Mining’s effect on fish warrants better science-based policies

A new paper published in Science Advances synthesizes the impact of metal and coal mines on salmon and trout in northwestern North America, and highlights the need for more complete…

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The “forever chemical”, per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), as an emerging threat to soil health

Soils are impacted globally by several anthropogenic factors, including chemical pollutants. Among those, perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are of concern due to their high environmental persistence, which are therefore…

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Mathematical model helps predict anal cancer risk in persons with HIV infection

Both cervical and anal cancer are caused by human papillomavirus. Both diseases also share a common precursor: abnormal cells known as high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL). Both cervical and anal…

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Black nursing home residents, those under age 65 more likely to have repeat transfers to hospital, MU study finds

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Nursing homes transfer roughly 25% of their residents to the hospital at least once, at a cost of $14.3 billion to Medicare, according to a federal report…

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TTUHSC School of Nursing’s Ashcraft named Fellow for the Gerontological Society of America

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the driving force behind advancing innovation in aging awarded fellowstatus to Alyce S. Ashcraft, Ph.D., RN, professor and associate dean for research and scholarship at the Texas TechUniversity Health Sciences (TTUHSC) School of Nursing. Ashcraft was recognized for her outstanding and continuing work in the field…

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New antibody detection method for coronavirus that does not require a blood sample

Tokyo, Japan – Despite significant and stunning advances in vaccine technology, the COVID-19 global pandemic is not over. A key challenge in limiting the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome…

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2021 NIH Synthetic Biology Consortium Meeting – Day One

-So, yeah, thank you. So this is the second annual NIH Synthetic Biology Consortium Meeting. Unfortunately, we did not have one last year due to COVID restrictions, and so we…

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1) Adeno Associated Virus (AAV) – An Introduction

Since it’s discovery adeno-associated virus has helped move science and research forward due to it’s excellence as a gene delivery system. This small virus has revolutionized the usage of viral…

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Hearing better with skin than ears

“Hey, Siri, how’s the weather today?” Voice recognition technology is increasingly prevalent in our daily lives, from asking trivial questions, playing music, sending text messages to controlling GPS navigation systems….

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The formation process of unstable unknown radical states visualized clearly for the first time!

□ DGIST (President: Kuk Yang) announced on the 26th that Professor Park Jin-hee’s team at the Department of Physics and Chemistry generated new metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and successfully visualized unstable…

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