According to Mechanic’s faculty website, she focuses on “psychosocial consequences of violence, trauma, and victimization with an emphasis on violence against women and other forms of interpersonal violence.” The site also notes that Mechanic “frequently provides expert testimony in complex legal cases involving interpersonal violence.” … [Read more...] about Judge in Theranos fraud case orders 14-hour psychological test for Holmes
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The 165-foot-tall (50 m) Starship will launch from Earth atop a gigantic rocket known as Super Heavy, which will be powered by about 30 Raptors of its own. The Starship vehicle will be powerful enough to blast itself off the moon and Mars, whose gravitational pulls are much weaker than that of our planet, Musk has said. … [Read more...] about SpaceX gearing up for 12-mile-high test flight with prototype of Mars-colonizing Starship
"The endocannabinoid system is the most pervasive, diffused and important modulatory system in the brain because it controls the release of pretty much every neurotransmitter," Piomelli said. Neurotransmitters are molecules that brain cells, or neurons, use to communicate with each other. One neuron sends a message to the next by releasing neurotransmitters, such as dopamine or serotonin, into an infinitesimal gap that separates one neuron from the next. The gap is called the synapse. … [Read more...] about How does cannabis get you high?
Sixteen men with hemophilia A and a history of prophylactic treatments were included in the new phase I/IIa, open-label study, which was designed primarily to assess safety and the half-life of BIVV001. The men were divided into low- and high-dose groups. Each patient was given a single injection of recombinant factor VIII, followed by a washout period of at least 3 days before an injection of the fusion protein BIVV001. Patients were then observed for a 28-day period to determine the safety of each dose. … [Read more...] about New fusion protein treatment holds promise for ‘royal’ blood clotting disorder
"In our study we looked for a new method of analysing the images and extracting two main tissue layers at the back of the eye, the retina and choroid, with special interest in the choroid. The choroid is the area between the retina and the sclera, and it contains the major blood vessels that provide nutrients and oxygen to the eye," Alonso-Caneiro said. … [Read more...] about QUT researchers develop AI to improve accuracy around eye-testing