Biology News

IBM: Your Computer Can Help Scientists Study Connection Between Body Bacteria and Autoimmune Diseases

8/23/2017
ARMONK, N.Y. , Aug. 23, 2017  The general public's help is being enlisted in what's thought to be the biggest study of the human microbiome—the bacteria that live in and on the human body –and are believed to affect health.  The Microbiome Immunity Project is the largest study to date of the bacteria in the human microbiome, starting with the gut. Th... [Comments]

ivWatch Achieves ISO 13485 Certification: Provides Foundation for International Distribution

8/15/2017
HAMPTON, Va. , Aug. 15 2017   ivWatch LLC , a medical device company focused on improving the safety and effectiveness of intravenous (IV) therapy, today announced receipt of its ISO 13485 Certification, the global standard for medical device quality management systems (QMS) developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®). ivWatch Mo... [Comments]

Delta launches biometrics to board aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport

7/20/2017
WASHINGTON , July 20, 2017 Delta (NYSE: DAL ) customers now can use fingerprints instead of their boarding pass to board any Delta aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Delta launches biometrics to board aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport Delta's biometric boarding pass experience that launched in May at the D... [Comments]

ATA Welcomes Seeing Machines to ATA Featured Product Program

6/30/2017
ARLINGTON, Va. , June 30, 2017 Today, American Trucking Associations announced Seeing Machines, a leading developer and supplier of face and eye tracking software, became the newest member to the ATA Featured Product provider program. "Artificial intelligence and advanced sensing algorithms have created an innovative way to monitor a driver's attentiveness levels... [Comments]

IBM Research and Cornell University to Use Genetic Sequencing and Big Data Analytics to Help Keep Global Milk Supply Safe

6/23/2017
ARMONK, N.Y. and ITHACA, N.Y. , June 23, 2017  IBM (NYSE: IBM ) and Cornell University, a leader in dairy research, today announced a new collaboration using next-generation sequencing combined with bioinformatics designed to help reduce the chances that the global milk supply is impacted by safety breaches. With the onset of this dairy project, Cornell University has... [Comments]

VivaTech 2017: Startups to Showcase New AI-based Solutions Built with IBM Watson

6/14/2017
PARIS , June 15, 2017  IBM (NYSE: IBM ) is introducing several innovative partner startups at VivaTech 2017, the international tech event dedicated to developing collaboration between startups and global businesses, taking place in Paris on June 15-17. During the event, nine startups will showcase the solutions they have built with IBM Watson to deliver value in... [Comments]

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) and Movendo Technology Launch the Production of their First 30 Rehabilitative Hunova Robots

5/23/2017
GENOA, Italy , May 23, 2017  Hunova, the first robotic gym for the rehabilitation and functional motor sense evaluation of lower limbs and trunk, has been officially launched in Genoa, Italy . The first 30 robots will be available from June in Europe and the USA . The technology was developed and patented at the IIT laboratories and has been launched on the marke... [Comments]

Veratad Joins Identity Leaders in Washington D.C. for Inaugural K(NO)W Identity Conference 2017

5/16/2017
TEANECK, N.J. , May 16, 2017  Veratad Technologies, LLC ( www.veratad.com ), an innovative and industry leading provider of online age and identity verification solutions, announced today they will participate as a sponsor of the K(NO)W Identity Conference 2017, May 15 thru May 17, 2017, in Washington D.C.'s Ronald Regan Building and International Trade Center. Iden... [Comments]

Bridge Patient Portal and MD EMR Systems Partner to Build Integration Between Bridge Patient Portal and GE Centricity EMR and CPS

5/16/2017
DALLAS , May 16, 2017   Bridge Patient Portal , an enterprise patient portal for health organizations, and MD EMR Systems , an electronic medical record solutions developer and certified development partner for GE, have established a partnership to build an interface between the Bridge Patient Portal product and the GE Centricity™ products, including Centricity Practice S... [Comments]

Ram Group Announces World's First Full-Body Biometric Authentication Technology

5/6/2017
SINGAPORE , May 5, 2017 RAM Group , Singaporean based technology firm, has just announced a new breakthrough in biometric authentication based on a novel  quantum-state sensor that exploits quantum mechanical properties to perform biometric authentication. These new sensors are based on a revolutionary new smart semiconductor material created by Ram Group and... [Comments]

How to Improve Refugee Vetting Now; a 9/11 Commission Border Counsel Perspective

4/24/2017
WASHINGTON , April 24, 2017 Janice Kephart , former 9/11 Commission border counsel and partner with  Identity Strategy Partners, LLP (IdSP) , today issues the following statement: "With or without President Trump's March 6, 2017 Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry , refugee vetting can be instilled with greater confidenc... [Comments]

Medicine News

“Submit Harvey” Online Auction Site is Live: Fighters, Fans & Fight to Win Promotions is Raising $30,000 for Hurricane Victims

9/19/2017
Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 With a series of fundraising events, Fight to Win Promotions and the Brazilian jiu-jitsu community have raised more than $15,000 in just a couple of weeks for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. After taking to the mats in professional submission grap... [Comments]

Facial Plastic Surgeon Ross A. Clevens, Md, Facs Honored With 2016 Patients’ Choice Award

9/19/2017
Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Only a few physicians were selected to receive the prestigious 2016 Patients' Choice Award, and this year’s honorees include Brevard’s own Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS . The founder and medical director of Clevens Face and Body Specialists , Dr. Cle... [Comments]

Strategic Marketing Leader Joins DeSola Group

9/19/2017
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 DeSola Group, a leading strategy, marketing and communications firm, announced today the addition of strategic marketing leader, Denise Flannery, to its strategic advisory and client development team. In her new role as Strategic Marketing, Brand an... [Comments]

PAPA Healthcare helps fill gaps, provide essential insights, and improve productivity

9/19/2017
Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 PAPA Healthcare, Inc. announced today, the release of a customer success story on St. Vincent’s Infusion Services called, “PAPA Healthcare helps fill gaps, provide essential insights, and improve productivity.” The story focuses on how St. Vince... [Comments]

CreditAssociates, LLC Announces New Debt Relief Milestones

9/19/2017
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Trusted debt-reduction firm CreditAssociates, LLC has announced two important milestones. To date, the agency has settled over 175,000 debt accounts, translating to in excess of $835 million in resolved debt for its clients. Credit card debt, unpaid ho... [Comments]

Abt Associates’ Peter Chandonait Named USAID's Grand Prize Winner for Innovation to Action Award

9/19/2017
BETHESDA, MD (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Peter Chandonait, Abt Associates Principal Scientist and Director of Environmental Compliance and Safety for the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) Project , has been named the Grand Prize Winner of USAID’s Inno... [Comments]

HealthBI Readies for National Growth with the Addition of Scott McFarland

9/19/2017
Phoenix, Ariz (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Arizona-based Equality Health today announced that Scott McFarland has joined its executive team as the President of its HealthBI division. McFarland will grow the organization’s health information technology platforms, innovative value-based care mana... [Comments]

Lymphoma Research Foundation Returns to Texas to Host Swirl: A Wine Tasting Event

9/19/2017
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) – the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series of education programs, outreach initiatives... [Comments]

CTNext Doles Out $54,000 to Five Connecticut Startups at the 13th Entrepreneur Innovation Awards (EIA) in Hamden

9/19/2017
Rocky Hill, CT (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 CTNext , Connecticut’s go-to resource for entrepreneurial support, today announced the winners of the Entrepreneur Innovation Awards (EIA), held this past Thursday night at The Space in Hamden. Ten finalists, all of whom are Connecticut-based co... [Comments]

Canyon Ranch Joins ACLM’s Lifestyle Medicine Corporate Roundtable as Industry Leader in Integrative Wellness Lifestyle-Enhancement Properties

9/19/2017
Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 The American College of Lifestyle Medicine has announced the addition of Canyon Ranch to its recently formed Corporate Roundtable, a group of individuals and organizations whose collective vision is sustainable human health, a sustainable healthcare s... [Comments]

Sunglasses with OLP(TM) – What Parents Should Know About the Body’s Own Protection from Blue Light

9/19/2017
Laredo, Texas (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 MelaKids, a Laredo-based company, has introduced a new concept for children’s sunglasses that uses the body’s own blue light filter. When we’re born, Nature gives us a full supply of melanin – in the back of the eye – to reduce glare. But with age, w... [Comments]

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