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Public Release: 5-Nov-2014
Swiss employees craft their own jobs
Four out of five employees in Switzerland actively shape their own jobs. Through what is known as job crafting, employees seek to positively influence their work situation. This was one of the results of the Swiss HR Barometer 2014, which was carried out by the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich. The study recommends that employers promote job crafting by granting employees greater involvement and influence over their jobs.

Contact: Bruno Staffelbach
University of Zurich

Public Release: 5-Nov-2014
MMRF leads initiative to accelerate development of targeted therapies for multiple myeloma
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation today announced an initiative designed to accelerate the evaluation of new investigational therapies for multiple myeloma. The MMRF, in collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration, the National Cancer Institute, pharmaceutical, biotech and diagnostic industry members, academic center leaders and patients, initiated the formal development of a Master Protocol to allow patients to participate in clinical trials evaluating several investigational therapies at once.

Contact: Maria Favorito
Feinstein Kean Healthcare

Public Release: 5-Nov-2014
Moffitt, M2Gen tapped to coordinate central laboratory, biorepository services for MDS
Moffitt Cancer Center and M2Gen have been awarded a contract from the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to serve as the Central Laboratory and Biorepository for The National Myelodysplastic Syndromes Natural History Study (The National MDS Study).

Contact: Kim Polacek
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Public Release: 4-Nov-2014
NREL And army validate energy savings for net zero energy installations
The US Army has partnered with the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory to increase energy security through improved energy efficiency and optimized renewable energy strategies at nine installations in the Army's portfolio. If all nine of the Army Net Zero Energy Installation pilot sites achieve net zero energy, they will replace approximately 8 percent of the Army's current total installation energy use with renewable energy
US Department of Energy, US Department of Defense

Contact: David Glickson
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 4-Nov-2014
Patent issued for substance with medical benefits
A US patent has been awarded to a novel jelly-like substance developed by Kansas State University researchers. The substance, called a hydrogel, may be used for biomedical applications, ranging from cell culture and drug delivery to repairing and replacing tissue, organs and cartilage.

Contact: Xiuzhi 'Susan' Sun
Kansas State University

Public Release: 4-Nov-2014
'Grimsel' breaks world record
The 'grimsel' electric racing car today broke the previous world record for acceleration in electric cars. The vehicle accelerated from 0 to 100 km/h in 1.79 seconds in under 30 metres. The new record was set by students from ETH Zurich and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, who also designed and built the vehicle.

Contact: Lucien Segessenmann
ETH Zurich

Public Release: 4-Nov-2014
Elsevier announces the launch of open-access journal: EBioMedicine
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. Two of its leading brands, Cell Press and The Lancet, have now joined forces to launch a new open-access journal, EBioMedicine. The broad-spectrum journal will publish research papers covering the entire breadth of life and health sciences, ranging from basic research to clinical and public/global health science.

Contact: Hans Zijlstra

Public Release: 3-Nov-2014
NASA lining up ICESat-2's laser-catching telescope
Last week, engineers and technicians at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, fitted the mirrored telescope of the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) into its place.

Contact: Kate Ramsayer
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 3-Nov-2014
Wiley and Safari's PubFactory announce strategic partnership on eve of the 2014 Charleston Conference
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and Safari today announced a strategic partnership that will deliver the next generation in digital reference platforms for students, faculty and librarians.

Contact: Evelyn Martinez

Public Release: 3-Nov-2014
New technology allows medical professionals to step into their patients' shoes
A pioneering piece of technology will allow users to experience the world through the eyes of a person with young-onset Parkinson's disease -- which could revolutionize the way carers and medical staff treat people with the degenerative condition.

Contact: Kim Deasy
Royal Holloway, University of London

Public Release: 3-Nov-2014
AGA introduces new journal: Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The American Gastroenterological Association is pleased to welcome a new member to its family of journals: Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology will showcase cutting-edge digestive biology research in a digital open-access format.

Contact: Rachel Steigerwald
American Gastroenterological Association

Public Release: 31-Oct-2014
NTU Singapore lights up photonics research with $100 million institute
The next generation ultra-fast Internet or ground-breaking electronic circuits powered by light instead of electricity could very well be built on research done at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore). NTU Singapore is partnering the University of Southampton, UK to set up the new institute.

Contact: Lester Kok
Nanyang Technological University

Public Release: 30-Oct-2014
MINER shines in urban emergency response exercise
In a field test in downtown Chicago, Sandia National Laboratories' mobile imager of neutrons for emergency responders (MINER) system identified the exact location of a sealed laboratory radiation source through shielding and at a distance. MINER detects fast neutrons that emanate from special nuclear material and can discriminate the device signature from background radiation and to measure the spectrum of neutrons emitted by it.
DOE/National Nuclear Security Administration, DOE/Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Office of Research and Development

Contact: Patti Koning
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 30-Oct-2014
NIMH creates new unit to support its research domain criteria initiative
A new effort by the National Institutes of Health will facilitate communication among scientists, clinicians, and the public to reframe mental health research, from diagnosis to treatment. The Research Domain Criteria unit was recently established by the National Institute of Mental Health, part of NIH, to support the development of the institute's RDoC initiative.

Contact: Keri Chiodo
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health

Public Release: 30-Oct-2014
Celebrating the work of the 2014 Nobel Laureates
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., would like to congratulate all of the 2014 Nobel laureates and is proud to have published work by nine of the laureates. To celebrate their achievements Wiley has made a selection of content from the 2014 winners free to access until the end of the year.

Contact: Evelyn Martinez

Public Release: 30-Oct-2014
Lawrence Livermore develops infrared camera system to view tokamak from the inside
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers, in collaboration with General Atomics and the University of Arizona, have developed an infrared and visible camera viewing system that's able to produce wide-angle, tangential views of full poloidal (north-south direction of the magnetic field) cross-sections inside the tokamak. The camera's images provide researchers with data about the interior conditions of the DIII-D, which was built under contract for the Department of Energy. DOE provides funding for its operation.

Contact: Ken Ma
DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Public Release: 30-Oct-2014
Dazzlingly sharp images on curved screens
Projecting images on curved screens poses a dilemma. The sharper the image, the darker it is. A novel optical approach brings brightness and sharpness together for the first time on screens of any curvature -- and additionally allows about 10,000-times faster projection rates. Researchers will be presenting their technology Nov. 4-6 at Vision 2014 in Stuttgart.

Contact: Peter Schreiber

Public Release: 30-Oct-2014
Fraunhofer develops economical process for micro energy harvesting
The trend toward energy self-sufficient probes and ever smaller mobile electronics systems continues unabated. They are used, for example, to monitor the status of the engines on airplanes, or for medical implants. They gather the energy they need for this from their immediate environment -- from vibrations, for instance. Fraunhofer researchers have developed a process for the economical production of piezoelectric materials.

Contact: Stephan Barth

Public Release: 30-Oct-2014
Line camera makes magnetic field lines visible in 3-D and real time
Fraunhofer scientists have developed a high-resolution magnetic line camera to measure magnetic fields in real time. Field lines in magnetic systems such as generators or motors, which are invisible to the human eye, can be made visible using this camera. It is especially suitable for industrial applications, for example in quality assurance during the manufacture of magnets. A prototype will be on display for the first time at electronica 2014 in Munich from Nov. 11-14 (Hall A4 / Booth 113).

Contact: Klaus-Dieter Taschka

Public Release: 29-Oct-2014
Minister for Health launches state-wide registry for Victoria's cardiac patients
Victorian Hospitals will be better equipped to measure the quality of care for their cardiac patients, under a new project that collects and compares data on coronary angioplasty practice.
Department of Health Victoria, Medibank Private

Contact: Lucy Handford
Monash University

Public Release: 29-Oct-2014
Through 3-D-printed prosthetic, Illinois students lending a hand in Ecuador
The group of students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created one of the first 3D-printed prosthetic hands with pattern recognition capability. A machine-learning algorithm allows it to do more than just open and close, and it can be created for a mere $270 -- good news for those who are most in need, residents of the developing world.

Contact: Mike Koon
University of Illinois College of Engineering

Public Release: 29-Oct-2014
Technology pioneered by UF researcher provides improved access for disabled voters
A University of Florida researcher's desire to provide citizens with disabilities the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide.

Contact: Juan Gilbert
University of Florida

Public Release: 29-Oct-2014
ORNL technology transfer continues strong upward trend
New methods are improving connections between private businesses and technology from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, with 101 licenses and options executed during the last three years.

Contact: Ron Walli
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 29-Oct-2014
Wyss Institute launches 'SLIPS' company
Developed at the Wyss Institute, an ultra-slippery coating that repels virtually all liquids and solids will be made available for a wide range of custom commercial applications through a newly formed private company.

Contact: Mary Tolikas
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Public Release: 29-Oct-2014
Comprehensive solutions for genome analysis and synthetic biology projects
Eurofins Genomics and Igenbio provide tailored services for sequencing and analysis of various organisms.

Contact: Carola Grimminger
Eurofins Genomics

Showing releases 76-100 out of 237.

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