Seaport District of Boston

WPI will Open Collaboration & Innovation Space in Seaport District of Boston

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) made an announcement on 3rd August 2017, that it will join with Seaport District Neighborhood, in order to expand its efforts for economic development of the Commonwealth Fund. 303 Congress Street, being the new prominent location, has placed the university in between few of the nation’s leading technology companies, and innovators, with whom WPI will seek… Read MoreWPI will Open Collaboration & Innovation Space in Seaport District of Boston »
Health Care Products and Strategies

Social Interaction Affecting Cancer Patient’s Response to Treatment

According to a new research, social interactions between cancer patients might have a positive effect, and improve their response to treatment. The study by National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), has unveiled the responses of cancer patients to the common cancer therapies, such as chemotherapy, when exposed to positive social interaction. NHGRI, which is also a part of the National Institutes… Read MoreSocial Interaction Affecting Cancer Patient’s Response to Treatment »
Flash

Adobe to Finally Phase Out Flash By 2020

Similar to Steve Jobs’ action of expelling Adobe Flash from iPhone in 2010, Chrome, Safari, and Microsoft Edge also have been blocking Flash. In addition, Adobe is now finally planning to remove support, and completely shut off the Flash forever by 2020-end, without updating and distributing. Although Adobe wants to remain committed in maintaining the technology until 31st December 2020,… Read MoreAdobe to Finally Phase Out Flash By 2020 »
Medical Device

Medical Device Trials Continue to Ignore Gender, Age, and Race

A research was conducted, and published in JAMA Internal Medicine by a group at Yale, and the University of California (San Francisco). The study focused on inspecting how often race, age, and sex, were considered during FDA-clearance, which sought medical device testing. As there exists an age old tradition of ignoring the gender, age, and sex, despite of the FDA… Read MoreMedical Device Trials Continue to Ignore Gender, Age, and Race »
Food & Agriculture

U.K.-U.S. Trade Talks in Food & Agriculture

Liam Fox, the U.K.’s international trade secretary, has discussed trade talks and prospects of food and agriculture in the U.S. this week. Then the U.K.’s secretary of state for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove, stated that the U.K. might not agree on imports of chlorinated chicken, and other food & agriculture products under any new… Read MoreU.K.-U.S. Trade Talks in Food & Agriculture »