Based at Sandia National Laboratories, a team of scientists believes the key to preventing large-scale, catastrophic failures in bridges, airplanes and power plants is to look — very closely — at damage as it first appears at the atomic and nanoscale levels.
- Science Advances
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers are deploying their broad expertise in climate data and modeling to create science-based mitigation strategies for cities stressed by climate change as part of two U.S. Department of Energy Urban Integrated Field Laboratory projects.
- U.S. Department of Energy
The National Pancreas Foundation has recognized Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) as a Center of Excellence for both pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis.
Scientists and students create wireless wetlands, uplands and coastal forests as The University of Toledo leads the Great Lakes portion of the U.S. Department of Energy’s $20-million COMPASS Project.
- U.S. Department of Energy
The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on building a world of longer, healthier lives, stands with Amgen to enhance the education of under-resourced and communities of color, with 12 science-based lessons covering health education and community advocacy.
A new study by a research team from Arizona State University has found that climate change will dramatically increase the intensity of locust swarms, resulting in even more crops lost to insect pests and threatening food security.
- Ecological Monographs
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) is pleased to announce that Puzzle Medical Devices Inc. has won the TCT 2022 Shark Tank Innovation Competition for its novel circulatory support device that is implanted percutaneously in the abdominal aorta. The competition took place during Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), the world’s premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine, September 16-19 in Boston. The winner was also presented with the Jon DeHaan Foundation Award for Innovation in Cardiology.
ASU PhD graduate Julie Bethany Rakes alongside professor Ferran Garcia-Pichel discovered a new predatory bacterium: Candidatus Cyanoraptor togatus. In a recent publication, for the first time ever they describe the newly discovered predator’s life cycle, attack mechanism and its ecological impact.
- Nature Communications
- National Science Foundation
It’s a workhorse nutrient that strengthens bones, supports immune function, helps the heart, and powers the body in many other ways. But recent findings about vitamin D are clear: High doses do not improve heart and circulatory health for most adults any more than modest doses do.
- New England Journal of Medicine