Like certain animal and plant species, some of the world's languages are in danger of extinction. Fortunately, the Pangloss Collection, an open archive started in 1995, collates recordings of endangered languages in order to preserve this linguistic heritage and make it open-access. It is now being revamped with a new website, also accessible to the general public: https://pangloss.cnrs.fr/?lang=en
Scientists from the Faculty of Biology (TU Dresden) and the Kurt Schwabe Institut für Mess- und Sensortechnik Meinsberg e.V. want to develop an innovativel biological yeast cell-based sensor for the detection of pharmaceutical residues in soil and wastewater in their joint project "Implementation of a yeast pheromone-based signal amplifier system for environmental monitoring of pharmaceutical residues in water" (ISAr). The project is funded by the Free State of Saxony and the European funding project EFRE.
Bentham Science is pleased to announce an Institutional Member partnership with the Turkish university, Çukurova University Tropical Diseases Research and Application Center (TDRAC).
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the nonprofit publisher of the six Science family journals, is announcing an update to its terms of open access publication. On a trial basis, AAAS will allow authors funded by cOAlition S organizations to place a CC BY or a CC BY-ND license on their accepted manuscripts.
Modern cotton-harvesting equipment can identify and track modules created during harvest down to the subfield. By combining these data with information such as yield maps and fiber quality results, producers can identify practices, conditions, and varieties that result in increased fiber quality and bale value.
C-Path in collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health AdvaMed, the American Academy of Pediatrics and multiple pediatric health system leaders, is proud to announce the System of Hospitals for Innovation in Pediatrics - Medical Devices Virtual Workshop to be held on February 9-11, 2021. The workshop will focus on the acceleration of medical device development for the unique needs of children.
A first-in-the-nation "connected community" is coming to Purdue University's Discovery Park District. It's another step in creating the business district of the future. Purdue Research Foundation announced that it will partner with Tilson, a national network deployment services firm, to build a connected community across the Discovery Park District.
Last year had its share of science and technology advances from Army researchers. The US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, now known as DEVCOM, Army Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory, has the mission to operationalize science for transformational overmatch. The lab's leading scientists picked the coolest advances to showcase how Army scientists and researchers are supporting the Soldier of the future with a top 10 list from 2020.
HOBOKEN, N.J. - January 14, 2020 - John Wiley and Sons, Inc. and Iowa State University today announced the signing of a three-year transitional open access agreement, among the first-of-its-kind in the United States.
Beginning in January, the Urban Future Lab at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering will be the U.S. landing pad for Innovate UK's Global Incubator Programme (GIP), which is designed to cultivate and support the launch of innovative cleantech companies with a strong potential to scale internationally to new markets. The program will provide eight U.K.-based businesses with the opportunity to explore the potential of the U.S. market and access to world-class mentors.