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13 August 2020
Fort Apache Reservation, Arizona, United States
As coronavirus spread throughout the White Mountain Apache tribe in Arizona residents on the reservation turned to contact tracing – not to slow the spread, but to identify those who were high risk and may be infected...
20 March 2020
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
As hospitals are forced to reuse protective masks during the coronavirus pandemic, researchers at the University of Nebraska are finding ways to decontaminate the masks, including with ultraviolet light.
10 July 2018
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Mitochondria in the heart, in charge of powering cardiac cells, if often irreversibly damaged by heart attacks and lack of oxygenated blood during surgical procedures. Two physicians at Boston Children's Hospital are ...
8 January 2018
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
To solve rhinoceros poaching crimes and catch ivory traffickers, researchers in South Africa are finding ways to use genetic fingerprinting and other DNA evidence. These methods that have been the industry standard i...
12 December 2016
Losing weight is a struggle for many people and research has shown that one diet does not fit all, some people lose weight on a diet while others gain. For obese individuals, the way to lose weight may be highly perso...
19 June 2015
Camden, New Jersey, United States
Over 3000 Words
When a heart attack happens, the time of care and treatment is of utmost importance. Many people die of heart attacks every year because too much time passes between the care of emergency staff and the hospital cardi...
18 February 2013
The Woodlands, Texas, United States
A few years ago, a genetic sequencing test was so difficult and expensive that it was generally only available to participants in research projects like those sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. But the pr...
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