(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA and the nonprofit Conservation International are partnering to map land and water ecosystems around the world to provide decision makers with new tools for assessing natural resources for planning and management.
Microsoft's free Windows Analytics tool can now help IT administrators assess Meltdown and Spectre protections across their fleets. The disclosure of two major processor vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre, in early January gained significant attention due to the sheer number of processors affected....
Protecting an organization from attacks based on two widespread and potentially deadly security vulnerabilities requires monitoring software, firmware, and antivirus updates. New capabilities in Microsoft's Windows Analytics service display that status on a single dashboard.
(European Commission Joint Research Centre) Why not take five minutes to check the safety of your email communications with My Email Communications Security Assessment (MECSA), an online tool developed by the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's science and knowledge service.
Pressure-related skin injuries, a nurse-sensitive quality indicator in hospitals, are associated with increased morbidity and higher costs of care. There's been much attention focused on hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPI) in the adult population.
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) Pressure-related skin injuries, a nurse-sensitive quality indicator in hospitals, are associated with increased morbidity and higher costs of care. There's been much attention focused on hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPI) in the adult population. Show More Summary
(University of East Anglia) Researchers have developed a new tool which could benefit organizations and their staff by assessing employees' beliefs about how they manage challenging and stressful situations at work. Results from twoShow More Summary
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Newly published Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX®) -based intervention thresholds for the following seven Latin American countries represent a substantial advance in the detection of individuals at high risk of fracture: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Venezuela.
An assessment tool used by many jurisdictions within the juvenile justice system that is intended to help recognize the effects of adversity and trauma in children's lives is not the best means of evaluating mental health problems faced by at-risk youth. Show More Summary
A new set of principles are needed to address the moral challenge of climate change. These principles are a set of scientifically-grounded tools for the use of both investors and companies to assess corporate strategy against climate change.
(Cardiff University) A new method to test the likelihood of a drug turning into a potentially harmful version of itself when it enters the body has been developed by researchers at Cardiff University.
(University at Buffalo) Neglect accounts for the majority of all child protection cases in the United States, yet child welfare workers lack effective assessment tools for identifying the associated risk and protective factors of chronic neglect. Show More Summary
The MolecuLight i:X from MolecuLight, a company out of Toronto, Canada, is finally launching in Europe following CE Mark approval of the device more than a year ago. Smith & Nephew will be distributing the device, which allows clinicians to spot bacteria directly on the wound using fluorescence visualization that doesn’t require the use of any contrast agent. […]
In findings presented to the American Society of Hematology, Mayo Clinic researchers found that using emojis instead of traditional emotional scales were helpful in assessing patients' physical, emotional and overall quality of life....Show More Summary
MUSE image of sebaceous glandA microscope using ultraviolet light to illuminate samples enables pathologists to assess high-resolution images of biopsies and other fresh tissue samples for disease within minutes, without requiring the time-consuming preparation of conventional slides or destroying the tissue.
This week, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) released an update to the Higg Index, the global apparel industry’s standard to assess environmental and social sustainability across the sector’s entire value chain.
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is releasing an updated version of its Higg Facility Environmental Module, a global self-assessment tool for apparel, footwear, and textile manufacturing facilities. The new Higg FEM attempts to reduce audit fatigue through tailored questions and increased analytics. Show More Summary
Scientists have developed a computer simulation tool to predict short-term flood hazards on coral-reef-lined coasts and to assess longer-term impacts from climate change. The assessments will give input to estimate societal or economic risk and damage from such flooding. Show More Summary
To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Best practices and lessons learned are powerful tools used to assess an organization’s readiness and initial activities associated with delivering a Data Governance program. Show More Summary
Data Governance Best Practices and Lessons Learned from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording, click HERE>> About the Webinar Best practices and lessons learned are powerful tools used to assess an organization’s readiness and initial activities associated with delivering a Data Governance program. Show More Summary