Social & Behavior
Rice engineers suggest that flaring of natural gas at oil and gas fields in the United States, primarily in North Dakota and Texas, contributed to dozens of premature deaths in 2019.
- Clean Air Task Force
By applying an algorithm akin to what Facebook uses to make friend suggestions, researchers have identified communities of ancient life in the fossil record and tracked how their numbers changed through each of the planet’s mass extinctions.
- W. M. Keck Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, National Science Foundation
Findings suggest this brain region as a promising treatment target for the disorder
- Psychological Medicine
For the first time, scientists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have captured high-resolution images of a tiny aluminum single-crystal sample as it transitioned from elastic to plastic state.
- Nature Communications
A newly published paper in Physical Review Letters from researchers at the Advanced Science Research Center at the CUNY Graduate Center (CUNY ASRC) details a breakthrough discovery in nanomaterials and light-wave interactions that paves the way for development of small, low-energy optical computers capable of advanced computing.
- Physical Review Letters
Analysis of an adherence promotion strategy, the Medication Adherence Promotion System (MAPS), found that healthcare systems will save over $9,000 per adolescent transplant recipient compared to usual care. Medication adherence strategies that reduce risk of rejection by as little as 3% and costs similar to MAPS will also yield healthcare savings.
- American Journal of Kidney Diseases