It's a Bug's Life, as Flawless Photo of Wasp Wins Worldwide Olympus BioScapes Competition : Winning Sure Doesn't Sting - Olympus BioScapes 2008 Competition
A luminous golden ‘fairy fly' that seems to defy gravity as it hovers with feathered wings against a dark background took top prize in the 2008 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition, the world's foremost forum for showcasing microscope photos and videos of life science subjects. Mr....
Survey of More than 600 Patients Treated with Tracleer(R) (bosentan) Reveals Actelion Sure Steps(R) Patient Support Program Provides Valuable Educational Information
- PAH Pathways(TM) Program offers Patient Support and Financial Assistance -
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Actelion
Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. today announced results of a recent Harris
Interactive(R) survey, showing that an overwhelming ma...
Is Your Decaf Really Decaf? Use New "D+CAF (tm) Caffeine Test Strips" to Know for Sure
Studies show that up to 30% of coffees ordered as "decaf" contain high levels of caffeine. Now you can know for sure
with D+CAF, the first do-it-yourself caffeine test strip from Silver Lake Research, the leader in at-home water quality testing ( www.caffeinetest.com ).
Making sure YourSpace is technologically sound
Is your building technologically obsolete? Are you paying too much for too little? Understanding what technology is available in a building is very important in the selection process of tenant space.
It is also important to current tenants who are contemplating a move to another building spac...
In pursuit of capital, be sure to track your private offering
Editor's note: Matt Storms is writing a series of articles on raising capital from angel and venture capital investors. This installment focuses on managing the offering process after the Private Placement Memorandum has been prepared, and is co-written with Dan Ghoca.
Here's a conversatio...
Picking Vista sure seemed like a good idea at the time
I'm exhausted! I've been running hard up the Vista/Office 2007 learning curve for the last two weeks, and I'm just plain worn out. Productivity is in the basement. Frustration has reached all-time highs, and all I'm trying to do is write a column, synchronize my e-mail, launch a presentation, a...
Patent Awarded for a New X-ray Imaging Technology with Capability Unrealized with Present Day Radiological Modalities
...B) July 29, 2009 -- Patent awarded for a new x-ray imaging technology with capability unrealized with present day radiological modalities.
To make sure
that an implanted stent, shunt, heart valve, catheter, defibrillator or pacemaker is working properly, a high-resolution, magnified x-ray can reveal h...
FluMist(R) Begins Shipping for 2009-2010 Influenza Season
...g heart disease, kidney disease, and metabolic diseases, such as diabetes; and pregnant women.
If your child falls into one of these groups, be sure
to tell your healthcare provider. They will decide if FluMist is right for your child.
What are the most common side effects of FluMist?
Growing Awareness and Increased Investments Lead to Growth of Biotechnology Applications in the Food & Beverage and Dietary Supplements Sector, Reveals Frost & Sullivan
... of new
investments, new product development. This coupled with growing awareness
amongst consumers about product developments in the global market is sure
drive growth in such fermentation-based food ingredients market in the long
The CMF Practice of Frost & Sullivan, the global grow...
Human Genome Sciences Announces New Order for Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) from U.S. Government
... "We all hope never to see a large-scale version of the inhalation anthrax attacks that took place in 2001, but HGS is proud to play a role in making sure
that we are prepared as a nation to limit the human cost of such an attack should it ever occur."
Raxibacumab is a first-in-class treatment f...
The MedZilla Report: June 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health
...le Hopps, director of marketing for MedZilla.com, the internet's leading source for medical and pharmaceutical job postings. "Patients need to be sure
they -- or their families -- are keeping track of what's going on, because there are fewer and fewer administrative employees to answer questions abou...
New Leadership Team at International Trachoma Initiative to Build Stronger Partnerships to Eliminate Blinding Trachoma
"The Zithromax drug donation program remains the key priority," said Haddad. "With this renewed commitment from Pfizer, our top goal is to make sure
that Zithromax is distributed on time and in the right quantity to our partner countries."
Dr. Haddad is joined by four key staff members:
Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Peake to Join the Cellphire Board of Directors
...h his incomparable experience and tireless commitment to providing the best possible care for the active duty uniformed services and veterans, we feel sure
his contributions will help us achieve our goal."
Dr. Peake is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General; he was selected as the U.S. Army Surgeon ...
UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases
...icans and countless others around the globe suffering from this and other related diseases with limited treatment options, all these possibilities are sure
to be welcome news.
TechNet Urges Swift U.S. Senate Approval of FCC Nominees Julius Genachowski and Robert McDowell
...endorse the nominations of these two extremely capable public servants and look forward to working with them on the vitally important issues of making sure
the power of the Internet reaches all our citizens and grows our economy."
Mr. Genachowski will bring more than two decades of public and privat...
A-WIT Technologies Releases World's First Low Cost C Stamp(TM) Based Biotechnology Laboratory in a Box
...logy knowledge with their own ideas, projects, and imagination. Well thought out and pedagogically sound examples developed by college professors make sure
that learning Biotechnology with these kits is a powerful and enjoyable experience.
All items are new, fully tested, factory direct, and all softw...
Santaris Pharma Director Appointed Adjunct Professor in RNA Biology at the University of Aalborg, Denmark
...t. Sakari Kauppinen has helped bring Santaris Pharma to a
leadership position worldwide within the exciting new scientific field of
microRNA, and I am sure
he will contribute significantly to the university in
his future additional capacity as Adjunct Professor."
Lene Lange, Professor, Dr. Scient. ...
Microtest Laboratories is an Industry Leader in ICH Stability Testing
... "Unlike some other labs, at Microtest advanced SCADA systems monitor test chambers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. So customers and regulators can be sure
humidity and temperature remain within prescribed ranges," said Steven Richter, Ph. D., President and Scientific Founder of Microtest Laboratories ( ...
New fuel cell catalyst uses 2 metals
...A key reason our technique works is the ability to keep the platinum arms fixed. They don't move around. This adds to their stability. We also make sure
of the arrangement of atoms on each arm, so we increase the activity."
Xia and his collaborators are exploring the possibility of adding other nob...
Lilly Set to Unveil More Than 50 Studies at ASCO 2009
If you have liver or kidney problems, be sure
to tell your doctor. Your dose of ALIMTA may have ...fect that bothers you or that does not go away, be sure
to talk with your healthcare professional.
Yo...fect that bothers you or that does not go away, be sure
to talk with your healthcare professional. Call yo...
Neurocrine Announces Work Force Restructuring
... to refocus our resources. I want to sincerely thank the departing employees for their efforts and loyalty, these are highly talented people and I am sure
they are going to find continued success in their careers," said Kevin C. Gorman President & CEO. "We will maintain our efforts on elagolix, move...
New Survey Reveals Gap in Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Prevention Among Most Vulnerable Populations
...ality of access," said Congresswoman Donna Christensen (D-VI), Chair, Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust. "For Alzheimer's, we need to make sure
proper screening is available and that patients and physicians are having productive dialogue about this disease. On a broader scale, results of this...
DecisionQ Partners With Thomas Jefferson University to Reveal Insights for Cancer Therapy
...ll be used to further refine the team's predictive models in breast cancer, helping us to identify protein biomarker patterns that can be used to make sure
patients are offered the most appropriate therapy."
Leading experts in the fields of decision analysis, statistics and machine learning have dev...
Scientists moving closer to 'artificial noses'
...up using etching techniques," reports Weig. "But this was easily done even repeated ten thousand times on a chip. The only thing to do now is to make sure
the strings can be individually addressed by a suitable circuit." All in all, this ought to be a technically easy exercise but one that will allow a ...
Hovione Opens its New API Plant in Cork
...s, reduces risk, provides added value and assured
results. By being the manufacturing partner to a large number of Innovators,
Hovione is able to make sure
its capacity is more readily occupied than if it
was limited to producing in-house products, and is also thereby able to
reduce production costs and t...
Selexis Launches Biosimilar Cell Line Development Program
...tists have already demonstrated, using the Selexis sure
Cell Line Development(SM) Platform, the production...er than the currently marketed drugs. The Selexis' sure
Cell Line Development(SM) platform combines Selexi...tion of the Selexis Genetic Elements(TM) using the sure
Cell Line Development(SM) process has enabled the ...
Hoosiers Work for Health Highlights Impact of Medical Research and Innovation on Indiana Economy
...Lechleiter added, "As citizens in these challenging times, we need to encourage our political leaders to fix what is broken - but we also need to make sure
we don't break what still works. Today, innovation in the life sciences is one of those things that still works."
A separate analysis by PhRMA, ...
AstraZeneca Calls on All Americans to Join US AGAINST ATHERO to Fight the Nation's Number One Killer
...ore information about athero, visit www.athero.com . To receive additional health information including questions to ask your doctor about athero, be sure
to click the link for the Athero IQ program . The Web site also features a video of the journey through the arteries for those unable to experience t...
Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory
...almic Consultants of Boston in Massachusetts .
To contact Dr. Rapoza's office directly, please visit the following link to the contact form and be sure
to select Dr. Rapoza to ensure you see him: Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston Contact Form- Dr. Peter Rapoza in New England .
For more on why cons...
Video: Experts Unite to Help People Manage Spring Nasal Allergy Sneezin'
...I would even recommend taping over the length of the zipper.
Wipe your feet. Pollen often clings to shoes when walking around outside so be sure
to wipe your feet before going inside so you do not bring along the pollen, or better yet, leave pollen-covered shoes outdoors.
Safer nanoparticles spotlight tumors, deliver drugs
...low red when illuminated with ultraviolet light.
Luminescent particles can reveal tumors too tiny to detect by other means or allow a surgeon to be sure
all of a cancerous growth has been removed.
These nanoparticles could also help deliver drugs safely, the researchers report. The cancer drug doxor...
Genetic information personalizes warfarin prescribing
... weight and other medications taken. Recently, clinicians identified two genes, CYP2C9 and VCORC1, that also affect warfarin tolerance, but nobody was sure
about the exact role these genes play.
Physicians usually start patients on a dose of five milligrams per day.
"For about 50 percent of the popu...
Bluegiga Provides Health Device Profile for its Bluetooth OEM Modules
...p secure and reliable telehealth networks utilizing
"The HDP enabled Bluegiga Bluetooth modules are a fantastic way for OEMs
to make sure
that the Bluetooth project will meet high quality standards with
the highest possible product reliability," says Tom Nordman, Vice President
of Sales ...
Rice rolls out new nanocars
... build a temperature stage around it and how to heat it and how to make it move.
"To my surprise, my students came back and said, 'They moved!'"
enough, time-lapsed films monitoring an area 10-by-10 microns square showed the cars, which appear as fluorescing dots, zigging and zagging on a stand...
China Bio-Immunity Corporation Initiates Voluntary Recalls of Rabies Vaccines
vaccines, we think it is our responsibility to recall our products voluntarily.
We are in the process working with distributors and retailers to make sure
questioned products are not available for sale anywhere in China. We will
continue to cooperate with the SFDA and all other governmental agencies...
BioSyntech to conclude enrolment for pivotal BST-CarGel(R) trial in February 2009
...ating clinical sites will be permitted to enrol additional subjects until February 10th, 2009.
"With the certainty provided by this date, we are now sure
that the final results from this pivotal trial will be available in the first quarter of 2010, once the last treated subject has completed their twelv...
CEL-SCI Corporation Announces 2008 Financial Results
... "going concern" qualification. This means that based upon only the existing and committed amount of cash in CEL-SCI today, the accountants cannot be sure
that CEL-SCI will have enough cash to stay in business until January 2010. As is clearly explained in the Company's 10-K filing, CEL-SCI's management...
Rosetta Genomics Announces Commercial Availability of Its Third MicroRNA-Based Diagnostic Test: miRview(TM) meso
...Langone Medical Center. "Ruling out Mesothelioma from lung cancer for
individuals that were exposed to asbestos can be difficult and challenging. I
that this test will become an important tool for both oncologists and
pathologists in obtaining the right diagnosis in these patients."
New Online Video Features Brazilian Researcher Elbio Rech
...;However, what makes it safer is regulation, because the regulation that was developed to deal with biotechnology is extremely strict … to make sure
that every product that gets to the market is safe."
This new video featuring Dr. Elíbio Rech can be viewed, downloaded or embedded in...
For nano, religion in US dictates a wary view
...on global industry by 2015," Scheufele says. "Nanotechnology is one of those areas that is starting to touch nearly every part of our lives."
To be sure
that religion was such a dominant influence on perceptions of nanotechnology, the group controlled for such things as science literacy, educational pe...