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Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
ASPIRE Phase III trial of vaginal ring to prevent HIV completes enrollment of 2,629 women
ASPIRE, one of two Phase III trials of a promising method for preventing HIV in women -- a vaginal ring worn for a month at a time -- has completed enrollment, with 2,629 women from 15 clinical research sites in Africa now taking part in the study. ASPIRE, a flagship study of the Microbicide Trials Network, and its sister trial, The Ring Study, are the first to evaluate the effectiveness of a vaginal ring for HIV prevention.
National Intstitutes of Health

Contact: Lisa Rossi
rossil@upmc.edu
412-641-8940
Microbicide Trials Network

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
Public sector not more effective attracting socially motivated workers than private sector
Research by the University of Southampton has found workers in the public sector are more likely to engage in socially motivated activities than their private sector counterparts. However, their findings also show this is only because public services employ more highly educated and skilled people -- characteristics that increase the likelihood of being socially engaged.
University of Southampton

Contact: Peter Franklin
p.franklin@southampton.ac.uk
44-238-059-5457
University of Southampton

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
R+D to develop an intelligent new high performance electric motorcycle
The 'intelligence' of Bultaco's new electric motorcycle is being developed on the south side of Madrid, in Science Park of the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid, where the company has established its R + D center to work on new products and more innovative technology.

Contact: Javier Alonso
oic@uc3m.es
Carlos III University of Madrid

Public Release: 25-Jun-2014
Stem Cells and Development
2014 World Stem Cell Summit presented by GPI, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc, and GEN
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers and Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News are proud to announce that they will again serve as joint platinum media sponsors of the Genetics Policy Institute 2014 World Stem Cell Summit.

Contact: Vicki Cohn
vcohn@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100 x2156
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

Public Release: 25-Jun-2014
GW leads clinical trial to reduce epileptic seizures in people with temporal lobe epilepsy
Mohamad Koubeissi, M.D., director of the Epilepsy Center and associate professor of neurology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is leading a clinical trial employing low-frequency deep brain stimulation to potentially help reduce epileptic seizures in patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy.

Contact: Lisa Anderson
lisama2@gwu.edu
202-994-3121
George Washington University

Public Release: 25-Jun-2014
STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc., announces American Diabetes Association participation in PRE-val
STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the American Diabetes Association (ADA) -- publishers of the journals Diabetes®, Diabetes Care®, Clinical Diabetes®, and Diabetes Spectrum® -- has signed on to participate in PRE-val. Diabetes and Diabetes Care will be the first two ADA journals to participate.

Contact: Nicola Poser
nposer@jbjs.org
781-433-1245
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
All together now -- a lesson from Space Station 'ant-stronauts'
The activities of a crew of ants that lived aboard the space station as part of the Ants in Space investigation are inspiring students and scientists alike. But the investigation also has the potential to teach us so much more.

Contact: Laura Niles
Laura.E.Niles@nasa.gov
281-244-7069
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
OpenAnesthesia® announces Android and iOS versions of self-study app
OpenAnesthesia (OA), one of the most popular websites for education in anesthesia, announces the release of V 3.0 of the hugely popular self-study app for anesthesiology residents, CRNAs, SRNAs, and physicians. The app, specifically designed to improve knowledge within the field of anesthesiology, is free to download on iTunes and the Google Store.

Contact: Brian Freiland
Brian.freiland@wolterskluwer.com
215-521-8372
Wolters Kluwer Health

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
The Journal of the American Dental Association
Elsevier chosen to publish American Dental Association's flagship journal
The American Dental Association announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Elsevier to publish The Journal of the American Dental Association, the ADA's flagship publication and the nation's premier dental journal.

Contact: Lydia Hall
Halll@ada.org
312-440-2806
Elsevier

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
Solar project to bring energy to three D.C. institutions
WASHINGTON—The George Washington University, American University and the George Washington University Hospital announced Tuesday that they will create a renewable energy project that brings solar power from North Carolina to the D.C. institutions, showing that large organizations in an urban setting can meet energy needs while significantly reducing their carbon footprints by directly tapping offsite solar energy.

Contact: Kurtis Hiatt
kkhiatt@gwu.edu
202-994-1849
George Washington University

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
Man moves paralyzed hand with his own thoughts
An Ohio man has become the first patient ever to move his paralyzed hand by using his thoughts. In a small, crowded laboratory at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 23-year old Ian Burkhart made a fist as doctors, neuroscientists and engineers from Battelle, and Ian's family gasped. The breakthrough was made possible by a cutting-edge technology called Neurobridge developed by researchers at Battelle, working with doctors at Ohio State.

Contact: Kevin Volz
kevin@mediasourcetv.com
614-932-9950 x18
MediaSource

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
2014 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo
The next food revolution
Food waste that is unused, yet nutritionally viable, may help to feed a growing and nutritionally 'insecure' world population and minimize the impact of food production on the environment, according to Doug Rauch, former president of Trader Joe's, Inc. and current CEO of the nonprofit Conscious Capitalism, Inc.

Contact: Stephanie Callahan
scallahan@ift.org
847-331-1963
Institute of Food Technologists

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
2014 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo
Organic standards go global
In the past, international trade of organic products between the U.S. and other countries has been difficult because of the wide variations in international organic standards and certification requirements.

Contact: Stephanie Callahan
scallahan@ift.org
847-331-1963
Institute of Food Technologists

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
2014 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo
Farm to table oversight, new technologies improving spice safety
New and improved manufacturing technologies, as well as a greater focus on the individual steps of the production process, are helping to enhance spice safety in the US and throughout the world, according to a June 22 panel discussion at the 2014 Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo® in New Orleans.

Contact: Stephanie Callahan
scallahan@ift.org
847-331-1963
Institute of Food Technologists

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
Next-generation artificial pancreas system gears up for test drive
A new long-term study will be the first U.S.-based one to test unsupervised daily and overnight use of an artificial pancreas system that -- when coupled with mealtime bolusing-- automatically controls insulin delivery and keeps blood glucose within a specific range.
JDRF

Contact: Shawn Rhea
srhea@jdrf.org
212-479-7510
JDRF

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
Illinois study may improve rice productivity
University of Illinois researchers established the university's first rice paddy to test rice performance in Illinois and at Kyoto University in Japan. The two plots, which were planted on the same date, should reveal clues about what factors help the plants more efficiently convert the sun's energy into food, known as photosynthetic performance.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Contact: Nicholas Vasi
nvasi@illinois.edu
Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
Springer to collaborate with Japan Geoscience Union on new open access journal
Springer and the Japan Geoscience Union, the organization that represents most of the earth and planetary science societies in Japan, have launched the new open access journal Progress in Earth and Planetary Science. The first articles have already been published online. The peer-reviewed online journal is part of the SpringerOpen portfolio. All articles are freely and permanently accessible on Springer's platforms SpringerLink and SpringerOpen.

Contact: Renate Bayaz
renate.bayaz@springer.com
49-622-148-78531
Springer

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
Huge new influx of Graphene Flagship partners
To coincide with Graphene Week 2014, the Graphene Flagship is proud to announce that today one of the largest-ever European research initiatives is doubling in size. 66 new partners are being invited to join the consortium following the results of a €9 million competitive call.
Graphene Flagship/European Commission

Contact: Christophe Eléhn
info@graphene-flagship.eu
46-766-105-923
Chalmers University of Technology

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
Cal-BRAIN kickstarts California efforts to map the brain
The California budget signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on June 20 creates a statewide research grants program called Cal-BRAIN, an initiative led by UC San Diego. With an initial allocation of $2 million, Cal-BRAIN is a state complement to the federal BRAIN Initiative announced by President Barack Obama in April of 2013. It aims to 'accelerate the development of brain mapping techniques, including the development of new technologies.'

Contact: Inga Kiderra
ikiderra@ucsd.edu
858-822-0661
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
Could genetics help explain intellectual disability in children?
Teams of leading UK scientists have joined forces to unlock an untapped source of genetic information in a bid to better understand and treat children with Intellectual Disability.
Medical Research Council

Contact: Chris Jones
jonesc83@cardiff.ac.uk
029-208-74731
Cardiff University

Public Release: 19-Jun-2014
United European Gastroenterology calls for increase in nurse endoscopy training across Europe
United European Gastroenterology calls for increase in nurse endoscopy training across Europe to reduce the number of deaths from colorectal cancer.
United European Gastroenterology

Contact: Samantha Forster
samantha@spinkhealth.com
44-144-481-1099
United European Gastroenterology

Public Release: 19-Jun-2014
NJIT engineering professor spurs interest in sanitary landfills throughout Asia
Uncontrolled landfills are a growing problem in the developing world, polluting groundwater and emitting foul odors, while also boosting greenhouse gas emissions.

Contact: Tanya Klein
973-596-3433
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 19-Jun-2014
International Society for Stem Cell Research 12th Annual Meeting
NYSCF and eagle-i Network co-develop iPS cell database
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute and the eagle-i Network will make NYSCF iPS cell lines and related information available to the public on a user-friendly, web-based, searchable database. The database -- called the Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell database -- will help scientists find valuable resources, enabling collaboration, preventing duplicative work, and ultimately accelerating research.

Contact: David McKeon
DMcKeon@nyscf.org
212-365-7440
New York Stem Cell Foundation

Public Release: 19-Jun-2014
Invention prevents contamination of food packaging by bacterial biofilms
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a way to disrupt the bacterial biofilms that adhere to food packaging, causing millions of food-borne illnesses each year. The technology involves industry-specific acrylic polymers that will coat corrugated cardboard boxes, the worldwide medium for transporting the vast majority of fresh agricultural produce. The Hebrew University, through its technology transfer company, Yissum, holds granted patents on the process, which has huge commercial potential.

Contact: Dov Smith
dovs@savion.huji.ac.il
972-258-82844
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Public Release: 19-Jun-2014
Next Media created new digital services for the media sector
The media sector has undergone a major transformation, turning itself into a business taking advantage of various digital terminals at international, national and local level. The Next Media programme included, for example, development and testing of new customer-centric digital services concepts.

Contact: Anu Seisto
anu.seisto@vtt.fi
358-405-471-609
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

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