The University of Oklahoma and Nanowave Technologies Inc. have entered into a research agreement that builds on an existing relationship with the Advanced Radar Research Center, located within the state-of-the-art Radar Innovations Laboratory on the University Research Campus. The Canadian radio frequency electronics firm will establish a research group near the radar laboratory to continue its collaboration on the development of next generation electromagnetic sensors.
A new clinical trial is testing the feasibility and efficiency of a doctor in New York City remotely performing long-distance, tele-robotic ultrasound exams over the Internet on patients in Chicago.
The first clinical trial to investigate whether treatment with a statin drug can reduce the increased cardiovascular disease risk in people infected with HIV has begun enrolling patients. Based at Massachusetts General Hospital, the six-year, $40 million REPRIEVE (Randomized Study to Prevent Vascular Events in HIV) trial will be conducted at around 100 sites in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Thailand.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced the launch of a new open-access journal: One Health.
VTT has developed a quick, easy-to-use ketosis test for consumers that can detect acetone on exhaled breath.
A memorandum of understanding was signed on April 20 between Pohang University of Science and Technology and Seoul National University Hospital as an open innovation initiative to create synergy by combining their respective strengths -- POSTECH's research capacity in life sciences and engineering related fields with SNUH's competence in biomedical science.
In collaboration with European companies and research institutes, VTT has developed a cloud-based, easily customized, modular software platform for improving the sustainability performance of industrial products by lowering production costs and reducing emissions.
Former Congressman Rush D. Holt, Ph.D., chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and executive publisher of the Science family of journals, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Research!America, the nation's largest advocacy and public education alliance working to make research to improve health a higher national priority. Research!America advocates for a legislative and regulatory climate that supports public and private sector innovation.
Internet2 and the Network Startup Research Center -- both US-based non-profits working to advance technology around the world -- are working with technology leaders in Bhutan to bring ultra-high-speed network access to the research and education community in the mountainous country in the heart of the Himalayan region.
Carnegie Science announces the launch of the Carnegie Airborne Observatory-3, the most scientifically advanced aircraft-based mapping and data analytics system in civil aviation today. 'The future of ecosystem research takes off,' remarked principal investigator Greg Asner of Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology. This third-generation aircraft has been completely overhauled from previous models, boasting a multitude of cutting-edge improvements to its onboard laboratory.