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    Trigeminal nerve stimulation shows promise for management of traumatic brain injury

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Researchers at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the department of neurosurgery at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, announced today that they have published a paper with research findings that could have implications for the tre… [...]

    Monitoring metabolic energy expenditure, health, and fitness with a breath analyzer

    Original @ MIT News – Bioengineering and biotechnology Simple-to-use, low-cost respiratory sensor enables measurement and tracking of personal metabolism. [...]

    Scientists reveal significant mental disorders in a Spanish community after severe flood

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A study conducted by an international team of professionals from the Health Management Field of Northern Almeria (Área de Gestión Sanitaria Norte de Almería), as well as from the Universities of Granada, Castilla-La Mancha, Málaga and Cambridge has for the first time associated the emergence of mental disorders in a population after severe flooding. [...]

    ‘Visionary’ project to save the Belize coast provides valuable framework

    Original @ – latest science and technology news stories A coastal zone management plan designed to safeguard Belize’s natural assets has produced a win-win opportunity for people and the environment, providing a valuable framework for other coastal nations around the world where overfishing, development, an… [...]

    SproutsIO aims to power a “Personal Produce” movement

    Original @ MIT News – Energy Smart, soil-free microgarden lets users optimize growing conditions while cutting water and resource use. [...]

    VW directors mull cartel claims, no comment on details

    Original @ – latest science and technology news stories Automaker Volkswagen says its management has informed its supervisory board about “the current situation regarding possible cartel law issues” following a report that Germany’s biggest car makers colluded for years over diesel technology and other issues. [...]

    Atlantic/Pacific ocean temperature difference fuels US wildfires

    Original @ – latest science and technology news stories An international team of climate researchers from the US, South Korea and the UK has developed a new wildfire and drought prediction model for southwestern North America. Extending far beyond the current seasonal forecast, this study published in the j… [...]

    Second annual MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Awards recipients selected

    Original @ MIT News – Aeronautical and astronautical engineering Faculty and instructors recognized for improving classroom instruction and student engagement through innovative uses of digital technology. [...]

    When it comes to tillage, timing matters

    Original @ – latest science and technology news stories With herbicide resistance on the rise, there is a renewed emphasis on soil tillage as a critical component of integrated weed management. Research shows, though, that timing matters. When tillage occurs can significantly impact both weed density and th… [...]

    Maryann Gong earns second-straight Division III Academic All-America of the Year Award

    Original @ MIT News – Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) Computer science major is the first Division III student-athlete to earn the honor in back-to-back years and just the second overall in the NCAA. [...]