InnovationXLab Summit brings industry, national laboratories together around artificial intelligence

The recent InnovationXLab℠ Summit on AI raised the profile of the national laboratories’ work in AI and forged new partnerships between industry and the national labs.

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NEARLY $40,000 RAISED FOR SKIN CANCER PREVENTION AND DETECTION THROUGH “SKIN CANCER, TAKE A HIKE!™”

This fall, a group of skin cancer advocates and their families and friends in both Chicago and Phoenix hiked three miles to say “Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!” Together, they raised nearly $40,000 for SPOT Skin Cancer™ benefiting the American Academy of Dermatology’s skin cancer prevention and detection programs, including free skin cancer screenings, sunscreen dispensers, and permanent shade structures in outdoor spaces where children learn and play.

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Flu Season Returns: Protect Yourself Now

Cases of the flu are already on the rise around the nation as flu season begins. Johns Hopkins Medicine experts say now is the time to fight against the flu as the number of people getting sick from the potentially life-threatening virus will increase in the coming months. Doctors recommend everyone 6 months and older get the flu vaccine each year to prevent the virus or reduce the seriousness if you do get sick.

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Surface smarts

Chih-hung Chang, professor of chemical engineering at Oregon State University, manipulates nanostructure materials for a variety of applications, including more efficient solar cells; wearable technology that monitors health and warns of environmental dangers; and nanoparticle inks that print components of electric circuits, such as conductors, semiconductors, and insulators.

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