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Ancient fossils shed light on anatomical changes accompanying evolution of first land vertebrates

... Durham, NC -- Cartoon depictions of the first animals to emerge from the ocean and walk on land often show a simple fish with feet, venturing from water to land. But according to Jennifer Clack, a paleontologist at the University of Cambridge who has studied the fossils of these extinct crea...

Gene's novel role may provide key to treating liver and neurodegenerative diseases

... model to closely examine FAIM's role in preventing programmed cell death. BTI Executive Director Miranda Yap, Ph.D., said, "The Immunology Group's venturing beyond the traditional boundaries of applied science has paid off with their discovery of a second role for FAIM in the seemingly unrelated field of i...

Frost & Sullivan Selects Bone Solutions for Technology Leadership of the Year Award

...g to the application breadth, BSI has large, fragmented addressable markets, totaling $3 billion globally. The company is exploring licensing or joint venturing for various orthopedic applications, including trauma for synthetic bone grafts, sports medicine, extremities, maxillofacial/cranial, and dental. ...

Aurora St. Luke's Dedicates Rooftop Healing Garden and Conservatory

...vironment will be particularly meaningful for those with lengthy hospital stays. Julie Campbell is one patient in particular who is looking forward to venturing into the garden. Campbell has been tethered to total artificial heart (TAH-t) at Aurora St. Luke's for more than a year. She gets outside when th...

Scientists find city rats are loyal to their 'hoods

...l of Public Health say humans aren't the only Baltimoreans loyal to their 'hoods. The researchers found that rats typically stay close to home, rarely venturing more than a city block. In the face of danger, however, some rodents can travel as far as 7 miles to repopulate abandoned areas. Wild Norway rats...

Transatlantic Regulatory Integration of Drug Approval Process Vital for the Global Pharmaceutical Industry, Notes Frost & Sullivan

...on the agenda for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in the Unites States." Several companies are venturing into manufacturing biosimilars, since biologics are on the verge of patent expiry. This has led to the formation of new regulatory pathways for biosim...

FDA Fireside Chat @ The 8th Annual MedTech Investing Conference May 6-7, 2009

.... IBF produces conferences on the following venture capital subjects: Venture Capital Investing, Early Stage Investing, Cleantech Investing, Corporate venturing & Strategic Partnering, Biotech & Life Sciences Investing, Medical Devices and Healthcare Technologies Investing, Consumer Medicine, Tech Tran...

AARP The Magazine Unveils Top-Ranked Hospitals Across The Country

...he largest U.S. hospitals reporting significant increases in the number of out-of-state patients in the past decade, it's clear that more patients are venturing further from home for care. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070209/NYF043LOGO ) Consumers' Checkbook surveyed doctors from ac...

Arizona Technology Enterprises (AzTE) Hosts the ASU Tech Forum for the Investment Community

... TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona Technology Enterprises (AzTE), the technology venturing arm of Arizona State University , held its first technology forum for investors on Feb. 12 and 13, 2009. In hosting the event with ASU SkySong in Sc...

MedTech Investing Conference (8th Annual) May 6-7, 2009

.... IBF produces conferences on the following venture capital subjects: Venture Capital Investing, Early Stage Investing, Cleantech Investing, Corporate venturing & Strategic Partnering, Biotech & Life Sciences Investing, Medical Devices and Healthcare Technologies Investing, Consumer Medicine, Tech Tran...
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CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...ause raising the amount of money required for the trial at the current prices would be harmful to our shareholders; We are working on a joint venturing agreement for the same reason; We are in discussions to use our manufacturing facility as a contract manufacturing facility while it is not b...

Signalife Completes Testing of Modules for Holter and Intra-Cardiac Monitor

...e will likely bring these products to the forefront several quarters earlier than anticipated - both from a revenue standpoint as well as a scientific venturing standpoint. About Signalife Signalife, Inc. is a life sciences company focused on the monitoring and detection of disease through continuous biomedi...
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City rats loyal to their 'hoods, scientists discover

...iversity Bloomberg School of Public Health say humans aren't the only Baltimoreans loyal to their 'hoods. Rats typically stay close to home, rarely venturing more than a city block away. In the face of danger, however, some rodents can travel as far as seven miles to repopulate abandoned areas. An under...

Spotted hyenas can increase survival rates by hunting alone

...MSU's Department of Zoology, shows that while spotted hyenas know the value of living together in large, cooperative societies, they also realize that venturing on their own now and then to hunt for food is often the key to their survival. "Although spotted hyenas do cooperatively hunt, there is a large cos...

Into the wild

... An intrepid team of researchers from The University of Nottingham are venturing into one of the most isolated regions on the planet to study the potentially devastating effects of global warming on natural habitats. Led by ecol...

Journey to the center of the earth: Discovery sheds light on mantle formation

... I just about fell off my chair, Snow said. We cant exaggerate how important these rocks are theyre a window into that deep part of the Earth. venturing out aboard a 400-foot-long research icebreaker, Snow and his team sifted through thousands of pounds of rocks scooped up from the ocean floor by the s...

Bear spray a viable alternative to guns for deterring bears, BYU study shows

... PROVO, Utah Hikers and campers venturing into bear country this spring may be safer armed with 8-ounce cans of bear pepper spray than with guns, according to a new study led by a Brigham Youn...

Colorful view for first land animals

...s onto land, what did they see" According to a study published in the online open access journal, BMC Evolutionary Biology, it's likely that creatures venturing out of the depths viewed their new environment in full colour. A team led by Helena Bailes at the School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Quee...

Bats prey on nocturnally migrating songbirds

... It was until now believed that nocturnally migrating songbirds, while venturing into the unfamiliar night sky for accomplishing their long, challenging trans-continental migrations, could at least release anti-predator vigilance t...

Female guppies risk their lives to avoid too much male attention

...e attention, while female guppies are a dull brown color. The researchers show that female guppies might use this color difference to their advantage, venturing into the deep water where predators lurk. The males' bright coloring also attracts predators, making it too dangerous for them to follow. "Underst...

Gene controls whether fear is a factor

...ound, suggesting that they had an impaired ability to learn fear. In other tests, the mutant mice also showed less instinctive fear of open spaces, venturing out into environments they would usually avoid naturally, Shumyatsky said. Mice lacking stathmin continued to perform normally on a water maze test, a...
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Corporate venturing can nurture software success

Milwaukee, Wis. - You may have missed this: Web-software services provider Zywave Inc. recently announced it would be the anchor tenant in a new 165,000-square-foot building being constructed in the Milwaukee County Research Park . The announcement was little noticed outside of commercia...

Pre-eminent, web-based companies owe success to corporate venturing

Milwaukee, Wis. - Since it was founded in 1998, EMSystem has grown to become one of the nation's pre-eminent providers of web-based communications and resource management for hospitals and emergency services providers. But the Milwaukee-based company might never have attained that stature ...

2009 Medical Innovation Summit at Cleveland Clinic to Highlight the Latest Developments in Cancer Care

...Consumer Genotyping in Oncogenomics," "the Grand Challenges in Contemporary Cancer Treatment," "The Revolution in Radiotherapy Technology," "Corporate venturing in a time of Financial Crisis," "Maximizing Innovation in Pharma," and "Enabling New Technologies and New Therapies," and much more. In addition...

Laser Energetics to Integrate BrightStar(TM) Alexandrite Lasers in Medical and Dental Applications

...will strictly build lasers for them on an OEM basis, supporting their efforts. By concentrating our initial efforts on defense and security, and joint venturing or licensing technology for other markets, we expect to leverage our technology to maximize both sales and profits for the Company. We expect to be in...

Echnology-tay Eak-spay

...re accessible words would do. Acronyms are a close relative to jargon. Theyre convenient. They seem to acquire a life of their own. And for someone venturing outside of their own specialty (say from finance into information services), they are an incredibly high barrier to understanding. People will always ...

Sonic Foundry creates search engine for 7,000 expert video presentations

... Madison, Wis. Sonic Foundry premiered this week a new Mediasite portal, venturing into what they believe is an untapped audience on the Internet interested in multimedia presentations featuring expert knowledge. The site features...

Manufacturing partnership will move into biotech and biomedical spaces

...ing radiation to cancerous tumors while limiting damage to peripheral tissue. TomoTherapy has surpassed the $100 million mark in annual revenue and is venturing into potentially lucrative markets, including cancer-treatment centers in two of the most populous nations in the world, India and China. For examp...

Small-business trends: Intuit sees more mom-preneurs

...ing factor. "There's a lot of research on women entrepreneurs," she said, "and they are different in terms of motivation from men." Even though venturing out alone can be time-consuming, she said most entrepreneurs she knows believe they control their own destinies. Intersection of business, society...

Research explains why women lack equal access to angel capital

...Becker-Blease, a former UNH professor now at Washington State University , will present their research in the July issue of the Journal of Business venturing in the article, Do women-owned businesses have equal access to angel capital. They suggest that future studies examine the conditions under which ...
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