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Optimal Reading Services Group, Inc. Receives Investment from Health Evolution Partners

... radiology groups, announced today that the Health evolution Partners Growth Fund has made a substantial ... medical imaging, and this investment from Health evolution Partners enhances our vision and strategy," ... to our capabilities by providing access to Health evolution Partners' unique market knowledge. Our ...

Chromosome breakpoints contribute to genetic variation

... results demonstrate that chromosome breakage in evolution is non-random and that the breakpoint regions and ... within the breakpoint regions contribute to the evolution of an organism's genome, Lewin said. Breakages ... said. (The chromosome analysis was facilitated by evolution Highway, a powerful software tool developed in ...

Codexis Names Lori Giver VP Systems Biology

... is a widely-respected researcher in the directed evolution of genes and proteins. She joined Codexis in ... to her most recent position as Senior Director, evolution Technology. She received a bachelor's ... Bloomington , where she focused on the directed evolution of nucleic acids with Dr. Andrew Ellington. Dr. ...

GenOdyssee Receives Broad Product Applications Protection in EU for Founding Natural Evolution Technology

... Patent Application Covering Its Core Natural evolution Technology Invented in 2002, and Received ... The company pioneered the vision that natural evolution has created in the general population superior ... The company pioneered the vision that natural evolution has led to the generation in the ...

Use it or lose it? Researchers investigate the dispensability of our DNA

... have delved into this mystery and found that evolution has actively kept them in our genome. Before ... hundreds of millions of years of independent evolution separates them. Other evidence has suggested ... all changes to these regions are picked up by evolution and swept out of the population. "Perhaps our ...

Molecular sleuths track evolution through the ribosome

... of that tree are "molecular fossils" of the early evolution of protein synthesis. The new analysis, from ... study. Woese was the first to look for signs of evolution in the ribosome, where genetic information is ... translation had to be well developed when the evolution of modern cells started," said Illinois chemistry ...

Scientists fix bugs in our understanding of evolution

... errors and provides accurate insights into the evolution of DNA and protein sequences. The results challenge our understanding of how evolution happens and suggest that sequence turnover is ... between species and the course and mechanism of evolution by comparing genetic sequences," says Nick ...

Researchers Document Rapid, Dramatic 'Reverse Evolution' in the Threespine Stickleback Fish

... Lake Washington SEATTLE, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- evolution is supposed to inch forward over eons, but ... are not many documented examples of reverse evolution in nature," said senior author Catherine "Katie" ... that the most likely cause of this reverse evolution in the sticklebacks is from the higher levels of ...

GEN Joins Charles Darwin 2009 Celebration

... the publication of the Origin of Species, which laid out the theory of evolution by means of natural selection in exquisite detail. Universities, academic ... on the genes that control animal body patterns and play major roles in the evolution of animal diversity. This field of study is known as evolutionary ...

McGraw-Hill Higher Education Introduces New Introductory Level Biology Content

... approach to biology, including a focus on genetics, with an emphasis on evolution and biological diversity. The writing style is clear and engaging and the ... a biology teacher at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan. "Keeping evolution at the forefront with up-to-date examples of adaptations and ...

Nurtur(TM) Selects CaseNET to Enable Integrated Health and Life Management Capabilities

... integrate our specific processes while supporting the continuing evolution of our company as well as the changing needs of the healthcare industry." ... serving its members and is expanding its care management offerings through evolution and acquisition," said Bret Siarkowski, Founder and CTO for CaseNET. ...

Honey bee invaders exploit the genetic resources of their predecessors

... for them to mix with, he said. Now we can say we have a signature for evolution in the genome. While the researchers do not yet know how these European ... finding, the researchers also discovered a genome-wide signature of evolution associated with the ancient expansion of honey bees from Africa into ...

ExonHit Gets Regulatory Approval to Initiate a Phase 2 Clinical Trial for EHT 0202 in Alzheimer's Disease

... will not only provide symptomatic relief but also modify the disease's evolution by slowing or even stopping its underlying neurodegenerative process." ... of APP (Amyloid Precursor Protein), which plays a pivotal role in the evolution of Alzheimer's disease, towards a normal route. The Phase 2 trial for EHT ...

Evolution in the nanoworld

... which start as random mixtures, demonstrates a fundamental step in the evolution of life. The organization is activated by instructions which are built-in ... the first time, direct insight into fundamental steps of the biological evolution from inanimate molecules to living entities. The resulting nanostructures ...

New angle on gecko research

... natural environment as well as in the lab. Insights gained through basic research assist them in designing experiments through an appreciation of how evolution has crafted its own solutions to complex problems. The goal of Russell's research is to try to understand this complex traction system and to ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces launch of Quill SRS product codes for laparoscopic gynecology procedures

... patient series that had grown to 150 patients reviewed to that date. "Bidirectional barbed sutures greatly facilitate laparoscopic suturing. Further evolution and incorporation of this suture material into clinical practice seems inevitable," said Dr. Einarsson. "Quill SRS helps surgeons overcome one of ...

Model predicts evolution of Mediterranean landscape following fires

... to transitional woodland (with pines, juniper and some Holm oaks) and finally to a Holm oak forest over a period of around 100 years. However, this evolution may be affected by a range of factors. The results show, for example, that if the ground is dry, or there is a lack of Holm oak acorns, a burned ...

Novavax Announces Appointment of John J. Trizzino as Senior Vice President, International and Government Alliances

... footprint both here in the US and in the international markets. This is an important new position for our Company and is reflective of the continued evolution of Novavax in the vaccine space. John brings a unique blend of skills in vaccine product positioning strategy, government relations, and commercial ...

University of Florida Shands Cancer Center Selects OnCore(r) to Support its Collaborative Research Goals

... interact on many fronts, making significant contributions to the development of shared best practices and providing direction in the continuous evolution of OnCore. "It's a true pleasure to welcome the Shands Cancer Center into the OnCore community" said Srini Kalluri, president and CEO ...

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

... Fiberoptic Instruments II-13 Video Endoscopes II-13 Video Endoscopes or Fiberoptics: Which One Offers a Better Solution II-13 evolution of Endoscopes II-13 Modern Endoscopes II-14 Drawbacks of Endoscopic Surgery II-15 Types of Endoscopes II-15 Laparoscope II-15 ...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

... prophylaxis, we believe it is critically important to look beyond the swine flu strain originally found to be circulating. We must anticipate its evolution and prepare for mutant strains to appear from remote regions of the globe. Those mutant strains of the virus could possess virulence and other ...

CSOFT Announces Introduction of L10NPRO 3.0 at 6th Annual Worldwide Summit in Beijing

... the TMS space by offering the use of L10NPRO for free so our customers can save significant costs. Entrepreneurial thinking is the catalyst for evolution and the launch of L10NPRO 3.0 is yet another example of how CSOFT is the industry leader in providing creative solutions. By putting our clients ...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

... food. In the microorganisms, says Pilpel, 'evolution over many generations replaces conditioned learning, but the end result is similar.' 'In both evolution and learning,' says Mitchell, 'the organism adapts its responses to environmental cues, improving its ability to survive.' Romano: 'This is not a ...

Insmed CEO Resigns Due to Health Concerns

... uninterrupted with the continued assistance of Insmed's financial advisor, RBC Capital Markets. "Geoff Allan has played a critical role in the evolution of Insmed from its inception, navigating the Company through the various challenges and uncertainties frequently encountered within the biotech ...

'Designer molecules' being developed to fight disease

... we have developed a novel method to revolutionise the way in which we produce these designer protein drugs. In principle this method mimics natural evolution to make new proteins but over a shorter timescale. Instead of taking millions of years, we can create new proteins in just a few weeks." She said: ...

Microsoft Signs Agreement With Merck & Co. Inc. to Acquire Assets of Rosetta Biosoftware, Strengthening Position in Life Sciences Industry

... will become a customer of the Microsoft Amalga Life Sciences 2009 platform and also will provide strategic input to Microsoft on the direction and evolution of new solutions incorporating Rosetta Biosoftware technologies. The software platform will help drive improvements in Merck's already advanced ...

Elsevier Launches Ten New eBook Specialty Collections on MD Consult

... By the end of 2009, more than 400 new specialty titles will be available as part of MD Consult eBook Specialty Collections, contributing to the evolution of the MD Consult platform into the most comprehensive and authoritative resource for medical information in all medical specialties. About MD ...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Highlights

... study and the potential to see viral load reduction with a favorable tolerability profile at the higher dose; and (vi) expectations regarding the evolution of the market for HCV therapies. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause ...

Spherix Incorporated Announces the Death of A. Paul Cox, Jr., Chairman of the Board

... 2009-2010 term. "All of us at Spherix mourn the loss of our chairman, Paul Cox, whose leadership has been invaluable during Spherix's period of evolution over the past several years," said Dr. Claire L. Kruger, Spherix's CEO. "Paul's outstanding guidance will be sorely missed." About Spherix ...

Fitting pieces for biosensors

... molecule from a huge pool of 10 million x 100 million nucleic acids with different sequences. This selection method is called SELEX (Systematic evolution of Ligands by EXponential enrichment). SELEX is an evolutionary process performed in a 'test tube' (in vitro). Therefore the use of animals, plants ...

Intercell Announces European Approval of New Vaccine, IXIARO(R), to Prevent Japanese Encephalitis

... authorization in all 27 member states as well as Norway and Iceland. "The European approval of IXIARO marks a crucial milestone in Intercell's evolution as one of the leading independent vaccine development companies with a vaccine marketed," said Intercell's Chief Executive Officer Gerd Zettlmeissl. ...

TrueVision Adds 3D Flat Panel Displays to its Visualization Platform for Refractive-Cataract Surgery

... TrueVision's appeal for prospective customers that have been constrained by small operating rooms. 3D flat panels are just another step in the rapid evolution of our platform." said CEO Forrest Fleming. All systems include the patented TrueVision 3D Image Capture Module that attaches to the ...

DNA duplication: A mechanism for 'survival of the fittest'

... in comparative genome studies and their extensive database, they were able to make a very precise dating of the duplications on the basis of standard evolution trees. This indicated that, in all of the plants under study, the most recent genome duplication occurred some 65 million years ago - thus, at the ...

NanoLogix Adds Noted Journalist Bill Scanlon to Provide Media Relations

... journalist Bill Scanlon has joined the company to coordinate publicity in advance of major news. Scanlon's addition to the staff marks a significant evolution in the company's information flow to investors and media, and will aid in the introduction of the public to NanoLogix products. Bill Scanlon ...

RainDance Technologies Reviews Opportunities for Growth at Cowen Health Care Conference

... technology in enzymatic detection of cell surface markers, sorting based on secreted proteins from cells, immunoassays, qPCR, and enzyme-directed evolution for industrial and biofuel applications," he said. "These studies highlight the potential of our RainStorm technology to become a true platform ...

Frost & Sullivan Lauds BioTrove for Providing Research-Enabling Life Sciences and Drug Discovery Technologies

... RF-MS is routinely used in many applications including the high-throughput screening of previously intractable drug targets, ADME assays and directed evolution studies. About Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and ...

Increasing Economic and Business Risks Will Transform the Global Life Sciences Industry

... services put the DTT member firms in a unique position to help clients. Member firm LSHC professionals work with their clients to help them shape the evolution of the industry. These professionals can help companies in their efforts to bring discoveries to life and improve the quality of care while they ...

NeoGenomics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

... of our incremental revenue into sales and marketing initiatives. Indeed, we believe we have now concluded the most difficult part of our corporate evolution and are very much looking forward to Phase II of the Company's development, which we expect will begin with robust and profitable growth in 2009." ...

ExonHit Therapeutics Invested Strongly in 2008 for Pivotal 2009 Results

... of interest rates over 2008 leads to lower financial gains in 2008 at EUR 0.9 million versus EUR 1.3 million in 2007. Nonetheless, the favorable evolution of the euro/dollars exchange rate between the two years has led to a currency rate gain of EUR 0.02 million during 2008, compared to a loss of EUR ...

invivodata and PRO Consulting to Present at International Industry Events

... Association of Clinical Data Management (ACDM) Annual Meeting (8-9 March 2009 in Northamptonshire, UK). invivodata's Adam Wood will present "ePRO evolution and its impact on Clinical Data Management". Drug Information Association (DIA) Annual EuroMeeting (23-25 March 2009 in ...
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