Latest News Releases 12 October
An international team of astronomers has unveiled the nature of hundreds of gamma-ray emitting sources, discovering that most of them belong to the class of active galaxies known as blazars.
- The Astronomical Journal
No one wants to drink water containing pesticide or chemical residues. Nevertheless, a record number of Danish groundwater wells now show traces of the unwanted contaminants in the groundwater. SDU researchers have found a scientific solution that can neutralise and remove the toxic residues.
- Journal of the American Chemical Society
- Independent Research Fund Denmark
Islands are hot spots of evolutionary adaptation that can also advantage species returning to the mainland, according to a study published the week of Oct. 11 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Older adults are more willing to help others compared to younger adults but will prioritize those within their own country – particularly when it comes to donating to charity. This group was also more compliant with public health guidelines for physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a team of international researchers.
- Nature Aging
NAIST researchers extend the mathematical approach called automatic differentiation from machine learning to the fitting of model parameters that describe the behavior of field-effect transistors. This allowed the parameters to be extracted up to 3.5 times faster compared with previous methods, which may lead to more sustainable microelectronics.
- IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
It's long been known that meditative mindful breathing helps with various health conditions, including pain.
- Journal of Medical Internet Research
A recent study led by Kaiser Permanente’s Institute for Health Research found the 2021 lung cancer screening recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force will likely expand screening eligibility by nearly 54%, increasing the overall proportion of women, racial and ethnic minority groups, and individuals with lower socioeconomic status. The study was published October 12 in JAMA Network Open.
- JAMA Network Open
The incredible stress parents experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic had a negative effect on the eating habits of their children, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Houston College of Education.
- Current Psychology
Scientists have discovered a new role for cells that are known to nurture the overwintering reproductive structures in a type of fungi.
- Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Seventh Framework Programme, Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences, China Scholarship Council
New evidence has emerged of the first known paper to be published in a British medical journal by an African American.
New research from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has found that pathogens that form biofilms can evolve to survive nanosilver treatment. The study is the first to demonstrate that long-term nanosilver treatment can increase the risk of recurrent infections.
- Journal of Nanobiotechnology