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Scientists determine the structure of highly efficient light-harvesting molecules in green bacteria

An international team of scientists has determined the structure of the chlorophyll molecules in green bacteria that are responsible for harvesting light energy. The team's results one day could be used to build artificial photosynthetic systems, such as those that convert solar energy to electri...

Brown chemists create more efficient palladium fuel cell catalysts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Even small devices need power, and much of that juice comes from fuel cells. As these devices become even smaller, the rush is on to find more efficient ways to power them. In the last several years, scientists have discovered that palladium, a metal, is a s...

Brain Cancer Patients at Two Leading Hospitals Treated Using Fast and Efficient RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology from Varian Medical Systems

RapidArc Used to Deliver Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two leading cancer centers have carried out groundbreaking radiosurgery treatments for multiple brain metastases using new RapidArc radiotherapy technology from Varian M...

Tree branching key to efficient flow in nature and novel materials

DURHAM, N.C. Nature, in the simple form of a tree canopy, appears to provide keen insights into the best way to design complex systems to move substances from one place to another, an essential ingredient in the development of novel "smart" materials. Duke University engineers believe that an ...

New nanostructured thin film shows promise for efficient solar energy conversion

SANTA CRUZ, CA--In the race to make solar cells cheaper and more efficient, many researchers and start-up companies are betting on new designs that exploit nanostructures--materials engineered on the scale of a billionth of a meter. Using nanotechnology, researchers can experiment with and control...

New research expected to improve laser devices and make photovoltaics more efficient

University of Chicago scientists have induced electrons in the nanocrystals of semiconductors to cool more slowly by forcing them into a smaller volume. This has the potential to improve satellite communications and the generation of solar power. "Slowing down the cooling of these electronsin th...

Wisconsin Should Create, like Renewables, an Energy Efficient Portfolio

A Golden Age of Energy Efficiency With deregulation of the retail electric utility industry a distant memory with an exception or two, it appears to be a time to return to regulated utility basics. This means that Wisconsin and its legislators should revisit the original text for the regulati...

Sub-Micron Gold Particles Are Superior to Larger Particles for Efficient Biolistic Transformation of Organelles and Some Cells

Barbara Randolph-Anderson 1 , John E. Boynton 1 , John Dawson 2 , Erik Dunder 2 , Robert Eskes 3 , Nicholas W. Gillham 1 , Anita Johnson 1 , Philip S. Perlman 3 , Jan Suttie 2 , and William C. Heiser 4 . 1 Developmental, Cell and Molecular Biology Gro...

Cloning Based on Efficient Three-Fragment Assembly DNA Ligation

Abstract The efficiency of the Rapid DNA Ligation Kit from Roche Molecular Biochemicals was compared with standard and optimized conventional ligation procedures. The reactions gener...

Custom and library siRNA for efficient gene silencing

High-quality short interfering RNA (siRNA) from QIAGEN allows efficient gene silencing in eukaryotic cell culture by targeting complementary endogenous mRNA. This effect, termed RNA interference (RNAi), enables targeted gene sile...

Custom and library siRNA for efficient gene silencing

High-quality short interfering RNA (siRNA) from QIAGEN allows efficient gene silencing in eukaryotic cell culture by targeting complementary endogenous mRNA. This effect, termed RNA interference (RNAi), enables targeted gene sile...

Effectene Transfection Reagent provides efficient gene delivery to primary neuronal cell cultures

Jochen Meier, Ivonne Strmel, Radu Iosub, Sonja Schmidt, and Rosemarie Grantyn Developmental Physiology, Johannes Mller Institute, Humboldt University Medical School (Charit), Berlin, Germany Efficient deliv...

Fully automated DNA purification and efficient multiplex PCR for analysis of microsatellite loci

Marion Schmidt, Holger Engel, Markus Sprenger-Hauels, Corinna Kppers, Gaby Schulte, Silke Zobel, and Dirk Lffert QIAGEN GmbH, Hilden, Germany Microsatellites highly polymorphic DNA markers comprised of nucleotides ...

Mammalian Expression Vector for Efficient Cloning of PCR Fragments

Fast and efficient PCR cloning with pcmv-script PCR cloning kit Tanya Hosfield Kerstien Padgett Tim Sanchez Quinn Lu Stratagene Cloning Systems, Inc. Stratagene has expanded the applications of the PCR-Script cloning strategy by introducing a new vector for high-ef...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

...ears to develop the enabling science needed to realize breakthroughs in the efficient conversion of sunlight into electricity in nanometer sized thin films. ...5 million for five years to design and characterize novel catalysts for the efficient conversion of the complex molecules comprising biomass into chemicals and f...

Novavax Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...using advanced proprietary virus-like particle (VLP) technology. The Company produces these VLP based, potent, recombinant vaccines utilizing new, and efficient manufacturing approaches. Additional information about Novavax is available at www.novavax.com and in the Company's various filings with the Securitie...

Novavax Announces Appointment of Frederick W. Driscoll as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

... using advanced proprietary virus-like particle (VLP) technology. The company produces these VLP-based, potent, recombinant vaccines utilizing new and efficient manufacturing approaches. Additional information about Novavax is available at www.novavax.com and in the company's various filings with the Secur...

Sigma-Aldrich Acquires ChemNavigator, Inc., to Provide Researchers With Industry-Leading Chemical Compound Selection and Procurement Services

...ady for testing. "ChemNavigator is well-recognized for its fast and efficient virtual discovery tools and for its extensive database of chemical compound...ma-Aldrich's commitment to continually bringing innovative technologies and efficient solutions to our global pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers," said D...

Telik Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ll cell lung cancer. Telik's product candidates were discovered using its proprietary drug discovery technology, TRAP(R), which enables the rapid and efficient discovery of small molecule drug candidates. Additional information is available at www.telik.com . This press release contains "forward-lo...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...ns an option that can potentially reduce the number of stents used in more complex cases, simplifying procedures and reducing costs. It affords a more efficient treatment option for the estimated 8 to 10 percent of patients with long lesions. BSC plans to launch the product in the United States in August 2009....

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

...ructure at the nanoscale (tinier than 2-millionths of an inch) to be highly efficient in converting light to electricity. The goal is to develop cells made from ...y to reach the 10 percent efficiency threshold. Making solar cells more efficient is crucial to making them cost effective, he said. And if costs can be brou...

America's Organic Home-Fueling Movement Begins in Los Angeles

...ed maintenance expenses. About E-Fuel The E-Fuel Corporation was founded in 2007 by Tom Quinn and ethanol scientist Floyd Butterfield to create efficient micro ethanol refinery products for people who want to break their dependency on oil. The employees of E-Fuel represent some of the top United States ...

Novavax Announces Release Date of 2009 Second Quarter, Financial Results and Investor Conference Call

...sing advanced proprietary virus-like particle (VLP) technology. The Company produces these VLP based, potent, recombinant vaccines utilizing new, and efficient manufacturing approaches. Additional information about Novavax is available at www.novavax.com and in the Company's various filings with the Securiti...

SmartGene's Services for Faster, More Precise Identification of Bacteria and Fungi to be Used by The Johns Hopkins Hospital

...icrobiology techniques. For this reason, identification based on gene sequencing is often faster and more reliable. SmartGene's technology facilitates efficient identification, following the sequencing of an organism's DNA, by integrating a number of tasks, including sequence editing, alignment, interpretation...

Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

...ures will be reproduced in subsequent studies or procedures, that the MATRIX study or other human clinical trials can be conducted and completed in an efficient and successful manner, that clinical studies even if successful will lead to product advancement or partnering, that product formulation enhancements...

Transave Enters Into Cooperative Research Agreement With NIH To Study ARIKACE(TM) In Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

...vestigational eFlow(R) Nebulizer System (PARI Pharma GmbH), a novel, highly efficient and portable aerosol delivery system. About 35 patients will be enrolled i...vestigational eFlow Nebulizer System uses eFlow Technology to enable highly efficient aerosolization of medication including liposomal formulations via a vibrati...

Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... Sangamo demonstrating the successful application of ZFP technology for the efficient generation of maize plants with multiple, commercially important traits. Th...ation in July in the journal Science described a method for the rapid and efficient production of transgenic rats in which specific genes are deleted or knocke...

Nuevolution Announces Worldwide Technology Cross-Licensing Agreement With GSK

... of patented technologies for rapid synthesis and DNA-tagging of hundreds of millions of chemically diverse drug-like small molecule compounds and the efficient screening of these, facilitating the identification of potent drug leads. These technologies were developed by Nuevolution and Praecis Pharmaceuticals...

Cardium Provides Update on Phase 2b Excellarate Clinical Study and Plans for Additional Tissue Repair Applications

...stated expectations. For example, there can be no assurance that the MATRIX study or other human clinical trials can be conducted and completed in an efficient and successful manner, that product formulation enhancements will be successful or will effectively simplify or expand the use of product candidates o...

Kendle Realigns C-Suite Leadership to Drive Increased Innovation, Productivity and Organizational Efficiency

...nd its customers, including streamlined global processes, enhanced organizational efficiency and real-time access to clinical trial data to facilitate efficient project management. Kendle currently is in the final stages of implementing the financial components of its ERP. "As we move forward and positi...

Charging ahead: University of Houston team revealing secrets of electricity-producing materials

...ric nanostructures remains challenging. The amount of power that can be harvested is still too low to actually power wearable devices, he says, unless efficient electric storage solutions, like nanocapacitors, also are conceived. Sharma says he would like to see wasted energy be harvested from a variety of...

GreenHouse Debuts the World's First E-Fuel MicroFuelerTM in Los Angeles

... maintenance expenses. About E-Fuel The E-Fuel Corporation was founded in 2007 by Tom Quinn and ethanol scientist Floyd Butterfield to create efficient micro ethanol refinery products for people who want to break their dependency on oil. With more than 30 people employed in Los Gatos and Paso Robles,...

SEQUENOM Announces Launch of MassARRAY Compact 96 System

...ectrometry-based nucleic acid analysis platform that quantitatively measures genetic target material and its variations in a rapid, accurate, and cost efficient manner. SEQUENOM's MassARRAY system facilitates a number of nucleic acid analysis applications including SNP genotyping and allelotyping, CNV analysis...

Informex Rebrands Into Separate Pharmaceutical and Specialty Chemical Segments to Better Serve Exhibitors and Attendees

...and sellers of leading fine and custom chemical companies from around the world who gather at InformexUSA 2010 will experience even more focused, more efficient networking opportunities than in the past, allowing them to connect more precisely with others in their specific market. The show opens Feb...

Novavax Announces Selection of a Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine Candidate for Advanced Preclinical Studies

... using advanced proprietary virus-like-particle (VLP) technology. The company produces these VLP-based, potent, recombinant vaccines utilizing new and efficient manufacturing approaches. Additional information about Novavax is available at www.novavax.com and in the company's various filings with the Securiti...

Prof. Mario Tredici Shared Views on Algae Projects with Algae Business Players at Algae World!

...hallenging economy. A new video, featuring Prof. Tredici's findings, reveal key facts on enhancing Algae biomass and Algae lipid productivity for more efficient biofuels production. This video recording is presented as an exclusive sneak preview to the upcoming 2nd Algae World Asia held in Bangkok on ...

Novavax Announces Appointment of John J. Trizzino as Senior Vice President, International and Government Alliances

...sing advanced proprietary virus-like particle (VLP) technology. The Company produces these VLP based, potent, recombinant vaccines utilizing new, and efficient manufacturing approaches. Additional information about Novavax is available at www.novavax.com and in the Company's various filings with the Securiti...

Heart disease: Research off the beating patch

... developed a delivery system that allows us to introduce living, healthy heart muscle cells into damaged areas of the heart in a way that is much more efficient than the conventionally practiced method of injecting cells into heart tissue," says study leader Steven Goldman, MD. Unlike most existing approach...

NIH funds support UAB joint replacement research

...here is no toxicity effect from any wear debris that is generated. "This partnership is central to advancing our research toward more reliable and efficient joint replacements," Vohra said. "We are gaining access to state-of-the-art testing equipment while benefitting from Smith and Nephew's experience as ...

Health Robotics to Launch Germany's Installations of i.v.STATION(TM) at Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin

...rdous IVs] have and will greatly contribute to ease global hospitals' & clinics' growing pressures to improve patient safety through effective and efficient production of sterile, safe, accurate, and ready-to-administer IVs, to decrease life-threatening medication errors and cross-contamination risks, and ...
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