Navigation Links

Biology News

Ten Members of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Appointed to Forensic Science Standards Board (FSSB)

7/10/2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. , June 27, 2014  The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) announces that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Justice have appointed 10 of its academic research and forensic science expert members to the Forensic Science Standards Board (FSSB).  The Board is an element of the NIST's Organizatio... [Comments]

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. and Certain Officers - PVCT

7/10/2014
NEW YORK , June 27, 2014  Pomerantz LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Provectus" or the "Company")(NYSE-MKT: PVCT) and certain of its officers.  The class action, filed in United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee , Nashville Division, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who... [Comments]

NASDAQ Sets Ex-Dividend Date for Aware, Inc.'s Special Cash Dividend of $1.75 Per Share

7/10/2014
BEDFORD, Mass. , June 30, 2014  Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE ), a leading supplier of biometrics software and services, previously announced on June 26, 2014 that its Board of Directors had declared a special cash dividend of $1.75 per share, or approximately $40 million in total.  The Board established a record date of July 10, 2014 and a payment date of July 24, 2014... [Comments]

Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th

7/10/2014
CORAL SPRINGS, Florida , July 1, 2014 Smart technology emphasis grows in biometrics sector as smart wallets pave way for convenience and improved security: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY ), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG ), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ), Visa Inc. (NYSE: V ) and MasterCard Corporation (NYSE: MA) NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biome... [Comments]

Biology Technology

Injectable Contraceptive Launched in Burkina Faso to Expand Choice and Address Unmet Need

7/10/2014
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Women in the West African nation, Burkina Faso, today have access to an additional family planning option. Sayana® Press has the potential to increase access to contraception at all levels of the health system and in communities by combining a lower-dose formulation of a widely used contraceptive—Pfizer’s Depo-Provera® (depot medroxy... [Comments]

Novel Ms Techniques Speed Detection of Biopharmaceutical Product and Process Impurities, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

7/10/2014
Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Product and process impurities in biopharmaceuticals are often present in very low abundance and are often “lost in the noise,” making their analyses quite challenging and time-consuming. Join presenters Dr. Rowel Tobias, Senior Scientist, Protein Chemistry at ABC Laboratories, and Dr. John Anders, Head of Quality at Nanotherapeutics, Inc., to lear a... [Comments]

DKV Sponsors Forum on Commercialising Longevity Research; Brings Together Scientists, Investors, Entrepreneurs and Celebrities

7/10/2014
London, UK (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Deep Knowledge Ventures last week sponsored the inaugural 21st Century Medicine Forum on ‘Commercialising Longevity Research’ and welcomed a host of London-based investors, scientists and entrepreneurs to the London Bioscience Innovation Center for the event, organised by the UK’s Biogerontology Research Foundation and Aging Analytics Ltd. The meeting highli... [Comments]

Leader in Ion Channel Research Announces Newly Validated and Re-Engineered Cells

7/10/2014
Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Understanding the need for better quality and higher consistency in ion channel-expressing cell lines, and the gap that currently exists in this area, ChanTest has recently developed new cells that expand its industry-leading portfolio of validated ion channel and GPCR cell lines. ChanTest’s research focuses on ion channel-expressing cell lines, as ion... [Comments]

Medicine News

Paul McCartney Tickets for San Diego: Ticketability.com Announces Discounted Tickets for McCartney’s Tour Stop at Petco Park on September 28

7/10/2014
Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Ticketability.com has a wide array of tickets for the successful “Out There Tour,” and now Paul McCartney tickets for San Diego are being added to the inventory. The star has not toured in San Diego since 1976, and the newly added September 28 show is drawing a great deal of attention from California fans. Click Here to view the selection of dis... [Comments]

Alzheimer's Association International Conference Convenes in Copenhagen, July 13-17, 2014

7/10/2014
Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Thousands of researchers from more than 60 countries will gather in Copenhagen this July 13-17 to reveal the latest study results, theories and discoveries bringing the world closer to breakthroughs in dementia science. The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) is the world’s largest conference of its kind. As part of the Alzheimer... [Comments]

Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety to Double Compensation for Displaced Factory Workers; Members Vote to Extend Wage Benefits from Two to up to Four Months

7/10/2014
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 One week ahead of its annual Board meeting, the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety announced today it will extend compensation benefits to workers from two months’ to up to four months’ wages for workers displaced as a result of factory remediation, effective immediately. To date, Alliance inspections have resulted in the closure of five factor... [Comments]

Register to Download Merrill DataSite's Report: Capitalizing on the Shifting Sands of the Energy Market

7/10/2014
New York, US (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Register to download the report here: http://bit.ly/1vU0YuV . Merrill DataSite recently streamed the live webinar ‘Capitalizing on the Shifting Sands of the Energy Market’ featuring a discussion from a group of several M&A experts in the energy sector to discuss what they are seeing in the broader energy transaction marketplace. These experts share... [Comments]

Medicine Technology

University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

7/10/2014
CLEVELAND , July 10, 2014  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a three-year grant to University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center totaling $4.7 million to support a new national model aimed at improving care for patients with complex cancer. Titled "Evidence-Conformant Oncology Care," the project will test a unique... [Comments]

Breg Introduces Knee Brace to Help Runners with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

7/10/2014
CARLSBAD, Calif. , July 10, 2014  Breg, Inc., a premier provider of sports medicine products and services, has launched the FreeRunner™ knee brace with new innovations to help people, particularly runners, who suffer from patella mal-tracking return to active lifestyles.  FreeRunner's patent-pending design acts on knee anatomy differently than other braces, prov... [Comments]

ISSI Announces Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Conference Call

7/10/2014
MILPITAS, Calif. , July 10, 2014 Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISSI ), a leader in advanced memory and analog IC solutions, today announced that it will host its earnings conference call on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time (10:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the Company's financial results for the fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 30, 2014.... [Comments]

ResMed To Announce Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year-End 2014 Results

7/10/2014
SAN DIEGO , July 10, 2014  RESMED INC. (NYSE: RMD ) today announced that it will report its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2014 results on Thursday, July 31, 2014, after the New York Stock Exchange market close. A press release with ResMed's results will be issued after 1:00 p.m. US Pacific Time and the company will host a webcast to discuss operating resu... [Comments]

(Date:7/10/2014)... even improve the state of fisheries resources in ... Mediterranean has deteriorated over the past 20 years. ... reported in the Cell Press journal Current ... stringent monitoring of Mediterranean fishing activities, better enforcement ... Mediterranean waters. , Their data show that the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... The Marshall Institute for Interdisciplinary Research (MIIR) and ... Medicine today announced they will be partnering with ... drugs. , Under the agreement with Shanghai-based HD ... the costs and risks of discovery and development ... own any intellectual property and commercialization rights to ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... company housed at NJIT,s business incubator, received a $1.4 ... surgeons will use to staunch bleeding during brain surgery. ... site, and the natural bio-polymer solutions in the gel ... 30 seconds. , The gel can shorten an ... into less time for the patient,s skull to be ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Mediterranean fish stocks show steady decline 2Marshall University to partner with international company in drug development venture 2A start-up at NJIT develops bleeding-control gel for brain surgery 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most professional ... to return to the game, a new study finds. ... players, but their rate of return after surgery to ... explained. The new study included 60 players who ... had this procedure successfully returned to play, defined as ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 10, ... hot flashes that often accompany menopause, new research suggests. ... of menopausal women, said Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, an assistant professor ... School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York ... hot flashes a day, and she added that hot flashes ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... of 10 adults make use of calorie information on menus, ... according to a new U.S. study. Women in particular ... Hee Lee-Kwan, an epidemiologist with the U.S. Centers for Disease ... they used menu labeling to help choose their meal, compared ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... issues ranging from child abuse to urban street violence, ... Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA) at the Loews ... hosting the prestigious world meeting, which is held every ... to be bringing together leading scholars from more than ... about the causes, consequences and solutions to aggressive behavior," ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... the top public health concerns in the United States, ... obese as of 2012. As health problems such as ... Twitter to discuss the problem. , A new study, ... the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, ... to track Twitter conversations about the issue of overweight ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Shoulder Surgery Gets NFL Players Back in the Game 2Health News:Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds 2Health News:Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds 3Health News:60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC 2Health News:60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC 3Health News:Georgia State hosts national conference on aggression 2Health News:Georgia State hosts national conference on aggression 3Health News:Study looks at how Twitter can be used to address specific health issues 2