Space & Planetary
When San Francisco voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure banning the sale of flavored tobacco products in 2018, public health advocates celebrated. After all, tobacco use poses a significant threat to public health and health equity, and flavors are particularly attractive to youth.
- JAMA Pediatrics
An international archaeological study, led by researchers from the Culture and Socio-Ecological Dynamics (CaSEs) research group, has advanced in the understanding and preservation of archaeological sites and in improving their analysis, thanks to the application of pXRF (portable X-ray fluorescence analysis) to anthropogenic sediments in Africa. It is a rapid, inexpensive, non-invasive procedure, which enables generating an additional archaeological record from the anthropogenic deposit by analysing chemical elements, combined with geostatistics.
- PLoS ONE
- project "Geo-EtnoArqueologia y uso del espacio (GEA)", , Spanish Research National Council (CSIC), CaSEs Research Group of the Catal, Office of Research and Development at the University of Botswana, European Union's MapDung project
"This is particularly exciting because therapy using robotic exoskeletons shows such promise for improving the lives of people with co-occurring mobility and cognitive disability, a cohort that likely has the greatest potential to benefit from this new technology," said Dr. Androwis at Kessler Foundation. "We're eager to design a larger trial to further study these effects. Based on our initial results, we're optimistic that this approach may be superior to the current standard of care."
- Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
- , Joy and Avi Avidan
Respiratory groups including the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) support World No Tobacco Day and call for commitments to support and promote tobacco cessation services.
A Cornell University-developed technology provides beekeepers, consumers and farmers with an antidote for deadly pesticides, which kill wild bees and cause beekeepers to lose around a third of their hives every year on average.
- Nature Food
- , US Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture,
A new study to understand when and why people are prepared to cooperate and act in the interest of others, rather than themselves, has been awarded €2.5 million by the European Research Council (ERC).