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Looking to be Competitive? Try Speed Networking

Madison, Wis. - Companies looking to thrive in an increasingly competitive atmosphere are using new techniques. Shamane Mills, of Wisconsin Public Radio reports on one rather unusual method: speed-networking, a concept based on speed-dating introduced in by The Wisconsin Technology Network... Lis...

New angle on gecko research

...gning experiments through an appreciation of how evolution has crafted its own solutions to complex problems. The goal of Russell's research is to try to understand this complex traction system and to apply this knowledge to the development of commercial applications. The results could be used in ...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

...t MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts on June 28. http://mitsloan.mit.edu/omg/msom2009/ With continuing concern that Al Qaida or other terrorists will try to smuggle a nuclear weapon into the United States, Congress has mandated that, by 2012, all containers bound for the U.S. be inspected overseas. . ...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

... "We have the advantages of science, and of rational and rigorous investigation, on our side." We are going to continue leveraging these assets as we try to tackle this persisting and deeply-troubling public health crisis. Contract manufacturing services: We recently completed our $22 millio...

New statistical technique improves precision of nanotechnology data

...l of Industrial and Systems Engineering. "Physics-based models are based on several assumptions that can go wrong in reality," he said. "We could try to identify all the sources of error and correct them, but that is very time-consuming. Statistical techniques can more easily correct the errors, so...

Scientists create first electronic quantum processor

...mple, imagine having four phone numbers, including one for a friend, but not knowing which number belonged to that friend. You would typically have to try two to three numbers before you dialed the right one. A quantum processor, on the other hand, can find the right number in only one try. "Instead o...

Americans United for Life: Obama's Disbanding Bioethics Council Raises Troubling Questions

...t Bush after his decision to allow human embryonic stem-cell research for the first time while limiting the research to existing cell lines. "Why try to fix something that wasn't broken?" said AUL's President & CEO Charmaine Yoest . Daniel McConchie , AUL Vice President of Government ...

Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

...he other key decision the researchers made was to get a better grasp of what was really going on in the device as they varied the voltage. Rather than try to measure the bandgap by measuring the device's electrical resistance, or transport, they decided to measure its optical transmission. "The probl...

New Survey Reveals That More Than Half of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Europe and Canada Feel Their Disease Controls Their Lives

...that are less painful. Furthermore, people with RA would be willing to try a new biologic if the product was developed with patient-friendly features,...itionally, a majority of the biologic-eligible patients would be willing to try a medication requiring an injection if the product: stopped disease progres...

University of Texas 'Picosatellite' to be launched from space shuttle to begin milestone mission

...d Texas A&M University engineering students will be launched into orbit this month from Space Shuttle Endeavour. In the process, the students will try to accomplish what only multi-million-dollar space missions have attempted: the autonomous docking and rendezvous of satellites. In this case, they'll...

Document Management Inefficiencies Cost Clinical Study Sites Time, Money

... the length of time and the cost associated with clinical trials. Not to mention, nearly 9 out of 10 respondents to our poll said they'd be willing to try an online tool to manage their study. The timing is right to make paperless clinical studies a reality." About the Poll Conducted in March 2...

Brain research shows past experience is invaluable for complex decision making

...s not just a matter of learning the structure of the physical world when I look at something I'm not just playing a game of 'snap' in my head where I try to match images to each other. In fact, areas in our brains are actually trained to learn the rules that determine the way we interpret sensory inform...

Under the Microscope: 'Micro IVF'

...onventional IVF, but because of the economy they opt for the lower price and subsequently, the lower chance of success. It worries me that in order to try to save money, patients may fall for a 'gimmick' and use up funds that could have gone towards a real chance at success." For more information a...

Brazil's top automakers to distribute 2 million copies of the 'Ethanol Handbook' in partnership with the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association

...urce of pride for the Italian automaker: "We are constantly visited by groups from various parts of the world in search of a technology we control, to try and implement it in their own countries." "Volkswagen has always been a firm believer in the use of ethanol as a motor fuel, and clearly Brazil...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Provides Shareholders with Update Regarding Recent Developments

...l provisions in our debt agreements and fulfill our commitment to our shareholders, our debt holders and Amylin. First, we are taking action to try to address the change-in-control provision in our convertible notes due 2014. That provision is triggered if six or more directors are elected who ha...

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

...s in place, the cash per share is dwindling. After Delaying the Special Meeting for Months, the Board Finally Set AN Accelerated MEETING Date to try and Prevent Stockholders from Having an Opportunity to Let Their Voice be Heard The Board has now set March 27, 2009 as the date for the special...

Osprey Biotechnics: More Trillions of Good Bacteria

...the company reports. Osprey credits its growth to what it describes as "extraordinary quality control, quick customer service, new products -- we try always to deliver beyond expectations," says Lauren Danielson, executive vice president. "And of course we're almost the definition of a 'green' compa...

Photos: 'Project Runway's' Tim Gunn Launches Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Campaign to Advocate That Patients Shouldn't Let Psoriasis Impact Personal Style

...swire.com/mnr/amgen/37239/ The cornerstone of the campaign is a contest to recognize people who have moderate to severe plaque psoriasis but who try not to allow the condition to inhibit their personal style. Individuals 18 or older with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis are eligible to enter for...

Video: Experts Unite to Help People Manage Spring Nasal Allergy Sneezin'

... pollen, or better yet, leave pollen-covered shoes outdoors. Leave pollen outside. It's better not to let the allergen in your home than to try to remove it once it's there, so do not rely too much on air purifiers. Keep your windows and doors closed, especially on days with a high pollen coun...

Sophisticated nano-structures assembled with magnets

... combinations of particles and ferrofluids developed by the University of Massachusetts team to create new types of nano-structures. They also want to try to make even smaller nano-structures to find the limitations of the assembly process, and study the interesting optical properties which are expected ...

Engineers tune a nanoscale grating structure to trap and release a variety of light waves

...g the focused ion beam milling facilities in the materials science and engineering department. We have already fabricated many structures and will now try to characterize the graded gratings with near-field scanning optical microscopy in Prof. Volkmar Dierolf's lab in the physics department. "We are p...

Mouse study reveals genetic component of empathy

...ive and act based on another's emotional state, the researchers say. Future studies will focus on the genetic differences between the mouse strains to try to identify some of the specific genes that may be involved. While it may come as no surprise to pet owners or those who work with animals that ani...

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

...ng up with technology and improving my farm," he said. "Talking to my local seed dealer and hearing about the plot data helped me make my decision to try Asgrow Roundup Ready 2 Yield. The whole idea is to help our bottom line." The brand's consistency and seed quality were also factors in his seed pur...

Alkemists Labs Wins Nutrition Business Journal's 2008 Industry Growth Award

...lout of GMPs moves to mid-sized supplement manufacturers this year, Alkemists is confident business will only continue to grow. "We're going to try to win NBJ's growth award again in 2009," Sudberg said. For further information on Alkemists Labs contract testing services please contact us...

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

...ess you perform regular blood tests and ultrasounds of the woman's ovaries." If too many follicles have developed, doctors can skip the cycle and try again with a lower dose of the follicle-stimulating hormones or harvest and freeze the eggs for later in vitro fertilization, an innovative process us...

Global Confidence in Innovation Holds Despite Economy

...een 18 and 64 years old who agreed that within the next six months they were likely to buy products or services new to the market, they were likely to try products or services that use new technologies for the first time, and that new products and services would improve their lives. Innovation Linke...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

... cancer, but I had no idea that the number was going to be that big. The effects on patients and their families from cancer are devastating. We must try to do better! With that in mind I want to highlight a very recent effort by The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) to help American b...

First Seed Sales of Dedicated Energy Crops Begin

...rom members of the grower community. Brand representatives are now making farm visits and taking over-the-phone bookings, but he encouraged growers to try out the online booking option at the Blade website -- a service that has not been widely available in the seed industry. "Our goal is to make our seed...

Cascades Technologies, Inc. Chosen to Deliver IT Support on a DoD Blast Injury Research Program

... owe our brave war fighters for their sacrifices is immeasurable, therefore, we are deeply honored to do our part to help ensure everything is done to try to minimize the loss of life, improve the quality of life and reduce the long term impact of blast-related traumas faced by our men and women in unifo...

Prominent Urologist Dr. David B. Samadi Presents Breakthrough Robotic Surgery Techniques on OR Live Webcast

...t the bladder neck looks like very early on so there won't be any surprises." Samadi emphasizes a fundamental belief to which he adheres. "I try to stay away from the lateral tissues as much as possible, because that's where you have most of your important structures during the surgery," h...

Genetic clock makers at UC San Diego publish their 'timepiece' in Nature

...design criteriaand see if these networks behave as the models predict. "Instead of just iterating forever and trying to figure it out that way, we try to codify our ideas into a computational model and use that model to generate design criteria and then build the gene networks based on what we learne...

Katrina Proven Certified Organic Toxic Mold Remedy Now Available for Mold Remediation Professionals and Homeowners

...etween a major hotel contractor and their subcontractor, (a large mold abatement contractor): Contractor: 'I want to discuss with you and have you try a new microbial product I found' Mold Sub: 'You're kidding right??' Contractor: 'NO' Mold Sub: 'For starters that *bleep* doesn't work. ...

Ferring Celebrates Winner of 2008 My Little Miracle Essay Contest During National Infertility Awareness Week

... friendship and bond with her co-worker, Michael, it evolved into something more and eventually, marriage. Immediately after marrying, they started to try for a baby. The only catch was that Michael had had a vasectomy at the young age of 26. Determined to have a family, Michael underwent a vasectomy rev...

RSCI Announces Two Additions to Its Science Advisory Board, Calling for More Stem Cell Research on Diabetes

.... Ubeda has made significant scientific contributions to the field of chronic degenerative diseases, and is working on advanced stem cell therapies to try to combat the greatest pandemic in world medical history--Diabetes--a disease for which current stem cell research doesn't begin to match the need. We...

EnrichMap Announces New Program To Reduce Medical Patient Noncompliance And Offers Healthcare Organizations A Limited Trial Test Opportunity

... noncompliance in the most practical manner, it is far more effective and efficient to change the nature of the medical communications process than to try to change the nature of the patient." Advance knowledge of a patient's compliance personality enables the healthcare provider/manager to targ...

Living Proof, Inc.: The Launch of the Next Beauty Revolution

...k dramatically better than anything else in the market today. "We saw most of the industry using the same basic ingredients and spending millions to try to differentiate their largely similar products," explained Jon Flint, co-founder of Polaris Venture Partners. "Our point of difference is to approach...

Letter to Shareholders from the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Yongye Biotechnology, Inc.

...or dairies, we reduce the need for expensive antibiotics and health supplements. We have enjoyed an exceptionally strong demand from farmers once they try and experience the benefits of our products, and believe there is significant unmet demand for our products throughout China. Scalable Distribution ...

State's First Single Incision Robotic Kidney Removal Performed at Henry Ford Hospital

...y 2.5 hours. The procedure takes its name in part from its minimally invasive approach: SIRS or Single Incision Robotic Surgery. "We traditionally try to save the kidney for smaller tumors, performing a robotic partial nephrectomy," says Dr. Rogers. "For larger tumors, however, patients would get a v...

FDA Gets Knocked Out in Endotec, Inc. Ruling

... is replacing ankles in patients who need it," said Dr. Buechel. "The FDA is out of touch with reality. When they take common sense and distort it and try to limit it, they overstep their bounds and become bureaucrats -- ignoring the science underlying their regulatory authority." Judge Sharp criticize...

Minnesota Chiropractic Association Offers Backpack Safety Checklist

...ion the contents most effectively. Make sure that pointy or bulky objects are packed away from the area that will rest on your child's back, and try to place the heaviest items closet to the body. The MCA recommends that parents help children pack their backpacks properly, and make sure childr...
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