Fujitsu Expands Support for Ethernet Networks With New Additions to XG Switch Product Line
SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, today launched a new aggregated series of 24-port and 48-port 1Gb/10Gb Ether...
Data published in the New England Journal of Medicine support use of raxibacumab (ABthrax) for the treatment of inhalation anthrax
ROCKVILLE, Maryland July 9, 2009 Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) today announced publication by the New England Journal of Medicine of the results of two pivotal animal efficacy studies, which showed the life-saving potential of the Company's human monoclonal antibody drug raxibacum...
Analysis of Copernicus putative remains support identity
Swedish and polish researchers now publish results from the analysis of the putative remains of Copernicus. A DNA-analysis of shed of hairs found in a book from Museum Gustavianum, Uppsala University, was one interesting piece in the project.
The efforts to identify the remains of Nicolaus Cope...
McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support five research projects
This release is available in French .
Dr. Denis Thrien, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) of McGill University today welcomed the Canada Foundation for Innovation's (CFI) investment of $32,649,184 supporting five projects led by Dr. David Plant, Dr. Paul Lasko, Dr. Davi...
Protein linked to change in tissue that surround and support breast tumors
Washington, DC A protein known to be overly active in breast cancer can exist in a form that seems to change the structural composition of mammary tissue, potentially making it more conducive to tumor progression, say researchers from the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown Univers...
Faculty of Translational Medicine boosts support for biomedical researchers
A new Faculty of Translational Medicine has been launched to increase support
for, and enhance collaboration among researchers as they search for new treatments and diagnostic tests for a range of diseases and conditions. The Faculty is based in the National Institute for Health Research Comprehe...
SNM's clinical trials network gains added support from industry leader
Reston, Va.The SNM Clinical Trials Network, an initiative designed to address the need for streamlined drug discovery through the integration of imaging biomarkers into multi-center clinical trials, recently added Genentech, Inc. as a supporter.
SNM, the world's largest medical and scientific s...
Pfizer shows support for open access
Pfizer today announced details of a membership agreement with BioMed Central to cover publication costs for research articles published by its researchers.
Pfizer's BioMed Central membership arrangement means that Pfizer will centrally cover the publication fees for any researcher employed or f...
Representative Hinchey receives award for support of science
WASHINGTON DC, APRIL 21, 2009 -- Two science coalitions will honor Representative Maurice Hinchey, a Democrat from New York's 22nd district, for his strong support
for a national research portfolio that invests in all the sciences, engineering, and mathematics. Nearly 30 biological and agricultura...
DOE awards UGA $3.1 million to support complex carbohydrate study nationwide
Athens, Ga. The Department of Energy has awarded the University of Georgia Complex Carbohydrate Research Center a four-year, $3.1 million grant to continue as a national resource for researchers who study the complex carbohydrates of plants and of microbes that interact with plants. The grant for...
SAIC Awarded $115 Million Subcontract to Support Tactical Biometrics Systems (TBS)
Company to Help Operate and Maintain Biometric Technology In Support
of the Warfighter
SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI ) today announced it has been awarded a subcontract by Sensor Technologies Incorporat...
Social support during breast-feeding helps humans have more children
COLUMBUS, Ohio The fact that human mothers have support
from family while they're breast-feeding may be a key strategy that enables humans to reproduce more rapidly than other primates, new research suggests.
helps mothers conserve energy in a way that allows their bodies to pre...
WCC Smart Search & Match to Support U.S. Army's BOSS-U Program
RESTON, Virginia, February 10 /PRNewswire/ -- WCC Smart Search & Match,
the leading provider of high-performance search and match software, today
announced its participation as a subcontractor in the U.S. Army's Biometrics
Operations and Support
Services - Unrestricted (BOSS-U) program.
Raytheon Chosen to Help Provide Department of Defense Biometrics Operations and Support Services
Raytheon one of 12 companies selected for BOSS-U $497 million award
RESTON, Va., Jan. 27, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Biometrics Task Force has selected Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN ) to provide biometric-related services and support
to enhance the ability of the Department of Defense...
CACI Awarded a Prime Position on $500 Million, Multiple-Award Program with Biometrics Operations and Support Services
Company to Assist with Solutions and Services to Support
U.S. Army's Biometrics Task Force Worldwide
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CAI ) announced today that it has been awarded a prime contract to support
the U.S. Army's Biometrics Task For...
Nearly a century later, new findings support Warburg theory of cancer
CHESTNUT HILL, MA (January 12, 2009) German scientist Otto H. Warburg's theory on the origin of cancer earned him the Nobel Prize in 1931, but the biochemical basis for his theory remained elusive.
His theory that cancer starts from irreversible injury to cellular respiration eventually fell o...
Forsyth scientist receives major grant to support rapid, accurate, affordable test for tuberculosis
Dr. Antonio Campos-Neto, head of the department of Cytokine Biology at The Forsyth Institute, has received a major grant from the internationally renowned Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) to continue his work to develop a test to diagnose active Tuberculosis (TB), the world's secon...
Stanley to Continue Biometrics In-Service Engineering Support for U.S. Army
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stanley, Inc.
(NYSE: SXE ), a leading provider of systems integration and professional
services to the U.S. federal government, today announced that it was part of a
team led by Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI ) awarde...
Survey highlights support for nanotech in health fields but disapproval elsewhere
A landmark national survey on the use of nanotechnology for "human enhancement" shows widespread public support
for applications of the new technology related to improving human health. However, the survey also shows broad disapproval for nanotech human enhancement research in areas without health...
Conservation International gets support from Dreamworks Animation to protect giant pandas
Arlington, Virginia (November 10, 2008) Conservation International (CI) today announced that it has received a contribution from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NYSE: DWA) in support
of its conservation efforts to protect the endangered giant panda.
Yesterday in Los Angeles at an event launch ...
SAIC Awarded $37 Million Contract to Support U.S. Army Program Executive Office - Enterprise Information Systems
Company to Maintain and Enhance the Biometrics Automated Toolset - Army
SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science
Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI ) today announced it has
been awarded a task order by the U.S. Army Program Executive Office ...
Oklahoma researchers support biodiversity in biofuels production
U.S. and European mandates for subsidies of cellulosic ethanol production and use have uncertain environmental consequences according to an international group of scientists which includes researchers from the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University.
The 23-member group co-authore...
Zebra Technologies Enters Into Revolving Credit Agreement to Support Company Growth
VERNON HILLS, Ill., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zebra
Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: ZBRA ) today announced that it has entered
into a five-year, $100 million revolving credit facility. Zebra will be
able to draw upon the credit facility for working capital and general
Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago receives a grant from BioMarin to support adult PKU outreach
Chicago, IL, Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago announced today that it has received a grant from BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. to support
its Adult Phenylketonuria (PKU) Outreach Education Project. The goal of the program is to conduct outreach to PKU patients who are no longer being treat...
SNM awards $300,000 to support molecular imaging research
RESTON, Va.SNMan international scientific and professional organization of more than 16,000 members dedicated to promoting the practical applications, technology and science of molecular imaging and nuclear medicinehas awarded $300,000 in research grants to support
molecular imaging research. The ...
New grants will support research in the sustainable built environment
The Woods Institute for the Environment has awarded planning grants to 17 Stanford faculty members to develop a campus-wide research agenda for the sustainable built environment (SBE), an emerging field that promotes the sustainable development of buildings and urban areas.
"Buildings consume a...
Mars' water appears to have been too salty to support life
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- A new analysis of the Martian rock that gave hints of water on the Red Planet -- and, therefore, optimism about the prospect of life -- now suggests the water was more likely a thick brine, far too salty to support
life as we know it.
The finding, by scientists at Harvard Un...
Honeybee researcher to unravel properties governing lifespan with support from Norway
Gro Amdam, associate professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, has been awarded two grants totaling the U.S. equivalent of about $1.4 million from the Norwegian Research Council to investigate biochemical factors and social life history properties that can influence agi...
Futronic Announces Microsoft Vista and Windows 2008 Server Support for Its Fingerprint Logon Software
HONG KONG, Feb. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Futronic Technology Company
Limited, a global provider of biometric software and hardware products,
today announced that the latest version of its FinLogon (fingerprint-logon)
software supports Microsoft Vista and Windows 2008 Server.
FinLogon is fin...
Haagen-Dazs gift to support Penn State honeybee research
As the pollination season approaches in Pennsylvania and the Northeast, scientists at Penn State and elsewhere continue to seek answers to the decline of the nation's honeybees and other pollinators, which are critical to the production of $15 billion worth of crops in the United States. To assist...
Pew Institute for Ocean Science awards 5 fellowships in support of global marine conservation
NEW YORK CITY -- The Pew Institute for Ocean Science (www.pewoceanscience.org) today announced the 2008 recipients of the Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation, the preeminent fellowship in support
of ocean conservation. The five awardees will each receive $150,000 to conduct innovative three-yea...
IEEE-USA commends president for asking Congress to double support for critical research
WASHINGTON (29 January 2008)-- IEEE-USA President Russ Lefevre commends President George W. Bush for asking Congress to double federal support
for critical basic research in the physical sciences in his State of the Union address Monday night.
We appreciate the president reminding Congress how ...
A warming climate can support glacial ice
New research challenges the generally accepted belief that substantial ice sheets could not have existed on Earth during past super-warm climate events. The study by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego provides strong evidence that a glacial ice cap, about half the s...
Widespread support for nonembryonic stem cell research, VCU Life Sciences Survey shows
The VCU Life Sciences Survey is the first poll to reflect the discovery reported internationally in November that human skin cells can be used to create stem cells or their near equivalents. When asked about the implications of this development, more than six in 10, or 63 percent, say that both em...
An intelligent new way to support the teaching of evolution
The world-renowned evolutionary scientist Niles Eldredge and his son Greg Eldredge, a high school science teacher, believe it's time to help science educators fight back against the strong pressure creationists exert on public education. So they joined forces with the scientific publisher Springer...
$10 million gift to support cutting-edge epigenome center at USC
Los Angeles, Oct. 2, 2007The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) received a $10 million gift from the Kenneth T. & Eileen L. Norris Foundation that will be critical in launching one of the nations first research centers devoted to the study of epigenetics.
Entrust Continues Leadership by Adding Support for Next-generation E-Passports
Advanced digital certificates help secure new biometrics to be stored on next evolution of e-passports
DALLAS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Domestic and global security
threats, coupled with rapidly emerging standards and technology, are
leading governments across the w...
Diet support helps chronic kidney patients
Regular counselling on diet and lifestyle offers significant benefits to people with chronic kidney disease, according to new Queensland University Technology research.
Dietitian Katrina Campbell, who graduated with her PhD from QUT, monitored the diets of 62 pre-dialysis patients at the Royal ...
M2SYS Partners with SecuGen Corporation to Support Market Leading Hamster Plus Fingerprint Reader with Auto-On Technology
Innovative Optical Fingerprint Reader to be the Latest Addition to M2SYS' Biometric Hardware Suite
ATLANTA, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- M2SYS Technology, a biometric
technology research and development firm, announced today its partnership
with SecuGen Corporation to support
UAB students' Nintendo Wii CPR earns American Heart Association support
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. The American Heart Association has pledged $50,000 to fund the work of University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) biomedical engineering undergraduate students who are working to develop a computer program that teaches CPR using hand-held remote controls from the Nintendo Wii vide...