Growing Demand for Rapid Screening and Detection Systems Pushes the European Maritime Security Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
LONDON, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Delays in cargo screening significantly extend the time of goods at port. This process could be shortened with foolproof and rapid screening and detection systems. At the same time, increased illegal immigration and smuggling augment the need for efficient access con...
22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey
Mental disorders are a global problem and represent one of the biggest challenges for health care systems. In the world, there are some 500 million people suffering from mental disorders, and in the European
Union, mental disorders range as one of the leading causes of disease burden. What makes t...
22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
The 22nd Congress of the European
College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) will be held from 12-16 September 2009 in Istanbul, Turkey.
More than 6,500 clinical and basic scientists such as psychiatrists, neurologists, psychologists and neuroscience researchers from all over the world will...
ESA map reveals European shipping routes like never before
A synoptic view of European
shipping routes can be seen for the first time thanks to a new map created using seven years of radar data from ESA's Envisat satellite.
Earth observation satellites have been providing ship-detecting services for several years, but this is the first time this amount...
Research project to boost European fish farming
Europe is the part of the world that is most dependent on fish imports. This situation is due in part to the drastic cuts in local sea fish quotas and the collapse of fish stocks, which have also been observed in Sweden. The increased level of imports may have several consequences: low supply and ...
Invasions by alien plants have been mapped in European Union
Biological invasions are one of the major threats to biodiversity and in many cases they have considerable impact on economy and human health. For their effective management it is important to understand which areas and ecosystems are at the highest risk of being invaded.
The first map of the l...
Virtual reality: Keyhole surgeons training could help meet European working time directives
Trainee surgeons who add virtual reality (VR) training to standard 'apprenticeship' training in key-hole surgery learn more quickly, work with greater accuracy and have less errors than those with no VR training, and perform as well as those who use additional video training. The finding of this C...
Global warming linked to European viral epidemic
An epidemic of the viral disease nephropathia epidemica (NE) has been linked to increases in the vole population caused by hotter summers, milder winters and increased seedcrop production by broadleaf trees. Research published in BioMed Central's open access International Journal of Health Geogra...
Key to future medical breakthroughs is systems biology, say leading European scientists
Crucial breakthroughs in the treatment of many common diseases such as diabetes and Parkinson's could be achieved by harnessing a powerful scientific approach called systems biology, according to leading scientists from across Europe. In a Science Policy Briefing released today by the European
IRB Barcelona to coordinate two European projects on biomedicine
The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) has been chosen by the European
Commission (EC) to coordinate two European
health research projects, as part of the second call of the VII Framework Programme. This concession makes IRB Barcelona a leader in European
projects in Spain, toge...
Overfishing threatens European bluefin tuna
Bluefin tuna disappeared from Danish waters in the 1960s. Now the species could become depleted throughout the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean, according to analyses by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU Aqua) and University of New Hampshire. The species is highly valued as sushi.
The MDS foundation supports vidaza's recommendation for European approval
The Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation supports the positive opinion from the European
Union's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommending approval of VIDAZA (azacitidine) for specific types of MDS patients, including those with high-risk MDS, chronic myelomonocytic ...
Vidaza receives positve opinion from European CHMP
The Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation is pleased to inform patients that the European
Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has awarded Vidaza (azacitidine) a positive opinion for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) patients who are not eligible for stem c...
IronKey Opens New European Office
Company Opens UK Office to Meet Increased Demand for Secure and Managed USB Memory Sticks in Europe
LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- IronKey, maker of the
world's most secure flash drive, today announced that the company has
opened a new European
office in the UK...
IOF calls on European citizens to stand tall and speak out for their bones
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) kicked off World Osteoporosis Day events today in Brussels. This year's theme of Stand Tall, Speak Out For Your Bones is a global call to take charge and improve osteoporosis healthcare policies around the world.
Osteoporosis is a disease that ca...
Major European program for the environment under the spotlight in Lille, France
On 16 and 17 September, in the context of France's presidency of the EU, Lille will play host to 'Forum GMES 2008' at the Grand Palais.
The GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) programme has been set up to provide services relating to the environment, climate change, resource m...
Study helps pinpoint genetic variations in European Americans
Troy, N.Y. An international team of researchers has identified just 200 positions within the curves of the DNA helix that they believe capture much of the genetic diversity in European
Americans, a population with one of the most diverse and complex historic origins on Earth. Their findings narro...
ESF's European ice core project EPICA receives prestigious Descartes Prize
The research project EPICA (European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica), one of the European
Science Foundations most successful and longest running Research Networking Programmes, is one of this years winners of the Descartes Prize for Research. The Descartes Prize for Research was awarded to ...
First European Lung Cancer Conference
Lung cancer is globally recognized as a big killer and it is undoubtedly a leading cause of cancer deaths in Europe and in the world. Researchers provide evidence of advancements which lead to continuous considerable improvements in possible treatments of lung cancer and offer valuable contributio...
IdentiPHI Opens Paris Office to Boost European Sales and Support
Growth of identity security market in EMEA spurs IdentiPHI's company expansion
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- IdentiPHI, Inc., an innovative
leader in enterprise security solutions and services, announces its
expansion with the opening of an office in Pa...
'Hot spots' the key to controlling European carp in Australia
The on-going drought in Australia is having at least one positive spin-off - fewer carp are being distributed through inland waterways.
NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) fisheries researchers at Narrandera are identifying carp hot-spots in conjunction with the Invasive Animals Cooperat...
Three-way mating game of North American lizard found in distant European relative
SANTA CRUZ, CA--An intricate three-way mating struggle first observed in a species of North American lizard has been discovered in a distant relative, the European
common lizard. The two species are separated by 5,000 miles and 175 million years of evolution, yet they share behavioral and reproduc...
2 French scientists win European award for communication
French cell biologists Christian Sardet and Ali Saib are joint winners of the 2007 EMBO Award for Communication in the Life Sciences. Both recipients present science in a unique format that is both enlightening and entertaining, a key requirement in winning the award. Using different media, they h...
Last chance for media to register for ECCO 14 -- the European Cancer Conference
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Earliest European Farmers Left Little Genetic Mark On Modern Europe
Editor : Be sure to check out the complete report on the HIV situation worldwide , available in several languages.
There is new evidence that adult HIV infection rates have decreased in certain countries and that changes in behaviour to prevent infection—such as increased use of condoms, delay ...
Oldest cranial, dental and postcranial fossils of early modern European humans confirmed
The human fossil evidence from the Mladec Caves in Moravia, Czech Republic, excavated more than 100 years ago, has been proven for the first time, through modern radiocarbon dating, to be the oldest cranial, dental and postcranial assemblage of early modern humans in Europe.
A team of researchers...
OneWorld Health drug receives 'Orphan' designation from U.S. and European regulatory agencies
The Institute for OneWorld Health, the first nonprofit pharmaceutical company in the U.S., announced today it has received Orphan Drug Designation from the two leading regulatory agencies in the world, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European
Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Pr...
EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers
... Heidelberg, Germany, 6 August 2009 The european
Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) announced to... research terms.
This is the first time that a european
science organization has established a pension pla...re insured against health risks and accidents. The european
Charter for Researchers, released by the...
Scientists open doors to diagnosis of emphysema
...ading cause of death and disability in developed countries, with smoking accounting for 90% of the risk for developing them. Work by scientists at the european
Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and its Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit (MMPU) with the University of Heidelberg, Germany, has shed new light ...
Leicester research paves way for first use in Europe of an insect to fight invasive plant
...g efforts on the precise region of Japan where the european
clone of Japanese Knotweed originated.
"A num...iously carried out at Leicester had shown that the european
Japanese Knotweed was probably introduced from Jap...ular research finally identified the origin of the european
clone and collection of potential control agents w...
High-tech vehicle design boosts emergency rescue capacity
...road vehicles such as Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz and Fiat vans and Unimog multi-purpose four-wheel-drive lorries.
Austrian partner EMPL is a leading european
manufacturer of customised heavy goods vehicle (HGV) bodies, tailored to the specific requirements of clients and market trends. Its products include ...
Improved air quality during Beijing Olympics could inform pollution-curbing policies
...g in 2008, in which all new registered vehicles as well as gasoline and diesel fuel engines were required to achieve emissions standards equivalent to european
Union regulations. A similar standard was mandated starting in June 2008 for 20,000 buses and 66,000 taxies. The improved fuel quality probably enhanc...
IOS Press announces launch of Journal of Berry Research
...r of Berry Fruits. Published June 2009 by IOS Press, this update on the current status of berry research and production in Europe is the result of the european
Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) program, Euroberry Research: from Genomics to Sustainable Production, Quality & Health. The program is de...
New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report
... 2. Europe III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Laser Industry - At a Glance III-21
Table 44: european
Industrial Laser Market (2004):
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 45: european
Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
French Authorities Give Sole Approval to GMAT Exam to Collect Biometric Data to Advance Security
...GMAC will now implement PalmSecure and file requests for its use with other european
countries. Portugal has already authorized it. GMAC expects to use the Pa...ut graduate management education. GMAC is based in McLean, Virginia, with a european
office in London. The Council owns the Graduate Management Admission Test (...
Contaminated site remediation: Are nanomaterials the answer?
...ticles be prohibited for environmental applications such as remediation until further research on potential risks and benefits had been conducted. The european
Commission's Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) called for further risk research in 2005 while acknowledging...
Work in mice will contribute to the study of hereditary diseases that lead to blindness
...d posters in different national and international scientific meetings: VIII european
Meeting on Glial Cell Functions in Health and Disease (Londres), VII european
Meeting on Glial Cell Functions in Health and Disease (Amsterdam), IV Meeti...
The tiny difference in the genes of bacteria
...results have now been published in the current issue of the scientific journal " Applied and Environmental Microbiology ". The work is part of the two european
Union funded projects "Healthy Water" and "AQUA-chip". Manfred Hfle is coordinator of both projects that deal with various aspects of the microbiologi...
Frost & Sullivan Looks at Biometrics Advancement in Civil Security: Exploring Opportunities for Today and Beyond
...ystem integrators, distributors and end-users by discussing emerging trends and providing challenges along with the growth/restraining factors for the european
Civil Security Industry.
"The rising crime and terrorist attacks has compelled the government agencies and private sector to focus on preventive ...
New e-science service could accelerate cancer research
... The University of Manchester and the european
Molecular Biology Laboratory's european
Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have launched ...elligent Systems for Molecular Biology and the 8th european
Conference on Computational Biology conference (IS...