Gabriel Boric wins Chile presidential primary as protest generation takes centre stage
Former student leader becomes candidate for leftwing coalition and vows to fight Pinochet-era economics (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Development, urban planning and political decisions. a triad that built territories at risk - Lara A, Bucci F, Palma C, Munizaga J, Montre- Águila V.
Chilean geography exposes the country to high-level risks such as earthquakes and tsunamis. The disasters of 1930, 1960, 2010, and 2014 testify to the continuous link between human survival and disasters. However, new hazards have appeared ever since -i.e.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Infusing the trauma-informed approach in youth suicide research: lessons from the field - Quijada Y, Inostroza C, Vaccari P, Riese J, Hausmann-Stabile C.
Adolescent suicide is a serious public health problem in Chile. Given the high prevalence of suicidal behaviors and suicide, youth suicide researchers must approach participants, families, and communities with care. Special attention must be given to suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

First Procedure in the World with Medtronic Hugo(TM) Robotic-Assisted Surgery System Performed at Clínica Santa Maria in Chile
The Robotic Prostatectomy Marked the Start of the Hugo™ RAS System Global Patient Registry DUBLIN, June 22, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the first p... Devices, Surgery Medtronic, Hugo RAS system, robotic-assisted surgery, robotic surgery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pew funds 10 Latin American scientists conducting critical biomedical research
(Pew Charitable Trusts) The Pew Charitable Trusts today announced the 2021 class members of the Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences. The 10 postdoctoral fellows from six Latin American countries--Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay--will receive two years of funding to conduct research in laboratories across the United States and will work under the mentorship of prominent biomedical scientists, including members of the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Analysis: Chile's transition to democracy slow, incomplete, fueled by social movements
(Carnegie Mellon University) A new article analyzes Chile's transition in 1990 from dictatorship to democracy, the nature of democracy between 1990 and 2019, and the appearance of several social movements geared to expanding this democracy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lionel Messi Scores on Sensational Free Kick vs. Chile in Argentina's Copa Am érica Opener
Lionel Messi now leads all active players with free-kick goals at 57—surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo at 56. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Changes in suicide mortality trends in Chile, 1997-2018 - Vidal C, Faunes C, Toro Huerta C, Ruiz-Tagle C, Hoffmeister L.
Using information from the mortality database at Chile's Department of Statistics and Health Information (Ministry of Health), an ecological time-series study was conducted to determine changing trends in suicide rates by sex and age group in Chile from 19... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Early experience with severely burned COVID-19 patients at the National Reference Center for adult major burns in Chile - Soto Diez C, Macchiavello Macho R, Alarc ón López J, Medina Peña K, Calcagno Lüer M, Calderón González M.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Researchers study preventing cancer and diabetes with the Chilean maqui berry
(Natural News) Aristotelia chilensis, also known as maqui berry or Chilean wineberry, is a fruit-bearing shrub native to South America, particularly in Chile and Argentina. It is popular among locals as a source of food, natural food coloring and medicine. The maqui tree is also widely grown as an ornamental in gardens and is said to have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence and risk factors of peer victimization in a national sample of Chilean children and youth - Pinto-Cortez C, Moya-Vergara R, Espinoza-Tapia R, Guerra C.
This research aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors of peer victimization (PV) in a national sample of Chilean children and youth. We worked with secondary data of Encuesta Nacional de Polivictimizaci ón (2017). The sample was probabilistic an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Voters deciding on who will draft Chile's new constitution have widely rejected the country's center-right ruling coalition in favor of...
Voters deciding on who will draft Chile's new constitution have widely rejected the country's ruling coalition in favor of independent... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chilean higher education and gender violence: demands from university feminisms - Noack CD, Trujillo M.
An investigation is presented on the 2018 cycle of university feminist mobilizations, in which young Chilean students denounced violence and harassment in higher education institutions; making visible that violence against women has been normalized and mad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Russia ’s Sputnik Diplomacy
This article was originally published in the community blog Persuasion.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   Excerpt: The writer is a journalist and managing editor of Armando.info, an investigative journalism site. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Valentina Lares Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

WHO Panel Authorizes Emergency Use of China ’s Sinopharm Vaccine
(GENEVA) — The World Health Organization gave emergency use authorization Friday to a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a U.N.-backed program rolling out coronavirus vaccines. The decision by a WHO technical advisory group, a first for a Chinese vaccine, opens the possibility that Sinopharm’s offering could be included in the U.N.-backed COVAX program in coming weeks or months and distributed through U.N. children’s agency UNICEF and WHO’s Americas regional office. Aside from efficacy number...
Source: TIME: Health - May 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAMEY KEATEN / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 wire Source Type: news

Latin America's contribution to development of global norms and institutions to be studied
(University of Warwick) The ways in which Latin American states shaped, and were themselves in turn shaped by, the development of the complex of international norms, institutions, and practices that help structure world politics will be better understood thanks to a new research grant won by Dr Tom Long of the University of Warwick's Department of Politics and International studies, and Dr Carsten-Andreas Schulz, an assistant professor at Pontificia Universidad Cat ó lica in Chile. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Validation of the Revised Olweus Bully/Victim Questionnaire (OBVQ-R) among adolescents in Chile - Gaete J, Valenzuela D, Godoy MI, Rojas-Barahona CA, Salmivalli C, Araya R.
Bullying is a phenomenon that affects children and adolescents worldwide, and it has major consequences for all participants involved in these situations. In Chile, researchers have validated several instruments used to investigate aggression between peers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Geographies of death: Study maps COVID-19 health disparities in Greater Santiago
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau) People up to age 40 living in economically depressed municipalities in the Greater Santiago, Chile, metropolitan area were three times more likely to die as a result of the infection than their counterparts in wealthier areas, researchers report in the journal Science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chile learns the hard way that Chinese COVID-19 vaccines don’t offer much protection
(Natural News) Scientists in Chile are warning that the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Chinese company Sinovac offers “very weak“ protection against the virus until after the second dose. It is an important warning as the vaccine is being used widely in the developing world. Countries like Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia and Turkey are all currently... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Phase 3 Data Published in New England Journal of Medicine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 21, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (the Company) today announced publication in the New England Journal of Medicine of primary data from the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE clinical trial for its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen). The publication of the primary analysis follows the topline efficacy and safety data announced in January, showing the trial met all primary and key secondary endpoints, and found that the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine prevented hospitalization and death across all study participa...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Psychosocial and criminological characterization of Chilean adolescents with sexually abusive behavior - Salazar-Mu ñoz MO, Álvarez-Vivar L, Bustamante-Cárcamo Y, Arenas RPL.
The aim of this study is to characterize the psychosocial and criminological variables associated with adolescents who develop sexually abusive behavior, depending on the age of the victims. Psychosocial and criminological data were collected from 232 male... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

France restricting travel from 4 countries to curb variants
France is imposing entry restrictions on travelers from Argentina, Chile, South Africa and Brazil in hopes of keeping out especially contagious coronavirus variants (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Social sharing of emotions and communal appraisal as mediators between the intensity of trauma and social well-being in people affected by the 27F, 2010 earthquake in the Biob ío Region, Chile - Reyes-Valenzuela C, Villagrán L, Alzugaray C, Cova F, Méndez J.
The psychosocial impacts of natural disasters are associated with the triggering of negative and positive responses in the affected population; also, such effects are expressed in an individual and collective sphere. This can be seen in several reactions a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Mortality in survivors of torture and prison during the Chilean dictatorship between 1973 and 1990 - Jorquera MJ, Madariaga C, Burrone MS, Tapia E, Colantonio LD, Alvarado R.
BACKGROUND: Studies on the long-term consequences of torture in survivors in Chile have only addressed the consequences for mental health, leaving aside the physical consequences. AIM: To report the causes of death in the universe of victims of the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Regional conditions and road traffic collisions on rural roads in Chile - S ánchez-González MP, Tejada-Ponce, Bonnefoy J, Escribano-Sotos F.
Background Road traffic collisions represent a public health problem in Chile, with fatality rates higher than in most OECD countries. This research investigates how various factors affect fatalities and injuries rates in Chile in the period 2000-2017 and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Big Chile study finds Chinese vaccine slashes COVID deaths
A study of millions of Chileans who have received the Chinese-developed CoronaVac vaccine has found it 67% effective against symptoms and 80% against death from COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Chile sees Covid surge despite vaccination success
The country's vaccination rollout is one of the fastest in the world, so why are Covid cases surging? (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The co-occurrence of intimate partner violence exposure with other victimizations: a nationally representative survey of Chilean adolescents - Miranda JK, Crockett MA, Vera-Pavez JI.
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have found a high co-occurrence between Intimate Partner Violence exposure (IPVe) and other forms of victimization, such as physical and sexual abuse, yet little is known about this issue from community samples in Latin America... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Why nations relying on China's Covid vaccines are at risk of more waves
Experts told MailOnline the spiralling crisis in Chile should send a warning to the rest of the world that Chinese-made jabs are too weak to halt the spread of the virus, even with a successful rollout. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Chile's new Covid spike proves England's cautious roadmap is the right route out of this crisis
Like the UK, Chile began vaccinating in December. They have now jabbed roughly a third of their 19 million population. Yet today, Chile is seeing a terrifying surge in cases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Review: Revolution, interrupted. Guillermo Calder ón's potent 'Return of the Dragon'
What's the role of artists in times of social upheaval? Chilean playwright and director Guillermo Calderón returns to REDCAT with a micro-documentary. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charles McNulty Source Type: news

Perception of the built environment and walking in pericentral neighbourhoods in Santiago, Chile - Herrmann-Lunecke MG, Mora R, Vejares P.
Walking is important as a sustainable and healthy transport mode. Yet, walking is strongly influenced by the built environment and the socio-cultural characteristics of the walker. However, the impact of the built environment on walking and "walkers" has s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

In memoriam: Steven Wallace, 63, renowned expert in public health equity and beloved mentor
Steven Wallace, an internationally renowned scholar on aging in communities of color and immigrant health and health policy, has died. He was 63.Among his important research and community-based projects with the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Wallace developed new approaches to assessing the economic security of older people through the California Elder Economic Security Standard Index, a tool that measures the actual cost of basic necessities for older adults, which was adopted into law in California and was used by the World Health Organization in its 2020 Decade of Healthy Aging report and will be used in Calif...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Chile's mass vaccination campaign fails to save it from recent coronavirus surge
(Natural News) Chile’s government was praised throughout the world for its “model rollout” of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines. But the South American nation is now being hammered by a massive coronavirus outbreak that has threatened to overwhelm the country’s health systems. The Chilean government has vaccinated more of its population than any other country in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide in adolescents and young adults in Chile: relative risks, trends, and inequalities - Araneda N, Sanhueza P, Pacheco G, Sanhueza A.
OBJECTIVE: Quantitatively describe relative risk, trends, and geographical inequalities in suicide in adolescents and young adults in regions of Chile, from 2000 to 2017. METHODOLOGY: Ecological population study based on records of death by suicide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Guardian view on the pandemic: a universal crisis is revealing our divisions | Editorial
The UK must tread carefully. While some countries seem to be emerging from the shadows, no one is safe when Covid spreads so freelyThe pandemic has transformed the lives of billions around the globe, but beyond that common experience, it has highlighted and deepened divides rather than closed them. On Tuesday, the International Monetary Fund warned that inequality both within and between countries will not justpersist, but increase this year. It predicted that rich western nations will recover faster than expected from the crisis due to successful vaccine programmes and the ability to increase public spending and borrowing...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 6, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Medical research Inequality Vaccines and immunisation Health Society Chile Taiwan China New Zealand Australia news Israel Health policy Source Type: news

Self-reported sexual victimization among Chilean children and youth - Pinto-Cortez C, Pe ña F, Garrido N, Muzatto P, Pereda N.
This study aimed to determine the prevalence of sexual victimization among a representative sample of children and youth from Chile and to analyze the sex and age differences. The First National Survey of Poly-victimization collected cross-sectional data v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Systematic review: comparison of the main variables of interest in publications of canine bite accidents in the written press, gray and scientific literature in Chile and Spain, between the years 2013 and 2017 - Barrios CL, Aguirre V, Parra A, Pavletic C, Bustos-L ópez C, Pérez S, Urrutia C, Ramirez J, Fatjó J.
Dog bites are a major public health problem, with consequences such as physical injury, psychological trauma, transmission of zoonoses, infections, and economic costs. For this reason, it is necessary to develop preventive programs, which require quality i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Save the whales: This new detection method can help researchers find and count stranded whales… from SPACE
(Natural News) Advancements in satellite imaging analysis may soon make it easier for scientists to detect, count and help stranded whales, a study has found. Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), together with four Chilean research institutes, said the new image analysis and detection method, which involves the use of very high resolution (VHR)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AstraZeneca used ‘outdated and potentially misleading data’ that overstated the effectiveness of its vaccine, independent panel says
The company and Oxford University had announced Monday that a clinical trial in the United States, Chile and Peru showed 79 percent efficacy. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carolyn Y. Johnson Source Type: news

AstraZeneca ’s U.S. Study May Answer Some of the Lingering Questions About Its Vaccine
This study puts to bed any doubts that this isn’t a highly effective vaccine against COVID-19 disease and COVID-19 symptoms,” says Mene Pangalos, executive vice president for biopharmaceuticals research and development at AstraZeneca. AstraZeneca’s vaccine is based on technology developed by scientists at Oxford University’s Jenner Institute, and involves using a chimpanzee adenovirus modified so it cannot cause the cold infection it normally does. The chimp virus acts as a vehicle to deliver genes into the body, where it encodes the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein; cells then process the protein so the im...
Source: TIME: Health - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 Shot Completely Prevented Severe Disease
The vaccine was 79 percent effective at blocking symptomatic infections, according to data from a Phase 3 trial in the US, Chile, and Peru. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - March 22, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Workplace bullying and mental health in Chilean workers: the role of gender - Ahumada M, Ansoleaga E, Castillo-Carniglia A.
Mobbing, or bullying in the workplace, has gained relevance in recent decades due to its growing magnitude and negative effects on workers' health. There are various approaches for studying the issue. However, thus far the evidence is scarce in Latin Ameri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Chile becomes Latin America's COVID-19 vaccination champion
Chile has become one of the top countries in the world at vaccinating its population against COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Chile donates 20,000 doses of Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to Ecuador
Ecuador and Paraguay have both received some 20,000 doses of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine from Chile, the governments of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The effect of accidents on labor market outcomes: evidence from Chile - Parro F, Pohl RV.
We estimate the causal effect of accidents on employment and earnings among Chilean men using event study methods and monthly administrative data. An accident of any type reduces the probability of being employed by 8.4 percentage points in the first year,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A research group proposes six guidelines for managing the impacts of invasive species
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Researchers in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and the UK are participating in the initiative. Results are published in the journal BioScience. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 1, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Roche receives positive CHMP opinion for Evrysdi, the first and only at home spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) treatment with proven efficacy in adults, children and infants two months and older
Basel, 26 February 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of Evrysdi ™ (risdiplam) for the treatment of 5q spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in patients 2 months of age and older, with a clinical diagnosis of SMA Type 1, Type 2 or Type 3 or with one to four SMN2 copies. SMA is a leading genetic cause of death in infants and 5q SMA is the most common form of the disease . SMA causes progressive muscle weakness and atrophy, and significant unmet need remains, particularly in adults ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - February 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche receives positive CHMP opinion for Evrysdi, the first and only at home spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) treatment with proven efficacy in adults, children and infants two months and older
Basel, 26 February 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of Evrysdi ™ (risdiplam) for the treatment of 5q spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in patients 2 months of age and older, with a clinical diagnosis of SMA Type 1, Type 2 or Type 3 or with one to four SMN2 copies. SMA is a leading genetic cause of death in infants and 5q SMA is the most common form of the disease . SMA causes progressive muscle weakness and atrophy, and significant unmet need remains, particularly in adults ...
Source: Roche Media News - February 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Optical polarization-based seismic and water wave sensing on transoceanic cables
Seafloor geophysical instrumentation is challenging to deploy and maintain but critical for studying submarine earthquakes and Earth’s interior. Emerging fiber-optic sensing technologies that can leverage submarine telecommunication cables present an opportunity to fill the data gap. We successfully sensed seismic and water waves over a 10,000-kilometer-long submarine cable connecting Los Angeles, California, and Valparaiso, Chile, by monitoring the polarization of regular optical telecommunication channels. We detected multiple moderate-to-large earthquakes along the cable in the 10-millihertz to 5-hertz band. We al...
Source: ScienceNOW - February 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Zhan, Z., Cantono, M., Kamalov, V., Mecozzi, A., Müller, R., Yin, S., Castellanos, J. C. Tags: Geochemistry, Geophysics reports Source Type: news