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Chip simplifies COVID-19 testing, delivers results on a phone
Chip simplifies COVID-19 testing, delivers results on a phone
2/26/2021 5:13:23 PM
COVID-19 can be diagnosed in 55 minutes or less with the help of programmed magnetic nanobeads and a diagnostic tool that plugs into an off-the-shelf cellphone, according to Rice University engineers.
SARS-CoV-2 mutations in competition
SARS-CoV-2 mutations in competition
2/26/2021 11:26:57 AM
How dangerous are new mutations of the SARS-CoV-2 virus? An international team involving researchers from the Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI) of the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office BLV and the University of Bern (Switzerland), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA), and the Friedrich-Loeffler Institute (Germany), has developed an approach …
CBCF Announces STEAM Fellowship Partnership with the Entertainment Software Association
CBCF Announces STEAM Fellowship Partnership with the Entertainment Software Association
2/25/2021 12:50:30 PM
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) today announced the launch of a new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) fellowship partnership.
COVID-19 Isolation Linked to Increased Domestic Violence, Researchers Suggest
COVID-19 Isolation Linked to Increased Domestic Violence, Researchers Suggest
2/25/2021 12:17:23 PM
While COVID-19-related lockdowns may have decreased the spread of a deadly virus, they appear to have created an ideal environment for increased domestic violence.
Cancer Research To Gain From Identification of 300 Proteins
Cancer Research To Gain From Identification of 300 Proteins
2/25/2021 11:58:55 AM
With the hope of contributing to the fight against cancer, researchers from KTH have identified and mapped 300 proteins that regulate the cell division process.
Sasaki Technologists Present on the Future of Machine Learning in Design
Sasaki Technologists Present on the Future of Machine Learning in Design
2/25/2021 10:25:37 AM
A group of interdisciplinary Sasaki technologists, Ken Goulding, Raj Adi Raman, and Scott Penman, recently spoke at the Building Connections Congress: Machine Learning’s Impact on Architecture and Design.
A How-to Book is Ready to Change our Mindsets and Introduce the Elusive 80/20 Law
A How-to Book is Ready to Change our Mindsets and Introduce the Elusive 80/20 Law
2/24/2021 10:32:36 AM
Have you ever had that feeling of being inadequate even after doing everything you can to achieve a certain something? Have you ever felt that you are destined to stay at the mediocre level you are at? Perhaps, you are doing things the wrong way.
New Study Reveals that RoofStone Pavers Contribute to Stormwater Management
New Study Reveals that RoofStone Pavers Contribute to Stormwater Management
2/23/2021 4:59:43 AM
You already know that LiveRoof® green roofs aid in stormwater management, decreasing annual runoff by over 60% in most cases, but did you know… That our artisan quality, integrated RoofStone® pavers can increase that percentage even more? That’s right! In a recent university study, LiveRoof RoofStone pavers were found to retain an additional 25% of annual rainfall! On top …
Modevity Supports Stanford University in Their ‘Know Your Donor’ Program
Modevity Supports Stanford University in Their ‘Know Your Donor’ Program
2/23/2021 1:28:56 AM
Modevity, LLC, a leading Commercial Intelligence company established in 2004 specializing in Investigative Due Diligence Research Services, announced a new relationship with Stanford University to support their ‘Know Your Donor’ international due diligence efforts.
Bank of America Helps Fuel Black Innovation with Launch of the Center for Black Entrepreneurship
Bank of America Helps Fuel Black Innovation with Launch of the Center for Black Entrepreneurship
2/22/2021 6:37:57 PM
Today, Bank of America, the Black Economic Alliance Foundation, Morehouse College and Spelman College announced the development of the Center for Black Entrepreneurship (CBE), the first-ever academic center of its kind to assemble, educate and empower a new class of Black entrepreneurial talent.
New Training Opportunities Now Available Worldwide from NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute Certified Instructors
New Training Opportunities Now Available Worldwide from NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute Certified Instructors
2/19/2021 7:18:10 PM
For the first time ever, the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute is making its popular instructor-led workshops available to the general public. With the launch of public workshops this week, enrollment will be open to individual developers, data scientists, researchers and students.
Airbnb Announces Plans to Open Atlanta Technical Hub
Airbnb Announces Plans to Open Atlanta Technical Hub
2/19/2021 7:13:58 PM
As a 21st Century company, Airbnb is committed to serving all stakeholders in our community: hosts, guests, communities, employees and shareholders. To serve our employees, we champion diversity and belonging, and enable long-term growth and career opportunities.   When Airbnb began evaluating locations to establish a technology hub on the East Coast, we looked for five key …
Antibody-based COVID-19 treatments work best in concert with immune cells
Antibody-based COVID-19 treatments work best in concert with immune cells
2/16/2021 6:44:56 PM
Of the nine treatments and preventives for COVID-19 authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration, three are drugs made from so-called monoclonal antibodies.
Ragon and BWH researchers collaborate with SpaceX to identify humoral immune features which may track with lasting protection against SARS-CoV-2
Ragon and BWH researchers collaborate with SpaceX to identify humoral immune features which may track with lasting protection against SARS-CoV-2
2/16/2021 6:30:12 PM
While PCR testing has been used widely for COVID-19 diagnosis, it only provides information on who is currently infected. Antibody testing can tell who has been previously exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, a metric that is essential for tracking spread across a population.
Nikon releases the “ECLIPSE Si” upright microscope with improved operability for educational and clinical applications
Nikon releases the “ECLIPSE Si” upright microscope with improved operability for educational and clinical applications
2/16/2021 6:11:40 PM
Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce the release of the ECLIPSE Si upright microscope, with intelligent time-saving features, an automatic shut-off mode, and an ergonomic design to reduce physical strain that can result from prolonged microscope use.
A machine-learning approach to finding treatment options for Covid-19
A machine-learning approach to finding treatment options for Covid-19
2/16/2021 5:42:17 AM
When the Covid-19 pandemic struck in early 2020, doctors and researchers rushed to find effective treatments. There was little time to spare. “Making new drugs takes forever,” says Caroline Uhler, a computational biologist in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Institute for Data, Systems and Society, and an associate member of the Broad …
New skin patch brings us closer to wearable, all-in-one health monitor
New skin patch brings us closer to wearable, all-in-one health monitor
2/15/2021 1:23:54 PM
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a soft, stretchy skin patch that can be worn on the neck to continuously track blood pressure and heart rate while measuring the wearer’s levels of glucose as well as lactate, alcohol or caffeine.
COVID-related Depression Linked to Reduced Physical Activity
COVID-related Depression Linked to Reduced Physical Activity
2/15/2021 1:04:55 PM
The United States spends more than $200 billion every year to treat and manage mental health. The onset of the coronavirus pandemic not only has deepened the chasm for those experiencing symptoms of depression or anxiety; the chasm has also widened, affecting more people.
HND Assignments Help Introduces New Services for Higher National Diploma Students
HND Assignments Help Introduces New Services for Higher National Diploma Students
2/11/2021 11:21:26 AM
Students taking the Higher National Diploma (HND) course in the UK can again breathe a sigh of relief thanks to the team at HND Assignment Help. The assignment solutions provider boasts of a team of HND writers who have certified academic and work experience across different fields to ensure that the needs of every student, especially in the area of writing assignments are …
Paid maternity leave has long-term health benefits
Paid maternity leave has long-term health benefits
2/10/2021 9:34:51 AM
A study of women who were new mothers in the late 1970s found that those who were given longer, paid maternity leave lived healthier lives as they entered middle age.