UM establishes Department of Ocean Science and Technology

MACAU, November 24 – The University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) today (24 November) held the first Hong Kong-Macao Ocean Forum and an inauguration ceremony for the Department of Ocean Science and Technology. A number of renowned experts and scholars joined the forum to exchange ideas on the theme of marine … Read more

Facial recognition can help conserve seals, scientists say

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — Facial recognition technology is mostly associated with uses such as surveillance and the authentication of human faces, but scientists believe they’ve found a new use for it — saving seals. A research team at Colgate University has developed SealNet, a database of seal faces created by taking pictures of dozens of … Read more

Hands-on science work shows up in real life

Mark Jackson Burt County Plaindealer A presentation on elementary science study soon turned into a study on science study for Tekamah-Herman’s Board of Education last week. During its Nov. 14 meeting, the board heard a presentation from elementary science teacher Holly Loftis about a project her students recently completed. In wrapping up a section on … Read more

Author: Darcy Forman, Chief Delivery Officer, Science 37 In clinical trials,…

Author: Darcy Forman, Chief Delivery Officer, Science 37 In clinical trials, participant satisfaction is critical to achieve the best outcomes in patient care and research goals. A new, groundbreaking research study conducted by Life Science Strategy Group reveals the perceptions and preferences of trial participants as well as the general public, and how those determinants … Read more

World’s heaviest flying bird uses plants to self-medicate, scientists say

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. London CNN  —  Taking drugs if you’re feeling under the weather is old news for humans, but new research shows that the world’s heaviest bird capable of flight could be the latest animal to use … Read more

Science 37 and BEKHealth Collaborate to Expand Patient Access Via Community Providers

The partnership will enable Science 37 to directly access electronic medical record (EMR) data to find and match patients to clinical trials across its expanding community provider network, covering more than 35 million patient lives. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Science 37 Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNCE), the … Read more

Confused about COVID boosters? Here’s what the science and the experts say about the new generation of shots.

As we head into the third winter of the pandemic, only about 13% of American adults — less than 11% of Americans overall — have received the bivalent COVID-19 booster.  Only about 34 million adults in the U.S. have opted to get the new shot, which became available in September. The bivalent boosters, which were … Read more

Science Shows That Jazz Musicians Have Their Own Individual Music Vocabulary

For five months, jazz musician Kevin Bales recorded all the notes he played on his keyboard at eleven different live gigs. The recordings weren’t for an album, but for a scientific study into jazz improvisation. Music researchers compared Bales’ recordings to that of other jazz pianists and discovered that even though many musicians use quite … Read more

The Science of Giving Thanks to God

For many, 2022 has been a difficult year, and the perception of blessings are hard to come by. Once again, we find ourselves in the seeming contradiction of believing in an unconditionally loving, all-powerful God and experiencing the reality of the global crises facing humanity. How might gratitude—and gratitude to God specifically—be vital for flourishing … Read more

Why Do Touch-Me-Not Leaves Close When Touched? Science Writer Offers Explanation

A Science writer on Twitter offered a possible explanation As children, we were all fascinated with the ‘Touch-Me-Not plant’, also known as ‘Mimosa pudica’, which is known for rapidly closing its leaves when touched. One slight touch and the leaves of the plant recoil and shrink, and seem to droop. However, have you ever wondered … Read more