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3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Staffing Agency

A staffing partner can be an incredibly valuable asset for businesses hoping to find the best talent. However, not all recruiters are created equal and you will only be as successful as the firm you choose to partner with. Here are 3 tips you can use

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Amazon Gets Closer to Drone Delivery with FAA Approval

Via: https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/31/tech/amazon-drone-faa-approval/index.html Washington, DC (CNN)Amazon received a critical certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration on Saturday, bringing it a step closer to launching drone delivery in the United States. Amazon (AMZN) now has what’s called a Part 135 air carrier certificate, which must be held before a company begins

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AstraZeneca Expands Phase III

AstraZeneca Expands Phase III COVID-19 Vaccine Trial into the U.S.

Via: https://www.biospace.com/article/astrazeneca-expands-phase-iii-covid-19-vaccine-trial-into-the-u-s-/ AstraZeneca announced that its Phase III clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine  candidate, AZD1222, is expanding into the U.S. It will be dubbed D8110C00001 and is funded by the Biomedical Advanced Development Authority (BARDA) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The

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Rare ‘Boomerang’ Earthquake

Rare ‘Boomerang’ Earthquake Tracked for the First Time

VIA: https://scitechdaily.com/rare-boomerang-earthquake-tracked-by-scientists-in-the-ocean-for-the-first-time By IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON Scientists observed a ‘boomerang’ earthquake along Atlantic Ocean fault line, providing clues about how they could cause devastation on land. Earthquakes occur when rocks suddenly break on a fault – a boundary between two blocks or plates. During large earthquakes,

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How To Spin Common Job Hunting Weaknesses to Positives

Most job seekers dread candidacy weakness questions because they don’t want to attract attention to their negative attributes and spoil the chances for the job. However, a weakness can be seen as an area of untapped potential rather than a personal deficiency. For this reason,

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5 Ways to Improve Candidate Experience

5 Ways to Improve Candidate Experience

The candidate experience is essential to a company’s ability to attract top talent. Striving for positive candidate experience is key! Here are 5 tips for ways to improve your candidate experience: Be Expedient One of the quickest ways to lose a candidate’s interest is by

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Top 7 Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

Here are several go-to questions that you can review to be better prepared for your next interview. 1. Tell me about yourself. While worded as a statement, this is really a question you can use to describe your work background and qualifications. If you capitalize

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4 Simple Ways to Quickly Boost Employee Engagement

It has been a growing focus among leaders and is the driving force behind many strategic initiatives undertaken by major companies in recent years. Despite all this, one look at employee engagement scores in the workplace at large will show you that there is still

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How to Choose Between Two Great Candidates

In a perfect world, you’d have the budget to hire all the qualified candidates that you come across. However, that usually isn’t a real possibility and you may have to make some tough choices. What is a hiring manager to do? If you find yourself

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Enrich Your Resume with Your Experience

Enhance Your Resume With Your Experience

Being employed for an extended period of time is a good thing. However, you want to avoid appearing out-of-touch or old on your resume. Instead, learn how to phrase your experience as a huge benefit to the company you’re applying at now. Don’t Stop Learning

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What To Expect From a Open Recruitment Day

What To Expect From a Open Recruitment Day

It’s probably not an interview Firstly, don’t confuse open recruitment days with assessment centres; these are quite different beasts. An assessment day typically requires you to prepare in advance for / participate in an activity against which you’ll be rated. Unless your invitation specifies otherwise, rest assured,

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3 Ways Multitasking is Killing Your Productivity

3 Ways Multitasking is Killing Your Productivity

On the surface, multitasking seems like a good idea. Why not do two, or even three things at the same time, instead of one? It may sound like a good idea in theory, but when it comes to real life, multitasking isn’t effective. In fact,

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Sanofi Goes Big on $2 Billion-Plus Vaccine Partnership with Translate Bio

Sanofi Goes Big on $2 Billion-Plus Vaccine Partnership with Translate Bio

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines business unit of Paris-based Sanofi, and Lexington, Massachusetts-based Translate Bioannounced the expansion of an existing collaboration to develop mRNA vaccines for infectious diseases. The original deal was entered in 2018. Under the new deal expansion, Sanofi will pay Translate Bio $425 million up

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Making the Most of Multitasking with Technology

3 Ways to Master Multitasking with Technology

The rapid advancement of technology throughout the last few decades has led to huge leaps forward in our ability to collaborate, produce, and multitask in the workplace. However, with the influx of new technologies, we are now capable of multitasking even to our own detriment.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Social Hiring

The Beginner’s Guide to Social Hiring

It’s a candidate’s job market and, if businesses hope to compete, it’s imperative that they can attract top talent. A huge portion of the talent pool today is, at most, “passively” looking for new opportunities. This means that you can’t just post your open jobs

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Networking

7 Tips to Improve Your Networking Skills

How are your networking skills? You may think you’re hitting it out of the park at every networking event you attend, but you could really be undermining your efforts. Here are 7 tips you can start now to improve every networking event you attend. Never

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Find Your Perfect Work-Life Balance

5 Tips to Finding Your Perfect Work-Life Balance

Striking a balance. That’s never easy, no matter what you’re doing. As humans, we tend to swing the pendulum from one extreme to the other. Though it can be difficult, it is possible to strike that perfect balance between work and personal life. Here are

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6 Practices that Will Boost Your Career

6 Practices to Boost Your Career

Whether your workplace is a driven, get-ahead atmosphere or a laid back, friendly place, you need to be considering your actions if you want to be moving forward in your career. There are things that you are doing now that can get you that raise,

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U.S. Government Will Fund Three COVID-19 Vaccine Programs, Fauci Says

U.S. Government Will Fund Three COVID-19 Vaccine Programs

  In order to generate more shots on goal in the development of a vaccine for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that has become a global pandemic, the U.S. government will provide funds for the development of three vaccine programs against the disease. In an interview this morning

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The Four Essential Types of Modern Employee

4 Essential Types of Employees

The modern workplace is made up of diverse groups of people from a variety of backgrounds who possess an eclectic mix of skills and interests. Gone are the days when everyone in an office tended to look and sound the same. Today, you will find

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day Facts and Traditions

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2020 occurs on Monday, May 25. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following

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Apple, Google roll out COVID-19 contact tracing software kit

Apple, Google Roll Out COVID-19 Contact Tracing Software Kit

  Apple and Google are rolling out a software toolkit public health organizations and developers can use to build a connected network of smartphone apps, capable of quickly notifying people if they’ve had close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19. Available for both Android

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Skype

10 Tips for Nailing a Skype Interview

More and more employers are using Skype interviews and other video interviews during their screening process. They may use a Skype interview in place of a phone interview, or after the phone interview before bringing you on-site.  Here are 10 tips to make a great first

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3 Leadership Skills Everyone Needs in Times of Change

3 Leadership Skills Everyone Needs in Times of Change

Change is constant, it’s time we embrace it. Even better than just embracing it-learn to lead through it! You’ll have the advantage in the workplace and in the job market. In fact, employers today consider adaptability to be an essential on-the-job skill. Here are three

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How To Craft The Perfect IT CV

It can be too easy to construct a generic CV, especially if you’re just starting out. However, a generic CV is never the best way to deliver information to a recruiter, let alone to secure an interview. Job searching is all about quality, not quantity,

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Tips for working with a recruiter

6 Tips on How to Work With a Recruiter

Just because you’ve scheduled time to speak with a recruiter doesn’t mean your work is done. By preparing you’re guaranteeing your time will be will spent. Here are 6 tips to prepare you for working with a staffing professional: 1. Ask Questions Don’t just go

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3 Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job

3 Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job

  If your career isn’t moving in the direction that you’d hoped and you find yourself dreading Monday’s it may be time to start looking for a new job. Here are 3 signs to look out for: You dread Monday mornings: Getting a knot in

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Five reasons to use a recruiter

5 Reasons to Work With a Recruiter

While recruitment consultants can have an unfair reputation, the fact is, we really do get people jobs. You should think of a recruiter as your own personal brand ambassador; a person tasked with the sole objective of helping you take the next important step in

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BioMarin

BioMarin Pens Gene Therapy Pact with little-known Swiss Biotech

BioMarin Pharmaceutical is boosting its early-stage pipeline by penning a deal with Swiss startup Dinaqor. The deal, financials of which were not revealed, is a preclinical collab and license agreement that will see BioMarin tap into Dinaqor’s gene therapy platform, specifically to work on new

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Clinical News

Clinical Catch-Up: April 27 – May 1

There was a lot of clinical trial news, much of it related to COVID-19, including promising data for Gilead Sciences’ remdesivir to treat the disease. There were also quite a few non-COVID-19-related trial updates as the industry continues working despite the global pandemic, presenting abstracts

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Earth Day 2020

Happy Earth Day!

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, an annual event which takes place across the world to raise awareness of problems affecting the environment. This year it comes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdowns which have impacted the globe –

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10 Ways to Stay Productive When You Work From Home

Many of us are spending a lot more time at home right now. Including the workdays. When we’d usually be reporting to our desks, we’re finding ourselves on our couches or at our kitchen tables, trying to complete to-do lists without the built-in discipline of

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Roche

Roche Prepares to Launch COVID-19 Antibody Test System

via: https://www.biospace.com/article/roche-prepares-to-launch-covid-19-antibody-test-system Swiss pharma giant Roche is joining the race to develop a test for COVID-19 antibodies in people who have been exposed to the disease. This morning, Roche announced the development and upcoming launch of its Elecsys Anti-SARS-CoV-2 serology test to detect antibodies in people who have been

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Free services are helping businesses mitigate the effects of the outbreak

Paid software and services available for free during the pandemic from Microsoft, Facebook and more…

via: https://www.techradar.com/news/the-best-free-products-and-services-to-help-your-business-navigate-the-coronavirus-crisis Free services are helping businesses mitigate the effects of the outbreak! Companies all over the world have ordered employees to work from home in response to the introduction of widespread quarantine and social distancing measures. Top of the list of concerns for many

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Sanofi and GSK Working together on COVID-19 Vaccine

via: https://xconomy.com/national/2020/04/14/gsk-and-sanofi-team-up-on-covid-19-vaccine-aim-for-clinic-this-year/ Pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi are teaming up on COVID-19 research, aiming to combine their respective technologies in a new vaccine that could start clinical trials in coming months. The full details of the agreement, which was announced Tuesday, are still being finalized. But

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FDA approves first targeted therapy to treat patients with painful complication of sickle cell disease

FDA Approves First Targeted Therapy to Treat Patients with Painful Complication of Sickle Cell Disease

VIA: https://www.worldpharmanews.com/fda/5020-fda-approves-first-targeted-therapy-to-treat-patients-with-painful-complication-of-sickle-cell-disease Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Adakveo (crizanlizumab-tmca), a treatment to reduce the frequency of vaso-occlusive crisis – a common and painful complication of sickle cell disease that occurs when blood circulation is obstructed by sickled red blood cells – for

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3D Printed Synthetic Tissue and Bone is Here to Stay

3 ways 3D Printed Synthetic Body Parts are Transforming Medical Device Companies

VIA – https://www.cadimensions.com/blog/3-ways-3d-printed-synthetic-body-parts-are-transforming-medical-device-companies Written by: Adam Fasnacht l Published in: 3D Printers If you work at a medical device company, you know that there are many situations that require using human body parts. More often than not, these come from cadavers and not 3D printed synthetic tissue.

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Roche Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Roche Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Hits Target in Late-Stage Trial

VIA: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-roche-risdiplam-approval/roche-drug-for-spinal-muscular-atrophy-hits-target-in-late-stage-trial-idUSKBN1XL1WL ZURICH (Reuters) – Roche’s bid to rival Biogen and Novartis in treating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) got a lift on Monday when the Swiss drugmaker said its drug risdiplam improved motor function in a key study. Roche, which plans to seek approval for

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Career Change

4 Steps to Position Yourself for a Career Change

VIA: https://www.biospace.com/article/how-to-position-yourself-for-a-career-change Published: Nov 05, 2019 By Porschia Parker   Have you ever made a career change? If so, how did it go? Most life sciences professionals are overwhelmed by the thought of making a career transition. Any type of change, whether it be to a

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Fitbit

Google Buys Fitbit For $2.1B, Stepping Back Into Wearables

VIA: https://www.fiercebiotech.com/medtech/google-shells-out-2-1b-for-fitbit-and-its-health-focused-wearables – by Conor Hale | Nov 1, 2019   Google has moved to acquire Fitbit through a $2.1 billion deal that will subsume the company’s activity and fitness trackers along with its health-logging platform. The tech giant described the deal as an opportunity to “invest even

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15 Things To Remove From Your Resume

1. Anything that doesn’t relate to the position you’re applying for 2. Irrelevant accomplishments or awards 3. One and Two-month jobs that don’t matter 4. Reasons why you left a previous company 5. Unconnected jobs from 10+ years ago 6. Details that give away your age 7. Skills that are outdated 8. “References Upon Request” 9. Inconsistent formatting 10.  Complete mailing address 11. Full Paragraphs 12. Personal Bio 13. Your Hobbies 14. Head-shots 15. Your GPA   For More Interview Tips Click Here For More Resume Tips Click Here To View Our Open Positions Click Here

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Happy National Donut Day

The Science Behind Donuts

National Donut day started in 1938 as a fund raiser for Chicago’s The Salvation Army. They used this delicious treat to raise money for those in need during the great depression. Volunteers who handed out donuts to soldiers were known as Doughnut Dollies. There are

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5 Ways to work smarter not harder

5 Ways to work Smarter not Harder

It’s easy to get lost in the numerous tasks we need to accomplished every day and what value they really have.  Try these 5 tips and see how working smarter not harder saves you some time in the office.   Comment below if these tips

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5 Scientific Ways To Get Motivated

For the days when you feel like you just can’t.

Did you know there are simple behavioral solutions to help you get motivated to work? Here are 5 scientifically proven examples of things you can do to motivate yourself to get through your day or even to finish a project. Chant A Mantra- One study

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WHAT’S YOUR PITCH_HOW TO IMPRESS POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS IN 5 STEPS!

Your pitch is how you introduce yourself to your potential new employer. Make Your Elevator Pitch in 5 EASY STEPS: Introduce yourself ~ Keep it simple What’s your name, degree, and years of relevant experience? What do you know about the company ~ Show the

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The Most Pro-Science Presidents In American History

In honor of Presidents Day this Monday, February 19th here are 5 of the most science friendly presidents in U.S. history.   1. Thomas Jefferson- • Spoke five languages and had a keen interest in science (especially archaeology), engineering. • Jefferson invented a clock that

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8 Career Refreshing and Boosting steps

8 Career Refreshing and Boosting Steps

There are still 3 weeks left in 2017 and before we start the holidays and celebrations ask yourself how prepared are you to start another year?   Here are 8 Career Refreshing and Boosting Steps:   Write Out Your One-Year Plan Do you have your

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5 Ways To Nail An Interview

IN-PERSON INTERVIEW ADVICE:   Prep copies of your resume/cover letter and print them on high quality paper: For the most formal appearance, choose resume bond paper available where office/school supplies are sold. Don’t use paper that is extremely dark, bright or pastel. They don’t convey

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10 Ways To Recharge

10 Simple Ways To Recharge

Are you feeling stressed or swamped at work? Here are a few simple things you can do to recharge your battery. 10 simple ways you can recharge without taking a vacation. Go for a walk without your phone Listen to a podcast Exercise for at

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Mythbusters

Mythbusters

8 of the most common myths some people still believe to be true. We Only Use 10% of our brain. Most of the brain cortex works at full capacity, even when we are asleep. Brain cells stop growing when you reach adulthood. Neurons flourish and

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The 2017 Ig Nobel Prize Winners

The 2017 Ig Nobel Prize Winners

The Ig Nobel Prize takes place every year mid-September right around the same time recipients of the genuine Nobel Prizes are announced. The Ig Nobel Prize however is intended to celebrate the unusual visionary whose inventions are meant to make people laugh and spark your

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10 Time Management Skills To Master

10 Time Management Skills To Master

Stay On Track – Schedule your day before it unfolds. Remember The Basics – Use planners and calendaring to help you prioritize your work day. Schedule your activities in shorter increments to really use your time effectively. (e.g. 15 minutes not 30 minutes) Complete Harder

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ANATOMY OF A HURRICANE

ANATOMY OF A HURRICANE

Life Cycle: Formation- Storms in disturbed area of ocean Tropical depression- Thunderstorms start to swirl around a centre Tropical storm- Winds over 39 mph Hurricane- Winds over 74 mph Inside: Eye Wall – Composed of dense clouds that contain the strongest winds in the storm.

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Chemistry of Grilling - Happy Labor Day - RD Partners

LABOR DAY IN AMERICA

Labor Day is a holiday held to honor the contributions and achievements of workers all over America and Canada. It is celebrated on the first Monday in September and in many other countries on May 1st. Fun Facts on Labor Day: Labor Day is celebrated

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3 Ways Successful People Work Less & Get More Done

Disconnect In Order To Reconnect- Try to disconnect from your work emails over the weekends. If you must check your emails over the weekend set a short period of time to do so. Create An 80/20 Rule- 80% of outcomes can be attributed to 20%

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3 Habits That Will Make You Sound Smarter

Did you know when it comes to appearing smarter speaking is superior to writing? This is because writing lacks nonverbal elements such as, emotion, tone and thoughtfulness.  Here are 3 tips you can implement today to sound smarter. Avoid Mindless Language- Avoid cliché, buzzwords. Avoid

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Science Fun Facts

6 INTERESTING FACTS FROM OUTER SPACE TO THE SEA

From Outer Space to the Sea- Enjoy these 6 interesting facts that may have not known. SPACE 2 Minutes- That’s how long a human being can survive in space unprotected. There are not 24 hours in a day- 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds

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5 WAYS TO CALM YOUR INTERVIEW NERVES

5 WAYS TO CALM YOUR INTERVIEW NERVES

Getting nervous before an interview is completely normal. Here are 5 ways to calm your nerves so you can be 100% on top of your game.   5 WAYS TO GET RID OF THOSE PRE-INTERVIEW NERVE’S:   Make Sure You Eat- Interviews can sometimes last

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The Science Behind Fireworks

The chemistry behind a firework explosion: The four main chemical ingredients needed to make a firework explode are; An Oxidizer- Provides enough oxygen to facilitate the burn. Fuel- Once combined with the oxidizer sets the stage for an explosion. Colorant- Pellets containing gun powder and

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CORONAVIRUSES – ANTIVIRAL DRUG IN THE WORKS

Coronaviruses are responsible for 30% of human common colds.  More seriously they are responsible for SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and MERS (Middle East Respiratory System).  In just over a decade, both SARS and MERS are two brand new viruses that have arisen from coronavirus. 

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SIMPLE TRICKS TO MAKE YOUR WORK DAY EASIER

Whether you need tips for time management or stress here are a few tips to get you through the work week. Save Some Time: By creating a cheat sheet of all the information you use daily you can save a lot of time. Simply copy

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10 Interesting Facts About The Human Body

Our Bodies are extremely fascinating and complex.  Some of these facts may be hard to believe but they are happening inside of you right now. 10 Facts about the Human Body: 80% of the brain is water Your brain uses 20% of the oxygen that

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The Immune System Attacks in Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists have theorized for over 100 years that a tie exists between Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and the immune system, however an association was unable to be identified through prior investigation until now… Parkinson’s Disease – The Basics Progressive disorder affecting movement Neurons called substantia nigra

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WHAT CAUSES THE SMELL AFTER IT RAINS?

 Have you ever stopped to think why there is such a distinctive smell after it rains? Rain has no scent until it hits the ground, but scientists have identified the mechanism that releases the fragrance of rain into the environment.     The scent known

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4 SIMPLE WAYS TO END EACH WORK DAY HAPPY

Follow these 4 simple ways to make sure your ending each day at work on a happy note. Set aside five minutes Write down what you have achieved for the day. “It’s a great confidence builder, and it helps you quantify and assess your strengths.”

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5 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers

  With 92% of recruiters turning to Social Media to find the perfect candidate these are 5 simple steps you can implement today to make sure you’re not being over looked.   Write a Headline that Catches Notice  LinkedIn automatically populates your headline with your

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Did You Know?

Drinking Two Coffees A Day Could Cut Risk  Of Liver Cancer By A Third Do you love coffee? Do you drink up to two cups a day? Well I have some great news for you! A new study published in the British Medical Journal states

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Karin Jooss

BioScience Forum–Karin Jooss, EVP and CSO, Gritstone Oncology

R&D Partners is excited to attend the BioScience Forum, volunteering monthly at the networking and presentation event. This Month’s Speaker is Karin Jooss, Ph.D. Executive Vice President of Research and Chief Scientific Officer Gritstone Oncology, Inc. Speaking on topic “Turning Tumor Mutations into Personalized Cancer

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4 Military Inventions Used Every Day By Civilians

Take a minute to thank the people that gave their lives for our country and remember they not only provided us with freedom, but all these other great ideas.  Here are a few of the products the military came up with that are now staples

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Are you a Fresh Grad Looking for a Job?

The following is by no means a comprehensive list, but it’s a start.  Be proactive, be positive, and be resilient. Use all of your resources! Network – visit your school’s career office, attend to career events and job fairs, and reach out to previous classmates,

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SCIENTISTS HAVE CREATED A NEW STATE OF MATTER

Scientists are reporting on the creation of a phase of matter, in which atoms move in a pattern that repeats in time rather than in space, named Time Crystals. Time Crystals are the first of its kind; it is an exotic state of matter that

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Tony Wyss-Coray, Ph.D.

BioScience Forum Presents

R&D Partners is excited to attend the BioScience Forum, volunteering monthly at the networking and presentation event. This Month’s Speaker is Tony Wyss-Coray, Professor of Neurology, Stanford University Co-Founder, Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board, Alkahest. Speaking on topic “Circulatory Factors as Modulators of Brain Function

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4 Tips For Surviving A Digital Interview

Imagine your next interview: You’re alone, you never actually meet or speak with a live person, and you are staring into a camera answering pre-recorded questions on a lap top or tablet. Digital Interviews are becoming more popular.  Are you prepared to excel at a

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The Chemistry of Blood

Blood Types: Although all blood is made of the same basic elements, not all blood is alike. In fact, there are eight different common blood types, which are determined by the presence or absence of certain antigens. The Smell of Blood: What Compound gives human

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High Five and Change Your Genome: Horizontal Gene Transfer

WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR DNA?  In humans, DNA is transferred vertically from your parents.  If you’re not human, this question might not be so easy.  It’s commonly known that genes are transferred horizontally in single-cellular organisms, but it seems that this type of gene

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5 Secrets To Improve Your Resume

Want your resume to have an even bigger impact on hiring managers? Try these 5 secret tips you probably haven’t thought of yet. Show the competition: Did you win a scholarship? Or did you win $2,000 over a 100 other applicants? It’s all in the

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Electroceuticals – Shocking New Developments

Electrical stimulation as a therapy has been used for years.  For the layman, one thinks of controversial treatments long in the past or in movies by crazy madmen.  Despite the common views, electroceuticals, are very real and have exciting applications. WHAT ARE THEY?  Electroceuticals or

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Important Ways Henrietta Lacks Changed Medical Science

There has been a lot of interest and awareness about Henrietta Lacks’ contribution to medical science lately, and certainly if you work in biotech it pays to be aware of how HeLa cells have shaped our industry.  Here is a brief article that touches upon

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5 Reasons Behind Typical Interview Questions

There are a handful of interview questions that you can pretty much expect to be asked. There is a reason why they are the most common questions asked and if you’ve ever wondered why then keep reading onto my examples below!  5 Reasons Behind Typical

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New Technique Makes Cells Resistant To HIV

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California have successfully found a way to tether HIV-fighting antibodies to immune cells, creating a cell population resistant to the virus. Undergoing experiments in laboratories the resistant cells replaced diseased cells and stopped the spread of infection. In

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23andMe to Sell Genetic Tests for Disease Risk to Consumers

It has just been announced that 23andMe has been granted permission by the FDA to sell genetic tests for disease risk directly to the public. This very interesting development  touches upon the potential growth that the biotech industry can achieve in the future. Other companies

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COMMUNICATION ETIQUETTE

Technology has made it so we can communicate with anyone from anywhere with the click of a button. This convenience can sometimes lead people to make simple mistakes. How you communicate with others in the work place can greatly affect how people perceive you in

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Alcohol Dependence – Which Path Does Your Brain Take?

THE STUDY compares alcohol-dependent brains and non-dependent brains of rats. THE OBSERVATIONS showed two different brain signaling pathways when the rats were given alcohol.  Both pathways led to the central amygdala (CeA) increasing its activity in the mice.  THE TWO PATHWAYS are caused by “a

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How To Answer- Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?

This question can seem daunting but it doesn’t have to be as challenging as you think. Impress the interviewer by considering the following four criteria and answering the questions.  Then apply your erudition in your answer. Show Your Ambition: What are your goals? What you

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Prodrugs Continue to Show Encouraging Results in Fighting Solid Tumors

Prodrugs are medications that only activate once inside the body.  The conversion happens once the inactive drug is triggered.  The metabolized drug is then able to undergo its pharmacological activity.  Prodrugs can help reduce toxicity, increase bioavailability, reduce other drug interactions, and various other benefits.

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Dietmar Berger

BioScience Forum Presents- Dietmar Berger

R&D Partners is excited to attend the BioScience Forum, volunteering monthly at the networking and presentation event. This Month’s Speaker is Dietmar Berger, M.D., Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Global Head of Clinical Development for Hematology/Oncology Product Development.   When: Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 6:00 PM

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