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Technology exists to keep E. coli out of food
... to get it into the food industry (a few Minnesota companies
are already using the system). The solution can be sprayed directly onto foods such as vegetables, destroying bacteria like the E. coli strain responsible for the spinach/green onion outbreaks. This system could be used from the farm to the retail ...
New technology makes clinical research more precise
... time now, AlgoNomics has been offering Epibase to companies
that are developing therapeutic proteins and that want to know whether their product induces an immune response. On the basis of a sophisticated computer program, Epibase can predict whether or not a particular protein will trigger the activation of ...
ORNL aids diesel parts manufacturers
...fect in 2007. Laboratory researchers are helping companies
characterize materials and test components as part of the industrys preparation for the new emissions mandates. The requirements will result in a 90 percent reduction in nitrogen oxide, or NOX, and particulate matter, or soot, released by diesel vehi...
New poinsettia for the nontraditionalist
...wash of pink, red and white. "We work with several companies
that breed and distribute poinsettias and when we ...ties of poinsettias for commercial companies. The companies
get information on when to plant and when to begin pinching the leaves and shading the plants in ord...
Thorium poised to meet world's energy needs
...of thorium by funding thorium research and helping companies
that have commercial applications to bring their research to the marketplace....
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 15, 2006
...or photovoltaics is expanding rapidly and chemical companies
are taking notice" "The next increment: Chemistry targets cost-efficient extraction of oil and gas from mature reserves" FOR FULL TEXT, CONTACT: Michael Bernstein ACS News Service Phone: 202-872-6042 Fax: 202-872-4370 Email: email@example.com...
Wiley to acquire Blackwell Publishing (Holdings) Ltd.
...ell Publishing to sell their shares to Wiley. The companies
anticipate that the transaction will close early in 2007. Based in Oxford, Blackwell Publishing's revenue in 2005 was approximately 210 million, or $380 million, which is about the same as Wiley's global Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) b...
Carnegie Mellon's Granger Morgan pens op-ed
... should impose regulations that will prevent power companies
from rushing to build large numbers of long-lived conventional coal plants before regulations on carbon dioxide emissions come into effect. Building such plants today, without making provisions for future control of carbon dioxide emissions, could ma...
Kentucky first state to match federal SBIR-STTR Phase 1 and Phase 2 grants
...invests state funds in selected Kentucky high-tech companies
during Phase 3 technology commercialization effort...already helping attract entrepreneurs and start-up companies
to our state." "The SBIR-STTR matching funds program is just one of several initiatives underway t...
Forum to explore thorium as abundant source of clean energy
...rium and nuclear waste, and will spotlight how two companies
are addressing this issue in both the U.S. and Rus...a viable energy alternative did not exist. Today, companies
such as DBI and Thorium Power Ltd. are leading the way in developing commercial applications for tho...
Scientific American names UCSB professor, alumna to list of Top 50 in Technological Leadership
...magazine's annual list of individuals, groups, and companies
that have demonstrated outstanding technological leadership through their pioneering research. The list, selected by the Board of Editors of Scientific American, appears in the magazine's December issue. Daniel E. Morse is a professor of molecular g...
Colorado company to sell medical food products based on Wake Forest discovery
...icas, WFUHS and Pilot Therapeutics will allow both companies
to advance new technology," Batalia said. "Efficas is a well-funded health science and technology development company with the resources to market these new products, and Pilot Therapeutics now can move on to other product developments." Besides f...
A silent pandemic: Industrial chemicals are impairing the brain development of children worldwide
...ting, access to the data may be restricted because companies
fear exposing proprietary information. Also, current toxicity testing rarely includes neurobehavioral functions. "The brains of our children are our most precious economic resource, and we haven't recognized how vulnerable they are," says Grandjea...
Fake pesticides threaten food safety
... says Doig. DEFRA is currently investigating two companies
suspected of acting illegally. Jean Train, spokesp...f successful action PSD have already taken against companies
dealing in illegal pesticides. Twenty-four companies
were issued with warnings in October at the Bri...
Novel experiment documents evolution of genome in near-real time
...," said Herring. "There may be a number of biotech companies
that want to use this new approach to help design bacteria to do useful jobs." UCSD's office of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Services has filed U.S. patent applications related to the experimental evolution approach. The approach com...
Spin-out company seeks medicines from South American rain forests
...-Therapeutics was able to link up to the Brazilian companies
with the assistance of the North East Process Indu...echnology, Speciality, Commodity and Petrochemical companies
based in the North East of England. NEPIC says that it intends to provide industrial connections an...
ASU researchers test antibacterial effects of healing clays
.... "I ordered bacterial strains that pharmaceutical companies
use to test their antimicrobials." Haydel and Williams tested both of the French clays that Brunet de Courssou had been importing. One completely inhibited pathogenic Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, Pseudomonas aeruginosa (often a problem...
New research house to guide future home development
...n the construction industry of the future." Many companies
are bringing their expertise under one roof for th...roduce robust and valid data, which will allow the companies
involved to monitor the performance of their products and services for both domestic and commercial ...
Boston University, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft form alliance to accelerate biomedical innovation
...s and instruments that can be licensed to existing companies
or created by new, spin-off ventures. The alliance is expected to use another recently funded initiative as a wellspring. Last year, the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation awarded a $4.9 million grant to Boston University to enhance collaboration betwee...
Opening of the first German-Korean research training group
...etween German and Korean research institutions and companies
are to be established....
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