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Showing releases 151-175 out of 243.

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Public Release: 23-Oct-2014
Seismic network will measure the effects of ocean waves on Antarctic ice shelves
Starting in November, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, researchers and colleagues will embark on an ambitious and arduous mission funded by the National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs to install a seismic array on Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf.

Contact: Robert Monroe or Mario Aguilera
scrippsnews@ucsd.edu
858-534-3624
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 23-Oct-2014
Springer partners with Beijing Jiaotong University
Springer and Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) have signed an agreement to jointly publish books, journals and digital databases covering the BJTU's strongest research disciplines. The first and most important project of the collaboration is the international book series 'Advances in High-speed Rail Technology.' Starting in 2015, three to five books will be published annually in the series.

Contact: Joan Robinson
joan.robinson@springer.com
49-622-148-78130
Springer

Public Release: 23-Oct-2014
Intelligent materials that work in space
ARQUIMEA, a company that began in the Business Incubator in the Science Park of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, will be testing technology it has developed in the International Space Station. The technology is based on intelligent materials that allow objects to be sent into orbit without the use of explosives.

Contact: Javier Alonso
oic@uc3m.es
Carlos III University of Madrid

Public Release: 23-Oct-2014
Polymer hybrid thin-film composites for food packaging and membrane filters
Juha Nikkola, Senior Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, developed new hybrid materials in his doctoral research project for use in the manufacture and modification of thin-film composites.

Contact: Juha Nikkola
juha.nikkola@vtt.fi
358-405-358-169
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
The New York Stem Cell Foundation 9th Annual Translational Stem Cell Research Conference
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute announces largest-ever stem cell repository
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute, through the launch of its repository in 2015, will provide for the first time the largest-ever number of stem cell lines available to the scientific research community. Initially, over 600 induced pluripotent stem cell lines and 1,000 cultured fibroblasts from over 1,000 unique human subjects will be made available, with an increasing number available in the first year.

Contact: David McKeon
dmckeon@nyscf.org
212-365-7440
New York Stem Cell Foundation

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
NIH begins early human clinical trial of VSV Ebola vaccine
Human testing of a second investigational Ebola vaccine candidate is under way at the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center. Researchers at NIAID are conducting the early phase trial to evaluate the vaccine, called VSV-ZEBOV, for safety and its ability to generate an immune system response in healthy adults who are given two intramuscular doses, called a prime-boost strategy. The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research is simultaneously testing the vaccine candidate as a single dose at its Clinical Trials Center.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Kathy Stover
niaidnews@niaid.nih.gov
301-402-1663
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
The Rockefeller University Press offers free access to books
The Rockefeller University Press has expanded access to its book collection, with nearly 50 titles available for free download in multiple e-book formats at books.rupress.org. The collection dates back to 1959 and includes works by Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors.

Contact: Rita Sullivan King
news@rupress.org
212-327-8603
Rockefeller University Press

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Adaptive zoom riflescope prototype has push-button magnification
Sandia National Laboratories announces a prototype of a Rapid Adaptive Zoom for Assault Rifles that would enable the user to zoom in and out at the push of a button without having to remove their eyes from their rifles. The prototype uses a patented adaptive zoom that changes the focal length of the lenses by varying their curvature.

Contact: Heather Clark
hclark@sandia.gov
505-844-3511
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Nanoparticle technology triples the production of biogas
Researchers of the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence, and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona have developed the new BiogàsPlus, a technology which allows increasing the production of biogas by 200 percent with a controlled introduction of iron oxide nanoparticles to the process of organic waste treatment.

Contact: Maria Jesus Delgado
MariaJesus.Delgado@uab.cat
34-935-814-049
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

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

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