Hundreds of surrogate 'fish' will be put to work at dams around the world through an agreement to license 'Sensor Fish' to Advanced Telemetry Systems. Sensor Fish provides data that can improve dam operations and increase sustainability. PNNL developed the Sensor Fish to understand what happens to fish as they pass through turbulent waters and turbines at hydroelectric facilities.
Renbin Yan, an associate professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Kentucky, along with colleagues with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, have developed the largest and most inclusive star library ever made.
In 2019, Go NAPSACC will be in 20 states working to improve the health of young children. Developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Go NAPSACC is an online tool that helps child care programs create environments for healthy eating and physical activity in children. Alabama, Illinois, and Indiana recently joined this initiative, while Connecticut, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, and Texas have committed to join in 2019.
UTARI, or The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute, has signed an agreement with Newcastle Manufacturing to configure and demonstrate a network of unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, that can use lights to support emergency response operations at night.
The American Statistical Association (ASA) has released a document with guidelines for discussing forensic evidence, in response to concerns that the use of forensic evidence such as shoe prints, fingerprints, bite marks, fibers or hairs has contributed to wrongful convictions.
Springer Nature and the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) of The Open University are partnering to provide a comprehensive Computer Science Ontology (CSO) to a broad range of communities engaged with scholarly data. CSO can be accessed free of charge through the CSO Portal, a web application that enables users to download, explore, and provide feedback on the ontology.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute today announced a partnership with Ngene Therapeutics Inc. (Ngene) to develop new disease treatments that leverage human stem cell research and novel gene editing techniques. NYSCF will serve as a key partner to Ngene in stem cell derivation and differentiation towards the generation of high-quality cell lines for disease research and of clinical-grade, good manufacturing practice (GMP) cell lines for cell-based therapies.
Senolytic Therapeutics, an innovator in senescent cell research and one of the first Daughter companies to join the hub-and-spoke business model of Life Biosciences, is being recognized by leading institutions for its work to combat aging and age-related decline.
Elevian, a biotech therapeutics company focused on reversing molecular damage caused by aging, and Insilico Medicine, an artificial intelligence (AI) company developing an end-to-end pipeline for automated target identification, small molecule generation, prediction of clinical trials outcomes and aging research, announced a research and development partnership to develop oral medications targeting the GDF11 pathway and associated targets.
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) and Color today announced a groundbreaking partnership to deliver the power of genomics to routine primary care at population scale. Known as 'DNA10K,' the initiative will engage more than 10,000 patients and will be the largest known primary care-based genomics program in the US.