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Research shows impact of soft drinks in meal planning

New research by academics in the University of Bristol's Nutrition and Behaviour Unit (NBU) has looked into whether we take liquid calories into account when planning meals. The research, to be presented at the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior Conference (SSIB 2014) in Seattle, USA this week [29 July to 2 August], argues that we do. The team was led by Professor Jeff Brunstr... [Comments]

SPIE launches Neurophotonics journal with special section on BRAIN Initiative

BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA The advanced optical methods and applications for imaging and manipulation of the brain that are driving a revolution in the neurosciences were the inspiration behind Neurophotonics , a new peer-reviewed journal published by SPIE, the international society for... [Comments]SPIE launches Neurophotonics journal with special section on BRAIN Initiative

Huge waves measured for first time in Arctic Ocean

As the climate warms and sea ice retreats, the North is changing. An ice-covered expanse now has a season of increasingly open water which is predicted to extend across the whole Arctic Ocean before the middle of this century. Storms thus have the potential to create Arctic swell huge waves that could add a new and unpredictable element to the region. A University of Washington researcher... [Comments]

Underwater elephants

In the high-tech world of science, researchers sometimes need to get back to basics. UC Santa Barbara's Douglas McCauley did just that to study the impacts of the bumphead parrotfish ( Bolbometopon muricatum ) on coral reef ecosystems at two remote locations in the central Pacific Ocean. ... [Comments]Underwater elephants

Biology Technology

NCERC at SIUE Researcher Takes Stage at Department of Energy Conference

Edwardsville, IL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 NCERC at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville researcher Dr. Arun Athmanathan will present his findings on corn stover pretreatment methods at a U.S. Department of Energy conference this week in Washington, D.C. “Arun’s selection for presentation at high-profile Department of Energy conference is a testament to the success of our postdoctoral... [Comments]

USDA Grant Funds Second Phase of Bio-Energy Research Community Economic Development in CT

East Hartford, CT (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), a non-profit economic development organization based in East Hartford, Conn., was awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) to work on Phase II of a project that will determine the feasibility of implementing an alternative fuels facility in rural north-central Connecticut. USDA Rural D... [Comments]

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Awards Vala Sciences a Second ToxCast Contract

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Vala Sciences was recently awarded a second contract from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This new contract was awarded for the company’s expertise in developmental toxicity models, including tests designed to assess the effect of chemical compounds on neuron formation and the formation of connections between neurons (synapses), which are... [Comments]

Weighing Boat Promotion Now Available at, Major Pipette Distributor

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Adding to their already extensive selection of promotions, announced their weighing boat special – Buy 2 of any Weighing Boats or Dishes and Get 1 free. This promotion will benefit lab technicians looking for durable and reliable weighing products to expedite their work. Weighing boats are ideal for multiple applications including weighing l... [Comments]

Medicine News

Strangers Come Together to Form Diabetes Website: Real Messages of Hope and Inspiration

Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Diabetes Daily Grind had its beginnings in Oklahoma City, but it’s Founders, Amber Clour and Ryan Fightmaster hope to gain attention for the website on a worldwide level. Officially launched on July 26th of this year, Clour and Fightmaster started this website to provide real support for others living the diabetic life. By sharing stories on t... [Comments]

CRA Awarded Network Infrastructure Contract for Large Global Bank

New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Computer Resources of America, Inc. (CRA), an award-winning managed IT solutions firm based in New York City, has been awarded the contract to rewire the network cabling infrastructure for the midtown headquarters of a large global bank. The bank is a global leader in corporate and investment banking. Chico Ramnarayan, CEO of CRA said, “Being awarded th... [Comments]

Single Women Motorcycle Riders In Rapid Increase

Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 An interesting fact about motorcyclists was recently revealed by an online dating community where motorcycle enthusiasts congregate, . The number and ratio of women members on the site that were revealed by BikerKiss indicate that women motorcycle riders have been in a rapid increase in the past 3 years. Members on BikerKiss ar... [Comments]

Yeast Infection No More Book Review Exposes Linda Allen's Guide for Treating Yeast Infection –

Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 According to the Yeast Infection No More book review recently updated by, this is a comprehensive guide that will help candida sufferers get rid of their yeast infection quickly within a few weeks. This book uncovers to readers the truth about yeast infection and the real cause of candida infection. In addition, inside this book, people will dis... [Comments]

Medicine Technology

Immune Pharmaceuticals Commences Patient Screening For Bertilimumab Phase II Clinical Trial In Bullous Pemphigoid, A Rare Auto-Immune Disease Of The Skin

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and HERZLIYA PITUACH, Israel , July 30, 2014  Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQX and NASDAQ OMX First North Premier, Stockholm : "IMNP."; "Immune" or "the Company") announces today that it has initiated the screening of patients for a Phase II proof of concept clinical trial exploring the safety and efficacy of bertilimumab in the treatment of moder... [Comments]

Microbial Identification Market Growing at 5.9% CAGR to 2019: Global Forecast in New Research Report Available at

NEW YORK , July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global microbial identification market is categorized on the basis of products, methods, applications, end users, and geographies. Genotypic technology is expected to register highest growth in the microbial identification market. This favorable growth is attributed to the decrease in consumable costs (per test) and the time required for mic... [Comments]

Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 29, 2014 Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2014. Key results include: Total revenues increased 11 percent to $5,180 million, with 8 percent product sales growth driven by strong performance across the portfolio, particularly Enbrel ® (etanercept), Kyprolis ® (carfilzomib), Prolia ®... [Comments]

Express Scripts Announces 2nd Quarter Results; Narrows 2014 Guidance Range; Maintains Mid-Point

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2014  Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX ) announced 2014 second quarter net income attributable to Express Scripts stockholders of $515.2 million, or $0.67 per diluted share.  Adjusted earnings per diluted share, as detailed in Table 4, was $1.23 for the second quarter. 1 "We are well positioned to serve our clients with scale, a... [Comments]

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