(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) Cognitive training, blood pressure management for people with hypertension, and increased physical activity all show modest but inconclusive evidence that they can help prevent...Show More Summary
From The National Academies Of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Health and Medicine Division Board on Health Sciences Policy Committee on Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Impairment Preventing Cognitive Decline and Dementia: A Way Forward Released: June 22, 2017 Available here
For Nia Long ? and the rest of black America ? “Love Jones” will forever hold its place in her heart. Last Tuesday, the actress spoke at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “In the Mood for ‘Love Jones,’” a celebration of the romantic film’s 20th anniversary. Show More Summary
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) A recent research identifies a nonuniform warming pattern in summer after the mid-1990s over the Eurasian continent, with a predominant amplified warming over Europe-West Asia and Northeast Asia but much weaker warming over Central Asia. Show More Summary
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from South Korea, the U.K. and the U.S. has used computational methods to follow chromosomal rearrangements in seven genomes. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,...Show More Summary
(Canadian Science Publishing) FACETS, Canada's first and only multidisciplinary open access science journal, was selected as the official journal of the Royal Society of Canada's Academy of Science.
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today named the 2017-2018 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows. Beginning in September, six health...Show More Summary
(The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas) A comprehensive review of the impacts of oil and gas development in Texas by a cross-disciplinary task force of top researchers -- organized by The Academy of Medicine, Engineering...Show More Summary
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) The formation of Asian tropopause aerosol layer is considered to be caused by the Asian summer monsoon, which effectively pumps the Asian pollutants to the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, leading to enhanced aerosol formation. Show More Summary
(Princeton University) As bees' social behavior evolved, their complex chemical communication systems evolved in concert, according to a study published online by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) China's first homegrown X-ray telescope, which aims to survey the Milky Way to observe celestial sources of X-rays, lifted off into space at 11 AM local time on June 15. Onboard the CZ-4B rocket, the Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT) was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in northwest China.
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) investigate the autumn Eurasian snow variability, intending to provide a better understanding of the factors involved in Eurasian snow changes and their impacts on the wintertime Arctic Oscillation. Show More Summary
Nearly Complete Baby Bird Preserved in Amber Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in collaboration with colleagues from the Royal Saskatchewan Museum (Canada) and the China University of Geosciences have announced the discovery of yet another prehistoric animal preserved entombed within a 99-million-year-old piece of amber from Myanmar. The animal is a baby bird,
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is making progress toward achieving its statutory mission and goals, says a new congressionally mandated report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Show More Summary
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) The multi-decadal global warming rate changes are primarily attributed to multiple ocean surface temperature changes, according to research by CAS Institute of Atmospheric...Show More Summary
(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) In a recent study published in Stem Cell Reports, a team led by Drs. LIU Changmei and TENG Zhaoqian from the State Key Laboratory of Stem Cell and Reproductive Biology, Institute of ZoologyShow More Summary
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Prof. Yihui Ding from the National Climate Center, China, along with his collaborators, have concluded that the Afro-Asian summer monsoon will continue to enhance and move northwards following the initial stage of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) warm phase since the mid-1990s.
Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system, and it might also be the oldest. According to a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, researchers have found evidence that Jupiter is the oldest of the planets thanks to an analysis of 19 meteorite samples on Earth. Show More Summary
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) and the Gulf Research Program -- programs of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine -- are pleased to announce recipients of 21 interdisciplinary seed grants, totaling $1.55 million. Show More Summary
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) AAS published its first data description paper on June 8, 2017. The paper describes two datasets of ultraviolet radiation in China.