ONR TechSolutions and industry partners have created a new tool called the SBDA 100 to help divers digitally plan, record and report dive-profile information. It will accelerate the process of logging and uploading dive information, and will help eliminate potential data-entry mistakes.
A Puerto Rican patient with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP) is hoping to save his vision after an innovative gene therapy procedure at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. On August 23, Julio Adorno Nieves, 23, became the first US patient to be given new genes for his inherited blinding condition in a worldwide Nightstar Therapeutics clinical trial.
On Sept. 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, wreaking destruction that still lingers. The Category 4 storm caused a humanitarian crisis that ultimately cost nearly 3,000 lives, and imperiled Puerto Rico's economy, universities and environmental health. Yet chemists there remained resilient and united in their resolve to recover from the devastating storm, according to this week's cover story in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly news magazine of the American Chemical Society.
This new partnership is supported by the Medical Research Council (MRC) to research drug regimens to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis LSTM and TB Alliance are collaborating to investigate novel combination drug therapies that could help the fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), following an award of £1 million from the Medical Research Council (MRC).
Young specialists of JSC 'Metallist-Samara' and scientists of Samara University are completing the testing cycle of a modern desalination plant. The project was implemented in the framework of the RF Government Resolution No. 218 "On Measures of State Support for the Development of Cooperation between Russian Higher Educational Institutions and Organizations Implementing Comprehensive Projects for the Creation of High-Technology Production". Besides, it was carried out within the purpose of import substitution.
NTU Singapore and Delta Electronics are expanding their research efforts in innovative manufacturing processes, and in improving learning and living experiences.
Therapy assisted by a dog could be more effective than standard speech and language therapy for children with communication impairments, suggests a new study published in the journal Anthrozoös.
The RemoveDEBRIS satellite has successfully used its on-board net technology in orbit - the first demonstration in human history of active debris removal (ADR) technology.
TGen and the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC) are participating in the launch of the Kids First Data Resource Portal, which is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The portal is designed to accelerate ways to better diagnosis, monitor and treat diverse types of pediatric diseases, including childhood cancers, by giving scientists and physicians an easy way to access large-scale genomic and clinical datasets.
Researchers at University of California School of Medicine are preparing to launch a novel clinical trial to examine the safety, efficacy and pharmacological properties of cannabis as a potential treatment for adults with essential tremor (ET).