New NGA global map advances R&D in geophysics and nonproliferation

A team of researchers led by scientists at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency published a new map Sept. 1 that characterizes the Earth’s radioactivity and offers new and potential future applications for basic science research and nonproliferation efforts.The Antineutrino Global Map 2015, or AGM2015, is an unprecedented experimentally-informed model of the Earth’s natural and manmade antineutrino flux. —> Read More

Full-time professional to full-time mother: A choice laden with cost

Women leaving work to raise children have to redefine who they are, a study from the SAGE journal Human Relations finds. After exiting professional and managerial occupations, mothers are engaged in an ongoing mother/professional identity struggle, argue the researchers Shireen Kanji and Emma Cahusac. The process through which the mothers’ choice is constructed as ‘right’ does not occur before their exit from work but manifests itself afterwards and intensifies over time, the study reveals. —> Read More

Redefining pediatric malnutrition to improve treatment

A new article, published today in Nutrition in Clinical Practice, a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition that publishes articles about the scientific basis and clinical application of nutrition and nutrition support, reviews the new definition of pediatric malnutrition; identifies populations where the new guidelines can be problematic in clinical practice; and describes the implementation of a malnutrition identification program within a large tertiary care children’s hospital. —> Read More

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