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New Competition Brings Innovation to Diabetes Management

A new competition to bring innovation into the daily lives of type 2 diabetes patients was launched on April 10. The Alexa Diabetes Challenge is calling on innovators to create Alexa voice-enabled solutions to improve the lives of those with type 2 diabetes. The $250,000, multi-stage, prize competition is sponsored by Merck & Co., and...
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The 11 Best Apps for Your Lab

lab-lady You might have made hotel reservations or downloaded music from your smart phone or tablet, but now you even have the ability to conduct your research from the palm of your hand. The mobile era has arrived — smart phones and tablets have taken over many day-to-day activities, from ordering takeout to scanning digital boarding...
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The Name Game: ORCID

For researchers who find their published work getting lost among other authors with similar names, a new system called ORCID may be a solution. When Jun Yang, PhD, an endocrinologist at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research, does a quick search of her name in PubMed, she gets 2,212 hits. If she looks for “Yang...