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Regular light bulbs made super-efficient with ultra-fast laser

An ultra-powerful laser can turn regular incandescent light bulbs into power-sippers, say optics researchers at the University of Rochester. The process could make a light as bright as a 100-watt bulb consume less electricity than a 60-watt bulb while remaining far cheaper and radiating a more ple...

New security and medical sensor devices made possible by metallic nanostructures

Scientists have designed tiny new sensor structures that could be used in novel security devices to detect poisons and explosives, or in highly sensitive medical sensors, according to research published tomorrow (8 April) in Nano Letters . The new 'nanosensors', which are based on a fundament...

Historic Seed Delivery Made in Illinois for First New Soybean Varieties With the Greater Yield Potential of Roundup Ready 2 Yield(TM)

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Illinois, a state that hosted the first field trial of biotechnology crops more than two decades ago, made history again this week with the first delivery to a dealer of the next generation of higher yielding soybean technology. The technology, Mons...

PQRI Made Easy(TM): A New Software Enables Healthcare Professionals to Earn Their 2008 and 2009 PQRI Bonuses for Free

NEW YORK, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Park Avenue Medical Data Systems (PAMDS), a leading provider of software solutions for the electronic healthcare record (EHR) arena, announces the launch of PQRI Made Easy(TM): a free Software-as-a-Service product (SaaS) that enables office-based physician...

FDA Clears First Medical Product Made From Yulex(R) Natural Rubber

FDA provides 510(k) on examination gloves made from U.S.-sourced guayule rubber that is naturally safe for people with Type I latex allergy MARICOPA, Ariz., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Yulex Corporation, a company that produces natural rubber found to be safe for medical devices, received 510(k...

Carbon nanotubes made into conductive, flexible 'stained glass'

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Carbon nanotubes are promising materials for many high-technology applications due to their exceptional mechanical, thermal, chemical, optical and electrical properties. Now researchers at Northwestern University have used metallic nanotubes to make thin films that are semitr...

Nanosoftball made of DNA

This release is available in German . For quite some time, DNA, the stuff our genes are made of, has also been considered the building material of choice for nanoscale objects. A team led by Gnter von Kiedrowski at the Ruhr University in Bochum has now made a dodecahedron (a geometric ...

Advanced Life Sciences to Host Conference Call to Discuss Announcement Made Yesterday by FDA to Conduct Advisory Panel on CAP Drug Development

CHICAGO, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADLS ), today announced that it will host a conference call and live webcast at 10:30 am (EST) on Tuesday, January 22, 2008. The focus of the call will be to discuss the announcement that was made yester...

Significant Progress Made in Nation's Preparedness to Respond to Public Health Emergencies; But Gaps in Critical Areas Threaten Overall Readiness

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) today released the fifth annual "Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health from Disease, Disasters, and Bioterrorism" report, which found that while important progress has been made, critical areas of the natio...

Dude, big screen TVs, flexible electronics and surfboards made from same new material!

There is nothing new about combining two materials to make a composite material with more desirable properties than the originals. Fibreglass has been a mainstay of the marine industry for decades and the construction industry is built on reinforced concrete. Now carbon nanotubes (CNT) are getting...

Scheduling made easy with Suite Scheduler

Suite Scheduler, Inc. develops and sells employee scheduling and management products. The company was the brainchild of Jackie Hjelm, RN MSN and co-founder of Suite Scheduler, a former nurse manager frustrated with the time commitment needed to effectively schedule employees in a facility. Sui...

In a world made smaller by technology, we must learn how that world is laid out

MADISON, Wis. — Youve all heard the phrases: The world is shrinking and We live in a global village. While advances in technology and transportation have slashed the time it takes to communicate and travel, they havent changed the age-old fact that much of what happens around the globe is dri...

Transistors made from single electrons

Using a vibrating arm less than one-millionth of an inch long and one-thousand times thinner than a human hair, a new transistor toggles on and off through the movement of a single electron. The infinitesimal size and low power requirements of this single electron transistor (SET), created by UW...

Glue made from ethanol leftovers might be worth more than fuel

Madison, Wis. - Mixing up a batch of ethanol from alfalfa or switchgrass isn't nearly as efficient as creating it from corn, but that doesn't mean growing grass crops for fuel won't pay, says Paul Weimer. Rather than dwelling on finding ways to squeeze extra ethanol out of biomass from crops s...

Quantification made easy

With the aid of spectroscopy, the quantitative analysis of nucleic acids and proteins has established itself as a routine method in many laboratories. It includes absorption measurements in the ultraviolet and in the visibility r...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

... Of the $377 million awarded to the EFRCs, $277 million comes from funding made available through the Recovery Act with the remaining $100 million made from DOE's FY2009 budget. The 46 EFRCs are being funded at $2-5 million pe...

Microparts interest group workshop

... Recent advances in modern manufacturing techniques has made it possible to manufacture small and complex components to extremely high accuracies. In direct response to the extreme demands of quality assurance f...

Growth spurts

...d between two thin solid windows," says NCEM director Dahmen. "Our resolution is significantly higher than any previous studies of this nature, which made it possible for us to measure the movement and growth of individual colloidal particles only a few nanometers in size." Zheng, Dahmen, Alivisatos a...

Schering-Plough Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck

...iness and financial considerations). DISCLOSURE NOTICE: The information in this press release and other written reports and oral statements made from time to time by the company may contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. ...

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

... of historical fact, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Reference is made to the c om pany's Annual Report on Form 10-KSB for the year ended December 31, 2008, for a description of these, as well as other, risks and uncert...

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...by limiting clinical and development expenses to our ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine lead products while also supporting our existing alliances. We have made significant reductions to our operating expenses so far this year and are continuing to evaluate additional areas to further minimize our burn rate." ...

AOBO Announces New Product Launch

...through the development, manufacture and commercialization of a broad range of prescription and over the counter products in China. Statements made in this press release are forward-looking and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such s...

American Oriental Bioengineering Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...cipated challenges in SHL sales during the second quarter of 2009. We also made significant progress this quarter optimizing our distribution business, so ... of prescription and over the counter products in China. Statements made in this press release are forward-looking and are made pursuant to the safe...

Prix Galien USA Announces 2009 Final Candidates

... YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2009 Prix Galien USA will recognize innovative biopharmaceutical drugs and medical technologies that have made a deep impact on the quality of human life at a gala event on September 30. Candidates for the 2009 program provide relief to millions of people livin...

Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Concurrent Offerings of Four Million Shares of Common Stock and $200 Million Principal Amount of Convertible Senior Notes

...ing conditions. These offerings are being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statem...isdiction. The offerings of the securities may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accom...ted to the financial markets. Reference should be made to Onyx's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ...

ThermoGenesis Announces Expanded Collaboration With Celling Technologies

...pendent distributors in Europe and South America. This press release contains forward-looking statements, and such statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that ...

Synthetech Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Results

...port on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009, for a further description of risks and uncertainties related to forward-looking statements made by Synthetech as well as to other aspects of Synthetech's business. Those reports describe, some, but not all of the factors that could cause actual ...

ThermoGenesis Provides Update on Fiscal 2009 Results

...pendent distributors in Europe and South America. This press release contains forward-looking statements, and such statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that ...

InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

...o be even more so. Regarding pirfenidone, we have made excellent progress on the preparation of our New D...milestone payment of $13.5 million for pirfenidone made to Marnac/KDL in accordance with the pirfenidone p...d in the future and additional observations may be made which may lead to material change in the company's...

SEQUENOM Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Highlights

...re at a point where we can look forward to other promising developments for SEQUENOM," said Harry Stylli, PhD, president and CEO of SEQUENOM. "We have made improvements to our MassARRAY platform and we are poised to introduce a series of molecular diagnostics tests to the market, including the first of th...

The Law Offices of Brian D. Witzer Wins 6+ Million Dollar Verdict

...urinol in order to prevent a recurrence of an acute gout attack. Plaintiff made a statutory offer to compromise the claim in January 2009 for $250,000, which the Defendant rejected. At the beginning of trial in July, Plaintiff made another offer to settle for $800,000, which the Defendant also rejected. ...

Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody

...nal chemotherapy. "This research represents an entirely new way of looking at the treatment of solid tumor cancers, recognizing that tumors are made up of different types of cells and targeting cancer stem cells has a profound effect on tumor growth and recurrence," said Paul Hastings, President an...

Curis and Debiopharm Sign an Exclusive License Agreement Covering the HSP90 Inhibitor CUDC-305

...ith other drugs", said Rolland-Yves Mauvernay, President and Founder of Debiopharm Group, who added: "The professionalism of the entire Curis team has made us very confident that the partnership would soon prove successful for the two parties and open the door to an outstanding cooperation to bring new an...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Appoints New Independent Director

... its major revenue source. For more information, visit http://www.skyonemedical.com . Safe Harbor Statement Certain of the statements made in the press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statement...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...erived from our sales of the Option IVC Filter. We made a milestone payment of $2.5 million to Rex Medical...d development expense relating to payments made to licensors and collaborators. g. Foreign ex... Canadian securities laws. All such statements are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of applic...

Repligen Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results

...in the U.S. and Canada and will enroll approximately 225 patients. We have made steady progress on enrollment and plan to complete this trial by the end of... This press release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

.../Torii earned in the first quarter of 2009. Commenting on the quarter, Ron Bentsur, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, remarked, "Keryx has made significant progress over the last few months. We presented important Phase 2 data on both our compounds, regained full compliance with the listing r...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...t, and Amicus undertakes no obligation to revise or update this news release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. This caution is made under the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. FOLD-G Table 1 ...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... and Cadence undertakes no obligation to revise or update this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. This caution is made under the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Cadence(TM) and Acetavance(TM) are tra...

AIAG and MichBio Form New Collaborative Partnership

...tomotive manufacturing together with MichBio's medical device and bioscience industry know-how. In recent months considerable effort has been made by the state of Michigan to assist manufacturers who are looking to shore up business lost from the automotive industry and diversify into the explodi...
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