Scientists Discover New Quantum Spin Liquid

January 23, 2019 Vijay Soni 0

Scientists Discover New Quantum Spin Liquid By: University of Liverpool| NEWS An international research team led by the University of Liverpool and McMaster University has made a significant breakthrough in the search for new states of matter. In a study published in the journal Nature Physics, researchers show that the perovskite-related metal oxide, TbInO3, [..]

AI, the Law, and Our Future

January 23, 2019 Vijay Soni 0

AI, the Law, and Our Future By: Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office Scientists and policymakers converged at MIT on Tuesday to discuss one of the hardest problems in artificial intelligence: How to govern it. The first MIT AI Policy Congress featured seven panel discussions sprawling across a variety of [..]

MIT Researchers Identifies Electricity-Producing Bacteria

January 15, 2019 Vijay Soni 0

MIT Researchers Identifies Electricity-Producing Bacteria By: Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office Living in extreme conditions requires creative adaptations. For certain species of bacteria that exist in oxygen-deprived environments, this means finding a way to breathe that doesn’t involve oxygen. These hardy microbes, which can be found deep within mines, [..]

Collision 2019, Toronto | 1 Ticket For Many Conferences

January 11, 2019 Vijay Soni 0

Collision 2019, Toronto 1 Ticket = Access to many conferences Conferences at Collision Collision is not a singular conference, but one that is home to many independent conferences. Each features its own stage, schedule, exhibition area, workshops, evening networking events and more. Thousands of digital marketers will fly from more [..]

Future Technology for Contactless Procedures

January 11, 2019 Vijay Soni 0

Future Technology for Contactless Procedures By: University of Bristol News Surgeons won’t be shrunk and sent into the body like in the 1960s Sci-Fi, Fantastic Voyage, but could program a specialized array of mini-speakers to create an intricate sound field that ‘traps’ and manipulates selected objects in ‘acoustic tweezers’ for [..]

New Drug Combination Could be More Effective Against Melanoma

December 5, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

New Drug Combination Could be More Effective Against Melanoma By: Anne Trafton | MIT News Office A class of cancer drugs called protein kinase inhibitors is one of the most effective treatments for melanoma. However, in many cases, tumors eventually become resistant to the drugs and cause a relapse in the [..]

FDA Approved Firdapse® :First  Treatment of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS)

December 5, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

FDA Approved Firdapse® :First  Treatment of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) By: Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. NEWS Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Catalyst) (Nasdaq: CPRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for people with rare debilitating, chronic neuromuscular and neurological diseases, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Firdapse® [..]

Novartis announces landmark EU approval for one-time gene therapy Luxturna® to restore vision in people with rare inherited retinal disease

November 23, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Novartis announces landmark EU approval for one-time gene therapy Luxturna® to restore vision in people with rare inherited retinal disease By: Novartis News Novartis announced today that the European Commission (EC) approved Luxturna, a one-time gene therapy for the treatment of patients with vision loss due to a genetic mutation in both [..]

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Genentech’s Venclexta® for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

November 22, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Genentech’s Venclexta® for Acute Myeloid Leukemia By: Genentech News Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to Venclexta® (venetoclax), in combination with a hypomethylating agent (azacitidine or decitabine), or [..]

Study Opens Route to Ultra-Low-Power Microchips

November 18, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Study Opens Route to Ultra-Low-Power Microchips By: David L. Chandler | MIT News Office A new approach to controlling magnetism in a microchip could open the doors to memory, computing, and sensing devices that consume drastically less power than existing versions. The approach could also overcome some of the inherent [..]

‘Bionic Mushrooms’ Fuse Nanotech, Bacteria and Fungi

November 7, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

‘Bionic Mushrooms’ Fuse Nanotech, Bacteria and Fungi By:  Stevens Institute of Technology. In their latest feat of engineering, researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have taken an ordinary white button mushroom from a grocery store and made it bionic, supercharging it with 3D-printed clusters of cyanobacteria that generate electricity and swirls [..]

Graphene Takes a Step Towards Renewable Fuel

November 7, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Graphene Takes a Step Towards Renewable Fuel By: Linköping University Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, are working to develop a method to convert water and carbon dioxide to the renewable energy of the future, using the energy from the sun and graphene applied to the surface of cubic silicon carbide. They [..]

Detecting E. coli Strains Using Molecular Electronics

November 6, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Detecting E. coli Strains Using Molecular Electronics By: University of California – Davis News Finding a fast and inexpensive way to detect specific strains of bacteria and viruses is critical to food safety, water quality, environmental protection and human health. However, current methods for detecting illness-causing strains of bacteria such [..]

TWIICE One Exoskeleton is a Step Towards Independence

November 6, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

TWIICE One Exoskeleton is a Step Towards Independence By: Anne-Muriel Brouet The new version of the TWIICE walking-assistance system is not only lighter, more comfortable and more powerful, but patients can also put it on and use it themselves – giving them greater independence. It has been tested by handcycling champion [..]

Chemical Synthesis Could Produce More Potent Antibiotics

November 5, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Chemical Synthesis Could Produce More Potent Antibiotics By: Anne Trafton | MIT News Office Using a novel type of chemical reaction, MIT researchers have shown that they can modify antibiotics in a way that could potentially make them more effective against drug-resistant infections. By chemically linking the antibiotic vancomycin to [..]

Sandoz Receives FDA Approval for Biosimilar HyrimozTM

October 31, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Sandoz Receives FDA Approval for Biosimilar HyrimozTM By: Novartis News Sandoz, a Novartis division and the pioneer and global leader in biosimilars, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved its biosimilar, HyrimozTM (adalimumab-adaz). The FDA granted approval for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in patients [..]

New CRISPR Tool Opens Up More of The Genome For Editing

October 26, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

New CRISPR Tool Opens Up More of The Genome For Editing By: Helen Knight | MIT News correspondent The genome editing system CRISPR has become a hugely important tool in medical research, and could ultimately have a significant impact in fields such as agriculture, bioenergy, and food security. The targeting system [..]

Probiotics And Antibiotics Create a Killer Combination

October 22, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Probiotics And Antibiotics Create a Killer Combination By: Anne Trafton | MIT News Office In the fight against drug-resistant bacteria, MIT researchers have enlisted the help of beneficial bacteria known as probiotics. In a new study, the researchers showed that by delivering a combination of antibiotic drugs and probiotics, they could [..]

New, Highly Stable Catalyst May Help Turn Water Into Fuel

September 30, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

New, Highly Stable Catalyst May Help Turn Water Into Fuel By: Lois Yoksoulian |Physical Sciences Editor Breaking the bonds between oxygen and hydrogen in water could be a key to the creation of hydrogen in a sustainable manner, but finding an economically viable technique for this has proved difficult. Researchers report [..]

Perovskite Solar Cells Leap Towards Commercialization

September 30, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Perovskite Solar Cells Leap Towards Commercialization By : Ipsita Herlekar |OSIT News Solar energy has long been considered the most sustainable option for replacing our dependence on fossil fuels, but technologies for converting solar energy into electricity must be both efficient and inexpensive. Scientists from the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit at [..]

Libtayo® Received FDA Aproval As First And Only Treatment For Second Most Common Skin Cancer

September 30, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Libtayo® Received FDA Aproval As First And Only Treatment For Second Most Common Skin Cancer Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Libtayo® (cemiplimab-rwlc) for the treatment of patients with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC) or locally advanced CSCC who are not candidates for curative surgery [..]