In New York City, Trans Fat Ban Is Working
... Success has spawned
similar efforts across the U.S., report finds,,,,
MONDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- When the New York City Health Department mandated th...
Beyonce & Solange Knowles to Perform Benefit Concert in Minneapolis on July 16
...cognized and highly respected women in pop music and a strong supporter of philanthropic efforts, Beyonce's latest album I Am . . . Sasha Fierce has spawned
the worldwide hit "If I were a Boy," and the U.S. number one single "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)". Fellow soul songstress, and sister, Solange w...
World Anti-Aging Congress 2009 Defies Global Economic Downturn, Demonstrating Strength of Anti-Aging Medical Movement
...i-aging marketplace is projected to reach $291.9 Billion by 2015 [Global Industry Analysts, Inc.. Remarks Dr. Klatz: "The anti-aging industry, spawned
as a result of the founding of the A4M in 1992, has experienced sustained and exponential growth, demonstrating resistance to the global economic down...
RADinfo SYSTEMS(TM) Completes a Massive 22 Clinic Urgent Care PACS Installation
...hich have played an integral part in the workflow improvements at their facilities.
The immense success at the large primary urgent care clinics spawned
an initiative at RADinfo SYSTEMS to specially develop a software system for the often-overlooked Urgent Care market. With a vision to extend the resu...
Nothing But Nets, Gavin DeGraw and Tom Cavanagh Help Save Lives in Uganda
...debuted at No. 1 on the digital sales chart and No. 7 on Billboard's Top 200 album chart last May, earning DeGraw his first Top 10 album. GAVIN DEGRAW spawned
the hit singles "In Love With A Girl," which Billboard dubbed "a rocking homerun" and the gold-certified "We Belong Together....
Cell microenvironments hold key to future stem cell therapies
... and push milk down the ducts to the nipples, but which rarely become cancerous. Like cells in other types of tissue these breast epithelial cells are spawned
from stem and progenitor cells that despite being primitive - essentially a cellular blank slate - possess the exact same genome as their differentiat...
Ban on betting would boost ailing economy, gambling critic says
...230 casinos and slot machine facilities in 2007.
"What do the Russians know that the U.S. hasn't figured out?" he said.
Kindt says gambling has spawned
a potentially dangerous speculative bubble in international financial markets as decades of industry growth have created exaggerated expectations that...
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley to Address the 7th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute
..., University of St. Thomas, and Dov Seidman, CEO, LRN.
Corporate excesses and resulting legislation such as the Sarbanes-Oxley
Act have spawned
the new C-level executive in today's modern
corporation--the Corporate Compliance and Ethics Officer. The Corporate
Compliance and Ethics Officer is n...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac: June 11, 2008
...es while causing fewer side effects, according to an article scheduled for the June 16 issue of Chemical & Engineering News. This development has also spawned
efforts by pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturers to increase production, while assuring the safety of workers in their plants who might be exposed t...
Gunther Von Hagens' BODY WORLDS Exhibitions Mark 25th Million Visitor Milestone
...stination, the anatomical specimen preservation
method that makes it possible to present the aesthetic, didactic anatomy
evident in BODY WORLDS -- has spawned
a number of copycat displays by
commercial interests also claiming the mission of public health, but none
claiming the legal consent of those on displ...
spawned in Medical Technology
spawned in Biological News
Same-sex mating by fungi spawned infection outbreak, evidence suggests
Same-sex mating between two less harmful yeast strains might have spawned
an outbreak of disease among otherwise healthy people and animals on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Howard Hughes Medical Institute geneticists at Duke University Medical Center have reported. The fungus, Cryptococcus ga...
Caltech scientists show why anti-HIV antibodies are ineffective at blocking infection
... PASADENA, Calif.--Some 25 years after the AIDS epidemic spawned
a worldwide search for an effective vaccine against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), progress in the field seems to have effectively become sta...
You don't call, you don't write: Connectivity in marine fish populations
... areas information that is critical for fisheries managers.
"What this study does for the first time is to demonstrate that a percentage of larvae spawned
on one marine reserve actually make it to another marine reserve up to 35 km away," says Simon Thorrold, co-author of the study and a senior scientist...
Ancient magma 'superpiles' may have shaped the continents
...physical Union meeting in San Francisco.
Computer models have connected the piles to the sunken former plates, but it's currently unclear which one spawned
the other, Panero said. Plates sink into the mantle as part of the normal processes that shape the continents. But which came first, the piles or the ...
Mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and cancer give clues to new therapies
...n axis and its role in both cancer and cardiovascular disease is now increasing as a result of collaboration between these two medical research fields spawned
by the ESF workshop and similar events elsewhere in the world. But until recently the role of endothelins had been studied mostly in the context of ca...
NIST, NCI bring web 2.0 tools to nanotechnology standards effort
The global market for nanotechnology-enabled products is forecast to top $3 trillion by 2015. This anticipated stream of nanotech innovations has spawned
a backlog of standards needs.
The idea for the Web-based collaboration was strongly endorsed during a recent international workshop hosted by the N...
Very cold ice films in laboratory reveal mysteries of universe
... favoured as a possible origin of life, but also in the chemistry of sea ice."
This is an intriguing idea that will be explored further in projects spawned
by the ESF workshop. This may provide a new twist to the idea that life arrived from space. It may be that the precursors of life came from space, but...
Cleaning heavily polluted water at a fraction of the cost
...water can be put straight back into the sea," says Professor Racys.
After two years of daily operation, the system has proved to be stable and has spawned
several academic publications. It is ready to use in sensitive environmental regions, for the treatment of oil production and refinery wastewater, bal...
Synthetic Biology: Coming Up Fast!
...thetic microbes. The first blockbuster synbio drugan affordable cure for malariais expected on the market by 2010. And a whole new biofuels industry spawned
by synthetic biologists that promises to conquer the globe's energy problems seems just around the corner.
But will the promises and pitfalls of sy...
Stanford study: Bioenergy potential of reviving abandoned agricultural land
...orld food shortage or contributing to global warming.
Critics blame biofuel production for contributing to recent global food shortages, which have spawned
riots. Although much of the current supply of biofuels comes from crops that could be used for food, biofuels need not be a villain taking food from t...
spawned in Biological Technology
Efforts to avoid friendly fire spawned ancestor of todays RFID
British soldiers seeking ways to identify friendly aircraft in World War II were given a newly developed radar transponder system called IFF - Identification Friend or Foe. It was a crude system, but it was a way to tap into technology to identify something at a distance. Fast forward 65 years, a...
Growing Interest in DNA-Based Genetic Testing Among African American with Historic Election of President Elect Barack Obama
...istoric moment in time.
"The excitement of this unprecedented election season coupled with the increase in consumer-based genetic testing has spawned
a heightened interest among African Americans," said African Ancestry Co-Founder & President Gina Paige. "It's bigger than the demand fo...
Michigan Company Founded upon What Could Be History's Most Important Breakthrough in AI and Robotics
...f this new business enterprise will be to stimulate the sagging Michigan economy through the creation of thousands of new jobs via subsidiary ventures spawned
by these artificial minds.
Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) November 20, 2008 -- A Michigan LLC has been formed based upon a new a...
Plexon Inc Delivers 500th "Harvey Box" : 25 Years of Neural Data Acquisition and Analysis Leads to 500th System Sale
...ing. "This has driven our annual sales of the device steadily higher since its market launch in 1994."
The original system effectively spawned
Plexon's growing product line, which today includes everything from electrodes and electrode microdrive positioning systems, to the preamplifiers that...
Intradigm Licenses Key Next Generation RNA Interference (RNAi) Intellectual Property From University of Massachusetts Medical School
...of the Carnegie Institution of
Washington, toward the discovery of RNA interference was awarded the 2006
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and has spawned
a new and promising
field of research, the global impact of which may prove astounding. UMMS is
the academic partner of UMass Memorial Health Care, th...
Cray Rides Again
...ck end of the Cray-1 project, doing design verification during production. Now hes overseeing the marriage of the old and the new, a marriage that has spawned
a machine that can perform at 800 gigaflops (800 billion calculations per second) with 16 node modules in one chassis. Four X1s working in concert dur...
The Biotech Concert Halls of the Decade of 2000
Just think of all the biotech companies that Amgen, Genentech, Chiron, Genzyme, Alza, Biogen and other grandfathers of biotech have spawned
off today. See you next week!
Video games promoted as effective health-care training
...l for immediate impact.
Learning through games
The emerging educational theory behind video games is based on research that shows the Internet has spawned
a new type of learning called information literacy. This moves away from the traditional model of passive learning through lecture and reading to a mo...
Biotech industry reaches midpoint in 50-year maturation cycle
... in San Diego was a company developing these products. It was acquired by Eli Lilly in 1986 for more than $400 million.
The success of the founders spawned
all kinds of new companies in San Diego. However, it took another 20 years before monoclonal antibodies took off as a technology. Second Decade (late...
Academic R&D pays for itself in jobs and economic growth
...the $883 million in academic R&D spending in Wisconsin created 31,788 jobs or 36 direct and indirect jobs per every $1 million spent.
If the jobs spawned
by academic research spending in Wisconsin were reported as a separate category within the labor market statistics of the state Department of Workforc...
spawned in Biological Dictionary
..... The development of recombinant DNA technology in the 1970s was hailed as the ... Recombinant DNA and the transgenic technology that it spawned
have already ... Move your mouse over each picture to see how recombinant DNA is made using GE. Isolate gene ... This process is called re...