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  • Vision impairment is associated with mortality
    am 6. März 2021 um 16:32

    A meta-analysis finds that vision impairment and blindness are tied to an increased risk of mortality, prompting the need to address global eye health disparities.

  • Physics camp has proven benefits for high school girls
    am 6. März 2021 um 16:31

    Studies show that engaging high school girls in physics before they begin formal studies gives them an edge, and helping K-12 teachers incorporate engineering concepts in the classroom boosts their students -- and themselves.

  • New potential for functional recovery after spinal cord injury
    am 5. März 2021 um 18:37

    Researchers have successfully reprogrammed a glial cell type in the central nervous system into new neurons to promote recovery after spinal cord injury -- revealing an untapped potential to leverage the cell for regenerative medicine.

  • Uncovering hidden forever chemicals
    am 5. März 2021 um 18:37

    Researchers found large quantities of previously undetectable compounds from the family of chemicals known as PFAS in six watersheds on Cape Cod using a new method to quantify and identify PFAS compounds. Exposures to some PFAS, widely used for their ability to repel heat, water, and oil, are linked to a range of health risks including cancer, immune suppression, diabetes, and low infant birth weight.

  • Novel urine test developed to diagnose human kidney transplant rejection
    am 5. März 2021 um 18:37

    Investigators proposes a new, noninvasive way to test for transplant rejection using exosomes -- tiny vesicles containing mRNA -- from urine samples.