Four new beamlines are to be built at the ESRF (European Synchrotron, Grenoble, France), the world-leading synchrotron X-ray source, ensuring that Europe continues to lead the world in X-ray science. This major project will provide researchers with new tools to gain unprecedented understanding of the complex structure of materials and living matter.
The A4 Study (Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer's Disease Study) is testing whether solanezumab, an investigational treatment, can prevent or slow the development of symptoms associated with AD. Based on external findings from trials at later stages of AD dementia and ongoing observational studies in clinically normal individuals, the leadership of the A4 Study has decided to increase the dose of solanezumab and to extend the length of the A4 Study.
Researchers from McLean Hospital have been issued a patent allowance for their invention involving the use of xenon gas to aid in the treatment of addiction and anxiety disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Oregon Health & Science University are part of a nationwide effort to learn more about the role of proteins in cancer biology and to use that information to benefit cancer patients.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Pfizer Inc.'s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) today announced the renewal of an agreement designed to identify and advance new drug candidates linked to major diseases, such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, colitis, heart failure, Alzheimer's disease, and cystic fibrosis.
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) has selected the University of Southern California to lead a consortium of universities and private companies to build quantum computers that are at least 10,000 times faster than the best state-of-the-art classical computers.
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers announces expanded subscription sales representation by Burgundy Information Services in Australia, New Zealand, and Turkey.
Renowned Western University neuroscientist Adrian Owen has launched the world's largest sleep-and-cognition study to help researchers learn the effects on our brains of sleep and sleep deprivation.
Sandia National Laboratories chemists David Osborn and Carl Hayden have created a custom-made instrument that has enhanced the power of a method called photoelectron photoion coincidence, or PEPICO, spectroscopy.
VTT's small and lightweight hyperspectral camera was successfully launched to space in Aalto-1 nanosatellite on June 23, 2017. Scalable sensing technology offers opportunities for new SmallSat-based services.