Harvard University Press Release
|02/10/2020 - 15:52||
Building better base editors
New CRISPR base editors make fewer off-target edits and can access more locations on the genome than earlier versions.
|02/10/2020 - 10:26||
SELLAS Names Dragan Cicic, MD, as Senior Vice President, Clinical Development
Former Klus Pharma and Actinium Pharmaceuticals Executive Brings Extensive Clinical Development Experience in Hematology-Oncology - NEW YORK, Feb.
|SELLAS Life Sciences|
|02/07/2020 - 19:27||
International Group Honors NRAO Employee as Technician of the Year
An NRAO employee in Socorro, New Mexico, is being honored as the Technician of the Year by ETA International, a nonprofit association whose mission is to represent and support technical professionals. Bruce Mues, a servo technical specialist, received the award for outstanding enrichment to fellow electronics technicians. The association will present the award at an event in Las Vegas, NV, on April 2.
|02/07/2020 - 16:59||
Attorney General James Announces $2.7 Million In Grants For Western New York To Implement New Strategic Housing Programs
Attorney General James Announces $2.7 Million in Grants for Western New York to Implement New Strategic Housing Programs.
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|02/07/2020 - 14:12||
Another High Mark for Maryland Students on Advanced Placement Success
BALTIMORE – Maryland student success on the Advanced Placement (AP) remains steady, while high participation rates on the rigorous tests continue.
|02/07/2020 - 00:37||
First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton Leaving IMF
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva announced on Friday that David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director (FDMD), would be leaving the Fund at the end of February in the context of changes she will be making to the leadership team. Mr. Lipton is the IMF’s longest-serving FDMD, a position he took up in September 2011.
|02/06/2020 - 16:42||
Missouri Students Show Improved Scores & Higher Participation in AP Exams
New data released shows 12.6 percent of Missouri’s 2019 graduates scored a 3 or better on their Advanced Placement (AP) exams, up from 12.2 percent in 2018 and seven percent in 2009. AP exam participation has also increased. Just over 21 percent of Missouri‘s 2019 graduates took AP classes in high school, up from 12 percent in 2009.
|02/06/2020 - 13:18||
MSUs 17th President John DiBiaggio dies
Contact(s): University Communications John DiBiaggio, Michigan State University’s 17th president, who served from 1985 to 1992, died Feb.
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|02/06/2020 - 11:17||
When kids face discrimination, their mothers health may suffer
Study is first to show link between unfair treatment of young adults and moms’ midlife health decline.
|02/06/2020 - 08:34||
The Governance Lab at NYU Tandon launches CrowdLaw for Congress to promote public participation in lawmaking
During testimony on Capitol Hill today, Professor Beth Simone Noveck will showcase how jurisdictions around the world are using online public engagement to improve the quality of the law- and rulemaking process.
|02/06/2020 - 08:20||
Both Republicans and Democrats become less polarized after a simple magic trick
Psychology researchers from Lund University in Sweden, McGill University in Canada, and Royal Holloway in the UK, have found that a magic trick can lead Democrats and Republicans alike to believe that they are more open-minded towards opposing presidential candidates than they thought they were.
|02/05/2020 - 17:33||
Medicaid expansions are linked to lower out-of-pocket spending for recipients
Out-of-pocket spending fell an average of 28% for people enrolled in Medicaid, the state and federal health insurance program for low-income people, during the first four years of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare. The likelihood that Medicaid recipients would experience a catastrophic medical expense fell by 4.7% during the four-year study period, the researchers found.
|02/05/2020 - 01:53||
The complex effects of colonial rule in Indonesia
The areas of Indonesia where Dutch colonial rulers built a huge sugar-producing industry in the 1800s remain more economically productive today than other parts of the country, according to a study co-authored by an MIT economist.
|02/04/2020 - 08:13||
Kate Byrd is chosen as one of Aviation Week Networks 20 Twenties
Kate Byrd, an associate staff member in MIT Lincoln Laboratory's Advanced Sensors and Techniques Group, was recently named one of Aviation Week Network's 20 Twenties for 2020.
|02/04/2020 - 06:52||
Ban Ki-moon at the TUM Speakers Series
Ban Ki-moon, who served as the Secretary General of the United Nations from 2007 until 2016, will take the stage at the TUM Speakers Series on February 14th. He will talk with students about "Global Solutions for Global Challenges – The Need to Defend Multilateralism in 2020". Tickets for the event in the Audimax auditorium will be allocated by lottery. Registration is open until February 9.
|02/03/2020 - 16:24||
CytomX Therapeutics Appoints Alison L. Hannah, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer
CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTMX), a clinical-stage oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company pioneering a novel class of investigational antibody therapeutics based on its Probody® therapeutic technology platform, today announced the appointment of Alison L. Hannah, M.D., as senior vice president and chief medical officer.
|01/31/2020 - 16:51||
Dr. Christine Seidman and Kathy Warden Elected to Merck Board of Directors
Christine (“Kricket”) E. Seidman, professor, Harvard Medical School, and Kathy J. Warden, chairman, chief executive officer and president, Northrop Grumman Corporation, will join the company’s Board of Directors effective March 16, 2020. Dr. Seidman and Ms. Warden will stand for election with the company’s other directors in connection with Merck’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 26, 2020. With the addition of Dr. Seidman and Ms. Warden, the Merck board will include 14 members.
|01/31/2020 - 15:57||
RTI researchers are tracking the spread of coronavirus using Twitter
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — 2019-novel coronavirus, proclaimed yesterday by the World Health Organization as a public health emergency of international concern, has impacted thousands of people globally, and as of Friday, has led to over 200 deaths. Researchers at RTI International, a nonprofit research institute, in collaboration with researchers from Harvard University, University of Oxford and University of Toronto, have been working to understand the spread of the 2019-novel coronavirus by using geolocation data from the social media platform Twitter.
|01/31/2020 - 14:53||
Department of Chemistry Seminar Series: Kara Stowers, Brigham Young University
Brigham Young University Professor of Chemistry, Kara Stowers, will present Reduction and Oxidation: Two sides of a coin in heterogeneous catalysis at the Department of Chemistry's weekly seminar series.
|Portland State ...|
|01/31/2020 - 13:05||
Warming oceans could cause Antarctic Ice Sheet collapse, sea level rise
CONTACT: Feng He, 608-616-9818, firstname.lastname@example.org and Andrea Dutton (currently in New Zealand), email@example.com
|University of W...|
|01/31/2020 - 11:49||
Community Lecture: Crime and Punishment in the Shadows of Doubt
Crime and punishment occur under extreme uncertainty. Offenders, victims, police officers, prosecutors, witnesses, judges, and jurors all make high-stakes decisions with limited information, often under severe time pressure. Stereotypes loom large under such conditions, and affect the workings of the justice system through insidious, pervasive, and sometimes surprising paths.
|Santa Fe Institute|
|01/30/2020 - 18:43||
CSBA Appoints David Zikusoka as Research Fellow in Aerospace Studies
Washington, DC, January 30, 2020 – The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA), a premier institution for understanding the future of international competition and conflict, today announced the appointment of David Zikusoka as a Research Fellow in Aerospace Studies. Dave will join CSBA on February 10 and will conduct research and analysis on integrated concepts of air, space and cyber power, assessing the impact of all aerospace domains on U.S. and allied strategy.
|01/30/2020 - 13:02||
USAID Administrator Mark Green Hosts a Conversation with 2019 Nobel Laureate in Economics Michael Kremer, Ph.D.
Kremer's recent Nobel award to the field of international development and highlight USAID's commitment to innovation and experimentation to improve U.S. foreign assistance. Dr. Michael Kremer is the Co-Founder and Scientific Director of USAID's Development Innovation Ventures and the current Gates Professor of Developing Societies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University.
|01/30/2020 - 12:27||
DUBAI - Lunch with Amb (Ret.) David C. Litt
Ambassador Litt has served as CSER’s Executive Director since February 2008. The Center designs, organizes and runs professional education programs for diverse organizational cultures that operate in crisis environments. Among CSER program participants are military, government agency, private sector, NGO, and international organization personnel. CSER is part of the Institute for Defense and Business, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit education and research institute, affiliated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
|01/30/2020 - 09:10||
TD Bank and Big Brothers Big Sisters Forge Strong Bonds
As a middle school boy being raised by a single mom, Matt Singh found a nurturing father figure through Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of America, the nonprofit that has matched children, or “Littles," with supportive mentors, or “Bigs," for more than a century.