The first large-scale study of autism in China has revealed that around one in a hundred people in the country has an autism spectrum condition – the same figure as found in the West. The research was carried out by an international team of researchers from the University of Cambridge, UK, and the China Disabled […]Continue Reading ...
A new research and cooperation program has been launched, that will provide knowledge about sexual harassment in academia – and lead to research-based improvements. The initiative is led by KI jointly with KTH and Malmö University. The launch was introduced by the Minister for Higher Education and Research, Matilda Ernkrans, who, during her speech, said […]Continue Reading ...
Developmental biologist Lucy Shapiro, PhD, opened the second annual Discovery Innovation Awards event held on campus recently by sharing her personal research story. “I’m telling you this saga because it’s an example of just one person at Stanford doing curiosity-driven research which can open up the world and affect the world,” Shapiro said. Although her proposed […]Continue Reading ...
Knowledge of the facts is called factive knowledge. In the phrase “He knows [that it is warm outside]”, the embedded clause is assumed to be true. However, in the phrase “It seems [that it is warm outside]”, the embedded clause is presupposed to be false or counterfactive. Such constructions communicate an individual’s mental states and […]Continue Reading ...
Linda Popplewell, Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences, and world-renowned Professor George Dickson, from the School of Biological Sciences, both at Royal Holloway, will lead a team looking for a treatment for NF1, a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form on nerve tissue. The tumors are usually non-cancerous (benign). The funding has been made possible thanks […]Continue Reading ...
America’s 26 million asthmatics may be able to breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to Dr. Sailaja Paruchuri, a University of Akron researcher who has received a $1.9 million Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH-NIAID). The research project seeks to understand how asthma symptoms […]Continue Reading ...
Mar 12 2019 Servier and Oncodesign have announced a strategic partnership for the research and development of potential drug candidates for Parkinson’s disease. This research and development partnership involves the LRRK2 kinase inhibitors derived from Oncodesign’s proprietary Nanocyclix® platform and their potential to act as therapeutic agents against Parkinson’s disease. The partnership draws on the […]Continue Reading ...
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart Team features original research articles on readmissions after atrial septal defect (ASD) closure and socioeconomic disparities in access to the Watchman device in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Structural Heart, the official journal of […]Continue Reading ...
The increase in cesarean sections is on the verge of a global epidemic. Though the World Health Organization recommends an optimal C-section rate of 10-15 percent, the United States’ C-section rate is more than 30 percent. In many Latin American countries, the procedure is sky rocketing, reaching more than 50 percent in some. While C-sections […]Continue Reading ...
Ludwig Cancer Research released today the full breadth of findings to be presented by Ludwig researchers at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Ga., March 29 – April 3, 2019. Research conducted by more than 75 Ludwig scientists will be shared in plenary sessions, major symposiums, education sessions, poster […]Continue Reading ...
Neuropsychiatric illnesses are common and highly impairing conditions that arise from abnormal functioning of the brain. These conditions – impulsivity, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) among others – can greatly impair the health of those affected by them and impact their ability to learn, work, and emotionally cope. With a focus on […]Continue Reading ...
Guodong Zhang, assistant professor of food science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is being honored with the 2019 Young Scientist Research Award from the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS). The award is given to scientists whose research “has significantly effected an advance within their discipline, or holds substantial promise for such an effect in […]Continue Reading ...
UNIVERSITY of Huddersfield researchers have taken part in an award-winning project that will enable healthcare companies to develop and supply more effective wound dressings. Professor Karen Ousey directs the University’s Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention and she played a key role in research that was awarded funding by the Government-backed Innovate UK. She […]Continue Reading ...
The nation’s first African-American Neuroscience Research Initiative, aimed at ensuring that genomic research and neuroscience studies are representative of individuals across all populations including African ancestry, launched today. This new enterprise partners the African-American Clergy Medical Research Initiative, comprised of prominent clergy leaders of the Minister’s Conference of Baltimore, with the Lieber Institute for Brain […]Continue Reading ...
New research suggests an earlier emergence of malaria in Africa. Credit: Institut Pasteur Malaria claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year—mainly children, and especially in Africa. It is one of the leading causes of death by an infectious agent, the Plasmodium falciparum parasite. In research on malaria, the genetic mutation that causes sickle cell […]Continue Reading ...
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