Month: April 2020

Junshi Biosciences Announces Acceptance of a Supplemental NDA in China for Toripalimab in Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

SHANGHAI, China, April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Junshi Biosciences (HKEX: 1877), a leading innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies, today announced that the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has accepted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for toripalimab as a treatment for patients with recurrent/metastatic nasopharyngeal […]

Philips Annual General Meeting of Shareholders approves all proposals

April 30, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announced that today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (2020 AGM) has approved the appointment of Feike Sijbesma and Peter Löscher and the re-appointment of Neelam Dhawan as members of the Supervisory Board. The other proposals voted on at the AGM were also adopted. Philips […]

Nature Publication Highlights New ‘Blueprint’ Revealing How SARS-CoV-2 Hijacks Human Cells; Points to Drugs With Potential to Fight COVID-19 and a Drug That Aids Its Infectious Growth

Led by UCSF Quantitative Biosciences Institute Director, Nevan Krogan, PhD, international effort including researchers from UCSF, Gladstone Institutes, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Institut Pasteur unveils promising compounds for clinical testing SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — An international team of more than 120 scientists has detailed the impact […]

Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) Announces Virginia Tech as the 2020 Future Technologies Symposium Winner

The Symposium will take place on May 15 during the 2020 OCP Virtual Summit AUSTIN, Texas, April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP), a collaborative community focused on redesigning hardware technology to efficiently support the growing demands on compute infrastructure, announces today that Virginia Tech is the winner of the […]

CariClub in Partnership With Charity Navigator Announces Community Inclusion Fund to Raise $500 Million in Relief and Recovery to Communities Impacted by COVID-19

NEW YORK, April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CariClub, the professional network for social impact, in partnership with Charity Navigator is pleased to announce the launch of the Community Inclusion Fund, a new charitable campaign to help vulnerable communities that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 – particularly those of color. CariClub has also engaged […]

Coronavirus to Spark Record Drops in Energy Demand, Report Finds

Economic lockdowns imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic may spark record cuts in global energy demand and carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.  The Paris-based IEA said in a report released Thursday that world energy demand could drop by 6% this year because of stay-at-home orders and other travel […]

NASA Awards US Companies Contracts for Human Moon Landing

The U.S. space agency NASA has awarded contracts to three American companies to develop spacecraft to land humans on the moon by 2024.  In a remote news conference Thursday, NASA announced it had selected Blue Origin, the space exploration company owned by Jeff Bezos, owner of The Washington Post, and owner and founder of Amazon; Dynetics, […]

NASCAR to Resume Season May 17 with 7 Races in 10 Days

NASCAR announced Thursday that it will resume its season without fans starting May 17 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina with the premier Cup Series racing three more times in a 10-day span.   NASCAR joins the UFC as the first major sports organizations to announce specific return to play plans since the coronavirus pandemic shut […]

This Time, Pence Wears Mask as He Tours Indiana Plant

This time, he wore a mask.  Vice President Mike Pence donned a face covering Thursday as he toured a General Motors/Ventec ventilator production facility in Indiana after coming under fire for failing to wear one earlier this week in violation of Mayo Clinic policy.  The facility in Kokomo had been closed because of the coronavirus […]