Eighty-two cleantech start-ups shortlisted from a list of more than 700 across Europe are set to compete for funding and the chance to enter the Climate-KIC accelerator. ClimateLaunchpad, Europe's largest business ideas competition, creates the stage to unlock Europe's cleantech potential and accelerate innovations that address climate change. Start-ups from 28 European countries will on Friday, Sept. 4, pitch their business plans to a renowned international jury.
Scientists are getting a glimpse of the future with a large-scale experiment designed to answer questions about how carbon-rich peatlands will respond to projected warming of the climate and increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide.
One of the most crucial pieces of the James Webb Space Telescope, the flight backplane, arrived on Aug. 25, on schedule for Webb's 2018 launch date at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., for mirror assembly. The backplane is the 'spine' of the telescope, responsible for holding its 18 hexagonal mirrors and instruments steady while the telescope is looking into deep space.
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine and the University of Connecticut, including UConn Health, have signed an agreement to launch a joint Single Cell Genomics Center.
Lawson Health Research Institute and STEMCELL Technologies Inc. announced today that they have signed a license agreement giving STEMCELL global exclusive rights to commercialize novel tools for Parkinson's disease research.
EURECA, a European project, gathered 18 partners including ecancer from countries across Europe. The shared mission was to identify -- and close -- these gaps by linking health information in electronic health record systems to information in clinical research information systems, such as clinical trials.
Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH (Immatics) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center announced today the launch of Immatics US, Inc., a new company aiming at becoming a global leader in adoptive cellular therapies for the treatment of a range of tumor types.
Kennedy Krieger's Interactive Autism Network has partnered with the Simons Foundation Autism Research to advance and expand internet-mediated autism research.
An Arizona State University-built CubeSat about the size of a shoebox will be used to produce a map of the water resources on the moon for future space exploration. It is the first ASU-led interplanetary mission.
As ocean conditions continue to change, putting ocean ecosystems and the communities that rely upon them at risk, today, NOAA took a first step in providing regional fisheries managers and stakeholders with information they need to reduce the effects of climate change and build resilience.