Divergence Receives $1.2 Million in Grants, Including NSF Grant to Fund Continuing Nematode Research in Corn
... reduce lesion nematode reproduction resulting in a larger, healthier root
system for a plant. The Phase II grant will allow Divergence to expand ... $350,000 Phase II Grant and two USDA $80,000 Phase I Grants for control of root
knot nematodes and fungal infections in plants.
Additionally, the ...
New Clinical Studies Presented at the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) Annual Meeting Show Masimo Technologies Provide Advanced Clinical Intelligence
... of SpMet (with a Bias of 0.17,
Standard Deviation of 0.92, and Average root
Mean Square of 0.93) and SpO2
(with a Bias of 1.4, Standard Deviation of 2.46, and Average root
Square of 2.86) was maintained and correlated with blood gas ...
AFFiRiS AG: Atherosclerosis Vaccine Development Receives EU Support
... from the
relevant figures - diseases of the cardiovascular system are the number one
cause of death in Europe and the US. In Europe, this is at the root
50 % of all deaths. One of the primary causes of cardiovascular disease is
atherosclerosis, a narrowing of key arteries due to fatty ...
Vertebral Technologies Receives Award for InterFuse(R) Interbody Fusion System
... unilateral posterior approach, which provides spine surgeons the option of fusing a patient while potentially reducing tissue dissection and nerve root
retraction." Also experienced in the InterFuse procedure is spine surgeon, Jesse Butler, M.D. from Illinois Bone and Joint Institute in Chicago. Dr. ...
METTLER TOLEDO and AAPS: Utilization of Process Modeling and Advanced Process Control in QbD based Drug Development and Manufacturing
... in manufacturing.
FBRM® tracks tablet, capsule, and granule disintegration and dissolution mechanisms in real time to uncover the root
cause of dissolution performance inconsistencies. FBRM® maps dissolution and disintegration throughout the design space to easily identify ...
Intrinsic Bioprobes, Inc. Enters into a $1.27M Contract with the National Cancer Institute to Develop Multiplex Mass Spectrometric Immunoassays for Detection of Low Abundance Cancer-Related Proteins
... from complex biological matrices, and Bioreactive Mass Spectrometer Probes, devices for rapid, sensitive and accurate protein characterization. These root
technologies are incorporated into the MASSAY System, a high-throughput mass spectrometry platform for rapid proteome analysis. For more information ...
VisualSonics to Sell Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio(R) LAB on a Worldwide Basis to Animal Imaging Market
... "The ability to see and monitor an animal's internal physiological processes at the cellular level helps researchers gain new understanding of the root
causes of disease and disorders. Cellvizio LAB's real-time, microscopic, imaging of living cells truly compliments our flagship Vevo(R) ...
Addiction Treatment Finds Success Treating Brain Deficiencies through the Belly
... supervised nutrient infusions, the center restores each patient's biochemical balance and repairs the malfunctioning GI tract to resolve the root
cause of drug cravings and withdrawal symptoms. Once the GI tract is functioning properly, the body adequately fuels itself resulting in faster ...
Energy, Biotechnology and Agribusiness Veterans Form SG Biofuels to Develop Jatropha as Low-Cost, Sustainable Oil
... companies. Its board of advisors includes Edgar Masri, former CEO of 3Com Corporation, George Peat, former general manager for Kellogg Brown & root
in Saudi Arabia, and Herb Sostek, former President and CEO of Gibbs Oil Company.
bioMerieux Introduces Surveillance Tool to Fight Healthcare-Associated Infections
... surveillance and reporting. The use
of the software can assist in decreasing the risk of spreading preventable
infections through timelier root
cause analysis once a problem has been
"ICNet is renowned for quality software, service and support, so it was
essential to find a ...
Video: Allergan Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approval of Latisse(TM) -- First and Only Treatment Approved by the FDA for Hypotrichosis of Eyelashes
... from fatty acids designed to bind to prostaglandin (PG) receptors. PG receptors are present in hair, particularly in the dermal papilla and outer root
sheath. Although the precise mechanism of action is unknown, PG receptors are thought to be involved in the development and regrowth of the hair ...
Organic, Preservative-Free Skin Care Products from Dermaheal Now Available in the United States
... and nano-capsulation technology, it contains about 70 percent plant extracts (such as ginkgo biloba leaf, camellia sinesis leaf and liquorice root
extract), fermented organic ingredients, to address skin problems like wrinkles, sagging, dryness, spots and signs of fatigue. It also helps balance ...
Aegis Analytical Corp. Showcases Discoverant at Inaugural Venture Capital in the Rockies Fall
... sciences vertical market, Discoverant is applicable to any manufacturing environment in which production data is captured and analyzed to determine root
causes of production outcomes.
"VCIR Fall represents a significant milestone for the Rocky Mountain venture capital community and the ...
Ondine Announces Presentation of Positive Clinical Trial Results at the American Academy of Periodontology's 94th Annual Meeting
... using its Photodisinfection System.
Periodontal pockets treated with photodisinfection (220mW laser plus
photosensitizer) in addition to scaling and root
planing (SRP) yielded
statistically significant reductions in pocket depth (p=0.01) as well as
increases in clinical attachment level (p=0.002) when ...
Not the protein, but its location in the cell, determines the onset of leukemia
... toxic than chemotherapy, based on knowledge of the biological processes behind T-ALL.
Importance of the location
Oncogenes are often at the root
of cancer. So, scientists around the world are concentrating on identifying oncogenes and their related proteins. Recent research by Kim De ...
Pioneer(R) Brand Soybeans From DuPont Deliver Step-Change in Soybean Yields
processes to introduce key defensive traits to protect soybean yield from
harmful pests such as soybean cyst nematode, Phytophthora root
brown stem rot. Recently, Pioneer announced that it has also identified new
markers for Asian soybean rust, soybean aphids and frogeye leaf ...
Addrenex Pharmaceuticals Licenses New Compound to Sciele Pharma for the Treatment of Hypertension and Other Potential Indications
... functions -- from blood pressure to
energy expenditure to thermostatic control.
"No other company is targeting adrenergic regulation as the root
of conditions," said Moise Khayrallah, CEO of Addrenex. "We built our
company to address a wide range of conditions whose symptoms are ...
US Oncology Manufacturing-Inspired Practice Management Model Producing Quality and Efficiency Improvements
... model, developed by the US Oncology Practice Quality and Efficiency
(PQE) Program committee, stresses defining and measuring a problem,
causes, mobilizing change initiatives and sustaining
improvements, said David Fryefield, MD, PQE committee chair and US Oncology
network member. ...
ATS Medical Announces First North American Commercial Implant of the ATS 3f Aortic Bioprosthesis
The ATS 3f Aortic Bioprosthesis incorporates revolutionary design
concepts intended to preserve native aortic root
geometry and function.
Through this unique approach, the prosthesis more closely mimics native
valve function providing excellent hemodynamic ...
Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports 2007 Financial Results and Provides Company Highlights
... vision. In June 2007, Boston Life Sciences was renamed Alseres Pharmaceuticals. The new name, which derives from the Latin meaning to take root
and grow, better reflects the transformation of the Company from a life sciences company into a biopharmaceutical company with late stage product ...
Stereotaxis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results
... this issue to
inconsistencies with specifications and this information, together with the
observations of our own engineers, leads us to believe the root
in the area of manufacturing conformance to specifications and should be
addressable accordingly," Mr. Hogg stated.
Regarding the ...
Nanotech's health, environmental impacts worry scientists and the public
... and lasers. Already, products with nanotechnology built in include golf clubs, tennis rackets and antimicrobial food storage containers.
At the root
of the information disconnect, said Corley, who conducted the survey with Dietram Scheufele of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is that ...
Baxter Provides Update on Heparin Reactions
... Company Provides Additional Instructions to Clinicians to Mitigate Risk of Reaction While Working to Identify root
DEERFIELD, Ill., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Baxter Healthcare
Corporation is providing an update to its January 2008 heparin ...
VIA Pharmaceuticals Names Rebecca Taub Senior Vice President of Research and Development
... of CNS and obesity
"VIA's strategy of addressing significant unmet medical needs of
patients with cardiovascular disease by targeting the root
vascular inflammation is innovative and has significant potential," said
Dr. Taub. "I look forward to supporting the excellent clinical ...
New NIST mini-sensor may have biomedical and security applications
... from the full range of brain function. (Signals of magnitude 1 picotesla are identifiable with a magnetometer sensitivity of 70 femtotesla per root
Hertz.) MCG and MEG offer the advantage of not requiring contrast agents or injected tracers as do other medical procedures such as MRI or positron ...
New White Paper Details Six Steps to Investigate and Prevent Laboratory Accidents
... and prevent future accidents.
The steps the white paper discusses include: -- Notification and Response -- Site Investigation and Interviews -- root
Cause Analysis -- Report of Findings and Review -- Implement Corrective Measures -- Monitoring The author, Kevin Coghlan, M.S., C.I.H., Director ...
How to select the best spectrofluorometer
... order of magnitude. The S/N varies as the square root
of the signal. Therefore, under similar ... data with other firms, consider that the square root
of the measured number of photons determines the ... the first standard deviation equals the square root
of the measured number 1 ,
The high cost of employee disengagement
... behind the epidemic of bad managers suggested by the Gallup study? One root
cause that creates and sustains bad managers is dysfunctional ... they should be enough to start a productive dialogue with them about the root
causes of the problem and the role they need to play in correcting them. ...
LabVIEW for Measurement and Data Analysis
Statistics and Random ... for purposes such as solving differential equations, optimization, root
finding, and other mathematical problems.
Madisons TFX a Rising Star
... and the University of Minnesota has licensed a technology that prevents common scab and Verticillium wilt in potatoes and Phytophthora root
rot in soybeans and alfalfa. The technologies seemed perfect for a marketable business because they help prevent economically important plant ...
Entrepreneurs Dont RequireVenture capital, high-tech or government programs
... RACINE -- Developing entrepreneurial eco-systems -- where the seeds of start-up and early stage ventures take root
and bloom -- does NOT require venture capital, high technologies, and new government programs. It can happen anywhere if three ingredients are ...
Draining the Information Swamp
... and uncoordinated pipes, message centers or even spam filters. Mending these shortcomings may be necessary, but its far from sufficient. The root
of the problem, as Stewart suggested, is that while we can recognize good information, many people have a very difficult time defining it in a way ...
Onfolio unlocks web research
... do you use what you find?"
That question led to the creation of Onfolio, a company and product that launches today.
Onfolio the company took root
more than two years ago as JJ explored the question of how to make online research more productive. He pondered, researched, and built a prototype, ...
How to keep young talent working for you
... inaccurate and unfair description of an entire generation. It focuses attention on the supposed inadequacies of young talent while avoiding the real root
cause of the problem outmoded organizational designs and constrictive management practices.
There should be no mystery about why many companies ...
Life Sciences: Wisconsin - The Smart Choice Part Two
... part 2. Stay tuned for more chapters!
From intellectual property to the market: Tech Transfer in Wisconsin
Break biotechnology into its root
words and you have
Bio, from the Greek word for life; and
Technology, from the Greek words meaning art and knowledge.
To people in the ...
Analog people in the digital revolution
... and scope definition, lack of business relevance or bad communication. What might not be so apparent in all of this hand wringing is the real root
cause. Its the people. None of the items listed are technology based. For each one, the source is the failure of specific individuals or communities. ...
Super advertising slogans, and super costs
... 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.
Use slogans that ...
Thompson's HHS legacy will include efforts to combat disease in Africa
... public health infrastructure that varies according to the needs of each nation is beginning to emerge. If new prevention and treatment networks take root
in Africa, Thompson can draw some satisfaction in knowing he was there when it started.
The IT drug Just say no?
... labeled Drink Me with all the promise and none of the explanation. Followed, of course, by unexpected complications and self-recrimination.
cause of all this fuss and bother is the idea that technology is a prescription, a drug we can take for whatever ails us. We dont have to be a ...