Cellular Dynamics International In-Licenses Key Patent Portfolio for Using Stem Cell-Derived Cells in Drug Testing
MADISON, Wis., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) today announced that it has exclusively in-licensed a US-issued patent portfolio on optimizing the stem cell differentiation selection process and on using
heart cells (cardiomyocytes) in drug testing...
Synthetic Genomics Inc. and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company Sign Exclusive, Multi-Year Agreement to Develop Next Generation Biofuels Using Photosynthetic Algae
LA JOLLA, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), a privately held company applying genomic-driven commercial solutions to address a variety of global challenges including energy and the environment, announced today a multi-year research and development agreement with E...
Harvest Technologies Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in its 60 Patient Clinical Trial in India Using Autologous Adult Stem Cells to Treat Patients With Non-Reconstructable Critical Limb Ischemia
PLYMOUTH, Mass., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Technologies Corp. ( www.harvesttech.com ) announced today that the company sponsored 60-patient clinical trial conducted at Sri Ramachandra Medical Center in Chennai, India using
the company's BMAC System to treat patients with non-reconstructable...
Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation to Protect Archived DNA Using Biomatrica's Room Temperature Storage
SAN DIEGO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomatrica today announced that the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation (SMGF) will use Biomatrica's SampleMatrix room temperature storage technology to archive its DNA samples.
SMGF will use the SampleMatrix technology in place of ultra-low-temperature ...
First step to converting solar energy using 'artificial leaf'
An international team of researchers has modified chlorophyll from an alga so that it resembles the extremely efficient light antennae of bacteria. The team was then able to determine the structure of these light antennae. This is the first step to converting sunlight into energy using
Providence Health & Services Increases Revenue by $35 Million Using Concuity ClearContracts
Providence expands use of Concuity products across 16 facilities following success to date increasing net revenue
VERNON HILLS, Ill., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Concuity, A Healthcare Division of Trintech, Inc. (Nasdaq: TTPA ) announced today that Providence Health & Service...
Doctors in New Hampshire Now Treating Cancer with Non-Invasive Image-Guided Radiosurgery Using Novalis Tx(TM) Technology
A 71-year old man with inoperable lung cancer is able to receive stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) treatment
DOVER, N.H., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Surgeons told Donald Bickford, 71, that due to the weakened condition of his lungs, ordinary surgery was not an option for removing hi...
CEL-SCI Developing Immune-Based Treatment Against Swine and Other H1N1 Flu Viruses Using Proprietary L.E.A.P.S. Technology
VIENNA, Va. May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE AMEX: CVM ) announced today that it is developing an immune-based treatment for the "swine flu and related H1N1" flu viruses, utilizing its proprietary L.E.A.P.S.(TM) (Ligand Epitope Antigen Presentation System) vaccine tec...
EClips Energy Technologies, Inc. To Develop New 'Sterile Air' Product Using PATI Technology
Technology eliminates biological and chemical contaminants in the air
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EClips Energy Technologies, Inc. , (OTC Bulletin Board: ECET) announced today the initiation of a project to design and manufacture a domestic air sterilizing system ut...
Swine Flu a Reminder: Using Hand Sanitizers Like Remi-D Helps Fight Infection
No Alcohol, All-Natural Formula Avoids Pitfalls of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- When widespread illness hits, it's easy for individuals to feel helpless to protect themselves and their loved ones. Fortunately, an important way to prevent infection and the...
Connecting Materials Science With Biology, K-State Engineers Create DNA Sensors That Could Identify Cancer Using Material Only One Atom Thick
MANHATTAN, Kan., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kansas State University engineers think the possibilities are deep for a very thin material.
Vikas Berry, assistant professor of chemical engineering, is leading research combining biological materials with graphene, a recently developed ...
Millipore Launches an Interactive Biological Pathway Tool Using GeneGo's Manually Curated Pathway Maps
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that Millipore has licensed 250 manually curated pathway maps from GeneGo, Inc. for their new Interactive Biological Pathway Tool. Available at www.millipore.com/pathways , the tool...
Reaction Monitoring of Processes Under Pressure Using In Situ FTIR
Compliementary webinar explains the value of in situ mid IR reaction monitoring for promoting a detailed understanding of catalytic and other chemical reactions under pressure.
Columbia, MD (PRWEB) January 19, 2009 -- METTLER TOLEDO invites you to attend a complimentary...
Recent Advances in Organic Chemistry Using Real-Time In Situ FTIR
Organic Chemistry case studies illustrating the value of in situ mid IR reaction monitoring for facilitating a fundamental knowledge of chemical reactions
Columbia, MD (PRWEB) January 18, 2009 -- METTLER TOLEDO invites you to attend a complimentary webinar Recent Advan...
Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center Now Offering Cancer Patients Faster, Ultra-Precise Radiation Using New RapidArc Technology
ELIZABETH, N.J., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the end of December,
Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center became one of the first cancer treatment
centers in the state of New Jersey to offer cancer patients treatment using
RapidArc(TM) radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems ...
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Becomes a GeneGo Center of Excellence Using MetaCore for Stem Cell Research and Neurology
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that Burnham has become a certified GeneGo Center of Excellence. Burnham researchers will have institution-wide access to GeneGo's MetaCore data analysis suite, training and advanced ...
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...
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry Uses MathWorks Tools in Its Quest to Cure Cancer : Institute Accelerates Reconstruction of Key Protein Complexes Using MATLAB and Parallel Computing Toolbox
The MathWorks today announced that the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry is using
MATLAB, Parallel Computing Toolbox, MATLAB Distributed Computing Server, and other MathWorks tools to accelerate its workflow and drastically reduce research and development time.
RainDance Technologies to Present Workshop on Sequence Enrichment Using Innovative Microdroplet-Based Solutions at ASHG 2008
LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RainDance Technologies will
present a workshop on sequence enrichment using
microdroplet-based solutions at the American Society of Human Genetics
(ASHG) 58th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia on Thursday, November 13th.
Recent advances in DNA...
RainDance Technologies to Present 'Sequence Enrichment Using Droplet-Based Microfluidics' Workshop at ASHG 2008
LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RainDance Technologies will
present a workshop titled "Sequence Enrichment Using
Microfluidics" at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 58th Annual
Meeting in Philadelphia on Thursday, November 13th.
Recent advances in DNA seque...
Results of United Kingdom MRSA Surveillance Program Using Cepheid GeneXpert(R) System Demonstrate Benefits of Rapid Testing
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq:
CPHD) today noted an announcement from Birmingham Children's Hospital
highlighting results using
Cepheid's Xpert(TM) MRSA test, which runs on the
GeneXpert(R) System, to implement a screening program for all patients
Edmonton's Technology Community: Using Social Media to Raise Awareness
Edmontonians magazine is partnering with FusedLogic to raise the profile of the Edmonton technology community and its companies and prove how effective use of social media can positively impact businesses.
Edmonton, AB (PRWEB) October 27, 2008 -- Edmontonians, a monthly...
Researchers write protein nanoarrays using a fountain pen and electric fields
EVANSTON, Ill. --- Nanotechnology offers unique opportunities to advance the life sciences by facilitating the delivery, manipulation and observation of biological materials with unprecedented resolution. The ability to pattern nanoscale arrays of biological material assists studies of genomics, p...
Doctors in the US and Netherlands Using Fast RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology to Help Fight Cancer are Now Treating Tumors of the Head and Neck
Technology Targets Tumors with Precise Image-Guided IMRT to Spare Healthy Surrounding Tissue
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Doctors at cancer
treatment centers in the United States and the Netherlands are now treating
head and neck cancer using
The National Cancer Institute Joins the Global Community of Scientists Now Using BIOMARKERcenter From Thomson Reuters
PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the
world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and
professionals, announced today that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has
joined the community of scientists worldwide using
Brain Cancer Patients at Two Leading Hospitals Treated Using Fast and Efficient RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology from Varian Medical Systems
RapidArc Used to Deliver Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two leading cancer
centers have carried out groundbreaking radiosurgery treatments for
multiple brain metastases using
new RapidArc radiotherapy technology from
MD Anderson Becomes a GeneGo Center of Excellence Using MetaCore for Oncology Research
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading
systems biology tools company, announced today that MD Anderson has become
a certified GeneGo Center of Excellence. MD Anderson researchers will have
institution-wide access to GeneGo's MetaCore data analysis suite, training
Penn scientists carve functional nanoribbons using super-heated, nano-sized particles of iron
PHILADELPHIA - Due to its remarkable electronic properties, few layer graphene, or FLG, has emerged as a promising new material for use in post-silicon devices that incorporate the quantum effects that emerge at the nanoscale. Now, physicists at the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated a...
Prominent Physician Achieves Success Using Topical Sinus Medications via Pulsitile Irrigation
Murray Grossan, MD (creator of the Hydro-Pulse sinus irrigation device) describes his successful treatment protocol for applying antibiotics, anti-fungals and anti-inflammatories directly into the sinus cavities using
a pulsating irrigation device. This treatment has been extremely helpful for hi...
Fulcrum BioEnergy Announces Plans to Build One of the First Commercial-Scale Ethanol Plants Using Municipal Solid Waste as Feedstock
Plant to Provide an Attractive Domestic Alternative to High Priced Gasoline
PLEASANTON, Calif., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc.,
today announced that it is advancing next-generation ethanol production
with its plans to build one of the first commercial-scale production
Ovalum Ltd. Announces Success in Coronary Cases Using CiTop™ ExPander™ Guidewire
Following First-in-Man study success, Ovalum Ltd. launches a multicenter study using
the CiTop™ technology in the coronary arteries. Ovalum Ltd., a privately held Israeli medical device company, has announced today successful experiences using
CiTop™ ExPander™ Guidewire in trave...
Genzyme Boosts Quality Using Dyadem Quality Lifecycle Management
TORONTO, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Genzyme Corporation (Nasdaq: GENZ ), one
of the world's leading biotechnology companies, is enhancing the quality of
the medical devices produced in its Bio-surgery division with software from
Dyadem, the leader in Risk Lifecycle Management and Quality Lifecycl...
Iowa Resident Dies After Using Contaminated Blood Thinner
Illinois Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Named In Lawsuit
CHICAGO, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month a lawsuit was filed against
Deerfield, Illinois-based Baxter International Inc. on behalf of Davenport,
Iowa resident, Mark Scott who suffered the tragic loss of his wife, Melissa
SurgiQuest Announces First Single Port Procedure for Ovary Removal Using AirSeal(TM) Access System
ORANGE, Conn., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiQuest, Inc. today announced
the first single port laparoscopic removal of an ovary using
AirSeal(TM) access system.
Drs. Anthony Discuillo and Christopher Awtry performed the procedure at
Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA. The AirSeal System...
Cypress Systems, Inc. Launches Cancer Prevention Health Campaign Using SelenoExcell(R)
FRESNO, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Chairman & CEO, Paul Willis
stated, "Just like his previous career at a large agribusiness company, Dr.
Mark E. Whitacre has risen fast at Cypress Systems, Inc, last month being
named the company's chief operating officer and president of operations."
Data storage using ultra-small needles
Dutch researcher Alexander le Fbre has demonstrated that a field-emission current signal can be used to arrange the position of thousands of nanometre-sharp needles. These probes can be applied to write and read in new storage media with an extremely high density, using
bits on a nanometre scale. ...
Engineers make first 'active matrix' display using nanowires
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Engineers have created the first "active matrix" display using
a new class of transparent transistors and circuits, a step toward realizing applications such as e-paper, flexible color monitors and "heads-up" displays in car windshields.
The transistors are made of "nanow...
Significant Reductions in Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Shown Using Blood Pressure-Lowering Treatment in Those Aged 80 and Over
Lowering the blood pressure of elderly patients could cut their total
mortality by a fifth and their rate of cardiovascular events by a third,
according to a new study presented today at the American College of
Cardiology in Chicago and published simultaneously in the New England
Journal of Me...
Accurate Identification of Tumor Origin Using MicroRNAs is Published by Rosetta Genomics' Scientists and Collaborators in Nature Biotechnology
A Published Study Shows the Potential of microRNAs to be Used as Biomarkers
for Diagnosing the Primary Tumor Site in Patients With Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP)
Rosetta Genomics is Currently Developing a Technology That Will be the Basis of a CUP Diagnostic Test...
Misperceptions About Smoking Cessation Aids May Hinder Smokers From Using Effective Treatment for Quitting
Data presented at national conference provides important insight into how underutilization of treatments is jeopardizing quit attempts
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading researchers
in the field of smoking cessation are gathering at the annual meeting of
the Society ...