The Center for Advancing Innovation, a global nonprofit that accelerates research commercialization, has launched the BRAIN RACE, an open, global innovation contest to advance high-impact inventions and solutions to defeat brain tumors. Individuals, multidisciplinary teams or existing startups may all participate in the contest, which aims to launch 15 or more startups to commercialize promising […]

Parasitic worms pose a major global health threat to humans and animals, but a major study that sequenced the genomes of scores of worms could lead to new and more efficient ways to treat illness, reports Iowa State University. ISU Professor of biomedical sciences Tim Day co-authored the study recently published in Nature Genetics. An […]