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The Next Big Thing in E-Commerce - Guild.com CEO comments on Wisconsin's technology vision

WTN Interviews Toni Sikes of Guild.com WTN: What's the next big thing in technology? E-commence? Toni Sikes: In my opinion, it will be the continuous improvements in CRM tools and software. The opportunity for technology and e-commerce companies lies in better connecting customers with...

A funny thing happened on the way out of the back office

Take a deep breath. Now say dis-intermediation. Remember that word? It was as popular in Web circles in the late 90s as solutions is today in certain vendor circles. The long and short of it was that the Web was going to cut out the middle guy and let suppliers sell directly to consumers, either ...

In search of the next big thing at DEMO

Scottsdale, Ariz. Technology industry insiders flocked to the DEMO conference last week in Scottsdale. Many of the most innovative technologies that have been introduced over the past 15 years have been introduced at this confab, which celebrated its 15th anniversary. Over 700 attendees were ...

Identify Disruptive Technologies and Find the Next Big Thing

Madison, Wis. -- For the last few weeks journalists and industry forecasters have flooded magazines and Web sites with predictions of the big technological breakthrough for 2004. Many people wonder: Is there actually a way for knowledgeable consumers to predict the next big thing? According to Sc...

Growth spurts

...ndom coalescence events." Zheng says it has been assumed that coalescence events would result in some crystals being much larger than others, a bad thing in that the physical properties of nanocrystals are so dependent upon size and shape that for many applications it is critical that monodispersed nano...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...have not yet been cut, meaning that they can still deliver immune cells from the local lymph nodes to the tumor. From here on there is only one thing to do. We will launch the Phase III study as quickly as possible. Success would be phenomenal, and we anticipate that it should enable rapid approva...

Stanford researchers find a quicker, cheaper way to sort isotopes

...willing to pay a lot of money for wine," Zare said. "You allow me to measure the isotopes, I'll tell you whether you're paying your money for the real thing or not." Because an element's isotopes are more plentiful in certain places than in others, the ratios of different isotopes within a larger mixtu...

Nobel Laureate Lee Hartwell to Retire as President and Director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2010

...dviser at McKinsey & Company, will head the search committee, which will also include members of the board and scientific faculty. "The first thing we need to do is make a thorough assessment of the position and discuss the qualifications for the next Center leader with the Center's scientific fac...

Biologist discovers pink-winged moth in Chiricahua Mountains

...ion of an existing species. A DNA barcode later confirmed it as a distinct species. Walsh said he is confident there are bound to be more. "If this thing is flying at the top of the Chiricahuas, it's probably pretty common," he said. Finding it is another matter because moths like Lithophane tend to ...

Roche Announces Back-to-Basics Approach to Diabetes Care - Simpler is Better

...tuations like stress, exercise and eating out. By comparing before-and-after readings around single events for seven days, patients can zero in on one thing that makes a difference for them, instead of trying to change everything at once. The ACCU-CHEK 360-degree View tool is a paper chart that offers...

Doctors in New Hampshire Now Treating Cancer with Non-Invasive Image-Guided Radiosurgery Using Novalis Tx(TM) Technology

...was in and out of the hospital in a little more than an hour. Treatments were quick and painless. "I wasn't really nervous. In fact, I didn't feel a thing during the treatments," said Bickford. "I've been feeling fine ever since." "The Novalis Tx platform made it possible for us to treat Donald's ...

Campaign to Increase the Awareness and Understanding of Lou Gehrig's Disease Reaches 22 U.S. States

...sease that took his life. He is a hero to many, for both the way he lived, and for this courage in confronting ALS. We must find a way to make ALS a thing of the past," said Michael Goldsmith, an ALS patient, ALS TDI Ambassador and one of the inspirations of the MLB led 4ALS Awareness campaign. Foll...

ElutraSep Inc. Announces the Launch of the Cryptonite™ HV Filter Module for Cryptosporidium and Giardia Testing

...tion protocols or have to deal with hundreds of milliliters of elution volumes. Module shakers, wash stations and multiple backwashing steps will be a thing of the past," said Jason. "We believe that the competitive costs of the modules, excellent recoveries and simplified workflows will quickly ...

WellGen, Inc. Launches Te Ame(TM) Nutritional Supplements With Proven Health Benefits of Proprietary Black Tea Extract

...ance. "For some time we've believed in the benefits of black tea. We now have a unique extract that scientifically captures these benefits. The best thing about Te Ame is that I can get these benefits without overloading my body with caffeine. As much as I love tea, I cannot drink over 20 cups a day." ...

DuPont Statement on Obama Administration Biofuels Interagency Working Group

...o continue this dialogue and create the sustainable biofuels sector that will deliver to society a diversified energy supply. It's not just the right thing to do, it is a business imperative as well." DuPont is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science t...

Scientists determine the structure of highly efficient light-harvesting molecules in green bacteria

...e nanotubes, whereas the angle is less steep in the wild-type organism. "It's the orientation of the chlorophyll molecules that is the most important thing here," said Bryant. The last steps for the team were to pull together all of their data and to create a detailed computer model of the structure. ...

Opus Environmental Introduces Innovative Food Waste Elimination Equipment to U.S. Food Industry

... running a business in this current economic environment, and ‘going green’ can accomplish both, while also being the socially responsible thing to do,” said Lorna Donatone, chair for the NRA. For more on this new technology, view the company’s video here . Contact: Ty E...

Scientists moving closer to 'artificial noses'

...rodes. "We created this setup using etching techniques," reports Weig. "But this was easily done even repeated ten thousand times on a chip. The only thing to do now is to make sure the strings can be individually addressed by a suitable circuit." All in all, this ought to be a technically easy exercise ...

Researchers develop new way to see single RNA molecules inside living cells

...ed single-molecule sensitivity and allowed the researchers to target and follow native RNA and non-engineered viral RNA in living cells. "The great thing about these probes is that they recognize RNA sequences and bind to them using the same base pairing most people are familiar with in regards to DNA,"...

Beating the back-up blues

... That sinking feeling when your hard disk starts screeching and you haven't backed up your holiday photos is a step closer to becoming a thing of the past thanks to research into a new kind of computer memory. Physicists at the University of Leeds and scientists at IBM Research's Zurich l...

DNA 11 Unveils Modern-Day Family Portraits at The Museum of Science and Industry's Smart Home: Green + WIRED Exhibit

...ovative approach to personalized art in providing the complete Smart Home experience." Adds Nazim Ahmed of DNA 11, "It's such an emotional thing to have the very essence of what makes you unique on display, and by combining your DNA portrait with other family members, the final portrait is that...

Gundersen Lutheran Health System is Recognized for Safe Lifting Leadership

...afety, Gary Brunslik, Manager of Safety, commented, "Preventing staff injury is good business from the financial standpoint, but also, it is the right thing to do." Kathy Weitekamp, RN, BSN, Care Manager, went on to say, "We've been able to show a 57% decrease in the number of patient handling claims, whi...

Biotechnology Value Fund Urges Stockholders to Remove and Replace Current Board of Avigen, Inc. in an Effort to Protect and Maximize Stockholder Value

...sense of responsibility to do so on behalf of all stockholders given our unique position as the largest stockholder and (b) we believe it is the right thing to do, especially in the context of the current economic environment caused, in part, by similar self-serving managements and Boards. Throughout ...

Spinning carbon nanotubes spawns new wireless applications

...to five "bars" of service, compared to none when he removed it. "That was a very pleasant surprise, how easy it was to do," Mast says. "The hardest thing is to manipulate them. They float on ambient air." From there it was an easy leap to video, in which he was again successful. "I want to now set ...

Assembling cells into artificial 3-D microtissues, including a tiny gland

...niaturized lymph node, an arrangement where two cells communicate with each another and one requires a signal from the other," she said. "The critical thing is that the two cells have to have a cell junction. If you just mix the cells randomly without connection, the system doesn't have the same properties...

NCSRP Research Director: "Earlier Planting can Increase Soybean Yields"

...ty agronomist for help determining seeding rates for optimal final stands. "You might find slight variations in recommendations, but there's one thing all university agronomists agree on: Dropping 225,000 to 250,000 seeds per acre is way too high. With the price of seed, that's good news for growers....

AMERIGROUP Praises Expansion of State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)

...on of our nation's young people, up from 7 million. This is both the right thing to do and the smart thing do. "At AMERIGROUP, we see the human impact of SCHIP every day. We br...

You Want To Have a Baby...But Not Eight

...message to them is that multiple births can be prevented with today's advanced technologies. "Infertility affects 7.3 million Americans. The last thing we want women desiring to be pregnant to do is shy away from infertility treatments totally out of fear that they will have an instant house full of b...

N-Viro Fuel Technology Receives Alternative Energy Status From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

...ce in the coal industry and, more broadly, the global energy industry, as alternative, cleaner forms of energy take on increasing prominence. The one thing that remains constant despite the changes taking place is that coal will continue to be the cheapest and most abundant form of energy available in the...

CJP Declares the Dates of 3rd Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme

...mental benefits. It can replace jet fuel and diesel from petroleum without interfering with food crops or leading to the clearing of forests. The good thing about Jatropha is that we're producing a tree shrub that lives for a long time and does its job, producing oil, while it also sequesters lots of carbo...

AARC Presentation Cites Masimo Patient SafetyNet as Key Factor in 'Improving Patient Outcomes and Reducing Costs' in Post-Acute Care Facilities

...ient SafetyNet System not only raised the bar in terms of the quality of care that could be delivered in a post-acute setting--proving to be the right thing to do for patient safety -- it is also paying for itself through clinical efficiency," Mr. Gantt explained. "Since our clinicians are no longer wastin...

The MedZilla Report: October 2008 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...ng to MedZilla.com, the leading employment and career website for biotech, pharmaceuticals, health care, science and medical device, it found that one thing unchanged is the trend in health care job creation; 26,000 new jobs were created in October, putting health care employment growth at over 348,000 for...

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

...can Americans to trace roots to Africa during post-election Holiday season. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 27, 2008 -- One thing President-Elect Barack Obama won't have to grapple with in the Oval Office is his ancestry. He's one of the few African Americans who actually know ex...

Singapore Medicine - Singapore Doctors Use Hi-Tech Implant to Add Space to Narrowed Spinal Canals

...ital , is one of a few surgeons in Asia trained to do the procedure, the first of which was carried out in August 2008. "The most important thing is that this procedure is not done in the spinal canal, so the risk of nerve damage is negligible. There is no direct manipulation of the nerves. In f...

McGill physicists find a new state of matter in a 'transistor'

...g existing theory did not predict. "It's actually not quite 3-D, it's an in-between state, a totally new phenomenon," he said. "This is the kind of thing the theoreticians love. Now they're scratching their heads and trying to fine-tune their models." The importance of this discovery to micro-electro...

In-Room Computers and Wall-Mounted Proximity Systems Computer WorkStations Deliver Increased Efficiency; Improved Patient Care

... dose, right time" before medications are administered. By placing the computers in the room this validation can be done quickly and accurately. One thing the planning team wanted to avoid, however, was losing the personal interaction between caregiver and patient when the nurse was in the room reviewing...

Glemser Announces New Labeling Solution: SPL for DCM Addresses New SPL Release 4 Requirements

...workflows to address labeling content processes. According to Andrew Glemser, Chief Technology Officer of Glemser Technologies, "The exciting thing about SPL® for DCM is that it provides our clients the opportunity to implement a complete labeling and SPL Release 4 solution within the DCM appl...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute and Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle Form Alliance to Learn More about Brain Diseases

...s in Seattle and beyond the critical resources they need to further their research into slowing or stopping the growth of malignant brain tumors. "One thing that's made learning about these tumors difficult is that there are few patients at any one center and the tumors progress so rapidly without treatmen...

Update: HYSTA Announces Dr. Qi Lu to Continue on as President of HYSTA, USA

... officially left Yahoo! at end of August, he had served more than 10 years, which was a big change for him both personally and professionally, but one thing that has not changed is his dedication to serve the Chinese community and contribute to furthering HYSTA's vision in the role of President HYSTA, USA....

HYSTA Announces Dr. Qi Lu to continue on as President of HYSTA, USA

... officially left Yahoo! at end of August, he had served more than 10 years, which was a big change for him both personally and professionally, but one thing that has not changed is his dedication to serve the Chinese community and contribute to furthering HYSTA's vision in the role of President HYSTA, USA....
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