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  • RXi Pharmaceuticals and Karolinska Institutet Collaborate to Advance Immuno-Oncology Therapeutics By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 16, 2018

    RXI PHARMACEUTICALS AND KAROLINSKA INSTITUTET COLLABORATE TO ADVANCE IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY THERAPEUTICS

    NewsThis collaboration will explore RXi's sd-rxRNA compounds against targets involved in T cell and NK cell differentiation and/or...

  • 3 Scientists Share $500,000 Prize for Work on Cancer Therapy By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 16, 2018

    3 SCIENTISTS SHARE $500,000 PRIZE FOR WORK ON CANCER THERAPY

    NewsTumors once considered untreatable have disappeared and people previously given months to live are surviving for decades thanks...

  • R&D Market Pulse: Microsoft Works to Close Rural Broadband Gap By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    R&D MARKET PULSE: MICROSOFT WORKS TO CLOSE RURAL BROADBAND GAP

    VideosToday, 23.4 million Americans in rural communities lack broadband internet access. Staff Author: Laura Panjwani Topics: R&D Market...

  • New Research Suggests Protons Highly Influence Neutron Stars By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS PROTONS HIGHLY INFLUENCE NEUTRON STARS

    ArticleProtons highly influence neutron stars, despite making up just 5 percent of their mass. Staff Author: Kenny Walter Topics: Aerospace

  • Battery Breakthrough: Doubling Performance With Lithium Metal That Doesn't Catch Fire By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    BATTERY BREAKTHROUGH: DOUBLING PERFORMANCE WITH LITHIUM METAL THAT DOESN'T CATCH FIRE

    NewsLonger-lasting drop-in replacements for lithium ion could be on the horizon. Contributed Author: University of Michigan Topics:...

  • Magnetic Antiparticles Offer New Horizons for Information Technologies By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    MAGNETIC ANTIPARTICLES OFFER NEW HORIZONS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES

    NewsNanosized magnetic particles called skyrmions are considered highly promising candidates for new data storage and information technologies....

  • New Research Predicts Landslide Boundaries Two Weeks Before They Happen By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    NEW RESEARCH PREDICTS LANDSLIDE BOUNDARIES TWO WEEKS BEFORE THEY HAPPEN

    NewsResearchers have developed a software tool that uses applied mathematics and big data analytics to predict the boundary of where...

  • A Molecular Switch May Serve as New Target Point For Cancer and Diabetes Therapies By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    A MOLECULAR SWITCH MAY SERVE AS NEW TARGET POINT FOR CANCER AND DIABETES THERAPIES

    NewsIf certain signaling cascades are misregulated, diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes may occur. Contributed Author: Forschungsverbund...

  • Compound Discovered That Targets Cancer Cells Lacking the Protective p53 'Guardian Gene' By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    COMPOUND DISCOVERED THAT TARGETS CANCER CELLS LACKING THE PROTECTIVE P53 'GUARDIAN GENE'

    NewsDeveloped and tested at the University of Huddersfield, the compound, containing ruthenium, is attracted to the vulnerable cancer...

  • Mechanism That Affects Multiplication of Dengue Virus Lineage is Discovered By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    MECHANISM THAT AFFECTS MULTIPLICATION OF DENGUE VIRUS LINEAGE IS DISCOVERED

    NewsStudy shows that one lineage of the virus replaces another by triggering weaker activation of the patient's immune response. The...

  • Research Shows It's Possible to Reverse Damage Caused by Aging Cells By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    RESEARCH SHOWS IT'S POSSIBLE TO REVERSE DAMAGE CAUSED BY AGING CELLS

    NewsWhat's the secret to aging well? University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have answered it- on a cellular level. Contributed...

  • Evening Preference, Lack of Sleep Associated With Higher BMI in People With Prediabetes By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    EVENING PREFERENCE, LACK OF SLEEP ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER BMI IN PEOPLE WITH PREDIABETES

    News People with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later and are more active and alert later in the day have higher BMI, a...

    Science
  • Motorized Shoe Cleaner By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    MOTORIZED SHOE CLEANER

    Product AnnouncementTerra Universal offers a Motorized Shoe Cleaner for labs, cleanrooms, and gowning rooms. Contributed Author: Terra...

  • Laser Technology Makes Electronics Faster By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    LASER TECHNOLOGY MAKES ELECTRONICS FASTER

    NewsTransistor technology may improve speed, battery life for computers, mobile phones, and other electronics. Contributed Author:...

    Phone, Mobile
  • Pressure Detector Enhances Robot Skin, Wearable Devices, Touch Screens By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    PRESSURE DETECTOR ENHANCES ROBOT SKIN, WEARABLE DEVICES, TOUCH SCREENS

    NewsEmbedded in flexible, transparent silicone, new detectors offer significant advantages over existing electrical sensors. Contributed...

  • EPA May Change Calculation Method for Financial Effects of Regulations By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    EPA MAY CHANGE CALCULATION METHOD FOR FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REGULATIONS

    NewsThe way that the EPA determines the costs and benefits of regulations is under scrutiny and could soon change. Contributed Author:...

  • Platinum-Copper Alloy Catalyst for Fuel By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    PLATINUM-COPPER ALLOY CATALYST FOR FUEL

    ArticleScientists have struggled to find carbon-hydrogen activation methods that don't leave behind an unwanted carbon solid called...

  • Microtissues Cultivated to Replace Animal Testing By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    MICROTISSUES CULTIVATED TO REPLACE ANIMAL TESTING

    NewsDevelopment of artificial tissues as signposts for cells. Contributed Author: EmpaTopics: Lasers

  • Platinum-Copper Alloy Catalyst for Fuel By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    PLATINUM-COPPER ALLOY CATALYST FOR FUEL

    ArticleAs technological advances have made shale gas more readily available, scientists have struggled to find carbon-hydrogen activation...

  • A Near-Infrared Fluorescent Dye For Long Term Bioimaging By R&D Magazine   -   Aug 15, 2018

    A NEAR-INFRARED FLUORESCENT DYE FOR LONG TERM BIOIMAGING

    NewsA group of chemists have developed a new near infrared emitting photostable fluorescent dye to have uses ranging from long term...