St. Jude to invest $1.4 billion more in expansion plan, add more jobs

St. Jude announces an additional $ 1.4 billion investment. Investments include adding additional employees, campus expansion. The stragetic expansion started in July 2021 and is the largest in the hospital’s 60-year history. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has pledged an additional $ 1.4 billion to expand the hospital’s campus and hire additional staff, in addition … Read more

If you have type 2 diabetes, add ginger to your diet

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientists from Youjiang Medical University for Nationalities found evidence for ginger as traditional therapy for blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes. The research is published in Medicine (Baltimore) and was conducted by Fang-Yan Huang et al. Ancient medical practitioners used to encourage dietary supplements and herbal medicine for … Read more

5 Ways to Add Elements of the Science of Reading to a Balanced Literacy Program — THE Journal

Viewpoint expert 5 Ways to Add Elements of the Science of Reading to a Balanced Literacy Program Teaching Reading Does Not Need to be an Either / Or Method Even before the pandemic, national test scores showed that only a third of American students were proficient in reading, with widening gaps between good readers and … Read more

5 Vitamins to Add to Your Diet for Healthy, Glowing Skin

What you eat, and the vitamins and nutrients that your diet supplies, can have a dramatic impact on how your skin looks and feels.[2]Beauty begins from within. Your diet makes a huge difference in the appearance of your skin, and adding particular vitamins to your diet can dramatically change how your skin looks and feels. … Read more

Bringing Magma From Deep Underground Up to Our Feet – Just Add CO2

Left: 3D visualization from the magnetotelluric scan of Erebus interior (red is most conductive and magma rich); Right: schematic depiction of magmatic processes. Upward flow from a deep crustal valve zone undergoes episodic breakthrough of CO2 and entrained magma. Spatially continuous upflow of CO2-dominated magma is in contrast to depth-limited magma zones of H2O arc … Read more

Bringing magma up to our feet—Just add CO2

Antarctica has long been a land of mystery and heroic feats made famous by the explorations of James Ross, Roald Amundsen, Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton. A key piece of the puzzle for understanding global continental evolution, Antarctica contains examples that define the spectrum of Earth’s volcanic processes. Now, a joint University of Utah and … Read more

Sunshine and geology add plenty of zip to Okanagan wines

Several years ago, veteran winemaker Michael Bartier of Bartier Bros. Vineyard and Winery told the Straight why the Okanagan region produced such exceptional vintages. He pointed to such factors as latitude and geology, among others. The Okanagan enjoys almost two more hours of sunlight per day during the growing season than is available in any … Read more

Researchers find way to add feelings to lips in virtual reality

Credit: Carnegie Mellon. Lips, together with the gums and tongue, are second only to the fingertips in nerve density. The new system uses airborne ultrasound waves to create sensations on the lips, teeth, and tongue, and is small and light enough to attach to the bottom of virtual reality (VR) goggles. Imagine a VR world … Read more