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Loneliness predicts development of type 2 diabetes
New King's College London research has shown for the first time that people over 50 who report higher levels of loneliness are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes later in life. (2020-09-15)

Some children at higher risk of privacy violations from digital apps
While federal privacy laws prohibit digital platforms from storing and sharing children's personal information, those rules aren't always enforced, researchers find. (2020-09-08)

PLOS Special Collection launch: Populations HRSA serves
On September 2 2020, the open-access journals PLOS ONE & PLOS Medicine launched a Special Collection of manuscripts centered around the healthcare provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the primary U.S. federal agency for improving healthcare in underserved or vulnerable populations. (2020-09-02)

Graduate student names new trace fossil discovered during coursework
University of Alberta graduate student Scott Melnyk made an intriguing fossil find during a graduate level course--and ended up identifying the fossilized tracks of a newly discovered wood-boring organism in a new study. (2020-09-01)

PLOS special collection launch
On August 12 2020, a Special Collection of articles addressing how to improve access to safe, quality medicines in East Africa by simplifying the regulatory processes in the region was published in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine. The five articles in the collection all look at how the East African Community (EAC)'s Medicines Regulatory Harmonization (MRH) initiative has aimed to solve this challenge over the past 8 years and what the future of the initiative is. (2020-08-12)

Completing the set: 'Coupon-collection behavior' reduces sex-ratio variation among families
A new analysis of sibling records from more than 300,000 individuals suggests that some parents continue to reproduce until they have children of both sexes. (2020-08-06)

A 40-year journey leads to a new truffle species
Forty years after Dan Luoma found an unsual truffle collection, scientists confirmed it is a new species and named it after Luoma.  (2020-08-04)

PLOS Special Collection: Successful approaches to HIV care
On July 27 2020, the US Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) launched a Special Collection of manuscripts across the open-access journals PLOS Medicine and PLOS ONE, highlighting Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program's (RWHAP) innovative approaches for data utilization and engagement of people with HIV who are not in care and not virally suppressed. (2020-08-03)

Smartphone accelerometers could help in resistance workouts and rehabilitation protocols
Smartphone accelerometers are effective tools to measure key time-under-tension indicators of muscle training -- and could help in resistance-based workouts and rehabilitation protocols. (2020-07-15)

Medicare's race, ethnic data often undercounts minority populations, study finds
The information critical to a nationwide priority of reducing health care disparities among minorities is incomplete and inaccurate, according to a new Rutgers study. (2020-07-07)

Adding an extra entrance to an ants' nest reduces their foraging efficiency
Adding an extra entrance to an ants' nest reduces their foraging efficiency: more ants go foraging, but they are less able to find and distinguish between food sources of varying value. (2020-07-01)

RDA publishes final version of COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines on data sharing
Today, 30 June 2020, the Research Data Alliance publishes the final version of the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines for Data Sharing covering four research areas - clinical data, omics practices, epidemiology and social sciences. This document is also complimented by overarching areas focusing on legal and ethical considerations, research software, community participation and indigenous data. (2020-06-30)

Side effects of testicular cancer predicted by machine learning
In collaboration with Rigshospitalet, researchers from DTU Health Technology have developed a machine learning model that can predict chemotherapy-associated nephrotoxicity, a particularly significant side effect in patients treated with cisplatin. (2020-06-26)

Illinois professor proposes guide for developing common data science approaches
University of Illinois information sciences professor Victoria Stodden proposes a way to develop recognized data science processes for research. (2020-06-25)

Montana State researcher publishes paper examining COVID-19 spread
The work examines trends in visits to outpatient clinics for influenza-like illnesses in March 2020 as compared to previous years. (2020-06-25)

Simple device monitors health using sweat
A device that monitors health conditions in the body using a person's sweat has been developed by Penn State and Xiangtan University researchers, according to Huanyu 'Larry' Cheng, assistant professor of engineering science and mechanics, Penn State. (2020-06-23)

Researchers say genetics may determine wound infection and healing
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have determined that genetics may play a role in how wounds heal. Caleb Phillips, an assistant professor at Texas Tech University and director of the Phillips Laboratory in the Department of Biological Sciences, and doctoral student Craig Tipton led the study, ''Patient genetics is linked to chronic wound microbiome composition and healing,'' published Thursday (June 18) in the open-access, peer-reviewed medical journal PLOS Pathogens. (2020-06-22)

Pandemics and the environment: China's COVID-19 interventions reduced nitrogen dioxide levels
A new Special Collection of Science Advances papers will delve into how pandemics such as COVID-19 affect -- and are affected by -- global environmental conditions, underscoring the interconnectedness of (2020-06-12)

23 years of water quality data from crop-livestock systems
Researchers summarize runoff water quantity and quality data from native tallgrass prairie and crop-livestock systems in Oklahoma between 1977 and 1999. (2020-06-09)

Genomic selection in dairy cows creates opportunities not possible with traditional selection
The 2019 ADSA Annual Meeting featured the Joint ADSA/Interbull Breeding and Genetics Symposia titled ''Ten Years of Genomic Selection'' and ''Data Pipelines for Implementation of Genomic Evaluation of Novel Traits.'' Because of genomic selection's importance to dairy science, the Journal of Dairy Science invited the speakers to submit articles and share information from these symposia with a wider audience. (2020-05-18)

Bizarre new species discovered... on Twitter
A new species of fungus has been discovered via Twitter and christened accordingly -- Troglomyces twitteri. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen are behind the discovery of this unique fungal parasite that grows around the reproductive organs of millipedes. (2020-05-15)

Field study reveals how ammonia isotope molecules diffuse in air
A new study corrects the bias of passive sampler that monitors ammonia and offers a firmer handle on characterizing ammonia sources. The finding enhances our ability of quantifying which emissions may affect increasing ammonia in future. (2020-05-13)

Penn State and NAGP identify and reconstitute two lost Holstein lines
more than 99 percent of Holstein bulls born using artificial insemination in the last decade trace their male lineage to just two bulls born in the 1960s. Efforts to reconstitute two lost male lineages are reported in a recent article by scientists from the Pennsylvania State University Department of Animal Science and the National Animal Germplasm Program (NAGP), in the Journal of Dairy Science, published by Elsevier and FASS, Inc. (2020-05-11)

COVID-19 symptom tracker smartphone app could predict outbreak hotspots
Daily symptoms logged by more than two and a half million users of the COVID-19 Symptom Tracker, a mobile application launched in March 2020, suggest the tool could help to predict geographical hotspots of COVID-19 incidence up to a week in advance of official public health reports. (2020-05-05)

Novel research on African bats pilots new ways in sharing and linking published data
New findings about some previously known, but also other yet to be identified species of Old World Leaf-nosed bats provide the first contribution to a special research collection, whose task is to help scientists from across disciplines to better understand potential hosts and vectors of diseases like the Coronavirus. The article, publicly available in the peer-reviewed scholarly journal ZooKeys, also pilots a new generation of linked open data publishing practices, invented to facilitate scientific collaboration. (2020-04-22)

Virginia Tech's fog harp harvests water even in the lightest fog
'We already knew that in heavy fog, we can get at least two times as much water,' said Boreyko. 'But realizing in our field tests that we can get up to 20 times more water on average in a moderate fog gives us hope we can dramatically enhance the breadth of regions where fog harvesting is a viable tool for getting decentralized, fresh water.' (2020-04-17)

Reduced off-odor of plastic recyclates via separate collection of packaging waste
Plastic recyclates produced from waste packaging have to meet high sensory requirements in order to be used for new products. Plastic recyclates often have off-odors, some of which have not hitherto been identified. The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV has analyzed the sensory properties of post-consumer shopping bags made of low density polyethylene (LDPE) and originating from different collection systems. (2020-03-31)

Assessing the the global problem of poor sanitation
Experts are investigating a better way of measuring the number of people exposed to the health risks of poorly-managed sanitation systems - and it will help reveal whether the world is on track to deliver UN Sustainable Goal 6 (SDG6). (2020-03-25)

African-American men less likely to use targeted prostate cancer detection method
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found in a retrospective study that African-American men are less likely to use a more targeted biopsy option for prostate cancer, despite an increased incidence in this group of patients. (2020-03-17)

People want more compensation, security for their genomic data
Genomic data donated by the public is valuable for the companies that collect it. But a recent survey finds that once people are aware of issues surrounding the use and security of genetic information, people are more concerned about how it might be used and expect to be better compensated for providing it. (2020-03-11)

Improving the collection of birth and death data worldwide
University of Melbourne researchers have identified and implemented the key interventions and tools that countries can -- and should -- use to improve the quality and availability of critical birth and death data and ultimately, improve health outcomes. Published in BMC Medicine, it is the first Civil Registration and Vital Statistics collection to report on experience in implementing technical interventions over the first four years of the Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative. (2020-03-09)

Using artificial intelligence to assess ulcerative colitis
Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) have developed an artificial intelligence system with a deep neural network that can effectively evaluate endoscopic data from patients with ulcerative colitis, which is a type of inflammatory bowel disease, without the need for biopsy collection. The system was able to identify patients in both endoscopic remission and histologic remission with comparable accuracy to experts, representing a gain in terms of efficiency and costs. (2020-03-05)

Trust your gut on plant-based diets for heart health
Reducing animal product intake and following a primarily plant-based diet can decrease your risk of heart disease by minimizing the adverse effects of a gut-microbiome associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, according to research published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. (2020-02-17)

A new substance prevents vascular calcification
The calcification of blood vessels and other soft tissues is problematic. Researchers at ETH Zurich and ETH spin-off Inositec have discovered a substance that prevents vascular calcification. (2020-02-05)

Extinction is difficult to prove for Earth's ultra-rare species
A recent study by the University of Kent has called for an increase in scientific surveys and collection of specimens to confirm the extinction of ultra-rare species. Dr. David Roberts, a conservation scientist at Kent's Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, concluded from research that there is currently insufficient scientific surveys to determine whether many of the Earth's rarest species, those known only from a single specimen, still exist. (2020-02-03)

Registry data -- of sufficient quality -- suitable for extended benefit assessment of drugs
Registry data -- of sufficient quality -- are suitable for the extended benefit assessment of drugs. Rapid report shows how routine practice data should be collected and processed. (2020-01-24)

Status report: OSIRIS-REx completes closest flyover of sample site nightingale
OSIRIS-REx successfully executed a 0.4-mile (620-m) flyover of site Nightingale yesterday as part of the mission's Reconnaissance B phase activities. (2020-01-22)

SLAS Discovery releases first issue of 2020
January's edition of SLAS Discovery features an analysis of two plated sets of synthetic compounds available from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the author's positive and negative results of using this type of collection in his lab's research. (2019-12-20)

NASA's OSIRIS-REx in the midst of site selection
After a lengthy and challenging process, the team is finally ready to down-select from the four candidate sites to a primary and backup site. (2019-12-04)

New framework brings accuracy, efficiency to identifying stop words
Professor Luis Amaral and postdoctoral fellow Martin Gerlach's algorithmic approach automatically recognizes uninformative words in large collections of text, which could help researchers dramatically reduce computational requirements during data analyses. (2019-12-02)

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