US, China clash over call for ‘transparent’ COVID-19 investigation The United States calls on China to allow a team of COVID-19 investigators from the World Health Organization to interview “caregivers, former patients and laboratory workers” in the central city of Wuhan. But Chinese authorities say they want to end political
Chinese President Xi Jinping has repeatedly stated his goal of turning the country into a “science and technology superpower.” But when it comes to China’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research environment, recently published research suggests they may have a long way to go. Richard P. Appelbaum, Distinguished Research
DALLAS & NASHVILLE, Tennessee – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Pharos Capital Group, LLC (“Pharos”), a Dallas and Nashville-based private equity firm, announced the acquisition of Horizon Oncology (“Horizon”), headquartered in Lafayette, in Indiana. The acquisition marks the launch of Verdi Oncology, Inc. (“Verdi”), an oncology and clinical research practice management company.
Can improved research designs answer questions that arise between physicians and patients, such as a better understanding of the risks and benefits of prescription drugs for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Brian M. D’Onofrio, PhD, presented translational epidemiology in a talk titled The Risks and Benefits of ADHD: A Pharmacoepidemiologic
As the government ramps up efforts to boost tourism and promote Lake Toba as a premier tourist destination, North Sumatra’s iconic lake continues to be plagued by water pollution. The discovery was made recently by a team of researchers from the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, who are currently
Should managers without research training be in charge of academic institutions? The French agricultural research institute INRA has had a tumultuous summer. The surprise and largely unwelcome nomination of politician Philippe Mauguin as president of INRA has caused a shock wave in the French scientific community. Researchers from INRA and
By Fazeena Saleem Qatar University College of Law (QU-LAWC), the leading provider of specialized legal education in the country, continues its efforts to promote an excellent research environment that stimulates creativity and innovation through collaborations with academic organizations in the private and public sectors and with researchers from institutions in
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Machines in physics professor Peter Engels’ lab are custom-built to take precise measurements and withstand extreme temperatures. Each component is unique, expensive and time consuming to build. But a new three-dimensional printer in the College of Arts and Sciences’
According to the USDA-Economic Research Service, 550-pound steers sold in November 2014 for $ 302.66 per cwt; in October, 800-pound steers sold for $ 238.80. Yet Randall Raymond, DVM, at Simplot Land and Livestock, is working hard to create an even more valuable and profitable fattening calf. How? ‘Or’ What?
BOSTON – The role of the endocrinologist in the management of diabetes has changed dramatically over the past 50 years and will continue to change rapidly in the years to come. A special symposium held at the 75th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) highlighted everything doctors and