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Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Ludwig Cancer Research and CRI collaborate on VentiRx's investigational immunotherapy
The nonprofits Ludwig Cancer Research and the Cancer Research Institute announced today an agreement with VentiRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, to conduct a clinical trial with motolimod combined with other immunotherapy agents available to Ludwig and CRI through other industry partnerships. VentiRx will provide motolimod, the company's lead immuno-oncology agent, for the study, which will be conducted by Ludwig and CRI through their jointly coordinated CVC Trials Network.

Contact: Rachel Steinhardt
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Analytical Chemistry Research
Elsevier announces the launch of open access journal: Analytical Chemistry Research
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of open access journal: Analytical Chemistry Research.

Contact: Darren Sugrue

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Simulations for better transparent oxide layers
Touchscreens and solar cells rely on special oxide layers. However, errors in the layers' atomic structure impair not only their transparency, but also their conductivity. Using atomic models, Fraunhofer researchers have found ways of identifying and removing these errors.

Contact: Dr. Wolfgang Korner

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Greater safety and security at Europe's train stations
When a suspicious individual fleas on a bus or by train, then things usually get tough for the police. This is because the security systems of the various transportation companies and security services are typically incompatible. The European Union project, Secur-ED, aims at creating remedies and establishing better collaboration within the same city.

Contact: Dr. Wolf Engelbach

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Central biobank for drug research
For the development of new drugs it is crucial to work with stem cells, as these allow scientists to study the effects of new active pharmaceutical ingredients. But it has always been difficult to derive enough stem cells of the right quality and in the right timeframe. A central biobank is about to remedy the situation.

Contact: Julia Neubauer

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
On the way to a safe and secure Smart Home
A growing number of household operations can be managed via the Internet. Today's 'Smart Home' promises efficient building management. But often the systems are not secure and can only be retrofitted at great expense. Scientists are working on a software product that defends against hacker attacks before they reach the building.

Contact: Steffen Wendzel

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
SMM Convention 2014 in Hamburg
Ship ahoy! Fraunhofer displays innovations at SMM
Seven Fraunhofer Institutes will be presenting their latest developments in seafaring and navigation at the SMM Convention in Hamburg from Sept. 9 to 12. Hall B6 is a 3-D configurator that makes it possible for owners to experience cruise ships and yachts in real time, down to the last detail. Researchers will display a new software program for crew management, and a ship and logistics system so that inland water routes become more feasibly useable.

Contact: Konrad Baier

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
International Council for Science endorses open access to scientific record; cautions against misuse of metrics
The General Assembly of the International Council for Science today endorsed open access principles and provided key recommendations guarding against the misuse of metrics in the evaluation of research performance.

Contact: Johannes Mengel
International Council for Science

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index
Financial survey reveals public concern over income inequality, broken education system
Though the collective measure of financial trust is up, driven mainly by more positive attitudes toward banks and the stock market, Americans are concerned about growing income inequality and would like to see improvements in the country's educational system as a starting point to address that inequality, according to the latest Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index.

Contact: Susan Guibert
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Public Release: 1-Sep-2014
Algal growth a blooming problem Space Station to help monitor
The space station's Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean (HICO) instrument can help research harmful algal blooms, similar to recent concerns in Lake Erie. HICO provides a way for researchers to see 90 wavelengths of light not visible to humans.

Contact: Laura Niles
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 1-Sep-2014
App notifications: Is there a good time to receive one?
A new Android app that has the ability to identify when users are most likely to notice and respond to its notifications has been launched by the University of Southampton to help relieve stress.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Contact: Becky Attwood
University of Southampton

Public Release: 29-Aug-2014
ESC Congress 2014
New ESC registries launched on cardiac oncology and ACS
New ESC registries are being launched on cardiac oncology and acute coronary syndromes (ACS). The announcement comes as the long-term phase of the cardiomyopathy registry is started and the study on heart failure patients conducted in collaboration with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development begins an outcomes evaluation.

Contact: ESC Press Office
European Society of Cardiology

Public Release: 29-Aug-2014
ESC Congress 2014
ESC launches journal on CV pharmacotherapy
A new ESC journal on cardiovascular pharmacotherapy is launched today at ESC Congress by the ESC and Oxford University Press.

Contact: ESC Press Office
European Society of Cardiology

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
TGen receives approval for patient enrollment in brain cancer clinical trial
In 2012, The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation awarded $10 million in grants for two groundbreaking brain cancer research projects at the Translational Genomics Research Institute. One of those projects has officially received the final regulatory approval from University of California, San Francisco, which means patient enrollment for the trial can begin.
Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
Informing NASA's Asteroid Initiative: A citizen forum
An innovative project between NASA (the US government's space agency) and a group led by Arizona State University called ECAST -- Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology -- is planning to hold citizen forums to engage ordinary citizens in active dialogue about NASA's Asteroid Initiative.

Contact: Marissa Huth
Arizona State University

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
NIH to Launch human safety study of Ebola vaccine candidate
Initial human testing of an investigational vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease will begin next week by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. The early-stage trial will begin initial human testing of a vaccine co-developed by NIAID and GlaxoSmithKline and will evaluate the experimental vaccine's safety and ability to generate an immune system response in healthy adults. Testing will take place at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Kathy Stover
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
New filter technology -- uses inert gas to bore holes in high-quality steel
Two early-stage venture capital investors are joining the i3 Membrane GmbH startup in August 2014. High-Tech Gründerfonds and Innovationsstarter Fonds are investing in development and marketing of a novel filter technology. The new high-tech membrane is made of high-quality steel and is more stable and more flexible than conventional filters, also more environmentally-compatible because only inert gas and electrical power are needed for its manufacture. The process was developed jointly with the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf.
Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (Federal German Environment Foundation)

Contact: Christine Bohnet
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Public Release: 27-Aug-2014
West coast log exports up, lumber exports down in second quarter of 2014
Log exports from Washington, Oregon, northern California, and Alaska totaled 515 million board feet in volume in the second quarter of 2014, an increase of more than 10 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014, the US Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station reported today. During this same period, West coast lumber exports decreased by 4 percent to 247 million board feet.

Contact: Yasmeen Sands
USDA Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station

Public Release: 27-Aug-2014
Microtechnologies for driving forward mobility and human health
CIC microGUNE, the Co-operative Research Centre into Microtechnologies, is coordinating the microSCALE project which seeks to generate innovative solutions based on microtechnologies to tackle the problems of the mobility industry and life sciences, among others. IK4-Ikerlan, Ceit-IK4, IK4-Tekniker, the Mondragon University and Tecnun are collaborating with CIC microGUNE on this project, which is being supported and funded by the Etortek 2013-2014 program of the Government of the Basque Autonomous Community.

Contact: Irati Kortabitarte
Elhuyar Fundazioa

Public Release: 27-Aug-2014
Preclinical development of tumor therapeutic agent starts
There is an urgent need for medical agents to treat metastatic tumors. In case of pancreatic cancer, one of the most aggressive types of cancer that is often detected late, 95 percent of the patients die within five years after the diagnosis. The KIT spinoff amcure develops tumor therapeutic agents that might reduce this mortality rate. For preclinical and clinical tests of the agents, amcure has now received a total of 5 million euros from investors.

Contact: Monika Landgraf
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
BioOne announces 2015 title additions
BioOne welcomes five new journals to BioOne Complete, its online aggregation of independently published, subscribed and open-access titles.

Contact: Nicole Colovos

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
Drug for rare blood disorder developed at Penn receives orphan drug status from EU
A Penn Medicine-developed drug has received orphan status in Europe this week for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, a rare, life-threatening disease that causes anemia due to destruction of red blood cells and thrombosis.

Contact: Karen Kreeger
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
New and updated mobile apps for NSB Science and Engineering Indicators
The National Science Board today announced the launch of Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI) for Android. The new app joins the existing and recently updated SEI App for iPad. Both free apps provide users with access to the full content of the 2014 Science and Engineering Indicators report, the premier source of information and analysis of the nation's position in science and engineering education and research.

Contact: Nadine Lymn
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
Do we live in a 2-D hologram?
A unique experiment at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory called the Holometer has started collecting data that will answer some mind-bending questions about our universe -- including whether we live in a hologram.
DOE Office of Science

Contact: Andre Salles
DOE/Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
Chameleon: Cloud computing for computer science
To help investigate and develop a promising cloud computing future, the National Science Foundation has announced a new $10 million project to create a cloud computing testbed called Chameleon, an experimental testbed for cloud architecture and applications. This testbed will enable the academic research community to develop and experiment with novel cloud architectures and pursue new, architecturally enabled applications of cloud computing, specifically for the computer science domain.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Faith Singer-Villalobos
University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center

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