Biology News

Strategic Cyber Ventures Leads $3.5M Investment in Polarity

WASHINGTON , Feb. 27, 2017   Strategic Cyber Ventures , the industry's first cybersecurity focused growth fund, today announced it has led a $3.5 million investment in  Polarity , the first commercial human memory-augmentation and collaboration platform. Strategic Cyber Ventures is DC based and is led by cybersecurity veterans Tom Kellermann and Hank Thomas .... [Comments]

Securus Announces the Appointment of a Director of Recidivism and Reentry

DALLAS , Feb. 25, 2017  Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announces the appointment of a Director of Recidivism and Reentry. "Too often, too many offenders return to jail or prison. State prisons and county jails are trying to tackle this ongoing proble... [Comments]

EyeLock to Demonstrate Secure Iris Biometric Capability on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform at Mobile World Congress 2017

BARCELONA, Spain , Feb. 24, 2017  EyeLock LLC, a leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, will demonstrate its elite iris biometric solution on the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 mobile platform with X16 LTE at Mobile World Congress 2017 (February 27 – March 2, 2017) in Qualcomm's Booth in Hall 3, Stand 3E10. The Snapdragon 835 proces... [Comments]

Mobile Payments, Point-of-Sale, Multifactor, and Passive Authentication Top Choices for Biometric Innovators

LONDON , Feb. 22, 2017 With the biometrics market to exceed $10 billion by 2021, ABI Research identifies four technologies that innovative and agile startups must incorporate into their solutions to secure significant share in the changing competitive landscape: multifactor authentication (MFA), point-of-sale (PoS), mobile payments, and passive authentication.   "Compan... [Comments]

IBM and Avamere to Bring Cognitive Eldercare Research to Senior Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities

ARMONK, N.Y. and PORTLAND, Ore. , Feb. 22, 2017  IBM (NYSE:   IBM ) and the Avamere Family of Companies (Avamere Health Services, Infinity Rehab, Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care) today announced a six-month research study that will apply the power of IBM cognitive computing to help caregivers improve eldercare at senior living and health centers. By anal... [Comments]

IQPC: Kollaboration zwischen Sektoren Compound und Biobanking

LONDON , February 21, 2017 Der weltweite Biobanking-Sektor wird bis zum Jahr 2018 erwartungsgemäß um 70 Millionen US-Dollar wachsen. Nach einem Gespräch mit mehr als 50 Vertretern aus verschiedenen Branchen wurde aber klar, dass es einige Hindernisse zu überwinden gilt, um diese Prognose zu realisieren. Zu den Schwierigkeiten für Biobanking-... [Comments]

Genos receives CAP Accreditation for Meeting the Highest Standards in Laboratory Practices

SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 16, 2017  Genos, a community for personal genetic discovery and research, today announced that it has received Laboratory Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP Accreditation is presented to laboratories that meet stringent requirements around quality, accuracy and consistency and who demonstrate scientifically rigorous... [Comments]

Wake Forest Baptist Names Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., Chief Executive Officer

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. , Feb. 14, 2017  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced Julie Ann Freischlag, (pronounced FRY-shlog), M.D., as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Freischlag joins the medical center on May 1 and succeeds CEO John D. McConnell , M.D., who last year announced that he would transition to a new position at the Medical Center... [Comments]

RSA Unifies Fraud Protection with Centralized Control to Combat Risks Across Digital Channels

SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 13, 2017  RSA Conference -- RSA, a Dell Technologies business, unveiled a centralized platform that is designed to enhance fraud detection and investigation across digital environments in the latest release in the RSA Fraud & Risk Intelligence Suite. The new platform is engineered to enable organizations to leverage additional insights from in... [Comments]

How to Fix President Trump's "Travel Ban" Executive Order; a 9/11 Commission Counsel's Perspective

WASHINGTON , Feb. 13, 2017 Former 9/11 Commission border counsel and Special Counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Janice Kephart of Identity Strategy Partners, LLP, today releases the following statement regarding President Donald Trump's "Executive Order: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States" (Jan. 27, 2017): ... [Comments]

Personalized Medicine - Scientific and Commercial Aspects - 318 Companies Profiled with 575 Collaborations - Research and Markets

DUBLIN , Feb 10, 2017 Research and Markets has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's new report "Personalized Medicine - Scientific and Commercial Aspects" to their offering. Biomarkers play an important role in personalized medicine. Diagnosis is integrated with therapy for selection of treatment as well for monitoring the results. There is e... [Comments]

Medicine News

Medical Device Research Scientist is Recipient of ASLMS 2017 Furumoto Award

Wausau, WI (PRWEB) February 27, 2017 Bo Chen, PhD is the recipient of the 2017 ASLMS Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Young Investigator Award. Dr. Chen will receive his award during the Plenary Session at ASLMS 2017, the Annual Conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surge... [Comments]

Strong Muscles Tied to Lower Risk of Incontinence in Older Women

Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2017 It’s no secret that aging causes people to lose muscle mass and overall body strength, which often leads to a host of health issues, including urinary incontinence. However, results published in late 2016 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics S... [Comments]

Hotze Health & Wellness Center Welcomes Chris Brandl as New Guest Director

Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2017 Hotze Health & Wellness Center (HHWC), a world leader in the alternative health care industry, announces Chris Brandl as its New Guest Director. Brandl is a dynamic and influential executive leader who has brought vision and purpose to corporat... [Comments]

Doctor’s memoirs link childhood experiences to success

Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2017 Robert E. Burke, MD, PhD, had a successful career as a pediatrician and vice-chairman of a large medical group. But his impoverished upbringing and life experiences could have led him down a much different path. In his book, “Beyond the Quest to Become... [Comments]

Shamangelic Healing Center Offering “Spring Rejuvenation in Sedona” Personally Tailored Retreats for Spiritual Renewal and Awakening

Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) February 27, 2017 Anahata Ananda of Shamangelic Healing, Sedona Arizona’s Premier Center for Shamanic Healing and Spiritual Awakening, is happy to announce her “Spring Rejuvenation in Sedona” personally tailored retreats. For those wanting an energizing reboot for mi... [Comments]

New Study Shows Women are Hit Hardest as Opioid Epidemic Sweeps the Country

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (PRWEB) February 27, 2017 Much attention has been paid to the problem of men suffering from substance use disorder, but concern for women who become dependent on opioid painkillers has fallen short. From 1999 until 2010, fatal overdoses from prescription pain medications... [Comments]

Cold Truths About the Cold War Nuclear Underground Testing

Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 27, 2017 The threat of nuclear warfare has long plagued this world. In July of 1962, Dot Clayton went to work for a company involved in the underground testing of nuclear weapons. Years later, when her co-workers began dying, Dot started searching for answers.... [Comments]

From movie extra to nun to author

Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) February 27, 2017 Elisa Guajardo Carothers is not your typical author. She went from working as a movie extra on Bill Murray’s “Larger than Life” to studying to become a nun. Now, she writes about God, when she isn’t swimming as a performing mermaid. Her book isn’t typ... [Comments]

Orange County Dentist, Dr. A. Rassouli, Comments on the New Vaccine for Periodontitis

Orange County, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2017 Orange County dentist, Dr. A. Rassouli, comments on the new vaccine for periodontitis. Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory gum condition that occurs when the bacteria in plaque infect the gums and other tissues supporting the teeth. Treatment... [Comments]

Beckman Coulter Webinar Furthers Discussion of Particle Size Characterization by Laser Diffraction Analysis

Yorba Linda, Ca (PRWEB) February 27, 2017 This webinar , sponsored by Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, provides an overview on laser diffraction analysis as a tool to characterize particle size distributions in the field of geoscience and soil science, highlighting its capabilities, significan... [Comments]

Miro, the Superior Sound and Video System Launched Indiegogo

Shenzhen, China (PRWEB) February 26, 2017 Miro is the ultimate smart media center that offers a fascinating home theater experience. This pioneer sound and video system brings songs, movies, TV shows and much more apps for user exploration. Its innovative acoustic design with premium speak... [Comments]

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