Sunday, July 12, 2020

Opioid crisis impacts ICUs with more admissions, deaths

Opioid crisis impacts ICUs with more admissions, deaths AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY Aug. 8, 2017 -- The opioid crisis in the United States is resulting in increased...

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Environment & Energy

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 950 Review: Pricing Is Everything

All right. Well, take care yourself. I guess that's what you're best, presence old master? A tremor in the Force. The last time felt...

Education

The fight has begun over Europe’s big budget increase for science

European universities are unhappy about the details, announced yesterday, of Horizon Europe, the European Union’s new 7-year research program that will start in 2021....

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An NJIT researcher throws a global ham radio ‘party’ to study the eclipse

An NJIT researcher throws a global ham radio 'party' to study the eclipse NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY When a solar eclipse plunges the country into...

They’re fun. But can STEM camps for girls really make a difference?

This summer, 55 middle school girls in the Washington, D.C., area trained on a flight simulator, launched a high-altitude weather balloon, and went skydiving...

RNA circuits transform cells into nanodevices

Public Release: 26-Jul-2017 Living computers: RNA circuits transform cells into nanodevices Arizona State University The interdisciplinary nexus of biology and engineering, known as synthetic biology, is growing at...

Ancient Earth froze over in a geologic instant

Earth’s ice is melting at a rapid clip today. But some scientists think that during several ancient episodes, the planet plunged into a deep...

Health

Is a little radiation good for you? Controversial theory pops up in Senate hearing...

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moves to overhaul how scientific studies can inform regulations, a U.S. Senate panel briefly became a stage for a decades-old...

On a remote Pacific island, this doctor has revived a 60-year quest to eradicate...

LIHIR ISLAND IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA—In a small, poor village 15,000 kilometers from his home, Oriol Mitjà jumped out of a white van one early May...

Can bacteria-slaying viruses defeat antibiotic-resistant infections? A new U.S. clinical center aims to find...

One piece of good news can make all the difference. In the fight against antibiotic-resistant infections, a decades-old approach based on bacteria-slaying viruses called...

Arts & Humanities

The Maya civilization used chocolate as money

Your Hershey bar may have been worth its weight in gold in Mayan times. A new study reveals that chocolate became its own form...

Do dolphins feel grief?

When an adult striped dolphin emerged from the Mediterranean Sea in 2016 pushing, nudging, and circling the carcass of its dead female companion for...

Australia to ax support for long-term ecology sites

Australia to ax support for long-term ecology sites By John Pickrell SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—The Simpson Desert of central Australia is as starkly beautiful as it is ecologically entrancing....

Believing the future will be favorable may prevent action

Believing the future will be favorable may prevent action Association for Psychological Science People tend to believe that others will come around to their point of...