Scientists from the University of Leeds are investigating whether a molecule usually found in moisturizers and skin creams could improve IVF success rates in the UK.
SAGE, one of the world's leading independent and academic publishers, has today announced a new pilot partnership with Publons, a new company working with reviewers, publishers, universities and funding agencies to turn peer review into a measurable research output.
Outdoor gear manufacturer Mountain Safety Research and international nonprofit PATH bring Community Chlorine Maker from idea to market.
A bionic bra, sweat-analysis watch and a movement-monitoring knee sleeve will be part of a display this week at a showcase of Irish-Australian research collaboration. The wearable devices will be featured at the Australian Embassy, Ireland, and are being developed through a partnership between Dublin City University and Australian researchers, all part of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science.
The National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine are launching a major initiative to guide decision making about controversial new research involving human gene editing.
Researchers faced with an ever-growing number of manuscripts and grant applications requiring peer review are to be properly recognized for their efforts thanks to the launch of a new sector standard for citing peer review activities. It is intended that this development will further bolster the essential peer review process by enabling recognition for researchers who give their time to the activity.
The world's experts in nuclear explosion monitoring teamed up with pharmaceutical producers from across the globe in Brussels, Belgium, from 12 to 14 May 2015, to address a growing challenge to nuclear test monitoring.
Scientific Animations without Borders created an Android app, enabling outreach workers in developing countries to download and share animated educational videos about topics in health and agriculture.
Federal agency funding for research and development and R&D plant (facilities and fixed equipment used for R&D) fell by 9 percent in fiscal year 2013, according to a new InfoBrief from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.
The world's first new mercury-free light source that produces ultraviolet radiation for medical applications has been developed at Kobe University, Japan. The technology for the 'made-to-order skin treatment equipment' is possible due to an industry-academia-government collaboration. It is currently being certified as a medical instrument, and sales are expected to begin in October 2015.