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New drugs faster from natural compounds: A UC San Diego breakthrough

Researchers have invented computational tools to decode and rapidly determine whether natural compounds collected in oceans and forests are newor if these pharmaceutically promising compounds have already been described and are therefore not patentable. This University of California, San Diego ...

MIT: New material could lead to faster chips

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--New research findings at MIT could lead to microchips that operate at much higher speeds than is possible with today's standard silicon chips, leading to cell phones and other communications systems that can transmit data much faster. The key to the superfast chips is the use ...

New research identifies faster detection of viruses

A more specific and faster detection of viruses has been identified in new research by Trinity College Dublin's Professor of Physics, Martin Hegner at Trinity College's Centre of Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN) and an international team of researchers. These findings ha...

New nanoscale process created by UCSB scientists will help computers run faster and more efficiently

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) Smaller. Faster. More efficient. These are the qualities that drive science and industry to create new nanoscale structures that will help to speed up computers. Scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara have made a major contribution to this field by ...

Discovery by UC Riverside physicists could enable development of faster computers

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Physicists at UC Riverside have made an accidental discovery in the lab that has potential to change how information in computers can be transported or stored. Dependent on the "spin" of electrons, a property electrons possess that makes them behave like tiny magnets, the discov...

Haemonetics Announces Launch of Faster Plasma Collection Protocol

BRAINTREE, Ma., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Haemonetics Corporation announced today at the annual meeting of the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association the launch of a plasma collection software for its PCS(R)2 plasma collection system that reduces plasma donation time by 20%. Stephen...

UM physicists show electrons can travel over 100 times faster in graphene than in silicon

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- University of Maryland physicists have shown that in graphene the intrinsic limit to the mobility, a measure of how well a material conducts electricity, is higher than any other known material at room temperature. Graphene, a single-atom-thick sheet of graphite, is a new mat...

Elekta Announces Elekta Infinity - a New System for Faster and More Precise Treatment of Cancer Tumors

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta, a global leader in radiation oncology and non-invasive neurosurgery solutions, announced Elekta Infinity*, the definitive new digital linear accelerator optimized for delivering Volumetric Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy* (VMAT), a very fast...

Roche Real-Time HIV Test is Faster and Less Labor-Intensive Than Competitor's

Roche test processes 50 percent more samples in 1-day shift INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diagnostics' newly developed, automated real-time PCR test for HIV provides shorter turnaround time and less hands-on labor than one of its main competitors, according to a new study ...

Self-assembled nanowires could make chips smaller and faster

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Researchers at the University of Illinois have found a new way to make transistors smaller and faster. The technique uses self-assembled, self-aligned, and defect-free nanowire channels made of gallium arsenide. In a paper to appear in the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Elect...

Penn engineers design computer memory in nanoscale form that retrieves data 1,000 times faster

Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania have developed nanowires capable of storing computer data for 100,000 years and retrieving that data a thousand times faster than existing portable memory devices such as Flash memory and micro-drives, all using less power and space than current memor...

Penn engineers design computer memory in nanoscale form that retrieves data 1,000 times faster

Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania have developed nanowires capable of storing computer data for 100,000 years and retrieving that data a thousand times faster than existing portable memory devices such as Flash memory and micro-drives, all using less power and space than current memor...

Researchers Push for Faster Drug Development

As the number of new molecular entities approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration plummets year to year, researchers are scrambling for ways to speed up the laborious drug development process. Currently it takes about 18 years from the start of target discoveryidentifying a certain en...

Fast Track: FDA User Fees: Do Faster Review Times Justify the Financial Burden?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently began requiring applicants to pay significant user fees when filing applications in connection with new medical devices and biologics. Such user fees have long been required for drug-related applications, and now also are required for applications rel...

Vector Surgical hopes to turn frustration into faster surgeries

This is the first in a new WTN series that will follow entrepreneurs through the trials of starting a company. For the next few weeks, we'll focus on finalists in the Governor's Business Plan Contest. Surgeons have little enough time without spending inordinate amounts of it on rote procedures. Fo...

TDS tries bringing fiber to homes in Fitchburg for faster Internet service

TDS Metrocom has launched a pilot program for one Fitchburg neighborhood, offering broadband Internet speeds of as high as 10 megabits per secondseveral times higher than the fastest cable and DSL packages currently availablein order to gauge customer usage and potential applications of an emerging...

TDS believes faster DSL service will suit small businesses

Madison, Wis. - Not everyone is a fan of providing high-speed Internet service over anything but the most up-to-date technology - fiber to the premises. The belief that leading-edge businesses won't continue to lead the pack with trailing-edge technology is pervasive, but TDS Telecom believe...

New gravity-flow column gives faster and simpler purification of histidine-tagged proteins

A. Bergh, M. Carlsson, A. Karlsson, and H. Lindgren GE Healthcare, Uppsala, Sweden Histidine-tagged proteins* can be quickly and simply purified on His GraviTrap columns prepacked with Ni Sepharose 6 Fast Flow without the need for a pump o...

OmniComm Systems Acquires EDC Assets of Leading Phase I Clinical Software Vendor - Logos Technologies, Ltd.

...mniComm's growing base of satisfied customers is a direct result of the company's commitment to deliver products and services that ensure ease of use, faster study build, ease of integration and better performance. OmniComm's client intuitive pricing model allows companies that range from small, to mid-size...

Growing Midwestern Clinical Research Organization Selects OmniComm Systems to Provide eClinical Solutions for Phase IV Studies

...mniComm's growing base of satisfied customers is a direct result of the company's commitment to deliver products and services that ensure ease of use, faster study build, ease of integration and better performance. OmniComm's client intuitive pricing model allows companies that range from small, to mid-size...

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

... support timely, accurate identification using conventional microbiology 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...

First U.K. Stem Cell Awareness Rally to Take Place in Manchester, England on August 9th, 2009

... long-term goals are to encourage acceptance throughout the world's medical community of stem cell therapies currently only offered abroad and promote faster adoption of stem cell technology at home. This release was issued through eReleases(TM). For more information, visit http://www.erelea...

Breaking barriers with nanoscale lasers

...lasers that can be used with these components, the faster electronic devices could perform. This would do th...ther biomedical diagnostic tools, making them work faster and more efficiently, he says. These advances a...an be transmitted between computer components much faster by a light wave emitted by a laser than by metal w...

Varian Medical Systems to Showcase a Wide Spectrum of New and Updated Products That Improve Radiotherapy Treatment Processes at 2009 AAPM Meeting

...rance at the end of June. Eclipse now incorporates the following features: Conformal optimization , which makes it easier and faster to plan 3-D conformal radiotherapy treatments by automatically adjusting beam angles, weights and modifiers that shape the treatment beam to meet spec...

Video of EpiDerm Skin Irritation Test (SIT) Method Now Available

...laboratories. Dr. Kandarova noted, "The video format permits MatTek to demonstrate the procedure in great detail allowing for better understanding and faster implementation by lab personnel who are new to this type of non-animal test method." John Sheasgreen, MatTek's President, explained the need ...

Global One Consulting Announces Exclusive Contract to Expand Saigene Biotech, Inc. Sales in Emerging Markets

...oms," said Tom Hurford, CEO of Saigene Biotech. "Saigene's Universal Assay Processor and detection test kits offer a long-awaited, less expensive and faster solution to detect harmful algae blooms. In addition, our assay system encourages research and experimentation by organizations around the world in t...

Signostics Closes Follow-On Financing of US$4 Million, Expands Board of Directors

... "With rising healthcare costs and healthcare spending being re-evaluated, our breakthrough technology creates a much more affordable tool to deliver faster diagnosis at the point of care. Our products have many applications that are attractive in many different markets and the additional capital we raised...

SAFC Supply Solutions(R) Announces Raw Materials Line Developed Specifically to Meet Molecular Diagnostics Manufacturing Requirements

... testing, manufacturing, packaging, quality control, and compliance services can speed the development process and lower costs for customers, enabling faster time to market. For further information, visit www.safcsupplysolutions.com . About Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Scien...

Champions Biotechnology Partners with Do-Coop Technologies to Advance Its Novel Oncology Compound Into Biomerk Tumorgraft(TM) Testing

...rmulation. With Do-Coop's technology, pharmaceutical companies will achieve new and extended IP, an enhanced pipeline, significant cost reduction, and faster time to market by allowing researchers to use the same delivery system from in vitro to in vivo research, avoiding a key factor in late-stage failure....

Scientists discover repulsive side to light force

...pel each other in this case." These light forces may one day control telecommunications devices that would require far less power but would be much faster than today's conventional counterparts, Tang said. An added benefit of using light rather than electricity is that it can be routed through a circuit ...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves World Class Independent Test Results in Killing Life Threatening Spores/Organisms

...e the incidents of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) and the associated loss of lives. From one million spores to zero in 7 minutes is up to 50 times faster than the competition. This means money and lives saved at every health care facility around the world. Examples of commonly used antimicr...

Palkion Selects Novel Oral Development Candidate for the Treatment of Anemia

...kion oversees the clinical development. Since the start of this agreement, CrystalGenomics has placed a high priority on this project leading to faster delivery of preclinical candidates than originally expected. Palkion and CrystalGenomics anticipate the initiation of safety and efficacy clinical stu...

DuPont Adds Cotton to India Seed Product Lineup

...resence here,” said Balvinder S. Kalsi , president -- DuPont India . “We are positioning our market-driven science company to grow at a faster pace by leveraging opportunities that will enable us to contribute to India’s sustainable economic development.” This is the latest in...

Varian Medical Systems Acquires Assets of IKOEmed and IKOEtech; Acquisition to Add Software for Accelerating Radiotherapy Treatment Planning

...the company in the current fiscal year and accretive thereafter. "We expect that our worldwide sales, service, and support network will contribute to faster and deeper market penetration for these software products," Guertin said. The IKOE software is now installed in about 20 sites, primarily in the U.S....

KBI Biopharma Starts Cell Line Generation Process under Vendor Network Agreement for PER.C6(R)

...rate and optimize its clients' drug development programs. This comprehensive and integrated suite of services enables clients to bring drugs to market faster and more efficiently. KBI is recognized for its track record in advancing its clients' drug programs by developing scalable, robust processes that res...

OmniComm Systems Announces Acquisition of EDC Business of eResearchTechnology

...mniComm's growing base of satisfied customers is a direct result of the company's commitment to deliver products and services that ensure ease of use, faster study build, ease of integration and better performance. OmniComm's client intuitive pricing model allows companies that range from small, to mid-size...

ForteBio Launches Two Revolutionary High-Throughput, Label-Free Instruments: The Octet(R) RED384 and the Octet QK384

...e Dip and Read(TM) biosensor assays in high-throughput mode, while enabling faster time-to-result for kinetic characterization and quantitation measurements. ...centration. ForteBio's analytical capabilities enable significantly easier, faster and better characterization of drug candidates, thus providing greater valu...

Virtify, Inc. Delivers Industry's First Enterprise Content Compliance Software Suite for Life Sciences Companies

... built specifically to streamline compliance processes, enabling enormous time and cost efficiencies, while bringing higher quality products to market faster and more efficiently." The Virtx Enterprise Content Compliance Software Suite All Virtx products are web-based and can be licensed separately...

BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

... BD MGIT(TM) reagents. BD's TB diagnostic technologies utilize liquid culture, a key "standard of care" TB testing protocol that provides results far faster than traditional, solid media culture. The liquid culture test, widely used in modern research settings, is particularly effective for stemming the sp...

Celsis Outlines the Top Five Advantages of Cryo-plateable Hepatocytes

...rd induction studies, as an example, typically may be completed 50 percent faster using cryo-plateable hepatocytes. Improved Efficiency. Cryoprese... for quality in vitro products for lead optimization. Celsis delivers faster time to results , enabling more productive and cost-effective research. Ce...
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