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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. '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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Fructose consumption increases risk factors for heart disease: Study suggests US Dietary Guideline for upper limit of sugar consumption is too high

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Health & Medicine

    A recent study has found that adults who consumed high fructose corn syrup for two weeks as 25 percent of their daily calorie requirement had increased blood levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, which ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  18. Women who leave the workplace: Opting out or overlooking discrimination?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Mind & Brain

    For the first time in history, the majority of Americans believe that women's job opportunities are equal to men's. For example, a 2005 Gallup poll indicated that 53 percent of Americans endorse the view ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  19. Minority rules: Scientists discover tipping point for the spread of ideas

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Mind & Brain

    Scientists have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society. The scientists used computational and analytical ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  20. Rate of stroke increasing among women during, soon after pregnancy

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers report a large increase in the number of women having strokes while pregnant and in the three months after childbirth. The overall rate of pregnancy-related stroke went up 54 percent between ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
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