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Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Climate-KIC launches new online CO2 meter to indicate carbon emissions threat level
A new online meter combines a live data feed drawing on European data, updated regularly to show the precise level of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere today, and comparison tools to show how CO2 levels have changed over time.

Contact: Peter Koekoek

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
One of the most demanding ITER operations completed successfully: VTT uses remote control to replace the fusion reactor cassette collecting impurities
The Technical Research Centre of Finland has reached an important objective in the development of ITER fusion reactor remote control, when the divertor cassette was replaced for the first time using remote control in the research facility for remote controlled maintenance.

Contact: Jorma Järvenpää
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
Kessler Foundation partners with New Jersey Health Foundation to advance research
The signing of a formal affiliation agreement that allows Kessler Foundation and New Jersey Health Foundation to work together to advance biomedical research, education and patient care programs has been announced by Rodger DeRose, president and chief executive officer of Kessler Foundation and James M. Golubieski, president of New Jersey Health Foundation.

Contact: Carolann Murphy
Kessler Foundation

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
Mother of two volunteers to aid study seeking DNA patterns for breast cancer
In May 2013, Brianna Hinojosa-Flores felt a lump above her right breast. A mammogram, ultrasound, and biopsy revealed triple negative breast cancer -- one of the hardest to treat.

Contact: Lori Sundeen Soderbergh
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
High-end brakes for the Cinquecento?
An ambitious project is taking shape at Empa's Laboratory for High Performance Ceramics: ceramic brake disks for compact cars. Empa scientists have teamed up with partners from Italy, Spain and Liechtenstein to develop the automobile technology of tomorrow. The only thing is: can the high-tech solution also be realized with a reasonable prize tag?

Contact: Rainer Klose
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
MD Anderson teams up to implement tobacco-free policies in mental health clinics
MD Anderson is extending its cancer prevention efforts by teaming up with anti-tobacco programs run by the University of Houston and Austin Travis County Integral Care.

Contact: Katrina Burton
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 2-Oct-2014
New software for Google Glass provides captions for hard-of-hearing users
A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers has created speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smartphone. The speech is converted to text, sent to Glass and displayed on its heads-up display.

Contact: Jason Maderer
Georgia Institute of Technology

Public Release: 2-Oct-2014
Springer and Social Sciences Academic Press launch new book series
Social Sciences Academic Press and Springer are launching a new English-language book series called 'Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China's Development Path.' The titles in the new book series will present research by Chinese scholars comprehensively and objectively, reflecting the development model of China's success.

Contact: Renate Bayaz

Public Release: 2-Oct-2014
Climate-KIC start-ups raise €59 million in external funding
Climate-KIC, the EU's main climate innovation initiative, has today announced that its unique Accelerator, launched in 2010, has so far helped 45 European cleantech start-ups to collectively raise €59 million in external investment.

Contact: Angela Howarth

Public Release: 1-Oct-2014
PRE and ORCID working together to support best journal practices
ORCID and PRE (Peer Review Evaluation) have announced a collaboration to recognize the contributions of reviewers and promote best practices in scholarly publication.

Contact: Nicola Poser
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Public Release: 1-Oct-2014
Ebola genome browser now online to aid researchers' response to crisis
The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute late Tuesday released a new Ebola genome browser to assist global efforts to develop a vaccine and antiserum to help stop the spread of the Ebola virus.

Contact: Guy Lasnier
University of California - Santa Cruz

Public Release: 1-Oct-2014
Louisiana Tech University, CSC develop curriculum to support high-tech workforce needs
Faculty from Louisiana Tech University's cyber engineering, computer science, and computer information systems programs, and research and development group hosted over 30 executives from CSC, a global leader in next-generation IT, last week for strategic curriculum workshops.

Contact: Dave Guerin
Louisiana Tech University

Public Release: 1-Oct-2014
Finnish researchers developing a digital maternity package
Every Finnish expectant mother can choose to receive a free of charge maternity package containing baby clothes and other useful items. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is currently developing a digital maternity package with the purpose of gathering reliable health information provided by various smart devices, electronic services, and guides into a single user interface.

Contact: Olli Kuusisto
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
Northwestern Medicine joins $20 million national uterine fibroid study
Northwestern Medicine will be one of 10 investigational sites for a landmark study that seeks to improve the way uterine fibroids, one of the most prevalent health issues impacting women, are treated.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Contact: Kara Spak
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
Power plant standards could save thousands of US lives every year
Power plant standards to cut climate-changing carbon emissions will reduce other harmful air pollution and provide substantial human health benefits, according to a new study.
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Grantham Foundation

Contact: Todd Datz
Harvard School of Public Health

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
US aims for traumatic brain injury clinical trial success
An unprecedented, public-private partnership funded by the Department of Defense is being launched to drive the development of better-run clinical trials and may lead to the first successful treatments for traumatic brain injury, a condition affecting not only athletes and soldiers, but also millions among the general public, ranging from youngsters to elders.
US Department of Defense

Contact: Jeffrey Norris
University of California - San Francisco

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology
BioMed Central to publish open-access journal in collaboration with the University of Michigan
BioMed Central and the University of Michigan are pleased to announce an agreement to publish a new open-access journal, Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology, which is now open for submissions and will begin publishing in the first quarter of 2015.

Contact: Shane Canning
BioMed Central

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
NTU and German scientists invent award winning 2-in-1 motor for electric cars
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University and German Aerospace Centre have invented a 2-in-1 electric motor which increases the range of electric vehicles.

Contact: Lester Kok
Nanyang Technological University

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