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New nanotechnology centre helps turn big ideas into real products

Centre helps Alberta entrepreneurs move products to market EDMONTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ - Small or large companies and tech-savvy entrepreneurs that want to bring nanotechnology products to world markets can now access technical and business services thanks to a new leading-edge centre in ...

Conference to Turn Scientists of Color into PA-Based Entrepreneurs Set for November

The bench2BUSINESS 2008 Conference and Awards Celebration has show of supporters, gains momentum PITTSBURGH, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- With the life sciences positioned to drive Pennsylvania's economic future, finding an advantage amidst global competition requires finding...

American M.R.I.-DOL: Small Hospitals To Turn The Camera On Themselves In Unique National Contest

America Called Upon to Help One Deserving Facility Win Needed Medical Equipment by Choosing Its Favorite 'Clinical Contender' MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Television medical dramas such as ER and House bring home images of the clinical challenges in hospitals across the countr...

Dairy Farm Buys Technology to Turn Manure into Renewable Energy

RICE LAKE, Wis. - Environmental Power Corporation, a company that focuses the renewable energy industry by providing technology that converts manure into electricity, announced Tuesday that its subsidiary, Microgy Cogeneration Systems , had signed an agreement with Norswiss Dairy of Rice Lake, Wis...

Midwest small-cap life sciences turn in mixed third-quarter results

In a previous column, we took a look at how the large cap Midwest life science companies fared in the third quarter of 2004 amid an overall weak stock market. The results looked very positive for at least 75 percent of the companies, which exceeded by far the overall stagnant market growth. On...

Vector Surgical hopes to turn frustration into faster surgeries

This is the first in a new WTN series that will follow entrepreneurs through the trials of starting a company. For the next few weeks, we'll focus on finalists in the Governor's Business Plan Contest. Surgeons have little enough time without spending inordinate amounts of it on rote procedures. Fo...

Engineers help turn science into interactive exhibits

Madison, Wis. - As part of a new National Science Foundation -funded network, University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering faculty, staff and students will work with some of the nation's top science museums to create hands-on exhibits about technology so small that even the tiniest human finger...

"Dasher" virus can turn off security applications

A computer virus named Dasher has become a greater threat with the spread of a new version that can turn off anti-virus applications and allow remote access to computer systems, security experts say. An earlier version of the virus was not as effective at infecting computers because of poor code. D...

MATC seeks to turn around falling tech enrollment among women

Madison, Wis. Instructors at Madison Area Technical College would like to see more women going into information technology careers. Over the last decade, the percentage of women in IT careers has declined from a high of 41 percent to 32 percent, said Janet Kelly, communications director for...

Viral Genetics Creates Subsidiary to Develop Cancer Therapy

...ger. "Metabolic disruption is a concept that has tantalized cancer researchers for decades. We believe that we finally have the knowledge and tools to turn this concept into a clinical reality." Dr Karen Newell and her team at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs have performed over 400 m...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... regarded as a representation by Amicus that any of its plans will be achieved. Any or all of the forward-looking statements in this press release may turn out to be wrong. They can be affected by inaccurate assumptions Amicus might make or by known or unknown risks and uncertainties. For example, with re...

Shanghai ChemPartner and ELARA Pharmaceuticals Expand Drug Discovery Collaboration to a New Level

...nticipate a stronger strategic partnership down the road as our program progresses." "We are very pleased to see that our services helped ELARA turn innovative research at a renowned academic institution into a venture funded drug discovery company," said Michael Hui, founder and CEO of ChemPartner...

Model predicts evolution of Mediterranean landscape following fires

... affected by a range of factors. The results show, for example, that if the ground is dry, or there is a lack of Holm oak acorns, a burned area can turn into a pine forest within 30 years. However, in good water and soil conditions, the ecosystem could develop into a deciduous chestnut and melojo oak f...

Muscular protein bond -- strongest yet found in nature

...ure is aligned, and it acts as an elastic spring when a muscle is stretched. Titin plays a role in a wide variety of muscle functions, and these in turn hinge on the stability with which it is anchored in a structure called the sarcomeric Z-disk. Research published in 2006 showed this anchor to be a ra...

Karl Strauss and GreenHouse Partner to Create Alternative Fuel from Beer Waste

...d MicroFueler units are pump-stations and ethanol distillers requiring only three kilowatts of electricity to produce one gallon of E-Fuel100 which in turn generates up to 23 kilowatts of energy. E-Fuel100 is made up of 100% ethanol biofuel and is safe for all vehicles made after 1991. For more info...

China-Biotics, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2009 Financial Results

...s should not rely on forward-looking statements as predictions of future events or results. Any or all of the Company's forward-looking statements may turn out to be wrong. They can be affected by inaccurate assumptions, risks and uncertainties and other factors which could cause actual events or results ...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves World Class Independent Test Results in Killing Life Threatening Spores/Organisms

...demonstrated by Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade will provide a huge economic advantage for future users. By delivering a safe easy to use and a much quicker turn around time for total sterilization of equipment and facilities, BioNeutrals Ygiene(TM) will greatly reduce the waste of human resources and capital c...

Boston Scientific Announces European Approval for Its LATITUDE(R) Patient Management System

...nts regarding clinical trials, scientific activities, product performance, competitive offerings and growth investment. If our underlying assumptions turn out to be incorrect, or if certain risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary materially from the expectations and projections expr...

Stem cells' 'suspended' state preserved by key step, scientists report

... "If we can understand how Chd1 works, that will also tell us more about how the cells regulate their precise specialization during development, and turn on their pluripotency program during reprogramming." The scientists conclude that embryonic stem cells exist in a dynamic state, poised between th...

New MRI technique could mean fewer breast biopsies in high-risk women

...d then fall off more slowly," says Wally Block, a UW-Madison associate professor of biomedical engineering and medical physics. "Many of these lesions turn out to be difficult to classify and lead to biopsy." Yet, it turns out that with the right kind of MRI scan, radiologists can visually identify a c...

China Clean Energy Provides Business Update

...mpany believes that the expectations expressed in these forward looking statements are reasonable, they cannot assure you that their expectations will turn out to be correct, and investors are cautioned that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results. For more information, p...

Seambiotic USA and NASA Glenn Research Center Signed Agreement for Large Scale Microalgae Process Optimization

...e microalgae have been successfully cultivated using the power station's CO2 emissions released directly from their smokestacks; the microalgae are in turn used as feedstock for biofuel. Seambiotic technology reduces the cost of microalgae production significantly while lowering global warming by reducing...

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

...7. "It's time," Hartwell said. "I have been president and director of the Center for 12 years. It's time for new leadership." Hartwell, who will turn 70 in October, says he informed the board's executive committee more than a year ago of his desire to retire and to begin the transition to new leader...

The MedZilla Report: May 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...ors including employers cutting the benefits they offer employees, which in turn affects the amount of money coming in to the insurer (The Star-Ledger, May ...result of the downward trend in the United States economy, which has yet to turn around.     Despite layoffs, employers continued posting j...

UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases

...n high concentrations in diabetics, such as fatty acids or cholesterol. This will allow them to identify what causes myelin to degrade, which could in turn help them identify targets for new drug therapies that could also be tested using the model. Other planned experiments will focus on how electrical si...

Government Mandates Create Guaranteed Market for Bio-Fuel, Says Frost & Sullivan

...ements will be the future outlook for bio-diesel within the region. Support from local governments, through either subsidies or tax exemption, will in turn spur growth for the development of bio-diesel." About Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan , the Growth Partnership Company, enabl...

BioEnergy International, LLC Announces Formation of Myriant Technologies LLC

...rt in this field of huge promise," added Mr. Gatto. "With the ongoing rapid commercialization of our biobased Succinic Acid, Myriant will continue to turn the potential for biobased chemicals as an alternative to petroleum into reality." Headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts, Myriant also has a ful...

Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

...a member of the Materials Sciences Division. "For one thing, you can build field-effect transistors with graphene, but if there's no bandgap you can't turn them off! If you could achieve a graphene bandgap, however, you should be able to make very good transistors." Wang, who is also an assistant prof...

Web of Science(R) Renewals Remain Strong Despite Tough Economic Climate

...ecent sales of Century of Social Sciences reflect the important role historical research plays in driving innovation," MacGregor added. "Researchers turn to Thomson Reuters products to compile decades of significant research, but also to be part of a network of users that includes some of the most prest...

GreenHouse Energy, Governor Schwarzenegger Join in Driving the Future of Fueling in California

...d at residences by the GreenHouse distribution team. Each MicroFueler requires three kilowatts of electricity to produce a gallon of Efuel100, in turn one gallon of Efuel100 will generate up to 23 kilowatts of power. The ethanol generated will play an affordable and integral part in reducing Californ...

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..., Guo and his assistant, Anatoliy Vorobeyv, used a similar laser process to turn any metal pitch black. The surface structures created on the metal were inc...

Boston Scientific's SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System Featured in Broad Range of Clinical Studies at Upcoming Digestive Disease Week(R)

... performance, regulatory approval of our products, competitive offerings, our growth strategy, and our market position. If our underlying assumptions turn out to be incorrect, or if certain risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary materially from the expectations and projections expr...

FDA Clears Boston Scientific's SpyScope(R) Access and Delivery Catheter for Use in Endoscopic Procedures Throughout Pancreatico-Biliary System

... performance, regulatory approval of our products, competitive offerings, our growth strategy, and our market position. If our underlying assumptions turn out to be incorrect, or if certain risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary materially from the expectations and projections expr...

Genaera Receives Non-Compliance Notice from Nasdaq

...g development stage pharmaceutical companies, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, any of which may turn out to be wrong due to inaccurate assumptions, unknown risks, uncertainties or other factors. Genaera does not intend (and it is not obligated) to p...

FDA Approves Boston Scientific's Next-Generation TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Atom(TM) Stent System

...cal trials, product performance, competitive offerings, procedural volume, overall market size and our market position. If our underlying assumptions turn out to be incorrect, or if certain risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary materially from the expectations and projections expr...

Gene Network Sciences Announces Broad Cancer Collaboration With UCSF and Initial Results

...cal data. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Ithaca, New York, GNS uses its REFS(TM) technology in pharmaceutical and clinical settings to rapidly turn combinations of genetic, genomic, and clinical measurements into models of disease progression and drug response. These models are then simulated to d...

The MedZilla Report: April 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...cal, and biotechnology employment. "Hospitals can't in good conscience turn away people who need help, but if they're not getting reimbursed, they lose...first place and could even lead to a better bargaining position when things turn around." About MedZilla.com: Established in mid-1994, MedZilla is...

MIT reels in RNA surprise with microbial ocean catch

...mical activities such as harvesting sunlight to create oxygen and synthesize sugar from carbon dioxide then the sRNAs are the internal switches that turn on and off the factories' production line. Their discovery in the ocean samples opens the way to learning even more detailed information in the lab: t...

Marriott Resort Magically Turns Brown Grease "Green" With The Cost-Cutting Hydrologix GRS

... new Hydrologix Grease Reduction System, the Hydrologix GRS , is now being used by the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and Spa in Waikoloa, Hawaii, to turn their restaurants' brown grease waste into clear water - on the spot, in the grease trap! Given the current weak economy, choosing both a cost effecti...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Launch of Syntax Score Website

...ther things, statements regarding clinical trials, regulatory approvals, competitive offerings and product performance. If our underlying assumptions turn out to be incorrect, or if certain risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary materially from the expectations and projections expr...
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