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National Institutes of Health Chooses Web of Science(R) to Power electronic Scientific Portfolio Assistant (eSPA)

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters with Discovery Logic, Inc. today announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has chosen Web of Science ((R)) data to power the NIH electronic Scientific Portfolio Assistant ( eSPA ). eSPA is an information tech...

New geothermal heat extraction process to deliver clean power generation

RICHLAND, Wash. A new method for capturing significantly more heat from low-temperature geothermal resources holds promise for generating virtually pollution-free electrical energy. Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will determine if their innovative a...

New nanotube coating enables novel laser power meter

The U.S. military can now calibrate high-power laser systems, such as those intended to defuse unexploded mines, more quickly and easily thanks to a novel nanotube-coated power measurement device developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The new laser power meter,...

Fifth Annual SemTech Conference Highlights How Semantics Power Chemistry, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, and Other Life Science Solutions

Attendees Learn Latest Advancements, from Medical Records Management to Bioterrorism Preparedness. Culver City, CA (PRWEB) May 5, 2009 -- SemTech 2009, the fifth annual Semantic Technology Conference and leading forum on real-world commercial, strategic, and future appl...

MIT virus battery could power cars, electronic devices

CAMBRIDGE, Mass--For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively and negatively charged ends of a lithium-ion battery. The new virus-produced batteries have the same energy capacity and power performance as state-of-the-art recha...

Agendia Presents Data Supporting MammaPrint's Predictive and Prognostic Power at 2009 St. Gallen Breast Cancer Conference

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California, and AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, today announced that leading researchers from Agendia and the Netherlands Cancer Institute will present data from multiple studies at the 2009 St.Gall...

South Africa's Minister of Minerals and Energy Welcomes Denham Capital Investment in BioTherm Energy to Develop Power Generation Business

Partnership will help alleviate South African power crisis JOHANNESBURG, South Africa and BOSTON Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Denham Capital, a leading energy-focused global private equity firm, announced today that it will invest equity of up to R1,5 billion (US $150 million, 95 million pounds St...

Environmental Power Corporation and Organix, Inc. Establish Alliance to Produce High Value Soil Amendment Products

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Power Corporation (Nasdaq: EPG ), a leader in the renewable bioenergy industry, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Microgy, Inc., has entered into a strategic alliance agreement with Organix, Inc., of Walla Walla, ...

Solar power game-changer: 'Near perfect' absorption of sunlight, from all angles

Troy, N.Y. No matter which way you look at it, the notion of harvesting energy from the sun to power our homes and businesses is more absorbing than ever. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered and demonstrated a new method for overcoming two major hurdles facing solar...

Complete Genomics Chooses Isilon IQ to Power World's First Complete Human Genome Sequencing Service

Pioneer in DNA Sequencing Deploys Clustered Storage to Help Redefine the Economics of Large-Scale Sequencing SEATTLE, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isilon(R) Systems (Nasdaq: ISLN), the leader in clustered storage, today announced that Complete Genomics, the world's first p...

Nonprofit Puts the Power to Cure Neurological Disease in the Hands of the Masses: Texting Technology Brings Awareness & Supports Research

CHICAGO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking a leadership role in the move to incorporate mobile technology into the world of philanthropy, the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation announced it will launch a new program designed to capture donations via text message. To power its mobile platform, t...

Isis' Ibis Biosciences Subsidiary Highlights the Power of the Ibis T5000 Pathogen Identification and Characterization System at the ICAAC/IDSA Meeting

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) announced today that its majority-owned subsidiary, Ibis Biosciences, Inc. (Ibis), and collaborators are presenting research highlighting the ability of the Ibis T5000(TM) Biosensor System to rapidl...

Zounds Hearing Develops and Releases Power BTE Hearing Aid

Zounds' Digital Aids Now Treat 100 Percent of Improvable Hearing-Impaired Population PHOENIX, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As a promise to his daughter, Zounds Founder Sam Thomasson spent more than 10 years developing the patented technology behind Zounds Z1 hearing aid...

Trap and zap: Harnessing the power of light to pattern surfaces on the nanoscale

Princeton engineers have invented an affordable technique that uses lasers and plastic beads to create the ultrasmall features that are needed for new generations of microchips. The method, which creates lines and dots that are 1,000 times narrower than a human hair, may enable the creation of...

Sensitivity Enhancements to Monogram's Trofile(TM) Assay Demonstrate Improved Power to Select Patients for CCR5 Antagonist Therapy

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monogram Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGRM ) today announced that data related to the enhanced performance of the company's HIV tropism assay were presented in an oral presentation at the 17th International HIV Drug Resistance Works...

Environmental Power Holds Ground Breaking Ceremony for Renewable Natural Gas Facility at Rio Leche Estates

Dublin, Texas Facility to Generate Pipeline-Grade Renewable Natural Gas (RNG(R)) from Manure and Other Waste Products TARRYTOWN, N.Y., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Power Corporation (Nasdaq: EPG ), a leader in the renewable bioenergy industry, will today mark th...

Patient Experience Expert to Present 'The Power of Wow!' in Health Care Service Delivery

SOUTH BEND, Ind., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As hospital leaders prepare for the public release of patient experience data as mandated by Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services ( http://www.cms.hhs.gov ) ; patient experience improvement expert Mary P. Malone is offering insights about how to i...

Environmental Power Announces Opening of New Corporate Headquarters in Tarrytown, NY

Region's Commitment to Renewable Energy and Proximity to Financial Community Expected to Facilitate EPG's Continued Growth TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Power Corporation (Nasdaq: EPG ), a leader in the renewable bioenergy industry, today announce...

Virgin Atlantic Selects Rolls-Royce Engines to Power Its 787 Fleet in a Deal Worth $2.6BN

- Trent 1000 engines have been selected - New environmental partnership with Rolls Royce to focus on lower fuel burn SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, today announced ...

Remarkable new clothing may someday power your iPod

Nanotechnology researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are developing a shirt that harvests energy from the wearer's physical motion and converts it into electricity for powering small electronic devices worn by soldiers in the field, hikers and other users. The research, funded by ...

EaglePicher Technologies Receives Battery Power Products and Technology's First Annual Innova Award

Medical Group's Micro Battery Wins for Industry Leadership JOPLIN, Mo., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an EaglePicher company, today announced its Medical Power group has received Battery Power Products and Technology's first annual Innova Award. The company recei...

Tethered to chip, energy supply that drives sperm could power 'nanobot'

Washington, D.C. -- The biological pathway that powers sperm to swim long distances could be harnessed to nanotech devices, releasing drugs or performing mechanical functions inside the body, according to a presentation at the American Society for Cell Biologys 47th Annual meeting. The work b...

'Move to AMITIZA' Advertising Campaign Underscores the Power of Not Letting Chronic Constipation Slow People Down

Ads Creatively Depict the Predictable Relief Provided by the Only Commercially Available Prescription Treatment for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in Adults DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. and Sucampo Pharmaceutica...

Nanowire generates power by harvesting energy from the environment

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. As the sizes of sensor networks and mobile devices shrink toward the microscale, and even nanoscale, there is a growing need for suitable power sources. Because even the tiniest battery is too big to be used in nanoscale devices, scientists are exploring nanosize systems that can ...

NIST scientists study how to stack the deck for organic solar power

A new class of economically viable solar power cellscheap, flexible and easy to makehas come a step closer to reality as a result of recent work* at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where scientists have deepened their understanding of the complex organic films at the hea...

Quantum dots and nanomaterials: Ingredients for better lighting and more reliable power

TEMPE, Ariz. Imagine flexible lighting devices manufactured by using printing techniques. Imagine solar power sources equally as reliable and as portable as any conventional power source. Such advances are among aims of research at Arizona State University to find ways of more effectively h...

Fuel from food waste: bacteria provide power

Researchers have combined the efforts of two kinds of bacteria to produce hydrogen in a bioreactor, with the product from one providing food for the other. According to an article in the August issue of Microbiology Today, this technology has an added bonus: leftover enzymes can be used to scave...

Gerresheimer Further Increases its Sales and Earnings Power

Sales in the Second Quarter up by 12.8% to EUR276.3m (First Half: up by 15.2% to EUR515.4m) Adjusted Group Results in the Second Quarter Tripled From EUR6.3m to EUR17.6m CEO Dr. Axel Herberg Confirms the Prospects for 2008 DUSSE...

Blue dye could hold the key to super processing power

A technique for controlling the magnetic properties of a commonly used blue dye could revolutionise computer processing power, according to research published recently in Advanced Materials. Scientists have demonstrated that they can control the properties in a dye known as Metal Phthalocyanine...

Four steps toward securing more reliable electric power for Wisconsin

MADISON The only thing standing between Wisconsin and a blackout as widespread as last weeks Northeast power outage is our still-sluggish economy. If more people were working and businesses were operating near peak capacity, as they were in the late 1990s, Wisconsins overtaxed transmission grid co...

WE Energies Is Not Letting Wind Power Blow Away

Wisconsin to become leader in alternative energy Madison, WI - WE Energies announced Monday a 20-year renewable energy purchase agreement with two developers that will build three wind farms increasing the total amount of wind power produced in Wisconsin by 400%. Under the agreement, the tw...

ARI Links e-Catalog Deal with Outdoor Power Equipment Manufacturer

MILWAUKEE- ARI , a Wisconsin-based developer of e-Catalog business solutions that connect equipment manufacturers with their service and distribution networks, announced it has expanded its software licensing relationship with Ohio-based MTD Consumer Group , a manufacturer of products for the law...

Alfalight Packages 20-Watt Combined Power Module

Madison, Wis. Alfalight, Inc. announced the availability of a 20-watt combined power module (CPM-20) today, a multimode output beam that combines seven high-power emitter outputs. The new combination provides an optical power source designed to be used in industrial, marking, defense, telecommunic...

Neah Power Systems A seed stage venture capital model

Developing a viable technology company requires insight, discipline, and a relentless focus on developing technology, business and marketing plans. Many successful startups create a high-value company by defining a big problem with a large focused market opportunity for the development of new produ...

Alliant to add 100 megawatts of wind power by 2005, raise gas prices

MADISON - Wisconsin Power and Light Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation , announced Friday that the Wisconsin Public Service Commission had granted its request to raise rates for fuel-based electric service by 2 percent per year on an interim basis, effective immediate...

Wisconsin Virtual School selects eClassroom to power its program

Tomahauk, Wis. The Wisconsin Virtual School program has selected eClassroom , the K-12 division of eCollege, to power its online program starting in August for the fall term. WVS, in its fifth year, is a statewide online program based in Tomahawk that serves students in approximately 90 school ...

Gov. Doyle comments on unlocking the power of power of stem cell research

The time has come to reexamine the federal policy on stem cell research. MADISON - Wisconsin finds itself at the center of this debate, because our state is the birthplace of human embryonic stem cell research. In 1998, Dr. Jamie Thomson at the University of Wisconsin-Madison announced tha...

The global power of WWW

The most powerful three letters in the world today are WWWno further explanation is required There are many other famous uses of the 23rd letter of the alphabet, W, as in WWI or WWII, and we are still working overtime on a WWIII. Then there's the WWF and WWF. The match between the World Wild...

Outpouring of tsunami relief displays power of the Internet

The television ad in which George Bush and Bill Clinton urge Americans to come to aid of tsunami victims is unique, not only because the appeal comes from two former presidents, but because of how they ask people to give. The era of e-relief has dawned. Bush and Clinton point viewers to the ...

UW-Madison workgroup helps state companies tap the power of RFID

Radio-frequency identification tags "wake up" when they're near a reader and can store and transmit a variety of product information, including its history, quantity, location and condition. In the United States and elsewhere, hundreds of major companies are scurrying to develop strategies for i...
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