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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
cmurphy@kesslerfoundation.org
973-324-8382
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
lori.soderbergh@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
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
rainer.klose@empa.ch
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
kburton@mdanderson.org
713-792-8034
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
maderer@gatech.edu
404-385-2966
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
renate.bayaz@springer.com
49-622-148-78531
Springer

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
angela.howarth@climate-kic.org
44-020-749-21972
Climate-KIC

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
nposer@jbjs.org
781-433-1245
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
lasnier@ucsc.edu
831-459-2955
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
dguerin@latech.edu
318-257-4854
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
olli.kuusisto@vtt.fi
358-207-224-760
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
kspak@nmh.org
312-926-0755
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
tdatz@hsph.harvard.edu
617-432-8413
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
jeffrey.norris@ucsf.edu
415-502-6397
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
shane.canning@biomedcentral.com
44-203-192-2243
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
lesterkok@ntu.edu.sg
656-790-6804
Nanyang Technological University

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
De Gruyter Open converts 8 subscription journals to open-access megajournals
Eight subscription journals, published hitherto in a joint venture by De Gruyter Open and Springer become fully open access from the volume 2015. The journals, which change titles to better correspond with all-encompassing scopes, will grant access free of charge to all ensuing papers on De Gruyter Online.

Contact: Maria Hrynkiewicz
maria.hrynkiewicz@degruyteropen.com
48-660-476-421
De Gruyter Open

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
Growers Nation brings citizen science to the farm
A new app designed at IIASA makes agricultural data available for gardeners and smallholder farmers around the world, and allows users to share information and inform future research.
European Research Council

Contact: Katherine Leitzell
leitzell@iiasa.ac.at
43-223-680-7316
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
MipTec 2014
Treatments to slow aging and stymie chronic disease in older adults on the horizon
The founder of the nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research Dan Perry predicts chronic health problems of older adults will be treated in the near future by medical treatments that slow aging itself, and offered remarks on this topic at the MipTec Conference on health-care innovation, a major gathering of pharmaceutical executives in Basel, Switzerland, on Sept. 24, organized by the Biogerontology Research Foundation.

Contact: Henry Stanley
henry@bg-rf.org.uk
44-798-634-7379
Biogerontology Research Foundation

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
In-flight sensor tests a step toward Structural Health Monitoring for safer flights
Nine commercial aircraft flying regular routes are on the frontier of aviation safety, carrying sensors that monitor their structural health along with their routine maintenance. These flight tests are part of a Federal Aviation Administration certification process that will make the sensors widely available to US airlines.

Contact: Heather Clark
hclark@sandia.gov
505-844-3511
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 26-Sep-2014
Internists provide recommendations to Veterans Health Administration
The American College of Physicians letter is titled: Veterans Access to Care Through Choice Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014.

Contact: David Kinsman
dkinsman@acponline.org
202-261-4554
American College of Physicians

Public Release: 26-Sep-2014
Promoting the cultivation of the black truffle and seeking to improve its quality
The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development Neiker-Tecnalia and the Black Truffle Association of Alava are jointly running the ECOTRUF project, designed to promote the cultivation of the black truffle -- Tuber melanosporum -- and improve its quality. The cultivation of this fungus, greatly valued by top gourmets, has a great potential in rural and forestry development in the province of Alava, and constitutes an excellent complementary activity to upgrade and diversify traditional agricultural and forestry holdings.

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

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
ACS announces new open-access journal: ACS Central Science
The American Chemical Society (ACS) announced today that internationally renowned chemist Carolyn Bertozzi, Ph.D., will take the helm as editor-in-chief of its first fully open-access journal, ACS Central Science, which is set to launch in early 2015. Currently a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of California at Berkeley, Bertozzi is widely recognized as one of the most accomplished and respected chemists of her generation.

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

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
DRI expands Chinese partnership to address water pollution, management issues
The Desert Research Institute (DRI) and the Nevada Center of Excellence proudly announce a unique partnership with China's foremost water research university to address global water pollution and supply issues. DRI and China's Hohai University will develop a joint-international laboratory that will facilitate faculty and student exchanges; water resources management and training, and water pollution monitoring and mitigation. Research will focus on innovative scientific approaches to rehabilitate and sustain China's most polluted watersheds.

Contact: Catherine Schell
cschell@dri.edu
702-862-5411
Desert Research Institute

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
Drug discovery process will be fundamentally different in the future
Over the past several decades, Michael Kinch of Washington University in St. Louis says, the pharmaceutical industry has managed to dismantle itself. In a provocative series of articles and interviews, Kinch, the director of the Center for Research Innovation in Business at the university, has been describing the history of this dismantling and its implications for the future of medicine.

Contact: Diana Lutz
dlutz@wustl.edu
314-935-5272
Washington University in St. Louis

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