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Public Release: 19-Mar-2014
Apple launches new FaceFries app
Want fries with your social media? That's a question Simon Fraser University researcher Steve DiPaola, co-creator of a new app, is asking with the launch of FaceFries. The application -- launched this week by Apple as a free iTunes download -- uses advanced image processing, psychological models of personality and emotion, and animation technology to 'bring the human spark to social media' mobile applications.

Contact: Carol Thorbes
cthorbes@sfu.ca
778-782-3035
Simon Fraser University

Public Release: 19-Mar-2014
Internet Interventions
Elsevier launches open-access journal: Internet Interventions
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of the open-access, online-only journal Internet Interventions. The journal is published in affiliation with the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions and the European Society for Research on Internet Interventions.

Contact: Natalie Hill-krasniqi
n.hill-krasniqi@elsevier.com
44-207-424-4404
Elsevier

Public Release: 19-Mar-2014
EU initiative Climate-KIC and regional innovation network ERRIN to collaborate
The EU's main climate innovation initiative Climate-KIC and regional research and innovation network ERRIN have signed a memorandum of understanding at the Committee of the Regions, agreeing to develop joint activities and share information.

Contact: Angela Howarth
angela.howarth@climate-kic.org
44-020-749-21972
Climate-KIC

Public Release: 19-Mar-2014
Global Atlas of environmental conflicts launched in Brussels
The Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade project launches today its Global Atlas of Environmental Justice, a visually attractive and interactive online mapping platform detailing around 1,000 environmental conflicts (and growing). It allows users to search and filter across 100 fields and to browse by commodity, company, country and type of conflict.

Contact: Maria Jesus Delgado
MariaJesus.Delgado@uab.cat
34-935-814-049
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Public Release: 19-Mar-2014
Dartmouth and Aeras join forces to conduct study of new tuberculosis vaccine
Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine and Aeras, a global nonprofit biotech, announced a collaboration to jointly conduct a trial of a new vaccine against tuberculosis, one of the world's deadliest diseases. The vaccine, known as DAR-901, is related to the vaccine SRL-172, previously shown by Dartmouth investigators to decrease the risk of tuberculosis in a trial known as the DarDar Trial.

Contact: Derik Hertel
derik.hertel@dartmouth.edu
603-650-1211
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Public Release: 18-Mar-2014
From DNA to diagnosis
Compared to 10 years ago, sequencing the human genome has plummeted in cost by one-million-fold and can be completed in a fraction of the time. Yet there are still barriers preventing DNA sequence information from routinely being incorporated into patient care. The USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery is partnering with California-based Omicia Inc. to make patient genome analysis as routine as a blood test.

Contact: Julie Kiefer
jkiefer@neuro.utah.edu
801-597-4258
University of Utah Health Sciences

Public Release: 18-Mar-2014
Lockheed Martin and Rowan University partner on radar technology
Lockheed Martin and Rowan University are kicking off an innovative, strategic partnership to develop new technologies for a broad range of radar system applications in support of national defense. As threats to the United States become increasingly more complex, this next generation of radar technology is critical to protecting national assets and requires the dedication of an educated workforce.

Contact: Patricia Quigley
quigley@rowan.edu
856-256-4241
Rowan University

Public Release: 18-Mar-2014
Alberta diabetes research receives a big boost
The Alberta Diabetes Institute at the University of Alberta has announced a new collaboration with Janssen Inc. in Canada to advance early-stage technologies related to Type I and Type II diabetes. Janssen is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
Johnson & Johnson, Government of Alberta, Alberta Diabetes Foundation

Contact: Jo-anne Nugent
jo-anne.nugent@ualberta.ca
780-492-9651
University of Alberta

Public Release: 18-Mar-2014
Self-healing paint could halt rust on military vehicles
A new additive could help military vehicles, including the Marine Corps variant of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, heal like human skin and avoid costly maintenance as a result of corrosion.

Contact: Peter Vietti
onrpublicaffairs@navy.mil
703-696-5031
Office of Naval Research

Public Release: 18-Mar-2014
American College of Chest Physicians: CHEST World Congress
CHEST and Sibionix co-develop a portable training solution for EBUS-TBNA
Simbionix, a world leader in medical simulation, and the American College of Chest Physicians, a leader in advanced simulation education, enter the second phase of their collaboration to promote bronchoscopy education. The BRONCH Express, a virtual reality simulator for endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial needle aspiration training that is being co-developed by the organizations, will be featured at CHEST World Congress 2014 in Madrid, Spain.

Contact: Kristi Bruno
kbruno@chestnet.org
773-750-9962
American College of Chest Physicians

Public Release: 17-Mar-2014
Ohio State partners with MedVax Technologies Inc. to bring a cancer peptide vaccine to patients
The Ohio State University, through the Ohio State Innovation Foundation, has signed an exclusive world-wide licensing agreement with MedVax Technologies Inc. for the licensing of groundbreaking cancer peptide vaccine technologies.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Amanda J Harper
amanda.harper2@osumc.edu
614-685-5420
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Public Release: 14-Mar-2014
IceBridge starts with sea ice surveys
NASA's Operation IceBridge started the 2014 Arctic campaign with two surveys of sea ice north of Greenland. The two flights follow similar surveys flow in previous years and continue the mission's goals of collecting data on changing sea ice in the Arctic.
NASA

Contact: George Hale
George.r.hale@nasa.gov
301-614-5853
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 14-Mar-2014
New strategic plan guides NSF through 2018
The National Science Foundation has released a new strategic plan in concert with the President's Budget Request to Congress for NSF in fiscal year 2015. The plan, titled, 'Investing in Science, Engineering and Education for the Nation's Future,' sets goals to guide the agency through 2018.

Contact: Maria C. Zacharias
mzachari@nsf.gov
703-292-8454
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 14-Mar-2014
Menopause International re-launching as Post Reproductive Health
Leading SAGE medical journal, Menopause International, the flagship journal of the British Menopause Society, is expanding its scope and changing its name to Post Reproductive Health from March 2014.

Contact: Katie Baker
020-732-48719
SAGE Publications

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
Project MERCCURI 'crowdsourced' space station samples take flight
The Microbial Ecology Research Combining Citizen and University Researchers on the International Space Station project (Project MERCCURI) is a crowdsourced effort to send a litany of microbes to the space station for research.

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

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
MD Anderson, MedImmune join forces to advance cancer immunotherapy
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, will collaborate through MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program to develop therapies that unleash patients' immune systems to attack their cancers. MD Anderson will evaluate several of MedImmune's immunotherapy molecules in a clinical setting in order to better understand how these molecules elicit immune response in patients.

Contact: Scott Merville
smerville@mdanderson.org
713-792-0661
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
Stem cell therapy may help severe congestive heart failure
Researchers want to know whether patients with debilitating heart failure can benefit by having their own stem cells injected into their ailing heart muscle. Unlike most clinical trials, Berman notes that if this study results are positive, participants who received placebo can also get ixmyelocel-T.

Contact: Toni Baker
tbaker@gru.edu
706-721-4421
Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
Virtual lab for nuclear waste repository research
A nuclear waste repository must seal in radioactive waste safely for one million years. Researchers currently have to study them and their processes in real underground laboratories but a virtual underground laboratory will soon simplify their work.

Contact: Dipl.-Ing. Steffen Masik
steffen.masik@iff.fraunhofer.de
49-391-409-0127
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
CeBIT
TUD professor Gerhard Fettweis presents 'tactile internet' at CeBIT
The coordinator of the Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden, professor Gerhard Fettweis, is heading a common initiative by German research institutes and industrial companies presented at the German computer fair CeBIT in Hannover on March 10, 2014. Globally, multi-billion amounts are invested in this area of research -- e.g., by the notion of fifth generation of mobile communications.

Contact: Birgit Holthaus
birgit.holthaus@tu-dresden.de
49-351-463-42848
Technische Universitšt Dresden

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