Catalyst: News in the Field

by SRA International on March 6, 2019

With support from the NSF, scientists at Dartmouth College are developing ways to encode and transmit all data faster and more securely with the visible light spectrum.... Read more

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by SRA International on March 6, 2019

Assessing the patterns of energy use and neuronal activity simultaneously in the human brain improves our understanding of how alcohol affects the brain, according to new research by scientists at the National Institutes of Health.... Read more

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by SRA International on March 6, 2019

New HIV infections declined by 30 percent in southern African communities where health workers conducted house-to-house voluntary HIV testing, referred people who tested positive to begin HIV treatment according to local guidelines, and offered other proven HIV prevention measures to those who tested negative.... Read more

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by SRA International on March 6, 2019

Racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity - life-threatening maternal complications associated with childbirth - have persisted and increased at high rates among U.S. women, according to an analysis of nearly 20 years of California hospital records funded by the National Institutes of Health.... Read more

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by SRA International on February 4, 2019

The 2019 edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards has been released and is now available on-line.... Read more

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by SRA International on February 4, 2019

A scientist in New York is conducting experiments designed to modify DNA in human embryos as a step toward someday preventing inherited diseases, NPR has learned.... Read more

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by SRA International on January 9, 2019

The ICMJE up-dated the Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals.... Read more

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by SRA International on January 8, 2019

Obesity - which affects about 4 in 10 U.S. adults - increases the risk for lots of human health problems: diabetes, heart disease, certain cancers, and even anxiety and depression. It’s also been associated with increased accumulation of senescent cells, which are older cells that resist death even as they lose the ability to grow and divide.... Read more

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by SRA International on January 8, 2019

Proximity to nearby muscle cells may make prostate cancer cells more likely to invade nearby tissues and spread to other organs, according to an early study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health.... Read more

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by SRA International on January 8, 2019

In a study of fruit flies, NIH scientists suggested that the body’s immune system may play a critical role in the damage caused by aging brain disorders.... Read more

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