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‘Power shift’ needed to improve gender balance in energy research

Women still face significant barriers in forging successful and influential careers in UK energy research, a new high-level report has revealed. A team of experts from the University of Exeter’s Energy Policy Group has analysed gender balance within the crucial field of energy research and spoken to female researchers about their experiences of academic life.… Read More »

Black and Hispanic youth are targeted with junk food ads, research shows

Junk food comprised 86% of ad spending on black-targeted programming and 82% of spending on Spanish-language television in 2017, according to the study released Tuesday. “These companies are not just targeting black and Hispanic kids with their advertising, but they’re targeting them with the worst products,” said lead author Jennifer Harris of University of Connecticut’s… Read More »

GE Healthcare, VUMC join on cancer immunotherapy research

GE Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will collaborate on enabling safer and more precise treatment of cancer immunotherapies. Under the during the five-year program, the organizations will analyze the immunotherapy treatment response of thousands of VUMC cancer patients by using anonymized demographic, genomic, tumor, cellular, proteomic and imaging data. Cancer immunotherapy is a treatment… Read More »