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Put AI Label on It: Startup Aids Annotators of Healthcare Training Data
Put AI Label on It: Startup Aids Annotators of Healthcare Training Data
10/18/2019 12:06:58 PM
Deep learning applications are data hungry. The more high-quality labeled data a developer feeds an AI model, the more accurate its inferences. But creating robust datasets is the biggest obstacle for data scientists and developers building machine learning models, says Gaurav Gupta, CEO of TrainingData.io, a member of the NVIDIA Inception virtual accelerator program.
Report: Progress in Global Cancer Fight is not only Possible, but Achievable
Report: Progress in Global Cancer Fight is not only Possible, but Achievable
10/16/2019 10:57:24 AM
The Cancer Atlas, 3rd edition, a comprehensive global overview of cancer around the globe, concludes that progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible, but achievable.
QIAGEN launches new QIAseq FastSelect solutions to accelerate RNAseq
QIAGEN launches new QIAseq FastSelect solutions to accelerate RNAseq
10/15/2019 2:24:46 PM
QIAGEN (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) announced the launch of innovative new technologies for faster, simpler library preparation for next-generation sequencing (NGS) in the growing field of RNA research.
California Department of Public Health Warns Residents of Lead in Imported Candy
California Department of Public Health Warns Residents of Lead in Imported Candy
10/15/2019 11:19:55 AM
In late August, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) warned consumers not to eat specific varieties of a brand of fruit pulp tamarin flavored candy.
HerdDogg Announces New CEO
10/15/2019
HerdDogg, Inc., a leader in innovative precision livestock technologies and animal health, today announced that the Board of Directors has unanimously elected Louis Faust as Chief Executive Officer.
Agilent Early Career Professor Award Presented to Saeed Hassanpour
Agilent Early Career Professor Award Presented to Saeed Hassanpour
10/14/2019 1:16:23 PM
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Saeed Hassanpour, Ph.D., has received the 2019 Agilent Early Career Professor Award (AECPA).
Philips and Spencer Health Solutions expand partnership to Europe
Philips and Spencer Health Solutions expand partnership to Europe
10/14/2019 12:56:06 PM
Building on their successful partnership providing medication adherence solutions to high-acuity patients in the U.S. Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and Spencer Health Solutions announced today the expansion of their partnership to Europe.
Mission Bio Awarded Grant to Measure Minimal Residual Disease Related to Cancer Relapse with Single Cell Genomics
10/10/2019 1:09:05 PM
Mission Bio, Inc., the pioneer in high-throughput single-cell DNA analysis and precision genomics, today announced that it has been awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to develop more advanced methods of quantifying molecular minimal residual disease (MRD) in acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
Sentio Solutions Raises $4.5M and Launches Feel to Expand Access to Mental Health Care and Provide On-Time Interventions to 500 Million People Living with Mental Health Issues Around the World
Sentio Solutions Raises $4.5M and Launches Feel to Expand Access to Mental Health Care and Provide On-Time Interventions to 500 Million People Living with Mental Health Issues Around the World
10/10/2019 1:00:00 PM
Sentio, a company developing biomarkers and digital therapeutics for mental health, today announced it has raised $4.5 million in seed funding led by Felicis Ventures, with participation from Anthemis Exponential Ventures,  and SOSV.
Exposure Risks to Algae Under the Spotlight in Multiple States
Exposure Risks to Algae Under the Spotlight in Multiple States
10/9/2019 9:35:54 AM
The potential dangers associated with exposure to algae made headlines this summer after multiple dog fatalities occurred following an event where the dogs were playing and swimming in contaminated water with toxic algae.
Two American Cancer Society Grantees Awarded Nobel Prize
Two American Cancer Society Grantees Awarded Nobel Prize
10/7/2019 10:25:14 AM
Two American Cancer Society grantees are among three recipients of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. William G. Kaelin Jr and Gregg L.
Amar Gupta of MIT’s Institute of Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) Accepts
Editor-in-Chief Role at Telehealth and Medicine Today
Amar Gupta of MIT’s Institute of Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) Accepts Editor-in-Chief Role at Telehealth and Medicine Today
10/7/2019 8:00:00 AM
The online, peer-review journal  Telehealth and Medicine Today (TMT)  is honored to welcome Amar Gupta, PhD, as Editor-in-Chief.     “We are thrilled to have Dr.
Fasenra approved in the US for self-administration in a new pre-filled auto-injector, the Fasenra Pen
Fasenra approved in the US for self-administration in a new pre-filled auto-injector, the Fasenra Pen
10/7/2019 7:20:05 AM
AstraZeneca announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the self-administration of Fasenra (benralizumab) in a pre-filled, single-use auto-injector (the Fasenra Pen ).
Steriflow Food and Beverage adds Sanitary Control Valve to their Product Offering
Steriflow Food and Beverage adds Sanitary Control Valve to their Product Offering
10/4/2019 1:51:58 PM
For over a year, Richards Industrials’ New Product Development Team has been working hard on developing their Sanitary Food & Beverage line and they recently released their product portfolio to the market. The Food and Beverage line complements their industrial process valve offering and will provide many additional opportunities for their company.
EPA Advises Some Residents of Major City to Use Bottled Water After Tests Reveal Elevated Levels of Lead in Tap Water
EPA Advises Some Residents of Major City to Use Bottled Water After Tests Reveal Elevated Levels of Lead in Tap Water
10/4/2019 9:43:33 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent a letter to the mayor of Newark and the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection this past August to address concerns over elevated levels of lead in portions of Newark’s drinking water system.
Agilent Named Industry Leader in 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Agilent Named Industry Leader in 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index
10/3/2019 8:20:43 AM
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that for the fifth year in a row, the company has been named the industry leader in the Life Sciences Tools and Services category of the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).
American Cancer Society Awards New Research and Training Grants
American Cancer Society Awards New Research and Training Grants
10/1/2019 8:35:08 AM
The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has approved funding for 75 research and training grants totaling $38,422,250  in the second of two grant cycles for 2019.
Roche and Spark Therapeutics, Inc. announce extension of tender offer for shares of Spark Therapeutics, Inc.
Roche and Spark Therapeutics, Inc. announce extension of tender offer for shares of Spark Therapeutics, Inc.
9/30/2019 9:00:53 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONCE) (“Spark”) today announced that Roche has extended the offering period of its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock (the “Shares”) of Spark for USD 114.50 per Share, net to the seller thereof in cash, without interest and subject to any …
Mitsui Chemicals Group’s Bio-Polypropylene Adopted for Project Commissioned by Ministry of the Environment
Mitsui Chemicals Group’s Bio-Polypropylene Adopted for Project Commissioned by Ministry of the Environment
9/26/2019 1:13:40 PM
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: Tsutomu Tannowa) is collaborating with Kaisei Inc. (Murakami, Niigata Prefecture; President & CEO: Tadahiro Toyama) to commercialize bio-polypropylene (bio-PP).
Panasonic’s Power Assist Suit Adopted by World Para Powerlifting
Panasonic’s Power Assist Suit Adopted by World Para Powerlifting
9/26/2019 9:52:20 AM
Panasonic Corporation, an Official Worldwide Paralympic Partner, announced today that it would provide its Power Assist Suit for use at World Para Powerlifting (WPPO) events and the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.