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Three Key Approaches to Increasing Research Antibody Validation Defined at GBSI Workshop

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Leading experts from the international biomedical research community announced today that they have the fundamentals of what will become the first detailed standardized guidelines for validating research antibodies. The outcomes of this week’s Antibody Validation: Standards, Policies, and Practices workshop promise to increase reproducibility in preclinical research and improve the chances for breakthroughs in treatments and cures.

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First Expert Panel on the Science of the Presidential Debate

Our first expert panel on the Presidential Debate between Trump and Clinton took place on Tuesday, September 27th. The four experts offered a unique scientific perspective, discussing psychological data based on facial gestures, tone and the communicated emotions of the candidates. They also discussed the rhetoric style and aggressive behavior of the candidates, measuring the impact of interruptions and gestures.

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Evaluators of Employees Tend to Favor Financial Performance Over Contributions to Corporate Ethics

The “balanced scorecard” has emerged in recent decades as a popular workplace tool for appraising and rewarding employee performance. A study finds evaluators using a balanced scorecard tended to award high ratings and bonuses to employees who performed well financially, rather than to those who scored well in corporate social responsibility.

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The Urge to Upgrade

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In order to properly decide if an upgrade is worth the cost, consumers should compare the new product with what they already own. But new research from Washington University in St. Louis shows there‘s a wide gap between what buyers should do and what actually happens when it comes to the most cutting-edge gadgets, products and services.

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Researchers Develop Tool for Measuring Social Entrepreneurship

A new study from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas seeks to provide a valid, reliable measure of social entrepreneurship.

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Arnold Palmer Medical Center Reacts to Passing of Arnold Palmer

It is a sad time for everyone at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Medical Center after receiving news of the passing of the legendary Arnold Palmer.

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The Risk and Reward of Financial Sector Reform in the U.S.

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The value of risk capital is often overlooked or forgotten in debates about financial sector reform. A finance professor and the dean of Iowa State University's College of Business explain why risk capital is critical for high-risk ventures, and how reform efforts have limited economic growth.

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Dynamic Food Ingredients Announce Strategic Partnership with Mitr Phol Group to Produce Erythritol and Xylitol Sweeteners

Paul Magnotto, Founder & CEO of DFI, and Krisda Monthienvichienchai, Mitr Phol Group Chief Executive Officer jointly announced today that both companies had reached a strategic investment and partnership agreement to expand production of natural sweeteners that offer distinct health benefits and superior taste compared to existing low calorie sweeteners.

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For Those with Higher Status Jobs, Depression May Be Harder to Treat

An international study has found that having a high status job means that you are less likely to respond to standard treatment with medications for depression.

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American University Shares Top Business Leaders’ Economic Policy Recommendations for the Next President

The report "Top U.S. Business Leaders and Experts Weigh in: What Should the Next President Do to Grow the Economy?" lays out recommendations business leaders across the country have for the next President.

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Find Me An Expert: Expert Query Request for Reporters on Newswise

Need an expert on a story you're working on? Send your queries directly to our experts via our Expert Query Form by clicking here.

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Help US Better Work with You!

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On September 27, from 1-2 p.m. ET, join the DHS S&T Office of Public-Private Partnerships in a Facebook virtual town hall to learn and discuss how S&T collaborates with industry.

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FRRG A Valuable Resource for Science and Technology

An all-volunteer working group comprised of first responders from all disciplines,the FRRG’s goal is to help S&T maintain focus on the top-priority needs of responders in the field.

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Low Oil Prices Reduce Pain at the Pump

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Missouri S&T professor Joseph Smith explains why oil prices -- and gas prices -- remain low across the United States.

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Babson College First-Year Student Entrepreneurs Raise More Than $20,000 For Charity

First-year students from the Babson College Class of 2019 raised more than $20,000 for local social service agencies through the college’s award-winning Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course that requires all first-year undergraduate students to start and run a business, and donate profits to charity.

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UF/IFAS Report: Florida Agriculture, Natural Resources Employment Up 29 Percent in 13 Years

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About 1.56 million people worked full- or part-time in Florida's agriculture, natural resources and food industries in 2014, an increase of about 40,000 workers from 2013, and nearly 29 percent from 2001.

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Reporters Are Invited to Two Virtual Press Conference Events: The Science of Presidential Debates

Providing a new kind analysis of the first U.S. Presidential debate between Clinton and Trump on September 26th at Hofstra U, Newswise will host two live events on September 27th and September 28th, each featuring a panel of experts that will scientifically analyze the rhetoric and performance of the candidates. More...

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First Practical Guidelines for Research Antibody Validation Are the Goal at Scientific Workshop Hosted by GBSI Sept 25-27

Scientific Community to Tackle Reproducibility Standards in Antibody Research

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Nova Southeastern University Opens New Center for Collaborative Research

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Nova Southeastern University (NSU) officially opened its Center for Collaborative Research (CCR), one of the largest and most advanced research facilities in Florida. As part of the ceremony, which was held September 21, NSU announced a gift from AutoNation to name NSU’s AutoNation Institute for Breast and Solid Tumor Cancer Research, located within the CCR. The Institute is focused on developing and advancing improved methods of prevention and treatment to ultimately eradicate cancer. The gift to name NSU’s AutoNation Institute brings the company’s cumulative giving to NSU to more than $10 million.







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