Arizona State University's Professor Giovanna Ghirlanda and Assistant Professor Matthias Heyden, both of the School of Molecular Sciences, and Associate Professor Sara Vaiana of the Department of Physics are viewing our cells through a new lens, enabling them to gain novel insight into the mechanisms of several cellular activities.
The UK Government has announced its commitment to fund a major international research programme to tackle the challenge that nitrogen pollution poses for the environment, food security, human health and the economy in South Asia. The South Asian Nitrogen Hub, a partnership led by the UK's Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and comprising around 50 organisations from across the UK and South Asia, will be established with funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
A revolutionary technique developed by an astrophysicist at Rochester Institute of Technology could allow for a better understanding of the fates of solar systems when their stars cease to shine.
The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) has been awarded £11.8 million by the UK government's Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) for a grant to help improve the health of people living in informal settlements in low and middle-income countries. The UKRI GCRF Accountability for Informal Urban Equity Hub, or ARISE, will support precarious and marginalized people claim their rights to health and build accountability and capacity to provide them with security and services.
The National Science Foundation recently awarded Eric P.S. Baumer of Lehigh University a grant to make technology more humane. Baumer will develop participatory methods for human-centered design of algorithmic systems. The methods will be deployed in two nonprofits, AEquitas and ProPublica.
George Mias, Michigan State University biochemistry and molecular biology researcher, believes precision medicine -- a personalized approach using technology to analyze an individual's wellness to predict and possibly prevent illnesses -- can keep astronauts healthy during deep space missions. Mias is one of only 15 researchers to receive a two-year award from the Translational Research Institute for Space Health in partnership with NASA.
The US will lead three new global research projects, tackling some of the biggest challenges in cancer research, it was announced today by Cancer Research UK.
To continue building on the Internet of Things Collaborative's early successes, the Cleveland Foundation has awarded another $2.2 million, one-year grant to the collaborative, which was created in 2017 to position Cleveland as a leader in digital innovation.
A percentage of females are born with a missing or underdeveloped vagina and uterus, and scientists are working to analyze the genes of hundreds of them to get a better idea about causes, improve genetic counseling and ideally treatment.
New project, jointly funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Medical Research Council (MRC) to investigate use of antibiotics to treat certain types of asthma.