Atomic scale imaging reveals an easy way to crystallize

Aluminum hydroxide, shown here in orange, undergoes inter-structural fluctuations before forming an ordered crystal. Credit: Nathan Johnson | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory What do clouds, televisions, pharmaceuticals, and even the dirt under our feet have in common? They all have or use crystals in some way. Crystals are more than just luxurious gemstones. Clouds form … Read more

Affecting up to 216,000 studies – a common genetic method found to be severely flawed

The flawed method has been used in hundreds of thousands of studies. A new study has uncovered flaws in a common analytical method within population genetics. According to recent research from Sweden Lund University, the analytical method most commonly used in population genetics is highly flawed. This may have caused incorrect results and misconceptions regarding … Read more

BCBS: Racial disparities in maternal health complications have increased during the pandemic

Photo: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Getty Images The Blue Cross Blue Shield released data showing evidence that women of color are at greater risk of pregnancy-related complications, regardless of whether they have commercial health insurance or Medicaid. Instead, the numbers suggest that the disparities in maternal health in the United States are likely the result of … Read more

J Balvin’s new bilingual mental health app, OYE, wants to turn emotion into creativity – NBC New York

When J Balvin finds himself struggling to create middle music His struggle with mental healthMake the difficult decision to seek help. Now, he uses what he’s learned to help others. Colombian singer-born Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvin is one of the best-selling Latin music artists of this generation, known for breaking barriers through sound, fashion and … Read more

Many nutritious foods are also the most sustainable

While it’s relatively easy to compare the environmental impact of producing apples to oranges (or even beef), these calculations become more complex when foods contain multiple ingredients—and these make up the majority of what’s sold in a typical grocery store. So far, there have been no good ways to determine the effect of such foods, … Read more

Will Puerto Rico become a country? Hurricane Fiona renews the debate

For the second time in five years, The devastating infrastructure failure in Puerto Rico after the hurricane raised the question of the governmental status of the Caribbean island, a US territory whose residents cannot vote for president or members of Congress. More than one million customers remained without electricity, and nearly half of the customers … Read more

Google CEO Pichai answers questions about cost cuts at All Hands Meeting

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai points during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, on January 22, 2020. Fabrice Cofferini | AFP | Getty Images as such The Google Trying to navigate an unfamiliar environment of slowing growth, cutting costs and opposing employees about cultural changes, CEO Sundar Pichai … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Friday, September 23

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, September 9, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Here are the most important news that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Is this week over yet? US stock futures It fell on Friday, putting the markets on … Read more