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Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
'Unlikely couples' of materials enable vehicle weight to be reduced
CICmarGUNE, the Co-operative Research Centre into High-performance Manufacturing, is working to develop hybrid aluminium-steel and composite metal joints by means of different technologies that enable components with greater added value to be manufactured, thus contributing towards improving the competitive position of Basque companies. The Faculty of Engineering of Mondragon University, IK4-Lortek, IK4-Azterlan, IK4-Tekniker and Tecnalia are collaborating in this line of research within the framework of CIC marGUNE's 'InProRet' strategic research project.

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

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
Journal of Neuroscience Methods
I'll take that brain to go! Advancements in the transport of human brain samples and epilepsy research
Biomedical engineers, neurologists and neurosurgeons from the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering and the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California develop a better way to transport human brain samples from hospital to lab and a multi-electrode array to record and temporarily halt epileptic seizures in human brain slices.
Rudi Schulte Research Institute

Contact: Megan Hazle
hazle@usc.edu
213-821-1887
University of Southern California

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
Talking to your car is often distracting
Two new AAA-University of Utah studies show that despite public belief to the contrary, hands-free, voice-controlled automobile infotainment systems can distract drivers, although it is possible to design them to be safer. The most distracting technologies included Apple's Siri and Chevrolet's MyLink system. Toyota's Entune was least distracting.
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Contact: Lee J. Siegel
lee.siegel@utah.edu
801-244-5399
University of Utah

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
NanoString collaborates with Brigham and Women's Hospital
NanoString Technologies, Inc., a provider of life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products, today announced that it has signed a multi-year, multi-investigator research collaboration with Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital to accelerate the translation of genomic biomarker discoveries into clinical cancer diagnostics.

Contact: Nicole Litchfield
nicole@bioscribe.com
415-793-6468
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
FDA orphan drug designation announced for childhood cancer vaccine
The US Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug designation for a neuroblastoma vaccine from MabVax Therapeutics, providing development incentive with market exclusivity of the novel treatment for children with this deadly childhood cancer.

Contact: Jenny Song
jenny@solvingkidscancer.org
212-588-6625
Solving Kids' Cancer

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Bristol-Myers Squibb and MD Anderson Cancer Center announce novel research collaboration
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a novel clinical research collaboration to evaluate multiple immunotherapies, including Opdivo (nivolumab), Yervoy (ipilimumab) and three early-stage clinical immuno-oncology assets from Bristol-Myers Squibb, as potential treatment options for acute and chronic leukemia as well as other hematologic malignancies.

Contact: Ron Gilmore
rlgilmore1@mdanderson.org
713-745-1898
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
The future is now: Navy's autonomous swarmboats can overwhelm adversaries
As autonomy and unmanned systems grow in importance for naval operations, officials at the Office of Naval Research announced today a technological breakthrough that will allow any unmanned surface vehicle to not only protect Navy ships, but also, for the first time, autonomously 'swarm' offensively on hostile vessels.

Contact: Peter Vietti
onrpublicaffairs@navy.mil
703-696-5031
Office of Naval Research

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Climate-KIC launches new online CO2 meter to indicate carbon emissions threat level
A new online meter combines a live data feed drawing on European data, updated regularly to show the precise level of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere today, and comparison tools to show how CO2 levels have changed over time.

Contact: Peter Koekoek
peter.koekoek@climate-kic.org
44-020-749-21973
Climate-KIC

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
One of the most demanding ITER operations completed successfully: VTT uses remote control to replace the fusion reactor cassette collecting impurities
The Technical Research Centre of Finland has reached an important objective in the development of ITER fusion reactor remote control, when the divertor cassette was replaced for the first time using remote control in the research facility for remote controlled maintenance.

Contact: Jorma Järvenpää
jorma.jarvenpaa@vtt.fi
358-405-117-755
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

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

Showing releases 76-100 out of 162.

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