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Iron Phosphate Battery Replaces Sealed Lead Acid Batteries

January 26, 2011 5:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micro Power, a global leader in portable power solutions for mission-critical equipment, offers IronWorks, a patent pending Iron Phosphate battery solution that serves as a drop-in replacement for Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries.

Research shows how pathogenic bacteria hide inside host cells

January 26, 2011 5:31 am | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) A new study into Staphylococcus aureus, the bacterium which is responsible for severe chronic infections worldwide, reveals how bacteria have developed a strategy of hiding within host cells to escape the immune system as well as many antibacterial treatments. The...

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Proximity Switch Is Among the World’s Smallest

January 26, 2011 5:25 am | Standex Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

Built around the proven Standex GR200 ultra small magnetic reed switch, the R12575 measures just 0.379 in. length and 0.098 in. diameter, yet provides unparalleled sensitivity and performance.

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Medical Components Custom Molded Of PEEK

January 26, 2011 5:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

From simple to complex designs, medical components custom molded of PEEK from Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MR&P) improve performance while reducing costs.

IR and Broadband Optics Custom Fabricated From Many Materials

January 26, 2011 4:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Meller IR and Broadband Optics can be fabricated to precise customer specifications from zinc selenide and -sulfide, calcium and magnesium fluoride, germanium, silicon, sapphire, and spinel.

Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial Enrollment in China for PROMUS Elementâ„¢ Everolimus-Eluting Stent

January 26, 2011 3:32 am | News | Comments

PLATINUM China trial to support Chinese regulatory approval of next-generation platinum chromium stent

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STMicroelectronics Reports 2010 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

January 26, 2011 2:33 am | News | Comments

?Fourth quarter net revenues increased 6.6% sequentially; 39.9% gross margin ?2010 net income of $830 million on highest ever net revenues of $10.35 billion ?Net financial position improved $732 million in 2010 to $1.15 billion* ?Record year for the full range of ST?s ?Sense and Power?...

WellPoint 4th-quarter net income drops

January 26, 2011 1:45 am | News | Comments

WellPoint says its fourth-quarter net income declined, as the prior-year period included a large gain related to a sale. Its adjusted results beat Wall Street's view.The largest publicly traded health insurer based on enrollment earned $548.8 million, or $1.40 per share, for the three months...

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Partner to Immunize Children

January 26, 2011 1:34 am | News | Comments

SEATTLE and ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,...

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Global Genes Project Announces 'Wear That You Careâ„¢' Denim Awareness Campaign for Rare Disease Day 2011

January 26, 2011 1:33 am | News | Comments

DANA POINT, Calif., Jan. 26, 2011 /- Monday, February 28, 2011, is the 4th annual Rare Disease Day — a day when people worldwide will show their support for the millions of people suffering from rare diseases and disorders.  According to statistics from the National Institutes...

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Arizona companies team up, providing quick development of cancer drugs

January 25, 2011 10:31 pm | News | Comments

(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) TGen Drug Development and Flagship Biosciences today announced a strategic alliance that should help speed new drugs safely into human testing and quickly benefit cancer patients.

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A Time-Lapse Movie Shot Inside the Brain

January 25, 2011 7:34 pm | News | Comments

A tiny endoscope keeps watch over a particular spot in the brain as it develops, or degenerates with disease.

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Ohio to use assisted-suicide drug in executions

January 25, 2011 6:45 pm | News | Comments

Ohio is set to become the first state to execute condemned inmates with a surgical sedative sometimes used in assisted suicides, a switch made as the shortage of the drug normally used for executions has worsened.Beginning in March, the state execution team will use a single, powerful dose of...

BioVex to be acquired by Amgen for up to $1 billion

January 25, 2011 4:37 pm | News | Comments

One of the original biotech stars, Amgen, has reached agreement to acquire Woburn-based BioVex Group Inc. for what could total $1 billion – $425 million in upfront cash and up to $575 million in additional payments based on regulatory and sales milestones.

RainDance Technologies raises $38M funding round

January 25, 2011 4:37 pm | News | Comments

Lexington-based RainDance Technologies Inc., a provider of microdroplet-based tools for single molecule and single cell analysis, announced that it has closed a $37.5 million Series D financing round.

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