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Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
BGI Tech launches human whole exome sequencing service on complete genomics' advanced platform
BGI Tech, a subsidiary of BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, announced today the global launch of a new human whole exome sequencing service based on Complete Genomics' industry-leading platform.

Contact: Jia Liu
liujia@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
Tecnalia designs an app to help elderly people get around on public transport
Getting around in a town or city is a necessity in order to carry out everyday tasks. With the advancing years the tendency is to abandon the private vehicle and make increasing use of public transport. However, knowing which is the most convenient bus to get to the centre or when you have to change buses is not always a straightforward task.

Contact: Irati Kortabitarte
i.kortabitarte@elhuyar.com
34-943-363-040
Elhuyar Fundazioa

Public Release: 18-Jul-2014
EPSRC calls for partners to develop Alan Turing Institute
In the 2014 Budget Statement, Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced that the UK government would provide £42 million, over 5 years, to fund The Alan Turing Institute. The Institute will build on the nation's strengths and help position the UK as a world leader in the analysis and application of Big Data. The government has now asked the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to act as a key partner in establishing the Institute and realizing this ambition.

Contact: EPSRC Press Office
pressoffice@epsrc.ac.uk
01-793-444-404
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
USC, UCLA and UCSF put their heads together to find cures for craniofacial defects
One in every 2,000 babies is born with a skull that can't grow normally. Sections of these babies' skulls are fused together at joints called sutures, constricting the developing brain. For these young patients, risky skull-expanding surgeries become an almost annual event. Now, three leading universities for stem cell research -- USC; UCLA; and the University of California, San Francisco -- have joined forces to find solutions for these and other patients with craniofacial defects.
USC Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, UCSF Program in Craniofacial and Mesenchymal Biology, UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Contact: Cristy Lytal
lytal@med.usc.edu
323-442-2172
University of Southern California - Health Sciences

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
NIH system to monitor emerging drug trends
An innovative National Drug Early Warning System is being developed to monitor emerging trends that will help health experts respond quickly to potential outbreaks of illicit drugs such as heroin and to identify increased use of designer synthetic compounds. The system will scan social media and Web platforms to identify new trends as well as use conventional national- and local-level data resources.
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Contact: NIDA Press Team
media@nida.nih.gov
301-443-6245
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
ARUP Labs signs agreement with UH Case Medical Center to distribute novel DEEPGEN HIV test
University Hospitals Case Medical Center has signed an agreement with ARUP Laboratories, a major national clinical reference laboratory, which will include in its menu of tests an HIV diagnostic test invented at University Hospitals' Translational Laboratory by Miguel Quinones-Mateu, PhD.

Contact: George Stamatis
george.stamatis@uhhospitals.org
216-844-3667
University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Chemical & Engineering News
The race is on to power the next generation of electric cars
A major shift from gasoline-powered to affordable electric vehicles feels tantalizingly close, but the battery technology that could make it happen still needs to catch up to its own hype. Although luxury-car maker Tesla is banking on lithium-ion to power future generations of electric vehicles, others are taking a chance on promising new approaches, according an article in Chemical & Engineering News, the weekly news magazine of the American Chemical Society.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Bone Reports
Elsevier announces the launch of open access journal: Bone Reports
Elsevier, world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of a new open access journal: Bone Reports.

Contact: Joanna Cipolla
j.cipolla@elsevier.com
44-186-584-3477
Elsevier

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
IGN taps Carnegie Mellon startup Neon Labs for immediate 30 percent boost in video views
Neon Labs, the Carnegie Mellon University startup that uses an image selection platform for monetizing digital content, today announced that IGN Entertainment has inked an agreement and is working closely with Neon to maximize its current video viewership of 48.7 million unique visitors per month. This engagement with a premier media publisher was announced in conjunction with Neon's news of a Series A round of $4.1 million in funding.

Contact: Shilo Rea
shilo@cmu.edu
412-268-6094
Carnegie Mellon University

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
Research alliance for the digital revolution
Collaborative research of Siemens with the Technische Universität München, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence and the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and Integrated Security New technology base for automation, Internet of Things, cloud solutions, IT security and smart data Siemens to invest a sum in the double-digit million-euro range over three years

Contact: Ulrich Marsch
ulrich.marsch@tum.de
49-892-892-2778
Technische Universitaet Muenchen

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
The American College of Chest Physicians to host SimGHOSTS Medical Simulation Conference
The American College of Chest Physicians announced today the organization will host SimGHOSTS, The Gathering Of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists.

Contact: Kristi Bruno
kbruno@chestnet.org
773-750-9962
American College of Chest Physicians

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
Singapore joins Human Frontier Science Program Organization
The Human Frontier Science Program Organization is pleased to welcome Singapore as a new contributing country to the Program. The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding by HFSPO President Prof. Nobutaka Hirokawa took place in Lugano, Switzerland, on July 5, 2014 and was completed by the signature of Prof. Teck Seng Low, Chief Executive Officer, National Research Foundation, Singapore, on July 15, 2014 in Singapore.

Contact: Guntram Bauer
gbauer@hfsp.org
0033-388-215-124
Human Frontier Science Program

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
Royal Society of Chemistry's flagship journal goes Gold open access
The Royal Society of Chemistry's flagship journal, Chemical Science, is going Gold open access from 2015 -- making it the world's first high-quality open access chemistry journal.

Contact: Victoria Steven
stevenv@rsc.org
0044-020-744-03322
Royal Society of Chemistry

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
Internet Society to measure, display quality of Internet connections around the world with Netradar
The Internet Society and Aalto University are launching a new collaboration to measure the diversity of Internet access around the world. Smartphone users around the globe can download the app and contribute their measurements to a global picture of Internet diversity and evolution.

Contact: Visa Noronen
visa.noronen@mundiscommunications.com
358-451-203-506
Aalto University

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
Burnout Research
Elsevier announces the launch of open access journal: Burnout Research
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of open access journal Burnout Research.

Contact: Frauke Muenzel
f.muenzel@elsevier.com
49-174-344-2281
Elsevier

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
KPMG and Imperial team up to transform UK into global leader in big data analytics
KPMG and Imperial College London today announce the launch of a major new partnership to create the 'KPMG Centre for Advanced Business Analytics'. KPMG will invest over £20m, with the aim of putting the UK at the forefront of data science.

Contact: Maxine Myers
maxine.myers@imperial.ac.uk
020-759-46127
Imperial College London

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
Scientists launch far-ranging campaign to detail Front Range air pollution
Scientists at NCAR and partner organizations are launching a major field project across Colorado's Front Range this month to track ozone pollution. Results from the month-long study, which uses aircraft, ground sensors, and other instruments, will provide needed information to officials to ensure that air in the region is healthy.
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, National Science Foundation

Contact: David Hosansky
hosansky@ucar.edu
303-497-8611
National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
Banner Alzheimer's Institute partners with Novartis in new Alzheimer's prevention trial
Researchers from the Banner Alzheimer's Institute today announced a partnership with Novartis in a pioneering medical trial to determine whether two investigational anti-amyloid drugs -- an active immunotherapy and an oral medication -- can prevent or delay the emergence of symptoms of Alzheimer's in people at particularly high risk for developing the disease at older ages.

Contact: Kate Enos
kenos@gymr.com
202-745-5071
GYMR

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
Current Opinion in Insect Science
Elsevier announces launch of new journal: Current Opinion in Insect Science
How does oxygen control insect body size? What influence does genetics have on insects' social structure? Articles published in the first issue of Current Opinion in Insect Science -- launched today -- aims to answer these and more questions.

Contact: Jason Awerdick
j.awerdick@elsevier.com
212-633-3103
Elsevier

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
A*STAR partners Roche to develop new cancer therapeutics
A*STAR's Bioprocessing Technology Institute has entered into an agreement with one of the world's largest pharmaceutical company, Roche, to identify novel drug candidates for the detection and treatment of cancer. The partnership brings together BTI's capabilities in novel antibody discovery and Roche's expertise in developing monoclonal antibody therapeutics, opening up the possibility of improved treatment for cancer, a leading cause of death worldwide.
A*STAR

Contact: Vanessa Loh
vanessa_loh@a-star.edu.sg
Biomedical Sciences Institutes (BMSI)

Public Release: 11-Jul-2014
New NIST web tool makes working with glycan sugars a lot sweeter
NIST researchers are making available a web-based tool they designed for glycomics, the study of the sugar chains called glycans that are attached to proteins and lipids and influence cellular processes, including immunity, protein folding and, sometimes, changes associated with cancer.

Contact: Michael E. Newman
michael.newman@nist.gov
301-975-3025
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
NASA-funded mission to study the sun's energy
On July 14, 2014, a sounding rocket will be ready to launch from White Sands Missile Range, N.M., a little before noon local time. The Degradation Free Spectrometers experiment will have six minutes to observe the extreme ultraviolet and soft X-rays streaming from the sun, in order to measure the sun's total energy output, known as irradiance, in these short wavelengths.
NASA

Contact: Susan Hendrix
Susan.m.hendrix@nasa.gov
301-286-7745
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
Marshall University to partner with international company in drug development venture
The Marshall Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine today announced they will be partnering with an international biosciences company to develop potential anti-cancer drugs. Under the agreement with Shanghai-based HD Biosciences Co. Ltd., the three partners will share the costs and risks of discovery and development of these new drugs. They also will jointly own any intellectual property and commercialization rights to products developed through the collaboration.

Contact: Ginny Painter
ginny.painter@marshall.edu
304-746-1964
Marshall University Research Corporation

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
MicroBooNE particle detector makes its move, with Yale's help
If you want to see neutrinos change flavors, you need a hefty detector. Yale University physicists and others at the Fermilab research facility in Illinois recently helped move a massive, 30-ton particle detector into a new building where it will be used to help scientists better understand the enigmatic particles known as neutrinos.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Jim Shelton
james.shelton@yale.edu
203-432-3881
Yale University

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
Orbital Sciences' second mission delivers delights to space station
Satellites, Girl Scouts and good ole Charlie Brown highlight Orbital Sciences Corporation's second commercial resupply voyage to the International Space Station. Orbital-2 will deliver new scientific investigations to the space station.

Contact: Laura Niles
Laura.E.Niles@nasa.gov
281-244-7069
NASA/Johnson Space Center

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