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Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
For the first time, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have solved the structure of the biological machinery used by a common virus to recognize and attack human host cells. The new structure gives scientists the first view of the glycoprotein of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), a virus present on every continent except more»
Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
Quala, headquartered in Tampa, is North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, today announced its acquisition of the South St. Paul Truck Wash located at 200 Grand Ave. East in South St. Paul, MN. This is the 10th acquisition made by Quala since 2012, expanding the Company’s footprint to more than 60 locations across the more»
Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
More than one-fifth of venture dollars invested in the United States came from corporate VCs last quarter, the highest level in the history of the venture industry. Turns out these investors did more than just write checks. In fact, they have been looking well beyond just capital for ways to bring innovation to their parent companies. Learn more»
Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
At first glance, the maker of Cheerios and Cocoa Puffs might not fit the image of a cutting-edge venture capital investor. But with the food business moving to healthier offerings and online distribution, General Millshas created a venture capital unit that recently led a $3 million investment in Rhythm Superfoods, a specialty start-up that makes kale chips more»
Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
NASA has selected 399 research and technology proposals from 259 American small businesses and 42 research institutions that will enable NASA's future missions into deep space, while also benefiting the U.S. economy. The awards have a total value of approximately $49.7 million. Florida Grant Recipients Interdisciplinary Consulting Corporation more»
Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
Moffitt Cancer Center has been named one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016 by Becker’s Hospital Review. The list features U.S. health care provider organizations, such as hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgical centers and home health agencies, as well as other types of health care-specific companies, such as consulting more»
Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
Total federal R&D obligations increased 4% to $130.3 billion from FY 2013 to FY 2014. R&D obligations were estimated to decrease 1% to $129.4 billion in FY 2015 and were projected to increase 6% to $137.7 billion in FY 2016. Current-dollar federal obligations for research increased 6% from FY 2013 to FY 2014, from $59.2 billion to $62.9 billion. more»
Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
As the 2015-2016 academic year comes to a close, universities and their industry partners have announced several new university-industry partnerships to leverage university research capabilities to address industry needs. Fortune 500 companies including IBM, Rolls-Royce, and several pharma companies have agreed to commit millions of dollars to support these more»

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