Today in view of rising global tensions, bold new recommendations were issued by the National Commission for Grid Resilience (NCGR) to secure and build a more resilient grid in the United States, the world's greatest consumer of electricity.
A new robotic system allows medical staff to remotely operate ventilators and other bedside machines from outside intensive care rooms of patients suffering from infectious diseases.
A new, independent report has concluded that the Sandia Science & Technology Park contributed significantly to the local economy in 2018-19 by adding 310 jobs and generating increases in economic activity and tax revenue to the city and New Mexico.
Collaboration brings together clinicians and researchers on the front lines of COVID-19 to support innovative solutions for health disparities.
The Public Library of Science (PLOS) and LibLynx announced a partnership today to develop ground-breaking analytics that better communicate the usage and impact of Open Access (OA) content. Industry-standard COUNTER reports to communicate content usage will be trialed and piloted with the PLOS community over the next 6 to 12 months, contributing to the development of future standards in this area.
In a new research study that will greatly expand knowledge of the real-world uses and effects of psychedelic mushrooms (psilocybin), the nonprofit research organization Unlimited Sciences is collaborating with Johns Hopkins University Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research to conduct a survey of people from across the globe, in hopes of becoming the largest registry of its kind.
Rapid Reviews: COVID-19 (RR:C19), published by the MIT Press, posted peer reviews of eight COVID-19 preprint studies in an effort to reduce misinformation and to elevate noteworthy and useful research for scientists, public health officials, journalists, and the public.
A new online system, developed by the University of Sheffield, which enables healthcare professionals to remotely monitor and support patients who have motor neurone disease (MND) during the Covid-19 pandemic, has been fast-tracked for use by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.
To prepare for fall instruction, universities across the Commonwealth of Virginia will deploy the COVID Health Check TM; a COVID-19 symptom and exposure tracking tool developed by a team at the George Mason College of Health and Human Services, led by Dr. Amira Roess, professor of global health and epidemiology. Since its launch more than 16,000 students, faculty, and staff have completed the assessment and more than 1,200 symptoms and exposures have been tracked.
The Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering has granted a worldwide license to Blackrock Microsystems to commercialize its neural signal processing and decoding software platform for research and clinical applications. The agreement follows a long-standing collaborative relationship and represents the first of many important neurotechnology developments the Wyss Center and Blackrock Microsystems intend to advance together.