Nanotechnology analysis: Sooner, cheaper COVID tests

Journal Reference: Yanjun Yang, Jackelyn Murray, James Haverstick, Ralph A. Tripp, Yiping Zhao. Silver nanotriangle array based LSPR sensor for rapid coronavirus detection. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2022; 359: 131604 DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2022.131604 In March 2022, the group filed a patent application and published its first paper on rapid detection of COVID-19, using a localized … Read more

Half of older adults now die with a dementia analysis, up sharply

Journal Reference: Matthew A. Davis, Chiang-Hua Chang, Sharon Simonton, Julie P. W. Bynum. Trends in US Medicare Decedents’ Diagnosis of Dementia From 2004 to 2017. JAMA Health Forum, 2022; 3 (4): e220346 DOI: 10.1001/jamahealthforum.2022.0346 But that sharp rise may have more to do with better public awareness, more detailed medical records and Medicare billing practices … Read more

Are ‘particular person’ or ‘folks’ gender-neutral ideas? New study finds male tilt in analysis of billions of words

Are ‘particular person’ or ‘folks’ gender-neutral ideas? New study finds male tilt in analysis of billions of words – NovLink Home Mash E Are ‘particular person’ or ‘folks’ gender-neutral ideas? New study finds male tilt in analysis of billions of words We would love to thank the writer of this post for this awesome material … Read more

One in four women experience domestic violence before age 50, analysis finds

Journal Reference: Lynnmarie Sardinha, Mathieu Maheu-Giroux, Heidi Stöckl, Sarah Rachel Meyer, Claudia García-Moreno. Global, regional, and national prevalence estimates of physical or sexual, or both, intimate partner violence against women in 2018. The Lancet, 2022; 399 (10327): 803 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)02664-7 “Intimate partner violence against women — which includes physical and sexual violence by husbands, boyfriends, … Read more

Much more than common, single-cell analysis reveals heterogeneity in metal adsorption

Journal Reference: Ayumi Minoda, Shin-ichi Miyashita, Shin-ichiro Fujii, Kazumi Inagaki, Yoshio Takahashi. Cell population behavior of the unicellular red alga Galdieria sulphuraria during precious metal biosorption. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2022; 432: 128576 DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.128576 Precious metals — including gold, platinum, and palladium — have been detected in the environment at trace levels and the … Read more

Genomic analysis supports ancient Muwekma Ohlone connection

Journal Reference: Alissa L. Severson, Brian F. Byrd, Elizabeth K. Mallott, Amanda C. Owings, Michael DeGiorgio, Alida de Flamingh, Charlene Nijmeh, Monica V. Arellano, Alan Leventhal, Noah A. Rosenberg, Ripan S. Malhi. Ancient and modern genomics of the Ohlone Indigenous population of California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2022; 119 (13) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2111533119 … Read more

‘Self-driving’ lab speeds up analysis, synthesis of energy materials

Journal Reference: Fazel Bateni, Robert W. Epps, Kameel Antami, Rokas Dargis, Jeffery A. Bennett, Kristofer G. Reyes, Milad Abolhasani. Autonomous Nanocrystal Doping by Self‐Driving Fluidic Micro‐Processors. Advanced Intelligent Systems, 2022; 2200017 DOI: 10.1002/aisy.202200017 “We’ve created a self-driving laboratory that can be used to advance both fundamental nanoscience and applied engineering,” says Milad Abolhasani, corresponding author … Read more

Chemical analysis reveals effects of wildfire smoke on grapes and wines

Journal Reference: Phillip Crews, Paul Dorenbach, Gabriella Amberchan, Ryan F. Keiffer, Itzel Lizama-Chamu, Travis C. Ruthenburg, Erin P. McCauley, Glenn McGourty. Natural Product Phenolic Diglycosides Created from Wildfires, Defining Their Impact on California and Oregon Grapes and Wines. Journal of Natural Products, 2022; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.2c00028 A new study led by scientists at UC Santa Cruz … Read more

Analysis of DNA reveals weapons used by our immune cells to fight tuberculosis

Journal Reference: Ricardo C. H. del Rosario, Jeremie Poschmann, Carey Lim, Catherine Y. Cheng, Pavanish Kumar, Catherine Riou, Seow Theng Ong, Sherif Gerges, Hajira Shreen Hajan, Dilip Kumar, Mardiana Marzuki, Xiaohua Lu, Andrea Lee, Giovani Claresta Wijaya, Nirmala Arul Rayan, Zhong Zhuang, Elsa Du Bruyn, Cynthia Bin Eng Chee, Bernett Lee, Josephine Lum, Francesca Zolezzi, … Read more

Facial analysis improves diagnosis

Journal Reference: Tzung-Chien Hsieh, Aviram Bar-Haim, Shahida Moosa, Nadja Ehmke, Karen W. Gripp, Jean Tori Pantel, Magdalena Danyel, Martin Atta Mensah, Denise Horn, Stanislav Rosnev, Nicole Fleischer, Guilherme Bonini, Alexander Hustinx, Alexander Schmid, Alexej Knaus, Behnam Javanmardi, Hannah Klinkhammer, Hellen Lesmann, Sugirthan Sivalingam, Tom Kamphans, Wolfgang Meiswinkel, Frédéric Ebstein, Elke Krüger, Sébastien Küry, Stéphane Bézieau, … Read more