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VIASPACE Pursuing Renewable Energy Business in Asia

... generated strong interest in Asia for Giant King grass as a dedicated renewable energy crop for energy ... renewable energy. The potential for Giant King grass as biomass for power plants is substantial in ... regions of the world. Furthermore, Giant King grass can also be used to make liquid biofuels, such as ...

VIASPACE Plants Biofuel & Animal Feed Grass and Signs Land Lease in China

... of its proprietary fast-growing China Giant King grass near the IPA factory in Guangdong province in China. Giant King grass is a natural hybrid perennial grass which is propagated from seedlings rather than ...

Stallergenes: Launch of a Phase III Clinical Trial in Adults for Oralair(R) Grasses in the United States Operating Income Expected to Remain Stable in 2009

... treatment of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis to grass pollens in adults. The aim of the study, which ... It contains a mix of five standardized grass pollens, mimicking patients' natural exposure: perennial rye grass (Lolium perenne), meadow grass (Poa pratensis), ...

Stallergenes Inaugurates the Biggest Pharmaceutical Allergen Production Unit in the World

... in allergic rhino-conjunctivitis caused by grass pollen for patients with moderate to severe ... Grasses contains a mix of five standardised grass allergens, mimicking patients' natural exposure: perennial rye grass (Lolium perenne), ...

Ceres Trials Energy Crops at Georgia Biofuel Facility

... and logistical attributes of non-food, low-carbon grass species in the production of cellulosic biofuels. These grass species have a number of advantages: they have ... to their area," she said. Rath noted that grass crops appear to be well suited to both ...

Stallergenes : Sublingual Desensitisation Tablets Oralair Grasses Approved in Germany

... capture the forthcoming prescription period for grass pollen desensitisation in both indications. ... efficacy in allergic rhino-conjunctivitis to grass pollen in the first season, throughout the pollen ... Grasses contains a mix of 5 standardised grass allergens: perennial ...

VIASPACE Inc. Alternative Energy Business Covered in Research Report

... to focus on a renewable, green source of energy - a fast-growing grass for biofuels - and clean energy - fuel cell cartridges and a portfolio of ... Kukkonen reiterated that the Company is now growing Giant King grass in China and plans to initially sell to the animal feed market and later ...

Scientists publish complete genetic blueprint of key biofuels crop

... template genome to which the code of the other important biofuel feedstock grass genomes--switchgrass, Miscanthus, and sugarcane--will be compared," said ... Officer of Mendel Biotechnology. Sorghum's is only the second grass genome to be completely sequenced to date, after rice. With approximately ...

Persistent Vaccination Effect of GRAZAX(R) After Completion of Treatment

... study (GT-08) with GRAZAX(R), the company's tablet-based vaccine against grass pollen allergy. The clinical study documents that the effect of GRAZAX(R) ... positive effect on the immune system indicating a lasting tolerance to grass pollen. During the first year after completion of treatment, ...

Dow AgroSciences, Monsanto Complete U.S. and Canadian Regulatory Authorizations for SmartStax Corn; Plans Set to Launch Seed Platform on 3 Million- to 4 Million-Plus Acres

... YieldGard VT Rootworm/RR2 technology with Dow AgroSciences' HERCULEX((R)) RW Insect Protection technology. Broad spectrum weed and grass control: bringing together Monsanto's Roundup Ready((R)) 2 technology with Bayer CropScience's Liberty Link((R)) herbicide tolerance. ...

Stanford researchers find a quicker, cheaper way to sort isotopes

... Whether it's the summer grass that tickles your feet or the red Bordeaux smacking on your palette, nearly every part of the world around you carries special chemical markers. ...

International science consortium publishes analysis of domestic cattle genome sequence

... digestion, reproduction and lactation. For instance, researchers think some of these changes may explain the unique ability of cattle to convert grass and other low-energy food sources into high-energy muscle, fat and milk. Segmental duplications in the domestic cattle genome have also resulted ...

Moleac Named Singapore Entrepreneurial Company of the Year at the Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Healthcare Awards

... and absence of side effects. It currently reaches out to patients in over 25 countries. Contact details: Chan Yiu Lin Greener grass Communications Mobile: +65-9-7655897 Email: yiulin@greenergrass.com.sg news@moleac.net ...

AV-1011 Bird Repellent to Protect Rice Seed Approved for Use in Louisiana and Missouri

... technologies. In addition to Avipel(R) for crop protection, Arkion's patented formulations of anthraquinone effectively repel geese from turf grass with FlightControl(R) Plus and birds from structures through Airepel(R) Humane Bird Management. Arkion(R) Life Sciences LLC, based in New ...

VIASPACE Granted US Patent

... a public company in 2005. VIASPACE focuses on clean and alternative energy including disposable fuel cell cartridges, and a proprietary fast-growing grass as a feedstock for biofuels and for animal feed. For more information, please see www.VIASPACE.com or contact Dr. Jan Vandersande, Director of ...

New Trade Association Formed for North America Camelina Industry

... herbicide has received registration for use on Camelina Sativa . Poast is a selective, broad-spectrum, post-emergence herbicide for the control of grass weeds that will provide a new, effective option for weed control in camelina production. Limited Camelina Meal Approval. Approval from ...

Integrated Prevention Demonstration Campaign Launched in Western Kenya to Fight HIV, Malaria and Diarrhoeal Disease

... around the world, helping them to improve their social, economic and environmental conditions. CHF International's success is based on involving grass roots communities in every stage of the relief to development process. Contact: Peter Cleary, Communications Director, Vestergaard ...

Performance Plants Establishes U.S. Biofuels Facility

... providing new income opportunities on land less suitable for major food crops. Target crops include some highly productive annual and perennial and grass species such as sorghum, switchgrass and Miscanthus. Our goal is to provide economically viable feedstocks for alternative energy ventures throughout ...

Monsanto Company and Mendel Biotechnology Announce Cellulosic Biofuels Collaboration

... and canola. In this new collaboration, the two companies will apply Monsanto's expertise in crop testing, breeding and seed production to perennial grass seed varieties Mendel is developing for use in biofuels and other commercial applications. "Mendel sees a bright future for second generation ...

LPGA Pro, Jill McGill, Encourages Indoor and Outdoor Allergy Sufferers to Challenge Their Course

... eyes and nose. Experts estimate that allergies affect as many as 40 million people in the United States. "As a golfer, I'm always surrounded by grass and when I'm traveling to different cities on tour I never know how my indoor and outdoor allergies will react. There have been many times that my ...

NIST demos industrial-grade nanowire device fabrication

... However working with objects only tens of nanometers wide is challenging. A common approach in the lab is to grow nanowires like blades of grass on a suitable substrate, mow them off and mix them in a fluid to transfer them to a test surface, using some method to give them a preferred ...

Nanotech could make solar energy as easy and cheap as growing grass

... researchers like California Institute of Technology professor Nate Lewis are exploring nanoscale materials that mimic the architecture of grass and photosynthesis to capture and store the suns energy. A new podcast looks at how Dr. Lewis and his CalTech research team are trying to imbed ...

Detection of Platinum Species in Plant Material by Preparative Isotachophoresis Using the Model 491 Prep Cell, Rev A

... species in extracts of grass cultivations were first separated by gel ... extracts of untreated and platinum-treated grass cultivations were separated by combined ... isotachophoresis, platinum-containing species in grass samples could be separated with high ...

University Consortium Enables Transformation and Survival for Wisconsin Businesses

... for OEMs and suppliers. Veeramani believes the CGEC could only have succeeded at the UW. The UW CGEC is sustainable because it comes from a grass roots effort, not because the administration wanted to keep up with other universities. The Consortium began not to create programs, but to help ...

The Enterprise and the Individual

... to sneak personal computers into their offices, and in so doing ushered in an new and dynamic computing age. The conditions are ripe for this grass roots paradigm shift again. IT has put its arms tightly around the networked PC computing environment, managing and controlling these corporate ...

The Wal-Mart-ization of e-commerce

... can exponentially increase the visibility for these millions of operators of brands and marketers of services, all projecting their growth from the grass roots. Not bad at all, in contrast to the old-style, slow-paced business cycles, measured only in decades and for economists to later chew about. ...

Show customers leadership, not gamesmanship

... wherever they can to zing customers for fees and penalties. Far from operating on autopilot, these predatory companies are laying in the grass ready to pounce whenever the opportunity presents itself. Have you been treated lately in this way by any of the companies with which you do ...

Super advertising slogans, and super costs

... and slogans come and go, they flow with the budgets and the trade winds, but a solid name identity stays forever. Solid names slowly grow at the grass root level without major budgets, and eventually become a well-known brand. This is a simple common sense approach. Recommendations Use slogans ...

The day the old telephony died

... enabled. Armed with a fifteen-year background in building telcos and integrated network management systems, Rajeev wants to create and lead a new grass root VoIP revolution. The demo of this voice-over IP management services clearly proves that the low traffic and low cost with high telco-grade ...

The myth of objectivity

... seat, or any other product, for that matter. Second, and more important, is Dans question, which is about disclosure and at the very heart of the grass Roots Journalism he so actively encourages. Old-school journalists pride themselves on objectivity. They look at every side of the story. They never ...

Milwaukee's software mecca

... for new hires to develop a full understanding of how his company operates, and he values his ability to retain his key hires. "There is no greener grass in other cities," Lilek said. "If you are trying to build a quality development company, you can do it right here." Keeping your costs down ...

Technology in the Northwoods

... In some parts of the country, corn-based ethanol and bio-diesel are emerging industries; in the North Woods, might wood byproducts and switch grass production lead to the state's first cellulose ethanol plant? That's one of the goals of a recent statewide report on bio-energy and bio-products, ...

Does Milwaukee need a life-science spark?

... he hasn't done any case histories of other biotech-rich cities, he would guess that each thriving life-science community began with some type of grass roots activity. Boston, where he worked as a post doctorate in the late 1980s, had one particular advantage. "You couldn't go many places without ...

Glue made from ethanol leftovers might be worth more than fuel

... Wis. - Mixing up a batch of ethanol from alfalfa or switchgrass isn't nearly as efficient as creating it from corn, but that doesn't mean growing grass crops for fuel won't pay, says Paul Weimer. Rather than dwelling on finding ways to squeeze extra ethanol out of biomass from crops such as ...

Green Bay's ENCAP wins tech transfer award

... the exclusive rights to more than a dozen United States and international patents and applications. The company, which is known for its lawn and grass repair kits, and lawn-starter products, brought its soil science to market with what Krysiak called a "circular commercialization process." The ...

The 10 biggest events shaping biotech in 2006

... event was so successful that Chicago already got the event back for 2010, the fastest that this has been achieved to date. Stem cells In a grass roots effort to reject the Bush Administration's recalcitrant position on what promises to be the most exciting area of stopping and reversing - and ...

RNArticles: Keeping RNA Intact Prior to RNA Isolation - RNAlater

... following allergen challenge. In a study by Dreskin and colleagues, 10 patients were challenged with velvet grass or ragweed extracts, after which 2 scrapings of the nasal epithelium were collected. The collection sticks ...
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