Common electrocardiogram measures are not associated with

BUFFALO, NY- August 10, 2022 – A new research paper was published in Aging (“Aging (Albany NY)” by Medline/PubMed, “Aging-US” by Web of Science) Volume 14, Issue 14, entitled, “Common electrocardiogram measures are not associated with telomere length.” Credit: Falkenhausen et al. BUFFALO, NY- August 10, 2022 – A new research paper was published in … Read more

Common viruses may be triggering the onset of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease can begin almost imperceptibly, often masquerading in the early months or years as forgetfulness that is common in older age. What causes the disease remains largely a mystery. Alzheimer’s disease can begin almost imperceptibly, often masquerading in the early months or years as forgetfulness that is common in older age. What causes the … Read more

Common table sugar key to allaying safety concern in aqueous zinc batteries

Due to their low cost and environmental friendliness, aqueous zinc batteries have the potential to play an important role in future energy storage systems for applications like the power grid. However, a safety concern has slowed the progress of this emerging technology. Due to their low cost and environmental friendliness, aqueous zinc batteries have the … Read more

What does bedrock have in common with a billion Tesla Powerwalls?

Image credit: Hyperlight The answer lies in decarbonisation and there is one company looking to geological formations to drive net-zero ambitions in a sector with a notoriously high carbon footprint…oil and gas. To learn more about how bedrock can aid decarbonisation, PEi’s Pamela Largue spoke to John King, CEO and co-founder of Hyperlight, a systems … Read more

Lactating mice pass along common antimicrobial to pups, initiating liver

In mouse studies, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that lactating mothers expose their feeding pups to triclosan, an antimicrobial commonly used in consumer products, resulting in early signs of liver damage that can eventually lead to more serious impairment and illness , such as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) … Read more

Uncovering New Approaches to a Common Inherited Heart Disorder

Research led by Muhammad Riaz, PhD, Jinkyu Park, PhD, and Lorenzo Sewan, MD, PhD, from the Qyang and Campbell laboratories at Yale, provides a mechanism to identify abnormalities linked with a hereditary cardiac condition, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), in which walls of the left ventricle become abnormally thick and often stiff. The findings appear in the … Read more

Your body remembers common cold coronaviruses from childhood. How can you get the same immunity to COVID-19?

LA JOLLA, CA—For a glimpse into the future of SARS-CoV-2 immunity, scientists at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) are investigating how the immune system builds its defenses against common cold coronaviruses (CCCs). LA JOLLA, CA—For a glimpse into the future of SARS-CoV-2 immunity, scientists at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) are investigating how … Read more

What do underground transit tunnels have in common with outer space? Join a free virtual talk on Tuesday, July 19

Next Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30 pm PDT, join Metro Art commissioned station artist Mungo Thomson and subject experts for Underground Astronomy: Art, Geology and Cosmology, a free, virtual public conversation on Zoom about the unlikely but real crossovers between geology and cosmology. You can register for the free virtual conversation on Eventbrite. Workers at … Read more

Virtual Reality App trial shown to reduce common phobias – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Results from a University of Otago, Christchurch trial suggest fresh hope for the estimated one-in-twelve people worldwide suffering from a fear of flying, needles, heights, spiders and dogs. Results from a University of Otago, Christchurch trial suggest fresh hope for the estimated one-in-twelve people worldwide suffering from a fear of flying, needles, heights, spiders and … Read more

Unexpected link between most common cancer drivers may yield more effective drugs – BIOENGINEER.ORG

MADISON – Two of the most common genetic changes that cause cells to become cancerous, which were previously thought to be separate and regulated by different cellular signals, are working in concert, according to new research from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. MADISON – Two of the most common genetic changes that cause cells … Read more