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New DNA and RNA aptamers offer unique therapeutic advantages

New Rochelle, NY, August 5, 2009A novel class of drugs composed of single strands of DNA or RNA, called aptamers, can bind protein targets with a high strength and specificity and are currently in clinical development as treatments for a broad range of common diseases, as described in a comprehens...

M2SYS Technology to Offer Desktop Biometric Technology to Kronos Customers

ATLANTA, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that Kronos Incorporated, the global leader in workforce management solutions, has chosen M2SYS to provide its customers with a desktop biometrics solution that s...

M2SYS Technology to Offer Desktop Biometric Technology to Kronos Customers

ATLANTA, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that Kronos Incorporated, the global leader in workforce management solutions, has chosen M2SYS to provide its customers with a desktop biometrics solution that s...

Validus and HierStar Form Strategic Alliance to Offer the First Complete Range of Authentication Products

SAN FRANCISCO and BEIJING, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Validus Technologies Corporation and HierStar Limited are pleased to announce that they have formed a strategic manufacturing, marketing and distribution alliance to offer the first complete range of One Time Password (OTP) authentication products ...

ExcellGene SA first company to offer contract manufacturing in 250 Liter OrbShake bioreactor

- Cooperations with Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB) and Adolf Kühner AG - Prototype of orbital shake bioreactor presented at ACHEMA 2009 Monthey, 19. Mai 2009 / b3c newswire / – ExcellGene SA, a leading provider of contract manufacturing to the biopharmaceutical industry, expa...

Scripps studies offer new picture of Lake Tahoe's earthquake potential

For more than a decade, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have been unraveling the history of fault ruptures below the cobalt blue waters of Lake Tahoe one earthquake at a time. Two new studies by the Scripps research team offer a more comprehensive analysis of eart...

truTV and Cox Offer Free Digital Fingerprinting to Help Prevent Crimes Against Children

"Digital Fingerprinting for Kids" event on April 18 at Pembroke Mall , Virginia Beach CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Network Sales (TNS), the distribution, sales and marketing arm of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), and truTV, are partnering with Cox Co...

Is love at first sight real? Geneticists offer tantalizing clues

Leave it to geneticists to answer a question that has perplexed humanity since the dawn of time: does love at first sight truly exist? According to a study published in the April 2009 issue of the journal GENETICS ( http://www.genetics.org ), a team of scientists from the United States and Austr...

Imperial College London and NTU collaborate to offer joint Ph.D. programs in engineering and science

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Imperial College London have signed an agreement on 6 April 2009 that will enable these two leading universities to offer highly attractive joint Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes in engineering and science. The NTU-Imperial College Joint PhD degr...

truTV and Cox Offer Free Digital Fingerprinting to Help Prevent Crimes Against Children

"Digital Fingerprinting for Kids" event on April 18 at Pembroke Mall , Virginia Beach CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Network Sales (TNS), the distribution, sales and marketing arm of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), and truTV, are partnering with Cox Co...

Greatest thing since sliced bread: New data offer important clues toward improving wheat yields

Breed a better crop of wheat? That's exactly what a team of researchers from Kansas State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture hope their research will lead to. In their study, appearing in the March 2009 issue of the journal GENETICS ( http://www.genetics.org ), they analyzed the t...

'Neurological work-arounds' offer hope to people with monoamine-related disorders

Researchers have known for decades that the brain has a remarkable ability to "reprogram" itself to compensate for problems such as traumatic injury. Now, a research article published in the February 2009 issue of the journal Genetics ( http://www.genetics.org ) suggests that the brain may also ...

Studies offer guide as protein interaction mapping comes of age

BOSTON--During the past 20 years, researchers have identified thousands of cell protein interactions, with the ultimate goal of inventorying all that occur within cells of various organisms a comprehensive catalogue known as the interactome. Such information will be critical to understanding the ...

New papers offer insights into process of malarial drug resistance

Malaria, one of the oldest diseases known to man, has shown no signs of slowing down as it ages. More than 1 million children die from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa each year, and in areas along the Thailand/Cambodian border multiple drug-resistant strains of the disease are becoming commonplace....

Ripple effect: Water snails offer new propulsion possibilities

A UC San Diego engineer has revealed a new mode of propulsion based on how water snails create ripples of slime to crawl upside down beneath the surface. Eric Lauga, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the Jacobs School of Engineering, recently published a paper in ...

Commercial aquatic plants offer cost-effective method for treating wastewater

CLEMSON, SC Nursery and greenhouse operations depend on the use of fertilizers, growth regulators, insecticides, and fungicides. Growers also rely on the use of soilless media, or substrate, in the production of container crops. Concerns arise when excessive irrigation of the container crops grow...

NC State first university in nation to offer canine bone marrow transplants

Dogs suffering from lymphoma will be able to receive the same type of medical treatment as their human counterparts, as North Carolina State University becomes the first university in the nation to offer canine bone marrow transplants in a clinical setting. Dr. Steven Suter, assistant professor...

New beta-blocker to offer hope to heart and lung sufferers

Researchers at The University of Nottingham have been awarded 2.8 million by the Wellcome Trust to develop a new drug that could ease the suffering of hundreds of thousands of heart disease patients who are unable to take beta-blockers. In the UK, 2.6 million people suffer from heart disease an...

No-take zones offer no boost for bleached reefs

Conservation zones are in the wrong place to protect vulnerable coral reefs from the effects of global warming, an international team of scientists warned today. Now the team led jointly by Newcastle University and the Wildlife Conservation Society, New York say that urgent action is needed to ...

Plant steroids offer new paradigm for how hormones work

Stanford, CASteroids bulk up plants just as they do human athletes, but the playbook of molecular signals that tell the genes to boost growth and development in plant cells is far more complicated than in human and animal cells. A new study by plant biologists at the Carnegie Institution used an e...

Landscape study may offer solutions for fire managers

PORTLAND, Ore. July 23, 2008. A fire is currently burning through a study area where projections were made about fire behavior about 2 years ago. Managers used data and analysis from the Gotchen Late-Successional Reserve (LSR) study in the planning, analysis, and implementation of treatments near ...

MIT researchers offer glimpse of rare mutant cells

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- MIT biological engineers have developed a new imaging system that allows them to see cells that have undergone a specific mutation. The work, which could help scientists understand how precancerous mutations arise, marks the first time researchers have been able to pinpoint ...

Digimarc Board Approves $310 Million All-Cash Offer from L-1 Identity Solutions for Digimarc's ID Systems Business

Digimarc Unanimously Approves Offer from L-1 and Terminates Discussions with Safran STAMFORD, Conn., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L-1 Identity Solutions ("L-1") (NYSE: ID ), a leading provider of identity solutions and services, today announced that L-1 has s...

Stinger Systems To Offer Taser Trade-In Program

Verdict Against Taser International May Concern Law Enforcement Departments TAMPA, Fla., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STIY), the leader in electro-stun technology, today announced that it is offering existing law enforcement departments that have p...

Stinger Systems To Offer Taser Trade-In Program

Verdict Against Taser International May Concern Law Enforcement Departments TAMPA, Fla., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STIY), the leader in electro-stun technology, today announced that it is offering existing law enforcement departments that have p...

Tomato pathogen genome may offer clues about bacterial evolution

Blacksburg, Va.. The availability of new genome sequencing technology has prompted a Virginia Tech plant scientist to test an intriguing hypothesis about how agricultures early beginnings may have impacted the evolution of plant pathogens. Boris Vinatzer, assistant professor of plant pathology...

Stem cells offer cartilage repair hope for arthritis sufferers

Research being presented today (11 April) at the UK National Stem Cell Network Annual Science Meeting in Edinburgh could offer hope that bone stem cells may be harnessed to repair the damaged cartilage that is one of the main symptoms of osteoarthritis. Scientists at Cardiff University have suc...

Researchers offer new theory for dogfish and skate population outburst on George's Bank

New research by scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Chesapeake Biological Laboratory questions the long-held belief that a lack of predators and competitors was the primary cause for the increase of skates and dogfish observed in Southern New Englands Georges ...

Tomato pathogen genome may offer clues about bacterial evolution at dawn of agriculture

Blacksburg, Va. The availability of new genome sequencing technology has prompted a Virginia Tech plant scientist to test an intriguing hypothesis about how agricultures early beginnings may have impacted the evolution of plant pathogens. Boris Vinatzer, assistant professor of plant pathology,...

'Jekyll and Hyde' bacteria offer pest control clue

New research at York has revealed so-called Jekyll and Hyde bacteria, suggesting a novel way to control insect pests without using insecticides. Researchers at the University of York studied the relationship between plant-dwelling insects and the bacteria that live in them and discovered an un...

Kids eat more fruits, vegetables when schools offer salad bar

A new UCLA study has found that elementary schools can significantly increase the frequency of fruit and vegetable consumption among low-income students by providing a lunch salad bar. The findings, published in the December issue of the international peer-reviewed journal Public Health Nutr...

Green roofs offer energy savings, storm-water control

An article in the November 2007 issue of BioScience describes the history and summarizes the benefits and challenges of green roofsroofs with a vegetated surface and substrate. Although more expensive to construct than a typical roof, a green roof can reduce energy costs during a buildings lifet...

Aware, Inc. Announces Final Results of Dutch Auction Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ), a leading supplier of broadband technology and biometrics software, today announced the final results of its modified Dutch Auction tender offer, which expired at 5 p.m., New York City time, on Friday, April 17, 2009...

Aware, Inc. Amends and Extends Dutch Auction Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ) today announced that it has amended and extended its modified Dutch Auction tender offer. As a result of comments and a request from the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), Aware has agreed to narrow the pr...

Aware, Inc. Announces Preliminary Results of Dutch Auction Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ), a leading supplier of broadband technology and biometrics software, today announced the preliminary results of its modified Dutch Auction tender offer, which expired at 5 p.m., New York City time, on Friday, April 17...

Aware, Inc. Amends and Extends Dutch Auction Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ) today announced that it has amended and extended its modified Dutch Auction tender offer. As a result of comments and a request from the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), Aware has agreed to narrow the pr...

Aware, Inc. Commences Dutch Auction Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ), a leading supplier of broadband technology and biometrics software, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a modified Dutch Auction self-tender offer for up to 3,500,000 shares, or approximately 15%,...

Aware, Inc. Commences Dutch Auction Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ), a leading supplier of broadband technology and biometrics software, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a modified Dutch Auction self-tender offer for up to 3,500,000 shares, or approximately 15%,...

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...

Soils offer new hope as carbon sink

The huge potential of agricultural soils to reduce greenhouse gases and increase production at the same time has been reinforced by new research findings at NSW Department of Primary Industries' (DPI) Wollongbar Agricultural Institute. Trials of agrichar - a product hailed as a saviour of Austra...
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