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BRAIN DONATION: A GIFT FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

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(AGENPARL) – BETHESDA (MARYLAND), sab 26 settembre 2020 Our brains are amazing, intricate networks that help us think, love, and breathe. But sometimes things go awry and cause brain disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. By studying the brains of people who have died — both those who......
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IUPUI SCIENTISTS DETERMINE DEATH RATE FOR COVID-19 AMONG GENERAL POPULATION

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(AGENPARL) – BLOOMINGTON (INDIANA), ven 25 settembre 2020 INDIANAPOLIS — Using the results of the first U.S. statewide random sample study of SARS-CoV-2 prevalence, IUPUI researchers calculated the first generalizable infection fatality rate for COVID-19 by age, race, ethnicity and sex. As many COVID-19 deaths occur among residents of nursing......
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FINDING THE ACHILLES’ HEEL OF A KILLER PARASITE

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(AGENPARL) – DALLAS (TEXAS), ven 25 settembre 2020 Scanning electron micrograph of an adult male and female schistosome worm pair. Credit: Dr. James Collins and Ana Vieira DALLAS – Sept. 24, 2020 – Two studies led by UT Southwestern researchers shed light on the biology and potential vulnerabilities of schistosomes......
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MISSOURI S&T WINS GRANT FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION 4-D X-RAY CT SCANNER

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(AGENPARL) – MISSOURI (USA), gio 24 settembre 2020 By this time next year, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology who study the properties of various types of materials will have a highly sophisticated scanning tool available to help them, thanks to a grant of nearly $1 million from......
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INSIDE THE SECRET LIVES OF SYNCHRONOUS FIREFLIES

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), mer 23 settembre 2020 IMAGE: A stacked photograph of Photinus carolinus fireflies flashing in the wild. view more  Credit: Peleg Lab During typical summers in the southeastern U.S., streams of visitors travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to witness one of nature’s most spectacular displays of......
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‘TOE SPRING’ SHOES CAN LEAD TO LONG-TERM PAIN

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(AGENPARL) – BUFFALO (NEW YORK), lun 21 settembre 2020 Wearing footwear with an upward curvature at the front of the shoe, known as a toe spring, requires less work from foot muscles. But researchers warn that might not be a good thing in the long run. A new study explains......
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U OF T RESEARCHERS RECEIVE FEDERAL FUNDING FOR RESEARCH ON SOCIAL, CULTURAL, ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF COVID-19

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(AGENPARL) – TORONTO (ONTARIO – CANADA), lun 21 settembre 2020 Six University of Toronto researchers have been awarded federal government grants that will fund collaborative research projects focused on the social, cultural and economic impact of COVID-19 and the post-pandemic recovery. The funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research......
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IG NOBELS FEATURE KNIVES CREATED FROM HUMAN POO AND VIBRATING WORMS

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (UNITED KINGDOM), lun 21 settembre 2020 A group of American researchers in Ohio has won this year’s Ig materials science prize for proving the uselessness of knives created from frozen human feces. The team, led by anthropologist Metin Eren at Kent State University, evaluated the validity of......
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EDUCATION RESEARCHERS TO PARTNER WITH RURAL SCHOOLS TO MAKE COMPUTER SCIENCE ACCESSIBLE, FUN FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLERS

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(AGENPARL) – CLEMSON (SOUTH CAROLINA), lun 21 settembre 2020 A group of researchers from the Clemson University College of Education will use a more-than-$950,000 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to partner with rural schools in South Carolina to make computer science fun and accessible to middle school students......
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NEWTRAP: A NEW AUTOMATED METHOD FOR MONITORING NEWTS

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(AGENPARL) – ESCH -ALZETTE (LUXEMBOURG), lun 21 settembre 2020 Researchers have developed a photo trap that allows inconspicuous monitoring of newts, an important species of biodiversity. To what extent is this development promising? Source : rtl.lu Publication date : 09/21/2020 Newtrap is a new observation method developed by the Luxembourg......

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