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  1. Novel technology may prevent burn scars

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A group of researchers has devised a new non-invasive method to prevent the scarring caused by second- and third-degree burns. Ten percent of all unintentional-injury deaths are the result of fire-related ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  2. Thyroid tumor: It takes two to tango

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Autonomous adenomas are the most common benign tumors of the thyroid gland. Mutations in two genes account for around 70 percent of the cases. Scientists have now discovered another key trigger. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  3. Activating dopamine neurons could turn off binge-like eating behavior

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    While binge eating affects about 10 percent of adults in the United States, the neurobiological basis of the disease is unclear. Researchers have found that certain neural circuits have the ability to ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  4. Texting a million people in India improves diabetes prevention

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... reports new research. This effort is the first to use the power of mobile phones to change diabetes risk behaviors in a large number of people from different parts of a vast country. About 40 percent more ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  5. E-cigarette nicotine labels not always accurate

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A study found that 51 percent of labels on e-cigarette liquid nicotine containers from 16 North Dakota stores don’t accurately reflect the levels of nicotine found in the products. In one instance, actual ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  6. Trees' surprising role in the boreal water cycle quantified

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... Western Canada, this equates to about 17-20 billion cubic meters of water per year. That is roughly equivalent to 8-10 percent of the Yukon River's annual discharge. Posted: 2016-07-21 19:15:00 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  7. Significant pain increases the risk of opioid addiction by 41 percent

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... that people with moderate or more severe pain had a 41 percent higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders than those without, independent of other demographic and clinical factors.  ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  8. Maternal intake of past-its-prime fish oil linked to newborn death, rat study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Nearly 30 percent of newborn pups born to pregnant rats fed highly-oxidized ("off") fish oil died within two days after birth, finds a new study. Posted: 2016-07-22 14:45:37 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  9. Nearly a third of Hispanics in Texas don't have health insurance

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The percentage of Hispanics in Texas without health insurance has dropped by 30 percent since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, but almost one-third of Hispanic Texans ages 18 to 64 remain uninsured, ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  10. Cougars could save lives by lowering vehicle collisions with deer

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... study, the researchers found that within 30 years of cougars recolonizing the Eastern U.S., large cats could thin deer populations and reduce vehicle collisions by 22 percent -- each year preventing five ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  11. How can medical centers transform their patient safety culture?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... culture by 8 percent over the course of two years. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:27:01 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  12. 'Flower Power': Photovoltaic cells replicate rose petals

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... properties and integrated the transparent replicas into an organic solar cell. This resulted in a relative efficiency gain of twelve percent. Posted: 2016-06-24 15:00:28 ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  13. Operations research models of hepatitis B prove decisive in treating millions in US, China

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    With hepatitis B infecting as many as 10 percent of people of Asian descent, operations researchers collaborated with a liver transplant surgeon to develop mathematical models that verified the cost effectiveness ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  14. One in four gay or lesbian high school students is homeless, Massachusetts study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    Roughly one in four lesbian or gay teens and 15 percent of bisexual teens are homeless, versus 3 percent of exclusively heterosexual teens, finds a study of more than 6,300 Massachusetts public high school ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  15. Minority participants crucial to effective aging studies

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    ... and retention forward, in addition to providing several strategies that scholars can employ in their work. The US Census Bureau predicts that non-white minorities will make up 42 percent of the country's ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  16. Experts complacent about network attacks: Study shows physical attacks to communications network infrastructure deemed low priority risk

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Computers & Math

    Industry experts and researchers may be underestimating the threat to Internet security posed by physical attacks to telecommunications infrastructure, according to new research. Only nine percent of industry ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  17. 80 percent of world climate data are not computerized and readily available

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Computers & Math

    ... that the scientific community today is only able to access and analyze 20 percent of the recorded climate information held. The remaining data are not accessible in digital format. Posted: 2011-07-20 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  18. Saving fuel while plowing

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Earth & Climate

    ... In some tests the power required has been reduced by more than 30 percent. Posted: 2011-07-25 19:35:35 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  19. Hubble constant: A new way to measure the expansion of the universe

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Space & Time

    ... of less than 5 percent. The new work draws on data from a survey of more than 125,000 galaxies. Posted: 2011-07-26 17:17:17 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  20. A cellular protein can reduce the growth and spread of cancer cells

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Health & Medicine

    Researchers have found new hope for cancer survival. Their findings show that maspin, a cellular protein, can reduce the growth and spread of cancer cells from 75 percent-40 percent when localized in the ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
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