In a first-of-its-kind study published in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal, researchers from Universidad de los Andes in Chile found that stem cells derived from the umbilical cords of newborn babies may lead to repairs in damaged hearts and improvements in heart muscle. “We are encouraged by our findings because they could pave […]
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) committee tasked with making a ruling on the tussle over Noble Group's credit-default swaps has suspended any attempts to settle the derivatives contracts bilaterally... TheShow More Summary
Several years ago, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, or ISDA, lost much of its credibility when during the peak of the Eurozone debt crisis, it first refused to determine that CDS on Greece had been triggered (i.e.,...Show More Summary
Embed from Getty Images—Humanists, as noted by the American Humanist Association (AHA), believe in the principle of “Good without God” (AHA, 2012). In this, we can derive the philosophy of secularism, as in secular humanism, which strives for a secular government with the separation of church and state. Show More Summary
"Researchers examined the inner walls of ceramic jars they thought were associated with alcohol serving and production in two [ancient] tombs... They derived evidence of mold-based saccharification, a Chinese-bred brewing technique that converts starch in rice to sugar. They also found indications of ingredients including hemp seeds."
Ficin, an enzyme derived from figs latex, has been found to be active against biofilms formed by Staphylococcus. The project is headed by Senior Research Associate of the Microorganism Genetics Lab Ayrat Kayumov and funded by Russian Science Foundation and Project 5-100. The results have been published in Scientific Reports.
Genetic studies have shown the association of Parkinson’s disease with alleles of the major histocompatibility complex. Here we show that a defined set of peptides that are derived from ?-synuclein, a protein aggregated in Parkinson’s...Show More Summary
(Association for Psychological Science) Governments around the world have increasingly turned to behavioral science to help address various policy problems -- new research shows that some of the best-known strategies derived from behavioral science, commonly referred to as 'nudges,' may be extremely cost effective.
NEW YORK (January 23, 2017)—According to a new report by Forbes Insights, in association with Pitney Bowes, "Harnessing the Internet of Things: How to Derive Big Business Benefits from the Connected World," the Internet of Things (IoT) is an historical turning point for businesses and how they will transform consumer [...]
Neuroscientists have pinpointed the neural correlates associated with enjoying music. They also identified why some of us derive more pleasure from listening to music than others.
The world’s second-largest petrochemical port in Houston may command 75% of all US polyethylene exports, but expected growth in international shipments as a slew of new ethane crackers and associated derivative units start coming online this year has US ports a thousand miles or more away gearing up to nab a piece of the action. Show More Summary
Lambretta is the brand name of a line of motor scooters initially manufactured in Milan, Italy, by Innocenti. The name Lambretta was derived from a mythical water-sprite associated with the Lambrate river which also gives it name to the Lambrate area of Milan where the factory was located. Show More Summary
(Krause Taylor Associates) Researchers at Numenta Inc. have published a new study, 'Continuous Online Sequence Learning with an Unsupervised Neural Network Model,' which compares their biologically derived HTM sequence memory to traditional machine learning algorithms. Show More Summary
CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. derivatives regulators and environmental officials should probe for possible manipulation in the market for U.S. biofuels credits after prices surged for unknown reasons, an association representing the ethanol industry has said.
Two related dietary studies and a commentary online examined whether an individual's consumption of food derived from subsidized food commodities was associated with cardiometabolic risks. The second study looked at long-term associations between the dietary intake of specific fats and the risk of death.
Led Zeppelin’s music is derivative of a lot of things, sure—but not the band Spirit. That statement is now legally binding, as the Associated Press reports that a jury in Los Angeles has declared Led Zeppelin the victor in an ongoing copyright lawsuit. Show More Summary
GIFs are not typically associated with traditional art forms like painting. Even though there is certainly an enormous range of GIF art, most GIFs have a distinctively futuristic or, at the very least, contemporary look derived from a world of Emojis, 3-D animation and viral videos. Show More Summary
Researchers have safely transplanted stem cells derived from a patient's skin to the back of the eye in an effort to restore vision. The research is being presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) this week in Seattle, Wash.
Currently, there are no federal subsidies for alternative milks. In what's a clear sign of the times, a new trade group, called the Plant Based Foods Association, has been formed to represent "makers of proteins derived from peas, soybeans...Show More Summary