Science Press Release
|06/24/2020 - 18:25||
Manomet expands shorebird conservation efforts to Louisiana
Manomet is pleased to announce that Karis Ritenour has joined our staff as a Conservation Biologist. Ritenour will work with partner organizations and landowners in Louisiana to assist with planning and implementing management practices that increase and improve the availability of habitat for migratory shorebirds.
|06/24/2020 - 17:05||
NASA Recognizes Women Leaders of SOFIA Including USRA's Margaret Meixner and USRA Alum Hina Kazmi
Columbia, MD--June 24, 2020 . The leadership team of NASA’s airborne telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA , includes five accomplished women who are making waves in space science and engineering. These women who are from different backgrounds bring unique perspectives to the task of making this complex international science experiment a success. Among them is Universities Space Research Association’s Margaret Meixner and a USRA alumni, Hina Kazmi.
|06/24/2020 - 14:23||
Infectious Disease Epidemiologist Available to Comment on Spread and Impact of COVID-19 from a National and International Perspective
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Global Health Expert at RTI International, Pia MacDonald , MPH, PhD, is using her experience from past epidemics to track the potential spread and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As all 50 states lift stay-at-home orders to some extent, measures such as physical distancing, hand washing and wearing face coverings are quickly becoming the new normal.
|06/24/2020 - 07:18||
Monell Scientists Collaborate with the GCCR to Launch Tool for Tracking COVID-19 Smell, Taste Loss
With the smell-and-taste-check tool from the Global Consortium for Chemosensory Researchers ( GCCR ), people can track the acuity of their senses of smell and test with a simple, non-invasive, self-administered test.
|06/23/2020 - 10:00||
Parkinsons disease expert Dr. Michael Henderson joins Van Andel Institute
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 23, 2020) — Van Andel Institute has recruited neuroscientist Michael Henderson, Ph.D. , an expert in Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), to its growing team of scientists. Henderson will join the Institute this summer as an assistant professor in the Center for Neurodegenerative Science.
|06/22/2020 - 23:01||
HIOTron Presents a Guide on How is the IoT making our Offices More Productive.
To support employees to utilize time more efficiently and more productively how IoT exactly helps is described in the below guide.
|06/22/2020 - 19:02||
COVID-19 Actions May Violate Medical Ethics and Civil Liberties
Public health law developed as a response to potential bioterrorism as with weaponized smallpox. But its grant of arbitrary power to government officials creates many conflicts with civil liberties and medical ethics, writes bioethicist and immunologist Jeffrey Hall Dobken, M.D., M.P.H., in the summer issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.
|06/22/2020 - 18:50||
Humans outsource thinking from early childhood
The human tendency to make thinking a little easier by using external objects or actions – known as cognitive offloading – begins at an early age, according to research from The University of Queensland.
|06/22/2020 - 18:39||
Intertek support QuantuMDx Group Limited with stability testing, for SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Detection assay
Manchester, UK : Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is pleased to announce that it is supporting QuantuMDx Group Limited through verification of stability for its new rapid and sensitive SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Detection assay.
|06/22/2020 - 14:24||
EPA Administrator Signs Proclamation Marking National Pollinator Week
WASHINGTON (June 22, 2020) — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a proclamation designating the week of June 22 as National Pollinator Week. Administrator Wheeler is the first EPA Administrator to sign such a proclamation – joining leadership from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), all 50 Governors and hundreds of governments and organizations around the world.
|06/22/2020 - 14:08||
RELEASE: U.S. Child Care Supply Crisis Revealed in New Visualization as 100 Economists Call for $50 Billion Rescue Package Amid Coronavirus
Washington, D.C. — A joint project between the Center for American Progress and researchers at the University of Minnesota released today provides a first-of-its-kind look at the nation’s child care deserts. This new visualization analyzes and symbolizes variation in local child care supply while adjusting for population density without regard for arbitrary administrative boundaries. The analysis’s methodology can be found here .
|06/22/2020 - 13:41||
Colorkarma Joins Forces with Gerber Technology to Promote Collaboration Among Global Network of Manufacturers and Suppliers for PPE Production
A new Matchmaking Directory allows manufacturers to find the support and resources they need for a successful transition to PPE.
|06/22/2020 - 13:04||
Research shows virus undetectable on five highly circulated library materials after three days
Findings are part of REALM Project to produce science-based information to help mitigate exposure to virus.
|06/22/2020 - 12:40||
OncoSec Presents Two Late-Breaking Abstracts on TAVO-PLUS at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Virtual Annual Meeting II
PENNINGTON, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, June 22, 2020 / / -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated (the "Company" or "OncoSec") (Nasdaq: ONCS), a company developing late-stage intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, today presented new data further demonstrating the power of OncoSec's next-generation interleukin-12 (IL-12) plasmid (TAVO PLUS ) therapeutic when combined with a T cell stimulator (TAVO PLUS -CD3) or an enhanced chemokine gradient (TAVO PLUS -CXCL9).
|06/22/2020 - 12:29||
Urban Solutions: Learning from Cities Responses to COVID-19 Meeting
The UNESCO Cities Platform will host a public online discussion “Urban Solutions: Learning from Cities’ Responses to COVID-19” on the way cities, at the forefront of worldwide efforts to contain COVID-19, are responding to the pandemic, on Thursday 25 June, 1.30 to 5.00 pm Central European Time (GMT +2).
|06/22/2020 - 12:26||
Catalent Partners with ViralClear Pharmaceuticals on Potential Treatment for COVID-19
SOMERSET, N.J. – June 22, 2020 — Catalent, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies, development, and manufacturing solutions for drugs, biologics, cell and gene therapies, and consumer health products, today announced that it has signed an agreement with ViralClear Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
|06/22/2020 - 12:12||
RTI Launches New Study to Determine Effects of COVID-19 on Access to Addiction Treatment
With funding from the PCORI, RTI and UCLA will quantify the impacts of COVID-19 on addiction treatment and the use of telemedicine.
|06/22/2020 - 12:11||
Trump Administration Invests $1.6 Billion in Rural Electric Infrastructure in 21 States
USDA is providing loans and loan guarantees to rural electric cooperatives and utilities through the Electric Loan Program . The recipients will use the funds to build and improve 9,138 miles of electric transmission and distribution line, benefiting 1 million rural residents and businesses. The loans include nearly $386 million for investments in smart grid technology, which uses digital communications to detect and react to local changes in electricity usage.
|06/22/2020 - 12:06||
National Pollinator Week begins
Every year since 2007, one week in June has been designated as National Pollinator Week. In 2020, this week-long celebration will be held June 22-28.
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|06/22/2020 - 12:05||
SAS named as a Leader in AI-based text analytics reports by independent research firm
Unstructured text is the largest human-generated data source, offering a wealth of insights for organizations able to uncover them. SAS helps businesses capitalize on the massive amounts of text data, discovering trends and opportunities that otherwise would have been missed. As a result, SAS was named a Leader in two analyst reports, The Forrester Wave™: AI-Based Document-Focused Text Analytics Platforms, Q2 2020 and The Forrester Wave™: AI-Based People-Focused Text Analytics Platforms, Q2 2020 .
|06/22/2020 - 12:02||
Celanese Extends and Enhances Key Carbon Monoxide Feedstock Contract for Nanjing, China Site
DALLAS and SHANGHAI (June 22, 2020) – Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announced that its subsidiary, Celanese (Nanjing) Chemical Co. Ltd., has recently extended its long-term contract with Nanjing Chengzhi Clean Energy Co., Ltd for the supply of carbon monoxide to its chemical facility in the Nanjing Chemical Industrial Park, Nanjing City, in eastern China (Jiangsu Province). Financial details of the contract were not disclosed.