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Lyncean Technologies Inc. receives $1.2 M from NCRR to develop new imaging technique

Lyncean Technologies, Inc. has just received a Phase I SBIR grant of $1,296,403 from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) to develop "Differential Phase Contrast Imaging" using the unique x-ray beam produced by the Compact Light Source (CLS). The grant will allow Lyncean to continue ...

David Rose to present Howe School lecture on new technologies and business models, Jan. 29

HOBOKEN, N.J. - Internationally known technology expert David S. Rose will present a lecture at Stevens Institute of Technology, January 29, 2009, titled "Everything You Think You Know...Is Wrong: How New Technologies and Newer Business Models are Turning the World Upside Down." As part of the ...

Moving new technologies from the lab to the marketplace

Judith Sheft, associate vice president for technology development at NJIT, has been awarded funds from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology to assist faculty researchers with the most promising patentable inventions with funding grants of up to $50,000. The money, known as Gap gran...

e-Smart Technologies to Introduce Next Generation 'I AM' Smart Card Technology at Cartes 2008 in Paris

NEW YORK and PARIS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- e-Smart(R) Technologies, Inc., (Pink Sheets: ESMT); and its parent e-Smart(R) International, Inc., (formerly IVI Smart Technologies, Inc.,) and its subsidiary eSmart Korea, hereafter collectively ("e-Smart"(R) or the "Company") is pleased to...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes AOptix Technologies for its Pioneering Contribution to Security through Noninvasive Biometrics

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the noninvasive biometrics market, Frost & Sullivan presents AOptix Technologies Inc. with the 2008 North American Award for Technology Innovation in recognition of its development of an adaptive optics-based stand-o...

Combining advanced medical and information technologies offers pathway to lower health care costs

Washington D.C. (September 22, 2008): Integrating sophisticated medical technologies for patient monitoring with advanced information systems and clinical expertise has the potential to significantly improve medical care while lowering treatment costs. This is especially true for patients with chr...

NHGRI seeks DNA sequencing technologies fit for routine laboratory and medical use

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), today awarded more than $20 million in grants to develop innovative sequencing technologies inexpensive and efficient enough to sequence a person's DNA as a routine part of biomedical research an...

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 corporate purp...

Integrated Fuel Technologies gets worldwide license for Argonne-developed Diesel DeNOx Catalyst

ARGONNE, Ill. (July 1, 2008) A new, patented catalyst developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory that can reliably and economically reduce between 95 and 100 percent of the nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from diesel-fueled engines has been license...

OSU technologies funded for development

Stillwater, Okla.OSUs Technology Business Assessment Group will fund four faculty research projects for spring 2008. The group identified these one-year projects from a number of excellent proposals submitted in response to a solicitation earlier this spring. Funding for the program is administe...

CrimeCog Technologies Unveils Enhanced JMS Module of E*JUSTICE SYSTEMS(TM)

Updates include additional automated financial functions, inmate billing and interfaces SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the American Jail Association Conference in Sacramento, CA, CrimeCog Technologies announced an enhanced version of its Jail Bo...

Oberthur Technologies XPon Offer

PARIS, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This press release is not and must not be, directly or indirectly, distributed or made public in Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa or the United States of America. The Offer is not being made to persons in those jurisdictions or elsewhere where th...

Europe develops new technologies to boost health of livestock

A range of new technologies including genetic modification (GM) and RNA Interference are being deployed to improve the health of farm animals in a series of European and global initiatives. The ground was laid for a European platform to develop new treatments that exploit these technologies at a r...

Atmel and Phoenix Technologies Collaborate to Create Next-generation Security Solutions for PCs

SAN JOSE and MILPITAS, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML ) and Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC ), announced today the integration of Atmel's FingerChip(R) biometric security solutions in Phoenix's FailSafe(TM) and SecureCore Pre-boot Authentication (P...

Phoenix Technologies and Atmel Collaborate to Create Next-Generation Security Solutions for PCs

MILPITAS, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC ) and Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML ) today announced the integration of Atmel's FingerChip(R) biometric security solutions in Phoenix FailSafe(TM) and SecureCore Pre-boot Au...

e-SMART Technologies Continues Delivery of Its New Super SMART Card in South Korea

NEW YORK and SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- e-SMART(R) Technologies, Inc., (Pink Sheets: ESMT); with its parent company IVI Smart Technologies, Inc., ("e-SMART"(R) or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract to deliver its newest Super SMART Ca...

e-Smart(R) Technologies Delivers Its New Super Smart Card(TM) in South Korea.

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- e-Smart(R) Technologies, Inc., (Pink Sheets: ESMT); with its parent company IVI Smart Technologies, Inc. ("e-Smart"(R) or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has delivered the Company's newest Super Smart Card(TM), the "I AM"(TM) to Hubro Co...

Material Technologies Holds First Electrochemical Fatigue Sensor Training for Private Inspection Firms

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Material Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MTTG) ("MATECH") held its first 4-day training for private inspection firms last week. Company officers and inspectors attended a four-day training in St. George, UT last week to learn how to impleme...

e-Smart Technologies Responds to Press Release Issued By IDsmart LLC

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- e-Smart Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ESMT) ("e-Smart" or the "Company") responds as follows to the press release issued by IDsmart in which a series of serious allegations are made regarding e-Smart Technologies, Inc. and which e-Smart hereby ref...

Titanium Group to Showcase Products and Technologies in Prestigious Government Seminar

Titanium to be Featured in the Biggest Government IT Security Event in November 2007 SAN JOSE, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Titanium Group, Ltd (OTC Bulletin Board: TTNUF), a leading biometric and security solutions provider announced today that it has been se...

New holographic method could be used for lab-on-a-chip technologies

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers at Purdue University have developed a technique that uses a laser and holograms to precisely position numerous tiny particles within seconds, representing a potential new tool to analyze biological samples or create devices using nanoassembly. The technique, c...

Pitt faculty receive awards to explore next-generation technologies

PITTSBURGHCommunities powered by clean, local-source energy. Faster, more reliable technologies and computers with a better grasp of human language. Medical care tailored to your DNA, or neural stem cells readily available for treating neurological diseases and injuries. Five University of Pitt...

Beijing Genomics Institute adds AB SOLiD system to its next generation sequencing technologies

The Beijing Genomics Institute announced today that BGI has added Applied Biosystems SOLiD System to BGI's rapidly expanding next-generation sequencing technologies. Two AB SOLiD Systems have been installed and were thoroughly tested by the BGI researchers. The AB SOLiD System generated high-th...

The bombardier beetle, power venom and spray technologies

The bombardier beetle is inspiring designers of engines, drug-delivery devices and fire extinguishers to improve spray technologies, writes Andy McIntosh, from Leeds University, and Novid Beheshti, of Swedish Biomimetics 3000 Ltd, in Aprils Physics World. The bombardier beetle, found mainly in ...

NIH awards UC $9 million grant to improve patient point-of-care technologies

A leading cause of disability in the United States is a neurological event such as stroke, head injury or drug abuse. Regardless of the cause, the brain is often quickly and irreversibly damaged. UC researchers, funded by a $9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, will study point-...

New technologies coming too fast for Indian farmers

The arrival of genetically modified crops has added another level of complexity to farming in the developing world, says a sociocultural anthropologist at Washington University in St. Louis. Glenn D. Stone, Ph.D., professor of anthropology and of environmental studies, both in Arts & Sciences...

Faster, low cost sequencing technologies needed to drive era of personalized medicine

DNA testing is transforming health care and medicine, but current technologies only give a snapshot of an individual's genetic makeup. Any patient wanting a complete picture of their inherited DNA, or genome, would drop their jaw at the sight of the bill -- to the current tune of $10 million or mor...

Are genomic technologies the answer to world hunger?

Genomic technologies may have the potential to alleviate food insecurity and food shortages around the world. Researchers believe that biotechnology has the potential to improve the nutritional content of food crops and, crucially, resistance to insects and disease. This could lead to improved yiel...

Researchers develop technologies to devour food pathogens

Purdue researchers are developing two inexpensive technologies that may be able to prevent future food-borne illness, such as the recent outbreak of E. coli in contaminated spinach. Together, these technologies rapidly detect and eradicate food-borne pathogens. The first method uses a laser t...

Five new technologies that promise to transform medicine

Fat zapping to shed excess weight, miniature telescopes to restore vision, and smart nappies to detect common childhood infections: these are some of the new technologies that promise to transform medicine, according to this week's Christmas issue of the BMJ. The forecasts are made by Professor D...

New GI technologies improve internal organ visualization

As visualization technologies like ultrasound continue to improve in quality and safety, researchers are making the most of the opportunity to access new areas of internal organs that have not previously been examined without open surgery. In a group of studies presented today during Digestive Dis...

Agilent Technologies Introduces First Commercial Mouse Microarray for Comparative Genomic Hybridization Research

Tuberculosis remains a major global health threat. Although more than 3 billion doses of the BCG vaccine have been administered to fight tuberculosis, the ability of the BCG vaccine to protect adults is very limited, as is its efficacy against newly emerging isolates. In a study appearing online ...

Agilent Technologies introduces high-capacity human protein removal system for proteomics research

The fossilized skeleton of a small crocodile relative excavated last year at Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona throws a wrench into theories of how and where the dinosaurs arose more than 210 million years ago at the end of the Triassic Period. The animal, one of many creatures from the ...

Agilent Technologies introduces advanced zebrafish, mouse microarrays for stem cell and developmental biology research

Which is more likely to happen - you being in a car wreck or being bitten by a shark? Those who answered that cars are greater killers win a free trip to the beach. It's really no contest, says a Texas A&M University professor. Your chances of being in a wreck are far greater than being a sh...

Agilent Technologies new genome analysis technology set to accelerate Australia fight against mesothelioma

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that its breakthrough Human Genome CGH Microarray technology will be used by researchers at Melbourne's Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in a three-year study designed to better understand mesothelioma, a cancer found in the lining of the chest, the ...

Agilent Technologies releases probe sequence, annotation information for all its commercial gene expression microarrays

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that it has for the first time released the chip design, probe sequence and annotation information for all of its microarrays. The release of this information is expected to improve cross-laboratory experimental research and cross-platform data co...

LUCA technologies confirms real-time methane generation

Luca Technologies LLC today announced that its researchers have confirmed the presence of a resident, methane-generating community of microorganisms ("microbial consortium") in substrate samples taken from the 110,000 acre Monument Butte oilfield located in North Eastern Utah. This site represents ...

Agilent Technologies releases automated literature search tool for biology researchers

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today released an automated literature search tool for the multidisciplinary study of biological systems. The tool is available as a free plug-in to Cytoscape 2.1, an open-source bioinformatics platform that enables researchers to form a visual map of complex bio...

delSECUR CORPORATION Announces Agreement to Purchase the Intellectual Property Assets of the Corporation

...ndividuals through biometric means invented by Pierre de Lanauze, the former President & CEO of delSECUR. Q Tech, which also develops and markets technologies to enhance security and identification processes, plans to incorporate the del-ID technology with its proprietary technology. "Q Tech will be immedia...

Agricultural research key to food security

...vercoming two obstacles: The North-South gap, which delays the transfer of technologies to the developing world, and the gap between developing world research comm...d to advocate for policies that help farmers make use of the best available technologies and management strategies to increase crop yields. ...
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