OSU research program awarded $12.7 million grant for Superfund research

CORVALLIS, Ore. – An Oregon State University-led research program has been awarded a $12.7 million grant to serve the Pacific Northwest by studying harmful chemicals found at federally designated hazardous waste sites. The Oregon State University Superfund Research Program received the five-year grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. The program has now…

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NIH BRAIN Initiative tool helps researchers watch neural activity in 3D

Our ability to study networks within the nervous system has been limited by the tools available to observe large volumes of cells at once. An ultra-fast, 3D imaging technique called SCAPE microscopy, developed through the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Technologies (BRAIN) Initiative, allows a greater volume of tissue to…

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Australian study: Many home blood pressure monitors not validated for accuracy

DALLAS, April 13, 2020 — Most blood pressure devices sold for home monitoring in Australia – and possibly worldwide – may not have been validated for accuracy and could lead to misdiagnoses and inappropriate treatment, according to new research published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. In this study, the researchers studied the…

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