Science Press Release
|05/27/2020 - 18:18||
Scientists Decry Cruel and Worthless Monkey-Fright Tests
Primatologists, Professors, and Others Join PETA in Condemning Government Experimenter's Torment of Brain-Damaged Monkeys.
|05/27/2020 - 18:03||
In a molecule, researchers see potential to help organ transplants thrive
Scientists have made great strides in increasing success rates for organ transplants — at least through the first year after surgery. But a lingering long-term response of the recipient’s immune system tends to erode the grafted tissue’s health, and can eventually lead to organ failure.
|05/27/2020 - 17:55||
Geron Corporation Announces the Closing of its Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants
MENLO PARK, Calif., May 27, 2020 ( ) -- Geron Corporation (Nasdaq: GERN), a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 107,049,375 shares of its common stock and pre-funded warrants to purchase 8,335,239 shares of common stock, together with accompanying warrants to purchase 57,692,307 shares of common stock.
|05/27/2020 - 17:07||
Government of Brazil signs agreement with Cisco to boost digitization
The Brazil Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cisco via a virtual event on May 27 th —the agreement works to boost digitization and accelerate technology skills development in the country.
|05/27/2020 - 17:07||
Indium Corporation Expert to Participate SMTA Wisconsin SMT Printing Webinar
Indium Corporation 's Adam Murling, Technical Support Engineer, will participate in an SMTA Wisconsin SMT Printing Roundtable Discussion webinar on Tuesday, June 2 at 3:30 p.m.
|05/27/2020 - 17:01||
State Labor Department Releases Preliminary April 2020 Area Unemployment Rates
The New York State Department of Labor today released preliminary local area unemployment rates for April 2020. Rates are calculated using methods prescribed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The State’s area unemployment rates rely in part on the results of the Current Population Survey, which contacts approximately 3,100 households in New York State each month.
|DOL New York|
|05/27/2020 - 16:25||
Louisiana Department of Health warns about Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is a condition where different body parts can become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes or gastrointestinal organs. The cause of MIS-C is unknown but many children with this condition had the virus that causes COVID-19 or had been exposed to someone with COVID-19.
|05/27/2020 - 15:56||
Worlds Oldest Bug is Fossil Millipede from Scotland
A 425-million-year-old millipede fossil from the Scottish island of Kerrera is the world’s oldest “bug” — older than any known fossil of an insect, arachnid or other related creepy-crawly, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
|University of Texas|
|05/27/2020 - 15:44||
Government of Brazil and Cisco announce partnership to accelerate digitization
BRASILIA, Brazil—May 27, 2020— Today, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Brazil’s Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations, and Communications (MCTIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that outlines a program and investment that will boost skills development and digital transformation in Brazil.
|05/27/2020 - 15:16||
Larson Electronics Releases Portable Temporary Distribution Stepdown Transformer, 75 kVA
Kemp TX: Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and equipment sectors, announced the release of a portable, temporary distribution stepdown transformer featuring a 75 kVA rating. This power distribution system permits operators to connect 480V three-phase primary voltage and step it down to 208Y/120V three-phase in order to operate lights and other equipment.
|05/27/2020 - 14:56||
PFAW Supports Mourning Families
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to breaking news that more than 100,000 people have died from the coronavirus in the United States, People For the American Way President Michael Keegan released the following statement:
|05/27/2020 - 14:51||
Florida Institute Helps Yac Media, Inc. Raise over $1.5 Million
The Institute for Commercialization of Florida Technology (Florida Institute) announced today that it has helped Yac Media, Inc.
|05/27/2020 - 14:37||
A potential explanation for urban smog
Under laboratory conditions, researchers at CERN in Switzerland observed the formation of atmospheric aerosols and discovered new information on the link between nitrogen oxides, originating in traffic and the energy industry, and the climate and air quality. These findings were published in the Nature and Science Advances journals.
|05/27/2020 - 13:51||
Paper Offers Policy Recommendations to Mitigate Behavioral Health Consequences of COVID-19 Financial Crisis
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — A paper by researchers at George Mason University, RTI International, Sheppard Pratt Health System and Harvard Medical School published Tuesday outlines policy options to mitigate the behavioral health consequences of rising unemployment resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
|05/27/2020 - 11:45||
OncoSec Strengthens IP Portfolio with Three New Patents Covering TAVO and Its Electroporation Gene Delivery System
PENNINGTON, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2020 / / -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:ONCS) (the "Company" or "OncoSec"), a company developing late-stage intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, today announced Notices of Allowance for three new patent applications covering its interleukin-12 (IL-12) based immunotherapy platform, including its lead product candidate TAVO™ and next-generation product candidate TAVO PLUS , and electroporation gene delivery system.
|05/27/2020 - 11:37||
FIS Delivers EPIC Productivity and Automation Tools for Managing a Remote Workforce
As COVID-19 presents new workplace challenges, the FIS EPIC solution allows organizations to manage and support a remote workforce through a single dashboard. EPIC’s modular and scalable desktop analytics solution enhances processes and compliance for increasingly remote workforces.
|05/27/2020 - 11:15||
Jacksonville-Based Health Care Technology Company Forcura to add 115 Jobs, Open New Corporate Headquarters
Forcura , a health care technology company that enables safer patient care transitions along the care continuum, announced this morning its plans to create 115 jobs in Jacksonville by the end of 2022. The company will expand its staff of 73 and maintain Jacksonville as its corporate headquarters.
|05/27/2020 - 10:46||
Yale researchers find where stress lives
Yale researchers have found a neural home of the feeling of stress people experience, an insight that may help people deal with the debilitating sense of fear and anxiety that stress can evoke, Yale researchers report May 27 in the journal Nature Communications .
|05/27/2020 - 10:29||
Synopsys Announces Support of TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers on Energy-Efficient ARC EM and ARC HS Processor IP
The TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers port to the Synopsys DSP-enhanced DesignWare ARC EM and HS processors enables a wide range of machine learning applications on resource-constrained edge devices New memory-efficient framework with optimized embARC Machine Learning Inference library boosts neural network software performance by more than 5X
|05/27/2020 - 09:57||
Deerfield commits up to $130M to commercialize drug discovery at the University of Michigan
ANN ARBOR—A new partnership between the University of Michigan and health care investment firm Deerfield Management Co.
|University of M...|
|05/27/2020 - 09:55||
2020 Kavli Prize Laureates in Neuroscience
The Kavli Prize in Neuroscience is awarded to David Julius and SfN member Ardem Patapoutian for their independent discoveries of sensory receptors for temperature and pressure, respectively. While the mechanisms for smell and vision have long been described, a specific molecular understanding for how physical properties like temperature and pressure are detected and encoded into electrical signals the brain can process had been lacking.
|Society for Neu...|