Launched in January, research and product development company Spinnova Ltd. is the latest spin-off of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.
The Allen Institute for Brain Science is spearheading a landmark international effort to define and advance the state-of-the-art digital reconstruction and analysis of single neurons. The project launching today, called BigNeuron, aims to create reliable high-throughput and quantitative 3-D reconstructions of the thousands of branches that make up individual neurons: a crucial step to ultimately understanding how the brain encodes information.
Landfills can make a profit from all their rotting waste and a new patent explains exactly how to make the most out of the stinky garbage sites.
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have expanded their collaboration with Bayer HealthCare to include cardiovascular genomics and drug discovery. The goal of this new part of the alliance is to leverage insights from human genetics to help create new cardiovascular therapies.
A new phone app screens for depression with 24-hour monitoring of speech, walking pace and other behavioral cues.
Researchers and engineers from EPFL's Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and the W Science Initiative are unveiling a Reality Substitution prototype, an easy-to-use virtual world creator that captures real-world situations to be played back in head-mounted displays. The system will soon be employed in the lab to study memory and peri-personal space and will have numerous clinical uses for treating phobias and PTSD therapy.
Cancer Research Technology and BioInvent International begin a two-year research collaboration with leading antibody researchers at the University of Southampton.