Space & Planetary
High outpatient rates in healthcare in China besides a lack of healthcare resources has resulted in long queues, leading to excessive delays in addressing the patients treatment.
- The Open Automation and Control Systems Journal
Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science in Japan have shown that torrefied biomass can improve the quality of poor soil found in arid regions. Published in Scientific Reports, the study showed that adding torrefied biomass to poor soil from Botswana increased water retention in the soil as well as the amount of plant growth.
- Scientific Reports
Researchers developed a model aimed at identifying behavioral patterns among online supporters of ISIS and used this information to predict the onset of major violent events.
Rocky S. Tuan, Ph.D., has received a research grant from the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to continue his work on a 3-D microphysiological system to be conducted on board the International Space Station to evaluate the accelerated aging and degeneration process of bones that occurs in space.
- Ri.MED Foundation
The FBI must develop modern technological capacities rather than relying on out-of-date approaches, Susan Landau argues in this Policy Forum, zeroing in on the organization's recent request to Apple to develop software through which to access an iPhone -- rather than tackling the issue through its own technological efforts.
A 700-year-old fertile soil technique could mitigate climate change and revolutionize farming across Africa.
- Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
- Economic and Social Research Council