LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, the International Space Station (ISS) will soon be open for business. Looking to develop a “low-Earth orbit economy”, NASA has announced its plans to avail the ISS to privately funded commercial and marketing missions as early as next year. In the first recorded instance of a vertebrate-eating carnivorous [...]

By |2019-06-12T09:50:58+00:00June 12th, 2019|ScienceNews&Innovation, Vaibhav Bhandari|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, the Trump administration halts fetal-tissue research, which may have widespread implications for studies looking to find the cure to HIV. Meanwhile, Forbes features the CDC's new warning of impending global antibiotic resistance -- "one of the greatest public health challenges of our time". Finally, for our artistically inclined [...]

By |2019-06-07T08:18:14+00:00June 7th, 2019|Pailin Chiaranunt, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews, reports have surfaced claiming an unusual increase in emissions of an ozone-destroying gas in China. Production of this chemical, CFC-11, may be in violation of international law. Read more here. Scientists are continuously investigating how to slow the pace of extinctions. Find out how Alex Dehgan, a lawyer, an evolutionary [...]

By |2019-05-29T08:55:03+00:00May 29th, 2019|Celina Liu, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, for our weekly LSCDS feature of #ScienceNews and #Innovation, a new study finds no evidence for a “depression gene,” that has been long thought to influence risk of depression. And, an antibiotic-resistant Mycobacterium abscessus infection in a 15 year old girl was cleared just days after genetically engineered phage therapy was administered. Plus, researchers in Japan [...]

By |2019-05-22T10:03:03+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Kyla Germain, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, in our weekly LSCDS #ScienceNews, we would like to bring your attention to this “blast from the past” editorial about digital therapeutics:"Digital therapeutics from apps to smart inhalers, brought to you by pharma". medical technology concept. virtual reality. 3D rendering. mixed media abstract. In industry, the spotlight is on Gilead, a market leader in [...]

By |2019-05-15T09:22:34+00:00May 15th, 2019|Bassem Toeama, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, dire warnings have been issued on antimicrobial resistance and the human-driven loss of species and habitats. With the future of the world in mind, here's a good reminder that science is a multidisciplinary team effort; for research to be truly impactful, scientists need to learn how to work [...]

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews, rare fossils belonging to a newly identified, lion-like carnivore were found after lingering in a museum drawer for decades! Even though the human genome was sequenced nearly two decades ago, researchers have struggled to identify the genetics underlying height. Today, scientists have discovered how rare genetic variants can explain this [...]

By |2019-04-24T09:37:16+00:00April 24th, 2019|Celina Liu, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, Monday’s blaze that scorched the Notre Dame Cathedral has Parisians lost for words, but a digital replica of the building shows promise for its reconstruction. In MedTech, scientists in Tel Aviv have 3D printed a human heart using a patient’s own cells. Read more about it here. Finally, what’s all [...]

By |2019-04-17T11:50:09+00:00April 17th, 2019|Kyla Germain, Potential Careers, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

In today’s LSCDS weekly #ScienceNewsfeature we would like to highlight this editorial from FiercePharma:"Tucker Carlson's off-the-rail insults put pharma advertisers in hot seat". In industry, the spotlight is on FDA, as this regulatory organization shuffles management and announces appointment of its next acting chief. Ned Sharpless, M.D., currently the director of the National Cancer Institute. [...]

By |2019-04-10T14:01:24+00:00April 10th, 2019|Bassem Toeama, ScienceNews&Innovation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, we urge students and professionals alike to seek a little help from your friends - it's never too early (or too late) to form your ragtag band of personal advisors on your journey towards career success! As governments in North America debate slashing science funding, a small Southeast Asian country [...]

By |2019-04-03T07:02:35+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Pailin Chiaranunt, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments