Neuro Kinetics, Inc., the global leader in clinical eye tracking and neural functional assessment, announces the issuance of its 19th US patent covering eye pupil measurement and analysis. This new patent addresses separate stimulation of one pupil, while accurately measuring both the stimulated pupil and the un-stimulated pupil. Asymmetry in such a test is a key indicator of potentially serious health issues.
Turning the Earth into one giant telescope by coordinating observations from instruments arrayed around the world, teams of radio astronomers are aiming their telescopes for the next 10 days at the thin edge -- also known as the event horizon -- of the super massive black hole at the center of our galaxy, the closest such object to Earth.
One of the main health concerns of living and working in space is the long-term exposure to high levels of radiation. NASA scientists have developed a new device to monitor radiation exposure to neutrons and are testing it on the International Space Station.
The American Association of Anatomists (AAA) launches their first-ever Virtual Microscopy Database available to educators and researchers worldwide. The Virtual Microscopy Database (VMD) was created as a centralized repository where a community of anatomy and histology scholars and researchers can share a large selection of virtual tissue slides for enhancing education, research, and scholarship.
An evaluation and report by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on results of a $10 million Health Care Innovation Award found that Emory's electronic ICU (eICU) innovation program reduced length of patient stays in the ICU, resulted in fewer readmissions, reduced costs by millions of dollars and helped solve the shortage of intensivists.
A team of four University of Bristol graduates will take 3D printing to a new level having gained backing from one of the world's leading hardware accelerators, Hax, in Shenzhen, China.
A unique and powerful telescope capable of mapping the sky at submillimeter and millimeter wavelengths is headed to South America. With a slated completion date of 2021, the 6-meter aperture telescope, Cerro Chajnantor Atacama Telescope-prime (CCAT-p), will be located near the summit of Cerro Chajnantor in the Atacama Desert in Chile.
Topics range from cultures of translation in the early modern period to functions of the CRISPR-Cas system. Approximately €100 million for three years is granted.
John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb) is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new open access journal, Health Science Reports. Dedicated to providing exceptional author service through swift evaluation of existing reviews, Health Science Reports will publish peer-reviewed scientifically sound research across the entire spectrum of the medical and clinical sciences.
Firm commitments from members, partners and regional agencies will ensure the Africa Plant Biosecurity Network has an enduring future. 35 biosecurity Fellows worked and trained with Australian professionals and researchers, and are passing on their skills and knowledge to colleagues in their organizations. The Network is supported by the private sector, COMESA, FAO, the Crawford Fund, CABI and the Australian Government.