New research led by the University of Plymouth aims to understand how magma moves and solidifies to add two million kilograms of new material to the Earth's crust every second during a process called seafloor spreading.
A research study that started by analyzing COVID-19 immunity and vaccine effectiveness in frontline workers is broadening to include children.
A mechanical and aerospace engineering professor at The University of Texas at Arlington is developing advanced helmets to ensure that members of the military are as protected as possible from blasts and other types of attacks.
Yale University has received a $15 million, five-year U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) award to advance research utilization in Liberia's health sector.
University of Massachusetts Amherst food science Ph.D. candidate Cassandra Suther has received a prestigious predoctoral fellowship of $180,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) to study the effect of norovirus on the development and severity of food allergies.
The UK marine economy is worth £48 billion with strong growth in renewable energy and aquaculture. However, the marine environment is under pressure from the triple ocean crises of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. Researchers will investigate how to strengthen the marine economy while protecting ecosystems and communities.
California legislators have allocated UC San Diego $35 million to design and build a new coastal research vessel with a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system. The new vessel, which will be operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, will serve as a platform for essential education and research dedicated to understanding the California coast and climate change impacts to the coastal ecosystem.
Hackers, terrorists and thieves can threaten your data. A new program at the University of Houston trains CyberCops in methods to keep your corner of the internet secure.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $4.15 million to Argonne National Laboratory to support collaborations with industry aimed at commercializing promising energy technologies.
Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a condition where pelvic floor muscles or connective tissues fail to support the pelvic organs. Worldwide, POP affects 33 to 50 percent of all women.