ASHG announced today it will launch Human Genetics and Genomics Advances, a new journal that will provide a high-quality, scientific society-led, fully open access option for the human genetics and genomics research community. The Society also highlighted expanding content directions for its flagship publication, The American Journal of Human Genetics (AJHG).
The University of Witwatersrand (Wits University), the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in the US and the National Geographic Society have partnered to bring the rare fossils of two recently discovered ancient human relatives (Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi) to the US for the first, and likely only, time to be featured in the limited-run exhibition.
The Faculty of Engineering (FENG) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) signed a Statement of Intent today with the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association (HKEIA).
Singapore's first corporate laboratory in a university, the Rolls-Royce@NTU Corporate Laboratory was jointly set up by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), Rolls-Royce and the National Research Foundation (NRF) in 2013. It has successfully completed its first five years of research partnership and is now moving into its next phase with a joint investment of S$88 million.
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) and the National Geographic Society, proudly announces fossils of two recently discovered ancient human relatives (Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi) will come to the US from South Africa this fall for the first, and likely only, time to be featured in the limited-run exhibition -- Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind.
University of Minnesota researchers have refined testing methods for tick-borne diseases in the field by using a new, deployable mobile laboratory and performing genetic sequencing of key pathogens to better understand how they move, evolve and function.
The UCR Spatio-temporal Active Repository, or UCR STAR, archive is made available as a service to the research community to provide easy access to large spatio-temporal datasets through an interactive exploratory interface. Users can search and filter those datasets as if shopping for their research, except that everything is free.
NRL scientists have devised a new process for using nano-particles to build powerful, more efficient and safer lasers.
DFG Senate Commission publishes guidelines.
An international collaboration involving scientists in Tenerife, the US and the UK, are using Diamond Light Source, the UK's national synchrotron to investigate the effect of gravity on rocky planets. They will be examining three billion+ year old rocks from the moon collected during the Apollo missions, as well as meteorites from Mars, Vesta, and other environments collected in Antarctica.