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Nanogen Issued Patent for Electronic Microarray With Memory

...croarray cartridge. "This addition to our growing intellectual property portfolio illustrates our ability to deve... board and CEO. This new patent expands Nanogen's intellectual property portfolio to include 114 patents issued in the U.S. About Nanogen, Inc. Nanogen's advance...

The BIOS Initiative - open source biotechnology is born

...stem for old challenges. It combines astute use of intellectual property, informatics, new biological sciences, and the unique human element that Internet communication now provides" says Jefferson. ...

Affymetrix and the Karolinska Institutet Announce Translational Medicine Strategic Alliance

...gulatory approvals, competition, risks relating to intellectual property of others and the uncertainties of patent protection and litigation. These and other risk factors are discussed in Affymetrix' Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2003 and other SEC reports, including its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q...

Measuring the impact of post-genomics on Mediterranean populations

...ed the ethical, social and legal issues (including intellectual property rights, IPR) underpinning this important scientific development. Samir Brahmachari of India’s Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), kicked off day one (4 March) with his keynote address called ‘Predictive medicine and health ...

Expression Project for Oncology (expO) completes first phase of standardized gene expression analyses

...nd release all data into the public domain without intellectual property restriction. "This publicly accessible gene expression clinical database of patient specimens will fuel and accelerate clinically meaningful and scientifically valid research into better prognostic tests, new diagnostics, targeted therapies...

Affymetrix Licenses Microfluidics Technology From Caliper Life Sciences

...Caliper began an active program to out-license its intellectual property portfolio. The new "LabChip Driven" program was put in place to support the company's microfluidics adoption strategy and to broaden and accelerate the availability of new technologies and products for life science and diagnostics applicatio...

Love's all in the brain: fMRI study shows strong, lateralized reward, not sex, drive

...p; 'eyes of the beholder' "Darwin and many of his intellectual descendants have studied the myriad physiological ornaments that one sex of a species have evolved to attract members of the opposite sex, like the peacock's fancy tail feathers that attract the peahen," Fisher noted. "But no one has studied what hap...

Clear rules needed to govern deep sea bioprospecting: UNU

...UNCLOS, the Convention on Biological Diversity and intellectual property rights instruments governing access and benefit-sharing to genetic resources. These include the need to: * Establish whether describing the sequence of a genome can be considered an invention; * Define bioprospecting; * Develop ...

A Father’s Day Gift: Free DNA Paternity Testing

...UNCLOS, the Convention on Biological Diversity and intellectual property rights instruments governing access and benefit-sharing to genetic resources. These include the need to: * Establish whether describing the sequence of a genome can be considered an invention; * Define bioprospecting; * Develop ...

Study charts origins of fear

...n of the brain believed to be involved with higher intellectual functions, play a critical role in the development of fear. Previous research had pointed to activation in the hippocampus, an area buried in the forebrain that regulates emotion and memory, as the origin of fear memory. "This is critical as it cha...

Drugs from the deep blue

...the clues," he said. "Natural products engage your intellectual curiosity with a sense of wonder that comes from standing at the shores of new worlds." ...

Bigger brain size matters for intellectual ability

Brain size matters for intellectual ability and bigger is better, McMaster University researchers have found. The study, led by neuroscientist Sandra Witelson, a professor in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, and published in the December issue of the journal Brain, has prov...

The dangerous legacy of lead

...ad paint and dust and, as a result, may experience intellectual impairment, behavioral problems and lifelong health issues. The effects of lead in children are irreversible, so public health officials are primarily focused on preventing these exposures. ...

Womb needed for proper brain development

...the lack of development are important for numerous intellectual functions, including attention, planning and social judgment. Dr. Witelson said more research is needed to consider what in utero mechanisms are essential for brain maturation and the optimal conditions and treatment needed to foster brain developme...

Switching to new anti-bacterial targets: Riboswitches

...under of BioRelix, a company pursuing licensing of intellectual property related to riboswitches. ...

Open Source Biotechnology alliance for international agriculture

... technologies that could be constrained by complex intellectual property rights worldwide, including the rice genome itself. These patent 'landscapes' will be used to guide the development of improved technology toolkits in a new, inclusive manner. Says Richard Jefferson, CAMBIA's CEO, "It's not so much about ge...

Georgia Tech accelerates drug discovery with new IBM supercomputing cluster

...nnovative and cost-efficient systems to help their intellectual communities translate the research they generate into viable information for the commercial market," said Doug Balog, vice president, IBM BladeCenter. "With the Cluster 1350 system based on the AMD Opteron LS20 IBM BladeCenter, students and faculty o...

St. Jude projects 90 percent cure rate for ALL

...d cancers, hormonal disturbances and disruption of intellectual development as the child grows. So our omission of the use of irradiation should further reduce acute and long-term toxic side effects and improve outcome." Coupled with the successes of the recent past, future treatment improvements promise to cont...

Study supports 'urgent' need for worldwide ban on lead-based paint

... as bridges. Now scientifically linked to impaired intellectual and physical growth in children, lead is also found in some commonly imported consumer products, including candy, folk and traditional medications, ceramic dinnerware and metallic toys and trinkets. In a two-year study headed by Scott Clark, PhD, ...

Polynesia explorers created worldwide web of scientific knowledge

...pinion," wrote Liebersohn, a European cultural and intellectual historian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-...botanical guide and Jean-Jacques Rousseau as their intellectual guide. The first wave of travelers expected to find the same "natural" societies in Polynesia that ...

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