(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Scientists have discovered a human antibody that protected mice from infection with the deadliest malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum. The research findings provide theShow More Summary
(National Institutes of Natural Sciences) Using Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) mounted on the Subaru Telescope, astronomers have identified nearly 200 'protoclusters,' the progenitors of galaxy clusters, in the early Universe, about 12 billion years ago, about ten times more than previously known. Show More Summary
Survivors of child sexual abuse that occurred in ACT Government institutions will have access to counselling and cash compensation as result of the Territory signing up to the national Redress Scheme. Chief Minister Andrew Barr urged non-governmental institutions operating in the Territory to follow the Government’s lead and opt-in as well to the scheme, which was a […]
After a mandatory check-in, ICE in Arizona detained Alejandra Pablos, a field coordinator for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health. The post Immigrant Rights Activist Detained In Arizona As ICE Retaliates Against Political Opponents appeared first on Shadowproof.
This week will see most of the nation’s workers’ compensation cognescenti at the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute’s annual conference in beautiful downtown Brahmin Boston, the home of the bean and the cod, where the Lowells speak only to Cabots, and the Cabots speak only to God. This is WCRI’s 34th annual conference, and it sports an agenda […]
A new study from a team at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is rekindling a debate over the safety of essential oils. The research suggests lavender and tea tree oils contain potential hormone disrupting...Show More Summary
(Huntsman Cancer Institute) Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) has been selected to participate in the Beat AML Master Trial, an innovative clinical trial sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Show More Summary
Scientists and National Institute of Health officials waged a concerted campaign to obtain funding from the alcohol industry for research that may enshrine alcohol as a part of a healthy diet.
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Two new clinical trials testing an experimental vaccine to prevent influenza caused by an H7N9 influenza virus are now enrolling volunteers at sites across the U.S. The Phase...Show More Summary
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Researchers are developing a promising alternative to antibiotic treatment for infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria resistant to carbapenem antibiotics. The approach uses antibodies to target the K. Show More Summary
Nationwide, 62 percent of the jail population accounts for people who can’t afford bail, according to the Vera Institute of Justice. A lot of these incarcerated individuals are behind bars because they committed crimes at the misdemeanor level or lower. This is a significant statistic from a human rights perspective, as well as an economic […]
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) An expected effect, known as zero field switching, could enable lower-power memory and computing devices than presently possible.
AccessLex Institute, Examining Value, Measuring Engagement: A National Study of the Long-Term Outcomes of a Law Degree: The Gallup-AccessLex Institute study of Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree holders provides important insights for educators, employers, law school alumni and prospective students about the factors that contribute to great jobs, lives and experiences...
An international team of researchers, led by Johannes Krause and Choongwon Jeong from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (Jena, Germany), and Abdeljalil Bouzouggar from the Institut National des Sciences de l'Archéologie...Show More Summary
A new aqueous energy storage device can be fully charged in a mere 20 seconds - and it could be cheaper than today's lithium batteries. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Kangwon National University scientists developed the device, which is safe, environmentally friendly, and suitable for portable electronics. [...]
(NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF), an antiviral drug commonly prescribed to treat hepatitis B infection, does not significantly reduce mother-to-child...Show More Summary
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Nearly 90 percent of participants in an open-label study of a vaginal ring infused with a drug to prevent HIV are using the monthly ring at least some of the time, according to an interim analysis of study data. Show More Summary
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) A one-month antibiotic regimen to prevent active tuberculosis (TB) disease was at least as safe and effective as the standard nine-month therapy for people living with HIV, according to the results of a large international clinical trial. Show More Summary
(NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) Circuits in the brain act as an internal clock to tell us it is time to sleep and to control how long we then stay asleep. A new study in flies suggests a part of that clock...Show More Summary
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invested more than $27 billion in biomedical research through competitive grants during its 2017 fiscal year. Those grants were awarded based on scores assigned by, and conversation between, expert peer reviewers.