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New method for finding disease-susceptibility genes Saturday May 26th, 2018 04:00:00 AM
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled a novel statistical algorithm, capable of identifying potential disease genes in a more accurate and cost-effective way.

UNIST professors honored with government awards Saturday May 26th, 2018 04:00:00 AM
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) Two faculty members in the School of Urban and Enviornmental Engineering at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have been honored with government awards.

Lung-on-a-chip simulates pulmonary fibrosis Friday May 25th, 2018 04:00:00 AM
(University at Buffalo) New biotechnology reported in the journal Nature Communications could make testing potential medicine for pulmonary fibrosis, one of the most common and serious forms of lung disease, quicker and less expensive. The innovation, lung-on-a-chip technology, relies on the same technology used to print electronic chips, photolithography.

ACM Turing Award lecture to be livestreamed Friday May 25th, 2018 04:00:00 AM
(Association for Computing Machinery) John L. Hennessy and David A. Patterson, who received the 2017 ACM A.M. Turing Award from ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery for pioneering a systematic, quantitative approach to the design and evaluation of computer architectures, will jointly present the Turing Award Lecture on June 4 at the International Symposium of Computer Architecture (ISCA). The Turing Award lecture is open to the public and will be livestreamed.

A new guide for explorers of the submicroscopic world inside us Friday May 25th, 2018 04:00:00 AM
(University of Virginia Health System) The new guidelines will benefit the battle against diseases such as cancer, assist in the development of new drugs and ensure scientific results are accurate and can be reproduced.

Scientists discover new magnetic element Friday May 25th, 2018 04:00:00 AM
(University of Minnesota) A new experimental discovery, led by researchers at the University of Minnesota, demonstrates that the chemical element ruthenium (Ru) is the fourth single element to have unique magnetic properties at room temperature. The discovery could be used to improve sensors, devices in the computer memory and logic industry, or other devices using magnetic materials.

Russian scientists developed a unique equipment for ultrasound examination Friday May 25th, 2018 04:00:00 AM
(Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University) Researchers of the laboratory 'Medical ultrasound equipment' of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) developed a high-tech device-transformer for ultrasound examination, named 'Ultrasound mobile'. The new equipment is the combination of three modifications in one device. Currently, each modification functions separately in the medical centers, the scientists of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University became the first who combined ...

Group of Brazilian researchers achieves almost instant magnetization of matter by light Friday May 25th, 2018 04:00:00 AM
(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) In an experiment described in Physical Review Letters, a single photon aligned the spins of 6,000 electrons in only 50 picoseconds. The result offers prospects for technological applications in the electronic component industry.

RIOCATH, a revolutionary type of catheter inspired by a snail's eye Friday May 25th, 2018 04:00:00 AM
(Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IOCB Prague)) A revolutionary type of catheter, RIOCATH® (Reversal Inside-Out CATHeterisation), greatly reduces the risk of introducing infection into the body as well as the trauma of sensitive tissues. Clinical trials will begin by the end of this year and the first product market entry is expected in 2019.

New platform for analyzing global trade in the last two centuries Friday May 25th, 2018 04:00:00 AM
(Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) Researchers for the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), in collaboration with the University of Pisa (Italy), have created an interactive geo-referenced database which is able to analyse global trade in the last two centuries. Thanks to this new platform it is possible to more accurately assign a date to the first economic globalisation, which occurred much earlier than previously thought: in the 1830s.








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