Microchip Technology to Present at the Nasdaq 44th Investor

Microchip Expertise, the number one supplier of integrated, good, related and secure embedded management options, today introduced the firm at the Nasdaq 44th Investor Conference on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. (Japanese time). Presenters for the firm will be Mr. Eric Björnholt, Senior Vice President and Chief Monetary Officer, and Mr. Nawaz Sharif,…

Creative tensions

Creative tensions

True scientific creativity is often thought of as the preserve of independent investigators working in an environment with no practical or political concerns that bother many other workers. The truth is that far from being creative, most scientists spend most of their time worrying about funding, sitting in meetings, and dealing with administrative bureaucracy. But,…

Overdue: a US advisory board for research integrity

When it comes to promoting rigor and scientific integrity, American research institutions tend to falter. Taking best practice is not straightforward, and faculty members can be resistant to top-down instructions. Therefore, on a day-to-day basis, the conventions that research groups have for documenting, analyzing, and allocating credit to methods and results are often less than…

Ultra-large virtual molecular libraries throw open chemical space

Ultra-large virtual molecular libraries throw open chemical space

Drug discovery is an extremely difficult process. Pharmaceutical companies prize efficiency, so many potential lead compounds companies have iterations of what they already know, and rely on previously exploited molecular scaffolds (the basic structure of a molecule). The need to diversify molecular scaffolds to improve the chances of success in drug discovery has been referred…

Trump’s goal to eradicate the HIV epidemic in the United States is achievable — yet remote

Trump’s goal to eradicate the HIV epidemic in the United States is achievable — yet remote

For the past two years, HIV advocacy groups have found little to like about the administration of US President Donald Trump. Trump has acted to reduce access to health care programs, threatened to cut funding for the global President’s Emergency AIDS Relief Plan (PEPFAR), and stigmatized some communities at high risk. It is therefore no…

Researchers develop low-cost 3D printed polymeter for classroom use

Researchers develop low-cost 3D printed polymeter for classroom use

Science and technology classes, especially at the university level, often require specialist equipment that can be costly and difficult for students. This is where 3D printing can be helpful, offering a low-cost method of manufacturing components for technical learning devices. In his paper Pavel Bernard of Jagiellonian University and James Mendez of Indiana University have…

The Big Oil’s Lies Are Finally Getting the Public Scrutiny

After the rebels overthrew the Capitol, Chevron made a tweet call for “peaceful change of the American government”. Brand tweets are always faked, especially when democracy stands at the tip of the knife. Doubt if you are a brand that, say, funded members of Congress who try to overthrow the government. The backlash for Chevron…

How to Wrong Turn Movies, Ranked and Roasted on a Spit

The wrong turn movies are not anyone’s favorite horror franchise. But somehow, the series about cannibalistic mutants who prey on directly challenged road trippers have been thriving for almost two decades. And since the seventh (yes, seventh!) Misstep this week, we’re taking a look at the entire Damage series. Most of the mis-twisted movies went…