Experts clarify subtypes of multiple sclerosis to improve care and clinical trials

– Urging the healthcare and regulatory community to use the terms as published for the different subtypes of MS and for describing disease activity, which is critical for selecting clinical trial participants New York, NY – An international committee of multiple sclerosis (MS) experts has clarified their previously published descriptors of the different courses of…

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Elite gamers share mental toughness with top athletes, study finds

High performing esports professionals may require the same mental stamina it takes to be a top Olympian, according to latest QUT research. A new study, published in Frontiers in Psychology, indicated an overlap between the mental toughness and stress-coping processes in traditional sports and competitive esports athletes. Competitive esports athletes appear to cope with stressors…

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Projects funded to assess the economic and societal benefits of satellites

WASHINGTON, DC–Resources for the Future (RFF) announced today the winners of three grants, totaling $300,000, to quantify the benefits of using satellite data in decisions that improve socioeconomic outcomes for people and the environment. These awards advance the work of the Consortium for the Valuation of Applications Benefits Linked to Earth Science (VALUABLES), a partnership…

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A post-pandemic world: will populations be on the move? Study shows contagions could be catalysts for mass migration

The development of renewable energies such as wind energy and solar energy is limited by their inherently random and intermittent nature. However, the vanadium flow battery (VFB) offers a cost- and energy-efficient, long-life energy storage technology that can store and smoothly output power from renewable energies. The VFB energy storage system mainly comprises the stack,…

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