Microbix Sales Grow 22% For Nine Months
...cial improvement for the Company."
For the quarter ended June 30, 2009, the Company recorded a net loss of $672,366 or one cent
a share compared to a loss of $945,111 or three cents a share in the same period in fiscal 2008. The company's negative cash position improved by 99.9...
First genetically engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials
...sue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.
Professor Cowman said similar vaccines had been tested in mice and offered 100 per cent
protection against malaria infection. He said it was hoped the vaccine would produce similar results in humans. "Although two genes have been deleted ...
Big Pharma to Big Biopharma: Frost & Sullivan Examines the Latest M&A Trends and Opportunities
...companies as well as academic institutions.
"The global downturn's detrimental impact on funding availability coupled with an average 30 per cent
decline in the value of biotech firms, means that outright acquisitions rather than complex licensing deals are an attractive proposition," concludes ...
Inverness Medical Innovations - Concateno plc, Further Announcement Regarding UK Takeover Code Share Dealing Disclosure Requirements.
Under the provisions of Rule 8.3 of the UK Takeover Code, if any person is, or becomes, "interested" (directly or indirectly) in one per cent
(1%). or more of any class of "relevant securities" of either IMA or Concateno, all "dealings" in any "relevant securities" of that company (including...
Phase II Trial Demonstrates Elacytarabine May Increase Survival Threefold in Patients With Late-Stage Leukaemia
... - Well tolerated - short-term mortality substantially lower (13 per
vs. 25 per cent)
Elacytarabine is a novel cytotoxic agent being de... was substantially lower than published data for
existing therapies (13 per cent
vs. 25 per cent). Out of the 61 patients
treated with elacytarabine, 10 wer...
Secret of sandcastle construction could help revive ancient building technique, researchers say
...asing interest in using the technique as it may help reduce reliance on cement in building materials (cement production being responsible for five per cent
of man's CO 2 output (1)). Rammed earth materials can usually also be sourced locally, thereby reducing transport needs.
As well as informing new ...
Nature parks can save species as climate changes
...ion areas is vital in helping to save up to 90 per cent
of bird species in Africa affected by climate chan...9,306 square kms (1,292,020 square miles) or 7 per cent
of the African continent. The sites are identified...sue affecting wildlife in Africa. More than 40 per cent
of African IBAs lack any form of legal protection ...
Microbix Sales Grow Over 30% In The Second Quarter; Up 43% In The First Half '09
In the second quarter, sales improved over 30% per cent
compared to the same quarter last year. "We exceeded our sales target again...er ended March 31, 2009, the Company recorded a net loss of $512,834 or one cent
a share compared to a loss of $1,337,698 or two cents a share in the same p...
GSK and Pfizer Innovative Agreement Creates Specialist HIV Company
term benefits for GSK shareholders.
"Today we own 100 per cent
of a pipeline with three assets in it.
Tomorrow we'll own 85 per cent
of a pipeline with somewhere between five and
seven assets in it."
Aviation partners to cut 500,000 tonnes of CO2 a year
...on. CDA will benefit residents living around many European airports by lowering noise and carbon emissions, saving airlines money at a time when every cent
counts -- a rare win-win, in an increasingly challenging operating environment."
Alexander ter Kuile, CANSO Secretary General said "CAN...
Bavarian Nordic Publishes its Annual Results 2008
...ard of warrants.
The value of each warrant equals DKK 39 and is calculated on the
Black-Scholes model with a risk-free interest rate of 2.5 per cent
and on the
historical volatility of the shares. The calculation is based on a market
value of the share of DKK 103 per share.
The award of warr...
The NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health London has Joined the MetaMiner CNS Partnership Program
...ing reputation for providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise for British universities, 60 per cent
of research activity at King's was deemed world-leading or internationally excellent. The College is in the top group of UK universities for research ...
Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Announces Reovirus Research to be Presented at AACR Annual Meeting
... chemotherapy induced an additive effect in most cases, however a clear synergistic response was seen at certain dose combinations in more than 30 per cent
of the samples treated with reovirus and paclitaxel.
The investigators concluded that the data supports a significant synergistic effect of reovirus...
EnWave Successfully Commercializes nutraREV(TM) Food Dehydration Technology
...d into a licencing and royalty agreement with EnWave.
The terms of this agreement include a license providing EnWave with a royalty of up to ten per cent
of CAL-SAN's gross revenues from the sale of dried food products processed using the nutraREV(TM) technology. EnWave expects that future sales of this...
University of Alberta and NINT researchers make solar energy breakthrough
After two years of research, these U of A and NINT scientists have, by only working on one part of the sandwich, seen improvements of about 30 per cent
in the efficiency of the working model. Michael Brett, professor of electrical and computer engineering, NINT principal investigator and member of the...
Microbix First Quarter Sales Grow Over 50% With Continued Progress On The Pipeline
Growth was robust in the first quarter with sales improving over 50 per cent
compared to the same quarter last year. "We exceeded our sales target in th...r ended December 31, 2008, the Company recorded a net loss of $583,668 or 1 cent
a share compared to a loss of $944,987 or 2 cents a share in the same perio...
Micell Forges Strategic Agreement to Develop Advanced Drug-Eluting Stents and Balloons
...meters, sensors, probes, pulse oximeters, patient monitoring systems, stents, catheters and other innovative products. In 2001, OCI acquired a 60 per cent
stake in Advanced Micronic Devices (AMDL) to market and distribute its products in India. Mediaid came into existence with the acquisition of the pat...
Microbix Uses Core Business Cashflow To Fund Late-Stage Pipeline To Build Shareholder Value In 2009
...oss of $3,667,910 or 8 cents a share compared to a loss of $2,711,810 or 7 cents a share in fiscal 2007.
The fourth quarter loss was $440,115 or 1 cent
a share compared with a loss of $814,001 or 2 cents a share in 2007. Cash flow was positive for both the quarter and full year as in fiscal 2007.
Ernst & Young Benchmarks Danish Biotech Pipeline Third in Europe
...le of the Copenhagen Region. Of the 82
biotech companies in Denmark, 74 per cent
are located in the Danish part of
Medicon Valley, a biotech cluster stretch...er compounds in clinical development in Europe,
Denmark accounts for 17 per cent
of the European pipeline.
Neurology (15 per cent) and inflammation/...
InNexus Biotechnology Announces New EGFR Antibody DXL1218 Targeting Colorectal Cancer and Announces $1.25 Million Private Placement
...r approval requirements under the
instrument as neither the fair market value of the securities being issued
nor the consideration paid exceeds 25 per cent
of InNexus' market
Upon conversion of the debenture, the common shares will be subject to
a four-month "hold period" from the date o...
Biomoda, Inc. (BMOD) SqueezeTrigger Price is $0.27. Approximately 1 Million Shares Shorted Since November 2006 According to Buyins.net Research Report
...ng a normal
market in shares of BMOD. The Friction Factor displays how many more shares
of buying than selling are required to move BMOD higher by one cent
many more shares of selling than buying moves BMOD lower by 1 cent. The
Friction Factor is relatively low at this time so shares can be expecte...
Vanda Pharmaceuticals Declares Dividend Distribution of Preferred Stock Purchase Rights
...er for 15% or more of the outstanding
voting power of the Common Stock. The Board of Directors will in general be
entitled to redeem the Rights at one cent
per Right at any time before the
triggering ownership threshold is crossed.
The Rights are not being distributed in response to any specific effort
Health Experts Call for New Strategies to Combat Alarming Rise in Diabetes
...t by 2025, the number of people with diabetes
will have increased by 20 per cent
within Europe, 80 percent within Eastern
Mediterranean and Middle Eastern p...etes and its complications set
to exceed US$302.5 billion by 2025, a 30 per cent
increase, and some of the
largest segments of that expected in Europe, the ...
Oil palm plantations are no substitute for tropical rainforests, a new study shows
...ofuel sales. The UK's Renewable Fuels Agency revealed that more than 80 per cent
of UK biofuels were not meeting even very basic environmental standards and...t initiative, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, has encouraged 40 per cent
of the palm oil industry to commit to saving wildlife on and around plantat...
New stem cell tools to aid drug development
...pathways, meaning that they, individually, will be useful for very specific types of drug development work. EC23, for example, produces almost 40 per cent
more neurons than ATRA."
Dr Whiting said: "We've set out to make stable mimics of natural compounds which control cell development, but in this cas...
New nanotechnology centre helps turn big ideas into real products
into the marketplace in concert with ACAMP's services. Alberta's
$130-million nanotechnology strategy, announced in May 2007, aims to
capture two per cent
of the world's nanotechnology market by the year 2020,
projected to be $1 trillion U.S., equaling $20 billion in annual commercial
Nano-sized 'trojan horse' to aid nutrition
"For catechins the class of antioxidants under examination and among the most potent dietary antioxidants -- only between 0.1 and 1.1 per cent
of the amount consumed makes it into our blood. If we can improve that rate, the benefits are enormous."
Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade.
...ely prior to the Scheme becoming effective, Shire Limited was substituted for Shire plc as principal obligor under Shire's $1.1 billion 2.75 per cent
convertible bond due 2014 originally issued by Shire plc (and the terms and conditions of such bonds were accordingly amended).
- Shire incurr...
Roche Proposes to buy Full Stake in Genentech - Interview With Chairman
...as time to put the
partnership "on a new level".
"We are absolutely convinced that it is in the interest of both parties
that we acquire the 100 per cent
and then structure it in a way that
strengthens both sides of the operation."
In the interview Mr Humer looks at how the offer will impact the group...
SEKAB Agreement: More Verified Ethanol to Europe
... to child and slave labour and to farming in
the Amazon region.
Verified sustainable ethanol will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by at
least 85 per cent
compared to petrol.
"This initiative is the first of its kind in the world and a major step
for speeding up the replacement of petrol and diesel," s...
Edmonton to be site of world's first industrial scale municipal waste-to-ethanol facility
...greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 40 to 60 per cent
compared to gasoline. Cellulosic ethanol has the potential to reduce GHGs by up to 87 per cent
according to the US Department of Energy's GREE...quiring gasoline to contain an average of five per cent
ethanol by 2010 will bring GHG reductions equiv...
New efficiency record for solar cells
... step closer.
An improvement of more than 1 per cent
(in absolute terms) may at first glance appear mod.... Of all sunlight falling on these cells, 23.2 per cent
is now converted into electrical energy. This was formerly 21.9 per cent, which means a 6 per cent
improvement in relative terms.
Dutch company O...
Nanotube production leaps from sooty mess in test tube to ready formed chemical microsensors
...ly to create a single complete metallic micro-circuit right across the final disc. What is even more impressive is that they take up less than one per cent
of the surface area of the disc.
This final property makes these instant ultramicroelecrodes particular useful for the creation of ultra sensitive ...
GreenField Ethanol and Enerkem Announce Plans to Make Cellulosic Ethanol a Commercial Reality
...soline. Cellulosic ethanol has the potential to reduce GHGs
by up to 87 per cent
according to the US Department of Energy's GREET
model. The federal government's commitment to requiring gasoline to contain
an average of five per cent
ethanol by 2010 will bring GHG reductions
equivalent to removing one millio...
Sparking Growth In Ontario's Biopharmaceutical Industry
... $500-million Advanced Manufacturing Investment Strategy to help manufacturers invest in innovative new technologies - Providing a 21 per cent
Capital Tax rate cut for all businesses retroactive to January 1, 2007, on the way to full elimination in 2010 - Eliminating the Capital ...
Solar cells of the future
...economy and the environment will benefit from the research. Less than 1 per cent
of the worlds electricity comes from the sun because it is difficult to tra... We believe that the nano flakes have the potential to convert up to 30 per cent
of the solar energy into electricity and that is twice the amount that we c...
Making gas out of crude oil
...ion is: can we do it in a reservoir"
Doing so would revolutionize the heavy oil/oil sands industry, which now manages to recover only about 17 per cent
of a resource that consists of six trillion barrels worldwide. Oil sands companies would be able to recover only the clean-burning natural gas, leavin...
Dark energy -- 10 years on
...e model" of the universe, which states that 75 per cent
of our universe is made up of dark energy, 21 per cent
of dark matter, another substance we know little about, with only a remaining four per cent
being made up of matter that we do understand. Th...
Patients Fail to Take Fake Medicines Risk Seriously
...the findings, Stephen McMahon, chairman of the Irish
Patients' Association commented: "The World Health Organisation (WHO)
estimates that up to 10 per cent
of all medicines are counterfeits, rising
to 25% in some countries. This is a serious issue. We know thousands of
men, women and children have died fr...
Biotech Investing Evaluating Risk!
...e market for biotech stocks is on fire lately, with the 75 companies that are tracked in the NASDAQ Biotech Index up over 44 per cent, versus an 8 per cent
gain for the Standard and Poors 500 Stock Index. Why is this happening, and are there sound business reasons behind the current run in biotech stock p...