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Knocking the Wind Out of Asthmatics: Help from Hippocrates

Asthma and allergy sufferers have an alternative to Singulair and Zicam - The ALCAT Test WARSAW, Poland, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week the FDA knocked the wind out of asthmatics by requesting the manufacturers of Singulair, a popular leukotriene blocking asthma and allergy drug, to upgrad...

WE Energies Is Not Letting Wind Power Blow Away

Wisconsin to become leader in alternative energy Madison, WI - WE Energies announced Monday a 20-year renewable energy purchase agreement with two developers that will build three wind farms increasing the total amount of wind power produced in Wisconsin by 400%. Under the agreement, the tw...

Alliant to add 100 megawatts of wind power by 2005, raise gas prices

MADISON - Wisconsin Power and Light Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation , announced Friday that the Wisconsin Public Service Commission had granted its request to raise rates for fuel-based electric service by 2 percent per year on an interim basis, effective immediate...

Tech Digest - RedPrairie; Wind Lake Solutions

RedPrairie Corp . of Waukesha, Wis., has announced that Dick Blick , an art supply retailer, will implement RedPrairie DLx Warehouse and RedPrairie DLx Labor at its distribution center in Galesburg, Ill., to gain supply chain efficiencies. Blick, based in Highland Park, Ill., offers more ...

Patent rule changes are in the wind

In the interest of its own efficiency, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is proposing rule changes that would restrict the ability of patent applicants to file and prosecute multiple related applications and would alter your approach to claiming your invention. The first rule change affect...

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...venues or raising additional funds, we will have to substantially reduce our operations to preserve capital or seek bankruptcy protection or otherwise wind up our business. In addition to our efforts to enter into alliances and licensing agreements, we plan to continue to seek access to the capita...

Model predicts evolution of Mediterranean landscape following fires

...nt fire "We used 'cellular automata' to represent how fires spread, bearing in mind the flammability of the ground cover, the gradient of the land, wind speed and moisture levels of the vegetation", the lead author of the study, James D. A. Millington, from Michigan State University in the United State...

Novel method predicts impact of a covert anthrax release

...ected, including when they started to experience symptoms of infection and where they live and work, combined with recent weather information, such as wind direction. Dr Judith Legrand, lead author of the study from the MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, said: "We have devised a new way to...

Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications

...l interfacial capacitance. Ultracapacitors made of graphene composites would be capable of storing much larger amounts of renewable energy from solar, wind or wave energy than current technologies permit. Because of graphene's planar geometry, it may be more compatible with conventional electronic dev...

A-Power Energy Generation Systems Ltd. Signs a Biomass-Based DG Contract with Sanmenxia New Energy Bio-Electricity Co., Ltd.

...ystems in China and a fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced it has signed a contract...cts of 25MW to 400MW. In 2008, A-Power entered the wind energy market and has built China's largest wind turbine manufacturing facility, located in Shenyan...

TorreyPines Therapeutics Announces its Board of Directors' Approval of Plan of Liquidation and Dissolution

...ding the possible sale of the Company or its AMPA/kainite receptor antagonist product candidates. The Plan of Dissolution contemplates an orderly wind down of the Company's business and operations. If the Company's stockholders approve the Plan of Dissolution, the Company intends to file a certificat...

Novel method predicts impact of a covert anthrax release

...ected, including when they started to experience symptoms of infection and where they live and work, combined with recent weather information, such as wind direction. Dr Judith Legrand, lead author of the study from the MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, said: "We have devised a new way to...

DuPont Statement on Obama Administration Biofuels Interagency Working Group

...ance of energy security, the environment agriculture productivity, the well-being of rural areas and global human nutrition. Along with our solar and wind technologies, crop protection chemicals and our commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, our seeds and fuel technologies are helping the Ameri...

Shire begins the year with a strong performance

...ly manufactured by Shire at this site will transition to DSM Pharmaceutical Products, and operations and employee numbers at the site will wind down over this period. The cash costs that will be incurred as part of this re-organization are estimated to be $30 million, of which up t...

TechConnect World Conference Showcases Houston Leaders May 3-7, at the George R. Brown Convention Center

...commenting on the "The Future of Energy" 8. The wind Alliances' John White discussing the Formation of The wind Alliance 9. Multiple NASA researchers presenting their latest research on solar & wind renewable systems, and fuel cell development ...

Novel method predicts impact of a covert anthrax release

...ected, including when they started to experience symptoms of infection and where they live and work, combined with recent weather information, such as wind direction. Dr Judith Legrand, lead author of the study from the MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, said: "We have devised a new way to...

Cochlear Americas Provides Support for Cochlear Implant Recipients to Pursue Higher Education

...hin the nationally-recognized marine biology program at UNCW, and pursuing her passion for music as concert master of the clarinet section in the UNCW wind Symphony. Grayson Swaim (Camby, IN), a freshman at Wabash College , became deaf from bacterial meningitis when he...

Batman Teams with Senator Katherine Laforge to Help Free America from OPEC

...y movement are Republicans. Sam Wyly who started Green Mountain Energy Company and of course T. Boone Pickens who intends to build the world's largest wind farm ever are self made billionaire green Republicans. The movement to free us from OPEC is a desire shared by many members of both major parties. ...

Energy Leaders Gather in Houston; Call for Balanced, Careful Approach to Energy Policy

...oup of executives who represent an array of energies ranging from solar and wind to nuclear, coal and traditional oil and gas, cautioned Washington to tread...oup of executives who represent an array of energies ranging from solar and wind to nuclear, coal and traditional oil and gas, cautioned Washington to tread...

Syndication Inc. Seeks 'DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL ENGINEERING' for 'PINNACLE ENERGY' - Its New Alternative Energy Subsidiary

...staffing, evaluation, and budget development of the Company's Pinnacle Energy Division. The Company is currently considering ventures in the fields of wind turbine energy, bio-diesel fuel production, and microwave plasma physics. To that end, the Company intends to hire the professional expertise needed t...

Greater Houston Partnership to Lead Energy Security Discussion

...ica get there and when? And what technology will lead the way? Will it be biofuels? Or will it take a combination of many alternatives, such as solar, wind or nuclear power? Some of the world's most respected energy experts will be exploring answers to these and other questions during a daylong gathe...

Roche and Genentech Reach a Friendly Agreement to Combine the Two Organizations and Create a Leader in Healthcare Innovation

...rovide the opportunity to simplify the structure of the combined organization and maximize the benefits of enhanced scale. Roche has already begun to wind down operations at its Palo Alto facility and will relocate the site's Virology research and development activities to South San Francisco. Roche's P...

Beckman Coulter Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Results; Earnings Outlook Achieved on Strong Fundamentals

...is expected to continue," Garrett said. "Operating margin is anticipated to be between 11.7% and 12%, after absorbing a significant currency head wind and a $25 million increase in pension expense. We are committed to zero overhead growth resulting in flat operating expense. At current exchange rat...

DAZ Systems, Inc. Thrives in the Clean Energy Industry

...nology has been developed for various power alternatives, such as solar and wind power, but the cost of delivery had not reached the point where they were f...ider, or a solar system manufacturer/implementation firm, or one who offers wind power systems, there is a need for financial and project data, to track the...

Matching Genetics, Technology and Management Practices Critical to Meeting Strong Demand for Agricultural Crops

...leading yields and output in the face of too much or too little moisture, short growing seasons, extreme insect, disease or weed pressure, late season wind storms and lower fertilizer application rates is really the feat. “Pioneer advances in overall product performance and standability, combine...

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

...ies,” said Michele Hopps with MedZilla.com, the Internet’s leading job board for pharmaceuticals and health care. “As 2008 starts to wind down, it’s a great time to update your resume or think about enrolling in some continuing education classes.” About MedZilla.com: Es...

Comedy 'Horror In The Wind' Banned In New Mexico

...mber 12, 2008 -- Made for under $53,000, sci fi comedy " Horror In The wind ," has been banned by Allen Theaters of New Mexico. Dick Weber, Execu...they rewrote the Bible." Dan Lafferty, Fax News. Horror In The wind Trailer Download Press Kit ### Read the full story at http://w...

Replidyne and Cardiovascular Systems Sign Merger Agreement

...ng statements due to a number of factors including, the outcome of the shareholder vote for the proposed merger, the outcome of Replidyne's efforts to wind up its business including the disposition of its research pipeline programs; regulatory developments in the U.S. and foreign countries; the accuracy o...

Virginia Tech engineers identify conditions that initiate erosion

...as said. "Wildly and randomly," said mechanical engineering Associate Professor Clint Dancey, co-author. "When a weather report includes a high wind warning, it will go something like, '30 mph gusting to 70.' Yet the present system for determining erosion potential in a flow only measures a single,...

New graphene-based material clarifies graphite oxide chemistry

...have applications for ultra-strong yet lightweight materials that could be used in automobiles and airplanes to improve fuel efficiency, the blades of wind turbines for improved generation of electrical power, as critical components in nanoelectronics that could have blazing speeds but very low power cons...

New carbon material shows promise of storing large quantities of renewable electrical energy

...massive installation of renewable energies such as wind and solar power. The researchers believe their ...tantial installation of renewable energies such as wind and solar power. Storage is vital for times when the wind doesn't blow or the sun doesn't shine. During thos...

Genetically Modified Canola Plantings Reach 90 Percent in Canada

...e tillage can negatively impact the soil and increase soil erosion. "Without them, you have to disturb the soil and that can lead to erosion and wind and water erosion," says Meister about herbicide-tolerant canola. "So, environmentally, we feel that it is a big help." Canola is ...

Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade.

...ated erythropoietin indicated for use in treating anemia associated with kidney disease, making it an uneconomic product for Shire. Product sales will wind down over the second half of 2008 as all patients are transferred off DYNEPO by the end of the year. Shire has recorded charges of $150.3 million in...

Alkemists Sets The Bar, Becoming a 'Green' Analytical Laboratory

... recycling over 168,000 aluminum cans and recycling over 27,300 pounds of newspaper. By purchasing enough Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) made from wind sources, Alkemists offset 100% of their electricity and refrigerant (A/C) related CO2 emissions in 2007 and 2008. This commitment will help offset ove...

Tree branching key to efficient flow in nature and novel materials

...s principle also explains many essential features of global circulation and climate, including the boundaries between different climate zones, average wind speed and the average temperature difference between night and day. Most recently, Bejan demonstrated that the constructal theory also helps explai...

Spectrum Blue Steel's fresh foreign investment at 18 Billion and the Biosphere process spark attention on a global scale

...on of renewable energy and the British Prime Minister Gordon Brown stated that the new plan would create 160,000 new jobs in the construction of 7,000 wind turbines, of which 3,000 would be placed in the high sea. You see the world has finally agreed on one important matter the world has big energy proble...

Microsoft scientist highlights urgent need for new computer models to address climate change

...econd paper published in Science today, "Animal vs wind Dispersal and the Robustness of Tree Species to De...ninsula, the paper found tree species that rely on wind to disperse seeds, rather than animals, are more v... between areas of remaining forest. In contrast, a wind dispersal method is more susceptible to habitat lo...

China Kangtai Cactus Biotech Announces Improved Milk Production in Cows From Company's Cactus Cattle Feed

...nducted a second test, evaluating the ability of cattle to produce milk under adverse environmental conditions, including cold temperatures and strong wind conditions. The study selected 100 milk cows between the age of 2.5 to 3 years, and divided them into two groups. The cows in the control group were f...

JIC Invests in Three New Alternative Energy Projects

...t the Lunaobao Wind Farm in Hebei, the Siziwang Qi wind Farm in Inner Mongolia, and a pilot cellulosic eth...gy market in the PRC in years to come." Lunaobao wind Farm The framework agreement to invest and develop a 100 MW wind power project at the Lunaobao in Zhangbei County, ...

Experts prove the geochemical origin of part of the CO2 emissions in semiarid climates

... Serrano- is that the emissions are a consequence of a ventilation phenomenon of the carbonated systems macro-pores, which appear to be connected with wind speed. In this line, certain studies on degasification phenomenon in caves and turbulent CO2 interchanges with the atmosphere, carried out by Sergio S...
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