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Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
The time devoted to both conventional and social media each day is growing
The time devoted to both conventional and social media each day is growing; digital divides are widening.

Contact: Ulrika Facht
ulrika.facht@nordicom.gu.se
46-317-861-306
University of Gothenburg

Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
Chemical and Engineering News
Bioelectronics could lead to a new class of medicine
Imagine having tiny electronics implanted somewhere in your body that can regulate nerve signals and make symptoms of various disorders go away. That's the vision of the field of bioelectronic medicine -- the emerging discipline that has made enough promising advances to draw a big investment by a pharmaceutical giant, according to 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: 2-Jul-2014
Finally, a mug shot for a crop-killing NH pest
They may be a small insect, but some leafhoppers can carry a big punch, devastating crops and causing millions of dollars in damage. But now New Hampshire farmers have a new source to help them identify the 'bad' leafhoppers from the 'good' leafhoppers. For the first time, New Hampshire's nearly 600 leafhoppers have been identified and cataloged by researchers at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture.
NH Agricultural Experiment Station

Contact: Lori Wright
lori.wright@unh.edu
603-862-1452
University of New Hampshire

Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
Future Earth to get globally distributed secretariat
Future Earth, a new international programme for global sustainability which brings together thousands of the world's leading researchers on global environmental change, will have a new secretariat with a unique and innovative structure that spans three continents. The announcement came today from the International Council for Science, on behalf of the members of the Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability.

Contact: Lucie Robidoux
lucie.robidoux@videotron.ca
514-571-6403
International Council for Science

Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
Accurate information on people's behaviour helps to improve retail design
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been developing an advanced tracking system based on depth cameras that provides accurate information on how people move about and behave in various spaces. The system can be applied, for example, to improving customer service in retail shops, optimisation of the use of office facilities, or as an assisting tool for independent living of the elderly

Contact: Johannes Peltola
johannes.peltola@vtt.fi
358-207-222-413
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
Gift transforms University's approach to fertility research and treatment
A member of the University of Sydney's staff has donated his fertility clinic and $10.4 million to the University for fertility research and treatment.

Contact: Verity Leatherdale
verity.leatherdale@sydney.edu.au
61-043-060-7342
University of Sydney

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
NREL and General Motors announce R&D partnership to reduce cost of automotive fuel cells
The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory and General Motors are partnering on a multiyear, multimillion dollar joint effort to accelerate the reduction of automotive fuel cell stack costs through fuel cell material and manufacturing research and development. Most major automakers, including GM, have made significant progress in the development of fuel cell electric vehicles, but achieving commercial deployment with global impact will require further cost reductions.
US Department of Energy

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
Campus showcases high-performance buildings
Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory are transforming the way the world uses energy -- and those transformations become apparent the moment one sets foot on the NREL campus in Golden, Colorado. Here, research teams have applied their expertise to develop office and laboratory spaces that also serve as demonstrations for how high-performance, sustainable buildings and campuses should be designed, constructed, and operated.
US Department of Energy

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
NREL bolsters batteries with nanotubes
Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory are turning to extremely tiny tubes and rods to boost power and durability in lithium-ion batteries, the energy sources for cell phones, laptops, and electric vehicles. If successful, the batteries will last longer and perform better, leading to a cost advantage for electric vehicles.
US Department of Energy

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
NREL supercomputer tackles grid challenges
'Big data' is playing an increasingly big role in the renewable energy industry and the transformation of the nation's electrical grid, and no single entity provides a better tool for such data than the Energy Department's Energy Systems Integration Facility located on the campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
US Department of Energy

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gvo
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
Zero tolerance for xenon
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has signed a RadioXenon Emissions Pledge with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization to help the world's nuclear test-ban monitors focus on the detection of nuclear tests.

Contact: Kirstie Gregorich Hansen
kirsten.gregorich.hansen@CTBTO.ORG
43-126-030-6540
Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear‑Test‑Ban Treaty Organization

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
Danish efforts to combat antimicrobial resistance inspire in the US Congress
Denmark's systematic and scientific strategy to combat antimicrobial resistance in food production has been on the agenda at a briefing in the US Congress. At the briefing director of the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Jørgen Schlundt explained how the Danish authorities, Danish farmers, veterinarians and researchers have worked together to tackle the problem and how others can use the Danish experiences.

Contact: Jørgen Schlundt
jors@food.dtu.dk
45-35-88-77-03
Technical University of Denmark

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
Finland to lead the way in developing the storage of solar and wind energy
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has joined forces with Lappeenranta University of Technology and the Finland Futures Research Centre at the University of Turku in the launch of an extensive development project for a brand new energy system and its associated business sector in Finland.
Finnish Funding Agency

Contact: Pasi Vainikka
pasi.vainikka@vtt.fi
358-207-222-514
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
Eurofins Genomics and AmpTec close distribution agreement for very long synthetic RNAs
Joint expertise to provide custom services for in vitro transcribed single-stranded and double-stranded RNAs and for functional synthetic mRNAs.

Contact: Carola Grimminger
carolagrimminger@eurofins.com
49-809-282-89921
Eurofins Genomics

Public Release: 30-Jun-2014
University of Strathclyde and NYU join in landmark research and academic partnership
The University of Strathclyde and New York University have cemented a flagship partnership, paving the way for a range of research and collaboration opportunities.

Contact: Corporate Comms
corporatecomms@strath.ac.uk
44-014-154-84123
University of Strathclyde

Public Release: 30-Jun-2014
2014 SNMMI Annual Meeting
2014 SNMMI Annual Meeting highlights research and looks to future
Top research from around the world and the latest advances in technology were brought together for the 2014 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Mo. June 7-11.

Contact: Kimberly Brown
kbrown@snmmi.org
703-652-6773
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 30-Jun-2014
Researchers seek to tackle transplant tolerance using patients' own T cells
A new Northwestern Medicine clinical trial aims to remove the need for organ transplant patients to take immunosuppressive drugs by increasing the number of their own regulatory T cells. The first-in-human, Phase I clinical trial, known as TRACT (T-regs for adoptive cell transfer), recently enrolled its first three participants in late May at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Northwestern Memorial is the only enrollment site for this trial.
Woman's Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Contact: Bret Coons
bcoons@nmh.org
312-926-2955
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Public Release: 30-Jun-2014
Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences
Elsevier announces the launch of a new journal: Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of a new review journal: Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences.

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

Public Release: 30-Jun-2014
Sixth class of Global Health Corps fellows begin year of service to advance health equity
Global Health Corps welcomed its sixth class of fellows today at Yale University, for the opening of its annual Leadership Training Institute. Selected from a pool of nearly 5,000 applicants, the incoming class of fellows -- the largest ever -- reflects the growing enthusiasm and commitment of millennials to engage globally and address inequities worldwide. Representing 22 countries, GHC's newest class will begin their year of service within health organizations across Africa and the United States.

Contact: Ann Clark
ann.clark@edelman.com
212-704-8296
Edelman

Public Release: 27-Jun-2014
Space-tested robot inspires medicine and manufacturing uses
Humans doing difficult, repetitive tasks or those who need assistance with movement may soon get a helping hand -- literally -- thanks to robotic technology developed to serve astronauts in space.

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

Public Release: 27-Jun-2014
Scientists study effects of warming on tropical rainforests
Three early-career women scientists spearhead a first-ever study of the effects of warming on tropical rainforests.
US Department of Energy, US Forest Service

Contact: Molly Cavaleri
macavale@mtu.edu
906-487-2843
Michigan Technological University

Public Release: 27-Jun-2014
New AAFP/ISFM guidelines for diagnosing and solving house-soiling behavior in cats
Owners of house-soiling cats frequently abandon or relinquish these pets to shelters where many are euthanized as unadoptable. Veterinarians can significantly decrease this number by preventing house soiling or effectively treating it.

Contact: Crystal DeCotiis
cdecotiis@association-partners.com
908-359-9351
SAGE Publications

Public Release: 27-Jun-2014
EU project Bestcilia project pushes the research of primary ciliary dyskinesia forward
Primary ciliary diskinesia is a rare, genetic respiratory tract disorder leading to progressive lung dysfunction. It exhibits many problems typical for orphan diseases: delayed diagnosis, limited evidence-based knowledge etc. To address these issues, the European Union is funding BESTCILIA to create uniform guidelines for PCD treatment for implementation across Europe. The latest notable accomplishment of the initiative is the establishment of the international patient registry.
EU FP 7 Programme

Contact: Dr Zuzanna Bukowy-Bieryllo
zuza@man.poznan.pl
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology

Public Release: 27-Jun-2014
Junior group leaders in life sciences establish JUGGLE platform for scientific exchange
Fifty leaders of junior research groups working in the fields of biology, pharmaceutical sciences, and biological chemistry, at the University Medical Center, the Institute for Molecular Biology, and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have now joined together with the intention of improving project coordination and thus making their research even more effective.

Contact: Dr. Christian Berger
juggle@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-24328
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
A new non-invasive cancer test expands laboratory.
The ONCOblot Test identifies the ENOX2 protein species which resides in the blood and is unique only to malignant cancer cells. The laboratory is expanding to meet the growing demand for the test.

Contact: Rebecca Davis
info@oncoblotlabs.com
972-510-7773
ONCOblot Labs

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