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Article ID: 701042

Press Briefing on Recent Clinical and Preclinical Advances in Focused Ultrasound

Focused Ultrasound Foundation

A briefing featuring key data presented at the 6th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound. Researchers and clinicians will highlight breakthrough advances in the use of focused ultrasound in cancer immunotherapy and for opening the blood-brain barrier (BBB).

25-Sep-2018 8:30 AM EDT


Cancer, Neuro


Article ID: 701054

University of Minnesota to lead $5.3 million federal grant to improve electronic circuit design

University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

The University of Minnesota announced today that it has received a four-year, $5.3 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, to lead an effort that could spark the next wave of U.S. semiconductor innovation and broaden the competitive field for circuit design.

25-Sep-2018 7:50 AM EDT

Article ID: 701053

‘Rounding Up’ Beats Traditional Fundraising Requests

North Carolina State University

Research finds asking consumers to "round up" their purchases to the nearest dollar is the best way to solicit donations.

25-Sep-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 701052

New State Autism Center Opens at Rutgers

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

New state autism center opens at Rutgers to improve research, treatment and family services

25-Sep-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 701051

Indoor HEPA Filters Significantly Reduce Air Pollution Indoors When Outside Air is Unhealthy, New Study Finds

Intermountain Medical Center

Outdoor air pollution is a major contributor to indoor air pollution — but high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters used in the home significantly reduce fine-particulate matter in the air compared with non-HEPA air filters, according to a new two-year study led by researchers at Intermountain Healthcare.

25-Sep-2018 6:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 701024

New Drug Blocks Pancreatic Cancer Growth in Mice, Study Finds


A newly developed drug can prevent the most common type of pancreatic cancer from growing and spreading in laboratory mice, according to a study led by Cedars-Sinai. The study also demonstrated in mice that the drug, Metavert, may prevent patients from developing a resistance to currently used pancreatic cancer chemotherapies.

25-Sep-2018 5:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700731

Harnessing Artificial Intelligence to Improve Drug Combination Design and Personalized Medicine

SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening)

A new auto-commentary looks at how an emerging area of artificial intelligence, specifically the analysis of small systems-of-interest specific datasets, can be used to improve drug development and personalized medicine.

21-Sep-2018 5:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 701050

Festival partnership benefits creative arts students

University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide has signed a major sponsorship agreement with Adelaide Festival that will connect creative arts students with some of the world’s most renowned performances.

25-Sep-2018 12:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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