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MyHeritage And Family Tree DNA Partner To Help People Trace Family History Using DNA

MyHeritage, one of the world's most popular family Web sites, today announced a partnership with FamilyTreeDNA, the company that pioneered DNA testing for genealogic research. In addition to MyHeritage's innovative Smart Matching and Research technologies, members can now also use information con...

SACHEM Launches 2-D HPLC e-Learning Program : New e-Learning Program Teaches Scientists How to Better Analyze and Prove Product Purity Through Greater Sensitivity and Precision in Identification of Trace Components

SACHEM announced today the launch of a new displacement chromatography e-Learning program. With the growing popularity of SACHEM’s Isolis™ displacers, SACHEM is offering scientists worldwide the ability to learn more about applying displacement chromatography in two dimensional High P...

PHARMORX Security Introduces New Technology Solutions for Counterfeiting, Grey Market Diversion, Track & Trace

Serialization and Authentication Technology & Services Provider, Offers Traceability Down to the Unit Level to Secure Products and Protect Brands and Consumers Southborough, MA (PRWEB) March 16, 2009 -- PHARMORX Security™, a privately held, serialization, au...

UW Trace center makes sending packages accessible to all

Madison, Wis. Accessibility technology developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madisons Trace Research and Development Center will help people use the United States Postal Services automated postal centers to send packages this December. The goal of our work was to find a simple way of ext...

LS9's UltraClean Diesel Exceeds United States & Brazilian Fuels Specifications

... emissions when compared to conventional fuel production. In addition, LS9 UltraClean™ Diesel contains no carcinogens, such as benzene and only trace amounts of sulfur. LS9's technology also makes it possible to create superior products that can uniquely achieve optimal overall performance. L...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

...s. The special fiber sensors make it possible to monitor the quality of water in a remote location, such as a lake, a river, or a pipeline, and detect trace amounts of contaminants in real time, adds Prof. Katzir. Water management executives in Florida's Everglades and officials in Germany are among those ...

UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases

...ns. In the isolated central nervous system the spinal cord and brain are instead surrounded by cerebrospinal fluid that is nearly sterile, with only a trace of protein. Especially during initial experiments, researchers typically grow cell cultures in serum isolated from cow or human blood, which effec...

BRAHMS, Cezanne and Lumiphore Announce Partnership for Diagnostic Tests

...' Vice President Business Development. BRAHMS' KRYPTOR analysis systems can currently perform various analyses in random-access operations using trace (Time Resolved Amplified Cryptate Emission) technology, based on Forster resonance energy transfer (FRET). - FRET uses two fluorophores as a donor an...

DNA Diagnostics Center Offers Father's Day DNA Testing

...ay. DNA Diagnostics Center also offers Y-chromosome testing that can answer the question, "Where did my dad's ancestors begin?" DNA can trace male lineage back tens of thousands of years, and any man can find out where his paternal ancestors started--was it the foothills of the Himalayas, or...

ZyGEM Corp. Signs Agreement to Incorporate Its Breakthrough DNA Extraction Technology Into Rubicon's Research and Diagnostic Products

...ile simplifying laboratory workflow, minimizing error, reducing the risk of contamination, ensuring sample integrity and facilitating extractions from trace samples. It is easily adaptable for use with virtually all off-the-shelf laboratory automation systems. The technology can be specifically formulated...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

...s. The special fiber sensors make it possible to monitor the quality of water in a remote location, such as a lake, a river, or a pipeline, and detect trace amounts of contaminants in real time, adds Prof. Katzir. Water management executives in Florida's Everglades and officials in Germany are among those ...

ZyGEM Releases Application Note Showing its DNA Extraction Kits Rapidly Produce High Yields of Quality DNA

...ile simplifying laboratory workflow, minimizing error, reducing the risk of contamination, ensuring sample integrity and facilitating extractions from trace samples. It is easily adaptable for use with virtually all off-the-shelf laboratory automation systems. The technology can be specifically formulate...

Nanophysicists find unexpected magnetic effect

...lectromagnetism that normal metals, like copper, conduct electricity better as they became colder. But in the 1930s, scientists found that adding even trace amounts of ferromagnetic metals like iron would throw off this effect. In the 1960s, Japanese physicist Jun Kondo explained the effect: while cooling ...

BASF Set To Commercialize pro-t-action(TM) Eliminating Caries Causing Bacteria From the Mouth

...TM), L. paracasei , is a natural active ingredient with a specific and selective mode of action. During production only selected natural ingredients, trace elements, salts and natural pro-t-action(TM) microorganisms are used. The microorganisms are fermented, and stabilized, pasteurized and dried after ha...

ZyGEM Corp. and VWR International Europe BVBA Sign Agreement to Distribute Breakthrough DNA Extraction Technology in Europe

...ile simplifying laboratory workflow, minimizing error, reducing the risk of contamination, ensuring sample integrity and facilitating extractions from trace samples. It is easily adaptable for use with virtually all off-the-shelf laboratory automation systems. The technology can be specifically formulate...

USDA Boosts Food Safety Research with Purchase of Waters ACQUITY TQD System

...ultural Research Service has purchased a Waters(R) ACQUITY(R) TQD System to develop rapid and accurate test methods for screening poultry and beef for trace concentrations of veterinary drug residues. The instrument purchased is for the USDA's Wyndmoor, Pa. research laboratory. Farm-raised poultry and...

AIM Pharmakon (API) Announced a New Proprietary Premium-Quality Natural Concentrated Liquid Calcium and Mineral Supplement Now Available Direct to Consumers

...NAN (TM) contains DONAN (TM) from Coral International Co., Ltd., Japan, which has exceptionally high elemental calcium content, essential minerals and trace mineral profile contributing to elevated mineral availability. Recent studies in Japan have shown that aragonite-type calcium of coral origin is bette...

Sentrx Exits 2008 with Strong Growth

... in 2008 include: ¨ Installation of Phase Forward's Empirica™ trace 4.2 in the Sentrx Hosting Center ¨ Implementation of the first hosted client on Empirica trace ¨ Positive results from seventeen qualification inspections and client...

World's First Low Radiocarbon Food May Reduce Risks of Cancer and Birth Defects, and Possibly Even Slow the Aging Process

... and child and maternal dietary supplements. All ordinary food, whether from plants, livestock, or fish, even if organic, is contaminated with trace levels of radiocarbon that is naturally produced in the atmosphere from cosmic rays. This well-known fact is the basis of the radiocarbon dating metho...

Growing Interest in DNA-Based Genetic Testing Among African American with Historic Election of President Elect Barack Obama

...irst Black President of African descent spawn trend in African Americans to trace roots to Africa during post-election Holiday season. ...tries that African Ancestry's proprietary DNA testing system is designed to trace (Sample listing): Maya Angelou -- Sierra Leone India.Arie -- Guinea-B...

Fingerprints provide clues to more than just identity

...Ind. - Fingerprints can reveal critical evidence, as well as an identity, with the use of a new technology developed at Purdue University that detects trace amounts of explosives, drugs or other materials left behind in the prints. The new technology also can distinguish between overlapping fingerprints...

Gold nanostar shape of the future

...l and biomedical detection. "We are trying to understand which type of nanostructures will give us the optimal signal so we can use them to monitor trace amounts of pollutants or detect diseases in their earliest stage" Vo-Dinh said. "This study is the first demonstration that these nanostars can enhanc...

23andMe Announces Breast Cancer Initiative

...tribute to the advancement of the field of genetics. -- Compare their profiles to family and friends who are also 23andMe participants and trace the inheritance of genes associated with specific traits. -- Join discussion groups around any areas of interest, both health and ancestry...

Fingerprints provide clues to more than just identity

...Ind. - Fingerprints can reveal critical evidence, as well as an identity, with the use of a new technology developed at Purdue University that detects trace amounts of explosives, drugs or other materials left behind in the prints. The new technology also can distinguish between overlapping fingerprints...

McCain and Obama on Bio-threat Detection and Pandemic Response: QualSec Weighs in

... the importance of technology in bio-terror and pandemic response, saying he "will invest in new vaccines and technology to detect attacks and to trace them to their origin, so that we can react in a timely fashion." Both candidates cite the need for the technology. What if they knew that it...

New Recombinant XYNTHA Now Available for Patients with Hemophilia A

...ies were headache, fever, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and weakness. -- Patients may develop hypersensitivity to hamster protein, which is present in trace amounts in XYNTHA. -- Female patients should be advised to notify their physician if they become pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or are breastf...

Fingerprints provide clues to more than just identity

...Ind. - Fingerprints can reveal critical evidence, as well as an identity, with the use of a new technology developed at Purdue University that detects trace amounts of explosives, drugs or other materials left behind in the prints. The new technology also can distinguish between overlapping fingerprints...

Nature's Premium(R) Brand First Fresh Pork in North America to Carry DNA TraceBack(R) Seal of Authenticity

...iGEN's DNA-based TraceBack(R) system, retailers, meat processors, producers and local governments, for the first time, have the tools to unequivocally trace the identity of meat back to its source. Additional information about IdentiGEN can be found at http://www.identigen.com and http://www.dnatracebac...

Crime Labs Received an Estimated 2.7 Million Cases in 2005

...--performed controlled substance identification. About 6 in 10 performed firearms and toolmarks analysis, biology screening, latent print analysis, or trace evidence examination. About half of forensic crime labs performed DNA or toxicology analysis. DNA analyses were more time consuming and complex than...

Detecting dangerous chemicals with lasers, exploring the brain's circuitry with light and more

...tive to certain gasses. Modern chemical analysis does the same thing, though much more powerfully. For instance, infrared spectroscopy can detect even trace amounts of a wide range of chemicals, including toxic components of hazardous waste or chemical weapons, because many chemicals absorb light in the mi...

Glowing films developed by UC San Diego chemists reveal traces of explosives

... New spray-on films developed by UC San Diego chemists will be the basis of portable devices that can quickly reveal trace amounts of nitrogen-based explosives. Contaminated fingerprints leave dark shadows on the films, which glow blue under ultraviolet light. One of th...

DRC's Metrigraphics Announces Family of Micro-Induction Coils for Implanted and Traditional Medical Applications

...ndividual traces can be fabricated as small as three microns, but more typically in the five- to ten-micron range, with metal thicknesses equal to the trace width. Aspect ratios of 2.5 to 1 are also being fabricated and higher ratios are possible. Current samples have been fabricated on glass for ease of h...

Sequenom to Webcast Analyst and Investor Briefing Presentation on June 3

...roprietary MassARRAY(R) system delivers reliable and specific data from complex biological samples and from genetic target materials available only in trace amounts. Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast: The Windows Media Player software, downloadable free from http://www.microsoft.com and at ...

Engineers demonstrate first room-temperature semiconductor source of coherent Terahertz radiation

...at room temperature with high optical powers and are increasingly used in the commercial sector for wide range of applications in chemical sensing and trace gas analysis. The devices, made by stacking ultra-thin atomic layers of semiconductor materials on top of each other, are variable and tunable, allowi...

SAFC Hitech(TM) Expands Sheboygan Facility With State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Cleanroom

...to: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080429/AQTU515-b ) The new facility, which became fully operational in late April 2008, provides in-house trace metals analysis and the capability to clean and fill containers in a tightly-controlled environment. The Sheboygan campus was selected as the site for...

Safer, easier system for remote explosive detection

...d Engineering. Normally, these materials emit light (fluoresce) when their molecules are excited with pulses of infrared light. But even the slightest trace of TNT quenches that fluorescence. Goodson envisions a system in which sensors---which can be made for about $10 each---are positioned along the ro...

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on cancer biomarkers

...ng to develop early detection tools for malignancies. Dr. Nice and his colleagues are using multidimensional high-performance liquid chromatography to trace enrich low-level components such as growth factors in tumor material prior to analysis by mass spectrometry. At Wayne State University School of M...

New Capillary Column From Varian, Inc. Offers Durability and Performance for High Temperature GC and GC/MS

...er than alternative products. The columns are synthesized using a proprietary stabilization technology that results in high signal-to-noise ratios for trace analysis, lower detector contamination for reduced maintenance, better spectra, fewer background ions and faster stabilization. In short, they provide...

ABR-Affinity BioReagents Finalizes Agreement for Distribution of Osenses Antibodies in the U.S., Canada and Europe

...e U.S., Europe and Canada. Osenses offers primary antibodies for experimental use in the areas of chemosensory receptors (olfactory, vomeronasal and trace amine-associated), and visual, auditory and transient receptors. According to Ken Wilczek, President of ABR-Affinity BioReagents, "Partnering with Ose...

NASA MidSTAR-1 successful technologies may be revolutionary

...rature variation, and vacuum. The sensor in orbit was designed to detect trace amounts of nitrogen dioxide, a common air pollutant. This capability, when ...t could find its way into homeland security applications such as explosives trace detectors. The NCSU also can be used to measure nitrogen dioxide levels...
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