Ecologists propose first prevention for white-nose syndrome death in bats
White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a poorly understood condition that, in the two years since its discovery, has spread to at least seven northeastern states and killed as many as half a million bats. Now researchers have suggested the first step toward a measure that may help save the affected bats: pr...
U.S. Preventive Medicine National Policy Advisor Gov. Tommy Thompson to Propose Prevention is the Solution at UBS Global Health Services Conference
NEW YORK, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In a speech to be delivered Tuesday,
February 12th, 10:30 a.m., during the UBS Global Health Services Conference
at the New York Grand Hyatt Hotel, U.S. Preventive Medicine National Policy
Advisor, former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson, will propose
Republicans propose sweeping changes to promote investment
A $130 million package of legislative incentives proposed recently by state Republicans is designed to build on efforts to transform Wisconsins economy into a knowledge-based, innovation economy. The package of 20 bills, dubbed Invest Wisconsin, seeks to encourage the creation of high-technology bu...
State agencies propose venture capital center
Madison, Wis. - In an attempt to measurably increase the amount of capital available to Wisconsin companies, the state Department of Financial Institutions and the Department of Commerce , are proposing the creation of a Venture Capital Center.
Lorrie Keating Heinemann, secretary of DPI, sa...
Clavis Pharma Raises NOK 129 Million (USD 20 Million) in a Private Placement to Fund Further Development of its Pipeline of Novel Anticancer Drug Candidates
...Business Enterprises and VPS (The Norwegian Central
Securities Depository), all of which is expected mid July 2009.
The Board of Directors will propose
to the EGM to conduct a subsequent
offering of up to 650,000 new shares (corresponding to 6% of the Private
Placement) at NOK 12.00 per share directed...
SHARE Program Launched to Address the Challenges of Achieving Blood Pressure Goal
...cian survey ( http://www.SHARE-hypertension.com )
and a series of knowledge sharing meetings across Europe. The goal is to
utilise this information to propose
the right combination of simple and
effective solutions to overcome the challenges of getting to blood pressure
To view the Multimedia Ne...
Brain research shows past experience is invaluable for complex decision making
...ns to recognise perceived categories rather than simply the physical similarity between visual patterns," said Dr Kourtzi. "Based on what we found, we propose
that learned information about categories is actually retained in brain circuits in the posterior areas of the brain. From there we think it is fed th...
PhRMA, Families USA Jointly Promote Measures to Ensure Quality, Affordable Healthcare Coverage
...come for a family of three. In 43 states, childless adults are currently ineligible for Medicaid even if they are literally penniless.
Second, we propose
providing sliding-scale subsidies to moderate-income people who earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid but can't afford insurance premiums. Such ...
STALLERGENES: 2008: Strong Performance
...y of a technical nature.
In order to demonstrate its confidence in the Group's development
outlook, the Board of Directors will propose
to the General Meeting to be
held on 29 May 2009, the distribution of a dividend of EUR 0.45 per share,
reflecting a 12,5% increase over the previous ...
VeraSun Energy Selects Valero as Successful Bidder for Seven Facilities
...r 11 cases; risks associated with third parties seeking and obtaining court approval to terminate or shorten the exclusivity period for the Company to propose
and confirm one or more plans of reorganization, for the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee or to convert the bankruptcy cases to chapter 7 cases; th...
Syngenta Board Proposes Stefan Borgas to Become New Director
... BASEL, Switzerland, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta announced today that the Board of Directors will propose
to shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on April 21, 2009, to name Stefan Borgas as a new member of the Syngenta Board.
Stefan Borgas (45) ...
Cytopia Letter to Progen Shareholders
...months, institutional and retail shareholders have been asking for choice in how their capital is dealt with. The current board's response has been to propose
only a limited share buy-back and to commit the rest of your funds to a merger with an HIV company.
Cytopia and 14 other shareholders requisition...
Evidence of Ancient Hot Springs on Mars Detailed in Astrobiology Journal
...Allen and Dorothy Z. Oehler , from the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Directorate at the NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, propose
that new image data from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) on MRO depict structures in Vernal Crater that appear to have arisen ...
Investor Group Reconfigures Proposed Slate of Replacement Directors for Trinity Biotech
...h plc (Nasdaq: TRIB ), an Irish based developer and manufacturer of
diagnostic products, has reconfigured the slate of replacement directors it
for election at a special meeting of the company's shareholders
that the group is seeking to have convened. Tom Reidy, speaking on behalf of
Researchers discover method for mass production of nanomaterial graphene
...iments. But in a study published online Nov. 9 in the journal Nature Nanotechnology , researchers from UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) propose
a method which can produce graphene sheets in large quantities.
Led by Yang Yang, a professor of materials science and engineering at the UCLA ...
San Diego universities, government and industry rally around local Clean-Tech cluster
...entails the use of significant amounts of energy for heating, as well as the use of harsh chemicals such as strong bases and/or lye. Love and his team propose
to eliminate these costly needs by re-engineering natural protein enzymes such that they efficiently extract fatty acids from membranes and chemically...
Friends of the Earth Report on Biofuel Production Offers Incomplete, Outdated and Inaccurate Picture, According to Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association
... is an example of "how unprepared, or unwilling to
properly process information that confronts their beliefs, some
organizations are about topics they propose
to analyse, in this case
ethanol production and use in Brazil," said Jank.
Throughout the Friends of the Earth document, there are numerous
Indevus Receives Approvable Letter from FDA for NEBIDO(R)
...ate from the studies listed above, the safety database
may need to include data from additional clinical studies. They have
requested that the Company propose
the size of the safety database (i.e.,
total number of subjects exposed to testosterone undecanoate intramuscular
injection and total number of inject...
Researchers Document Rapid, Dramatic 'Reverse Evolution' in the Threespine Stickleback Fish
... example of
evolution in reverse, because the normal evolutionary tendency for
freshwater sticklebacks runs toward less armor plating, not more.
that the most likely cause of this reverse evolution in the
sticklebacks is from the higher levels of trout predation after the sudden
increase in wat...
Melting defects could lead to smaller, more powerful microchips
...p always have some random behavior. This effect becomes pronounced at very small scales and limits the accuracy of component shapes.
"What we propose
instead is a paradigm shift: Rather than struggle to improve fabrication methods, we could simply fix the defects after fabrication," said Chou. And f...
Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics to Appoint Alexander Ribbink to Supervisory Board
...ess unit for Mars,
Further to a plan of rotation that aims to build a fully independent
Supervisory Board in the course of 2008, AMT expects to propose
other independent candidates to replace current non-independent members.
Earlier this year, AMT announced the nomination of Mr. Philippe van H...
STALLERGENES : Further Profit Growth Acceleration of R&D Expenditure
...al registration in this country.
- Lastly, the Company continues to study partnership proposals for the
The Board of Directors will propose
to the General Meeting to be held
on 30 May 2008, the distribution of a dividend of EUR 0.40 per share,
reflecting a 14% increase over the previous ye...
Gerresheimer: Record Year in 2007 and Positive Outlook for 2008
...el Herberg, CEO of Gerresheimer AG. Against the
background of this brilliant business development, the Management Board and
the Supervisory Board will propose
to the Shareholders' Meeting that a
dividend is already distributed for the financial year of the IPO, which is
to amount to EUR0.40 per share.
Immune system protein starves 'staph' bacteria
...Calprotectin makes up about half of the internal content of neutrophils, the primary immune cells that respond to a staph infection. The investigators propose
that calprotectin is a second weapon neutrophils employ as they wage battle in the abscess. First, neutrophils try to gobble up the bacteria. If they ...
STALLERGENES and Protein' eXpert Enter Into a Partnership for Producing Mites Recombinant Allergens
immunotherapy," declares Nicolas Mouz, Chief Scientific Director at
Protein'eXpert. "'This partnership offers us an opportunity to propose
expertise in protein engineering and therapeutic protein development, and
to widen our knowledge of allergens."
About the "Enhanced Allergens" p...
Deloitte Leadership Offers Crucial Convergence Considerations for Life Sciences Companies
... convergence, identify the driving forces
behind the convergence trend, and discuss the pathways to convergence in
the marketplace today. He will also propose
a framework for considering
investment alternatives under different scenarios of technological
uncertainty, as well as present strategies for choosing...
ARE WE THERE YET?
...e telecom needs did not go away! How some companies tried to meet those needs is what got us into trouble. But the actual needs are still there.
that money market people (VCs and Investment Bankers) should revamp their Business Plan due diligence reviews to focus on hard numbers like Total Busi...
Fast Track: Topics for Consideration
...nse to the publics high expectations that FDA will protect them from every health risk or fraud. One example is the ephedra problem that forced FDA to propose
labeling and manufacturing regulations for all dietary supplements and could even lead to premarket review of the products by the agency. Another exam...
Department of Commerce offers up to $1 million annually to aid tech entrepreneurs
...d technology transfer center that would help entrepreneurs develop and sell technology products.
Non-profit and for-profit companies are welcome to propose
plans for the center, which Gov. Jim Doyle authorized this April . The department will give the center up to $1 million annually, officials said.
Advertising ambassador explains the reinvention of marketing
...ont need talent, you need endurance!
Marketers must build brand relationships with their customers, and he compared it to a dating scene, where one propose
marriage before a date for coffee.
The customer has to be courted, wooed, and paid for their attention, he said, and must lower the customers risk ...
Tech Digest (11/15/2004)
... Governor Doyle to propose
$1.3 million for manufacturing Australian biote...enue for first quarter 2005 Governor Doyle to propose
$1.3 million for manufacturing
Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle will propose
in his next budget that $1.3 million go to the sta...
One reader asked for more, and got it
.... I need to discuss the terms of the offer with you.
I then explained that the salary was a little bit lower than I was looking for and I wanted to propose
a slightly different arrangement. I suggested the salary increase I was looking for and offered up the reduction in the equity stake as a compromising...
Report gives nod to controversial Lawson project
... system is now providing.
The loss of that functionality "would make using Lawson much more cumbersome and time-consuming," the report states. "We propose
that all recommended solutions be included in the new ABPS project plan since these recommendations address the known UW-Madison business gaps, can pr...
Measuring what works and what doesn't in the prototypical school
...ipartisan Wisconsin School Finance Adequacy Initiative: "We will not simply propose
adding new dollars on top of current dollars, but propose
a complete new reuse of all dollars first those currently in the (K-12 pub...
A brief timeline of the stem cell debate
... walk again. (MORE: 'Research Finds Stem Cells Aid in Spinal Cord Repair' )
Sept. 21, 2005: Advocates of embryonic stem-cell research in Florida propose
a ballot initiative that would give $200 million in state funds toward the research over the next decade. Two days later, opponents of the science fil...
Doyle, WARF announce partnership to lure stem cell companies
...lls can be removed without destroying the embryo, but its findings have been called into question.
However, ACT's discovery prompted Mark Green to propose
$25 million in state funding for WiCell to promote methods of stem cell extraction that don't involve the destruction of embryos. The proposal came af...
Will there be more money for investment credits?
...[Act 255's] ability to have a meaningful impact is really limited, he said.
Needs vs. wants
State Sen. Ted Kanavas, R-Brookfield, said he will propose
an additional $25 million for Act 255 tax credits for the next biennium. He also said the law should be modified so that the credits are not subject t...
Doyle proposes $2M for venture capital center
...earchers and entrepreneurs with good ideas for new businesses, but added that they need venture capital to get their companies off the ground. He will propose
the allocation against the backdrop of a state budget deficit that ranges from $1.6 to $2.1 billion, depending on the estimate.
The $2 million inve...
Are your business and technology goals aligned?
Another local company with a formal process for technology innovation is American Family Insurance , which invites IT employees to propose
innovative ideas and gives the best ideas some funding and 100 to 150 person-hours to develop an example. The company's conversion from all-paper to a...
Reforming FDA: Focus on safety, let market judge efficacy
...g a tortoise or a hare. Rather, the agency should redefine itself outside of the terms that device companies want, and end-users think they need.
that FDA refocus its primary mission to ensure drug and device safety (both in development as well as formulation and manufacturing). To do so, FDA mu...