Mailman School experts contribute to new Lancet report on health and climate change

December 4, 2020 — Unless we take urgent action to tackle climate change, we can expect an ever-hotter world that threatens global health, disrupts lives and livelihoods and overwhelms healthcare systems, according to The Lancet‘s Global Countdown on Health and Climate Change, a comprehensive global analysis tracking the impact of climate change on human health […]

The new generation solar, developed by TalTech, cells contribute to the green revolution

IMAGE: Researchers at TalTech Laboratory of Photovoltaic Materials view more  Credit: TalTech The European Union is determined to undertake a major reform known as the European Green Deal with an aim of making Europe the first climate neutral continent in 2050. The biggest changes will take place in the energy production sector, which stands on the […]

DIO additives contribute to efficiency of polymer solar cells

A schematic of ultrafast interfacial excitons dynamics in the P51:PC71BM blend after photoexcitation. Credit: SIOM Recently, researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have made progress in ultrafast dynamics of polymer solar cells (PSCs) with Soochow University. The research team used femtosecond transient absorption technology […]

Bank-affiliated funds contribute to funding their parent banks in times of crisis

A study published recently in the journal Review of Financial Studies by the researchers Javier Gil-Bazo, Sergio Mayordomo and Peter Hoffmann, shows clear evidence that in Spain, bank-affiliated funds provided funding support to their parent company via purchases of bonds in the primary market during the last crisis (2008-2012). Cost-benefit calculation by conglomerates The research […]

Stereotypes and discrimination contribute to HIV-related stigma among nursing staff

Since the earliest study about nursing faculty and students attitudes and beliefs about caring for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) in the early 1990’s, there have only been 17 additional studies. Knowledge in this area of study is still lacking to fill some gaps in understanding attitudes towards people living with the disease. Primary investigators, […]

Could excessive sugar intake contribute to aggressive behaviors, ADHD, bipolar disorder? New peer-review paper looks at evolution and current Western diet to help explain manic behaviors — ScienceDaily

New research suggests that conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity syndrome (ADHD), bipolar disorder, and even aggressive behaviors may be linked with sugar intake, and that it may have an evolutionary basis. The research, out today from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and published in Evolution and Human Behavior, presents a hypothesis supporting […]