No new cases of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease, says small game biologist – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

STARKVILLE — Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Small game biologist Rick Hamrick confirmed there are no new cases of a new strain of rabbit disease in Mississippi called Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2, or RHDV2 since the state’s first positive in October 2021. The virus had infected about 20 domesticated rabbits in … Read more

West Virginia aerospace industry set to take off with launch of WVU Small Satellite Center

West Virginia is now on its way toward launching the state’s second small satellite. A team from West Virginia University and the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium is poised to turn that achievement into a massive boost for the aerospace industry statewide by taking the first steps toward opening the West Virginia Small Satellite … Read more

Illinois research team accelerates imaging techniques for capturing small molecules’ structures – BIOENGINEER.ORG

URBANA, Ill. – A University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign research effort led by Pinshane Huang is accelerating imaging techniques to visualize structures of small molecules clearly – a process once thought impossible. Their discovery unleashes endless potential in improving everyday life applications – from plastics to pharmaceuticals. URBANA, Ill. – A University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign research … Read more

Minimum reserve and replication: the methodology that seeks to revolutionize geological exploration in small mining

By UAI This is a machine translation of the original press release issued in Spanish The Mina Planta Chancón School of the Faculty of Engineering and Sciences of Adolfo Ibáñez University, an ecosystem that seeks to promote regional innovation, has just announced the end of the Resermin project, one of the 4 mining initiatives awarded … Read more

A rhythmic small intestinal microbiome prevents obesity and type 2 diabetes – BIOENGINEER.ORG

An estimated 500 to 1,000 bacterial species reside in each person’s gut, perhaps numbering 100,000 trillion microorganisms. In a new paper, published July 5, 2022 in Cell Reportsresearchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine used mouse models to explore how diet and feeding patterns affect these intestinal microbes – and the … Read more

Small NIH study reveals how immune response triggered by COVID-19 may damage the brain – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A study from the National Institutes of Health describes the immune response triggered by COVID-19 infection that damages the brain’s blood vessels and may lead to short- and long-term neurological symptoms. In a study published in Brainresearchers from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) examined brain changes in nine people who died … Read more

CT algorithm for clear-cell renal cell carcinoma in small solid masses – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Leesburg, VA, June 29, 2022–According to ARRS ‘ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)a 5-tiered CT scoring algorithm may represent a clinically useful tool for diagnosis of clear-cell renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in small (≤4 cm) solid renal masses. Credit: American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) Leesburg, VA, June 29, 2022–According to … Read more

A small lowering of the groundwater level can destroy house foundations – BIOENGINEER.ORG

As early as 2000 years ago, the great Roman architect Vitruvius wrote that wooden piles must be driven down into mud or waterlogged ground and buried completely in order to create a stable foundation for buildings. A new thesis from the University of Gothenburg shows that wooden pile foundations show visible damage after only a … Read more

Small materials may be key to reducing cardiovascular disease deaths, researchers say – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death across the globe, responsible for about 17.9 million (32%) of all deaths worldwide every year. Monitoring and treatment may reduce the incidence of death, but the health care options are limited by the rigidity and biological incompatibility of conventional devices, such as blood pressure sensors. There may … Read more

Drug causes remission in every patient in small study

There’s no definitive cure for cancer, but a small clinical trial may lead the way to a powerful new treatment for rectal tumors. A study published Sunday in The New England Journal of Medicine found a 100 percent success rate in 12 patients with rectal cancer treated with the immunotherapy drug dostarlimab. The patients’ tumors … Read more