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Parascript Signature Verification Technology Used by Moscow Law Firm to Detect Signature Fraud in $160,000 Debt Collection Case

-- Results from Parascript SignatureXpert confirm that signatures on financial documents were fraudulent, and enabled the Arbitration Court of Moscow to initiate forensic examination and expert study -- BOULDER, Colo., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pat...

Parascript Signature Verification Technology Used by Moscow Law Firm to Detect Signature Fraud in $160,000 Debt Collection Case

-- Results from Parascript SignatureXpert confirm that signatures on financial documents were fraudulent, and enabled the Arbitration Court of Moscow to initiate forensic examination and expert study -- BOULDER, Colo., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pat...

2009 Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award winner announced

Kathy M. Chun, PhD, FACMG was honored as the 2009 recipient of the Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award at the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) 2009 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Chun is Director, Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics at the North York Ge...

CHIs 5th Biomarker World Congress: Signature Event with Cutting-Edge Agenda

Needham, MA, March 26, 2009 / b3c newswire / - Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Fifth Annual Biomarker World Congress will be held May 27-29, 2009 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The advance registration deadline for this event is April 10, 2009. The signature e...

Stroma genomic signature predicts resistance to anthracyclin-based chemotherapy in breast cancer

Researchers at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and the Swiss National Center of Competence in Research in Molecular Oncology in Lausanne have developed a new test to predict how breast cancer patients respond to chemotherapy, which could help change how treatment is delivered in the future. ...

CIC to Host Webinar Featuring Independent Research Firm: 'Enabling Straight Through Processing - Why the Insurance Industry Needs Electronic Signature Technology'

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Communication Intelligence Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CICI) (" CIC "), a leading supplier of electronic signature solutions for business process automation in the financial industry* and the recognized leader** in biometric signature ...

Scientists make strides toward defining genetic signature of Alzheimer's disease

Scientists have new information about the complex genetic signature associated with Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of cognitive decline and dementia in the elderly. The research, published by Cell Press in the January issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics , uses a powerful, high...

CIC Teams With Industry Leader iPipeline to Provide Electronic Signature Platform to the Nation's Top Insurance Carriers

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., and EXTON, Pa., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Communication Intelligence Corporation ("CIC") (OTC Bulletin Board: CICI), a leading supplier of electronic signature solutions for business process automation in the financial industry and the recognized leader in biome...

2008 Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award presented

Madhuri R. Hegde, PhD, FACMG was honored as the 2008 recipient of the Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award at the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) 2008 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Hegde is Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics and Director of...

Molecular signature may identify cisplatin-sensitive breast tumors

Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center have identified a subgroup of hard-to-treat breast cancers that may be sensitive to the drug cisplatin, rarely used in the treatment of breast tumors. They also have discovered the molecular basis of this sensitivity, which may ...

Gene signature assesses breast cancer outcomes

A test that looks at the expression of 70 genes linked to breast cancer can accurately assess a patient's risk of recurrence or death, according to an article in the September 6 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. In previous research, scientists at the Netherlands Cancer Insti...

Brain Scan Study of Smokers Reveals Signature of Craving

Not all smokers are alike when it comes to cravings, and a new study conducted by researchers at Duke University Medical Center suggests the difference may lie in their brains' sensitivity to drug cues. The researchers found that smokers who report a greater urge to smoke after a period of abstinen...

UBC researchers help push for standard DNA barcodes for plants

...ted areas of DNA that are available in the vast majority of plants, could easily and accurately be sequenced, and when combined, provide a near-unique signature for barcoding." Limiting the barcode to information generated from two DNA sites should help cut costs associated with sequencing and retrieving th...

Discovery to aid in future treatments of third-world parasites

...ls that produce them and to learn about their role. Trudeau investigators have devised cytokine "reporter mice" for tracking cells that produce the signature cytokine of the so-called "Th2" immune response mounted against infections with parasitic worms, interleukin-4 (IL-4). While it was previously kn...

UC San Diego's $3 million NSF grant to fund science festivals

...San Diego community warmly embraced this inaugural initiative highlighting education in the sciencesin fact, the Festival drew 50,000 attendees to its signature Expo Day, making it the largest single-day celebration of science in the nation. We look forward to expanding our outreach efforts as the Festival gro...

Frost & Sullivan: North American Government Biometrics Markets Thrive With Active R&D Thrust

...rkets: world biometrics market, world silicon chip fingerprints market, world hand geometry market, North American criminal AFIS market, world dynamic signature verification market, world financial biometrics market, North American biometrics in border control applications market, Non-AFIS fingerprint in noteb...

Explosive growth of life on Earth fueled by early greening of planet

...r every atom of carbon in limestone," Knauth says. "We looked at the oxygen isotopes as well, which allowed us to see that the peculiar carbon isotope signature previously interpreted in terms of catastrophes was always associated with intrusions of coastal ground waters during the burial transformation of ini...

New way to make sensors that detect toxic chemicals

... hundreds of thousands of sensory neurons to identify chemicals," Beach said. "Here, we're using a combination of electrical responses to identify the signature of a toxic chemical." The key to making the sensor work is how the nickel oxide particles are made. Beach and Morris have devised a new synthesis m...

Rampant helper syndrome

... bacteria, and has accordingly been considered the signature molecule for those species. A research group worki...nd in methanogenic bacteria. It is regarded as the signature molecule for such species. "We have now shown ...A repair in plants. Our view of cofactor F420 as a signature molecule for methanogenic species has therefore ra...

Colorectal cancer

... 115 genes that are falsely regulated in both the primary tumors and their metastases. In this way, the researchers succeeded in identifying a genetic signature which distinguishes tumors with metastatic potential from those that do not metastasize. Of the 115 genes the researchers identified, they focused...

Gene expression findings a step toward better classification and treatment of juvenile arthritis

...both RF positive and negative children with an inflammatory gene expression signature bearing some resemblance to adult RA. A second older subgroup (RF negative)...younger patients (average age 7) who had no clearly defined gene expression signature and did have antinuclear antibodies (ANA). This third subgroup may be more ...

Study shows Chronix technology using serum DNA can identify early presence of disease

... the current issue of the journal Zoonoses & Public Health 1 demonstrated that using Chronix technology, researchers were able to identify specific signature sequences in serum DNA before clinical symptoms appeared in animals experimentally infected with BSE (mad cow disease). "These new results add to ...

The straight poop on counting tigers

...ccording to the study, researchers will be able to accurately count and assess tiger populations by identifying individual animals from the unique DNA signature found in their dung. In the past, DNA was collected from blood or tissue samples from tigers that were darted and sedated. The authors say this new ...

Trans fats hinder multiple steps in blood flow regulation pathways

...ound to change the composition of cell membranes, making them more leaky to calcium. Inflammation, high LDL cholesterol and calcified arteries are the signature ingredients of atherosclerosis. Trans fats also were shown to interfere with an enzyme that converts the essential fatty acid linoleic acid into ar...

Major breakthrough in early detection and prevention of AMD

...f Medicine. "With CCR3, we have for the first time found a unique molecular signature for the disease. This brings us closer than we have ever been to developing...icine. The research team discovered that CCR3 not only provides a unique signature for CNV, but the gene actively promotes the growth of these abnormal blood ...

Harvard scientist says we are what we eat -- and what we cook

...d allowed the brain to grow and the digestive tract to shrink, giving rise to our ancestor Homo erectus some 1.8 million years ago. "Cooking is the signature feature of the human diet, and indeed, of human life -- but we have no idea why," says Wrangham, the Ruth Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology i...

Striata and CIC Launch Integrated eSignature, eDelivery, and eBilling for the Financial Services Industry

...tin Board: CICI), a leading supplier of electronic signature solutions for business process automation in the f...industry* and the recognized leader** in biometric signature verification and Striata, the leading North Americ...t, CIC will provide its industry proven electronic signature technology for Striata secure electronic document ...

UCSD researchers make first direct observations of biological particles in high-altitude ice clouds

...situ measurements of cloud ice crystal residues and found that half were mineral dust and about a third contained nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon the signature elements of biological matter. The second-by-second analysis speed allowed the researchers to make distinctions between residues of water droplets...

Striata and CIC Launch Integrated eSignature, eDelivery, and eBilling for the Financial Services Industry

...tin Board: CICI), a leading supplier of electronic signature solutions for business process automation in the f...industry* and the recognized leader** in biometric signature verification and Striata, the leading North Americ...t, CIC will provide its industry proven electronic signature technology for Striata secure electronic document ...

IMPAKT -- Breast cancer conference highlights

...d until Thursday, 7 May 2009, 14:00 (CEST) GENE signature IDENTIFIES BREAST CANCER PATIENTS WHO WILL RESPOND...009 (17:00) Researchers have identified a genetic signature that can predict which breast cancer patients will...ore sophisticated ways to use older drugs. GENE signature PREDICTS GOOD OUTCOME IN BREAST CANCER Friday 8 M...

Personalized treatment for early lung cancer

...currence after surgery. At the conference, researchers will describe a gene signature that might predict which patients will benefit from the treatment. "Beca...trategies to define these patients by means of biomarkers such as a genetic signature are of major clinical relevance, as only these patients might be candidates...

Native Americans descended from a single ancestral group, DNA study confirms

...tions hypothesis. If that had been the case, there would have been myriad DNA patterns surrounding the allele rather than the identical characteristic signature the team discovered. "There are a number of really strong papers based on mitochondrial DNA which is passed from mother to daughter and Y-chromos...

2009 ASPB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship award announcement

...am sure that I will learn a lot from completing this research project. Dianne Pater, University of New Mexico Mentor: David Hanson Isotopic signature of Photorespiration Thank you, ASPB, for supporting undergraduate researchers. It is so exciting to not only become a member of ASPB, but also to ha...

Researchers discover primer to plant defense system

...ski, a member of ORNL's Environmental Sciences Division. The discovery was actually made when Tschaplinski kept noticing a persistent mass spectral signature that occurred soon after Arabidopsis plants were exposed to a bacterial pathogen. The signal matched a pattern in a database of mass spectral signatur...

Montana State grad's work helps diagnose skin cancer without a biopsy

... select an area of interest, and from that we can take a spectrum and get chemical data," Arrasmith said. Doctors would then compare that chemical signature to a database containing the chemical signatures of known cancers to see whether the patient's cells are cancerous. The project, which Arrasmith b...

Explorations Group Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Specialty Lighting Company

...ometric Technologies subsidiary is a developer of patented biometric systems for the automotive, real estate and maritime industries. Hawk Biometric's signature PASS(TM) product integrates fingerprint scanning into a vehicle's operating system and permits operation by only authorized drivers. Combined with op...

Communication Intelligence Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Results

...r the "Company"), a leading supplier of electronic signature solutions for business process automation in the f...industry* and the recognized leader** in biometric signature verification announced today its financial results...s the leading and preferred supplier of electronic signature solutions for property/casualty and life insurance...

Fetal alcohol syndrome testing expands

...ferences in clinical populations," says Dr. Reynolds. "Once we understand what 'typical' development looks like, we can use the same tools to identify signature characteristics of each of the disorders." Defined as birth defects resulting from a mother's consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, FASD is beli...

Teeth of Columbus' crew flesh out tale of new world discovery

...plants and animals. The strontium isotopes found in tooth enamel, the most stable and durable material in the human body, thus constitute an indelible signature of where someone lived as a child. Three of the individuals whose teeth were subjected to isotopic analysis by the Wisconsin group were males under...

Explorations Group Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Specialty Lighting Company

...ometric Technologies subsidiary is a developer of patented biometric systems for the automotive, real estate and maritime industries. Hawk Biometric's signature PASS(TM) product integrates fingerprint scanning into a vehicle's operating system and permits operation by only authorized drivers. Combined with op...
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