Recognizing a critical need to address disparities in cancer care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has been designated as an ECHO superhub for oncology by the ECHO Institute at the University of New Mexico Health Science Center (UNMHSC). MD Anderson is one of just seven ECHO superhub sites in the world and the first focused on oncology.
Researchers are applying the results of nearly a decade of acoustic research in an unconventional effort to stop bark beetles from tunneling through the living tissue of weakened, drought-stressed pine trees. Their patented device uses sound as a targeted sonic weapon to disrupt essential behaviors of the insects.
A group of UK Russell Group Universities, led by Queen's University Belfast, has been selected to build major collaborations with the top ten engineering institutions in China.
Virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mobile social media will soon be part of everyday work for service technicians.
Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) and Airbus collaborate on development and deployment of ASRP (Assembly Simulation of Riveting Process) software complex. ASRP is a specific and exceptional software solution with a great deal of complexity. It is said to be the only computer code developed by the University that is officially deployed in Airbus. From now this mathematical solution is allocated into the company's technological chain and is being used.
Early phase discoveries by polymer physicist Murugappan Muthukumar at UMass Amherst regarding the fundamental science of proteins in the lens of the human eye could revolutionize treatment of cataract and presbyopia.
With a new cluster of specialized graphics processing units (GPUs) now installed, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is poised to attract the nation's next crop of top Ph.D. students and researchers in such fields as artificial intelligence, computer vision and natural language processing, says associate professor Erik Learned-Miller of the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS). He says the new network of 400 GPUs is unusually large for an academic cluster.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland develops novel LED light sources based on large, flexible and transparent substrates in collaboration with the Finnish companies Flexbright and Lighting Design Collective.
The company Lipigenia, which specializes in setting out guidelines on appropriate nutrition to achieve people's well-being on the basis of state-of-the-art blood analytics, has embarked on its activity following the partnership reached between AZTI, the Italian enterprise CNR-ISOF and Intermedical Solutions Worldwide. Users will be given access to membrane lipidomics, a new healthcare tool that studies the fatty acid profile of the cell membrane.
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology has secured $5 billion won in research funding to produce new battery, using abundant and readily available seawater.