University of Leicester researchers aim to develop a test using DNA to identify species at crime scenes in as little as an hour.
The ECV project has contributed in creating domestic products and markets for electric commercial vehicles in the whole value chain from components to systems. The aim of ECV has been to support in the process developing new competitive export products such as electric buses and mobile machinery.
Nanyang Technological University and Wageningen University of the Netherlands have established a joint Ph.D. program in food science and technology. This will help to meet rising demand in Singapore for highly qualified talent in this area, such as product development specialists, food microbiologists and food safety specialists. Wageningen is one of the leading universities in the world in food science and technology, and the joint Ph.D. program with NTU is Wageningen's first such collaboration outside Europe.
The Genome Analysis Centre partners with Global HPC hardware giant SGI to address the most complex problems in genomics analysis.
The planetary defense team at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -- part of an international collaboration to detect and deflect the next large Earth-bound object -- is preparing meteorites received from NASA to be vaporized by a high-powered laser. The data they yield will inform asteroid deflection models.
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has joined MetroLab Network, a network of 35 city-university partnerships focused on bringing data, analytics and innovation to local government.
Scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in Canada to capture prostate cancer images using a new molecule. Known as a Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) probe, the new molecule is used in Positron Emissions Tomography (PET) scans. The probe targets PSMA, a unique molecule on prostate cancer cells, to provide highly specific images for better diagnosis and management of patient disease.
Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) Gen. Robert B. Neller recently visited the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to get a close-up look at some of the latest technologies being developed for the US Marine Corps -- from autonomous systems to virtual reality training devices.
BMJ OnExamination, a leading provider of medical revision resources, is supporting adult field nurses seeking employment in the UK to prepare for the part 1 Test of Competence exam set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Space technology is to be put to work on Earth -- in a device for testing soil quality, in research involving the University of Strathclyde.