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AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaHydrate, the first high-performance sports water , is targeting the Southern California sports market through its support of a variety of major sporting events throughout the late summer and fall. AquaHydrate is desi...

Largest Organ and Tissue Donation Event in U.S.: Seventh Annual Donate Life Run/Walk & Family Festival, Sat., April 25 at Cal State Fullerton

More than 7,000 Southlanders to Walk with Chikezie, Kris Jenner and Khloe Kardashian LOS ANGELES, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- What: More than 7,000 Southlanders, supported by area businesses and transplant centers, join together at the Donate Life Run/Walk &...

6,000 Southlanders to Join Sixth Annual Donate Life Run/Walk on April 26 at Cal State Fullerton

Nearly 3,000 Family Members of Organ and Tissue Donors to Participate Corporate, Civic, Community and Healthcare Partners Unite to Promote Organ and Tissue Donation and Support the Donate Life California Registry LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A wide and diverse range of organization...

Hall of Fame Shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr. Renews Commitment to Lung Cancer

Baseball's Ironman Remains Honorary Spokesperson for Lung Cancer Alliance WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) proudly announced the continuation of its Face in the Fight campaign featuring Hall of Fame Orioles' Shortstop, Cal Ripken, Jr. Ri...

Male Contraceptive Pill Being Developed By Berlin Pharmaceutical

A Berlin-based pharmaceutical company, Schering, has obtained promising results in the development of a male contraceptive pill//. The male contraceptive, which comes almost 45 years after Schering developed the female contraceptive pill, is just skin deep - in the form of an implanted hormon...

17 of America's Most Promising Scientists Selected as 2009 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences

...le dge to s o lve tod a y's m o st cha l len g ing p ro b lems. P ew app l ies a r i goro u s, an a l y t i cal a p pro a ch t o i m p r ove pu bl i c po l i c y, i n form the pub li c and s t i m u l at e c i v i c ...

Largest Organ and Tissue Donation Event in U.S. to Cap April's National Donate Life Month Observances

...Khloe Kardashian to Walk in Seventh Annual Donate Life Run/Walk, April 25, cal State Fullerton More Than 100 Southern California Mayors Sign DMV/Do...pril. Capping the schedule is the seventh annual Donate Life Run/Walk at cal State Fullerton on Sat., April 25, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. The large...

Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. Expands Voluntary Recall of Pistachios

...OASTED & UNSALTED 25 lbs. BULK PISTACHIOS DICED PIECES ROASTED & SALTED 25 lbs. BULK PISTACHIOS SHELLED cal KERNELS 80% WHOLE 25 lbs. BULK PISTACHIOS RAW SPLIT KERNELS 25 lbs. BULK PISTACHIOS ROASTED &...

Go green for healthy teeth and gums

...earch has demonstrated antioxidants' ability to reduce inflammation in the body, and the indicators of periodontal disease measured in this study, PD, cal and BOP, suggest the existence of an inflammatory response to periodontal bacteria in the mouth. By interfering with the body's inflammatory response ...

Go Green for Healthy Teeth and Gums

...earch has demonstrated antioxidants' ability to reduce inflammation in the body, and the indicators of periodontal disease measured in this study, PD, cal and BOP, suggest the existence of an inflammatory response to periodontal bacteria in the mouth. By interfering with the body's inflammatory response ...

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CAL in Biological News

ORNL, Southern Cal set sights on preventing blindness

Blindness in millions of people with diseases that starve eye tissue and nerves of oxygen might be averted with a procedure being developed by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Southern California and the University of Tennessee. The technique uses a new class of s...

Rice's James Tour wins Feynman Prize

...through two of his books, " Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! " and " What Do You Care What Other People Think? " Book-ending the Nobel Prize-winning cal Tech professor's career were his work on the atomic bomb as part of the Manhattan Project and his investigation of the space shuttle Challenger explos...

Southern Sierra Science Symposium planned for Visalia

... worked as a post-doc researcher with the USFS Pacific Southwest Research Station for 2 years and then was an assistant professor of forest ecology at cal Poly San Luis Obispo from 1997-2000. From 2000 to the present he has been a fire science professor at UC Berkeley. Stephens' general interests are in ...

Mate or hibernate? That's the question worm pheromones answer

...Kaplan, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate in Edison's lab and one of the study's lead authors. "It's two different life traits converging." In 2002, cal Tech researcher Paul Sternberg, Ph.D., discovered that male C. elegans were attracted to a signal the opposite sex was sending out, but scientists w...

August 2008 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... mm/yr) during the late Pleistocene (50,000-12,000 cal yr B.P.), relative to present. Their data show the...on prior to the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, ~21,000 cal yr B.P.) to a period of warmer temperatures and re...ryness that extends to the mid-Holocene (5000-3000 cal yr B.P.). This prolonged reduction in precipitatio...

Outstanding undergraduates recognized in agronomy, crop, soil, and environmental sciences

...rsity Adam P. Mayer, University of Minnesota Callie McAdams, North Carolina State University Jacob McDaniel, Colorado State University Paul Nurre, cal Poly Pomona Andrew S. Pfister, Illinois State University Christopher M. Schaefer, South Dakota State University Samantha S. Shoaf, University of F...

5th Annual World Health Care Congress April 21-23, Washington, D.C.

...ersity U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) health care policy advisor to Sen. Barack Obama Thomas Miller, health care policy advisor to Sen. John McCain cal Ludeman, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services Prof. Hans Rosling, PhD Professor of International Health, Karolinska Instit...

Successful Test Of Single Molecule Switch Opens The Door To Biomolecular Electronics

...figuration of the molecule that does allow the electrons from the electrodes to jump on to the molecule, a process first pointed out by Rudy Marcus of cal Tech (for which he was awarded the 1992 Nobel prize in chemistry). The oligoaniline molecule the team tested has three electrical states: a neutral...

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CAL in Biological Technology

Jennerex Completes $8.3 Million Series B Financing and Appoints Dr. Cal Stiller as Director

Clinical Trial Programs Funded Through 2009 SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc. (San Francisco, CA and Ottawa, Ontario), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing a proprietary breakthrough class of targeted oncolytic virus therapeutics, today announ...

Akaza Research to Present and Exhibit at Upcoming DIA Annual Meeting

...l trials software. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) June 5, 2009 -- Akaza Research is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Officer cal Collins will deliver a presentation at the Drug Information Association's (DIA's) 45th Annual Meeting, June 21-25, in San Diego, CA. The session, titl...

Akaza Research to Present OpenClinica at ACRP Global Conference & Exhibition

...ent . One representative of OpenClinica at the conference will be cal Collins, the CEO of Akaza Research, the company that created and supports O...xcited to participate in this important clinical research event," said cal Collins. ACRP 2009 is an excellent opportunity to share the OpenClinica sto...

Plasmonic whispering gallery microcavity paves the way to future nanolasers

...cularly at nanoscale dimensions," said Kerry Vahala, a physics professor at cal Tech and authority on photonic devices. "Our work shows that the full poten...factor has a low power loss. Enter the whispering gallery phenomenon, which cal Tech's Vahala has used to boost the Q factor of dielectric microcavities. W...

Registration Open for OpenClinica European Summit - April 14, 2009

...dies, panel discussions, sessions for end-users as well as system administrators and developers. The keynote presentation will be given by Akaza's CEO cal Collins. "This is an exciting time for OpenClinica users in Europe," said Mr. Collins. "The rapid growth in the software's populari...

Akaza Research Releases New Version of OpenClinica Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Software; Targets Industry Clinical Trials

... more than 260 test cases and the reports resulting from thousands of hours of testing. The release of OpenClinica 2.5 also marks a proud day for cal Collins, Akaza's CEO. "There is tremendous excitement and anticipation among OpenClinica users for this release, and they will not be disappointe...

Loma Linda University Partners With Larta Institute for Technology Marketing Program

... facilitating the transfer of those bundles to the marketplace. The regional academic and research institutions participating in the program include cal Poly Pomona, California Institute of Technology, California State University-San Bernardino, California State University- Fullerton, California State ...

DOE JGI plumbs termite guts to yield novel enzymes for better biofuel production

...e isolated on a safari into the rainforest of Costa Rica, the world's geographic hotbed of biodiversity for termites, by co-author Jared Leadbetter of cal Tech, first author Falk Warnecke of DOE JGI's Microbial Ecology Program, and members of Verenium and INBio. Traipsing through the jungle, the team ca...

WallSt.net Announces Upcoming Interview With CEO Of Immunosyn Corporation

...ompanies, and WallStRadio, a business and finance podcast Website, Financial Filings Corp. is expecting to receive two hundred eighty dollars from Sun cal Energy, Inc. for the dissemination of this press release. For a complete list of our advertisers and advertising relationships, visit http://wallst.n...

UW-M engineering dean heads for promising medical business

...ngineering, the School of Business and other programs. Another tactic could be to create a technology institute, such as William's alma mater, MIT, or cal Tech. That would eliminate many of the turf battles between humanities and science programs so endemic to universities now. "The practical facts o...

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