New study: Quality of care at rural US hospitals higher than previously thought

- By Laura Kallio Joyce , Brown University - Critical access hospitals (CAHs) provide care to Americans living in remote rural areas. As important health care access points, these hospitals serve a... | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

Chemists efficiently synthesize natural anti-cancer compound cepafungin I

- By Scripps Research Institute - Scripps Research chemists Hans Renata, PhD, and Alexander Adibekian, PhD, (both currently based in Florida, USA) have discovered a way to efficiently create a... | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Sanitizing N95 masks in an electric cooker

- By Liz Ahlberg Touchstone , University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign - Owners of electric multicookers may be able to add another use to its list of functions, a new study suggests: sanitization... | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Costs and benefits of handling customer complaints

- By Matt Weingarden , American Marketing Association - Researchers from Michigan State University, University of South Florida, St. John’s University, and American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI)... | Continue reading | 3 days ago

Crediverso aims to boost financial literacy among Latino Americans

- By Phil Siarri , Nuadox - Crediverso is the first digital financial products marketplace built for the US Latino audience. It aims to improve financial literacy and access to financial information... | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Fintech: Holt Accelerator presents its 2020 cohort

- By Phil Siarri , Nuadox - The Holt Accelerator, a Montreal, Canada-based fintech startup accelerator which Nuadox has covered since its inception, has announced today its third annual cohort. This... | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Invention combines elements of 3D printing and injection molding

- By University of Massachusetts Lowell - More durable prosthetics and medical devices for patients and stronger parts for airplanes and automobiles are just some of the products that could be created... | Continue reading | 6 days ago

Using a Lidar to collect measurements deep into ocean

- By Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences - Researchers have advanced a new way to see into the ocean’s depths, establishing an approach to detect algae and measure key properties using light. A... | Continue reading | 7 days ago

‘Drawn-on-skin’ electronics could provide better data for personalized care

- By Jeannie Kever , University of Houston - A team of researchers led by Cunjiang Yu, Bill D. Cook Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston, has developed a new form... | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Ebrains: A ‘Google Earth of the Brain’

- By Human Brain Project -  A digital atlas features close to 250 structurally distinct areas, each one based on the analysis of 10 brains. More than 24000 extremely thin brain sections were... | Continue reading | 9 days ago

AI finds patterns of mutations and survival in tumor images

- By EMBL-EBI - Researchers at EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, UK, and collaborators have developed an... | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Novel blood test could greatly improve diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

- By Lund University - A new blood test demonstrated remarkable promise in discriminating between persons with and without Alzheimer's disease and in persons at known genetic risk may be able to... | Continue reading | 11 days ago

New AI identifies prostate cancer with great accuracy

- By University of Pittsburgh - A study published on July 27 in The Lancet Digital Health by UPMC and University of Pittsburgh researchers demonstrates the highest accuracy to date in recognizing and... | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Lab-made virus mimics Covid-19 for research purposes

- By Tamara Bhandari , Washington University School of Medicine - Airborne and potentially deadly, the virus that causes COVID-19 can only be studied safely under high-level biosafety conditions.... | Continue reading | 17 days ago

Biodiversity: River plants counter both flooding and drought

- By NIOZ - 'Water plants are a nuisance in streams, blocking the flow. You should remove them'. This notion has for many years determined how streams were managed to prevent flooding during high... | Continue reading | 18 days ago

Predicting the Biodiversity of Rivers

- By University of Zurich - Biodiversity is severely threatened both in Switzerland and worldwide, and numerous organisms are facing massive declines - particularly in freshwater ecosystems.  All the... | Continue reading | 19 days ago

Retrogaming: Gauntlet Pioneered Multiplayer Games

- By Phil Siarri , Nuadox - Last week, the PatmanQC YouTube channel published a retrospective on “Gauntlet”. Many believe Gauntlet is highly influential for popularizing multiplayer video games in... | Continue reading | 20 days ago

Beautyberry leaf extract boosts an antibiotic’s activity against ‘superbugs’

- By Carol Clark , Emory Health Sciences - Scientists discovered a compound in the leaves of a common shrub, the American beautyberry, that boosts an antibiotic’s activity against antibiotic-resistant... | Continue reading | 21 days ago

Mayo Clinic performs first shoulder arthroplasty procedure via holographic views

- By Nuadox Crew - On July 15, Wright Medical Group N.V., a global medical device company, announced that the first shoulder arthroplasty procedure was performed using its BLUEPRINT Mixed Reality... | Continue reading | 24 days ago

New study: Apathy not depression helps to predict dementia

- By University of Cambridge - Apathy offers an important early warning sign of dementia in individuals with cerebrovascular disease, but depression does not, new research led by the University of... | Continue reading | 26 days ago

Zebrafishes experience rapid neuron regeneration

- By University of Bayreuth - Biologists from the University of Bayreuth in Germany have discovered a uniquely rapid form of regeneration in injured neurons and their function in the central nervous... | Continue reading | 29 days ago

Researchers improve white paints that keep buildings cool

- By UCLA - A research team led by University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) materials scientists has demonstrated ways to make super white paint that reflects as much as 98% of incoming heat from... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Reproducing spider silk via photosynthetic bacteria

- By RIKEN - Spiders produce amazingly strong and lightweight threads called draglines that are made from silk proteins. Although they can be used to manufacture a number of useful materials, getting... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

User-friendly software that finds drug-resistant bacteria

- By Tina Hilding , Washington State University - Washington State University researchers have developed an easy-to-use software program to identify drug-resistant genes in bacteria. The program could... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

The first liquid retina prosthesis

- By Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology) has led to the revolutionary development of an artificial liquid retinal... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Declining eyesight could improve by looking at deep red light

- By University College London - Staring at a deep red light for three minutes a day can significantly improve declining eyesight, finds a new University College London (UCL)-led study, the first of... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Maryland offshore wind farm could become stop-over for migrating sturgeon, bass

- By University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science - For the endangered Atlantic sturgeon and the commercially and recreationally important striped bass, the Delaware-Maryland-Virginia... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

The first cartilage-mimicking gel potentially strong enough for knees

- By Duke University - The thin, slippery layer of cartilage between the bones in the knee is magical stuff: strong enough to withstand a person's weight, but soft and supple enough to cushion the... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Open-source machine learning tool connects drug targets with adverse reactions

- By Stephanie Dutchen , Harvard Medical School - A multi-institutional group of researchers led by Harvard Medical School and the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research has created an... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

3D printing of sensors on expanding organs

- By University of Minnesota - In a groundbreaking new research, mechanical engineers and computer scientists at the University of Minnesota have developed a 3D printing technique that uses motion... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

New study: Up to six billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy

- By University of British Columbia - There may be as many as one Earth-like planet for every five Sun-like stars in the Milky way Galaxy, according to new estimates by University of British Columbia... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Covid-19: Is the K number the new R number?

- By Adam Kleczkowski , University of Strathclyde , The Conversation - Just a few months ago, no one, aside from epidemiologists and their ilk, had heard of the R number. Now, thanks to the... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

USA: State-level R&D tax credits spur growth of new businesses as per new study

- By Peter Dizikes , MIT News Office - Here’s some good news for U.S. states trying to spur an economic recovery in the years ahead: The R&D tax credit has a significant effect on entrepreneurship,... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Glass-ceramics in greenhouse lamps could help plants grow

The merger comes after Grubhub's talks with Uber fell through amid antitrust concerns. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Researchers conceive smallest semiconductor laser

- By ITMO University - An international team of researchers led by researchers from ITMO University announced the development of the world's most compact semiconductor laser that works in the visible... | Continue reading | 2 months ago

How Beats By Dre became a dominant brand in the headphones market [video]

- By Phil Siarri - Chances are you know someone who owns a pair of Beats by Dre headphones as they have become ubiquitous in this day and age. What does make the brand so unique? Last month, CNBC... | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Predicting loneliness across various groups

- By Nuadox Crew - “Young people, men and people” in "individualistic" societies tend to report higher levels of loneliness as per a large-scale global study led by UK-based researchers. The study –... | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Barcode scanning startup Scandit raises $80M in Series C round

- By Phil Siarri - This is a quick update in regards to Scandit (which Nuadox first covered in 2018), a  Zürich, Switzerland-based startup that utilizes augmented reality and computer vision... | Continue reading | 2 months ago

The curious story of the Neo Geo AES [video]

- By Phil Siarri - Upon its release in 1990, the Neo Geo AES game system had one mission: providing arcade quality gaming... from the comfort of your home. The Wrestling With Gaming YouTube channel... | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Mapping facial recognition around the globe

- By Nuadox Crew - VPN provider Surfshark recently published a series of infographics mapping the implementation of facial recognition technology around the world. > Full size image (World Map) > Full... | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Commando: An influential run and gun game [video]

- By Phil Siarri - Last week, the PatmanQC YouTube channel posted a retrospective on the classic run and gun video game “Commando”. The plot is simple: the player controls “Super Joe” who is being... | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Covid-19: New SafeGraph ‘Foot Traffic Patterns by State and Industry’ Dashboard

- By Phil Siarri - This is quick follow up on analytics company SafeGraph Inc., which Nuadox covered last month. SafeGraph launched a new dashboard which compares foot-traffic to each type of industry... | Continue reading | 2 months ago

New tool helps researchers see Alzheimer’s early damage

- By Nuadox Crew - A novel imaging technology enables scientists to see the loss of brain synapses in early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, a finding could help in drug development, as per a new Yale... | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Cybersecurity and communications in the age of Covid-19 [audio]

- By Nuadox Crew - Link to Episode 020 Read Also ‘The Wave of Change’ EP 005: Don’t Forget the Cybersecurity! (podcast) | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Understanding why lithium-ion batteries lose their juice via computer vision

- By Nuadox Crew - Lithium-ion batteries “lose their juice” as time goes by, prompting researchers around the world to understand such process thoroughly. Now, scientists at the Department of Energy's... | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Study suggests digital natives are good at reading facial cues

- By Nuadox Crew - A new UCLA study is suggesting that today’s children, who start using smartphones and tablets at an early age, are actually good at reading emotions and cues from people's faces;... | Continue reading | 3 months ago

A Kraftwerk Retrospective

- By Adam Behr , The Conversation - There are few bands whose influence was such that it can unequivocally be said that modern music would sound different without them. Kraftwerk, co-founded by... | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Mini game consoles ranked [video]

- By Phil Siarri - Since 2016, mini retro game consoles have been all the rage. The Metal Jesus Rocks YouTube channel recently reviewed and ranked seven of them. Video: “All 7 Mini Consoles ranked... | Continue reading | 3 months ago