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Public Release: 2-Oct-2014
Climate-KIC start-ups raise €59 million in external funding
Climate-KIC, the EU's main climate innovation initiative, has today announced that its unique Accelerator, launched in 2010, has so far helped 45 European cleantech start-ups to collectively raise €59 million in external investment.

Contact: Angela Howarth

Public Release: 1-Oct-2014
PRE and ORCID working together to support best journal practices
ORCID and PRE (Peer Review Evaluation) have announced a collaboration to recognize the contributions of reviewers and promote best practices in scholarly publication.

Contact: Nicola Poser
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Public Release: 1-Oct-2014
Ebola genome browser now online to aid researchers' response to crisis
The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute late Tuesday released a new Ebola genome browser to assist global efforts to develop a vaccine and antiserum to help stop the spread of the Ebola virus.

Contact: Guy Lasnier
University of California - Santa Cruz

Public Release: 1-Oct-2014
Louisiana Tech University, CSC develop curriculum to support high-tech workforce needs
Faculty from Louisiana Tech University's cyber engineering, computer science, and computer information systems programs, and research and development group hosted over 30 executives from CSC, a global leader in next-generation IT, last week for strategic curriculum workshops.

Contact: Dave Guerin
Louisiana Tech University

Public Release: 1-Oct-2014
Finnish researchers developing a digital maternity package
Every Finnish expectant mother can choose to receive a free of charge maternity package containing baby clothes and other useful items. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is currently developing a digital maternity package with the purpose of gathering reliable health information provided by various smart devices, electronic services, and guides into a single user interface.

Contact: Olli Kuusisto
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
Northwestern Medicine joins $20 million national uterine fibroid study
Northwestern Medicine will be one of 10 investigational sites for a landmark study that seeks to improve the way uterine fibroids, one of the most prevalent health issues impacting women, are treated.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Contact: Kara Spak
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
Power plant standards could save thousands of US lives every year
Power plant standards to cut climate-changing carbon emissions will reduce other harmful air pollution and provide substantial human health benefits, according to a new study.
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Grantham Foundation

Contact: Todd Datz
Harvard School of Public Health

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
US aims for traumatic brain injury clinical trial success
An unprecedented, public-private partnership funded by the Department of Defense is being launched to drive the development of better-run clinical trials and may lead to the first successful treatments for traumatic brain injury, a condition affecting not only athletes and soldiers, but also millions among the general public, ranging from youngsters to elders.
US Department of Defense

Contact: Jeffrey Norris
University of California - San Francisco

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology
BioMed Central to publish open-access journal in collaboration with the University of Michigan
BioMed Central and the University of Michigan are pleased to announce an agreement to publish a new open-access journal, Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology, which is now open for submissions and will begin publishing in the first quarter of 2015.

Contact: Shane Canning
BioMed Central

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
NTU and German scientists invent award winning 2-in-1 motor for electric cars
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University and German Aerospace Centre have invented a 2-in-1 electric motor which increases the range of electric vehicles.

Contact: Lester Kok
Nanyang Technological University

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
De Gruyter Open converts 8 subscription journals to open-access megajournals
Eight subscription journals, published hitherto in a joint venture by De Gruyter Open and Springer become fully open access from the volume 2015. The journals, which change titles to better correspond with all-encompassing scopes, will grant access free of charge to all ensuing papers on De Gruyter Online.

Contact: Maria Hrynkiewicz
De Gruyter Open

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
Growers Nation brings citizen science to the farm
A new app designed at IIASA makes agricultural data available for gardeners and smallholder farmers around the world, and allows users to share information and inform future research.
European Research Council

Contact: Katherine Leitzell
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
MipTec 2014
Treatments to slow aging and stymie chronic disease in older adults on the horizon
The founder of the nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research Dan Perry predicts chronic health problems of older adults will be treated in the near future by medical treatments that slow aging itself, and offered remarks on this topic at the MipTec Conference on health-care innovation, a major gathering of pharmaceutical executives in Basel, Switzerland, on Sept. 24, organized by the Biogerontology Research Foundation.

Contact: Henry Stanley
Biogerontology Research Foundation

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
In-flight sensor tests a step toward Structural Health Monitoring for safer flights
Nine commercial aircraft flying regular routes are on the frontier of aviation safety, carrying sensors that monitor their structural health along with their routine maintenance. These flight tests are part of a Federal Aviation Administration certification process that will make the sensors widely available to US airlines.

Contact: Heather Clark
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 26-Sep-2014
Internists provide recommendations to Veterans Health Administration
The American College of Physicians letter is titled: Veterans Access to Care Through Choice Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014.

Contact: David Kinsman
American College of Physicians

Public Release: 26-Sep-2014
Promoting the cultivation of the black truffle and seeking to improve its quality
The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development Neiker-Tecnalia and the Black Truffle Association of Alava are jointly running the ECOTRUF project, designed to promote the cultivation of the black truffle -- Tuber melanosporum -- and improve its quality. The cultivation of this fungus, greatly valued by top gourmets, has a great potential in rural and forestry development in the province of Alava, and constitutes an excellent complementary activity to upgrade and diversify traditional agricultural and forestry holdings.

Contact: Irati Kortabitarte
Elhuyar Fundazioa

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
ACS announces new open-access journal: ACS Central Science
The American Chemical Society (ACS) announced today that internationally renowned chemist Carolyn Bertozzi, Ph.D., will take the helm as editor-in-chief of its first fully open-access journal, ACS Central Science, which is set to launch in early 2015. Currently a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of California at Berkeley, Bertozzi is widely recognized as one of the most accomplished and respected chemists of her generation.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
DRI expands Chinese partnership to address water pollution, management issues
The Desert Research Institute (DRI) and the Nevada Center of Excellence proudly announce a unique partnership with China's foremost water research university to address global water pollution and supply issues. DRI and China's Hohai University will develop a joint-international laboratory that will facilitate faculty and student exchanges; water resources management and training, and water pollution monitoring and mitigation. Research will focus on innovative scientific approaches to rehabilitate and sustain China's most polluted watersheds.

Contact: Catherine Schell
Desert Research Institute

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
Drug discovery process will be fundamentally different in the future
Over the past several decades, Michael Kinch of Washington University in St. Louis says, the pharmaceutical industry has managed to dismantle itself. In a provocative series of articles and interviews, Kinch, the director of the Center for Research Innovation in Business at the university, has been describing the history of this dismantling and its implications for the future of medicine.

Contact: Diana Lutz
Washington University in St. Louis

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation joins consortium of partners for USAID-funded research
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation today announced that it will join the Population Council and a prestigious consortium of leading HIV research organizations as part of a five-year project funded by the US Agency for International Development. The Supporting Operational AIDS Research project aims to conduct operational HIV and AIDS research, promote utilization and dissemination of data, and build the capacity of local organizations to conduct operational research
US Agency for International Development

Contact: Johanna Harvey
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
Inhaled form of oxytocin to manage bleeding after childbirth in developing nations
International public and private organizations are accelerating development of an innovative heat-stable and low-cost inhaled form of oxytocin to manage postpartum hemorrhage in resource-poor settings.

Contact: Lode Roels
Grand Challenges Canada

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Colorado cancer experts launch plan with Japan for US carbon-ion radiotherapy center
Colorado cancer researchers and medical doctors on Wednesday announced they are launching a $200,000 feasibility study as a key step to building the nation's first carbon-ion radiotherapy research and treatment facility in Aurora, where they and colleagues hope to investigate and provide to patients leading-edge radiation therapy that is effective against the deadliest cancers and now is available only in Europe and Japan.

Contact: Mark Couch
University of Colorado Denver

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Project aims to turn mobile phones into detectors of disease-spreading insects
The Virtual Vector Project already has built an ingenious prototype to recognize species of triatomine bugs that spread Chagas disease, endemic in much of rural Mexico, Central America and South America.
University of Kansas Office of the Provost

Contact: Brendan M. Lynch
University of Kansas

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
University of Minnesota-developed drug for rigid muscles moves ahead in clinical trials
A new formulation for a University of Minnesota-developed drug targeted at rare disorders is under development, with the potential to help a small number of Americans each year. The new formulation of the drug baclofen is designed to prevent serious complications that can occur when drug delivery is interrupted.

Contact: Miranda Taylor
University of Minnesota Academic Health Center

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research
Elsevier announces the launch of open-access journal: Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal: Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research.

Contact: Darren Sugrue

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