Sunday October 22nd, 2017 14:20 Drugs deliver breakthrough in AIDS prevention

Findings hailed as a breakthrough show a 96% reduction in transmission to partners of HIV patients who take antiretroviral drugs. ‘Prevention can be a reality,’ a U.N. expert says. In what is being hailed as a breakthrough in HIV prevention, a new study has shown that giving antiretroviral drugs to HIV-positive people can reduce transmission of the virus to partners by 96%, U.S. researchers said …

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Sunday October 22nd, 2017 02:19 Breakthrough cystic fibrosis drug seeks speedy FDA approval

A drug called Ivacaftor, for cystic fibrosis is pending approval by the FDA. Dr. Ted Liou participated in trials at Intermountain CF Ctr, Primary Children’s Medical Center and U. of U. It is equal to the discovery of penicillin for pneumococcal pneumonia.

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    Saturday October 21st, 2017 14:16 BBCS has a new science program

    New classroom tech helps teach kids in a fun environment

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      Saturday October 21st, 2017 02:11 KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports -160 Minn. students to compete in Science Bowl

      ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) – Some 160 high school math and science students from across the state will be competing this month in a regional Science Bowl in St. Paul.

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        Friday October 20th, 2017 14:09 Is sustainability science really a science?

        ( DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory ) The idea that one can create a field of science out of thin air, just because of societal and policy need, is a bold concept. But for the emerging field of sustainability science, making sense of potentially divergent theory, practice and policy, the gamble has paid off. A study shows that in the last decade the field has matured.

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          Friday October 20th, 2017 02:05 How to classify science news stories?

          This summer, I taught an introductory geology summer school class, heading back to my academic roots. Throughout the six week class, I asked my students to find a news story or blog post each week related to some aspect of geology from credible sources. My goal was to get them looking at popular science available on the web. A facsimile of the first issue of Scientific American from 1845 [More]

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            Thursday October 19th, 2017 01:58 US makes ‘breakthrough’ in treatment of cancer

            WASHINGTON, D.C.: US researchers on Monday said that they had discovered how to keep tumor cells alive in the lab, generating buzz in the scientific community about a potential breakthrough that could transform cancer treatment.

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              Wednesday October 18th, 2017 13:58 Compressus and Calgary Scientific Announce Integration to Drive Virtual Medical Imaging

              WASHINGTON and CALGARY, Alberta, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Compressus, a transformational leader in interoperability and workflow solutions for the rapidly growing healthcare IT market, and Calgary …

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                Wednesday October 18th, 2017 13:58 DSCC nursing candidates receive pins

                The Dyersburg State Community College’s Division of Nursing recently presented nursing pins to 27 students at the annual pinning ceremony held at First United Methodist Church, Dyersburg. The nursing pin represents completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree requirements.

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                  Wednesday October 18th, 2017 01:49 FDA News & Notes – Week of June 20, 2011

                  SILVER SPRING, Md., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Science, public health, and regulatory highlights from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Information in this document is designed for credentialed journalists. Release dates and times for items are current as of June 20, 2011.

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