Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, CEO of Insilico Medicine will present a range of deep learned biomarkers of ageing and deep learned predictors of biological age at the RE-WORK Deep Learning in Healthcare Summit in London, 7-8th of April.
A partnership between the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology (LKSIOV) and the Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP) is bringing about a new wave of medical research at the University of Alberta. The partnership, announced April 5, gives LKSIOV researchers access to Canada's fastest supercomputer. The application of 'supercomputational' science to medical science is believed to be the future of drug discovery and development.
Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. has licensed technology that creates human blood vessels to Cellular Dynamics International, a Fujifilm company based in Madison, Wisconsin.
Scientists from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, along with their counterparts from solar energy research institutes in Germany and Japan, gathered recently to discuss the future of photovoltaics and assess its contributions to increasing global prosperity, energy security and mitigation of climate change.
On April 5 the JRC presented the interactive and collaborative online European Energy Efficiency Platform. This platform is conceived to fill the gap opened by scattered data and fragmented knowledge resulting from a rapidly growing energy efficiency market. It is expected to be both a one-stop shop for information retrieval and a meeting point for experts to exchange data and reduce redundant activities.
Purple Straw is the only heirloom wheat to have been cultivated continually in the South from the colonial period into the last quarter of the 20th century. It remained a crop wheat until the 1970s, when it was abandoned and replaced by more productive modern hybrids. Now only a few seeds remain of this tasty, nutritious and hardy winter grain. But they're in good hands.
Berkeley Lab scientists are developing some key components for X-ray lasers that will produce the brightest X-rays on the planet and up to 1 million X-ray pulses per second.
A Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) experiment designed to assess the surface properties and processes of near-Earth asteroids successfully flew aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard space vehicle April 2.
Today, the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, announced a Blue Ribbon Panel of scientific experts, cancer leaders, and patient advocates that will inform the scientific direction and goals at NCI of Vice President Joe Biden's National Cancer Moonshot Initiative. The panel will serve as a working group of the presidentially appointed National Cancer Advisory Board and will provide scientific guidance from thought-leaders in the cancer community.
The University of Stirling is supporting the development of an innovative activity toolkit to encourage creative activities among people living with dementia.