The German Research Foundation intends to further advance gender equality in research through additional measures and a refocusing of its efforts.
In 2016, the German Research Foundation funded more than 31,000 research projects with a total funding volume of around €3 billion.
University of Sussex physicists display a model quantum laboratory in central London to show the public how they are developing a quantum computer.
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers announces the launch of Systems Medicine: Journal of Medical Systems Biology and Network Medicine, a new peer-reviewed open access journal that will address the urgent need for authoritative information on systems medicine and the integration of personalized medicine in clinical care.
Diversity.AI is focused on using the DNN to evaluate the race and sex diversity in the world's largest companies. In this pilot project deep-learned predictors were used to detect the race and sex in the executive management and board member profiles of the 500 largest companies from the 2016 Forbes Global 2000 list and compared the predicted ratios to the ratios within each company's country of origin and ranked them by the sex-, age- and race- diversity index (DI).
Today, at a ceremony in Canberra, Australia, an arrangement has been signed to begin a 10-year strategic partnership between ESO and Australia. The partnership will further strengthen ESO's program, both scientifically and technically, and will give Australian astronomers and industry access to the La Silla Paranal Observatory. It may also be the first step towards Australia becoming an ESO Member State.
Working with Parker Hannifin, Sandia National Laboratories combined basic research on an interesting form of carbon with a unique microsensor to make an easy-to-use, table-top tool that quickly and cheaply detects disinfection byproducts in our drinking water before it reaches consumers.
People with long term conditions, multiple long term conditions and those at the end of life could see their care better tailored to their needs, as the first openly available comprehensive resource of measures relating to patient experience and person centered care is published in a single guide for health service commissioners.
New initiatives from the Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute at the University of California, Irvine will help combat one of our greatest security challenges: vulnerabilities and attacks in cyberspace.
The Valley Fever assay on the GeneSTAT System has been developed based on intellectual property exclusively licensed from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Flagstaff, Ariz. The highly sensitive GeneSTAT test is performed directly on the patient specimen, providing a same-day result and significantly reducing the time to a definitive diagnosis and appropriate care.