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Bay Area Youth to Represent ALS Patients at Giants' and Angels' Baseball Games on July 4th

SAN FRANCISCO, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Corey Reich, an ALS patient from Piedmont, California, will attend both the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball games this July 4th as a representative of the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). Corey ...

Let the games begin! Nanosoccer at 2009 RoboCup in Austria

The World Cup may be two years away, but soccer aficionados can get an early start at satisfying their yen for global competition when the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the RoboCup Federation host the second-ever international nanosoccer contest next summer. Nanosocc...

PerkinElmer Expertise and Solutions Integral to Food Safety Monitoring for the Beijing Games : Methods, Applications Expertise and Instrumentation Deployed in Mobile Laboratory

PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI), a global leader in Health Sciences and Photonics, today announced that its analytical solutions are being used by the Beijing Municipal Center for Food Safety Monitoring (BFSM) in a mobile laboratory supporting the Beijing Games. PerkinElmer instrumentation, software...

Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Vegetable Supplier Considering Kiwa as a Supplier of Bio-Fertilizers & Kiwa Announces CEO Interview with WallSt.net

BEIJING and CLAREMONT, Calif., Feb. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: KWBT) announced that Kiwa is being considered as a supplier of bio-fertilizers for the vegetable farms selected to supply the Olympic Village and hotels during ...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Announces EUFLEXXA(TM) as Title Sponsor of the National Senior Games Hockey Championships and the GeezerJock of the Year Award

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced that its hyaluronic acid therapy, EUFLEXXA(TM) (1% sodium hyaluronate) will serve as the title sponsor of the EUFLEXXA National Senior Games Hockey Championships and the EUFLEXXA GeezerJock of the Year Award. ...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Selected by China Doping Control Center to Supply Testing Instrumentation for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO ), the world leader in serving science, today announced that the China Doping Control Center (CDCC) has selected the company as one of its major suppliers of instrumentation and software for the testing ...

Kentucky Ale Will Be the Official Beer of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

The World Games 2010 Foundation today announced Kentucky Ale as the Official Beer of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) March 10, 2009 -- The World Games 2010 Foundation today announced Kentucky Ale as the Official Beer of the 2010 Allte...

Its All Fun And Games in Madison - Raven Software Celebrates 15 Anniversary

MADISON, WI - Its the kind of story that makes you smile, and wish youd been in that basement in 1988. Raven Software , a Madison-based developer of computer games, has come from two brothers working on a game on their Commodore Amiga, to being acquired by the second-largest game producer in the n...

Video games promoted as effective health-care training

MADISON, Wis. Scientists are turning on its head the popular notion that video games can only promote aggressive behavior or passive learning. The explosion of real-world learning applications for games may astound critics of the virtual world. The first annual Games for Health conference fea...

Businesses and educators to preview video games for training

Madison, Wis. Three of the top video-game researchers will show off developments in games that offer real-world experience on Thursday at the Fluno Center in Madison. The Academic Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Laboratory , WTN and Accelerate Madison are holding an event titled Discove...

International eyes drawn to Madison's games research

Nearly 20,000 people got an idea of what Madison could offer to the field of educational games over the last few days. That's how many new visitors our coverage of last Thursday's public forum with three UW-Madison game researchers brought to WTN 's Web site. Our normal recurring readership i...

How games have evolved to provide real-world education

Mad City blends handheld computer gameplay into a real environment, the city of Madison. Image courtesy of the ADL Co-Lab. Madison, Wis. Firefighters need to be fully prepared, practicing hundreds of times before their first high-rise fire. City officials need to respond to a chemical spill i...

Education conference to draw together games researchers

Madison, Wis. - Educators and software developers will have the chance to combine their ideas on videogames and the learning process at the first annual Games+Learning+Society conference at the Monona Terrace. The sold-out conference is being held by Games And Professional Practice Simulati...

Game designers, researchers to demo healthful games

Madison will play host to a conference Sept. 16-17 at the Monona Terrace on how games can improve health care. Games for Health 2004 aims to present successful projects in which games were integrated into the field. The Serious Games Initiative , the Academic Advanced Distributed Learning Co-La...

University of Wisconsin team creates learning games

MADISON, Wis. The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Educational Psychology has teamed up with the UW Systems Academic Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Lab to create new worlds in which people can learn by exploring and doing. "The Department's Learning Sciences Program studies ...

New book touts educational power of computer games

Madison, Wis. - In a global economy where good jobs demand innovative thinking, American education must move beyond its "skill and drill" curriculum and embrace creative learning technologies, such as computer and video games, to prepare young people for the world of global competition. So arg...

US Oncology Named 2009 Laureate by IDG Computerworld Honors Program

...rch company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and video games worldwide. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Netwo...

Campaign to Increase the Awareness and Understanding of Lou Gehrig's Disease Reaches 22 U.S. States

... initiative will also become part of a larger effort organized by Major League Baseball (MLB) to integrate awareness activities into all fifteen home games taking place on July 4, 2009 as part of MLB's 4ALS Awareness campaign. "In addition to raising research funds, this program aims to ensure that n...

Alltech, Mitsui and Asahi Breweries Create New Venture

...ns a reality. Further, as title sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian games 2010™, Alltech will construct international pavilions, where the tast...ible. Alltech is the proud sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian games 2010™ to be held in Kentucky, USA from the 25th September to the 10th...

Pro Hockey Player Fernando Pisani Looks to Shoot and Score Against Ulcerative Colitis

...tremely difficult to keep up with the demands of playing professional hockey. The disease eventually caused Fernando to be sidelined for the first 26 games of the season and his return to his team was questionable. Pisani worked closely with his doctor to develop an effective treatment plan that controlle...

Top 10 Cognitive Fitness Events of 2008 to be Unveiled at SharpBrains' Webinar

... Academy of Sciences how computerized working memory training can generalize and improve fluid intelligence in healthy adults. 4) May: Humana unveils games for Health initiatives, not renewing its agreement with Posit Science. 5) June: The US Army launches a new policy requiring cognitive screenings of ...

AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative to Increase Interest in the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

... source of information and educational materials related to the Nobel Prizes, and the site offers audio and video interviews, articles and interactive games alongside coverage of Nobel Prize Announcements and the Award Ceremonies. Building on this deep base of resources focused around every individual Nobe...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports 18.5% Gain in Q3 2008 Diluted EPS and Reaffirms Full Year 2008 Diluted EPS Forecast. Q3 2008 Sales Increase 7.4%. Buyback Authorization Increased by 10 Million Shares.

...the first and second quarters of 2008, respectively, were impacted by government-imposed operating restrictions related to the Olympic games in that country, reducing third quarter 2008 sales by 9%, but with full expectations for a recovery in the final quarter of 2008; ...

First Annual Arizona Biotech Day Announced for October 23rd 2008

... (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070911/LATU119LOGO ) Guest lectures, vendor booths, scientific presentations, entertainment, food and games such as 'Human Foosball' will be among the highlights of the day's events to show appreciation to the companies, researchers and leaders of the Arizon...

Consumer Product Safety Commission not ready for nanotech

...released by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN). Two nanotech products under the jurisdiction of the CPSC are being used in the Olympic games in Beijing a pair of running shoes and a swimsuit. The products can be found in PEN's consumer product inventory ( http://www.nanotechproject.org/inv...

Kiwa Bio-Tech New Bio-Fertilizer Product Granted Initial Fertilizer Registration Certificate By Ministry of Agriculture of the PRC

...inese government, and hopes to exploit this opportunity to bring this new product to the market.'' On another note, for security reasons the Olympic games Organizing Committee has asked all organizations in China to immediately cease all ''propagandizing'' related to the games. As such Kiwa is unable to ...

Chindex's United Family Hospitals and Clinics and NBC Enter into Healthcare Services Agreement

...ed Family Hospitals and Clinics is for the provision of medical coverage to NBC's personnel while in China preparing for and covering the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing. "We are delighted and honored to be chosen to provide medical services to NBC during this event. The healthcare services and support wil...

MacAndrews & Forbes Names Barry F. Schwartz as Executive Vice Chairman

...and Clarke Holdings Corp., Revlon Consumer Products Corporation, Scientific games Corporation, TransTech Pharma, Inc. and various other MacAndrews & Forbes c...Barton Security Services, AM General, TransTech Pharma, Inc. and Scientific games Corporation. ...

Celebrities and Notables From the Worlds of Film, Television, Music and Sports Join Lifetime Television's 13th Annual Multi-Platform 'Stop Breast Cancer For Life' Campaign

... activity. * Real Arcade, Lifetime's partner in such popular downloadable games as Sally's Salon, is pledging $1 to the cause for each of the first 50,...and the NFL are teaming up to highlight breast cancer awareness at home games of participating teams on October 7th and October 14th. A co-branded PS...

Chipping Away at Drug Development

...to hit the road, especially as the largest generation of Americans nears the age when diseases and treatments become as common in conversation as golf games and grandkids. GenTel, the two and a half-year-old company that Vodenlich joined as president earlier this year, recently restructured its busines...

The Learning Game - Researchers Study Video Gaming Principles that Apply to Education

... Wisconsin-Madison researchers about their work in games and education, and how the principles behind learn...tion at UW-Madison. He is the author of What Video games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. Dr. ...ford University in 1975. WTN: Why do you think games are important for learning? Gee: If you thin...

GameBased Learning Strategies

... Learning Principles Used in games Apply to Academics MADISON-WI. - The Wisconsin... of Wisconsin-Madison researcher about his work in games and education, and how the principles behind learn...y of Wisconsin-Madison to continue his research on games and learning. A former elementary and Montessori t...

Beware the Dreaded Off-Site Technology Meeting

...ke my job and I may enjoy my co-workers, that doesn't mean I want to swing on a rope above a sand pit with them or play insultingly, juvenile guessing games in a stuffy conference room 60 miles from my home. Can I just do my job, please? After the technology bust, we lost the vast array of snacks and t...

Sony Completes Acquisition of Sonic Foundry

...s on the Screenblast service and the growth of on-line, mobile and wireless games in which 100,000 people can play a game together at the same time. Sony...ess phone. The company presently offers a vast array of downloads, wireless games and images over cell phones and other mobile devices as well as major featu...

Who is this Adam Bock Person, Anyway?

...nisateur) leading activities like rollerblading, soccer, volleyball, and other sports. Dont be fooled spending all day outside in the tropics playing games sounds great, but after two weeks of being on from 7am until 11pm, it becomes a job. Dancing in the disco until the wee hours is fun when youre on vac...

With Larger Storage Capacity Comes Smaller Devices

...torage Element (SE), is one-inch in size, has the capacity to hold 40 CDs worth of MP3 music, three hours of VHS-quality MPEG digital video, 100 video games on a handheld player, or 180 four-megapixel very-high-quality digital camera images. It is currently embedded inside a new generation of high-capacit...

Video-Games in the Classroom

... MADISON - Tapping the potential of using video games in the classroom, in such varied fields as physics...oftware developers to come up with new educational games and build markets for their products. Kurt Squi...s, parents and policymakers understand the role of games in education." Building video-game literacy amo...

Political video game simulates 2004 election

... Video games often take some of the blame for a number of socie...gon Trail for the 21st century. Magic Lantern games , based out of Illinois, has developed Frontrunner...r of interesting matchups, as well as enhances the games replay value. Everyones interested in this electio...

Three mainstream technologies you should not ignore

... gadgets that end up in my basement aside X.10 cameras, a commercial-strength FM transmitter kit, a few pinball machines, some full-sized arcade video games and a pile of last years gadgets de jour. Second only to the frustration of my wife when the UPS guy arrives, is my own frustration when mainstream...

DEMOletter's Summer Reading List

...me developer community is trying to lure in women developers to create more games that would appeal to women. One developer says she's focused on creating a ...rld created by Rand and Robyn Miller. Here's hoping that more all-inclusive games are on the way. The MSNBC report can be found at www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5113...
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