A team of medical personnel, emergency management specialists and drone technology experts, including from NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Institute, will conduct the first ship-to-shore drone delivery in the US on June 23 on the New Jersey coastline.
Today at the 76th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, Nutrino, Inc. announced a partnership with Medtronic plc that will give people with diabetes an individualized picture of how daily food intake and other measures impact glucose levels. People who use Medtronic continuous glucose monitors (CGM) and insulin pumps in the United States will be able to connect them with the Nutrino app to get individually tailored food suggestions and meal plans.
People have been crowdfunding for years. Now researchers are doing the same, so the public can contribute ideas and money to the studies that matter to them.
Set to compile the largest biodiversity data collection for Europe to date, the EU-funded FP7 project EU BON has now launched the beta version of its European Biodiversity Portal.
Six Madrid universities, led by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), are carrying out the research project 'Madrid Sin Barreras' (Barrier-free Madrid) to promote the social inclusion of persons with disabilities. For that purpose, they are analyzing the laws governing accessibility in education, employment, mobility and participation, among other areas, with the goal of improving these regulations.
A new high-impact journal for chemists marks a leading biomedical publisher's first foray into the physical sciences. Cell Press, the home of Cell, Neuron, and Current Biology, launches Chem this July and officially begins the expansion of its portfolio to meet the needs of the wider research community.
Prostate cancer physicians look to provide personalized medicine to prostate cancer patients with a new medical device.
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer praises the US Food and Drug Administration's decision to approve the first blood test to detect an oncogenic driver mutation in non-small cell lung cancer. This marks a significant step forward in lung cancer treatment. The cobas EGFR Mutation Test v2 detects epidermal growth factor receptor gene mutations and the FDA approved a blood-based companion diagnostic for the EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor erlotinib (Tarceva).
The multipurpose Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) mission arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Wednesday, June 8. The forthcoming International Space Station (ISS) payload was transported from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., aboard a climate-controlled, air-suspension truck.
Kansas State University researchers have invented a new class of lasers. The energy-efficient lasers are portable; reach wavelengths that are invisible, requiring technology that is transparent at those wavelengths; and they have the potential to scale to high-powered versions.