Amgen Abandons Alzheimer's Prevention Study

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According to the three, the study of BACE1 inhibitor CNP520 was discontinued, after they concluded the potential benefit for participants in the studies did not outweigh the risk. The companies said that they identified "worsening in some measures of cognitive function" during the Phase 2/3 studies. alzheimer amgen study phase clinical research biotech biopharma pharmaceuticals

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Can you create a great customer case study?

Berkonomics

Studies have shown that attention spans for engaging a reader or listener have fallen from eleven seconds to eight seconds on average. The case study: the best way to reach your target. Attention spans are growing shorter by the second.

Study: 17% of Tech Workers Are High on the Job

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Nearly 17 percent of tech workers admit to being under the influence of marijuana while at work at some point in their careers, according to a new study. The post Study: 17% of Tech Workers Are High on the Job appeared first on Tech.co.

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Study Finds Tech is Number One Industry for Workplace Drinking

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Now, a new study has pulled tech drinking culture back into the spotlight. The tech world, the study found, is the single industry most likely to allow or sponsor alcohol consumption in the workplace.

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UCSD, Google Study Finds Many Online Hacking Services Are Frauds

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A new, academic study--conducted by UC San Diego and Google --has jumped into the world of "hacking for profit", running a study on hacking-for-hire services and their charges and success in hacking into a set of Google Gmail accounts. The study , published by UCSD, found that--for the most part-- most hacking services are scams. ucsd google hacking study research cybersecurity security

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Study: Tinder, Snapchat Users More Accepting Of Cosmetic Surgery

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According to the study, there is an "increased consideration of cosmetic surgery" from users of social media platforms, and specifically those who had used specific applications, such as YouTube, Tinder, and Snapchat photograph filters. The study also found that users of other applications--including WhatsApp and PhotoShop--had "significantly lower self-esteem scores". The study was published on Thursday.

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Tech Study Critical Of Region's Fragmentation, Geography

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A new study, released by the Alliance for Southern California Innovation , has surprisingly come out highly critical of the region's fragmentation and "lack of a compelling geographic center", saying those factors are keeping the region from emerging as a "tech hub as robust as Silicon Valley". tech study alliance socal southern california high growth economy

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SpaceX Wins Award To Send Probe To Study Black Holes

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contract to launch a NASA probe to study black holes and neutron stars. Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX has scored a $50.3M According to NASA, the award covers both launch services and other mission-related costs for the Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE). NASA explained the IXPE will measure polarized X-rays from objects, such as black holes and neutron stars to better understand these types of cosmic phenomena and extreme environments.

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Study: Cybersecurity Industry Growing In San Diego

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A nonprofit organization focused on promoting cybersecurity and related jobs in San Diego, the Cyber Center of Excellence , says it has commissioned a study which has found that cybersecurity related jobs have grown in San Diego by 11 percent since 2016, with the industry generating $2.2

Study: Emerging Technology Clusters Complement Silicon Valley, Others

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A new study, which looks at "silicon clusters" of technology companies outside Silicon Valley, finds that those clusters actually stimulate rather than compete with developed market clusters. The study--published by Professor Nukhet Harmancioğlu (Koc University, Turkey) and Gerard J. The study found that emerging innovation clusters actually helped already developed clusters grow.

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HTT Gets $1.2M Funding For Cleveland-Chicago Hyperloop Study

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million for its feasability study to connect Cleveland to Chicago with its technology. million to finance a study, which it expects to take six to nine months to complete, with the backing of a large number of groups in the region, including Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems, Corp., hyperloop transportation technology cleveland chicago study government akron cincinnati

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Happy Thoughts Spread Faster On Twitter, Says USC Study

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A new study, published by researchers at the University of Southern California , says that positive emotions are more contagious than negative ones on Twitter. The study--which came out of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Information Sciences Institute--correlated the tweets spread by users with the prior positive or negative tweets, based on what had appeared in those same users' stream the prior hour. The study was published online at PLOS.

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Amgen Reports Positive Results In Ostereoposis Study

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Thousand Oaks-based Amgen reports that it saw positive top-line results for a study for its romosozumab compound in men with osteoporosis. Amgen said its Phase 3 study demonstrated a significant increase in bone mineral density (BMD) at the lumbar spine, compared with a placebo over 12 months. The study and compound are being develops in a collaboration between Amgen and UCB. amgen osteoporosis study biotech romosumab

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NantHealth Links With University On Genetic Study

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According to NantHealth, the Heritage 1K Project study--which will study the genomic profiles of at least 1,000 individuals--is aimed at discovering the genetic causes of 25 rare and common diseases. nanthealth gene sequencing genetic personalized medicine uofu univerisity disease lifescience study analysis database data

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Broadcom: Study Shows Different Connectivity Personalities, Types

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Irvine-based Broadcom just released a study that the firm says helps to define the ways we connect into digital life. broadcom study online electronics habitsAre you an "Always On", "Social Skimmer", or one of seven personality types, when it comes to connecting to the digital world?

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Social Studies

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Thursday, May 19, 2011 -- Social Studies Network Event. See [link] (more

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SetPoint Medical Gets FDA Nod On Pilot Study

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setpoint medical bioelectronic lifescience study rheumatoid arthritisValencia-based SetPoint Medical , which develops medical devices for treating chronic inflammatory disease, said it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for a human trial. The company said the trial will cover safety and efficacy of its devices to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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Hyperloop One Names Winners Of Challenge, Inks Study Deal With Colorado

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Los Angeles-based HyperLoop One , one of the startups working to bring Elon Musk's vision of a high speed, tube-based transportation system to life, says it has named a list of the ten most promising routes for Hyperloop, and also inked a feasibility study agreement in Colorado around its systems. state on a feasibility study. Hyperloop One said it has entered into a public-private partnership with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) for a feasibility study in Colorado.

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Sales/Marketing Study Group

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Monday, January 7, 2013 -- Sales/Marketing Study Group. Study group for tech startup founders who want to get better at sales and marketing. See [link] (more

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A good case study is worth many paid ads.

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And the best way to do this is with the placement of a case study, a story told about and by a satisfied customer with something to say about how your product solved their problem or pain. We have grown more than a bit weary of most advertising, no matter in what form.

Virgin Hyperloop One Inks Study Deal In India

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virgin hyperloop india international study transportation advanced pune mumbaiLos Angeles-based advanced transportation technology developer Virgin Hyperloop One has inked a partnership with the Government of Maharashtra, India, to identify potential high-speed transportation routes in the Pune area, the company said Thursday.

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Study: More Than 7,620 Cybersecurity Jobs In San Diego

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A new study, run by a local nonprofit focused on cybersecurity in San Diego, has tallied up the numbers and found that there are more than 7,620 people employed in the cybersecurity industry in San Diego. cybersecurity jobs employment cyber security spawar growth economy study work

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AeroVironment Applies UAV To Study Water Stress In Almonds

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According to AeroVironment, the year-long study will focus on how unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) imagery and analytics could potentially detect varying levels of water stress in almond trees, and help drive more effective in-season water management decisions. AeroVironment said it would be using its Puma UAV, combined with a 24 megapixels photogrammetric camera and 6-channel multispectral sensor, in the study. aerovironment agriculture sensor drone unmanned study fresno university

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Will New Study Cut Guesswork for Depression Medicine Prescriptions?

Xconomy

Genetic testing that helps guide more precise cancer treatment is making its way into standard practice in major U.S. medical centers. Could the same eventually be true for depression?

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Study: Cell Phones Still Not For The Dinner Table

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A new study, issued today by the USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future , says that the majority of Americans still don't think pulling a cell phone out at a meal is appropriate.

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Study: Reflexion Health Virtual Therapy System Reduces Rehab Costs

Xconomy

The study, which evaluated Reflexion’s system for patients after total knee replacement surgery, was conducted in conjunction with the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), part of the Duke University School of Medicine.

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Amgen, Merck Team On Cancer Immmunotherapy Studies

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Thousand Oaks-based Amgen and fellow biopharmaceuticals giant Merck said today that they are in a cancer immunotherapy collaboration, to support a Phase 1b/3 study. The two said the study includes both Amgen's BLINCYTO (blinatumomab) product and Merck's EKYTRUDA (pemblizumab) therapy, for treating non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Hyperloop One Asks Public to Suggest U.S. Routes, Selects 11 Regions for Further Study

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regions to study financing and construction of potential Hyperloop systems After receiving proposals from more than 2,600 individuals, downtown’s Hyperloop One has selected 11 U.S.

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Study: More Americans Using Online Dating Apps, Sites

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A new study, released today by the Pew Research Center , says that more American adults are using online dating sites or mobile apps than ever before. The study said 15% of adults have used online dating sites or apps; with 9% having used dating apps.

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Viking Liver Drug Shows Promise for NASH, Shares Soar on Study Data

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Viking Therapeutics released preliminary results from a Phase 2 study suggesting its experimental drug might impact some of the disease’s many dangerous effects on the liver.

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Study: Talking, Texting, Singing Behind Many Teen Crashes

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A new study--driven by data collected by San Diego''s Lytx --finds that talking, texting, and. The study, released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety , used videos of teen drivers provided by Lytx, to identify the distraction that led to crashes by teen drivers. The study--rather than relying on surveys or self reporting, used actual videos of crashes recorded by Lytx, which develops video-based driver monitoring systems.

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NantHealth Sees Positive Results Published In Study

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The company said that COME HOME, a program which is using NantHealth's cloud-based systems to improve the health outcomes of its patients, published results of a study, showing improved patient care and reduced costs from deploying NantHealth's systems. Culver City-based cloud health information and software developer NantHealth said today that positive results from using its systems have been published in the Journal of Oncology Practice.

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Study: Gene Edits in CRISPR Babies Could Boost Risk of Earlier Death

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That’s according to a new study from University of California, Berkeley data scientists who analyzed the records of more than 400,000 people in the United Kingdom.

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Mark Cuban on Why You Need to Study Artificial Intelligence or You’ll be a Dinosaur in 3 Years

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Mark Cuban on Why You Need to Study Artificial Intelligence or You’ll be a Dinosaur in 3 Years was originally published in Both Sides of the Table on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Starts Phase I Studies

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Phase I studies are used by drug companies to assess the safety of drug compounds. acadia pharmaceuticals schizophrenia drug lifescience studySan Diego-based ACADIA Pharmaceuticals reported this morning that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has completed its review of the firm's New Drug Application for AM-831, its small molecule for treatment of schizophrenia, and it is advancing to Phase I clinical development. ACADIA said it is working with Meiji Seika Pharma Co.,

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