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

Integration of Weight Loss Surgery into Lifestyle Approach to Treating Severe Obesity Underlines the Benefits of Bariatric Techniques, says Dr. Feiz & Associates

9/23/2017
Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 23, 2017 A September 5 article at Chicago Tribune discusses the behavioral approach to fighting obesity of Robert Kushner, director of Chicago’s Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine. While explaining Dr. Kushner’s holistic approach... [Comments]

Silicon Valley Hair Institute Announces Innovative Post on ARTAS® Hair Transplant for San Francisco Residents

9/23/2017
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2017 Silicon Valley Hair Institute, the leading hair transplant center in the San Francisco Bay Area, is proud to announce a new blog post focused on the ARTAS® hair transplant system and the younger demographic. As many younger people suffer from... [Comments]

Author Cosimo Filane's Newly Released "You Can't Win Them All" Is the Story of a Businessman and Hockey Coach Who Brought the Best out of the Young Athletes He Mentors

9/23/2017
(PRWEB) September 23, 2017 “You Can't Win Them All”: the story of an entrepreneur and a family man whose work with his partner in their business ventures and on the ice changed the lives of young athletes. “You Can't Win Them All” is the creation of published author, Cosimo Filane.... [Comments]

Media Advisory to Attend Rally in Albert Lea, MN

9/22/2017
Albert Lea, MN (PRWEB) September 22, 2017 MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: Save Our Hospital - Albert Lea will host media (photo and video) at its rally to interview citizens on why they are rallying against Mayo Clinic. Specifically, media can talk to steering committee members and patients regarding t... [Comments]

Inaugural Angioma Alliance Walk & 5K Run Honors Olympian & Hometown Hero, Florence Joyner

9/22/2017
Mission Viejo, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2017 On Sunday, September 24, hundreds will gather at Flo Jo Park for the inaugural Angioma Alliance Walk and 5K honoring Olympian, Florence Joyner, still considered the fastest woman of all time. Flo Jo passed away from complications related to cerebr... [Comments]

Alternative Defibrillator Developed by InventHelp Inventor is Handy in Any Location (AVZ-1558)

9/22/2017
PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 22, 2017 PITTSBURGH...Defibrillators are used to treat a cardiac-emergency patient as soon as possible, and they often saves lives. However, if one isn’t accessible in certain locations, the risk of death can be very high. "In order to widen the availabil... [Comments]

Fenwick Agency Debuts Community Involvement Program with Campaign to Stop Childhood Cancer

9/22/2017
Plano, TX (PRWEB) September 22, 2017 Fenwick Agency of Plano, TX has announced the commencement of a master charity program created to strengthen the communities they serve as part of the nationally recognized ‘Agents of Change’ movement. The agency pledges to select a new beneficiary every 6... [Comments]

Ecocor and Richard Pedranti Architect to Build Prefabricated Passive House on Long Island

9/22/2017
Long Island, New York (PRWEB) September 22, 2017 Ecocor , a construction firm that manufactures, delivers and assembles Passive House buildings, and Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full-service architecture firm focusing on sustainable design, have announced their next Prefabricated Pa... [Comments]

Life After Credit Card Debt: A Senior's Story with CreditAssociates

9/22/2017
(PRWEB) September 22, 2017 After a long health ordeal that involved a number of operations and financial setbacks, a senior finds a new lease on life with assistance from CreditAssociates. CreditAssociates provides debt relief and debt settlement programs that have helped thousands of people... [Comments]

Tiny Transitions Now Offering In-Home and Online Sleep Consultations for Newborns

9/22/2017
West Chester, PA (PRWEB) September 22, 2017 Tiny Transitions ( tinytransitions.com ), an infant and toddler sleep consulting firm in Pennsylvania, is pleased to offer in-home and online newborn sleep consultations . “We are seeing now, more than ever, the effect that sleep deprivation has... [Comments]

Winner of SABRE® Safe Is Smart Scholarship Sweepstakes Announced

9/22/2017
Sonora, California (PRWEB) September 22, 2017 SABRE is pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural SABRE Safe Is Smart Scholarship Sweepstakes.   Molli C., a graduate student from Sonora, California, who will begin her studies this fall semester pursuing an MS in Educational Lea... [Comments]

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