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Public Release: 5-Aug-2014
Construction to begin in Hawaii on world's most advanced telescope
Initial construction for the Thirty Meter Telescope -- destined to be the most advanced and powerful optical telescope in the world -- is scheduled to start later this year. This development moves astronomers a step closer to peering deeper into the cosmos than ever before.

Contact: Stuart Wolpert
swolpert@support.ucla.edu
310-206-0511
University of California - Los Angeles

Public Release: 5-Aug-2014
Jam session: New ONR technology helps sailors on the digital frontier
During the world's largest international maritime exercise last month, Sailors demonstrated a new system that could transform the future of electronic warfare and defense of ships at sea.

Contact: Peter Vietti
peter.vietti@navy.mil
703-588-2167
Office of Naval Research

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
Veterinary researchers use nanoparticles to target cancer treatment in dogs, cats
Veterinarians are testing the use of gold nanoparticles and a targeted laser treatment for solid tumors in dogs and cats.The nanoparticles circulate in the bloodstream and become temporarily captured within the incomplete blood vessel walls common in solid tumors. Then, a non-ablative laser is employed against the tumor.

Contact: Sherri Whaley
srwhaley@vt.edu
540-231-7911
Virginia Tech

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
UTSA, Alamo Colleges partnership provides summer research opportunities for students
The University of Texas at San Antonio and Alamo Colleges have launched a new partnership this summer that is giving community college students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in top-tier research laboratories.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Kris Rodriguez
kris.rodriguez@utsa.edu
210-458-5116
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
US Department of Energy increases access to results of DOE-funded scientific research
The US Department of Energy is introducing new measures to increase access to scholarly publications and digital data resulting from Department-funded research.

Contact: Dirk Fillpot
news@science.doe.gov
202-287-5813
DOE/US Department of Energy

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
Researchers want to know how newest IBS drug helps stomach pain
The newest drug for irritable bowel syndrome has the welcome benefit of relieving the excruciating stomach pain affecting about a third of patients, and researchers want to know how.
Forest Laboratories Inc., Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Contact: Toni Baker
tbaker@gru.edu
706-721-4421
Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology remains number one GI and hepatology journal
The American Gastroenterological Association is pleased to announce that both American Gastroenterological Association journals maintained their strong standing with the release of the much anticipated 2013 impact factors. In a field of 74 gastroenterology and hepatology journals, Gastroenterology remains the number one journal, with a record high impact factor of 13.9, and Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology improved its ranking from 8 to 7, with an impact factor of 6.5.

Contact: Aimee Frank
media@gastro.org
301-941-2620
American Gastroenterological Association

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
Frontiers launches a new open-access medical journal: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
Swiss open-access publisher Frontiers, part of the Nature Publishing Group family, is pleased to announce the launch of Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, a new open-access medical journal.

Contact: Gozde Zorlu
Gozde.Zorlu@frontiersin.org
41-021-510-1712
Frontiers

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
Frontiers and University College London continue open-access agreement
Swiss open-access publisher and research network, Frontiers, part of the Nature Publishing Group family, is pleased to announce the continuation of its open-access publishing agreement with University College London.

Contact: Gozde Zorlu
Gozde.Zorlu@frontiersin.org
41-021-510-1712
Frontiers

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
Research institutions announce collaboration for sharing, standardizing neuroscience data
Prominent US research institutions are collaborating on a project aimed at making databases about the brain more useable and accessible for neuroscientists -- a step seen as critical to accelerating the pace of discoveries about the brain in health and disease.

Contact: Chris Martin
cmartin@kavlifoundation.org
805-278-7494
The Kavli Foundation

Public Release: 3-Aug-2014
Australian Twitter accounts hit 2.8 million
The world's first comprehensive survey of the global and Australian Twitterspheres has clocked Australian Twitter accounts at 2.8 million by September 2013.
Australian Research Council

Contact: Kate Haggman
kate.haggman@qut.edu.au
61-731-380-358
Queensland University of Technology

Public Release: 1-Aug-2014
2014 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Reptile Database surpasses 10,000 reptile species
More than 10,000 reptile species have been recorded into the Reptile Database, a web-based catalog of all living reptile species and classification, making the reptile species among the most diverse vertebrate groups in the world, alongside bird and fish species.

Contact: Sathya Achia Abraham
sbachia@vcu.edu
804-828-1231
Virginia Commonwealth University

Public Release: 1-Aug-2014
Final flight of European space vehicle to Space Station goes out with a 'Big Bang'
The fifth and final mission of the European Space Agency Automated Transfer Vehicle, named for Belgian physicist Georges Lemaître, the father of the big-bang theory, launched July 29 and is delivering new research to the International Space Station.

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

Public Release: 31-Jul-2014
Latest NIST Mass Spectral Library: Expanded coverage, features
The world's most widely used and trusted resource for identifying mass spectra, the 'fingerprints' of molecules, has undergone a major expansion, according to its managers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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

Public Release: 31-Jul-2014
Los Alamos laser selected for 2020 Mars mission
NASA announced today that laser technology originally developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory has been selected for its new Mars mission in 2020.

Contact: James E. Rickman
jamesr@lanl.gov
505-665-9203
DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory

Public Release: 31-Jul-2014
Taking great ideas from the lab to the fab
A 'valley of death' is well-known to entrepreneurs -- the lull between government funding for research and industry support for prototypes and products. To confront this problem, in 2013 the National Science Foundation created a new program called InTrans to extend the life of the most high-impact NSF-funded research and help great ideas transition from lab to practice.

Contact: Aaron Dubrow
adubrow@nsf.gov
703-292-4489
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 31-Jul-2014
Expanding the breadth and impact of cybersecurity and privacy research
As our lives and businesses become ever more intertwined with the Internet and networked technologies, it is crucial to continue to develop and improve cybersecurity measures to keep our data, devices and critical systems safe, secure, private and accessible.

Contact: Aaron Dubrow
adubrow@nsf.gov
703-292-4489
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 31-Jul-2014
NASA chooses ASU to design and operate camera system for Mars 2020 mission
Arizona State University has been selected by NASA to design, deliver and oversee the Mastcam-Z imaging investigation, a pair of color panoramic zoom cameras, on the next rover mission to be launched to the surface of Mars in 2020.

Contact: Nikki Cassis
ncassis@asu.edu
602-710-7169
Arizona State University

Public Release: 31-Jul-2014
NPL launches atomic timing service for financial trading
The National Physical Laboratory has signed a distribution agreement with trading technology company Intergence to deliver NPLTime -- a new service providing a precise time signal directly traceable to Coordinated Universal Time and independent of GPS.

Contact: Alex Cloney
alex.cloney@proofcommunication.com
44-845-680-1872
National Physical Laboratory

Public Release: 31-Jul-2014
Comfortable climate indoors with porous glass
Proper humidity and temperature play a key role in indoor climate. In the future, establishing a comfortable indoor environment may rely on porous glass incorporated into plaster, as this regulates moisture particularly well and keeps mold at bay.

Contact: Ferdinand Somorowsky
ferdinand.somorowsky@isc.fraunhofer.de
49-931-410-0229
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 31-Jul-2014
Charging electric cars efficiently inductive
We already charge our toothbrushes and cellphones using contactless technology. Researchers have developed a particularly efficient and cost-effective method that means electric cars could soon follow suit.

Contact: Dr.-Ing. Bernd Eckardt
bernd.eckardt@iisb.fraunhofer.de
49-913-176-1139
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 31-Jul-2014
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation partners with Riders for Health in Malawi
Today the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and Riders for Health announced a new partnership that will expedite the delivery of laboratory samples and HIV-related test results to health facilities in two districts of the Northern and Central Zones of Malawi.

Contact: Johanna Harvey
jharvey@pedaids.org
202-280-1657
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Public Release: 30-Jul-2014
NASA's IceCube no longer on ice
NASA's Science Mission Directorate has chosen a team at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., to build its first Earth science-related CubeSat mission.
NASA

Contact: Lori Keesey
lori.j.keesey@nasa.gov
865-244-6658
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 30-Jul-2014
ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering: Brand-new journal launches in 2015, names editor
The American Chemical Society announced today that David L. Kaplan, Ph.D., will head the brand-new, web-only journal ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering as editor-in-chief. With the first issue slated for publication in January 2015, the new journal will feature high-quality research in the rapidly burgeoning field of biomaterials, the study of engineered or naturally derived materials that interact with living or biological systems.

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

Public Release: 30-Jul-2014
OUP to partner with the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce its new relationship with the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP). Beginning in 2015, OUP and CINP will partner to publish International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology as a fully open-access journal.

Contact: Erin Ganley
erin.ganley@oup.com
919-677-0977 x5163
Oxford University Press

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