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The business of bioanalysis: Unique panel discussion from expert pharmaceutical and CRO professional

(Future Science Group) Bioanalysis Zone showcases season two of the business of bioanalysis; a unique panel discussion series featuring key experts from the pharmaceutical and CRO industries, offering perspectives on current issues in the field of bioanalysis.

Szent-Györgyi Prize to honor NCI's Douglas R. Lowy and John T. Schiller

(NIH/National Cancer Institute) The 2018 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research will be awarded to Douglas R. Lowy, M.D., and John T. Schiller, Ph.D., of the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Show More Summary

New ESC guidelines on syncope and latest science to be released at EHRA 2018 congress

(European Society of Cardiology) March 18 to 20 in Barcelona, Spain. New European Society of Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines on syncope will be presented and published online for the first time during EHRA 2018, which will be held 18 to 20 March in Barcelona, Spain.

Countries with greater gender equality have lower percentage of female STEM graduates

(University of Missouri-Columbia) Although women currently are well represented in life sciences, they continue to be underrepresented in inorganic sciences, such as computer science and physics. Now, researchers from the UniversityShow More Summary

Boris Johnson's Cameroon Brexit

Boris Johnson's politics are, in my opinion, stupid. But when it comes to where it really counts - self-promotion - he undoubtedly has a flair for that, even if his bumbling, mumbling and public disassembling is contrived to cultivate a clownish character. Show More Summary

TSRI scientists find key proteins control risk of osteoarthritis during aging

(Scripps Research Institute) A study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) explains why the risk of osteoarthritis increases as we age and offers a potential avenue for developing new therapies to maintain healthy joints.

Uniting diverse research areas to drive autonomous cars

(Worcester Polytechnic Institute) Two engineers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) are combining their work in decision making for self-driving cars and wireless communications to find the key to developing self-driving cars that can operate safely and efficiently, even in complex city environments. Show More Summary

NAS announces launch of the LabX Public Engagement Program

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) In keeping with its mission to communicate the nature, values, and judgments of science to the public, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is launching LabX, a public engagement...Show More Summary

Flying LEGO® Bricks: Drones and LEGO® could be the future of play

(Queen's University) New technology combines LEGO® bricks and drones created by Queen's University researcher.

What’s Trending? Feeling the Love

Valentine’s Day is upon us, but in a world of hookups and breakups many people are concerned about the state of romance. Where do Americans actually stand on sex and relationships? We took a look at some trends from the General Social Survey. They highlight an important point: while Americans are more accepting of things […]

Personality: Where does it come from and how does it work?

(American Psychological Association) How do our personalities develop? What do we come with and what is built from our experiences? Once developed, how does personality work? These questions have been steeped in controversy for almost as long as psychology has existed.

Would-be social entrepreneurs need more than a kind heart

(Anglia Ruskin University) To want to be a social entrepreneur, empathy is not enough for millennials. They need to feel confident in their ability to solve social problems and feel valued by the people they want to help, according to new research published in the Journal of Business Venturing.

Practical work-related tasks may reduce burnout in new employees

(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) A new Tel Aviv University study suggests that immediately charging new employees with simple, direct and meaningful tasks may be more effective in preventing newcomer burnout in the workplace than providing 'emotional' assistance.

Examination of postincarceration fatal overdoses after addiction treatment medications in correctional system

(JAMA Network) There were fewer postincarceration deaths from overdose among recently released inmates after a program was started to provide medications for addiction treatment (including methadone, buprenorphine or naltrexone) in a state correctional system.

The reasons that university students do sport

(University of Seville) The research shows that female students do it for health reason and male students do it for social relationships that are involved in doing sport. Among those who had stopped doing or never done sport, a lack of time was the main reason.

Shorter time between first medical contact to PCI in heart patients linked to saving lives

(European Society of Cardiology) Heart experts are calling for immediate action following new research in the European Heart Journal that shows every minute counts for patients who suffer the most severe type of heart attack. The study...Show More Summary

Pimavanserin: Relief from psychosis in dementia, without devastating side-effects

(University of Exeter) New research led by the University of Exeter Medical School, and published today in Lancet Neurology found that pimavanserin significantly improves psychosis symptoms in people with the condition, without the devastating side-effects of currently used antipsychotics. Show More Summary

All Out War by Tim Shipman

I do love a good pow-wow, especially if it features the most awful people in British politics having a pop at one another. If you do as well, Tim Shipman's All Out War, his celebrated history of 2016's EU referendum campaign comes highly recommended. Show More Summary

Rob Kass and Byron Yu to discuss advanced techniques for understanding brain function

(Carnegie Mellon University) The session will feature examples of the ways cutting-edge statistical methods are contributing important new insights; explore how statistical data analysis is helpful in understanding the mechanisms ofShow More Summary

PFASs, chemicals commonly found in environment, may interfere with body weight regulation

(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Boston, MA - A class of chemicals used in many industrial and consumer products was linked with greater weight gain after dieting, particularly among women, according to a study led by Harvard T.H. Show More Summary

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