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  • Pair of Studies Show Benefits of Exercise for Cancer Patients By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    PAIR OF STUDIES SHOW BENEFITS OF EXERCISE FOR CANCER PATIENTS

    ArticleExercise and participation in sports could help alleviate some of the symptoms associated with cancer during and after treatment....

    Science
  • Nitrogen Supply Depleting as Temperatures Rise By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    NITROGEN SUPPLY DEPLETING AS TEMPERATURES RISE

    ArticleThe availability of nitrogen for trees and other plants is declining, likely due to climate change. Staff Author: Kenny Walter...

  • Innovation Could Lead to ‘Green' Flexible Electronic Composite Material By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    INNOVATION COULD LEAD TO ‘GREEN' FLEXIBLE ELECTRONIC COMPOSITE MATERIAL

    ArticleA team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst has developed a new class of electronic materials that could yield more...

  • Researchers Wake-Up DNA From Soil Bacteria to Discover Novel Acid Antibiotic By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    RESEARCHERS WAKE-UP DNA FROM SOIL BACTERIA TO DISCOVER NOVEL ACID ANTIBIOTIC

    NewsScleric Acid has been discovered by capturing and engineering a DNA fragment from soil bacteria Streptomyces sclerotialus, and...

    Science
  • Electron Microscope Provided Look Inside the Organic Chemical Reaction By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    ELECTRON MICROSCOPE PROVIDED LOOK INSIDE THE ORGANIC CHEMICAL REACTION

    NewsRecording video-movies of chemical reactions is a dream of modern chemists; now it came true. Contributed Author: Akson Russian...

    Science
  • Mystery of How Black Widow Spiders Create Steel-Strength Silk Webs Further Unravelled By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    MYSTERY OF HOW BLACK WIDOW SPIDERS CREATE STEEL-STRENGTH SILK WEBS FURTHER UNRAVELLED

    News'Modified micelle theory' may allow scientists to create equally strong synthetic materials. Contributed Author: Northwestern UniversityTopics:...

    Science
  • Witness: Compounding Center Used Fake Names on Drug Prescriptions By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WITNESS: COMPOUNDING CENTER USED FAKE NAMES ON DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS

    NewsA former NECC salesman says the firm used falsified names, such as Wayne Gretzky and Johnny Cash, on prescriptions. Staff Author:...

  • MRI Sensor Tracks the Brain's Electromagnetic Signals By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    MRI SENSOR TRACKS THE BRAIN'S ELECTROMAGNETIC SIGNALS

    NewsThe technique could be used to detect light or electrical fields in living tissue. Contributed Author: Anne Trafton, MIT News OfficeTopics:...

  • Advances in Sensors Aid Warfighters By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    ADVANCES IN SENSORS AID WARFIGHTERS

    NewsSmart systems give edge to battlefield decisions. Contributed Author: University of EdinburghTopics: Sensors

  • R&D Market Pulse: No Brexit Deal Could Upset UK's R&D By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    R&D MARKET PULSE: NO BREXIT DEAL COULD UPSET UK'S R&D

    ArticleA recent survey of 2,000 business leaders revealed that more than 60% of UK businesses are preparing to move their R&D facilities...

  • Rising Temperatures and Human Activity are Increasing Storm Runoff and Flash Floods By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    RISING TEMPERATURES AND HUMAN ACTIVITY ARE INCREASING STORM RUNOFF AND FLASH FLOODS

    NewsColumbia Engineers lead first global analysis to characterize the responses of storm runoff extremes to climate and human-induced...

  • Understanding the Building Blocks for an Electronic Brain By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    UNDERSTANDING THE BUILDING BLOCKS FOR AN ELECTRONIC BRAIN

    NewsUG researcher Anouk Goossens, the first author of the paper, tested memristors made from niobium-doped strontium titanate. Contributed...

  • Next Generation of Biosimilars and Biobetters: Challenges and Opportunities By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    NEXT GENERATION OF BIOSIMILARS AND BIOBETTERS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

    ArticleThe biopharmaceutical market is a rapidly growing class of therapeutics, showing significant potential in oncology, diabetes...

  • AstraZeneca, Merck & Co.'s Lynparza Cuts Risk of Disease Progression or Death in Advanced Ovarian Cancer By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    ASTRAZENECA, MERCK & CO.'S LYNPARZA CUTS RISK OF DISEASE PROGRESSION OR DEATH IN ADVANCED OVARIAN CANCER

    NewsLynparza is the only PARP inhibitor to demonstrate an improvement in progression-free survival in first-line maintenance treatment...

  • Sensor Quickly Sniffs Out Bacterial Infections By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    SENSOR QUICKLY SNIFFS OUT BACTERIAL INFECTIONS

    NewsDoes your dog have a bacterial infection? This test could tell you in two minutes. Contributed Author: Laura Castañón, Northeastern...

  • First Immunotherapy Success for Triple-negative Breast Cancer By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    FIRST IMMUNOTHERAPY SUCCESS FOR TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER

    NewsThe research also showed that the combined treatment reduced the risk of death or the cancer progressing by up to 40 percent. Contributed...

  • Caliburn, New Jersey's Supercomputer, Catalyzes Cutting-Edge Research By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    CALIBURN, NEW JERSEY'S SUPERCOMPUTER, CATALYZES CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH

    NewsCaliburn, a supercomputer with the computational power of more than 10,000 standard desktop computers, is catalyzing diverse, innovative...

  • New Algorithm can More Quickly Predict LED Materials By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    NEW ALGORITHM CAN MORE QUICKLY PREDICT LED MATERIALS

    NewsResearchers report machine learning speeds discovery of new materials. Contributed Author: University of HoustonTopics: Material...

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  • Huge Variations Between Countries in Time for Reimbursement Decisions on New Cancer Drugs By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    HUGE VARIATIONS BETWEEN COUNTRIES IN TIME FOR REIMBURSEMENT DECISIONS ON NEW CANCER DRUGS

    NewsThe average decision time is longer than one year in some countries, according to a study to be reported at ESMO 2018 Congress....

  • Laser Instrument Could Shed Light on Elusive Dark Matter Particle By R&D Magazine   -   Oct 22, 2018

    LASER INSTRUMENT COULD SHED LIGHT ON ELUSIVE DARK MATTER PARTICLE

    NewsGravitational waves could unveil the secrets of dark matter. Contributed Author: University of ZurichTopics: Lasers