Nine of the nation's leading physician groups -- including the American College of Rheumatology, American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Opthalmology, and American Urological Association -- joined together this week to urge the Trump Administration to reconsider some of the policy changes suggested in recent drug pricing proposals that would have negative effects on patient care.
On 15 March, the AWI research aeroplane Polar 5 will depart for Greenland. Concentrating on the furthest northeast region of the island, an international team of researchers will spend the next four weeks studying how the Arctic is changing.
Sinus surgeons with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are the first in the United States to use augmented reality technology during minimally invasive sinus procedures
Late last year, Sandia researchers completed an eight-month, 14,500-mile triathlon-like test to gather data on the bumps and jolts spent nuclear fuel experiences during transportation.
Scientists from the National University of Science and Technology MISIS (NUST MISIS), the State Research Center for Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology and the Queensland University (Brisbane, Australia) have created BN/Ag hybrid nanomaterials and have proved their effectiveness as catalysts and antibacterial agents as well as for treating oncological diseases. The results are published in the Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology.
The Stragen group announced today the enrollment of the first subject to participate in a Phase I study of STR-324, a first in the class of non-opioid analgesic discovered by the Institut Pasteur. STR-324 is an endogenous peptide with proven efficacy in animal models. This clinical trial is a first-in-human study to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of STR-324 in healthy subjects.
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and Ericsson have launched a Master's in NFV and SDN technologies for 5G networks with the collaboration of IMDEA Networks This program, which will be taught at the UC3M Madrid-Puerta de Toledo campus and the Ericsson Auditorium in Madrid, is the product of a long-standing collaboration between both entities in the area of education and research.
New joint project of political scientists from the University of Konstanz, LMU Munich and ETH Zurich -- funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the Japanese company Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the development and commercialization of silicon photonics and optical data transfer components.
A system developed by a FAPESP-supported startup -- and already in use in 35 companies -- has reduced water loss in distribution networks providing seven municipalities in Brazil.