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Industry Funding of University Research: Which States Lead?

January 08, 2018

Industry funding of university research is an important component of U.S. academic research and industrial innovation, especially as federal funding for universities continues to decline and companies cut back on basic, intramural research. However, U.S.

NSF supports declaration of International Brain Initiative

December 21, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) joins with other U.S.

U.S. Lifts Moratorium on Funding Controversial, High-Risk Virus Research

December 20, 2017

The federal government announced on Tuesday that it is lifting a three-year moratorium on funding controversial research that involves genetically altering viruses in ways that could make them more contagious, more deadly, or both--and that critics say risks triggering a catastrophic pandemic.

A new low-cost, simple way to measure medical vital signs with radio waves

December 18, 2017

Replacing devices based on 19th-century technology* and still in use, Cornell University engineers have developed a simple method for gathering blood pressure, heart rate, and breath rate from multiple patients simultaneously.

US scientists find potential therapy for Ebola virus infection

December 12, 2017

Scientists from SRI International and Collaborations Pharmaceuticals in the US have identified a potential new inhibitor, tilorone dihydrochloride, for infection by Ebola virus.

New technology allows robots to visualize their own future

December 10, 2017

UC Berkeley researchers have developed a robotic learning technology that enables robots to imagine the future of their actions so they can figure out how to manipulate objects they have never encountered before.

US is losing ground on technology superiority

December 08, 2017

A long-held military maxim is to take the high ground and hold it. That may be outdated in today’s electronic and high-tech battlefields, but that notion still holds true for scientific research and engineering.

How Best to Promote Research and Development

November 27, 2017

Clearly, there is something appealing about a start-up-based innovation strategy: it feels democratic, accessible, and so California.

International researchers join forces to build bridges through science

November 26, 2017

To build a better world through science, researchers joined forces on a new initiative called ‘The Science Bridge’. So far, it has received endorsements from over 200 eminent scientists from around the world, including 29 Nobel Laureates.

This Gene-Editing Tech Might Be Too Dangerous To Unleash

November 21, 2017

The UC Riverside entomologist studies the world’s deadliest creature: the Aedes aegypti mosquito, whose bite transmits diseases that kill millions each year. But that’s not the reason for all the extra security.

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