake simply by increasing their meal sizes.
Cedars-Sinai researchers might have solved a mystery surrounding Crohn's disease: Why does fat appear to migrate into patients' small intestines?
New research from the University of Pittsburgh and Cedars-Sinai digs into the question: Why do some people with COVID-19 develop severe inflammation? The study is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Study shows critically ill patients with the novel coronavirus have high rates of cardiac arrest and poor outcomes even after CPR, an effect most strongly seen in older patients.
A new study shows the overall rate of preoperative stress testing for hip and knee replacements has been decreasing consistently since 2006, but that many stress tests performed each year were unnecessary.
New study recently published in The Astrophysical Journal reveals a diverse range of types and locations of clouds across various active galactic nuclei and their host galaxies.
Researchers at the University of California San Diego report in a new study a way to improve groundwater monitoring by using a remote sensing technology (known as InSAR), in conjunction with climate and land cover data, to bridge gaps in the understanding of sustainable groundwater in California’s San Joaquin Valley.
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Research by UC San Diego scientists is providing new clues on how cells defend themselves from attack from viruses. The new study advance’s science’s understanding of interferons— proteins that help combat viruses like SARS-CoV-2—with possible implications for new clinical treatments.
Sonny Rhodes, associate professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Mass Communication, is the 2020 recipient of the Arkansas Press Association Journalism Educator of the Year award.
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $125,000 grant to assist companies pursuing federal Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer grants and contracts.
The immunotherapy drug atezolizumab improves survival over standard chemotherapy for many patients with newly diagnosed non-small cell lung cancer, according to a new study led by Yale Cancer Center researchers.
The Alliance for Computing at Extreme Scale (ACES), a partnership between Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories, announced the details of a $105 million contract awarded to Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to deliver Crossroads, a next-generation supercomputer to be sited at Los Alamos.
Metals such as iron and calcium play a crucial role inside the human body, so it’s no surprise that bioengineers would like to integrate them into the soft, stretchy materials used to repair skin, blood vessels, lungs and other tissue.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been designated as a von Hippel-Lindau Clinical Care Center by the VHL Alliance. St. Jude is the first and only VHL Alliance-recognized Clinical Care Center dedicated solely to children.
Biomarkers using mass cytometry can assess patient response to an emerging vaccine for a specific pediatric brain tumor, according to a recent multi-center study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Even for people with a gene mutation tied to Parkinson’s disease, coffee consumption may be associated with a lower risk of actually developing the disease, according to a new study published in the September 30, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Stroke patients who get professional rehabilitation training in their homes through live video consultations may recover their motor skills better than those who do their rehab in person with a therapist at an outpatient rehabilitation facility, according to a study published in the September 30, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Remote rehabilitation may also promote greater brain connectivity, the study said.
Friend-to-friend text messaging may be the new door-to-door canvassing leading up to the 2020 election.
A Phase 1 trial of an investigational mRNA vaccine to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection has shown that the vaccine is well-tolerated and generates a strong immune response in older adults.
Intelligent algorithms are used to create paintings, write poems, and compose music.
In Chicago, only 36 percent of parents with low household income reported being in better health, compared to 57 percent of parents with low to middle income and 75 percent of parents with high income, according to a survey released by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH).
A new study found some hackers aren’t in it for the money; they want to expose firms that engage in phony philanthropy. These hackers — which include everyone from disgruntled employees to hacktivist groups — can “sniff out” actions that only give the appearance of corporate social responsibility.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is linked to higher levels of financial distress in adults – and a fourfold higher risk of suicide for those with the most debt, according to a large population study.
Subtle differences in cognition may help identify individuals at risk for becoming dependent years later upon others to complete daily activities, such as managing medications or finances and other essential activities.
Trump's Claim that he has the support of Portland's Sheriff is False
For the past century, stories written by University of Iowa students, faculty, and alumni have captivated audiences around the world. Playwrights such as Tennessee Williams, Lee Blessing, Kirsten Greenidge, Samuel D. Hunter, and Jen Silverman have re-imagined what theatre, television, and film can be, experimenting and bringing ideas together in new and unexpected ways.
Biden was referring to when he announced his first Senate bid on the campus of Delaware State College in 1972.
Tufts University will lead a $100 million, five-year program to understand and address threats posed by zoonotic viral diseases that can “spill over” from animals to humans, such as SARS-CoV-2, in an effort to reduce risk of infection, amplification, and spread, USAID announced today.
Rutgers researchers have reported an increased mortality risk in adults with depression who initiated augmentation with newer antipsychotic medications compared to a control group that initiated augmentation with a second antidepressant.