The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has provided hydropower operators with new data to better prepare for extreme weather events and shifts in seasonal energy demands caused by climate change.
New research from PNNL sheds light on how crystals form using atomic force microscopy.
- Science Advances
An experimental drug to fight aggressive brain cancer has proved so successful in the first trial on humans that University of South Australia scientists will fast-track the second stage. The development provides a glimmer of hope for glioblastoma patients, who face a survival time of only 12 to 18 months after diagnosis.
- Aucentra Therapeutics
Mayo Clinic is using 3D printing as a new option to heal the larynx after cancer or traumatic injury. David Lott, M.D., a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon, is an expert who can speak about a pioneering procedure using 3D bioimplants and tissue engineering to regenerate the larynx, more commonly known as the voice box.
Sports are such a fantastic opportunity for young people. Sports provide not only physical health benefits, but also social, emotional, mental and educational benefits. When comparing those who participate in youth sports against those who do not, young athletes have lower rates of anxiety and depression, improved self-esteem, decreased substance use, improved life skills, higher academic achievements, and overall higher quality of life. However, participation in sports comes with potential risks, including injury. Young athletes have different injuries since they are still growing and are more vulnerable to injury. Certain sports come with the risk of common injuries, but any injury can occur in almost any activity.
Despite severe drought, a new report shows that hydropower remains a strong and steadfast contributor of renewable energy in the West.
- DOE/US Department of Energy
Subimal Chatterjee, a distinguished teaching professor in Binghamton University’s School of Management, explains what drives fans to pay high prices for concerts, and how dynamic pricing can frustrate buyers.
Local schools and community organizations are invited to apply for $2,500 grants from the American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, to start a new Teaching Garden® or enhance an existing garden to meet the evolving needs of families and communities.
Allen Namagembe is a clinical epidemiologist, a biostatistician, and a global expert on self-injection. She is the Uganda Deputy Project Director and M&E Lead on the Uganda Self-Injection Scale-Up project at PATH. Dr. Jane Cover is a Research and Evaluation Manager on PATH’s Sexual and Reproductive Health team and the PATH-JSI DMPA-SC Access Collaborative. Now, they explain their team’s two studies, published in Frontiers in Global Women’s Health, where they used a human-centered design approach to develop and implement a pilot self-injection program in Uganda. Their results show how the program can increase women’s contraceptive access and options.
- Frontiers in Global Women s Health