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BioCryst expects to begin Ebola study in weeks

(Reuters) - BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc said it expects to initiate a study within weeks to test its antiviral in primates for use against Ebola infections The biotechnology company's stock was up about 5.4 percent in premarket trading after it also said it had received an additional $2.4 million in U.S. Show More Summary

BioCryst expects to begin Ebola study in weeks

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc said it expects to initiate a study within weeks to test its antiviral in primates for use in Ebola, as it was awarded an additional $2.4 million in U.S. government funding. Birmingham, Alabama-based BioCryst's stock was up about 5 percent at $13.86 in trading before the bell on Friday. Show More Summary

Riot Reveals New Initiatives to Stop Toxic Behaviour in LoL - IGN News

Riot Games is currently rolling out a test system on North American League of Legends servers capable of instantly handing intentional feeders a 14-day or permanent ban, Riot's lead designer of social systems Jeffrey Lin announced today.

NYU Langone Medical Center to Lead Research to Develop Breath Test for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

NYU Langone Medical Center will lead a new clinical initiative -- funded by a $225,000 grant from The National Institutes of Health -- to determine a breath test's effectivness to identify volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in human breath that are biomarkers of chronic obstrutive pulmonary disease (COPD). Show More Summary

Denver Broncos eye Wes Welker's recovery

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- When the Denver Broncos take to the practice field Monday, wide receiver Wes Welker will not be among those players in uniform. And while the Broncos, after some testing in recent days, don't initially believe Welker's...Show More Summary

Facebook tests App Links Analytics to make mobile apps work more like web

At Facebook F8, a few months ago, Facebook launched App Links, a cross platform app deep linking system. Now, Facebook launched new Analytics feature to use App Links to access info about apps. The App Links Analytics initiative is designed … Continue reading ?

2017 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Spied

Hyundai’s new Genesis Coupe has been spied testing in the US this week, rearing its head in public for the very first time. The new coupe, initially expected to debut late next year, now appears likely to be further away from a production debut. Show More Summary

Update: Wal-Mart's New Initiatives To Boost US Sales

By BB Research: Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) has been testing a new technology that would help the retailer improve its front-end operations, including scan and go in across 200 stores as well as self-serve kiosks, according to a report. TheShow More Summary

76ers Star Nerlens Noel -- YOU ARE THE FATHER ... According to DNA Test

The test results are in, and according to a DNA lab... Nerlens Noel... YOU ARE THE FATHER OF A BEAUTIFUL 14-MONTH-OLD BABY BOY!!!!We broke the story... the 20-year-old Philadelphia 76er initially acknowledged he fathered the kid in a legal doc --…

FBI Facial Recognition Caught a Fugitive on the Run For 14 Years

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The FBI's facial recognition initiative is big and getting bigger. And it's just proved that it works too, by helping capture a fugitive who's been on the run for 14 years, during testing in Asia. Read more...

Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes: Tall grass

Dayton's initial test of tall grasses will run for three years.        

Drug testing for California doctors?

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“Because it poll-tested well for trial lawyers trying to pass a ballot initiative” may or may not count as a persuasive reason. Perennial media source Arthur Caplan, who hardly ever is found on the libertarian side of an issue, likes...Show More Summary

Following up on DT Sealver Siliga

RICHMOND, Va. -- Third-year New England Patriots defensive tackle Sealver Siliga has returned to Boston for further tests on his left hand, an indication of initial concern regarding the severity of the injury, according to a source. Siliga injured the hand in Tuesday's joint practice with the Washington Redskins. Show More Summary

California Asks: Should Doctors Face Drug Tests?

4 weeks agoHealth : NYT: Health

A battle over a proposal, packed away in a broader initiative meant to raise the financial cap on medical malpractice awards, is being closely watched across the country.

The failed 2013 Keynesian experiment: even worse than you thought

When 2013 ended I couldn’t help pointing out that we passed Krugman’s famous “test” of market monetarism with flying colors.  GDP growth was initially estimated as being slightly higher in 2013 than 2012 (comparing Q4 to Q4.) Now the annual revisions are in for 2012 and 2013, and the new numbers look even worse for […]

Firefall drops a launch trailer

After what seemed to be an interminable period of testing, Firefall is finally officially launched -- and in a very different state from its initial testing, at that. Did you play the game once and step away? Are you wondering what it's...Show More Summary

Teenage girl fails doping test at Commonwealth Games

A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter has failed her initial drug test at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and could become one of the youngest athletes ever caught doping at an international event.

Test increases odds of correct surgery for thyroid cancer patients

The routine use of a molecular testing panel increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for thyroid cancer patients by 30 percent, researchers report. "Before this test, about one in five potential thyroid cancer cases couldn't be diagnosed without an operation to remove a portion of the thyroid," said the lead author.

Informed consent: False positives not a worry in lung cancer study

A false positive screen result -- a screening test in which initial findings of concern for cancer are later found not to be worrisome -- did not cause participants undue anxiety or reduced quality of life, a new study shows. Researchers hypothesize that clear and accurate consent forms prepared patients for these false positive diagnoses.

Test increases odds of correct surgery for thyroid cancer patients

PITTSBURGH -- The routine use of a molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for patients with thyroid nodules and cancer, report researchers from the University...Show More Summary

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