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Babson College Launches IoT For Good Lab: Where Technology, Entrepreneurship, Design, and Social Impact Meet

Babson College and its Lewis Institute for Social Innovation have launched a new IoT For Good Lab—to encourage the creation of social impact solutions with the use of IoT (Internet of Things).

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UC Santa Cruz Goes Bald to Support Childhood Cancer Research

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation will host one of its signature head-shaving events at UC Santa Cruz's Science & Engineering Library on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 1-4pm, where more than 11 UCSC staff and students will shave their heads to raise money for lifesaving childhood cancer research.

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Eye-Catching Labels Stigmatize Many Healthy Foods

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Labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many healthy foods, a new University of Delaware-led study found.

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Three Things: What Is Impact Investing?

In this video, Elena Loutskina discusses three important aspects of impact investing and how it encourages long-term, sustainable solutions to the world’s problems.

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NAFTA Negotiations May Hinge on Dairy Dispute

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IU Business Law Scholars: Securities Case Shouldn't Have Reached Supreme Court

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One of the most anticipated cases to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court this term -- Leidos v. Indiana Public Retirement System -- was settled Monday. But two professors in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business continue to raise serious questions as to why the case ever would have come before the nation's highest court.

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Researcher on TB and the Intersection of Aging and Immune Function Joins Texas Biomed as Vice President for Research

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Joanne Turner, Ph.D., a preeminent scientist in tuberculosis (TB) research, has joined the Texas Biomed team, bringing with her a portfolio of research on the immune system in relation to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and aging.

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Non-Disclosure Laws Cover Up Decades of Sexual Harassment

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Benson Hill Biosystems Launches the First Fully Enabling Genome Editing System for Crop Improvement

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Benson Hill Biosystems today announced the commercial launch of Edit, powered by CropOS™, the first complete genome editing system made accessible to partners for the development of improved crops. Edit system combines the analytical power of Benson Hill’s CropOS™ computational platform with a robust portfolio of novel genome editing nucleases to create the first comprehensive genome editing system. Edit is designed to optimize plant characteristics such as flavor profiles, nutrient-density, and environmental sustainability with greater speed and precision than previously possible.

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For $1000, anyone can purchase online ads to track your location and app use

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New University of Washington research finds that for a budget of roughly $1000, it is possible for someone to track your location and app use by purchasing and targeting mobile ads. The team hopes to raise industry awareness about the potential privacy threat.







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