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Public Release: 30-Jan-2015
UT Arlington awarded DOE grant to develop sensors for real-time evaluation of boilers
A University of Texas at Arlington engineering professor is developing a distributed wireless antenna sensor system to monitor conditions of coal-fired boilers that will lead to making the units safer, more efficient and eventually producing better designed units.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

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Public Release: 30-Jan-2015
Weissman and Massagué win Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Prize for Cancer Research
Researchers Irving L. Weissman and Joan Massagué have won this year's Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Prize for Cancer Research: Weissman, from Stanford University, for his work on healthy and sick stem cells; Massagué, from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, for his research on metastatic spread. The award, which carries CHF 100,000 each in prize money, is to be presented on Jan. 29 during the international symposium on 'Breakthroughs in Cancer Research and Therapy' in Zurich.
Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Foundation

Contact: Georg Umbricht
University of Zurich

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Public Release: 30-Jan-2015
Recreating Dick Tracy's wrist radio with the expected arrival of Apple Watch
With the much anticipated arrival of the Apple Watch in April, this article looks into the haptic and telexistence technologies behind the latest iDevice's bells and whistles.

Contact: Philly Lim
World Scientific

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