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New Georgia Tech Biosciences Center assists life-science startup companies
...uding Digital Furnace, a company formed by Atlanta entrepreneur
John Lappington and Georgia Tech professor John Limb that developed software to improve the efficiency of broadband networks. In less than two years after Digital Furnace's incorporation, Broadcom Corp. of Irvine, Calif., acquired the company in a st...
Space technology in new technique to fight breast cancer
Hugo Brunsveld van Hulten has come up with a solution to help physicians in their fight against breast cancer that combines two techniques: magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to locate and diagnose cancerous tissue and high-intensity focused ultrasound...
Victoria Hale of Institute for OneWorld Health Named Fellow by International Women's Forum
...dominantly male scientific culture and as a social entrepreneur
carving out new territory for an enterprise that is also lacking female mentorship, leveraging institutional change requires powerful connections and partnerships," Hale says. "This fellowship is a tremendous opportunity to learn and share skills an...
Johns Hopkins receives $24 million from Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to study sudden cardiac death
...pic organization founded in 1954 by the late media entrepreneur
for whom it is named. Reynolds was the founder and principal owner of the Donrey Media Group, which he created in 1940 with the purchase of the Okmulgee Daily (Okla.) Times and the Southwest (Ark.) Times Record. During Reynolds' lifetime, he owned ...
Harden McConnell named winner of 2002 Welch Award in Chemistry
...established in 1954 with a bequest by the late oil entrepreneur
Robert A. Welch, described by the foundation as "a self-made man with a strong sense of responsibility to humankind, an enthusiastic respect forchemistry and a deep love for the state of Texas." In the past half century, the foundation has provided ...