Harvard University Press Release
|01/13/2020 - 10:22||
Genes in Space Experimental Design Competition Launches
Cambridge, MA, January 13th, 2020: Genes in Space, a competition that seeks to inspire the next generation of innovators and scientists, opened a call for entries today. Genes in Space invites students in grades 7-12 to pioneer research on the International Space Station (ISS) by designing DNA experiments. The winning experiment is conducted by astronauts aboard the ISS. The contest is a collaboration between miniPCR bio and Boeing with additional support from the ISS U.S. National Laboratory, MfA, and New England Biolabs, Inc.
|New England Biolabs|
|01/10/2020 - 18:12||
Four $20,000 Scholarships for Grad School to Be Awarded by Sallie Mae
Company Accepting Applications for Bridging the Dream Scholarships for Graduate Students Through Feb.
|Sallie Mae Bank|
|01/10/2020 - 02:24||
The keys to cancer drug resistance, building better germline cells, and finding flu's vulnerabilities.
Welcome to the January 10, 2020 installment of Research Roundup, a recurring snapshot of recent studies published by scientists at the Broad Institute and their collaborators.
|01/09/2020 - 09:50||
Contaminating a fake rubber hand could help people overcome OCD, study suggests
The famous, but bizarre, ‘rubber hand illusion’ could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder overcome their condition without the often unbearable stress of exposure therapy, suggests new research.
|University of C...|
|01/09/2020 - 04:38||
The Quantum Information Edge launches to accelerate quantum computing R&D for breakthrough science
A nationwide alliance of national labs, universities, and industry launched recently to advance the frontiers of quantum computing systems designed to solve urgent scientific challenges and maintain U.S. leadership in next-generation information technology.
|University of N...|
|01/07/2020 - 22:24||
Jill Lepore's These Truths: A History of the United States Wins 2019 CFR Arthur Ross Book Award
January 8, 2020—Jill Lepore has won the eighteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for These Truths: A History of the United States (W.W. Norton & Company), a one-volume history of America. The book reflects on three ideas, coined “these truths” by Thomas Jefferson—political equality, natural rights, and the sovereignty of the people—and whether the course of American history has upheld or contradicted those truths.
|01/07/2020 - 20:58||
The Iran Crisis: Resources From the Council on Foreign Relations and Foreign Affairs
Resources from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Foreign Affairs offer background and analysis on the consequences of the U.S. targeted killing of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani for U.S.-Iran relations and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.
|01/07/2020 - 17:35||
U.S. Youth Poet Laureate at MLK Celebration
Amanda Gorman, named the first-ever U.S. National Youth Poet Laureate in 2017, will be the keynote speaker at the birthday celebration for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 20, at the SGI-USA World Peace Ikeda Auditorium (525 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica).
|Santa Monica College|
|01/07/2020 - 16:45||
Tanya E. M. Wong Named New Project Director of Brooklyn Legal Services
January 7, 2020, NEW YORK, NY – Legal Services NYC (LSNYC) announces that Tanya E. M. Wong began this week as the new Project Director of Brooklyn Legal Services, the largest program of Legal Services NYC.
|Legal Services NYC|
|01/07/2020 - 06:57||
Infosys Prize 2019 Given to Six Leading Achievers
The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) today awarded the winners of the Infosys Prize 2019 for their outstanding contributions to science and research at an awards ceremony in Bengaluru. The winners were conferred the prize for their stellar contributions across six fields, namely Engineering and Computer Science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.
|01/06/2020 - 16:13||
Evans's and Greenwell's updated management basics text
CHICAGO — The recipient of rave reviews from far and wide (Journal of Hospital Librarianship deemed it “a librarian’s dream … very forward-thinking”), since its first edition “Management Basics for Information Professionals,” published by ALA Neal-Schuman, has served as an essential resource for both LIS students and practitioners.
|01/03/2020 - 02:41||
Brain scans could flag childrens future mental health problems
It can take years to diagnose children with psychiatric or attention deficit disorders, forcing them to endure a lot of frustration and suffering.
|University of B...|
|01/02/2020 - 15:46||
Mr. Jim Grossman Announced as IGI Globals New Director of Sales for North America
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hershey, PA—January 2, 2020- IGI Global welcomes Mr. Jim Grossman as the new Director of Sales for North America. Through his new position, Jim will help disseminate access to IGI Global’s expanding portfolio of 5,300+ reference books and 185+ scholarly journals, with an extensive focus on IGI Global’s expansive line of InfoSci-Databases among libraries, consortium, and the North American research community.
|01/02/2020 - 15:20||
Women & Equality: The Remaining Obstacles & Path Ahead
CAMBRIDGE, MA January 2, 2020 — One hundred years ago, the United States ratified the Nineteenth Amendment, granting women the right to vote. The publication of the Winter 2020 issue of Dædalus “Women & Equality,” guest edited by Nannerl O.
|12/31/2019 - 23:50||
Intravenous Delivery Boosts TB Vaccine
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|12/30/2019 - 16:41||
T.S. Eliot letters, among best-known sealed literary archives, open at Princeton after 60 years
Left: Nobel laureate T.S. Eliot and Emily Hale in Dorset, Vermont, during summer 1946. Right: An envelope addressed to Emily Hale at 41 Brimmer Street in Boston handwritten by Eliot. The envelope is part of a collection of Eliot’s letters to Hale that will be available starting Jan.
|12/26/2019 - 13:47||
Biomarker predicts which patients with heart failure have a higher risk of dying within 1 to 3 years
Biomarker predicts which patients with heart failure have a higher risk of dying within 1 to 3 years.
|12/24/2019 - 17:28||
John J. Norris Jr., New Managing Director, Washington Office, The American Institute in Taiwan (State Dept. Photo)
Mr. John J. Norris Jr. is the Managing Director of the Washington Office of the American Institute in Taiwan.
|12/23/2019 - 20:10||
AGBU Commemorates UN Genocide Remembrance Day with International Panels on Hate Speech and Denialism
To observe the United Nation’s official International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime on December 9th, AGBU New England District, Nicosia, and Europe held panel discussions with academic and political experts to raise awareness of how this landmark genocide convention is combating and preventing the crime of genocide.
|12/20/2019 - 00:54||
IDB Announces Passing of Executive Vice President Brian D. ONeill
The Inter-American Development Bank today announced the death of Brian D. O’Neill, its Executive Vice President.
|12/19/2019 - 23:38||
No difference in results when surgeries are performed by U.S.- or foreign-trained surgeons
A UCLA-led research team analyzed the outcomes of nearly 634,000 common surgical procedures performed in the U.S. between 2011 and 2014 and found that there were no differences in the results of those surgeries based on whether the surgeons had been trained at U.S. medical schools or medical schools outside of the U.S.
|12/19/2019 - 18:53||
Kevin Haigis to become Chief Research Officer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Kevin Haigis, PhD, has been named Chief Research Officer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In this newly created position, he will oversee the operation of Dana-Farber’s research program and assist in planning and implementing the overall scientific strategy. He will work in collaboration with the chief scientific officer and the chief clinical research officer to set the direction of Dana-Farber’s scientific mission.
|12/19/2019 - 16:36||
Suzanne M. Vautrinot Elected to CSX Corp. Board of Directors
Gen. Suzanne M. Vautrinot has been appointed to the company's board of directors, effective immediately.
|12/19/2019 - 12:30||
JCESR director George Crabtree recognized for outstanding achievements in science and technology
The Academy stresses the impact of its Fellows across the board, in Arts and the Humanities, Democracy and Justice, Education, Energy and Environment, Global Affairs, and Science and Technology (https://www.amacad.org/). Decarbonization of the economy by 2050 for a clean energy future spans all of the Academy’s areas and Argonne’s work in energy storage is central to achieving this societal goal.
|12/19/2019 - 12:01||
World-Renowned Neurosurgeon Selected to Lead Nationally-Recognized Henry Ford Medical Group
DETROIT - Following an extensive national search, Henry Ford Health System has selected its own Steven N. Kalkanis, M.D., to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Henry Ford Medical Group (HFMG), effective Jan.
|Henry Ford Heal...|