Monday, April 24, 2017

New survey — Snapchat & Instagram are most popular social media platforms among American...

A new nationally representative survey of American teenagers age 13-17 finds that teens have shifted their favored social media platforms and are now most likely to use Instagram and Snapchat. The stu..

Ethereum –Foundations of cryptocurrency and blockchain programming

Credit: apress Cryptocurrencies are on the rise, and blockchain protocols are taking the world by storm. Ethereum is an open-source public blockchain featuring smart contracts and which uses the Tu..

LSUHealthNO research shows fish oil component helps damaged brain & retina cells survive

Credit: LSU Neuroscience Center of Excellence New Orleans, LA - A team of researchers led by Nicolas Bazan, MD, PhD, Boyd Professor and Director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at LSU Heal..

More Americans being hospitalized for a hypertensive emergency, but fewer are dying

A new article published in the American Journal of Hypertension finds a rising trend in hospitalization for hypertensive emergency with reduction in hospital mortality during the last decade. The pres..

Nurturing Newark: NJIT preserves the built environment of New Jersey’s largest city

It's become a familiar sight in the age of Newark's ongoing redevelopment: photo op-ready public figures and governing officials--clad in hard hats with scissors and spades in hand--breaking..

The weird chemistry threatening masterpiece paintings (video)

Credit: The American Chemical Society WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 -- A good art dealer can really clean up in today's market, but not when some weird chemistry wreaks havoc on masterpieces. Art..

Empowerment of women worldwide key to achieving competing goals

Credit: Virginia Tech Is feeding the world's human population compatible with protecting the biological diversity of the planet? In an article published in this week's Science, an interdi..

Firms using new reporting method to ‘greenwash’ performance

New research suggests that some firms manipulate the content and tone of their company reports despite an initiative to make them more concise and balanced. The study, led by Dr Gaia Melloni at the ..

Health care leaders predict patients will lose under President Trump’s health care plans

Credit: NEJM Group According to a newly released NEJM Catalyst Insights Report, health care executives and industry insiders expect patients - more than any other stakeholder - to be the big losers..

In young bilingual children 2 languages develop simultaneously but independently

Credit: Florida Atlantic University A new study of Spanish-English bilingual children by researchers at Florida Atlantic University published in the journal Developmental Science finds that when ch..