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2013-03-25 08:24:13

LONDON, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Partners to combine text mining and data integration offerings to improve scientific research online Digital Science, a technology company that provides software tools designed for scientists by scientists and SciBite, a scientific news and alerts service for human health and drug discovery, have signed a two-year collaboration agreement to work together on improving online research for the life sciences. The agreement gives...

2012-08-28 14:21:06

STARKVILLE, Miss., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Hurricane Isaac approaches and hurricane warnings are being issued for portions of the northern Gulf Coast, Mississippi State University researchers are preparing 12-hour models to forecast storm surge from Isaac that will inundate the coastal areas in its path. This information will be of significant assistance to decision makers of disaster agencies and others who are advising the public of emergency preparedness plans for...

2012-07-17 12:08:15

Melbourne researchers are now simulating in 3D, the motion of the complete human rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of the common cold, on Australia´s fastest supercomputer, paving the way for new drug development. Rhinovirus infection is linked to about 70 per cent of all asthma exacerbations with more than 50 per cent of these patients requiring hospitalization. Furthermore, over 35 per cent of patients with acute chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are hospitalized each...

2012-03-30 23:02:11

James C. Borel told science and agriculture educators and youth organization leaders that they are key to feeding a growing population at the National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) Convention in Indiana. WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 DuPont Executive Vice President James C. Borel told science and agriculture educators and youth organization leaders that they are key to feeding a growing population at the National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) Convention in Indiana. With...

2011-10-31 12:00:00

Population Milestone Highlights Increased Need for Global Collaboration; DuPontâs Global Collaboratory and National Geographic Population App Point to Challenges and Solutions Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 Today, as the world is expected to welcome its 7 billionth inhabitant, DuPont urges other companies, governments and NGOs to work together to find solutions based in science to the significant challenges we face as a consequence of dramatic population growth. At...

2011-10-13 14:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative science and collaboration are at the cornerstone to addressing global food security, DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman told international leaders today at the 2011 World Food Prize. Themed, The Next Generation: Confronting the Hunger Challenges of Tomorrow, the annual World Food Prize brings together more than 1,000 global leaders, including former presidents, CEOs from Fortune 500 food and agriculture companies, World Food Prize...

2011-09-14 18:30:00

Panelists Debate the Question on Protecting the World: How Safe Is Safe? Istanbul (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 With a growing population in a dynamic world, how do we adequately protect people and the world we share in a sustainable way? This was the focus of A Global Collaboratory on Protection, a debate this evening organized by DuPont and moderated by Gavin Esler, regular presenter on the BBC. The increasing complexity of industrialization, demographic and geographic shifts in the global...

2011-07-20 00:00:32

Attendees will learn from six industry experts who are transforming enterprise learning, sharpen their skills and walk away with an immediate action plan. Corona, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Elearning! Media Group, the exclusive industry trade brand serving the enterprise learning market, will be hosting its annual Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo (ELCE) on September 27-29, 2011 in Anaheim, Calif., where six in-depth workshops will tackle learning's hot topics of social, mobile and...

2011-04-11 00:00:39

Company Convenes Leading Experts to Address Feeding India and the World's Growing Population New Delhi, India (Vocus/PRWEB) April 08, 2011 By 2025, India is estimated to have the most people to feed of any country on Earth. So, what will it take to feed India and the world? To help address the challenge, DuPont convened a panel of leading experts here to further advance solutions on feeding India and the world, moderated by BBC World News. DuPont set the stage in New Delhi for the first...

2010-12-17 09:44:00

SINGAPORE, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a research collaboratory in Singapore, where researchers from IBM intend to collaborate with scientists and engineers from public agencies in Singapore to improve the quality of its urban services. The focus of this research effort will be to use sensor networks to more effectively model, predict and manage the use of natural and physical infrastructure resources - water, transport and energy. (Logo:...