Jatropha Couple Oil Crop Cultivation Technology Commercially Released
The years of continuous research, experiments and trials have given Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) a big breakthrough in the search for a viable alternative feedstock for biodiesel in combination with Jatropha in December 2007. After having a number of successful field trials...
Third Wave and 3M couple biotech technologies
MADISON, Wis. Third Wave Technologies and 3M announced Wednesday the signing of a supply agreement that will provide Third Wave customers with the option of coupling its Invader technology, a DNA and RNA analysis chemistry, with 3M's microfluidic technology.
Under the agreement, 3M Bioanalyti...
Bacteria pack their own demise
...the precise structure and function of the toxin-antitoxin complex, a system that had not been the focus of much interest in the past. Only in the last couple
of years the rest of the scientific world come to realize its importance and as a result the number of papers in this field has exploded.
All living ...
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Signs Biopharmaceutical Company, Lilly, as Anchor New York City Tenant at the Alexandria Center for Science and Technology
...e Officer of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. "Alexandria has now delivered on its strategy to take the positive attributes of New York City and couple
them with its world-class life science cluster capabilities to provide the best technical environments in which to conduct and foster cutting edge col...
Schering-Plough Announces Phase II and III Data for Corifollitropin Alfa
...Infertility is a disease or condition that impairs the body's ability to perform the basic function of reproduction.(7) It is often diagnosed after a couple
has not conceived after one year of unprotected, well-timed intercourse.(8) Women over the age of 35 are encouraged to seek diagnosis and treatment f...
Biotech Shows Glimmer of an Upward Trend
...ny, a San Francisco based global leader in life sciences with activities in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Merchant Banking and Media. "For the past couple
of months some of the companies in the Index, such as Cougar Biotech, Geron, and Dendreon, have been on a tear pushing the year-to-date performance of...
Scientists determine the structure of highly efficient light-harvesting molecules in green bacteria
...ause the energy can get to where it needs to go faster. Speed is the name of the game that green bacteria play with light. The organisms have only a couple
of nanoseconds for the energy to get someplace useful or else the energy is going to be lost. The speed required can be a problem for bacteria that r...
Eklin Medical Systems to Showcase RapidStudy(TM) CDx Digital Radiography Systems at CVC East
...enhanced for viewing far better detail, resulting in closer scrutiny of potential areas of concern. Now, Eklin offers either flat panel or CCD (Charge couple
Device) DR solutions plus on-site and remote PACS, all based on DICOM standards.
The RapidStudy CDx is designed specifically to meet the needs of...
VisualSonics to Sell Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio(R) LAB on a Worldwide Basis to Animal Imaging Market
...and peripheral nerves, especially in the research of degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, where it offers a unique capability to couple
in vivo and in situ observations of neuronal activity on freely moving animals with behavioral studies. The minimal invasiveness of Cellvizio LAB and ...
China Bio Energy Reports Fourth Quarter and Record 2008 Financial Results
... Provinces. We are supported by a vertically integrated
distribution platform that covers a geographic population of approximately 640
million people. couple
this with the ability to leverage our own retail fuel
stations, we feel we have several competitive advantages over our domestic
competitors while ope...
BG Medicine Signs Collaborative Research Agreement with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), and Boston University
...of BG Medicine ( www.bg-medicine.com ). "Use of these advanced research platforms now enable the kind of biomarker research that was impossible just a couple
of years ago."
BG Medicine also is playing a lead role in the HRP Initiative ( www.HRPInitiative.com ). The HRP initiative is conducting a numbe...
Cracking a tough nut for the semiconductor industry
...n use with equipment they already own.
At issue is the mechanical strength of so-called low-k dielectric layerselectrically insulating films only a couple
of micrometers thick that are interleaved between layers of conductors and components in microprocessor chips and other high-performance semiconductor...
Rigel Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Clinical Update
The exploratory Phase 2a clinical trial in immune thrombocytopenic
purpura (ITP) is ongoing and we expect the results to be published in the
of months. Rigel has deferred initiating any further trials in
ITP until a collaboration partner for R788 is in place.
Likewise, Rigel has deferred ...
Brain Fitness Program Offers Hope for Breast Cancer Survivors Suffering From 'Chemobrain'
...where I put things and I had trouble
finding the right word," she said. Dr. Mark said she started to notice
changes after using the program for just a couple
of weeks. "My attention
span was getting longer. I could read through entire articles that a couple
of weeks ago I couldn't get through. Knowing that ...
Ferring Celebrates Winner of 2008 My Little Miracle Essay Contest During National Infertility Awareness Week
...ges, and being told by a physician that having a child
wasn't possible, the couple
was determined not to accept "no" for an
answer. Thanks to the wonder of fe...Determined to have a family, Michael
underwent a vasectomy reversal and the couple
immediately started trying to
have a baby. Unfortunately, as months passed,...
Engineering nanoparticles for maximum strength
...terial left over from the chemical process used to create the cadmium sulfide nanospheres. Originally we cleaned this away, but after we experienced a couple
of instances of the spheres slipping away when they were squeezed, we stopped cleaning them so they would stay attached to the surface. The FEA model ...
MediCult Acquires US-Based MidAtlantic Diagnostics to Further Strengthen ART Presence
...ive ART solutions
to the benefit of families. Through innovation and product advancements,
MediCult aims to help the number 1 dream of every infertile couple
true. In 2007, it was estimated that a child is born every 8 minutes after
conception using a MediCult product. MediCult, which is located in
Graphene pioneers follow in Nobel footsteps
"It works like a magic wand whatever property or phenomenon you address with graphene, it brings you back a sheer magic.
of years ago, I was rather pessimistic about graphene-based technologies coming out of research labs any time soon. I have to admit I was wrong. They ...
Scientists demonstrate highly directional semiconductor lasers
...A very narrow angular spread of the laser beam can greatly reduce the complexity and cost of optical systems by eliminating the need for the lenses to couple
light into optical fibers and waveguides," said Dr. Kan.
Discovery by UC Riverside physicists could enable development of faster computers
...w of current and the transport of information a feature that would be of great interest to the semiconductor industry. What is amazing is that only a couple
of atomic layers of MgO can completely reverse the spin selection of the interface. This is unexpected because MgO is not a magnetic material."
BioElectronics Corporation - Substantial International Expansion Producing Sustained Revenue Growth-Company Reaches Monthly Break Even
...ly, based on our current and expected order
backlogs, it appears we will continue to ramp sales each month moving
forward through 2008.
For the past couple
of years as we developed our product line and our
distribution channels we were faced with the normal issues that face most
development stage companie...
Record Venture Capital and Heated Deal Environment Propel Global Biotechnology Industry Forward in 2007
... financing environment ahead, it will need to build on its
enduring strength by translating its maturing pipeline into marketed
products over the next couple
While industry performance was strong on several fronts in 2007,
emerging challenges have made the road ahead more difficult for many
WaferGen Announces Signing of Two Private Placements
...rants have a five-year term and standard broad-based weighted-average anti-dilution protection. The financing is expected to close in the next couple
Proceeds from this financing will be used for general corporate purposes including the continued advancement of the company's Sm...
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Receives $25-Million Gift to Support Stem Cell and Epigenomic Research and Clinical Skills Training
... facility that it needs.
The $25 million gift is a reflection of the Gottesmans' longstanding
affiliation with the College of Medicine. In 2002, the couple
professorial chair at Einstein's Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation
Center in connection with Dr. Gottesman's life-long interest in he...
Spiraling nanotrees offer new twist on growth of nanowires
...trunks and branches that tapered in length as they spiraled upward they knew theyd stumbled upon something peculiar.
At the beginning we saw just a couple
of trees, and we said, What the heck is going on here? recalls Jin. They were so curious.
Writing in the May 1 edition of Science Express, Jin and h...
Carbon nanotube measurements: latest in NIST 'how-to' series
... new generation of nanoscale materials.
The nanotubes are essentially cylinders of carbon atoms with a wall only one atom thick and a diameter of a couple
of nanometersbut lengths up to several million times their diameter. (Think of a soup can about 100 kilometers tall.) Because of their unique electron...
Sangui BioTech International, Inc., Reports Sales Increase, Continued Losses
...ss of approximately USD 704,000. The company strives to file its
pending quarterly and annual reports for its 2007 and 2008 fiscal years
over the next couple
Cornerstones of Sangui's current business include sales of cosmetics
and wound management products through different distribution partner...
International team of scientists discover clue to delay of life on Earth
... the oceans at that time were oxygen deficient they should also have been deficient in molybdenum. Weve found evidence of that deficiency before, at a couple
of particular points in time. The new data are important because they confirm that those points were typical for their era.
Molybdenum is of intere...
Biological electron transfer captured in real time
...ion, muscle contraction, etc. The energy captured in cellular respiration is transduced to ATP in two phases. The role of the respiratory chain is to couple
electron transfer to the translocation of positively charged protons across the membrane, so that the mitochondrial membrane (or the cell membrane in ...
Directed self-ordering of organic molecules for electronic devices
...p or folded to pocket size and plastic sheets that incorporate large arrays of detectors for medical monitoring or diagnostics in the field are just a couple
of the tantalizing possibilities.
One unsolved problem is how to manufacture them efficiently and at low cost. Large areas can be coated rapidly wi...
Derma Sciences Expands Direct Sales Force for Advanced Wound Care, Looks to Double Again in 2008
... significant one
for Derma Sciences, which has been growing sales at an accelerating rate,
and which has introduced several new products over the last couple
years. Most recently, the company launched MEDIHONEY(TM) Calcium Alginate
with Active Leptospermum Honey. This product, along with several line
Texas Boy Receives Wheelchair From New Hampshire Couple's Recently Deceased Granddaughter
...nt physical and mental disabilities due to shaken baby syndrome
will receive a specialized wheelchair and other medical equipment from a
New Hampshire couple
whose 13-year-old granddaughter, also a victim of
shaken baby syndrome, passed away on February 13, 2007 at the age of 13.
FedEx will ship all 400-5...
Move over, silicon: Advances pave way for powerful carbon-based electronics
...to make chips: a single crystal of material eight or 12-inches wide. The largest single-crystal graphene sheets made to date have been no wider than a couple
millimeters, not big enough for a single chip. Chou and researchers in his lab realized that a big graphene wafer is not necessary, as long they could...
New paper reveals nanoscale details of photolithography process
...ts of the infinitesimal expansion and collapse of thin polymer films used in the manufacture of advanced semiconductor devices. Its a matter of only a couple
of nanometers, but it can be enough to affect the performance of next-generation chip manufacturing. The NIST measurements, detailed in a new paper,* ...
Sangui Partnership Enters a New Phase:
...nt which makes all this fast progress happen."
The joint prospects are being confirmed by Sangui Latino America
President Eduardo Mena: "In the past couple
of months, we have been able to
convince ourselves that Sangui's wound management products and concepts do
keep what they promise. We are determined, ...
New use for stem cells found in war on terrorism
...use neural cells die out pretty fast on their own. So if you tried sending this device out with the troops, somebody has to change out the cells every couple
of weeks. Plus, mice aren't humans. They react very differently to chemicals than we do.
Stice's neural cell kits created from human embryonic stem...
Delivering Molecular Imaging Solutions Across Clinical Specialties: Siemens Showcases New Technologies at RSNA 2007
Division, Siemens Medical Solutions. "With an innovation like HD*PET,
Siemens Medical Solutions is giving physicians increased image clarity that
with our TrueV technology for one of the largest field of the
views in the industry. The end result is a solution that improves workflow
Pure Plastics Pitch Proves Perfect
...you tell me you need adhesives with a specific set of
characteristics, we can generate ten different materials around these
target parameters within a couple
of days--without having to go back to the
drawing board each time," says Sita.
Plastics with potentially dangerous additives have been banned in 41
California IVF Experts Tap Ethics Committee for Guidance
...ment to facilitate individual needs," Hinckley said. For example, during a phone conversation with prospective patients, a
minister and his wife, the couple
was hesitant to seek treatment because
they assumed that the use of IVF would result in unused embryos, which
turned out not to be the case. The comm...
Medical Breakthrough ... Doctor Discovers 'Penetrating Carrier' That Eradicates Fungus
...d big box retailers are now paying attention.
Williams believes the CureCeuticals product line will generate over $20
million in sales within the next couple
years. These products are currently
sold in independent pharmacies throughout the USA and are expected in
national drug chains soon. Negotiations are ...