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Newswise: Protect the child, save the adult: An opportunity to cut welfare costs by nearly 40%
Released: 23-Jul-2024 10:05 PM EDT
Protect the child, save the adult: An opportunity to cut welfare costs by nearly 40%
University of South Australia

New research* from the University of South Australia shows that people who have suffered child abuse or neglect are three times more likely to access government income support payments in early adulthood, underlining the costly and long-term effects of adverse early life experiences.

Released: 23-Jul-2024 7:05 PM EDT
Inflation, Jobs, and Labor: Who Will Be the New Democratic Nominee?
Newswise

As the Democratic Party prepares for the upcoming election, the focus shifts to the economic challenges the new nominee will inherit. With key issues such as inflation, job market dynamics, and labor conditions at the forefront, the party's choice of candidate will significantly impact how these challenges are addressed.

Released: 23-Jul-2024 7:05 PM EDT
Biden Dropping Out of the Upcoming Election: A Major Political Shift
Newswise

President Joe Biden has announced that he will not be running in the upcoming election. This decision has profound implications for the political landscape and the future of the Democratic Party, with many Democrats now rallying around Vice President Kamala Harris as a potential candidate.

Newswise: Butterflies accumulate enough static electricity to attract pollen without contact, new research finds
22-Jul-2024 3:05 AM EDT
Butterflies accumulate enough static electricity to attract pollen without contact, new research finds
University of Bristol

Butterflies and moths collect so much static electricity whilst in flight, that pollen grains from flowers can be pulled by static electricity across air gaps of several millimetres or centimetres.

Newswise: A New Way to Make Element 116 Opens the Door to Heavier Atoms
Released: 23-Jul-2024 5:00 PM EDT
A New Way to Make Element 116 Opens the Door to Heavier Atoms
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Researchers at Berkeley Lab’s 88-Inch Cyclotron successfully made superheavy element 116 using a beam of titanium-50. That milestone sets the team up to attempt making the heaviest element yet: 120.

Newswise: Vanderbilt Transplant Center Finishes Fiscal Year with Record 809 Solid Organ Transplants
Released: 23-Jul-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Vanderbilt Transplant Center Finishes Fiscal Year with Record 809 Solid Organ Transplants
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The Vanderbilt Transplant Center performed a record number of solid organ transplants in fiscal year 2024 — 809 life-saving procedures among its adult and pediatric programs. The adult program performed 760 transplants, and the pediatric program completed 49 transplants during the fiscal year, which ran from July 2023 until the end of June 2024.

Newswise: Using AI, CIPHER bird flu study shows greater antibody evasion in newer H5N1 strains
Released: 23-Jul-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Using AI, CIPHER bird flu study shows greater antibody evasion in newer H5N1 strains
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte scholars have found evidence that the latest variants of H5N1 influenza — commonly known as avian or bird flu — are better at evading antibodies, including those of humans, than previous iterations of the virus.

   
Newswise: Mercy Medical Center's Dr. Dwight Im Leads 14th Annual Gynecologic Robotic Surgery Conference in Baltimore, Maryland
Released: 23-Jul-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Mercy Medical Center's Dr. Dwight Im Leads 14th Annual Gynecologic Robotic Surgery Conference in Baltimore, Maryland
Mercy Medical Center

The National Institute of Robotic Surgery at Mercy Medical Center presents the 14th annual Robotic Surgery Conference, “IMSWAY: A Systematic Approach to Advanced Robotic Gynecologic Surgery,” Oct. 3-5. 2024 at The Four Seasons Hotel, 200 International Drive in downtown Baltimore, MD.

Newswise: Legalized Gambling Increases Irresponsible Betting Behavior, Especially Among Low-Income Populations
Released: 23-Jul-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Legalized Gambling Increases Irresponsible Betting Behavior, Especially Among Low-Income Populations
University of California San Diego

In a first-of-its-kind study from the University of California San Diego Rady School of Management, researchers have identified comprehensive insights into the positive and negative impacts of online gambling legalization on tax revenue and gambling behaviors in the U.S.

Newswise: Mini lungs make major COVID-19 discoveries possible
Released: 23-Jul-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Mini lungs make major COVID-19 discoveries possible
Sanford Burnham Prebys

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys, University of California San Diego and their international collaborators have reported that more types of lung cells can be infected by SARS-CoV-2 than previously thought, including those without known viral receptors.

Newswise: Q&A: UW researcher aims to understand common women’s sports injuries
Released: 23-Jul-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Q&A: UW researcher aims to understand common women’s sports injuries
University of Washington

Several common injuries seem to haunt women’s sports. Jenny Robinson, a University of Washington assistant professor, is interested in designing better methods to help female athletes train to prevent and recover from injuries.

Released: 23-Jul-2024 1:05 PM EDT
DeMarco and Johnson join Governor Pritzker to announce the Illinois DARPA Quantum Proving Ground
University Of Illinois Grainger College Of Engineering

Illinois Grainger Engineering physics professor Brian DeMarco stood on stage in Chicago on Tuesday when Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced the new federal- and state-funded Quantum Proving Ground (QPG), which promises to combine scientific rigor with industry and academic expertise to design the future of quantum computing.

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Released: 23-Jul-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Expert: Harris campaign must overcome ‘double bind’ to mount historic win
Virginia Tech

As the first black woman and person of South Asian descent to receive a major party nomination, as Democrats have virtually ensured, Vice President Kamala Harris will face unique challenges in minimizing attacks to her campaign, says Virginia Tech political expert Farida Jalalzai.

 
Released: 23-Jul-2024 1:05 PM EDT
AANA Appoints Shayne Hauglum as Chief Science and Practice Officer
American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) has named Shayne Hauglum, PhD, CRNA, APRN, to serve as AANA’s Chief Science and Practice Officer. He will report to Chief Executive Officer Bill Bruce, MBA, CAE, effective September 30, 2024.

Newswise: Pagliarini named HHMI Investigator
Released: 23-Jul-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Pagliarini named HHMI Investigator
Washington University in St. Louis

As an HHMI Investigator, David Pagliarini, PhD, the Hugo F. & Ina C. Urbauer Professor and a BJC Investigator in the Department of Cell Biology & Physiology will receive approximately $11 million in HHMI funding over a seven-year term.

Newswise: Jonas Nursing and AACN Announce New Cohort of Doctoral Nursing Students as Jonas Scholars
Released: 23-Jul-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Jonas Nursing and AACN Announce New Cohort of Doctoral Nursing Students as Jonas Scholars
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

Jonas Nursing, a leading supporter of doctoral nursing education in the U.S., and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) are thrilled to announce the 2024-2026 cohort of Jonas Scholars, consisting of 63 promising doctoral students from 25 states. Through next-generation family leadership, the Jonas Scholars program continues to play a significant role in addressing the nation’s shortage of nursing faculty, a leading barrier to expanding student capacity in schools of nursing.

Released: 23-Jul-2024 12:00 PM EDT
Expert Available: Critics Suggest Democrats Support Harris for Nomination Due to Race and DEI Initiatives
George Washington University

Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) claims Democrats feel inclined to back Vice President Kamala Harris’ presidential nomination due to her race. If elected, Harris ...



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