Officials from the University of Missouri and the Danforth Center announced a new collaborative agreement that will lead to the hiring of four new researchers who enhance plant science research to benefit the state, nation and world.
Neiker-Tecnalia in coordination with the consulting firms HAZI Fundazioa (rural, shoreline and food development) and IK Ingeniería (ecodesign and environmental innovation in products and services), has developed software for horticultural, grape and wine-growing, and sugar beet production that allows the life-cycle of the products and their carbon and water footprint, among other things, to be analyzed.
Drugs for brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and motor neurone disease that have stalled in development could be revived thanks to the efforts of a global coalition of non-profit organizations and funders announced today.
Bertrand van Ee, CEO of Climate-KIC, the EU's largest public-private innovation partnership focused on mitigating and adapting to climate change, has called on innovators and entrepreneurs to step up their 'open innovation' efforts to bring down CO2 emission levels, boost the clean economy and exceed current targets.
For HIV-infected women in good immune health, taking a three-drug regimen during pregnancy prevents mother-to-child HIV transmission more effectively than taking one drug during pregnancy, another during labor and two more after giving birth, an international clinical trial has found.
A library developed by Disney Research makes adding a haptic, or 'feel' effect to a video game, movie or virtual simulation simple enough that a novice can do it.
The online purchasing behavior of private individuals shopping in their leisure time is heavily influenced by recommendations made by other customers. This is the conclusion drawn by researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Technische Universität Darmstadt in Germany.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of a new journal: Big Data Research. The first issue is now available for free on ScienceDirect.
The world's leading pharmaceutical companies are doing more to improve access to medicine in developing countries, with a raft of new initiatives, scale-ups and innovations over the last two years. However, the industry struggles to perform well in some practices that matter, according to the 2014 Access to Medicine Index.
Nanyang Technological University has successfully printed complex electronic circuits using a common t-shirt printer.