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New Jersey Health Foundation awards $50,000 Innovation Grant to advance treatment of allergic inflammation and mast cell leukemia

New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) has awarded a $50,000 Innovation Grant to Mark C. Siracusa, PhD, to advance his work in the regulation of mast cell development, announced James M. 118 more words

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Mercedes-Benz unveils latest Tesla Model X rival - the Generation EQ

It’s no secret that Mercedes-Benz is planning on expanding its electric car lineup beyond the current B-Class and Smart ForTwo. This week the automaker is giving the world a preview of its next-generation of electric cars with the debut of the Generation EQ concept. 36 more words

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European Commission launches EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017

The European Commission has opened the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017 competition, which awards four female entrepreneurs who have successfully brought an innovation to market. 165 more words

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MIT and Google design a temporary office meeting space that drops down from the ceiling

Finding it hard to have a private meeting in your open-plan office? This drop-down meeting cubicle conceived by MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab and Google provides a temporary space to those who would like to discuss things in privacy, without constant interruption. 40 more words

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Musk’s Plan for Mars, Computer Chips that can Reprogram Themselves, How Goldman Sachs lost $1.2B of Libya’s Money + more

There’s quite a bit that’s reported on in a week, and when one misses a week because of a stomach bug, well, it leads to an even longer list for all of you.  1,732 more words

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21 unarmed Dakota Access Pipeline protestors arrested during prayer ceremony

Protestors demanding the end of construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline had another run-in with police this week when the Morton County Sherriff’s Department interrupted a peaceful prayer ceremony at two sites on the reservation. 38 more words

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African Innovation Foundation (AIF) 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa (USD$150,000 Prize)

Application Deadline: January 3rd 2017
The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) is delighted to announce the call for its
2017 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) applications. The IPA honours and encourages innovative achievements that contribute toward developing new products, increasing efficiency or saving cost in Africa. 732 more words

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