(American Chemical Society) Even after years of smoking, the body has a remarkable ability to repair itself. Now in a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research, scientists report that certain metabolic changes occur soon after quitting, and these changes could help explain how some ill-effects of smoking might be reversible.
Over the weekend, the Wall Street Journal reported that a White House staffer told foreign officials the president is considering remaining in the 2015 landmark Paris climate change agreement. The reported shift came on the eve of a United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, where climate remains a main issue on the agenda. Within hours […]
In his blow-by-blow of the horrible week that was for ESPN in the wake of Jemele Hill’s Sept. 11 Twitter comments about President Trump, Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand noted that conservative-minded Fox News feasted on the outrage: Fox News wasted no time highlighting those tweets. Fox News host Tucker Carlson opened his Tuesday show […]
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) A new UCLA-led study published in the September issue of the peer-reviewed journal Transplantation traces how the first three 'kidney voucher' cases led to 25 lifesaving kidney transplants across the United States.
Back in 2014 I wrote about finally finding online copies of the journals of the Massachusetts House through the HathiTrust. Though the books themselves were online at long last, it wasn’t that easy to find particular volumes. But HathiTrust is a vast, changing resources. Show More Summary
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Via The Wall Street Journal's Editorial Board, Congress needs to learn how the FBI meddled in the 2016 campaign. When Donald Trump claimed in March that he’d had his “wires tapped” prior to the election, the press and Obama officials dismissed the accusation as a fantasy. Show More Summary
(Phys.org)—New Zealand energy analyst Steve Goldthorpe has published a paper in the journal Energy Procedia suggesting that carbon dioxide pulled from the atmosphere (or scrubbed from coal plant smoke stacks) could be stored permanently in deep ocean trenches. Show More Summary
A fraternity at Cornell University has been shut down after one of its members allegedly beat a black student in a racially motivated attack. The Ithaca Journal reports that “the Psi Upsilon alumni Board of Governors announced the closure of the Chi Chapter at Cornell indefinitely” in...
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The Wall Street Journal reports Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about Trump’s firing of James Comey. “The interview, which occurred in June or July, presents the unusual situation of investigators questioning the person directly overseeing [...]
County officials have approved emergency repairs to an aging Iowa courthouse with several deteriorating columns. The Sioux City Journal reports that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors approved the work … Click to Continue »
New research indicates that fish may adapt their behaviour to defend against parasite infection. The findings are published in the Journal of Zoology. When investigators studied Atlantic salmon, clear differences in parasite load existed between behaviourally-modified fish and those able to exhibit the normal repertoire of behaviours. Show More Summary
The journal Andologia has published the first report of abnormal sperm parameters in obese men based on computer aided sperm analysis. The findings suggest that clinicians may need to factor in paternal obesity prior to assisted reproduction. In...Show More Summary
(European Society of Cardiology) Treatment of heart attack patients depends on their history of cancer, according to research published today in European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care.1 The study in more than 35 000 heartShow More Summary
“Warning to Corporate Counsel: If State AGs Can Do This to ExxonMobil, How Safe Is Your Company?” Prof. John Baker in the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy, excerpt: Nation-states have long fought wars for control of oil. In...Show More Summary
…teenagers are increasingly delaying activities that had long been seen as rites of passage into adulthood. The study, published Tuesday in the journal Child Development, found that the percentage of adolescents in the U.S. who haveShow More Summary
(Wiley) A phase 1 clinical trial published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology found that radavirsen--an antisense oligomer that inhibits the production of certain influenza proteins -- is safe and well-tolerated in healthy individuals. Additional studies on radavirsen's potential as a treatment for influenza are warranted.
(Wiley) Type 2 diabetes is associated with increased fracture risk despite normal or high bone mineral density. In a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, modest deficits in cortical bone -- the dense outer...Show More Summary
(Wiley) The journal Andologia has published the first report of abnormal sperm parameters in obese men based on computer aided sperm analysis.