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NICE measures for resisting microbial drug resistance

NICE measures for resisting microbial drug resistance

NICE has published draft guidelines to ensure that antibiotics continue to be effective in treating infections and are not rendered useless through the development of antimicrobial resistance. [More]
Medics highlight underrepresentation of women in field

Medics highlight underrepresentation of women in field

Hosted by the Sheffield Women in Medicine Network (SWiM), ‘Building Your Future - SWiM dives in with the Entrepreneurs’, will be a unique opportunity for women to hear personal stories from a diverse group of successful entrepreneurs and share experiences. [More]

New method of spectral analysis identifies fingerprints of chemical substances with greater accuracy

Elements and their compounds will no longer be able to hide in mixtures, even if the latter are made up of many components. [More]
GBUK take whole group approach to medical device industry accreditation

GBUK take whole group approach to medical device industry accreditation

The MIA credentialing scheme was launched in 2013 by the medical technology industry to raise training standards for company representatives and service engineers visiting acute and critical care areas of hospitals. [More]

2015 NBA All-Star helps Unilever Canada launch Dry Spray Antiperspirant technology

Today, at a special event, 2015 NBA All-Star Kyle Lowry helped Unilever Canada launch its new Dry Spray Antiperspirant technology, the company's most significant innovation in the category in almost 20 years. [More]

Mind Solutions to launch the world's smallest Brain-Computer-Interface, Synapse

Mind Solutions, Inc. (OTC: VOIS), announces the name of the world's smallest Brain-Computer-Interface (BCI), The "Synapse". The product is expected to be the smallest, consumer friendly BCI device to hit the market. [More]
New peer-reviewed book discusses potential solutions to food security challenges

New peer-reviewed book discusses potential solutions to food security challenges

The current successes and failures that are shaping food systems around the world and potential solutions to food security challenges are discussed in a new peer-reviewed book edited by Dr.Udaya Sekhar Nagothu of Bioforsk. [More]

New method created to estimate global impacts of dams on river flow, fragmentation

When dams are built they have an impact not only on the flow of water in the river, but also on the people who live downstream and on the surrounding ecosystems. By placing data from close to 6,500 existing large dams on a highly precise map of the world's rivers, an international team led by McGill University researchers has created a new method to estimate the global impacts of dams on river flow and fragmentation. [More]

Phagelux acquires biodegradable polymer delivery systems from Iveria Technologies

Phagelux, Inc., a leading anti-bacterial company developing phage-based solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of several biodegradable polymer delivery systems from Iveria Technologies, Inc., a U.S.-based development company specializing in such technologies. [More]

Unheated high tunnels help bedding plants growers reduce energy costs

Energy costs account for one of the largest expenses in commercial greenhouse production of annual bedding plants. Naturally, bedding plant producers are searching for more energy-efficient production methods that can reduce fuel usage and increase profits. Christopher Currey, Roberto Lopez, and Neil Mattson published a study in HortTechnology that gives growers in northern latitudes valuable information on finishing practices for annual bedding plants. [More]
New way to wirelessly detect hazardous gases, environmental pollutants

New way to wirelessly detect hazardous gases, environmental pollutants

MIT chemists have devised a new way to wirelessly detect hazardous gases and environmental pollutants, using a simple sensor that can be read by a smartphone. [More]
New study reveals how soil helps control air pollution

New study reveals how soil helps control air pollution

Scientists have long known that air pollution caused by cars and trucks, solvent use and even plants, is reduced when broken down by naturally occurring compounds that act like detergents of the atmosphere. What has not been well understood until now are the relative contributions of all the processes producing such compounds. [More]
BIOREM receives patent for innovative biological air purification media

BIOREM receives patent for innovative biological air purification media

BIOREM Inc.("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced that it has received a patent (US 8,772,015 B2) for its innovative biological air purification media. [More]
University of Birmingham unveils national network of Quantum Technology Hubs

University of Birmingham unveils national network of Quantum Technology Hubs

A new £120 million national network of Quantum Technology Hubs, that will explore the properties of quantum mechanics and how they can be harnessed for use in technology, has been unveiled today at the University of Birmingham. [More]
New book explores convergence as key to stable global agricultural platform

New book explores convergence as key to stable global agricultural platform

A scientific text, Convergence of Food Security, Energy Security and Sustainable Agriculture, is now available through Springer Science+Business Media. [More]

Runners, walkers come together to participate in 3rd annual Thanksgiving Day 5K

Over 2,300 running enthusiasts and members of the community came together to participate in the third annual Thanksgiving Day 5K. Thousands of crew, volunteers and spectators supported the racers along the 3.1 mile route. [More]

French study investigates how woman's shoe heels influence men's behavior

If it's help a woman needs, maybe she should wear high heels. That's the message from Nicolas Guéguen of the Université de Bretagne-Sud in France, after he observed how helpful men are towards women in high heels versus those wearing flat, sensible shoes. [More]
2014 expected to be a banner year for brewed and RTD tea sales in the US

2014 expected to be a banner year for brewed and RTD tea sales in the US

Tea is the world's second most-consumed beverage after water. According to a new report published in the current issue of HerbalEGram — the American Botanical Council's (ABC) monthly online magazine — sales of loose, bagged, concentrated, and herbal tea in the United States increased by 5.9% in 2013, reaching a total of $1,751,055,302. [More]

New laser technology accurately detects leaks in biogas plants

There are nearly 8,000 biogas plants today in Germany. They use biomass-derived gas to generate electricity and heat. [More]
NJIT, Drexel and Rowan join forces to tackle water problems in the region

NJIT, Drexel and Rowan join forces to tackle water problems in the region

Water experts at NJIT, Drexel University and Rowan University are joining forces to tackle the increasingly complex challenges affecting water resources in the region, from shrinking supplies, to industrial contamination, to climate change. [More]