The American College of Cardiology has announced that Boehringer Ingelheim is the newest industry sponsor of The Diabetes Collaborative Registry, an interdisciplinary effort led by the College in partnership with the American Diabetes Association, the American College of Physicians, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the Joslin Diabetes Center.
The process of fitting dentures hasn't significantly changed in 100 years. Now, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's BioDesign: Medical Innovation program has developed the first holography scanning device for intraoral 3-D modeling, which shortens the time it takes to get dentures from 30 days to 30 minutes and makes the procedure far more comfortable for patients. The technology addresses a market of $500 million in the United States alone.
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University today announced that its bedside data-acquisition software will be commercialized by a recently formed startup company, MediCollector LLC. The announcement follows a worldwide license agreement between Harvard's Office of Technology Development and MediCollector.
Springer has signed an agreement with the publishing technology company ReadCube to enhance and increase the discoverability of its journal articles, book chapters and conference proceedings via ReadCube's web, desktop and mobile applications.
EAF steel dust is in terms of volume the greatest hazardous solid waste produced by the steel industry. Managing it entails a very high cost for steel plants as it is classified as hazardous waste and cannot be deposited in landfills unless it has been treated in advance. DIGIMET allows EAF steel dust to be treated in the plant itself and separately from the production process, thus maximizing the retrieval of recoverable materials and without producing waste.
U of T Engineering researchers launch first company combining world-leading expertise in deep learning and genomic medicine, to transform genetic testing, pharmaceutical development and personalized medicine.
QUT is leading new genetic research that aims to provide a food boost for livestock without relying on nutritional supplements.
Adam Matthew has today announced an agreement to digitally publish a wealth of documents from the 'Race Relations Department of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, 1943-1970' held by the Amistad Research Center.
The Laboratory for Infant & Child Nutrition set up by the Food Safety and Technology Research Centre of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has established Hong Kong's first breast milk nutrient database.
In its latest treatment trial, EA6134, the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group studies whether to start treatment with drugs that trigger patients' immune systems to kill melanoma skin cancer, or with other drugs that identify and attack molecules within tumor cells