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Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Frontiers launches new open-access journal: Frontiers in ICT
Frontiers -- a community-driven open-access publisher and research networking platform -- is pleased to launch Frontiers in ICT.

Contact: Gozde Zorlu
communications@frontiersin.org
Frontiers

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Baden-Wuerttemberg Consortium signs pioneering agreement with Springer
Starting January 2015, researchers, faculty members and students affiliated with colleges and universities in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg will have convenient access to 1,917 electronic journals published by Springer. The license will continue through the end of 2017. Furthermore, the state has purchased permanent archival rights to these journals back to 2003 for inclusion in the Baden-Wuerttemberg Archive. This will provide comprehensive, seamless and permanent access, directly complementing the Springer national license with Germany.

Contact: Renate Bayaz
renate.bayaz@springer.com
49-622-148-78531
Springer

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
Solar energy prices see double-digit declines in 2013; Trend expected to continue
Distributed solar photovoltaic system prices dropped by 12-19 percent nationwide in 2013, according to the third edition of a jointly written report on PV pricing trends from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In addition, 2014 prices are expected to drop another 3-12 percent, depending on system location and market segment.
US Department of Energy

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
Journal of Biological Chemistry
YEDA-XL-Protein GmbH agreement
Combining two technologies makes a drug compound stronger and longer lasting.

Contact: Yivsam Azgad
news@weizmann.ac.il
972-893-43856
Weizmann Institute of Science

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
A different kind of green movement: Seedling growth in space
An international team of NASA and European Space Agency researchers are studying the growth and development of Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings aboard the space station to gain a better understanding of how plants adapt to weightless environments.

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

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Cold Atom Laboratory creates atomic dance
The goal of NASA's Cold Atom Laboratory is to study ultra-cold quantum gases in a facility instrument developed for use on the space station.

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

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
New research software automates DNA analysis
A new tool called PrimerGenesis automates the design of primers for site-directed mutagenesis. This is a common, time-consuming task performed in research laboratories around the world.

Contact: Adrienne Vienneau
avienneau@cheo.on.ca
613-737-7600 x4144
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Promise put to the test
With three first-in-human clinical trials launched, and more in the pipeline, University of California San Diego Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center is pushing therapeutic stem cell-based science out of the laboratory and closer to real-world medical applications. The unprecedented trials involve potential therapies for spinal cord injuries, Type 1 diabetes and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Electromobility, efficient and safe
An attractive electric vehicle at an affordable price that provides safety and comfort combined with a reasonable driving range: that was the goal of the Visio.M project. The participating researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen who put together the car in collaboration with specialists from industry are now unveiling it to the public.
Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Contact: Dr. Andreas Battenberg
battenberg@zv.tum.de
49-892-891-0510
Technische Universitaet Muenchen

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
New high-speed transatlantic network to benefit science collaborations across the US
Scientists across the US will soon have access to new, ultra high-speed network links spanning the Atlantic Ocean, thanks to a project currently underway to extend ESnet to London, Amsterdam and Geneva.
ESnet

Contact: Kurt Riesselmann
media@fnal.gov
630-840-3351
DOE/Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Springer Healthcare launches reprintsWarehouse.com for pharmaceutical professionals
Springer Healthcare is proud to announce the launch of reprintsWarehouse.com -- a responsive platform that enables pharmaceutical professionals to rapidly identify content that supports their product or device marketing activities, from a database of over 50,000 clinically relevant medical journals, books, continuing medical education materials and anatomical charts.

Contact: Ruth Francis
ruth.francis@springer.com
44-203-192-2737
BioMed Central

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Department of Energy's ESnet extends 100G connectivity across Atlantic
The Department of Energy's Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) is deploying four new high-speed transatlantic links, giving researchers at America's national laboratories and universities ultra-fast access to scientific data from the Large Hadron Collider and other research sites in Europe. ESnet's transatlantic extension will deliver a total capacity of 340 gigabits-per-second, and serve dozens of scientific collaborations.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Jon Bashor
jbashor@lbl.gov
510-486-5849
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Public Release: 17-Oct-2014
TMX Atrium to distribute NPLTime
The National Physics Laboratory has signed a distribution agreement for NPLTime with TMX Atrium, TMX Group's global capital markets infrastructure provider.

Contact: Joe Meaney
joe@proofcommunication.com
07-875-469-309
National Physical Laboratory

Public Release: 16-Oct-2014
Chapman University launches new academic journal aimed at quantum physics
Chapman University has introduced a new academic journal focused on quantum theory. Created and published by physicists within Chapman's Institute for Quantum Studies, the journal is called Quantum Studies: Mathematics and Foundations. Nearly a year in the works, the inaugural issue, which contains 10 submissions from physicists around the world, was just released.

Contact: Sheri Ledbetter
sledbett@chapman.edu
714-289-3143
Chapman University

Public Release: 16-Oct-2014
APP-China has historic land rights issues, APP welcomes report, resolves to address
A new report reveals that Asia Pulp and Paper, one of the world's 10 largest pulp and paper companies with over $20 billion in assets, is facing significant challenges due to its land acquisitions in China and the social issues that have arisen as a result of historic acquisition processes. The land rights conflicts arising from these acquisitions -- if left unaddressed -- pose serious risks to APP's investments and operations in the country.
Rights and Resources Initiative, Landesa

Contact: Jenna DiPaolo
jdipaolo@rightsandresources.org
202-412-0331
Rights and Resources Initiative

Public Release: 16-Oct-2014
ORNL's Urban Dynamics Institute joins global fight against polio
The new Urban Dynamics Institute at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory is working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to aid polio vaccination efforts in developing countries.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Contact: Chris Samoray
samoraycr@ornl.gov
865-241-0709
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 16-Oct-2014
Nortal and VTT start cooperation in the fast-growing big data market
Software development solutions provider Nortal and VTT will begin developing advanced practical solutions for analysis of large amounts of data, known as big data, targeted at industrial companies.

Contact: Tuomo Tuikka
Tuomo.tuikka@vtt.fi
358-405-397-479
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Public Release: 15-Oct-2014
Beetles and a cup of joe
When java giants like Starbucks seek out the finest fair trade coffee beans in Guatemala, insects can make all the difference. Tucked away in the M.T. James Entomological Museum at Washington State University, more than 130,000 colorful moths, beetles and other bugs are preserving a slice of Guatemalan biodiversity essential to the country's health and economy.

Contact: Richard Zack
zack@wsu.edu
509-335-3394
Washington State University

Public Release: 15-Oct-2014
18 million workers produced more than one-fifth of US gross domestic product in 2012
In 2012, knowledge intensive services industries--business, finance and information -- produced $3.4 trillion in value-added output, more than one-fifth of the US gross domestic product, and employed 18 million workers. Data are from a new report released today by the National Science Foundation's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.

Contact: Bobbie Mixon
bmixon@nsf.gov
703-292-8485
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 15-Oct-2014
NYU Langone Medical Center to lead multi-institutional MRSA research funded by the NIH
NYU Langone Medical Center will lead National Institutes of Health funded research to discover the functional immunology and microbial genetics of staphylococcus aureus, one of the most common pathogens leading to life-threatening blood-borne infections.
National Institutes of Health, NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Jim Mandler
jim.mandler@nyumc.org
212-404-3525
NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine

Public Release: 15-Oct-2014
NIH grants license agreement for candidate Ebola vaccines
NIAID today announced a new license agreement aimed at advancing dual-purpose candidate vaccines to protect against rabies and Ebola viruses. The vaccines were created by scientists at NIAID and Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and are being further developed through a partnership with the German pharmaceutical company IDT Biologika. The candidate vaccines now have been licensed to Exxell BIO of Saint Paul, Minnesota, which aims to advance the products through clinical testing and commercialization.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Hillary Hoffman
hillary.hoffman@nih.gov
301-402-1663
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Public Release: 15-Oct-2014
MGH and MIT form strategic partnership to address major challenges in clinical medicine
A novel partnership between Massachusetts General Hospital and Massachusetts Institute of Technology is addressing three major challenges in clinical medicine -- improving the diagnosis of disease, developing new approaches to prevent and treat infectious and autoimmune diseases, and developing more accurate methods of diagnosing and treating major neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases.

Contact: Sue McGreevey
smcgreevey@partners.org
617-724-2764
Massachusetts General Hospital

Public Release: 15-Oct-2014
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz joins Germany's Gauss-Allianz as a full member
The German Gauß-Allianz has admitted Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz as a full member, ensuring that the Rhineland-Palatinate science hub continues to maintain a significant nationwide standing in the field of high-performance computing.

Contact: Petra Giegerich
presse@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-22369
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 15-Oct-2014
$18 billion tobacco toll in California
Smoking took an $18.1 billion toll in California -- $487 for each resident -- and was responsible for more than one in seven deaths in the state, more than from AIDS, influenza, diabetes or many other causes, according to the first comprehensive analysis in more than a decade on the financial and health impacts of tobacco.
California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program

Contact: Elizabeth Fernandez
elizabeth.fernandez@ucsf.edu
415-502-6397
University of California - San Francisco

Public Release: 14-Oct-2014
New ORNL electric vehicle technology packs more punch in smaller package
Using 3-D printing and novel semiconductors, researchers have created a power inverter that could make electric vehicles lighter, more powerful and more efficient.

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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