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A new drug being developed by two JHU researchers offers hope for Alzheimer's patients
September 27, 2021

A new drug being developed by two JHU researchers offers hope for Alzheimer's patients

Michela Gallagher JHU professor of neuroscience "I think we will be able to relegate Alzheimer's disease to the history books. Alzheimer's disease, as it came to be called, is now recognized as the most common form of dementia. Gallagher's words pour out in a torrent, especially when she describes topics...

Mapping the universe's origin story
September 27, 2021

Mapping the universe's origin story

Webb, it declares, is "the largest, most powerful, and most complex space telescope ever built and launched into space. The scientific marvel that is the Webb telescope is named for a nonscientist. By then, the first plans for a space telescope were already under way. In September 1989, NASA and...

New study hopes to prove that breathwork therapy can treat PTSD in veterans
September 27, 2021

New study hopes to prove that breathwork therapy can treat PTSD in veterans

In tandem with therapy, Holotropic Breathwork could help patients sort through the broken pieces of themselves to find a sense of wholeness. Holotropic Breathwork, as they dubbed it, draws its name from the Greek words holos, which means "whole," and trepein, which means "moving toward." In tandem with therapy, they...

Mapping climate change data
September 27, 2021

Mapping climate change data

The climate change ecologist knew his academic findings about the effects of climate change on tropical forests could make a big impact on wildfire preparedness and planning, and he wanted to make that data accessible beyond the lab. So when Marvin launched Salo Sciences in 2016, he had one goal...

A study in urban agriculture
September 27, 2021

A study in urban agriculture

Urban farms and gardens can benefit communities, but growing food in urban soils, especially in industrialized cities like Baltimore, has been a subject of much concern about possible residual contaminants, including heavy metals such as lead and arsenic that are harmful to human health. For their study, researchers surveyed 104...

New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School
September 27, 2021

New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School

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Many people may have inherited high cholesterol without knowing it
September 27, 2021

Many people may have inherited high cholesterol without knowing it

Many people may have inherited high cholesterol without knowing itThis year on 24th September, extra attention will be focused on women with this condition. 24th September is the international day marking hereditary high cholesterol, or familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). Over 9 000 people live with this diagnosis in Norway, but another...

University of Melbourne COVID-19 vaccination requirements
September 27, 2021

University of Melbourne COVID-19 vaccination requirements

University of Melbourne will require anyone attending its campuses to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As part of our ongoing response to the pandemic, the University of Melbourne is making COVID‑19 vaccinations a requirement for attending our campuses to minimise the risk of COVID‑19 to our community. Today, Vice Chancellor...