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A look into the nanoscale

LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have captured time-series snapshots of a solid as it evolves on the ultra-fast timescale. Using femtosecond X-ray free electron laser (FEL) pulses, the team, led by Anton Barty, is able to observe condensed phase dynamics su...

The closest look ever at native human tissue

Seeing proteins in their natural environment and interactions inside cells has been a long-standing goal. Using an advanced microscopy technique called cryo-electron tomography, researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory [EMBL] have visualised proteins responsible for cell-cell con...

Industry Veterans take a look back from 2025: Bio-Technology, and Bio-Informatics are the focus

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Panelists at the Demo 2003 conference offered insights into the next technology innovations by answering Producer, Chris Shipley's question, "If we look back in the year 2025 what will see as the big innovations?" Mitch Kapor, Chairman of the Open Source Applications Foundat...

Raising a Biotech Workforce - Students, Program Administrators Look to Future

MADISON, Wis.Marshalling a biotech-savvy workforce for the states burgeoning life sciences industry is going to take money, time and secondary-school awarenessall of which Wisconsin could use more of. Speakers and attendees alike at the 20th Annual Life Sciences and Venture Conference at the Mon...

An In-Depth Look at Wisconsin's Mediocre Economic Report Card

A report card released Thursday gave Wisconsins economy a B average, ranking the Badger State high in areas like equity and quality of life, but giving the state gentlemans Cs for business vitality and development capacity. Numerous factors -- including layoffs resulting from the withering manuf...

The "Big Squeeze" - Look for a job or be an entrepreneur?

Many corporate executives seem taken aback by the anger engendered by their rush to offshore outsource. But they should not be surprised at all. US workers have been relentlessly and brutally downsized and reengineered for over two decades. The past four years have been the worst. Many people who l...

How Good Does Your Web Site Look on Paper?

The best way to ensure the effectiveness of your companys next web site is to let the sites users lend you a hand (quite literally) through the process of paper prototyping. Paper prototyping is a fast, low-cost method of testing web site designs. It involves creating rough sketches of a web sit...

Upcoming technology conferences look at government tech and RFID issues

Keeping up with todays dynamic technology space is a challenge for any organization, and two upcoming conferences are designed to help Wisconsins businesses and government bound over those hurdles. Specifically, the conferences will explore government technology and RFID implementation. The Gov...

Wisconsin CIOs look for an IT tipping point

Madison, Wis. 2005 is pulling some long-term information technology projects into the spotlight. CIOs in Wisconsin are watching for tipping points, where incremental developments in IT turn into radical new advances in health care, education and other industries. In the days leading up to the...

Ten signs tell you to look for a new tech job

It could be that you like your job (or maybe you're not wild about it) but you haven't yet been able to break through the inertia that keeps you glued to your desk. It could also be that you think you'll start your job hunt when the weather's warmer or after the Cubs opener or some other miles...

To find solid security candidates, look beyond tech certificates

As more organizations see security and compliance as their top issues, they dont see where security really fits on the organization chart. There is a big secret that few executives know about in most organizations: Security is not a techie issue. It goes beyond knowing virus scans and firewalls. ...

Galactic survey reveals a new look for the Milky Way

Madison, Wis. -- With the help of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the most comprehensive structural analysis of our galaxy and have found tantalizing new evidence that the Milky Way is much different from your ordinary spiral galaxy. The survey using the orbiting inf...

Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict

Let me admit right off that the title of this article is deliberately misleading. It feeds into the popular misconception that the workplace is populated by a bunch of generational tribes engaged in rivalries and conflicts with each other. Unquestionably there are real differences, misunderstandi...

Wisconsin astronomers provide fresh look at nearby galaxy

Madison, Wis. - An international team of astronomers, including scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison , has created two striking images of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a small galaxy nestled right next to the Milky Way . Unprecedented in their sensitivity and resolution, t...

Symantec: Cyber fraudsters look for low-hanging fruit

Editor's note: Last month, the information security firm Symantec released the 11th edition of its Internet Security Threat Report . This is Symantec's attempt to get out of the day-to-day and see the forest for the trees, and these woods look pretty ominous, according to Dave Cole, a directo...

Legislature should look to Wisconsin's natural energy advantages

Madison, Wis . - Will Wisconsin join the biofuels parade as the marketplace elephant passes by - or follow behind with a shovel? That question was raised by state Sen. Bob Jauch , the veteran Democrat from Poplar, during Tuesday's Capitol debate over the state's 2007-2009 budget bill. So far, ...

Lets Get Serious: Another Look

Editors Note: John Byrnes Lets Get Serious Column that first appeared on The Wisconsin Technology Network on July 17, 2003 stimulated a great deal of mail with healthy debate and discussion among many members of our audience. Here is another look at the same topic that should help to clarify Mr....

Fresh perspective could give you the winning look

Madison, Wis. -- IT is the new kid on the business block, and as such we have to make an effort to learn not only the rules and history of this new environment, but also the customs and slang of its natives. As the newbie, it's tempting to demonstrate how hip we are by taking the new ways to ri...

Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading

...ouston, one of the foremost experts on vertebroplasty, stated, "The conclusion that vertebroplasty does not help back pain is completely wrong. If you look closely at the study design, what they are calling a placebo is actually a facet injection." "These studies actually show that both treatment...

AutoImmune Inc. Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...w available data. Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Robert C. Bishop, Ph.D. stated, "We are obviously disappointed by the results and look forward to further announcements from BioMS and Lilly regarding their future plans for this approach to treating SPMS." AutoImmune is a bioph...

ThermoGenesis Announces Expanded Collaboration With Celling Technologies

...spirates. The bone marrow concentrates are used in spinal fusion procedures. "Celling has done an excellent job of supporting the MXP and we look forward to working with them with the launch of Res-Q and with this broader collaboration agreement. We expect that positive study results will accel...

GenVec Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...t and Chief Financial Officer. "In spite of the difficult economic times, GenVec continues to make strides in its therapeutic and vaccine programs. We look forward to sharing additional data from our pivotal trial in locally-advanced pancreatic cancer early next year." Second Quarter and Recent Hi...

SEQUENOM Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Highlights

...ril was immensely disappointing and has resulted in a setback in our molecular diagnostics programs. However, I believe we are at a point where we can look forward to other promising developments for SEQUENOM," said Harry Stylli, PhD, president and CEO of SEQUENOM. "We have made improvements to our MassAR...

Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody

...P-21M18 is the first of several promising monoclonal antibodies in development at OncoMed. We have seen potent anti-cancer stem cell activity, and we look forward to reporting results from our initial trials as this product advances through the clinic." These data are published in the August 7, 2...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Appoints New Independent Director

...xperience in investments and management consulting will play a vital role in our development as a leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals in China. We look forward to working with him as we continue to strengthen our corporate governance. We would also like to thank Mr. Jiang for his contributions to the ...

UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

...s to fuel economic development by nurturing novel technologies and transferring them from the lab to the clinical arena and commercial market." "We look forward to working with MediSens to move the technology to product development," said Sarrafzadeh. "The collaborative research environment at CNSI is ...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...pliance with the listing requirements of the Nasdaq Capital Market, and announced our SPA for the Phase 3 trial of perifosine in multiple myeloma. We look forward to finalizing our discussions with the FDA regarding the U.S. Phase 3 program for Zerenex shortly, at which time Keryx will be in the compelli...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...nnounce the appointment of current Director, Gerald Belle, as lead independent director. Jerry brings a wealth of strong leadership to the Board and I look forward to working more closely with him in the months and years to come. "Finally, I want to note that while we have begun to benefit from the...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...n and fever in patients who cannot take medication by mouth," said Jim Breitmeyer, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Cadence. "We look forward to working closely with the FDA during the review process and believe that Acetavance has significant potential to enhance patient care." ...

Pharmacyclics, Inc. Rights Offering Oversubscribed

...65, our novel BTK Inhibitor, and PCI 24783, our Factor VIIa Inhibitor, to several inflection points. We are committed to driving shareholder value and look forward to updating you on our progress as we continue to produce important clinical results in the future." Subscription rights that were no...

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...atient populations," said Michael N. Chang, Ph.D., Optimer's President and Chief Executive Officer. "As we head into the second half of this year, we look forward to presenting additional data from this study at ICAAC and IDSA and we are focused on completing our second fidaxomicin Phase 3 trial and prep...

VIASPACE Pursuing Renewable Energy Business in Asia

...ower plant uses about $20,000 worth of fuel each day, or more than $7.3 million a year. According to Kukkonen, biomass power plant operators typically look for 20-year fuel supply agreements with extension options. Biomass power plants currently use agricultural waste and municipal solid waste for ...

ETC Biomedical Announces Chamber Sale in India

...edical Systems, stated, "We are delighted with the continued success of Hospimedica in introducing the BARA-MED to India's Healthcare marketplace. We look forward to working closely with them and their clients for many years to come." ETC is the world leader in automated monoplace hyperbaric chamb...

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

...e clinical studies. There are only 3 commonly known Phase I EDC systems in the world that are capable of demonstrating this functionality. "We look forward to becoming part of OmniComm," said Simon Kemp, Logos Technology Ltd.'s Managing Director. "OmniComm's team of industry professionals was a ke...

CuraGen Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...opment opportunities for CR011 in breast cancer and melanoma," commented Dr. Timothy M. Shannon, President and Chief Executive Officer of CuraGen. "We look forward to presenting updated data for the breast cancer study in the second half of 2009." In July 2009, CuraGen also reached an agreement i...

R-Tech Ueno Notifies R&D Items

...drug that contains gene recombination human serum albumin as an effective ingredient. Though the clinical study is currently interrupted, we intend to look for overseas affiliation soon because the need for treatment of dry eye is globally unmet (that is, there are currently few therapeutic drugs). ...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Program Highlights

... ANA598 combination treatment and a randomized exploration of shortening the overall duration of HCV therapy in conjunction with ANA598 treatment. We look forward to receiving the first data from this trial by year-end 2009 and additional data in the first half of 2010." Financial Results ...

Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreements For Additional $700,000 In Financing

...said Allen Cato, MD, PhD, CEO of Cato Research. "Our recent investment reflects our confidence in the Company's regulatory and development plans. We look forward to significant progress in the months ahead." "We are gratified by the confidence expressed in us by our CRO, the Board members and...

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

...biotech and medical device companies seeking cost-effective tools to capture and track outcomes of clinical trials conducted at multiple locations. We look forward to expanding the range of services we provide for companies seeking to increase efficiencies in their clinical activities." About Omni...

Millions Flowing into Medical Real Estate

...sociates, Doug Ray of Seavest Inc., Dave Boitano of Nationwide Health Properties and Brian Mutchler of Harrison Street. The article provides an inside look at one of the biggest MOB deals ever. Another extensive BOMA MOB conference article focuses on the capital market environment for healthcare real ...
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