A small piece of RNA appears to play a big role in the development of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to lung disease researchers. Their study, which is the first to examine microRNAs in the disease, points to novel ways to treat the typically lethal, lung-scarring disease.
Researchers have discovered an inexpensive metal that can generate hydrogen from neutral water, even if it is dirty, and can operate in sea water. Experts agree that hydrogen can play a key role in future renewable energy technologies if a relatively cheap, efficient and carbon-neutral...
( University of California - Santa Barbara ) A team of scientists at UC Santa Barbara that helped pioneer research into the quantum properties of a small defect found in diamonds has now used cutting-edge computational techniques to produce a road map for studying defects in...
( American Academy of Pediatrics ) After adjusting for the child's age, gender, family history of asthma and socioeconomic status, children were nearly twice as likely to have moderate/severe asthma if their caregivers reported high levels of stress or if the incidence of violent...
( American Academy of Pediatrics ) New research suggests that display of sexual references on teens' Facebook profiles is associated with their intention to initiate intercourse.
( European Society for Medical Oncology ) Heart and liver transplant recipients are at particularly high risk of developing lung cancer after receiving the donated organ
VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - The U.S. government pushed energy giant BP to ramp up its efforts to avert an environmental disaster that could cost billions of dollars as a huge oil spill reached coastal Louisiana, imperiling fish and shrimp breeding grounds and wetlands teeming with...
A survey of food manufacturers revealed that plant expansions are being driven by a need to grow and diversify product lines.
Compact Spiral™ hoses from Parker Hannifin Corporation have half the bend radius and a nearly 30 percent smaller O.D. than conventional SAE spiral hose.
Almac’s hydraulic cantilevered lift offers accurate, continuous and automatic load handling.
Cognex Corporation's In-Sight® Track & Trace software is a ready-to-deploy data capture and verification solution.
Oil-Rite Corporation has designed a spray nozzle that can be positioned within close proximity to machinery operating at high temperatures.
How do we rebuild our societal infrastructure to nourish the creators, inventors and entrepreneurs willing to take risks and create new products?
Huntsman Corporation undertook an aggressive program to eliminate injuries, product defects, and environmental releases at their Port Neches facility using a completely mobile solution.