Neurobiology: How mice see the world

Researchers based in Munich and Tuebingen have developed an open-source camera system that images natural habitats as they appear to rodents. During the course of evolution, animals have adapted to the particular demands of their local environments in ways that increased their chances of survival and reproduction. This is also true of diverse aspects of…

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American Journal of Medical Quality supplement explores innovative solutions to health care quality and performance improvement

July 2, 2021 – For health care organizations looking to improve performance and patient experiences, implementing data-driven solutions can be effective when focusing on addressing health equity and reducing patient length of stay. These topics are explored in selected member-submitted abstracts from the 2020 Vizient® Connections Education Summit that appear in a special supplement to…

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Kansas State University virologists publish new findings on SARS-CoV-2 treatment option

IMAGE: Kansas State University researchers Kyeong-Ok “KC ” Chang, left, and Yunjeong Kim have published a new study about a successful postinfection for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19…. view more  Credit: Kansas State University MANHATTAN, KANSAS — A recent study by Kansas State University virologists demonstrates successful postinfection treatment for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes…

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nTIDE June 2021 Jobs Report: Job indicators close in on pre-pandemic employment levels

IMAGE: This graphic compares the economic indicators for May 2021 and June 2021, showing sharp increases for people with and without disabilities. view more  Credit: Kessler Foundation East Hanover, NJ – July 2, 2021 – Sharp rises in the job numbers signal economic recovery for people with and without disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in…

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Lottery-based incentives do not increase COVID-19 vaccination rates

(Boston)–Would you be more willing to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus if you could participate in a lottery for cash and prizes? The answer was surprisingly no, according to Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers who found that Ohio’s “Vax-a-Million” lottery-based incentive system, intended to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates, was not associated with…

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UMass Amherst research pinpoints role of dopamine in songbird’s brain plasticity

IMAGE: Luke Remage-Healey is a professor of psychological and brain sciences at UMass Amherst. view more  Credit: UMass Amherst Neuroscientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have demonstrated in new research that dopamine plays a key role in how songbirds learn complex new sounds. Published in the Journal of Neuroscience, the finding that dopamine drives plasticity…

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