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New spray gel moves drugs deep to treat frostbite

7 hours ago   |   Science News for Students

New spray gel moves drugs deep to treat frostbite : Sledding, skating, snowshoeing, skiing and more can provide hours of entertainment on short winter days. But cold temps can...
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Paper published in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

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January 23, 2020Our paper Ultrasound Imaging Characterization of Soft Tissue Dynamics of the Seated Human Body was published in the ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.
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Measuring Tissue Dynamics Using Ultrasound Imaging

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To address the lack of direct measurements of internal soft tissue dynamics, we developed a system to measure the behavior of internal and external body structures under...
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Ultrasound Imaging Characterization of Soft Tissue Dynamics of the Seated Human Body

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Daisuke Yamada, Alperen Degirmenci, and Robert D. Howe. 2020. “ Ultrasound Imaging Characterization of Soft Tissue Dynamics of the Seated Human Body .” Journal of Biomechanical...
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The week in podcasts: Mortem; Over the Road; The Space Programme

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Exploring unusual subjects, from autopsies to the minutiae of long-haul trucking Mortem | BBC Sounds Over the Road | radiotopia.fm The Space Programme | funkidslive.com An...
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Antigen-based metric could better predict which patients benefit from immunotherapy, study says

5 days ago   |   STAT

Immunotherapy has unleashed a revolution in care for some cancer patients. But most immunotherapies help only a small subset of patients, meaning doctors often have to resort...
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Only a percentage of the population can make this sound in their ear. Can you?

Only a percentage of the population can make this sound in their ear. Can you?

7 days ago   |   Metro

Ear rumblers unite Remember that strange phenomenon where a bunch of women found out they all had the same freckle on their arm ? There's a new kid on the block when it comes...
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Watch: VCs have to predict the future. Here's what three of them expect next in biotech

8 days ago   |   STAT

Biotech venture capitalists make their money by seeing the future better than most of us, and three of them shared their insights at the STAT Summit. They talked about cell...
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There's no one-size-fits-all for healthy physician bodies. Why don't ads for trendy medical scrubs reflect that?

8 days ago   |   STAT

Last year I treated a young patient struggling with body image issues. This child's parents feared that being fat was a harbinger of a horrible future. Their fear was not...
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The unwelcome revival of ‘race science'

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

Its defenders claim to be standing up for uncomfortable truths, but race science is still as bogus as ever. By Gavin Evans One of the strangest ironies of our time is that a...
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Hidden Figures inspiration NASA's Katherine Johnson dies aged 101

Hidden Figures inspiration NASA's Katherine Johnson dies aged 101

The NASA mathematician who served as the inspiration for hit 2016 film Hidden Figures has passed away at the age of 101. Katherine Johnson was one of several influential... Read more ...

Katherine Johnson death: Who was the NASA mathematician who helped put man...

Katherine Johnson death: Who was the NASA mathematician who helped put man in space?

KATHERINE JOHNSON has died at the age of 101, NASA has confirmed and paid tribute to the woman who helped put the first American into space. Read more ...

NASA bombshell: Agency forced to DELAY vital mission to find water back to 2023

NASA bombshell: Agency forced to DELAY vital mission to find water back to 2023

NASA has delayed its breakthrough mission to try and locate water on the Moon until 2023. Read more ...

Zoe Beckman

Zoe Beckman

Zoe beckman brown.eduZoe is a junior at Brown concentrating in Neuroscience and Computer Science. She has worked on papers concerning teacher evaluation and teacher... Read more ...

New pork nutrient data reflects pig production changes

New pork nutrient data reflects pig production changes

The results of the analytical survey on the nutrient content of key cuts of pork, last carried out in 1992, reflect key changes in pig production in recent years, including new... Read more ...

NASA's InSight mission shows Mars is a seismically active world

NASA's InSight mission shows Mars is a seismically active world

In this artist's concept of NASA's InSight lander on Mars, layers of the planet's subsurface can be seen below and dust devils can be seen in the background. Credit... Read more ...

A Bolivian frog species returns from the dead | Science News for Students

A Bolivian frog species returns from the dead | Science News for Students

A Bolivian frog species returns from the dead | Science News for Students : Scientists feared this frog was extinct. No one had seen a Sehuencas water frog in the wild since... Read more ...

Asteroid WARNING: Another Chelyabinsk-sized space rock ‘could escape detection'

Asteroid WARNING: Another Chelyabinsk-sized space rock ‘could escape detection'

ASTEROID impacts remain one of the greatest existential threats to mankind, underlying the importance of continual asteroid detection. However, an expert in the field has... Read more ...

Apocalypse alert: ‘Doomsday vault' adds 60,000 extra food seeds over climate...

Apocalypse alert: ‘Doomsday vault' adds 60,000 extra food seeds over climate change fears

A 'DOOMSDAY VAULT' borrowed deep in Arctic ice received 60,000 new seed samples yesterday amid mounting fears of a climate change apocalypse. Read more ...

Gemini South Telescope captures ‘exquisite' view of vast planetary nebula

Gemini South Telescope captures ‘exquisite' view of vast planetary nebula

When stars with more than eight times the mass of the Sun run out of nuclear fuel, their cores implode and the star blows up in a supernova blast. Stars with less than about 80... Read more ...