Research

7 Scientists Who Are Transforming The Way We Treat Cancer

Women scientists have transformed biomedical research with their discoveries and we need their leadership to bring life sciences into the future. Most people are well aware of the fact that women in science are underrepresented at most research institutes. Scrutinize the percentage of academic department chair and leadership positions that are occupied by women--the numbers [...]

2017-06-19T15:24:39+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Cancer Research, Education, Research|0 Comments

David Kinnear: Renewable Energy Companies Emerging Trend in 2017

Renewable energy is a rapidly-developing market and one that many companies could soon be tapping into. That is, if they haven’t already. According to a National Renewable Energy Laboratory study, commercial rooftops in the U.S. have some 3.2 billion square feet of surface area available for solar panel installation. If that space were outfitted with [...]

David Kinnear: Doctors Are Divided Over Data Sharing

In California, pathologists at a dozen hospitals throughout the state are part of an ongoing pilot project — the first of its kind in the United States — in which they are reporting cancer diagnoses in real time to the California Cancer Registry. To ensure the information being collected is accurate and compiled in a [...]

David Kinnear: Giving Tuesday: A Social Media Campaign To Support Cancer Research

Albert Einstein was 26 years old when he derived the equation E = mc2. Niels Bohr was 28 when he proposed his theory of the atom. Barbara McClintlock was 29 when she discovered that chromosomes form the basis of genetics. Ten years ago, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) issued a report highlighting the obstacles that [...]

David Kinnear: Sustainability: Clean, Green…And Good For Business.

Some executives are reluctant to make sustainability part of their company’s business strategy. They mistakenly believe the costs will eclipse the benefits. In fact, just the opposite is true. A growing number of companies are realizing that in the business world, sustainability has become requisite to long-term profitability. As a result, many organizations, including those [...]

2017-06-19T15:24:42+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Blog, David Kinnear, Innovation, Research, Sustainability|0 Comments

David Kinnear: Dual-Language Programs: A Growing Trend in the U.S.

Bilingual education is on the rise in the U.S. and the number of schools offering dual-language programs continues to grow. According to a report released by the U.S. Department of Education, 39 U.S. states offered some type of dual-language education during the 2012-13 school year, with Spanish-English and Chinese-English curriculums cited as the most common. Dual-language [...]

2017-06-19T15:24:42+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Blog, David Kinnear, Education, Innovation, Research|0 Comments