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Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
'Hidden Treasure of Rome' project unveiled
'The Hidden Treasure of Rome' project will bring hundreds of thousands of ancient artifacts from Italy into the laboratories of US universities to be studied, restored, categorized and cataloged. The University of Missouri is the first university selected for this project.

Contact: Christian Basi
BasiC@missouri.edu
573-882-4430
University of Missouri-Columbia

Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
CASIS research set for launch aboard SpaceX mission to space station
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to blast off to the space station carrying the third suite of research investigations sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, termed Advancing Research Knowledge-2.

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

Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
Novel drug targeting leukemia cells enters clinical trial
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have launched a Phase I human clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of a new monoclonal antibody for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the most common form of blood cancer in adults.

Contact: Scott Lafee
slafee@ucsd.edu
619-543-6163
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
Scottish people most skeptical on fracking, survey shows
If Scotland votes for independence later this week, its government could face an uphill challenge in persuading the Scottish people that fracking is necessary, research has revealed.

Contact: Emma Thorne
emma.thorne@nottingham.ac.uk
44-011-595-15793
University of Nottingham

Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
Data visualization page illustrates the power consumption of smartphones
The infographic developed by University of Helsinki researchers presents the first side-by-side comparison of the power consumption and fragmentation of Android and iOS devices.

Contact: Sasu Tarkoma
sasu.tarkoma@helsinki.fi
University of Helsinki

Public Release: 16-Sep-2014
University of Helsinki and Rovio Learning cooperate for playful learning
The University's Playful Learning Center researches the future of learning together with businesses. The learning research space to be opened with Rovio is the latest example of such cooperation.

Contact: Professor Kristiina Kumpulainen
kristiina.kumpulainen@helsinki.fi
358-503-185-221
University of Helsinki

Public Release: 15-Sep-2014
Want to print your own cell phone microscope for pennies? Here's how
A 3-D printing process turns a cell phone into a high-powered microscope for pennies.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Contact: Susan Bauer
susan.bauer@pnnl.gov
509-372-6083
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Public Release: 15-Sep-2014
NAS Gulf Research Program announces strategic vision, initial opportunities
A new strategic vision document, released today by the National Academy of Sciences' Gulf Research Program, describes the long-term goals, objectives, and strategies for the program and will guide its scope of work over the next five years.

Contact: Lauren Rugani
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 15-Sep-2014
The biomethane market needs clear frame conditions for further growth
Biomethane as a substitute for the fossil energy carrier natural gas offers a variety of options and applications for a sustainable energy supply. Nevertheless, a consequent market penetration is still pending because of a lack of standardized and transnational frame conditions. Scientists just summarized how the biomethane market developed in the IEA member states and which factors are necessary for further growing.
International Energy Agency

Contact: Daniela Thrän
daniela.thraen@ufz.de
49-341-243-4435
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

Public Release: 12-Sep-2014
Ahoy, offshore wind: Research buoys bring vital data to untapped energy resource
Starting in November, two 20,000-pound buoys decked out with the latest in meteorological and oceanographic equipment will be deployed for a year at two offshore wind demonstration projects: one near Coos Bay, Ore., and another near Virginia Beach, Va. The bright yellow buoys -- each worth $1.3 million -- are being commissioned by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and will enable more accurate predictions of the power-producing potential of winds that blow off US shores.
Department of Energy

Contact: Franny White
franny.white@pnnl.gov
509-375-6904
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Public Release: 12-Sep-2014
BGI, Imperial College London and Waters Corporation sign framework agreement
BGI, Imperial College London and Waters Corporation signed a framework agreement in Shenzhen, China. Liangyu Zhang, CEO of Greater China of Waters Corporation, Vince Gao, CEO of BGI Heath, and representatives of Imperial College London attended the signing ceremony.

Contact: Press Office
huwen@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen

Public Release: 12-Sep-2014
BGI and the Vancouver Prostate Centre announce partnership on joint research laboratory
BGI, and the Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC), a global leader in translational research in cancer, today announced the establishment of the BGI-VPC Joint Research Laboratory, a sequencing and translational research facility, to jointly discover and advance basic and translational programs in oncology, including personalized oncology. The collaboration, the first between BGI and any Canadian research institution, will change the landscape of genomic and translational research across Canada and benefit patients worldwide.

Contact: Press Office
huwen@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen

Public Release: 11-Sep-2014
Calico enters into exclusive collaboration with 2M to develop UTSW technology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2M Companies, and Calico today announce a new collaboration to advance research and drug development for neurodegenerative disorders caused by the aging and death of nerve cells.

Contact: Russell Rian
russell.rian@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Public Release: 11-Sep-2014
Retraction Watch and PRE partner to improve scholarly publishing practices
Retraction Watch, launched in 2010 in an effort to increase the transparency of the retraction process among scholarly publication, and PRE (Peer Review Evaluation) which was formed to support publishers in promoting trust and transparency related to peer review, have announced that they will work together to share information related to article retractions.

Contact: Nicola Poser
nposer@jbjs.org
781-433-1245
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Public Release: 11-Sep-2014
​NTU spin-off achieves breakthrough with innovative multifunction membranes
A young startup at Nanyang Technological University has developed a first-of-its-kind multifunction water filtration membrane.

Contact: Lester Kok
lesterkok@ntu.edu.sg
65-679-06804
Nanyang Technological University

Public Release: 11-Sep-2014
Harvard's Wyss Institute awarded DARPA contract to further develop Soft Exosuit
Harvard's Wyss Institute announced today that it was awarded a first-phase $2.9 million follow-on contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to further develop a biologically inspired smart suit. The device, the Soft Exosuit, is intended to be worn comfortably under clothing and could enable soldiers to walk longer distances, keep fatigue at bay, and minimize the risk of injury when carrying heavy loads.
DARPA/ Warrior Web

Contact: Kristen Kusek
kristen.kusek@wyss.harvard.edu
617-432-8266
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Public Release: 11-Sep-2014
Elsevier establishes Materials Science Council
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that, together with leading experts in the field, it has established the Elsevier Materials Science Council: a discipline-specific initiative to raise the profile and support the efforts of the materials science research community across the globe.

Contact: Stewart Bland
s.bland@elsevier.com
44-186-584-3124
Elsevier

Public Release: 11-Sep-2014
Sepsis kills over 6,000,000 children in developing world: App-device could help save them
Two signs that someone might have sepsis are if they have a high pulse rate as well as arterial hypoxemia or blood oxygen deficiency. Both of these vital signs -- pulse rate and blood oxygen level -- can be quickly and easily measured with a new app-device that turns smartphones and tablets into pulse oximeters.
LGTmedical

Contact: Pamela Clarke
pamela.clarke@lgtmedical.com
604-983-8627
LionsGate Technologies (LGTmedical)

Public Release: 11-Sep-2014
ONCOblot blood test for cancer goes international
The ONCOblot Test, which detects 27 cancers through a single blood test, will now be available in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Russia, Ukraine and Poland.

Contact: Rebecca Davis
info@oncoblotlabs.com
ONCOblot Labs

Public Release: 10-Sep-2014
RNAcentral station
RNAcentral, the first unified resource for all types of non-coding RNA data, has been launched today by the RNAcentral Consortium.

Contact: Mary Todd Bergman
contactpress@ebi.ac.uk
44-122-349-4665
University of Manchester

Public Release: 10-Sep-2014
BGI Tech launches 2 major NGS service options to suit customers' specific needs
BGI Tech is launching two new ranges of next generation sequencing (NGS) services -- X bio and Intelligen -- to celebrate 15 years of successful genomic service provision. Covering a comprehensive and cutting-edge range of NGS service offerings, X bio and Intelligen have been optimized for different requirements so customers will find it even easier to select best and most cost-effective service for their particular needs.

Contact: Press Office
huwen@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen

Public Release: 10-Sep-2014
First graphene-based flexible display produced
A flexible display incorporating graphene in its pixels' electronics has been successfully demonstrated by the Cambridge Graphene Centre and Plastic Logic, the first time graphene has been used in a transistor-based flexible device.

Contact: Francis Sedgemore
comms@graphene.cam.ac.uk
44-012-237-48344
University of Cambridge

Public Release: 10-Sep-2014
Sandia cyber-testing contributes to DHS Transition to Practice
Through the Department of Homeland Security's Transition to Practice program, cybersecurity technologies developed at Sandia National Laboratories -- and at other federal labs -- now stand a better chance of finding their way into the real world.
Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate

Contact: Mike Janes
mejanes@sandia.gov
925-294-2447
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 10-Sep-2014
TGen and Dell provide critical tools for child-cancer research to NCI
Dell, Terascala and the Translational Genomics Research Institute are installing state-of-the-art computing and programing specialized for human genome investigations at the National Cancer Institute.

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
syozwiak@tgen.org
602-343-8704
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
University of Washington biotech start-up to develop game-changing cancer therapies
Taiwan-based BRIM (Beyond Research and Innovative Medicines) Biotechnology has entered into an agreement with UW biotech start-up Compliment Corporation to develop Compliment's two oncology platform technologies based on the research of André Lieber, UW professor of medicine. Both technologies incorporate recombinant proteins aimed at improving efficacy and decreasing toxicity of current and new cancer therapies.

Contact: Clare LaFond
clarela@uw.edu
206-616-9540
UW Center for Commercialization (UW C4C)

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