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Liquid Cell Transmission Electron Microscopy Makes a Window Into the Nanoscale


From energy materials to disease diagnostics, new microscopy techniques can provide more nuanced insight. Researchers first need to understand the effects of radiation on samples, which is possible with a new device that holds tightly sealed liquid...
23-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Meditation Could Help Anxiety and Cardiovascular Health


In a student-led study, one hour of mindfulness meditation shown to reduce anxiety and some cardiovascular risk markers.
20-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low-Tech, Affordable Solutions to Improve Water Quality


Clever, fundamental engineering could go a long way toward preventing waterborne illness and exposure to carcinogenic substances in water.
19-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mending Broken Hearts with Cardiomyocyte Molds


Whether caused by an undetected birth defect or by a heart attack (myocardial infarction), when a heart sustains damage, it can be difficult to repair.
9-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Policy Brief Outlines How to Eliminate the Need for Fish Consumption Advisories in the Great Lakes


Mercury, polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) compounds, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and persistent organic pollutants (POPs) make their way into Great Lakes fish. Chronic exposure is a problem for fish-reliant Indigenous communities; they...
8-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Just Conservation: Environmental Issues and Social Justice Commingle


Social justice and environmental conservation are considered great values in our society. However, in some conservation efforts, conflicts arise. A team led by Michigan Technological University explore ethical frameworks to resolve these conflicts.
1-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How Do Teachers Integrate STEM into K-12 Classrooms?


New teaching standards like the Next Generation Science Standards call for weaving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into classrooms better. What makes this integration effective?
27-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

An Cyanine Dye Acid Test that Won't Drown in Water


Near-infrared cyanine dyes are go-to tools for studying the inner workings of cells and investigating the biochemistry of disease, including cancer. But even though they have low toxicity and plenty of applications, these fluorescent dyes have a...
6-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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