Today, Mayo Clinic and nference launch a startup company for drug development that will be powered by clinical expertise and artificial intelligence (AI). The company, named Qrativ (pronounced cure-a-tiv) will combine nference's AI-driven knowledge synthesis platform with Mayo Clinic's medical expertise and clinical data.
The National Institutes of Natural Sciences National Institute for Fusion Science has begun deuterium experiments in 2017 on the Large Helical Device (LHD). Performing experiments using a high power deuterium beam to heat deuterium plasma, an ion temperature of one hundred million degrees was achieved. This research result, by achieving high-temperature, which had been an issue in the helical magnetic confinement method, has significantly advanced experiments for demonstrating fusion feasibility of helical plasma.
ACP today wrote Senate leaders to reaffirm our strongest possible opposition to the BCRA, despite the changes released today, as part of a revised bill.
Experts from WCS's Global Conservation Programs and WCS's Bronx Zoo assisted Cuban conservationists in the recent release of 10 Cuban crocodiles (Crocodylus rhombifer) into Cuba's Zapata Swamp as part of an ongoing recovery strategy for this Critically Endangered species.
Institutions to cooperate on fundamental research, development of novel therapeutics, and clinical trials, with an initial focus on ophthalmology, vision and neuroscience.
As part of the Biogerontology Research Foundation's partnership with Diversity.AI, scientists from Diversity.AI, Youth Laboratories, University of Virginia, Insilico Medicine, University of Oxford, the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen and the Biogerontology Research Foundation release the results of their first pilot study on the subject of age-based discrimination.
BASF has received a recommendation from the World Health Organization (WHO) for Interceptor G2, a long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net based on chlorfenapyr. Chlorfenapyr is a completely new insecticide class for combating mosquitoes for public health. This is the first WHO recommendation for a product based on a new insecticide class in more than 30 years.
The nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) is pleased to announce that its application for the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring, designed to reduce the risk of HIV-1 infection via vaginal intercourse in HIV-negative women in combination with safer sex practices, has been validated and is now under review by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
The Permanent Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area of the German Research Foundation has presented the 2017 List of Maximum Workplace Concentrations and Biological Tolerance Values.
John Wiley and Sons Inc., (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) is delighted to announce its selection by the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS) as publishing partner for its prestigious scholarly journals in the science and technology of oils, fats, surfactants and related materials.