$2.4 million grant funds new Biomedical Big Data to Knowledge Training Program

A new $2.4-million program for graduate students seeking to contribute to breakthrough discoveries in medicine and biology has been established at Penn State University with nearly $1.4 million in fun..

Overdose prevention and naloxone rescue among family members of people who use opioids

(Boston) - Family members are often the ones who administer naloxone during an opioid overdose and should be considered as part of the larger response to help curb fatal overdoses. These findings, pub..

Study: Bonobos may be better representation of last common ancestor with humans

Credit: iStock photo WASHINGTON (April 28, 2017)--A new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape species may be more closely linked, anatomi..

When bridges collapse: Stanford researchers study whether we’re underestimating risk

Credit: Flint, et al. The United States is considering a $1 trillion budget proposal to update infrastructure, including its crumbling bridges. An obstacle to spending the money wisely is that the ..

Study examines state of social, personality psychology research

Is the quality and overall state of social and personality research "rotten to the core," as has been debated by psychologists in recent years? The answer is no, according to University of Illinois ..

NASA eyes intensifying Tropical Cyclone Frances

Credit: NASA Two NASA satellites provided forecasters in Australia with visible and rainfall data as Tropical Cyclone Frances strengthened in the western Timor Sea. NASA's Aqua satellite captu..

For plastic surgeons, learning ‘danger zones’ can increase safety when using facial fillers

April 28, 2017 - Dermal fillers have become a popular alternative to surgery for patients who want a younger facial appearance. Learning about some key "danger zones" can help plastic surgeons to enha..

Bullying linked to increased desire for cosmetic surgery in teens

April 28, 2017 - Adolescents who are involved in bullying--victims and perpetrators alike--are more likely to say they would want to undergo cosmetic surgery to be more attractive or fix perceived fla..

American Academy of Sleep Medicine announces 2017 award recipients

DARIEN, IL - April 28, 2017 - Several leaders in the field of sleep medicine and a national transportation executive were selected as recipients of the 2017 American Academy of Sleep Medicine awards, ..

MDI Biological Laboratory scientist receives grant to study peripheral neuropathy

Credit: MDI Biological Laboratory BAR HARBOR, MAINE -- The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that Sandra Rieger, Ph.D., has been awarded a highly competitive grant from the National Cancer In..