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FSHD Society, C-Path Gathering Trial Data on Placebo Group Patients

The FSHD Society has joined forces with the Critical Path Institute (C-Path) to facilitate the collection of data from people with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) who were given a placebo in previous clinical trials. Provided by sponsors of FSHD trials, the data will be integrated into C-Path’s Rare Disease Cures Accelerator-Data and Analytics Platform (RDCA-DAP), …

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Using data to solve society’s toughest problems

When COVID-19 first hit, scientists, politicians, charities and health bodies scrambled around trying to find out where people were catching it, how ill they were getting and how contagious it was. We needed data. Bright Data, a company that turns publicly available web data into structured data sets for businesses, suddenly realized it was able …

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Sophie Wessex is greeted by pupils during the Royal Agricultural Society Show in Cowes

After her visit to the Chelsea Flower show in London yesterday, Sophie Wessex was obviously inspired to continue to floral them as she visited Cowes this morning. The Countess, 57, joined Prince Edward, 58, on the Isle of Wight for the Royal Agricultural Society Show’s’ Education Day, which is organized yearly for local schoolchildren. The …

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Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Announces Podium and Poster Presentations at the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. DEVON, Pa., May 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZYNE), the leader in innovative pharmaceutically-produced transdermal cannabinoid therapies for rare and near-rare neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced an oral podium presentation and a poster presentation at the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting (ASCP 2022), being held May 31 …

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SD State Historical Society’s third Pioneer Girl Project installment selected for Association of University Presses Scholarly Typographic award

The South Dakota State Historical Society’s third Pioneer Girl Project installment, “Pioneer Girl: The Revised Texts” written by Laura Ingalls Wilder and edited by Nancy Tystad Koupal, has been selected for the Association of University Presses Scholarly Typographic award. The annual AUPresses Book, Jacket and Journal Show, is in its 57th year of honoring academic …

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Johnny-Depp-Amber Heard case: Should a society amuse itself with TikToks about trauma?

In 2014, a delightful film written and directed by Rajat Kapoor, Ankhon Dekhi, introduced the world to Raje Bauji. The movie opens with Bauji, played by Sanjay Mishra, recounting a recurring dream where he’s flying. Coasting through the sky like a bird, the breeze brushing his face by him and the wind whistling in his …

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‘If you drink wine and are not a member of this society, you’re making a mistake’

Over 176,500 wine drinkers in this country (and counting) do at least part of their shopping at The Wine Society. Unglamorously headquartered in Stevenage (you can see its big warehouses on the left from the windows of trains heading north on the East Coast line), the 147-year-old mutual is an institution: a trusted place from …

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Engineering Your Career, Part 3: Professional Societies and Community Groups

Engineers who invest time and energy in professional associations and community groups will quickly find that those investments pay dividends in terms of building networks of engineers and design professionals and staying technically relevant. Both of these can be critical to an engineer’s career success. Investing in Your Profession and Community When you join a …

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