Internet can warn of ecological changes
The Internet could be used as an early warning system for potential ecological disasters, according to researchers from Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University and the University of East Anglia.
Ecosystem services such as water purification and food production are of fundamental impo...
Oil palm plantations are no substitute for tropical rainforests, a new study shows
...on of oil palm plantations will worsen the dual environmental crises of climate change and biodiversity loss, unless rainforests are better protected, warn
scientists in the most comprehensive review of the subject to date.
Lead author, Emily Fitzherbert from the Zoological Society of London and Univer...
White Paper Explains Aspects of Testing From Purified Bulk Drug Substance to Sterile Liquid Final Drug Product
...e approach is also applicable, for the
most part, to small molecule drug products formulation and fill/finish.
In the white paper, the authors:
to test only when necessary to reduce interventions.
-- Explain to test using methods that give data as quick as fittingly
possible to condense proc...
Par Pharmaceutical Receives Final Approval to Market Generic Marinol(R) CIII (Dronabinol) Capsules
...inol is contraindicated in any patient who has a history of
hypersensitivity to any cannabinoid, sesame oil or any ingredients in
dronabinol capsules. warn
patients not to drive, operate machinery, or
engage in hazardous activity until they establish they can tolerate
dronabinol and perform such tasks.
Ortho Evra Patch Makers Settling Cases
...aware of the increased medical
risks associated with Ortho Evra before the drug was approved and that,
once approved, the company failed to adequately warn
patients about these
risks. Evidence shows that the risk of blood clots, heart attack and stroke
associated with Ortho Evra is significantly higher th...
Supportive devices or unnecessary surveillance?
Safeguards in a World of Ambient Intelligence, a new book written by a European consortium of researchers, serves as a warning. It aims to warn
policymakers, industry, academia, civil society organisations, the media and the public about the threats and vulnerabilities facing our privacy, iden...
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/December 10, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, December 3).
...cians, Baathists and anti-Baathists, fundamentalist mosque-goers and
secular whiskey drinkers-that could affect reconciliation in Iraq. Shiite
they can't be expected to find common ground with Sunnis who
cannot find it among themselves.
Wisconsin Researcher Co-Develops Earthquake Alarm
...e the P-wave and - given the advent of technology that permits near-instantaneous data processing and transmission - send signals to trigger alarms to warn
the public, Allen says.
The system, known as ElarmS, is capable of quickly determining the location, origin, time and magnitude of an earthquake b...
Diamond Film May Enable Critical New Sensors For Bioterror
...n a war with Iraq, a country accused of developing biological weapons, such sensors could be deployed on vehicles or scattered across the landscape to warn
of the presence of such agents. Early warning could save lives and enable soldiers to prepare to operate in a contaminated environment.
Chips made ...
Sarbanes-Oxley Act: The Next Y2K For IT Budgets?
...reamline some of the operations).
Read the Act Thoroughly
As there are many articles and opinions coming out on the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley, I warn
you that you should invest some time into really reading what it says. Dont just rely on someone elses summary or interpretation. If you are in charge...
Offshore Outsourcing: On Target or Off Base?
... as particularly attractive because it allows companies to tap into huge pools of inexpensive, highly skilled talent based outside the US. The experts warn
that any company moving too slowly or refusing to embrace offshore outsourcing will soon be at a competitive disadvantage. As a result, corporations f...
For Now, Michigan Can Celebrate $150 Million Entrepreneurial VC Fund
This is a big difference compared to the way financing is raised by private venture funds, which not only dont guarantee any return but warn
limited partners that they could lose their entire investment. Though there seems to be little media analysis of this provision, at least one observer...
'Don't work here' job interviews set new Midwest technology trend
... do that because of some unresolved issues you have?
Where's the high moral ground here: to interview people as part of your job responsibility and warn
them away (unbeknownst to your manager) like cops at an accident scene, to simply quit your job or to decline to be part of the interview process unti...
Patent essentials for business owners: from patent to profit
...rity filing date for the invention. A provisional application gives the inventor the right to mark Patent Pending or Patent Applied For on products to warn
competitors that a patent may soon be granted, but actual enforceable legal rights are not triggered until a patent is granted.
How to duck the 3 most common entrepreneurial hiring traps
... first entrepreneurial go around, you may thrive in a start-up where someone else has the ultimate responsibility for success or failure.
I want to warn
you: I cant count the number of times Ive heard an entrepreneur exult in the new hire of a guy just like me who has become the start-ups chief of mark...
Midwest is cost-effective for startup biotech companies
... cluster Montreal). This year's analysis includes lots of international cities. This demonstrates the globalization of the biotech industry.
I will warn
you in advance that I'm not going to include all 50 cities. Instead, I'm giving you a sampling of cities.
In all fairness to the European cities li...
Five patent tips for start-up companies
...te goal? A patent application, while a legal document, is also a marketing tool that can be used to sell or create interest in a product or service or warn
others of your intentions. The strategy in filing a patent application for marketing a product may be different than for licensing the invention. Simi...
Western way of life is under attack from jihad sub-culture
...st recognize these attacks for what they are an attack on our way of life by a tiny, violent and demented segment of Muslim society.
We still warn
the governments of Denmark and Italy and all the crusader governments that they will receive the same punishment if they do not withdraw their troops ...
Madison company urges disaster warning upgrades
...ment agencies. "Public alerting is left to sirens, local radio and television and auto-dial telephone systems," he said.
"The technology exists to warn
85 percent of an affected population in 90 seconds, Post added. "We could have simultaneously warned people in the middle of the night throughout the ...
Midwest shines among best hospitals in U.S.
... from complications of diabetes, four months after his wife June Carter Cash died of complications following heart surgery. Once again, I will have to warn
you that I am not a Johnny Cash fan. I can remember hearing his songs during my high school years, and "A Boy Named Sue" really grated on me. In fact,...
Technology played key role in E. coli alerts
... text message, and Web-posting notifications to be sent to enrolled primary care doctors and other emergency health responders. In this case, it would warn
them to be on the lookout for certain diseases.
"Many of our regions used the application to get information out about the E. coli outbreak," said ...
Podcasts time, place, and player shifted media
...ownloaded a podcast for later listening. This represented almost a doubling of the results since their February April 2006 survey. They did, however, warn
that only 1 percent of Internet users downloaded podcasts on a regular basis. Given the large number of MP3 players in circulation, we should see cont...
Corporate Social Responsibility - Burden, sham, or golden opportunity?
...ll often do more harm than good.
A wolf in sheep's clothing
Proponents of this view argue that CSR is nothing more than public relations and warn
all not to trust any CSR initiative because in the end, all it represents is a ploy to distract attention away from otherwise rapacious behavior that ...
Investor warns of angel-venture funding gap
... Bill Payne Madison, Wis. - There is a missing link in the capital food chain, and Bill Payne is traveling to Wisconsin to warn
entrepreneurs not to be devoured by it.
Payne, an entrepreneur-in-residence for the Kauffman Foundation and a prominent angel investor, will be i...