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A Swiss Team Uses Transcranial MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd. today announced that a team at the University Children's Hospital Zurich has completed a feasibility study testing the use of non-invasive transcranial MR-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) for the treatment of...

New fuel cell catalyst uses 2 metals

Material scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a technique for a bimetallic fuel cell catalyst that is efficient, robust and two to five times more effective than commercial catalysts. The novel technique eventually will enable a cost effective fuel cell technology, which...

Polycystic Kidney Disease Assay at Cornell University Uses Transgenomic's Surveyor Nuclease & WAVE Technology

OMAHA, Neb., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBIO). In a peer-reviewed paper published in the February 2009 issue of the journal Human Mutation, a team at Weill Cornell Medical College New York describes in detail the key advantages of using Transgenomic'...

Latest issue of Science: Nanosonar uses electrons to measure under the surface

Jlich, 27 February 2009 Just as sonar sends out sound waves to explore the hidden depths of the ocean, electrons can be used by scanning tunnelling microscopes to investigate the well-hidden properties of the atomic lattice of metals. As researchers from Gttingen, Halle and Jlich now report in th...

MIT uses nano-origami to build tiny electronic devices

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Folding paper into shapes such as a crane or a butterfly is challenging enough for most people. Now imagine trying to fold something that's about a hundred times thinner than a human hair and then putting it to use as an electronic device. A team of researchers led by George ...

Latest issue of Science: Nano-sonar uses electrons to measure under the surface

Jlich, 27 February 2009 Just as sonar sends out sound waves to explore the hidden depths of the ocean, electrons can be used by scanning tunnelling microscopes to investigate the well-hidden properties of the atomic lattice of metals. As researchers from Gttingen, Halle and Jlich now report in th...

Microbix Uses Core Business Cashflow To Fund Late-Stage Pipeline To Build Shareholder Value In 2009

Year-End Results Show 2008 Revenue Growth Of 23% TORONTO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - In a news release today, Microbix announced results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2008. Revenues from its profitable core business are continuing to fund Microbix Biosystems Inc.'s (TSX:MB...

New uses for imidazolium salts in medicine and alternative energy

Scientists at Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have uncovered new properties of imidazolium salts (IMSs), which suggest that they could play a vital role in disease prevention and treatment. The report on the redox properties of IMSs was published in the Journa...

National Geographic Uses Air Filtration in Bid To Be an Energy, Environmental Leader

One-of-a-Kind Technology Earns an Innovation Point as a Stand-Alone Product LOUISVILLE, Colo., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Geographic Society has used a one-of-a-kind air filtration technology in a bid to be re-certified as a national leader in energy efficiency and environmental ...

Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry Uses MathWorks Tools in Its Quest to Cure Cancer : Institute Accelerates Reconstruction of Key Protein Complexes Using MATLAB and Parallel Computing Toolbox

The MathWorks today announced that the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry is using MATLAB, Parallel Computing Toolbox, MATLAB Distributed Computing Server, and other MathWorks tools to accelerate its workflow and drastically reduce research and development time. NATI...

Nanotechnology in reverse uses cell to calibrate tools

Nanotechnology researchers at UC Davis have shown that they can use a red blood cell to calibrate a sensitive instrument, an atomic force microscope. "It turns around the rules of nanotechnology, by using biology to calibrate an instrument," said Volkmar Heinrich, assistant professor in the Dep...

World's smallest radio uses single nanotube to pick up good vibrations

Berkeley -- Physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, have built the smallest radio yet - a single carbon nanotube one ten-thousandth the diameter of a human hair that requires only a battery and earphones to tune in to your favorite station. The scientists successfully received the...

Florida: Investing Heavily in Biotechnology - Governor uses state funds to attract large biotech companies

Editors Note: Mike Rosen visited Florida in mid-October. Late in the month, Florida Governor Jeb Bush was able to convince the Florida legislature after closed-door negotiations to create and pass a bill creating a $369 Million fund to attract and build an East Coast Location for the Scripts Res...

Online Kiosks founder Mike Strand uses contest to screen new business plan

From bar codes to video screens, Eau Claire-based entrepreneur Mike Strand has always kept his eye out for new business opportunities. A former technology consultant for Delta Technology and Cray Research, Strand took a stride forward in 1988 when he founded StrandWare Inc. , a company based ...

How Sub-Zero Freezer Co. uses technology to revolutionize customer service

This article is the first in a new UW E-Business Consortium member spotlight series. Sub-Zero Freezer Company joined the University of Wisconsin E-Business Consortium in 2002. People who are passionate about food tend to appreciate creative appliance design. The brand those valued consumers tu...

Biotech firm uses live heart tissue in drug screens

Milwaukee, Wis. - InvivoSciences LLC , a startup biotechnology firm with laboratories in Milwaukee, is working to help drug developers bridge the gap between molecular and animal testing methods. For researchers studying heart diseases, skin disorders, and other maladies, Invivo's manufactured l...

Old Computers find new uses

Madison, Wis. - Have any old PCs sitting in your basement collecting dust? Give Cascade a call. Cascade Asset Management, LLC is an environmentally-friendly Madison-based computer and electronic equipment refurbishing, demanufacturing, and recycling business that provides a means for disposing ...

Viral Genetics Creates Subsidiary to Develop Cancer Therapy

...developed by Dr. Newell. Viral Genetics is completing negotiations to convert the option into an exclusive worldwide license covering a broad range of uses and specific therapeutic compositions. Upon completion of certain benchmarks, Dr. Trauger will have the opportunity to acquire a 25% stake in t...

GenVec Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ted for its potential use in the treatment of several other cancers, including esophageal cancer, rectal cancer, and head and neck cancer. GenVec also uses its proprietary adenovector technology to develop vaccines for infectious diseases including HIV, malaria, foot-and-mouth disease, respiratory syncyti...

PharmatrophiX, Initially Funded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Announces Exclusive Global Collaboration with Elan

...zheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. We award grants to leading scientists conducting breakthrough drug discovery research. ADDF uses a venture philanthropy model to bridge the worldwide funding gap between basic research and later-stage development, using any return on investment to...

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

...do not have any standardized meaning prescribed by GAAP and therefore may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other issuers. Management uses these non-GAAP or adjusted operating measures to establish operational goals and believes that these measures may assist investors in evaluating the r...

Exciton Technologies receives FDA approval to market exSALT(TM)

...ighly effective wound-care agent with important benefits for promoting healing and preventing infection. Exciton's exSALT(TM) antimicrobial technology uses a patented chemical deposition technique to form a coating of active species of silver on a wide range of materials. The exSALT(TM) SD7 Wound Dressing...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...s are defined as reported, or GAAP, net loss and diluted net loss per common share excluding certain items further discussed below. Amicus' management uses these non-GAAP financial measures to establish financial goals and to gain an understanding of the comparative financial performance of Amicus from ye...

NxStage Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...closed by the Company is not meant to be considered superior to or a substitute for results of operations prepared in accordance with GAAP. Management uses Adjusted EBITDA (EBITDA adjusted for stock based-compensation, deferred revenue recognized, and other non-recurring expenses) to understand operationa...

Next Safety Releases Advanced Respirator for Infectious Diseases

...for 30,000 hours of continuous operation. Next Safety respirator products are fabricated from battlefield-grade medical plastics. Next Safety uses compound filters that do not fail. Texas Instruments and EBM-Pabst power Next Safety's respirator products. As with all respirator products, t...

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

...t the resulting polymer might meet the standard. Such testing can be accomplished using a very small tool called an atomic force microscope, which uses a needle similar to the one that plays records on an old-style phonograph to make a nanoscale image of the solar cell. The microscope, developed in Gi...

Pharmacy Compounds Liquid Mupirocin for the Chronic Sinusitis Patient

...well tolerated among patients, producing excellent results. Physicians may call ASL Pharmacy® at 866-552-7579 to learn more about the dosing and uses for compounded liquid mupirocin. ASL Pharmacy® - Sinus Science® (Aerosol Science® Laboratories, Inc.) is a compounding pharmacy locate...

SENOMYX ANNOUNCES CORPORATE UPDATE AND SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS

...reement; the anticipated timing and scope of commercial launch of products containing Senomyx's flavor ingredients by our collaborators; the potential uses and commercial value of S6973, S2383 and other sweetness enhancers; Senomyx's ability or Firmenich's ability to commercialize S2383 when anticipated a...

VIASPACE Pursuing Renewable Energy Business in Asia

...at can provide electricity for more than 200,000 Chinese rural households - uses approximately 460 metric tons of biomass daily. At current prices of about $40-50 per ton for agricultural feedstock, a 30MW power plant uses about $20,000 worth of fuel each day, or more than $7.3 million a year. Acc...

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

...ve pathways and pass through the grain boundaries. This has been a major issue for the commercial viability of zeolite membranes." Tsapatsis' group uses a regimen of RTP to remove the SDA molecules from inside the zeolite pores and to promote what they believe could be chemical "gluing" of the zeolite ...

National Institutes of Health Chooses Web of Science(R) to Power electronic Scientific Portfolio Assistant (eSPA)

...m software development services, database services and data analytic services. Michael Pollard, Senior Vice President of Discovery Logic, said, "eSPA uses these powerful resources to create an invaluable data-driven decision support tool for NIH leadership and staff." Web of Science is the world...

SENOMYX AND FIRMENICH TO COLLABORATE ON DISCOVERY, DEVELOPMENT AND WORLDWIDE COMMERCIALIZATION OF NOVEL SWEET ENHANCERS

...iscover and develop novel flavor ingredients for use as sweet enhancers of sucrose, fructose and Rebaudioside (stevia); the capabilities and potential uses of Senomyx's flavor ingredients; Senomyx's ability or Firmenich's ability to commercialize products incorporating Senomyx's flavor ingredients for use...

Purdue Pharmaceutical Products L.P. and Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sign Exclusive Agreement to Commercialize Intermezzo(R) in the United States

...ual low dose formulation of zolpidem, the active agent most commonly prescribed in the United States for the treatment of insomnia. Intermezzo ((R)) uses approximately one-quarter to one-third of the dose of active drug contained in currently marketed zolpidem-based sleep aids, in a formulation designed...

Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

...nt risks associated with these surgeries. The orthobiologics market now has several protein products. Medtronic's INFUSE((R)), approved in 2002 uses BMP-2 in a collagen sponge for spinal fusion. Stryker also has a BMP protein product known as OP-1 under a compassionate use exemption for certain or...

Transave Enters Into Cooperative Research Agreement With NIH To Study ARIKACE(TM) In Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

...of amikacin in the lungs while minimizing systemic exposure. The treatment uses biocompatible lipids endogenous to the lung that are formulated into small ... developed by PARI Pharma GmbH. The investigational eFlow Nebulizer System uses eFlow Technology to enable highly efficient aerosolization of medication in...

Mylan Reports Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.32 for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

...ent of the company's financial performance because the company's management uses these measures internally for forecasting, budgeting and measuring its oper...sess the company's ability to incur additional indebtedness. Whenever Mylan uses such a non-GAAP measure, it will provide a reconciliation of non-GAAP finan...

Cynosure Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... ======== ======== To supplement our consolidated financial statements presented in accordance with GAAP, Cynosure uses the following measures defined as non-GAAP financial measures by the SEC: non-GAAP gross profit, non-GAAP income from operations, non-GAAP net...

GenVec Expands Contract Supporting Malaria Vaccine Program

...ted for its potential use in the treatment of several other cancers, including esophageal cancer, rectal cancer, and head and neck cancer. GenVec also uses its proprietary adenovector technology to develop vaccines for infectious diseases including HIV, malaria, foot-and-mouth disease, respiratory syncyti...

FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

...allows the FDA, based on the evaluation of available data, to authorize the use of unapproved or uncleared medical products or unapproved or uncleared uses of approved or cleared medical products following a determination and declaration of emergency, provided certain criteria are met. In the case of the ...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65.

... Non-GAAP Financial Measures: The Company uses certain non-GAAP financial measures to supplement ...s in the Company's industry. Whenever the Company uses such non-GAAP measures, it provides a reconciliati... currencies other than the U.S. dollar, management uses currency adjusted growth, and believes it is usefu...
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