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Article ID: 674534

Winning Star Trek Tricorder Device to Be Presented to Experts at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

Press can register here to livestream this special session through Newswise Live on Monday, July 31 at 7:30 PM EDT. The winner of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition will present DxtER—a real-life tricorder—at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego. This special session will be the first time that the device is presented to researchers at a U.S. scientific conference.

Released:
30-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 678357

The Global Biological Standards Institute’s 3rd Annual BioPolicy Summit: Improving Reproducibility of Research Through Digital Tools, Technologies and Laboratory Automation

Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI)

The Global Biological Standards Institute’s 3rd annual BioPolicy Summit: Improving reproducibility of research through digital tools, technologies and laboratory automation is scheduled October 16, 2017, at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco.

Released:
24-Jul-2017 5:00 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 677697

Ethically Interpreting Eight Words in the Tobacco Control Act to Help FDA and the Courts

O'Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law

A novel project led by the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, and funded by The Greenwall Foundation, will develop the most ethically appropriate, legally viable interpretations of a critical eight-word phrase in the Federal Tobacco Control Act, in addition to other related passages.

Released:
12-Jul-2017 5:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 675717

ASCB Comments on Trump FY18 Budget

American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

The Trump Administration has released its final, detailed FY18 federal budget and it is just what was expected: short on funding. The Trump proposal calls for an 18% overall cut for the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) with individual cuts for NIH Institutes and Centers ranging from 18% to 23%. The only exception is the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), which only has a 12% cut to its budget.

Released:
1-Jun-2017 10:50 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 674769

Study: ‘Moral Enhancement’ Technologies Are Neither Feasible Nor Wise

North Carolina State University

A recent study finds that “moral enhancement technologies” – which are discussed as ways of improving human behavior – are neither feasible nor wise, based on an assessment of existing research into these technologies.

Released:
16-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 673679

Meet a Scientist

Washington University in St. Louis

When scientists take off the googles and lab coats, they can be amusing and inspiring storytellers. These short videos are part of initiative to persuade Washington University in St. Louis scientists talk about being scientists with the hope that their stories will amuse and inspire.

Released:
26-Apr-2017 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 673300

From the NICU to Med School: An ‘Outrageous’ Idea That’s Saved Thousands of Babies

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

The technology and machine known as ECMO was once seen as a "far-fetched" idea. Today, it's a critical, lifesaving treatment, thanks to years of research and federal funding.

Released:
20-Apr-2017 6:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 672785

‘Our Declaration’ Selected for One Book Program

Northwestern University

Author Danielle Allen argues for defense of equality as cornerstone of democracy.

Released:
11-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities


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