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Biotech Hot in July Driven by Positive Drug Data and Acquisitions

...low-on biologics) is also still unresolved," noted Burrill, "and there are fears that these issues will drive the prices of innovative drugs lower and eat away at biotech company profits." Biotech Industry Statistics for July The monthly, subscription-based Burrill Report (www.burrillreport.co...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

... cost of testing water manually." The fiber sensors developed by Prof. Katzir are made of insoluble, non-toxic, and biocompatible materials. "You can eat them and nothing will happen to you," he notes. Prof. Katzir's determination to fight terrorism through science has a personal side as well. His fa...

Stanford researchers find a quicker, cheaper way to sort isotopes

...opic analysis. To illustrate, Zare explained that certain plants, such as corn, contain more carbon-13 than other plants. Because Americans tend to eat more corn than Europeans, isotopic analysis would detect more carbon-13 in the breath exhaled by an American than in the breath exhaled by a European,...

Clinical Pharmacology Study With AZILECT(R) (Rasagiline Tablets) Demonstrated It Does Not Increase Tyramine Sensitivity

...bitors do not interfere with tyramine breakdown and elimination. Patients who take nonselective MAO inhibitors need to be cautious with the foods they eat to prevent an abnormal build-up of tyramine, which could lead to an episode of extremely high blood pressure, potentially leading to stroke or heart a...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

... cost of testing water manually." The fiber sensors developed by Prof. Katzir are made of insoluble, non-toxic, and biocompatible materials. "You can eat them and nothing will happen to you," he notes. Prof. Katzir's determination to fight terrorism through science has a personal side as well. His fa...

Nearly 70 Percent of Health Professionals Support Biotechnology's Use in Food Products

...5 percent last year. In fact, Mintel's December 2008 report on Soy Based Food and Drink cites "healthfulness" as the top reason consumers choose to eat soyfoods. According to the International Food Information Council's 2008 Food Biotechnology Survey, Americans continue to be receptive to be...

SenesTech, Inc. Commences Product Registration Process With Australian Government

... ministries of Southeast Asia. ContraPest(R) will target the rice field rat, a major rodent pest species for rice agriculture in this region, known to eat or damage a significant portion of rice crops each year. ContraPest(R) works through disruption of the reproductive potential of female rodents by s...

SenesTech, Inc. Initiates Research Field Trials for ContraPest(R) in Indonesia

...ContraPest(R), they cannot mature, the animal can no longer ovulate, and the effect on rodent pest populations can be dramatic. These rodent pests can eat or damage up to 50% of a rice crop in Southeast Asia. Just a 10% increase in crop yield due to less rodent damage will result in feeding up to 380 mil...

Memoirs of a qubit: Hybrid memory solves key problem for quantum computing

...ure and free from contaminants. The electron acts as a middle-man between the nucleus and the outside world. It gives us a way to have our cake and eat it - fast processing speeds from the electron, and long memory times from the nucleus, said John Morton, a research fellow at St. Johns College, Oxfor...

McGraw-Hill Higher Education Introduces New Introductory Level Biology Content

...ng to class, they may use a toothbrush to scrub the bacteria off their teeth, choose clothes made partly of natural fibers such as cotton or wool, and eat a breakfast composed of foods produced by other organisms. The challenge for today's biology professors is to help non-major students appreciate the i...

British School Kids With Diabetes Gain First Time Freedom From Injections With New Insulin Pump Guidelines

...ith insulin pump therapy include fewer hypoglycaemic episodes, the opportunity to participate in sports without having to plan ahead and the choice to eat a wider variety of food as the pump can be easily adjusted to supply the right amount of insulin each moment of the day. Britain is lagging behind o...

New yeast trick for eating favorite food: Details in Nature paper

... It is well known that yeast, the humble ingredient that goes into our breads and beers, prefer to eat some sugars more than others. Glucose, their favorite food, provides more energy than any other sugar, and yeast has evolved a complex genetic network...

Symbiotic microbes induce profound genetic changes in their hosts

... MADISON Though bacteria are everywhere from the air we breathe and the food we eat to our guts and skin the vast majority are innocuous or even beneficial, and only a handful pose any threat to us. What distinguishes a welcome micro...

Galaxy Nutritional Foods Reports FY2008 Results

...dients that exceed the expectations of today's health conscious consumers. Galaxy is also committed to reducing its environmental impact as part of an eat Green for Body & Earth(TM) program that offsets carbon emissions associated with product shipping and emphasizes the use of organic ingredients. For m...

Turtle Island Soup Gets 'Souped Up' with New Probiotic, GandenBC30

...e flavors of soups and is distributed nationwide. The company is still family owned and run and prides itself on making soups by the motto, "Be great. eat great." ...

Researchers Document Rapid, Dramatic 'Reverse Evolution' in the Threespine Stickleback Fish

... different characteristics independent of genetic influences. Body type is one such example. "There is some genetic component to body size, but if you eat more nutritious food as a child you're probably going to grow taller than someone who has the same genes but may not have had as good of a diet growin...

Newsweek International Editions: Highlights And Exclusives, May 19, 2008

... agricultural commodities over the past few years, and the $1 trillion subprime mess dwarfs the food crisis in terms of economic impact. But you don't eat oil or stocks. Those who would try to predict where the current situation is headed would do well to consider food crises of the past. This cover pack...

Study Finds Widespread Vitamin and Mineral Use Among Cancer Survivors, Although Benefits of Such Use Remain Unclear

...member of the Hutchinson Center's Public Health Sciences Division. "While supplement use may be beneficial for some patients, such as those who cannot eat a balanced diet, research suggests that certain supplements may actually interfere with treatment or even accelerate cancer growth," she said. In re...

Texas Boy Receives Wheelchair From New Hampshire Couple's Recently Deceased Granddaughter

...en at the age of four months. She was left with severe mental and physical disabilities, was unable to talk or walk, suffered from seizures and had to eat with a feeding tube. Like Chrissy, Peanut was also shaken and beaten when he was four months old. As a result, Peanut suffers blindness, seizures and ...

Statement on the Release of the European Food Safety Assessment on the Safety of Food Derived From Clones and Their Offspring in the Food Supply

...oment and to lift the voluntary moratorium. The international scientific consensus is clear: food from these animals and their offspring is as safe to eat as any other food. The opportunity to increase the availability of exceptional breeding stock offers great benefits to producers and consumers worldwi...

Rabobank Releases Annual North American Food & Agribusiness Outlook

... products and for a greater variety of products. With the increased media attention on obesity and associated health problems, consumers are trying to eat healthier foods, placing an increased focus on items such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Additionally, as household disposable income incre...

Top U.S. Cloning Companies Announce New System to Track Cloned Livestock

...risk assessment. "There is no argument about the safety of these products and the extremely limited number of clones makes it unlikely anyone will eat food from a cloned animal," said Walton. "However, we wanted to accommodate those industry segments who may wish to market only traditional products."...

The 3rd Annual Burrill Personalized Medicine Meeting November 12-13, 2007 in San Francisco

... is today. Armed with our complete genetic profile information about predisposition to disease, the appropriate remedial therapies, even what foods to eat will be part of the doctor's advice. While we can see the future of health care, we are still a tantalizing long way away from embracing it. There are...

Wired to the Max: Network 222

...he professional service arenabasically a knowledge worker-based building with a very vibrant retail piece and a place where people come to meet and to eat and do business, said Bill Kunkler, executive vice president of the Fiore companies , which also owns and manages such developments as the Heidel Hou...

Chippewa Valley Draws Defense Dollars

.... , based in Schaumburg, Ill., with a film manufacturing facility in Chippewa Falls $7 million for development of better packaging for meals ready to eat (MREs). Packaging must meet military standards for ruggedness, camouflage and portability. Silicon Graphics Corp. (SGI), based in Mountain View, C...

Detecting Your Companys Early Trouble Signs

... Angels co-founder, has been running small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for 15 years. His first book, The Worst They Can Do Is eat You: Surviving Your Business Through Hard Times, is expected to be published this fall. You can reserve your copy at BarryMoltz.com . Moltz can be e-...

Looking to be Competitive? Try Speed Networking

...work... Listen to this story now using RealPlayer Its not the big that eat the small; its the fast that eat the slow. That phrase was used to kick off a business seminar on speed netw...

The Enterprise and the Individual

...operating, and keeping legions of end users happy. They're guarding the network, swatting at SPAM, plastering over security holes. These efforts alone eat up much of the IT budget and all of the IT staff's time. So what will drive the shift to next-generation computing in the enterprise? Individuals....

Americas weighty problem: Why the fight against fat is about more than just looking good

...ts to watching over the safety of the food they eat. We just want you to eat less of it (food), joked Thompson, the former Wisconsin governor who has sh... of us can do if we choose. It starts with being smarter about the foods we eat and extends to getting some exercise, even if thats only walking the stairs...

The New Green Revolution offers hope to poor farmers and poor consumers

... him biotechnology may be the last, best hope for the worlds poorest farmers, not to mention the hundreds of millions of people who dont get enough to eat because drought, disease, worn-out soils, harsh growing conditions, pests and weeds that have grown resistant to herbicides are hampering food product...

You are how you manage

...ke pasta and crusty bread and driving down their sales in America. Italians eat these things every day, yet their obesity rates are a third of what they ar.... Its our relationship with food and our lifestyle." In other words, how we eat is just as important if not more so than what we eat. Today, people th...

Return of Retention

...ther if you dont have to? Indeed, many executives react to pleas to do more to retain talent in the same way young children respond to exhortations to eat their spinach. They act only when absolutely forced to. It was this obdurate attitude that exacerbated problems caused by the talent shortage in the l...

Beware the cold-call job interview

... asking me to pay him for the privilege. That wasnt going to happen. If I was going to start a completely new business, and spend my own money, and eat up my social capital, and work evenings and Saturday mornings, then I was going to own that business one hundred percent. I wasnt going to spend my mo...

One reader asked for more, and got it

...they said no to my request, I thought they wouldn't leave the negotiation table. The worst thing that would have happened was that I would have had to eat crow and take the job at the lower salary level. LR: Did that first reactiontheir willingness to negotiatecarry through during the years you worke...

A week in UW research: fusion, racing and sleep

...e information. As the race progresses, you can find out when you need to eat to replenish your energy, when you need to go faster to make your goal and ...on of hormones related to appetite. People who slept less tended to want to eat more. Sleep deprivation led to lower levels of leptin and higher levels ...

The myth of objectivity

... with other humans. They like some things, dislike others. They have political points of view and favorite sports teams. They have a favorite place to eat lunch. They care passionately about their families. They love dogs, or cats, or neither. No matter how hard they try, hundreds of tiny things influ...

Midwest is cost-effective for startup biotech companies

...cent of a U.S. dollar. Wow! What a difference. We see $4.5 million from the most expensive to the least expensive. That difference can really eat into a company's annual burn rate and cash horde. While I would have expected the European sites to be among the most expensive and the Canadian on...

Successful Wisconsin VC sets sights on data integration and mass storage

... up to 10 MB. One procedure can demand up to 750 MB. And then there's genomics information: the data generated to create just one optical map file can eat up to 1 terabyte of memory. As critical as storage is, of the three hot spots, data integration (for example, integrating widely disparate data at ...

When innovation gets off track

...hat can simply be bought for the most organizationally appropriate combination of quality and price. For too long we've wanted to have our cake and eat it too. "IT is the cool new thing that changes everything, but not to worry, we've got it all under control." When that approach didn't quite pan out,...

Accidental naming

...ew twist: the fast-food freedom fry, fatty chow-maker now wants to sell children's clothing and introduce McKids in a big way. Why not go for McSleep: eat and sleep and complete the life circle -- indeed, a million dollar tag line on Madison Avenue. Watch out for the naked kids running around at the gold...
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