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Newswise: UND Aerospace and Petroleum Engineering teaming up to study whether aviation safety concepts can be applied to offshore drilling

UND Aerospace and Petroleum Engineering teaming up to study whether aviation safety concepts can be applied to offshore drilling

University of North Dakota

“Better safe than sorry” is an overused credo in life. But in the world of aviation and oil-and-gas exploration, as much as anywhere, it can be the fine line between life and death. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recognizes this sobering reality and is betting that proven successes in one of those industries – aviation—can be applied to the other, specifically on offshore drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. And the Academies has turned to the University of North Dakota, which has expertise in both disciplines, for what could be a first-of-a-kind such study.

Channels: Aviation and Aeronautics, Engineering, In the Workplace,

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22-Jan-2020 11:20 AM EST
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Cyberbullying linked to increased depression and PTSD

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Cyberbullying had the impact of amplifying symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in young people who were inpatients at an adolescent psychiatric hospital, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

Channels: Bullying, Children's Health, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Social Media,

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22-Jan-2020 11:15 AM EST
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Stepping Up and Standing Out

American University

Women of all ages and political affiliations — particularly millennials and women of color—have become more politically engaged since 2016, according to a new online survey released by Gender on the Ballot, a partnership between the Women & Politics Institute at American University’s School of Public Affairs and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation.

Channels: Civil Liberties, Government/Law, Race and Ethnicity, Women in Business, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

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22-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Johns Hopkins Researchers: Climate Change Threatens to Unlock New Microbes and Increase Heat-Related Illness and Death

Johns Hopkins Researchers: Climate Change Threatens to Unlock New Microbes and Increase Heat-Related Illness and Death

Johns Hopkins Medicine

The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI) recently published “Viewpoint” articles by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professors who warn that global climate change is likely to unlock dangerous new microbes, as well as threaten humans’ ability to regulate body temperature.

Channels: All Journal News, Climate Science, Diabetes, Digestive Disorders, Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Staff Picks,

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Spikes in Blood Pressure Among Young Adults Spell Trouble in Mid-Age

Duke Health

Wide swings in blood pressure readings among young adults are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease by middle age, a new analysis led by Duke Health researchers shows. The finding, publishing Jan. 22 in JAMA Cardiology, suggests that the current practice of averaging blood pressure readings to determine whether medications are necessary could be masking a potential early warning sign from the fluctuations themselves.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Public Health, Aging,

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22-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Is it time to stop ringing the cancer bell?

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

A study published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics finds that patients who celebrate the end of cancer treatment by ringing a bell report more distressful memories of treatment than those who finish without ringing a bell.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Mental Health, Pharmaceuticals, Psychology and Psychiatry,

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22-Jan-2020 10:35 AM EST
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Genetic marking discovery improves fruit quality, bolsters climate defenses

Cornell University

Transferring genetic markers in plant breeding is a challenge, but a team of grapevine breeders and scientists at Cornell University have come up with a powerful new method that improves fruit quality and acts as a key defense against pests and a changing climate.

Channels: Agriculture, Climate Science, Environmental Science, Food Science, Genetics, Plants,

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