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Portable kidney dialysis machine developed
...chief executive officer of Home Dialysis Plus, the firm
developing the device. "By employing the microtech...owning and Company, a Portland product development firm
that has been working closely with researchers at the OSU College of Engineering to develop the new ...
PNNL recognized for commercializing technologies
...otopes is MedActinium, a small radiopharmaceutical firm
in Tennessee. MedActinium holds an exclusive license to the new technology, which allows them to develop immunotherapy products and bring the therapy closer to fullscale clinical use. Collision/Reaction Cell Technology PNNL's development of the Ind...
Envisat concludes a busy second year in orbit
...e, has co-founded a pilot scheme with oceanography firm
Mariscope Chilena to investigate the feasibility of an operational satellite early warning service for algae blooms. "Since the end of last year, high concentrations of phytoplankton have been measured from in situ water samples and online detectors...
Top US scientist honored with prestigious award
...cience partnership is a concrete expression of our firm
conviction that science is the source of all progress and that the contribution of women is vital to its future," said Lindsay Owen-Jones, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, L'ORAL. "Rewarding distinguished women scientists is only a start. Their...
Duke study gives first worldwide measure of sea turtle casualties by longline fishing
...at, although their numbers are estimates, they are firm
enough to warrant the development of rules for fishing equipment and practices to reduce or avoid such losses. The study, by researchers from Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, was published in the March 2004 onl...
Stress hormones and heart failure
...ional Academy of Sciences, the study establishes a firm
link between a family of stress hormones called urocortins and heart disease, and may lead to new treatments for heart failure. Congestive heart fa ilure is an increasingly common condition among Americans, currently contributing to the deaths of mo...
Death and resurrection on Caribbean reefs
...PBS&J, an engineering and environmental consulting firm
in Florida, analyzed cores to reconstruct the ecological history of a reef system in Jamaica. They found that the decline of coral in recent decades was unprecedented in the last thousand years. Richard Aronson, a Senior Marine Scientist at the Sea L...
Rockefeller University scientists take on controversial 'vibration theory' of smell
...e April issue of Nature Neuroscience, should raise firm
doubts about the validity of "vibration theory," which states that molecules in each substance generate a specific vibration frequency that the nose can interpret as distinct smells. The reigning theory of smell, which also is as yet unproven, is th...
Envisat fishes up facts behind Chilean giant squid invasion
...le has co-founded a pilot scheme with oceanography firm
Mariscope Chilena, investigating the feasibility of a satellite-based early warning system for harmful phytoplankton blooms explosive growths of sometimes toxic marine algae. "The AATSR results show the appearance of the squid was connected with ch...
New IU Bloomington life sciences building gets a name
...John Belle of the New York City-based architecture firm
Beyer Blinder Belle, which helped renovate Grand Central Station and Ellis Island and was tasked with redesigning the World Trade Center site. In accordance with IU's long-term goal of preserving the beauty and open space of the campus, Belle's desig...
Two molecules work together to aid transport of immune cells, UT Southwestern researchers find
...s from rolling. This step in the process is called firm
adhesion. "You need both of these steps in order t...egelman said. "Only by completing the second step, firm
adhesion, has the T-cell committed to sticking and getting out." In the new research, UT Southwester...
John Alderete honored with 2004 William A. Hinton Award
...r, San Antonio, and cofounder of the biotechnology firm
Xenotope Diagnostics, Inc., in San Antonio. A widely accomplished teacher who has worked tirelessly with students at all levels of education and professional training, Alderete has garnered impressive results in his work with students from underrepre...
Researchers string together players in pesticide resistance orchestra
... rendering them ineffective. "We have a relatively firm
grasp of target insensitivity - when a toxin will no longer bind with a molecule in an insect so the chemical no longer kills the insect," he said. "But to date, we still don't understand many aspects of metabolic pesticide resistance. "Finding genes...
NPS Pharma and VIMAC Ventures locate at MaRS, a major new research and enterprise center in Toronto
...ctivities in Canada while VIMAC, a venture capital firm
active in biosciences, will establish a business o... www.vimac.com ) is a Boston-based venture capital firm
that invests primarily in emerging growth companies located in the northeastern United States and Ca...
Pancreatic cancer blood test & gene studies show promise
... give patients a better chance at early detection, firm
diagnosis and, someday, better treatment options for the fourth leading cause of cancer death. Today, researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center announced that they have found a protein which allows them to tell pancreati...
Wilex & Fox Chase Cancer Center begin trial w/ novel compound targeting tumor invasion & metastasis
...academic research center (Fox Chase) and a biotech firm
(Wilex) to rapidly move a laboratory discovery to the clinic for use in patients. This is the first of two clinical trials with Wilex's compound WX-UK1 at Fox Chase funded by a US$ 3.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Breast Ca...
3-D micro-imaging technology licensed to Carl Zeiss Jena
...ly 23, 1991) has been transferred from the British firm
Bio-Rad Laboratories to Germany's Carl Zeiss. Both Bio-Rad and Carl Zeiss have been manufacturing confocal laser microscopes incorporating multiphoton technology. Additionally, Carl Zeiss has signed collaboration and development agreements with Corn...
UK small firms pay lip service to green issues
...to energy saving and minimising waste. 'Most small firm
owners do not accept the government line that goin...or get any increase in custom from it.' Many small firm
owners did not feel there was enough time in their day to pursue environmental measures that were no...
Italian research links diet with endometriosis risk
... to lower the risk it is vital that we gain really firm
evidence about which foods protect and which foods increase risk."...
APS/IUPS launch PHYSIOLOGY bimonthly
... and leading-edge integrated artwork by the design firm
J/B Woolsey Associates of Philadelphia. Table of ...iscover physiology itself," Reich said. The design firm
led by John Woolsey was chosen to develop an avante garde design and also to produce complete origin...
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