The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego this week formally launched 'Comet,' a new petascale supercomputer designed to transform scientific research by expanding computational access among a larger number of researchers and across a wider range of domains.
In keeping with its mission to advance scientific progress and innovation, the world's largest general scientific organization -- the American Association for the Advancement of Science -- today announced plans for two new peer-reviewed journals, Science Robotics and Science Immunology.
Azti-Tecnalia together with Artadi Alimentación, has achieved the industrial scale-up of white bread dough containing oat beta-glucans that lower blood cholesterol, thus optimising the formula for industrial processing conditions that will allow this bread to be marketed on a large scale.
The proposed Regulation on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices (IVDs) negotiations, currently at the stage of tripartite negotiations between the Council (representing Member State governments), the European Parliament, and the European Commission, still risks restricting the rights of patients and doctors to carry out essential genetic testing.
NASA launched a new website Monday so the world can see images of the full, sunlit side of the Earth every day. The images are taken by a NASA camera one million miles away on the Deep Space Climate Observatory, a partnership between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the US Air Force.
Corning Incorporated, a world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, and ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences, an independent, nonprofit research center based in Barcelona, Spain, announce a four-year renovation agreement for the Corning Laboratory established at ICFO.
A low-cost, high-speed method for printing electronics using graphene and other conductive materials could open up a wide range of commercial applications.
A world-leading sensor design and manufacturing company has announced a major investment in a research partnership with the University of Strathclyde.
The first few patients have received doses of an experimental RNA-targeting drug for Huntington's disease, it was announced today.
To improve long-term understanding of weather and global environmental change, the Royal Research Ship Discovery is leaving Southampton tomorrow for a six-week expedition to the Bahamas. Data from this expedition will be fed into models of the ocean and the atmosphere that help make long-term forecasts of weather and climate.