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Faster research through automation: New way to count micronuclei in cells

Micronuclei, which are small nucleus-like structures within cells, are commonly associated with tumors. Now, researchers from Tsukuba, Japan have developed an automated computer program that can accurately and reproducibly count these structures from microscope images, which will increase the speed and accuracy of micronuclei research. In a recently published study, researchers from the University of…

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Digiday+ Research: Independent agencies have little confidence in many digital advertising channels

September 14, 2021 by Max Willens Wanamaker’s dilemma is alive and well in digital advertising.  As brands and agencies continue to figure out how a raft of privacy-related changes will affect their ability to target and measure ads, they are being forced to reconsider channels that many had shaky confidence in, to begin with, according…

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New research integrates the most effective practices for eye tracking in AR eyewear

The geometrical configuration of a waveguide holographic optical element eye-tracking system. Credit: Jianbo Zhao et al., doi 10.1117/1.OE.60.8.085101. The eyes have it. They are constantly on the move when viewing scenes in augmented reality (AR). Now, developers of AR headsets and mixed reality systems have become increasingly interested in the ability to track these eye…

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Research on beards, wads of gum wins 2021 Ig Nobel prizes

In this Sept. 12, 2019 file photo, the 2019 Ig Nobel award is displayed at the 29th annual Ig Nobel awards ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. The spoof prizes for weird and sometimes head-scratching scientific achievement will be presented online in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Credit: AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File Beards…

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NIST research reveals new details about a possible fifth force of nature

As neutrons pass through a crystal, they create two different standing waves – one along atomic planes and one between them. The interaction of these waves affects the path of the neutron, revealing aspects of the crystal structure. Credit: NIST Using a groundbreaking new technique at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an…

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Opposition Research presented by Edward Jones: Central Michigan

Every Thursday during the football season, Gabe DeArmond will talk with one of our colleagues who covers Missouri’s opponent on Opponent Research presented by Edward Jones. Today we’ve got Christian Booher from Central Michigan Life helping us take a look at the Chippewas.

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Digiday Research: The five-day in-person office workweek is dead

September 1, 2021 by Max Willens Even with many employers’ (and employees’) fall plans in flux, one thing is clear: The five-day office workweek is dead in the media industry, according to new Digiday+ research.  In July, Digiday surveyed 120 professionals working at publishers. Roughly a third, or 38 of the respondents worked for small…

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Research team shares enhanced recovery pathway for complex spine surgery

Credit: public domain Surgery to treat spine deformities in the lower back in adults is often complex. Experts at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have been exploring ways to increase the efficacy and efficiency of these procedures, to improve both short-term and long-term patient outcomes and bring down costs. Today at the American Academy of…

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Research finally reveals ancient, universal equation for the shape of an egg

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Researchers from the University of Kent, the Research Institute for Environment Treatment and Vita-Market Ltd have discovered the universal mathematical formula that can describe any bird’s egg existing in nature, a feat which has been unsuccessful until now. Egg-shape has long attracted the attention of mathematicians, engineers, and biologists from an…

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Research reveals how subtle changes in a microRNA may lead to ALS

This computer-aided reconstruction shows how loss of microRNA-218 (right side) causes disrupted neuromuscular synapses and results in paralysis of muscles needed for breathing. Credit: Neal Amin When people think about the connection between genes and disease, they often envision something that works like a light switch: When the gene is normal, the person carrying it…