A new method for determining pressures in complex fluids

Lagrangian coherent structures (LCS) are mathematical structures used to predict the dynamics of fluid flows, from ocean currents to turbulent clouds on other planets. Arezoo Ardekani discovered that LCSs can also be applied to viscoelastic flows. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS Fluid dynamics researchers use many techniques to study turbulent flows such as ocean currents, or the swirling … Read more

Columbia researchers uncover a dangerous link between serotonin and heart valve disease

This image shows the mitral valve of a mouse heart that lacks the serotonin transporter (SERT) gene. The valve was stained with prico-sirius red to show collagen. The SERT knockout mice had a thickened mitral valve compared to normal mice. Credit: Columbia University Irving Medical Center A new study led by researchers at[{” attribute=””>Columbia University’s … Read more

What happens to cold-blooded wildlife in cold weather?

The entire country is bracing for record low temperatures this week as the winter solstice approaches. While most northern states have passed their worst, some southern states are still waiting out Winter Storm Elliott. Temperatures in the Deep South are expected to drop into the teens Thursday night, which could spell disaster for fish, reptiles, … Read more

Why urgent care centers are popping up everywhere

New York CNN – If you’re driving through a busy suburban mall or walking down a street in a major city, chances are you won’t go long without discovering Concentra, MedExpress, CityMD, or another urgent care center. Demand has skyrocketed at urgent care sites during the Covid-19 pandemic as people search for tests and treatments. … Read more

New York Designer Links Mental Health Initiatives to Fashion Show – WWD

As an advocate for helping those facing mental health issues, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders, Alexandra Neiman uses fashion as part of her crusade. The designer behind the LadyCat label is gearing up for the second part of Break Free NYFW, a collegiate fashion show designed to raise awareness and support mental health initiatives. The … Read more

How to Create a Vegan Meal Plan (Plus Vegan Recipe Inspiration)

Let’s be honest, when your belly rings after a long day, it’s easy to head to your phone and start browsing Deliveroo, Postmates, or UberEats. This way, you won’t have to fire up the oven, do any preparation, or even get off the couch. Convenience is one of the reasons the food delivery app industry … Read more

Treat depression and anxiety naturally with these 5 exercises

Regular exercise is not only good for your body; It can do wonders for your brain. Moving your body will improve your mood and relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety. It’s also a great outlet for distraction and stress. Any kind of movement will help, but there are reigning champions of the best mental health … Read more

Sleep disorders are associated with more parental stress

Editor’s note: Dr. Neha Chaudhary, MD, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, is the chief medical officer of BeMe Health and on the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. CNN – When I found out I was expecting my son two years ago, it wasn’t the labor process I was so terrified of—it … Read more

What do the initial and continuing claims indicate about the timing of the recession? – Not a discussion

BLS Initial and Continuing Unemployment Claims Data, Calculation of the Months by Mish Current data is easily accessible over a time frame when a recession may have started. In half of the last eight recessions, the recession has already started in current numbers. Monthly average of continuing claims claims Unemployment claims continue with the monthly … Read more

The Nasdaq Bear Market: 5 Unique Growth Stocks You’ll Regret Not Buying on the Dip

In the past year, investors have been inaccurately reminded that stocks can go down just as easily as they can go up. After an almost unstoppable bull run in 2021, all three major US stock indexes plunged into a bear market last year. Focus on growth NASDAQ Composite (^ IXIC 0.95%) It was hardest hit, … Read more