‘This is about building trust’: Why Howard University is joining Novavax’s Covid vaccine trial
The D.C. academic institution and medical center has signed on as a clinical trial site for the company ’s late-stage study of its vaccine candidate. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Studying and treating COVID-19's long-term impact
(Rush University Medical Center) A CDC-funded study will longitudinally track the clinical, physical and mental functioning -- including neuro-cognition and fatigue - of nearly 5000 COVID patients for two years to better assess the long-term outcomes of the disease. Eight academic medical centers will use a unique digital platform that produces real-time data, analysis, and reporting compared to more traditional approaches. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Quantum computers to study the functioning of the molecules of life
(Universit à di Trento) A breakthrough that has implications for molecular biology, pharmacology and nanotechnologies. The fields of application are many. Identifying the mechanisms behind neurodegenerative processes in some proteins, for example, can help limit their proliferation. Understanding how a protein takes on a certain shape can open the way to use the nanomachines that nature has designed to cut, edit or block damaged or defective genes. Their study was published in the international academic journal Physical Review Letters (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Longtime California Democrat, Barbara Boxer, is now registered as a foreign agent of communist China
(Natural News) The Trump Administration has made tremendous progress ousting Chinese influence in American politics, business and academia. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, recently said that China is “running influence operations against members of Congress [and] governors.” China’s main civilian spy agency has developed extensive ties with local and national Democrat politicians, including House Intelligence... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Predictors of poor reading performance in student-athletes following sport-related concussion - Sherry N, Trbovich A, Holland C, Eagle S, Bitzer H, Kontos AP.
The goal of the current study was to determine which sport/recreation-related concussion (SRC) assessments predict academic reading performance following SRC. The study included 70 concussed students aged 14-22  years (M = 16.21, SD = 1.90) evalua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Age matters in identifying maltreatment in infants and young children with fractures
(Society for Academic Emergency Medicine) Among children who were not in an independently verified incident, evaluation for child abuse should be done by specialty consultation in children aged less than three-years old presenting with rib fractures and children aged less than 18-months presenting with humeral or femoral fractures. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Workers Unions See Surge in Interest Amid Covid Health Workers Unions See Surge in Interest Amid Covid
In a historically anti-union state with right-to-work laws and the second-least unionized workforce in the country, that margin of victory is a significant feat, said academic experts.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

South Africa: Gauteng Doctors On Second Wave - 'Our Health System Is Overwhelmed - We Are Traumatised for Life'
[Daily Maverick] As Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Steve Biko Academic Hospital CEO Dr Mathabo Mathebula tried on Monday to explain away images of gravely ill patients being treated in pouring rain in tents outside the hospital, healthcare workers have broken their silence about the conditions under which they work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Host a Specialised Endocrinology Network for Bone and Mineral
The Society’s Clinical Committee, working with our Bone and Calcium Endocrine Network, and in association with the NHSEI Clinical Reference Group, propose setting up a network of bone and mineral hubs across the UK.  It has become clear from the GIRFT process, and other available data, that significant variance is present in the outcomes and quality of clinical endocrinology services across the UK. The specialised endocrinology networks for bone and mineral aim to more standardise care in this area. It is envisaged that there would be a number of specific objectives for this sy...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 12, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Child sexual abuse, academic functioning and educational outcomes in emerging adulthood - Mitchell JM, Becker-Blease KA, Soicher RN.
In many parts of the world, emerging adults, aged 18 to 25  years old, require education beyond high school to transition to a stable, secure adulthood. Child abuse, trauma, victimization, and adversity have been shown to negatively affect academic funct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Educational persistence and hardiness of university students - Halata OS.
The article presents a correlation analysis between persistence and hardiness for a group of students with high academic progress, and for students with low academic progress. Hardiness at the high significant level is related to persistence and their corr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The student journey: living and learning following traumatic brain injury - Mealings M, Douglas PJ, Olver PJ.
Primary objective: In this research we set out to gain further understanding of the experiences of students participating in secondary and tertiary education following TBI: exploring academic and non-academic factors, as well as changes in experiences ov... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Divorce and domestic violence among Syrian refugees in Germany - Ajlan AA.
In recent literature, there are no academic studies on divorce and domestic violence among Syrian refugees in Germany. To contribute to filling this gap, the current study addresses the question: What are the main causes of divorce and domestic violence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

South Africa: Steve Biko Hospital Admissions Increase As Covid-19 Infections Rise
[SAnews.gov.za] Gauteng's Steve Biko Academic Hospital (SBAH) is under pressure as the health facility sees an influx of COVID-19 patients as provincial cases continue to peak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Pandemic Shapes the Future World People Want
Respondents being questioned for the United Nations global conversation on the world they want. Many called for universal healthcare in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy: United Nations By Nalisha AdamsBONN, Germany, Jan 11 2021 (IPS) The peoples of the world are unanimous – access to basic services such as universal healthcare must become a priority going forward. So too should global solidarity, helping those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and addressing the climate change emergency. The collective thoughts of the world’s future by some 1.5 million people, including those from various organisa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nalisha Adams Tags: Aid Climate Change Development & Aid Education Environment Featured Global Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations COVI Source Type: news

South Africa: Schools Will Reopen On 27 January, As Planned, Says Department of Basic Education
[Daily Maverick] The Department of Basic Education has made assurances that plans are on track for the reopening of schools when the academic year commences on 27 January. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Are COVID-19 reviews relying on the same primary studies?
The scientific literature is being flooded with academic reviews of COVID-19...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: WHO publishes guidance on COVID-19 chest imaging Could imaging AI research be endangering patients? Study: Public image datasets may have QC issues Evidence-based medicine 'misused' in breast MRI AHRA: Evidence-based medicine requires evidence-based management (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Virus Is Mutating. What Does That Mean for Vaccines?
As we enter the second year of living with the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus is celebrating its invasion of the world’s population with yet more mutated forms that help it to spread more easily from person to person. One, first detected in the U.K. in December, has already raised alarms about whether the COVID-19 virus is now escaping from the protection that vaccines just being rolled out now might provide. The variant has also been found in the U.S. Already, U.K. officials have tightened lockdowns in England, Scotland and Wales, and over the holidays, more than 40 countries banned travelers from the region ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Academic factors associated with college students' prescription stimulant misuse in daily life: an ecological analysis of multiple levels - Barringer A, Papp LM.
To identify academic factors pertaining to college students, calendar timing, and particular moments that are uniquely associated with elevated likelihood of prescription stimulant misuse (intentions and actual behavior) in daily life. Participants: Parti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Anxiety and depression correlates at age 10 in children born extremely preterm - Moore PS, Mokrova I, Frazier JA, Joseph RM, Santos HP, Dvir Y, Hooper SR, O'Shea TM, Douglass LM, Kuban KCK.
OBJECTIVE   Anxiety and depression rates are known to be elevated in prematurely-born children and adolescents. This prospective study examines demographic, academic, and physical health correlates of anxiety and depression symptoms in a sample of 10-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Broadening participation in clinical trials: A win for all
The objective is to engage in rea l-world, evidence-based research and bring trials to the local community, where a significant proportion of cancer care is rendered,” he adds.   To help, Cardinal Health ’s real-world evidence and insights teams analyze the real-world data collected from the sites, which can be compared to results from clinical trials to demonstrate the real-world value of therapies.   By bringing these studies to the community, many of the usual challenges are overcome, adds Gajra. These include trial site location (typically academic institutions) and the distances that ...
Source: EyeForPharma - January 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joseph Constance Source Type: news

Rapid Insights Report: A summary report exploring the rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic among health and care partners across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw, Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network
The challenges brought about by the response to the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a need to rethink the delivery of some health and social care services in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw. Partners responded quickly to some of the most complex challenges ever faced by our health and care system, and in doing so created a number of exciting innovations and opportunities. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and West Health bring geriatric telemedicine to rural New England
(West Health Institute) New Hampshire's only academic health system serving nearly 2 million patients across northern New England, and West Health, a family of nonprofit and nonpartisan organizations working to lower health care costs to enable successful aging, are bringing accredited geriatric emergency care and, for the first time, providing older adults in the region with specialized telehealth services from an accredited emergency department. Northern New England is home to one of the fastest-growing senior populations in the country. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Biostatistics postdoc moves to academia
Former NIEHS trainee Abhishek Kaul is now an assistant professor in the Washington State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS trainee Sara Andres transitions to academia
The McMaster University assistant professor will use her expertise in DNA repair to study antibiotic resistance in bacteria. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Research to Action program gets results
Community and academic partners in the NIEHS Research to Action program met Jan. 12-13 to share results and form new collaborations. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

World ’s Largest Gathering of Transportation Research Professionals - Transportation Research Board Celebrates Centennial
Industry leaders, policymakers, administrators, and researchers from government, industry, and academia will gather online for the Transportation Research Board ’s 100th Annual Meeting, taking place virtually throughout January 2021. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - January 5, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Approaches in Prehospital Sepsis Screening
Discussion In the United States, sepsis is one of the leading causes of death, which requires timely identification and proper treatment (CDC, 2019; Guerra et al., 2020; Polito et al., 2015). Based upon a review of literature conducted from 2014 to 2018, the primary investigators could locate five prehospital EMS screening tools to assist EMS providers in identifying at-risk sepsis patients. The researchers explored how the modified SIRS and qSOFA scoring systems were used in hospital settings in addition to these five prehospital EMS screening tools. The Bas 90-30-90, Guerra, PRESEP, PRESS, and Robson tools have ove...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives Patient Care EMS EMT Paramedic Prehospital Sepsis Source Type: news

Risk factors of academic performance: experiences of school violence, school safety concerns, and depression by gender - Kim YK, Sanders JE, Makubuya T, Yu M.
Experiencing school violence can have a detrimental effect on learning. However, it is unclear whether different types of school violence have different impacts based on gender. Moreover, there is insufficient understanding of the direct and indirect effec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Understanding the linkages between parental monitoring, school academic engagement, substance use, and suicide among adolescents in U.S. - Moon SS, Kim YJ, Parrish D.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth and young adults. Improving the understanding of social-ecological factors associated with youth suicide behaviors may highlight important ideas for prevention. Objective From a social-ecological... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A Systematic Approach to Opioid Prescribing A Systematic Approach to Opioid Prescribing
This brief report describes how an academic family medicine practice developed and implemented a comprehensive opioid stewardship initiative.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Delay discounting in children exposed to disaster - Matsuyama Y, Fujiwara T, Sawada Y, Yagi J, Mashiko H, Kawachi I.
Delay discounting is an important predictor of future health and academic success in children but can change in environmental uncertainty situations. Here we show that the experience of loss of housing in the Great East Japan Earthquake 2011-but not othe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The clinical utility of the Children's Communication Checklist-2 in children with early childhood traumatic brain injury - Fisher AP, Gies LM, Chapman L, Aguilar JM, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Wade SL.
Pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with long-term cognitive and behavioral deficits. Social communication impairments are common and impact functional outcomes, such as social engagement and academic performance. There are many barriers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The mediating role of teacher self-efficacy in the relation between teacher-child race mismatch and conflict - Kunemund RL, McCullough SN, Williams CD, Miller CC, Sutherland KS, Conroy MA, Granger K.
The far-reaching impacts of the teacher-child relationship, including academic achievement and social/behavioral adjustment, have been well-documented. At the same time, literature also suggests that teacher perceptions of teacher-child relationships are i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying in research: how does it manifest in medical students? - Alamri Y.
Despite its importance, research on bullying within the 'academic medicine' field has been scanty. Previous reports in this area have been limited in scope (ie, focusing on the authorship aspects) and in number. Empirical data on other aspects of bullying ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

"Confrontational but not violent": an assessment of the potential for violence by the anti-authority community in Canada - Perry B, Hofmann DC, Scrivens R.
Despite a pervasive concern among law enforcement and security agencies, there are relatively few academic explorations of the likelihood of violence associated with anti-authority activists from groups such as the Freemen-on-the-Land, Sovereign Citizens, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Academy Report Discusses Future of Science Policy
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has released proceedings from a February 2020 symposium that summarizes discussions among leading business, academic, and government professionals on the future of science policy in the U.S. and whether the modern research architecture needs to be reconfigured to meet 21st century challenges.    Related StoriesReport Examines Economic Benefits of Scientific CollectionsLatest Public Policy ReportLawmakers Reach Deal on COVID-19 Relief  (Source: AIBS Classifieds)
Source: AIBS Classifieds - January 4, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Academy Report Discusses Future of Science Policy
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has released proceedings from a February 2020 symposium that summarizes discussions among leading business, academic, and government professionals on the future of science policy in the U.S. and whether the modern research architecture needs to be reconfigured to meet 21st century challenges.    Related StoriesReport Examines Economic Benefits of Scientific CollectionsLatest Public Policy ReportLawmakers Reach Deal on COVID-19 Relief  (Source: Education Reports)
Source: Education Reports - January 4, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Academy Report Discusses Future of Science Policy
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has released proceedings from a February 2020 symposium that summarizes discussions among leading business, academic, and government professionals on the future of science policy in the U.S. and whether the modern research architecture needs to be reconfigured to meet 21st century challenges.    Related StoriesReport Examines Economic Benefits of Scientific CollectionsLatest Public Policy ReportLawmakers Reach Deal on COVID-19 Relief  (Source: BioScience Press Releases)
Source: BioScience Press Releases - January 4, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Academy Report Discusses Future of Science Policy
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has released proceedings from a February 2020 symposium that summarizes discussions among leading business, academic, and government professionals on the future of science policy in the U.S. and whether the modern research architecture needs to be reconfigured to meet 21st century challenges.    Related StoriesReport Examines Economic Benefits of Scientific CollectionsLatest Public Policy ReportLawmakers Reach Deal on COVID-19 Relief  (Source: AIBS News)
Source: AIBS News - January 4, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Academy Report Discusses Future of Science Policy
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has released proceedings from a February 2020 symposium that summarizes discussions among leading business, academic, and government professionals on the future of science policy in the U.S. and whether the modern research architecture needs to be reconfigured to meet 21st century challenges.    Related StoriesReport Examines Economic Benefits of Scientific CollectionsLatest Public Policy ReportLawmakers Reach Deal on COVID-19 Relief  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - January 4, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Academy Report Discusses Future of Science Policy
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has released proceedings from a February 2020 symposium that summarizes discussions among leading business, academic, and government professionals on the future of science policy in the U.S. and whether the modern research architecture needs to be reconfigured to meet 21st century challenges.    Related StoriesReport Examines Economic Benefits of Scientific CollectionsLatest Public Policy ReportLawmakers Reach Deal on COVID-19 Relief  (Source: Washington Watch)
Source: Washington Watch - January 4, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Academy Report Discusses Future of Science Policy
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has released proceedings from a February 2020 symposium that summarizes discussions among leading business, academic, and government professionals on the future of science policy in the U.S. and whether the modern research architecture needs to be reconfigured to meet 21st century challenges.    Related StoriesReport Examines Economic Benefits of Scientific CollectionsLatest Public Policy ReportLawmakers Reach Deal on COVID-19 Relief  (Source: AIBS BioScience Editorials)
Source: AIBS BioScience Editorials - January 4, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Safety culture maturity in a civil engineering academic laboratory - Moreira FGP, Ramos ALF, Fonseca KRC.
Safety culture maturity is critical to the prevention of unsafe behaviors, especially in industries such as civil construction, with its high rates of injuries and fatalities. This concept is even more important when studying the academic environments in w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Cannabis use in college: genetic predispositions, peers, and activity participation - Thomas NS, Salvatore JE, Gillespie NA, Aliev F, Ksinan AJ, Dick DM.
BACKGROUND: Among adult college students in the US, cannabis use is common and associated with considerable negative consequences to health, cognition, and academic functioning, underscoring the importance of identifying risk and protective factors. Cann... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news