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Environmental Tectonics Corporation's Simulation Division Receives New ADMS Contract from Netherlands Institute for Safety

... Disaster Management Simulator for Aircraft Rescue fire Fighting. The contract consists of the ... train firefighters, crew commanders and airport fire officers of the Royal Netherlands Air Force. The ... this scenario are incident command and airport fire truck operation for incidents involving Apache ...

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Sets New National Standard for CO Screening by Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM)

... pulse oximetry, announced today that the National fire Protection Association (NFPA) has included Carbon ... or other approved methods. It also requires every fire department to establish Standard Operating ... blood. With the Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter, fire fighters, EMS professionals and ER clinicians can ...

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) Supports Prehospital Screening for Carbon Monoxide in the Blood

... (NAEMSE) and the International Association of fire Fighters (IAFF), who have recently issued similar recommendations that EMS and fire professionals "noninvasively screen patients for ... rapid adoption of the technology at hospitals, fire and rescue, EMT and EMS units, as well as other ...

International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Advocates Screening Fire Fighters for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Using Pulse CO-Oximetry

... believes many cardiac arrests experienced by fire fighters may be attributable ... (CO) screening using a Pulse CO-Oximeter for all fire fighters potentially exposed to CO. The IAFF, ... more than 287,000 full-time, professional fire fighters and emergency medical personnel ...

Model predicts evolution of Mediterranean landscape following fires

... types of plants develop in a Mediterranean landscape, with the role of fire included as an integral feature in Mediterranean vegetation dynamics", Ral ... making about land use in these areas. Cellular automata to represent fire "We used 'cellular automata' to represent how fires spread, bearing in ...

Novel handheld device detects anthrax with outstanding accuracy and reliability

... Ceeker and should help fuel its wider use among such first responders as fire and police departments, HazMat teams, postal services, port and airport ... authorities." John Delaney is Captain, Arlington County, Virginia fire Department and Manager, National Medical Response Team-National Capital ...

Independent U.S. Study Confirms Veritide's Ceeker(TM) Handheld Device Detects Anthrax With Outstanding Accuracy and Reliability

... Ceeker and should help fuel its wider use among such first responders as fire and police departments, HazMat teams, postal services, port and airport ... authorities." John Delaney is Captain, Arlington County, Virginia fire Department and Manager, National Medical Response Team-National Capital ...

Heart Disease: An Epidemic For Firefighters

... responders were identified for the study following an emotional report by fire Chief Steve Rolader, following the sudden death of one of his firefighters ... response to the growing awareness to issues of diet and exercise, Gwinnett fire Department has instituted exercise programs within local firehouses and ...

The MaxCyte(R) STX(TM) Scalable Transfection System to be Presented at the Rapid Fire Innovation Session at LabAutomation2009

... STX(TM) Scalable Transfection System at LabAutomation2009 in the Rapid fire Innovation Session, a joint program of the Association for Laboratory Automation (ALA) and the Laboratory Robotics Interest Group (LRIG). The Rapid fire Innovation Session showcases the latest innovations in laboratory ...

Mechanism for the in-vivo transport of siRNA

... in the cells. Finally, in the late nineties the Nobel prizewinners Andrew fire and Craig Mello established the technique of RNA interference, in which ... problems arose in the attempt to transfer the strategy used by Mello and fire to vertebrates. In particular the administration of small RNAs, known as ...

Matt Bars, a Global Expert in Smoking Cessation, Joins Next Safety as Chairman

... National Cancer Institute's "Clearing the Air" stop-smoking publication. He is also the expert consultant and director for smoking cessation for the fire Department of New York City and the co-developer of the "Tobacco Free with the New York FD" program. He is the current clinical director of the ...

Nobel Laureates to Speak at Keystone Symposia RNA Silencing Conference

... Empress Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia. This will be an opportunity to hear two Nobel Laureates within the speaker line-up. Andrew fire of Stanford University will deliver a keynote address on the evening of April 25 on "Adventures in the Small RNA-ome." On Monday morning, April 27, ...

Siemens Offers Life Science Solutions Design Guide for Consulting Engineers

... success of these efforts and will assist them in the process." As a leading provider of energy and environmental solutions, building controls, fire safety and security systems solutions, Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., makes buildings comfortable, safe, secure and less costly to operate. ...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Provides Shareholders with Update Regarding Recent Developments

... raised concerns about provisions in our debt agreements. Eastbourne has publicly supported a lawsuit brought on March 27, 2009 by the San Antonio fire & Police Pension Fund challenging debt acceleration provisions in two of our debt agreements, and Icahn is participating in that lawsuit. ...

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Announces the Inauguration of the New cGMP Continuous Processing Development Facility

... manufactures liquid propulsion systems, valves and structures for space and missile defense applications. We produce clean agent chemicals for the fire protection industry, as well as electro-chemical equipment for the water treatment industry. Our products are designed to meet customer ...

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Receives the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award Two Consecutive Years

... manufactures liquid propulsion systems, valves and structures for space and missile defense applications. We produce clean agent chemicals for the fire protection industry, as well as electro-chemical equipment for the water treatment industry. Our products are designed to meet customer ...

USP Names Matthew Heyman Vice President of External Affairs and Strategic Integration

... of public and business affairs at NIST, directing its communications activities through many high-profile projects including the federal building and fire investigation of the 9/11 World Trade Center tragedy. Previously, he was communications advisor to the deputy secretary of the Department of ...

International Drug & Explosive Detection Firm Identa Corp Releasing: Jant Pharmacal Corporation Reports Successful Market Penetration of the Accutest(R) IDenta Co-brand in the United States and Oversees

... kits and/or IDenta explosive detection kits. These agencies include drug enforcement agencies, police departments, bomb squads, SWAT teams and fire departments throughout the United States. http://www.accutestidenta.net . - Over the last 6 months, Jant Pharmacal Corporation has expanded ...

Nyer Medical Group, Inc. Reports Revenues of $71.2 Million With Net Loss of $.10 Per Share for Fiscal Year 2008

... from $16.8 million for the same period the previous fiscal year. The Company had discontinued operations which consisted of its medical segment and fire and police segment. The medical segment located in Florida was sold in June 2008. In September 2008, the medical segment located in Maine sold ...

Alkemists Sets The Bar, Becoming a 'Green' Analytical Laboratory

... over 20 metric tons of CO2 through the purchase of Forest Sequestration Offsets. Trees will be planted in the Mendocino National Forest Hunter fire Restoration Project through Green Mountain's forest sequestration partner, American Forests. "Today, it is difficult not to be aware of the ...

American Pacific to Release Financial Results and Hold Fiscal 2008 Third Quarter Investor Teleconference

... active ingredient in drug applications such as HIV, epilepsy and cancer. We also produce specialty chemicals utilized in various applications such as fire extinguishing systems, as well as manufacture water treatment equipment. Our products are designed to meet customer specifications and often must ...

Local officials move toward monitoring nanotechnologies

... an inventory of engineered nanoscale materials that are manufactured, handled, processed, or stored in the city, in cooperation with the Cambridge fire Department and the Local Emergency Planning Committee. Offer technical assistance, in collaboration with academic and nanotech sector ...

Better business decisions with real-time data

... all kinds of enterprises can suddenly have situational awareness. That is, they can quickly sense and respond and track and trace. Examples fire the imagination. Smart appliances are connected through the Internet to an electric utility that varies pricing in real-time, based on demand. As a ...

Augusta Systems Technologies Integrated into Cisco's Newly Launched Safety and Security Platform

... supports the integration and management of data from sensors and other edge devices and systems, such as environmental threat detection sensors and fire alarm systems. In addition, Augusta Systems' technologies enable the Cisco platform to feature configurable event and policy-based actions that ...

CaviWipes(R): Taking Surface Disinfection to a New Level

... neonatal units, surgical centers, isolation areas, laboratories, patient care areas, dialysis centers, dental offices, emergency vehicles, police and fire vehicles, and other critical care areas where control of cross contamination between treated surfaces is required. CaviWipes are tuberculocidal, ...

Cynosure Reports Record Revenues and Net Income for the Fourth Quarter of 2007

... offers patients an enhanced level of safety. SmartSense prevents the laser from firing once handpiece motion stops, and allows the laser to fire again once motion resumes. SmartSense is available now. -- Affirm Er handpiece expands Cynosure's Affirm workstation with a 2940 nm ...

Siemens Building Technologies Helping Companies Participate in EPA Labs21 Movement With Comprehensive Compliance Solution Strategy

... result and operational and financial performance is optimized. As a leading provider of energy and environmental solutions, building controls, fire safety and security systems solutions, Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., makes buildings comfortable, safe, secure and less costly to operate. ...

Nastech Assigns Intellectual Property Related to the Development of RNA-Based Therapeutics to its Subsidiary, MDRNA, Inc.

... patent applications related to RNA-based therapeutics that have not yet published. Nastech is also a licensee on a non-exclusive basis to fire and Mello (U.S. Patent No. 6,506,559) patents and patent applications describing the fundamental use of double-stranded RNA to induce RNA ...

Masimo Corporation Given Approval to Market the Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter in Japan

... and only technology capable of noninvasively measuring carbon monoxide (CO) levels in the blood to the Japanese market -- with 9,026 hospitals and fire and Disaster Management Agency facilities(1) and a population of more than 127 million.(2) The Masimo Rad-57 is a fast, accurate and noninvasive ...

Monsanto and Devgen Describe New Approach to Insect-Protection

... to produce higher yielding crops that can support our world's growing food, fuel, and feed needs." The 2006 Nobel Prize was awarded to Andrew fire at Stanford University and Craig Mello at University of Massachusetts for their discovery of naturally occurring RNAi processes in animals. To see a ...

New NIST mini-sensor may have biomedical and security applications

... size and costs associated with some non-invasive biomedical tests. (The body's electrical signals that make the heart contract or brain cells fire also simultaneously generate a magnetic field.) The NIST group and collaborators have used a modified version of the original sensor to detect ...

Using nanotech to make Robocops

... forces into Robocops, repelling the force of bullets in their stride. New research in carbon nanotechnology however could give those in the line of fire materials which can bounce bullets without a trace of damage. A research paper published in the Institute of Physics Nanotechnology details how ...

MichBio Expo Opens in Lansing Next Week

... MSU Union and tours of MSU campus research facilities, including the Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, Center for Advanced Microscopy, Structural fire Testing Laboratory, Radiology, and Research Technology Support Facility. (8:15 am - 12:30 pm) Lansing-Area Life Science Facilities Tours: Guided ...

Biotech Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

... gene termed vascular endothelial growth factor, or VEGF, which produces a protein that plays a critical role in angiogenesis. Andrew Z. fire and Craig C. Mello Co-recipients of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of RNA interference -- gene ...

Greeks get space-based help in wake of deadly fires

... Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) instrument aboard ESAs Envisat satellite. French and German Civil Protections active in Greece to support fire fighting teams also received the maps. These maps were used for fighting active fires across Greece, particularly those in the region of the ...

MichBio Announces Student Career Day at Michigan State University

... MSU Union and tours of MSU campus research facilities, including the Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, Center for Advanced Microscopy, Structural fire Testing Laboratory, Radiology, and Research Technology Support Facility. Capacity for the event is 300 students, teachers/chaperones, ...

IT wildfires

... results. If youre particularly unlucky, the next fire will burn through before you and your ... where it cant be avoided. Barbecue vs. forest fire Most organizations have people who are good ... than waiting for rescue in most cases. Buying fire trucks vs. fighting fires Many organizations ...

Drug-delivery patch wins at UW business-plan competition

... are with lights in a mask since in a big fire you cant see anything else. Video or projected ... Burke. They've worked closely with the Madison fire department, and soon plan a trip to Phoenix, Arizona. "They're one of the most innovative fire departments in the country," O'Brien said. "They ...

IT application streamlines fire fighting

... Green Bay, Wis. - The Green Bay fire Department has been using the FireRMS records ... wasn't implemented very well in our department," fire Chief Jeff Stauber said. "It had more features ... trained on, and FireRMS is much easier for the fire fighter and ...
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