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Public Release: 24-Apr-2014
GEN Publishing introduces 'Clinical OMICs' digital publication
GEN Publishing recently introduced 'Clinical OMICs,' a semi-monthly digital publication focusing on the application of OMICs technologies in clinical settings.

Contact: Tamlyn Oliver
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

Public Release: 24-Apr-2014
ESA to publish the Journal of Insect Science
The Entomological Society of America is very pleased to announce that it has assumed ownership of the Journal of Insect Science from the University of Wisconsin.

Contact: Richard Levine
Entomological Society of America

Public Release: 24-Apr-2014
Toshiba Research Europe, BT, NPL and ADVA explore 'quantum leap' in encryption technology
Toshiba Research Europe, BT, ADVA Optical Networking and the National Physical Laboratory, the UK's National Measurement Institute, today announced the first successful trial of Quantum Key Distribution technology over a live 'lit' fibre network.

Contact: Alex Cloney
National Physical Laboratory

Public Release: 24-Apr-2014
UCL and HR Wallingford collaborate to construct Europe's largest tsunami simulator
UCL and HR Wallingford, the specialist hydraulic research and consultancy, are collaborating to construct the largest tsunami simulator in Europe, to better understand the impact of these devastating natural phenomena on buildings and coastal defenses.
European Research Council

Contact: Henry Rummins
University College London

Public Release: 23-Apr-2014
Forschungszentrum Juelich joins the OpenPOWER Foundation
Forschungszentrum Juelich has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community based on the POWER microprocessor architecture. Platinum members of the foundation like IBM, NVIDIA, Mellanox and Samsung Electronics are leading providers of key high-performance computing technologies. By joining the OpenPOWER Foundation, Forschungszentrum Juelich intends to foster the development of future high-end solutions by providing architectural and application expertise to the foundation.

Contact: Dirk Pleiter
Forschungszentrum Juelich

Public Release: 23-Apr-2014
Argentina joins EMBL as associate member state
At a signing ceremony in Buenos Aires yesterday, Argentina joined the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) as an associate member state. The move strengthens the ties between the European and Latin American life science communities. It grants Argentinian scientists access to EMBL's world-class facilities and programs, and stimulates mutually beneficial collaborations.

Contact: Sonia Furtado Neves
European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
A new 'APEX' in plant studies aboard the International Space Station
The crew of the International Space Station will assist with the Advanced Plant Experiments investigation, a series of studies on the effects of the spaceflight environment on biological systems.

Contact: Laura Niles
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
Government and industry leaders herald launch of NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Institute
Government and industry leaders visited the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) today to join NJIT President Joel S. Bloom for the launch of the New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT corporation that provides a new model for business innovation through the leveraging of industry, government, and higher education assets and investment.

Contact: Tanya Klein
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
Full power: Alternative energy partnerships flourish in Asia
As President Barack Obama begins a trip to Asia to coordinate with allies and reconfirm America's strategic pivot to the Pacific, officials at the Office of Naval Research emphasized today the Asia-Pacific Technology and Education Partnership as an example of strong and growing ties between the United States and its allies in the region.

Contact: Peter Vietti
Office of Naval Research

Public Release: 21-Apr-2014
For an immune cell, microgravity mimics aging
T-Cell Activation in Aging will study the effects of microgravity on immune cells to better understand how our immune systems change as we age.

Contact: Laura Niles
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 21-Apr-2014
FDA approves first targeted drug for advanced stomach cancer
Based on results of a clinical trial led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists, the US Food and Drug Administration approved first targeted drug as treatment for advanced stomach cancer.

Contact: Ellen Berlin
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Public Release: 18-Apr-2014
Space-tested fluid flow concept advances infectious disease diagnoses
A new medical-testing device is being prepped to improve diagnosis of certain diseases in remote areas, thanks in part to knowledge gained from a series of investigations aboard the International Space Station on the behavior of liquids.

Contact: Laura Niles
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 17-Apr-2014
Pocket-sized anthrax detector aids global agriculture
A credit-card-sized anthrax detection cartridge developed at Sandia National Laboratories and recently licensed to a small business makes testing safer, easier, faster and cheaper.

Contact: Stephanie Holinka
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 17-Apr-2014
Patented research remotely detects nitrogen-rich explosives
A Kansas State University engineer has developed a patented technique that improves military security and remotely detects improvised explosive devices. The same technique could help police during drug searches.
Marine Corps

Contact: William Dunn
Kansas State University

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
New clinical trial launched for advance lung cancer
Cancer Research UK is partnering with pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Pfizer to create a pioneering clinical trial for patients with advanced lung cancer -- marking a new era of research into personalized medicines to treat cancer.
Cancer Research UK

Contact: Paul Thorne
Cancer Research UK

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
SAGE journal International Journal of Care Coordination re-launching April 2014
Leading SAGE medical journal, the International Journal of Care Coordination, is being re-launched this month. Dedicated to expanding global understanding of care coordination, this peer reviewed journal will publish quarterly.

Contact: Katie Baker
SAGE Publications

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
Pitt CVR and Sanofi Pasteur collaborate to assess the effectiveness of a dengue vaccine
The University of Pittsburgh Center for Vaccine Research (CVR) and Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, have entered a scientific collaboration to help assess the effectiveness of a dengue vaccine once introduced for immunization programs. Pitt's CVR is creating the new test to help assess the effectiveness of Sanofi Pasteur's dengue vaccine candidate, which aims to reduce cases of dengue and the circulation of the virus in the population.

Contact: Allison Hydzik
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
Wire inspection: As fast as a world-class sprinter
Pipes, rails, and wires are manufactured at high speeds. A new optical inspection system reviews the workpieces at 10 meters a second and finds defects in real time that can be as narrow as a single hair.

Contact: Dr. Daniel Carl

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
New EU website to provide easy and transparent access to aid data
A unique new web tool that provides easy access to clear, complete and accurate data on development and humanitarian aid around the world was launched today by the European Commission, at the High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation in Mexico.

Contact: Nina Kajander
European Commission Joint Research Centre

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
Intelligent prosthetic liners could ease pain for lower limb amputees
A new device could help to relieve the pain and discomfort experienced by thousands of amputees as a result of poorly fitting replacement lower limbs.
Medical Research Council

Contact: Charles Elder
University of Southampton

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
Low-cost, hydrogen-powered forklifts with rapid refueling, zero emissions coming soon
Zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell systems soon could be powering the forklifts used in warehouses and other industrial settings at lower costs and with faster refueling times than ever before, courtesy of a partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and Hawaii Hydrogen Carriers. The goal of the project is to design a solid-state hydrogen storage system that can refuel at low pressure four to five times faster than it takes to charge a battery-powered forklift.
DOE/Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Contact: Mike Janes
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
Materials research partnership renewed between UC Santa Barbara and Mitsubishi Chemical
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation of Tokyo and University of California, Santa Barbara are extending their successful materials research partnership -- the Mitsubishi Chemical Center for Advanced Materials at UCSB -- with a nearly $6 million reinvestment over the next four years.

Contact: Melissa Van De Werfhorst
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
Veggie will expand fresh food production on space station
A plant growth chamber bound for the space station inside the Dragon capsule on the SpaceX-3 resupply mission may help expand in-orbit food production capabilities in more ways than one, and offer astronauts fresh food.

Contact: Laura Niles
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
SpaceX's Dragon headed to space station to create astronaut farmers
'Enter the Dragon' takes on a whole new meaning this month as SpaceX's Dragon capsule heads to the space station for its third commercial resupply mission on April 14.

Contact: Laura Niles
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
Anasys licenses ORNL nanoscale mass spectrometry imaging technology
Anasys Instruments Corp. has licensed a technology that allows for simultaneous chemical and physical characterization and could lead to advances in materials and drug development.

Contact: Ron Walli
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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