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Scientists discover a new connection between the eyes and touch
Tiny eye movements can be used as an index of humans' ability to anticipate relevant information in the environment independent of the information's sensory modality. (2020-07-06)

Female directors are quicker to recall dangerous medical products, study shows
Some 4,500 Food and Drug Administration-approved drugs and devices are pulled from shelves annually -- decisions greatly influenced by the presence of women on a firm's board, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame. (2020-03-30)

Diabetes-Alzheimer's link explored at Neuroscience 2019
Surprising links exist between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease, and researchers are beginning to unpack the pathology that connects the two. Hear leading scientists announce their new findings at Neuroscience 2019, the world's largest source of emerging news and cutting-edge research on the brain and nervous system. (2019-10-07)

Organoid research revealed at Neuroscience 2019
Mini-brains, also called organoids, may offer breakthroughs in clinical research by allowing scientists to study human brain cells without a human subject. Hear leading scientists announce their new findings at Neuroscience 2019, the world's largest source of emerging news and cutting-edge research on the brain and nervous system. (2019-09-30)

Chewing gum use in the perioperative period
Many anesthesiologists forbid patients from chewing gum in the immediate hours before surgery for fear that it would increase the risk that the patient's stomach contents might end up dumped (aspirated) into the patient's lungs, with potentially deadly consequences (aspiration pneumonitis). (2019-08-30)

Seed abortion and the role of RNA Pol IV in seed development
In this newly released article in The Plant Cell, researchers find that in Arabidopsis plants, the abortion of seeds with extra genomes is caused by the enzyme RNA Pol IV and the RNA-directed DNA methylation pathway, a major gene-silencing pathway in plants. (2019-05-07)

World Stroke Day! SVIN latest clinical trials and breaking science news!
SVIN's 2018 annual meeting to showcase breakthrough technology on stroke thrombectomy offering a ray of hope for stroke patients worldwide. (2018-10-29)

Clinical early warning scores: New clinical tools in evolution
Doctors and nurses are always grateful when they are given advance notice that a patient is about to seriously deteriorate (or 'crash,' to use today's clinical vernacular). Recent years have seen important advances towards this goal in the form of what are known as 'Clinical Early Warning Scores.' (2018-09-13)

CEOs paid less than peers more likely to engage in layoffs, research finds
CEOs who are paid less than their peers are four times more likely to engage in layoffs, according to research led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2018-08-21)

Four year agreement to supply Silicon Carbide micro-fiber
Haydale Graphene Industries plc the UK listed global nanomaterials group, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Advanced Composite Materials LLC, has entered into a four-year agreement to supply Silicon Carbide micro-fiber to a global industrial manufacturer of tooling and wear-resistant solutions. This sole supply Agreement has a potential sales value of over US$2.6 million over the initial four year term. (2017-03-15)

CCNY-based team develops sustainable, high energy density battery
Researchers at The City College of New York-based CUNY Energy Institute announce the development of a novel low cost, rechargeable, high energy density battery that makes the widespread use of solar and wind power possible in the future. It is based on manganese dioxide (MnO2), an abundant, safe and non-toxic material. (2017-03-02)

Hitgen and Cancer Research UK's Manchester Institute enter license agreement in lung cancer
Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology (CRT), the charity's commercial arm, and HitGen Ltd, a privately held biotech company focused on early drug discovery, announced today that they have entered into a licence agreement to develop a novel class of drugs against lung cancer. (2017-02-27)

From robotics to lasers: Young investigators bring big promise, get big awards
The Office of Naval Research today announced awards of $16 million through its 2017 Young Investigator Program (YIP). The awards were made to 33 scientists whose research holds strong promise across several naval-relevant science and technology areas. (2017-02-16)

Bladder Cancer Funding Analyzer launched on bladder cancer website
Bladder Cancer (BLC) is proud to announce the launch of the Bladder Cancer Funding Analyzer (BCFA) on the BLC website. It is a free service that is part of a new suite of online features that have been designed to serve the needs of the bladder cancer research community. (2017-02-16)

ESMO Summit Africa 2017 starts tomorrow
ESMO Summit Africa 2017, starting tomorrow in Cape Town, South Africa, is a three-day educational event with presentations focused on several key disease sites, created for oncology professionals in Africa by international and local key opinion leaders. (2017-02-09)

Virus Evolution awarded Best New Journal in Science category at the 2017 PROSE Awards
Oxford University Press is pleased to announce that one of its journals, Virus Evolution, has won the 2017 PROSE Award for the Best New Journal in the Science, Technology, and Medicine category. The PROSE Awards recognize the best in professional and scholarly publishing, by bringing attention to ground-breaking papers on diverse topics in 53 categories. (2017-02-09)

Oxford University Press to publish Biology of Reproduction
Oxford University Press is pleased to announce its partnership with the Society for the Study of Reproduction to publish Biology of Reproduction. (2017-02-02)

Oxford University Press to publish Diseases of the Esophagus
Oxford University Press and the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE) are pleased to announce their new partnership to publish Diseases of the Esophagus, ISDE's monthly scientific journal. (2017-01-30)

BMJ launches new platform to help researchers get published, discovered and cited
BMJ, one of the world's leading medical knowledge providers, is pleased to announce the launch of the Author Hub, a new platform to assist researchers in every field, at every stage of the publishing process. (2017-01-23)

Oxford University Press to launch new journal, Innovation in Aging
Oxford University Press is pleased to announce its partnership with the Gerontological Society of America to publish Innovation in Aging, a new peer-reviewed, open access interdisciplinary journal, beginning in January 2017. (2017-01-05)

Biophysical Society announces 2018 Future of Biophysics symposium speakers
The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the speakers for the Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium. Now in its eighth year and supported by supported by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, the Symposium highlights exciting research by young investigators at the interface of the physical and life sciences. The Symposium will take place on Monday, Feb. 13, 2016, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, as part of the Biophysical Society's 61st Annual Meeting. (2016-12-23)

American Association of Anatomists announces winners of $75,000 for Scientific Gap Funding
The American Association of Anatomists is proud to announce the winners of our inaugural Fellows Grant Award Program (FGAP). FGAP supports scientific researchers with up to $25,000 in grant funding to support research proposals submitted to national or international funding agencies (e.g., NIH, NSF) that were scored, and generally well-received, but did not receive funding. (2016-12-14)

ASHG announces results of 2016 Teen Genes Video Challenge
ASHG is pleased to announce the first-place winner and three honorable mentions for its 2016 Teen Genes Video Challenge. Entrants were asked to submit a 3-5 minute video that describes any current application of genetics and explains how it works. (2016-12-09)

WDS DSA announce unified requirements for Core Trustworthy Data Repositories certification
The ICSU World Data System and the Data Seal of Approval Board are pleased to announce the availability of their unified Requirements for Core Trustworthy Data Repository certification. (2016-11-28)

Why air pollutants make some people vulnerable to atopic dermatitis
Researchers announce the results of a study into why air pollutants cause some people to be more susceptible to atopic dermatitis, a kind of skin inflammation. (2016-11-25)

GigaScience joins the Oxford University Press journals program
Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce its partnership with BGI. Beginning January 2017, Oxford University Press (OUP) is the proud publisher of the prestigious, open-access, open-data journal, GigaScience. The journal has an international and multidisciplinary editorial board led by Laurie Goodman Ph.D. as Editor-in-Chief and Scott Edmunds Ph.D. as Executive Editor. (2016-10-27)

University of Houston receives top honors for diversity
The University of Houston received three Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) awards from INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the first time an institution has earned three HEED awards in a single year, being presented to the University of Houston, the UH Law Center and the UH School of Nursing and will be featured in the magazine's November 2016 issue. (2016-10-26)

Oxford University Press to publish Paediatrics & Child Health
Oxford University Press is pleased to announce its partnership with the Canadian Paediatric Society to exclusively publish Paediatrics & Child Health, the only peer-reviewed paediatric journal in Canada. (2016-10-20)

Agronomy, crops and soils lectures live streamed
Variety of topics available for media registration. (2016-10-20)

Clodagh O'Shea named HHMI Faculty Scholar for work in designing synthetic viruses
Salk scientist among first award recipients of new partnership between HHMI, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Simons Foundation. (2016-10-12)

Abstract submissions now open for aging conference
The call for abstracts opens Friday, Sept. 30, for the second annual Optimal Aging Conference, hosted by the University of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging in partnership with the Kentucky Association for Gerontology. The conference will be held June 11-13, 2017, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. (2016-10-03)

Novogene announces joint venture with AITbiotech to establish next-gen sequencing center in Singapore
Novogene Corporation Ltd, a leading global next-generation sequencing (NGS) services and genetics diagnostic company, announced today a joint venture with AITbiotech Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based NGS products and services company, to establish a high-throughput next-generation sequencing and R&D Centre in Singapore. The Singapore center, NovogeneAIT Genomics Singapore, will deliver NGS services using Illumina's latest HiSeq X Ten sequencing system. (2016-09-07)

Pope Francis to visit ESC Congress 2016 in Rome
The European Society of Cardiology is proud to announce that His Holiness Pope Francis will visit ESC Congress 2016, the largest scientific summit on cardiovascular medicine. (2016-08-18)

2016 Neuro Film Festival winners announced
The American Academy of Neurology is pleased to announce the winning entries to the 2016 Neuro Film Festival. The Neuro Film Festival is an annual contest to help raise awareness about why more research is needed to cure brain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and others. (2016-07-08)

IVCC receives grant to support its work in vector control
IVCC is pleased to announce that it has received its third and largest grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with an additional $75 million over the next five years. The grant will continue to support IVCC's work in vector control, especially preserving and expanding gains against malaria by developing innovative vector control products that prevent transmission of malaria from mosquitoes to vulnerable populations. (2016-06-14)

RDA Data Share program announces fellowship awards
RDA Data Share, an early career engagement program for the Research Data Alliance/US, is pleased to announce its selection of the 2016 cohort of Fellows. (2016-05-26)

10th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting, Toronto, May 29 to June 1 2016
The Canadian Association for Neuroscience is happy to announce it will hold its tenth annual meeting in Toronto, from May 29 to June 1 2016. This meeting will bring together top neuroscientists from Canada and around the world to showcase the latest scientific research about the brain and nervous system. The research presented will cover the breadth of current neuroscience research, from the level of individual molecules, to complex brain circuits and behaviours. (2016-05-26)

AGI releases The Geoscience Handbook: AGI Data Sheets, Fifth Edition
For more than 40 years, AGI's Data Sheets have been a critical tool for the geoscientist in the field, the lab, and the classroom. (2016-05-03)

Press registration now open for ICHEP 2016, in Chicago
Registration for the 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics, which will take place Aug. 3-10, is now open. Members of the media can attend free, and gain free access to all press conferences and events.  (2016-04-29)

RDA's call for session submissions for its 8th plenary now open
RDA is pleased to announce it has opened its Call for Session Submissions for its 8th Plenary Meeting, to be held in Denver, Colorado from Sept. 15-17, 2016, as part of International Data Week. (2016-04-14)

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