Chemistry & Physics
An introduction to the technology of contact tracing and its usefulness for public health, considering questions of efficacy, equity, and privacy.
A team of researchers from multiple institutions have successfully come up with a novel way of transforming an otherwise less-conducting organic material into an efficient conductor of electricity for electronic application. This paves the way for development of cost-effective, structurally and functionally amenable semiconductor devices, thus marking the dawn of a new era in semiconductor technology.
- Nature Materials
- SERB (India), National Science Foundation (USA), , Department of Atomic Energy (Government of India), CSIR-IMMT (India), , , KAUST
Brain research and advocacy nonprofit Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB) today announced the launch of a National TBI Precision Solutions Research Roadmap, with the advent of the first in a series of publications resulting from its Brain Trauma Blueprint program. The Brain Trauma Blueprint is a framework that enables stakeholder groups across government, academia, foundations, and industry to advance precision diagnostics and treatments for brain trauma through a coordinated effort.
- Journal of Neurotrauma
A new study from BYU published in Sleep Health challenges the premise made by phone manufacturers and found that the Night Shift functionality does not actually improve sleep.
- Sleep Health
<strong>What The Study Did: </strong>T<span class="precis_display_style">he association of identified SARS-CoV-2 variants and virus groupings with disease severity and patient outcomes is evaluated in this study.</span>
- JAMA Network Open
A study finds atmospheric and climate conditions that could have created a cloud greenhouse effect to warm Mars and support liquid surface water. Although Mars is a cold planet in present times, receiving around 30% of Earth's solar energy, it hosted lakes and rivers of liquid water in the past.
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences