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Knocking the Wind Out of Asthmatics: Help from Hippocrates

Asthma and allergy sufferers have an alternative to Singulair and Zicam - The ALCAT Test WARSAW, Poland, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week the FDA knocked the wind out of asthmatics by requesting the manufacturers of Singulair, a popular leukotriene blocking asthma and allergy drug, to upgrad...

Rice rolls out new nanocars

This year's model isn't your father's nanocar. It runs cool. The drivers of Rice University's nanocars were surprised to find modified versions of their creation have the ability to roll at room temperature. While practical applications for the tiny machines may be years away, the breakthrough ...

Axikin Pharmaceuticals Spins out of Actimis

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Axikin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a startup company dedicated to developing and commercializing small molecule therapeutics for respiratory and inflammatory diseases, today announced a $3 million private placement of its Series A stock. The financing was led by Sand...

Method sorts out double-walled carbon nanotube problem

It's hard to study something with any rigor if the subject can't be produced uniformly and efficiently. Researchers who study double-walled carbon nanotubes -- nanomaterials with promising technological applications -- find themselves in just this predicament. The problem is that current techni...

GeneNews rolls out ColonSentry(TM) test in additional Toronto area labs

TORONTO, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - GeneNews Limited (TSX: GEN), a company focused on developing blood-based biomarker tests for the early detection of diseases and personalized health management, today announced that Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories, leading providers of laboratory servi...

Non-Invasive Radiosurgery with Novalis Tx(TM) Platform Rolling Out Worldwide

Powerful technology from Varian Medical Systems and BrainLAB enabling non-invasive treatment of cancer and disorders of the central nervous system PALO ALTO, Calif., and WESTCHESTER, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Doctors around the globe are turni...

FDA Gets Knocked Out in Endotec, Inc. Ruling

Historic First Loss on Custom Medical Devices SOUTH ORANGE, N.J., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Endotec, Inc. -- Vincent J. Capricci, 56, is a former public school superintendent for the Rockwood, PA school district, and an avid hunter, golfer and fisher...

Expansion and Relocation to New, State-Of-The-Art Facilities Marks Milestone in Effort to Roll Out New Tool for Cancer Diagnosis

Company Announces Closing of Insider Round of Financing for $3 Million PITTSBURGH, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Continued increasing sales of RedPath Integrated Pathology, Inc.'s PathFinderTG(R) have fueled the company's expansion and relocation into new, state-of-the-art headquarters in Pittsburgh...

Squire Sanders Stands Out in Independent Analysis of Law Firms in Europe

The Legal 500 EMEA 2008 Confirms Squire Sanders' Position as Market Leader LONDON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Global law firm Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. has received a glowing review across a range of offices and practice areas in the highly respected independent legal guide The Legal 500 E...

Biotech Avoids Fall Out From Tough Quarter for Capital Markets

SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The biotech industry came through a very turbulent first quarter relatively unscathed with the Burrill Biotech Select Index, a price-weighted index tracking 20 of biotech's "blue chip" companies, finishing unchanged compared to the Dow, which closed...

Cure HIV Reaches Out to Foundation Community to Fund LiSAVIOR

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Roger Kenneth Hershline, PhD, MD, the CEO of Global Humanceuticals, Inc. and founder and chairman of the not-for-profit public charity CureHIV.us, announces today that he is reaching out to the funder community, including funding initiative...

Copolymers block out new approaches to microelectronics at NIST

In response to the electronics industrys rallying cry of smaller and faster, the next breakthroughs in the electronics size barrier are likely to come from microchips and data storage devices created out of novel materials such as organic molecules and polymers. With innovative measurement techniq...

Phlo Affiliate Begins Roll Out to Metropolitan New York City Account Base

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phlo Corporation (Pink Sheets: PHLC) ("Phlo") announced today that one of its affiliates (the "Company") has completed the initial shipment of its vitality beverage product, AQISS(TM), as part of a roll out of the product in the metropolita...

Making gas out of crude oil

An international team that includes University of Calgary scientists has shown how crude oil in oil deposits around the world including in Albertas oil sands are naturally broken down by microbes in the reservoir. Their discovery published in the prestigious science journal Nature could rev...

Bioponic Phytoceuticals to Roll Out Multiple Products to 1,000 Major Health Food Stores in the Western United States

MAUI, Hawaii, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bioponic Phytoceuticals, Inc. (OTC: BPYT) ("Bioponic"), an innovative provider of natural products and patented technology serving the Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) and nutraceutical markets, announced today that it has engaged Active ...

NanoMed, Inc. Spins Out of Zyvex Labs

RICHARDSON, Texas, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyvex Labs today announced its first company spinout: NanoMed, Inc. The new company was started by Rob Burgess, PhD, former Vice President of Research & Development at Zyvex Instruments, and Gareth Hughes, PhD, former Group Leader of Life Sciences at ...

Connecting Investment Capital with Entrepreneurs: Investors to lay out what theyre looking for in startup companies

The conference, scheduled for June 3-4 in Milwaukee, is being organized by the Wisconsin Technology Council and its subsidiary, the Wisconsin Innovation Network . Organizers plan to turn the tables on a standard venture conference by giving entrepreneurs and other representatives of emerging tec...

TDS Metrocom Rolls Out New Private-line Ethernet Service

MADISON, WI. - TDS Metrocom and Internet Photonics announced today that TDS Metrocom selected Internet Photonics' LightStack Intelligent Wavelength platforms to deliver new Ethernet services to enterprise customers and service providers. The service, called MegaDATA and GigaDATA will offer manage...

Survey of High Tech Company Leaders Points Out Need for Personal Growth

MADISON, WI There has been a fair amount of press about the future of high tech in the Wisconsin market. Questions about availability of venture capital, qualified lab technicians, support from the state and local governments, and leadership to take the fledgling companies to profitability all dog...

WTN Interviews: How WARF is Reaching Out to Businesses About Technology Developed in Wisconsin

WTN Interview: Carl Gulbrandsen Editors Note: This is the first of a multi-part interview that took place earlier this fall with Carl Gulbrandsen , managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) . Part one reveals Gulbrandsens perspective on the new WARF initiative c...

Checking out or getting out? Reasons for shopping cart abandonment

People used to abandon online shopping carts because they didnt understand how online shopping works. Now, it's because they do. Despite ongoing efforts to streamline online purchasing processes, online retailers continue to experience staggering abandonment rates: A recent study by Kefta Inc....

Linux and Windows duke it out at ITEC

MILWAUKEE Advocates of Windows and open-source software vied for the support of an audience at the concluding presentation of Wednesdays session of the ITEC conference in Milwaukee. Marc Rassbach, principle of Milestone R/D Labs , said that open-source software provides a technically superior ...

Milky Way churning out new stars at a furious pace

MADISON - Some of the first data from a new orbiting infrared telescope are revealing that the Milky Way - and by analogy galaxies in general - is making new stars at a much more prolific pace than astronomers imagined. The findings from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope were announced today (May 2...

API health care software rolled out on WellStar computers

Hartford, Wis. What does it take to make a payroll and personnel tracker specifically for health care? API Software just announced it has taken its tracking systems, originally generic, and made them into a health care-specific package for WellStar Health System in Georgia. WellStar plans to u...

International Paper takes RFID out of the lab and into its warehouses

WAUKESHA, Wis. Now that International Paper has worked out some of the kinks in the automated inventory tracking system installed in its Texarkana, Texas warehouse, it is offering help with RFID radio frequency identification to others. At the RFID Conference June 17 near Waukesha, held by ...

Don't count out notebooks

Notebook computers have become true desktop replacements while fulfilling -- via integrated wireless -- the ultimate requirements for go anywhere, do anything mobile computing. As importantly, the newest notebooks from Hewlett-Packard and Toshiba have broken the traditional price barriers that have...

DeLuca speaks out on entrepreneurialism, tech transfer, and WARF

Interview with DeLuca offers tips for biotech entrepreneurs MADISON If you stand on your tiptoes and squint, you can almost read the framed documents hanging in the lobby of UW Madison's new $35.6 million biochemistry building. Patents numbered 3,565,924 and 3,697,559 were issued to Hecto...

Stay out of crossfire when Midwest technology workers go to war

CHICAGO You're the competitive type. You enjoy the occasional game of beach volleyball or some action on the squash court. If the weather cooperates, you might even be up for a paintball outing. Most of us leave it at that. We don't need to go to war at work. Being a pacifist, though, won't he...

NameProtect study shows 92% of top brands losing out on search engines

Sample of paid placement on Google for search term "Disney" MADISON NameProtect Inc. , a digital brand protection and Internet intelligence company, has released the results of an analysis of paid search engine listings that include textual advertisements within standard search engine results. ...

Rockwell Automation gets out of call-center business

Rockwell Automation , a Milwaukee-based company that makes industrial control systems, has sold its call-center software to Concerto Software , a privately owned Massachusetts company. Concerto announced Wednesday that it would add Rockwell's call-center solution, known as FirstPoint Contact, ...

NameProtect roots out fake tsunami-related donation sites

Madison, Wis. At least 170 potentially fraudulent Web sites soliciting donations supposedly for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami have turned up in a search conducted by NameProtect , a Madison-based brand protection company, and MasterCard International. The two companies paired up in...

A funny thing happened on the way out of the back office

Take a deep breath. Now say dis-intermediation. Remember that word? It was as popular in Web circles in the late 90s as solutions is today in certain vendor circles. The long and short of it was that the Web was going to cut out the middle guy and let suppliers sell directly to consumers, either ...

Innovation prize-winner would help firefighters get out alive

FireSite shows where beacons and other firefighters are with lights in a mask since in a big fire you cant see anything else. Video or projected heads-up displays may be in FireSites future. Jason Stitt/WTN Madison, Wis. Tools for firefighters and fishermen won the day at the University of W...

Lead, follow or get out of the way

What happens in your community when power stands still? A. Things stall; nothing gets done. B. Fingers begin to wag; its always someone elses fault. C. Young professionals shake their heads and start their own initiative. If you answered "C," you might be living in a Next Generati...

Are women opting out or shut out from career tracks?

When it comes to flexible work practices women are the proverbial canaries in the coal mine. If the disappearance of females from many corporate career tracks is any indication, the air must be pretty bad. A new Harvard Business Review article, " On Ramps and Off Ramps: Keeping Talented Women ...

UW-Madison helps Imago carry out its big vision for seeing small

The Imago LEAP Microscope Source: Imago Madison, Wis. -- Up close, Imago Scientific Instrument's atom probe is a veritable jungle of glinting steel, glowing ports and snaking hoses and wires. This microscope that lets scientists peer at the very atoms that compose matter does so by an intric...

CIOs could keep companies out of hot water in court

Madison, Wis. CIOs need to check whether they're adequately handling security and regulatory challenges far beyond passwords and firewalls including insider theft, lost data, and poor document retention, said panelists at the Fusion2006 CEO-CIO Symposium on Thursday. Morgan Stanley's $1.4 ...

Are there more Enrons out there?

Ken and Jeff's not-so excellent adventure is entering a new phase. Both are headed to a jumpsuit jamboree courtesy of the U.S. Federal Government. It took nearly four years but the ex-heads of Enron - Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling - were found guilty as charged last week by a thoroughly non-gullible ...

Roll out the broadband

Madison, Wis. - The United States may rank a lowly 16 th in broadband deployment worldwide, but the state of Wisconsin has decided to be in the forefront. Following the passage of Senate Bill 483, also known as the Broadband Deployment Act, the state aims to extend what some have called the "...

Small Tree branches out with affordable video

Chippewa Valley, Wis. - A new combination of technical solutions could enhance the capacity of artists and editors in publishing, broadcasting, and graphic design to transfer high-definition video and other large volumes of uncompressed data. The joint solution promises Apple Mac OS X users in...
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