The Institute for Systems Biology and the Inova Translational Medicine Institute announced today a new release of Kaviar, the most comprehensive collection of human genomic variants currently available to the public.
Six to seven seconds -- that's the typical time between a pair of tractor-trailers traveling together at 65 mph. But, through the work of the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and its partners in the medium- and heavy-duty truck market, that gap may be shrinking.
A serial entrepreneur with four companies to his credit, Loren Burnett found the makings of his fifth at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The founder, chairman, and CEO of what is now called e-Chromic Technologies Inc., Burnett was looking for a technology with a potentially huge market, something unique and easily understood that wouldn't take a decade and tens of millions of dollars to turn into a product
Representatives of the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory and China's State Grid Energy Research Institute today signed a first-ever memorandum of understanding between the two organizations.
Thanks to a newly updated standard for ambulance design based on research and development by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and two federal partners, emergency runs should soon be much safer for paramedics and other first responders.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces the launch of a new journal: Obesity Medicine. Obesity Medicine will provide the latest information in clinical research on obesity. It will serve clinical scientists in all disciplines, medical practitioners, health-care providers as well as social scientists and the public interested in scientific information on all aspects of obesity.
A heat wave in late August and lack of rainfall have worsened the yield outlook for summer crops in large parts of central Europe. In Eastern European regions summer crops suffered little consequence as they had reached maturity earlier, according to JRC's yields forecast Bulletin covering the period from Aug. 1 to mid-September.
Worn-out cotton clothing can be turned into new fibers for the textile industry using a cellulose dissolution technique developed by VTT. A group of Finnish organizations have launched a project in the course of which the new production technique will be tried out in practice at all stages of the value chain during 2015 and 2016. Cellulose wet-spinning is due to begin at VTT's pop-up plant in Finland in October.
It's Australia's largest known meat-eating dinosaur but until now we've never seen how Australovenator moved -- not even the man who dug it up and named it. QUT is bringing five iconic Australian dinosaurs to full-sized life, including 'Banjo' the Australovenator and the giant herbivore Muttaburrasaurus, on The Cube, the world's largest interactive learning display.
Diagnostic errors in medicine should be considered a patient safety and quality of care challenge, according to a new report released today by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) petitioned the NASEM to produce the report and supports a collaborative approach to reduce preventable errors and delays in diagnosis across the healthcare continuum.