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Charging ahead: University of Houston team revealing secrets of electricity-producing materials

... Sharma's team is exploring new possibilities by beefing up the effect in natural piezoelectrics. Doing so requires understanding the phenomenon that spurs piezoelectricity, known as "flexoelectricity." "Flexoelectricity, at the nanoscale, allows you to coax ordinary material to behave like a ...

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America and Shire Launch Virtual 'IBD March on the Hill' to Increase Funding for Digestive Disease Research

... virtual "Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) March on the Hill." The free program calls on Facebook(R) users to help raise awareness of IBD and spurs funds for additional research of the disease. To participate in the virtual "IBD March on the Hill," Facebook users can visit ...

MicroMass President Jay Bigelow Named to PharmaVOICE List of 100 Most Inspiring and Influential Leaders in the Life Sciences

... healthcare relationship marketing. The editors also cited Bigelow's commitment to others as a reason for his selection to the PharmaVOICE 100. "He spurs the company to reach for higher ideas and insights to enable pharma clients to help their patients achieve a healthier quality of life," they wrote, ...

Eklin Medical Reports Record Revenues for 2007

... Demand for Open DICOM Standard DR and Data Management Systems spurs Forty-Five Percent Growth for Company SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Eklin Medical Systems, a leading developer of ...

Genentech's Winning Streak

... by itself--meaning the company wouldn't have to share sales or profits for the drug. Avastin works by inhibiting VEGF, a growth factor that spurs the growth of new blood vessels. By turning VEGF off, scientists hope to starve tumors to death. The idea famously has its roots in the work of Judah ...

Theres a surprising, and positive, side to the offshore jobs debate

... computer, software, telecom equipment and more from American companies. The high-end jobs needed to make those goods have stayed home. Offshoring spurs the economy. A study by McKinsey Global Institute concluded that for every $1 spent offshore by an American company, $1.45 in value is created for ...

Pharmas will be forced into generic-drug strategy

... about the important impact that generic pharmaceutical drugs are having on the pharmaceutical industry around the world. Their rise and growth spurs Big Pharma to invest heavily in new patented drugs. With 45 million Americans not having any kind of medical health insurance in the United States ...

State campaign seeks to reverse negative perception of manufacturing work

... together to develop the "I am Wisconsin Manufacturing" campaign, she said. It was later embraced as a statewide initiative. Declining Enrollment spurs Action At Moraine Park, with campuses in Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac and West Bend, manufacturing program enrollment slid by 34 percent from 2003 to ...

Technology and the "American" dream

... accessible immigration policy provides not just affordable labor, but also dreamers - dreamers often steeped in stark reality. That's the stuff that spurs the American economy and the global technology marketplace. Chris Shipley is the executive producer of NetworkWorld's DEMO Conferences, Editor of ...

A brief timeline of the stem cell debate

... themselves if there were no accepted medical treatments that could help them have a baby. Seed's plan never comes to fruition, but the announcement spurs a debate on the ethics of human cloning. (MORE: 'Human Cloning?' ) In 2005, scientists in California reported that injecting human neural stem ...

Reader predictions would make 2007 quite a year

... 2007 be the year when we can clarify some of the many meanings of the word "services"? The electronic privacy meltdown will cause a drama that spurs meaningful action. While a $160 million supplemental appropriation request for the projected damage from one laptop stolen from the Veterans ...

High taxes and low rates of entrepreneurship - is there a relationship?

... half of the projected deficit two years ago. Tax-cutting stimulation If anything, Doyle and lawmakers may agree to cut taxes on activity that spurs entrepreneurship. Expanding tax credits for angel and venture capital investors who invest in high-tech or high-growth start-up companies is one ....
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