Could you live without Facebook? Many people might answer 'no' to this question. How about a financial incentive? It seems that $1000 is the amount required to incentivize people to switch off from the service.
Jonathan Haines, PhD, with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine will lead a national collaboration to expand big data genetic research into Alzheimer's disease to include stronger representation from African-American and Hispanic communities. Funding for the research -- $14.6 million to be awarded over multiple years -- is from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health.
The George Washington University and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published an update to the BioCompute Object Specification Project, which provides much-needed standards for communicating high-throughput sequencing computations and data analysis, known as BioCompute Objects.
ILUM Health Solutions, a subsidiary of Merck & Co., will team up with the state Health Department and Gaithersburg, Md.-based data analysis company OpGen in a program to detect, track and manage antimicrobial-resistant infections at health care institutions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday.
The University of New England is adding a new Data Science program in Biddfeord leading to a bachelor of science degree for students. FILE PHOTO BIDDEFORD ? The University of New England has announced that it is adding a new Data Science program to its offerings. The program, which leads to a bachelor of science degree, will be part of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, located on the university's Biddeford Campus, according to UNE President Dr. James Herbert. "Not only will UNE's Department of Business and its Makerspace laboratory contribute in the development of courses for the data science degree, but our programs in areas such as marine sciences and health sciences offer key opportunities for data science research projects," Herbert said. Herbert said he believes that UNE is uniquely suited to the study of data science, which involves the use of mathematical modeling and computing to analyze data and to design systems for making predictions, information extraction and
Construction on Ring Road will begin in March 2019 and last until June, officials said in August. The planned Health Sciences and Biology Building?where the Olson Memorial Pool and old Schwartz Building once stood?will house AACC?s growing science program and will require Ring Road, which circles around Arnold?s East Campus, to be rerouted. Starting in...
The results of a large, international systematic review show that tuberculosis treatment is successful in children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). The study was used to inform the World Health Organization guidelines on treatment of MDR-TB in children.