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Strativa's New Drug Application for Ondansetron Orally Dissolving Film Strip Accepted by FDA

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Strativa Pharmaceuticals, the proprietary products division of a wholly owned subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: PRX ), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its New Drug Applicat...

Video: 8-Minute Film Documentary Explores Why Humans Age

SAN DIMAS, Calif., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Why Humans Age is the title of an 8-minute documentary film narrated by Bill Sardi, co-founder and formulator of Longevinex(R) (long-jev-in-ex), a nutriceutical product designed to promote healthy aging. To view the Multimedia News Release, g...

MonoSol Rx and Midatech Group Enter Collaboration Agreement to Unite Nanoparticle and Thin Film Drug Delivery Technologies

Potential to Develop New Oral Drug Candidates with Superior Efficacy, Safety, Convenience, and Commercial Potential WARREN, N.J. and OXFORDSHIRE, England, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- MonoSol Rx, the developers of PharmFilm(R) technology and a drug delivery company specializing in dissolving thin f...

MonoSol Rx Granted Strategic US Patent for Thin Film Manufacturing Process

- Validates Position as Leading Innovator in Pharmaceutical Thin Film Technology - WARREN, N.J., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- MonoSol Rx, a drug delivery company specializing in quick dissolving thin film pharmaceutical products, today announced that it has been granted U.S. patent No. 7,425,292...

CTDC Attends the Inauguration Ceremony of Thin Film A-Si Manufacturing Line in Changzhou, China

HONG KONG, April 2, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Technology Development Group Corporation (Nasdaq: CTDC; "the Company" or "CTDC"), a provider of clean and renewable energy products and solutions focusing on solar energy business in China, today announced that the Company attende...

New nanostructured thin film shows promise for efficient solar energy conversion

SANTA CRUZ, CA--In the race to make solar cells cheaper and more efficient, many researchers and start-up companies are betting on new designs that exploit nanostructures--materials engineered on the scale of a billionth of a meter. Using nanotechnology, researchers can experiment with and control...

Strativa Pharmaceuticals Announces Successful Completion of Bioequivalence Studies for Ondansetron Thin Film

On Track to File NDA with FDA in Early to Mid-2009 WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Strativa Pharmaceuticals, the proprietary products division of Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: PRX ) today announced that its development partner, MonoSol Rx, reported the...

Diamond Film May Enable Critical New Sensors For Bioterror

MADISON - In this time of the chronic threat of terrorism and the possibility of war with an adversary who may be armed with biological weapons, high on the wish list of security agencies and battlefield commanders is a quick and easy way to detect the presence of dangerous biological agents. No...

Wisconsin Film Festival embraces new online ticket ordering system

MADISON For any fan of the Wisconsin Film Festival , waiting in line for tickets and choosing which films to see is inevitably a frustrating part of the process. However, thanks to the creation of a secure ticket-ordering system on the festivals Web site, this year moviegoers will experience tech...

Brown Deer start-up wants to serve up foreign film through broadband box

Brown Deer, Wis. Anil Gupte plans to refine the niche of independent, foreign films as the U.S. improves its broadband service. He forsees a new wave of media through broadband Internet access, which reached a majority of U.S. homes mid-2004, according to a survey by NetRatings, and serves a ...

Nano-diamond film studied at UW could advance telecommunications

Madison, Wis. - The next generation of high-performance wireless communication devices could rely on crystals, according to engineering researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison . But these are no ordinary crystals. Teams of scientists across the country, pursuing a technology 14 yea...

REPEL-CV(TM) Adhesion Barrier Receives Endorsement of Kids With Heart

...ures, increasing the patient risk, length and cost of the surgical procedure. About REPEL-CV REPEL-CV is a bioresorbable adhesion barrier film designed to be placed over the surface of the heart at the conclusion of an open-heart surgical procedure to reduce the extent and severity of adhesio...

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

...stand. Some models used to guide development of plastic solar cells even ignore the structure issues and assume that blending the two materials into a film for solar cells will produce a smooth and uniform substance. That assumption can make it difficult to understand just how much efficiency can be engin...

America's Organic Home-Fueling Movement Begins in Los Angeles

...about the debut of the E-Fuel MicroFueler here in California, a state that is leading the nation in environmental responsibility," said Hollywood film producer and GreenHouse partner Jon Sheinberg. "We are proud to lower the carbon footprint in the Los Angeles basin, where millions of commuters ...

NIST scientists study how to stack the deck for organic solar power

... is applied to a surface, the blend hardens into a film that contains a haphazard network of polymers inte...network should ideally all reach the bottom of the film while the fullerene channels should ideally all re... By applying X-ray absorption measurements to the film interfaces, the team discovered that by changing t...

A drug-dispensing contact lens

...mical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) created a two-layer contact lens with an inner drug-bearing biodegradable polymer film known as PLGA. Both PLGA and pHEMA (used for the coating) have been well studied and are already approved for ocular use by the Food and Drug Administ...

Unexpectedly long-range effects in advanced magnetic devices

...of nanometers down into the ferromagnetic layerverticallly. But what about sideways? To find out, the NIST/ISSP team started with a thin ferromagnetic film covering a silicon wafer and then added on top a grid of antiferromagnetic strips about 10 nanometers thick and 10 micrometers wide, separated by gaps...

SyntheMed Receives Frost & Sullivan Health Innovation Award Nomination

... to a medical device company demonstrating innovation in new product development. About REPEL-CV REPEL-CV is a bioresorbable adhesion barrier film designed to be placed over the surface of the heart at the conclusion of an open-heart surgical procedure to reduce the extent and severity of adhesio...

Oclaro(TM) Hits Milestone With Clarity(TM) Fluorescence Filters

...edge, high reliability laser diode manufacturing facilities to service industrial, defense and medical markets with high power lasers, VCSELs and Thin film Filters. Notes to editors On April 27, 2009, Bookham, Inc. & Avanex, Corp. merged to create Oclaro, Inc. LASER W...

Oxford Performance Materials Introduces OXPEKK PermettaTM High Performance Polymer Films

...o 393 mm and thickness from 25 to 600 microns. Typical applications include use as an adhesive layer for composites, membrane systems, dielectric film for flex circuits and for metal composite hybrids. OXPEKK® PermettaTM is a suitable adhesive for carbon, glass, aramid, ceramic, PBO and metallic ...

SyntheMed Receives Australian Regulatory Approval for REPEL-CV(R)

...announced today that REPEL-CV, the company's bioresorbable adhesion barrier film for the reduction of adhesions following cardiac surgery, has received appr...ure. About REPEL-CV REPEL-CV is a bioresorbable adhesion barrier film designed to be placed over the surface of the heart at the conclusion of an...

The Foundation for Biomedical Research Wins Telly Award for Majestic

... Majestic is a groundbreaking film starring the top equine veterinarians whose resear...or Biomedical Research (FBR) announced its feature film Majestic has won a Telly Award in the 30th Annua... TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online...

Dendreon Corporation CEO Mitchell H. Gold, M.D. Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(R) 2009 Award Finalist in the Pacific Northwest

...sed to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors. In the Pacific Northwest, sponsors include The Big Picture film and Video Arts, Scherzer International, Seattle Business and The Summit Group. About Dendreon Dendreon Corporation is a biotechnology comp...

SAFC Hitech & Air Water Inc. Extend High-End Materials Research Services Collaboration to Support Japan Chip Industry

...ctors that can deposit single, atom-thin layers of film in a controlled sequence cycle using specially des...ler to stabilize the crystal structure of the thin film formed and has advanced microscopy and ellipsometr...quipment to examine surface topography and measure film thicknesses. An X-ray Diffractometer is available ...

Eklin Medical Systems to Showcase RapidStudy(TM) CDx Digital Radiography Systems at CVC East

...diographic image that can be viewed immediately at the exam site or at a review workstation, including a high-resolution monitor, without the need for film development. DR systems also offer sophisticated image processing tools, giving the doctor much greater depth of information that can be digitally enh...

Ancient diatoms lead to new technology for solar energy

...orm a template. A biological agent is then used to precipitate soluble titanium into very tiny "nanoparticles" of titanium dioxide, creating a thin film that acts as the semiconductor for the dye-sensitized solar cell device. Steps that had been difficult to accomplish with conventional methods have be...

University of Maryland Announces Finalists for $75K Business Plan Competition

...low voltages, enabling it to take advantage of energy scavenging techniques not feasible with other batteries. Finally, unlike other rechargeable thin film batteries requiring expensive semiconductor processing equipment, they can be manufactured using a cost-effective printing process. Because of these u...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kraton Polymers for Developing a New Generation of Polymer Grades Suitable for High-Speed Processing in Nonwoven Manufacture

...oven fabrics are made using an expensive lamination process with an elastic film sandwiched between two non-elastic polypropylene spunbond fabrics. This new...omers, who do not have bicomponent fiber technology, to replace the elastic film in the current laminated constructions. The resulting spunbond-melt blown-s...

Scientists patent corrosion-resistant nano-coating for metals

...ethod for coating metal surfaces with an ultrathin film containing nanoparticles - particles measuring bil...imple two- or three-step process to produce a thin film structure by crosslinking among the component comp...w toxicity and excellent corrosion resistance in a film measuring less than 10 nanometers that can be appl...

FDA Approves SyntheMed's REPEL-CV(R) Adhesion Barrier for Use in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

... for use in pediatric cardiac surgery patients. REPEL-CV is a bioresorbable film designed to be placed over the surface of the heart at the conclusion of an...ure. About REPEL-CV REPEL-CV is a bioresorbable adhesion barrier film designed to be placed over the surface of the heart at the conclusion of an...

Nanotechnologists gain powerful new materials probe

... can work with, Broholm says. But with MACS, we might be able to get detailed information about magnetic interactions even from a nano-structured thin film sample. These are the sort of interactions that nanotechnologists are trying to take advantage of when they design and shape things at the nanoscale. ...

Cheaper materials could be key to low-cost solar cells

...he materials that can get us to our goals more rapidly." The team identified a large material extraction cost (cents/watt) gap between leading thin film materials and a number of unconventional solar cell candidates, including iron pyrite, copper sulfide and copper oxide. They showed that iron pyrite i...

Beginners Luck, or Creative Artists of the First Rank? Epeius Biotechnologies Launches Rexin-G eBook Tutorial

...e Republic of the Philippines. The Rexin-G video is an animated tour-de-force of Science Communications. Winning both the Bronze Telly Award for film and video productions and the Platinum Aurora Award (Best of Show) for excellence in independent film-making, the Rexin-G video is a triumph of Art in...

Accidental discovery has potential for new applications in packaging

... Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin and co-author of the study. "The ability to produce literally kilometers of film containing single crystals of polymer is unprecedented," Freeman said. Crystalline polymers, such as polyethylene, polypropylene and nylon, have bee...

Domain walls that conduct electricity

... The same PFM setup can control the nature of the local polarization of the film by applying a large enough voltage to switch it. To map out the topographic features of the film surface, the scanning probe was used in atomic force microscopy (AFM) mode....

A supercharged metal-ion generator

... target metal rather than gas, a higher proportion of metal ions reaches the substrate, insuring that the substrate is coated with a uniform, voidless film with improved properties, such as the ability to penetrate into narrow, nanoscale cavities in intricate semiconductor circuits. Sustained self-spu...

University of Helsinki and ASM International renew research agreement on atomic layer deposition

...s moved into the campus in early 2006. The collaboration is about Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) which is an advanced technology for depositing thin film materials in highly controlled manner for integrated circuits and other applications. Microchemistry and University of Helsinki have been pioneering t...

New Video Streaming Site Created by Ambrose Video Publishing

... original Connections series with James Burke tracking 12,000 years of science history in a 10 part series. Winner of the Red Ribbon in the American film Festival, the scope of the series covers 19 countries, 150 locations and required over 14 months of filming. Ascent of Man is the classic serie...

Cracking a tough nut for the semiconductor industry

...se of theory. Pressing carefully on the dielectric film generates cracks as small as 300 nanometers, which...a complex interaction involving indentation force, film thickness, film stress and the elastic properties of the...

DuPont Launches Innovative Renewably Sourced Material for Carpet Cushion

..., DuPont's™ Active Layer RS moisture barrier film is laminated to the top surface of the cushion to ...gy, DuPont™ Active Layer RS moisture barrier film is laminated to the top surface of the cushion to ... DuPont™ Active Layer RS moisture barrier film is the latest renewably sourced offering to the No...
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